There are two things that undeniably bring people together- food and music. New York Africa Restaurant Week (NYARW) is looking to bring everyone together with food, and some music too. During October 1- 22, in New York City, the African community and others can explore
As the sun disappeared in the horizon and dusk fell over Brooklyn, the crowd that gathered at the foot of one of the largest stages at Afropunk began to move to a hypnotic tune. Festival goers clad in some of the most fashion-forward outfits were
Scrolling through a polished website, popular shows like An African City and Girl Going Places flash across the screen. Now, from the comfort of your home from San Francisco to New York, movies like Adera or A Soweto Love Story are but a fingertip away.
From July 7th-10th 2016, Pan-African media company, Face2Face Africa will honor pan-African achievement at the 5th year anniversary of Pan-African Weekend. Themed The Year of Gold, this year’s festivities will include a private VIP reception, a networking mixer, the F.A.C.E. List Awards, and a closing
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The 23rd New York African Film Festival (NYAFF) opens Sunday, May 1st with an interactive town hall meeting at the Amphitheater of Film Society of Lincoln Center. The inaugural event, Digital Diaspora Family Reunion Roadshow, will invite participants of all backgrounds to share an on-screen narrative of family stories with the audience. This experience aims to
Today, April 27th, Applause Africa celebrates with South Africa!
Twenty-two years ago on this day, South Africa shed the shackles of colonialism and white minority domination by electing Nelson Mandela as the first democratically-elected president through a free and fair voting process. This day, Freedom Day, is
Sitting in New York City’s Lincoln Center Theater, two beautiful black bodies emerge in the spotlight making leaps, turns, gyrations, and kicks so effortlessly by themselves and intertwined with each other. The music is just as infectious as the movements and more dancers appear, instinctually
Last Thursday, April 7, Shared Interest celebrated change-makers for Southern Africa in a star-studded tribute featuring an exciting multi-media program with Raiza Said beautifully displaying the power of the Continent in a rousing musical performance.
Felicia Mabuza-Suttle in her second year running as host, kept the night racing
Thousands of fans flocked to the "Mother City" this past week to revel in the magic of the African Continent's biggest music gathering; the Cape Town International Jazz Festival (CTIJF).
Affectionately dubbed “Africa’s Grandest Gathering,” the festival is the biggest music event in sub-Saharan Africa and