LECTURE-DEMONSTRATION | Calling Divine Spirits: Minkisi Minkondi, Sacred Sculptures of Central Africa
2:00 pm
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Byb Chanel Bibene presents Nkisi Nkondi: A Divine Sculpture from Central Africa, a public talk which reveals the lesser known functions of the minkisi minkondi, the sacred statues found in the great kingdom of Kongo, central...
FILM SCREENING| ASMARINA @ Museum of the African Diaspora
Oct 25 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
FILM SCREENING| ASMARINA @ Museum of the African Diaspora
6:30 pm
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ASMARINA: Voices and images of a postcolonial heritage The Eritrean/Ethiopian community has been present in Italy for at least half a century and it has been actively integrated into the social and cultural life of...
The Moral of the Story: Storytelling as a Powerful Classroom Tool
4:30 pm
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How do folktales teach us about culture and the world around us, and how can educators best integrate storytelling into the classroom? Unleash the power of narrative and the lessons of folktales for today as...
Oct 26 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Jump Up: The En Mas Film Series | Calypso Rose: Lioness of the Jungle @ MoAD Museum of the African Diaspora
6:30 pm
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In conjunction with the current exhibition En Mas’: Carnival and Performance Art of the Caribbean, Musuem of the African Diaspora (MoAD) and the SF Latino Film Festival present Jump Up: The En Mas’ Film Series, six weeks of documentaries...
Jump Up: The En Mas Film Series | Tchindas @ MoAD Museum of the African Diaspora
Nov 2 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Jump Up: The En Mas Film Series | Tchindas @ MoAD Museum of the African Diaspora
6:30 pm
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In conjunction with the current exhibition En Mas’: Carnival and Performance Art of the Caribbean, Musuem of the African Diaspora (MoAD) and the SF Latino Film Festival present Jump Up: The En Mas’ Film Series, six weeks of documentaries...
Jump Up: The En Mas Film Series |Tootie’s Last Suit @ MoAD Museum of the African Diaspora
Nov 9 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Jump Up: The En Mas Film Series |Tootie’s Last Suit @ MoAD Museum of the African Diaspora
6:30 pm
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*Photo from Tootie’s Last Suit* In conjunction with the current exhibition En Mas’: Carnival and Performance Art of the Caribbean, Musuem of the African Diaspora (MoAD) and the SF Latino Film Festival present Jump Up: The En Mas’...
PERFORMANCE | We’re Staying: Poetry with Sounds of Resistance and Celebration
6:30 pm
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We’re Staying: Poetry with Sounds of Resistance and Celebration is part of Teju Adisa-Farrat’s “We’re Staying” series via her work through World Unwrapped. This evening of poetry and sounds focuses on resistance and celebration across the African...
Film Screening & Discussion | EVOLUTIONARY BLUES: WEST OAKLAND’S MUSIC LEGACY
7:00 pm
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Join us for a screening & discussion of the documentary EVOLUTIONARY BLUES: WEST OAKLAND’S MUSIC LEGACY, a Cheryl Fabio film. The Blues is an earthy, soul-stirring mélange of roots music and personal narratives that became the...