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FELA! Hits San Francisco's Curran Theatre

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FELA! the musical hits San Francisco's Curran Theatre this Tuesday, Nov 15. Directed by the legendary Bill T. Jones, FELA! is a hybrid of theatre, dance, and music that tells the tale of Fela Kuti's life. It was produced in association with Jay-Z, ?uestlove, Will & Jada Pinkett Smith, and Ruth and Stephen Hendel among others.

The production nabbed three Tony Awards in 2010 for Best Costume Design, Best Sound Design, and Best Choreography. For a limited time you can snag $39 tickets to select show dates. See all details in the flyer below and watch a clip of Toronto's opening night above!

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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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