Feb. 4, 2020—The Center for Multicultural Education at Missouri Western State University presents a performance by the Zuzu African Acrobats at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 11 in the Kemper Recital Hall, Spratt 101. The performance is free and open to the public.
The Zuzu African Acrobats have performed around the world, bringing a high energy combination of tumbling, contortion, dance, juggling, audience participation and more. They performed on the Late Show with David Letterman in 1999, and have provided the halftime entertainment at numerous NBA games. Members of the group were part of Zuma Zuma, an acrobatic group that reached the semifinals of America’s Got Talent in 2011.
The performance is part of Black Student Union Week. Other activities include:
- Black Love, 6 p.m. Monday, Feb. 10, Blum 218-219
- So You Think You Can Joan, 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 12, Blum Food Court
- Cypher, 6 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 13, Blum Food Court
- Protect Your Love, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, Feb. 14, table in Blum Lobby
Missouri Western State University is a comprehensive regional university providing a blend of traditional liberal arts and professional degree programs. The university offers student-centered, high quality instruction that focuses on experience-based learning, community service, and state-of-the-art technology. Missouri Western is located in St. Joseph, Mo., and is committed to the educational, economic, cultural and social development of the region it serves. Visit www.missouriwestern.edu.