Archive for the category ‘ARTS’


Brooklyn Students Use ‘Theatre of the Oppressed’ to Explore Solutions to Gun Violence
Anya van Wagtendonk | Youth Today – TRANSCEND Media Service
May 7th, 2018 ( No Comments »)
It’s Time to Wage War against War Movies That Glorify Outdated Models of Masculinity
Peter Maass – The Intercept
February 5th, 2018 ( Comments Off on It’s Time to Wage War against War Movies That Glorify Outdated Models of Masculinity)
Trump Asks Museum for Van Gogh, Gets Offered Used Gold Toilet
teleSUR – TRANSCEND Media Service
January 29th, 2018 ( 2 Comments »)
The Facts about U.S. War on Vietnam
Films by John Pilger – Information Clearing House
October 2nd, 2017 ( Comments Off on The Facts about U.S. War on Vietnam)
On the Beach 2017: The Beckoning of Nuclear War
John Pilger – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 7th, 2017 ( 1 Comment »)
Portrait of Myanmar’s ‘Buddhist Bin Laden’ Chills Cannes
Fiachra Gibbons | AFP – TRANSCEND Media Service
May 29th, 2017 ( 1 Comment »)
Street Art Controversy – Crime or Urban Renovation?
Giulia D’Ettorre | Wall Street International - Human Wrongs Watch
April 3rd, 2017 ( Comments Off on Street Art Controversy – Crime or Urban Renovation?)
The Coming War on China
John Pilger – New Internationalist Magazine
December 5th, 2016 ( Comments Off on The Coming War on China)
There Is a Crack in Everything, That’s How the Light Gets In: Leonard Cohen on Democracy and Its Redemptions
Maria Popova | Brain Pickings – TRANSCEND Media Service
November 14th, 2016 ( Comments Off on There Is a Crack in Everything, That’s How the Light Gets In: Leonard Cohen on Democracy and Its Redemptions)
How Do We ‘Package’ Peace? Can We Make It Palatable?
Gary Corseri – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 3rd, 2016 ( Comments Off on How Do We ‘Package’ Peace? Can We Make It Palatable?)
The CIA and Hollywood, an Unlawful Alliance
John Kiriakou - Reader Supported News
May 30th, 2016 ( Comments Off on The CIA and Hollywood, an Unlawful Alliance)
SF Int’l Film Festival: The Return, about released prisoners, and other social dramas (or comedies)
Joanne Laurier | WSWS – TRANSCEND Media Service
May 16th, 2016 ( Comments Off on SF Int’l Film Festival: The Return, about released prisoners, and other social dramas (or comedies))
Why Banksy’s Art Is Such a Deadly Political Weapon
Lizzie Crocker – The Daily Beast
February 1st, 2016 ( Comments Off on Why Banksy’s Art Is Such a Deadly Political Weapon)
Dancing for Joy and Friendship
Dr Ravi P Bhatia – TRANSCEND Media Service
January 25th, 2016 ( Comments Off on Dancing for Joy and Friendship)
Striking Distance: The Violence We See, and Don’t See, Onstage
Russell Vandenbroucke – American Theatre
October 26th, 2015 ( Comments Off on Striking Distance: The Violence We See, and Don’t See, Onstage)
Poets’ Talk: Pope Francis, Masilo, Marc Beaudin, et. al.
Gary Corseri and Charles Orloski – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 5th, 2015 ( Comments Off on Poets’ Talk: Pope Francis, Masilo, Marc Beaudin, et. al.)
Cultural Imperialism and Perception Management: How Hollywood Hides US War Crimes
Mahdi Darius Nazemroaya – Strategic Culture Foundation
September 7th, 2015 ( Comments Off on Cultural Imperialism and Perception Management: How Hollywood Hides US War Crimes)
Banksy’s Theme Park “Dismaland” Shows Darker Side of History and Pop Culture
John Vibes, True Activist – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 24th, 2015 ( Comments Off on Banksy’s Theme Park “Dismaland” Shows Darker Side of History and Pop Culture)
Art, Politics and Social Change at the Venice Biennale
Amy Goodman and Denis Moynihan – Democracy NOW!
