Live Encounters Magazine Jan Feb 2010

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Special Report
The Bali Heritage Trust
Fast tracking
Carmen Roberts, award winning journalist and producer of BBC flagship travel program fast:track
Hip Hop Nomad
Exclusive excerpt from Morganics upcoming book,
Memoirs of a Hip Hop Nomad.

Tribal India
Randhir Khare walks with the spirits in the Nilgiri Mountains of Tamil Nadu in South India.
Terry McDonagh, Irish poet and dramatist,
has contributed two poems to support Live Encounters. 
On the Fringe
Agustian Supriatna – Creating beauty from debris.
Ari Murti, a Muslim scholar, woman activist, author of Outcast, True Stories, from sex trade to HIV/AIDS, speaks about her book
and work with prostitutes and orphans in Bali.

Cassandra, a Bencong (girly boy), her life and work.
Robin Lim, the legendary midwife of Ubud and Aceh, Indonesia.
Literary Review
Elaine Farmer reviews the book Infidel by Ayaan Hirsi Ali.
A young woman’s narration of a bloody reality witnessed
during her stay the West Bank in the Occupied Palestinian Territory.

Two Worlds
Robin Marchesi reflects on New Delhi and Bali.
City State
X’ Ho, a Singapore musician/author/experimental film maker, reveals the ‘real’ of Singapore.
Canine Cuisine
Hair of the Dog – a chapter from the bestselling book –
Wild, Wild East, recipes and stories from Vietnamby Bobby Chinn
– reprinted exclusively for the readers of Live Encounters. Thank you Bobby!

Navicula, Bali’s popular ethical grunge band,
speaks to Lakota Moira.

The Late Writers & Readers Festival
Importance of being Oscar Wilde.
The Irish playwright meets Mark Ulyseas in Bali.

Live Encounter
With The Guru of the Art of Shaking ,
Ida Pandita Mpu Parama Daksa Nata Ratu Bagus.