Archive for the "Events & Festivals" Category
A holy city transcends mere religion or even spirituality. At its core, a venerable holy place provides magnificent insights into other cultures and traditions. Count these ten among the best of the best.
We gushed over March’s global festival offerings a scant for weeks ago but, now, faced with April’s heady tidings, we’re champing at the bit. April begins by making fools out of us all but the month where seasons pivot and turn is a gamechanger in terms of events, festivals and processions the world over. We’ve … More
Our contenders for top global festival month were, at one point in time and for a variety of reasons, July, December and February. But then, in conducting research for this post, we started to dig up some choice events in the month of March. Turns out the third month of the year is a pretty … More
The 85th Academy Awards take place this Sunday, February 24 and the big question on everyone’s minds – other than whether host Seth MacFarlane will out-offensive Ricky Gervais – is: where the party at? We, so in the know as usual, may just have a few ideas. With that, discover twelve top L.A. hot spots … More
They may call it Mardi Gras but the Southern Hemisphere’s foremost LGBTIQ pride parade and festival perseveres way past Shrove Tuesday and Ash Wednesday. Sydney Mardi Gras, in fact, is one of the premier festivals on the planet – period – and lasts just shy of a full month. Sydney Mardi Gras 2013 is a … More
So long as Martin Luther King, Jr.’s dream of racial harmony proves bafflingly elusive in the United States of America, Black History Month will endure as a crucial conduit to promote cultural awareness and tolerance. Moreover, the annual February observance can be a lot of fun. With that, discover where to commune with the roots … More