Partying While Native on Halloween

Open Letter to the “Sexy Indian Princesses” of the Halloween World:

Yesterday, I went to one of the biggest parties in the country. In New Orleans, Frenchmen Street on Halloween is second only to Mardi Gras. 559 more words

Cultural Appropriation

‘Don’t Tell ‘Em’: Lorde Covers Jeremih’s Hit Single & We’re Like Dear Lordt, Why? [VIDEO]

Did anyone ask for this? The perpetually creepy, but amazingly talented singer, Lorde decided to cover Jeremih’s smash hit “Don’t Tell ‘Em” and good Lordt, it’s just as weird as you’d think it would be. 236 more words

Entertainment

The Atlantic: Convoca Katy Perry para su actuación de "estilo-Geisha"

Su disfraz a los Premios de Música Americana, y las reacciones a la, le enseñan porque las conversaciones de la apropiación cultural todavía están tan importantes. 855 more words

Trabajos En Español

Body Art as Visual Language

“[T]he body may well have been the first canvas,”Enid Schildkrout claims in her article “Body Art as Visual Language.” Have you ever thought about this – about how you do/could use your own body to present works of artistry to others who see you? 238 more words

Class Discussion

Blog Entry #3: No Strings Attached

When did twerking become a thing? I think most of us would say “that time Miley Cyrus went full crazy at the VMAs.” What we tend not to consider is that the term was coined in the New Orleans bounce scene at least twenty years ago, and that the move itself traces back to traditional West African dances. 690 more words

‘Don’t Tell ‘Em’: Lorde Covers Jeremih’s Hit Single & We’re Like Dear Lordt, Why? [VIDEO]

Did anyone ask for this? The perpetually creepy, but amazingly talented singer, Lorde decided to cover Jeremih’s smash hit “Don’t Tell ‘Em” and good Lordt, it’s just as weird as you’d think it would be. 305 more words

Entertainment

‘Don’t Tell ‘Em’: Lorde Covers Jeremih’s Hit Single & We’re Like Dear Lordt, Why? [VIDEO]

Did anyone ask for this? The perpetually creepy, but amazingly talented singer, Lorde decided to cover Jeremih’s smash hit “Don’t Tell ‘Em” and good Lordt, it’s just as weird as you’d think it would be. 305 more words

National