Cape Town, South Africa (Photo courtesy United Nations) Thursday is World Tuberculosis Day. Ray Suarez reported on the toll of the deadly airborne disease in South Africa in 2009 as one of his first stories with the global health unit.
In today's arts and culture headlines, Maya Angelou's personal papers, including letters from Malcolm X and James Baldwin and revisions of the poem she wrote to celebrate President Bill Clinton's inauguration, will be made public by the New York Public…
North Korea's national soccer team is something Gordon knows a lot about -- it took him four years to be granted access to make his first film, "The Game of Their Lives," a profile of North Korea's 1966 World Cup…
A roundup of art notes.
A roundup of arts headlines.
By Jason Kane
The distinctive traits of South Africa's World Cup stadiums -- such as zebra-striped seats and a calabash pot shape -- are meant to represent their country's complex culture. But some have criticized the money spent amid more pressing needs at…
By Larisa Epatko
The 2010 FIFA World Cup soccer tournament officially kicks off Friday when Mexico plays host country South Africa. We've compiled some of our favorite World Cup-related blogs, Web sites and resources.
By Tom LeGro
Capturing the frenzy, anticipation and pride behind the first World Cup in Africa required the work of contemporary artists, inspiration from six continents and 17 posters.
FIFA sanctioned the German art marketing agency Brands United to pull together a series of official posters for soccer’s biggest event. Images courtesy of David Krut Publishing.
2010 Fine Art, a Cape Town, South Africa-based company has commissioned more than 100 artists from around the globe to paint, whittle and sculpt works inspired by the 2010 FIFA World Cup.
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