Caffeine and Machine is a little like Cheers... where everybody knows your car. Just outside of the tiny town of Ettington in Warwickshire, UK, this pub is like a permanent cars and coffee event, where people come together to celebrate all kinds of vehicles and, of course, tasty beverages year round. (Full disclosure: I’ve known Phil McGovern, the man behind C&M, for … [Read more...] about How a County Pub in England Became a Car Culture Hub
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WORDS: ALYSSA TRUDEAU Humans are creatures of habit, and it can be easy to get stuck in a familiar routine. With so much to do in Ontario, it’s a shame to miss out on new and exciting experiences just because they fall outside the realm of your usual haunts. Enter Culture Trek, a new program of travel itineraries produced by the Culture Days team. Inspired by the diverse … [Read more...] about Culture Trek: On the Road to Ontario’s Arts & Culture Scene
MINI is exploring a bunch of new directions lately, one of them being the MINI Living project, aiming at offering innovative living solutions for the crowded urban centers of today. It is, without a doubt, an issue most people are dealing with right now, with the limited space available in crowded cities becoming more and more expensive by the day. Therefore, the Brits have … [Read more...] about MINI Living Unveils Urban Cabin Concept in Los Angeles
Nigerian-American novelist Nnedi Okorafor. Nnedi Okorafor, Lauren Beukes and Sofia Somatar have been listed in Entertainment Weekly‘s list of “27 Female Authors Who Rule Sci-Fi and Fantasy Now.” The list is a response to “a much-maligned National Review article, which dismissed the Bechdel Test and wrote off an absence of women in blockbuster films as a … [Read more...] about Nnedi Okorafor, Lauren Beukes, Sofia Samatar Named in Power List of Top Sci-Fi and Fantasy Authors
Verdi’s Aida premiered at the Khedivial Opera House, Cairo, to celebrate the opening of the Suez Canal. Photo courtesy Wikipedia Adam Mestyan is assistant professor of history at Duke University in North Carolina. He is interested in the history of power and nationalism in the Middle East. His first monograph is Arab Patriotism: The Ideology and Culture of Power in … [Read more...] about Was Cairo’s grand opera house a tool of cultural imperialism?