Nevermind at 30: How the Nirvana album rocked the world

When Nirvana released Nevermind in September 1991 (on major label Geffen, following the band’s emergence on Seattle indie SubPop), the album’s explosive success followed a European tour and was a shock to the mainstream system (the Chairman of Geffen, Ed Rosenblatt described it as “one of those discs ‘get out …

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Iranian Art | Culture & Leisure

The head of a bald eagle emerges from a paisley pattern and forms the background of a self-portrait by Tirazheh Eslami. The digital work is among those by more than 50 artists in an exhibition starting Friday at the Lewis-Clark State College Center for Arts & History titled “The Land …

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Under the Taliban, the thriving Afghan music scene moves towards silence

By BERNAT ARMANGUE September 22, 2021 GMT https://apnews.com/article/entertainment-middle-east-music-arts-and-entertainment-afghanistan-a2ac1095df0568387d6cee15eb82a3b5 KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) – A month after the Taliban took power in Afghanistan, the music is starting to calm down. The last time the militant group ruled the country, in the late 1990s, they banned music altogether. So far this time, the …

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