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Turn It UpFemi Kuti, 48, is the first-born son of a legend. It is not an easy life constantly being measured against a man who changed African music, but Kuti has forged a brilliant career of his own. “I can’t run away”......
On eve of Nigerian elections and the opening of 'Fela!' in Lagos, Femi Kuti talks politics, legacy, and musicPop & HissFemi Kuti makes something more than music. His dozen or so album releases and hugely popular concerts (“one of the more powerful live shows on Earth,” according to the Onion) are imbued with the weight of family legacy and Kuti’s......
COSTA MESA — The competitors in the championship flight of the Costa Mesa City Championship were well aware Jeff Coburn would be a contender to win. The UC Irvine alumnus finished tied for third last year. But now he's the man to beat. Coburn shot...
Special to the Tribune"The Routes of Man" By Ted Conover Knopf, 336 pages, $26.95 It was a bad night for sleep: En route to Uganda from Kenya and staying at the apartment of the truck driver he was accompanying, Ted Conover was kept awake by a wall clock just overhead, which...
Times Staff WriterLAGOS, Nigeria — A fierce competition for souls is on in Lagos. In this sprawling capital that seems glued together out of scraps of rusted iron, plywood and torn posters, the immortal combat is being waged on faded billboards so closely planted...
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The Washington PostHundreds of people were feared killed in the northern city of Kano during two days of anti-American riots led by Muslims protesting the U.S.-led bombing of Afghanistan, according to residents and police sources. While police officially put the death toll...
Tags: Nigeria, Afghanistan, The Washington Post, Western Africa, Islam
Special to the SunShopping in Philadelphia can be a cultural experience. From the downtown counter-culture of South Street to the elegant refinement of Rittenhouse Square District, whatever your taste, you'll find something to satisfy it somewhere in Philadelphia. Whether...
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