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BRIC House 2018 spring schedule (Jamila Woods, Juana Molina, IFE & more)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

The Downtown Brooklyn venue’s programming schedule includes music, art exhibitions, performance, public programs, TV & podcast, and more.

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Les Nubians Charm the Kids and Their Parents Too at the French Alliance

Source: New York Music Daily

What if you told your six-year-old that you were going to take them to a performance that was educational, multicultural, rhythmically challenging and completely G-rated? They’d probably tell you to get lost, right? Well, late yesterday morning the French Alliance staged a program that was all that…and the kids loved it.

French-Cameroonian duo Les Nubians – sisters Helene and Celia Faussart – celebrate sisterhood, unity and Africanness in ways that aren’t cliched, or annoyingly P.C., or patronizing. Their music is sophisticated, blending elements of American soul, central African folk, downtempo, funk, bossa nova and hip-hop, to name a ...

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