Bay Area Dance Week

Bay Area Dance Week

The Bay Area Dance Week (BADW) has been held annually for 20 years straight. It is part of the National Dance Week agenda of the USA. Although held throughout the country, the ...
If So, What?

If So, What?

If So, What? is an immersive event where an international art fair meets a pioneering music festival, complete with cutting edge innovation projects and a host of talks by leaders in the ...
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Nordic Light

Nordic Light

Nordic Light International Festival of Photography is a one week international gathering in the charming coastal town of Kristiansund, Norway. During the week of the festival the locals, international photographers, students, amateurs and ...
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Weifang International Kite Festival

Weifang International Kite Festival

The Weifang International Kite Festival is an annual event held in Weifang (known as "World's Capital of Kites"), in East China's Shandong Province. The festival draws thousands of visitors each year. The ...
Art Brussels

Art Brussels

A “standout in the overcrowded global art scene...” New York Times – Scott Reyburn (April 2017) Retaining its youthful profile as a discovery fair, Art Brussels, one of Europe’s most original and ...
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Gurre-Lieder

Gurre-Lieder

Rarely has a theatrical world premiere been so warmly received as Dutch National Opera’s production of Arnold Schönberg’s late-Romantic Gurre-Lieder in 2014. The production fulfilled a fervent wish of principal conductor Marc ...
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PEN World Voices

PEN World Voices

PEN America stands at the intersection of literature and human rights to protect open expression in the United States and worldwide. PEN World Voices is America’s premier international literary festival, attracting the ...
Feria de Abril

Feria de Abril

Light, colour, and a lot of joy. Every year, Sevilla is taken over by its 'Feria de Abril', the fair of all fairs, a microcosm where the idiosyncrasy of the city unfolds ...
Songkran Festival

Songkran Festival

"Rooted in Buddhist tradition, the purification ritual of sprinkling statues of the Buddha with water has evolved into a three-day countrywide water fight known as Songkran." The date of April 13 as ...
Atlanta Film Festival

Atlanta Film Festival

The Atlanta Film Festival (ATLFF) is one of the largest and longest-running festival in the country, welcoming an audience of nearly 25,000 to discover hundreds of new independent, international, animated, documentary, and short ...
Emerge Impact + Music

Emerge Impact + Music

Where can we take risks on music we’ve never heard? Where can we willfully challenge our worldview? Where do we go to imagine a better world and plan our next move? Founded ...
Lekkerland Carnival

Lekkerland Carnival

Yes, your favorite carnival is back! King Price and kykNET, together with Matchbox Live, are excited to announce that the Lekkerland Carnival will be taking place on Saturday, April 7, 2018. King ...
The Aoling Festival

The Aoling Festival

The life and rituals of tribes in hilly north eastern state Nagaland is quite fascinating. In ancient ages, some of these tribes were aggressive warriors and believed in practicing pagan rituals. The ...
No Spectators: The Art of Burning Man

No Spectators: The Art of Burning Man

Each year in Nevada’s Black Rock Desert, a city of more than 75,000 people rises out of the dust for a single week in the desert gathering known as Burning Man; a ...
Power to the People

Power to the People

POWER TO THE PEOPLE. POLITICAL ART NOW Democ­racy appears to be in crisis; the post-demo­c­ratic era has already dawned. The symp­toms are mani­fold: populist leaders, fake news, auto­cratic back­lash, total­i­tarian propa­ganda, neolib­er­alism ...
Ueno Sakura Matsuri

Ueno Sakura Matsuri

"Positively overflowing with flowers in the spring, Ueno Sakura Matsuri is the most stunning cherry blossom festival in the world—but timing is everything." For thousands of years, sakuras (cherry blossoms) have played an important ...
World Science Festival

World Science Festival

Hailed by The New York Times as ‘a new cultural institution’, the World Science Festival – founded by renowned Physicist Professor Brian Greene and Emmy award-winning journalist Tracy Day – has been ...
Rock the Pistes

Rock the Pistes

Rock the Pistes is a unique sensory experience, where pure snow + pure mountain views + pure sound = 100% pure pleasure In 2018, the eighth edition of this radical new music ...
Adelboden Iglu Festival

Adelboden Iglu Festival

The snow stays in the igloo village... You're building for yourself, You're building for the big prize, You're building for an unforgettable night at 2000 m (6562 ft.) above sea level. For ...
SXSW

