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Guitarist Neil Haverstick brings microtonal music workshop to Socorro

El Defensor Chieftain 02 Feb 2023
If you’re interested in music, math or physics, guitarist Neil Haverstick’s workshop on microtonal music might be for you ... 7, at noon at the Recital Hall Jean Macey Annex, will explore alternate tuning systems and the concept of microtonal music ... The Turkish saz is a long-necked lute used in Turkish, Kurdish and Armenian music.

British-Irish journalist Gareth Smyth: a Middle East specialist for whom subtlety was key

The National 30 Jan 2023
But Smyth, who died on January 15, aged 64, took the job in Tehran, adding the country to his portfolio of deeply reported journalism on everything from the music of Lebanese oud maestro Rabih Abou Khalil to the intricacies of Kurdish politics ... and music,” Smyth later recalled.

The £7m fingers: how Jeff Beck became a guitar hero by saying no

New Statesman 12 Jan 2023
His internet radio is tuned to Kurdish music ... That his brokers felt that there was £7m worth of music left in them is not insignificant – though for many, he will always be associated with a 1967 pop song for which he claims to have received “40 quid” in royalties ... This and other tricks punctuate his music with moments of cosmic tenderness.

Why did Ankara try to exploit attack in Paris? - analysis

The Jerusalem Post 27 Dec 2022
The attack targeted a Kurdish culture center and three Kurds were murdered ... It’s unclear if the perpetrator targeted the Kurdish center because the people are Kurds or for other reasons ... Some Kurdish groups also brought flags to the protests ... It often works to target the Kurdish language, Kurdish music and flags.

Kurds hold march of mourning after Paris shooting kills three

Belfast Telegraph 26 Dec 2022
A Kurdish activist holds a rose (Lewis Joly/AP) ... Kurdish activists hold portraits and music instruments at the site where three women Kurdish activists were found shot dead in 2013 (Lewis Joly/AP) ... Kurdish activists hold portraits and music instruments at the site where three women Kurdish activists were found shot dead in 2013 (Lewis Joly/AP).

France Shooting protest

Citrus County Chronicle 26 Dec 2022
Kurdish activists hold portraits and music ...

Exclusive: Iranian footballer is among dozens facing execution while the West is distracted by Christmas, ...

CNN 23 Dec 2022
Among them is 21-year-old Iranian-Kurdish Karate champion Mohammad Mehdi Karami, whose parents have also gone public with their plea ... Just this week, 27-year-old Iranian-Kurdish rapper Saman Yasin attempted suicide while in detention. In his last music video, Yasin rapped about ...

30 seconds of music costs Kurdish artist six months in jail

The New Arab 22 Dec 2022
A court in the Iraqi Kurdistan region has jailed a Kurdish artist for a 30 seconds music clip highlighting the case of activists from Duhok province who have been detained for taking part in anti-local government protests, lawyers told The New Arab.

Disney brings back Bob Iger as CEO in bid to boost growth

Reuters 21 Nov 2022
Summary. Companies ... read more ... "Ugh ... LifestylecategoryTaylor Swift dominates again at American Music Awards, article with gallery6.27 AM UTC ... Key winners at the 2022 American Music Awards, article with image3.53 AM UTC. WorldcategoryIran intensifies crackdown in Kurdish area; rights group says four killed, article with imageNovember 20, 2022 ... ....

Minneapolis Star Tribune: US needs to support Iranian protesters

Albany Democrat Herald 30 Sep 2022
And Amini's death on Sept ... Jon Raymond wants change Sheriff's office investigating death at Benton County Jail The Corvallis Christmas Parade is no more Former pres of Willamette Country Music Concerts pleads guilty to wire fraud. The pushback has been particularly fierce in Kurdish regions, partly because Amini was of Kurdish heritage ... Not now ... ....

Armed with Paintbrushes: Kurdish Women Artists Fighting for Equality

The Washington Institute 05 Aug 2022
And like the Dengbêj music, known for capturing the personality and pain of the Kurdish people, artistic mediums like painting or photography are now offering up a visual representation of what it means to be a Kurd, a woman, and a human being. There is a large body of contemporary Kurdish art; the 2017 Imago Mundi volume In-Between Worlds.

‘Kef Time L.A.’ Set for September 9

Asbarez 02 Aug 2022
GLENDALE—“Kef Time L.A.” will be a special evening of Armenian folk music and line dancing set to take place on September 9, hosted at Miaseen Studios ... As a Lebanese born Armenian American that has backed up the top Persian, Armenian, Arabic, Assyrian, Greek and Kurdish artists, Momjian has encyclopedic knowledge of various cultures’ music.

Kurdmax TV: The Leading News Channel for the Kurdish Region

LA Weekly 29 Jul 2022
For the longest time, the Kurdish region had limited media freedom. There were few entertainment and news channels broadcasting in the Kurdish language, and most start-up TV stations closed before because of numerous obstacles ... Kurdmax TV is one of the leading media channels in the Kurdish region ... The Leading News Channel for the Kurdish Region.

Delving into Hawraman, Iran’s unexplored historical gem

The New Arab 07 Jul 2022
It is said that Hawraman comprises nearly 700 villages, each of which retains a depository of rich literary, poetic and musical traditions ... Kurdish poetry, performing arts and music are the fixtures of the residents’ lives and leisure ... Indigenous virtuosos say Hawraman music is ...

Reporter’s Notebook: ‘My Reporting Become a Bridge to Connect the Displaced’

Voa News 18 Jun 2022
The following has been translated from Kurdish and edited for length and clarity ... From 2012, the region was under the control of Kurdish forces ... But after VOA published his story in Kurdish and English, it moved a lot of people and encouraged Jiwan to continue his music.

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