An Evening with Strange Writers
Baku never fails to amuse me. This week I watched a group of young locals making a disturbance by singing in a coffee shop.
Goychay’s Pomegranate Festival in a Minute
Last Saturday Visions witnessed music, colour and pomegranates galore at the annual Pomegranate Festival in Goychay, the Azerbaijani homeland of this
The Music Pulls You Back: Visions Meets Anna Oldfield
Dr. Anna Oldfield, Associate Professor of World Literature at Coastal Carolina University (USA), lived in Azerbaijan in 2005-2006 on a
Azerbaijan Expects… From FK Qarabag
The tension didn’t break until after 1:30am on Wednesday.
Leyli and Majnun Tugs Heartstrings at Marionette Theatre
It was probably at Rufat’s Jazz Club in its Landmark period that jazzman Salman Gambarov told us he’d done some work for the Marionette
The Next Level of Hip Hop in Baku
I should start with a confession: my interest in hip hop is purely mercenary. Once in a streak of motivation, I hijacked a few break dance moves from
Dihaj – A Night-time Study
We know smoke-filled dives from Baku’s old cellar-based Jazz Club, but the first time we saw Dihaj at Etud, we almost needed a knife to slice a
A Push Through the Door: Local Festivals Usher in Women Filmmakers
This scene was playing in my mind as I walked away from the Meeting with Women Filmmakers (a pre-event to the DokuBaku International Documentary Film