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  • Fela Anikulapo Kuti

  • Date Of Birth:
    October 15, 1938
    Date Of Death:
    August 02, 1997 (58)
    Birth Place:
    Abeokuta, Ogun State, Nigeria
    Gender:
    Male
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    Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Comes to the Aronoff Center This SpringAlvin Ailey American Dance Theater Comes to the Aronoff Center This Spring
    by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2015

    Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, beloved as one of the world's most popular dance companies, will share its inspiring artistry with Tri-state audiences at the Aronoff Center's Procter & Gamble Hall for two nights only, March 3-4, 2015 at 7:30pm. The much-anticipated dance event is part of the Cincinnati Arts Association's 2014-15 Season. (more...)

    Content Media Dives into Scientology with GOING CLEAR DocumentaryContent Media Dives into Scientology with GOING CLEAR Documentary
    by Movies News Desk - Jan 15, 2015

    Content Media announced today that it has acquired international sales rights to Alex Gibney's much anticipated Scientology documentary "Going Clear: Scientology and The Prison of Belief". (more...)

    Zap Mama to Play Wilkins TheatreZap Mama to Play Wilkins Theatre
    by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2015

    Known worldwide as Zap Mama, Marie Daulne redefines the term vocalist. Creatively expressing sound and storytelling with tone and pure voice, Marie is a sonic stylist. From Belgium and Congo, she seamlessly blends African, European and American musical styles into eclectic arrangements of modern sound. Expanding upon American Soul, Jazz, Afro-beat and Pop-world music Marie creates a genre that connects the citizens of the world. Her current reinterpretation of acappella music is a rich palette of musical styles, including Urban, Afro-scat, World and Alternative Funk. (more...)

    Adelaide Festival of Arts Music Mini-Magazine Hits the StreetsAdelaide Festival of Arts Music Mini-Magazine Hits the Streets
    by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2015

    The mini-mag features the latest updates on Adelaide Festival's eclectic contemporary music program including artist interviews, cast announcements and a jam-packed DJ line-up for Soundpond.net Late Sessions. All revealed in the Adelaide Festival of Arts mini-magazine, which hits the streets today. (more...)

    Birdland Big Band, Jane Monheit, Barbara Carroll and More Set for Birdland's End-of-Year LineupBirdland Big Band, Jane Monheit, Barbara Carroll and More Set for Birdland's End-of-Year Lineup
    by BWW News Desk - Dec 23, 2014

    Birdland Jazz Club has announced its end-of-year schedule, running December 31 - January 18, including: The Birdland Big Band featuring Jane Monheit on New Year's Eve, Dave Stryker Group, Barbara Carroll, Joe Lovano, and more! (more...)

    Lindsay Mendez, Barbara Carroll & More Set for Birdland in JanuaryLindsay Mendez, Barbara Carroll & More Set for Birdland in January
    by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2014

    Birdland Jazz Club has announced its January 2015 schedule, featuring The Birdland Big Band, Jane Monheit, Beegie Adair Trio, Barbara Carroll, Jay Leonhart Trio, Jim Caruso's Cast Party, Dena DeRose, Lindsay Mendez and Marco Paguia, and MORE! (more...)

    Musicians and Dancers from FELA! Perform at Malaria No More Gala TonightMusicians and Dancers from FELA! Perform at Malaria No More Gala Tonight
    by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2014

    Malaria No More, a global nonprofit organization dedicated to ending malaria deaths, will host its annual International Honors Gala tonight, November 13, 2014 in New York. (more...)

    Musicians and Dancers from FELA! to Perform at Malaria No More Gala Next WeekMusicians and Dancers from FELA! to Perform at Malaria No More Gala Next Week
    by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2014

    The spirited, roof-shaking Afrobeat band and dancers from the Tony award-winning Broadway Show FELA!, Chop and Quench, return to New York City following the show's successful 2012 run for a special performance as part of a gala event hosted by Malaria No More. (more...)

    Aasif Mandvi, MODERN FAMILY's Steven Levitan, THE VERY HUNGRY CATERPILLAR and More Set for 2014-15 Arts & Ideas at JCCSFAasif Mandvi, MODERN FAMILY's Steven Levitan, THE VERY HUNGRY CATERPILLAR and More Set for 2014-15 Arts & Ideas at JCCSF
    by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2014

    The Jewish Community Center of San Francisco (JCCSF) takes pride in announcing the 2014-15 Arts and Ideas Season; an exciting line-up of today's acclaimed writers, food experts, renowned scientists and thinkers, as well as fascinating entertainers. Theatrical and musical highlights in the first half of the season include The Magnetic Fields' Stephin Merritt, rock icon Amanda Palmer and actor Richard Chamberlain. (more...)

    THE POP GROUP to Kick Off Ambitious Release Program with Two TitlesTHE POP GROUP to Kick Off Ambitious Release Program with Two Titles
    by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2014

    The Pop Group will be kicking off an ambitious release program with two titles, both of which will be available in multiple formats individually and also packaged together as a limited CD box set accompanied by memorabilia and an extensive 36pp booklet. (more...)

