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Wednesday, March 21 – Friday, March 23, 2012

Wednesday 3/21:

GMGE KICKOFF TEACH-IN. 8-9 pm. BMC Campus Center Foyer.

Student-run crash course in Ghanaian music, dance, pop culture, and social media.

Thursday 3/22:

GMGE SCREENING & PANEL. 7-9:30 pm. HC Sharpless Auditorium.

Film @ 7. ‘HomeGrown: HipLife in Ghana’: following V.I.P.’s journey from the ghetto in Accra to their first international tour.

Panel @ 8. Ghanaian Music//Global Entrepreneurship: Q&A with Blitz the Ambassador and Paapa, moderated by Prof. Jesse Shipley.

GMGE JAM SESH. 10 pm. HC Lunt Basement.

Meet, talk, and jam with the artists in Lunt.

Friday 3/23:

GMGE LUNCH WITH BLITZ. 12:30 pm. HC Dining Center.

Join Blitz the Ambassador for lunch in Haverford’s Dining Center. RSVP appreciated,

GMGE SOULFÈGE PIZZA PANEL. 2-3 pm. BMC Campus Center Rm. 200.

Join Bryn Mawr’s 360° class for a workshop and pizza lunch with Derrick N. Ashong & Soulfège and Paapa, upon the class’s return from a trip to Ghana over spring break.

GMGE CONCERT. 10 pm – 1 am. HC Founders Great Hall.

Blitz the AmbassadorDerrick N. Ashong & Soulfège, and Paapa.


The Next Generation: Nima Muhinmanchi Art (NMA)

All events are free. T-shirts will be available for sale $15 to benefit Nima Muhinmanchi Art (NMA), a community art program in Nima, Accra that empowers junior high school students through workshops in the arts. NMA provides platforms and opportunities for the next generation to engage in the kind of entrepreneurship that those in the symposium have already achieved.

Paapa is the Creative Director of NMA. LIKE on Facebook, TWEET @NMAart


Haverford and Bryn Mawr Colleges are located on the Main Line, Philadelphia. Take the R5 Paoli/Thorndale Regional Rail from Philadelphia.


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