I can’t stop listening to this lovely medly by ‘Strings for Humanity’. It’s so soothing for the soul. Christmas carols like you haven’t heard them before! Played on the mandolin, esraj and rabaab by a sufi group. The video is part of an advertisement by the Indian broadcasting company ‘Tata Sky’ to spread a positive message… Continue reading Christmas carols played on the mandolin, esraj and rabaab by the sufi group ‘Strings for Humanity’
Yesterday my heart was filled with warmth and positivity after watching the video of a father comforting his son after the Paris attacks and making him feel safe again when he expressed his fear of the bad guys with guns. His father responded that they might have guns but we have flowers and was able… Continue reading From the fear of one child to the reality of another
“I always imagined college to be that one space that you were allowed to grow and thrive in academia, in activism… kind of figure out who you are and what you stand for. So when we all were working towards what we stood for and we were being isolated for it, it was very shocking… Continue reading The Palestine Exception to Free Speech: A Movement Under Attack in the US (report by Palestine Legal and CCR)
‘Marilyn Monroe’ is part of a series of songs that represent a kind of womanhood and by listening to the song one clearly can notice from which perspective Sevdaliza wanted to present Marilyn Monroe, a vulnerable image instead of the blond bombshell one we all think of immediately. Mucky is the co-producer of the song together with Sevdaliza and they are a great team.
About how Kat Deluna’s ‘Bum Bum’ video was the final straw which ended my patience and made me think about how female artists pesent themselves these days.
Story time! Today my parents and I went to Centre Island, an island close to Toronto. If you google it the information you will get about this place is “a reprieve from the hustle and bustle of the city”, a pretty calm area. We went there and walked around when I clearly heard loud… Continue reading From walking on an island near Toronto to suddenly seeing @Nas perform…
When abroad I love traveling around with public transport. Sometimes it is difficult if you can’t understand what is written, like in Bulgaria for example where I am currently. Asking for directions at a metro station was a bit diffucult, the woman working there didn’t speak any English and the only thing written in English… Continue reading Asking for directions in Sofia (Bulgaria)