Quest to save ancient Yazidi music comes to Britain

A choir of displaced people is part of a British Council initiative to protect heritage in conflict zones – and a healing process for participants Lucy Lamble A music workshop for Yazidi girls in Dohuk Photograph: Courtesy of AMAR When Islamic militants were overrunning towns in northern Iraq in 2014, killing Yazidi men and abducting women, the very survival of a

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A Wonder To Behold: Craftsmanship and the Creation of Babylon’s Ishtar Gate’ Review: Opening the History of a Magnificent Portal. By Melik Kaylan

The exhibition takes a holistic approach to the celebrated monument, from its construction to its stunning re-creation.   New York We all used to visit museum shows about antiquity to feast our eyes on gorgeous objects and imagine the cultural wealth of, say, ancient Egypt, Greece or Rome. These days, curators are increasingly changing and deepening the experience

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