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The First Valentine

Boria Sax | Posted 04.14.2014 | Healthy Living
Boria Sax

Saint Valentine's Day is one of many holidays that are clustered around the beginning of spring, including the Roman Lupercalia, the Celtic Imbolic, t...

The Faerie Month of May: Faerie Festivals and May Celebrations

Stephen D. Winick | Posted 06.20.2013 | Arts
Stephen D. Winick

Today's Maytime Faerie Festivals, including Spoutwood Farm's May Day Fairie Festival, the Maryland Faerie Festival, and the New York Faerie Festival, are outgrowths of this vibrant May tradition. They feature kings and queens, Maypole dances, flower garlands and beautiful costumes.

Icon of the Day: Chaucer Meet Hip Hop, Hip Hop Meet Chaucer

Alona Elkayam | Posted 03.20.2012 | Style
Alona Elkayam

I had this great idea in 2005: Take one of the most influential writers of the 20th century, Samuel Beckett, and set his collection of work, How It Is, to hip hop.

The Year's Coolest Book Covers So Far

Posted 08.30.2011 | Books

It's not easy to make a cool book cover. The designer usually has a million different people weighing in, each with a separate need that can potential...