Lunar New Year

Poster Lunar New Year = the beginning of a year whose months are coordinated by the cycles of the moon Recommended Listening Songs for the Lunar New Year Headlines How Lunar New Year became a shopping holiday for Western brands – Vox Videos Embedded Tweets Happy #LunarNewYear, and good luck to all the Pai Gow …

Budj Bim National Park and Cultural Landscape World Heritage Site

Photo: Mertie Cheers for the brand new world heritage site! 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 …

Valentina’s Day

Hashtags June 16 is Valentina’s Day. Hashtag: #ValentinasDay Background On June 16 1963, Valentina Tereshkova, a 26-year-old cosmonaut from Russia became the first woman in space Wikipedia: Valentina Vladimirovna Tereshkova (Russian: Валентина Владимировна Терешкова, born March 6, 1937) is a member of the Russian State Duma, engineer, and former cosmonaut. She is the first and …

Prohibition

Buzzwords Nationwide Prohibition began in the United States January 17, 1920, when the Eighteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution went into effect. The 18th amendment was ratified in 1919, and was repealed on December 5, 1933, with the ratification of the Twenty-first Amendment. Elsewhere on the Web history.com Wikipedia Prohibition Planeta.com Las Vegas, Nevada Speakeasy …

Culture

Poster Culture (from the Latin cultura stemming from colere, meaning “to cultivate”) is most commonly used in three basic senses: Excellence of taste in the fine arts and humanities, also known as high culture An integrated pattern of human knowledge, belief, and behavior that depends upon the capacity for symbolic thought and social learning The …

Clark County Museum

Photo: Anniversary One of our favorite museums, Clark County Museum is located in Henderson, Nevada and is owned and operated by Clark County. Open Daily 9am-430pm. CLOSED Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s Day. General Admission: adults $2.00, seniors and children $1. Group Tours, please call for reservations and special rates. Museum memberships are also available. …

El Foco

Recommended Viewing Mexico City – Friends recommend watching El Foco, a walking tour of the streets, neighborhoods, legends and historical sites led by Hector de Mauleon (@hdemauleon) and Viveka Duncan (@VekaDuncan). Viva the slow adventures. Appointment viewing for the lucky, the program airs Sundays, 530pm on ADN40. Later on episodes are uploaded to YouTube. Key …

Indigenous Tourism

Poster Indigenous Tourism = Questions What resources are available to traditional and Indigenous peoples keen on offering travel and tourism services? How can visitors determine the degree the traditional or Indigenous people design and benefit from tourism? Facebook Indigenous Tourism Embedded Tweets TIME Unlimited Tours is one of the most iconic tourism businesses in New …

Afropop

Logo Fave Podcasts: Afropop Worldwide – afropop.org – is an internationally syndicated weekly radio series, online guide to African and world music, and an international music archive, that has introduced American listeners to the music cultures of Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean since 1988. Our radio program is hosted by Georges Collinet from Cameroon, …