On Wednesday January 16 at Lair NYC Lounge, Friends of the Congo (FOTC) in collaboration with Okayafrica, Etienne DeYans at Tapis Rouge, and Applause Africa, will host a celebratory evening honoring the legacy of Congolese anti-colonial leader and inaugural Prime Minister Patrice Lumumba. Toni Blackman will host the evening with live performances and short film screenings, which will also serve as a fundraiser for the Congo Connect Youth Imitative. Check out the details below:
Performers: PS The Rebels, 7Knuckles and Hasan Salaam.
DJ: DJ RipRaw from Tobago and Kevin Boss from DRC
Special Guest Performance by Japanese Ballerina Shoko Tamai
A Tribute will be made to our special friend Aaron Swartz.
When: Wednesday Jan. 16, 2013 7pm
Tickets: $10 - Click here to purchase tickets
201 Lafayette Street (6 train stop to Spring St, corner of Kenmare and Lafayette St in Soho)
Manhattan, NY 10012