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Chinese shadow theatre fights against dying of the light

Shadow puppets flitting across screens and reliving age old stories have fascinated Chinese people for some 2,000 years, but falling audiences mean troupes are having to be creative to stay on the stage.


Bull run

A heifer bull jumping over revellers in the bull ring after the second bull run during the San Fermin festival in Pamplona, northern Spain.


Making positive family memories

I've heard a lot about the importance of making positive family memories. The way this idea is phrased –"making memories" — indicates that there's a considerable amount of intentional effort involved. What do I need to do in order to set this process in motion?


Pyrotechnic show

Artists performing during "Marie-Antoinette" pyrotechnic show by Group F in the gardens of Château de Versailles Orangerie outside Paris.


Tel Aviv takes a ride to scooter 'paradise'

Matan Ben Ari was among the many taking to one of Tel Aviv's main streets on a recent day -- not with a car or public transport, but with an electric scooter.


Drag Queen Story Hour: Once upon a time in a bookstore...

Athena and Scalene, their long blonde hair flowing down to their sequined leotards and rainbow dresses, are reading to around 15 children at a bookstore in Riverside, a quiet California town.


Braving the monsoon to save India's rhinos

The monsoon may bring respite from the scorching heat, but for the rangers and animals at Kaziranga National Park it also brings danger as poachers take advantage of greater camouflage and flooding.


Museum lawn

"Lawn", the 2019 Summer Block Party installation, is a vast sloping green space mimicking grass built on a scaffolding superstructure and featuring hammocks, lawn games and snacks, inside the National Building Museum in Washington, DC.


As families flee Paris, fingers point at Airbnb

The bells will ring for the last time this week at Vaugirard elementary school in central Paris, the latest school in the city to close as spiralling property prices drive families out of the capital.


Artists battle expulsion as rents rise in booming Berlin

A cemetery has popped up outside a Berlin block of art studios called Treptow Ateliers, with half a dozen crosses marked "Demolition" or "Expulsion".


 

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