To combat the loneliness that often comes with aging and living alone, a UK based retirement home created a festival to allow senior citizens to connect with millennials by asking them to teach a “heritage skill.” The resulting “Grandfest” (as the two month event is being called) aims to celebrate the abilities of older people
Tommy Ridgely Since The Blues Began Black Top While attending the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival for the first time at the end of April, I caught plenty of great blues, zydeco and R&B. While he did not play the festival duringShow More Summary
Activist Ybia Anderson confronted the unnamed owner of a replica General Lee at a “heritage” festival, and the resulting video has gone viral. Anderson, who is black, began videoing the car as it was “front and center, the first thing people see when they walk in.” Narrating, she also tells the...
Laguna Beach has declared June LGBT Culture and Heritage Month. Celebrate OC Pride’s official closing events in Laguna Beach on Sunday, June 25. Festivities begin at 10 a.m. with a party at West Street Beach, then a dance party at the legendary Boom Boom Room from 2 – 11 p.m. The evening ends at Main Street […]
Recognizing traditional culture in the information age is ever more important argues the director of the Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
Among the many charms of Texas culture are the abundance of over-the-top outdoor festivals, which celebrate not just music and cuisine, but livestock, produce and the rich ethnically diverse heritage of the Lone Star State. And the time to enjoy as many as you can is before we’re all gripped by the summer’s Texas heat. Show More Summary
Beverly Guitar Watkins at the 2013 Tinner Hill Blues Festival The weekend of Friday June 9 through Sunday June 11, the City of Falls Church will host the 24th Annual Tinner Hill Blues Festival. Produced by the Tinner Hill Heritage Foundation...Show More Summary
Although Amazon's 'Prime Live Events' have been critiqued for being an 'iTunes Festival for old people', the small-scale gigs by these heritage acts actually represents some clever strategy on the part of Amazon, as it looks to mix of the live/streaming game in a crowded industry. __________________________________ Guest post by...
The crowd estimates for the Monterey Pop Festival in 1967 exceeded 200,000, as people came from all over the country to see and hear Jimi Hendrix, The Who, Janis Joplin and the Grateful Dead. Additionally, they were also treated, many for the first time to Hall of Fame soul singer Otis Redding. Show More Summary
IRVINE — The eighth annual Irvine Korean Cultural Festival took place Saturday, May 13, to celebrate and share Korean cultural heritage and artistic traditions. The free community event at the Irvine civic center featured Korean cuisine, games, art, music and entertainment such as singing, dancing and martial arts demonstrations. Koreans account for about 9 percent […]
For more than 85 years, Holland, Michigan, has celebrated its Dutch heritage with the blooming 4,500,000 tulips during the annual Tulip Time Festival.
For your viewing pleasure 2017 New Orleans Jazz Heritage Festival Photos During the final week of the New Orleans Jazz Heritage Festival, concertgoers went from getting their NOLA bounce on, to nostalgic moments with a music legend.
Here are excerpts from recent editorials in Texas newspapers: Beaumont Enterprise. April 27, 2017. The Nederland Heritage Festival Foundation is doing a major disservice to its patrons — and the … Click to Continue »
The 48th New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival maintains its mission, showcasing regional talent, keeping danceable grooves the focus.
We've got everything you missed at the first weekend of the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival.
Up to 8,000 people are expected to don their country wear on Sunday and find out what farm living is like without even leaving Canberra. The inaugural Majura Valley Bush Festival aims to introduce Canberrans to a farming community dating back to the early 1840s which sits on our doorstep. Located to the north of […]
It cannot be the weekend already, it hardly feels like the week started. This weekend is all about culture. Adding to the Spanish Film Festival and Canberra and Region Heritage Festival which are currently on, the Canberra International Music Festival starts this weekend, there are a couple of good plays on at the Canberra Theatre, […]
If you struggled to get back into work this week you could probably use another long weekend, of sorts, to help you recover. Luckily, there is plenty on this weekend for you to enjoy. The Canberra and Region Heritage Festival started on Tuesday and its program is packed with interesting events and tours to inform, […]
The New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Foundation has announced plans for its 10th annual Sync Up event, which coincides with the annual Jazz and Heritage Festival. Sync Up is a … Click to Continue »
Two things to consider: One is that heritage is about to be celebrated here in Canberra with a festival from 18 April till 7 May 2017. Two: There are all sorts of problems with the Ainslie shops to do with asbestos, to do with parking and to complicate matters – there is also a heritage […]