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Dynamic Duo: Didier Laloy and Kathy Adam Live at WOMEX

Michal Shapiro | Posted 12.04.2016 | Arts
Michal Shapiro

I make it a point to shoot the daycases at WOMEX because always I find something unexpected, of exceptional quality. This year, I found several, and Didier Laloy and Kathy Adam swept me away from their first few notes.

Can You Survive Five Days on the Amazon?

Michaela Wagner | Posted 03.29.2015 | Travel
Michaela Wagner

I picked up a book called '1000 places to visit before you die' today and discovered one of my recent trips had made the cut, specifically my excursion down the Amazon River.

Brazil and South Africa Are Addicted to Gun Violence

Robert Muggah | Posted 01.19.2015 | Home
Robert Muggah

There is nothing inevitable about gun violence. And while the scandalously high rates of murder in both Brazil and South Africa are treated by many as "normal," there are encouraging signs of change. Targeted crime prevention measures and public health interventions pursued in both countries are cause for cautious optimism.

Another Towering Gallery Full Of Art to Be Demolished

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 11.20.2013 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

The numbers are astounding: 105 artists, 9 floors, 36 apartments, 30,000 visitors. One hour. That is how much time street art enthusiast Spencer...

Madrid vs. Lisbon: Which Is Iberia's Top Pick?

Peter Mandel | Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel
Peter Mandel

Spain and Portugal are like fresh sangria and old port. They are different tastes. And while the Euro has helped to remake these countries in some similar ways, the two are like neighbors who roll their eyes at the shouts and spicy smells that drift from next door.

World Social Forum: Financial Crisis Is Opportunity For "Another World"

Inter Press Service | Mario Osava | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

A World Social Forum (WSF) revitalised by a global crisis that has awakened new interest in the proposition that "another world is possible" - now per...