A selection of news and current affairs from the real world that impacts our culture and way of life.
Grace Before Jones: Camera, Disco, Studio is slated to debut in September.
An exhibit exploring Grace Jones’s image and gender identity is coming to the UK.
Curated by Cédric Fauq and Olivia Aherne, Grace Before Jones: Camera, Disco, Studio will open at Nottingham Contemporary this September. The exhibit is described to be at the intersection
Pietro Pizzorni, an electronic music artist and accomplished DJ, is igniting a cultural revolution in the modern music industry to bring back the gentlemen code. The music artist is reviving the fashion style in the music industry by presenting himself in looks he likes to bring back.
He has not just made a name in
As an intriguing statement on the relationship between man and nature, a Spanish opera hall will conduct a performance of Puccini’s flowery concerto Chrisantemi—or Chrysanthemums in English—to a packed house of 2,292 potted plants.
As government-mandated shelter-in-place and quarantine orders saw society recede into the walls of their homes, nature has silently crept into many
This is a foundational awareness practice designed to help bring about three key insights: clarity of intention; understanding of our power, presence, and impact; and opportunities for wise action-taking. If we take a moment to consider how complex, volatile, and uncertain current societal conditions are, as well as the spectrum of emotions we are feeling
Jay Vidyarthi guides us to temporarily let go of racing thoughts and rest our awareness in the experience of this moment.
One of the things I love the most about mindfulness practice is this duality between the idea that we need to train our minds and build skills and get somewhere, and the conflicting idea that
“Many paths lead from the foot of the mountain, but at the peak we all gaze at the single bright moon.” ~Ikkyu
I was the kid who didn’t like to sleep. In nursery school, I would pretend to be asleep at nap time, while the other kids were sleeping. I’ve always thought life was full
When I decided over two years ago to become a Buddhist Chaplain, I could’ve never dreamed that I would be experiencing our current pandemic crisis.
I chose to become a Buddhist Chaplain after I lost my son in 2010. The experience of losing a child forever changed how I related to the world and how
When the enforced togetherness of quarantine starts to feel a little too close for comfort, reach for this five-step practice to find your grace under pressure.
Anyone else feel like an oppressive wave of suffocating gloop is bearing down upon them and choking out all hope of hope? Me neither.
Like a few billion
San Francisco’s intersection of Haight and Ashbury streets was ground zero during the “Summer of Love”; a 1967 gathering of young people searching for an alternative lifestyle that included free love, free-flowing drugs, free food and psychedelic rock.
This house at 710 Ashbury St. was the home of the Grateful Dead.
Jerry Garcia and his
Amanda Palmer fired off a song directed to Roadrunner Records: ‘Please Drop Me.’ ‘Jimmy Iovine’ from Macklemore & Ryan Lewis’ The Heist album about the famed label exec spat out: “Cause all I ever dreamt about was makin’ it/They ain’t giving it, I’m taking it.”
On ‘Don’t Let Me Get Me’, Pink name-checked another legendary
While artists continue to complain about the meager returns they see from streaming platforms, major labels are raking it in. According to a new report from Music Business Worldwide, major labels overall are now generating over $1 million every hour from streaming.
According to MBW’s number-crunching of corporately-reported recorded music numbers, Universal’s artists and labels
Coral reefs provide a habitat for many different lifeforms, including fish, shellfish, seaweed, reptiles, bacteria, and fungi. The organisms live in a delicate balance, and despite covering less than 0.2% of the total surface area of the oceans, coral reefs are said to support 25% оf all life marine life. Coral reefs around the world