NEW YEARS DAY HOME x HOME Happy Hour
(WRITERS + FILMMAKERS SALON + HAPPY HOUR + DANCE PARTY)
Join us as we celebrate the first day of the New Year with celebratory drinks sourced from Ethiopia and Eritrea. Libations to be served include Ethiopia’s Amber Ale and St. George’s Lager, Oakland’s own handmade honey wine from Asmara Restaurant, and local winery Blue Danube. Post happy hour, we will be dancing to classics and modern tunes from home, with plenty of New Years songs to groove to!
The evening will begin with a writer's salon and mixer (6-7PM) open to writers of all diaspora communities, followed by a special guest lecture by the world renowned Ethiopian-born visual artist Wosene. The evening continues with a screening of select short films (7PM-8PM) from Eritrean and Ethiopian filmmakers, and ends with the sounds of DJ Eden Hagos. Visit our website for full details.