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In Exile, Burundian Musicians Create Out Of Crisis

Political violence has engulfed the African nation of Burundi. The U.N. Security Council has passed a resolution to try and prevent potential genocide, while refugees have been pouring into neighboring Rwanda. Among them is a group of musicians who fled their homes without any instruments. (Listen To The Story) Bertrand Ninteretse is a Burundian video […]

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African Music Event Helps MIF Celebrate 30 Years

The Mobile International Festival will mark their 30th anniversary with “Roots…The Journey” this fall, but the celebration begins on June 15 with “An Afternoon of African Music” at the Mobile Museum of Art. The free program showcases the 30-member Wake Up Choir of Light Missions Pentecostal Church in Eight Mile. The choir is comprised of […]

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