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27 April 2016
Italian Argentines show their cultural legacy in different ways. In Buenos Aires' annual "Piccola Italia" festival, "Al Dente!" celebrates the country's Day of Italianness.
25 April 2016
While Puerto Rico is in the midst of a financial crisis, dramaturg Lin-Manuel Miranda's success has brought happiness and hope.
23 April 2016
19 April 2016
There are some incomprehensible English lyrics and some off-tune singing. But that isn't what Taher is about. He is creating viral art.
18 April 2016
Journalist Elena Milchanovska says Russia's top pranksters aren't on the Kremlin's payroll, but they'd like to be. “Vovan and Lexus” say she's full of baloney.
17 April 2016
16 April 2016
Twenty-eight-year-old Ocean Vuong speaks of his experience coming from Vietnam to the US in his debut poetry collection "Night Sky with Exit Wounds."
14 April 2016
From Heartwarming to Hilarious, 6 Things People Are Sharing About Iran and Persian Culture on Social Media
"...now I fight against those who want to drag Iran into regression. With the hopes for the day when we can all...have a higher tolerance for each other."
12 April 2016
9 April 2016
Game designer Navid Khonsari tells the story of Iran's 1979 revolution in a game. "Making a game like this offers the opportunity to portray history...with shades of gray."
Artists Falko One, Wisetwo and Vajo are working to get Africa's graffiti community more visibility.
8 April 2016
‘Let's Not Give In to Fear': An Interview With Hugues Lawson-Body, Photographer of Celebrities and Parisian Youth
"I try to photograph young people just as they are. They are just as important as the adult generation, yet they suffer from neglect and need to be inspired."
7 April 2016
5 April 2016
In most Balkan countries, homophobia is used as a political tool by right-wing populists to "divide and conquer". This often goes together with impunity for homophobic hate crimes.
3 April 2016
Moustafa Jacob, a Syrian artist, used the Oscars to kick off his campaign #IamSyrian. Little did he know that this initiative would snowball to showcase international solidarity with Syrians.
1 April 2016
The film’s producers launched a crowdsourcing campaign, seeking 6,000 USD to finance the production of 1,000 DVDs, which will be distributed freely in schools, universities, libraries, and cultural centers.
In less than a year, Palmyra lost many of its archaeological monuments. A project founded by jailed Syrian activist Bassel Khartabil wants to restore the ancient city with 3D models.