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  • feature April 14, 2016

    Artists of the Nile Project Speak

    Afropop Worldwide’s program “Inside the Nile Project” takes listeners behind the scenes of perhaps the most unusual African ensemble to tour the United States in 2015. The program is a collaboration between producers Ian Coss and Banning Eyre, both of … Read more »

  • program April 14, 2016

    Inside the Nile Project

    The Nile Project is an ambitious and imaginative attempt to bring about better stewardship of one of the world’s longest rivers by fostering collaboration among artists from the 11 countries the river traverses. It’s an endeavor that spans the Muslim … Read more »

  • blog February 4, 2016

    The Nile Project on Tour in Egypt

    The best thing to come down the Nile since the silt that fertilized the delta, the international musical coalition known as The Nile Project hits the road in Egypt this month. Starting Feb. 6 in Aswan, The Nile Project will … Read more »

  • blog August 27, 2015

    Sauti za Busara Festival Canceled For 2016

    Zanzibar’s long-running Sauti za Busara Festival recently announced the cancellation of its 2016 edition, scheduled for February of next year. The annual festival, one of the largest in East Africa, ran for the last 12 years in Zanzibar’s Stone Town … Read more »

  • blog May 7, 2015

    The Nile Project: Curtain Call at Princeton

    The Nile Project’s 2015 U.S. tour ended at Princeton University on May 2. This was the last concert of a four-month tour that began in New York City’s globalFEST in January. I saw both shows, and there was no mistaking … Read more »

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