What’s On in Brixton: 7 – 13 March

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Your guide to what’s happening in Brixton this week

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Linda Bellos OBE gay rights activist and equality law specialist will be on a panel at the Black Cultural Archives for International Women’s Month

Tuesday 8 Marc: Urban Lab Films presents a special screening of Kleber Mendonça Filho’s Neighbouring Sounds, about life in a neighbourhood in Recife, Brazil, as part of an evening discussion on “Guarded Elites and Paranoia in the Latin American City”. The evening will include a panel and Q&A with Anna Minton (author of Ground Control), Tiago De Luca (University of Liverpool) and Rodrigo Firmino (UCL Urban Laboratory). £5 per ticket with a free drink on arrival. 6.30pm.

Wednesday 9: Swing the night away or sit back and listen to big band classics performed live at the Blues Kitchen. Free. Until 12am.

Thursday 10: To celebrate International Women’s Month, the Black Cultural Archives is hosting a discussion on what it means to be a black woman in the 21st century. A panel of women leading change in the community, Linda Bellos OBE gay rights activist and equality law specialist; Jade Jackson writer and member of Women for Refugee Women; and Liv Little editor-in-chief for Gal-dem online magazine will give a talk followed by an audience Q&A opportunity. £10, £7 concessions. 7 to 9pm.

Friday 11: The Cressingham Gardens Tenants and Residents Association have just opened a “Community Cafe” in the Cressingham Rotunda, Hardel Walk,  London SW2 2NG on Fridays. Come along have a coffee and cake or sandwiches. Learn to knit, borrow a book or play a game. Everyone welcome. 11am to 2pm.

Saturday 12: Stush make a big return to Brixton Jamm for the latest instalment of their Celebrate Life series. Starting the year as they mean to go on, their line-up features Booker T, Zacharia Soul, Jumping Jack Frost, Mikee B, Uncle Dugs and many more for a night of deep house, soulful, afro, techno, UK garage, jungle and more. £10 to £15. 11pm to 6am.

Sunday 13: Rootmaster presents Kyazi Lugangira, UK based singer/songwritier/guitarist from Tanzania, leader of the band Kihaya Blues. The music is a mix of African highlife, manding and soul, blues, funk and Latin. Kyazi has also toured with Kora players Jally Kebba Susso and Sona Jobarteh. Free. 9pm to midnight.

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Anna McKie is News Editor for the Brixton Blog and Bugle

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