"We Are One (Ole Ola)" will debut at the opening ceremony in Sao Paulo in June
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Wednesday 01 June 2011
Rambert, which celebrates its 85th anniversary this year, is in very good shape for its birthday. Work is about to start on a new purpose-built home on London's South Bank, while this triple bill brings a handsome staging of a classic and a strong new work. The dancing is splendid.
Monday 30 May 2011
Monday 16 May 2011
Cars and buses float up a busy street as the Colombian town of Barranquilla is hit by flood waters.
Friday 13 May 2011
Tucked down a London backstreet, in the oldest surviving music hall in the world, British romantics Wild Beasts take to the stage. Hailing from the little town of Kendal in the Lake District, these four lads ("young men" is perhaps more appropriate, as laddish they are not) have come a long way since the 2006 release of their first single, "Brave Bulging Buoyant Clairvoyants".
Wednesday 04 May 2011
Experian is to expand its Latin American footprint by purchasing a majority stake in a leading Colombian credit information services firm.
Tuesday 26 April 2011
The ship-building company Russian Financial Corporation (RFC) has outlined ambitious plans to modernise the river transport systems in a number of countries as part of a major expansion strategy.
Tuesday 12 April 2011
The Yucatan peninsula in Mexico is estimated to have 6,400 cenotes, or sinkholes, and although they are hardly recommended for amateurs, they make for perfect diving pools for the likes of Orlando Duque.
Wednesday 06 April 2011
The four dance pieces shortlisted for The Place Prize 2011, the UK’s biggest award in choreography, will be performed every night from today until 16 April at the eponymous Euston-based dance theatre .
Tuesday 05 April 2011
A striking display of nearly ten thousand shoes was put on display in Bogota to mark International Mine Awareness Day.
Friday 01 April 2011
Run by former Royal Ballet dancers William Trevitt and Michael Nunn, the Balletboyz has always been a canny company, balancing new choreography and an urge to demystify contemporary dance. As their own dancing careers come to an end, Trevitt and Nunn have moved on to a second generation.
Wednesday 30 March 2011
Police officers were caught napping at a top flight clash in Colombia as fans managed to smuggle in a coffin containing a corpse.
Saturday 26 March 2011
Belarusian dissidents have called on international pop stars to boycott their country in protest at the imprisonment of hundreds of pro-democracy activists.
Thursday 24 March 2011
Belarusian dissidents have called on international pop stars to boycott their country in protest at the ongoing imprisonment of hundreds of pro-democracy activists.
Album: Various artists, Cartagena! The Big Band Cumbia and Descarga Sound of Colombia 1962-72 (Soundway)
Sunday 20 March 2011
The title tells you plenty, but it's worth adding that Cumbia compilations of this consistently high quality are pretty thin on the ground.
Saturday 19 March 2011
The secret report that helps Israel hide facts
Land for gas: Merkel and Putin discussed secret deal could end Ukraine crisis
Woman and two children killed by mob in riots over 'blasphemous' Facebook post in Pakistan
Richard Dawkins tweets: 'Date rape is bad, stranger rape is worse'
Putin is 'thuggish, dishonest and reckless', says British ambassador to US
Boozy, ignorant, intolerant, but very polite – Britain as others see us
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