Guest post! Building schools in Africa.

I have been attending World Music/CRASHarts concerts featuring Angelique Kidjo since 1994 and continue to enjoy her amazing performances.  Not only does her music move me, I also greatly admire her personal commitment to improving educational opportunities for girls and women in Africa through her foundation “The Batonga Foundation.” Her work parallels my own commitment to providing educational opportunities for the youth of Africa.   I thank World Music/CRASHarts for bringing to Boston these important African artists who are not only exceptional musicians but care about their homeland and want to ensure that their people receive a better life. 

Meet Drew, our dedicated, hardworking intern!

I first heard about World Music/CRASHarts one year ago when my father took me to the Sinclair to see the band Red Baraat. What a show! With music influences from Jazz, Latin, funk, and North Indian Bhangra music, the band had me dancing alongside people of all ages and backgrounds. The music brought us together, and I still have never heard another group that sounds anything like Red Baraat.

Meet Cheryl, our Development Director

My first introduction to World Music/CRASHarts was in 1994. Of course, I had been attending concerts presented by this new organization called “World Music” as I was actively involved in the world music genre through my own performing group, LIBANA. (   The exposure, at that time, to international artists from Africa, the British Isles, Eastern Europe, and various other parts of the world provided an excellent initiation into music and dance from the far corners of the world. 


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