Atlanta’s Ethiopian Nightlife

Uber driver; was it a fun night? Me; started off so- Unable to express Ethiopian nightlife, I smiled wanly. The female uber driver acknowledged my defeated slouch with an empathetic nod. But non Ethiopian/Eritrean women could only emphatize with half of it. I love Ethiopian music, I like to dance and I enjoy meeting new…

Lambadina- Ethiopian Film

This was my first Ethiopian movie premiere. I came of my own volition; enticed by the premise of diaspora themes and assured by the film festival accolades. By the end of the movie, I had only one feeling- relief. I was relieved that my non Ethiopian co worker had bailed and that I was finally…

Teddy Afro – Ethiopia Review

In his 5th album, Ethiopia, Teddy afro plunges us deeper into his trek of Ethiopian nationalism. As happy as we are to have a full album, if compared to his previous albums and keeping in mind the resources at his disposal, Teddy’s artistic capacity are not realized.  The patriotic line-up, though terrific, has already been…