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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.

Fun Upcoming Events Across the Globe

Party Earth | Posted 06.22.2013 | Travel
Party Earth

Around the world, cities are gearing up for the masses of work-ridden drones looking to spice up their life with something totally new and different. ...

Long Live the New York Travel Festival

Ethan Gelber | Posted 06.18.2013 | Travel
Ethan Gelber

The New York Travel Festival on April 20 and 21 aims "to reinvent the consumer travel show for a crowd seeking more interaction and a better sense of NYC and beyond."

A River Changes Course at the Yale Environmental Film Festival: Interview With Filmmaker Kalyanee Mam

Ben Goldfarb | Posted 06.15.2013 | Green
Ben Goldfarb

Although demolished trees provide the film its unsettling backdrop, its real focus is the three families, and the meditative rhythm of their lives: hands rooting for potatoes, scythes mowing through swathes of cane, fish cleavers thumping against chopping blocks.

Five Best Summer Festivals in Spain

Party Earth | Posted 06.09.2013 | Entertainment
Party Earth

It's time to shed the threads because it's officially summer festival season in Spain! Throughout the summer months, there are tons of Spanish fests that celebrate saints, celebrate music, celebrate life, and celebrate celebrating.

The Festival Next Door

Global Yodel | Posted 06.09.2013 | Travel
Global Yodel

We here at Global Yodel asked our contributors to share with us photos and stories from festivals in their hometowns. We wanted to see cities come alive with visitors, lights and costumes.

Say Goodbye to Winter Blues With These Top Five Chicago Events

Party Earth | Posted 05.18.2013 | Chicago
Party Earth

With the variety of things to do in Chicago from spring until fall, it can be difficult to decide which events to attend. While a few uncertainties may linger, be sure to check out these five incredible events in Chicago that best represent the vibrant character of the city.

South by Southwest: More Than Money-making

David Tereshchuk | Posted 05.14.2013 | Media
David Tereshchuk

"South By," to use that rather flat, familial nickname habitués have given their annual festival here, South by Southwest, contrived to be in itself a somewhat flat event this year.

The End of SXSWi: Plenty of Interaction & Little Innovation

Pedro L. Rodriguez | Posted 05.12.2013 | Technology
Pedro L. Rodriguez

While it's certainly plausible that this represents strong proactive strides by women to be a part of #sxswi, it says little about the ranks of women in business and technology on a merit basis. Something tells me Sheryl Sandberg would agree.

Host a Science Festival, and Take Science Discovery to the Streets of America

Larry Bock | Posted 05.11.2013 | Impact
Larry Bock

Today more than ever, if we are to inspire the next generation of innovators and better inform the public about science, we need to rethink science outreach, especially how it can be extended beyond its traditional confines of the classroom and laboratory.

Could Downtown Vegas Become the Next Hub for Startups? (WATCH)

Shira Lazar | Posted 05.11.2013 | Technology
Shira Lazar

Zappos founder and CEO Tony Hsieh stopped by the Samsung Blogger Lounge to discuss the revitalization project of Downtown Las Vegas, the new SXSW v2v program, and incredible predictions for the future of business and technology.

Perchance to Dream: What Science Fiction Can Tell Us About Inspiring Tomorrow's Innovators

Larry Bock | Posted 05.05.2013 | Impact
Larry Bock

If we are to inspire the next generation of high-tech innovators, we must teach them not to be afraid to dream -- to dream as big as the world around them, and to "play" with and nurture their ideas. Such are the things that inspire technological breakthroughs.

Gifford Lane Art Stroll

Tom Falco | Posted 05.05.2013 | Miami
Tom Falco

Each year, all of Coconut Grove, Florida comes out to party and enjoy each other. It's a block party reminiscent of times gone by. On Gifford Lane, everybody knows your name.

Django and a Major Black Film Festival's Stride to Broaden Lenses

Ise Lyfe | Posted 03.30.2013 | Entertainment
Ise Lyfe

We're in America, so let's ask ourselves an honest question with regards to Django: What if a love story film set in slavery times about a Black man in search of his wife came out in the theaters today?

Modern Gladiators - Calcio Storico Fiorentino

designboom | Posted 02.13.2013 | Arts

Modern Gladiators - Calcio Storico Fiorentino Image © Stefano Pogliani Every year in June and July, amidst the traditional ceremonies, parades an...

A Very Canadian Food Festival At Whistler

Mark Sissons | Posted 01.26.2013 | Travel
Mark Sissons

Why would you drive the two winding hours along the spectacular sea to sky highway from Vancouver than to hit the awesome slopes and trails of Canada's premier outdoor mountain playground?

The Year-Round Appeal Of Door County

iLoveInns | Posted 01.08.2013 | Travel

Summer, winter, spring or fall. It is always the right season to visit Door County Peninsula.

10 Great Fall Festivals

SmarterTravel | Posted 11.26.2012 | Travel

As soon as the air turns crisp, we can hardly wait to pull on a sweater and celebrate the new season at an outdoor festival. The country's biggest Oktoberfest and the 48th annual National Apple Harvest Festival were shoo-ins for this roundup of 10 fall festivals. But we also tracked down some quirkier fests worth the trip, including one where 1,500 sheep parade down a Sun Valley main street.

DC VegFest: Meatless Saturday

Erin Ruberry | Posted 11.21.2012 | DC
Erin Ruberry

There are plenty of reasons go to meat-free. It's good for your health, good for your planet and good for your soul. Will you commit to going vegetarian Saturday?

PHOTOS: Tomatina Fiesta Gets Wild

Huffington Post | Shirin Barghi | Posted 08.29.2012 | World

At first glance, this may look like a grisly scene out of Count Dracula’s daydreams. But look further and you will see, perhaps with a sigh of relie...

Touring Post-Olympic Britain

Steve Bramucci | Posted 10.20.2012 | Travel
Steve Bramucci

Rather than limiting yourself to England, where prices will still be high, check out what else the UK has to offer. A glance at the calendar reveals a full slate of festivals, concerts and performances throughout Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales in August and early September.

Live & Dangerous: Outside Lands 2012

Jeff Pollack | Posted 10.10.2012 | Arts
Jeff Pollack

This weekend marks the fifth annual Outside Lands Music & Arts Festival in San Francisco, CA. The festival utilizes six stages over three days and is ...

Collisioni 2012, Barolo Italy

Jasmina Tesanovic | Posted 09.16.2012 | Home
Jasmina Tesanovic

Eating Raw Meat with Subsonica There three days and two nights, eating handmade ravioli, privately bottled Barolo and fermented goat cheese: two d...

PHOTOS: Summer Festivals Offer Thrills Gratis

Shermans Travel | Posted 07.04.2012 | Travel
Shermans Travel

You've been planning this July 4th since well before Memorial Day -- the barbecue, the fireworks, maybe a community parade -- but what about the rest of the summer?

Alan Cumming Plays Every Role In 'Macbeth'

The Huffington Post | Hallie Sekoff | Posted 07.02.2012 | Home

We are now ankle deep in the slew of summer arts festivals, and one gem that is fast approaching is the Lincoln Center Festival in New York. On July 5...