Archives for Art and culture
In what many hailed as a victory for progress, the NBA will move the 2017 All-Star Game out of Charlotte, North Carolina, in response to the state's anti-LGBT legislation.
No other town in the Golden State has such a high concentration of historic homes and businesses; aficionados of Victorian architecture will be in love with Pacific Grove.
It's easy to appreciate Carmel for its low-key beauty and spectacular cypress tree-dusted scenery.
Pokémon Go offers a massive opportunity to community leaders and small businesses as they seek new ideas for community projects and sustainable development.
The level of trolling on social media once again reached disturbing heights, as "Ghostbusters" star Leslie Jones became the target of relentless, racist and psychotic taunts on Twitter. After Twitter took action, some accused the company of limiting free speech.
Walking along Nanjing Road in Shanghai is a reminder of what defines modern China, with consumerism bombarding you with messages from all directions. And indeed, it is a guilty pleasure.
Xi’an’s bird market is a great place to stock up on goods from China; everything from the different varietals of oolong and green teas to the gnarled walnuts that are a favorite of locals.
The Big Goose Pagoda is also an example of how the old in China segues into the modern, and is worth a few hours if you travel to Xi'an.
A-list fashion designer Izzy Camilleri just put out a new line designed specifically for people who use wheelchairs for mobility.
If you want a real slice of modern Chinese life in Xi'an, visit the megamalls that dot this city of 8.3 million.
In what Greenpeace calls its third annual “Detox Catwalk,” the environmental organization lauds the companies making a change, while rattling the cages of companies it believes are doing nothing.
Built by famed Uruguayan artist Carlos Páez Vilaró, the construction of Casapueblo took almost four decades and is a highlight of visiting the Punta del Este area.