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Sudanese singer Alsarah.

March 31, 2014 Hear smash hits and intriguing tracks from Sudan, India, Nigeria and beyond.

Members of the Silk Road Ensemble, founded by cellist Yo-Yo Ma, perform together at the ACME Studio in Brooklyn, New York in October 2013.

March 26, 2014 Watch the world-famous cellist Yo-Yo Ma and his close friends from all over the world in action.

Yasmine Hamdan's album Ya Nass comes out March 25.

March 16, 2014 Electro-pop by way of Lebanon that's both intimately familiar and bracingly new.


Thievery Corporation's new album, Saudade, comes out April 1.

March 23, 2014 The electronic dance-music duo's seventh album is calm, serene, uncluttered and defiantly warm.

Yasmine Hamdan gained an underground following in Beirut with the electronic duo Soapkills. Her solo debut is infused with sounds from Paris, where she moved several years ago.

March 15, 2014 DJ Betto Arcos listens in on a musical conversation between Europe and the Arab world.


A group of Na Nachs goof off before a wedding performance in Tel Aviv.

March 14, 2014 Na Nach is an orthodox sect of Judaism that considers having fun a spiritual duty.


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