2018 Festival Line-Up*

ALL EVENTS ARE FREE


Thursday 5th April


5:00pm | Healing Across Identities: An Intimate Poetry, Live Music and Dialogue Set 

 A Performance and Interactive Workshop on Intersectionality, Identity and Culture

 

8:00pm | My Tongue. My Noose.

In honor of Yale Pride Month, a performance intersecting African and LGBTQI identity

 

 

Friday 6th April


5:00pm | Meet the author

A Reading and Discussion of Chuma Nwokolo's new book "The Extinction of Menai"

 

6:30pm | an african lens

 An Exhibition Exploring Africa and African Identity Through the Eyes of African Artists

 

9:00pm | Taste of africa

A Food Festival Introducing Local Cuisine from Across the Continent

 

Saturday 7th April


10:30am | AN INSTRUCTION GUIDE TO SURVIVING FOREIGN SHORES AND OCEAN WATER

A Creative Writing Workshop

 

12:00pm | The Artivist

Seeking Justice Through the Pen, the Voice, and the Stage

 

2:00pm | DANSE!

Afrobeats Dance Class for ALL

 

4:00pm | (Re)Presenting Heroes

Disrupting the Monopoly on "Superpower" for Black Youth

 

5:30pm | detangling our roots

Interrogating the Politicization of Black Hair

 

8:00pm | for the culture

An Evening of Comedy, Music, Dance and Spoken Word Performances

 

10:30pm | the afterparty

Dress to Impress, Dance to Your Favourite Afrobeats

 

*preliminary Schedule; Subject to Change