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Lancashire Encounter Arts and Culture Fe...

Jabberwocky from Rag and Bone Lancashire Encounter will be back in September with an extended festival featuring performances, music, street theater and art. Advertising Starting Friday, September 17, the event will take place at venues in downtown Preston before concluding with the Mayor’s Covid Merci Torchlight Parade on Saturday, October 2. Read more: A torchlight […]

Zurich to host Georgian culture festival...

A varied program including lectures on Georgian literature, round tables on architecture, discussions on artistic movements in the country, film screenings and a musical performance will await visitors at five different venues in Zurich over the 10 first days of October. In the cultural festival entitled Bridge: Zurich-Tbilisi, the organizers will bring the popular Georgian […]

Discover Lexington’s Diversity at the Un

Press release United by Culture LEXINGTON – United by Culture is pleased to announce that their festival will take place again this year in a virtual format on Saturday August 28th. The live stream will begin at 11 a.m. with over two hours of content available on United by Culture Media’s Facebook page, https://www.facebook.com/unitedbyculturemedia/. A […]

Singers’ Jewish Culture Festival kicks o

Wojciech OlkuÅ›nik / PAP The singer’s Warsaw Jewish Culture Festival will be held for the 18th time in the Polish capital, from Saturday until August 29, city officials said. The event consists of concerts, meetings, exhibitions and performances in various parts of Warsaw. “The singer’s Warsaw Jewish Culture Festival, besides its artistic dimension, is also […]

Gothenburg Culture Festival to take plac...

The Gothenburg Culture Festival will take place on August 21-22. This year the festival will consist of a comic cantata by Bach, a wind orchestra and sumptuous Grieg strings. The dancers of GöteborgsOperans Danskompani will also give unique performances for one person at a time. Complete range: Foyer, 11.30 a.m.-12 p.m. & 1 p.m.-1.30 p.m. […]

SoulCal Music, Food & Culture Festival i

Redlands, California, August 7, 2021 – (PR.com) – The Soul-Cal Experience Music, Food and Culture Festival, presented by Sapphire Marketing Inc., Urban Alchemy 360 and the Southern California Black Chamber of Commerce will take place at Redlands Bowl in beautiful Redlands, California on Saturday, September 4, 2021. The SoulCal experience will provide fans with fun […]

Kuumba Journeyz Camp Combines Culture, M...

LUCI WELDON / The Warren Record Participants in the Kuumba Journeyz cultural enrichment camp showcase their djembe drumming skills during a showcase for parents. Pictured, from left, camp instructor Julian Greene, Imani Jones, Janiyah Williams, Isaiah Watson, Robert Overby III and instructor Felix Greene. Participants in the first Kuumba Journeyz cultural enrichment camp explored their […]

Sababa is back! The festival of Jewish ...

Sababa, the festival of Jewish arts and culture, originally scheduled for October 10, 2021, has been tentatively postponed until October 23, 2022. Sababa is a joint project of the Jewish Federation of Saint-Louis and J. The open-air festival showcases the dynamism of contemporary Jewish culture. The festival features local, regional and national visual art exhibitors, […]

The 2021 Black Culture Festival in Roche...

The 2nd Annual Black Culture Festival kicks off this Friday, July 30 at Plot 5. Founded by Alia Evans and Will Powers, the Black Culture Festival aims to “celebrate the victories and culture of black people in America,” the founders. The free festival aims to both highlight current and past achievements and, in doing so, […]

Black Culture Festival Kicks Off Friday ...

Black music, poetry, art and entrepreneurship will be celebrated at this weekend’s second annual Black Culture Festival. The first event, held last year at Genesee Valley Park, was created to support black businesses during the pandemic. Co-host Will Powers said it was meant to be a one-time event, but it was so well received that […]

The Black Culture Festival kicks off Fri...

Black music, poetry, art and entrepreneurship will be celebrated at the second annual Black Culture Festival this weekend. The first event, held last year at Genesee Valley Park, was created to support black businesses during the pandemic. Organizer Will Power said it was meant to be a one-time event, but it was so well-received that […]

Black Culture Festival kicks off Friday ...

Black music, poetry, art and entrepreneurship will be celebrated at this weekend’s second annual Black Culture Festival. The first event, held last year at Genesee Valley Park, was created to support black businesses during the pandemic. Organizer Will Power said it was meant to be a one-time event, but it was so well received that […]

Southington celebrates Italian-American ...

