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NEW YORK (AP) -- Fela Anikulapo-Kuti seems an unlikely subject for the star of a Broadway musical. He was a most scrappy fella, internationally famed Nigerian musician and combative political activist. Tony-winning choreographer Bill T. Jones has shaped a stirring production around Kuti's outsize personality and key events from his rebellious, unconventional life ...


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What is it about the holiday season and heartwarming tales revolving around an orphan who's miraculously saved by some selfless act of charity? This year's contribution to the tried-and-true genre is "The Blind Side," a real-life story based on Michael Lewis' best seller of the same name.


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PBS Documentary Extols Virtues of Philanthropy


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Disappointing Da Vinci Code Sequel Due on DVD

 


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(NNPA) - Michael Jackson's concert movie "This Is It" has raked in more than $200 million at box offices around the world in only its first two weeks of release, placing it No. 22 among the highest global earners of the year.


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Seattle Theatre Group presents Beautiful Me by internationally renowned South African choreographer and dancer Gregory Maqoma/Vuyani Dance Theatre on Friday, Nov. 13 and Saturday, Nov. 14 at 8 p.m. at Falls Theatre at ACT.


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"Sweet Crude," about the struggle for resource control in the Niger Delta of Nigeria, is showing at the 36th Northwest Film & Video Festival, Saturday, Nov. 14, 2 p.m. at the Northwest Film Center's Whitsell Auditorium, inside the Portland Art Museum, 1219 SW Park Ave. The Tuesday screening will be followed by Q&A with filmmaker Sandy Cioffi.


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Documentary Chronicling Pacifist Feminists' Triumph in Liberia Arrives on DVD


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