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October 2016

Fighting Spirit Exhibition Opens at Richard Beavers Gallery in October!

October 15, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - October 16, 2016 @ 6:00 pm
Richard Beavers Gallery, 408 Marcus Garvey Blvd.
Brooklyn, NY 11216 United States
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Free

"Fighting Spirit: Tribute to the Life and Times of Muhammad Ali," an exhibition of new works by Leroy Campbell dedicated to the Greatest heavy weight boxer of all time and civil rights activist, will open on October 15, 2016. For information call 347-663-8195 or visit www.richardbeaversgallery.com. Exhibition Dates: October 15, 2016 - November 27, 2016 Opening Reception: Saturday, October 15, 2016 | 7:00pm - 10:00PM Book Signing and Artist Talk & Discussion Sunday, October 16, 2016 | 3:00PM - 6:00PM  …

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Reel Sisters Screens 40 Films by Women of Color!

October 22, 2016 - October 23, 2016
LIU Brooklyn, Spike Lee Screening Room, 1 University Plaza
Brooklyn, 11201 United States
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$10

  Reel Sisters of the Diaspora Film Festival & Lecture Series returns to Brooklyn this fall with 40 films produced, directed and written by women of color from across the world! Reel Sisters will be held Oct. 22-23, 2016 at LIU Brooklyn (Flatbush & DeKalb Aves.). For film schedule and tickets visit www.reelsisters.org. Tickets are $10 but you can save by purchasing a 1 Day pass! Amenze: In Between Worlds directed by Mariona Lloreta is one of the many exciting films…

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March 2017

African Voices Spring Paint & Sip Gathering

March 31, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
African Voices, 270 West 96 Street
New York, NY 10025 United States
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$35

  On Friday, March 31, 2017, 6:30 pm-9 pm, African Voices presents Aura: A Meditation of Colors in celebration of Spring. Enjoy a relaxing evening exploring your relationship with colors while listening to Miles Davis renditions of Auras and expressing yourself on canvas. Join us for a festive gathering where you will paint, sip wine or bubbly cider and network with other creative spirits. Artist Khuumba Ama will faclitate this wonderful experience.  No experience in art is needed, bring your…

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May 2017

Their Eyes Were Watching God @BillieHolidayTheatre

May 12, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - May 13, 2017 @ 2:00 pm
The Billie Holiday Theatre, 1368 Fulton Street
Brooklyn, NY 11216 United States
$40 – $65

  Join us for the first theatrical presentation in the newly-renovated Billie Holiday Theatre with the 80th Anniversary reading of Their Eyes Were Watching God helmed by the Tony Award-winner Ruben Santiago-Hudson who recently directed the critically acclaimed and Tony nominated August Wilson’s Jitney on Broadway. Their Eyes is the epic tale of Janie Crawford, whose search for self takes her on a journey that stretches across decades. Told with haunting sympathy and piercing immediacy, audiences are taken on a…

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June 2017

African Voices Celebrates Javaka Steptoe (Radiant Child)

June 16, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
African Voices, 270 West 96 Street
New York, NY 10025 United States
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  AFRICAN VOICES CELEBRATES JAVAKA STEPTOE - FRI, JUNE 16! FRI., June 16, 2017, 6 pm-8 pm @African Voices, 270 W. 96th St. (Bet. Bway & West End Ave.) 2, 3 & 1 Trains to 96th Street RSVP for Event: RADIANT CHILD African Voices proudly hosts a celebration for award-winning children's author/illustrator Javaka Steptoe on Friday, June 16, from 6 pm-8 pm. Featured artist Javaka Steptoe will join us for a special book signing of his latest children's book Radiant…

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August 2017

Writing the Marvelous Real (2 Day Workshop)

August 18, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
African Voices, 270 West 96 Street
New York, NY 10025 United States
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$65

African Voices presents Writing the Marvelous Real: Stories for Magic Folks Whose Eyes Are On The Future, a two-day Speculative Fiction/Afrofuturism writing workshop with Sheree Renée Thomas on from Aug. 18-19, 2017. Sheree Renée Thomas, the author of Sleeping Under the Tree of Life, will host the special workshop in celebration of African Voices 25th Anniversary. This is a two-day master craft writing workshop for writers interested in exploring the art of Speculative Fiction. Join us Fri., Aug. 18, 6:30…

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January 2018

Mariahadessa Ekere Tallie Reads at Bloom Readings on Sunday, Jan 21!

January 21, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Hudson View Gardens Lounge, 116 Pinehurst Avenue
New York, 10033 United States
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Mariahadessa Ekere Tallie, former poetry editor at African Voices, will be reading from her poetry and prose at Bloom Readings on Sunday Jan 21 at 5PM. (Directions below.) A poet, essayist, educator and activist,Tallie is the author of the forthcoming "Strut" (Agape Editions), "Dear Continuum: Letters to a Poet Crafting Liberation" (Grand Concourse Press) and "Karma’s Footsteps" (Flipped Eye Publishing) and is widely published as a poet. She served as Poetry Editor of African Voices from 2013 to 2017. Established…

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August 2018

#WakandaTheVote Black Panther Screening on Aug. 24 @Brooklyn College

August 24, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Brooklyn College, 2900 Bedford Avenue
Brooklyn, NY United States
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Join Reel Sisters, Council member Jumaane Williams, State Senator Kevin S. Parker & Assembly member Rodeyse Bichottefor a fun evening of music and film to support voters registration! Event Hosts: Brooklyn College, African Voices, Elite Learners and ImageNation Cinema Foundation. This is a free outdoor family friendly event! Please bring blankets and chairs! Encourage your friends, family and co-workers to attend and register to vote at our Voters Registration table hosted by the NAACP! Aug. 24, 2018 (Raindate: 8/25) •…

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November 2018

African Voices & The Linyak Project Host Quincy Troupe Book signing

November 16, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
African Voices, 270 West 96 Street
New York, NY 10025 United States
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On Friday, Nov. 16, 2018, 6:30 pm, join African Voices magazine, The Linyak Project & Sister's Uptown Bookstore for a reading and booksigning for award-winning poet/author Quincy Troupe. He will read from his latest books Ghost Voices: A Poem In Prayer and Seduction. Angela Kinamore, AV's Poetry Editor, will MC the celebration. Enjoy an evening of poetry, inspiration and books. Light refreshments served. This is a free event but donations are welcomed! The event will be held at African Voices,…

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December 2018

Bring Your Family to Circus Abyssinia: Ethiopian Dreams for Kwanzaa Season!

December 20, 2018 @ 8:00 am - December 31, 2018 @ 5:00 pm

Discover the infectious joy of CIRCUS ABYSSINIA in ETHIOPIAN DREAMS. Don’t miss these astonishing artists as they weave together heart-stopping stunts with the irresistible rhythms of Ethiopia in their daring U.S. premiere!

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