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Colorado Springs Independent
Fall Arts Preview 2015Welcome to the Indy's annual Fall Arts Preview, our look ahead at upcoming loca
Fall Arts Preview 2015
Colorado Springs Independent / Posted an hour ago
Welcome to the Indy's annual Fall Arts Preview, our look ahead at upcoming local art events and performances. You may notice that this guide looks different from others in the past. For one, there's not a wall of text extending page after page. We're... Read more
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The Alpena News
TBAC Community Chorus rehearsals starting up Sept. 14Conductor Julie Wood, accompanist Susan Armstrong, rehearsal assistant Cheryl K
TBAC Community Chorus rehearsals starting up Sept. 14
The Alpena News / Posted 3 hours ago
Conductor Julie Wood, accompanist Susan Armstrong, rehearsal assistant Cheryl Kaye and chorus manager Monte Jahnke will welcome new and returning singers from across the area during the first rehearsal on Sept. 14 at 7 p.m. in Alpena Community... Read more
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Manitoulin Expositor
Wikwemikong hosts second annual Celebration of the Arts Week series – Manitoulin ExpositorWIKWEMIKONG— The Wiikwemkoong Art Gallery hosted the second annual Celebration
Wikwemikong hosts second annual Celebration of the Arts Week series – Manitoulin Expositor
Manitoulin Expositor / Posted 3 hours ago
WIKWEMIKONG— The Wiikwemkoong Art Gallery hosted the second annual Celebration of the Arts Week in Wikwemikong, facilitating a series of workshops to highlight the talented artists in the community and provide them with a platform to share their... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Television series and miniseries available on DVD this week include: v “Madam Secretary” (season 1): Catch up on Tia Leoni’s government intrigue
Television series and miniseries available on DVD this week include
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 3 hours ago
: v “Madam Secretary” (season 1): Catch up on Tia Leoni’s government intrigue before Oct. 4’s season 2 start, with bonus production peek, Politico luncheon panel, commentary, more;... Read more
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Scotsman
‘Keep Edinburgh festival tax out of council hands’ Charlie Wood, below, has helped the Fringe double in size over a decade. Pictu
‘Keep Edinburgh festival tax out of council hands’
Scotsman / Posted 8 hours ago
Charlie Wood, below, has helped the Fringe double in size over a decade. Picture: Steven Scott Taylor A NEW trust should be set up to raise million of pounds through a festivals tax in Edinburgh,... Read more
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Western Advocate
Wednesday, September 2, 2015Here's a morning news snapshot from around regional Australia and beyond. Jean
Wednesday, September 2, 2015
Western Advocate / Posted 8 hours ago
Here's a morning news snapshot from around regional Australia and beyond. Jeanette Cranney said she and her family enjoyed their recent steam train ride. If you have a photo you'd like to share, send it to... Read more
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WALB Albany
Colquitt needs help with damage muralThe Colquitt-Miller Arts Council is looking for help to put back together one o
Colquitt needs help with damage mural
WALB Albany / Posted 9 hours ago
The Colquitt-Miller Arts Council is looking for help to put back together one of the City's murals. The mural that is right behind the Colquitt-Miller Emergency Management Service Building was damaged after a storm about a month ago. Right now they... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
New Clark Co. Probate Court mural reflects family collaborationA number of local families teamed with Project Jericho to create a new mural th
New Clark Co. Probate Court mural reflects family collaboration
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 12 hours ago
A number of local families teamed with Project Jericho to create a new mural that hangs outside the Clark County Probate Court. The mural, titled “Family is Everything: The Link to Our Past and the Bridge to Our Future,” was unveiled late last... Read more
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Nanaimo News Bulletin
Vancouver Island Conference Centre hallway hosting art exhibitionA downtown Nanaimo building has become the temporary home for some new artwork.
