Global Studies

The Star Festival

Published on April 5th, 2011 | by Drury University Global Studies

By Jenn Kervian Tanabata, or the star festival, is celebrated throughout Japan on the seventh day of the seventh lunar month, which is actually August on the Gregorian calendar. The festival is originally from China, celebrating [&hellip... Read More


ArtsFiesta! 2011 will be at Founder’s Park on May 6

Published on April 4th, 2011 | by ssca

ArtsFiesta! is a Cinco De Mayo Celebration of Mexican art, culture, and music with an authentic mariachi band from our sister city – Tlaquepaque, Mexico and dance performances from Grupo Latinoamericano and Grupo Libertad. After being [&hellip... Read More

Global Studies

Mexican Cuisine

Published on April 1st, 2011 | by Drury University Global Studies

By Lindsay Lehmen                 Tacos, burritos, and salsa. What do you think of when you hear these words? Mexican food, of course! But are they really true Mexican dishes? Oftentimes the meals that Americans associate with Mexico [&hellip... Read More

Japan Relief

More T-shirts for our Japan Relief donors

Published on March 30th, 2011 | by ssca

These t-shirts designed by Japanese artist Mika Logan are popular! We had a batch of them printed up just in time for the fund-raiser at Nakato Japanese Steakhouse last Monday, and they were all snatched up [&hellip... Read More

Isesaki News

Springfield unites for Japan Relief Fund

Published on March 18th, 2011 | by ssca

Springfield Mayor O’Neal lead the press conference Friday morning about growing support in Springfield for the Japan Relief Fund. On the first night the earthquake and tsunami last week in Japan, the Sister Cities membership collected [&hellip... Read More

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