    Zongo Junction's Hard-Grooving Afrobeat Trip Heads to BrooklynZongo Junction's Hard-Grooving Afrobeat Trip Heads to Brooklyn
    by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2014

    Every journey, they say, begins with a single step. For Zongo Junction, that first footfall came in the Bay Area, when drummer and West African music explorer Charles Ferguson was young. (more...)

    Aasif Mandvi, MODERN FAMILY's Steven Levitan, THE VERY HUNGRY CATERPILLAR and More Set for 2014-15 Arts & Ideas at JCCSFAasif Mandvi, MODERN FAMILY's Steven Levitan, THE VERY HUNGRY CATERPILLAR and More Set for 2014-15 Arts & Ideas at JCCSF
    by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2014

    The Jewish Community Center of San Francisco (JCCSF) takes pride in announcing the 2014-15 Arts and Ideas Season; an exciting line-up of today's acclaimed writers, food experts, renowned scientists and thinkers, as well as fascinating entertainers. Theatrical and musical highlights in the first half of the season include The Magnetic Fields' Stephin Merritt, rock icon Amanda Palmer and actor Richard Chamberlain. (more...)

    Ginger Baker Releases New Album TodayGinger Baker Releases New Album Today
    by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2014

    Ginger Baker was once considered the musician least likely to survive the '60s. And yet, in 2014, he finds himself on the ascent. (more...)

    VAN DAVIS Hosts Album Launch Party TonightVAN DAVIS Hosts Album Launch Party Tonight
    by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2014

    VAN DAVIS, the NYC based rock-funk group, announces COME WITH ME, available for purchase today, June 19. In celebration, the band will host a CD launch event at INC Lounge (224 West 49th Street, 2nd Floor, above Time Hotel) tonight, June 19. Doors open at 8PM for cocktails and three 45-minute sets will be performed at 9PM, 10:15PM and 11:30PM. There is no cover for the event and there will be drink specials at the bar. (more...)

    Grand Performances 2014 Summer Concert Series Kicks Off TodayGrand Performances 2014 Summer Concert Series Kicks Off Today
    by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2014

    Grand Performances announces its 28th annual season with a line-up full of fan favorites, new musical obsessions, and events at the gorgeous California Plaza under the spectacular Downtown Los Angeles skyline. Starting Friday, June 13, 2014 and running through Saturday, September 13, 2014, the Grand Performances 2014 Summer Concert Series brings artists and audiences together for an array of music, dance, film, and spoken word featuring performers from around the globe and the streets of Los Angeles. Every show is free; no advanced reservations are required. Grand Performances at California Plaza is located at 350 S. Grand Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90071 (213-687-2159). For a complete overview of Grand Performances' upcoming season, hailed as the "best free outdoor summer concert series" by Los Angeles Magazine, please see the schedule here http://www.grandperformances.org/calendar/2014-season-overview. (more...)

    VAN DAVIS to Host Album Launch Party, 6/19VAN DAVIS to Host Album Launch Party, 6/19
    by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2014

    VAN DAVIS, the NYC based rock-funk group, announces COME WITH ME, available for purchase on Thursday, June 19. In celebration, the band will host a CD launch event at INC Lounge (224 West 49th Street, 2nd Floor, above Time Hotel) on Thursday, June 19. Doors open at 8PM for cocktails and three 45-minute sets will be performed at 9PM, 10:15PM and 11:30PM. There is no cover for the event and there will be drink specials at the bar. (more...)

    Alvin Ailey Sets Special Opening and Four Dynamic Programs for Lincoln Center Season, 6/11-22Alvin Ailey Sets Special Opening and Four Dynamic Programs for Lincoln Center Season, 6/11-22
    by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2014

    Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, beloved as one of the world's most popular dance companies, will return to Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts with four different programs for a 15-performance engagement at the David H. Koch Theater June 11 - 22, 2014. (more...)

    Alvin Ailey Sets Special Opening and Four Dynamic Programs for Lincoln Center Season, 6/11-22Alvin Ailey Sets Special Opening and Four Dynamic Programs for Lincoln Center Season, 6/11-22
    by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2014

    Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, beloved as one of the world's most popular dance companies, will return to Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts with four different programs for a 15-performance engagement at the David H. Koch Theater June 11 - 22, 2014. (more...)

    Aretha Franklin Wants to Star in Broadway's AFTER MIDNIGHTAretha Franklin Wants to Star in Broadway's AFTER MIDNIGHT
    by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2014

    The Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin wants to try her hand at musical theater by making her Broadway debut in the Tony-nominated production of AFTER MIDNIGHT. (more...)

    2014 BLUE NOTE JAZZ FESTIVAL and More Coming to the Blue Note in June 20142014 BLUE NOTE JAZZ FESTIVAL and More Coming to the Blue Note in June 2014
    by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2014

    Blue Note Jazz Club, one of the world's most iconic jazz and blues venues based in Greenwich Village, is proud to announce its June 2014 schedule. All June performances at Blue Note Jazz Club will be featured as part of the fourth annual, 2014 Blue Note Jazz Festival, scheduled to take place Sunday, June 1 through Monday, June 30 (with over 150 performances at more than 15 venues throughout New York City). (more...)

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