Vancouver Island Conference Centre hallway hosting art exhibition
Nanaimo News Bulletin / Posted 13 hours ago
A downtown Nanaimo building has become the temporary home for some new artwork. Last Thursday, Mayor Bill McKay and the Nanaimo Arts Council officially opened the Where the Old Meets the New: Established and Emerging Artists of exhibit inside the... Read more
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The Sault Star
Eating up the great flavours of Algoma - O'ConnorWhen it RAINs it really pours, and that is exactly what happened at the Bushpla
Eating up the great flavours of Algoma - O'Connor
The Sault Star / Posted 13 hours ago
When it RAINs it really pours, and that is exactly what happened at the Bushplane Museum on Sunday August 30th when over 500 folks, from all walks of Sault life, strolled through the Eat Algoma Festival to dine and dash on a feast of locally grown,... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Dream statue: 26 amazing things about the St Helens sculptureIf you don't live near St Helens, you may have wondered what the giant white st
Dream statue: 26 amazing things about the St Helens sculpture
Liverpool Echo / Posted 14 hours ago
If you don't live near St Helens, you may have wondered what the giant white statue is that you can see from the M62 between Manchester and Liverpool. A group of ex-miners unveiled the statue in 2009 on the site of a former colliery in Sutton, St... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
Family-friendly raves coming to New Cross and EpsomRaving isn’t just for hard-living nightowls – families can now enjoy them thank
Family-friendly raves coming to New Cross and Epsom
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 18 hours ago
Raving isn’t just for hard-living nightowls – families can now enjoy them thanks to an award-winning company. Big Fish Little Fish has launched afternoon raves with top DJs that aim to be as fun for kids as they are for adults. They will be at The... Read more
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Kingston Guardian
Family-friendly raves coming to New Cross and EpsomRaving isn’t just for hard-living nightowls – families can now enjoy them thank
Family-friendly raves coming to New Cross and Epsom
Kingston Guardian / Posted 18 hours ago
Raving isn’t just for hard-living nightowls – families can now enjoy them thanks to an award-winning company. Big Fish Little Fish has launched afternoon raves with top DJs that aim to be as fun for kids as they are for adults. They will be at The... Read more
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The Irish Times
Geoff Mulligan on Joseph O’Connor: ‘Joe has never been afraid of challenges’ Authors & Editors – Joseph O’Connor on Geoff Mulligan: ‘Geoff took a manuscrip
Geoff Mulligan on Joseph O’Connor: ‘Joe has never been afraid of challenges’
The Irish Times / Posted 19 hours ago
Authors & Editors – Joseph O’Connor on Geoff Mulligan: ‘Geoff took a manuscript that was cripplingly long and unwieldy and helped me sculpt it into a literary novel that is... Read more
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Canon City Daily Record
Florence Arts Council to host two painting workshops The Florence Arts Council will host two painting workshops put on by national
Florence Arts Council to host two painting workshops
Canon City Daily Record / Posted 20 hours ago
The Florence Arts Council will host two painting workshops put on by nationally-recognized artists, Rudl Mergelman and Tom Lockhart, in September and October. A beginning oil and acrylics two-day... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Jeremy Corbyn: My radical plan for the arts will make Britain happierHe claimed that the arts have witnessed £82million of cuts over the past five y
Jeremy Corbyn: My radical plan for the arts will make Britain happier
Daily Telegraph / Posted 20 hours ago
He claimed that the arts have witnessed £82million of cuts over the past five years, while many arts organisations and venues have closed down. Mr Corbyn warned: "As a country that has made such remarkable contributions to music, dance and theatre,... Read more
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Evening Standard
Southbank Centre in funding appeal ahead of major restorationThe Southbank Centre today appealed to the public to help find the remaining £3
Southbank Centre in funding appeal ahead of major restoration
Evening Standard / Posted 22 hours ago
The Southbank Centre today appealed to the public to help find the remaining £3.9 million needed for a restoration that will see large sections of it close for two years later this month. The venue has just been given £4.9 million towards the... Read more
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Evening Standard
Old Vic's artistic director Matthew Warchus on succeeding Kevin SpaceyThere’s a sense of grandeur about this theatre. It’s monolithic, it’s got colum
Old Vic's artistic director Matthew Warchus on succeeding Kevin Spacey
