Maria Bakkalapulo is a Miami-based journalist and ethnomusicologist.
Maria Bakkalapulo is a Miami-based journalist and ethnomusicologist. She has been documenting events around the globe in locations as varied as Indonesia, Scotland and USA. She recently directed a film about veterans hunting Burmese pythons in the Florida Everglades.
After being arrested in his home country of Nicaragua, well-known political commentator Jaime Arellano refuses to give up, even after being exiled to Miami, Florida.
Iranian vocalist Mamak Khadem is breaking gender rules in Persian music. Khadem has released a new album titled "A Window to Color".
Japan's pop-punk girl group, Shonen Knife, is celebrating its 30th anniversary this year with a tribute to its favorite group, the Ramones.
Qing Cheng, an elaborate, large-scale multimedia Chinese opera, made its international debut at the festival.