All posts tagged "culture"

  • The making of a genre: Origins of indigenous hip-hop

    By Daniel Cruse — Kyle Mays from the University of California presented a lecture about the relevance of politics and culture in Native American and indigenous hip-hop in the Bingham Humanities Building October 11. It was his...

    • Posted October 17, 2018
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  • Louisville celebrates diversity at Worldfest 2018

    By Kat Craine — Worldfest is an annual event that takes place on Labor Day weekend in downtown Louisville to honor and celebrate the diverse cultures in Louisville. The festival is filled with sounds and delectable smells...

    • Posted September 4, 2018
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  • Seminar says education is the key to black healing

    By Paul Logsdon– A scholar says many African Americans suffer from misguided ideas of culture born of slavery, and the HSC Office of Diversity and Inclusion hosted a seminar Feb. 6 to discuss it. The “Post Traumatic...

    • Posted February 12, 2017
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  • Migos’ ‘Culture’ is a conduit for bangers

    By Aaron Hartley– Trap may be the most divisive genre in mainstream music in the last decade. The subset of hip-hop born from the southern U.S. frequently features silly content like nonsensical lyrics, unconventional rapping styles and...

    • Posted February 11, 2017
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  • Speed Art Museum awes with collections and creativity

    By Sarah Rohleder — When I arrived at U of L in 2013, the Speed Art Museum was a building on campus I never got to explore because it closed down for a three-year hiatus just after...

    • Posted March 9, 2016
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  • PHOTO: Judy Chicago ‘Fireworks’ gallery opens in Cressman Center

    Judy Chicago’s gallery, “Fireworks,” is now on display at the Cressman Center at 100 East Main St.

    • Posted March 5, 2016
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  • Cardinal Bhangra spreads Indian culture awareness through dance

    By Rachel Sorgen–  Fun, powerful, energetic and entertaining. These are the words Rukmini Yakkanti used to describe the Cardinal Bhangra dance team. A senior at U of L, Yakkanti is currently co-captain and president of Cardinal Bhangra. Yakkanti’s...

    • Posted February 19, 2016
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    King and Queens Night to celebrate African culture

    By Ethan Pelletier– Africa is home to over one billion people in over 54 countries and sovereign states — making up about 16 percent of the world’s population. One quarter of the world’s languages are spoken only...

    • Posted February 11, 2016
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  • AATP’s ‘The Piano Lesson’ charms audience on opening night

    By Sarah Rohleder — I must admit, I am probably a bit too biased to justifiably write this review. “The Piano Lesson” is one of my all-time favorite plays, and August Wilson is one of my favorite...

    • Posted November 19, 2015
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  • Your ultimate guide to having a good time in the 502

    Whether you’re a freshman just finding your way around this geographically massive city, or a seasoned, fifth-year senior who has been around the block, you probably haven’t found yourself complaining “there’s nothing to do here!” in Louisville....

    • Posted April 21, 2015
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