Stories about Arts & Culture from April, 2017
One of Jamaica's "music/tourism gems" gets shut down by police after neighbours complain about the noise levels. But is there a compromise to be had?
Jamaica Carnival is still considered an import from Trinidad and Tobago, but that doesn't mean that Jamaicans haven't been embracing the festival and its economic benefits.
Brazilian and Syrians are hand in hand on "Painting on Camps walls" of refugee's school camp in Lebanon's Beqaa and more walls of hope inside Syria.
Might online support for a small Trinidadian artist be the spark that finally creates sustainable display spaces for public art in the capital city?
"This artwork will be removed from subsequent printings, digital versions, and trade paperbacks and disciplinary action is being taken," according to a statement released by Marvel Comics.
"It was a huge event that after two hundred years there was a baby baptized as Prince of Georgia."
Russian animator Alexey Yurevich has produced his own version of Rudy Mancuso’s 2016 viral hit, “Racist Glasses,” using the same premise with a uniquely Russian spin.
"After spending 27 hours in the air I'm back in Osaka. Just devastated."
Kazakhstan's veteran leader suddenly seems to think the country's long-planned transition to a Latin alphabet is very pressing indeed. The country's social media users want to know why.
The theme of the poster competition was “When I’m 20.”
Chechnya's farms have fallen fallow as villagers enthusiastically swap the hard work and abundance of the countryside for occasional labour and handouts in the city.
According to studies, the French may simply be more realistic about the challenges of long-term monogamy.
Melbourne University’s Ian Potter Museum of Art is currently hosting an exhibition that focuses on saving what remains of Syria's ancient history.
Tatyana Zelenskaya's powerful drawings tell the story of five kidnapped women, each with a very different destiny.
"There are certain voices that have the ability to mesmerise and Kishori Amonkar’s is one."
In the month of March, Zakhar Prilepin and Vsevolod Chaplin treated Russian Internet users to some extraordinary displays of what they'd no doubt call patriotism.
The poem was posted on Facebook on World Poetry Day — but its verses were not welcomed by everyone.
The fifth meeting of Instagram users took place in Negombo city in Sri Lanka. A notable change from the previous ones was the shift from using smartphones to cameras.