Junot on Trauma

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Novelist Junot Diaz has decided to reveal, via nonfiction writing, childhood trauma that he has previously channeled through characters, fiction, imagination. NEW YORK, UNITED STATES — In an important moment for those who closely follow the writings and career of Junot Diaz, the author has made public his experience of...

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Los Tres Reyes Magos Reinan

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En muchas partes del mundo hispanohablante, cristiano, las celebraciones de la temporada no se terminan con el nuevo año 2018.   MADRID, ESPAÑA — En muchas partes del mundo hispanohablante, la gente sabe que las celebraciones importantes de la temporada nunca se terminarán con el nuevo año. Conocido como...

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Basquiat in London

For perhaps surprisingly the first time: a large-scale exhibition of the late New York art phenomenon, at the Barbican Centre, London. Genre: Exhibition Venue: Barbican Centre, London, England Time: September 21 2017 till January 28 2018 Curators & Sponsors: Made possible in part by an Art Fund Jonathan Ruffer Curatorial Research Grant, with...

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‘En Mas’ Exhibit

Carnival as a central focus of Caribbean art, culture, history is the subject of this multimedia exhibition series, at Museum of the African Diaspora, San Francisco. Genre: Film, Exhibition Venue: Musuem of the African Diaspora (MoAD), San Francisco, CA Time: September 20 2017 till March 4 2018 Curators & Sponsors: Curated by Claire...

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Bob Marley Tapes Restored

Newly discovered live recordings of Bob Marley and the Wailers are being restored via an audio process that is lengthy, careful, state-of-the-art. LONDON, ENGLAND — A collection of live recordings by Robert Nesta “Bob” Marley — the seminal Jamaican singer-songwriter, musician, and guitarist — have been restored after being...

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PortHorizon Project in UK

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A re-envisioning of England, its peoples, heritage, history is being conducted through an innovative use of Southhampton naval records.SOUTHHAMPTON, ENGLAND — Unity 101 FM has begun the PortHorizon Project, which seeks to show how a range of diverse nations and peoples — from India, Jamaica, Poland, Cambodia, Somalia, Japan, Nigeria —...

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‘House of Lords and Commons’

Ishion Hutchinson returns to the difficult beauty of the Jamaican landscape with lyric precision, holding his world at an angle astonishing, surprising, incisive. Genre: Books, Poetry. Full Title: House of Lords and Commons Author: Ishion Hutchinson, award-winning Jamaican poet, author of Far District: Poems (2010), Assistant Professor of English at Cornell...

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