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  • africakabisa
    Boston s summer is looking a bit skimpy at present, but hopefully the action will pick up. See the Calendar at www.africakabisa.org
    Message 1 of 7 , Jun 15, 2006
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      Boston's summer is looking a bit skimpy at present, but hopefully the action will pick up. See the Calendar at www.africakabisa.org for complete info and updates. And tune into Radio Africa Kabisa!
       
      JUNE EVENTS
       
      SAT 6/17 -- RAGGA DEE (Uganda) -- Best Western Hotel -- 477 Totten Pond Road -- Waltham
      Popular Ugandan singer known for "Njagala Dance" and other hits.
       
      SAT 6/24 -- AFRICAN FESTIVAL -- Sampus Pavilion -- Lowell
      11am - 7pm. Rain date 6/25. More info: www.africanfestivallowell.org
       
      SAT 6/24 -- SIERRA LEONE FUNDRAISING DANCE -- Roxbury Community College -- Boston
      Presented by New England Chapter of Tegloma to support civil war victims in Sierra Leone.
       
      FRI 6/30 -- BAABA MAAL (Senegal) -- Somerville Theatre -- Boston
      Senegalese star comes to Boston in show presented by World Music. More info: www.worldmusic.org
       
      FRI 6/30 -- TIMBA LOCA (Boston/Cuba) -- Sculler's Jazz Club -- Boston
      Kicking off Sculler's dance club series.
       
       
      JULY EVENTS
       
      FRI 7/7 -- LAMINE TOURE & GROUP SALOUM (Boston/Senegal) -- Lizard Lounge -- Cambridge
      Mbalax and more.
       
      FRI 7/14 -- AMADOU & MARIAM (Mali), DABY TOURE (Mauritania/Senegal), DAARA J (Senegal) -- French Library  -- Boston
      Annual Bastille Day street party. More info: www.frenchlibrary.org/
       
      WED 7/19 -- KONONO No. 1 (DRC) -- Museum of Fine Arts -- Boston
      Part of the MFA's Concert in the Courtyard series. Traditional folkloric Congolese music featuring electrified likembes. www.mfa.org
       
      SAT-SUN 7/29-30 -- KEKELE (DRC) -- Lowell Folk Festival -- Lowell
      Congolese rumba with legends like Nyboma and Syran Mbenza. www.lowellfolkfestival.org
       
       
      AUGUST PREVIEW
      SUN 8/13 -- ANGELIQUE KIDJO (Benin) -- JVC Jazz Festival -- Newport, RI
       
       
      WEEKLY AFRICAN CLUBS
      EVERY Friday and Saturday -- SAFARI CLUB -- Something Irresistable -- 125 Oxford Street -- Lynn
      EVERY Saturday -- CLUB SERENGETI -- Avenue C Lounge -- 166 Eastern Ave. -- Malden
       
      Sad Note: Due to the vagaries of the nightclub business, Club Waffu is no longer happening at the Holiday Inn, Somerville. They are currently looking for a new location. Africa Kabisa will keep you posted when Club Waffu returns to the scene.


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    • africakabisa
      Lots happening. See Calendar at www.africakabisa.org for complete info, or tune into Africa Kabisa, Sundays 4-6pm on WMBR 88.1fm
      Message 2 of 7 , Jun 20, 2007
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        Lots happening. See Calendar at www.africakabisa.org for complete info, or tune into Africa Kabisa, Sundays 4-6pm on WMBR 88.1fm and www.wmbr.org .
         
        JUNE
         
        FRI 6/22 -- BANA AFRIKA FREE CONCERT -- French Club -- Waltham
        Free concert of African Artists Against HIV/AIDS featuring Lamine Toure & Group Saloum, Mande AfroBeats, Miriam Chemmoss, George Mulindwa & Bantu Band, DJ Kasenge, plus more. Info: 617-238-2462
         
         
        SAT 6/23 -- CESARIA EVORA (Cape Verde) -- Berklee Performance Center -- Boston
        Queen of morna
         
         
        SAT 6/23 -- HAITI ROOTS & RAGGA (Haiti) -- Franklin Park Zoo -- Boston
        Featuring many bands including Azor, Wawa, Koujay, King Posse, and others
         
         
        SUN 6/24 -- MAGNUM BAND & BLACK PARENTS (Haiti) -- Vincent's -- Randolph
         
         
        WED 6/27 -- NAWAL (Comoros) -- Ryle's Jazz Club -- Cambridge
        The "Voice of the Comoros" performs Indo-Arabian-Persian music meets Bantu polyphonies.
        Nawal will also be appearing in an afternoon concert at Framingham's Amazing Things Arts Center on 7/1.
         
