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651 ARTS
URLhttp://www.651arts.org/
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DescriptionPromote African music and performing arts within U.S. communities.
Contents"Since its founding in 1988, 651 ARTS has been committed to developing, producing and presenting performing arts and cultural programming grounded in the African Diaspora, with a primary focus on contemporary performing arts". Network for African performing arts in collaboration w/American performers or companies. Conference information, news.
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  • Discussion Forum
  • Electronic Mailing List
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  • Other
AATMI Djembé
URLhttp://www.aatmidjembe.com/index2.htm
HostAatmi djembe
DescriptionDjembé culture and music
ContentsA site devoted to Djembé culture and music, AATMI Djembé contains information on the history and making of drums and includes several homepages of Djembé performers.
Features
  • Biography
  • Photography
Region:
  • Sub-Saharan Africa
Africa Connector
URLhttp://old.law.columbia.edu/africa
HostColumbia University
DescriptionLinks to a wide range of subjects about Africa
ContentsHosted by Columbia University, the site contains links to African News, Politics, the Internet in Africa, Science, Health and the Environment, Human Rights, Law in Africa, Business in Africa, Travel and Weather, Development, Communications, Art and Culture, Historic Africa, and more. A few links do not work.
Features
  • Database(s)
Region:
  • Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Maghreb
Africa Festival
URLhttp://www.africafestival.org
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DescriptionEurope's largest annual festival of African music & culture
ContentsPromoting and making African music and culture widely accessible. Programs, photos and video clips of the festivals. Some references to recordings. Text in German and English.
Features
  • Video Clips
Region:
  • Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Other
Africa Web Links
URLhttp://www.sas.upenn.edu/African_Studies/Home_Page/WWW_Links.html
HostUniversity of Pennsylvania, African Studies Center
DescriptionAnnotated Resource List
ContentsList of on-line resources related to African Studies not necessarily covered in Penn African Studies Web site. Includes such categories as Anthropology, Arts & Architecture, Development, Environment, History, Human Rights, Languages, Music & Films, Religious Studies, & Women Issues.
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  • Database(s)
Region:
  • Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Other
African Hip Hop
URLhttp://www.africanhiphop.com/
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DescriptionPlatform for discussion on African hip hop
ContentsUpdates, releases, groups, sound & video, radio, lyrics, gallery, interviews, store, top 10, female mc's, production, links, guestbook, forums, mailing list.
Features
  • Critical Text
  • Discussion Forum
  • Live Radio
  • Lyrics
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  • Other
African Music & Dance Ensemble
URLhttp://music.berkeley.edu/performance/ensemble/african.php
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DescriptionPrivate company
ContentsCreated in 1973, the Ensemble seeks to broaden access to the knowledge about Africa's rich cultural heritage across the United States, Canada & Europe. History, Workshops, Coming events, Performers, Current projects, Reviews.
Features
  • Photography
  • Video Clips
Region:
  • Sub-Saharan Africa
African Music and Dance
URLhttp://bmrc.berkeley.edu/people/ladzekpo/test.html
HostUC-Berkeley
DescriptionSite by C. K. Ladzepko, director of African Music Program at UC-Berkeley
ContentsIncludes information about traditional music and dances from sub-Saharan Africa, especially from the Anlo-Ewe people of Ghana. Features sound and video clips as well as photographs. Also contains notes from classes taught by C. K. Ladzepko, director of the African Music Program at the University of California, Berkeley.
Features
  • Audio
  • Photography
  • Video Clips
Region:
  • Sub-Saharan Africa
African Music Encyclopedia
URLhttp://africanmusic.org/index.html
HostAfricanMusic.org
DescriptionSearchable database of African musicians
ContentsBiographical information about African musicians and singers, with links to further sites about the artists. Also features a mailing list, links to books and internet resources on African music. As of May. '08, the site has not been updated since 2005.
Features
  • Biography
  • Current Events
  • Database(s)
  • Discography
  • Electronic Mailing List
Region:
  • Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Maghreb
  • Caribbean
  • Other
African Music Home Page
URLhttp://biochem.chem.nagoya-u.ac.jp/~endo/africa.html
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DescriptionDiscographies of musicians from Senegal, Nigeria, Kenya and Tanzania.
ContentsDiscographies of African musicians, sometimes supplemented by short biographies. Categorized by country. Approximately 60 musicians featured.
