Fatoumata Diawara in Concert in Brooklyn, NY
Fatoumata Diawara (known affectionately as "Fatou" by her fans) brought down the house at Brooklyn's BRIC April 4th. We were able to enjoy Fatou up close and personal at the BRIC House Ballroom.
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.
Funky Floetry at Issyra African Art Gallery
On May 15th I attended a most extraordinary happening which was help in a magical venue. The event was FUNKY FLOETRY: A Fundraiser for Mother Health International.