Sankofa Cultural Arts & Business Center - Events/Classes
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The Sankofa Center
Dance Studio,
located at 5840 W. Chicago Ave, hosts African dance classes for  children and adults.
Our african dance classes center around traditional african rhythms and dance moves from West Africa. They offer a link to African traditions and heritage as well as provides crucial physical activity to help fight obesity. Students are exposed to a caring, fun and nurturing environment, while gaining valuable lessons that may be used in everyday life. Our professional dance curriculm helps build poise, coordination, confidence, and self -discipline which are all crucial elements in the art of dance. At Sankofa we make every effort to create a family atmosphere which will help build your child's self-esteem and establish friendships that will last a lifetime.
Classes are held on Saturdays 12pm- 1:30pm.
Fee:  $60 for 6 weeks.
Call 773-626-4497 to register.
Our Conference Room  (not pictured) is an ideal space for business meetings and retreats.
Free wireless Internet connections available throughout the facility.
We can't wait to see you.
The Jewel of the West Side
The Sankofa Center
features the elaborate
Nelson Mandela Hall,
(pictured  above and below)
which comfortably accommodates
150 guests for theatrical performances, recitals, drum circles, poetry readings, concerts, and banquets.
For smaller, more casual events, the Multi-Purpose Room (pictured above) is perfect, seating 60 guests for a meal together or perhaps a game night...this space has versatility.
For a tour of the facility or
booking information
please call 773-626-4497
     Natural Hair Care Panel
Our "Lovin' My Hair" Expo was a huge success. Thanks to Chris-Tia Donaldson, Octavia Hooks, and Emon Fowler for sharing their knowledge of natural hair care. We also appreciate all of the vendors and guests who came out to support us ! Check out some of the natural beauties who attended.
The Sankofa Cultural Arts Center is a
501(c)3 not-for-profit arts and cultural organization
dedicated to learning, preserving and teaching
 the richness and beauty of African culture
 through dance, music, storytelling and the visual arts.
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