Archive for January, 2013

Super Bowl Sunday: An Unofficial Holiday for Millions

Super Bowl Sunday: An Unofficial Holiday for Millions

Each year, on a Sunday at the end of January or beginning of February, tens of mil­lions of Americans declare their own unofficial holiday. Gathered in groups large and small, nearly half of all U.S. households participate vicariously in a televised spectacle that has far outgrown its origins as a [...]

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Pop Culture Versus Real America – English Learning Edition

Pop Culture Versus Real America – English Learning Edition

Pop Culture Versus Real America – English Learning Edition This book is the learner’s edition of Pop Culture Versus Real America. It shows how characters in popular American TV shows and films are not always like real Americans. Each chapter gives a description of a TV show or movie along [...]

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U.S. Embassy to Belgium and U.S. Mission to the EU Co-Host Belgian Movie Premiere of “Lincoln”

U.S. Embassy to Belgium and U.S. Mission to the EU Co-Host Belgian Movie Premiere of “Lincoln”

In celebration of Black History Month, U.S. Ambassador to Belgium Howard Gutman and the U.S. Ambassador to the European Union William E. Kennard hosted the avant-premiere of the movie “Lincoln” in Brussels on January 22, 2012. Over 500 Brussels attendees enjoyed a lively gathering for the pre-screening of “Lincoln”, a [...]

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Puzzling America Festival: February 28-March 2, 2013

Puzzling America Festival: February 28-March 2, 2013

At the end of February, 30CC the cultural center of Leuven, organizes a smashing festival about American music: Puzzling America. This festival immerses the audience in various aspects of American music in the form of concerts, creations, lecture-performances, interviews, film presentation, lecture series, exhibitions and an American Bar. A swirling-typical [...]

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