When: Friday Apr 25, 2014: 10am – 8pm Event: Ghana Poetry Festival Where: Center for National Culture (Arts Center) Description: The theme is “The emergence of poetry and its relevance today”. Poetry readings, Open Mic, sales of books, recordings and crafts, music performance. When: 25th April to 3rd May Event: Accra Jazz Festival Where: Various Description: Various jazz artists including Nicolas Genest, Nii Ayikwei Parkes, Colter Harper, Dr. Royal Hartigan & Jazz Ensemble, Toni Morrison, Kyekyeku and Tommi Quinci,, Ofie Kodjoe, Brenda Joyce, Sandra Hudson and Michelle McKinney-Hammond performing at different venues over the course of 9 days. For full schedule, dates, and venues, go to: http://www.afaccra.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=154%3Aculturalactivities&
When: Wed Apr 30, 2014 7pm – 8pm Accra Event: Book Reading Where: Goethe Institute Cantonments Description: Ghana Voices Series: The Writers Project of Ghana runs a monthly book reading with the Goethe Institute dubbed the Ghana Voices Series. This event takes place on the last Wednesday of every month. April’s readings will be held on April 30 at 7 pm prompt at the Goethe Institute, and features Ama Ata Aidoo, author of No Sweetness Here, Changes, Diplomatic Pounds, Our Sister Killjoy and others.