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· September, 2011

Stories about Arts & Culture from September, 2011

26 September 2011

Brazil: The Real Value of Half Price Tickets

Even though there is a federal law in Brazil for half price tickets to cultural shows - as the greatest portion of the public can only afford half of the...

North Korea: Kim Jong-Il's Surprise Appearance On the Simpsons

North Korea: Kim Jong-il Plans to Solve Famine by Breeding Giant Rabbits

Book Review: ‘Nothing to Envy: Ordinary Lives In North Korea’

Philippines: Anti-Planking Bill Draws More Planks

A proposal in the Philippines to ban planking has drawn much criticism online and offline. Planking has been used by student activists as a creative form of protest, especially in...

24 September 2011

Video: Water Bottle Lights and Other Eco-Friendly Inventions

Solar lights and hot water heaters from plastic water bottles, houses made from trash and a way to do without plastic bags are some of the projects making reducing, reusing...

22 September 2011

Russia: Jokes and Xenophobia

China: A water calligraphy dot matrix printer

Peru: ‘Mistura 2011′ Ends Amid Praise and Criticism

In Lima the 'Mistura' festival of gastronomy just came to an end. It attracted a total of 400,000 visitors, and 9 famous chefs lead by Ferrán Adriá signed the 'Declaration...

21 September 2011

Cuba: Milanes’ Miami Concert Stirs Controversy Among Cubans

On August 27th, Cuban music legend Pablo Milanés performed in Miami, marking his first concert in South Florida since the 1970s. On Cuba-focused blogs and news sites, bitter disagreement over...

Russia: Indie Band Uses ‘Office Violence’ Viral Video For Promotion

China: California Hotel adapted by a cook

20 September 2011

Ukraine: Short Films by Youth for Gender Equality

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Young film makers in Ukraine have participated in a short film competition that challenges stereotypes of women and defend gender equality. These films touch on issues that can be understood...

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