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· March, 2010

Stories about Music from March, 2010

Nigeria: The New Afrika Shrine one of top small venues

The Virtual Choir: Technology, Collaboration and Music

Composer Eric Whitacre , after seeing a Youtube video of a young soprano singing his song "Sleep" wondered: What if he could get people, regardless of where they were in...

Barbados, Jamaica: Dancehall Show Cancelled

Sri Lanka: The Akon Controversy

A recent video of R&B singer-songwriter Akon featuring a group of scantly clad women dancing at a pool party in front of a Buddha statue caused much uproar in Sri...

China: Singing farewell to Google

Google has formally closed its mainland Chinese search engine and rival Baidu will not need long to pick up the slack; nonetheless, former users of Google.cn search braved the cold...

Barbados, Jamaica: Feeling the “Vybz”

Guyana: I & I

Chile: Tu Sunami jabs at President, quakes and aftershocks

Macedonia: International Women's Day in the Blogosphere

International Women's Day is not an official public holiday in Macedonia, but is widely observed through interpersonal interactions and at some workplaces. This year, a number of bloggers used the...

The Balkans: Byzantine Nostalgia

Similar to Yugo-nostalgia, the nostalgia for the common Byzantine past can sometimes transcend some of the barriers erected through modern nationalism and racism in the Balkans.

Russia: Soviet Singer Becomes Internet Meme

Macedonia: Most Popular Pop Songs on YouTube

Nicaragua: The Passing of Musician Salvador Cardenal

Nicaragua: Poor Health of Salvador Cardenal

Cuba: Gorki Re-Entry?

Russia: Music Critic Banned From “Echo Moskvy”

Trinidad & Tobago: Choosing the Road March

Poland: Potential Internet Access Restrictions Boosting Creativity

Earlier this year, the Polish PM met with Polish bloggers to discuss the government's proposal to introduce the Registry of Banned Websites and Services. The result was the withdrawal of...

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