On October 22nd, Somali hip-hop collective, Waayaha Cusub, sold out The Cedar with a stirring performance of their world renowned Somali hip-hop fusion. Here in Minnesota for the Midnimo Residency, this was their first concert of three in Minnesota with opening act, The Ambassadors. The Ambassadors kicked off the show with their uniquely riveting Somali […]
Somali hip-hop collective Waayaha Cusub played to a sold-out crowd in Minneapolis at The Cedar Cultural Center on October 22nd. Catch them at their third Minnesota show in St. Cloud on Friday, November 4th at Paramount Center for the Arts! Tickets and more information are available at thecedar.org/midnimo.
A Living Room Concert took place on October 20th for a community gathering of music and solidarity in support of Waayaha Cusub and Falis Abdi Mohamud. The event was hosted by The Cedar Cultural Center and Jim Anton, with generous use of his home studio space in Minneapolis.
Grace and Dalmar return for Episode 4! This time, we’re featuring Waayaha Cusub (10/22-11/4) and Festival de las Calaveras (11/5). The Grace & Dalmar Show is a short web series that highlights upcoming artists at The Cedar, hosted by Grace Evenson (Cedar Booking Coordinator) and Dalmar Yare (Cedar Artist in Residence). For more information and tickets […]
Dear Cedar Supporters and Community Members, I’m writing to announce that Falis Abdi Mohamud, the female lead of the Somali hip-hop collective Waayaha Cusub, will be unable to join the rest of the group for their month-long Midnimo residency in Minnesota. Midnimo is a program launched in 2014 by The Cedar and Augsburg College that […]
Waayaha Cusub rehearse with local artists deVon Gray, founding member of hip-hop group Hieruspecs, along with Joey Van Phillips (Dessa, POS, Toki Wright), Jim Anton (Johnny Lang), and Jeremy Ylvisaker (Alpha Consumer, The Cloak Ox). Don’t miss the Residency Finale Performance at The Cedar on October 22, Kato Ballroom in Mankato on October 28, and […]
Midnimo Artists-in-Residence, Waayaha Cusub, DJ’d Somali tunes at the 35th annual Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon. This was one Cheer Zone that had runners dancing as they passed – even in mile 19! Check out more information about Waayaha Cusub’s Midnimo residency on The Cedar’s website at www.thecedar.org/midnimo.
Waayaha Cusub has arrived in Minneapolis! Their first Midnimo residency activity was a classroom visit at Augsburg College, where the group shared their background and stories with students in “Music AugSem.” Check out more information about the residency on our website at www.thecedar.org/midnimo.
A group of Minnesota-based organizations led by The Cedar Cultural Center in Minneapolis will receive funding for a program that expands awareness of Muslim arts and culture. A Minnesota-based consortium led by The Cedar Cultural Center in Minneapolis has been awarded a grant totaling $500,000 from the Association of Performing Arts Presenters (APAP) for the […]
Grace and Dalmar are back! Episode 3 features Söndörgő (9/12), A-WA (9/18) and Maarja Nuut (9/29). The Grace & Dalmar Show is a short web series that highlights upcoming artists at The Cedar, hosted by Grace Evenson (Cedar Booking Coordinator) and Dalmar Yare (Cedar Artist in Residence). Söndörgő (pronounced shoendoergoe) is one of the most […]