Evening Standard / Posted 22 hours ago
There’s a sense of grandeur about this theatre. It’s monolithic, it’s got columns out the front and stands there almost looking like a museum. Yet historically it’s lovable and it has an iconoclastic reputation away from the West End, standing out on... Read more
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Las Cruces Sun-News
Community calendar (Sept. 1)Doña Ana Photography Club: 7-9 p.m. today at SW Environmental Center, 275 N. Ma
Community calendar (Sept. 1)
Las Cruces Sun-News / Posted yesterday
Doña Ana Photography Club: 7-9 p.m. today at SW Environmental Center, 275 N. Main St. "Gallery Wrap your Photos" by Ron Wolfe, a do it yourself demonstration, plus "10 Minutes with Wynn Bullock and Aaron Siskind", both photographers, presented by Jim... Read more
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Hope Star
Arts Council seeks to diversifyAfter providing a successful after school and youth arts enrichment program for
Arts Council seeks to diversify
Hope Star / Posted yesterday
After providing a successful after school and youth arts enrichment program for a number of years, the Southwest Arkansas Arts Council is working to diversify its program and its membership. Posted Aug. 31, 2015 at 4:35 PM After providing a... Read more
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Comox Valley Record
Poet laureate Flesher invites all to inaugural Poetry Pleasure CruiseOn Thursday Sept. 3, the Comox Valley’s first Poet Laureate, Kevin Flesher, and
Poet laureate Flesher invites all to inaugural Poetry Pleasure Cruise
Comox Valley Record / Posted yesterday
On Thursday Sept. 3, the Comox Valley’s first Poet Laureate, Kevin Flesher, and company will take their words to the waves. Fellow poets and audience members are invited to take a Poetry Pleasure Cruise that winds from Hornby Island, through Denman... Read more
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KY3 Springfield
Arts Council cancels annual New Year's Eve 'First Night' celebrationFirst Night Springfield was a family-friendly event that drew people from all w
Arts Council cancels annual New Year's Eve 'First Night' celebration
KY3 Springfield / Posted yesterday
First Night Springfield was a family-friendly event that drew people from all walks of life to downtown for New Year's Eve festivities. At its height, First Night brought in approximately 3,000 people, according to the Springfield Regional Arts... Read more
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The Lexington Dispatch
Music in the Park blends musical genresMembers of the Lexington Parks and Recreation Department are inviting citizens
Music in the Park blends musical genres
The Lexington Dispatch / Posted yesterday
Members of the Lexington Parks and Recreation Department are inviting citizens to enjoy a musical evening at Finch Park during their “Music in the Park” series beginning Sept. 13. Tammy Curry, program and events coordinator for the department, said... Read more
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Nottingham Post
Nottingham Post Environmental Awards: How fresh air helps mental health patients in recoveryFresh air can sometimes be undervalued – but at a centre for patients with ment
Nottingham Post Environmental Awards: How fresh air helps mental health patients in recovery
Nottingham Post / Posted yesterday
Fresh air can sometimes be undervalued – but at a centre for patients with mental illnesses, it is regarded as crucial to aiding their recovery. Staff at Wells Road Centre, in Mapperley, transformed disused land with overgrown plants into a... Read more
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iol.co.za
Fracking as seen through artists’ eyesCape Town - Artists have tackled the controversial issue of fracking across a r
Fracking as seen through artists’ eyes
iol.co.za / Posted yesterday
Cape Town - Artists have tackled the controversial issue of fracking across a range of disciplines in an exhibition looking at the practice and exploring its potential effect on communities and the environment. Karoo Disclosure, a collaborative art... Read more
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The Irish Times
How Music Works: behind the scenes at Triskel, Cork’s crucible for the arts In How Music Works, Niall Byrne talks to the Irish who make a living in the mu
How Music Works: behind the scenes at Triskel, Cork’s crucible for the arts
The Irish Times / Posted yesterday
In How Music Works, Niall Byrne talks to the Irish who make a living in the music industry. This week, Tony Sheehan, Artistic Director of the Triskel Arts Centre, on the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
New Music Composers Face the Age-Old Question - Do They Write for Themselves or for Mass Appeal?By Douglas Scott, University of the Free State, Lance Phillip and Matildie Thom
New Music Composers Face the Age-Old Question - Do They Write for Themselves or for Mass Appeal?
