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News Iraq » Music: Dudu Tassa: From Israel to America...with a stopover in Iraq

News channel or source: http://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Culture/Dudu-Tassa-From-Israel-to-America-542431
Publication date: onday 12 February 2018

After five successful solo albums, Israeli rock musician Dudu Tassa released an album with his band Dudu Tassa and the Kuwaitis in 2011, inspired by the Iraqi music of his late grandfather and great-uncle. The vocals are in a Jewish dialect of Iraqi Arabic.

News Iraq » Music: How Will Iraq Contain Iran's Proxies?

News channel or source: https://www.theatlantic.com/international/archive/2018/02/the-man-who-could-help-rebuild-iraq/553799/
Publication date: Friday 23 February 2018

Iraq’s U.S.-trained armed forces had collapsed ... Its actors, its costume design, its music, and countless other facets of the film are drawn from all over the continent and its diaspora, in a science-fiction celebration of the imaginary country ...

News Iraq » Music: Mosul today: Meet the photographer chronicling return of books, bikes, music

News channel or source: http://www.rudaw.net/english/middleeast/iraq/100220181
Publication date: Friday 09 February 2018

#Mosul #Iraq #rebuildmosul pic.twitter.com/kcxuXCfHeg — Ali Y. Al-Baroodi (@AliBaroodi) December 27, 2017 “We have to try to rid of reason behind the fall of Mosul,” Baroodi said. “For example we have to be open to music.” Under ISIS, music was ...

News Iraq » Music: Photo Flash: THE HAPPIEST SONG PLAYS LAST Makes California Debut as Last Installment of 'Elliot' Trilogy

News channel or source: https://www.broadwayworld.com/los-angeles/article/Photo-Flash-THE-HAPPIEST-SONG-PLAYS-LAST-Makes-California-Debut-as-Last-Installment-of-Elliot-Trilogy-20180221
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

"When he returned from Iraq, that boyish sparkle in his eye had changed ... Company artistic directorJosé Luis Valenzuela to the project - is the integration of music, which, according to Hudes, is used to explore the relationship between joyful ...

News Iraq » Music: JPEGMAFIA Makes Murky Lo-Fi Rap Into Something Exciting

News channel or source: https://www.stereogum.com/1983929/jpegmafia-makes-murky-lo-fi-rap-into-something-exciting/franchises/status-aint-hood/
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

(He served a tour of duty in Iraq.) But he considers himself a Baltimore artist, even though he only lived there for a few years. Listening to him, it makes sense. Baltimore, where I’m from, has had an insanely healthy DIY art-music scene for as long as ...

News Iraq » Music: Baghdadi Museum of Folklore celebrates the old ways of Iraq

News channel or source: http://www.middle-east-online.com/english/?id=87327
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

One scene illustrates matriarchy in Iraqi society through mothers’ attachment to their ... proceeds to the bride’s home amid applause, music and dances. “The scenes replicate with lots of details a time frame and a way of life that was much healthier ...

News Iraq » Music: Finally, Iraq gets a fresh start with global aid

News channel or source: https://www.khaleejtimes.com/editorials-columns/finally-iraq-gets-a-fresh-start-with-global-aid
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

Public libraries were burnt, music was silenced, artists attacked and cafes closed ... we must teach peace but also reinfuse these communities with the culture of peace, steeped in Iraq's rich history and cultural life. The revival of the Old City of ...

News Iraq » Music: Iraq War Veterans are Using Pro Wrestling to Cope With PTSD

News channel or source: https://sports.vice.com/en_ca/article/9kzkw3/iraq-war-veterans-are-using-pro-wrestling-to-cope-with-ptsd
Publication date: uesday 13 February 2018

Valhalla Club is a short documentary about three Iraq War combat veterans who use pro wrestling as ... with Witter adding that he had to do “something with all my anxiety.” Cue pro wrestling's music, and the three created new selves.

News Iraq » Music: A former lover of Philip Roth has published a novel about a writer like Philip Roth

News channel or source: https://www.washingtonpost.com/entertainment/books/a-former-lover-of-philip-roth-has-published-a-novel-about-a-writer-like-philip-roth/2018/02/22/94261fe8-17e6-11e8-b681-2d4d462a1921_story.html
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

An incorrigible flirt, with no progeny and every literary honor but the Nobel (a recurring joke), Ezra has a weakness for almost everything older — Yiddish humor, vintage music, forgotten ... way to visit his brother in Iraq, in possession of two ...

News Iraq » Music: Platell's People: Can't you show a scintilla of gratitude, Stormzy?

News channel or source: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/debate/article-5429041/Platells-People-Stormzy-gratitude.html
Publication date: Friday 23 February 2018

On Wednesday her son — now known as grime rapper Stormzy — won two top gongs, for best British male solo artist and best album at the Brit Awards for pop music. If ever there ... thousands of deaths in wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.