Food for the Poor Provides Grants for 250 Students

Approximately 250 students from early childhood to tertiary institutions islandwide have received educational grants from Food for the Poor.

The students received cheques in varying sums during a presentation ceremony at the entity’s head office in Spanish Town, St. Catherine, on Friday (August 24). Continue reading Food for the Poor Provides Grants for 250 Students

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Malta’s Capital Shows Off Its Cultural Side

With a new flagship gallery and music galore, the 2018 joint European Capital of Culture is putting on more than enough exciting events to shake off its pretty-but-sleepy tag. Continue reading Malta’s Capital Shows Off Its Cultural Side

French Demand for Syrian Soap Keeps an Ancient Art Alive

Samir Constantini would have been born in France, but his Syrian mother insisted on traveling back home to Damascus just to give birth.

Even though Constantini grew up in France, he never lost his affinity for his parents’ culture, including a love for an ancient household staple — Aleppo soap. Continue reading French Demand for Syrian Soap Keeps an Ancient Art Alive

Travelers Arriving in the Netherlands Will Once Again be Treated to the Sight of Great Dutch Artworks

Travelers arriving in the Netherlands will once again be treated to the sight of great Dutch artworks when they come to pick up their suitcase at the baggage reclaim. Both carousel 10 in Baggage Hall 2 and carousel 16 in Baggage Hall 3 have been adorned with Rijksmuseum art. Continue reading Travelers Arriving in the Netherlands Will Once Again be Treated to the Sight of Great Dutch Artworks

Korean Comfort Food Coming to Old City, Philadelphia

Old City will get a Korean restaurant whose menu will emphasize comfort food, with a noodle specialty.

Buk Chon — after the neighborhood in Seoul — is down for a fall opening at the former Zento at 132 Chestnut St., next to Adriana and across the street from Han Dynasty on the block with the Belgian block roadway. It’s also a few doors from the new Glory Beer Bar & Kitchen at 126 Chestnut.

Continue reading Korean Comfort Food Coming to Old City, Philadelphia

Multidisciplinary Visual Artist Laura Durban Brings Her Magic to Iceland

It’s just another grey morning in Reykjavik and one cannot help feeling a little low, maybe even anxious. It is an emotion that, along with the feeling of sadness or pain, we humans often try to reject. Feeling happy is seen as being the norm. But how can light exist without creating shadow? Continue reading Multidisciplinary Visual Artist Laura Durban Brings Her Magic to Iceland