1-14-14: Live on the Terrace Presents Nana Asante
Live on the Terrace returns on Tuesday January 14, 2014 with a rare musical performance by Nana Asante. In addition to being a lawyer, Nana Asante is a playwright, screenwriter, songwriter and musician whose works have been showcased locally and internationally.
Nana has written many songs and regularly sat in with musicians in various lounges and clubs in New York City. His play “Spade Cooley” was featured at the Frank Silvera Writers Workshop in Harlem, New York and was subsequently produced at a theatre festival Off-Broadway. His monologue “Ama Kano” was also showcased at the Dramatist Guild and received solid reviews in the Village Voice newspaper. He was co-founder of the Claude McKay Society, a literary society of young poets in New York City and also read his poetry at various poetry festivals in New York City.
Live on the Terrace is a live cultural & entertainment series held at Villa Monticello’s Terrace Bar & Café from 7 to 9pm every Tuesday. Indulge in Happy Hour specials until 8pm including 2 cocktails for the price of 1, beer specials and delicious meals from the exquisite 1A menu.
For table reservations, contact 0243 721 914. Free Entry.
Great Music. Great People. Great Hospitality.
Oct 15, 2013ChorkorHeights presents Lyrical Sonata Part 1: Les Femmes Fatales
On Tuesday 15th October, ChorkorHeights will present the 1st of a 3-part series for Live on the Terrace dubbed Lyrical Sonata: Les Femmes Fatales, a show featuring performances by the leading female spoken word artists in Ghana. The remaining two parts will follow on November 19th and December 17th, with the latter event to host the exciting grand battle of the sexes where the audience will crown one group winner and recipient of bragging rights.
Exemplifying grace and competitiveness, "les femmes fatales” have agreed to present themselves before their opponents do the same on November 19th. Guests can expect to be treated to dynamic performances by Dzyadzorm, Poetra Asantewa & Edith Ndabi. Throughout the show, some of the best acid jazz, underground hip hop and trip hop music will segue the set of ideas presented by each artist, manifesting the power of words fused with music.
Live on the Terrace is a cultural & entertainment series held at Villa Monticello’s Terrace Bar every Tuesday between 7&9pm. Live on the Terrace is free to enter. Indulge in Happy Hour specials including 2 cocktails for the price of 1, half-price beers and delicious meals from the exquisite 1A menu. Villa Monticello’s extended Happy Hour closes at 8pm on Tuesdays.
For table reservations, contact 0244 662 692, and for more event information email: email@example.com.
As we like to say, “Gidi Gidi b3 mli!” We’ll save you a seat.
Oct 8, 2013
Live on the Terrace presents Palm Wine Music by Osei Kwame Korankye
Taught by his grandfather, Seprewa player & singer Osei Kwame Korankye has been playing the instrument since the age of 12. He is internationally recognised as a Seprewa virtuoso who continually makes efforts to re-popularize the Seprewa via performance and academic research. Akin to the kora, the Seprewa is an ancient African instrument with an earthy, fresh and delicate sound. Once vital in the early days of highlife, the Ghanaian instrument was almost forgotten after the introduction of the guitar to West Africa.
At 7pm on Tuesday 8th October, Live on the Terrace will be filled with the beautiful sounds of a rare and remarkable instrument. Guests will also appreciate Osei Kwame’s tales of the Seprewa’s origins and journey. Like the Asante Atumpan drums, the Seprewa is literally able to “speak” by imitating the tonal contours of the Twi language.
Villa Monticello’s extended Happy Hour closes at 8pm every Tuesday. Indulge in specials including 2 for 1 cocktails, GHC 3.00 beers and delicious meals from the exquisite 1A menu. For table reservations, contact 0244 662 692. And for more information on the event email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Oct 1, 2013
Live on the Terrace presents Vintage Jazz Night by Andy Karas
Live on the Terrace presents “A Blues Journey from Timbuktu to Memphis” courtesy of special guest and jazz enthusiast Andy Karas on Tuesday 1st October, 7-9pm. Andy’s personal favourites trace African roots to gospel to blues to jazz to vintage R&B (Al Green, Otis Redding) with a common groove to make the backbone slip.
Andy Karas is the Deputy Director of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) in Ghana. Andy joined the US foreign service in 2000, and has had prior assignments in Rwanda, Kenya, Afghanistan, Washington, DC, and Djibouti. He also managed community-based assistance programming for low-income and homeless populations in New York City.
As usual, the early bird catches the worm; Tuesday’s extended Happy Hour closes at 8pm. Guests can indulge in specials including 2 for 1 cocktails, GHC 3.00 beers and delicious meals from the exquisite 1A menu.
For table reservations, contact 0244 662 692.
As we say in Accra, Gidi Gidi b3 mli! We’ll save you a seat.