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Jakarta Theater Festival Enters Its 40th Year, but Is That Enough?

One of the longest-running festivals in the city is back for another year: The Jakarta Theater Festival, presenting 16 theater groups that have advanced to the final competition, through Dec. 13. Founded in 1973 by Indonesian theater pioneer Wahyu Sihombing , the festival was first organized by the Jakarta Arts Council (DKJ) as the Young Persons’ Theater Festival with the …

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Some things to mention from Sandra Fiona Long, a friend in Melbourne

This week by Sandra Fiona Long http://www.hadesfading.com/blog.html 11/11/2012 Some things to mention. 1 million stars project: Yesterday I helped out on a project which has been instigated by artist and weaver extraordinaire Maryanne Talia Pau – she aims, with a whole lot of others who may want to join in, to weave 1 million stars for peace. Her work is …

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Grace Susetyo talks to feminist playwright Faiza Mardzoeki about the present status of women in Indonesian society and her recent production

thebuzz – Volume 2 Number 7 : April 2011 Women in Indonesia — Striving for Equal Rights Celebrated yearly on April 21, Kartini’s birthday stands as a reminder of the remarkable progress Indonesia has made over the past two centuries in achieving greater equality for women. Grace Susetyo talks to feminist playwright Faiza Mardzoeki about the present status of women in Indonesian …

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Performing A Doll’s House and public discussion on Henrik Ibsen in Indonesia

Soon in 2011…! Nora’s Sister Theater Project Performing A Doll’s House and public discussion on Henrik Ibsen in Indonesia Translation and adaptation by Faiza Mardzoeki Will be directed by wawan Sofwan Produced by Faiza Mardzoeki ACTORS: There will be AUDITION for roles in this play very soon

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The rise and fall of Indonesia’s women’s movement

The rise and fall of Indonesia’s women’s movement Dian Kuswandini, The Jakarta Post, Jakarta | Wed, 04/21/2010 11:07 AM | Feature A | A | A | Girls are made of sugar and spice, and everything nice. Boys are made of snips and snails, and puppy-dog tails. The famous lines — made popular through an old nursery rhyme — might …

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