Friday, March 14, 2008

[Wadabo_updates] African Hip Hop Conference @ Harvard - Today & Tomorrow

Check it out:

The opening night last night was nice, and fairly well attended. The website is a bit not fully complete, in terms of information, but the most interesting things for this WADaBo list  are probably the following (all are free & open to the public):
Friday night, March 14th: Africa Night at 8:00pm
YALDA, Harvard College
African Music Night
LOCATION:SOCH Performance Hall, 5th floor, Hilles Library
INFORMATION: Open to all.

Saturday, March 15, 2008    
Panel @ Littauer 140- KSG, 79 JFK Street
10:30 – 12:00 pm: African Traditional Music and New Musical Creations.
Patty Tang – Professor, MIT and performer of Senegalese Music, Positive Black Soul, Nder et le Setsima Group, and Lamine TourĂ© & Group Saloum
Mulatu Astatke - Ethiopia
Youssou N' Dour – Vocalist, Senegal
Moderator: Kay Shelemay – Professor of Music and African and African American Studies, Harvard University

Saturday, March 15:
Closing Concert @ 9 pm
Saturday night concert: Gokh Bi System

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