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Mahina Movement and Friends of the Congo

Sunday, September 18, 2011, 3–5 pm

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Portrait of Mahina Movement
Mahina Movement combines poetry and song to create passionate music tied to flesh and bone, straight from the heart. The all-woman trio tells stories of the personal and political wrapped with courage, strength, and an awareness of human struggle and connection. Three voices and one guitar blend to produce a powerful force, mixing folk, rock, and rhymes in English, Spanish, and Tongan simmered with indigenous roots and culture. Mahina Movement generates a strong, steady “movement” for community—with radical love, unstoppable activism, and ruthless compassion. They’ll be joining forces with Friends of the Congo to raise awareness of the escalating levels of violence taking place in the Congo—violence rooted in the mining industry, which supplies the global demand for the electronics that maintain modern levels of comfort.

Image: courtesy Mahina Movement 

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