Richard Bona — a West African singer of praise and storyteller – and percussionist. A Quartet of extraordinary Cuban Street Musicians.
May 27—May 30, 2016 BAM Peter Jay Sharp Building 30 Lafayette Ave. Brooklyn Senegal: Doors of Ancient Futures Artistic Director Abdel R. Salaam and Artistic Director Emeritus Chuck Davis The nation’s largest festival dedicated to African dance returns for its … Read More
Co-presented by the New York African Film Festival, this cinematic companion to the annual DanceAfrica celebration features the best fiction and documentary films from Ghana, Sudan, Kenya, Nigeria, and beyond, with a special focus on Senegal, the home of this … Read More
April 29 through September 18, 2016 200 Eastern Parkway (718)638-5000 Brooklyn The Brooklyn Museum brings African masquerade to life with a groundbreaking installation that connects works by twenty-five contemporary artists with examples of traditional disguise in the exhibition Disguise: Masks … Read More
Ayeto was a great guide on my trip to the Suri tribe. As you can see, he is much better at posting on FB. It was another great adventure. Many thanks to Khapti, our driver, Debash our excellent cook and … Read More
West of the Woito River in remote Southwestern Ethiopia resides the 7,000 strong Arbore people. Living in four small villages in close proximity to one another these pastoralists measure their wealth in cattle. The men leave their huts at sunrise … Read More
The Brooklyn Museum 200 Eastern Parkway Contemporary Art Galleries, 4th Floor Long-Term Installation Brooklyn The human body has occupied a significant place in the imaginations of artists, from our earliest ancestors to today. Central to how we understand and locate … Read More