August 17th, 2015 ( Comments Off on Art, Politics and Social Change at the Venice Biennale)
New Exhibit ‘Camera Atomica’ Surveys the Nuclear Age
James Adams – The Globe and Mail, Canada
August 3rd, 2015 ( Comments Off on New Exhibit ‘Camera Atomica’ Surveys the Nuclear Age)
Roger Waters to Dionne Warwick: “You Are Showing Yourself to Be Profoundly Ignorant of What Has Happened in Palestine since 1947″
Roger Waters – Salon
May 18th, 2015 ( Comments Off on Roger Waters to Dionne Warwick: “You Are Showing Yourself to Be Profoundly Ignorant of What Has Happened in Palestine since 1947″)
Drone Warfare in ‘Good Kill’
David Walsh, WSWS – TRANSCEND Media Service
May 18th, 2015 ( Comments Off on Drone Warfare in ‘Good Kill’)
Statues of Edward Snowden, Julian Assange and Bradley Manning Unveiled in Berlin
Stefan Steinberg , WSWS – TRANSCEND Media Service
May 11th, 2015 ( Comments Off on Statues of Edward Snowden, Julian Assange and Bradley Manning Unveiled in Berlin)
The Intercept’s Laura Poitras Wins Academy Award for ‘Citizenfour’
Peter Maass – The Intercept
February 23rd, 2015 ( Comments Off on The Intercept’s Laura Poitras Wins Academy Award for ‘Citizenfour’)
Yusuf Islam’s Golden Years: Cat Stevens on Islam and His Return to Music
Andy Greene – Rolling Stone
January 19th, 2015 ( Comments Off on Yusuf Islam’s Golden Years: Cat Stevens on Islam and His Return to Music)
How Clint Eastwood Ignores History in ‘American Sniper’
Peter Maass – The Intercept
January 12th, 2015 ( Comments Off on How Clint Eastwood Ignores History in ‘American Sniper’)
From Damascus to Carnegie Hall, a Refugee Child Prodigy Plays the Piano for Peace
Sophia Jones – Huffington Post
December 29th, 2014 ( Comments Off on From Damascus to Carnegie Hall, a Refugee Child Prodigy Plays the Piano for Peace)
See Rio de Janeiro’s Favelas through the Lens of Young Residents’ Pinhole Cameras
Fabiano Post, Oximity – TRANSCEND Media Service
November 24th, 2014 ( Comments Off on See Rio de Janeiro’s Favelas through the Lens of Young Residents’ Pinhole Cameras)
Art in a Time of Surveillance
Peter Maass – The Intercept
November 18th, 2014 ( Comments Off on Art in a Time of Surveillance)
Korean Artist in Japan Hopes to Help a New Generation Embrace Peace
Anna Fifield – The Washington Post
October 20th, 2014 ( Comments Off on Korean Artist in Japan Hopes to Help a New Generation Embrace Peace)
Assange to Open Human Rights Film Festival in Barcelona
TeleSur – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 20th, 2014 ( Comments Off on Assange to Open Human Rights Film Festival in Barcelona)
Suffer the Poor – Shameful, Cowardly European Art
Andre Vltchek – TRANSCEND Media Service
March 24th, 2014 ( Comments Off on Suffer the Poor – Shameful, Cowardly European Art)
Art and the Building of Peace
George Kent – TRANSCEND Media Service
November 11th, 2013 ( 1 Comment »)
Costa Gavras’s “Capital”: A Critique of “Cowboy Capitalism”
David Walsh, WSWS – TRANSCEND Media Service
November 11th, 2013 ( Comments Off on Costa Gavras’s “Capital”: A Critique of “Cowboy Capitalism”)
WATCH: John Oliver Hosts the Daily Show for the First Time
Antonio C. S. Rosa, editor – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 17th, 2013 ( Comments Off on WATCH: John Oliver Hosts the Daily Show for the First Time)
Here’s How We Built a Movie Theater for the People – And Why the MPAA Says It’s #1 in the World
Michael Moore – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 10th, 2013 ( Comments Off on Here’s How We Built a Movie Theater for the People – And Why the MPAA Says It’s #1 in the World)
Kaulana Na Pua – (Hawai’ian Music Video of the Week)
ProjectKULEANA – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 10th, 2013 ( 3 Comments »)
Le Sacre du Printemps — 100th Anniversary: A Quartet of Creators
