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'The Trials Of Spring' Documentary Project Amplifies Voices Of Women In The Arab Spring ~ TEXT and VIDEO
Society & Culture  (tags: arts, movies, activists, world, women, 'The Trials Of Spring', Human Rights, freedoms, government, safety, society, culture, rights, abuse, humans, law, interesting, politics, ethics, sadness, news, family, police, violence )

Carrie
- 27 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
'The Trials of Spring,' is a series of six shorts, a feature film and news reports by The NYT. The films profile nine women across Egypt, Tunisia, Libya, Syria, Bahrain and Yemen, with each detailing their journey through uprisings and crackdowns.
RIP: BB King Dies: King of the Blues Passes Away in Las Vegas at the Age of 89
Society & Culture  (tags: society, obituary, B B King, King of the Blues, RIP, arts, culture )

Cal
- 50 days ago - usmagazine.com
The world has lost a legend. Blues singer BB King has died at his Las Vegas home at the age of 89, his lawyer has confirmed to the Associated Press.
Frida Kahlo: Long May Her Fashion Influence Reign
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Frida Kahlo, celebrity, arts, culture, fashion, society, interesting, women, humans )

Carrie
- 55 days ago - theguardian.com
More than 60 years after her death, a new exhibition shows why Frida KahloâEUR(TM)s distinctive look and exuberant choice of clothes are still so powerful
Primus Latest Band to Cancel Israel Show
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Israel, concert, celebrity, arts, 'Primus', society, culture, freedoms, activists, politics, humans, interesting, news )

Carrie
- 55 days ago - electronicintifada.net
Primus' cancellation comes just days after US singer Lauryn Hill canceled her 7 May concert.Activists and Palestine solidarity organizers had led creative social media campaigns and more than 11,000 people had signed a petition urging the singer to cancel
Israel Festival Hit Hard By Boycott in Wake of Gaza Assault, Director Admits
Society & Culture  (tags: world, cultural festival, Israel, Gaza, cultural boycott, arts, activists, politics, humans, society, culture, news, interesting, freedoms )

Carrie
- 61 days ago - electronicintifada.net
Israel's flagship annual cultural festival has been forced to curtail its 2015 schedule because last summer's assault on Gaza and the growing impact of Palestinian calls for cultural boycott are making it harder to attract international artists.
Music Legend Joni Mitchell in Coma, Unresponsive: Report
Society & Culture  (tags: Joni Mitchell, coma, unresponsive, hospital, singer-songwriter, arts, celebrity, culture, humans, health, society, women, world )

Lone
- 66 days ago - msn.com
TMZ said a friend of the singer-songwriter - who had been reportedly improving in hospital a few days after she was admitted on March 31 - had filed legal documents to obtain legal guardianship over her.
Mahmoud Darwish and the Intimacy of Israel's Occupation
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Palestine, Israel, celebrity, arts, Mahmoud Darwish, poet, humans, culture, violence, sadness, freedoms, education, interesting, rights, activists, society )

Carrie
- 69 days ago - electronicintifada.net
Mahmoud Darwish always denied that he spoke for or represented the Palestinian people, despite being the poet whose transcendent skill captured, for many, the sorrows of their situation.
INSPIRING!!! The Works of Blind Artist Jeff Hanson
Society & Culture  (tags: arts, celebrity, GoodNews, philanthropy, health )

Cal
- 96 days ago - cbsnews.com
Jeff Hanson is known for paintings of vibrant colors and deep textures. But in addition to his artistic vision, he's also known for creating vivid works while being legally blind.
Kid Rock Puts His Obama Hating Right-Wing Jackassery on Full Display Ahead of New Album
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, celebrity, music, 'Kid Rock', arts, society, culture, ethics, government, politics, news )

Carrie
- 126 days ago - rawstory.com
In a wide ranging interview with Rolling Stone, timed before the release of his new album, singer-musician Kid Rock talked about buying guns before "Obummer" banned them, Beyonce, and called Mitt RomneyâEURoethe most decent motherf*cker I've ever met".
VIDEO: Raw Story Presents the 10 Worst 'Best Picture' Oscar Winners
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, world, Oscars, 'Best Pictures', 'Worst Pictures', arts, celebrity, society, culture, ethics, humans, interesting, news, dishonesty, freedoms )

Carrie
- 130 days ago - rawstory.com
There are legitimate debates about how certain films beat others for the Academy Award for "Best Picture." But some of the films the Academy has awarded "Best Picture" are just indefensible, and here are the ten worst of them:
Oscar Winners List For 2015 Includes 'Birdman,' Julianne Moore, Eddie Redmayne & More
Society & Culture  (tags: Oscars, celebrity, arts, movies, society, culture, family, fashion, humans, interesting, news, activists, world, rights, politics, freedoms )

Carrie
- 130 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
"Birdman" won three other Oscars: Best Director for Alejandro G. Iñárritu, Best Cinematography for Emmanuel Lubezki (his second Oscars win in a row after last year's "Gravity") and Best Original Screenplay.
Patricia Arquette Makes Impassioned Plea For Wage Equality After Winning Best Supporting Actress ~ TEXT and VIDEO
Society & Culture  (tags: Oscars, movies, Patricia Arquette, USA, women, women's rights, equal pay, society, culture, celebrity, arts, ethics, government, family, media, freedoms, activists, news, interesting, rights, law )

Carrie
- 131 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
"It's our time to have wage equality once and for all, and equal rights for women in the United States of America," she said to a strong show of support from Meryl Streep and Jennifer Lopez.
How Uncle Ibrahim Protected the Village Lands
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Israel, Palestine, Hatim Kanaaneh, arts, humans, interesting, culture, society, violence, rights, freedoms, government, law, news, politics, safety, education )

Carrie
- 133 days ago - mondoweiss.net
Next Tuesday in New York City, Hatim Kanaaneh will launch the publication of his short-story collection, Chief Complaint: A Country DoctorâEUR(TM)s Tales of Life in Galilee, in an event at the Center for Palestine Studies at Columbia University.
New Play By Writer Dalia Taha Examines Children's Experiences Under Occupation ~ TEXT and VIDEO
Society & Culture  (tags: world, UK, Palestine, Israeli occupation, war, safety, Royal Court Theatre, Dalia Taha, arts, celebrity, children, society, violence, ethics, family, sadness, humans, interesting, freedoms )

Carrie
- 136 days ago - electronicintifada.net
According to the theaterâEUR(TM)s publicity for Fireworks, the play depicts âEURoeeleven-year-old Lubna and twelve-year-old Khalil âEUR¦ playing on the empty stairwell in their apartment block. As the siege intensifies outside, fear for their safety becomes ...
Suave French Actor Louis Jourdan Dies at 93 ~ TEXT and VIDEO
Society & Culture  (tags: obituary, Louis Jourdan, celebrity, arts, culture, society, sadness, death, women, world, movies, news )

Carrie
- 138 days ago - people.com
Hollywood has had many quintessential young Englishmen, but from the late 1940's through the early 60's, there was only one quintessential young Frenchman: Louis Jourdan.
 

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