Features
  • Biography
  • Discography
Region:
  • Sub-Saharan Africa
African Theater USA
URLhttp://www.africantheaterusa.com/
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DescriptionSite devoted to African theater in the United States
ContentsThe ‘African Drama and Dance Theater’ page of African Theater USA features news, events, and reviews of African theater in the United States. Most events are based in New York City. Also contains pages on amateur African poetry, online magazines, and African current events.
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  • Critical Text
  • Current Events
  • Electronic Mailing List
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  • Other
AfricaSounds
URLhttp://www.africasounds.com/
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DescriptionThe latest in African Music
ContentsInformation on concerts, CD reviews, DVD reviews, Radio Shows. Interviews, events, photo gallery, links, newsletter.
Features
  • Electronic Mailing List
  • Photography
Region:
  • Caribbean
  • Other
Africolor
URLhttp://www.africolor.com/
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DescriptionMusic Festival
ContentsAfricolor sponsors a month long traveling festival celebrating African music and a label associated with the festival. The site contains this year’s program and information about artists associated with Africolor, including biographies, concert listings, and music clips.
Features
  • Audio
  • Biography
Region:
  • Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Maghreb
Africultures
URLhttp://www.africultures.com
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Description"The African Culture Website"
ContentsJournal. Artist interviews. Book, music & film reviews. Database on African cinema. Photo library. Conference, festival & concert announcements. Virtual art exhibits. Bulletin board. Weekly/monthly mailing list. Helpful addresses. Radio & TV schedules. Links.
Features
  • Biography
  • Critical Text
  • Database(s)
  • Discussion Forum
  • Electronic Mailing List
Region:
  • Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Maghreb
Afrik.com/music
URLhttp://www.afrik.com/musik/
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DescriptionMusic of Africa
ContentsAfrican music site. Discographies : by artist, style, instrument, region, country, record label, year. Musician's corner : sheet music, lyrics, "fichiers midi". Places to go in Paris : clubs, record stores, radio stations, book stores, restaurants. Discover : articles (about 50 texts on African music). Also contains information about art expositions.
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  • Biography
  • Critical Text
  • Database(s)
  • Discography
  • Discussion Forum
  • Video Clips
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  • Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Maghreb
Afrique Francophone
URLhttp://www.lehman.cuny.edu/depts/langlit/french/afrique.html#culture
HostLehman College and the Graduate Center, CUNY
DescriptionMusic & Culture
ContentsAnnotated links to Francophone African culture & music on the web. Produced by City University of New York.
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  • Bibliography
Region:
  • Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Maghreb
Afriscope
URLhttp://www.afriscope.fr/
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DescriptionFree Parisian bimonthly magazine featuring current cultural news and events related to Africa.
ContentsAccess to the magazine in PDF format. Features articles on current political and social stories and events, as well as book and music reviews.
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  • Primary Text
Region:
  • Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Maghreb
AfroMontreal.com
URL http://www.afromontreal.com
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DescriptionLive radio and video
ContentsAfroMontreal.com contains several stations of live radio of African and AfroCaribbean music, as well as video and news from Africa and the Diaspora. There are select audio and video clips of the day and music videos of “afro” artists are available. Requires Media Player or Real Player. Features an electronic mailing list.
Features
  • Electronic Mailing List
  • Live Radio
  • Video Clips
Region:
  • Caribbean
  • Other
Afropop Worldwide
URLhttp://www.afropop.org/
HostWorld Music Productions
Description"Celebrating the musical cultures of Africa & the African Diaspora"
Contents"Afropop is a radio program, a website, a searchable database, an international musical archive, a team of researchers, & a travel series to Africa & Latin America". Audio, live radio, current events, newsletter.
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  • Audio
  • Biography
  • Critical Text
  • Current Events
  • Database(s)
  • Discography
  • Electronic Mailing List
  • Live Radio
Region:
  • Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Maghreb
  • Caribbean
  • Other
agencetropiques.com
URL http://www.agencetropiques.ch/
Hostagencetropiques.com
DescriptionE-zine about Africa and the Caribbean
ContentsAgence Tropiques is a Swiss e-zine about Africa and the Caribbean. The site proposes a just approach to the realities of Africa and the Caribbean. Includes a discussion forum and articles about the arts and humanities as well as issues in the news.
Features
  • Country Information
  • Critical Text
  • Current Events
  • Current Research
  • Discussion Forum
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  • Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Caribbean
algeriades.com
URLhttp://www.algeriades.com/
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DescriptionThe latest on the arts & literature of Algeria
ContentsCultural news & reviews - events, releases & publications - on/about Algeria : Festivals, Literature, Theater, Music & Dance, Visual Art, Graphic Art, Film & Television, History & Society. Links.
