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Naomi Sturm

Naomi Sturm is Director of Public Programs at CTMD.

American Sri Lanka Buddhist Association

May 30, 2018
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Re-printed from Place Matters: A joint project of City Lore and the Municipal Art Society Sri Lankans began migrating to Staten Island in the early 1960s, but as the result of civil war and financial crisis in the 1990s, Staten Island is now home to nearly 7,000 Sri Lankans, who comprise the United States’ largest […]

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Luz Pereira: It’s All in the Timing

July 9, 2007
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Hands clap and skirts fly, as feet shuffle and stomp against the heavy backbeat of the cajón, an Afro-Peruvian box drum. A dance of flirtation and courtship, the Marinera Limeña, is known as the national dance of Peru. A mix of African, European, and to a lesser extent indigenous sounds and movement styles, the dance is done in pairs, […]

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In Memoriam: Ilias Kementzides, 1926-2006

November 12, 2006
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It is with great sadness that we bring you the news of the death of Ilias Kementzides. Ilias died in his home on November 11, 2006 at the age of 80, surrounded by his children, grandchildren and close friends. In these times of few heroes and role models, Ilias certainly was one of ours. He […]

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