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Mwalimu Express presents
Sunday 21 October
A glorious culturally conscious afternoon for the whole family featuring live music, cinema, dance, games, workshops and the best of vibes.
Each month, Mwalimu Express feature a different live act with African connections, DJ Sets from Rita Ray and Max Reinhardt, and African cinema hosted by ScreenStation's Andy Jones. This month features genius piano player and le grand maitre of PianOrienta, Maurice El Medioni, who celebrated his 90th birthday this week!
Also playing live - El Medioni Quartet feat Yazid Fentazi (oud), Simo Lagnawi (gimbri & karakab), Lyndon Owen (horns & pipes), and Crac Downes (bass).
ONSCREEN: The first London screening of the stunning new documentary Maurice El Medioni: The Birth of PianOriental (UK 2018 dir. Clive Myer & Lynda Myer-Bennett) (English, French & Arabic with English subtitles - www.vimeo.com/270364733)
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Things you should know
This event is wheelchair accessible.
Sun 21 October
Sun 16 December