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A weekly preview of world events in the week ahead from the Council on Foreign Relations.
Nomad people are communities of people who move from one place to another, rather than settling down in one location. For this reason wehave given this name to our new Dj and artist collective, because we don't stop, we are always moving!Nomad sound was formed by a group of people from different nationalities that have something in common, love for electronic music and also share a passion to offer quality electronic music parties in town.As the name itself suggest we are not gonna be settle ...
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Thailand conducts its first general election since the 2014 military coup, and Kosovo commemorates twenty years since the end of the war.By (Council on Foreign Relations).
U.S. President Donald J. Trump and Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro meet at the White House, and Huawei divides the United States and Germany.By (Council on Foreign Relations).
The British Parliament is set to vote on Prime Minister Theresa May’s revised Brexit deal ahead of a looming deadline, and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani visits Baghdad for the first time in his tenure to talk trade.By (Council on Foreign Relations).
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang opens the annual session of the National People’s Congress, and White House senior advisor Jared Kushner travels to the Middle East ahead of Israel’s general election.By (Council on Foreign Relations).
U.S. President Donald J. Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un meet in Hanoi for a second summit, tensions between India and Pakistan escalate, and the Ninety-First Academy Awards are held in Hollywood.By (Council on Foreign Relations).
The United States could face another government shutdown, Nigeria holds a presidential election, and U.S. and North Korean officials discuss holding a second summit.By (Council on Foreign Relations).
President Hassan Rouhani commemorates Iran's 1979 Islamic Revolution, the United Kingdom's House of Commons votes on a new Brexit deal, and the African Union convenes in Addis Ababa.By (Council on Foreign Relations).
President Donald J. Trump delivers the State of the Union, Russia and the United States debate the future of the INF Treaty, and Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou faces legal trouble.By (Council on Foreign Relations).
The UN Security Council debates the humanitarian crisis in Syria, U.S.-China trade talks continue in Washington, and the United States and South Korea work to renew a military cost-sharing deal.By (Council on Foreign Relations).
President Donald J. Trump begins his third year in office, political turmoil continues in Venezuela, and Brexit faces more challenges.By (Council on Foreign Relations).
The World Bank searches for a new president after Jim Yong Kim resigns, and Detroit hosts the annual North American International Auto Show.By (Council on Foreign Relations).
As 2018 draws to a close, CFR’s James M. Lindsay and Robert McMahon are joined by Brookings senior fellow Constanze Stelzenmuller to reflect on the year that was and look ahead to 2019. Democratic backsliding and rising nationalism are at the top of the agenda.By (Council on Foreign Relations).
The world marks the thirtieth anniversary of the Lockerbie bombing, Yellow Vests protesters take to the streets of Paris for the fifth weekend in a row, and Pakistan’s foreign minister visits Afghanistan amid new peace efforts.By (Council on Foreign Relations).
Theresa May’s Brexit plan faces a series of devastating defeats, and nations make crucial decisions regarding the UN’s Global Migrant Compact. Sebastian Mallaby sits in for Jim Lindsay.By (Council on Foreign Relations).
World leaders convene in Argentina for the annual G20 summit, and a UN climate summit gets underway in Poland.By (Council on Foreign Relations).
A Brexit deal triggers a political crisis in Britan, trade wars loom large as the APEC Summit gets underway, and an Ebola outbreak in Congo threatens to spread. Ted Alden sits in for Bob McMahon.By (Council on Foreign Relations).
The 13th East Asia Summit takes place in Singapore, the 100-year anniversary of the end of World War I is commemorated, and the 29-year anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall is marked.By (Council on Foreign Relations).
The United States goes to the polls in a tense midterm election, and Iran faces the consequences of new oil sanctions. Carla Anne Robbins sits in for Jim Lindsay.By (Council on Foreign Relations).
Brazilians go back to the polls in a presidential run-off, and NATO conducts massive military exercises in Norway.By (Council on Foreign Relations).
Saudi Arabia’s investment conference kicks off under a cloud of tension, Chinese and Japanese leaders meet to discuss intellectual property protection, Afghanistan holds parliamentary elections, and protests against Brexit begin in London.By (Council on Foreign Relations).
