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SHRINATH: A Time for Reflection, Dialogue

SHRINATH: A Time for Reflection, Dialogue

French fierte is subtler than American pride. Flags are not omnipresent, the national anthem does not play before every sporting event and spontaneous chants of “F-R-A-N-C-E” do not break out, well, ever. The French are more confident and assured, so proud of their superior culture that they don’t even need[Read More…]

by December 4, 2015 0 comments Guide - Top, Guide Columns, The Guide
SHRINATH: Lessons That Solitude Will Teach You

SHRINATH: Lessons That Solitude Will Teach You

In the middle of October, I took a nine-day trip through four cities in Spain — by myself. On the one hand, travelling alone is brilliant. With no one else dictating what to see, I could do whatever I wanted, whenever I wanted. In Barcelona, I walked an average of[Read More…]

by November 13, 2015 0 comments Guide - Top, Guide Columns, The Guide
SHRINATH: Paris, Where Spray Paint Spells Change

SHRINATH: Paris, Where Spray Paint Spells Change

I noticed the graffiti before anything else. As the Eurostar entered Paris, I was expecting a city of delicate architecture and scenic views, so seeing the spray paint against austere, industrial buildings was jarring. Travelling on the metro the next couple of days emphasized the prevalence of this trend: every[Read More…]

by October 23, 2015 0 comments Guide - Top, Guide Columns, The Guide
SHRINATH: In Paris, Art Can Take Many Forms

SHRINATH: In Paris, Art Can Take Many Forms

In front of a house sinking into the street, a group of nine performers — four women, five men, all white, clad in shabby dark suits — chants loudly in French. An audience gathers on one side. Some take out their phones to record; others tilt their heads. One man,[Read More…]

by October 9, 2015 0 comments Guide - Top, Guide Columns, The Guide