Americans at the National Museum of the American Indian #NDNsEverywhere

Washington, DC – A new exhibit opens Thursday, January 18: Americans at the National Museum of the American Indian, Smithsonian Institution. Hashtag: #NDNsEverywhere The exhibit prompts a national and global conversation. What are the relationships with the Indigenous and non-Indigenous communities? How have they changed over time? How does the world see Native Americans? Starting …

What we’d love participants to do during Responsible Travel Week

Poster All travel and tourism can be more conscious and responsible. Let’s figure out what to do now. Responsible Travel Week, February 12-18, is conducted online and around the globe. Hashtag: #rtweek18 What we mostly desire is engagement – your questions, your contributions, your news of upcoming events, publications and meetups. Schedule your own event or stage a …

Bliain na Gaeilge (Year of Irish)

Ireland – 2018 has been declared the official year of the Irish language, or Bliain na Gaeilge. This year marks the 125th anniversary of the language revival movement that was born with the founding of Conradh na Gaeilge – the Gaelic League. To celebrate the Gaelic League has planned a wide range of events in Ireland and around the …

MLK Day

Martin Luther King Day – a federal holiday – falls on the third Monday of January. Hashtags: #MLKDay, #MLKDay2018, #MartinLutherKing Embedded Tweets A universal message of justice.A symbol of tolerance.A dream of peace. Martin Luther King Jr. was born #OnThisDay in 1929. There's no better time than now to do what is right. 📰 https://t.co/ZeSYQNk1Tc #MLKDay pic.twitter.com/zdXRk1e1aB — …

Las Vegas Community Healing Garden

Photo The Las Vegas community has come together to build a new community healing garden as a prompt and thoughtful response to the Oct. 1 tragedy, when a lone gunman massacred 58 individuals and injured 526 more who were attending a music festival. Stonerose Landscapes principals Jay Pleggenkuhle and Daniel Perez designed a memorial garden …

Milkshake Duck

Buzzwords Milkshake Duck = A person who is initially viewed positively by the media but is then discovered to have something questionable about them. Macquarie Dictionary As fans of Word of the Year declarations, we are indebted to the Macquarie Dictionary not only for summing up 2017 but setting in motion a critical awareness for the …

Fan Fest

Fan Fest = Fan Festival Embedded Tweets Just another hockey day in Vegas as @GoldenKnights hold first annual fanfest downtown @theDlasvegas pic.twitter.com/8JmS2lPUyt — gary lawless (@garylawless) January 14, 2018 Amazing fan turnout for @GoldenKnights Fan Fest! pic.twitter.com/4pvfvMceN0 — Fremont Street Exp (@FSELV) January 14, 2018 Our fans are already down at the @FSELV for our …

Hawai’i Tourism Boom 2018

Photo: Bernard Spragg, Waikiki Beach Recommended Viewing: Tourism Boom – Do We Know When to Say When? PBS Hawai’i Insights program explored the environmental and economic impacts of Hawai’i’s ongoing tourism boom. In 2017 Hawai’i made its eighth straight record-breaking year for tourism, topping 9 million visitor arrivals. The program asked its panelists to review …

Recycling in Las Vegas

Upcoming event February 3 8 News NOW Living Green Super Recycling Day, Thomas and Mack Center Parking Lot, 7:30am-230pm The seventh annual event is once being held again at the Thomas & Mack Parking lot off of Swenson and Tropicana Avenue. 8 News Now: “Don’t know what to do with your old electronics like TVs or computers? Do …

Saint Brigid’s Day

Embassy London will be marking Lá Fhéile Bríde 2018 by hosting an event on February 1st to celebrate the creativity of women. The Embassy will host twelve different performances, talks and panel discussions with the theme St. Brigid’s Day – Celebrating the Creativity of Women (Lá Fhéile Bríde – Ag Ceiliúradh Cruthaitheachta na mBan). Hashtag: #StBrigidsDay The event …