Core member of Arcade Fire, Richard Reed Parry, visual artist and two-time Sobey Award-nominee Diane Borsato and choreographer Christopher House discuss the relationship between artistic practice and slowing down in an accelerated world. Moderated by Dominic Girard. #banffcentretalks
We live in a world of constant motion: individual and collective relocation and dislocation, changing political movements, and the acceleration of information and data in a digital age. Join international bestselling author and essayist, and TED Talks alumnus, Pico Iyer, for an onstage conversation on "the art of stillness" and what value we ca ...…
On this episode Sue Bell Yank talks to artist Christopher Robbins about his decade with the public art and activism collective Ghana ThinkTank. The group blends art with international development to challenge the dynamic between the "first" and "third" worlds. #banffcentretalks
Authors Michael Robotham and Louise Welsh discuss crime writing with Mojo Anderson. #banffcentretalks
Warning: This episode contains some strong language. In this episode, a conversation with Canadian singer/songwriter Tom Wilson. Speaking with host Allison Brock, Wilson discusses his work with such venerable outfits as Junkhouse and Blackie and the Rodeo Kings, his success as a visual artist and the family revelations he discovered late in lif ...…
Canadian filmmaker Alanis Obomsawin has spent four decades and 50 films exploring Indigenous culture and history. Her best known documentary, Kanehsatake: 270 Years of Resistance, garnered 18 international awards, telling the story of the Mohawk uprising in Oka. In this episode she discusses the power of documentary film to incite change, the a ...…
In his first public appearance after winning the 2015 Scotiabank Giller Prize for Fifteen Dogs, author André Alexis sits down with Mojo Anderson to talk about his influences, some formative canine experiences and why he writes. #banffcentretalks
(Explicit language warning) Pulitzer Prize-nominated author Suketu Mehta of Maximum City: Bombay Lost and Found and John Freeman, former editor of Granta, discuss the writing life and how we write 'home' in a world of migration and immigration. #banffcentretalks
Singer-songwriter Alex Cuba discusses growing up in Cuba in a prominent musical family, his move to Canada, and music collaboration in the digital age. Hear the Juno and Latin Grammy Award winner in a conversation recorded in front of a live studio audience. #banffcentretalks
Hear American choreographer and dancer Mark Morris in conversation with critic John Rockwell. #banffcentretalks
A career-spanning conversation between filmmaker Oliver Stone and journalist Ian Brown, shortly after the release of his film about George Bush. An Edwards Family Legendary Leaders Event, recorded at the Banff Centre in March 2013. #banffcentretalks
From her days singing backup for Joe Cocker, to breaking out on her own with a hit single, and even recording the theme for the James Bond movie "Octopussy," Rita Coolidge has had a full and musical life. In this intimate and revealing interview, The Delta Lady herself opens up in public for the first time about the death of her sister and how ...…
Writer Shelley Youngblut interviews Canadian actor and comedian Bruce McCulloch about making comedy for a living, and the bizarre process of pitching television executives. #banffcentretalks
Sir Salman Rushdie is one of modern literature's most celebrated authors. He was at The Banff Centre in September 2015. Hear him in conversation with the CBC's Eleanor Wachtel, discussing his new book, the fatwa that took over his life, and why he's so fascinated by genies. #banffcentretalks
Legendary music producer and musician Daniel Lanois in conversation with Banff Centre Radio's Dominic Girard. #banffcentretalks
As novels migrate from page to screen, writer and ex- McSweeney's publisher Eli Horowitz, Believer magazine's former editor Andrew Leland, and This American Life contributor Jorge Just discuss the evolution of digital narratives on multiple platforms, including Horowitz's acclaimed app-based novel, The Silent History. #banffcentretalks…
Dancer and choreographer Mikhail Baryshnikov chats with journalist Ian Brown about his remarkable life and career. An Edwards Family Legendary Leaders Event. #banffcentretalks
On this episode, Dominic Girard talks to celebrated Canadian choreographer, Crystal Pite, about her ground-breaking new work, Betroffenheit. This production finds her working with Jonathon Young, co-artistic director of Vancouver's Electric Company Theatre, and taking a more narrative-driven appraoch to story-telling through dance. You can also ...…
On this episode, Dominic Girard speaks with celebrated Canadian choreographer, Crystal Pite, about her career, including working with the great William Forsythe, working around the world and creating her own critically acclaimed dance company, Kidd Pivot. You can also hear a second interview with Crystal specifically about her latest project, B ...…
Banff Centre Talks is a curated collection of intimate conversations with artists and leaders, recorded before a live audience. We explore the creative process and how their approach to working and living connects with how you live your own life. #banffcentretalks
Danny Alonso set recorded in January 2010 from NOMAD SOUND...we keep moving!! Enjoy!
First chapter of this new NOMAD LIFE podcast. Live set recorded 10/03/2010.This set was play live in LIFE RADIO - every Wednesday from 8 to 10 at this podcast Delorient performs a 2 hours live set using 2 desk + ableton live, and playing a selection of tech-house, minimal and techno tunes to keep you moving.E ...…
Hi guys, finaly I'm gonna realease the first chapter of a set collection I've been recording in the last two years.Electronic Flat Vol.1 was recorded just before 2007 summer, I remember we enjoyed this set so much during our great holidays in Ibiza...for that reason I want to share it with everybody.I hope you enjoy it too!Delorient…
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