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Welcoming a New Year at an Ancient Festival in Pakistan

Welcoming a New Year at an Ancient Festival in Pakistan

Welcoming a New Year at an Ancient Festival in Pakistan Welcoming a New Year at an Ancient Festival in Pakistan RUMBUR, Pakistan — In a remote valley in northern Pakistan, hemmed in by sheer rock walls and high pastures, members of a tiny community gathered. The Kalash are a group of about 4,000 people who live in the mountains of …

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Berlin Film Festival Is Delayed. Will Cannes and Venice Follow?

Berlin Film Festival Is Delayed. Will Cannes and Venice Follow?

Berlin Film Festival Is Delayed. Will Cannes and Venice Follow? Berlin Film Festival Is Delayed. Will Cannes and Venice Follow? The Berlin Film Festival, which was scheduled to start Feb. 11, has been postponed because of the coronavirus, its organizers said on Friday in a news release, making it the first — but probably not the last — major cultural …

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A Festival of New Asian Art, Seeking a Direction

A Festival of New Asian Art, Seeking a Direction

A Festival of New Asian Art, Seeking a Direction A Festival of New Asian Art, Seeking a Direction You could find reasons for both enthusiasm and skepticism when Asia Society announced last year that it would present a triennial of contemporary art, centered on art from what the organizers called “Asia and the world.” Enthusiasm: Our supposedly global galleries and …

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Witnessing Peru’s Enduring, if Altered, Snow Star Festival

Witnessing Peru’s Enduring, if Altered, Snow Star Festival

Witnessing Peru’s Enduring, if Altered, Snow Star Festival Witnessing Peru’s Enduring, if Altered, Snow Star Festival At the onset of the coronavirus pandemic, with travel restrictions in place worldwide, we launched a new series — The World Through a Lens — in which photojournalists help transport you, virtually, to some of our planet’s most beautiful and intriguing places. This week, …

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The Pilgrimage Must Go On: Senegal Holds Festival That Could Draw Millions

The Pilgrimage Must Go On: Senegal Holds Festival That Could Draw Millions

The Pilgrimage Must Go On: Senegal Holds Festival That Could Draw Millions The Pilgrimage Must Go On: Senegal Holds Festival That Could Draw Millions This year, the authors of that study released a letter warning older people and those with chronic medical conditions to stay away from the Magal, and urged those who attended to wear masks and wash hands. …

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AOC and Elizabeth Warren drop out of New Yorker Festival in solidarity with union

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Elizabeth Warren stood behind unionized magazine staffers by pulling out of the New Yorker Festival.

AOC and Elizabeth Warren drop out of New Yorker Festival in solidarity with union AOC and Elizabeth Warren drop out of New Yorker Festival in solidarity with union Next week’s New Yorker Festival just got a little less star-studded. At the heart of the dispute is the “just cause” clause, a labour protection that requires an employer to build a …

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‘Rifkin’s Festival’ Review: Woody Allen Travels to Movie Memory Lane

‘Rifkin’s Festival’ Review: Woody Allen Travels to Movie Memory Lane

‘Rifkin’s Festival’ Review: Woody Allen Travels to Movie Memory Lane ‘Rifkin’s Festival’ Review: Woody Allen Travels to Movie Memory Lane DONOSTIA-SAN SEBASTIÁN, Spain — In Luis Buñuel’s “The Exterminating Angel,” one of the canonical European classics that is directly referenced in Woody Allen’s “Rifkin’s Festival,” guests at a bourgeois dinner in a lavish mansion find themselves unable to leave. Supplies …

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Fyre Festival merchandise sold at auction by US government to profit Billy McFarland’s victims

Fyre Festival merchandise sold at auction by US government to profit Billy McFarland’s victims

Fyre Festival merchandise sold at auction by US government to profit Billy McFarland’s victims Fyre Festival merchandise sold at auction by US government to profit Billy McFarland’s victims The Independent employs reporters around the world to bring you truly independent journalism. To support us, please consider a contribution. Merchandise from the ill-fated Fyre Festival has gone up for auction in a …

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Venice Film Festival to Return With Masks and Without Blockbusters

Venice Film Festival to Return With Masks and Without Blockbusters

Venice Film Festival to Return With Masks and Without Blockbusters Venice Film Festival to Return With Masks and Without Blockbusters LONDON — The Venice Film Festival announced the lineup on Tuesday for its 77th edition, setting out precautions including temperature checks and new outdoor screening sites for what will be one of the first large international festivals held since the …

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What’s on TV Saturday: ‘Father Soldier Son’ and the Dance on Camera Festival

What’s on TV Saturday: ‘Father Soldier Son’ and the Dance on Camera Festival

What’s on TV Saturday: ‘Father Soldier Son’ and the Dance on Camera Festival What’s on TV Saturday: ‘Father Soldier Son’ and the Dance on Camera Festival FATHER SOLDIER SON Stream on Netflix. This documentary, which was directed by the New York Times journalists Catrin Einhorn and Leslye Davis, has been 10 years in the making. Though much has been reported …

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