In the 'Independent' each Sunday, there is a digest of news from the New York Times.
This week's edition had an article by Michael Kimmelman which led me to a range of articles that he has written.
An interesting one on the impact of the recent Euro 2008 football tournament on the cultural life of Vienna.
A more recent one on the impact of immigration in Italy has some pertinent stories on the impact of immigration on culture in its wider sense.
Well worth reading...