The Journey Home: A Cultural Visit to Ghana (Music, Film, Art + More)

Lunchbox Theory is cordially inviting you to join themselves, MoCADA & MVMT, Thursday, October 13th, to Sunday, October 23rd, for a cultural journey to Ghana, West Africa. Featuring special musical performances, intimate film screenings, artistic exhibitions, and exciting cultural events, The Journey Home, will be a unique opportunity to experience the art, culture, and beauty of West Africa. Some of the highlights will include:

•    Tour art galleries in Accra and meet local artists

•    Party on the beach at Takoradi

•    Walk through the forest treetops on the Canopy Walkway in Kakum

National Park

•    Watch films of the African Diaspora in its cultural birth place

•    Experience a special memorial ceremony at the Cape Coast slave dungeon

•    Jam at a festive concert at The National Theater featuring Blitz the

Ambassador, and special guests (to be announced)

•    and more...

A limited number of seats are available for the trip. Please RSVP now for more info on how to register. Click HERE to register for further information and updates about the trip.

Image via Sheila Afari PR.

9 Black Electronic Musicians You Should Be Listening To

Featuring DJ Lag, Spellling, Nozinja, Klein, LSDXOXO and more.

We know that Black queer DJs from the Midwest are behind the creation of house and dance music. Yet, a look at the current electronic scene will find it terribly whitewashed and gentrified, with the current prominent acts spinning tracks sung by unnamed soulful singers from time to time. Like many art forms created by Black people all over the world, the industry hasn't paid homage to its pioneers, despite the obvious influence they have. Thankfully, the independent music scene is thriving with many Black acts inspired by their forefathers and mothers who are here to revolutionize electronic music. Here are a list of the ones you should check out:

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