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The Story of Halloween and How It Came to Be

Every year on October 31, people celebrate the spooky holiday we call Halloween. Pumpkins, trick-or-treating, and scary costumes are just some spooky-season icons and traditions, but how did we get to practice all of this in the first place? As we explore the ancient origins of this frightfully fun holiday, we’ll unravel how it all ...

Arianne Ayson

Children trick-or-treating at a house with carved pumpkins.

Art Extravaganza: The Incredible Art of Crafting Shen Yun Costumes

Shen Yun’s performances combine a live orchestra with extravagant dance movements that are an absolute delight to watch. The elegant, beautiful costumes worn by the dancers give each Shen Yun performance an otherworldly charm and are one of the reasons people tend to be amazed by them. A lot of work goes into the creation ...

Helen London

The Shen Yun orchestra.