         
        SAT 6/30 -- MATHY DOLLARS  (Ivory Coast) -- Club Waffu -- Lynn
        Queen of coupe decale
         
         
        SAT 6/30 -- AFRICAN FESTIVAL -- Sampas Pavilion -- Lowell
        Featuring JP Muiruri Ndungu, Rumbafrica, and others. Festival runs from 11am - 7pm.
         
         
        SAT 6/30 -- NDAJE: IT TAKES A VILLAGE (Senegal) -- Somerville Theatre -- Somerville
        Boston's 1st Annual African Dance Festival Concert featuring choreographer Pape N'Diaye from the National Ballet of Senegal, and master artists from various West African national ballets.
         
         
        SAT 6/30 -- CONGOLESE INDEPENDENCE DAY PARTY (DRC) -- St. Mary's -- Lynn
         
        JULY
         
        TUE 7/3 -- DJAKOUT MIZIK & KREZY MIZIK (Haiti) -- Lombardo's -- Randolph
         
         
        FRI 7/13 -- RICARDO LEMVO (DRC), EMELINE MICHEL (HAITI), OUSMANE TOURE (SENEGAL) -- French Library Street Dance -- Boston
        Come rendez-vous with The French Library Alliance Fran├žaise to celebrate the 32nd Bastille Day Street Dance on Marlborough Street in Boston's Back Bay between Berkeley and Clarendon Streets.
         
         
        WED 7/25 -- VIEUX FARKA TOURE (Mali) -- Museum of Fine Arts -- Boston
        Son of Ali Farka Toure
         
         
        FRI 7/27 - SAT 7/28 -- ABDULLAH IBRAHIM (South Africa) -- Cambridge Multicultural Arts Center -- Cambridge
        Great South African jazz pianist
         
         
        SUMMER FESTIVALS
        Here are some festivals outside of Boston featuring African music:
        6/28 - 7/08 -- FESTIVAL INTERNATIONAL DE JAZZ DE MONTREAL -- Montreal, Canada
        7/11 -- 7/22 -- FESTIVAL NUITS D'AFRIQUE -- Montreal, Canada
        June - August -- CENTRAL PARK SUMMERSTAGE -- Central Park -- New York, NY
        June - August -- CELEBRATE BROOKLYN -- Prospect Park Bandshell -- Brooklyn, NY
         
         
        WEEKLY AFRICAN CLUBS
        EVERY Friday and Saturday -- SAFARI CLUB -- 125 Oxford Street -- Lynn *** NEW DATES AND LOCATION***
        EVERY Saturday  -- CLUB WAFFU -- Casa del Sol -- 126 Union Street -- Lynn
        EVERY Sunday -- CARIBBEAN NIGHT (kompa & zouk) -- Club Pure (Matrix) -- 279 Tremont Street -- Boston
         
         
        WEEKLY SUMMER AFRICAN SOCCER LEAGUE
        EVERY Saturday from 1pm - 6pm -- Barry Field -- Lynn
         
         
        WMBR 88.1 FM
        Africa Kabisa
        Boston's African Music Radio Show
        Sundays 4-6pm EST (1600-1800h)
        Broadcasting at 88.1fm and streaming live at www.wmbr.org
        Listener request line: 617-253-8810
        Calendar, program archives, and playlists: http://www.africakabisa.org 

      • africakabisa
        Here s a list of events for June and July. Also a reminder for those in the Boston area to keep on supporting our local African music store -- Boutique Comme a
        Message 3 of 7 , Jun 12, 2008
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          Here's a list of events for June and July. Also a reminder for those in the Boston area to keep on supporting our local African music store -- Boutique Comme a Paris, 662 Salem Street, Malden, MA (781-321-2766). They have a good selection of African CDs (lots of Franco!) and DVDs, plus beauty supplies, and proprietor Francine Mudymba will soon be placing a new music order to France. So, if you have any special order requests, now is a good time to contact her!

