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The legendary Writer Henry Miller turned 86 in 1977. To commemorate his birthday, National Public Radio, as part of its series Voices In The Wind, devoted its entire program to a rare interview with Henry Miller; a …
The legendary Writer Henry Miller turned 86 in 1977. To commemorate his birthday, National Public Radio, as part of its series Voices …
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Shanghai, China, is well known for its sprawling urban landscape, bustling streets, and iconic skyline. Yet nestled between the towering skyscrapers, the residents of Shanghai’s historic Shikumen neighborhoods experience a different side of the …
Shanghai, China, is well known for its sprawling urban landscape, bustling streets, and iconic skyline. Yet nestled between the towering …
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Would you believe it - the famous neon signs of Hong Kong are made by only a handful of craftsman. First introduced in the 1920s, the use of neon signs exploded in the 1950s through …
Would you believe it - the famous neon signs of Hong Kong are made by only a handful of craftsman. …
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Some of you may have heard of the name of large cities such as Tokyo and Kyoto in Japan, but how many of you know our region, Hokuriku? It was ruled by a feudal lord …
Some of you may have heard of the name of large cities such as Tokyo and Kyoto in Japan, but …
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Oasis to start the week off. In concert at Glastonbury 1995 and one of the highlights of the festival. Considered one of the ‘Big Four” (along with Blur, Pulp and Suede) groups in the Brit-pop movement, …
Oasis to start the week off. In concert at Glastonbury 1995 and one of the highlights of the festival. Considered one …
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Ten inspiring animated shorts from 2016With films like Pocahontas, Apocalypto, Peter Pan and The Green Inferno, it's safe to say that Hollywood has a deplorable track record when it comes to its portrayal of Indigenous …
Ten inspiring animated shorts from 2016With films like Pocahontas, Apocalypto, Peter Pan and The Green Inferno, it's safe to say …
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Over to Paris tonight for a session by New Chanteuse on the French scene Mauve Lunel, recorded in session at RFI for a broadcast over France International in March of this year.LISTEN NOWMauve Lunel …
Over to Paris tonight for a session by New Chanteuse on the French scene Mauve Lunel, recorded in session at …
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New technology yields new sounds, yet the instruments we play today are largely indebted to the past. So who's trying to make new ones? Technology has always shaped music. When Steinway added a middle …
New technology yields new sounds, yet the instruments we play today are largely indebted to the past. So who's trying …
Swapping science for savoury — let’s appreciate the cultural significance of a crop that acts as a staple food for half of the people on Earth.By Dr Peter BickertonSetting aside the huge scientific value …
Swapping science for savoury — let’s appreciate the cultural significance of a crop that acts as a staple food for …
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The Ghibli Museum, brought to you by Studio Ghibli and director Hayao Miyazaki. Studio Ghibli is loved the world over for its mesmerizing, award-winning animated feature films. The lineup includes Spirited Away, My Neighbor Totoro, …
The Ghibli Museum, brought to you by Studio Ghibli and director Hayao Miyazaki. Studio Ghibli is loved the world over …
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