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Mexican archaeologists enter, for the first time, a 1,500 year old tomb in Palenque

Mexican archaeologists enter, for the first time, a 1,500 year old tomb in Palenque | Kiosque du monde : Amériques | Scoop.it
MEXICO CITY.- A multidisciplinary team of the National Institute of Anthropology and History (INAH – Conaculta) entered a mortuary chamber (discovered thirteen years before in Palenque, Chiapas) for the first time.
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Maya ‘sun’ masks discovered at pyramid

Maya ‘sun’ masks discovered at pyramid | Kiosque du monde : Amériques | Scoop.it

A tracing of an image found at the El Zotz site in Guatemala depicts the Maya sun god. “The stuccos provide unprecedented insight into how the Maya conceived of the heavens,” says archeologist Stephen Houston, “how they thought of the sun, and how the sun itself would have been grafted onto the identity of kings and the dynasties that would follow them." 

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Carrie Mae Weems, Photographer and Subject

Carrie Mae Weems, Photographer and Subject | Kiosque du monde : Amériques | Scoop.it
The photographer Carrie Mae Weems has made a career of representing American life in terms of race, gender and class, often using her own image to illustrate her point of view.
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Two major partnership renewals will continue to bring world-class Art to the AGA

Two major partnership renewals will continue to bring world-class Art to the AGA | Kiosque du monde : Amériques | Scoop.it

Albertans will continue to enjoy Canada’s national art treasures for another three (3) years. The Art Gallery of Alberta, along with the National Gallery of Canada (NGC), announced today their partnership has been renewed for 2013-2015.

 

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Beasts of the Southern Wild

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LYRICAL, bleak and suffused with fantasy, Beasts of the Southern Wildis an apocalyptic fable with a remarkable presence at its centre. Adapted from a theatre piece and directed and co-written by Benh Zeitlin, it revolves around the world of a child, six-year-old Hushpuppy (Quvenzhane Wallis), who lives in the Louisiana bayou in an area popularly known as the Bathtub.

 

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Chinle Summer Science Academy Melds Navajo and NASA Astronomical Knowledge

Chinle Summer Science Academy Melds Navajo and NASA Astronomical Knowledge | Kiosque du monde : Amériques | Scoop.it
Middle and high school students in Chinle, Arizona, spent June immersed in astronomy, eagerly soaking up ancient and modern knowledge about the cosmos, the earth and the ancients.
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That Sinking Feeling

That Sinking Feeling | Kiosque du monde : Amériques | Scoop.it
For centuries, the Guna (a.k.a. Kuna) Indians have successfully defended their territory on Panama’s Caribbean coast.
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The Unknown Story of the Black Cyclone, the Cycling Champion Who Broke the Color Barrier

The Unknown Story of the Black Cyclone, the Cycling Champion Who Broke the Color Barrier | Kiosque du monde : Amériques | Scoop.it
He had to brave more than the competition to become one of the most acclaimed cyclists of the world...
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Kent Monkman | Le Devoir

Kent Monkman | Le Devoir | Kiosque du monde : Amériques | Scoop.it
Artiste multidisciplinaire d’origine crie, Kent Monkman nous ensorcelle depuis plusieurs années à coups d’installations qui refont l’histoire.
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Music Review: Bobby McFerrin and the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra

Music Review: Bobby McFerrin and the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra | Kiosque du monde : Amériques | Scoop.it
Bobby McFerrin opened the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra’s 25th-anniversary season with a program of works special to him, ranging from Charlie Parker to Beethoven to Paul Simon.
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Harlem Renaissance Novel by Claude McKay Is Discovered

Harlem Renaissance Novel by Claude McKay Is Discovered | Kiosque du monde : Amériques | Scoop.it
A Columbia graduate student’s discovery of an unknown 1941 novel by Claude McKay has been authenticated.
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« Haïti, une conscience linguistique développée »

« Haïti, une conscience linguistique développée » | Kiosque du monde : Amériques | Scoop.it
Deux conférences, l’une à la bibliothèque du ministère des Affaires étrangères, l’autre à l’Institut Français et l’inauguration de la bibliothèque numérique de l'Université d'État d'Haïti ont marqué la récente visite en Haïti des académiciens...
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El poeta y filósofo José Mármol da visibilidad a la poesía dominicana con su libro El lenguaje del mar

El poeta dominicano José Mármol se alzó el pasado mayo con el XIII premio Casa de América de Poesía Americana, por el Lenguaje del mar, un libro que acaba de publicarse y que da visibilidad literaria a esta parte del Caribe, inscrita ...

