Cultures

Show on slavery prompts artist to quit Montreal Jazz Fest

Jul 4, 2018

American singer-songwriter Moses Sumney is performing two last-minute club shows in Montreal after pulling out of the Montreal International Jazz Festival over a show on slavery performed by whites

Archaeologists urge Albania to protect underwater heritage

Jul 3, 2018

Researchers are urging Albanian authorities to build a museum to display hundreds of Roman and Greek artifacts and ancient shipwrecks that are sitting under Albania's least explored coastline

Mexico's Tehuacan valley named UN mixed heritage site

Jul 2, 2018

Mexico's Tehuacan valley named UN mixed heritage site

Remote Canadian forest honored as World Heritage site

Jul 2, 2018

The U.N.'s cultural agency is giving international recognition to a remote stretch of boreal forest in eastern Canada, praising its pristine environment and connection with Indigenous culture

Supreme Court vacancy: Culture wars just beginning

Jun 29, 2018

The Trump-era culture wars are just beginning as Republicans seek to fill a crucial seat on the Supreme Court

Supreme Court vacancy could take culture wars to a new level

Jun 28, 2018

The Trump-era culture wars are just beginning as Republicans seek to fill a crucial seat on the Supreme Court

Israeli envoy wants to rethink withdrawal from UN agency

Jun 26, 2018

Israel's ambassador to the United Nations' cultural agency says he will recommend that his government reconsider leaving UNESCO or at least postpone the departure set for the end of the year

France, Belgium seek UNESCO recognition for WWI memorials

Jun 24, 2018

France and Belgium are urging UNESCO to designate scores of their World War I memorials and cemeteries as World Heritage sites as the centennial remembrance of the 1914-1918 war nears its end

Too hot to handle: Politics of warming part of culture wars

Jun 20, 2018

Three decades after early warnings about global warming, the issue has become entrenched in the nation's culture wars

Celeb chef Samuelsson to open restaurant in Miami's Overtown

Jun 18, 2018

A celebrity chef with plans for a new restaurant wants to help revitalize a Miami neighborhood that was once a vibrant center of black culture

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