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  • READER SUBMITTED: Author Talk: Raouf Mama At The Saxton B. Little Library

    The Saxton B. Little Free Library in Columbia invites the public to join us for a special author event with Raouf Mama on Tuesday, July 1, at 6:30 p.m. Mama is widely beloved by children and adults alike for his books and African and multicultural storytelling, which incorporates poetry, song, music, and dance. He will be at the Library to read from his new autobiography, "Fortune's Favored Child."
  • Angelique Kidjo delivers urgent, resonant joy to California Plaza

    Angelique Kidjo delivers urgent, resonant joy to California Plaza
    Midway through Angelique Kidjo's joyous, insistent concert as part of the annual Grand Performances series in downtown Los Angeles, the Benin-born singer and bandleader paused to address the thousands surrounding her.  Speaking into a microphone that...

     

     
     
     

    Seeking a new understanding of voodoo

     
    In the west African nation of Benin, a voodoo priest has sought to bring the practice of his faith, which goes on mostly behind closed doors, out into the open, according to the New York Times. Many people in Benin practice voodoo, or voudoun, along...

    Benin legend Orchestre Poly-Rythmo premieres 'Pardon'

     
    If you didn't know any better, you might easily mistake Orchestre Poly-Rythmo's "Cotonou Club," for a long-lost gem from the legendary Benin band's 1970s heyday. In a Wax Poetics interview last year, frontman Vincent Ahehehinnou described his 11-piece...