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"Approaching Ali" Blends Boxing And Opera

The North Carolina Opera is bringing boxing to the opera stage with a new show, Approaching Ali

It tells the story of North Carolina-native Davis Miller who befriended Ali after a chance encounter in his mid-30s. Miller devoted much of his life and career to writing about his relationship with his lifelong hero. 

Host Frank Stasio talks with Miller; NC Opera’s development director David Walker and singer Soloman Howard who plays Muhammad Ali.

Watch some highlights from Muhammad Ali's career here:

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