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Sarajevo (Bosnia & Herzegovina)

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  • Dance knows no boundaries

    Martha Graham once said, “Dance is the hidden language of the soul.” Karen Peterson and Dancers bring this statement to life. Peterson is at the helm of a mixed-abilities dance troupe in Miami, which features dancers from the South Florida...
  • Sarajevo with tears: Another walk down Logavina Street

     
    Barbara Demick says that" real Sarajevans don’t like to talk about the war," but her book, "Logavina Street," follows the lives of a small community during the conflict. It has been re-released, with additional materials, commemorating the 20th...
  • Sarajevo: A look back at the first few months of the siege

     
    Twenty years ago, the Bosnian war began with the siege of Sarajevo, which over the next 46 months became the longest siege of a city in modern history. Serb nationalists attacked after the former Yugoslav republic of Bosnia-Herzegovina declared itself...
  • Angelina Jolie gets her film permit back in Bosnia [Updated]

     
    Angelina Jolie has gotten the green light again to film parts of her directorial debut in Bosnia-Herzegovina. The production's permit was pulled Wednesday by the country's culture minister, Gavrilo Grahovac, after a women's group objected to what it...
  • ISRAEL: Israeli citizen suspected of involvement in Bosnia war crimes arrested

     
    An Israeli citizen was arrested Tuesday in connection with a 1995 massacre in Bosnia, and Israel’s Justice Ministry launched extradition proceedings against him. A Sarajevo court issued a warrant for Alexandar Cvetkovic's arrest in April, stating that...
  • Angelina Jolie surprises Sarajevo Film Festival crowd

     
    Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt surprised the crowd at the Sarajevo Film Festival on Saturday. They walked the red carpet together before a tearful Angelina Jolie was given an honorary award, the Heart of Sarajevo, at the film festival's closing night...
  • Video Shows Girl Hurling 6 Puppies Into River

    Video Shows Girl Hurling 6 Puppies Into River
    Bosnia police stated Wednesday are searching for a girl who was videotapped tossing six puppies into a river. Local animal rights group Flekice claim the girl, who is pictured wearing a red-orange hooded jacket, is from the town of Bugojno. According...
  • 'Love and Obstacles: Stories' by Aleksandar Hemon

    Love and Obstacles Stories Aleksandar Hemon Riverhead: 210 pp., $25.95 Early in Aleksandar Hemon's excellent novel "The Lazarus Project," a character named Mary asks her husband how he could write about a Jew when he isn't one. The question reveals...
  • Richard Sklar dies at 74; engineer ran San Francisco utilities and helped rebuild Bosnia after civil war

    Richard Sklar, an engineer who as general manager of the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission from 1979 to '83 oversaw the city's water, power and sewer operations as well as its public transportation network, has died. He was 74. Sklar, who led the...
  • 'The Lazarus Project: A Novel' by Aleksandar Hemon

    'The Lazarus Project: A Novel' by Aleksandar Hemon
    The Lazarus Project A Novel Aleksandar Hemon Riverhead Books: 294 pp., $24.95 First, a small historical marker: On March 2, 1908, Lazarus Averbuch, a 19-year-old Jewish émigré from Eastern Europe, paid a visit -- for reasons unknown -- to the home of...
  • Writer Aleksandar Hemon resists labels

    Writer Aleksandar Hemon resists labels
    Aleksandar Hemon looked like a man calmly bemused by inconvenience. He had been invited by PEN to celebrate the publication of his third book, "The Lazarus Project," out this month from Riverhead, but the flight from his hometown of Chicago was grounded...