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Garlic Galore: Festival Inversion, Subversion, and the Enactment of Labor Relations

Pauline Adema

in Garlic Capital of the World: Gilroy, Garlic, and the Making of a Festive Foodscape

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604731200
eISBN:
9781604733334
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604731200.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter analyzes major events at the Gilroy Garlic Festival, which include the Gilroy Garlic Queen Pageant, garlic braiding classes, and the garlic topping contest. It argues that as place-based ... More


Placing Ensemble Taiko in Japan: Festival Creation and the Taiko Boom

Shawn Bender

in Taiko Boom: Japanese Drumming in Place and Motion

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520272415
eISBN:
9780520951433
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520272415.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines the close relationship between governmental support for community festivity and the spread of ensemble taiko groups throughout Japan. It describes three important factors that ... More


The Pacific Festivals of Aotearoa New Zealand: Negotiating Place and Identity in a New Homeland

Jared Mackley-Crump

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824838713
eISBN:
9780824868109
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824838713.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

Pacific festivals have become a highly visible feature of Aotearoa New Zealand’s festival landscape, where a number of annual events are now staged across the country. For the first time a history of ... More


The Art of Tele-Community Development: The Telluride Infozone

Richard Lowenberg

in Social Media Archeology and Poetics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780262034654
eISBN:
9780262336871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034654.003.0019
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

The InfoZone, a project of the Telluride Institute in southwest Colorado, was an early example-setting community networking initiative, cited for being the first rural Internet PoP in 1992-93, and ... More


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