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Afro-pop singer-dancer Dobet Gnahoré brings heartfelt wish for peace and unity to Folk Fest
(Aug 2019) Ivory Coast’s celebrated Afro-pop star Dobet Gnahoré . drumming and music from her father, a master percussionist, learning the art of singing and dancing from other mentors.

Book now for the bank holiday Tropical Munch – banging tunes, chilled out vibes, and tasty Caribbean food!
Aug 21st, 2019 09:32 UTC   Birmingham Updates

This Bank Holiday Saturday get yourself to Bierkeller and celebrate the last of Summer with Tropical Munch’s Carnival! On Saturday 24th August Tropical Munch .

Dancing babies and woolly trees: Next month’s Hackney Carnival set to be ‘biggest and best yet’
(Aug 2019)   Hackney Citizen

If you saw a little baby doing the funky chicken around a knitted tree in Hackney Central, you’d be forgiven for thinking you might need to see someone. Not so if .

Afro Pop dancing with a master – Stanford University News
(since Feb, 2019) Afro Pop dancing with a master  Stanford University News

Afro Pop is a vibrant popular African dance form, current in the same way that Hip Hop is current.

Voodoo priestess, Turbo Hallion on the bill with Bounce Arts Festival back in Belfast
Aug 21st, 2019 00:18 UTC   The Irish News

ONE of the north’s most diverse and eclectic arts festivals bounces back into Belfast from September 5-8.

Open the Circle teaches footwork because footwork saves lives
Aug 21st, 2019 11:01 UTC   Chicago Reader

This Chicago nonprofit, linked to the Era dance crew, works to spread a local Black subculture that can knit together youth communities.

Stevie G: Prepare for an Afro explosion
(since Jul, 2019)   Echo Live

I’ve written about the afro-beats explosion quite regularly in the last few years and while Drake’s flirting with the sound a few years ago helped throw a lot of light .

Sheffield urban dance music singer Lornnah Stewart to perform at Sheffield Carnival
(Aug 2019)   Sheffield Telegraph

Dance music writer and performer Lornnah Stewart is returning to her home city to perform at Sheffield Carnival this weekend.

Money Empire has signed Nobles – The Point
(since Jul, 2019) Money Empire has signed Nobles  The Point

In an effort to put Gambian musicians in the world map, Money Empire has signed Nobles to its record label who already released the first single .

Green Man Festival review — a place where everyone felt welcome
(Aug 2019)   The Times

The secret of this gentle affair, held in a misty Welsh valley where the surrounding mountains provide a suitably mystic backdrop, is in its subtlety. There are no .

Sudden arts council closure leaves programs in limbo
(Aug 2019)   Cordova Times

Ben Brown is almost certain that he’s chairman of the Alaska State Council on the Arts. Unlike the council’s four paid staff members, who were abruptly fired .

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