What is Asian American music, really?

In the decades since its inception, the term “Asian American” has become depoliticized; Once a coalition that sought to mobilize collectively against injustice, it has evolved into a demographic – and marked by cavernous contrasts. After the passage of the Immigration and Naturalization Act of 1965, an infusion of Asian …

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Carriageworks Announces World Premiere of New Dance Work

Carriageworks Today has announced the world premiere of a new dance work by resident company Marrugeku to be performed August 4-7, 2021. Jurrungu Ngan-ga – meaning Straight Talk in Yawuru – reflects on the disproportion of Indigenous Australians in detention and first hand descriptions of life in immigration detention centers …

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Fighting to nail the truth

Languages ​​of Truth: by Salman Rushdie, Hamish Hamilton, 416 pages, ₹799. Since 2015, Rushdie has taught writing at New York University. Many writers early in their careers have to write what they know. One of the consequences of this advice, Pakistani-British novelist Hanif Kureishi once told me, was that many …

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