Features
  • Biography
  • Critical Text
  • Database(s)
  • Electronic Mailing List
Region:
  • Maghreb
Amazigh Music
URLhttp://www.azawan.com/
Hostl'association culturelle amazighe (berbère) Azamazigh (loi 1901)
DescriptionMusical website of the Amazigh (Berber) cultural association Azamazigh
ContentsMusic of the Middle-Atlas, Tuareg, Shluh, Kabyle, Shawi, Rif. Audio clips. Artist bios.
Features
  • Audio
  • Biography
Region:
  • Maghreb
Bamako-culture
URLhttp://www.bamako-culture.org/
Hostafribone.com
DescriptionOnline magazine of cultural events in Bamako
ContentsA place to exchange information about cultural events in Bamako. Divided into categories: news, theater, dance, cinema, visual arts, music, photography, literature and crafts.
Features
  • Biography
  • Country Information
  • Primary Text
Region:
  • Sub-Saharan Africa
basic.ch
URLhttp://www.basic.ch/
Hostbasic.ch
DescriptionLive & archived DJ mixes
ContentsLive and archived DJ mixes of popular music in genres such as: hip hop, raga, afro-caribbean, dancehall, techno, electro, dub, jazz, etc. Available in mp3 or real format.
Features
  • Audio
  • Database(s)
  • Live Radio
Region:
  • Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Caribbean
  • Other
BeurFM
URLhttp://www.beurfm.net/
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DescriptionMusic of the Maghreb
ContentsBEUR FM, community radio broadcasting in French, Arabic & Berber. Radio of & for North Africans in France. News : current events, reviews, commentary, listener's forum. Music : audio clips, artist bios. Events : releases, concerts, books.
Features
  • Audio
  • Biography
  • Critical Text
  • Discography
  • Discussion Forum
  • Electronic Mailing List
Region:
  • Maghreb
Cesaria Evora
URLhttp://www.cesaria-evora.com/
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DescriptionCape-Verdian singer
ContentsOfficial site of Cesaria Evora. Includes a biography, discography, sound and video clips and photographs, concert information, and a discussion forum. Additionally, the artist shows Cape Verde from her own perspective.
Features
  • Audio
  • Biography
  • Current Events
  • Discography
  • Electronic Mailing List
Region:
  • Sub-Saharan Africa
Cora Connection
URLhttp://www.coraconnection.com/
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DescriptionWest African Music
ContentsMaintained by the band Cora Connection, this is a site about West African music in general with detailed summaries of different instruments, such as the kora, balaphone and ngoni. Also includes profiles of African artists, a music catalogue, and profiles of the land and people of West Africa.
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  • Country Information
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  • Sub-Saharan Africa
dancedrummer.com
URLhttp://www.dancedrummer.com/
Hostwww.dancedrummer.com
DescriptionInteractive resource on West African Drums and Percussion
ContentsSite features: “African Music - Traditional West African Drumming - Percussion Lessons - Instructional Movies, Texts, and Manuscripts - Drum Set Orchestrations - Interactive African Instrument Museum - Online Music Education - Anlo-Ewe History, Ethnology, Ethnomusicology”
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  • Biography
  • Database(s)
  • Photography
  • Primary Text
  • Video Clips
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  • Sub-Saharan Africa
Dandemutande
URLhttp://www.dandemutande.com/
HostDandemutande
DescriptionZimbabwean music resource
ContentsSite created by Paul Novitski featuring articles about Zimbabwean artists and a large resource database with containing sites about music from all over the world. Also includes a mailing list, gift shop, and updated information about the Zimbabwean Music Festival.
Features
  • Biography
  • Country Information
  • Critical Text
  • Database(s)
  • Electronic Mailing List
Region:
  • Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Maghreb
  • Caribbean
  • Other
Egyptian news
URLhttp://www.sis.gov.eg/En/Default.aspx
HostEgypt State Information Service
DescriptionOnline Egyptian newspaper.
ContentsOnline journal in French, English and Arabic published by the The State Information Service of Egypt. Created in 2000. National and international news, press reviews, TV broadcasts, audio tracks and documentaries. Sections on Politics, History, Cconomy, Culture & Arts, Women, Society.
