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CHAABI QUEENS AND MONUMENTAL MOSQUES

CHAABI QUEENS AND MONUMENTAL MOSQUES

[Casablanca, park near Ave. Mohammed VI, photo by John Francis Peters for The Fader] Head over to The Fader to […]

Jun 15, 2011
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Louis Vuitton Babouches

Louis Vuitton Babouches

This is a babouche. These are babouches. Babouches are traditional Moroccan slippers made from supple leather.  They come in a […]

Jun 15, 2011
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A brief history of Casa / Back-pocket Medina recordings

A brief history of Casa / Back-pocket Medina recordings

Like so many ports in Africa, Casablanca is a post-colonial palimpsest. To a casual visitor, it looks like a single city: blockish off-white buildings in the center, shanty towns at the periphery, satellite dishes everywhere.

Jun 15, 2011
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Souk Derb Ghallef

Souk Derb Ghallef

Carolyn and I are looking for extension cords.  And a few hundred pirated Berber CDs. And two RCA to 1/8″ […]

Jun 14, 2011
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Kickstarter Rewards

Kickstarter Rewards

So we had an amazing go on Kickstarter raising nearly double the funds we requested in the spring. For rewards […]

Jun 14, 2011
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Bedroom Session with Gnaoui Instrumentalists

Bedroom Session with Gnaoui Instrumentalists

When he’s not out with the team interviewing elusive Berber pop stars, Maga Bo has been deep in the lab, […]

Jun 12, 2011
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Arriving in Casablanca

Arriving in Casablanca

The video part of this thing gets rolling... First impressions of Casablanca, accompanied by autotune Hafida.

Jun 10, 2011
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Househunting, Casablanca

Househunting, Casablanca

A vanguard of three arrives to hunt for apartments.  When you don’t really know exactly what your activities are, its […]

Jun 4, 2011
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