performing arts

Arts, Culture & Media

Geo Answer and Global Hit

For today's Geo Quiz, we're looking for a Japanese island known for its performing arts. The answer is Sado Island. The drumming group, Kodo, hails from this island. Anchor Jeb Sharp speaks with the group's manager, Jun Akimoto for today's Global Hit.

Conflict & Justice

Global Hit: Shimon Peres

Israeli President Shimon Peres; He's been in Israeli politics for more than half a century. Turns out, that whole time, he's also been writing poems. And some of those poems have now been set to music. Daniel Estrin has today's Global Hit.

Global Politics

Global Hit

Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Miami Herald music critic Jordan Levin about Colombian rocker Juanes and his plans for a �Peace without Borders� concert in Havana, Cuba, this weekend.

Arts, Culture & Media

Global Hit

Anchor Marco Werman pays a final tribute to the late Argentine folk singer Mercedes Sosa . Her funeral today follows three days of national mourning in Argentina.