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November 2023

Nov 06, 2023
Bantu Continua Uhuru Consciousness load up on bottled water at Crystal Ballroom on Sunday, 5 November 2023. Global Arts Live fields another gem in its 2023/2024 world music-adjacent programming....

October 2023

Oct 26, 2023
The audience at the Chrysler Museum in Norfolk, Virginia was transported to Lake Sebu in South Cotabato, also known as the land of the dreamweavers, as "Helobung" danced to the beat of their music...

July 2023

June 2023

Jun 30, 2023
Vermonters are increasingly interested in world music and the entertainment committee at the Middlesex Bandstand Summer Concert Series has planned a series of six concerts for its 17th season that...
Jun 08, 2023
Empowering women, embracing sexual dissidence, challenging romantic love: this band is going international thanks to a cultural diplomacy project When Cachitas Now ! first heard they’d be touring...
Jun 07, 2023
BCUC has to be one of the more unusual bands to emerge from South Africa’s alternative music scene in recent years. Not amapiano or gqom or hip-hop, and certainly no throwback to Soweto jive,...

November 2019

Nov 05, 2019
At the Shangri La museum in Honolulu, curators are redefining their vision of the genre and reaching out to new visitors (and visiting artists). By Susanne Fowler Oct. 23, 2019 HONOLULU — Laura Berry...

November 2018

Nov 27, 2018
As the #MeToo movement galvanizes the globe. the focus on feminism also reveals other discriminations. In music, sexism often works in tandem with exotosim, as experience by the Egyptian musicians...
Nov 17, 2018
Karkade’ Mohamed Abuzekry (L), Dina el-Wedidi and Youssra el-Hawary were nominated and selected for the fourth edition of the cultural exchange program Center Stage - Photos taken by Nourhan Magdi...
Nov 13, 2018
For musicians living and performing abroad, it can be a challenge to avoid being exoticised and framed in an aesthetic prison. The Egyptian musician Mohamed Abozekry has reconciled the traditional and...