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  • blog October 31, 2016

    On the Scene in Casablanca

    Currently, cities throughout Morocco are filled with protesters. These are the largest and most widespread protests in Morocco since the February 20 movement, which coincided with the Arab Spring that spread throughout North African and the Middle East in 2011. … Read more »

  • program October 26, 2016

    Moroccan Music Today: Re-Examined Past, Innovative Future

    In Morocco today, artists draw from a huge variety of styles and traditions, creating music that takes from previously neglected history in order to create new and innovative sounds. In Agadir and Casablanca, two of Morocco’s most vibrantly musical cities, … Read more »

  • blog February 6, 2015

    The International Bob Marley

    Today is the 70th anniversary of Bob Marley’s birth and, without a doubt, this will not be the only tribute to this fact that you will see. And that’s for a good reason–Marley looms as large in our popular culture … Read more »

  • blog August 18, 2014

    Gnawa Reggae: A Primer

    Gnawa reggae is one of the exciting new styles that we’re featuring on our show, “Borderless Sounds: The New North Africa.” Much like raï’n’b, gnawa reggae is a hybrid genre that began among the North African communities of the French … Read more »

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