Africa Day is the annual commemoration of the foundation of the Organization of African Unity on May 25,1963. It is celebrated in various countries on the African continent, as well as around the world. About Africa Day
The Africa Day Summit is part of a three day virtual festival comprising a pre-party on May 23rd, The Thread – Tastemakers Africa’s signature virtual conference going down for the third time on May 24, and Amplify Africa’s Africa Day Celebration on May 25th. The festival brings together African and diasporan leaders, thinkers, movers, and doers to connect and share ways we can win together – especially in times of crisis.
This event will feature:
Breakout Discussions w/relevant topics pertaining to Africa and the Diaspora
Live DJ sets and Music performances
Celebrity shout outs and appearances
Fundraising to help the fight against COVID-19 Cashapp $Amplifyafrica PayPal: email@example.com and more!
Eight hours of bands, DJs, artists, workshops, poetry, and more! It’s through art that we translate our imaginations into shared experiences. And it’s through art that we can begin to reimagine our collective lives during a global pandemic. We’ve all been forced to rethink ourselves on every possible level, whether it’s the simple daily structure of our routines, or the vast and complex underpinnings of our society and our economy. In the midst of illness, panic, and isolation, we know…
NewFilmmakers Los Angeles (NFMLA) showcases and champions emerging filmmakers and diverse storytellers from around the world. In response to the COVID-19 crisis, we’ve moved our programming to virtual platforms. This includes the NFMLA Monthly Film Festival, now powered by Seed&Spark. This edition will include short and feature film programs, Q&A’s, panels and selections from our InFocus initiative which combats the lack of diversity in media. On June 5th, we’ll be hosting three panels. They’re listed below. For tickets and information…
The Bootleg Theater presents BlakTinx Dance Festival’s “Dancing on the Edge”. This is a video performance/presentation of BlakTinx alumni that features the creativity of these choreographers as they deal with the pandemic, sheltered in their homes. These video performances are soulful, imaginative, personal and sometimes truly joyful expressions of what it means to deal with the reality of covid 19. Come witness these exciting pieces as they share their personal spaces and feelings!
On Saturday, June 6th beginning at 7pm listeners can live stream soundpedro2020schizophonia at soundpedro.org. Following the live kick-off and Earmaginations sound performances, sound works will be continuously released throughout the month of June concluding with a SynthLab online dance party on June 30th at 7pm. Schizophonia is a term coined by R. Murray Schafer to describe the splitting of an original sound and its electroacoustic reproduction. The invention of electroacoustic equipment enables the recording and transmission of sound to anywhere…
Padua Playwrights kicks off the 2020 season with a series of performances with Blackouts. A new virtual performance piece showcases writer and director Murray Mednick’s poetic gifts to address the Covid-19 crisis. BLACKOUTS combines streetwise lyricism and dry humor to bear on an infernal encounter with the health care system, American style. Explains Mednick, “BLACKOUTS is a partially autobiographical account of a recent surreal hospital stay.” Starring the award-winning actor Tony Abatemarco (The Mystery of Irma Vep, Four Fathers, the…