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Truthworker Theatre Company: Youth Voices Against the School to Prison Pipeline

January 21, 2015 · Leave a Comment 

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Truthworker Theatre Company performing “BAR CODE: A Performative Analysis of the School to Prison Pipeline” at the Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health in New York in April 2014. From left: James Gagliardo, Oddisey Miller, and Leah Mohammed. (Photo: Liaizon Wakest)

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Fela! Jolts Broadway

December 2, 2009 · Leave a Comment 

By Heather Bent Tamir

Fela Anikulapo Kuti was a mold breaker, a musical innovator, and political firebrand. He didn’t just march to his own beat; he invented it. That beat was Afrobeat, a beguiling blend of jazz, funk, pop, and African rhythms that is now jolting Broadway like a thunderclap. Big, bold, and African but with no cinematic bloodlines (like Lion King), no well-known musical score, and no celebrities on the marquee, ‘Fela!’ on Broadway is proof that there is no pat formula for first-rate entertainment. Read more

Congo | Ruined

August 17, 2009 · Leave a Comment 

 

2009 Pulitzer Prize-Winner for Drama

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