Archive | May 30, 2013

Grammy Award Winning African Songstress Angelique Kidjo Returns To Miami

MIAMI — Hot on the heels of her PBS special (which featured the dancers from FELA! onstage with the artist) and her new album release, the internationally acclaimed recording artist Angelique Kidjo returns for one performance only on Friday, May 31 at the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts, 1300 Biscayne Blvd., Miami. Tickets […]

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VIDEO ALERT: Clubfeet – ‘Cape Town’

Let’s fly to Cape Town baby!, those are the words from Australian-South African band Clubfeet. With a focus on the Cape Town, South Africa nightlife, the nband recently released Cape Town video, a video which showcases the sleepless of the Southern African city. The video was shot in the early hours of the morning, precisely, […]

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‘Fela,’ a dance party with political diatribe, now playing at Paramount Theatre

The most influential African musician of the last 50 years is still little known in this country. A few years ago, Broadway tried to remedy that with the musical, “Fela!” The national touring company has just made it to Seattle’s Paramount Theatre. Fela Kuti was a Nigerian musician, composer, and performer who not only sang […]

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