Chop And Quench 'The Fela! Band' Every Monday At Knitting Factory Brooklyn

Knitting Factory Brooklyn presents Chop And Quench 'The Fela! Band' with special guests every Monday from April 14th to June 2nd.

This Monday Chop And Quench 'The Fela! Band' kick off a three month residency at Brooklyn's Knitting Factory. Comprised of members from the cast and band of Fela! The Musical (with Sahr Ngaujah at the helm), Chop And Quench tore the roof off of Sundance a few months back at the Finding Fela world premiere. Now that they're back home in New York, the band is working on new material to take to the studio for their first time recording since their Broadway cast release. Catch Chop And Quench with special guests every Monday night at the Knitting Factory through June 2nd!


Knitting Factory Brooklyn Presents

Chop And Quench 'The Fela! Band'

w/ special guests every Monday

April 14th to June 2nd

361 Metropolitan Avenue

Brooklyn, NY

$8 advance / $10 day of show

Photo credit should read KELVIN IKPEA/AFP via Getty Images

The Netherlands Returns Nigeria's Centuries-Old Stolen Artefact

The Netherlands has returned to Nigeria a 600-year-old stolen artefact, the Ife Terracotta, which has been received by Nigeria's Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed.

According to The Guardian Nigeria, the Netherlands has returned a 600-year-old artefact to Nigeria. This comes after the artefact was reportedly smuggled using fraudulent papers through Ghana to the Dutch country. Netherlands ambassador to Nigeria, Harry van Dijk, handed over the Ife Terracotta to Alhaji Lai Mohammed, Nigeria's Minister of Information and Culture. The repatriation of the small but "priceless" Ife Terracotta has been a long journey considering it was reportedly smuggled out of Nigeria in 2019.

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