Cairo to Cape Town!
Five Course African Menu,
African-Style Dancers and Musicians
& Gratuity for Your Servers
Saturday, April 26th, 2014
6:30pm in the
Pilie Kirmizi Soslu Patlican
Turkish Sesame-Pomegranate Kabobs over Eggplant Salad
Chicken thighs marinated in sultry pomegranate, sesame & garlic, encrusted in crushed pistachio & bread crumbs, then grilled to perfection; served over chilled eggplant salad
Piri Piri Shrimp
South African Spiced-Tomato Shrimp
Shrimp mainated in smoky and earthy Berberé spice blend with cilantro and tomatoes, served over sweet and spiced coconut rice
Egyptian Dukkah Salad With Grilled Veggies Over Naan
Decadent sumac-yogurt dressing tossed with Dukkah, chilled cucumbers, tomatoes, chickpeas, grilled zucchini & scallions; served over garlic naan with a sprig of fresh mint
West African Goat Shanks
Local Missoula goat shanks marinated in peanut oil, onion, garlic, carrot & tomato paste, then simmered with toasted peanuts, hot chilies & okra; served over couscous
Luscious and refreshing mango folded into sweet cream, served with crispy cinnamon-banana fritters
by Djebe Bara andRaqs Alma
Djebe Bara offers high-energy performances in traditional styling of Senegal, Mali, Guinea, Zimbabwe, and South Africa.
From Zimbabwe, the soulful music of the kurova guva ceremony accompanied by mbira, drumming, and leg rattle dancing.
From South Africa, the apartheid non-violent protest music of Meadowlands and powerful gumboot dancing from the mines of South Africa.
Raqs Alma is a vibrant troupe of dancers and musicians performing American Cabaret style and Turkish Orientale bellydance under the direction of Madrona. Inspired by the music and folkloric dance styles of the middle east Raqs Alma provides a high energy show that is a joy to watch.
For "Cairo to Capetown" Raqs Alma will be performing dances of Turkey and Egypt: a fiery, high energy Turkish orientale set with Turkish Roman folk dance and sword dance. As well as elegant Egyptian bellydance and raqs assaya, or cane dance.