Features
  • Audio
  • Biography
  • Critical Text
  • Current Events
  • Video Clips
  • Table of Contents
Region:
  • Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Maghreb
  • Other
Essaouira Gnaoua
URLhttp://www.festival-gnaoua.net/festival_essaouira/pages/index.php
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DescriptionEssaouira Gnaoua
ContentsInformation about the annual Gnawa music festival in Essaouira Bay, Morocco. Contains archives of past festivals, information about upcoming festivals, and photos and videos of performances.
Features
  • Biography
  • Current Events
  • Photography
  • Video Clips
Region:
  • Maghreb
Fela Kuti
URLhttp://www.felaproject.net/
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DescriptionWebsite about Fela Anikulapo Kuti
ContentsDedicated to Fela Anikulapo Kuti, this website is an information resource for fans of the Nigerian singer. Includes extensive biography, photos, music clips and discography.
Features
  • Biography
  • Bibliography
  • Discography
  • Photography
  • Video Clips
Region:
  • Sub-Saharan Africa
Festival Complet’Mandingue
URLhttp://www.completmandingue.com
HostComplet Mandingue
DescriptionDance and music festival
ContentsOrganized by DJABOTU BINGHI, Complet’Mandingue is a festival in St. Brieuc, France promoting African culture whose proceeds go to help the development of a village in the North of Senegal. Has information about the 2008 festival as well as on previous years.
Features
  • Audio
  • Biography
  • Current Events
  • Photography
  • Video Clips
Region:
  • Sub-Saharan Africa
Fez Festival of World Sacred Music
URLhttp://www.fesfestival.com/
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DescriptionMusic festival in Fez, Morocco
ContentsThe Fes Festival is an annual music festival featuring several concerts, a symposium, films, exhibits, and various events in the city. The website contains a program of events and booking information for the upcoming festival. Also has archives of past festivals, photos and music samples.
Features
  • Biography
  • Current Events
  • Discography
  • Electronic Mailing List
  • Photography
Region:
  • Maghreb
Greenotation
URLhttp://www.brooklynx.org/neighborhoods/panafrican/
Hosthttp://web.me.com/dorisgreen/African_traditions/Welcome.html
DescriptionMusical system for writing African music
ContentsDeveloped by Doris Green, Greenotation is “an innovative musical system for writing African Music. It was created because music for the percussion instruments of Africa could not be written with Western musical notes.” Includes an explanation of Greenotation, descriptions of instruments, a bibliography, and information about “Traditions”, a journal about African performing arts.
Features
  • Biography
  • Bibliography
  • Table of Contents
Region:
  • Sub-Saharan Africa
Greenstar World Heritage Music
URL http://www.e-greenstar.com/Music-Sample/
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DescriptionA selection of free downloads of MP3 music
ContentsGreenstar World Heritage Music presents a selection of free downloads of MP3 music, recorded in traditional villages in developing countries There are four complete CD Titles with online selections available. They come from: West Bank, Palestinian Authority; Blue Mountains, Jamaica; Parvatapir, Andrha Pradesh; Partiensah, Ghana.
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  • Audio
  • Photography
Region:
  • Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Caribbean
  • Other
History of Jazz dance
URLhttp://www.offjazz.com/jz-hist01.htm
HostOff jazz
DescriptionOff Jazz Dance World
ContentsOff Jazz is a site devoted to jazz in all its forms. It has an explanation of the African roots of jazz, with a detailed analysis of African music.
Features
  • Audio
  • Video Clips
Region:
  • Sub-Saharan Africa
Ile en Ile
URLhttp://www.lehman.cuny.edu/ile.en.ile/musique/
Hostl'Association d'île en île, Lehman College and the Graduate Center, CUNY
DescriptionHighlighting the rich heritage of the world's islands
ContentsLinks to sites on music of the islands, musical instruments, singers & musicians.
Features
  • Database(s)
Region:
  • Caribbean
ilissAfrica
URLhttp://www.ilissafrica.de/en/
HostAfrica Department of the University Library Johann Christian Senckenberg in Frankfurt
DescriptionPortal of online resources on the sub-Saharan Africa region
ContentsSeveral library catalogs and databases are accessible through this portal. It also provides access to e-journals, and has a search menu for literature and internet resources.
Features
  • Critical Text
  • Current Research
  • Database(s)
Region:
  • Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Maghreb
Ingénieuse Afrique
URLhttp://web.me.com/dorisgreen/African_traditions/Welcome.html
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DescriptionWest African festival
ContentsFestival dedicated to the promotion of West African art and culture. Includes programs and pictures of current and past festivals.
