Presented by: Learning From Performers and WGBH Jazz 24/7 Admission: Free; seating first-come, first served, subject to venue capacity.
Praised as “the undisputed queen of African Music” (Daily Telegraph) and honored for her activism on behalf of human rights and female empowerment, Angélique Kidjo has released ten albums, including her 2014 Grammy Award-winning “Eve.” She will deliver a lecture-performance entitled “Dahomey Dance: How Rhythms and Songs Travelled From Benin to the Americas,” followed by an audience Q&A and reception. Kidjo is an artist-in-residence at the W.E.B. Du Bois Research Institute at the Hutchins Center for African and African American Research.... Read more about vocalist ANGÉLIQUE KIDJO
Presented by: Harvard Ed Portal, Celebrity Series of Boston, Harvard South Asia Institute, World Music/CRASHarts and Learning From Performers Admission: Free and open to the public. RSVPs required. Location map
The award-winning film Marvi: The Mystic Muse explores Pakistani singer Sanam Marvi’s search for her own roots across Pakistan and her journey with Sufism. The screening will be followed by a discussion with filmmaker Tanya Panjwani and Ali Asani, Professor of Indo-Muslim and Islamic Religion and Cultures, Harvard University. This event is held in conjunction with Sanam Marvi's concert on Sunday, March 26 at 7:30 pm at Sanders Theatre, presented by the Celebrity Series of Boston and World Music/CRASHarts. For more information about the concert and tickets, visit the Celebrity Series website.... Read more about “Marvi: The Mystic Muse” film screening and discussion
Presented by: OBERON Tickets: $15 Runs: February 19 and February 24 More information
Sparkletown Productions is back with the first show of their 2017 season, and it’s sure to be A Kind of Magic. Fit for a Queen is a burlesque show set to the iconic sounds of everyone’s favorite flam rock band, Queen. With a roster full of Boston’s burlesque all-stars, We Will surely Rock You. You...