Thanks to all who came out for the launch of Cultsha.com! The party was a big success and a lot of fun! Stay tuned for more events.
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A week at the Havana Film Festival, Cuba:
Films, music, dance, mojitos... highlights from the Festival Internacional Del Nuevo Cine Latinoamericano. (read more)
Come show your support for those films snubbed by the Oscars, cast your own vote, screen new films, eat, drink, dance... the perfect Oscars party!
Sunday, Feb 28th, 2-5PM
Shrine, 2271 Adam Clayton Powell Blvd @ 133rd Street, NYC
Souleymane Badolo's heartfelt portrayal of the tension between tradition and assimilation
Senegalese Artist Issa Sow
and his Issyra Art Gallery in Hoboken, New Jersey, where you feel transported to another world where LOVE of ART and PEOPLE reigns supreme. And where weekend nights are a multi-media and multi-cultural HAPPENING.
Alicia Olatuja as heart-centered vocal priestess.
Her concert is a musical ritual for the spirit which transforms devotees with socially conscious messages, sublime symbiosis with the band, and deep love for the audience.
The Shrine, Harlem
Walking into the Shrine in Harlem is like walking into a gallery, a world music club or your neighborhood bar.
Janka Nabay and the Bubu Gang and Tal National at Le Poisson Rouge in NYC.
Two African bands, one from Sierra Leone and the other from Niger, dazzle the crowd with an electrifying mix of pan-African rhythyms.
Cuba [Not So] Libre
On my third and most recent trip to Cuba this past April, I noticed stark changes since I had been in Havana exactly twenty years prior.
Once Chronixx and his band, Zincfence Redemption, hit the stage it was clear that the audience were his disciples, singing along, waving flags and basking in the new ambassador of reggae.