About this Event
Burkina Faso Meets Harlem: A Cultural Convergence at Langston Hughes House
Date: September 29th, 2023
Time: 6:30pm - 9:00pm
Location: Langston Hughes House, - 20 E 127th st Harlem NY
Prepare to embark on a mesmerizing journey of cultural fusion as "Burkina Faso Meets Harlem" at the iconic Langston Hughes House. This unique event promises to be a night of artistry, rhythm, and unity, celebrating the rich traditions of Burkina Faso and the vibrant spirit of Harlem.
Yahaya Kaburi, a masterful percussionist, and his talented group of friends from Burkina Faso will transport you to the heart of West Africa with their mesmerizing drumming performance. The rhythms will resonate through the Langston Hughes House, creating an electric atmosphere that embodies the soul of Burkina Faso's musical heritage. This is your chance to experience the rhythmic heartbeat of a distant land, right in the heart of Harlem.
Harlem native and spoken word artist, Earl Majette, will take the stage with his captivating words. Earl's poetic verses are not just spoken; they are lived and breathed. His performance will reflect the vibrant and diverse culture of Harlem, weaving tales of resilience, hope, and the beauty of human connection. Get ready to be moved and inspired by Earl's powerful spoken word artistry.
Hosted by the dynamic Nile Ferrell, this event is more than just a performance; it's a celebration of cultural diversity and the universal language of art. Nile will guide you through the evening, creating an atmosphere of unity and appreciation for the rich tapestry of cultures that make up our world.
Food and Refreshments
There will be a selection of delectable West African and Harlem-inspired dishes available for purchase at the event. Savor the flavors of Burkina Faso and Harlem, adding a culinary dimension to your cultural journey.
After the performances, join us for interactive discussions where you can engage with the artists and fellow attendees. Share your thoughts, ask questions, and explore the cultural connections that make events like these so enriching.
"Burkina Faso Meets Harlem" at Langston Hughes House promises to be a night of cultural enrichment, artistic celebration, and cross-cultural exchange. Mark your calendar for this unique experience on [Event Date]. Tickets are limited, so secure your spot early to ensure you don't miss out on this unforgettable evening. Join us in celebrating the beauty of diversity through music, poetry, and unity at Langston Hughes House.
Event Venue & Nearby Stays
20 E 127th St, 20 East 127th Street, New York, United States
USD 10.00 to USD 25.00