          JUNE
           
          FRI 6/13 -- LAMINE TOURE & GROUP SALOUM (Senegal / Boston) -- Lizard Lounge -- Cambridge
          Lamine Toure and Group Saloum will also be performing 6/27 at the Milky Way in Jamaica Plain
           
           
          SAT 6/14 -- DONATION DROP-OFF FOR OBAIN ATTOUOMAN -- 689 MASS AVE. -- CENTRAL SQUARE, CAMBRIDGE
          Friends of Obain Attouoman have organized an opportunity to drop off donations from 3-6pm at 689 Mass Ave., Cambridge. You can also make an on-line tax-deductible donation at the Fenway High School website www.fenwayhs.org . Fenway High is calling on Obain's supporters to send letters to city, state, and federal officials. You can find details on this letter writing campaign at http://www.fenwayhs.org/Obain/ObainActionPage.htm .
           
           
          SAT 6/14 -- SIBUSISO AFRICAN SUMMIT -- Holiday Inn -- Brookline
          Sibusiso's Bridging Program will host a free event from 9am to 3pm, bringing together health care providers, African community members, immigration experts, community based organizations, and helpful resources in Massachusetts to examine issues that continue to plague the African community living in Massachusetts. More info:
          www.sibusiso.org
           
           
          SAT 6/14 --  APC N.E. CHAPTER INAUGURATION DANCE (Sierra Leone) -- Trinity Episcopal Church -- Canton
          Ambassador Stevens will be the keynote speaker.
           

          SAT 6/21 -- AFRICAN FESTIVAL -- Sampas Pavilion -- Lowell
          The family-friendly African Festival in Lowell presents arts, dance, music, and food from 11am - 7pm. More info:
          www.africanfestivallowell.org
           

          SAT 6/21 -- ORCHESTRA BAOBAB (Senegal) -- Somerville Theatre -- Somerville
          The inimitable Orchestra Baobab returns to town and are sure not to disappoint. They have just released a new CD, Made in Dakar (Nonesuch), which you can expect to hear much of on Africa Kabisa! More info:
          www.worldmusic.org
           
           
          JULY
           
          TUE 7/8 -- SEUN KUTI & EGYPT 80 (Nigeria) -- Paradise Rock Club -- Boston
          There's been a lot of buzz about Seun Kuti (son of Fela and brother of Femi) and his live shows are supposed to be afrobeatific. Seun Kuti will be leading his father's famous band, Egypt 80.
           
           
          FRI 7/25 - SUN 7/27 -- LOWELL FOLK FESTIVAL -- Lowell
          Performers include Puerto Plata (Dominican Republic bachata roots), Balla Kouyate (Malian balafon), Pilon Batuku (Cape Verdean funana). Free outdoor festival. More info: www.lowellfolkfestival.org
           
           
          WED 7/30 -- DABY TOURE (Mauritania) with EXTRA GOLDEN (Kenya) -- Museum of Fine Arts -- Boston
          Outdoor concert in the courtyard
           

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          Sundays 4-6pm EST (1600-1800h)
          Broadcasting at 88.1fm and streaming live at
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          http://www.africakabisa.org
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        • africakabisa
          Lots of new events added for June. And lots of ticket giveaways will be happening in coming weeks on Africa Kabisa! JUNE WED 6/17 -- BAMBINO (Niger) --
          Message 4 of 7 , Jun 14, 2009
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            Lots of new events added for June. And lots of ticket giveaways will be happening in coming weeks on Africa Kabisa!
             
            JUNE
             
            WED 6/17 -- BAMBINO (Niger) -- Johnny D's -- Somerville
            Singer and guitarist of traditionally-based Tuareg music from Niger
             
             
            SAT 6/20 -- AFRICAN FESTIVAL -- Sampas Pavilion -- Lowell
            11am - 7pm. For more info: www.africanfestivallowell.org
             
             
            SAT 6/20 -- THE RUBBLEBUCKET ORCHESTRA (afrobeat) -- Harper's Ferry -- Allston
             
             
            TUE 6/23 -- YOUSSOUPHA SIDIBE (Senegal) -- Johnny D's -- Somerville
            Youssoupha's musical career began over twenty years ago in his home of Senegal, West Africa, where he was trained as a Kora player at the National Music Conservatory of Senegal. His music fuses traditional West African sounds on the Kora, with the Sufi devotional chanting of the Senegalese Baay Faal community
             
             
            WED 6/24 -- FEMI KUTI (Nigeria) -- Paradise Rock Club -- Boston
            Son of Fela. Tickets $25.
             
