After many years of support from the federal Department of Canadian Heritage for the annual Rhubarb Festival, which will celebrate its 35th year in February, Buddies in Bad Times Theatre (which puts on the festival) received some bad news last month from the feds. Show More Summary
Dame beso mami BABYGIRL premiered about a year ago, but the indie gem has resurfaced in this week’s International Puerto Rican Heritage Festival. Pieced together by Irish director Macdara Vallely, the film centers on Lena, a young teen in NYC’s
Yesterday evening, The Gohan Society, a non-profit organization that works towards foster appreciation for Japan's culinary heritage through cooperation with chefs, held their third annual Aki Matsuri. The event was a celebration of Japanese cuisine and how it's taken shape in New York as well as an embrace of the fall season.
The Fall festival season is in full swing and the good folks at the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival once again offer three days of free music in Lafayette Square. The full schedule is here. The event kicks of Friday afternoon with a headline performance by the legendary James Cotton. Show More Summary
As the New York Film Festival kicked off its 51st year, African heritage films were few and far between, but exceptional. 12 Years a Slave stole the spotlight as it leads the Oscar race for Best Picture. The thought-provoking documentary...Show More Summary
The orchestra might once have seemed the antithesis of rock and electronic and amplified instruments. But now, the lenses of electronic sound and recording can be second nature. Yes, that’s London’s Southbank Royal Festival Hall – and...Show More Summary
From Jennifer Aniston's soft gray Vivienne Westwood Couture gown at the Toronto Film Festival and Kerry Washington in her hot pink Halston Heritage number to Gwyneth Paltrow's fresh-as-ever white Lanvin dress at the Thanks For Sharing LA premiere, we were hit with some stunningly ladylike dresses this week. Show More Summary
You’re probably familiar with Oktoberfest, the international festival held annually in late September and early October in Munich. It’s a family affair and a place to eat and party. Bavarians celebrate their heritage by wearing elaborate native costumes — think … Continue reading ?
Attention all bands and musicians interested in performing at the 2014 New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival. Two weeks from today is your last chance to submit an application. The dates of the festival are April 25–May 4, 2014. All...Show More Summary
It's time to start gearing up for Oktoberfest, an important festival where Germans celebrate their cultural heritage, and another excuse for the rest of us to slop beer until it shoots out our eyes. Seeing as the beerfest begins in less than a week on September 21, we wrangled some of the more drool-inducing Oktoberfest happenings about town! [ more › ]
It's hard to preserve those things that are not places or objects, but rather traditions, festivals, ceremonies, or specialized art. For that there is the UNESCO's Lists of Intangible Cultural Heritage, which includes things as disparate as falconry, oral stories, puppetry, and tightrope walking.
Thanks to contributions from 60,000 people, not to mention an epic bike ride and a grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund, the South Bank Centre's Pull Out All the Stops campaign has reached its target, which means that the final third of the organ is on track for being re-installed in the Royal Festival Hall. Show More Summary
Johnny Linton, a music student, performs at the Gateways Music Festival's Youth Showcase Concert
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Pope Francis praised the elderly during the Roman Catholic Church's festival of youth Friday, saying grandparents are critical for passing on wisdom and religious heritage and are a "treasure to be preserved and strengthened."
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Pope Francis is praising the importance of the elderly during the Catholic Church's festival of youth, saying grandparents are critical for passing on wisdom, family and religious heritage and are a "treasure to be preserved and strengthened."
18-20 Oct The Australian Heritage Hotel is marking the ninth year of its annual beer fest when it packs out its corner spot on Cumberland Street and closed off...
Knees up, Mother Brown, etc
Pride & other festivals, Dancing City, street food, tennis, Dragon Boats, astrophotography and heritage rail.
The Poson Festival, typically held on the first full moon in June (Poson), celebrates the arrival of Buddhism in Sri Lanka. The Srilankan Sunday Times has an editorial article "Poson reflections: Save our heritage" (Sunday, June 23,Show More Summary