French Muslims Ease Cultural Tensions With French-Halal Food

French Muslims Ease Cultural Tensions With French-Halal Food
On a recent evening, Les Enfants Terribles, a Paris restaurant that serves French cuisine cooked with halal meat, was brimming with customers. Like many French Muslims, Kamil Saidi, who owns the restaurant, says he was disgusted by the recent political …
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Five French Foods That Aren’t French
In honor of Bastille Day, many an American will be chowing down on greasy French fries tonight, using the excuse of “Hey, it’s French independence day” as an excuse to gorge on the tasty fried potatoes. But, damn, there are simply so many things wrong with …
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Comparing French and Italian Food
According to a very unscientific poll we did on Facebook, the winner for favorite European cuisine by a landslide was Italian. This may be due in part to its popularity in America – after all, entire aisles of supermarkets are dedicated to pasta and sauce.
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The Origins of Hip Hop: Annual event celebrates Racine’s cultural diversity

The Origins of Hip Hop: Annual event celebrates Racine’s cultural diversity
The Origins of Hip Hop event will return to Racine’s lakefront on Saturday, Aug. 20, and everyone is welcome to come share this exploration of the culture of hip-hop, from 4 to 10 p.m. at Smoke’d on the Water, 3 Fifth St. In its fifth year, Origins of …
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The Science of How Hip-Hop Combats Poverty
From its inception in the Bronx in the 1970s, hip-hop has always been about inspiring the disenfranchised to overcome their obstacles. Its stars have encouraged listeners to reach higher, even when they’re rapping about seemingly materialistic things.
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How Hip-Hop Holds
Not long ago, I was having lunch in a KFC in Harlem, sitting near eight African-American boys, aged about 14. Since 1) it was 1:30 on a school day, 2) they were carrying book bags, and 3) they seemed to be in no hurry, I assumed they were skipping school.
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Cultural Appropriation In Fashion & Style: Celebrity Examples

????????????????????????????????????????????????????????? Cultural Appropriation In Fashion & Style: Celebrity Examples Celebrities and cultural appropriation unfortunately go together a little too well. Even with the conversation out in the mainstream, many famous people who really should know better continue to treat sacred items from other cultures like fashion … Read more on PerezHilton.com

“Art of Fashion” runway show featured local stores’ spring collections The “Art of Fashion” runway show sported a Kentucky Derby theme, complete with fancy hats and a silent auction. Stores previewing their spring collections included Don Alan’s, Lee Tracy, the Bridal Loft and Chico’s. The event benefits Covenant Care, … Read more on WEAR

USC Fashion Week: Spring is in the Air USC Fashion Week: Spring is in the Air. Local businesses will provide items for a silent auction, as well as looks for models to wear in the finale show. Provided photo USC Fashion Board. In addition to clothing designs, the student-designer showcase … Read more on The State

Mumbai weekend cultural calendar: Prithvi Theatre Festival, Eden Festival, and

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Mumbai weekend cultural calendar: Prithvi Theatre Festival, Eden Festival, and
The second edition of the annual music and arts festival, organised by city-based electronica collective Bhavishyavani Future Soundz, will feature international acts such as house and techno specialists dOP from Paris and Maayan Nidam from Berlin, and …
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These Vintage Posters Daft Punk Made to Promote Their New Merch Line Are Amazing
It’s safe to say that Daft Punk has never done anything that’s not cool, and this week’s latest news in the robotsphere is no different. In a clever pre-holiday season move to promote some of their awesome merchandise—which includes everything from …
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Go Plastic: Helena Hauff, Laurel Halo and a selection of the month’s best techno
Not exactly pop techno, mind, but certainly something that comes across quite suitable for an evening of home listening. There is a kind of sci-fi themed, semi-disco outer-reality going on here, and the album is both neatly-delivered, decidedly …
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