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A second helping of “Tacos of Texas” podcast explores Texas taco culture

A second helping of “Tacos of Texas” podcast explores Texas taco culture

Austin, Texas – Aug. 16, 2022 – From what it takes to decolonize maíz to the overlap of Mexican and Filipino food in Texas to LGBTQ+ identity in taco culture, season dos of the “Tacos of Texas” podcast takes listeners even deeper into Texas’s taco culture. Taco journalist, food explorer and podcast host Mando Rayo …

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San Marcos art installation honors Indigenous culture and creation story

San Marcos art installation honors Indigenous culture and creation story

The San Marcos River has stories to tell. A newly constructed art installation, called The Guardians of the San Marcos Riversplashes some of those stories across hundreds of colorful hand-painted tiles. They come together to create a series of mosaics illustrating the five spirit guardians of the San Marcos River and the Coahuiltecan creation story. …

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Don't use cancel culture and JK Rowling to explain Salman Rushdie's attack

Don’t use cancel culture and JK Rowling to explain Salman Rushdie’s attack

Photo by JOEL SAGET/AFP via Getty Images. On hearing the news on Friday evening (12 August) that the author Salman Rushdie had been stabbed more than ten times at a literary event in New York state, most people likely had a similar reaction: chilling shock, then dread that the act was likely motivated by a …

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Lumeris Names Julie Hammes SVP of People and Culture to Lead Talent Development, Acquisition and Growth Strategy

ST. LOUIS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Lumeris, a leading provider of the technology, insurance capabilities and expertise needed to support value-based care models, announced today the appointment of Julie Hammes as Senior Vice President of People and Culture. Hammes joins Lumeris following more than 15 years with leading workforces including Epiq Global, JP Morgan and Farmers Insurance. In her …

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Cultural and Emotional Closeness Make Korean Pop Culture Welcome in Kazakhstan as Two Countries Celebrate Year of Cultural Exchanges

Cultural and Emotional Closeness Make Korean Pop Culture Welcome in Kazakhstan as Two Countries Celebrate Year of Cultural Exchanges

NUR-SULTAN – Over the past decade, Korean pop culture has swept the globe. Many countries have witnessed a massive rise in K-pop fans. While Kazakhstan was no exception, Korean culture has been particularly welcomed in Kazakhstan, said Lee Hyeran, director of the Korean Cultural Center in Kazakhstan in an interview with The Astana Times. K-Pop …

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Edinburgh International Culture Summit Opens Dialogue To The Public Through Daily Broadcast Q&As

Edinburgh International Culture Summit Opens Dialogue To The Public Through Daily Broadcast Q&As

Edinburgh International Culture Summit opens dialogue to the public through Daily Broadcast Q&As for those anywhere in the world and gallery tickets to the Scottish Parliament’s chamber for those in the world’s Festival City. Streaming live from the Scottish Parliament building, each day of Summit 2022 will close with Live from the Culture Summit, an …

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Council on Culture and Arts seeking additional funding for community programs

Council on Culture and Arts seeking additional funding for community programs

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — The Tallahassee Ballet is one of many community arts programs that is asking for more funding from the Council on Culture and Arts to continue it’s outreach programs. All of COCA’s grant programs are funded through the City of Tallahassee’s Tourism and Development Tax. This means only tourism-related programs can receive funding. …

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Irreverant pop culture and history join forces at the reopened Emily Dickinson Museum

Irreverant pop culture and history join forces at the reopened Emily Dickinson Museum

Bringing long-dead, literary figures to life for contemporary audiences is a challenge, but that’s the Emily Dickinson Museum’s mission. Now the 19th-century poet’s home in Amherst has reopened after a major renovation. It includes a boon of donated props from an irreverent streaming series that reimagines the writer’s early adulthood. When we meet Emily in …

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