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  1. The rebirth of cool

    Posted Sep 06th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Timothy Chui Emerging more than 100 years ago, jazz and its many musical offshoots continue to flourish today. The result of West Africa's tribal musical traditions and European music's concept of harmony, the genre was born in the US. Improvisa ...

  2. Big Band Fest

    Posted Jan 18th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The Saturday Night Jazz Orchestra, Basic Notes Jazz Big Band (above), Stray Katz Big Band, Lando Bernal's Big Broad Band and Mondaynight Jazz Orchestra play swing music. Fri, 7.30pm, also Sat, 2.30pm, HK City Hall, 5 Edinburgh Place, Central, HK$150, ...

  3. Jazzed up selection

    Posted Jul 03rd 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... By Jessie Hui Akin to the previous five volumes of the Saint-Germain des-Pres Cafe series, the latest release continues to offer a fine sampling of nu-jazz music. Volume six kicks off with a number of exciting, up-tempo jazz and electronic dance tracks, s ...

  4. Hip-hop happening

    Posted Feb 18th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... JESSIE HUI A charity hip-hop show will be organised by South Island School (SIS) next Saturday to promote the culture and raise money for worthy causes. Movement 2K5 will take place ... have not been too many school hip-hop shows. Hopefully, Movement 2K5 can help promote the culture within the school community.' Allan will be assisted by Year 12 student Keri Wong, who has ...

  5. letters

    Posted Jan 24th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... culture and clothing are also very popular. But some teachers and parents say hip hop dancing is not a healthy pastime for young people. I think they are wrong. First of all, hip hop dancing ...

  6. French connections

    Posted Apr 25th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Hong Kong's annual festival of French art and culture is back again. The 14th Le French May will celebrate art, dance, music and movies. Organised by the Consulate General of France in association with the Alliance Francaise de Hong Kong and supported by the Hong Kong Leisure and Cultural Services Department, it will run from May 1 to June 21. This year's highlights include ...

  7. The Performance: Majestic Drums

    Posted Sep 14th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The opening concert for the HK Drum Festival brings together Chinese, Japanese, South American and African drummers. The programme includes a combo of African and South American drumming and singing, a traditional Xinjiang concerto and Japanese Daiko. Sep 19-20, 8pm. HK Cultural Centre Concert Hall. $100, $120, $150, $180 Urbtix. Inquiries: 3185 1600 ...

  8. US fails its own in their hour of need

    Posted Sep 04th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Orleans is a survivor- a melting pot of races and cultures after waves of French, Spanish, African-American and Anglo-American immigration. Washington has pledged the first instalment of massive ...

  9. Wang caught up in Obamania

    Posted Nov 15th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to keep his word and the promises he made to the American people during the election campaign.' Wang added that no matter what the future held, the fact that an African-American was elected ... Clara Mak American-Chinese singer-songwriter Wang Lee-hom cheered when Barack Obama was elected president. 'I voted for Obama,' he says, happily. Wang (below) was in town ...

  10. Forty years on, King's speech is still relevant

    Posted Aug 29th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... When Martin Luther King delivered his 'I have a dream' speech 40 years ago, he was addressing an American audience about an American problem - that, 100 years after they were set free, 'the Negro is still not free'. In the country's southern states, schools remained segregated, buses had seats designated for whites and for blacks, and African-Americans ...




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