'Dune' Is One of the Most Influential Sci-Fi Books Ever
by Geek's Guide to the Galaxy on June 6, 2020 at 1:00 pm
Originally published in 1965, Frank Herbert's classic novel has continued to help shape works from Star Wars to 'Game of Thrones'.
What to watch and explore this week
on June 5, 2020 at 2:40 pm
The best TV, films and culture online, from Queer Eye to Talking about Race
This Summer: ‘The Anarchist’s Workbench’
by Lost Art Press on June 6, 2020 at 3:04 am
I have finished writing the third and final book in the “anarchist” series, “The Anarchist’s Workbench,” which will be released in August 2020. We planned to release it at Handworks as a surprise (indeed, I am exactly like a bearded … Continue reading →
Mark Zuckerberg Promises Reviews of Several Facebook Policies
by David Cohen on June 6, 2020 at 1:30 am
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg waited until late Friday to address a week of criticism, both internal and external, over his refusal to act on posts from President Donald Trump, and that response was mostly, "We're going to review." To recap, Trump posted on Facebook and Twitter last Tuesday, claiming that mail-in ballots will not be...
Hiddleston! McKellen! Olivier! Shakespeare's mighty Coriolanus – in pictures
on June 5, 2020 at 9:17 am
The Donmar Warehouse’s production of Coriolanus, starring Tom Hiddleston, is being streamed for National Theatre at Home. Here are some of the other stagings of the bold and bloody tragedyMichael Billington on Shakespeare’s shape-shifting epic Continue reading...
Let’s “Go-Green” Together in Korea
by Kalbi on January 12, 2020 at 6:52 am
In my recent trip to Seoul in December 2019, I found the above advertisement in the subway train – it is about saying “No’ to paper receipts in the shops and this is supported by big names like Lotte, Shinsegae, Emart and Home Plus. In fact, South Korea has been implementing other eco-friendly policies, … Continue reading Let’s “Go-Green” Together in Korea
All-Levels African Drum 5 Week Course on Zoom
by Andrea DiPalma Yansane on March 24, 2020 at 5:19 am
Once again, we here at West African Cultural Arts Institute are sending warm wishes for you and your loved ones, hoping you are weathering this COVID-19 storm without any hardship and are experiencing great physical and mental health during this unsettling time! On a positive note, these “lock downs” have created the opportunity for WACAI to build an online platform for classes and potentially allow us to engage with […]
How Might We Rethink Public Spaces After COVID?
by ArtsJournal on June 5, 2020 at 10:01 pm
In recent years, designers and city-builders have largely come to reject defensive strategies and the exclusionary policies from which they stemmed. Great public spaces are now built with flexibility and approachability in mind, offering ample amenities and public resources. Yet, even in the best of times, the creation and operation of public parks, squares and
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Nigerian Meat Delight: Learn how to make Suya at home
by Shakirah Bello on February 10, 2017 at 9:01 am
The name ‘suya’ is said to be an Hausa word which means ‘to fry’ but the words can perhaps also be explained by the involuntary sound that escapes from the mouth upon relishing a piece of the spicy peppered meat; a sharp intake of moist breath and an open mouth exhalation. Originally from the Northern [...] Source: SwaliAfrica Magazine The post Nigerian Meat Delight: Learn how to make Suya at home appeared […]
‘Call of Duty’ gets new screen supporting Black...
on June 5, 2020 at 8:57 pm
‘Call of Duty’ gets new screen supporting Black Lives Matter The maker of “Call of Duty: Modern Warfare” has added a screen to the shooter game supporting the Black Lives Matter movement, after revealing that it is banning thousands of racist player names every day.