NOMMO: Power of the Spoken Word!
West Africa to the West End~
Wed. June 17, 2pm
Thurs. June 18, 2pm
Mausiki Scales & the Common Ground Collective along with Wordsmiths of the West End bring Storytelling, Spoken Word and Live Jazz to our virtual stage. Spoken word will focus on the rich history of Africa and the lives of Africans in America, specifically highlighting the history and culture of Atlanta’s West End.
In honor of MLK day, Tosinger will be doing a Billie Holiday Classic at Venkman's as part of Catherine Dunne's Broadway Club. Venkman’s is the home of ATL’s most legendary jazz jam, hosted by Joe Gransden and his house band every Tuesday. Dinner reservations are available at Venkmans.com Music starts around 8 PM. Everyone is welcome and it’s free! Seat Reservation is advised as space fills fast.
Join Mausiki Scales and the Common Ground Collective and local Wordsmiths of the West End in a 2nd Line parade (meet up @ Lee & White St. 5:30pm /Step off @ 6) and celebration of storytelling, poetry and live jazz right on the Atlanta BeltLine’s Westside Trail. Featuring artists include Tosinger Tosinger, Kenneth Zakee, Felton Eaddy, Khalilah Ali and BlakSis DablakIsis, NOMMO honors the history & culture of Atlanta’s West End.
This event is free and open to the entire community. Come groove with us!
TOSINGER is “MamiWota/Mama” in "A song for Adaeze"produced by Chi Ife, co-written by Sunni Williams and directed by Aimee McCoy “A Song for Adaeze” is an Afro-Futurism Musical Production. It is a unique coming of age story rooted in folklore from West Africa and the Diaspora with an eclectic sci-fi twist and an amazing palate of thought-provoking musical numbers.
ATLANTA – Art on the Atlanta BeltLine, in collaboration with Music in the Park, invites community members to a weekend of music and celebration with “BeltLine After Dark x Music in the Park” on Friday, October 18th and Saturday, October 19th, 2019 at several locations along the Atlanta BeltLine’s Westside Trail.
TOSINGER features as a Singer/Actress in the afrofuturistic stage musical
"A song for Adaeze"
and as a Storyteller with the Mausiki Scales & Wordsmiths of the West End. See Flyer for details and times
For this 2-day takeover of the Westside Trail, Music in the Park is joining forces with Art on the Atlanta BeltLine to bring you an immersive sensory experience. For 2 days, the Westside Trail will be transformed into an arts wonderland. Gordon White Park will play host to all things music and will act as home base for Music in the Park programming. Guests can follow the BeltLine’s Westside Trail north to encounter pop-up roaming performances, and also visit the historic Ashview Heights meadow as Art on the Atlanta BeltLine curates the Avant Garde Stage with dance, theater, and a little bit of magic. The Westview Drive Bridge will host additional presentations, and late night performances will be featured at Gallery 992.
Events are scheduled on Friday, October 18th and Saturday, October 19th from 6:00 p.m. until 10:00 p.m.
PLEASE NOTE: From 5:00 – 11 p.m., White Street will be closed at Gordon White Park between Ralph David Abernathy Blvd. and Hopkins Street.
About the Atlanta BeltLine
Atlanta BeltLine, Inc.’s vision is to be the catalyst for making Atlanta a global beacon for equitable, inclusive, and sustainable city life. As one of the largest, most wide-ranging urban redevelopment programs in the United States, the Atlanta BeltLine is building a more socially and economically resilient Atlanta with our partner organizations and host communities through job creation, inclusive transportation systems, affordable housing, and public spaces for all. For more information on the Atlanta BeltLine, please visit www.BeltLine.org.
About Art on the Atlanta BeltLine
Art on the Atlanta BeltLine is largest temporary public art exhibition in the history of Atlanta. It showcases the work of hundreds of visual artists, performers, and musicians along the Atlanta BeltLine corridor. This spectacular project places working professionals alongside emerging artists, and draws residents and visitors into some of the most unique public spaces in the City of Atlanta, providing powerful new perspectives on the city and its vibrant neighborhoods. The exhibition showcases how art strengthens and beautifies current and former industrial areas and creates signature spaces exemplifying the transformation of the city through the Atlanta BeltLine. Art on the Atlanta BeltLine touches almost 20 intown communities.
