The brilliantly colorful costumes and booming drums transport you from the Harris Theater across Africa and into the Caribbean with Muntu (; [tel] 773/241-6080), a traditional African dance company that’s been operating longer than any other of its kind. The barefoot moves pay homage to both tribal and modern dance, and the company prides itself in honoring historical moves, not just riffing off of them. Care to join? Muntu offers Wednesday night dance classes at the South Shore Cultural Center, 7059 South Shore Dr., from 6 to 7pm for $12.