Meklit Hadero http://kalw.org en The Nile Project: An East African musical journey http://kalw.org/post/nile-project-east-african-musical-journey <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">It all started in a bar in Oakland. Egyptian-American ethnomusicologist Mina </span>Girgis<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> and his friend, Ethiopian-American singer</span><a href="http://www.meklithadero.com" style="line-height: 1.5;"> Meklit Hadero</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, were having a beer after seeing an Ethiopian band play.</span></p><p> Fri, 09 May 2014 02:17:16 +0000 Julie Caine 43505 at http://kalw.org The Nile Project: An East African musical journey How San Francisco helped Meklit Hadero find her voice http://kalw.org/post/how-san-francisco-helped-meklit-hadero-find-her-voice <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Born in Ethiopia, local musician </span><a href="http://www.myspace.com/meklit" style="line-height: 1.5;">Meklit Hadero</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> lived all over the map until she landed in San Francisco almost eight years ago. The singer-songwriter was a resident artist with the de Young museum, is a TED Global fellow, and worked with the </span><a href="http://redpoppyarthouse.org/" style="line-height: 1.5;">Red Poppy Art House</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> and the </span><a href="http://www.sfmapp.com/" style="line-height: 1.5;">Mission Arts and Performance Project</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">.</span></p><p> Fri, 01 Mar 2013 00:43:57 +0000 Martina Castro 23773 at http://kalw.org How San Francisco helped Meklit Hadero find her voice Meklit Hadero on Africa Mix http://kalw.org/post/meklit-hadero-africa-mix <p><span style="display: none">&nbsp;</span><span style="font-size: 14pt">Tune in this Thursday&nbsp;to <em><a href="http://kalwafricamix.blogspot.com/">Africa Mix</a></em>, when&nbsp;Emmanuel Nado&#39;s guest will be Ethiopian-born, San Francisco-based singer songwriter <a href="http://www.meklithadero.com/">Meklit Hadero</a>. </span></p> Wed, 14 Mar 2012 14:29:47 +0000 Matt Martin 7458 at http://kalw.org Meklit Hadero on Africa Mix