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Repeating Islands


AFROPUNK 2015 returns to Brooklyn’s Commodore Barry Park (City Park), for “a weekend of live music, vibrant art and good vibes” on August 22-23. As the AFROPUNK site explains: “Described by the New York Times as ‘the most multicultural festival in the US,’ the word AFROPUNK itself has become synonymous with open­-minded, non­conforming and unconventional, placing the institution at the epicenter of urban culture inspired by alternative music.” This year, the headliners are Grace Jones, Lauryn Hill, and Lenny Kravitz. The festival will be preceded by the first annual AfroPunk Fancy Dress Ball, on August 21. AXS writes:

Aside from the headliners, Kelis, Danny Brown, Suicidal Tendencies and Thundercat are also scheduled to perform at the festival.

This year will mark the arrival of the first annual AfroPunk Fancy Dress Ball, which will serve as a pre-festival mixer on August 21 with performers such as Grace Jones and Mike Q in attendance. The goal…

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