Posts Tagged ‘musicians’

Musicians try to lift spirits in COVID-hit Brazilian favela

Musicians have been trying to lift spirits in COVID-hit Brazil. They played in Sao Paulo’s largest favela, Heliopolis, which is home to more than 200,000 people and has been badly affected by the virus. The musicians, from Heliopolis, are part of the Baccarelli Institute, a non-profit organisation that has been promoting the social inclusion of […]

Prominent actors, musicians, and authors demand Ahed #Tamimi’s release

Prominent actors, musicians, and authors demand Ahed Tamimi’s release Danny Glover, Rosario Dawson, Cornel West, Angela Davis and others sign letter demanding Israel release the 17-year-old Palestinian from custody.  By +972 Magazine Staff Ahed Tamimi in the Ofer prison military court. December 20, 2017. (Oren Ziv/Activestills) Dozens of major American actors, athletes, musicians, scholars, and […]

Tilda Swinton, other writers, actors, musicians condemn Trump’s Jerusalem move

Tilda Swinton, Mark Ruffalo, Roger Waters, Peter Gabriel and Brian Eno are among dozens of writers, musicians and actors condemned Donald Trump’s move to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. “In recognising Jerusalem as Israel’s capital,” the letter states, “Donald Trump seeks to achieve through a declaration what Israel has been trying to do for […]

Artists, Actors, And Musicians Support Net Neutrality Protests

Above photo: Michael Stipe, Tom Morello and Graham Nash are among the 150 musicians, actors and artists who penned an open letter in support of net neutrality. Ollie Millington/WireImage, Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images, Bobby Bank/Getty Images Google is blocking our site. Please use the social media sharing buttons (upper left) to share this on your social media and […]

Video: Brisbane musicians rework Nick Cave classic to demand he cancel Israel show

“This coming from a country that eradicated it’s indigenous population, while commiting cultural genocide…, Quite true, and very sad, and and the consequences have dogged us. But the conditions of life in Europe were enough to create streams of tens of millions of immigrants and the resources of America there for the taking. So the […]

Israeli musicians to Nick Cave: Send a strong message — refuse to play in Israel

Here’s another overdue and welcome development: “Christian leaders urge Congress to reject Israel Anti-Boycott Act Dozens of American faith-based organizations have endorsed a call to defend the First Amendment rights of Americans who want to hold Israel accountable for its violations of Palestinian rights. Three Christian denominations – the Alliance of Baptists, the Presbyterian Church […]

Legendary Rapper Says Male Musicians Have to Perform Sex Acts to Make It in Music

Legendary rapper, RA the Rugged Man has been calling out the depraved monsters in the music industry for years, and now he’s hitting even harder. by Matt Agorist, guest author If you are looking for bubble gum radio music about bitches, hoes, cars, and jewelry, then RA The Rugged Man is not for you. However, […]

Young Gaza musicians break the Israeli siege – by accident

Here’s a kind of a sunshine story – which is really a stroke of luck, and no thanks to Israel. Yesterday, Nigel Wilson reported in Al Jazeera that two Gazan musicians, violinist Sofiya Radwan and trumpetist Raslan Ashour (both 16), managed to complete a tour with the Palestinian Youth Orchestra, and perform in the West […]

Israeli musicians to Thom Yorke: Canceling Radiohead show will disrupt Israel’s ‘business as usual’ facade

Dear Thom Yorke, We are Israeli musicians writing you about your scheduled performance in Israel this July 19. It is our understanding that the public appeal urging you to respect the Palestinian picket line and cancel this concert was published only after a private appeal went unanswered. Likewise, we will only publish a public letter […]

Prehistoric Musicians of Europe – Mammoth Ivory and Bird Bone Flutes from 40,000 BCE

The researchers have obtained important new radiocarbon dates for bones found in the same archaeological layers as a variety of musical instruments. The instruments take the form of flutes made from the bird bones and mammoth ivory. They were excavated at a key site in Germany, which is widely believed to have been occupied by […]

5.6 magnitude earthquake strikes northeast Taiwan

     The US Geological Survey revised down its original assessment of 5.9-magnitude. An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.6 shook northeast Taiwan on Thursday (May 12), the US Geological Survey said, with tremors felt as far away as the capital, Taipei. The quake was centred 14 km (nine miles) northeast of the coastal town of […]

Israel looks to wall in the BDS movement

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Protesters Disrupt Black Friday Demanding Justice For Laquan McDonald

Print Friendly Above Photo: Protesters march through Chicago’s Magnificent Mile shopping district on November 27, 2015. Joe Ward/DNAInfo. “Business as usual can’t go on while our children are dying.” Activists are marching throughout Chicago on Friday to protest the police shooting of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald last year and the subsequent attempted cover-up of his death by […]

London Philharmonic Suspends Musicians for anti-Israel Remarks

“According to The Guardian, musicians sanctioned after they signed a letter condemning the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra as an instrument of Israeli propaganda.”   The Guardian     A report in UK daily The Guardian stated that the London Philharmonic Orchestra has suspended four of its musicians for nine months for adopting its name when they […]

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