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Dance Diplomacy - DanceMotion USA

DanceMotion USA

Through the DanceMotion USA program, the U.S. Department of State supports a series of tours by a select number of American contemporary dance companies to increase cross-cultural understanding between the United States and countries around the world.

International Writing Program - Video

Christopher Merrill, Director of the International Writing Program at the University of Iowa in Iowa City, Iowa.

Christopher Merrill, Director of the International Writing Program at the University of Iowa, explains the valuable cultural exchanges that take place each year when writers from around the world gather for a semester in Iowa City to discuss and share their craft.

The Rhythm Road - Bluegrass Band The Student Loan

The American Bluegrass band, The Student Loan, performs during their Rhythm Road tour of Asia.

Members of the bluegrass band, The Student Loan, talk about their trip to Asia as part of The Rhythm Road.

A Conversation with Ray Bradbury

If you burn books, you burn everything in a society. Ray Bradbury

We talked with Bradbury about his career, writing philosophy, and his feelings about being included in the U.S. State Department's Big Read Egypt/U.S. project.

The Rhythm Road - Vice Verse All Stars

Vice Verse All Star Band

Members of the music group, Vice Verse All Stars, share their thoughts before leaving on a State Department-sponsored trip to West Africa.

The Rhythm Road: Gospel Music Abroad

Oscar Williams Jr. and Perfected Praise share some of their gospel spirit before heading out on a U.S. State Department-sponsored tour through Europe.

Oscar Williams Jr. and Perfected Praise share some of their gospel spirit before heading out on a U.S. Department of State sponsored tour through Europe.

The Rift, the Rhyme, and the Rhythm Road

Oscar Williams, Jr. and Perfected Praise demonstrate how they teach the fundamentals of gospel music

Oscar Williams, Jr. and Perfected Praise demonstrate how they plan to teach the fundamentals of gospel music during their Rhythm Road tour abroad.

The Rhythm Road: Music Olympics

Mark Sherman plays xylophone.

Mark Sherman says the Rhythm Road is a kind of "music Olympics," only without the medals.

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