Archive for Category: "Travel and Music"
SXSW starts tomorrow, but music insiders are already complaining that this year’s festival has become too commercialized….Have you seen that one of the stages is sponsored by Doritos? If you’re looking for a new festival experience, Darra Stone shares six alternatives to SXSW. It’s grown to become one of the largest all encompassing events in [...]
Many a visitor heads home from Ireland after sampling the sights—and the Guinness—in Dublin, Kerry and Cork. Ask the Irish though and they will tell you not to miss West coast: the Celtic culture of Galway city, the romantic moors of Connemara, the fierce cliffs of the Aran isles. In honor of the Gathering and [...]
The spotlight is in New Orleans this weekend, but the city has more to offer than the Super Bowl or the upcoming Mardi Gras celebrations. Beyond beads and football, here are seven lesser-known experiences. To learn more about Peter’s Picks in New Orleans pick up a copy of Peter’s and Michelin’s Like a Local guide. [...]
You might not look twice at the billboards you pass in the highway, but in a driving city like Los Angeles, those billboards are part of history. (Google “Angelyne” to see what we mean.) But what do L.A.’s billboards have to do with the history of rock ‘n’ roll? Turns out, quite a lot. Photojournalist [...]
With Ash Wednesday set for February 23, Carnival is fast approaching. Editor Lily J. Kosner put on her party hat and set out for Port of Spain, New Orleans and Rio Di Janeiro. In part one of her series, find out everything you need to know to be prepared to party in Trinidad & Tobago. [...]
Music is the soul of New Orleans, and Peter explores the city’s famous soundscape in a series of exclusive video interviews on PeterGreenberg.com. First off, Peter interviews “The King of Nouveau Swing” Donald Harrison, a New Orleans-based saxophonist, singer and composer. Donald shares how being born and raised in the Crescent City has influenced his [...]