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
By Douglas Scott, University of the Free State, Lance Phillip and Matildie Thom Wium In the following discussion, three academics explore whether it is the duty of the artist to lend to music's survival by creating mass appeal. This is a recurring... Read more
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Boulder Daily Camera
Colorado arts groups take sides in a battle over millions in fundingFront Range arts groups have begun squaring off heatedly over how to divide the
Colorado arts groups take sides in a battle over millions in funding
Boulder Daily Camera / Posted yesterday
Front Range arts groups have begun squaring off heatedly over how to divide the millions of dollars in tax subsidies that come their way each year, especially as estimates show the pot could grow to $87 million annually. No one in the cultural... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Theatre - Lifebeat Stops for Dance Expert, LawalFormer Deputy Editor of The Guardian, and now a culture communicator, Ben Tomol
Theatre - Lifebeat Stops for Dance Expert, Lawal
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Former Deputy Editor of The Guardian, and now a culture communicator, Ben Tomoloju, leads tributes to the late dance maestro, Bode Lawal, who passed on August 13, 2015. In his tribute, Tomoloju said, "it is very sad indeed to read of a highly... Read more
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Denver Post
Colorado arts groups take sides in a battle over millions in fundingFront Range arts groups have begun squaring off heatedly over how to divide the
Colorado arts groups take sides in a battle over millions in funding
Denver Post / Posted 2 days ago
Front Range arts groups have begun squaring off heatedly over how to divide the millions of dollars in tax subsidies that come their way each year, especially as estimates show the pot could grow to $87 million annually. No one in the cultural... Read more
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Tribune Chronicle
TNP seeks artists for mural projectTrumbull Neighborhood Partnership is seeking artist proposals for a mural proje
TNP seeks artists for mural project
Tribune Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
Trumbull Neighborhood Partnership is seeking artist proposals for a mural project for Warren's Garden District. The 56-foot-by-24-foot mural will cover the west side of 125 Scott St. NE, which is adjacent to TNP's second "Adopt-A-Home" property... Read more
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Gazette News
Council cuts its Firstsite fundingA report into the funding stated: “This is a necessary reduction due to the inc
Council cuts its Firstsite funding
Gazette News / Posted 2 days ago
A report into the funding stated: “This is a necessary reduction due to the increasing pressures on overall budget resources for the council.” In 2014/15 the gallery off, in Lewis Gardens, was given specific targets. These included: The gallery... Read more
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Canon City Daily Record
Taco Tuesday is back at the Elks Lodge The Cañon City Elks has brought back its Taco Tuesday, beginning at 4:30 p.m.
