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 ...
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.
(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.
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.
"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.