Friday 04/17 | Sierra Leone’s Refugee All Stars at Martyrs’, Kolaam at Global Dance Party and more


Sierra Leone’s Refugee All Stars at Martyrs’ After a 10-year adventure that has taken them from the squalor of refugee camps to the world’s biggest stages, Africa’s most inspirational band continues to ascend. Over the years they have evolved to become one of Africa’s most recognized bands with fans across the globe. Their albums and live shows embodies and radiates the joy, passion for music and love for their fellow man that have made Sierra Leone’s Refugee All Stars a living testament to the resilience of the human spirit and an inspiration to hundreds of thousands of people across the globe. Genre: Reggae, Afrobeat, Palm Wine, Gumbe, and Music to Make you Feel Good! 9pm show Martyrs’ | 3855 N. Lincoln Ave. Chicago

Kolaam at Global Dance Party This performance is a celebration of West African Dance through song, music and dance from the Malinke to the Mandingo people in West Africa. You’ll be uplifted and inspired by the drums, rhythms, and dances. 8.30pm Old Town School of Folk Music

Love of My Loves / Amor de mis Amores at Chicago Latino Film Festival While Carlos travels to Madrid with the excuse of looking for best friend Javier to make sure he attends his wedding with Lucia, the latter runs over cyclist Leon while talking on her cell phone. It’s love at first sight for her. Unfortunately, Leon is about to marry Ana, who also happens to be in Spain. Ana and Carlos eventually cross paths complicating an already difficult situation for all four in this classic romantic comedy about finding true love.
AMC River East 21 Theatre Shown with A Priceless Woman 9pm

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