Posts by Regina Sienra

Regina Sienra

Regina Sienra is a Contributing Writer at My Modern Met. Based in Mexico City, Mexico, she holds a bachelor’s degree in Communications with specialization in Journalism from the National Autonomous University of Mexico. She has 10+ years’ experience in Digital Media, writing for outlets in both English and Spanish. Her love for the creative arts—especially music and film—drives her forward every day.

December 1, 2022

All-Female Referee Team Will Officiate a Men’s World Cup Match for the First Time in History

Although female referees have increased their presence across male professional sports, from football to basketball, there are always bigger stages to conquer and glass ceilings to break. For the first time in the history of the men's World Cup—arguably the most popular sports tournament on a global scale—an all-female on-field referee team will officiate a match. “They were not selected because they are women, but as FIFA referees.

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November 26, 2022

Musician Duets Herself by Covering the Eerie ‘Danse Macabre’ With an Organ and Flute

We were recently marveled by Lizzo's performance on James Madison's 200-year-old crystal flute, which reminded us of the creative possibilities of this often-overlooked musical instrument. Now, a unique arrangement of the spooky song “Danse Macabre” featuring a flute and an organ is making the rounds online as we greet farewell to the Halloween season. “Danse Macabre” (which means “Dance of Death”)

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November 23, 2022

This Chef Is Decolonizing the Kitchen by Only Using Ingredients Native to North America

When we think about the cultural elements that have been endangered by colonialism, the language, history, and customs are among the first things that come to mind. However, Indigenous cuisine is equally at risk as any other part of the Native American heritage. Chef Sean Sherman, a member of the Oglala Lakota tribe from the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota, experienced this firsthand.

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