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Pussy Riot Playlist

August 19th, 2012

Pussy Riot has, thankfully, galvanized international support for freedom of expression and artists’ rights. Each of the three members of the band (Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, Maria Alekhina and Yekaterina Samutsevich) has been sentenced to two years in prison because they “committed hooliganism driven by religious hatred.” (Oh, how times have changed in Russia.) They were arrested [...]

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Springsteen: The Boss of Inspiration

August 6th, 2012

Bruce Springsteen is the Boss of artistic inspiration. Last spring he gave the keynote address at SXSW, which provided amazing insight into his creative sparks and process and provided inspiration to the next generation of artists at SXSW. Now, he is providing the kind of wisdom-from-experience that should reach into the hearts and minds of [...]

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Micasa.cu

August 22nd, 2011

Photo by Martin Abegglen — Some Rights Reserved Harald Himsel, a German documentary filmmaker and managing director of a consultancy firm that works in developing countries, continues his KadmusArts’ blogs on Cuba’s music history and today’s artists. Himsel is in the process of creating a new film on Silvio Rodríguez. I am back in Havana. [...]

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Are You Afraid of The Soft Machine?

May 2nd, 2011

Here they go again: Art is bad for children. Turkey’s Prime Ministerial Board for Protection of Children from Harmful Publications is seeking to punish the publisher of a new translation of William S. Burroughs’ 1961 novel, The Soft Machine. As posted in KadmusArts’ daily culture news feed, Hürriyet’s Daily News & Economic Review is covering [...]

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Honoring Juliano Mer-Khamis

April 11th, 2011

Photo by francis mckee — Some Rights Reserved This past week, Juliano Mer-Khamis, the internationally renowned actor, director and producer, was killed outside of his theatre, the Freedom Theatre in the Jenin refugee camp. Juliano was a forceful leader for a simple idea: art can transform lives, politics, and make the world a better place. [...]

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