Posts tagged with ‘arts’

  • Apr042014

    LoveRadio: episodes of love and hate

    I’m looking forward to following this beautifully presented story over the next three months… Love Radio is a trans-media web documentary…

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  • Jan152014

    Rwandan dance gallery

    “There’s a lot of demand for them to perform at weddings and other public ceremonies so I think they’re well preserved. But if you talk to the younger generation, everyone wants to learn salsa or hip-hop.”

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  • Apr092013

    Filming the media

    WHAT DO YOU THINK OF RWANDA? What message do you have for Rwandans on this 19th anniversary of the genocide?…

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  • Apr082013

    April 7: the 19th commemoration

    SO, IT’S APRIL 7 – genocide commemoration day. Nineteen years today since 100 days of intense killing began. The general mood…

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  • Apr082013

    April 7th candlelight vigil, Amohoro stadium, Kigali

    I wasn’t up for explaining this event last night. It began with a Walk to Remember from Parliament House to the stadium.…

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  • Apr022013

    The danger of the single story

    Novelist Chimamanda Adichie tells the story of how she found her authentic cultural voice, and warns that if we hear only a single story about another person or country, we risk a critical misunderstanding.

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  • Mar312013

    “They should still be here”

    The Irish writer and journalist Fergal Keane, who travelled through Rwanda as the genocide was ending said, “this is not a subject for fine words.” Yet the memorials, selected writings and simple descriptions by Rwandans are both beautiful and intensely moving.

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  • Mar122013

    Ardyn Halter: stained glass

    ONE OF TWO STAINED GLASS WINDOWS in Gisozi Genocide Memorial Centre, Kigali. Both are by Israeli artist Ardyn Halter. His notes…

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  • Mar052013

    Ikobe Musik Group

    Let yourself go to a world beyond hipster irony or the fastest-ever double-kick Mexican death-core… to the intricate, melodic crossroads between tradition and modernity.

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  • Mar032013

    African roots guitar

    Jacques ‘Popo’ Murigande calls his music ‘world blues’. He loves playing around the intersection of the different traditional styles of Batwa, Bahutu and Batutsi music.

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