iOS app Android app


Diwali 2015: Celebrating The Festival Of Lights (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | Carol Kuruvilla | Posted 11.11.2015 | Religion

In 2015, Diwali, the festival of lights, will be celebrated on November 11 by Hindus, Jains and Sikhs. The word Diwali comes from the Sanskrit deepava...

Google Wants You To Celebrate Spain's 'Clitoris Festival'

The Huffington Post | Whitney Meers | Posted 11.02.2015 | Weird News

A Google Translate error turned an annual celebration in Spain into something a bit too tantalizing when it changed the Galician word grelo into clit...

Roadkill Grill? Feast On Street Meat At Vermont Festival

The Huffington Post | Whitney Meers | Posted 10.29.2015 | Weird News

If you've ever spotted an animal carcass on the highway and wanted to know how it tasted, you're in luck: Hotel Vermont's "Wild About Vermont"...

Gender Equality: How Film Is Contributing to the Next Level of Conversation

Lauren DeLisa | Posted 10.23.2015 | Women
Lauren DeLisa

One of the most prominent conversations in culture today is that of gender equality. The entertainment industry, specifically film, seems to be leadin...

The Best New Places to Eat in Austin That Are Close to the ACL Festival

Stephanie Keller | Posted 10.01.2015 | Taste
Stephanie Keller

Here are some of the best recent additions to the Austin scene, no farther than a pedicab away from the park, that would be a solid bet for a cocktail, food or fortification of the insides any time of year.

Why You Need to Tick the Telluride Blues & Brews Festival Off Your Bucket List

Rachael Oakes-Ash | Posted 09.30.2015 | Travel
Rachael Oakes-Ash

The box canyon of Telluride in Colorado was surely made by unicorns who clicked their golden hooved heels and created a natural amphitheatre straight from a kids picture book with mountain peaks that thrust skyward protecting the town below with daily alpenglow and rainbows.

Live & Dangerous: Austin City Limits 2015

Jeff Pollack | Posted 09.23.2015 | Arts
Jeff Pollack

Although you may not have heard the name Boots before, there's a good chance you've heard his music.

Reflections on Visa Pour L'image 2015

Adriana Teresa Letorney | Posted 09.23.2015 | Arts
Adriana Teresa Letorney

One of the main highlights of Visa Pour L'image was seeing and meeting dozens of freelance photojournalists roaming the streets of Perpignan during the professional week hoping for an opportunity to connect and share with other photographers and editors.

5 New Orleans Festivals You Should Visit (That Aren't Mardi Gras)

Travelzoo | Posted 09.18.2015 | Travel

Despite the swampy heat and humidity, the people of New Orleans don't sweat the small stuff. Instead, they let the good times roll throughout the year celebrating any and everything they can

Possibly India's Most Dangerous Festival: DAHI HANDI Like Never Seen Before

AN INDIAN VOICE | Posted 09.09.2015 | Entertainment

Popular in the state of Maharashtra, India, Dahi Handi is a ritual that takes place during the annual celebration of the festival of Gokulashtami. Known as Krishna Janmashtami throughout the rest of the country, the festival celebrates the birth of the Hindu God, Krishna.

10 European Festivals & Events You Can't Miss This Fall

Trip4real | Posted 09.08.2015 | Travel

Just because summer is over doesn't mean you have to say goodbye to festival season. For travelers and students visiting Europe we have put together a round-up of this fall's best music and art festivals.

Outside Lands 2015 Food Awards

Nile Cappello | Posted 08.17.2015 | Taste
Nile Cappello

While other festivals fall back on fair-food staples like cotton candy, churros, and pretzels, Outside Lands takes almost as much care with its food offerings as its musical performances.

10 Life-Changing Festivals Around The World

GOBankingRates | Posted 07.22.2015 | Travel

Traveling isn't cheap. But some trips are worth the extra cash and the strict budgeting. If you're looking for a life-changing travel experience that gives you an intimate view of the history and character of a culture or country, consider attending one of these 10 festivals.

Everfest Revolutionizes The Festival App

Morena Duwe | Posted 07.13.2015 | Technology
Morena Duwe

With the exponential growth of music festival culture comes its exponential evolution. Organizing these events, whether big or small, is no easy feat, and many festivals are extremely eco-conscious, emphasizing the "leave-no-trace" philosophy.

Exploring Europe's Summer Food Festivals

Eating Europe Tours | Posted 06.18.2015 | Travel
Eating Europe Tours

Every summer, Europe hosts some of the most incredible food festivals in the world. With the warm weather and longer days, summer is the best time of the year to travel to these amazing countries.

Bill Nye Announces the 2015 Fun Fun Fun Fest Lineup and Explains the Axis of Fun

Stephanie Keller | Posted 05.28.2015 | Entertainment
Stephanie Keller

Nothing validates a claim quite like hard facts from a scientist, which is why Fun Fun Fun Fest, Austin's popular cross-genre Indie music festival, hand-picked Bill Nye to announce the 2015 lineup and provide evidence that this fest is, in fact, the most fun in all the land.

7 of the Most Bizarre and Awesome Festivals On Earth

Travel + Leisure | Posted 05.28.2015 | Travel
Travel + Leisure

Summer is the prime time for taking in your favorite festivals -- the weather is warm, the days are longer, and everyone is looking for a good time. There are always the big productions to look forward to, but it turns out America's smaller towns have quite a bit to offer.

Savor the South at One of These Summer Festivals

Carolyn Bass | Posted 05.22.2015 | Travel
Carolyn Bass

Georgia's private Sea Island will open to the public for its first-ever festival of Southern food, beverages and music. The three-day festival beginning June 19 will take place within the various resort properties that comprise the exclusive Sea Island resort complex.

A Little Taste of the South in Durham

Carolyn Bass | Posted 05.06.2015 | Taste
Carolyn Bass

Durham proved once again what an amazing food city it is becoming at the recent Taste 2015 events. The three-day food event kicked off with a VIP rece...

Live and Dangerous: Coachella 2015

Jeff Pollack | Posted 06.08.2015 | Arts
Jeff Pollack

We combed through the whole roster and handpicked 3 emerging artists that we think are essential to catch at Coachella 2015.

America's First Theme Park Fetes Its Berried Past

Annabel Osberg | Posted 05.26.2015 | Los Angeles
Annabel Osberg

Entertainment abounds in Southern California; whereas agriculture is scarce, so we crave the pastoral idea of it. With the Boysenberry Festival, the relationship between agriculture and amusement has come full circle at Knott's.

America's 14 Best Small-Town Festivals

Fodor's | Posted 05.25.2015 | Travel

You may not know it, but some of the country's best festivals are held in small towns scattered throughout the U.S. Featuring a wide range of unique t...

Where To Eat In Austin During SXSW And Year-Round, By Neighborhood

Stephanie Keller | Posted 05.16.2015 | Taste
Stephanie Keller

Convenience and close proximity often become the priority, which explains the allure of free tacos and BBQ for six meals in a row.

Getting Ready for Mahashivratri, the Great Night of Shiva!

Alka Pratap | Posted 04.07.2015 | Religion
Alka Pratap

India is the land of festivals. In fact, there is a festival for almost every day. This is testimony to the spirit of celebration that underlies India's cultural ethos. Festivals in India aren't just about revelry. They are also a means for spiritual growth.

This Is How One Spanish Town Gets Ready For Lent

The Huffington Post | Carol Kuruvilla | Posted 01.29.2015 | Religion

Lent starts early this year -- but these Spaniards are ready. Hundreds of cheery festival-goers poured into the streets of the Galician town of Xin...