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A night for José María Arguedas
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A night for José María Arguedas

José María Arguedas (1911-1969), writer, anthropologist and ethnologist, is one of the most distinguished Peruvian narrators of the twentieth century. He died at only 58 years of age, leaving behind a legacy of work which is central to the cultural duality of Perú, a country divided between indigenous and European […]

Jawdance: A night of spoken word
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Jawdance: A night of spoken word

The leading organization for performance poetry in the UK, Apples and Snakes, is bringing a diverse collection of spoken-word poets to the Rich Mix stage in London. Poets scheduled to perform include Isis, a physical performance poet who often joins movement and dance with her words, along with Greeds, Jack […]

Blair Backs Out
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Blair Backs Out

With the release of ‘A Journey,’ the book of memoirs by former Prime Minister Tony Blair, anti-war protestors have been in full force. Though the autobiographical work sold approximately 92,000 copies in the first four days, Blair has cancelled both his publication party at Tate Modern Gallery and his book […]

Joana Vasconcelos, ‘I Will Survive’
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Joana Vasconcelos, ‘I Will Survive’

Joana Vasconcelos is one of the most celebrated visual artists coming out of Portugal today. Born in Paris in 1971, she now lives and works in Lisbon, creating elegantly intricate works that explore notions of gender identity, religion, class and nationality through the feminine form. Vasconcelos’ work typically consists of […]