Arscht Center http://blog.wlrn.org en Fela! An Afro-Beat Musical In Miami http://blog.wlrn.org/post/fela-afro-beat-musical-miami <p></p><p></p><p></p><p>The Tony-award winning Broadway musical, Fela! is in Miami this week. The production is based on the complex life-- and music-- of late Nigerian activist, musician and singer Fela Kuti.</p><p></p><p>Kuti is known worldwide for founding the musical genre afro-beat. But in Nigeria, he’s known for using his music to protest the country’s military government through the 70s and 80s.</p><p></p> Thu, 21 Mar 2013 13:00:00 +0000 Arianna Prothero 11177 at http://blog.wlrn.org Fela! An Afro-Beat Musical In Miami State Considers 'Cost Effective' Option For I-395 Flyover In Downtown Miami http://blog.wlrn.org/post/state-considers-cost-effective-option-i-395-flyover-downtown-miami <p></p><p>Over the past several years, FDOT initiated the process to replace the 1.5-mile structure that links State Road 836 east of Interstate 95 to the MacArthur Causeway. As the main artery between the Miami International Airport, the Port of Miami, and South Beach, millions of visitors traverse this scenic stretch annually on the way to a cruise or the beaches.</p> Mon, 25 Feb 2013 19:01:45 +0000 Gabriel Lopez-Bernal 9772 at http://blog.wlrn.org State Considers 'Cost Effective' Option For I-395 Flyover In Downtown Miami