1 minute read December 17, 2010 The Immigrant Life For the final assignment of a class I teach on Media and Africa at The New School I asked students to make short video profiles of African immigrant experiences in….. Read More 0 minutes Less than a minute read June 28, 2010 Music Break: Fela Kuti's "Water No Get Enemy" By the cast of the Broadway musical Fela!. Not bad. Via Knitting Factory Records. — Sean Jacobs Read More 2 minutes read February 6, 2010 Representing Fela Last week The New York Times published an odd piece of writing by one its theater “critics”, Charles Isherwood about the Broadway show “Fela!” about the life of the Afrobeat….. Read More 0 minutes Less than a minute read January 20, 2010 Fela Inspiration This artist was inspired to create after seeing the Broadway musical. Read More 1 minute read December 8, 2009 EVERYBODY WANTS FELA TO SUCCEED (ON BROADWAY) The New York mainstream press is all over Bill T Jones’ musical “Fela!,” which recently opened in the city. Everybidy wants the show to succeed in a downmarket. “The New….. Read More 0 minutes Less than a minute read August 19, 2009 FELA KUTI IS COMING TO BROADWAY “Fela!,” the Bill T. Jones musical about the life of the Nigerian Afrobeat king, Fela Anikulapo Kuti, is opening on Broadway on October 19. I had tickets during the show’s….. Read More ©Africa is a Country 2015 Africa is a Country Proudly powered by WordPress Theme: Stream.