22.33 Stories: The Food We Eat, Part 2

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Featuring first-person stories of people finding themselves in the middle of a culture that is foreign to them; each week, 22.33 will deliver interesting tales from people who share how they were able to create mutual understanding through cultural exchange. 

22.33 Stories: The Food We Eat, Part 2

Season 1, Episode 13

Another selection of unique, scary, strange, and sometimes delicious food stories from around the world.

Visiting China? Here Are 5 Traditional Festivals You Must Experience

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Thinking of traveling to China anytime soon? Whether for business or pleasure, this culturally rich country of over 1.4 billion people has a lot of amazing attractions on offer. Not in the least of which are the various spectacular festivals the country hosts throughout the year. Each festival is steeped in historically rich traditions and draws large crowds from locals and tourists alike. 

Autumn Stories: Music for Changing Times

by Kerry Dexter / Oct 21, 2019 /
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Music for shifting times: that's the title we came up with for this series of stories which I've been writing since the summer of 2016. Wherever you find yourself, things do seem to be in continual shift and at times and at an accelerating pace. Finding one's way through that sort of circumstance is an aspect musicians have often thought about.

Here are several musical ideas for you to consider, some practical, some mystical, all thought provoking.

“Josh Recommends” for the Week of October 18, 2019 By Josh Garrick

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“Josh Recommends” for the Week of October 18, 2019 By Josh Garrick 

Music for Unsettling Times: Conversations and Questions

by Kerry Dexter / Oct 17, 2019 /
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Think of songs you may know: Where Have All the Flowers Gone, We Shall Overcome, The Coming of the Roads, Plane Wreck at Los Gatos. The first frames questions about war and sacrifice in terms both gentle and direct, the second is a gospel song adapted to civil rights and other causes, the third is a story about greed displacing people and landscape, the fourth a ballad which frames questions about identity and compassion in a news story about migrant farm workers. 

Ghosts of Stratford Theatrical Walking Tours: Halloween Edition

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When in Stratford, Ontario, be sure to go on the Ghosts of Stratford Theatrical Walking Tours' summer tours and haunted pub tours, which meander through Stratford's streets and parks by one or two spirits in full costume and makeup...but for Halloween, they go all out!

Ghosts of Stratford Theatrical Walking Tours: Halloween Edition

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“Josh Recommends” for the Week of October 11, 2019 By Josh Garrick

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“Josh Recommends” for the Week of October 11, 2019 By Josh Garrick 

I dreamt a dream tonight… Stratford’s 3rd Annual Lantern Parade

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On the evening of Saturday, October 19, 2019, hundreds of Stratford, Ontario residents and visitors will light up handmade lanterns and enjoy a magical stroll along the Avon River. 
“Every community needs festivals that bring us together in joyful and creative celebration,” says Susan Kennedy, Artistic Director of the Stratford Lantern Parade and Playmakers! Theatre School. “This is what we want the Lantern Parade to offer: an evening of candlelit enchantment for all.”
 

Top 5 Most Overlooked Travel Destinations In The United States

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Are you planning on embarking on a family trip to somewhere in the United States? 
 
If so, you currently have no shortage of options. The United States is one of the largest countries in the world, with a vast array of different cities, geographical regions, and so on. 
 
If you were to ask most people what the top travel destinations in the United States are, most people would probably cite Miami, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Chicago, and New York City as top options.
 

Write This: Author Mindee Arnett on Writing, Road Maps, and Character Development

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Picture this: Grand Rapids Comic Con, where we are always impressed by the cosplays, intrigued by the artists, and absolutely stunned by the authors. So there’s a high bar there, and we’ve interviewed several authors we’ve seen talk, in our Write This series.

When we listened to author Mindee Arnett speak about writing, we were dazzled.

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