In a video, one of the negotiators of the 2016 peace agreement accused the government of betrayal. The leader of another guerrilla group embraced the announcement, saying, “Better late than never.”
Started by the Santa Teresa rum-maker, Project Alcatraz is a rehabilitation program including vocational training, psychological counseling and rugby — seen as nurturing respect and discipline.
In Colombia, the Petronio Alvarez festival is the big event of the summer — five days of music and food and fashion. More than a hundred thousand people travel to celebrate Afro-Colombian culture.
Born in Sweden to Iranian parents, musician Nadia Tehran uses her debut album, Dozakh: All Lovers Hell, to chronicle her heritage.
For Dreamville’s third compilation album, Revenge of the Dreamers III, J. Cole wanted to invite as many hip-hop and R&B artists as possible to collaborate for 10 days straight. It worked.
At MAD magazine’s peak in the early 1970s, more than 2 million people subscribed to it. The magazine will shift to printing collections of old content and end-of-year specials with new material.
Cocuy was once stigmatized as moonshine, but with hyperinflation putting other drinks out of reach, many Venezuelans have turned to this cheap form of alcohol. It tastes similar to tequila and mezcal.
This week’s mix features drone music performed on a pipe organ, ridiculously over-the-top metal from Japan, a wild avant-pop collaboration between Nels Cline and Cibo Matto’s Yuka C. Honda and more.
Kadir Nelson was inspired by Kwame Alexander’s poem. It “spoke to excellence, and perseverance, and triumph amidst adversity,” Nelson says. “It was an ode to the sung and unsung heroes in history.”
A group of men all named Josh Cohen went to a new off-Broadway musical The Other Josh Cohen. It’s a common Jewish name. One of them thought the show was about him, for good reason.