Winter fun in December!

Please send us your listing of any African-based world events – concerts, shows, exhibitions – so we can share with our members!

 

Performance:

Samba Saturdays!  Check out The Brazil Show @ S.O.B.’s (204 Varick Street, NY, NY) on Decmber 15th & 22nd.  (212)-505-8183

SAMBA SATURDAY FEAT. VELLY BAHIA & KAZUA
Dec 29 @ S.O.B.’s (204 Varick Street, NY, NY

Special EventThey Call Me Q! A One-Woman Show by Qurrat Ann Kadwani
Thursday, Jan 10 7:00p
One and One, New York
The Inspired Word Presents They Call Me Q! A brilliant one-woman show written and performed by award-winning actress Qurrat Ann Kadwani .

African Soul Jam ~ Dance Party
Saturday, Jan 12 10:30p
The Five Spot, Brooklyn
DJ SM and DJ Fola spin the best mix of African club favorites in NYC: Afrobeat, Coupe Decale, Soukous, Kwaito, and more.

Art:

African Art, New York, and the Avant-Garde
November 27, 2012–April 14, 2013
Special Exhibition Tells Story of How African Artifacts were First Recognized as Art in U.S.
Location: Michael C. Rockefeller Special Exhibition Gallery
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Restaurants:

West African:  Ebe Ye Yie (2364 Jerome Avenue, Bronx, NY)  The menu of fresh main courses from Ghana changes daily at this tasty spot.

Senegalese:  Dibiterie Cheikh (231 West 116th Street, Harlem, NY)  This restaurant features sweet plantains, yassa chicken and fish, and much more to please your palate.

Ethiopian:  Awash (338 East 6th Street, NY, NY)  Delicious spicy and buttery finger foods await you at this East Village find.

Fun around town in June!

Send us your listing of any African-based/world events -concerts, shows, exhibitions – so we can share with our members.

SPECIAL DISCOUNTS this month for our members at select partner venues. Check them out below.


CLUB/CAFE
* Afro Cuban Concert: New School Afro-Cuban Jazz Band by Bobby Sanabria – The last Sunday of every month, 8 pm: Nuyorican Poets Cafe, 236 East 3rd Street, New York, (212) 505-8183
Samba Saturday’s: Berim Brown – Every Saturday, 12AM: SOB’s, 204 Varick Street, New york, (212) 243-9490
Haitian Dance Party: Every Friday, 12AM: SOB’s, 204 Varick Street, New york, (212) 243-9490
* Harlem Gospel Choir Sunday Brunch: Sunday, May 6th, 11AM: BB Kings Blues Club, 237 West 42nd Street, (212) 997-4144

PERFORMANCE
* Brazilian Guitarist: Carlos Barbosa-Lima – Wed, May 2nd, 7PM: America’s Society, 680 Park Avenue, New York (212) 249-8950
* Haitian Day Parade and Spring Fest: Sunday, May 27th, Nostrand Ave. (from Linden Blvd. to Foster Ave., www.haitianparade.com

ART
* African Art, Ancient and Contemporary Exhibition:
African Innovations – Ongoing: Brooklyn Museam, 200 Eastern Pkwy, Prospect Heights, NY (718) 638-5000
Brazilian Photography: Orfeu Negro Exhibit Opening Night: Thursday, May 10th,
7-10PM: FB Gallery of Brazilian Art, 368 Broadway, #209, New York (917) 495-2457

RESTAURANTS
Middle Eastern: Sahara, 126 East 13th Street – (212) 539-9955, 30% discount with Djoniba Discount Card
African: B&B African American, 165 West 26th Street, New York (212) 627-2914
* African: Nomad African Tapas, 78 2nd Avenue, (212) 253-5410
* African/French: Ponty Bistro, 218 3rd Avenue, (212) 777-1616
Haitian: Krik Krak, 844 Amsterdam Avenue (212) 222-3100