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Nelson Mandela opera comes to Johannesburg

In this photo supplied by the Nelson Mandela Foundation, former South African president Nelson Mandela sits with his youngest daughter Zindzi, at his home in Johannesburg Saturday July 17, 2010. (AP Photo/Debbie Yazbek-Nelson Mandela Foundation) (AP Photo/Debbie Yazbek-Nelson Mandela Foundation)

August 12, 2011 11:07:40 AM PDT
The refined strains of Western opera and traditional Xhosa song and a sexy dose of jazz drive a new opera that opens Saturday in Johannesburg about South Africa's former president and anti-apartheid hero Nelson Mandela.