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Screening: Spanish Joe Remembers

April 8 | Saturday | 5-7pm

Film Screening + Performance Feat: Pepe Gonzalez

Join BloomBars and the American Poetry Museum for a special screening of “Spanish Joe Remembers,” about legendary bass player Pepe Gonzalez. Tickets by donation.

Blacklist in concert

April 29 | Saturday| 8-11PM

Concert: BlacKLisT -Afro-Punk Band + Special Guest Safra

Strap in for a rare concert and performance art experience as BloomBars presents touring artists BlacKLisT and special guest Safra. General admission $20.

SCreening: Mama Africa – Miriam Makeba

March 26 | Tuesday | 7PM

BloomScreen & AWNP present: Mama Africa – Miriam Makeba

Mama Africa: Miriam Makeba (2011, 90 min), by Mika Kaurismaki – World-famous South African singer Miriam Makeba spent half a century travelling the world spreading her political message to fight racism, poverty and promote justice and peace. Mama Africa: Miriam Makeba is a tribute to a woman who embodied the hopes and the voice of Africa as no other. Mika Kaurismaki’s documentary, traces fifty years of her music and her performing life with rare archive footage. Miriam Makeba always stood for truth and justice. She fought for the oppressed most importantly for black Africans, as a campaigner against apartheid. Miriam Makeba (1932-2008) was an inspiration to musicians all over the world and a delight for international audiences.

The screening will be followed by a discussion moderated by Mwiza Munthali, of Africa World Now Project and Host & Co-Producer of AfricaNow! on WPFW 89.3FM.

*Suggested Donation: $10. Proceeds support both the Africa World Now Project and BloomBars. Free organic popcorn.

BloomScreen Indie Film Night – is a weekly series of independent and foreign films, accompanied by discussions with filmmakers, experts, and other guests.