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Moving to Medan

Posted by on Jan 14, 2012 in Art, Culture, Sumatra, Travel | 0 comments

Grace Siregar settles into Sumatra's first city.

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Muara Karang

Posted by on Jan 14, 2012 in Culture, Jakarta, Photography, Travel | 0 comments

Brandon Hoover braves the smell to visit a historic Jakarta fish market.

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Michael Franti gets ready for NYE in Bali

Posted by on Jan 12, 2012 in Bali, Music | 0 comments

Founder of the Disposable Heroes of Hiphoprisy in the early 1990s, followed by Spearhead, Franti is a poet, musician, and social justice activist who has had a home Bali for some years. He spoke to us about his Bali and his thoughts as he looks forward to the NYE show.

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An Israeli in Indonesia

Posted by on Nov 12, 2010 in Books, Culture, Film | 0 comments

Etgar Keret is one of Israel’s most acclaimed contemporary authors, with particular appeal to the younger generations. His books are bestsellers in Israel and around the world, and have been translated into 22 languages. Over 40 short films have been based on his stories, and Jellyfish, a feature film he co-directed with his wife, won the Camera d’Or at Cannes in 2007. Catriona Mitchell met him at the 2010 Ubud Writers Festival.

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Indonesia: A Synergy of the Senses

Posted by on Jan 12, 2010 in Culture, Photography, Travel | 0 comments

With its incredible topographic and cultural diversity, Indonesia remains a puzzle to many outsiders. Historians, anthropologists, and politicians have struggled to define the precise contours and identity of this sprawling archipelago.

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Ubud Writers Festival: The Countdown Begins

Posted by on Sep 12, 2009 in Bali, Books, Culture, People | 0 comments

Kabar asked festival founder/director Janet De Neefe what she's particularly looking forward to this year: here she recommends her top 5 things to see at the 2009 festival.

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