Esoke Cutural Arts Center

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Welcome to the official Web site of the Esoke Cutural Art Center.

about us

Esoke Cultural Arts Center, formerly Center for Remembering the Culture was formed in 1988, and was incorporated in 2003 as a non-profit 501(C)(3) performing arts school.  We have worked with the Kansas City Missouri School District, the Local Investment Commission (LINC), the Boys & Girls Club, and Kansas City Parks & Recreations providing high quality, dance, drum, language, sewing, and arts & crafts classes for the past 10 years.  Our lead drummer & Artistic Director have both worked with Kansas City Young Audience.  Artistic Director Yaminah Muhammad has studied in Senegal and Gambia West Africa, as well as Barbados in the West Indies.  Take a world tour through our organization.


Founder & Artistic Director, Yaminah Muhammad at  Swinney Elementary School.  Picture from the Kansas City Star.



ESOKE is available for performances and workshops, and is available for traveling to your state.  Call today to book Esoke for your school or event.  We are available for weddings, family reunions and other events.



Mission Statement


To increase the self-esteem and cutural awareness of children and young adults through art education and performing. Will augment the self confidence, concentration, and discipline of pupil through the indoctrination of West African, Caribbean, Jazz, Ballet and Dunham dance and drum.

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