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Poesía consultada, una antología para el debate

Poesía consultada, una antología para el debate | Kiosque du monde : Amériques | Scoop.it
Poetas. Carlos López Degregori, Luis Fernando Chueca, José Güich Rodríguez y Alejandro Susti Gonzales publicaron Espléndida iracundia, una mirada polémica a la poesía peruana de los últimos 40 años.Jorge Eslava Las matemáticas no mienten, tampoco...
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Arts | Jerry Pinkney’s Work to Be on Exhibit in Yonkers...

Arts | Jerry Pinkney’s Work to Be on Exhibit in Yonkers... | Kiosque du monde : Amériques | Scoop.it

The artist Jerry Pinkney regularly wanders the 75 acres of wilderness surrounding his house here, and it is not uncommon for him to encounter foxes, eagles, skunks and opossums....

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Newly-reinstalled 19th-century galleries highlight major works, history of collection

Newly-reinstalled 19th-century galleries highlight major works, history of collection | Kiosque du monde : Amériques | Scoop.it
PITTSBURGH, PA.- On September 14, 2012, Carnegie Museum of Art opened its newly-reinstalled galleries of 19th-century European and American art. These four galleries have been closed since May, 2012.
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Sacred White Buffalo Calf: Thriving, Though Less White Than He Once Was

Sacred White Buffalo Calf: Thriving, Though Less White Than He Once Was | Kiosque du monde : Amériques | Scoop.it

 The sacred white buffalo born in June on a ranch in western Connecticut is now a high-spirited three-month-old calf who eats grain and runs around his meadow with boundless energy.

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Pow Wow Weekend Planner

Pow Wow Weekend Planner | Kiosque du monde : Amériques | Scoop.it
Ready to get your powwow on this weekend?
Great! We’ve put together a great list of powwows happening all across the nation this weekend just for you!
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Independencia es celebrada por miles de guatemaltecos | Siglo21.com.gt

Independencia es celebrada por miles de guatemaltecos | Siglo21.com.gt | Kiosque du monde : Amériques | Scoop.it
Al ritmo de los instrumentos que son parte de las bandas escolares, miles de guatemaltecos celebran los 191 años de Independencia del país, con distintos actos cívicos que han dado inicio desde las 8 horas en la Plaza Central, zona 1 capitalina.
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Marvin Oliver Designs Print Commemorating Canoe Journey Milestone

Marvin Oliver Designs Print Commemorating Canoe Journey Milestone | Kiosque du monde : Amériques | Scoop.it
Noted artist Marvin Oliver, Quinault/Isleta Pueblo, has designed a print, “100 Canoes,” to commemorate the participation of 100 canoes in the 2012 Canoe Journey/Paddle to Squaxin.
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Haïti : Programmation de la médiathèque «Kay mizik la»

Haïti : Programmation de la médiathèque «Kay mizik la» | Kiosque du monde : Amériques | Scoop.it

La médiathèque «Kay mizik la» (la maison de la musique), inauguré fin juillet par la La Fondation Haïti Jazz en partenariat avec Haïti musique et Caracoli, un projet financé à hauteur de 5 millions de gourdes sur 9 mois, par l’Union Européenne (UE), dans le cadre stratégique de l’UE du renforcement du secteur musical en Haïti, présente sa programmation pour le mois de septembre 2012.


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Susana Villarán: Exposición de Petroperú es "maravillosa"

Susana Villarán: Exposición de Petroperú es "maravillosa" | Kiosque du monde : Amériques | Scoop.it
La exposición muestra cómo se renovó el Puente Q'eswachakaLa exposición inaugurada por Petroperú llamada "El Puente Q'eswachaka: ingeniería y tradición andina" tuvo una gran acogida entre las personalidades que asistieron al evento.
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Art from the women's perspective

Art from the women's perspective | Kiosque du monde : Amériques | Scoop.it
The upper room at the Gallery of Fine Art, Woodbrook, was on September 3 packed to capacity as art lovers came out to celebrate with the Women in Art Organisation as it premiered, Golden Jubilee Expressions in honour of the nation's 50th Anniversary...
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Cemetery of African slaves honored

Cemetery of African slaves honored | Kiosque du monde : Amériques | Scoop.it

In this Sept. 11, 2012, a glass pyramid covers the remains of African slaves at the home of Ana de la Merced Guimaraes in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. In 1996, Merced Guimaraes and her husband bought a fixer-upper in the historic port-side neighborhood of Gamboa. Once they started digging into the foundation...

 

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John Eklund, Photographer, Creates Time-Lapse Video Of Pacific Northwest With 260,000 Photos (VIDEO)

John Eklund, Photographer, Creates Time-Lapse Video Of Pacific Northwest With 260,000 Photos (VIDEO) | Kiosque du monde : Amériques | Scoop.it
To create this stunning time-lapse video featuring landscapes from the Pacific Northwest, Oregon photographer John Eklund of The Art Of Time-Lapse weaved together about 260,000 photographs he had spent about a year capturing.
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