Connecting Cultures

March 22, 2013
Ticket stub to Bob Marley & The Wailers performance in Japan.
March 13, 2013

日本語ロック論争, or the Japanese-language rock controversy, infused the post-Beatles G.S. world of Japan.

March 5, 2013

Okay, okay, not all J-Pop comes from ビートルマニア, or, Beatlemania, but, without the Beatles, it is likely that the modern Japanese music scene would be radically different.  Similar to 1950s and 1960s American rock, Group Sounds formed the baseline for the modern music industry.

February 28, 2013
Lima's Center Square

February 14, 2013
Bangkok's Chinatown, with the city's ubiquitous dtuk-dtuks!

February 9, 2013

Sunday marks the beginning of the most important holiday in China and Chinese-speaking communities around the world: 年节, known in English as Chinese New Years or the Spring Festival.