Stories about Arts & Culture from November, 2022
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Xi is using Mao's Confucian idea of Datong to justify his political projects such as “common prosperity” in economic policy, "common destiny" in foreign policy, and the so-called “whole-process democracy.”
A duo of Uyghur electronic music performers, known as NONE SOUNDS, now live in exile in Europe and are gaining visibility as global artists, revisiting the rich Uyghur music tradition.
Despite harsh repression, the nationwide movement for freedom continues in Iran. Protesters have used creative ways in their resistance against the tyranny which shakes the authority of theocrats.
Charles Norris-Brown's book "Did Tiger Take the Rain?" showcases the importance of conservation. He was writing another book about tigers and conservation, but he passed away unexpectedly on October 19.
Canadian poet and writer Margaret Atwood was joined by Hollywood actor Jim Carrey in ridiculing the travel ban to Russia imposed on them in latest batch of Kremlin sanctions for Canadians.
Moshe Ha Elion was born in 1925 in Thessaloniki; he survived the Holocaust, and is well known for his Ladino publications and songs commemorating the plight of victims of Nazi death camps.
It is not entirely clear how many Russians have arrived thus far to Turkey since Russia's unprovoked invasion of Ukraine.
Dumbell was a polestar, a place to call home for thousands of graduates from The Thora Dumbell School of Dance — her “girls,” as she called them.
Umida Akhmedova is one of the few conceptual woman photographers in Central Asia. She chose ten of her photos to retrace her personal journey across Uzbek society.
Author of "Torto Arado," Itamar Vieira Júnior, declared his support for former president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva in the elections. He spoke to Global Voices about the importance of agrarian reform and environmental protections.
Misdirected outrage over U.S. actress Lala Anthony wearing a Carnival costume for Halloween was pretty scary
"[Conflating] Carnival with this image culturally, essentially waters down all the other things that make up our Carnival that we do truly consider traditional and cultural."