Posted by: Sarah Standish | September 27, 2011

Extra credit event: Algerian Pop Now!

Take advantage of a unique opportunity to hear the sounds of Algerian popular music at Algerian Pop Now! Hip hop, pop music, dance and drumming from North Africa.

From the event description:

The World Affairs Council of Oregon and Ethos Music Center’s AmeriCorps Program present ALGERIAN POP NOW! An early evening showcase of Hip Hop, “L’autre rap algerien,” dance, pop music and drumming.  Featuring members of legendary Algerian Hip Hop group T.O.X. (Theory of Existence).

Event is all ages and no cover. No registration is required.

This delegation of Algerian artists is in the United States under the auspices of the US Department of State’s International Visitor Leadership Program and hosted locally through the World Affairs Council.

Where: Backspace, 115 NW 5th Avenue, Portland, OR 97209

When: Wednesday 09/28/2011 – 7:00pm – 9:00pm

You can get extra credit for writing about this even in accordance with the extra credit guidelines.

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