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Fela-bration!

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Saturday, July 23, 2011

1-4 pm

Fowler Museum, UC Los Angeles

Free program

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The Fowler teams with Afro Funké to present this closing event for Central Nigeria Unmasked: Arts of the Benue River Valley (on display through July 24) with a toast to Nigerian music legend Fela Kuti, hosted by Rocky Dawuni!

Live music by Najite Agindotan (original Fela Kuti Egypt 80 member) + special guest drummers & dancers
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Sunny War, blues guitarist and singer
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Jaman Laws (son of legend Ronnie Laws) & Friends (live Afro Jazz)

Face painting by Wawi Amasha (Mami Afrika) and mask-making for families

DJs sets by Jeremy Sole (KCRW) and Glenn Red (Afro Funké/Eclectica)

See this major African art exhibition before it embarks on an international tour!
Free. Snacks/drinks available for purchase.

Booked and Produced by Cary Sullivan (Afro Funké/Rocky Dawuni).

RSVP here (and see who’s coming!)

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