Stories about Arts & Culture from June, 2017
Ambivalent — and often dismissive — about public statuary in general, Jamaicans turn their ire towards a bust of national hero Marcus Garvey that they say needs "more identity".
The 1966 visit by the Beatles to Japan is regarded as a turning point in Japanese postwar culture.
The Library of Congress prints collection depicts a vast number of subjects including actors, women, landscapes, scenes from Japanese literature, daily life in Japan, and views of Westerners in Japan.
"Many countries which do not know our language, tradition, or culture, are now connecting to India through Yoga. Yoga connects body, mind, and soul."
"The linguistic evidence for the #AryanMigration theory is very strong. [Now there is something] for those that need hard science."
Did you know Japan has observed "traditional sweets day" on June 16 for more than a thousand years?
"Bridesmaid is such a high risk role -- sexual harassment, rape and now death."
"This Subodh is representative of Bangladesh at the present time. He is the representative of the unemployed and the marginalized people. He is the representative of good sense."
“We have one message to those who are trying to destroy the institutions of India and everything it stands for: we will fight for our country and overcome these forces."
'[...] as for the living, when they seal off their past, cut off their roots, reject their memories, either consciously or subconsciously, their lives are soft buried in time.'
"This is yet another fraud perpetrated on the Oromo people and it must be rejected."
"No medium is ever “finished.” It is only an artist who can be finished."
Thousands of people have gathered in Verwada village in Barwani district to celebrate the newest festival in Madhya Pradesh – the festival of Rani Kajal Mata, an ancient, indigenous deity.
"I’ve lived all my life dreaming of Freedom, and Bassel taught me to embrace it. I feel overwhelmed when I mention his name."