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Arts, Culture & Media

Geo answer/Global hit

The answer to today's Geo Quiz is Palermo, a neighborhood in Argentina's capital city, Buenas Aires. Palermo is known for its bohemian cafes and hyper-active nightlife. It's also the birthplace of a high-tech dance party movement, known as "zizek. Zizek's musical foundation is cumbia, a rhythm originally from Colombia. Reporter Corey Takahashi has today's Global Hit.

Arts, Culture & Media

Global Hit

Malawian singer Esau Mwamwaya fronts the trio The Very Best. The band members met in London and first shot to fame via the internet. Now they've put out their first CD of original music. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with singer Esau Mwamwaya.

Conflict & Justice

Orchid Ensemble

We hear music from Canadian-based trio, Orchid Ensemble. Its latest CD is inspired in part by the Uyghur music of northwestern China. The title is The Road to Kashgar. And the Uyghur city of Kashgar is the answer to our Geo Quiz today.