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MAY / JUNE AFRICAN EVENTS

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  • africakabisa
    Some events for the end of May and a look ahead to June. For more info, www.africakabisa.org or tune into Africa Kabisa, Sundays
    Message 1 of 2 , May 24, 2007
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      Some events for the end of May and a look ahead to June. For more info, www.africakabisa.org or tune into Africa Kabisa, Sundays 4-6pm EST, WMBR 88.1FM and www.wmbr.org
       
       
      MAY
       
      FRI 5/25 -- EROL JOSUE (Haiti) -- Johnny D's -- Somerville
      Haitian roots music
       
       
      SAT 5/26 -- NICKENSON PRUD'HOMME (Haiti) -- Tamboo -- Brockton
      More info: www.tamboolife.com
       
       
      SAT 5/26 -- BAWOCK FUNDRAISER COOKOUT (Cameroon) -- 405 Parker Street -- Newton
      Cookout from noon - 6:30pm to raise funds for the Bawock people who were displaced after their village was burned by the Bali Nyonga people. Contact Alex: 781 859 9878 and 617 916 9190
       
       
      SUN 5/27 -- NU LOOK (Haiti) -- Hyatt Regency -- Cambridge
       
       
      THU 5/31 -- LAMINE TOURE & GROUP SALOUM (Senegal/Boston) -- Lizard Lounge -- Cambridge
       
       
      JUNE
       
       
      SAT 6/2 -- REDSAN (Kenya) -- Club Keys -- Saugus
      www.clubserengeti.com or 781-608-0665
       
       
      SAT 6/9 -- SOULFEGE (Los Angeles) -- Bill's Bar -- Boston
      Soulfege returns for a Boston appearance
       
       
      THU 6/14 -- OMAR SOSA AFREECANOS TRIO (Cuba) -- Regattabar -- Cambridge
      Cuban jazz
       
       
      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.
       
       
      SAT 6/23 -- CESARIA EVORA (Cape Verde) -- Berklee Performance Center -- Boston
      Queen of morna
       
       
      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.
       
       
       
      WEEKLY AFRICAN CLUBS
      EVERY Saturday  -- CLUB WAFFU -- Casa del Sol -- 126 Union Street -- Lynn
      EVERY Saturday and Sunday -- SAFARI CLUB -- 151 Central Ave  -- Lynn
      EVERY Sunday -- CARIBBEAN NIGHT (kompa & zouk) -- Club Pure (Matrix) -- 279 Tremont Street -- Boston
       
       
       
      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
      Hey Africa Kabisa listeners -- lots of events happening as summer begins. Also, wanted to let you know about a few other African openings in the Boston area.
      Message 2 of 2 , May 24, 2009
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        Hey Africa Kabisa listeners -- lots of events happening as summer begins. Also, wanted to let you know about a few other African openings in the Boston area. Boutique Comme a Paris in Malden has opened a tropical food market next door, J. Jireh (672 Salem Street). And, a new and very classy Senegalese restaurant, Teranga, has opened in Boston's South End at 1746 Washington Street (near corner of Mass Ave and Washington).
         
        MAY
         
        SUN 5/24 -- GIL SEMEDO (Cape Verde) -- Club Pearl -- Boston
         
        SAT 5/30-- IRYN NAMUBIRU, RONI BANTON, SPAGEON WAMALA (Uganda) -- Armenian Hall -- Watertown
         
        SUN 5/31 -- KAYSHA (DRC) -- 33 Lounge @ 33 Stanhope Street -- Boston
         
        SUN 5/31 -- SAFARI CLUB NITE -- Club Pearl (Matrix) -- 279 Tremont Street -- Boston
         
        JUNE
         
        SAT 6/6-- AMADOU & MARIAM (Mali) -- Paradise Rock Club -- Boston
         
        SAT 6/6 -- KONPA CRUISE (Haiti) -- Spirit of Boston -- Boston
         
        SAT 6/13 -- UGANDAN BOAT CRUISE (Uganda) -- 290 Northern Ave. --  Boston
         
        SAT 6/13-- ALL CAMEROON CULTURAL DAY (Cameroon) -- Jin Restaurant -- Saugus
         
        SUN 6/14 -- HARMONIK & ZIN (Haiti) -- Roxy -- Boston
         
        SAT 6/20 -- AFRICAN FESTIVAL -- Lowell
         
        WED 6/24 -- FEMI KUTI (Nigeria) -- Paradise Rock Club -- Boston
         
        FRI 6/26-- ANDRE-MARIE TALA, EMILE KANGUE, JACOB NGUNI, DAVE K. MOKTOI (Cameroon) -- Club Lido -- Revere
         
         
        CLUBS
        Every Friday -- African night at Club Caravan in Revere
        Every Sunday -- Creole Fusion at 33 Stanhope Street in Boston
         
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        Africa Kabisa w/ DJ Julia
        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
        Facebook: Africa Kabisa Group
         
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