17 mars 2009

Renewal! New Orleans Afrikan Film and Arts Festival salutes the release of Mao Yaoteck ....

From the West Coast of Africa to the West Coast of America, Mao Otayeck’s music, as heard on his first solo album entitled “Renewal”, carries with it an eclectic world mix of soul, rock and African sounds covering the theme of love and hope. "I'm an all-terrain musician!", he jokes when asked to define himself. "I'm a mixture of different backgrounds including Lebanese, Malien, Argentinian, Ivorian, and French". His initial encounter in Paris with the legendary Afro-jazz musician Cheik Tidiane Seck and Tony Allen, Fela Kuti's... [Lire la suite]
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11 mars 2009

Noafest_Cinema Premiere In the 9th Ward ! "Trouble the Water" At the Tekrema Center for Art and Culture

Noafest_Cinema Premiere In the 9th Ward ! "Trouble the Water" At the : The New Orléans Afrikan Film and Arts Festival Cinéma Première and Tekrema Center for Art and Culture invite you To a Screening of Trouble the Water Directed by Tia Lessin and Carl Deal Saturday March 21 - 7pm Tekrema Center for Art and Culture 5640 Burgundy Street At the corner of Lamanche NOLA 70117 Entry is free - Suggested Donation $8 This collaborative project focusing on... [Lire la suite]
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10 mars 2009

The Sugar Babies

CINÉMA PREMIÈRE! Present The Sugar Babies Directed by Amy Serrano The Human Face of Trafficking … Sugar Bebies – Extrait Directed by Amy Serrano screening: April, 2009 – 7 pm Venue: http://www.theprytania.com/ Blood Sugar! The United States Agency for International Development estimates that there are 280,000 Haitians living in the Dominican Republic without legal status. Each year, 30,000 "clandestine" Haitians are exploited by the sugar industry in the Dominican Republic with the complicity of the... [Lire la suite]
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