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11 Dec
Carina Marques – aka Deusa Xtraga - has found in dancing an inspiring way to change lives. Meet the dancer from the Angolan province of Malanje who, in her classes, teaches women not to be afraid of taking that first step.
1 Nov
Since taking office this week, misleading videos of Britain's new Prime Minister Rishi Sunak have circulated widely online. What's true and what's fake? We explain the details in this edition of Truth or Fake with Vedika Bahl.
21 Nov 2021
In Mali, a bizarre plastic monster roams the streets. But it's no demon — rather contemporary artist Zol, who uses his otherworldly costume to draw attention to plastic pollution.
14 May 2021
As a storytelling tool, a ritual or a release, dance has been with us since our earliest days as humans. As live performances start up again here in France, we discuss some of the challenges faced by the sector. Sociologist and journalist Laura Cappelle joins us along with Allister Madin, principal dancer and choreographer.
1 Nov 2020
For today's Perspective segment, we discuss the power of dance. Nadia Massih speaks to Aurélia Sellier, the founder of What Dance Can Do, about why she believes the simple act of moving your body to music can change your life. But with the world still gripped by the pandemic, have social distancing measures made the communal dancing experience a thing of the past?
13 Jul 2019
Dancing Bird: Cockatoo Snowball learned 14 dance moves on his own, researchers find.

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