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Arts, Culture & Media

Geo answer and Global Hit

The answer to today's Geo Quiz is central Java, in Indonesia. That's the location of the city that locals call Solo, officially known as Surakarta. In New York, the Indonesian consulate is holding classes in gamelan music. Alex Gallafent paid a visit.

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Geo answer

The answer to today's Geo Quiz is Queens, New York. That was the location of Louis Comfort Tiffany's glass furnaces. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Rosalind Pepall about a new exhibit of Tiffany's art that's just opened at the Luxembourg Museum in Paris.

Global Politics

Libyan leader in New York

Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi is set to make his first ever appearance at the United Nations this week. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with John Fitzgerald�a New York developer who was contacted by Gadhafi's entourage in their search for a place to stay.

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Anasma Vuong

Today's Global Hit features a belly dancer. Her name is Anasma Vuong. She's originally from Paris. Her father is Vietnamese and her mother from Tunisia. These days Anasma Vuong lives in New York. And she specializes in a fusion of belly dance and hip hop.

Arts, Culture & Media

Cantonese: a Dialect in Peril?

In official China, Mandarin is favored over all other dialects. That has had a knock-on effect here in the US, where Cantonese used to be the dominant Chinese language. Reporter Nina Porzucki reports from New York on how Cantonese is faring.