A Web of Culture’s FDF Judges blog series continues with George Nickols, who has been a judge at FDF since 1986 and is a long-standing member of the FDF Board of Trustees. He has been involved in Greek dance for over 50 years.
Augustus Sherman was the chief registry clerk on Ellis Island from 1892 to 1925. As an amateur photographer, he took pictures of immigrants who came through customs in the clothing of their native countries.
Pulikali is an Indian dance performed every year in Kerala as part of the Hindu harvest festival Onam. While it is traditionally a male dance, a group of women made history this year by joining 500 men in the dance, something that has not been done for 200 years.
The 2016 MacArthur Genius Grant recipients are 23 impressive individuals who work in diverse fields including science, art, law, theater, and finance. Here are just a few of the “geniuses” and what they’re working on.