The following are three culinary events worth a spot on your calendar. Latino Heritage L.A. is celebrating the final day of Hispanic Heritage Month with a chocolate festival. On Oct. 15, Union Station will be full of local confectioneries and chocolatiers, showcasing their products. There will...
Four days, 12 venues, 20 films... all free.
A tiny fishing village in the North York Moors National Park has landed a catch of a different kind with a pair of giant lobsters spotted in the harbour. The nine foot lobsters, one coral coloured and the other a striking aquamarineShow More Summary
Looking back some 15 years, blues singer and pianist m: Marcia Ball says the old San Diego Street Scene was one of her favorite gigs on her calendar each year. Modeled after jny: New Orleans' Jazz and Heritage Festival, the Street Scene featured jazz, blues, R&B, Cajun, Creole, zydeco... [ read more ]
Part of Lambeth Heritage Festival.
The Rainier Valley will be bustling this weekend with two fantastic and family-friendly events. The annual Rainier Valley Heritage Parade, on Saturday from 12:00-4:30pm, will offer food, live music, street sports, a beer garden, a pie eating contest, a police picnic, B!kecitement in front of Bike Works, an afterhours movie in Columbia Park, and more. Take […]
Greetings from New Haven, Connecticut, or at least that’s what the sign said on the exit. I’m here for the Podunk Bluegrass Festival just up the road in Hebron, having just wrapped up a wonderful week at the Augusta Heritage Center’s Bluegrass Week, a long-established […]
At this past year’s Coachella festival, Raekwon and Ghostface Killah, the only heritage rappers on the whole weekend’s bill, came out to a loud mid-afternoon reception on one of the two main stages. But when they told the crowd that they’d be performing all of Rae’s 1995 album Only Built 4 Cuban Linx, I don’t […]
Last weekend The Salisbury Museum came alive for the 25th Festival of Archaeology with re-enactors, archaeologists and thousands of visitors getting hands-on with heritage. Some of the biggest names in British archaeology gave talksShow More Summary
Pebble Beach might sell more million dollar cars, Villa d'Este might be more exclusive, but the Goodwood Festival of Speed is without a shadow of doubt, the largest celebration of motoring's heritage on Planet Earth. It is the only event...Show More Summary
Mazda’s motorsport heritage is being honored at this year’s Goodwood Festival of Speed, currently taking place on the grounds of Goodwood House in the south of England, and tragically one of the automaker’s legendary race cars has suffered a crash at the event. The car is a four-rotor prototype racer that competed in the 1989 24...
In recognition of Mazda’s racing heritage, a spectacular 40-metre sculpture featuring two racing cars, takes the top spot at this year’s Goodwood Festival of Speed. Inspired by Mazda’s Kodo design philosophy, as well as Danese Milano’s elegantly curved Ameland paper knife designed by Enzo Mari, Jerry Judah’s interpretation of Kodo combines 418 steel beams, each […]
It's that lovely time of year... when a large group of motoring and speed obsessed folks trek to the very large lawn of one Lord March in the south of England. It's time for the 2015 Goodwood Festival of Speed, and this year Mazda will be sharing a large share of the spotlight. The automaker's motorsports heritage is being featured and honored...
I was at the Bantam Jeep Heritage Festival last weekend. Bantam is where the original Jeep was designed and made before it was bought by AMC. Jeep fans from all over come to this event. There is a section for military Jeeps and there I met Edward Maurer. Show More Summary
London city! The business capital of Europe, the most visited capital of the world and home of the super-rich (106 billionaires). Renowned for its four UNESCO world heritage sites, the 250 festivals that take place here every year, black...Show More Summary
Festival weaves a rich tapestry of events.
Building on the already excellent heritage of being the preeminent roots music event the Nashville-based Americana Music Association has released its first round of artists to perform during the 16th annual Americana Music Festival & Conference, presented by Nissan, September 15 – 20, 2015. 85 of 150+ Artists Announced Including made the cut including Los [...]
Following yesterday’s Rifftides commentary about the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival, I heard from fellow jazz journalist Larry Blumenfeld (pictured). Larry is a New Yorker who in recent years has spent much of his time in New Orleans. He writes from there for The Wall Street Journal and other outlets about the city’s recovery […]
The 2015 New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival wrapped up last Friday. Mark Hertsgaard’s Daily Beast review of the festival includes this lament. Yet for all of Jazz Fest’s celebration of the music, food and culture of New Orleans, some locals complain that a central element is missing: the people. The daily ticket price of […]
Dr. John and the Ske-Dat-De-Dat Horns Weekend two at the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival had everything: aboriginal bluesman Gurrumul; a second line funeral for 40-year Jazz Fest plumber John (JT the Flowmaster) Tamberella who was...Show More Summary