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Art Exhibition: For the Sake of Oil – Tues 3rd October

– Muxima presents in collaboration with the Brady Centre – For the Sake of Oil A new exhibition by Angolan/London artists Isaac Carlos, Carla Mateta and Bob Dawson features paintings, poster prints, photographs and poems that explore vibrant aspects of African culture. It also includes commentary on the exploitation by global companies of the oil […]

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Live Sessions: Farafi – Sunday 1st October, 6pm

Farafi presents a harmonious and vibrant musical fusion, it weaves the colours of traditional african music together with western contemporary music. Darlini Singh Kaul & Joy Tyson are at the core of Farafi and create an eclectic collection of traditional, vintage and original songs. Bringing the richness of harmony, these two very skilled vocalists are […]

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Giraffe Sessions: Kamao Trio – Sat 30th Sept, 8pm

Fronted by singer and guitarist Jean de Talhouët, this trio version of the band is dry and full of grit. It includes clarinet/tenor (Dave Shulman) and rhythm guitar (Dave Kelbie). The repertoire ranges from hot jazz featuring captivating virtuoso improvisations, to traditional manouche songs, Django Reinhardt classics, as well as original compositions. Increasingly groovy and […]

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Live Sessions: Turbo Tama – Sat 23rd Sept, 8pm

This locally-based Reggae Band are rootsy, dubby and bassy, with special guest, Jacinta ‘The Voice’, adding something new to tonight’s performance!   Turbo Tama is a local Reggae Band based in Bow. Together they’ve created a unique style of reggae for all, old and young alike. They will share with you an evening of easy […]

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Word Spoken – Thurs 21st Sept, 8pm

This will be an informal evening of literary stimulation, open to all. Recitals range from poetry and prose to compositions and quotations which are original or were, perhaps, penned by a favourite writer or poet. Join us to celebrate the enduring power of speech: listen, muse, enjoy, or even to take the stage yourself with […]

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Make a African Mask – Thurs 14th Sept, 7:30pm

A session led by artist Bob Dawson on creating a mask, using cardboard and recycled material, inspired by the strong and beautiful imagery found in African mask art. The masks produced at the session will be displayed at an exhibition, to be produced by Isaac and Bob from the Muxima, as part of Black History […]

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