             
            FRI 6/26-- CAMEROON LEGENDS TOUR (Cameroon) -- Club Lido -- Revere
            This tour features musicians famous since the 1970s -- ANDRE-MARIE TALA, EMILE KANGUE, and JACOB NGUNI -- and comedian DAVE K. MOKTOI. Blind singer/guitarist Andre-Marie Tala has released decades of stylistically diverse hits including "Hot Koki" and "Je Vais a Yaounde". Emile Kangue began his career with the legendary band Black Styl, and has continued strong in the makossa tradition. Jacob Nguni was the lead guitarist for Prince Nico Mbarga and Rocafil Jazz, imprinting his riffs on hits like "Sweet Mother" and "Aki Special". Tickets $50 (discounts available for purchases of 2 or more) at http://partners.ticketleap.com or www.ticketmaster.com . More info: 617-513-9459. (Tune into Africa Kabisa on Sunday 6/21 for interviews with some of these artists and ticket giveaways!)
             
             
            SUN 6/28 -- ORAN ETKIN & GROUP KELENIA (Israel / Mali) -- Johnny D's -- Somerville
            Israeli-born clarinetist/saxophonist Oran Etkin's Group Kalenia includes Malian influences and musicians such Balla Kouyate (balafon) and Makane Kouyate (calabash).
             
             
            JULY
             
            SAT 7/4 -- CAPE VERDEAN FESTIVAL (Cape Verde) -- City Hall Plaza -- Boston
             
             
            SAT 7/11 -- THE N AFFAIR FEATURING DJ MONDY (Uganda) -- Courtyard by Marriott -- Cambridge
            "The N Affair" is a new monthly event happening at 777 Memorial Drive, Cambridge from 9pm - 2am featuring different dj's. DJ Mondy will be at the helm on 7/11. Tickets $15, dress to impress. For more info: 617-594-4000 or thenaffair@...
             
             
            WED 7/15 -- KING SUNNY ADE & HIS AFROBEATS (Nigeria) -- Museum of Fine Arts -- Boston
            The king of Nigerian juju music makes a long-awaited and much-anticipated Boston return for an outdoor concert in the courtyard at the MFA. More info: www.mfa.org
             
             
            CLUBS
            Every Friday -- African night at Club Caravan in Revere
            Every Sunday -- Creole Fusion at 33 Stanhope Street in Boston
             
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          • africakabisa
            The summer is heating up with several African festivals and several great Cuban bands coming to the Boston area! JUNE Sat 6/19 -- ALL CAMEROON CULTURAL
            Message 5 of 7 , Jun 16, 2010
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              The summer is heating up with several African festivals and several great Cuban bands coming to the Boston area!
               
              JUNE
               
              Sat 6/19 -- ALL CAMEROON CULTURAL DAY (Cameroon) -- Lawrence Elks -- Lawrence
              More info: Peter Tamajong of CAMSOC, ptamajong@...
               
               
              Tue 6/22 -- PUPY Y LOS QUE SON SON (Cuba) -- Wilbur Theatre -- Boston
              Cedar Pedroso (aka Pupy) was the former pianist for Los Van Van and composer of some of the band's greatest hits. His own 16-piece group, Pupy y Los Que Son Son, have been receiving rave reviews for their fantastic shows and hot timba rhythms. More info: www.thewibur.com
               
               
              Fri 6/ 25 -- Sun 6/27 -- NDAJE FESTIVAL OF AFRICAN MUSIC AND DANCE (Senegal, Guinea) -- Cambridge
              Hosted by Papa N'Diaye of the National Ballet of Senegal and the Mdaje School of African Arts, the Ndaje Festival brings to Boston a full line-up of master African dance and music artists to teach djembe, sabar, and kutiro dance, drum, and song. Classes will be held for three days at the Dance Complex in Cambridge, and Les Enfants du Soleil African Dance Theatre will be performing Saturday evening at MIT's Kresge Auditorium. More info: www.papendiaye.com/ndajefestival and www.ndajearts.org
               