SXSW

A small group of people in Austin, Texas began a series of long discussions about the future of entertainment and media. The meetings were in the offices of The Austin Chronicle, and ...
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NADA

NADA

The New Art Dealers Alliance (NADA) is the definitive non-profit arts organization dedicated to the cultivation, support, and advancement of new voices in contemporary art. NADA wants to create an open flow of ...
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Saint Clair Cemin: Oedipus

Saint Clair Cemin: Oedipus

Paul Kasmin Gallery is pleased to present an exhibition of new sculpture by Brazilian artist Saint Clair Cemin. This will be Cemin’s fourth solo exhibition at the gallery. Oedipus takes on the ...
Not Being in the Moment, Courtesy of Our Phone

Not Being in the Moment, Courtesy of Our Phone

[Jakarta, LTTW] As we watch a music concert and gaze upon the stage, our sight can suddenly be blocked by gadgets that extend in the air—minimizing the full experience. This phenomenon happens ...
National Pyrotechnic Festival

National Pyrotechnic Festival

"If you can survive running through a shower of fireworks, you'll have bragging rights to one of the most beautiful—and insane—festivals on Earth." Originally a 19th-century celebration held by local fireworks production ...
Adelaide Festival

Adelaide Festival

For more than 55 years Adelaide Festival audiences have delighted in an outstanding mix of internationally acclaimed theatre productions, an eclectic array of world-class musicians, breathtaking dance pieces, renowned writers and striking ...
Las Fallas

Las Fallas

Every March Valencia gets ready to welcome the spring. The streets fill up with joy and the hustle and bustle of the Fallas festival, the upmost expression of the merger of tradition, ...
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Transcendental Evening with the Art Ensemble of Chicago

Transcendental Evening with the Art Ensemble of Chicago

On Monday the 16th of October, a rather breezy autumn night in east London, the Art Ensemble of Chicago (AEC) transforms Café OTO into a spiritual space, where the world’s sounds meet ...
Akram Khan’s Giselle

Akram Khan’s Giselle

Bridging Two Different Centuries in a Refreshing WayAkram Khan’s Giselle returns to Sadler’s Wells Theatre, London on 20 – 23 September 2017 after its successful performances last year. Performed by English National ...
Sacred Bridge @ Gedung Bina Taman

The Sacred Bridge

In this Newsletter, I argue that the insistence on viewing Indonesia primarily as a religious place has actually marginalized moderatism and silenced secular voices. By detailing an event hosted recently by the ...
Equality in Diversity by Sacred Bridge Foundation

“Equality in Diversity”, A New Year Celebration by Sacred Bridge Foundation

A reportage by Rizky Aulia and Garry P. Poluan. Our parent organization, Sacred Bridge Foundation (SBF), a Jakarta-based non-profit organization focused on culture, recently held a new year event themed “Equality in ...
ces 2014

CES 2014: (Slow) Progress in Audio Technology

[CES, GRAMOPHONE, LTTW, LAS VEGAS] With CES welcomed the year 2014, the advancement within the audio technology will remain as minor as before; or will it not? Consumer Electronics Show 2014, the ...
Ain’t Notting But Festivities

Ain’t Notting But Festivities

[London, LTTW] After days of cloud and rain, the sun finally shone on London as the Notting Hill Festival kicked off on Sunday morning, August 28, 2011. People of all ages, origins ...
On Zen Ceremony

The 5th On Zen Ceremony at Daitokuji Temple, Kyoto, Japan

[Kyoto, LTTW] On June 1, 2011, the sacred Dragon Hall of the Daitokuji Temple was once again used for a special ceremony after hundreds of years. For five years, the On Zen ...
caribbean carnival

Notting Hill Caribbean Carnival

by Agung Waskito Translated by Ferdi Zebua The Caribbean roots The Notting Hill Carnival is a Caribbean carnival held in England, taking place during the August Bank Holiday, with the largest visitor ...
62nd Emmy

The 62nd Emmy Music Nominations

The 62nd Emmy Music Nominations Another story, another music, another industry [Jakarta, LTTW] At the beginning of this month of July, America's Academy of Television Arts & Sciences has announced the 62nd ...
Global music education

GAUNG: 21st Century Global Music Education

by Bob Rose At the end of April, a bold and ambitious journey took place in Bali to pave the way for 21st century global music. Participants were invited from all over ...