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First Night Morris at 30: three platforms, a pandemic

Think your life is complicated? Try to coordinate a New Years Eve extravaganza with over 50 performances at 13 in-person venues, many livestreams, plus live and on-demand screenings of more than 40 films… while a pandemic regains its strength, hour by hour, like an angry cyclone. “Every year has its challenges,” said Morris first night […]

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2021 a remarkable year for Iona College

“Iona is a growing school, and I think the momentum will continue to build,” said President Seamus Carey, Ph.D. Tweet this “Despite the headwinds facing higher education, 2021 has been a remarkable year for Iona College“said Carey.”Iona is a growing school, and I believe the momentum will continue to build as many of our plans […]

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Tahoe area art exhibit offers a fresh take on forests and fires

RENO, Nev Forest fires and art exhibitions don’t necessarily go hand in hand. But Forest = Fire, a new art exhibition in Truckee, is an effort to break the mold of how people think about wildfires. The walking exhibit at Truckee Community Recreation Center on Donner Pass Road merges data from scientists and regional agencies […]

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Moroccan artist Nabil El-Makhloufi evokes the importance of “enigmatic situations” in his work

DUBAI: From a delicate figurative drawing by Kahlil Gibran to Etel Adnan’s tricolor painting “Planet 8”, a recent exhibition at the Middle East Institute in Washington showcased the works of established and emerging Arab artists who have built their lives and their career in America. “Converging Lines: Tracing the Artistic Lineage of the Arab Diaspora […]

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How to find the Party Pass in Chica’s Green Room

This guide will help fans find the Party Pass in Chica’s Green Room and complete the Five Nights at Freddy’s: Security Breach’s Party Pass mission. The Party Pass mission to Five Nights at Freddy’s: Security Breach has two objectives, the first of which requires players to use the service elevators to Rockstar Row. This is […]

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Irma Thomas, Preservation Hall, Kermit Ruffins and more perform at the House for the Vacation at House of Blues

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – The NOCCA Foundation, the The Times-Picayune | New Orleans Defender, and Daniel Price’s family invite you to Home for the Holidays this Wednesday, December 22. This year’s event will once again be in person at his traditional home, the New Orleans House of Blues, located at 225 Decatur St. Home […]

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Charlottesville City Council votes on future of Jackson’s “Stonewall” statue

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (WVIR) – The recently removed Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson statue that once stood in Charlottesville will be sent to Los Angeles, Calif., To be part of an exhibit featuring disused Confederate landmarks. As part of its consent agenda on Monday, Charlottesville city council voted unanimously to send the statue to LAXART, a non-profit visual […]

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Online forum for art and design awards | Blue Mountain Gazette

Blue Mountains Grammar School (BMGS) celebrates the 21st year of the prestigious Art and Design Awards sponsored by Dr. Ken Marshall. The awards recognize the innovative and creative excellence of works produced by students of visual arts, industrial technology (wood), and design and technology. Unable to open the exhibit to the public due to COVID-19 […]

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UAB President Watts had a difficult 2014. What has happened since?

David Sher’s BackCity give a voice to the people of Birmingham and Alabama. Click here to subscribe to the newsletter. (Disable anytime) On December 4th, 2014, I did something that I had never done before and never had to do again. That day, as the editor of ComebackTown, I published a column that I naively […]

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Gen Y Speaks: I am a potter, actor and playwright. Covid-19 has changed my artistic activities but I am not giving up

I vividly remember an improvisation performance at the Enabling Village in which we played real stories told by the audience. One particular story presented a heartbreaking tale of childhood abuse and perceived injustice. After the fairly intense re-enactment of the story, the audience member explained how he came to view things from the alleged perpetrator’s […]

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Fox Chapel Teen Wins Singing Awards

Shady Side Academy Junior Sloane Simon won two voice awards at the 2022 National YoungArts Competition, receiving an Honorable Mention in the Voice / Popular (Pop) category and an Award of Merit in the Voice / Singer-Songwriter category. The National YoungArts Competition is open to artists aged 15-18 or grades 10-12 in the United States, […]

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Historic Williamsburg Opera House has officially reopened

We bet you didn’t even know there was a nice opera house right in the middle of Williamsburg, right? We don’t blame you: The historic Williamsburg Opera House, which was originally built in 1897, had been out of service for decades until the Emmaus Center, a new visual and performing arts center focused on Catholic […]

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Cumberland, Harnett and Sampson seniors can join the North Carolina Senior Games

“What is there for a senior in Fayetteville?” It’s a question I get asked often during my work day, and to which I would like to give an enthusiastic answer: Senior Games! The Mid-Carolina Senior Games, sponsored locally by the Mid-Carolina Regional Council and a full set of partner agencies, provide participants 50 and over […]