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Oneota Film Festival, Vesterheim Museum are Presenting Recent Norwegian Films
Culture / Film / Norway

Oneota Film Festival, Vesterheim Museum are Presenting Recent Norwegian Films

Oneota Film Festival and Vesterheim Norwegian-American Museum in special arrangement with the Norwegian Film Institute will present recent Norwegian films beginning with the award-winning documentary North of the Sun (Nordfor Sola). It will play at 3 p.m., Friday July 25, at the Amdal-Odland Heritage Center at 523 W. Water Street across from Vesterheim Museum in … Continue reading »

Architects Lead Green Revolution
Architecture / Culture / Thailand

Architects Lead Green Revolution

Innovative design trend results in sustainable structures; more focus on eco-friendly construction products Given the impact of climate change on people and their lifestyles, architects and engineers are increasingly designing new buildings under the “green” concept, using innovation across all aspects of the design and construction process in order to produce sustainable, eco-friendly buildings. Associate … Continue reading »

Dining in the Midi Pyrenees Region of France
Culture / Food / France

Dining in the Midi Pyrenees Region of France

In France, delicious food and wine are not the exclusive province of Paris. If you are visiting the country’s southwestern Midi Pyrenees region, you will discover many excellent restaurants and local specialties, as well as cheeses, wines and other culinary treats. Toulouse is famous for its cassoulet, a soul-satisfying rich stew of white beans, duck, … Continue reading »

World-Renowned Art on Show at Chepstow
Art / Culture / Wales

World-Renowned Art on Show at Chepstow

An exhibition of world-renowned artworks will be opened by the Minister for Culture and Sport at Chepstow Museum. John Griffiths AM, will officially open the exhibition on Monday which features paintings by JMW Turner, Samuel Palmer, Thomas Gainsborough, Edward Dayes, Thomas Girtin and Francis Towne. Manuscripts relating to world renowned works about Tintern and the … Continue reading »

Museums Plan Piero di Cosimo Exhibit in US, Italy
Art / Culture / Italy / United States of America

Museums Plan Piero di Cosimo Exhibit in US, Italy

Renaissance artist Piero di Cosimo’s career in painting will be examined next year in a major exhibition planned for Washington and Florence, Italy. The National Gallery of Art will announce Friday that it’s organizing the first major retrospective of Piero’s paintings with the Uffizi museum in Florence. Curators say it will include 40 of the … Continue reading »

Welcome to Trieste, The Tiny Italian City That Shapes The World’s Wardrobe
Culture / Fashion / Italy

Welcome to Trieste, The Tiny Italian City That Shapes The World’s Wardrobe

Nudging the border with Slovenia in Italy‘s far north-east, the mysteriously underrated city of Trieste is largely known for its stately, Habsburg-era architecture, exquisite coffee, and traditional regattas. But for a few days every year in July, it’s also one of the most important places on the planet to discover the next best thing in the … Continue reading »

Artist Weaves Together Massive Basket-like Bamboo Tunnel for Australian Music Festival
Architecture / Australia / Culture / Taiwan

Artist Weaves Together Massive Basket-like Bamboo Tunnel for Australian Music Festival

A big challenge at music festivals is finding shelter from the heat and sun, but a sprawling bamboo art installation gave attendees at last year’s Woodwork Folk Festival plenty of shade to stand under. Taiwanese sculptor Wang Wen-Chih teamed up with the Sydney-based architecture and design-collective Cave Urban to create Woven Sky, a 300-foot-long shaded tunnel and tower installation in Woodford, … Continue reading »

Discovering a Vibrant India in Pakistan – Via a Book
Culture / Literature / Pakistan

Discovering a Vibrant India in Pakistan – Via a Book

Colorful photographs of people celebrating Holi; women wearing vermillion, saris and bindis as they wait for the moon rise so they can break their Karva Chauth fast; firecrackers creating a kaleidoscopic canvas in the sky during Diwali – all this seems normal till one spies a Pakistani flag fluttering in the background. And that is … Continue reading »