In an exclusive performance, Cuban pianist Omar Sosa and Italian trumpet player Paolo Fresu play songs from their recent album 'Alma.' In between songs they chat with Marco Werman about their collaboration.
With bleach-blonde hair, thick black eyeshadow, a big bright smile, and a collection of tattoos, 26-year-old Kiwi musician Gin Wigmore is an interesting sight to see. But perhaps what meets the ear is even more captivating than what meets the eye.
For decades the Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen has employed his own personal composer to write songs extolling his policies. This is part of a larger campaign in which the Premier has used pop culture, songs and even comedians as propaganda.
Chinese musician Wu Man is a virtuoso of the pipa, the Chinese lute. Ever since she came to the US in 1990, Wu Man has made it her mission to play a diverse repertoire, from East or West, with her instrument.
As Italian politicians campaign for national elections this weekend, the sad state of the economy and politics in Italy are the subject of a new stage adaptation of "The Full Monty." It features two real-life unemployed workers as cast members.
The answer to today's Geo Quiz is Bolivia. Bolivia has a tough new national law that bans all animals, wild and domestic, in traveling circuses. Anchor Katy Clark speaks with animal rights campaigner (Animal Defenders International) Alexandra Cardenas.