2018 Festival Line-Up*

ALL EVENTS ARE FREE

 

Thursday 5th April


5:00pm | Healing Across Identities

An Intimate Poetry, Live Music and Dialogue Set  on Identity and Culture

La Casa Main Gallery, 301 Crown Street

8:00pm | My Tongue. My Noose.

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

Yale Cabaret, 217 Park St

 

Friday 6th April


5:00pm | Meet the Author

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

Yale Bookstore, 77 Broadway

6:30pm | An African Lens

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

Creative Arts Workshop, 80 Audubon Street

 

9:00pm | Taste of Africa

A Food Festival Introducing Local Cuisine from Across the Continent

E-Room, Afro-American Cultural Center | 211 Park Street

 

saturday 7th april


10:30am | An Instruction Guide to Surviving Foreign Shores and Ocean Water

A Creative Writing Workshop

Bass Library, 100 Wall Street

 

2:00pm | Danse!

Afrobeats Dance Class Bringing You the Hottest Moves From All Over Africa

Theater Studies Ballroom, 220 York Street

 

5:30pm | Detangling our Roots

Interrogating the Politicization of Black Hair

LC 317, 63 High Street

12:00pm | The Artivist

Seeking Justice Through the Pen, the Canvas and the Stage

LC 317, 63 High Street

 

4:00pm | (Re)Presenting Heroes

Disrupting the Monopoly on "Superpower" for Black Youth

LC 317, 63 High Street

 

8:30pm | For The Culture

An Evening of Comedy, Music, Dance and Poetry

Luce Hall 101, 34 Hillhouse Ave

10:30pm | The Afterparty

Dress to Impress, Dance to Your Favourite Afrobeats

Fornarelli's Ristorante, 99 Orange Street