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South African legend Miriam Makeba dies

Posted by Zeeska Lee on November 10, 2008

Miriam Makeba, or ‘Mama Africa’, the South African singer who wooed the world with her sultry voice, has died at the age of 76, leaving a great legacy behind.

Al Jazeera’s Dorsa Jabbari looks back at her life of struggle and achievement.

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Swan Lake in the Caribbean

Posted by Zeeska Lee on November 8, 2008

Cuba’s national ballet, one of the world’s best, has turned 60. Its not a lot in ballet terms, but it is a lifetime for Cuba. 60 years ago the island was an artistic desert but its now considered to be one of the ballet capitals of the world.

Russia Today: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d6rUQg1Aw7I


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One on One with Spike Lee

Posted by Zeeska Lee on October 19, 2008

One on One meets the outspoken, award-winning filmmaker.

Source: One on One http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NePIS-R3Sgg

Source: One on One http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FkTMqYKVFSY

Part 1

Part 2

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TTDF Steel Orchestra in Halifax

Posted by Zeeska Lee on October 19, 2008

Trinidad & Tobago Defence Force Steel orchestra and Drums in halifax tattoo 2008.  The only military steel pan orchestra of its kind.

Source: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qmb_Epq1M9M

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UAE invests in film production

Posted by Zeeska Lee on October 14, 2008

The United Arab Emirates is known globally for its huge investments.

Now it has set its sights on the movie industry.

Abu Dhabi, the UAE capital, has launched a new production company hoping to become a top producer of feature movies.

Source: Al Jazeera http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F_dzW8DNRhA

Hashem Ahelbarra reports.

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Trinidad and Tobago Defense Force Steel Orchestra

Posted by Zeeska Lee on October 7, 2008

Here is a clip from the Edinburgh Military Tattoo from 2007 with the Trinidad & Tobago Defense Force Steel Orchestra, the only military steelband symphony in the world. For more about Trinidad and Tobago, a twin island in the Caribbean Click Here
Source: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IBXDSmQGQr0

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