Articles tagged egypt

Wendell Steavenson’s ‘Circling the Square’ Charges Into Egypt’s Turmoil

The way she writes about the Egyptian revolution, it’s as if Wendell Steavenson fell in love all at once with a people, a place and a moment in time.

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Various Artists: The Rough Guide to Bellydance

The whole body of instruments whipping in unison around a hairpin curve and hovering, the grace of a ballerina backed with the heft of a whale.

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‘Cleopatra’: A Legendary Story Told in Swift, Engaging Prose

Sharp aphorisms, well-chosen quotations, juicy and surprising language -- storytelling rarely gets better than this.

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Various: The Rough Guide to Arabic Café

Listening to the Rough Guide to Arabic Café, I realised that this is not the same as the music you would expect to hear if you were sitting in a Western coffee shop.

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By Liz Sly
Chicago Tribune (MCT)

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30 Jul 2007 // 9:00 PM

Wael Abbas CAIRO—When Egyptian officials denied reports of a disturbance in downtown Cairo last year, Wael Abbas showed the truth: A political protest had

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//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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