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    Culture, The Exhibitionist Fela! at the Curran Is Much More Than a Great Concert

    Fela! at the Curran Is Much More Than a Great Concert

    If you haven't listened to Afrobeat before you see Fela!, the bio-musical about Fela Anikulapo-Kuti, don't worry. The opening scenes, which are some of the production's most effective, are all about what Fela (Sahr Nguajah) calls "b.i.d.": breaking it down.…
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    Calendar, Night&Day The Afrobeat Goes On

    The Afrobeat Goes On

    The summer of Africa continues. World Cup soccer games in South Africa brought fever to the pitch as Ghana nearly topped Uruguay in the quarterfinals, and worldwide, people blew vuvuzelas to the soccer gods. Meanwhile, the New York debut of…
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  • clipping at Brava Theater Sept. 11
    Sub Pop recording artists 'clipping.' brought their brand of noise-driven experimental hip hop to the closing night of 2016's San Francisco Electronic Music Fest this past Sunday. The packed Brava Theater hosted an initially seated crowd that ended the night jumping and dancing against the front of the stage. The trio performed a set focused on their recently released Sci-Fi Horror concept album, 'Splendor & Misery', then delved into their dancier and more aggressive back catalogue, and recent single 'Wriggle'. Opening performances included local experimental electronic duo 'Tujurikkuja' and computer music artist 'Madalyn Merkey.'"

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