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Mayer Morissette: From R & B to Zouk — In Creole — at NYC’s Nirvana

Mayer Morissette crooned in French, English, and Creole with David Shakespeare on guitar. Zouk is a style of rhythmic music originating from the islands of Guadeloupe, Martinique, Haiti, St. Lucia, and Dominica.  Zouk means “party” in Haitian Creole. It feels like a party whenever it is played. In Africa, Zouk music is popular in French-speaking […]

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Spectacular Chinese Performance at World Peace Gala in Chicago

The World Harmony Fund’s Harmony Bell for Peace was rung. Photo courtesy of China Star Media. The event — “Carnival, China Style” — featured over 70 magnificent performing artists from China providing a blend of singing, dancing, opera, folk music, and acrobatics, allowed Chicagoans the rare opportunity to witness the various beautiful ethnic cultural arts […]

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Japan’s PIKADON Project & Hiroshima Yes! Campaign in NYC

The PIKADON project event featured a was live feed between Hiroshima,Tokyo and New York. Photo courtesy of Keiko Tsuyama Organizers of the PIKADON project, conceived by the highly-regarded Japanese illustrator Seitaro Kuroda, are using artwork as a statement to creatively engage New Yorkers to reflect upon the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki 60 years ago. […]

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