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ART: Something Like a Fahamenon 

Saturday, Sept. 11

Visual artist Fahamu Pecou — the first artist in residence for the Harvey Gantt Center for African-American Art + Culture (and the subject of a recent Creative Loafing cover story) — is set to launch his Q.C. debut with the event Something Like a Fahamenon. Billed as a '90s jam, the one-night event — featuring music by Atlanta-based DJ Salah Ananse — is part party and part art education effort. According to Pecou, Fahamenon is designed to make "the institution of art accessible to diverse audiences through music, culture and a party atmosphere." So, be sure to bring your dancing shoes — and wear your favorite 1990s-era clothes. 21 and up. $8-$15. 9 p.m.-1 a.m. Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts + Culture, 551 S. Tryon St. 704-547-3700. www.ganttcenter.org.

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