SOUTHINGTON – The community has come together to celebrate Italian-American culture again this weekend. Sponsored by Sons of Italy, Southington UNICO and women’s group Sorelle d’Italia, the annual Italian-American festival started on Saturday and continued through Sunday night on Center Street. The event was canceled last year due to the pandemic. Organizers said they didn’t […]

A Visitor’s Guide to Denver Art, Culture

If you are in town for the MLB All-Star Game and you’re feeling nervous in your hotel room, why not venture out for a taste of the city? Denver’s art and entertainment options have mushroomed in recent years as thousands of new residents and millions of dollars have poured into the central business district. Free […]

Premiere Culture Festival in Los Angeles...

Penske Media Corporation (PMC), one of the world’s leading live media and events companies, is launching LA3C, an annual three-day festival celebrating Los Angeles. The festival’s brand, LA3C, stands for Los Angeles (LA), the Capital of Creativity and Culture (3C). The inaugural event will take place across the city of LA from December 2-4, 2021. […]

Rediscover the Harlem Culture Festival

Continuing the impressive streak of 2021 music documentaries, The Roots frontman Questlove makes his directorial debut with Hulu’s Summer of Soul (… Or, when the revolution couldn’t be televised). Extensively using stunning archival footage in combination with interviews with key artists, participants and other important figures, Summer of the soul is a vibrant celebratory chronicle […]

Penske Media Launches Los Angeles Cultur...

Penske Media Corporation is expanding its presence in the live entertainment space with LA3C, an annual three-day festival celebrating Los Angeles. The inaugural event will take place from December 2-4, 2021. The festival’s nickname, LA3C, stands for Los Angeles (LA), the Capital of Creativity and Culture (3C). The announcement comes two and a half months […]

PMC launches LA3C cultural festival in L...

Penske Media Corp. will launch a three-day cultural festival, LA3C, in Los Angeles in December that aims to celebrate entertainment, food, comedy, fashion, sports and music as well as the great diversity that defines the City of Angels. The event, organized by the parent company of Variety, is scheduled to take place in locations around […]

Shanghai Jing’an World Coffee Culture Fe

Ti Gong The annual Shanghai Jing’an Global Coffee Culture Festival, after a one-year hiatus, is back at the HKRI Taikoo Hui Mall Outer Square with 32 participating cafes. Ti Gong Residents enjoy drinking coffee at the Jiuguang Mall. The annual Shanghai Jing’an World Coffee Culture Festival, after a one-year hiatus, is back in the outer […]

Opening of the summer cultural festival ...

City of Athens Technopolis, Gazi. Photo source: Municipality of Athens Following the relaxation of restrictions linked to Covid-19 in Greece, the Municipality of Athens launched a Summer festival with live events taking place at four outdoor venues across the Greek capital. Open to residents and visitors, children and adults, the festival includes concerts, dance performances […]

St. Elias Lebanese Food and Culture Fest...

Reading time 4 minutes Brickyard exhibit at the McWane Science Center. Photo via Nathan Watson for Bham Now So much food. So much entertainment. Plan now + check out these weekend events taking place around Birmingham, June 11-13. This weekend in the magic city Photo via St. Elias Masonite Catholic Church Facebook The belly rumbles […]

Inaugural Go-Go Music Arts and Culture F...

Miami 2021 takeover logo Thousands of residents of the Washington DC metro area are heading to Miami for a luxury weekend in July. WASHINGTON, DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, USA, June 8, 2021 /EINPresswire.com/ – Inaugural Go-Go Arts and Culture Festival takes center stage at 13th Annual Miami Takeover Thousands of DC Metropolitan Area Residents Head to […]

Penticton Pop Culture Festival rates int...

The return of Penti-Con? Photo: Penti-Con Penticton’s only pop culture festival, Penti-Con, is rallying to return in October, after missing out on 2020 due to the pandemic. Organizers hope to host the event on October 16-17 at the Penticton Trade and Convention Center, but before anything is set in stone, they want to hear from […]

Bucky Métis Music Van brings culture, mu

A local Métis chief from Selkirk, Manitoba brings a sense of pride to the young and entertainment to the elderly by playing violin music from his Métis music van. “We are in the homeland of the Métis, when they hear music, violin music is our music,” said “Bucky” Anderson, Minister of Culture and Heritage for […]

Lithuanian Culture Festival marks ties i...

