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Saving Syrian culture under siege


In the past year, the Islamic State (ISIL) has swept through the region, destroying hundreds-year-old antiquities and prompting looting at battle sites. Continue reading


Raising the next generation of artists in Baltimore


“Music is something that I love. It’s my passion, it’s what I do. And no one can take that from me. And I can’t wait to see where that takes me in life.” Continue reading


Amistad slave rebellion lives on through Talladega murals


A series of paintings by African-American artist Hale Woodruff gives a new view to the story of a slave rebellion. Continue reading


Deaf artist explores social dimensions of sound


Christine Sun Kim, a sound artist who has been deaf since birth, is creating installations that explore our relationship to sound. Continue reading

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How to learn about the Chinese economy through rap songs


An American rapper and comedian’s popular videos are taking a new approach to the issue of rising prices in China. Continue reading

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