For today's geo quiz, we're looking for a West African country and its capital. The capital sits on the banks of the Niger River and it's one of the fastest growing cities in Africa. For decades, this city has played a major role in world music.
Lost since 1939, the Mexican Suitcase contains nearly 4,500 negatives documenting the Spanish Civil War... They're now on view in an exhibition at the International Center of Photography. Adeline Sire has the story.
For the weekend Global Hit, The World's Adeline Sire tells us about a French band that likes to think outside the French box. The name of the band is ï¿½The DØ? ï¿½ it stands for Dan and Olivia, Dan Levy and Olivia Merilahti, who make up the band.
The Kronos Quartet is known for its wild, wide-ranging collaborations. The latest one took the San Francisco string quartet on a trip of sorts to Central Asia. The World's Adeline Sire recently caught up with Kronos's artistic director David Harrington.
A new opera will premiere in Boston on Friday. It's based on the ancient Chinese legend that has never been brought to a Western audience. Sung in English with projected English and Chinese titles. The World's Adeline Sire has more.
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