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  • program March 23, 2017

    A Visit to Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

    In our visit to Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, we go beyond the handful of artists who have achieved international careers and dive into the local scene. We visit azmaribets, down-home music clubs featuring vivacious women artists and their ensembles of traditional … Read more »

  • program January 5, 2015

    Winter Dance Party!

      Winter blues got you down? Cabin fever setting in? Well, we have just the thing for you. Our winter dance party will get you moving to salsa, soukous, cumbia, timba, mbalax, kuduro, funk carioca and lots more. Guest hosted … Read more »

  • blog March 6, 2014

    Featured Artists: Winter 2014 Dance Party!

    It’s Carnival right now in Trinidad, Haiti, Brazil, New Orleans…and  NYC, with Afropop Worldwide! In the words of Bootsy Collins, this week’s show, Winter 2014 Dance Party, “Ain’t nothin’ but a party y’all.” So get down, get funky and shake a … Read more »

  • review February 11, 2014

    Ewedihalehu

    With her 24th album release, Aster Aweke proves she’s still the queen of Ethiopian pop. Savvy African music fans got an introduction to Aweke’s spectacular voice and stage presence during the late 1980s and early ‘90s when she first came … Read more »

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