               
              Sat 6/26 -- AFRICAN FESTIVAL LOWELL -- Sampus Pavilion -- Lowell
              From 11am - 7pm. More info: http://www.africanfestivallowell.org/
               
               
              Tue 6/29 -- AFRO CUBAN ALL STARS (Cuba) -- Wilbur Theatre -- Boston
              Juan de Marcos Gonzalez and the legendary Afro Cuban All Stars will be making a rare Boston appearance, playing the classic sounds of son montuno, guajira, danzon, and more. More info: www.thewilbur.com
               
               
              JULY
               
              Sat 7/17 -- BOSTON'S FIRST AFRICAN FESTIVAL -- BOSTON CITY HALL PLAZA -- 9am - 9pm
              Boston's First African Festival kicks off with a drum call parade at 10am at Boston Common and continues on to Boston City Hall Plaza with crafts, food, and music (performers include local and international acts such as Lamine Toure, Atlas Soul, Bouro Mpela, Teeyah, and more.) If you are interested in being a sponsor or vendor, contact Mireille Tushiminina at 857-249-3831 or email mtushiminina@....
               
               
              Wed 7/21 -- CHIWONISO (Zimbabwe) -- Museum of Fine Arts -- Boston
              Zimbabwe's Chiwoniso plays mbira-based music. She is touring in support of her CD "Rebel Woman" (Cumbancha) and will be performing as part of the MFA's Concerts in the Courtyard series. More info: www.mfa.org
               
               
              Thu 7/29 -- BASSEKOU KOUYATE & NGONI BA (Mali) -- Johnny D's -- Somerville
              Malian music sensation Bassekou Kouyate is the leader of Ngoni Ba, which incorporates four ngonis (traditional Malian stringed instruments) into its line-up. More info: www.johnnyds.com
               
               
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            • africakabisa
              Boston s summer looks like it will be an amazing time for African events! Check back on this site for updates. And, be sure to tune into Africa Kabisa for
              Message 6 of 7 , May 29, 2011
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                Boston's summer looks like it will be an amazing time for African events! Check back on this site for updates. And, be sure to tune into Africa Kabisa for ticket giveaways for many of these shows.
                 
                JUNE
                 
                Thu 6/2 -- CHICAGO AFROBEAT BAND (Afrobeat) -- Johnny D's -- Somerville
                Chicago Afrobeat Band (CABc) explores the range of afrobeat styles, merging funk, rock, experimental jazz, Afro-Cuba, highlife and juju music into a hypnotic mix. Showtime 8pm.
                 
                 
                Sat 6/4 -- THE MACROTONES (Afrobeat) -- Johnny D's -- Somerville
                Local afrobeat band CD release party, Showtime 10pm.
                 
                 
                Sat 6/4 -- ZILI MISIK (Haitian) -- Beehive -- Boston
                Zili Misik is all-female local band that fuses Haitian misik rasin, jazz, roots reggae, samba, Cuban son, and neo soul.
                 
                 
                Sat 6/11 -- SIERRA LEONE'S REFUGEE ALL STARS (Sierra Leone) -- Johnny D's -- Somerville
                Sierra Leone's Refugee All Stars began playing music together in refugee camps during the country's years of conflict. Since then, they have successfully toured the world with their unique sounds of goombay, reggae, and Afro-pop. Showtime 7-9pm.
                 
                 
                Mon 6/27 -- FRESHLY GROUND (South Africa) -- Brighton Music Hall -- Allston
                 
                South Africa's Freshly Ground mix together urban and traditional musical styles. Opening act is Zili Misik. Presented by www.worldmusic.org
                 
                JULY
                 
                Sat 7/2 -- ALL CAMEROON CULTURAL DAY (Cameroon) -- St. James Armenian Church Hall -- Watertown
                Celebrating Cameroonian culture and traditions. More info: Bernard (781-866-6649)

                 

                Sun 7/10 -- NOVALIMA (Afro-Peruvian) --Johnny D's -- Somerville
                Novalima blends Afro-Peruvian rhythms and melodies with cutting edge electronica dance styles. Showtime 9pm.

