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· August, 2013

Stories about Arts & Culture from August, 2013

31 August 2013

1100 Year Old Hindu Temple Discovered in Bangladesh

Turkmenistan's National Cycling Day: Traditionalists, Penny-Pinchers and President-Pleasers

If you are a citizen of Turkmenistan, you had better be ready to don the Lycra and mount a bicycle: September 1 has been slated as National Cycling Day.

24 August 2013

PHOTOS: Mapping Urban Art in Buenos Aires and Beyond

A group of Argentines invite you to share and map images of graffiti from your city.

Three Youths Harassed After Speaking Catalan at Music Festival in Spain

Two cases of Catalanophobia, this time reported at Valencia's Arenal Sound festival, once again caused a stir on the Internet.

21 August 2013

Death Threats Follow Cartoonist Latuff's Criticism of Brazil's Military Police

Known for political cartoons drawn with simple strokes and acidic humor, cartoonist Carlos Latuff believes he is in danger due to his recent jabs at the military police.

Jamaica: “Sketch in Stories”

VIDEO: “Mermaids of Timor-Leste”

Egypt: Caught Between a Zombie and a Bloodsucker!

15 August 2013

Hong Kong's Land Expansion ‘Killing’ Local Fishing Industry

Hong Kong's fishermen have bore witness to the negative effects of Hong Kong's push to expand by filling in land from the surrounding ocean.

10 August 2013

‘Rewire': How to Be a Better Media Consumer

Commentary from around the French-speaking Web on serendipity and cosmopolitanism, two key concepts found in the book 'Rewire' by Global Voices co-founder Ethan Zuckerman.

A Game of Torrents: Russians Struggle with Piracy-free Internet

RuNet Echo

RuNet Echo continues to cover attempts to regulate the Russian internet.

8 August 2013

Experimental Artists Pay Homage to Mary Magdelene with Puerto Rican Flair

Artists Tanya Torres and Raquel Z Rivera host a dazzling artistic-musical "promise celebration" in honor of Saint Mary Magdalene in New York.

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