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EniObanke Music Festival - EMUfest2020

EniObanke Music Festival (EMUfest) is Nigeria's premier annual festival of contemporary folk and roots music curated by Beautiful Nubia. Emufest 2020 will be the 11th edition and will be virtually livestreamed globally at https://www.youtube.com/Awilele.

MODHAFEST 2020 - “Healing, Recovery and Hope through Arts” - Virtual Festival

Mother-Drum Healing Arts Foundation Inc. is a non-profit Organization dedicated to utilizing the therapeutic, innovative and recreational process of the arts . Mother Drum Healing Arts Festival (MODHAFEST 2020) is proposed to be a three days most exciting virtual gathering of arts enthusiasts, healthcare professionals, Counselors, artists, caregivers, arts directors, musicians, choreographers, poets, drummers etc Letter to Tosinger "The organizers of MODHAFEST 2020 have recognized your prominent presence, achievement and positive contributions to the development and promotions of Arts in music form. We therefore humbly invite you to participate in our forthcoming Virtual Arts Festival scheduled for December 4th to 6th, 2020. "

ASIKE 2020! Empowering Women of African Descent (Virtual Event)

Message from Asike - Empowering Women of African Descent ASIKE 2020! Our mandate remains to empower and educate girls and women in Africa and the diaspora. We invite you to be a part of our mission to sponsor 200 girl children through our Sponsor a Child (SAC) program. We currently sponsor girls in over sixteen African countries, and we look forward to expanding our reach in 2020. We believe we are impacting lives for the better and hope you will join us in our fundraising efforts. Tosinger will be sharing her inspirational music with us this year.

The-ra-cipe of a Queen - (A Song for Adaeze)

A Song for Adaeze is an Afrofuturistic Musical Production written by Chiwuzo Ife Okwumabua and Sunni Williams. Enjoy a song performance from the original theatrical musical production of 'A Song for Adaeze' entitled "A Woman is Made" and a scene from the show featuring Tosinger as Provost Obafemi. Following the theatrical presentation will be a discussion and creative strategy session on creating the recipe young girls need to become a woman.

Atizay's Second Annual "Afro-Costa Rican Visual Arts Gathering" Virtual Event (Encuentro Afrocostarricense de Artes Visuales)

In 2019, Atizay launched the Encuentro Afrocostarricense de Artes Visuales (Afro-Costa Rican Visual Arts Gathering), whose goal is to make visible the presence of the black community in the visual arts world in Costa Rica. From October 30 to November 1, 2020, they will hold the second edition of their event. Letter to Tosinger ---"Tosinger, we love your work as a musician/singer and the way you always honor, advocate, and celebrate yourself and culture which resonates with our mission to create spaces to celebrate and amplify the voices of our people. We would be delighted and honored to have you as part of this musical performance"----- The second edition’s theme is Black Resiliency: Coping with a Global Emergency as a Black Artist. They want to invite the audience to get closer to the reality of the black experience around the world and understand how global crises and movements shape it. This year, they want to create a space where our people can find the support they need within the community while enjoying what they are most passionate about. As the second edition will be virtual, they want to make it more fun this year by holding a virtual live concert at the end of the gathering. - The gathering will take place online starting on October 30 at 6:00 p.m. EST and the exhibition will be showcased until November 1. The platforms to be used and the event program will be announced shortly. Your presence and participation in this event would be of great value. Do you have any questions or wonder how you can contribute? Please do not hesitate to reach out to info@atizayshop.com

African Entertainment at the Zoo Atlanta

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Who is the beautiful dancing singing butterfly? Yep, that would be Tosinger, centerpiece, floating and sonorously singing with Jojo Kuo and the Afrobeat Collective, bringing music and storytelling from different parts of Africa to Zoo Atlanta. There's African Savannah at the zoo, why not some African music entertainment to go along with it?. Come through and bring the kids and shake shake shake your body!

Tosinger with Jojo Kuo at the Atlanta zoo

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Atlanta Zoo, 800 Cherokee Ave SW, Atlanta

Tosinger sings with Jojo Kuo and The AfroBeat Collective Band. Authentic African Live Entertainment at the Atlanta Zoo. Jojo has played drums for African legends, Fela Kuti, Papa Wemba, Manu Dibango among others and used to be in charge of African entertainment at the animal kingdom at Disneyland.

Indigenous People's Day with Beacon Hill Black Alliance for Human Rights

Decatur Square

Tosinger joins the lineup of Storytellers, Artists, Performers, Singers, Elders, Folklorists that will perform to honor indigenous day. Co-organized by Fonta High of Beacon Hill Black Alliance for Human Rights for community re-connection and commitment to ending white supremacy.“We are holding this event on the day that many communities and seven states across the country are now calling Indigenous Peoples’ Day,” Paul McLennan, local activist and co-founder of Hate Free Decatur. “With white patriarchal supremacy so prevalent today, it is critical to go to its roots in the genocidal policies towards Native Americans and the enslavement of Africans brought to work stolen land.”

Eddie Owen Presents: Socially Distant with Shola Emmanuel’s Afro-Jazz

Streaming live at YouTube.com/EOPLive

Nigerian-born saxophonist Shola Emmanuel interprets jazz in the African style, creatively fashioning music that feeds off traditional African rhythm while maintaining western voice, class and style. Shola’s quintet for this concert includes jazz veterans Phil Adair on piano and vocals, Yakou Daniel on drums, percussion, and vocals, and Tosinger with vocals and percussion. Shola has performed in the United States, Canada, Europe, and Africa with some of the most respected performers in professional music. The soulful rhythm of his blend of African highlife and American swing jazz connects with both jazz connoisseurs and those new to the genre.

Afro Roots Tuesdays (Virtual)

Mark your calendar for Sept 15th as Tosinger features at Afro Roots Tuesdays hosted by Kevin Nathaniel in conversation and music Afro Roots Tuesdays September 15 2020 7:30pm via Zoom �Please email kevinmbira@hotmail.com to register

Kevin Nathaniel, the curator for this amazing night, is a world music pioneer and a vital cultural influence on the New York City music scene since the 80's and continuing. He is also renown for the ground breaking African Voices CD (1996 Narada Media), compositions for the film Beloved, headlining the international Heart and Mind Festivals and other conscious music events, and a long list of collaborations with music luminaries.

Nommo: Power of Spoken Word! (Virtual Block Party)

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Online/Virtual/Live on Facebook

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.

Venkman’s presents Joe Gransden’s Jazz Jam

Venkman's, 740 Ralph McGill Blvd NE,, Atlanta

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.

Shola Emmanuel's Afro-Jazz Band: "Kind of Music"

Red Clay Music Foundry, 3116 Main St, , Duluth, Georgia 30096

Tosinger features at Eddie Owen Presents: Shola Emmanuel Rhythm & Sax Afro-Jazz Band: "Kind of Music" Live at Red Clay Music Foundry Friday, January 17th 2020 at 8 pm Tickets: https://www.etix.com/ticket/p/4358942/eddie-owen-presentsshola-emmanuels-afrojazz-bandkind-of-music-duluth-eddie-owen-presents-live-at-the-red-clay-music-foundry

Nommo - West Africa to West End Atlanta

Atlanta Beltline

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!

A Song For Adaeze - Griot in Concert

Atlanta Beltline

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.

Beltline After Dark x Music in the Park

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Atlanta Beltline

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.

One Future Art Show & Fundraiser · Hosted by Òman Baako

Eventide Brewing, 1015 Grant St SE,, Atlanta, Georgia 30315

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.

The Africa Expo 2019

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Global Ministries, 458 Ponce de Leon Ave NE, Atlanta

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!

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