A two-day festival of Lithuanian art and culture takes place at Mziuri Park, one of Tbilisi’s favorite recreation areas, with the country’s music, cinema and sports presented to locals as part of the celebrations of the country. Georgia independence day this week. Launched later today, the Window on Lithuania The festival brings together groups and […]

World Culture Music Stage launches Legac...

TULSA, Oklahoma – The first day of Heritage Day is officially underway, and the pulsating energy throughout the Greenwood District is undeniable. As you’ll hear music from the windows and cars along the way, the stage at the corner of N. Greenwood Avenue and E. Archer Street will feature local musical talent all day Friday. […]

Brooklyn Conservatory of Music celebrate...

A group plays on a porch. Rathkopf Photography The streets of Park Slope were alive with music on Saturday, May 15 during the Brooklyn Conservatory of Music’s (BKCM) Spring Benefit, a free community music festival that spanned 20 stages – including front steps, sidewalks, grounds school and gardens. BKCM invited its neighbors to enjoy more […]

City Splash reggae music, food and cultu...

1 day • 4 stages • 40 + artists • 8000 people • 15 + food vendors City Splash’s mission is to celebrate the impact and importance of reggae music on British culture, spawning everything from Ska, Rocksteady, Dub, Roots, Dancehall, Lovers Rock to its British ancestors of UK Reggae, Jungle, Hip Hop, Garage, Grime […]

Festival of music, food and reggae cultu...

Artists like Barrington Levy and Lila Iké will headlining alongside Channel One, Eva Lazarus and Iration Steppas for this year’s City Splash Festival. City Splash is a celebration of reggae music, culture and food and will take place in Beckenham Place Park in South London in September. More than 40 artists will perform on four […]

The Royal Culture Festival will start on...

The play “Time Travel: Daylight – Jeongjo’s Story, Peach Blossom: It’s Sad to Think” will be performed at the Seventh Royal Culture Festival. (Administration of cultural heritage) The seventh Royal Culture Festival kicks off in Seoul on Saturday and will bring a variety of cultural experiences to both online and offline spaces. The theme is […]

The Royal Culture Festival will start on...

The seventh Royal Culture Festival kicks off in Seoul on Saturday and will bring a variety of cultural experiences to both online and offline spaces. The theme is relaxation. The annual festival will run through May 9 at Seoul’s five royal palaces – Gyeongbokgung, Changdeokgung, Changgyeonggung, Gyeonghuigung and Deoksugung – as well as Jongmyo Shrine […]

Big festival of mural art and culture is...

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – The Midwest’s largest wall art and culture festival comes to downtown Springfield with over $ 10,000 raised to make the event a reality. Meg Wagler, founder of Mid x Midwest, came up with the idea after changing careers from graphic design to visual arts. “It was difficult to get paid a respectable […]

Changning Coffee Culture Festival Kicks ...

Yang Jian / SHINE Patrons drink coffee at a beer garden outside a historic Columbia Circle building on Friday. A coffee festival was launched in downtown Changning District, inviting locals and tourists to cafes located in or near many of Shanghai’s famous historical structures. The Changning Coffee Culture Festival kicked off at Columbia Circle on […]

Tulip Festival ends with emphasis on pro...

Added the 4 april 2021 Image news network Srinagar: “The two-day tulip festival ended with captivating cultural and musical performances by popular artists and singers from inside and outside Jammu and Kashmir,” a statement said on Sunday. official press release. The festival which was inaugurated by Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha yesterday was organized by the […]

Ota City Cultural Promotion Association ...

TOKYO – (COMMERCIAL THREAD) – The association for the cultural promotion of the city of Ota produced documentary videos highlighting certain living national treasures (holders of important intangible cultural property). This is because the “Ota Traditional Japanese Culture Festival” has unfortunately been canceled in 2020 and 2021 to prevent the spread of COVID-19. This festival, […]

Culture Music Festival takes over downto...

click on the picture Photo courtesy of Roger Sanchez / Facebook This weekend will mark the start of the Downtown music festival, with three stages of electronic and dance music taking over – where else? – downtown Orlando. Culture Downtown Music Festival takes place on Saturday, March 27 (tomorrow!), Indoors and outdoors on Pine Street, […]

