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BERLIN CALLING! Piranha Picks of the Week - Fenfo - Say something!

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Fatoumata Diawara – "Nterini" / Berlin date on Saturday, see below



Thursday 2 AUGUST



Following up on his half brother Ziggy's recent gig @ Astra – Bob Marley's only British son, Julian, a dedicated Rastafarian and natural Reggae perfomer in the family tradition like his brothers and sisters

Where: YAAM, An der Schillingbrücke 3, 10243 Berlin // When: 20:00 ( Doors )
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While Julian Marley & The Uprising rock YAAM, South African MIAGI Youth Orchestra one day before opening "Young Euro Classic 2018" in the same location on Friday 3 AUGUST, celebrates another round of "Mandela 100" @

Where: Konzerthaus, Gendarmenmarkt 10117 Berlin // When: 20:00
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Friday 3 AUGUST – PIRANHA / WOMEX SPECIAL I



After their XJazz appearance last year, legendary Nigerian Afro Soul originator and WOMEX 17 Showcase act Orlando Julius and his British cohorts The Heliocentrics return to Berlin for a spot @ Haus der Kulturen der Welt's "Wassermusik" edition "Goodbye UK – and Thank you for the Music"

Where: Haus der Kulturen der Welt, John-Foster-Dulles-Allee 10, 10557 Berlin // When: 19:00 / 20:30
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Saturday 4 AUGUST – PIRANHA / WOMEX SPECIAL II



Certainly not hindered by her mesmerizing WOMEX 10 Showcase appearance in København, Malian singer Fatoumata Diawara went on to strong international reputation since. With international smash "Fenfo" – presented on the running tour – as the peak so far

Where: Huxleys Neue Welt, Hasenheide 107, 10967 Berlin // When: 20:00
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Sunday 5 AUGUST



Sireen – the eponymous inspiration behind above composition – is actually the name of Taiseer Elias's daughter who is accompanying him on piano @ Jewish Museum Berlin's "Jazz in the Garden". Elias Duo – Arabic-Turkish art music, Longa, Samaie, Tahmila, Taksim and Taiseer Elias originals

Where: Jüdisches Museum Berlin, Lindenstr. 9 – 14, 10969 Berlin // When: 11:00
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Monday 6 AUGUST



Shadowed – if at all – only by Aston "Family Man" and his brother Carlton Barrett of Bob Marley's Wailers Wailers ( Live @ Huxleys Neue Welt on Wednesday 8 AUGUST ), Sly & Robbie – Sly Drumbar and Robbie Basspeare as their Dunbar and Shakespeare real names were once modified – are the eternal leading rhythm section of Mainstream Reggae and every genre associated even remotely. Berlin stop for their Taxi Gang outfit with Bitty McLean @

Where: YAAM, An der Schillingbrücke 3, 10243 Berlin // When: 19:00
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Tuesday 7 AUGUST



After a promising start in the industry and a car crash that left him in a coma for weeks, former hustler Xavier Amin Dphrepaulezz returned as Fantastic Negrito with a less polished, rougher, very deeply rooted version of his funky Negrito music – completely fantastic, indeed!

Where: Privatclub, Skalitzer Str. 85 – 86, 10997 Berlin // When: 20:00
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Wednesday 8 AUGUST – PIRANHA / WOMEX SPECIAL III



For the European release of their album "The lost Fables", Australian guitar tartars Opal Ocean team up with offWOMEX 04 Schowcase act Badi Assad – complementing their fierce performance perfectly both stylistically and mood wise

Where: Kantine am Berghain, Am Wriezener Bahnhof, 10243 Berlin // When: 20:00
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Thursday 9 AUGUST – Sunday 9 SEPTEMBER / PIRANHA / WOMEX SPECIAL IV

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One of the most well-known squares of the city with the entrance to the International Congress Center, the radio tower and the Archeological Museum to the right, 2006 © Ingo Dünnebier

Thessaloniki, home of WOMEX 12 and the Piranha Arts joint venture Octopus Garden, has been a hotspot of both European culture and international migration for centuries. And a vibrating city! "Thessaloniki. Looking at Time through Moments: Photographs 1900 – 2017""European Cultural Days" 2018 – chronicles its recent history with a multimedia presentation of photographs beginning with the end of the 19th century

Where: Museum Europäischer Kuturen, Arnimallee 25, 14195 Berlin // When: Vernissage 18:00 / Running until Sunday 9 SEPTEMBER – comprehensive programme, including all special events here
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AND ANOTHER EXHIBITION OF THE WEEK

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Christine Sun Kim – "listen (hear) listen", 2017

Still running until the end of September is "For the Record" as part of "Untie to Tie" – a discourse on colonial legacies, movement, migration and environment @ ifa Galerie Berlin. Experience sounds from around the world first hand in a series of installations – South African trumpet player Mandla Mlangeni, Funk Band Chicano Batman, an accordion drifting on the Amazon, the sounds of Wall Street. Reflect on the conditions of these sounds' creation. Allocate attention and awareness. Listen anew …

Where: ifa Galerie Berlin, Linienstr. 139 / 140, 10115 Berlin // When: Until Sunday 30 SEPTEMBER, Tue – Sun 14 – 18
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Lead Photo: Fatoumata Diawara – "Nterini" / © Live Nation Video Network, [ Merlin ] Wagram Music ( im Auftrag von Shanachie Ent. Corp. ) und 3 musikalische Verwertungsgesellschaften / YouTube

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