Friday, September 23, 2016
Journeys Into Oktoberfest American-style

Oktoberfest American-style

German-Americans are the largest self-reported ancestral group in the United States. So, it should not surprise that there are hundreds of large and small Oktoberfest celebrations held annually throughout the country. The largest is to be found at the  Oktoberfest Zinzinnati in Cincinnati. In fact, it is the third largest Oktoberfest in the world after Munich and Read Article

Posted by: Admin September 23, 20164:37 pm
Tuesday, July 21, 2015
Journeys Into 35th Annual Hemingway Days Celebrated in Key West

35th Annual Hemingway Days Celebrated in Key West

Whether composing novels in his Whitehead Street writing studio or fishing for big game in local waters, Pulitzer Prize-winning author Ernest Hemingway left a powerful legacy in Key West. His zest for life, literary accomplishments and enduring affection for the island he called home throughout the 1930s are to be commemorated Tuesday through Sunday, July Read Article

Posted by: Admin July 21, 20157:08 pm
Thursday, July 9, 2015
Journeys Into Aborigines decry mass marketing of festivals

Aborigines decry mass marketing of festivals

This story comes out of Tapei, but it could just as easily be anywhere in the U.S. or Canada – say in the Southwestern desert or up North. In this instance, a county government is promoting Aboriginal harvest festivals scheduled for this month and next to attract tourists to the region. But Aboriginal residents are Read Article

Posted by: Admin July 9, 20159:58 pm
Thursday, July 9, 2015
Journeys Into Festivals as promoting public engagement in politics

Festivals as promoting public engagement in politics

Matt Flanders puts a different take on the role of festivals in a piece for the University of Sheffield’s Crick Centre blog.Entitled “DYI: Festivals, Parks and Fun”, he writes: Wimbledon has started, the barbeques have been dusted off, the sun is shining and all our newly elected MPs will soon be leaving Westminster for the Read Article

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Friday, June 26, 2015
Journeys Into Celebrating Being a Railroad Town

Celebrating Being a Railroad Town

Throughout its history, Galesburg, Illinois has been heavily linked to the railroad industry. The state’s first railroads to connect Quincy and Chicago (the two largest cities at the time) went straight through Galesburg, as did the late 19th century Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway. Though the old stations have been closed down, citizens of Read Article

Posted by: Admin June 26, 20156:38 pm