5 years at the event of the decade – Fes

3.75 million people in 3 days. Stadium equal in size to 7 football fields. Over 37,000 artists seated on stage. People from over 150 countries participated and celebrated diversity, happiness, peace and culture. Can’t believe it has been 5 years since the biggest event I have attended in my life – the WCF – World […]

The cultural festival ‘Arth’ will be hel

‘Arth’, a multi-regional festival known for celebrating the true essence of “Indian thought and philosophy”, will be held virtually this year, organizers of the event said on Tuesday. The two-day festival, now in its third edition, will be held in Calcutta this Saturday and Sunday, and in New Delhi on March 19 and 20. “The […]

Date set for Smythesdale Arts, Culture a...

news, latest news, A celebration of art and community will bring Smythesdale to life in February. Organizers of the Smythesdale Art and Music Fiesta have announced that the postponed 2020 event will take place on Sunday, February 7. “There is a lot of talent in the region,” he said. “The local community may not know […]

Shree Brar Arrested Punjabi Singer Shree...

Mohali: Punjabi singer and lyricist Shree Brar was arrested here on Tuesday for promoting gun culture in his popular song “Jaan”, which managed to garner more than 13 million views on YouTube in the space of a month. Read also: Rapper and record producer Dr Dre improves after hospitalization Punjab Police filed a complaint against […]

This year, the Mizel Center’s annual fes

This year’s 13th Annual Celebration of Jewish Culture at JCC Mizel Arts & Culture Center (otherwise known as JAAMM Fest) once again features the art, writers, films and music from which the event takes its name . But like most other cultural events since mid-March, it’s completely virtual. This will allow the organizers to spread […]

Chicano Culture Festival will feature Da...

Danny Trejo, Cheech Marin and Paul Rodriguez are among the celebrities taking part in a new virtual Chicano cultural celebration. Marin and singer Marisol “La Marisoul” Hernandez from La Santa Celilia will co-host OndaLive! Chicano Music + Culture Fest presented by AARP. The three-day fan rally will begin on October 27. “Share ‘La Onda’ where […]

Korean culture festival to kick off virt...

Super Junior-KRY (L) and Red Velvet (Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism) An inaugural Korean Culture Festival will kick off next month to give people around the world the chance to enjoy Korea’s cultural heritage and modern trends virtually, the culture ministry said Thursday. The first edition of K-Culture Festival 2020 will be held online […]

Mixtli Man: Dishes from Celebrity San An...

Click to enlarge It’s been a big year for chef Rico Torres, co-owner of Mixtli Progressive Mexican Culinaria, the San Antonio restaurant widely acclaimed for its creative take on indoor Mexican cuisine. First, he gained national media exposure through an appearance in the inaugural episode of Taste the nation, a Hulu series hosted by Excellent […]

Art Hounds: Iranian Twin Cities Culture ...

Minneapolis-based artist and educator Nooshin Hakim Javadi is looking forward to the Twin Cities Iranian Culture Festival. The festival includes Iranian music, visual arts, and food. Although largely online this year – including numerous music concerts and a virtual art gallery – two events connect American and Iranian cultures around food. “BLM” by artist Neda […]

FSU in Pop Culture: Music

For our new series, we’re going to dive into the fun of the offseason. There might not be a lot of live sports to enjoy, but the impact of FSU and its alumni, bands and mega fans can be felt throughout pop culture consciousness. So that’s what we’re going to see over the next few […]

Tiqets launches the first free virtual c...

Netherlands, June 02, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — From June 8-12, Tiqets, one of the world’s leading online booking platforms for museums and attractions, will launch the first-ever free online cultural festival: the Tiqets Culture Festival. The Tiqets Culture Festival: Discover Culture at Home, Not Alone is a five-day event featuring new, exclusive virtual experiences with […]

Bitwise in Fresno, Calif., Hosts Virtual...

As the coronavirus pandemic has affected just about every industry, these live events have faced a pivot of almost existential proportions. “Humans need connection,” says Talisha Brantley, community liaison at Bitwise Industries. “And social distancing doesn’t necessarily mean social isolation.” She borrows the quote, but the idea could be a mission statement for the No […]

10 Amazing Pop Culture Theme Song Music ...

Music boxes are thoughtful and entertaining gifts and keepsakes. They come in a variety of styles and can play generic melodies or well-known songs… including those from popular TV shows and movies! The following theme song music boxes would be ideal for fans to add to their collections. They make pretty decorations that can be […]

Play with Slapstick, explore the World C...

