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Welcome to Brighton & Hove Black History Month 2013

 

Please check out exciting events lined up for this Black History Season

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Write Meet Read - Ink on My Lips

Sat 2 Nov 7:30pm

Brighton Dome, Studio Theatre, New Rd, Brighton, BN1 1UG

£5 (£4 concessions)

Tickets can be bought in advance from Ticket Office, 29 New Rd or www.brightondome.org

Travel between America, Africa, Europe & the Caribbean in an evening of stories, poems & music from five writers reading from a new anthology.

The evening will also include stories and poems from dear departed Irene Mensah.

 

West African Roots AfroManding band - YIRI BAA plus Kora Maestro Jali Burama Mbye

Sat 2 Nov 8pm

The Brunswick Pub, 1 - 3 Holland Road, Hove, East Sussex, BN3 1JF

£7 buy tickets direct from the venue 01273 733 984 or www.wegottickets.com.

A wonderful night of LIVE African music:- the magical harmonic progressions of the Kora (African harp) and wild hot African Rhythms song and dance. AfroManding band YIRI BAA will have you up and dancing !!!

 

Rokia Traore

Weds 6 Nov 8pm

Brighton Dome Corn Exchange 17:50

Tickets available from Ticket Office, 29 New Rd, Brighton, BN1 1UG or www.brightondome.org or 01273 709 709

Described as West Africa's most inventive singer-songwriter, Rokia Traore delivers her unique blend of blues and contemporary rock, rooted in the musical traditions of Mali.

 

Latin Voices Live !

Following the amazing success of last year's one-day festival, we return with a week of activities to celebrate the Mexican 'Day of the Dead'. Hear music, watch films, try the food, listen to the story telling and literature and try your hand at the arts & crafts workshops. Latin Voices Live! is a multi-art form celebration of Latin cultures from around the world, co-ordinated by Sussex-based Writing Our Legacy. for full programme of events check out website

www.writingourlegacy.wordpress.com/latin-voice-live-a-celebration-of-di-de-los-muertos

 

Sat 2 Nov 11am, Mon 4 Nov 4pm, Sat 9 Nov 11am

Jubilee Library, Jubilee St, Brighton, East Sussex, BN1 1GE

Admission FREE for all ages

Bi-lingual story telling, translated texts and a special Dia de Los Muertos themed children's area with a Tree of Life.

 

Dead Late

Thurs 7 Nov 7 - 10pm

Brighton Museum, Royal Pavilion Gardens, brighton, BN1 1EE

£4 advance, £5 members, £7 on the door

You can buy your tickets from the Event Booking line 03000 290 902 (Mon - Fri); email visitor.services@brighton-hove.gov.uk or direct from Brighton Museum. For more info visit our website: www.writingourlegacy.wordpress.com

An evening of traditional story telling, drop in dance session, Mexican cocktails & live DJ set featuring traditional & contemporary Latin rythmns.