Upcoming | Archive: 2014
  • Fri
    19
    Sep
    2014

    Afropolitan Vibes

    7pm

    Freedom Park Lagos Island, Lagos Nigeria 

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    Bantu invites you to the 16th edition of Afropolitan Vibes. This month’s edition will feature Afro-Pop diva YEMI ALADE, R&B songster PRAIZ & Canadian-Nigerian singer FALANA all sharing the stage with the 12 piece BANTU collective.

    Date: Fri. 18 July 2014  Venue: Freedom Park Lagos Island  Time: 7pm  Gate: FREE! (pls note N200 Freedom Park entry fee applies)

    **Guests receive a free copy of Afropolitan Vibes magazine at the show**

    Digital copy of Afropolitan Vibes magazine: www.issuu.com/afropolitanvibes

    Watch "Afropolitan Vibes Show" on: GET TV (Startimes Channel 129) every Tuesdays (23.30pm), Wednesdays (07.30 and 15.30) and Saturdays
    (23.30)

    www.youtube.com/afropolitanvibes.  //  www.facebook.com/afropolitanvibes // Twitter: @afropolitanvibe

  • Fri
    26
    Sep
    2014

    Meskel Dance Party

    11:30pm

    Bunna Cafe

    1084 Flushing Ave, Brooklyn, New York 11237

    meskel party africologyFriday 9/26 we dance. From 11:30 to 3am, DJ Si Rak lights a fire in our dining hall for the Meskel Holiday. Join us of drinks and a @#$% konjo dance party, habesha style. 

    $10 at the door. Everything is eshi!!

  • Sat
    27
    Sep
    2014

    FØN

    12AM

    Silvana 

    300 W 116th Street New York, New York 10026

     

    FON_AFRICOLOGY_POSTFON Sound System 
    contemporary and classic global sounds. EVERY LAST SATURDAY IN NYC… 

  • Wed
    01
    Oct
    2014

    Awa's Sangho CD Release Party

    7pm

    S.O.B.'s 

    204 Varick Street

    New York, NY 10014

     

    Experience the Golden Voice of Mali Live CD Release Party

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    Tickets: $15 Advance, $20 Day of Performance

    Table Reservation: (212) 243-4940

     

  • Thu
    02
    Oct
    2014
  • Thu
    09
    Oct
    2014
    Sun
    12
    Oct
    2014

    Cultural Conference

    Various Timing (Check Info/Flyer)

    NYU Kimmel Center and Le Souk Harlem | New York City

    Nollywood Diaspora Film Series:Naija Film Festival NYC

    The Nollywood Diaspora Film Series is pleased to present it’s second annual forum, themed Cultural Confidence: Acquiring and Negotiating Authentic Cultural Identity in a Globalized World. In celebration of the 100th anniversary of the founding of Nigeria and 54 years of Nigerian independence, NDFS will screen world-class films of New Nollywood and host panel discussions on pertinent issues facing Nigerians at home and abroad.

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    Event Info:

    Nollywood Diaspora Film Series [ Authenticity. Texture. Beauty. ]

    Presents
    CULTURAL CONFIDENCE [ Acquiring and negotiating authentic cultural identity in a globalized world. ]

    ** On the 100th Anniversary of the formation of 'Nigeria' **

    World class Nigerian Films
    Panel Discussions with filmmakers, media personalities and cultural ambassadors.

    Exploring the notion of CULTURAL CONFIDENCE: What is it? & How do you get it?

