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Jazz at the Rio
Cool cats and Groovy chicks, check out Jazz Club de Tunis’ latest They’re holding a workshop at the Rio, in central Tunis on Sunday. It’s between 2pm and 4pm in the afternoon. After that, they’re like laying down some sweet vibes from 7pm onward. Turn up on the day, or just click here for some...

Recipe for a Tunisian Thanksgiving: Couscous with lamb
Americans around the world are celebrating Thanksgiving today. Despite its country of origin, thanksgiving celebrations share a universal value: gratitude for the blessing of harvest and the time with friends and family over the previous year. Here is a Tunisian equivalent to thanksgiving dinner, with the traditional turkey replaced by lamb in a ...

A different perspective: Tunisia, (video)
A Different Perspective: Tunisia from Rayane Jemaa on Vimeo. A Different Perspective: Tunisia, is a short film by British-Tunisian, Rayane Jemaa. Eighteen year old, Jemaa has been visiting his family in La Cagna, Tunis for many years and made his first film here in 2011. Shot in the northern cities of Hammamet and Tunis, as well as...

Recipe: Ojja
Here’s a quick Tunisian recipe for a protein and vitamin boost. 1. Heat a little olive oil spread in a large pan. 2. Chop some garlic and let it fry at medium temperature,until it goes golden brown – don’t let it burn. 3. Add some red and green peppers and cook, stirring for about 10 minutes. 4. Chop...

Beginner’s Guide to Tunisian History Pt. II
From 3,000 years ago to the modern day: from the Amazigh worship of the dead, to the Carthaginian Canaanite religion: from the Roman polytheism of Ancient Greece through Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. Tunisia has a diverse history of religions beginning from the megalithic period to the modern day....

The Architecture of Coexistence: Tunis’ Ancient Jewish Quarter
A strong Jewish community existed in the Medina of Tunis since the 13th century. Known as the Hara, Tunisian Jews inhabited similar buildings to the rest of the medina, with low and white edifices in small, serpentine shaped streets. As opposed to many Jewish communities in the Arab world, which had little choice but to live...

Legends of the Medina, Part II
Deep within the dark recesses of Tunis’ ancient Medina, Djinns still lurk, waiting to tempt the unwary with promises of wealth and fortune....

JCC Preview: Tunisia Live’s Ones to Watch
The opening ceremony for the JCC is just hours away. Screenings start tomorrow and continue up to November 5. This year’s selection is rich and varied, with movies coming from South Korea, Germany, The United States, Palestine and of course Tunisia. This year also sees more than one Tunisian movie, which has already won awards...

Awesome Things to do in Tunisia #3: Hiking
What’s that? Can you hear it? What is it? Why, it’s only Tunisia’s great outdoors and it’s calling to you! Introducing part III in our series, Awesome Things to do in Tunisia: Hiking  ...

Yuma: With Tunisia Live
It’s hip, it’s hot and it’s here. Check out one of Tunisia’s coolest emerging groups, Yuma, who swung by Tunisia LIve last week to share their thought and tunes with us....