Stories about Arts & Culture from September, 2019
The tradition of decorating houses with rice sheaves woven into beautiful forms is slowly disappearing.
Every corner of Japan features examples of postmodern architecture.
The few surviving "antikvariat" have turned into nostalgia museums.
"Muslims are not just guests in this city, but were once its masters and some of its earliest inhabitants."
Kanga sellers in Stone Town, Zanzibar, were told their street-side stalls are "unauthorized informal businesses" that clutter passageways, impinge on Stone Town's original charm and reduces its value.
A sponsorship deal that granted a snacks company exclusive product rights at a regional cricket tournament results in cricket fans getting passionate — about their nuts vendors.
With over 10 million views and still trending, the song 'cannot stay silent' is making a deafening noise in Turkey and liberating the minds.
Abdelbaki's art expresses what he sees as the “negative effects of racism, religion, and politics that are all striving to divide us and destroy our faith in humanity.”
"Central Asian literature is still exotic; people appreciate its rareness more than its literary merits. I want readers to move away from thinking 'how unusual!' to thinking 'how beautiful!'"
The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) and Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) fighter from Cameroon will feature in the “Fast and Furious 9” cast as the second African to appear in the franchise.