Fatoumata Diawara performing at the Africa Now Festival at the Apollo Theater.

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I love this photo by Malick Sidibé. A Malian man holding up a Jimmy Smith Blue Note record. I can relate to this picture on multiple levels.
The Jack Shainman Gallery in NYC will present a Malick Sidibé exhibition starting tomorrow with a reception from 6-8pm. More info here.

I love this photo by Malick Sidibé. A Malian man holding up a Jimmy Smith Blue Note record. I can relate to this picture on multiple levels.

The Jack Shainman Gallery in NYC will present a Malick Sidibé exhibition starting tomorrow with a reception from 6-8pm. More info here.

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Oumou Sangaré - Worotan

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Oumou Sangaré - Worotan

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Lobi Traoré - Bamako Nights

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Lobi Traoré - Bamako Nights

I love these shots of Amadou & Mariam. I love them period. See more at their website.

Last week, I was invited to cover Vieux Farka Touré performing at the Elebash Recital Hall.

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Fatoumata Diawara

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Poetry in motion: Ali Farka Touré & Toumani Diabaté - Debe live at Bozar

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The Malian vintage photobooth photography trifecta: Malick Sidibe, Adama Kouyate and Seydou Keita.

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Vieux Farka Touré - Mon Pays

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Vieux Farka Touré - Mon Pays

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We discovered these great portraits by Anastasia Karpenko on Another Africa. In these photo series Karpenko captured Dogon dancers from Mali without their masks in this intimate look at their life and culture.

 

This is Africa, our Africa

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Fatoumata Diawara

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Kedhou ag Ossad is a Tuareg musician from Mali. He is part of the band Terakaft. Prior to that, he was an original member of Tinariwen.

Kedhou ag Ossad is a Tuareg musician from Mali. He is part of the band Terakaft. Prior to that, he was an original member of Tinariwen.

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Fatoumata Diawara

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Fatoumata Diawara’s Gretsch guitar

Fatoumata Diawara’s Gretsch guitar

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