Thu + Fri + Sat > Arte Chicha de Ruta Mare, Peru @ Recyclart, Bxl + Pakebo, Liege

hola todas!
DOSSIER BELGICAthis week, 3 special Peruvian events in Brussels & Liege
For the first time in Belgium > street art collective Ruta Mare will showcase their art between 17 and 20 november!

Yefferson and Kelly form Ruta Mare, a duo that embodies an exemplary renewal of the Peruvian Chicha culture. Created in 2012, around their common passion for the popular culture of the streets of Lima, Ruta Mare develops artistic works that implement the reminiscences of a collective Peruvian imagination. By creating gigantic mural frescos or serigraphs, they readily mix popular imagery and traditional motifs in favour of a resolutely urban and committed aesthetic.

Yefferson and Kelly are particularly aware of the graphic identity they convey and claim without any complexity their belonging to the Chicha culture, notably through a fabulous typographic work. Ruta Mare brings graphic design in urban space in their own original way and always taking the art of Chicha back to its roots: art of the people for the people.

On Thrusday 17 nov in Brussels @ Recyclart with an expo + projection & talk at the Licky My Typo night. Make sure you reserve or come on time, as it will sell out!
FB event.

On 18 + 19 Nov, Ruta Mare will move to Liege for 3 days for their exposition combined with parties as well
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★★★★ Viva El Arte Chicha ★★★★
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All happening at the Pakebo gallery.

Friday 18 Nov > 19h00 – 01h00  (prix libre)
Exposition Ruta Mare
DJ sets by Gaetano Dub & Rebel Up! SebCat
Peruvian dish >
Ceviche (fish) with vegetables + Pisco Sour cocktail
(12€, reservation necessary, all info in event)

FB event.

Saturday 19 nov, the big party night, Mega Fiesta!
from 21h00 – 04h00 (5€)
DJ sets by Gaetano Dub, Rebel Up! SebCat, Baylena Selektah, Diyei Pituto & special guest Shushupe (PE).
Expect a big mix of Peruvian styles from the past & present, from Andes folk to cumbia, chicha, guaracha, electro cumbia, bass & more!
FB event.

and on Sunday 20 nov, they will also give a letter workshop. FB event.

hasta pronto, nos vemos!
DOSSIER BELGICA

Fri 5 August > Rebel Up! @ Esperanzah! Festival, Abbeye de Floreffe (BE)

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We’re happy to announce that we are playing Esperanzah! festival this year!

We’ll be playing on Friday 5 Aug, closing the Scene Découverte, where all the local Belgian artists & DJ’s perform. Lots of good artists this year > our personal favorites this year are Ana Tijoux, A-WA, & Calypso Rose. Other artists like Emir Kusturica, Lee Scratch Perry and Manu Chao will surely not disappoint either.

Catch us from 23:00 @ Scene Découverte

There are still tickets left for Friday 5 Aug, but the 3 day festival passes + Saturday tickets have already sold out 🙁

Info > FB event / site
5/6/7 August
@ Abbaye de Floreffe (Namur)

Sunday 10th @ Ô de Molenbeek Family Street festival. FREE IN!

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Then next day on sunday, Rebel Up! plays on the street at the free Ô de Molenbeek festival. Ô’de Molenbeek is a cozy street theater festival in the heart of Molenbeek. The square at metro station Graaf Van Vlaanderen for one day turned into a scene of circus, street theater, animation and initiation of clowning to real acrobatics for the young (at heart)! Food, drinks and much more.

Rebel Up! djs SebCat & LeBlanc will play warm up, cool down and freestyle street dance tunes inbetween all the acts!

Info see >FB event

from 13:30 til 19h
@ Sint Mariastraat

Molenbeek  / metro Comte de Flandre

Fri 8 July > Rebel Up! @ Saint Gilles LOVES Cumbia, Parvis St Gilles, *FREE IN*

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This friday, a special night of STRICLY CUMBIA in St Gilles!

18:00: Apero – Tropical cocktail & Music crafts for the little ones.

18:00: Play it Loud CUMBIA: TURIKUMWE
The winner of the Play it Loud battle will surprise you with freshly cut tunes. Memo Pimiento Electric Orchestra, El Felino Macabro y los de la Cava, Turikumwe, Los Demonios de la Cumbia & Quantum Café battled for your love and approval in Pianofabriek. The winner: Turikumwe!

19:30 & 21:30: Rebel Up! Dj Sebcat
Party with tropical sounds from the global underground. It’s all about baking a musical cake outside styled borders covered with cumbia sprinkles!

20:30: Patasola
Colombian roots music from the members of ‘La Chiva Gantiva’.
One of the best kept musical secrets in ‘Bruselas’.

@Parvis St Gilles (metro Parvis / Voorplein)

All info > FB Event / Pianofabriek site

Fri 12 Feb @ La Tentation > El Pulpo Goes Balkan; Baro Drom Orkestar (IT), Alizarina (FR, Bxl) + DJ Grissino (IT, Bxl)

Hey Brussels!

this friday our friends of El Pulpo are organising a special concert & afterparty @ La Tentation

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with special guest Baro Drom Orkestar from Firenze, Italy
An explosive and exciting group that combines klezmer, Armenian, Balkan music and pizzica & tarantella from the Salento in the so-called “Power Gypsy Dance”. An unconventional ensemble: electric violin, accordion, electric double-bass and modified drums. Italian temperament, passion and hot rhythm…World music with a rock attitude. see their video here >

also warm up liveset & afterparty set by Alizarina. This nomadic clarinet player fuses eastern European folklore into a modern electronic sound with a good beat. Video here >

and dj of the night will be Italian DJ Grissino (Antitapas), beat juggler of all styles global and swinging sounds.

FB event here

Entry 8€ for concerts & afterparty / 5€ from midnight
Doors 20h – 4am
@ La Tentation
Rue de Laeken 28
1000, Bxl