Taco Tuesday is back at the Elks Lodge
Canon City Daily Record / Posted 2 days ago
The Cañon City Elks has brought back its Taco Tuesday, beginning at 4:30 p.m. Tuesdays at the lodge, 404 Macon Ave. Beef tacos will be available for $1. Atomic Fireballs will wrap up Entertainment in the Park... Read more
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Independent
Akram Khan: Choreographer says dance is 'as important as maths and being a doctor'The 41-year-old, who choreographed part of the opening ceremony of the London O
Akram Khan: Choreographer says dance is 'as important as maths and being a doctor'
Independent / Posted 2 days ago
The 41-year-old, who choreographed part of the opening ceremony of the London Olympic Games, is backing a festival of young dancers this week called Apex Rising. Yet he is worried about the next generation in the UK if dance is not put in the... Read more
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The Oklahoman
What to do in Oklahoma on Aug. 30, 2015: Hear Porch Mice play a Sunday Twilight ConcertToday's featured event: This summer, Arts Council Oklahoma City’s Sunday Twili
What to do in Oklahoma on Aug. 30, 2015: Hear Porch Mice play a Sunday Twilight Concert
The Oklahoman / Posted 2 days ago
Today's featured event: This summer, Arts Council Oklahoma City’s Sunday Twilight Concert Series, presented by Devon, invites music lovers of all ages to free, family-friendly concerts at the Myriad Gardens. Oklahoma City garage/country band Porch... Read more
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Irish Central
1st Irish Theatre Festival promises, for the 8th time, to put Irish arts on the NYC mapDonal O’Kelly and Sorcha Fox play an ex-con and a nun on the lamb in Little Thi
1st Irish Theatre Festival promises, for the 8th time, to put Irish arts on the NYC map
Irish Central / Posted 2 days ago
Donal O’Kelly and Sorcha Fox play an ex-con and a nun on the lamb in Little Thing, Big Thing. Now its eighth year, the 1st Irish Theatre Festival is the signature Irish theatrical event on New York City’s calendar. Cahir O’Doherty talks to... Read more
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Times of Malta
Through the keyholeIggy Fenech goes behind the bolted doors of the Corradino Correctional Facility
Through the keyhole
Times of Malta / Posted 2 days ago
Iggy Fenech goes behind the bolted doors of the Corradino Correctional Facility to discover how unLOCK, an art installation curated by Pierre Mifsud as part of this year’s Valletta International Visual Arts Festival, has given the inmates the... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
Winners announced for Bring Us Your Best XIIThe Arts Council of Henderson County has announced the winning artists for its
Winners announced for Bring Us Your Best XII
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 2 days ago
The Arts Council of Henderson County has announced the winning artists for its current exhibition, Bring Us Your Best XII. Winners were announced at the opening reception for the exhibition. The awards were announced by Arts Council Board Chairman,... Read more
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The Neosho Daily News
Kids learn art alongside natureWhen children are holding technology in their hands, a digital camera usually i
Kids learn art alongside nature
The Neosho Daily News / Posted 3 days ago
When children are holding technology in their hands, a digital camera usually isn’t what comes to mind.Several kids, however, put down their cell phones and left other technology inside to learn about photographing nature Saturday at the fifth annual... Read more
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Tribune Chronicle
Family opens gardens to viewThe Toths have several major gardens with different and unusual varieties of to
Family opens gardens to view
Tribune Chronicle / Posted 3 days ago
The Toths have several major gardens with different and unusual varieties of tomatoes. There is also a granchildren's garden and a sunflower garden. Special guests providing entertainment are Monica Toth Baker at 2 p.m., John Schinker from the Men's... Read more
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Weirton Daily Times
New Cumberland plans Fall RiverfestThe annual event is scheduled for Sept. 26 and 27, with more than 45 vendors to
New Cumberland plans Fall Riverfest
Weirton Daily Times / Posted 3 days ago
The annual event is scheduled for Sept. 26 and 27, with more than 45 vendors to set up in the area of River Avenue in New Cumberland. The Riverfest will begin at 9 a.m. Sept. 26 with a 5K walk/run sponsored by the Oak Glen Physical Fitness... Read more
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New Jersey Herald
