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Florida Culture for the Week of April 9, 2017 By Josh Garrick

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Florida Culture for the Week of April 9, 2017 By Josh Garrick 

TODAY – April 9 – Spring Fever in (Historic Downtown) Winter Garden 
The whole family will enjoy the ‘Spring Fever’ Winter Garden Festival with live entertainment, food vendors, silent auction, raffle, and loads of plants for sale. The ‘Kidzone’ educates children about the environment while grown-ups ‘Ask the Experts’ for information about landscaping and water conservation. Visit springfeveringarden.com 

Mass Incarceration in the Land of the Free

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Are Americans inherently conditioned to be criminals? Are we raised to wreak havoc on our communities by breaking the laws that are in place to protect us? My short answer is no. However, when looking at statistics, it is alarming that America is known as the world’s prime jailer. “Representing just 5 percent of the world’s population, we now hold 25 percent of its inmates. The “tough on crime” politics of the 1980s and 1990s fueled an explosion in incarceration rates.

Florida Culture for the Week of April 2, 2017 By Josh Garrick

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Florida Culture for the Week of April 2, 2017 By Josh Garrick    

Celebrate Semana Santa in Antigua, Guatemala

by jdobbe / Mar 31, 2017 /
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The peaceful Central American town of Antigua, Guatemala, sits beneath dormant volcanoes that overlook quaint cobblestone streets, historical Colonial churches, and brightly decorated shops. Leafy Parque Central, abundant with manicured trees and the ever present Spanish fountain, occupies the very heart of the city. With its tranquil and calming ambience, it is the ideal hamlet for Guatemalans and tourists to sit and enjoy the highlights of Antigua. 

Learning more about art from travelling

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If you’re a lover of art and you’re keen to expand your horizons, travelling to see it in person can be an incredible experience. Both travel and art broaden the mind, so why not combine geographical and intellectual journeys? Doing so will give you better recall of what you learn and will help you connect with it in a wholly different way, enriching every aspect of your life.

Learning more about art from travelling

Florida Culture for the Week of March 19, 2017 By Josh Garrick

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Florida Culture for the Week of March 19, 2017 By Josh Garrick 

Paris is the Capital of Street Art and Graffiti

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Paris, the City of Light…and street art? YES! Paris is well-known for its street art, also known as urban murals or graffiti. Paris even has a Graffiti Museum! Paris has a deep, rich history of graffiti, starting in the 1970s with creation of urban art during the destruction of Les Halles, and growing more by the decade. 

Florida Culture for the Week of March 5, 2017 By Josh Garrick

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Florida Culture for the Week of March 5, 2017 By Josh Garrick 

Florida Culture for the Week of Feb 26, 2017 By Josh Garrick

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Florida Culture for the Week of Feb 26, 2017 By Josh Garrick 

Florida Culture for the Week of February 19, 2017 By Josh Garrick

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Florida Culture for the Week of February 19, 2017 By Josh Garrick 

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