SATURDAY Music: Slapstick plays reunion show at The Moon Once upon a time – 41 years ago in fact – a band called Slapstick. It was a real supergroup of local players from various other bands who came together to shred the content of a songbook stuffed with classic rock hits, originals, and whatever else […]

Culture, music, empowerment: an all-fema...

The all-female mariachi band, Las Coronelas, honored St. Edward’s University with their electric sound and style last Wednesday as part of the Jones Performing Arts Series. The group was formed by the famous singer-songwriter Vanessa del Fierro. “It started in 2010. I wanted to create a different and unique group,” said Fierro. She had the […]

The 1st Annual Cusa Culture Festival tak...

On Saturday, July 20, 2019, the 1st Annual Cuse Culture Festival will be held in downtown Syracuse, NY on the 200-300 block of East Washington Street and Market Street from 11 a.m. at 11 p.m. The Cuse Culture Festival is an interactive experience combining music and gastronomy, representative of the international microcosm that encompasses our […]

Zenshin Daiko celebrates 20 years of cul...

The wind of the impact of wood against leather blows against the first three rows of the public. Twelve characters stand stoically on stage, dressed in happy coats tightened by a red belt around their waist. The atmosphere around the performers is tense, with each drummer holding a stick in each hand, ready to strike. […]

A unique celebration of culture, music a...

Culture, music and art come together in a vibrant and festive celebration of Mexican culture, Cinco De Mayhem 2019. Held at the Vista Mall Daang Hari Open Grounds on May 4, 2019, the event featured electrifying performances by the country’s top local artists and DJs. It also showcased Leeroy New’s art installations, making it a […]

Inside Gidi Culture Festival in Lagos, N...

An Easter weekend festival of food, music, art and culture on a stretch of Lagos coast. The best things happen in big, open spaces with the Atlantic on one side and the sand of the beach beneath your feet. You can breathe, to begin with. You can feed your eyes, and if you’re in Afropop […]

Watch: New Scottish Rave Culture Movie T...

Cristian Ortega and Lorn Macdonald play two best friends from a Scottish housing estate in the rave culture film Beats. Rising national and film stars Christian Ortega and Lorn Macdonald play longtime friends apparently destined to go their separate ways and decide to make one last night’s visit to an illegal gathering. Based on Kieran […]

Davis Cherry Blossom Festival celebrates...

This slideshow requires JavaScript. The fourth Davis Cherry Blossom Festival will be a regional music festival and celebration of Japanese culture. Presented by Bakuhatsu Taiko Dan and Sudwerk Brewing Co., the All Ages Weekend features music, food, art, culture and beer. The event will take place from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Saturday April […]

Davis Cherry Blossom Festival celebrates...

The fourth annual Davis Cherry Blossom Festival, April 6-7, will be a regional music festival and celebration of Japanese culture. Presented by Bakuhatsu Taiko Dan and Sudwerk Brewing Co., the all-ages weekend features music, food, art, culture and beer. The event will take place from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Saturday, April 6 and […]

Start of the Egyptian Arts and Culture F...

Abdel Dayem told local media that she hopes the six-day festival, which runs until February 22, will boost tourism in the southern city of Aswan and re-establish Egypt as a top cultural destination. in Africa. “We have around 23 groups from participating states and they all feel completely safe here in Aswan,” she said. “It […]

Organizers of the Bethel Woods Music and...

NEW YORK, NY, Jan. 16, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Bethel Woods Center for the Arts, a non-profit cultural center located on the historic site of the 1969 Woodstock Festival in Bethel, NY, Live Nation, the world’s leading corporation Entertainment and INVNT, the global live brand storytelling agency â„¢, have selected iDEKO to act as the […]

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 […]

“The dynamism of contemporary Jewish cul

St. Louis has been home to a vibrant Jewish community for many decades. This weekend, an arts and culture festival will bring together diverse artists and musicians across the country to showcase Jewish talent, food and customs. Fridays Saint Louis livehost Don Marsh spoke about the upcoming festival, billed as “Sababa.” It is a joint […]

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 […]

Spike Lee and Dee Rees to open Black Cul...

