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Religious epic theatre, ta'ziyeh or shabih, continues to be performed in areas of the Middle East with large Shi'a populations.

Paul Bucherer is the Director of the Afghanistan Institute and Museum (Bibliotheca Afghanica) in Switzerland.

Helping to break Japan's long silence about its wartime atrocities in China.
First-time director on the long, arduous process of getting her feature made.
Bun-Ching Lam and Rinde Eckert are the collaborators behind a new contemporary opera based on the true story of poet and musician Cai Wenji.
The dancer and artistic director of Dance, Spirit of Cambodia talks about his work and Cambodia's performing arts.
Collaboratorshttp://asiasociety.org/arts/interview-meet-creative-team-behind-floating-box-story-chinatown discuss their new opera.
"My comedy isn't necessarily always politically correct," star cautions.
"None of the studios wanted to do a movie like this," explains Vietnamese American auteur.

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Indonesian performance artist Melati Suryodarmo discusses her creative journey, philosophy, and artistic practice, shaped by traditional Javanese meditation, Japanese butoh, and her studies with Marina Abramović.
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Through the lens of seasonal change, aging, death, and baseball, the author Pico Iyer shows the rest of the world how his adopted homeland feels hauntingly familiar yet completely foreign.
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In her new book, Fatima Bhutto offers a vivid look at the popular culture emerging from the East, challenging America’s soft power dominance.
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Artist Xiaoze Xie discusses research on the history of censorship in China that inspired the exhibition 'Objects of Evidence.' Joining him are historians and expert on the subject Martin Heijdra (Princeton University) and James Tager (PEN).
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In his new book, William Dalrymple details the fall of the Mughal Empire and rise of the East India Company into a global corporate power with authority over an entire subcontinent.
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The beloved Bollywood actor appears in conversation with Teamwork Arts' Roy, discussing her life, career, and battle with ovarian cancer.

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