Category: Culture

  • Vogue announces it will no longer hire models under 18

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    Fashion bible Vogue and its publisher Conde Nast will no longer feature underage models on its pages, the company announced on Thursday, calling on the wider industry to do the same. The move was announced in the September edition of Vogue US, in an article titled “Why the fashion world needs to commit to an […]

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  • ‘Spirit of the Rivers’ monument stands tall, commemorates Native American culture

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    TWO RIVERS (WLUK) — Standing more than ten feet tall and weighing close to three tons, a new bronze monument on Memorial Drive in Two Rivers is a sight that can’t be missed. It’s called the ‘Spirit of The Rivers’ and it was installed along the shoreline of Lake Michigan Monday, between Manitowoc and Two Rivers. Carol […]

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  • Defining our food culture

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    In embracing commercial global cuisine, we are forgetting our own ethnic food culture Aug 12, 2018-Nepal’s food is as culturally diverse as it is geographically and ethnically. But many of us are not aware of its richness and are more likely to be informed about the global cuisines than our own. Though food is an […]

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  • Leveraging Culture to Deliver Manufacturing Excellence

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    In the information age, smart people are no longer a differentiator. Inspired and committed smart people are! A huge responsibility of leaders in any organization is to create a culture that compels people to go beyond simply complying and doing their job, to offering up their full commitment and discretionary effort. In the words of […]

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  • Bayreuth Festival comes to Abu Dhabi

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    ‘The Valkyrie’ will play under the artistic direction of German composer Richard Wagner’s great granddaughter For the first time ever, the Bayreuth Festival steps out of its specially designed home, the Festspielhaus, and brings one of its creator’s, German composer Richard Wagner’s, operas to the UAE’s capital. Part of Abu Dhabi Classics, organised by the […]

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  • Groovy Goods Promotes Hippie Lifestyle Through Groovy Gifts

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    Groovy Goods, a local hippie BOHO shop, hosted a festival recently where they entertained the neighborhood for 2 days, and at the same time donated bags of clothing for Clothing the Children, www.ctchildren.net. The store donated almost 200 shirts at a value of over $3,000. This is not a one-off event as Groovy Goods plan […]

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  • First annual People Fest educates public about different cultures

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    LA CROSSE, Wis.- People of all different backgrounds are gathering at Riverside Park for the first annual People Fest. The Compassionate Community Faith Alliance is launching a new event to bring people together to learn about different cultures in the La Crosse Community. “We’ve been working on this for a while,” said Maureen Freedland, vice president […]

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  • Music industry’s silence in wake of R Kelly’s outburst is damning

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    Lack of condemnation of rapper’s ‘I Admit’ reveals culture untouched by #MeToo movement R Kelly is sorry. Sorry he’s been accused of mistreating women, sorry parents have, by his telling, pushed their teenage daughters on him, sorry that the Women of Colour wing of the Times Up movement is campaigning for record labels to boycott […]

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  • Changing Our Culture

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    Understanding and compassion are the tools to evolve our culture. Our societal structure is not some randomly drawn immaculate conception of an intrusive external structure. It is a collection of agreements we have made time and again, over the course of thousands of years. An evolutionary unfoldment that has yet to catch up with the […]

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  • Popular Culture and Putin’s Legitimacy

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    WASHINGTON, DC: The analytical tools of political science, which variously describe the Russian regime as undemocratic, illiberal, authoritarian or patronal, fall short of providing an understanding of legitimacy mechanisms at work in the Russian society. Popular culture, often seen as reflecting the values of the overarching political system, can also be an engineer of ideological […]

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