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Curtain Calls: The parody ‘Forbidden Broadway’ coming soon to Clayton

East Bay Times 10 Sep 2022
Catch Broadway SF’s ‘Moulin Rouge! The Musical... Pardi directs and is the vocal coach for “Forbidden Broadway” with Santiago Martinez as music director and LaTonya Watts as choreographer ... In Saheem Ali’s musical, a mysterious singer arrives at Moto Moto, a steamy Afro-jazz club in Mombasa, Kenya.

Bay Area arts: Here are 7 cool shows and fests to see this weekend

East Bay Times 24 Aug 2022
Goddess,” a new musical getting its world premiere at Berkeley Rep beginning this week, is set in a thriving Mombasa, Kenya, Afro-jazz nightclub, where a riveting singer casts a spell on everyone present, including a young man who’s come home from America, and is expected to assume his political lineage in a powerful family and marry his fiancee.

‘Into the Breach’ and the unlikely sound of the end of the earth

NME 01 Aug 2022
Legion’ got a lot of things wrong, but it got British music right ... Then Justin Ma [Subset Games’ artist and co-designer] finally sent me that 2cello take on Hans Zimmer’s Mombasa on YouTube and said, ‘make something like this.’ So I did, and that became the trailer music you can hear as a bonus track on the album.

Orlando African American Artist Joins Disney Springs Art Walk as Walt Disney World Resort Continues ...

Jacksonville Free Press 27 Jun 2022
The Art Walk is just one of the many ways that guests can Celebrate Soulfully through Black art, music, food and entertainment at Walt Disney World Resort throughout the year and, in particular, this month for Juneteenth and Black Music Month ... and Black Music Month ... Music.

Halo 3 ODST PC Review – You Know the Music. Time to Dance

GamingBolt 28 Sep 2020
The squad is dropped into New Mombasa with orders to go after the Covenant supercarrier holding position over the city ... ODST’s story owes a great deal to detective stories and film noir and the game’s music and atmosphere reflect that. New Mombasa overflows with atmosphere, especially in The Rookie’s section, which takes place entirely at night.

Seychelles stages its second Country Music Extravaganza | 15 January 2020

Nation 15 Jan 2020
Two theories remain popular and one is there was a shipwreck of an American Ship and records (the old 78 Bakelite records of Country Music floated to the shores of Seychelles and Mombasa in Kenya and the locals collected them and played them on their old wind-up gramophones.

Kenyan government sued for 'failing to protect' sex trafficking victims

Independent online (SA) 09 Dec 2019
"After four months, the victims just want to go home. They have become deeply traumatised and suicidal ... Common in India, so-called mujra dance bars - where young women dance to Bollywood music for money from male patrons - have mushroomed in cities including Nairobi, Mombasa and Kisumu, where large numbers of Kenyans of South Asian descent live ... .

From Asia to Africa: Women trafficked to Kenya's Bollywood-style dance bars

This is Money 08 Aug 2019
MOMBASA, Kenya, Aug 8 (Thomson Reuters ... Common in India, so-called mujra dance bars - where young women dance to Bollywood music for money from male patrons - have mushroomed in cities including Nairobi, Mombasa and Kisumu, where there are countless Kenyans of South Asian descent.

Kenya: Jovial Dumps Otile After Being Bought Brand New Car

All Africa 26 Jul 2019
Sultry Mombasa songbird Jovial has ditched Otile Brown's new record label Just In Love Music only weeks after being gifted with a brand new Mazda Demio ....

Kenya: Residents Ask Court to Stop Bishop Wilfred Lai's Noisy Church

All Africa 05 Feb 2019
Residents of Miritini World Bank Estate in Mombasa County want the Jesus Celebration Centre stopped from playing loud music and building a church within the estate ....

Chinese New Year Skit Sparks Backlash over Relationship with Africa

Voa News 18 Feb 2018
The controversial skit, set in Kenya, begins with an African-themed dance set to "Waka Waka" (This Time for Africa) by Colombian singer Shakira a song that prompted controversy in its own right when FIFA picked it as the theme for its 2010 World Cup in South Africa, in lieu of music by an African artist.

Kenyan Maia Von Lekow is a star performer at Zanzibar Festival

Coastweek 14 Feb 2018
Her voice and style has an affinity with female jazz vocalists of the 1930s and soul and folk music of the 1960s." Maia Von Lekow is the daughter of famous Mombasa born singer and entertainer Sal Davis - ...

Meher Marfatia: Where have all the Santas gone?

Mid Day 24 Dec 2017
"Choirmaster Fairlie Martin trained us to sing and act," says Doreen of her foray into the music world "as a Santa Cruz girl" before Mombasa-born saxophonist husband Mickey Correa swept her to Colaba ... Once this Girton School music teacher had her own wedding guests serenaded by ...

Recalling some brilliant sprinters from 'fifties era Coast  glory days

Coastweek 14 Jul 2017
Fernandes also plans to features those entertained us through music, song and dance. Naturally, Mombasa and Coast looms large in the planned book if only because Mombasa, for example, was the nursery for some of the finest sprinters in the country, both male and female.

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