Celebration of Fela Kuti music, message at Love Library

Celebration of Fela Kuti music, message at Love Library

artwork by Karin Dalziel
artwork by Karin Dalziel

Celebrate the life and music of Fela Kuti at Felabration from 5 to 7 p.m. April 1 in Love Library's Peterson Room.

Kuti was a human rights activist who helped develop the Afro-beat music genre.

Also celebrating Kuti, Dawne Curry, professor of history and ethnic studies, and Chigozie Obioma, professor of literature and creative writing, will lead the discussion “Fela Kuti Was a Warrior: His Music and His Message.” This event will be from 7 to 8:30 p.m. April 6, also at Love Library's Peterson Room.