Listen to Traoré play “Sikey.” Born in Mali to a diplomatic family, Traoré has traveled throughout the world, picking up pieces of herself along the way. That mix of origins is reflected in her music, which combines African and Western … Continue reading
Stephanie Sinclair photographed Nujood Ali, who stunned the world in 2008 by obtaining a divorce at age ten in Yemen, striking a blow against forced marriage. Amy Toensing is a born storyteller. The photojournalist has traveled the world to find … Continue reading
Samantha Crain is not a singer-songwriter who limits herself to a single genre or even, as she put it, a single place. “I love touring and I travel even whenever I’m not on tour. It’s a bad habit,” she told Art Beat before a recent concert at the Rock and Roll Hotel in Washington, D.C.
“The Art of Google Books” is a Tumblr blog that showcases errors and anomalies found in the digital pages of Google Books. Krissy Wilson, the creator of the blog and a student at the University of Florida, sifts through scanned pages on Google Books searching for visible signs of the digitizing process