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July 2016
Free

yoyo tinz Palabre #3

July 16, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The iSpace Foundation, F618/2 Anumansa,Lokko Streets,146 East X’Borg Estates,Osu
Accra, 233 Ghana
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Join the yoyo tinz team and their guest panelists Brown Berry of Y FM, Panji Anoff and Py Addo-Boateng to dissect the M.anifest x Sarkodie beef and its significance to the Ghanaian hip hop scene. Questions to be addressed include: Was it an important beef? Was it necessary? What was its impact on the hip-hop scene and the artists? Should such rivalry be encouraged as long as it strictly stays musical? Do we need more of such beefs to increase conversations around lyricism? How…

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August 2016
Free

Exhibition – Dawn of Progression

August 3, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - August 30, 2016 @ 8:00 pm
Alliance Française, Accra, Ghana + Google Map

Renowned artist, Bright Kofi Awuyah is set to inspire people from all parts of the world to celebrate in his exhibition, A Dawn of Progression. This exhibition allows art lovers to look beyond the face value of his works that have been birthed from his experiences, emotions, imaginations and anticipation about the future. The series titled A Dawn of Progression appreciates art as a dream, a vision and a transformative system of human expression.

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Free

Yellow is the Colour of Water

August 19, 2016 @ 10:00 am - October 22, 2016 @ 6:00 pm
Gallery 1957, Kempinski Hotel Gold Coast City, PMB 66 — Ministries, Gamel Abdul Nasser Avenue
Accra, Ghana
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Jeremiah Quarshie's YELLOW IS THE COLOUR OF WATER exhibition opens as part of the CHALE WOTE 2016 Open Gallery Tour. “Yellow is the Colour of Water” is a multi-site exhibition project staged by the artist Jeremiah Quarshie in collaboration with curator Robin Riskin. Based out of Gallery 1957 at the Kempinski Hotel, Accra, the exhibition maps out to a network of site-specific interventions, taking place at the Tema Station lorry park and Kotoka International Airport. The body of work revolves…

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Free

Spirit Woman

August 19, 2016 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Adventures is calling for stories from spirit women for a session that will take place at #ChaleWote2016 – Africa’s largest street art festival. See more info on SPIRIT WOMEN below, and if this strikes a chord, share your story and a short bio with us in any form under 500 words. We’ll select a few stories to read at the festival, with due credit, and to publish on the blog.  SPIRIT WOMEN is a celebration of exquisite forms of spirit power…

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September 2016
GHS20

Accra Food Festival

September 17, 2016 @ 11:00 am - September 18, 2016 @ 6:00 pm
Accra Polo Grounds, Airport By-Pass Road
Accra, 233 Ghana
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A weekend of jaw exercising and lip smacking is what the Accra Food Festival is going to be. Join food lovers across the city in celebrating the best food & drinks available in Ghana. A third year running, this year's festival promises to be a gastronomic paradise. Sample and purchase for a fraction of the price, small plates from the city's most popular hotels, restaurants, food and drink Brands. Enjoy live entertainment and special exhibitions from select arts, crafts and…

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GHS30

An African Walks Into A Voting Booth

September 23, 2016 @ 7:30 pm
Nubuke Foundation, 7 Adamafio Close, East-Legon
Accra, Ghana
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What happens when an African walks into a Voting Booth? Hilarious new writing from six Ghana-affiliated writers explores issues around democracy and the citizen. Accra Theater Workshop's annual short play festival stars James Brown, Comfort Arthur, Ophelia Dzidzornu, Mamley Djangmeh & Jamal Shaibu. With the support of Nubuke Foundation and Foundation For Contemporary Art, Ghana and in partnership with Tail's End, this promises to be an exciting and revealing experience. ATW is excited to be resuming programming and hope to see you soon!

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GHS20

VILLY & The Xtreme Volumes Uncolonised II

September 30, 2016 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Alliance Française, Accra, Ghana + Google Map

After successfully releasing their second EP HUMANIMALS, VILLY & The Xtreme Volumes are continuing a series of  performances to take their boldest work to the people.  Dubbed the Uncolonised Vol II, the band will thrill audiences with their socially conscious music and signature realism and witty lyrics. Started in 2014 in collaboration with Alliance Francaise and off the back of rave reviews from Uncolonised I, features by the BBC and other acclaimed performances including a session at Art Studio, this…

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October 2016
Free

Weavers of Intersectionality: Arts, Culture and Sports Convening

October 22, 2016 @ 5:00 pm - January 21, 2017 @ 8:00 pm
Nubuke Foundation, 7 Adamafio Close, East-Legon
Accra, Ghana
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The African Women's Development Fund (AWDF) hosts the first thematic convening for Arts, Culture and Sports, entitled Weavers of Intersectionality: Amplifying Women's Rights, Social Justice and Feminist Narratives in Arts, Culture and Sports in Accra from October 22 - 24, 2016. The convening brings together more than 30 participants from Ghana, Nigeria, South Africa, Senegal, Zimbabwe, Uganda and Kenya who are practitioners, researchers, media journalists and donors. They will deliberate on the challenges and opportunities in the fields of arts,…

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December 2016
Free

The Young Feminists Gathering: LEARN, CONNECT, CREATE

December 10, 2016 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Africa Women’s Development Fund, Plot 78 Ambassadorial Enclave, East Legon
Accra, Ghana
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The African Women's Development Fund (AWDF) is happy to announce a new initiative led by young feminists of the organization. Happening this December, The Young Feminists Gathering (YFG) is a space of learning, engagement, solidarity and creativity for women between the ages of 18-35. ACCRAALT co-director, Sionne Neely will lead the event scheduled to occur monthly at the AWDF Resource Centre in Accra, Ghana. The Young Feminists Gathering focuses on these core objectives: Learn more about how women's movements are shaping the…

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January 2017
Free

Akwaaba Photo Workshop + Exhibition

January 14 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Jamestown Cafe, High Street, opposite Ussher Fort
Accra, Ghana
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This youth photography workshop and exhibition is a creative project to engage youth in Jamestown in creative arts. The activity is part of a concerted effort to develop children’s creative expression through photographic imagery, to encourage them to share their views, perspectives, and insights in an open, safe and welcoming space. The workshop series and exhibition engages youth from the Jamestown community. African Urbanism, in collaboration with No Limit Charity Organization and photographer Teresa Meka of Teresa Meka Photography, coordinated…

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