5 instrumentalists pose with instruments and contemporary African clothing in front of a yellow wall

Talk: Road to QWANQWA—establishing an all-star music ensemble in Addis Ababa

Center for African Studies Brown Bag Talk

Kaethe Hostetter, along with band members Endris Hassen, Bubu Teklemariam, Selamnesh Zemene, and Misale Legesse, share the journey towards forming the Addis Ababa-based super group QWANQWA.

Limited seating for anyone who would like to attend in person at the auditorium of the Spurlock Museum.

Registration required (external link) to attend via Zoom instead.

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