Tag Archives: Culture

15Nov/22

Sexy, Sultry, Smooth, and Always in Control: Singer/Songwriter/and a Business Woman “GOAT”, Christine ‘Spiky’ Malvasio Releases Another New Single ‘Spicy’ – Featuring the Vocal Talents of R&B Singer, Tevin Baker


Artist, producer, and feminine fashion icon Spiky announced the release of her latest single “Spicy. Mixing her own sound and signature style with an R&B flair by bring in the talents of Tevin Baker, an impressive singer, songwriter, and actor. “Spicy” quickly moves from the dance floor to the bedroom in a siren’s call of sex and seduction. Continue reading

  • 01Nov/22

    INTERNATIONAL ANIME MUSIC FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES 2023 NORTH AMERICAN TOUR

    The inaugural International Anime Music Festival announces its debut tour, bringing virtual music superstars to 37 venues across North America starting Feb. 6, 2023. This marks the first time the popular VTubers (virtually generated animated YouTubers) and Vocaloids (virtual singers with computer generated voices) appear on stage together. Continue reading

    24Oct/22

    Why are so many people delighted by disgusting things?

    Bradley J. Irish, Arizona State University

    Halloween is a time to embrace all that is disgusting, from bloody slasher films to haunted houses full of fake guts and gore.

    But the attraction to stuff that grosses us out goes beyond this annual holiday.

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    13Oct/22

    What is cultural appropriation and why is it so harmful?

    Adam Haupt, University of Cape Town

    Die Antwoord is a South African band that uses hip-hop music to create a style it calls “zef”. Since it first appeared in 2009, Die Antwoord has been criticised for cultural appropriation (using cultural elements of a minority group in an exploitative way). It’s accused of copying the lyrics and styles of Cape Town artists rapping in South Africa’s Kaaps language, and of mimicking the visual styles of Cape Flats gang members. Adam Haupt has researched and written extensively on hip-hop and identity. He discusses cultural appropriation and the role of power in interactions between dominant and marginalised subjects in a case like Die Antwoord’s.

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    01Oct/22

    ~Pourri is Flipping the Funk and Transforming the World of Odors, Through an Interactive Music and Dance-Inspired Campaign

    From funky to fresh! ~Pourri, From the Makers of Poo~Pourri, bring you an original song and series of dance videos, to introduce their continued expansion and transformative journey to tackle all kinds of funky odors – naturally. The five core videos present Flip That Funk™: an immersive digital experience into the world of ~Pourri, that is aimed to liberate you from life’s (potentially) funkiest moments! With the first two videos of the five-part series will launch ~Pourri’s most-anticipated product of all time, Pet~Pourri, followed shortly by Poo~Pourri. The series has been brought to life through the help of the award-winning Amsterdam-based dance troupe, the Ghetto Funk Collective, with original song Funk Check! Feat. RC & The Gritz and Black Joe Lewis, written and recorded in collaboration with Texas-based producers Matt Pence and Electrophunck (Jason Burt). Continue reading

    23Sep/22

    Deloitte and Junk Kouture announce global collaboration to support the personal and professional development of future leaders in the fashion and climate space

    Deloitte and Junk Kouture, the world’s largest sustainable fashion competition for young people, today announced a global collaboration to encourage and empower talented and passionate youth worldwide to join the fight against climate change. Junk Kouture is a unique program that offers young creatives of all backgrounds and experiences access to a year-round free academic program focused on fashion, sustainability, and addressing climate change. Students are challenged to design and create haute couture from waste and recycled materials that can be modeled and showcased on world stages. Continue reading

    19Sep/22

    It’s Official OC Fashion Week® the luxury market of California announces its’ launch of “Fashion Travel Week” for July 2023 presented by Celebrity Cruises

    As a tribute to its one-world symposium President and Owner of OC Fashion Week® in Orange County, California, Kathryn Marino announced an Official red-ribbon cutting ceremony for Opening Day as the Official launch of Fashion Travel Week® (FTW): The Art of Travel & Style presented by Celebrity Cruises. The project originated in 2010 as a travel incentive and support for fashion designers who love to travel abroad. In 2017, OC Fashion Week® was recognized as an international conduit in fashion industries abroad hosting exclusive runway, networking and access tours for designers and beauty purveyors groups to visit industry and fashion partners in Hong Kong, Greece, Virgin Islands and Australia. Continue reading

    12Sep/22

    UGG UNVEILS ‘FEELS LIKE UGG’ CAMPAIGN FOR AUTUMN/WINTER 2022

    Southern California-based global lifestyle brand UGG® (a division of Deckers Brands [NYSE: DECK]) introduces Feels Like UGG – the brand’s new Autumn/Winter 2022 global campaign that explores the unparalleled tactile and emotional experiences associated with wearing UGG®. Known for unapologetic individualism, bold style and luxurious materials, UGG® empowers bold self-expression through provocative fashion, extreme comfort, and the ability to make you feel good on the inside and out. Continue reading