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First Nighter: Robert Wilson's "Life and Death of Marina Abramovic," Martha Clarke's "Cheri"

David Finkle | Posted 02.13.2014 | Arts
David Finkle

The one thing you can safely say about The Life and Death of Marina Abramovic at the Park Avenue Armory is that it is what it is. What it is is Ro...

Belgrade with a Local and a Bodyguard

This Is My City | Posted 11.06.2013 | Travel
This Is My City

There is a point in every world trip where things start getting a little bit strange. Belgrade was that point for This Is My City.

This Is My City -- A New Travel Show About Locals

This Is My City | Posted 08.29.2013 | Travel
This Is My City

When Tim and I traveled together we realized that the quickest and most exciting way into the heart and soul of a place was through the people who lived there. Tapping into the knowledge and of locals let us find the hidden gems that define a city's soul.

Punk Rock Star

Jasmina Tesanovic | Posted 08.03.2013 | Style
Jasmina Tesanovic

Kepler Aria:Punk Rock Star from Jasmina Tesanovic on Vimeo. Kepler s Aria, lyrics by Bruce Sterling My heart's full of hopes, science in my telescopes...

Israel Apology to Turkey -- Key to Regional Peace?

Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey | Posted 05.27.2013 | World
Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey

Obama figuratively dialed Turkish PM Erdogan's phone and pressed Israeli PM Netanyahu to apologize for the killings of Turkish activists on board a "peace flotilla" headed to Gaza. Perhaps the relationship has been permanently altered over the last few years, but it may be the fulcrum for resolution of Syria and a broader Israeli/Palestinian peace.

The Dangers of Patriotism in Serbia

Deborah Schoeberlein David | Posted 03.18.2013 | Travel
Deborah Schoeberlein David

Hotel lobbies are strange places, and the canned music they play can be even stranger. But, sometimes, the juxtaposition of place, time and melody combines and hits a target deep inside the heart triggering explosive thoughts.

8 Reasons to Explore Eastern Europe

Global Yodel | Posted 02.18.2013 | Travel
Global Yodel

It's affordable, steeped in history and, in parts, both bizarre and incredibly beautiful. Plus, in some countries, beer is cheaper than water. Yes, really, it is. But for some reason, Eastern Europe doesn't often feature on many travellers' bucket lists.

Belgrade, Share Conference

Jasmina Tesanovic | Posted 01.16.2013 | World
Jasmina Tesanovic

Share.mov II from SHARE Conference on Vimeo. By Jasmina Tesanovic and Bruce Sterling Jasmina: Street Smart Cities I like them big, I like them dirt...

Elderly Man Guilty Of Shooting Local Teacher Over Farm Equipment

Huffington Post | Rebecca Ballhaus | Posted 08.08.2012 | Crime

An 82-year-old Minnesotan father pleaded guilty to fatally shooting Timothy Larson, a local teacher, after the two argued over $50. Delbert Huber, ...

Bosnia: Shame on Us All

Rebecca Tinsley | Posted 07.08.2012 | World
Rebecca Tinsley

On the twentieth anniversary of the start of the Bosnian war we should feel anger and shame because 'the international order' is still ignoring those warning signs when they occur. We should also acknowledge the human consequences of the West's failure in Bosnia.

View From Across the Atlantic

Wendi L. Adamek | Posted 04.22.2012 | Politics
Wendi L. Adamek

As I'm leaving London I'm taking a last look around, reflecting on the last four months and the transition to 2012. There are things I don't want to d...

Libya: It's All Over But the Doubting

Reese Schonfeld | Posted 12.05.2011 | World
Reese Schonfeld

Will Gaddafi's rule be replaced by democracy, by Islamic theocracy or by tribal rivalry? Can Libya remain a united country?

Was J.M. Coetzee's Elizabeth Costello Inspired by Canada's Elizabeth Abbott?

Elizabeth Abbott | Posted 08.13.2011 | Home
Elizabeth Abbott

Literature is rife with naming mysteries, from Dominick Dunne-like romans à clef to Shakespeare's "Who is Sylvia?" Esteemed poet Ken Babstock has introduced a new twist into the name game, and it's jarringly personal.

Are The Lessons of Kosovo Spreading to Libya?

Reese Schonfeld | Posted 07.27.2011 | World
Reese Schonfeld

The latest reports from NATO sure do read a lot like reports on the NATO raids on Belgrade in 1999, when NATO planes hit infrastructure targets, ending the war in Kosovo and ultimately forcing Serbian President Milosevic to relinquish power.

6 Places to Rediscover

Black Tomato | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Black Tomato

Here at Black Tomato we know that travel can mean more than just checking off this year's 'hot list'- that it's about new experiences and opening up o...

Nostalgic Serbs board the 8.15 to Sarajevo

The Independent | Independent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The last time Husein Kratina boarded a train in Belgrade bound for his native Bosnia-Herzegovina was more than 18 years ago. That last trip was made a...

Afghanistan: Robin Hood and the Sheriff of Nottingham

Reese Schonfeld | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Reese Schonfeld

I would like to propose that we consider another strategy -- strategic bombing. Take poppy fields, for example ... For once, we could be using our billion dollar bombers on billion dollar targets.

Kosovo Verdicts Shake Serbia

ABS-CBN News | David Vujanovic | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

An ex-Serbian president cleared of war crimes is unlikely to get a hero's Friday on his return home, where the conviction of five other leaders is see...

Obama Gives New American Hope

Shari Cohen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Shari Cohen

Meet Mitra, a 31 year old first time voter - I met her last weekend, volunteering at my local Obama campaign office. We've been working together ever...