Sunday, August 25, 2019

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Belgium's Africa Museum is seen before its reopening to the public on December 9, 2018, in Tervuren

Belgium’s Africa Museum Reopens to Confront its Colonial Demons

By Daphne Psaledakis and Isabel Lohman TERVUREN, Belgium (Reuters)  Belgium's Africa Museum will reopen to the public on Sunday after five years of renovations designed to...
An artist works on a sand sculpture representing part of nativity scene in St. Peter's square at the Vatican

Vatican’s St. Peter’s Square Gets 720-ton Sand Nativity Scene

By Philip Pullella VATICAN CITY (Reuters)  The traditional nativity scene in St. Peter's Square won't be so traditional this year. For the first time, it is...
Gingerbread structures are seen on display at the Museum of Architecture's Gingerbread City at the V&A Museum, in London

Architects Build Gingerbread City to Whet Appetite for Design

LONDON (Reuters)  Architects swapped traditional building materials for sugar and spice to create an edible gingerbread city of the future at London's V&A Museum, to...
2018 Turner Prize at the Tate Britain in London

Artist Charlotte Prodger wins Britain’s Turner Prize with Video Shot on...

LONDON (Reuters)  Glasgow-based artist Charlotte Prodger won the 2018 Turner Prize on Tuesday, Britain's prestigious contemporary art award, with an autobiographical film shot on a...
Shadi al-Hallaq, a puppeteer, holds two puppets during a performance in Damascus

Syria’s Last Shadow Puppeteer Hopes to Save His Art

DAMASCUS (Reuters)  The last shadow puppeteer in Damascus lost most of his equipment to war and endured life as a refugee in Lebanon, but he...
Jordanian ballet dancer Rabee Shrouf, practices in a dance studio in Amman

Male Ballet Dancer Hopes to Break Stereotypes in Jordan

By Bushra Shakhshir AMMAN (Reuters)  When Rabee Shrouf put on his first pair of ballet shoes two years ago, he knew he had found his calling....
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