Stories about Good News from January, 2017
Meet ‘VKgoeswild,’ Ukraine's Classical Pianist-Turned Rocker
Despite winning numerous awards at international classical piano competitions and training with some of the biggest names in classical music, Viktoriya Yermolyeva decided to tackle another kind of music: rock.
Oscar López Rivera, Puerto Rico's Longest-Serving Political Prisoner, Has Sentence Commuted by President Obama
His release will not be immediate, however.
UK Horror Writer Graham Masterton Organizes Short Story Contest for the Inmates of Poland's Prisons
“The prisoners can write about anything they like. Even though they’re locked up, I want to see them setting their imagination free.”
Is Insecurity Threatening Cultural Growth in Mali?
The Yaraal and Degal ceremonies mark the annual rituals of Peuls people in Mali, as they celebrate their cattle's crossing the Niger River.
Remembering David Bowie's Birthday and His ‘Mythical Walk’ Through Warsaw
Culture.pl, an online magazine devoted to promoting Polish culture, marked David Bowie's birthday by recalling his visit to Warsaw.
The Weird and Wonderful Work of a YouTuber Stay-at-Home Dad
Today you can find dozens of music videos shared on YouTube by a channel called “Kids Learning Tube,” where an anonymous American man has spent years uploading educational singing cartoons.
Lenče Zdravkin, a Macedonian Woman Whom Refugees Call Their ‘Second Mother’
"A million refugees who left and their million stories all exist in me, and every one of them left a scar."