Save The Date! Òman Baako is excited to announce their first annual art show and fundraiser on August 28, 2019! Join us for an exciting night of art by some of Atlanta's most talented women artists, enjoy two free craft beers, and shop an incredible selection of African inspired accessories. Leave knowing that your contributions have supported women and girls from across the African diaspora get the support, education, and investment they need to thrive! African attire is encouraged.
Calling all people who are looking for a space where global black culture is celebrated to save the date for the 2nd annual 2019 Africa Expo - ATL. There will be a panel on entrepreneurship, storytelling , family yoga , music, food , a fashion show and various afro centric vendors to fill all of your shopping desires. Tosinger will co host the fashion show. Get your ticket today and come enjoy the breath and depth of black culture that stems from Africa. Kids 10 and under are free when accompanied by a ticketed adult. This is a family friendly event. You don’t want to miss it!
Join us at the Royals’ Ball for a night of art, fabulous food and entertainment as we officially open the SAiD Pan-African Library to the public. Tosinger will be on the lineup of Live Performers
The Library offers unique, easily customized and state-of-the-art space that is perfect for exhibitions, performances, talks, book readings and signings, theater performances, film screenings, film shoots, breakfasts meeting and fundraisers.
Available individually or combined, the multipurpose space can be customized according to request. SAiD also offers full-service support packages and onsite event planners for the production of all types of events.
The Library is dedicated to the creation and presentation of performing arts programming of all disciplines with a special focus on how the artistic imagination can shed light on the many perceptions of people of African descent in our society.
— Debo Folorunsho
Founder & Executive Director, SAiD Institute
Hosted by leading media personalities and celebrities the 12th Annual Organic Fest is destined to be one of the most attended events of the spring in Atlanta. Tosinger is an artist on the line up. Come through.
Word of [South], a festival of literature and music is a unique blend of writers and musicians and an exploration of the relationship between the two disciplines. The festival features authors who write about music, musicians who also are authors, authors and musicians appearing together, and everything in between.
The Intersection is a Kingdom Writers staple. It's a night of music, poetry, and story telling from amazing local artists. For this gathering we'll be hearing from singer-songwriter Tosinger. In addition to these performances, you can expect to enjoy our iconic live writing session. The mic is yours, and we want your voice to be heard. Come write with us and tell your story too, while we grow together!
Tosinger sings. Come and enjoy an event that combines Faith, Food, & Entertainment where you can have your spirit feed and your taste buds tickled with the authentic Italian favor Chicago style pizza selection and more of Nancy's Chicago Pizza. While admission is free, a 1 item minimum purchase will be required.
Book ahead to confirm reservation. Spaces are limited.
Tosinger will be performing some of her favorite Majek classics, also happens to be her birthday. Majek Fashek is also launching his latest album. Promises to be an experience to honor this living African Reggae Legend of all time.
Looking forward to seeing you at “Afro Jazz with a difference” with TOSINGER, Shola Emmanuel and Mausiki Scales. Live @ The Federal Coffee House, Atlanta, Georgia
A creative blend of music that feeds off traditional African rhythms while maintaining style, class. It’s the jazz enthusiasts dream, come one come all. A wonderful musical experience awaits you.
Free parking available.
The Center for Truth and Healing, a nonprofit organization sponsored by Dynasty Entrepreneur Development Inc., is proud to welcome the enlightened and extraordinary Dr. Mumbi Seraki of Nairobi, Kenya (The Dr Mumbi Show) joined with the host of YouTube's The Advise Show, Phil Scott to the city of Atlanta, Georgia amongst other panelists at the Building Bridges conference to discuss the obstacles and opportunities for the Diaspora on Sunday Dec 2, 3pm to 5pm. Meet and Greet /Dinner with live entertainment by TOSINGER at The Atrium Event Center at 5pm
"The Africa Expo" is a space to learn about the historical and cultural significance behind these loved products by passionate educators all while having an opportunity to indulge in them. Come enjoy interactive lessons ranging from the many uses of African fabric to the latest dance moves across Africa and more. Stay to shop from vendors who carry the latest products made in or inspired by the Motherland. "The Africa Expo" is a conscious effort to build a bridge between Africa and the black diaspora . The “ Africa Expo” is where the marketplace is a classroom. All are welcome to come learn about the beauty of African culture . For vendor and general admission tickets, visit theafricaexpo.eventbrite.com