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All day, Saturday, April 22, 2017

AFRICA SALON: Yale’s Annual Contemporary African Arts and Culture Festival

Saturday Events:

12:00-1:00 PM | TASTE OF AFRICA
Afro-American Cultural Center
Interactive Taste Presentation and Food Festival with Stella’s and Mazie’s African Catering, Lalibela Ethiopian Restaurant, and Kashbah Garden Cafe
Featured Artist: Essie Bartels | Spice Mixologist x Founder, Essiespice

1:15-2:15 PM | FROM AFROPUNK TO MUSLIM BAN
Afro-American Cultural Center
Discussion on the Intersections of Racism, Islamophobia, Xenophobia, and Pop Culture
Featured Student Artists: Sakina Shakur, Abdul Zachariah, Eilaf Elmileik, Daad Sharfi, Zeinab Khalil

2:30-3:30 PM | DANSE!
Afro-American Cultural Center
African Dance Showcase
Featured Dance Groups:
• Dzana | Yale University
• Nubian Foxes | University of Connecticut
WUMALA: West African Dance Ensemble | Eastern Connecticut University

3:45-5:00 PM | COSMIC AFRICA
Afro-American Cultural Center
Musical Workshop and Discussion
Featured Artists: Cosmic Homies | Musical Collective

5:00 | COCKTAIL RECEPTION + ARTIST MEET AND GREET
Exhibit featuring works by Kwadwo Adae, Kenturah Davis, Anna Wane, Tsedenya Simmie, Jesse Kimotho, Michelle Kemei, and Hope Village Artisans

Websites: Register, Event Page
Open to: General public
Admission: Free but register in advance
Instructions: Admission Free, Registration Encouraged
Contact Information: Dianne Lake, Dianne.lake@yale.edu

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