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· November, 2009

Stories about Arts & Culture from November, 2009

Japan: Deer wrangling and antler-cutting in Nara

Nestled in the heart of the Kansai region of Japan, Nara City exudes a subdued atmosphere unique from its neighboring Osaka and Kyoto. If there is a particular symbol of...

Suriname: Welcome to the Jungle

Hungary: More on Imre Kertész's Interview

South Africa: It was good food and wine

Iran: Art in Protest

The artistic creativity of the ‘green' protest movement since the June 12 presidential election has perhaps been unique in Iran's history.

Japan: “Obamu”, Verb Form of “Obama”?

Finland: The Language Issue

U.S., Europe: Immigrant Writing; Diaspora Mentality

Russia: Luzhkov vs NYTimes; “Destruction of Old Moscow”

U.S.: Redesign Of Vladimir Nabokov's Book Covers

Thailand: Google logos

Thailand: “Demon” statues at airport bring bad luck

Thailand: House of Museums

Bloggers Remember TEDIndia: The Good, the Bad and the Quirky

When the legendary TED conference came down to India, Indian bloggers were understandably excited. Some of the bloggers participated in the event and Gaurav Mishra was one of them. In...

Egypt: Celebrities sans Diplomacy

Bikya Masr reported two stories a couple of days apart about celebrity blunders and lack of tact. Beyonce was targeted in the first and Salma Hayek spoke out in the...

Trinidad & Tobago: Art or Ego?

Africa: Obaasema: lifestyle magazine for the African women

Japan: Hitler's “Mein Kampf”, the manga version

After more than 80 years since its first publication, Hitler's Mein Kampf has become a Manga comic. The 190 page volume, which sold some 45,000 copies in the first printing,...

Tanzania: Tanzania's got style

Culture and Business News about Capetown in Japanese

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