    Connect with us on Social Media: #CULTURALCONFIDENCE

    DETAILS

    Thursday October 9: 6PM – 11PM | Welcome Reception & Networking - Hosted by Taste of Africa @ Le Souk Harem*

    Friday October 10: 8PM – 11PM | Film Screening @ NYU Kimmel Center

    Saturday October 11: 1PM | Panel Discussions & Film Screenings @ NYU Kimmel Center

    Sunday October 12: 12PM | Yoruba, Igbo, Efik Language Workshops @ NYU Campus

    *Some events off-campus

    Sponsored by

    VLISCO, Holland Textiles, Sonna, Yoruba Cultural Institute, NYU Africana Studies, Institute of African American Affairs

    Partners

    Applause Africa, Liberated People, Panla USA

  • Sat
    18
    Oct
    2014

    Africology Website Launch Party and Pre Opening of Madiba Harlem

    8pm-4am

    46 West 116 street

    New York, NY.

    Africology Launch Flyer Oct 18th updated flyer

    Africology Website Launch Party

    Hosted by International actress, writer and filmmaker Tigist Selam, Tony Award nominee Sahr Ngaujah and Actor Gbenga Akinnagbe best known for his role as Chris Partlow on the HBO original series The Wire.

    New York City, NY – Africology Media comes together with Mabida Enterprises to introduce a new brand of Afropolitan living to the uptown Harlem community.

    Next Saturday Africology will launch its new online platform alongside the Harlem pre opening of famed Ft. Greene, Brooklyn restaurant, Mabiba. Guest appearances by The Real Sheba, Chosan, Melvis Santa, Wunmi, Siji, Baja + More. Also featured are sets by FON Sound System, DJ Sirak, and DJ Ouaga.

    A particular goal of the event is to raise awareness and funding opportunities for Africology’s partners in social responsibility: The Foundation for Art in Motion and the Batey 106 Art Project; and I Sell The Shadow, an organization founded by award winning filmmaker Lisa Russell.

    The event will take place on Saturday October 18th, 2014 from 8pm-4am at Madiba Harlem’s new location: 46 W116 street, New York, NY.

    AFRICOLOGY LLC is a multi-media venture, which seeks to fuse the gap between continents and cultures through entertainment, large-scale event organization, social awareness and philanthropy. Our company works tirelessly to connect international artists, media developers, creative forces and consumers to find innovative avenues of creating platforms for African entertainers, products and ideas.

    Please email africologymusic@gmail.com to RSVP 

    For more information and press access contact:

    Kalab Berhane

    757.339.5252

    Kalab.berhane@gmail.com

    Sirak Getachew

    347.772.9094

    sirakgetachew@gmail.com

  • Wed
    22
    Oct
    2014

    I Sell the Shadow Launch

    6.30pm-10.30pm

    Madiba Harlem at Mist 

    46 West 116th Street 

    New York, NY

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    The creative revolution starts here!!!

    Join us for a special night of performances and networking to celebrate the official launch of the “I Sell the Shadow”, a new artist initiative by Emmy-winning filmmaker, Lisa Russell, that aims to create a new paradigm of creative activism where artists and UN/NGO agencies align in a sustainable manner for global social progress.

    The launch is supported by an esteemed honorary host committee which includes Sahr Ngaujah (Tony-award nominee for FELA!), Nicola Sheperd(UN Focal Point on Youth), Katja Iversen (CEO, Women Deliver),Chernor Bah (Global Education Advocate, UN Education First), Christian Delsol (Media Specialist, UNFPA), Toni Blackman (Emcee/Educator),Chesney Snow (Beatboxer/Actor), Michael Cirelli (Executive Director, Urban Word NYC), Syed Mahmood Kazmi (Youth and Human Rights Activist) and Johanne Brierre (Co-Founder, Trendy Tripping).  Special guest, actor and activist Gbenga Akinnagbe (The Wire, 24) will speak and provide merchandise from his company, Liberated People, a lifestyle brand designed to inspire people to act.

    A very special thanks to our event sponsors:  Trendy Tripping, Urban Word NYC, Africology, Women Deliver, Jacaranda Health, World Beatbox Association,  Liberated People and of course, Madiba Harlem at MIST.

    And a very very special thanks to the incredible Africology (DJ Sirak) who just celebrated the launch of their new website and will be djing the event. 

    For more information, visit www.iselltheshadow.org.