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August 2016

Spirit Woman

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

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

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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GHS20

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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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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GHS30

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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VILLY & The Xtreme Volumes Uncolonised II

September 30, 2016 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Alliance Française Accra, Ghana + Google Map
GHS20

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

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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Free

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

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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Free

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

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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Free

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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April 2017

Comics and Smoothies

April 8 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
NourishLAB Smoothy’s, Oxford Street
Accra, Ghana
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Free

Comics and Smoothies is a free informal gathering to talk African comics, games and animation. We’ll be discussing the way forward for African comics, cartoons and games at NourishLAB® Smoothy’s in Osu from 2 – 4 pm. The theme for this free comics and smoothies event is FORWARD. Forward is inspired by Kwame Nkrumah’s famous quote, “forward ever, backwards never”. Forward focuses on the collective growth of the Ghanaian and African creative industry through collaboration and strategic partnerships. Topics include funding;…

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SABOLAI RADIO Kpokponsu Sets: TAWIAH

April 13 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
ACCRA [dot] ALT Space Station, Brazil House, Jamestown
Accra, Ghana
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Free

TAWIAH returns to Accra with "Recreate" - a listening session and film exploring the singer-songwriter's psychedelic soul journey.

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September 2017

An African Walks into an Echo Chamber

September 14 @ 7:30 pm - September 16 @ 7:30 pm
¢40

  What happens when an African and an Echo Chamber collide? Come see Accra Theatre Workshop's annual play series An African Walks Into an Echo Chamber to find out. The fourth edition of the short play festival will feature the experimental work of Nana Nyarko Boateng, Fiona Leonard, Nana Akosua Hanson, Hakeem Adam, Hasford Ato Kwamina, Debbie Onuoha, Brenda Bakomara, Yaba Armah, David Maja and Elisabeth Efua Sutherland for three days at Terra Alta, Abelempke (near Lucas College) and Nubuke…

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