Milan’s Fondazione Prada is launching a new film program, starting with a special event on Friday, September 21, with a conversation between filmmakers Spike Lee and Dee Rees, artist Theaster Gates and curator Okwui Enwezor. Gates chose nine films to describe the 90-year history of black social, cultural and political views in America. The film’s […]

Kindred Music & Culture Festival will la

Over the past decade, destination festival culture has exploded, with artists from all walks of life and people from all over the world gathering in one place to party with like-minded peers. Now Brooklyn, New York’s best-kept black secret, Afropunk, has an entrance fee and international ramifications. Chicago has Lollapalooza and Pitchfork. California has Coachella. […]

Kindred Music and Culture Festival to La...

Saturday’s Kindred Music & Culture Festival postponed due to rain Saturday’s Kindred Music & Culture Festival postponed due to rain By Lee DeVito Town slang Over the past decade, destination festival culture has exploded, with performers from all walks of life and people from all over the world coming together in one place to party […]

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 […]

Danbury Irish Festival: Irish culture, m...

DANBURY, CT – This weekend’s Greater Danbury Irish Festival is packed with Irish music, dancing, cultural activities, food, refreshments and a kids’ area with games, music and more . It will take place on Saturday and Sunday September 16, 17 and 18, 2016 at Ives Concert Park in Danbury, Connecticut. Irish Gaelic language teacher John […]

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, […]

Japanfest a celebration of culture, musi...

Some Americans might just think of Japan as the land of Mount Fuji, Sushi, Godzilla, and the Seven Samurai. It’s so much more, as evidenced by Saturday’s Japanfest, a full-fledged celebration of Japanese music, culture, food, movies, and martial arts at Forest View Educational Center, 2121 S. Goebbert Road, Arlington Heights. The party continues from […]

Iconic Rave Culture Movie Human Traffic ...

Human trafficking One cannot escape the 90s, a time when the counterculture was booming with creativity. Fresh news that Trainspotting 2 started filming, another iconic film from the same period, Human trafficking, also gets a sequel. The film’s original writer and director Justin Kerrigan is leading the charge, breathing new life into a film that […]

Pharrell Williams to chair first Complex...

Male-centric publisher Complex is expanding into live events with the launch of ComplexCon, a two-day festival focused on pop culture, art, music, style and sports. The event will take place Nov. 5-6 in Long Beach, Calif., and will feature programming curated by Pharrell Williams, who will serve as Cultural Director and Host Committee Chair for […]

“Music should be an event”

(Don’t) ride in the current. Photo: Sascha Steinbach / Getty Images When Adele is 25 Dropped out last month with astronomical fanfare, it was also made clear that the album would not be available on popular streaming services, such as Spotify and Apple Music, for an indefinite period – much to the chagrin of Adele […]

SouthAsianFest ‘not just a bazaar’: even

Breadcrumb Links Local News Almost 10,000 people attended Ottawa’s SouthAsianFest, which was held outside City Hall over the weekend. Author of the article: Adam feibel • Citizen of Ottawa Five-year-old Nadia Khan had her face makeup done at the SouthAsianFest held outside City Hall on Saturday August 15, 2015. Photo by Ashley Fraser /Citizen of […]

Changing culture, musical tastes behind ...

The influence of Christianity in the United States, based on recent surveys, appears to be waning. These spinoffs have spread to the contemporary Christian music industry as well. According to Tyler Huckabee of The week, Contemporary Christian Music, or CCM for short, sold around 50 million albums a year at its peak. However, that number […]

Kumu Hula Kaleinani Hayakawa Celebrates ...

Pat and Bill Child, Mayor and Mrs. Carvalho, Ike Cockett (left to right) Kumu Hula Kaleinani has shared his love for Hula, Kauai and Hawaiian culture all over Japan. She continues to encourage tourism for Kauai and contributes to the ever-growing interest in Hula across Japan. Koloa, Hawaii (PRWEB) November 19, 2014 A private reception […]

Justin Jarvis: Jesus Culture Music’s New

Wednesday, September 17, 2014 Lindsay Williams reports on Florida-based worship leader and songwriter JUSTIN JARVIS Justin jarvis These are the congratulations on a release on Jesus Culture Music that any worship leader accomplishing such a thing is almost bound to have an impact on the International Church. The September 30 release of Justin Jarvis’ album […]

Festival offering a sample of Armenian c...

Sharon Foley of Rensselaer knows that people who crave Armenian food want spicy, meaty, and vegetable dishes. “I think the popular Armenian dishes that most people know about are paklava, phyllo dough stuffed with nuts, and of course the meat dishes would be shish kebabs,” said Foley, president of the women’s guild of the city. […]