Rene Wadlow – TRANSCEND Media Service
May 27th, 2013 ( Comments Off on Le Sacre du Printemps — 100th Anniversary: A Quartet of Creators)
Genesis, by Sebastião Salgado: Exhibition Review
Sumeet Grover – TRANSCEND Media Service
May 27th, 2013 ( 1 Comment »)
(Português) Mafalda e a Poderosa Crítica de Valores
Carlos Eduardo Rebuá Oliveira - Outras Palavras
May 13th, 2013 ( Comments Off on (Português) Mafalda e a Poderosa Crítica de Valores)
40 Days: Art Exhibition Review
Sumeet Grover – TRANSCEND Media Service
April 15th, 2013 ( 1 Comment »)
Chinua Achebe: A Reflection of When Things Fall Apart
Rene Wadlow – TRANSCEND Media Service
March 25th, 2013 ( Comments Off on Chinua Achebe: A Reflection of When Things Fall Apart)
The Banal Militarism of Hollywood
Fouad Pervez – Foreign Policy in Focus
March 18th, 2013 ( Comments Off on The Banal Militarism of Hollywood)
Ich bin ein Bil’iner! – “5 Broken Cameras’” Strange Trip to the Oscars
Uri Avnery – TRANSCEND Media Service
March 11th, 2013 ( 1 Comment »)
Art from Iran Exhibition: A Review from Edinburgh
Sumeet Grover – TRANSCEND Media Service
March 11th, 2013 ( 1 Comment »)
Human Rights Watch London Film Festival
Human Rights Watch – TRANSCEND Media Service
March 4th, 2013 ( Comments Off on Human Rights Watch London Film Festival)
Palestinian Filmmaker Detained at Los Angeles Airport on Way to Oscars
Alex Dobuzinskis, Reuters – TRANSCEND Media Service
February 25th, 2013 ( 1 Comment »)
Israel, Palestine and the Oscars
Amy Goodman - Truthdig
February 25th, 2013 ( Comments Off on Israel, Palestine and the Oscars)
Written in Blood and Dreams – Poetry and Latin American Revolution
Andre Vltchek - CounterPunch
February 25th, 2013 ( Comments Off on Written in Blood and Dreams – Poetry and Latin American Revolution)
Filmmakers for Nonkilling
Francisco Gomes de Matos – TRANSCEND Media Service
February 25th, 2013 ( Comments Off on Filmmakers for Nonkilling)
Deep in the Rectum – Western Art Is Barking at China
Andre Vltchek - CounterPunch
February 18th, 2013 ( Comments Off on Deep in the Rectum – Western Art Is Barking at China)
Spielberg vs Tarantino: Hollywood and the Past
Gilad Atzmon – TRANSCEND Media Service
February 18th, 2013 ( Comments Off on Spielberg vs Tarantino: Hollywood and the Past)
The Real Invasion of Africa Is Not News And a Licence to Lie Is Hollywood’s Gift
John Pilger – TRANSCEND Media Service
February 4th, 2013 ( 1 Comment »)
Jews DO Control the Media
Manny Friedman – The Times of Israel
February 4th, 2013 ( Comments Off on Jews DO Control the Media)
Torture Is Trivial
Robert Jensen – Al Jazeera
January 28th, 2013 ( Comments Off on Torture Is Trivial)
Obama’s Dirty Wars Exposed at Sundance
Amy Goodman - Truthdig
January 28th, 2013 ( Comments Off on Obama’s Dirty Wars Exposed at Sundance)
Oscar Worthy Propaganda – Zero Dark Thirty: Torturing the Facts
Majorie Cohn - CounterPunch
January 14th, 2013 ( Comments Off on Oscar Worthy Propaganda – Zero Dark Thirty: Torturing the Facts)
1st International Active Nonviolence Film Festival
Pressenza Int’l Press Agency – TRANSCEND Media Service
January 14th, 2013 ( Comments Off on 1st International Active Nonviolence Film Festival)
A Feel-Good Movie about Fracking?
Fran Korten – YES! Magazine
January 14th, 2013 ( Comments Off on A Feel-Good Movie about Fracking?)
A Revolution in Song
Stanley Heller – Socialist Worker
January 7th, 2013 ( Comments Off on A Revolution in Song)
Investing in World Peace
Susan Carew (aka Peacefull Clown) - TRANSCEND Media Service
February 14th, 2011 ( Comments Off on Investing in World Peace)
“The Militarization of Hollywood”: Unlocking “The Hurt Locker”
Jack A. Smith – Global Research
September 13th, 2010 ( Comments Off on “The Militarization of Hollywood”: Unlocking “The Hurt Locker”)