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Africa Utopia | August 31 – September 4

Africa Utopia | Wednesday 31 August 2016 - Sunday 4 September 2016 Discover art and ideas from Africa that are changing the world. Africa Utopia presents ...
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AFRICA UTOPIA CLUBNIGHT

The Very Best, masters of Afro-Electronic vibes with their unique blend of dance, hip-hop and traditional Malawian music, take over the Festival Terrace with th...
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#HowToFixNigeria: Dismantling Patriarchy

A special Africa Utopia edition of the Royal African Society's  popular #HowToFixNigeria panel series with Fatimah Kelleher, Dorcas Erskine and Elnathan John (T...
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THE AFRICAN JAZZ CAFÉ

  Join Southbank Centre weekend residents Tomorrow's Warriors Youth Ensemble, conducted by Binker Golding, on a tour of Africa jazz giants. Connect w...
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FEMI TEMOWO

Join Southbank Centre regulars Groove Baby for an Africa Utopia special. Groove Baby concerts give parents and carers with babies or toddlers a chance to ge...
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AFRICA UTOPIA SOCIAL DANCE

Learn traditional and contemporary dances from South and West Africa and get a feel for the rhythms of African music. The Clore Ballroom plays host to an aft...
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MEET THE AUTHOR: LEILA ABOULEL

Hear Leila Aboulela read from and discuss her new novel The Kindness of Enemies. Aboulela has won a Scottish Book Award and the Caine Prize, and has been lon...
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TERAKAFT

Hear a genuine desert rock band, sculpted by the searing air and shifting sands of the Sahara. Terakaft’s name means ‘caravan’ in Tamasheq, and its musicians...
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TAWIAH

Hear this singer-songwriter and DJ bring her much-lauded talent to Friday Tonic. Tawiah’s sound is unprocessed and uncompromising, her a voice a singular ins...