Inaugural DC World Reggae Festival August 19

DC World Reggae Festival, an Embassy of Jamaica-endorsed event, will have its inaugural staging on August 19, 2018 featuring Jamaican artistes such as Shabba Ranks, Chronixx, Toots and The Maytals, Kes the Band, Raging Fyah, Rupee, Jah Works, and Ras Slick. Continue reading Inaugural DC World Reggae Festival August 19

Exploring The Art Of New Mexico’s High Road Artisans

The expansive landscapes of New Mexico’s High Road between Santa Fe and the mountain town of Taos are home to a rich culture and a vibrant arts scene. During the last two weekends of September, the annual High Road Art Tour displays all the skilled crafts and craftsmen that the Northern New Mexico highway inspires. There are 39 stops along the way, from full-blown galleries to pop-up shops on the side of the road. Each region represented along the 52-mile scenic byway—Chimayo, Llano, Ojo Sarco, Penasco, Truchas, and Vadito—offers a unique insight into deeply rooted local history. Read More via LocallyCrafted.

Little Caribbean Food Tours Help Preserve West Indian Culture

“I hope you wore your walking shoes,” Shelley Worrell said excitedly over her shoulder on a chilly Saturday afternoon in Brooklyn. Worrell was leading a dozen people along Nostrand Avenue, stopping at restaurants, wine shops, record stores, and bakeries for samples of local Caribbean favorites. This is the “Little Caribbean” food tour, celebrating Jamaica, Trinidad and Tobago, St. Lucia, and other islands that are represented in Flatbush’s restaurants, shops, and bars owned by people of Caribbean descent. Continue reading Little Caribbean Food Tours Help Preserve West Indian Culture

‘Creating Tradition: Innovation and Change in American Indian Art’ Makes its Debut at Epcot

American Indian history and culture come to life in a brand new art exhibition that debuted July 27 at the American Heritage Gallery at Epcot. ‘Creating Tradition: Innovation and Change in American Indian Art‘ inside The American Adventure pavilion displays the work of contemporary Native artists alongside artifacts from centuries past, demonstrating how ancestral craftsmanship influences modern generations. Continue reading ‘Creating Tradition: Innovation and Change in American Indian Art’ Makes its Debut at Epcot

JP Branch Library Wins Boston Preservation Alliance Achievement Award

Adding something new to something old to the Jamaica Plain Branch Library has been a wild success, aside from the Copley Square main branch, it is most used library in Boston. And recently the Boston Preservation Alliance honored the South Street branch for its renovations. Continue reading JP Branch Library Wins Boston Preservation Alliance Achievement Award

Culinary Arts Students From Columbus Tech on a Food Tour of Germany

Fourteen culinary arts students from Columbus Technical College are in Germany this week soaking up the local cuisine in butcher shops, bakeries and award-winning kitchens. Continue reading Culinary Arts Students From Columbus Tech on a Food Tour of Germany

29th Annual Ocean City Greek Festival Returns This Weekend

Gyros and dolmathes. Loukoumades and baklava. Real Greek coffee.

Iconic Greek cuisine and other celebrations of Greek culture will be on display at the 29th Annual Ocean City Greek Festival. Continue reading 29th Annual Ocean City Greek Festival Returns This Weekend