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23 Real Struggles Of Going To A Music Festival

HuffingtonPost.com | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 04.14.2014 | Entertainment

Hundreds of thousands have experienced it. Days without food and water. Scorching temperatures. Difficulty finding shelter. Sound like a life or d...

Live & Dangerous: Coachella 2014

Jeff Pollack | Posted 04.03.2014 | Arts
Jeff Pollack

It's not always about the main acts -- here are 3 emerging acts slated to perform that everyone will be buzzing about post-Coachella.

Learning Los Angeles: Aaron Paley Founder of CicLAvia, "I'm So Excited About Living Here!"

Cathy Weiss | Posted 03.28.2014 | Los Angeles
Cathy Weiss

Aaron Paley of CicLAvia is a San Fernando Valley kid who knew there was more to LA than his suburban neighborhood. He grew up organizing family festi...

5 Gluttonous Festivals Around the World

Off Track Planet | Posted 03.13.2014 | Travel
Off Track Planet

Americans aren't in the minority when it comes to stuffing their faces full of food in the name of celebration.

Yoga Festival + Tropical Paradise = Travel Perfection

Posted 03.04.2014 | Travel

What happens when you combine a picturesque Hawaii setting with the world's happiest, most fun-loving yogis? Perhaps the most well-rounded and travel-...

Wooly Beasts and Meat Jelly: Hungary's Spring Countryside Festivals

WHERE | Posted 02.28.2014 | Travel
WHERE

Grab a flight, and head to the land of the Magyars to experience these quintessential Central European spring festivals.

Live and Dangerous: SXSW 2014 (Part 2)

Jeff Pollack | Posted 02.25.2014 | Arts
Jeff Pollack

Just in time for SXSW's March 7th kickoff, here is Part II of the Live & Dangerous feature -- featuring 3 more essential emerging acts to catch at this year's highly anticipated festival.

The 2014 Pan African Film Festival Gives Top Award to Of Good Report

Dwight Brown | Posted 02.19.2014 | Black Voices
Dwight Brown

The 22nd annual Pan African Film Festival ran from February 6th to the 17th -- 177 feature films, docs, shorts and web series screened daily at the Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza in Los Angeles. Locals and out-of-towners gathered to honor black films.

Live and Dangerous: SXSW 2014 (Part 1)

Jeff Pollack | Posted 04.15.2014 | Arts
Jeff Pollack

Attendees will be hard-pressed at this year's festival to find a band with more energy and spark than NONONO. The Swedish folk/electro-pop group emerged late last year with the wildly infectious single "Pumpin' Blood" and have been building momentum ever since.

10 Places Every American Should See

Budget Travel | Posted 03.26.2014 | Travel
Budget Travel

Think you know America's essential sights? Compare your past trips with our picks for domestic destinations every citizen should visit -- from pop culture icons to patriotic landmarks.

Mummers Parade: A Fete Fit for New Year's Day

Jim Werner | Posted 02.26.2014 | Gay Voices
Jim Werner

Men in dresses and makeup. Women with mustaches and beards. Boas, sequins, feathers, confetti. And it's not even Pride.

10 Unique Places to Celebrate New Years in 2014

Off Track Planet | Posted 02.25.2014 | Travel
Off Track Planet

This year, New Year's Eve is on a Tuesday. Instead of figuring out how to trick your boss into thinking you're alive on Wednesday morning, pull the cork out and send 2013 off properly by getting as far away from the office as possible.

Visual Art: The Life is Beautiful Festival Legacy

JK Russ | Posted 02.15.2014 | Arts
JK Russ

With any new festival, there is always a question mark as to whether the event will be well run and well patronized, but the consensus seems to be that Life is Beautiful was successful on both counts.

15 Festivals To Attend Before You Die

Fodor's | Posted 02.02.2014 | Travel
Fodor's

Throwing tomatoes and watching balloon races aren't your standard, everyday activities. But every year, visitors gather in different locations around the world to participate in festivals ranging from spiritual to lighthearted.

The World's Five Weirdest Travel Pitches

Peter Mandel | Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel
Peter Mandel

Just for fun, here's a sampling of the weirdest travel pitches that are out there right now -- flapping around, jumping up and down, and doing their darnedest to snag your attention.

The 10 Strangest Fall Traditions In The U.S.

Posted 10.12.2013 | Green

From AccuWeather's Kristen Rodman: Known for its changing leaves, pumpkin flavors and cooler air, autumn is also the season for some of the nation'...

The Case for Barber and Britten

Daniel Asia | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
Daniel Asia

For the past six years I have directed a festival of 20/21st century music at the University of Arizona. Any festival worthy of the name has a vision or reason for being.

The Best Beer Gardens in Germany For Your Taste

Tripfilms | Posted 12.08.2013 | Travel
Tripfilms

Hofbrauhaus is one of the most famous Oktoberfest tents, and Hofbrau is known far and wide as THE German beer. Kelley checked out the actual Hofbrauhaus, the historic, 5 story beer hall in downtown Munich and was surprised to find that it is NOT overrated.

America's Wackiest Fall Festivals

MiniTime | Posted 10.07.2013 | Travel
MiniTime

Crisp weather and harvest season make for plenty of idyllic fall festivals -- but autumnal celebrations need not focus on pumpkins, cider and hayrides alone. Here's where to go for some unconventional fun this fall.

Fall Fun in Munich: Oktoberfest, Nightlife, and Music Festivals

Party Earth | Posted 11.16.2013 | Travel
Party Earth

The autumn season offers a variety of exciting things to do in Munich, the third-largest city in Germany. Activities can range from enjoying the super...

Discovering Dominica: Jungle of the Windies

Richard Powell | Posted 11.16.2013 | Travel
Richard Powell

I'd headed to Dominica for its annual DiveFest: the country's festival of all things scuba, held each July. As you might expect on such a secluded island, its terrestrial and marine wildlife thrives in relatively untouched jungles and along sparingly fished, quiet coastlines.

Top 5 California Festivals

Tina Swithin | Posted 11.13.2013 | Travel
Tina Swithin

California is known for many things, including gorgeous weather, breathtaking landscapes and my personal favorite, the year-round festivals. While it's difficult to narrow down the top festivals, here are my top picks.

6 Colorado Fall Festival Musts

Alison Lewis | Posted 11.05.2013 | Travel
Alison Lewis

If you're looking for something fun to do this season, start with some of these health-focused fall festivals. These celebrations offer something to challenge you, teach you how to get healthier, enable you to experience great local food, and showcase new sports you may be interested in.

Burger Travel: The Hamburger Festival of Akron, Ohio

The GypsyNesters | Posted 10.23.2013 | Travel
The GypsyNesters

Nothing says all-American like a summer food festival in the Heartland, and hamburgers are as American as it gets.

What to Do in NYC: Festivals, Clubs, Concerts

Party Earth | Posted 10.09.2013 | New York
Party Earth

Commonly referred to as the city that never sleeps, New York City is a lively metropolis home to some of the best parties, concerts, and festivals in ...