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Posts Categorized: Culture
On a recent trip to the Dominican Republic, I discovered the country’s national drink is called mamajuana. Yes, it sounds just like that — “mama wanna.” Now, I know what you’re thinking, because I thought the same thing: the Spanish pronunciation sounds oddly sexual to the English-honed ear. Something about the wanna, maybe. Turns out,… Read more »
What we can learn from zombies
In September 2012, Kenzi Green travelled to Norwich, United Kingdom, to do a semester abroad at the University of East Anglia. This is the first of three installments about her experiences with education, travel and culture on the other side of the pond.
A large group of friends needs a place to come together each week. Why do you think so many television shows take place at restaurants? Seinfeld wouldn’t be the same with the “Restaurant.” Despite my constant doubt, Joey, Chandler, Ross, Rachel, Monica and Phoebe were always able to snag the best seats at Central Perk,… Read more »
Scott H. Biram on musical transformation, religion, and folk music not paying the bills
EDUCATIONAL EVENTS Thursday, January 17 “Rich in Food”: Revitalizing Traditional Food on the Northwest Coast If you think our food supply on Vancouver Island is secure, guess again — we truck most of our stuff in from elsewhere. And if that transportation infrastructure falls apart, what then? All those seagulls are starting to… Read more »
Statistics from the Toronto Star Library
Autobiography does double duty as guide for gardeners, cooks
The Sunshine Coast is a hidden B.C. treasure. It boasts a beautiful landscape, a mass of hiking and biking trails and a blossoming music and arts scene. The coast is also home base for hip-hop group, Wilderness Crew. And they packed Lucky Bar on the night of Friday, Nov. 30.. We waited in line as… Read more »