Culture

Suspect Arrested in Death of Philanthropist Jacqueline Avant

December 2, 2021

BEVERLY HILLS, CALIFORNIA — A 29-year-old man has been arrested in the death of philanthropist Jacqueline Avant, who was fatally shot this week at the Beverly Hills home she shared with her husband, legendary music executive Clarence Avant, police said…

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Iranian filmmaker Majid Majidi to meet fans at film festival in Istanbul

December 1, 2021

Iranian filmmaker Majid Majidi will give a masterclass at the 4th International Red Crescent Amity Short Film Festival in Istanbul on Saturday.Majidi, who was born in Tehran, will share his experiences with cinephiles at the famed Istiklal street’s Atl…

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Turkish television series strengthen cultural ties between Spanish, Turkish societies

November 27, 2021

Turkish television series which has aired for four years in Spain, has brought the Spanish and Turkish communities closer together.   Spanish media group, Atresmedia, pioneered bringing Turkish series to Spain and introduced nearly 20 series to the Spanish audience.   Atresmedia’s Deputy General Manager Jose Antonio Anton told Anadolu Agency that thanks to Turkish […]

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Tributes and mourning in US home of first Thanksgiving

November 26, 2021

Published by AFP Plymouth (United States) (AFP) – In the fall of 1621, a handful of English pilgrims and Native Americans shared their first Thanksgiving in the settlement of Plymouth. Four centuries later, their respective descendants commemorated the legendary gathering in markedly different ways: while the pilgrims’ successors donned costumes for a re-enactment, the remaining […]

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5 Foreign Culture Theme Parks In Japan You Must Visit

November 26, 2021

Published by GaijinPot Japan loves theme parks. From Tokyo Disney Resort to Fuji-Q Highland, there are plenty of places to ride a roller coaster, hug a colorful mascot and spend an excessive amount of money on turkey legs and stale churros. However, there is another kind of theme park in Japan where being foreign is […]

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I Made Marilyn Monroe’s Sexy Stuffing

November 25, 2021

Published by InsideHook By Kayla Kibbe Despite the ease with which it lends itself to double entendre, stuffing is the least sexy Thanksgiving side. I’m aware this may be a controversial take, considering a map of favorite Thanksgiving side dishes that tends to make the rounds online around this time of year suggests a decent […]

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A Thanksgiving story | Opinion

November 25, 2021

Published by NJ.com By Gail Deily Menzel Growing up in Jersey City in the 1940′s, I thought I had all a kid could want — an army of friends around my age on my block, Woodlawn Avenue in Jersey City. I didn’t know it then, but I was part of a rich children’s culture. We […]

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Blending US and Afghan traditions on Thanksgiving

November 25, 2021

Published by Al-Araby Zainora Babayee arrived with her family to the US from Kabul five years ago. It was September, just two months before Thanksgiving, a holiday she hadn’t heard about until then, and one she would later add to the range of holidays she now celebrates with friends and family. “If you ask me […]

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