Ongx Mona in Los Angeles


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Ongama (Ongx) Mona, lead singer of Warongx and founder of the Khayelitsha Music Academy

Good news for LA!  The “Ashé Africa” Initiative is generously flying Ongx all the way from Cape Town to perform at Pomona College in Los Angeles County, California, after a screening of The Creators.  Details below:

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Ongx Mona, self portrait

Below, Ongx performs in front of his artwork:

Wed., Sep. 16, 2015, 4:15 p.m. 
Film ScreeningThe Creators, the story of several South African artists and musicians. Followed by a Q&A with director/producer Laura Gamse ’07 and musician Ongx Mana. – Rose Hills Theatre

Thu., Sep. 17, 2015, 9 p.m.
Art After Hours music performance with Ongx Mona, in conjunction with a screening of The Creators – Pomona College Museum of Art


RSVP on Facebook if you will be in attendance!

Following the two events at Pomona College, Ongx will perform again after a screening of The Creators at Chapman University in Orange County:

Friday, September 18, 2015, 4 p.m.

Award-winning documentary on popular music during and after apartheid in South Africa: The Creators: South Africa through the Eyes of Its Artists, on in Argyros Forum, 209 A&B.


If the music and art aren’t enough to get you there, here’s a tongue twister:

And here is what happens when Ongx gets together with Creators’ cinematographer Bernard Myburgh:

California, see you soon!


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