                 

                Thu 7/14 -- BOMBINO (Niger) -- Brighton Music Hall -- Allston
                Tuareg guitarist Bombino is attracting massive attention with his new Cumbancha label release Agadez. Presented by www.worldmusic.org

                 

                Fri 7/15 & Sun 7/17 -- Women United for the Advancement of African Countries Conference & Expo -- Hyatt Hotel -- Boston
                The Shalupe Foundation presents this conference to mobilize women of African descent to form alliances to address existing critical conditions in Africa. More info: www.shalupe.org

                 

                Sat 7/16 -- 2nd ANNUAL AFRICAN FESTIVAL OF BOSTON -- City Hall Plaza -- Boston
                Boston's free 2nd Annual African Festival will run from 9am - 8pm on City Hall Plaza. Performers include Kina Zori, Offiong Bassey, Binchini Ba Congo, Naomi Achu, Mama Fatou, Samba Cisse, Akwaaba Ensemble. Website: www.africanfestivalboston.org

                 

                Mon 7/25 -- OUMOU SANGARE (Mali) -- Paradise Rock Club -- Boston
                Wassoulou singer and superstar Oumou Sangare returns to Boston for the first time in over a decade. Presented by www.worldmusic.org

                 

                Tue 7/26 -- ETRAN FINATAWA (Niger) -- Johnny D's -- Somerville
                Etran Finatwa is a group of musicians from Niger whose "Nomad Blues" style is a collaboration of various ethnic traditions, including those of the Tuareg and Wodaabe-Fulani. Showtime 8pm.

                 

                Wed 7/27 -- DEBO BAND (Ethiopia) -- Museum of Fine Arts -- Boston
                Debo Band will be joined by renowned Ethiopian musicians and dancers Fendika and NOMO at this concert in the courtyard event. More info: www.mfa.org

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              • africakabisa
                Summer is heating up, which means we can look forward to many more Boston-area African events! JUNE SAT 6/22 -- AMADOU & MARIAM(Mali) -- Paradise Rock Club
                Message 7 of 7 , Jun 17, 2013
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                  Summer is heating up, which means we can look forward to many more Boston-area African events!
                   
                  JUNE

                  SAT 6/22 -- AMADOU & MARIAM(Mali) -- Paradise Rock Club -- Boston
                  www.worldmusic.org
                   
                  TUE 6/25 -- KINA ZORE (Mozambique/Boston) -- Regattabar at Charles Hotel -- Cambridge
                   
                  WED 6/26 -- HUGH MASEKELA & LARRY WILLIS (South Africa) -- Regattabar at Charles Hotel -- Cambridge
                  South African trumpeter Hugh Masekela teams up in duo with jazz pianist Larry Willis
                   
                  JULY

                  WED 7/3 -- EMELINE MICHEL(Haiti) -- Museum of Fine Arts -- Boston
                  MFA Concert in the courtyard
                   
                  SAT 7/6 -- 4TH ANNUAL AFRICAN FESTIVAL BOSTON -- City Hall Plaza -- Boston
                   
                  SAT 7/13 -- African Health Cup -- Cawley Stadium -- Lowell
                  Presented by the Africans for Improved Access (AFIA) program of the Multicultural AIDS Coalition (MAC)

                  WED 7/17 -- FATOUMATA DIAWARA (Mali) -- Museum of Fine Arts -- Boston
                  MFA Concert in the courtyard
                   
                  SAT 7/27 - SUN 7/28 -- LOWELL FOLK FESTIVAL -- Downtown Lowell -- Lowell
                  Performers include Aurelio Martinez & Garifuna Soul; Masters of Cape Verdean Music featuring Lutchiana; and the West African Highlife Band. More info: www.lowellfolkfestival.org
                   
                   
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                  Africa Kabisa w/ DJ Julia Mongo
                  Boston's African Music Radio Show
                  Sundays 4-6pm EST (1600-1800h)
                  Broadcasting at 88.1fm and streaming live at
                  www.wmbr.org
                  Listener request line: 617-253-8810
                  Archives:
                  www.wmbr.org
                  Email: africa@...
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