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From Budapest With Love

Adriana Aristizábal | Posted 10.22.2014 | New York
Adriana Aristizábal

New Yorkers expect the best of everything, and recently I had the opportunity to see one of the best: Zoltan Maga, Hungary's most celebrated violin virtuoso, a man who brings Hungarian cultural traditions to the rest of the world.

Analysis of the Bob McDonnell Trial and That Crazy Story About Pagans and Fortune Tellers (Video)

Dan McDermott | Posted 10.23.2014 | DC
Dan McDermott

I discussed the corruption trial of former Va. Gov. Bob McDonnell and the controversy over whether Front Royal, Va. should keep a ban against fortune tellers, "gypsies" and practitioners of the "magic arts."

Jobbik: Looking East

John Feffer | Posted 08.11.2014 | World
John Feffer

Jobbik parliamentary representative Tamas Hegedus believes the party did so well because, more than any of the other parties, it spoke directly with voters and not simply through the media. The electoral war between Fidesz and the main opposition coalition also helped Jobbik's numbers.

Roma Youth Get Organized

John Feffer | Posted 08.03.2014 | World
John Feffer

The Slovak government has had a plan on the books for a couple decades to build a nuclear power plant near Kecerovce. Otherwise, the prospects for economic development in the area are bleak. The village is more than 90 percent Roma.

80-Pound Wedding Dresses And Blinged-Out Toilet Paper?

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 04.08.2014 | Style

Dressmaker Sondra Celli, now going into her third season with the hit TLC show "My Big Fat American Gypsy Wedding," stopped by the HuffPost Live studi...

Mundial Montréal #3: (Part Un) 'World Music Affaires!'

Marlon Regis | Posted 02.04.2014 | Entertainment
Marlon Regis

Without a chance to brush up on my poor speaking or understanding of French, I was whisked away from LA to Montréal, Canada after an invite came into my inbox to attend the 3rd annual world music conference/festival Mundial Montréal.

Why the Roma 'Blond Angel' Ignited a Week of Racial Profiling

Antonia Blumberg | Posted 01.23.2014 | World
Antonia Blumberg

This is an old tune, arranged perhaps with new words and rhythms to suit a modern audience, but it's the same prejudice-based "judicial" system that seems to dominate our world. And outside the law, are those most guilty the ones most often held accountable?

Alleged Abductors of Greece's Mystery Girl Charged

AP | NICHOLAS PAPHITIS | Posted 10.21.2013 | World

ATHENS, Greece -- ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek police on Monday released photographs of a couple charged with abducting a girl and judicial authoriti...

Ma Provence, South of France.

Sidonie Sawyer | Posted 11.04.2013 | Travel
Sidonie Sawyer

I have been going to Provence each summer for years now, and I have yet to run out of places to discover. Even when I get lazy and want only to swing in a hammock under a tree, the endless discoveries attract me too much to nap for too long.

First Nighter: Barbra Streisand, Julius Caesar, Cleopatra, Jack and Madeline Lee Gilford Get Theater Treatments

David Finkle | Posted 06.07.2013 | Arts
David Finkle

Buyer & Cellar, a one-man intermissionless 90-minuter showcasing an extremely adroit Michael Urie, could easily be dismissed as a merely silly time-killer for La Streisand fans. Yet, in a larger sense, it inadvertently implies a reality about the American obsession with fame.

Killing the Gypsy Dream

Liliana Ciobanu | Posted 12.26.2012 | World
Liliana Ciobanu

I've been spending time with several gypsy communities in Romania over the last couple of weeks, to see how they feel and think about the world around them.

Making A Gypsy Curse

Posted 07.16.2012 | Books

Excerpted from AMERICAN GYPSY by Oksana Marafioti, published by Farrar, Straus and Giourx, LLC. Copyright © 2012 by Oksana Marafioti. All rights re...

WATCH: Gypsy Punk Party On Delayed Flight

Posted 05.17.2012 | Travel

Passengers on a delayed Air Canada flight from Toronto to Frankfurt were treated to an impromptu concert on Wednesday when the band Lemon Bucket Orkes...

'My Big Fat Gypsy Wedding': No Non-Gypsies Allowed!

Posted 05.03.2012 | TV

On this week's all new "My Big Fat American Gypsy Wedding" (Sun., May 6, 10 p.m. ET), TLC's look at the American gypsy subculture continues in an epis...

Playing From the Old Heart of Flamenco

Marty Lipp | Posted 06.02.2012 | Arts
Marty Lipp

It's been more than fifty years since Paco de Lucía taught himself guitar and stunned the world of flamenco as a child prodigy, then went on to develop peerless technique and controversially reshape the boundaries of the genre.

Jordan Zakarin

Oscar-Winner Makes Dreams Come True

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Zakarin | Posted 02.07.2012 | Entertainment

Any time Hans Zimmer begins a project, he panics: no matter how many iconic movie scores he has composed, the Oscar-winner fears he'll be unable to co...

Patti LuPone And Mandy Patinkin Reunite

AP | By MARK KENNEDY | Posted 11.24.2011 | Fifty

NEW YORK -- Here's a typical reaction after catching Patti LuPone and Mandy Patinkin's concert show now on Broadway: Oh, that's how it's done. In oth...

Kids, Do Not Call Mom

Deborah Divine | Posted 01.18.2012 | Fifty
Deborah Divine

I've told my adult children that for their own good - for their own, beautiful, hopeful, optimistic good, they are not to call me. No contact I said, until I can find a way to finally wrangle this malady to the mat.

Child Beggars Raking In £100,000 A Year On London's Streets, BBC Investigation Reveals

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 12.20.2011 | Home

Child beggars on Britain’s streets are financing lavish lifestyles for Romanian criminals, according to an investigation by Panorama. Broadcast ...

A-Sides With Jon Chattman: Zee Avi and Hindi Zahra Perform and Chat in NYC

Jon Chattman | Posted 12.04.2011 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

Zee Avi is a celebrated singer/songwriter from Malaysia who packs an emotional wallop with her retro cool indie-rock folkiness. Moroccan-born songstress Hindi Zahra has been called a modern day Billie Holiday thanks to her unique blues, jazz-infused gypsy sound.

UN Moves To Distance Itself From Dale Farm Eviction Row

PA | Posted 11.14.2011 | Home

The United Nations has moved to distance itself from an adviser who has claimed the planned clearance of the UK's largest illegal travellers site viol...

PHOTOS: The New Nomads: Gypsies Navigating Contemporary Europe

Kisa Lala | Posted 04.05.2013 | Arts
Kisa Lala

By Kiša Lala © Iain McKell - "The New Gypsies" (Published by Prestel) Wandering the edges of townships in the grey zones between cities, ...

Arthur Was Finally Noticed

Freddie Gershon | Posted 07.16.2011 | Arts
Freddie Gershon

I'm so sorry that the late playwright and director Arthur Laurents wasn't able to read what Charles Isherwood wrote about him in the Times, because the piece incisively focuses on what might have been his most remarkable gift.

Roma Still Face Challenges Across Europe

Catherine Messina Paijic | Posted 06.08.2011 | World
Catherine Messina Paijic

Commonly called "gypsies," the Roma are Europe's largest minority and fastest growing demographic, numbering nearly 10 million. But they are still largely excluded from political and civic life, battling centuries of discrimination.

Streisand as 'Madame Rose'

Paul Katz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Paul Katz

Barbra Streisand has confirmed her intention to tackle the role of Madame ("Mama") Rose in a second silver-screen adaptation of the venerable musical Gypsy.