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May 29, 2011
The Music Instinct: Science and Songprovides a ground-breaking exploration into how and why the human organism and the whole ebb and flow of the cosmos is moved by the undeniable effect of music. This follows visionary researchers and accomplished musicians to the crossroads of science and culture in search of answers to music s deep […]
May 29, 2011
Vittorio Arrigoni (4 February 1975 – 15 April 2011) was an Italian reporter, writer, pacifist and activist. Arrigoni worked with the pro-Palestinian International Solidarity Movement (ISM) in the Gaza Strip, from 2008 until his death. Arrigoni maintained a website, Guerrilla Radio, and published a book of his experiences in Gaza during the 2008–09 Gaza War between Hamas and Israel. He was killed by suspected members of a Palestinian Salafist group in Gaza. The killing was condemned by various Palestinian factions.
January 15, 2011
Lesley Hazleton sat down one day to read the Koran. And what she found — as a non-Muslim, a self-identified “tourist” in the Islamic holy book — wasn’t what she expected. With serious scholarship and warm humor, Hazleton shares the grace, flexibility and mystery she found, in this myth-debunking talk from TEDxRainier.
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Now, hip hop, which began in the South Bronx of New York city in the 1970s, and was a high light of the American experience, especially the African-American one, is manifesting itself in some Muslim’s expression of identity and eagerness to coexist. Music, since it is a common