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AFROPUNK

Date: August 26-27th, 2017 Location: Brooklyn, NY Event Type: Cultural Festival Website: http://afropunkfest.com/brooklyn/ ————————————- This year’s AFROPUNK Festival is taking place in Brooklyn at Commodore Park on August 26th and 27th. AFROPUNK is a traveling cultural event with 5 different locations around the world and has been described by The New York Times as “The most […]

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Zanzibar International Film Festival

Date: July 8-16, 2017 Location: Zanzibar, Tanzania Event Type: Film Festival Website: https://www.ziff.or.tz/ ————————————- Taking place July 8 – 16, 2017 on the eastern shore of Africa in Stone Town, the Zanzibar International Film Festival is entering it’s 20th year of showcasing the best in African cinema and culture, with a theme that speaks volumes across […]

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Taste of Chicago

Date: July 5-9, 2017 Location: Chicago, IL Event Type: Food Festival Website: https://www.cityofchicago.org/city/en/depts/dca/supp_info/taste_of_chicago.html ————————————- Music lovers, foodies, and travel enthusiasts alike wait in anticipation every year for the bloom of sunshine, spring flowers and quick afternoon rainstorms — signifying occurrences that preempt the years’ optimal quarter: Summer, aka, music and food festival season. One experience […]

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Essence Fest

  Date: June 29 – July 2, 2017 Location: New Orleans, LA Event Type: Music Festival Website: https://www.essence.com/festival-2017 ————————————- New Orleans is known for doing everything with more color, energy, and culture. So it’s not surprising that Essence returns every year for it’s Essence Fest. With Diana Ross, the return of XSCAPE, and Solange as some […]

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