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· December, 2010

Stories about Arts & Culture from December, 2010

Morocco: Rare Recording of Popular Jewish Song

Chris Silver, writing on Jewish Morocco, shares a rare recording in this post. It's a song by Haim Abitbol, from the time when Moroccan Jews performed popular music.

Puerto Rico: Best of 2010

Contributors and friends of the music blog Puerto Rico Indie [es] present their last virtual round table titled “2010.”

Cuba: An Elegy for Havana

In Destino Cuba [es], Carlos Alvarez writes about his beloved Havana, the capital of Cuba.

Peru: Lima's Municipal Art Gallery

In Globalizado [es], Juan Arellano writes about his visit to Lima's municipal art gallery Pancho Fierro. He wonders about the future of the gallery as a new municipal administration is...

Argentina: Photoblog “Buenos Aires Daily” Captures Life in the Argentinean Capital

Buenos Aires Daily publishes pictures of life in the Argentinean capital. The description for the December 24th photo reads: “The streets of Buenos Aires are often filled with people like...

Caribbean: Defining Moments of 2010

Many landmark events happened in the Caribbean this year, prompting reactions from the regional blogosphere. Here's a look back at some of the most important stories of 2010...

Jamaica: Honouring Huie

The National Gallery of Jamaica Blog is thrilled to be honouring the late modern art pioneer Albert Huie “on the eve of what would have been [his] ninetieth birthday.”

Christmas Recipes in Global Food Blogs

Christmas means ‘coming home’ to many people - but if this isn’t possible, preparing a magic meal can be a consolation. Bloggers of many continents have shared their favorite holiday...

Caucasus: The Year in Review

With 2011 nearly upon us, the year in new and social media in Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia during 2010 was surprisingly positive. So, what did the past year hold in...

Ghana/Kenya: Ghanain Producer in Nairobi for Film Workshops

Ghanaian actor and director Ruffy Samuel is in Kenya for a series of film making workshops in a joint collaboration between the Kenya government’s Ministry of Youth and Sports and...

Argentina: Buenos Aires Food Writers

Maria Carra from Buenos Aires Foodies provides an English and Spanish version of a list of her favorite food writers in Buenos Aires, with a brief description of each blog.

Nigeria: Stop the auction of stolen Benin mask

Help stop the auction of Stolen 16th Century Benin Mask, which were looted from the palace of the Benin King, Nigeria by the British Expeditionary Force.

India: Travel tales from Ooty

Blogger and travel writer Charukesi visited Ooty recently and tells a tale of a not-much widely-known Ootea festival through her camera lenses.

India: Judging a Book by its Cover

Chandrachoodan Gopalakrishnan of Selective Amnesia wonders why different books often have very similar looking jackets.

China: Gold farming couple handed down heavy sentence

The verdict this month of a fine of USD 450,000 and several years in prison for one couple who ran a gold farm throughout 2007 has left those following the...

UAE: Sensational Fountains

Do not miss the sensational fountains of Dubai which bristolg shared with us in the following video.

Yemen: Idyllic Perspectives

kemo898989 shares with us a completely different perspective of an idyllic Yemen in the following slideshow.

Egypt: Sacred Sinai Peninsula

The following narrative on the Sinai Peninsula by Nick still exhibits people's eternal interest and curiosity in sacred places.

Lebanon in the eyes of an Iranian photo-blogger

Mohmmad Reza Hassani is an Iranian professional photographer and photo-blogger who has lived and worked since 2009 in Lebanon. His photo blog has become a source to discover Iran-related affairs...

Armenia-Azerbaijan: Culture that unites rather than divides

Ararat Magazine features a post by Global Voices’ Caucasus editor, co-penned with a Global Voices author and Lingua translator, on ethnic Armenian and Azeri coexistence in Georgia. The post is...

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