BobFest ATL 2017 Lineup Announced

BobFest 2017 is February 3rd – 10th in Atlanta.

Beginning Friday is an Evening with Mutabaruka, international poet, actor, broadcaster and social commentator. Taking place at Southwest Community Arts Center, located 915 New Hope Rd Southwest Atlanta Hosted by legendary poet Sunni Patterson, featuring Bilal Sunni Ali on saxophone and Baba Sola on percussions. Marketplace & Food and healers garden. Showtime is 6:30 pm. Doors open 6pm. Info 404-590-8010

Evening with Mutabaruka

Friday, February 3 is an evening with the international poet, actor, broadcaster and social commentator, Mutabaruka.

Beginning Friday is an Evening with Mutabaruka, international poet, actor, broadcaster and social commentator. Taking place at Southwest Community Arts Center, located 915 New Hope Rd Southwest Atlanta Hosted by legendary poet Sunni Patterson, featuring Bilal Sunni Ali on saxophone and Baba Sola on percussions. Marketplace & Food and healers garden. Showtime is 6:30 pm. Doors open 6pm. Info 404-590-8010

Evening with Mutabaruka

This will take place at the Southwest Community Arts Center located at 915 New Hope Rd. in Southwest Atlanta.  The event will be hosted by legendary poet Sunni Patterson and will feature musicians Bilal Sunni Ali on saxophone and Baba Sola on percussions.  There will also be a marketplace with food and healers garden featuring music by DJ Kemit.  Doors open at 6 pm with showtime at 6:30 pm.  The venue for our evening with the legendary Mutabaruka has limited seats so purchasing advance tickets is suggested. Call 404-590-8010 for more information.

Saturday, February 4 is the Annual Trenchtown Rock international night dance.

Saturday is the Annual TRENCHTOWN ROCK international night dance. Takes place at The Core - 9857 Main St East Point Ga (across from East Point Marta Station) 9pm- 4am Classics of Marley and classic roots all night...with ABA SHAKA, HIGHLANDA SOUND - EMPRESS ZAUDITU - DJ REBELLION - MAJESTIC SOUNDS aaaaaaand a surprise guest selector.  A ROOTS DanceThere will be vendors, food and drink, and refreshing services available. Hosted by the lovely sisters of Sol Rizing Band! Info 404-590-8010

ABA SHAKA, HIGHLANDA SOUND – EMPRESS ZAUDITU – DJ REBELLION – MAJESTIC SOUNDS and a surprise guest selector.

The dance will take place at The Core – 9857 Main St., East Point, GA (across from East Point Marta Station) from 9 pm until 4 am.  The session will be hosted by the lovely sisters of Sol Rizing Band.  Classics from Bob Marley and other classic roots selections will be showcased all night by Aba Shaka, Empress ZawdituDJ Rebellion, and Majestic Sounds alongside Highlanda Sound featuring me Kahlil Wonda.  A surprise guest selector will also be announced.  There will be vendors, food, drink, and refreshing services available.  Call 404-590-8010 for more information.
GREETINGS CULTURE LOVERS!  Give yourself a payday loan...and pay yourself back in 2 strongs (weeks)   The ticket sales have soared today. Don't miss out on a great opportunity. A relatively small investment for a great time of music and soul food (for the body and the soul). We take special care to create fun, safe, energetic spaces.   GRAB EARLY BIRD TICKETS NOW for the monumental evening with MUTABARUKA hosted by the incredible SUNNI PATTERSON and featuring the legendary "Spirit man" Baba Bilal Sunni Ali and the Congo drummer Baba Sola. Greeting us in the terrace with vibe music for the Afrikan marketplace is the original DJ KEMIT   And that's just the start....we know u don't want to read an essay right now though. Come to the website www.bobfestatl.com check out the info, the vibes, the sponsors...come black often for special prizes and goodies...

Trenchtown Rock 2017, Atlanta

Friday, February 10 there will be a Maroon family meeting on the full moon for a screening of the groundbreaking film Sankofa by Haile Gerima.

GREETINGS CULTURE LOVERS!  Give yourself a payday loan...and pay yourself back in 2 strongs (weeks)   The ticket sales have soared today. Don't miss out on a great opportunity. A relatively small investment for a great time of music and soul food (for the body and the soul). We take special care to create fun, safe, energetic spaces.   GRAB EARLY BIRD TICKETS NOW for the monumental evening with MUTABARUKA hosted by the incredible SUNNI PATTERSON and featuring the legendary "Spirit man" Baba Bilal Sunni Ali and the Congo drummer Baba Sola. Greeting us in the terrace with vibe music for the Afrikan marketplace is the original DJ KEMIT   And that's just the start....we know u don't want to read an essay right now though. Come to the website www.bobfestatl.com check out the info, the vibes, the sponsors...come black often for special prizes and goodies...

Sankofa Screening

This takes place at the Auburn Research Library, located at 101 Auburn Ave. NE., Atlanta, GA.  Call 404-613-4010 for more information.
Visit BobFestATL.com for tickets, vending opportunities, and any further information.   
Tickets also available at:
    International Food Market 
    3709 Covington Hwy, Decatur, GA (east Side)
     Mango’s Caribbean Restaurant
     180 Auburn Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30303 (Downtown)
     Axum Culture
      Address1065 Ralph David Abernathy Blvd SW, Atlanta, GA 30310 
     (West End)
     
     Fruits Veggies & Herbs
     AddressCampbellton Plaza, 2085 Campbellton Rd SW, Atlanta, GA 30311
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“Where I Belong,” A new single by Glen Washington and E-Dee

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Glen_WashingtonThere is a new single to take note of by Glen Washington and E-Dee of the movie “Out The Gate” and “Revolution” featuring Irie Love.

The song is called “Where I Belong.” The lyrics talk about the challenges of living where the system puts the youth and minorities in general at risk to lose their life at the hands of law enforcement. “Teach the truth to the youth, remember Hands Up Don’t Shoot” sings Washington.

The feeling of the record is peaceful, at such a un-peaceful topic, reflecting the positive hand of hope and faith in guidance and protection.

 

 

HIT PLAY ‘JAMAICA FAREWELL’ IN NEW YORK, June 14th – 23rd

Many of you have heard of or perhaps seen the hit play ‘Jamaica Farewell,’  which is based on a true story of struggle, courage, faith, hope and determination.

JAMAICA FAREWELL IN NEW YORK, June 14- 23

The play has been optioned by Rita Wilson, producer of Big Fat Greek Wedding and directed by Joel Zwick who also directed the movie.

The play is returning to New York this weekend June 14-16 and next weekend June 21-23.  See the play before it hits the big screen – showtimes below!

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  • Fri, June 14th at 8pm
  • Sat, June 15th at 8pm
  • Sunday, June 16 at 3pm
  • Fri June 21 at 8pm
  • Sat June 22 at 8pm
  • Sun June 23 at 3pm

SOHO PLAYHOUSE
15 Vandam Street, New York, NY

(E or C downtown. Get off at Spring St. station use Van Dam St. exit)
Tickets are $35.00

RSVP 212-691-1555 or Sohoplayhouse.com

www.jamaicafarewelltheplay.com