Rape, Murder, War, Poverty, Death…vs. Music.

Via on Apr 10, 2012

 

He makes his cello by hand.

1,250.

Landing planes in his living-room.

This is one story that deserves a wider audience. And it’s a moving pleasure to watch:

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NEED TO KNOW | The music plays on: Congo’s thriving orchestra | PBS

http://www.pbs.org/wnet/need-to-know/culture/the-music-plays-on/8923/ As part of Need to Know’s ongoing collaboration with the VII Photo Agency, we bring you photographer Marcus Bleasdale’s portrait of one remarkable symphony orchestra that’s thriving in Congo’s capital city, Kinshasa. Need to Know airs Fridays on PBS. Watch full-length episodes of Need to Know athttp://video.pbs.org/program/1458405365/

About Waylon Lewis

Waylon Lewis, founder of elephant magazine, now elephantjournal.com & host of Walk the Talk Show with Waylon Lewis, is a 1st generation American Buddhist “Dharma Brat." Voted #1 in U.S. on twitter for #green two years running, Changemaker & Eco Ambassador by Treehugger, Green Hero by Discovery’s Planet Green, Best (!) Shameless Self-Promoter at Westword's Web Awards, Prominent Buddhist by Shambhala Sun, & 100 Most Influential People in Health & Fitness 2011 by "Greatist", Waylon is a mediocre climber, lazy yogi, 365-day bicycle commuter & best friend to Redford (his rescue hound). His aim: to bring the good news re: "the mindful life" beyond the choir & to all those who didn't know they gave a care. elephantjournal.com | facebook.com/elephantjournal | twitter.com/elephantjournal | facebook.com/waylonhlewis | twitter.com/waylonlewis | Google+ For more: publisherelephantjournalcom

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2 Responses to “Rape, Murder, War, Poverty, Death…vs. Music.”

  1. Deep says:

    moved me very deeply ~

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