ByT Band 6th Anniversary

Oaxaca City, Mexico – Popular local band ByT (Blandas y Tlayudas) celebrates its sixth anniversary today (April 21) with a bus trip from Oaxaca City to Santa Maria el Tule. ¡Súbale, súbaleee! Concert Saturday, April 28 at the Balneario Ejidal Santa Lucía (across from URSE Rosario) starting at 10am. Key Links http://bytband.marcop.com.mx https://www.youtube.com/user/bytbandoaxaca https://twitter.com/bytband Tweets …

50th Anniversary Year for Clark County Museum

Photo: 4.20 Party Hashtag: #ClarkMuseum50 History On April 20, 1968, the very first public museum in the Vegas Valley opened in a condemned gymnasium in downtown Henderson. Fifty years later, the Clark County Museum has moved, changed names and become a pre-eminent location for learning the history of Southern Nevada. Coinciding with the anniversary, the …

Food, Health, and Cultivating Communities

Photo: Caldo de Piedra Planeta.com’s Food, Health, and Cultivating Communities dialogue highlights local food and slow food and everything delicious! Discussion continues on a number of social web channels, including Facebook, Flickr, Twitter and YouTube. “Come hungry,” says Planeta.com founder Ron Mader. “Foodies play a critical role in developing conscious and responsible travel and ecotourism, Choosing what …

Emancipation Day

Image: Harper’s Weekly, 1866 via Wikipedia Washington, DC celebrates April 16 as Emancipation Day. On that day in 1862, President Abraham Lincoln signed the District of Columbia Compensated Emancipation Act (an act of Compensated emancipation) for the release of certain persons held to service or labor in the District of Columbia. The Act freed about …

Westworld

Logo What we are watching on HBO Westworld was created for television by Jonathan Nolan and Lisa Joy, who are executive producers with J.J. Abrams, Richard J. Lewis, Roberto Patino, Athena Wickham and Ben Stephenson. Nolan and Joy’s Kilter Films and Abrams’ Bad Robot Productions produce in association with Warner Bros. Television. The series is …

2018 Nevada Museum Showcase

Photo: Staff of the Lost City Museum Today (March 21, 2018) the Springs Preserve and Nevada State Museum hosted the first-ever Nevada Museum Showcase which curated information about Nevada’s rich heritage of museums and cultural groups with representatives of about 20 different museums from across the state. Each museum provided a taste of its unique …

International Council on Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS)

Launched in 1965, the International Council on Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS) is a professional association that works for the conservation and protection of cultural heritage places around the world. Key Links http://www.icomos.org https://www.facebook.com/ICOMOSinternational https://twitter.com/icomos Tweets by ICOMOS Calendar On April 18, @ICOMOS celebrates the International Day for Monuments and Sites. http://www.icomos.org/en/what-we-do/focus/18-april-international-day-for-monuments-and-sites Hashtag: #IDMS Planeta.com World …

Budj Bim National Park and Cultural Landscape

Photo: Mertie Budj Bim or Mount Eccles is an extinct volcano near Macarthur in southwestern Victoria, Australia. Budj Bim is also the Gunditjmara name, meaning High Head. The roughly conical shaped peak rises 178 meters (584 feet). The World Heritage Centre has formally accepted for assessment the nomination for the Budj Bim Cultural Landscape as …

Calendar

Poster Months January – Enero – Januar February – Febrero – Februar March – Marzo – März April – Abril – April May – Mayo – Mai June – Junio – Juni July – Julio – Juli August – Agosto – August September – Septiembre September October – Octubre – Oktober November – Noviembre – …

History

Photo: Old Vegas Fort Painting History is the study of the past as it is described in written documents. Events occurring before written record are considered prehistory. It is an umbrella term that relates to past events as well as the memory, discovery, collection, organization, presentation, and interpretation of information about these events.- Wikipedia Elsewhere …