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Thomas Mapfumo Concert, Presentation this Week


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Thomas Mapfumo, “The Lion of Zimbabwe,” will share his mbira-infused “Chimurenga” music this Wednesday evening at Stuart’s Opera House in Nelsonville. It’s part of two events spotlighting the 15th anniversary of Mapfumo’s honorary doctorate from Ohio University. The other is a talk by Banning Eyre, producer of PRI’s Afropop Worldwide, the author of Lion Songs: Thomas… Read More