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‘Bouncing Cats’ makes Doc Channel debut tonight

What does it take to make a real difference in the lives of others? What if it was as easy as sharing that thing in the world that you really love to do. For Ugandan Abraham “Abramz” Tekya, that thing is dance – specifically, hip-hop and breakdancing. Tonight at 8 p.m. ET, the Documentary Channel premieres […]

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‘City of Joy’ opens its doors, empowers survivors

Singing, drumming and dancing with shovels marked the celebrated opening of the City of Joy, a new center for women survivors of gender violence, in Bukavu, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Created from a vision designed by Congolese women, City of Joy is supported by V-Day and the Fondation Panzi of the DRC, along with […]

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Latest from the Voice Project lightens a snowy day

Buried under more than a foot of snow here in midcoast Maine, I found a perfect soundtrack for the day in the latest episode from the Voice Project. Snow was just beginning to fall in Walton, N.Y., as JBM recorded this wrap-you-in-a-fuzzy-blanket cover of “Carolina” by M. Ward. If you enjoy the episode, do pass it […]

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Alara Clara, I remember you; you matter to me

Today begins the Resolve “One Voice: Resolved to Remember” vigil, held Dec. 14 to 24, to remember all those affected by the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) Christmas Massacres. Left vulnerable as they celebrated Christmas, Congolese communities were attacked by the LRA on Dec. 24, 2008, and Dec. 14, 2009. Hundreds were killed and abducted. Churches […]

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Witmer’s ‘Little Flowers’ for Invisible Children

With gifted singer-songwriter Denison Witmer performing tonight at Maine’s Kennebunk Coffeehouse, we bring you a somewhat dated, slightly out-of-sync, but no-less-relevant video. Set to Witmer’s song “Little Flowers,” the video highlights the work of Invisible Children, a nonprofit that uses film, creativity and social action to end the use of child soldiers in Joseph Kony’s […]

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