Features
  • Biography
  • Current Events
  • Photography
Region:
  • Sub-Saharan Africa
International Library of African Music
URLhttp://ilam.ru.ac.za/
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DescriptionAfrican music & the oral arts in Africa.
ContentsServes as an information & co-ordination center for research on African music. Has published over 250 records & the journal "African Music". Sound/text archives. Publications. Links. Download audio. Photos. African instruments. Digitisation & Web Audio Project.
Features
  • Audio
  • Bibliography
  • Database(s)
  • Discography
Region:
  • Sub-Saharan Africa
Mali-Music.com
URLhttp://www.mali-music.com/
HostMali-Music.com
DescriptionMalian music site
ContentsResource about Malian music including information about artists and genres of music such as: Mali Style, Mali Classic, Mali Tradition, and Mali Hip-hop. Information about buying CDs and audio clips is also available.
Features
  • Audio
  • Biography
  • Discography
  • Electronic Mailing List
Region:
  • Sub-Saharan Africa
Master Musicians of Jajouka
URLhttp://www.jajouka.com/
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DescriptionThe Master Musicians of Jajouka
ContentsInformation about a band that plays the music of Jajouka, a musical tradition passed from father to son for 4000 years. History of the music and the village, discography, photos, discussion board and listserv.
Features
  • Biography
  • Discography
  • Discussion Forum
  • Electronic Mailing List
  • Photography
  • Table of Contents
Region:
  • Maghreb
Mondomix
URLhttp://www.mondomix.com/
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DescriptionAll colors of music
ContentsMusic from around the world, database of artists searchable by continent and country. Includes reviews, videos, radio, downloadable mp3s, discographies, articles about different artists, and news articles about major events in the music world. Some pages are available only in one language.
Features
  • Audio
  • Biography
  • Critical Text
  • Database(s)
  • Discography
  • Live Radio
  • Video Clips
Region:
  • Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Maghreb
  • Caribbean
  • Other
moroccanmusic.com
URLhttp://www.moroccanmusic.com/
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Description"A Mile In Our Shoes...A Musical Journey Through Morocco" is a collection of 9 songs recorded during 3 weeks in June of 1997.
ContentsA site that showcases the CD "A Mile in Our Shoes... A musical journey through Morocco". Includes information on the CD, various music festivals, and links to other sites about Moroccan music.
Features
  • Audio
  • Country Information
  • Photography
  • Video Clips
  • Table of Contents
Region:
  • Maghreb
Musics and Cultures of Africa and the Caribbean
URLhttp://www.afromix.org/index.fr.html
HostAfromix
DescriptionPortal of African and Caribbean Cultures. News, Music, arts and culture, society, travel, events.
ContentsMusic database, with more than 3000 artists and 8000 albums. The "Arts" section covers cinema, theatre, dance and photos, with articles about recent events. Covers all of Sub-Saharan Africa & the islands of the Indian Ocean. Composed of thematic maps including information on : theater companies, production spaces, festivals, organizations.
Features
  • Biography
  • Bibliography
  • Critical Text
  • Current Events
  • Database(s)
  • Discography
  • Discussion Forum
  • Lyrics
Region:
  • Sub-Saharan Africa
Numibia
URLhttp://www.numibia.net/index.htm
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DescriptionAncient, traditional and contemporary arts in Africa
ContentsDatabase about sub-Saharan African art developed by l’école du patrimoine africain. Searchable categories which are not yet all populated include: architecture, culinary arts, graphic arts, clothing, cinema, design, literature, fashion, music and dance, jewelry, painting, photography, and sculpture. Contains photos and descriptions of artwork, audio clips and discographies of music. There is also a glossary of terms.
Features
  • Artwork
  • Audio
  • Biography
  • Bibliography
  • Country Information
  • Critical Text
  • Database(s)
  • Discography
Region:
  • Sub-Saharan Africa
Plein Sud
URL http://www.festivalpleinsud.com/
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DescriptionFestival of African cultures
ContentsPlein Sud is an annual festival dedicated to African cultures exploring aspects such as cinema, literature and music. The festival promotes cultural exchange throughout Africa and across the ‘North-South’ divide, promotes thought about development, and educates students in Africa.
