AfroBembé: Ghanaian Afrobeat and Fela Celebration
Thursday, January 3, 2013 from 5:00 PM to 10:00 PM (EST)
Caribbean Cultural Center African Diaspora Institute (CCCADI)
AfroBembé: Cultural Networking Series
Ghanaian Afrobeat and Fela Celebration!
Music by DJ Stormin' Norman and Francis Akrofi Band
It's a brand new year and the Caribbean Cultural Center African Diaspora Institute (CCCADI) is excited to continue its AfroBembé Cultural Networking Series with a Ghanaian twist featuring DJ Stormin' Norman and the Francis Akrofi Band. Join us for an Afrobeat and Fela Celebration!
Invite your friends and enjoy of special discounts when you buy more than 1 ticket at http://cccadievents.eventbrite.com/
When: Thursday, January 3, 2013 | 5 p.m.-10 p.m.
Location: CREOLE Restaurant & Music Supper Club,
2167 Third Avenue (@ 118 Street) New York, NY 10035
Admission: $8 in advance and $10 at the door. Special discounts when you buy more than 1 ticket!
Jan 17, 2013 | 5 p.m. – Afro-Latin Women Celebration with DJ Sabine Blaizin and Legacy Woman Band
Jan 31, 2013 | 5 p.m. – Brazilian Celebration (Samba/Forro/Bossa Nova) with DJ Eli Efi and Forro Trio
Feb 7, 2013 | 5 p.m. – Puerto Rican Celebration (Bomba/Plena) with DJ David Medina and Alma Moyo Band
Feb 21, 2013 | 5 p.m. – Afro-Caribbean Diaspora Mash-Up with DJ Lumumba aka Revolution and Ilu Aye Band.
*Program Subject to Change
For more information, call contact (212) 307-7420 Ext. 3000, 3004, 3011 or visit http://www.cccadi.org.
About the AfroBembé Cultural Networking Series
AfroBembé Cultural Networking Series, a sequence of African Diaspora themed parties to build community support for renovation of the landmark firehouse that will be the center's new home in El Barrio. Attendees will meet New York City's most creative "doers and shakers" and celebrate the vibrant heritage of diverse cultures across the globe. Parties will be held twice a month from December 2012 - February 2013 and will feature DJs, live bands and the sights, sounds and tastes of the African Diaspora. This innovative and dynamic series pays homage to the diverse international community of El Barrio.
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Caribbean Cultural Center African Diaspora Institute
The Caribbean Cultural Center African Diaspora Institute (CCCADI) values, connects and advocates for the traditions, history, culture and advancement of the African Diaspora. Through the dual tenants of arts and advocacy, CCCADI aims to create a paradigm shift within the global community toward cultural equity and social justice via new standards, policies and language. The Center has been, and will remain, an accessible community resource, a “first voice” institution, which produces culturally-grounded, purpose-driven and activist-oriented works, while simultaneously serving as a beacon of motivation and inspiration for many.
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