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  • Americana Music Triangle Logo
    Americana Music Triangle launches May 4-8: Celebrates South's music & more
    PROJECT TO FOCUS ON MUSIC, CULTURE AND HISTORY IN THE SOUTHStarting next week fromMonday, May 4th, throughFriday, May 8th, five states (Tennessee, Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana, and Arkansas) are kicking off a dedication to the South's music...
  • Written in the Stars by Aisha Saeed
    'Written in the Stars' by Aisha Saeed: Great young adult love story
    "Written in the Stars" by Aisha Saeed is not just a love story, it's about cultural differences and family choices. It's a powerful story, and one thing is for sure -- once you start reading it, you won't be able to put it...
  • UFC Main Event - Culture vs Strategy
    UFC Main Event: Culture vs. Strategy
    In the UFC Main Event: Culture vs. Strategy, Who is going to be the winner?Let’s meet the contenders:Culture“There’s no magic formula for great company culture. The key is just to treat your staff how you would like to be treated...
  • Against the Flow by Dr. John C. Lennox
    What Daniel Can Teach Us About Living as Christians in Today's Culture
    The concepts of tolerance and political correctness are having a chilling effect on the public practice of Christianity. That’s why readers will find Dr. John C. Lennox’s new book Against the Flow: The Inspiration of Daniel in an Age...
  • Fillmore
    Projects to celebrate Fillmore jazz and Oakland blues seek support
    Two important Bay Area music history projects are seeking funding from the public (read: you).As The Chronicle reports today, author Elizabeth Pepin and photographer and professor Lewis Watts seek funds to update their 2006 book, “Harlem of...
  • Eduardo Galeano dies at 74
    Author Eduardo Galeano dies at 74
    Writer and journalist Eduardo Galeano died today in his born country Uruguay, South America, at 74 years old in a medical center where he was admitted last Friday due to complications related to the lung cancer who he suffered since 2007.Galeano...
  • Sleep No More
    Sleep No More Review
    Broadway and off Broadway plays are so predictable. There is a story line and a program to follow. The actors perform and the audience watches. Sleep No More breaks the rules of traditional theater where the set and the audience play an important...
  • "Seven Billion Light Years I" (2014) by Subodh Gupta
    Subodh Gupta illustrates 'Seven Billion Light Years' at Chelsea gallery
    Hauser & Wirth’s Chelsea location is currently presenting an intriguing collection of sculptures, paintings, installations, and film by Subodh Gupta for the exhibition Seven Billion Light Years. Throughout his career, the New Delhi-based...
  • Educate
    If you fail a test, do you fail your race?
    “Sexual, racial, gender violence, and other forms of discrimination and violence in a culture, cannot be eliminated without changing the culture.” – Charlotte Bunch.In September of 2011, Stanford University hosted a lecture by...
  • Chase Gilbert
    Interview with Chase Gilbert, Woodprint Artist.
    What first attracted you to art?The beauty in color and designs… the way a form moves.How long have you been an artist?I remember in 6th grade my love of art took off, but it wasn’t until I received a scholarship to play baseball and...
  • Families are invited to visit Balboa Park
    The Mingei International Museum invites everyone to family Sundays
    Balboa Park is a favorite destination for visitors of all ages. There are films for adults, art for teens, hands-on activities for kids, music for seniors. Rearrange all those options and people of all ages will still find amazing activities all...
  • "Dancing" dragons are staples of Chinese/Lunar New Year parades.
    Facts about Chinese dragons
    The Chinese New Year is one of the most celebrated holidays on earth. Occurring annually between January and February, the Chinese New Year adheres to the ancient Chinese calendar and is often regarded as being the Eastern version of Christmas....
  • Hanging red lanterns is a Chinese/Lunar New Year tradition.
    Chinese New Year traditions
    The Chinese New Year is one of the most celebrated holidays on earth. Falling between January and February, the Chinese New Year adheres to the ancient Chinese calendar and is often regarded as being akin to Christmas. Chinese New Year is actually...
  • 2015 is the year of the Sheep which is sometimes referred to as the year of the Goat, depending on the translation.
    Facts about Chinese zodiac sheep
    The Chinese New Year is one of the most celebrated holidays on earth. Falling between January and February (usually February), the Chinese New Year adheres to the ancient Chinese calendar and is often regarded as being the Eastern Christmas....
  • Performers often dress up in historical costumes during public Lunar/Chinese New Years celebrations.
    Facts about the Chinese New Year
    The Chinese New Year is one of the most celebrated holidays on earth. Falling between January and February, the Chinese New Year adheres to the ancient Chinese calendar and is often regarded as being the Christmas of the East. Chinese New Year is...
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