At 81, Mary Jo Mathias says she's too busy to get oldBy KATHY STEVENS Art and music are often calming to one's soul, and that calmi
At 81, Mary Jo Mathias says she's too busy to get old
New Jersey Herald / Posted 3 days ago
By KATHY STEVENS Art and music are often calming to one's soul, and that calming spirit is very much alive in Mary Jo Mathias. She can appear unhurried and soothing, causing those around her to relax and just enjoy the moment. She can give off the... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Lewiston Arts Cafe mixes music and poetry with a coffeehouse vibeLEWISTON – The Lewiston Council on the Arts and Just Buffalo Literary Center ar
Lewiston Arts Cafe mixes music and poetry with a coffeehouse vibe
The Buffalo News / Posted 3 days ago
LEWISTON – The Lewiston Council on the Arts and Just Buffalo Literary Center are teaming up to present some of the area’s finest musicians and poets in the Lewiston Arts Cafe series. At 7 p.m. Sept. 8, poet Livio Farallo and musician Darryl Tonemah... Read more
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Loveland Reporter-Herald
RH Line calls printed Aug. 29, 2015Sculpture Show "I believe the caller who said the sculpture show was an exampl
RH Line calls printed Aug. 29, 2015
Loveland Reporter-Herald / Posted 3 days ago
Sculpture Show "I believe the caller who said the sculpture show was an example of socializing costs while privatizing profits has got it backwards. The cost for running the Sculpture in the Park show are actually privatized in that the Loveland... Read more
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The News & Observer
Fall Arts Preview: Music | News & Observer Ana Tijoux will perform Oct. 8, 8 p.m. at Motorco Mu
Fall Arts Preview
The News & Observer / Posted 3 days ago
: Music | News & Observer Ana Tijoux will perform Oct. 8, 8 p.m. at Motorco Music Hall in Durham. Inti Gajardo G. Catch The Gibson Brothers Thursday, Oct. 1, 7:30 p.m. hosting the International Bluegrass Music Association’s 26th... Read more
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The News & Observer
Fall Arts Preview: Exhibits | News & Observer Richard Mosse, “Safe From Harm” (film still), North Kivu, E
Fall Arts Preview: Exhibits
The News & Observer / Posted 3 days ago
| News & Observer Richard Mosse, “Safe From Harm” (film still), North Kivu, Eastern Congo, 2012. The still will be included in the exhibit “Richard Mosse: The Enclave” at Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University through... Read more
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Times News
Graduated from LycomingLaura Cinicola of West Penn Township has graduated cum laude from Lycoming Coll
Graduated from Lycoming
Times News / Posted 3 days ago
Laura Cinicola of West Penn Township has graduated cum laude from Lycoming College in Williamsport. She received a bachelor of art degree in photography and commercial design. She is a 2011 graduate of Marian Catholic High School. She was a member... Read more
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Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
Oxford area a refuge for Katrina evacueesPetre Thomas | Buy at photos.djournal.comTeeny Costley and Joaquina moved to Ox
Oxford area a refuge for Katrina evacuees
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal / Posted 3 days ago
Petre Thomas | Buy at photos.djournal.comTeeny Costley and Joaquina moved to Oxford in 2006 after Hurricane Katrina. In nine years here Costley has made friends and brought a bit of New Orleans to the people she has met. OXFORD – As Hurricane... Read more
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Fort McMurray Today
Big dreams coming trueShantelle Davidson has been dreaming of doing a professional CD since she first
Big dreams coming true
Fort McMurray Today / Posted 3 days ago
Shantelle Davidson has been dreaming of doing a professional CD since she first saw Shania Twain in CMT when she was 8 years old. That dream, several decades in the making, has come true with the release of her self-titled new album. Davidson did... Read more
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Times of Malta
Valletta International Visual Arts Festival launchedThe 2015 edition of the Valletta International Visual Arts (Viva) Festival was
Valletta International Visual Arts Festival launched
Times of Malta / Posted 3 days ago
The 2015 edition of the Valletta International Visual Arts (Viva) Festival was inaugurated this morning by Culture Minister Owen Bonnici and Viva artistic director Raphael Vella. Dr Bonnici said a variety of local artists, both upcoming and... Read more
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