Archives for Art and culture
Spread across Abu Dhabi is a delightful collection of mosaics, mostly in pedestrian underpasses.
Levi's recently made 100,000 pairs of women’s jeans with 100 percent recycled water. End result: savings of 12 million liters of this precious resource.
Daniela Mercury is once again taking on Salvador's Carnaval, this time for three nights. In a festival showcasing many great performing artists, she shines.
Amid the cut and thrust of the sporting competition in Sochi, Kazakhstan's Olympic officials have been busy schmoozing to build support for Almaty’s bid to host the 2022 Winter Olympic Games.
Carlo Catani was at a wine show in Italy two years ago when an idea struck him: what if he were able to convince Italian winemakers to make wine using the traditional Georgian method of fermenting it in large clay vessels known as kvevri?
Thirty years ago, from February 8th to 19th, the fourteenth edition of the Olympic Winter Games was held in Sarajevo. A few years after the Olympic facilities, a symbol of common history and life, were targeted by the bombings.
Eugenia Maximova has entered hundreds of houses in the Balkans, asking only one thing: show me the kitchen.
The David of Sassoon Statue a landmark in downtown Fresno for over forty years, is a focal point of pride for local Armenian-Americans.
Could 2014 be the year sustainable fashion becomes more mainstream? After a difficult 2013, we had better hope so.
The South Caucasus state of Georgia has a reputation for being a staunchly patriarchal society. But 21st century realities are starting to chip away at the country’s male-first pecking order.
Uzbek first daughter Gulnara Karimova has never hidden her appreciation of art. What she may have been hiding, however, is the art itself.
Christmas is hardly a holiday in the United Arab Emirates, but that fact does not stop the decorating or celebration.