Meet The Africa Center: FREE One-Day Extravaganza Saturday, September 20th

The long-awaited Africa Center is having an event called “Meet The Africa Center,” a FREE one-day extravaganza from 10:00am-5:30pm this Saturday, September 20th.  “Meet The Africa Center” will welcome and introduce the New York community to the home of The Africa Center, located at 1280 5th Avenue on 110th Street in Harlem. Visitors will enjoy a lively mix of entertainment curated by Okayafrica including DJ Birane (Côte d’Ivoire), DJ Underdog, and Rich Medina spinning, and live performances from Sierra Leone’s Janka Nabay and live performances by Sierra Leone’s Janka Nabay and the Bubu Gang, as well as Chop & Quench (The FELA! band) with special host Sahr Ngaujah, star of FELA! on Broadway.  Sounds exciting!

The Africa Center will of course present some amazing artwork and installations, and there will also be a dance performance by The Dance Theater of Harlem, various activities for children, tastings from The Cecil Harlem restaurant, vendors, and much more. See you there!

Meet The Africa Center