Features
  • Critical Text
  • Discussion Forum
Region:
  • Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Maghreb
Radio France Internationale
URLhttp://www.rfi.fr/
HostRadio France Internationale
DescriptionRadio France Internationale
ContentsRadio France Internationale broadcasts in most Francophone and many non-Francophone countries worldwide. The website contains live radio programs from the world over in addition to discussion and chat forums, and text articles. There is also an extensive RFI music site.
Features
  • Country Information
  • Current Events
  • Discussion Forum
  • Live Radio
  • Photography
Region:
  • Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Maghreb
  • Caribbean
  • Other
Salif Keita
URLhttp://www.salifkeita.net/
HostUniversal Music
DescriptionMalian singer
ContentsWebsite about Salif Keita, celebrated Malian artist. Includes biography, complete discography with audio clips from his newest album, photographs, and touring information.
Features
  • Audio
  • Biography
  • Discography
  • Photography
Region:
  • Sub-Saharan Africa
Senegalaisement: Culture
URLhttp://senegalaisement.com/senegal/culture.html
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Description“The culture of Senegal across all of its aspects”
Contents“The rich history and the great diversity of the Senegalese people make its cultural rich and varied. Senegalaisement proposes that you discover it with 9 pages, each one dedicated to an aspect of the Senegalese culture: singers, cinema, music, fashion, literature, festivals, visual arts, dance, sports, and gastronomy.”
Features
  • Audio
  • Biography
  • Bibliography
  • Critical Text
  • Discography
  • Discussion Forum
  • Electronic Mailing List
  • Video Clips
Region:
  • Sub-Saharan Africa
SIBMAS
URLhttp://www.sibmas.org/idpac/
HostTheatreLibarary.org
DescriptionInternational Directory of Performing Arts Collections and Institutions
ContentsContains a list of museums and institutions with collections and research about performing arts throughout the world. Contact information for each organization is given, as well as the website if available. The list is organized by continent, country, and city.
Features
  • Country Information
  • Database(s)
Region:
  • Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Maghreb
  • Caribbean
  • Other
Souad Massi
URLhttp://www.souadmassi.com.fr/
HostUniversal Music
DescriptionOfficial site of the Algerian singer
ContentsOfficial site of Souad Massi, Algerian folk-rock singer who performs in French and Arabic. Site includes a discography, a biography, audio exerpts, discussion forum and photographs.
Features
  • Biography
  • Discography
  • Discussion Forum
  • Lyrics
  • Photography
  • Video Clips
Region:
  • Maghreb
Staying in Tune
URLhttp://www.virtualmuseum.ca/Exhibitions/Instruments/
Hostvirtualmuseum.ca
DescriptionTraditions and musical instruments of the Francophonie
Contents“This virtual exhibition gives you the opportunity to discover traditional musical instruments from French-speaking countries. Staying in Tune offers you a chance to find out about traditional instruments and learn what connects them to the people who invented them. The project was coordinated by the Canadian Heritage Information Network (CHIN) and the Department of Canadian Heritage, Quebec Region. It was made possible though the cooperation of 23 heritage and educational institutions in nine countries.” Hosts the websites of many museums.
Features
  • Audio
  • Country Information
  • Table of Contents
Region:
  • Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Maghreb
  • Other
Tuareg
URLhttp://tuaregs.free.fr/
Hostfree.fr
DescriptionTuareg culture and history
ContentsSite about the culture and history of the Tuareg people including music, foods, and History. Site in both English and French, although the French contains more information. Last updated in 2003.
Features
  • Current Events
  • Discography
  • Electronic Mailing List
Region:
  • Maghreb
Windows on Haiti
URLhttp://www.windowsonhaiti.com/
HostGuy S. Antoine
DescriptionWindows on Haiti is a very comprehensive site about the culture, history, politics, the Creole language, literature, art and life of Haiti.
ContentsThis site contains art, photography, music and author databases. There are also discussion boards about food, current events and patrimony. There are also many links to other sites about Haitian life and culture.
Features
  • Artwork
  • Audio
  • Country Information
  • Critical Text
  • Current Events
  • Database(s)
  • Discussion Forum
  • Photography
Region:
  • Caribbean
Youssou N’Dour
URLhttp://www.youssou.com/
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DescriptionOfficial website of Youssou N’Dour
ContentsInformation about world-renowned Senegalese singer Youssou N’Dour and his music. The website includes information about upcoming shows, as well as the humanitarian and development work that N’Dour does. Discography and lyrics are available.
Features
  • Audio
  • Biography
  • Discography
  • Lyrics
  • Photography
  • Table of Contents
Region:
  • Sub-Saharan Africa