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NOVEMBER/DECEMBER AFRICAN EVENTS

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    Not too much happening for touring acts (aside from Konono No. 1), but November and December offer a great opportunity to support our local African music scene
    Message 1 of 1 , Nov 17, 2005
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      Not too much happening for touring acts (aside from Konono No. 1),
      but November and December offer a great opportunity to support our
      local African music scene and talent. For more details, including
      addresses and ticket prices, see the Calendar at
      http://www.africakabisa.org .


      UPCOMING EVENTS

      Fri 11/18 -- KONONO NO. 1 (DRC) -- Somerville Theatre -- Somerville
      Congolese Bazombo trance music, electrified likembes, dancers and
      singers. Presented by World Music.

      Sat 11/19 -- FELA LIVES TRIBUTE -- Villa Victoria -- Boston
      DJs spinning Afro-beat and Afro-house music in tribute to Fela
      Anikulapo Kuti. Presented by Soul Revival.

      Fri 11/25 -- BALLA TOUNKARA (Mali / Boston) -- Club Waffu --
      Somerville
      Griot/kora master and his band blend African, Latin, funk and more.
      Band performs 9-11pm; club djs 11pm-2am.

      Thu 12/1 -- SOULFEGE (Ghana / Boston) -- Middle East -- Cambridge
      Fusing highlife, hip hop, hiplife, funk, and reggae.

      Fri 12/2 -- FELLYKO & SOUND7 (DRC / Boston) -- Club Waffu --
      Somerville
      Attention Congolese rumba and soukous fans! Band performs 9-11pm;
      club djs 11pm-2am. The band will also perform live on Africa Kabisa, Sunday 11/27.

      Sat 12/3 -- AIDS ORPHANS BENEFIT CONCERT -- Berea SDA Church --
      Dorchester
      4-6pm. Presented by African Health Foundation.

      Wed 12/7 -- LAMINE TOURE & GROUP SALOUM (Senegal / Boston) -- Milky
      Way -- Jamaica Plain
      Mbalax-influenced music.

      Sat 12/17 -- GHANA ASSOCIATION OF GREATER BOSTON XMAS PARTY --
      American Legion Hall -- Waltham

      Wed 12/28 -- BOUBACAR DIABATE & SAMBA LOLO (Mali / Boston) -- Ryle's -
      - Cambridge


      WEEKLY AFRICAN CLUB EVENTS

      EVERY FRIDAY -- Club Waffu -- Holiday Inn -- 30 Washington Street --
      Somerville
      EVERY FRIDAY & SATURDAY -- Club Safari -- Something Irresistible --
      125 Oxford Street -- Lynn
      EVERY SUNDAY -- Club Mama Africa -- 33 Restaurant and Lounge -- 33
      Stanhope Street -- Boston (Back Bay)


      THIS JUST IN... UGANDAN PROTEST RALLY -- SATURDAY NOV 19 -- 1-5PM --
      HARVARD SQUARE -- CAMBRIDGE
      Concerned Ugandans in the Boston area are invited to participate in a
      peaceful demonstration this SATURDAY NOVEMBER 19, 2005 (1:00 –
      5:00pm) in Harvard Square, Cambridge to protest and increase
      awareness of the gross violation of Human Rights taking place in
      Uganda such as the arrest and detention of Dr. Kizza Besigye and
      others, as well as the continuing rape, abduction, and killing of
      innocent civilians in Northern Uganda including children. This
      demonstration will be in unison with other demonstrations that will
      take place that day in various other cities staged by concerned
      Ugandans throughout the Diaspora. All concerned about the situation
      in Uganda are invited and encouraged to participate. Action speaks
      louder than words. For more information, please contact Kato Kajubi
      at 508-468-1406.




      For ticket giveaways, music, and more tune into:
      RADIO AFRICA KABISA
      Sundays 4-6pm
      WMBR 88.1 FM
      www.wmbr.org
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