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Jay Edwards chatted with playwright and musician Jacqueline Clay Chester on Jazz Tones Saturday. Ms. Chester's play A Conversation Between Malcolm X and President Obama: A One Act Play, will be performed at the Southwest Arts Center March 15-17 at 8pm.
Chester's play suggests its plot in the title, with Malcom's ghost appearing in the White House and the conversation that ensues between these two transformative African American leaders.
The Tony Award-Winning Musical Fela! is in performance at Atlanta's Fox Theatre through March 6. This sight and sound spectacular tells the story of one of the most compelling figures in modern African music, Fela Anikulapo Kuti.
Kuti, who essentially invented Afro-beat, blending jazz, funk, and African music stylings, attempted to live the live of a politically aware artist in the midst of military dictatorship in his native Nigeria. Fela! tells this amazing story through music and dance.
Captivating jazz vocalist and six-time Grammy nominee Nnenna Freelon celebrates Lena Horne in an evening of song and story set against the backdrop of Lena Horne’s 92-year life and legacy. The recipient of numerous international honors, Freelon has earned a global fan base for her performances and recordings. Freelon is at the Ferst Center at Georgia Tech Saturday night, February 23 at 8pm.