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The Gathering

  • Public School 210 503 W.152nd Street @ Amsterdam Avenue New York, NY USA (map)

Laolu and the Afromysterics will be performing at The Gathering Event in Harlem on December 20th, 2014 

Their set will be tentatively from 5pm - 5:30.

The New York African Chorus Ensemble is pleased to partner with Womanwerk to present

The Gathering VIII: A night of African Music, Dance, Food and Dialogue.


I.S. 210
21st Century Academy for Community Leadership 
503 W.152nd Street @ Amsterdam Avenue, 

New YorkNY 10031


Saturday, December 20, 2014 from 4:00 PM to 9:00 PM (EST)

4pm: Just in time for Christmas and Kwanzza, come early to our African Market Place and purchase unique gifts for yourself and your loved ones. Shop as you taste traditional food from Ghana, Senegal, Ethiopia and wash it down with a special blend of tea from Yemen.

 5pm: Enjoy an eclectic concert of music and dance from different African countries and genres.

Performers include:

Arki Sound (Ethiopia)

Laolu & the Afromysterics ( Nigerian Afrobeat)

Movement of the People Dance Company ( Caribbean)

New York African Chorus Ensemble

7pm: Panel Discussion: Our Global Connections Within Our Diverse Cultural Expressions


Charles CooperPresident Bronx African Advisory Council; Dr. Lani Stephens, Humphrey Fellow; Robert Bernstein,  Girls Education Initiative of Ghana, American; Adeola Oladele Fayehun, Sahara Reporters TV.

 Moderator: Nekpen Osuan, Teach for America & Co-founder of WomenWerk.

 Your ticket qualifies you for a chance to win a Door Prize.

This program is supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council and a grant from the NYC & Company Foundation. Presented with special thanks to Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer, Council Member Inez Dickens and Council Member Mark Levine.

Tickets are available here  

or you can Email to get your own.  

Earlier Event: November 12
Open Studios Exhibtion