Simon and Garfunkel's headlining set at the 2010 New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival was one of the most difficult two hours of Art Garfunkel's life. A couple of months earlier, he started to experience major vocal problems, and when he launched into the opening of "A Hazy Shade of Winter" he was barely able to squeeze out a note. Show More Summary
The 22nd annual Pan African Film Festival ran from February 6 to 17 at the Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza in Los Angeles. The festival, a cornerstone of Black History Month in Los Angeles, opens the door to LA's thriving black community. Show More Summary
The people of Sindh province in the south of Pakistan, the site of one of the oldest civilizations in the world, are currently celebrating a festival to pay tribute to their rich and vast cultural heritage. The brainchild of the opposition Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, son of...
Beat Nour Wali (Photo by Christiana O'Connell-Schizas) by Christiana O'Connell-Schizas Last month, 16-25 January, Saudi Arabia held its first “Jeddah Historic Area Festival” (‘Kunna Kida’). The executive director of the Saudi Commission...Show More Summary
Hundreds of people swarmed the ancient ruined city of Moenjodaro Saturday to attend an inaugural festival commemorating Pakistan's cultural heritage, days after experts warned the event endangered the UNESCO site. Bilawal Bhutto Zardari,...Show More Summary
The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival is returning this year for two weekends, April 25-27 and May 1-4, at the Fair Grounds Race Course. The lineup was just announced and it includes Bruce Springsteen and the E Street...
New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival is one of the more sprawling music festivals around. Like Coachella and Austin City Limits, it spans two weekends, but unlike those fests, the lineup doesn’t just repeat itself — all seven days of festivities feature a unique lineup. That means the event is in the same league as [...]
Today the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival announced its 2014 music lineup, including Eric Clapton, Robin Thicke, Christina Aguilera, Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band, and Arcade Fire, which prompted music fans around the world to start making plans. Show More Summary
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Eric Clapton, Bruce Springsteen, Santana, Phish and Christina Aguilera are among the headliners of this year's New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival. Jazz Fest may also turn into a bit of a twerk fest with "Blurred Lines" singer Robin Thicke also on the lineup. Show More Summary
AT THE recent Vancouver Writers Festival Joseph Boyden—black jeans, T-shirt, whiskery soul patch—could have been mistaken for an ageing rock star. In fact he is a Canadian novelist, of European and Ojibwa Indian heritage, who has become one of the foremost literary chroniclers of his country's aboriginal life. Show More Summary
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 › ]