Tagged: Artists

Lorde’s Artistic Right to Cancel Gig in Tel Aviv Op-Eds & Analysis
The Guardian

Lorde’s Artistic Right to Cancel Gig in Tel Aviv

We write in support of Lorde, who made public her decision not to perform in Israel and has now been branded a bigot in a full page advertisement in the Washington Post. Shmuley Boteach, the author and promoter of the advert, supports Israel’s illegal settlements and wrote last month on Breitbart to thank Donald Trump for “electrifying the world” with his recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital in defiance of international law.

on January 5, 2018
Reem’s California Videos
IMEU

Reem’s California

A Palestinian-owned bakery with a social justice edge. Loved by the community and widely celebrated. Attacked by Breitbart and right-wing Israel supporters. Reem's California is standing strong to provide locally-sourced food that brings freedom seekers of all stripes together.

on November 24, 2017
“The Siege” Illuminates the Point of View of Palestinian Fighters News Roundup
Aviva Stahl, Village Voice

“The Siege” Illuminates the Point of View of Palestinian Fighters

Last week marked a momentous cultural occasion: the entrance of a Palestinian theater company onto the New York stage, performing a Palestinian work that hinges on the voices and political perspectives of Palestinian people. After two previously planned but ultimately scrapped local productions of the play, The Siege is finally celebrating its first run in the city.

on October 19, 2017
Radiohead’s Controversial Concert in Tel Aviv & 5 Other Artists Performing in Israel News Roundup
Lyndsey Havens, Billboard

Radiohead’s Controversial Concert in Tel Aviv & 5 Other Artists Performing in Israel

On July 19, Radiohead will end a tour in support of well-received ninth studio album A Moon Shaped Pool with a performance in Tel Aviv, Israel. The show will mark the group’s ninth time playing the city, most recently in 2000 ahead of Kid A. What should serve as a celebration of sorts has been weighed down by controversy regarding the band's decision to play the city despite the current cultural ban...

on June 12, 2017
Read Roger Waters’ Response to Thom Yorke Over Radiohead Israel Controversy News Roundup
Rolling Stone

Read Roger Waters’ Response to Thom Yorke Over Radiohead Israel Controversy

Roger Waters has responded to Thom Yorke's remarks concerning Radiohead's upcoming Israel concerts and the BDS movement, claiming that Yorke's version "doesn't tell the whole story." In April, over 50 prominent figures, including Waters, Thurston Moore, Desmond Tutu and filmmaker Ken Loach, signed a petition urging Radiohead to cancel their Israel performance...

on June 5, 2017
Roger Waters Calls Out Thom Yorke Over Radiohead Israel Controversy News Roundup
Jazz Monroe, Pitchfork

Roger Waters Calls Out Thom Yorke Over Radiohead Israel Controversy

Pink Floyd’s Roger Waters has spoken out after Thom Yorke dismissed a petition for Radiohead to cancel an upcoming concert in Tel Aviv, Israel. In defending the show, Yorke had singled out Waters—one of the petition’s signees—because Radiohead producer Nigel Godrich worked heavily on Waters’ new album.

on June 5, 2017
Roger Waters Says He Tried to Discuss His Concerns About Radiohead Playing Israel With Thom Yorke News Roundup
Dee Lockett, Vulture

Roger Waters Says He Tried to Discuss His Concerns About Radiohead Playing Israel With Thom Yorke

Today in political-rock-star beef, Roger Waters has responded to a bitter interview Thom Yorke gave to Rolling Stone about Waters’s public criticism of Radiohead’s controversial decision to perform in Israel next month. Waters says Yorke’s statement, in which the Radiohead...

on June 5, 2017
Roger Waters Disputes Thom Yorke’s Explosive Comments Over Radiohead Israel Controversy News Roundup
Ryan Thaxton, Paste Mag

Roger Waters Disputes Thom Yorke’s Explosive Comments Over Radiohead Israel Controversy

Roger Waters has responded to Radiohead’s Thom Yorke after Yorke accused Waters of being divisive and attempting to “throw shit at [Radiohead] in public” in regard to an open letter to the band, signed by Waters, asking that they cancel plans to perform in Israel later this year.

on June 5, 2017
Farah Nabulsi: Filmmaker Palestinian Profiles
Linda Mamoun, IMEU

Farah Nabulsi: Filmmaker

Farah Nabulsi, the daughter of a Palestinian mother and Palestinian-Egyptian father, grew up on a quiet street in London. A banker for many years with JP Morgan and then the founder of a private business, Nabulsi decided to leave the business world after a trip to Palestine in 2013. The systematized oppression and humiliation of Israel’s military occupation was something Nabulsi didn’t understand on her trips to Palestine from London as a child.

on May 15, 2017
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