After Dark

August 22 & 23

The AFROPUNK FEST experience doesn’t stop when the park closes.

AFROPUNK FEST 2015 will creep into the streets, bars, and restaurants of Brooklyn with AFROPUNK AFTER DARK. Offering something for everyone – AFROPUNK AFTER DARK will take over select venues and transform the neighborhood of Fort Greene into a captivating playground of music, art, comedy, entertainment and culture. With intimate pop­up performances, celebrity DJ sets, comedy shows, film screenings, art installations, Story Slams, and drink specials, AFROPUNK AFTER DARK is guaranteed to be the perfect nightcap.

The Strivers Row Presents: Black Joy

August 22. Doors at 8PM

Beast of Bourbon; 710 Myrtle Ave

The Strivers Row presents Joshua Bennett, Miles Hodges, Safia Elhillo, Carvens Lissaint, Aziza Barnes and Kiah Victoria in an evening of spoken word and live music. All ages.

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Electric Punanny

August 22. START TIME: 11PM

Brooklyn Tap House. 590 Myrtle Ave

JASMINE SOLANO & MELO-X

NU [A Lil’ Louder]

HOSTED BY GITOO. 21+

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Ting and Ting

August 22. 10PM

Putnam’s Pub and Cooker. 419 Myrtle Ave

Caribbean dance party with DJ Kellz and DJ Kitty Cash. 21+

Amanda Seales: One Funny Woman After Dark

August 22. 9:30PM

Splitty. 415 Myrtle Avenue

Join funny girl Amanda Seales to laugh along with a line-up of amazing women comedians, capped with highlights of Amanda’s one woman shows. Featuring Rae Sanni, Sam Jay, Chloe Hilliard, Phoebe Robinson & Jessica Williams’ “Blaria” and more! DJ set by Amanda Seales to follow. 21+


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TOP RANK

August 22. 10PM

Myrtle + Gold. 343 Gold St

Top Rank Magazine is a Brooklyn based publication that profiles women of diverse backgrounds who are driving, shaping, and challenging the world around them.


Join us for an audiovisual #blackgirlmagic experience with DJs D0UZE and Zephyr Ann and visuals by Salome Asega.

ASTRO BEAT with The Illustrious Blacks

August 22. 10PM

Do or Dine. 1108 Bedford Ave

MANCHILDBLACK and MONSTAH BLACK spin a seamless mix of Afro futuristic deep house, funk, soul and disco. Cash only

AFTERLIFE

August 22. 10PM

Friends and Lovers. 641 Classon Ave

DJ sets by Ben Robey and Fame School with live performances by Sunny Gang, Unstoppable Death Machines and special guests.

Hosted by She’s Ryan and Mr.StarCity


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Azucar Presenta: Rude Gyal

August 23rd. 9PM

Beast of Bourbon. 710 Myrtle Ave

Azucar presents an evening of Reggae, Ska, Rocksteady, Cumbia and Punk. 21+


DJ sets by Mursi Lane and Tygapaw with special guests.


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Midnight Brunch

August 23. 11PM

Brooklyn Tap House. 590 Myrtle Ave

Join us for the launch of a limited edition AFROPUNK print by artist Naturel, available on 1xRun.com 21+


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Black Radical Imagination: AFROPUNK Edition

August 23. 8PM

Splitty. 415 Myrtle Ave

Black Radical Imagination curates a screening of experimental short films by Penda Diakite, Ja’Tovia Gary, Cauleen Smith and Darren Wallace of Kinfolk Collective.

Sounds by DJ K7, presented by Dutty Artz.

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@ NIGHT

August 23rd. 8PM

Do or Dine. 1108 Bedford Ave

SPOOK Magazine hosts a reading of poetry and prose about all manners of unexpected vice. Featuring Elise Peterson, Morgan Parker, Jenna Wortham, Ian F. Blair, Josie Duffy, Kyla Marshell, Matthew McKnight and Rembert Browne.

Live performance by Decora. Sounds presented by Scratch Academy. Cash only. All ages.

Hotstepper Sunday After Dark

August 23. 7PM

Friends and Lovers. 641 Classon Ave

Dancehall and Reggae sounds

Featuring DJ Fyahrama, presented by ConsciousNYC

BEARCAT and SHYBOI, presented by Discwoman

MYRTLE + GOLD AFTER DARK

August 23. 10PM

Myrtle + Gold. 343 Gold St

Visit Myrtle + Gold for post-festival drink specials. 21+

Wonderground Sound System

August 23rd. 10PM

Putnam’s Pub and Cooker. 419 Myrtle Ave

Dance party spun DJ Silence and DJ Internal Affairs, hosted Comrade Cav.


PAPI JUICE VOL.26: AFROPUNK ~AFTER DARK~

August 22nd. 10PM

Baby’s Alright. 146 Broadway

$10.00

PERFORMING LIVE: NJENA REDDD FOXXX, RAHEL

GUEST DJs: MURSI LAYNE, DIVOLI S’VERE, LSDXOXO,

HOST: LORDE INC