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Pop-Up London ?? free cultural festival...

New research shows the biggest challenges parents face during school vacations are the cost of entertaining their kids (45%) and finding fun experiences for the whole family (34%) Pop-Up London – a free cultural festival for all ages in central London ?? will see more than 100 performances involving more than 200 performers and artists […]

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Spotify Greenroom is now available to listeners in over 135 markets around the world, and with that, listeners of innovative new live shows cannot get enough. From conversations around the sport of The Ringer to discussions around the music of artists like Pop Smoke, Greenroom has a little something for everyone, and that’s even truer […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

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, […]

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 […]