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Born in Ethiopia, raised in Sweden, and a proud resident of Harlem, he’s inspired by this global background to infuse his culinary experiences with diverse elements of music, history, culture, and the arts.Today, he is a celebrated award-winning chef, restaurateur, author, philanthropist and food activist.Reviewers have compared Meklit’s voice to that of the legendary singer Nina Simone.“Once you hear her smooth and silky voice it will be hard to forget it,” NPR’s Allison Keyes reported.The director himself is a professor of film studies in the East Coast.Per : “Among the courses Haile Gerima teaches at Howard University is one called ‘Film and Social Change.’ But for Mr.He received a huge boost when influential film-maker Jim Jarmusch used his music for his 2005 film compilation, one of the most unlikely best-sellers of the last decade.Once heard, Astatke’s music is not easily forgotten.
(Photo: by Matt Dutile) that highlights food, art and culture from the vibrant Ethiopian restaurant scene in the Washington, D. metropolitan area to Little Kabul in Fremont, California and the Vietnamese shrimpers in Louisiana.
Her work ‘Untitled 1’ sold for $US1,0022,500 at Sotheby’s in 2010.
Her collection of semiabstract works displayed at the Guggenheim was inspired by “a multitude of sources, including historical photographs, urban planning grids, modern art, and graffiti, and explores the intersections of power, history, dystopia, and the built environment, along with their impact on the formation of personal and communal identities.” I have my fingers crossed this will be the first Ethiopian film that will win the Oscars.
But for Marcus, it is clear that the aim is much bigger than fine dining.
In a way, it is a contribution to the revitalization of this historic neighbourhood and we salute him for that.
I hope Marcus’ long awaited restaurant brings together artists, musicians, writers, and alike from the Ethiopian Diaspora and beyond right into the heart of Harlem.