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ComplexCon 2018 merges sneaker culture, ...

The third annual ComplexCon brought tens of thousands of people together in Long Beach, Calif., For a pop-up weekend of shopping with exclusive sneaker outings, in-depth moderated conversations, and musical performances. “There is chaos in the world right now, but also an incredible movement of young people rising up to create something better and from […]

Dia de los Muertos mix of culture, music...

A community event marking Dia de los Muertos (“Day of the Dead”) will take over downtown Walla Walla on Sunday. A collaboration between many community partners and local arts associations including Shakespeare Walla Walla, Whitman College and ArtWalla, the festival is celebrated across Latin America and Europe where people come together to celebrate the lives […]

Black Mecca festival shines a light on c...

WITH THE AUTHORIZATION OF SEKONA WASHINGTON Sekona Washington is the founder of The Black Mecca Festival, which will take place September 21-22 at Camp North End. Collectively celebrate black culture. The Black Mecca Festival takes place at Camp North End September 21-22 with the goal of recognizing music, art and technology within black culture. “There […]

Culture Music Festival puts folk and cou...

Chaichan Eaimcharoen, vice-governor of Chonburi, Pol. Major General Anan Chareonchasri, the Mayor of Pattaya and Sujitra Jongchansito, Deputy Governor of the Tourism Products and Activities Division joined in the opening of the Thailand Cultural Music Festival. EDM, Pop and Rock took two nights off as folk, country and Issan music took to Bali Hai Pier […]

Cardi B talks about black culture, music...

Cardi B sat down for a maintenance with Vice Thursday to talk about feminism, her childhood in the Bronx, and her successes so far. The Bronx rapper became a household name in 2017, starting with the success of her Grammy-nominated song “Bodak Yellow”. Since then, Bartier Cardi has jumped on tracks with artists like G-Eazy, […]

When Punekars got a taste of Korean cult...

The city’s love for Korea was evident at the first Indo-Korean culture group meeting held on the lawns of the National Archives of India (NFAI) on Friday. More than 30 Korean enthusiasts attended the meeting. Shubhangi Mhaske, 29, fell in love with Korean drama Jewel In The Palace which was broadcast on Doordarshan at the […]

Country music is not gun culture music

A lot of conversations I’ve had with reporters lately have revolved around the so-called “gun culture” of country music. In the wake of the Las Vegas shooting, the country music genre received a new level of scrutiny. For those unfamiliar with country music, it may be easy to label it as music for Southern cops, […]

An intoxicating mix of culture, music an...

(L) Jyotshna Habibullah and Satyam Sahay (D) Faryal and Faisal Razzaqui on a 1967 model Lambretta scooter (BCCL / Aditya Yadav) (L) Ayushi Chauhan (C) Dimple Trivedi (D) Kanak Rekha Chauhan (BCCL / Aditya Yadav) The four-day precursor of the recently held Lucknow Literature Festival in the city gave Lucknowites a full-fledged dose of entertainment, […]

ASU Mariachi Ensemble preserves culture,...

A young violinist rehearses before the concert with a “moño”, or bow, in her hair. (Photo by Claire M. Roney / Cronkite News) Michael Smith’s “moño” or bow tie is part of the traditional mariachi costume. (Photo by Claire M. Roney / Cronkite News) During a pre-concert rehearsal of the ASU Mariachi Ensemble, Claudia Sanson’s […]

Defining “Indie” – A Look at Independent

Arcade Fire Opinion article by Jamie lawlor Close your eyes and imagine the sounds that accompany each of the following genre titles: jazz. folk, reggae, heavy metal… EDM. Each evokes its own silhouette of rhythms, themes and instrumentation. Now think about the genre known as “indie” in the same context. If you do a blank, […]