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BERLIN CALLING! Piranha Picks of the Week - Afrofuturism 2.0

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Onyx Ashanti @ Oberbaumbrücke – see "THE COMET – 150 years W.E.B. Du Bois", Friday to Saturday, below


Thursday 1 NOVEMBER – PRANHA / WOMEX SPECIAL



Another edition of WOMEX successfully completed in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria – here's this year's Showcase act Gaye Su Akyol @

Where: YAAM, An der Schillingbrücke 3, 10243 Berlin // When: 19:00 ( Doors )
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Thursday 1 – Saturday 3 NOVEMBER



Many of the ideas of African American sociologist, equal rights activist and Pan-Africanist W.E.B. Du Bois arose during his time @ Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität, now Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin. To mark his 150th birthday, HAU – Hebbel am Ufer puts on 3 day festival "The Comet – 150 Years W.E.B. Du Bois - Contemporary Afrofuturism and Black Speculative Arts Symposium featuring lectures, conversations, films, a concert, and an exhibition – putting into perspective also Du Bois' influence on and his critique of German society, both relevant until today. Sharing the concert bill on Saturday with Berlin performance celebrity Onyx Ashanti – video above – is German-Haitian Frederik Hahn a.k.a. "Torch" – among others. Complete programme here

Where: HAU1, Stresemannstr. 29, 10963 Berlin // When: 17:00 ( Exhibition ) / 18:00 / 20:00 ( Fri / Sat ) / 22:00 ( Sat )
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Sunday 4 NOVEMBER – PRANHA / WOMEX SPECIAL



And another WOMEX 18 Showcase act making the round from Las Palmas de Gran Canaria to Berlin – Harouna Samake bandleader Harouna Samake himself guesting with Berlin's own Omniversal Earkestra @

Where: Schrippe Hawaii, Ziegrastr. 11, 12057 Berlin // When: 21:00
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Lead Photo: Onyx Ashanti @ Oberbaumbrücke / Onyx Ashanti - YouTube

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