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Chop And Quench 'The Fela! Band' FREE In Downtown LA!

Chop And Quench 'The Fela! Band' will perform Fela Kuti's “69 Los Angeles Sessions” in downtown LA.


Chop and Quench 'The Fela! Band' are bringing the party over to L.A’s California Plaza as a part of Grand Performances' free summer concert series. Members from the cast and band of Fela! The Musical (featuring Tony-nominated Fela! star Sahr Ngaujah) will be making history with a live performance of Fela Kuti's 69 Los Angeles Sessions in its entirety this Friday, July 18. The Chop And Quench band is coming fresh off a roaring residency at Brooklyn's Knitting Factory, as well as a Sundance performance earlier this year at the Finding Fela world premiere. Check out all the details on the LA show below:

>>>CHOP AND QUENCH ‘THE FELA! BAND’ 7/18

Grand Performances Presents

Chop And Quench ‘The Fela! Band’

July 18th

California Plaza

350 Grand Avenue

Downtown L.A., CA

FREE!

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Protests Continue In Mali as Demonstrators Demand the Removal of President Keïta

Current demonstrations are considered the largest in Mali in years.

Protestors have returned to the streets of Bamako, Mali to demand the ousting of President Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta.

Demonstrations began in mid-July when Malians—under the banner of the opposition group, the June 5th Movement—demonstrated against a deepening financial crisis, government corruption and conflict stemming from the ongoing separatist movement in the country. Lethal force was used against protesters, resulting in the death of 11 people in clashes with security forces in July, Al Jazeera reports.

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