thursday may 9 | juevecito x af

Two of the longest running global music dance parties in Los Angeles join forces for one night!

Subsuelo + Afro Funke’ at The Virgil on Thursday May 9th at 10pm.

FREE w/ RSVP here.

featuring Afro Funké DJs Jeremy Sole + Glenn Red along with Subsuelo DJs Canyon Cody, Gazoo, Gozar + Ethos plus live flamenco performance with La Tigresa + G Morales. Photo by FarahStop

Juevecito is 2 rooms of global bass, cumbia, salsa, reggaeton, trap Latino, Afro-house, 3ball, baile funk, moombah, tropical funk + más EVERY THURSDAY at The Virgil.

thursday jan 31 | afro funké

SAVE THE DATE! The mighty AFRO FUNKÉ is back with an early but explosive 2019 hit. We’re celebrating the release of our own ROCKY DAWUNI‘s title track to his forthcoming studio album Beats of Zion (out in March). We’ll announce the full lineup in just a few days, but check it out below and we’ll see you there!

special guests:
GARTH TRINIDAD (KCRW)
MAGATTE FALL & GENERATION PERCU (Senegal/LA) with KARA MACK

resident deejays:
JEREMY SOLE (KCRW)
GLENN RED (La Junta)

host:
ROCKY DAWUNI (Ghana/LA)

producer:
CARY SULLIVAN

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guest deejays in the Townhouse Lounge:
TBA

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9PM-2AM | 21+ | $10

Townhouse & Del Monte Speakeasy
52 Windward Ave
Venice CA 90291

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flyer photo: Amir Image

thursday november 29 | afro funké

AFRO FUNKÉ is back in Venice at Townhouse & Del Monte Speakeasy for one last 2018 stomp, just in time for the holidays! Your friendly resident good guys JEREMY SOLE and yours truly GLENN RED will be rockin’ the decks with those soulful, rhythmic, deep-rooted sounds from all over the world that have steadily packed the dance floor in Los Angeles’ westside for a decade and a half. Plus, in his AF debut, Ghana/LA’s DJ BLAQ PAGES brings the hot afrobeats repertoire that has been lighting up the city for the last few years.

The Players:
JEREMY SOLE, turntables
GLENN RED, turntables
BLAQ PAGES, turntables
JAHANNA BLUNT, featured dancer
KAHLIL CUMMINGS, percussion & turntables (2nd Floor)
KING STEADY BEAT, turntables (2nd Floor)
ROCKY DAWUNI, host (in spirit)
CARY SULLIVAN, producer (in spirit)
FARAH SOSA, photography
NATIVE SOL, featured vendor
GOOD MEXICAN GIRL, featured vendor
TH0T CREATIONS, featured vendor

9PM-2AM
THURSDAY NOVEMBER 29, 2018
Townhouse & Del Monte Speakeasy
52 Windward Avenue
Venice CA

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saturday october 20 | world on the horizon

7–9pm Opening Party
Preview the exhibition and enjoy cocktails while Afro Funké DJs spin their signature global soul grooves. At 7:30pm Afro Funké musicians turn up the party with a fiery live performance on the terrace.

RSVP at fowlerRSVP@arts.ucla.edu or 310 206–7001

About the Exhibition
Featuring more than 150 artworks from eastern and central Africa and the western Indian Ocean rim, World on the Horizon enters the streets and homes of Swahili port towns and beyond, highlighting the arts of diplomacy and trade, the built environment and domestic interiors, society and fashion, and spiritual knowledge and devotion. The arts on view speak to an outward-looking ethos—one of encounter, possibility, negotiation, and struggle—that connects communities on the Swahili coast with faraway places, and reveals how people bring the world home.

Credit
World on the Horizon was organized by Krannert Art Museum (KAM), University of Illinois at Urbana‐Champaign, and was curated by Prita Meier, Associate Professor of Art History at New York University, and Allyson Purpura, KAM Senior Curator and Curator of Global African Art. This exhibition has been made possible in part by major grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities: Exploring the human endeavor. Additional sponsorship provided by the ADAA Foundation Curatorial Award and the Association of Art Museum Curators, College of Fine + Applied Arts Matching Funding Program and Creative Research Award, University of Illinois at Urbana‐Champaign Campus Research Board, and Krannert Art Museum.

Major funding for the Los Angeles presentation is provided by the Martha and Avrum Bluming Exhibition Fund with additional support from the Shirley and Ralph Shapiro Director’s Discretionary Fund, the Barbara and Joseph Goldenberg Fund, the George R. and Nancy L. Ellis Endowment Fund, the Fowler Exhibition Fund, and Ellen Perlmutter and Edward Jones.