Stories about Arts & Culture from September, 2013
There are two hunger strikes in Russia today, one by a famous Pussy Riot member and another by a mothers' group. What do the different receptions online say about Russia?
"An e-Book is a Book" - Sticklers for traditional modes of publishing will lament this as retrogression, but they will be wrong, says Nigerian writer Kola Tubosun.
Ramzan Kadyrov caused an outcry in the blogosphere when he dedicated a monument to a group of Chechen women who died during the Caucasus Wars in the 19th century.
What did pianist Robertico Carcassés say at the concert for "Los Cinco" in Havana? And what happened afterwards? Elaine Díaz tells us.
One of the members of Portugal's well-known parody group Homens da Luta is running for mayor. In Portugal and Brazil, celebrities running for office is nothing new.
A major cinema chain pulled a documentary film challenging the government's explanation of the Cheonan warship incident. Their move appears to have backfired.
Yekaterinburg mayoral race frontrunner Evgeny Roizman welcomed Russian rock music legend Andrei Makarevich in a concert that encountered yet another act of intimidation by local police.
The second round of a contest to choose ten lesser-known Russian tourist attractions turned violent on Saturday, August 31, 2013, when a crowd in Grozny began egging select telecoms offices.