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  • video April 21, 2016

    Africa Now! 2016 Rocks the Apollo Theater in Harlem: Video Feature

    Here is a companion video feature for our program Africa Now! 2016 Rocks the Apollo Theater in Harlem. Get to know more about the musicians. Alsarah and the Nubatones (website) Alsarah is a dynamic singer-songwriter originally from Khartoum, Sudan. Her family … Read more »

  • program April 21, 2016

    Africa Now! 2016 Rocks the Apollo Theater in Harlem

    Every year, the world-famous Apollo Theater and New York’s World Music Institute pack the house for a stellar lineup of established and emerging artists from the African continent. This year was especially impressive. We bring you concert highlights and interviews … Read more »

  • blog April 6, 2016

    Field Report: Three Takes on Southern African Music

    In the past week, three strong acts from Zimbabwe and South Africa have graced East Coast stages. We already reported on the Africa Now show at the Apollo Theater, featuring Mokoomba, a young band from Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe. We were … Read more »

  • blog March 30, 2016

    Concert Review: Africa Now! at the Apollo

    Hundreds of avid fans flocked to Harlem’s Apollo Theater on March 26 for a taste of some of the freshest tunes coming out of the African continent. For four years running, the historic venue has hosted an annual Africa Now! … Read more »

  • blog March 25, 2016

    Mokoomba: 2016 North American Tour

    Mokoomba, the Zimbabwean powerhouse, returns to North American stages this spring with their diverse and electrifying music. The group, as our own Banning Eyre describes them, is “the most impressive band Zimbabwe has produced in recent memory.” They are led … Read more »

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