The Celebration of African Arts and Music Festival

The Celebration of African Arts and Music Festival faces a formidable challenge: representing a continent's worth of culture in one night. That goal may be unattainable, but with poetry, music, art, dance and a fashion show, the event will get as close to success as possible. Attendees dressed in African/Afrocentric attire will be eligible to enter a raffle. The party benefits Little Drops Orphanage. 9 p.m. Midtown Lounge, 2117 Chenevert. For information, call 281-606-5844 or visit $20.
Sun., Sept. 6, 9 p.m., 2009
KEEP THE HOUSTON PRESS FREE... Since we started the Houston Press, it has been defined as the free, independent voice of Houston, and we'd like to keep it that way. With local media under siege, it's more important than ever for us to rally support behind funding our local journalism. You can help by participating in our "I Support" program, allowing us to keep offering readers access to our incisive coverage of local news, food and culture with no paywalls.
Blake Whitaker
Contact: Blake Whitaker