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Evening Standard
It’s back to school/work and the safety of our uniform livesSo that’s it, then. It’s all over. The summer, I mean. The August bank holiday
It’s back to school/work and the safety of our uniform lives
Evening Standard / Posted 6 hours ago
So that’s it, then. It’s all over. The summer, I mean. The August bank holiday was the last tranche of the official vacation season; now we’re back to school. Well, obviously children are. Today most go back to primaries; tomorrow the secondaries... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Fracture, Philipp BlomFamilies in northeastern Colorado are moved from the 'dust bowl' lands to irrig
Fracture, Philipp Blom
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 3 days ago
Families in northeastern Colorado are moved from the 'dust bowl' lands to irrigated lands to the southwest of the state in 1937. Photo / AP This time, it seemed as though the preachers who were prophesying the end of the world might just be right.... Read more
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Boulder Daily Camera
25 things to do today, Aug. 28, in Boulder County"Misalliance" by George Bernard Shaw is simply too funny for those who like Sha
25 things to do today, Aug. 28, in Boulder County
Boulder Daily Camera / Posted 4 days ago
"Misalliance" by George Bernard Shaw is simply too funny for those who like Shaw as a philosopher; too thoughtful for those who like him as a comic writer; and too advanced in its handling of feminism and philandering to be loved in its time. Mrs.... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Stuart Kells with the true story of Penguin The most recognisable books in the English language evolved in quite scandalo
Stuart Kells with the true story of Penguin
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 5 days ago
The most recognisable books in the English language evolved in quite scandalous circumstances. An author and expert in antiquarian books, Stuart has long been interested in how the Penguin phenomenon came... Read more
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The News-Herald
Tip of the hat: Rabbit Run Community Arts Association receives grant� Rabbit Run Community Arts Association (RRCAA) in Madison has been awarded a $
Tip of the hat: Rabbit Run Community Arts Association receives grant
The News-Herald / Posted 6 days ago
� Rabbit Run Community Arts Association (RRCAA) in Madison has been awarded a $10,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) to support �The Studio Series: Classic & Contemporary,� a theatrical collaborative effort between RRCAA and... Read more
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iol.co.za
Kids online? Start earlyWashington - “Success does not consist in never making mistakes but in never ma
Kids online? Start early
iol.co.za / Posted 11 days ago
Washington - “Success does not consist in never making mistakes but in never making the same one a second time,” said George Bernard Shaw. When I was 13 years old, my friend and I sneaked out of my house after dark to meet boys at the baseball... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
First day of schoolA Tale of Two Cities, by Charles Dickens begins with the famous line, “It was t
First day of school
Daily Chronicle / Posted 14 days ago
A Tale of Two Cities, by Charles Dickens begins with the famous line, “It was the best of times.�It was the worst of times.”� That describes my first day of school in a one-room schoolhouse on the edge of the small town where I grew up. A farmer was... Read more
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The New Statesman
Gordon Brown: Labour must seek power with a purposeOUR MISSION I am here to talk about our mission. The reason we joined the Lab
Gordon Brown: Labour must seek power with a purpose
The New Statesman / Posted 15 days ago
OUR MISSION I am here to talk about our mission. The reason we joined the Labour Party. The values we share in common. The purpose we have in politics Call our mission the desire for –indeed, the demand for- social justice Call it a belief in... Read more
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birminghammail
Acting greats who trod boards at Birmingham's original Repertory Theatre, thanks to one manThey became Hollywood legends, but they took their first faltering steps on the
Acting greats who trod boards at Birmingham's original Repertory Theatre, thanks to one man
birminghammail / Posted 16 days ago
They became Hollywood legends, but they took their first faltering steps on the road to stardom at Birmingham Repertory Theatre. It was a conveyor belt of big screen legends that kept rolling from the turn of the century to the 1970s. The theatre’s... Read more
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Business Standard India
Rembrandt in MumbaiAs someone who never saw any painting of his in person, it was instructive for
Rembrandt in Mumbai
Business Standard India / Posted 17 days ago
As someone who never saw any painting of his in person, it was instructive for me on what Rembrandt can teach us about a selfieThe population density of Mumbai makes survival a mad scramble. Apart from a couple of art museums that... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Fashola - I Have No Child Outside WedlockAfter weeks of silence on a number of allegations that have been making the rou
Fashola - I Have No Child Outside Wedlock
AllAfrica.com / Posted 18 days ago
After weeks of silence on a number of allegations that have been making the rounds since he stepped down as governor of Lagos State, Babatunde Fashola on Thursday decided to set the records straight, including denying the claim that he had fathered a... Read more
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Arts Journal
Good country peopleGeorge Bernard Shaw cornered the market on plays about Joan of Arc with “Saint
Good country people
Arts Journal / Posted 18 days ago
George Bernard Shaw cornered the market on plays about Joan of Arc with “Saint Joan,” which bagged him the 1925 Nobel Prize for literature. But other writers of note, including Maxwell Anderson, Jean Anouilh and Bertolt Brecht, have since put the... Read more
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The Irish Times
The Book Club: An extract from The Thrill of it All by Joseph O’Connor In the opening chapter of The Irish Times Book Club choice for August, the pro
The Book Club: An extract from The Thrill of it All by Joseph O’Connor
The Irish Times / Posted 18 days ago
In the opening chapter of The Irish Times Book Club choice for August, the protagonist recalls meeting his future bandmate for the first time in 1980s London The Thrill of it All... Read more
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FOX 43 Harrisburg
Summer heat, humidity return for the weekendWe’re warming up today into the middle 80s with another day of sunshine. Humidi
Summer heat, humidity return for the weekend
FOX 43 Harrisburg / Posted 18 days ago
We’re warming up today into the middle 80s with another day of sunshine. Humidity is slow to rise today as well, so expect another comfortable day. Evening plans look clear and dry with temps falling back into the 70s. WEEKEND Saturday, highs bump... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Triple Played: Some changes of note going on this year at KMSA 91.3 “Progress is impossible without change, and those who cannot change their min
Triple Played: Some changes of note going on this year at KMSA 91.3
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 18 days ago
“Progress is impossible without change, and those who cannot change their mind cannot change anything.” — George Bernard Shaw KMSA 91.3 Radio on the campus of Colorado Mesa... Read more
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Artvoice
Kushner at the ShawGray Powell as Vito, Kelli Fox as Empty, Steven Sutcliffe as Pill, Jim Mezon as
Kushner at the Shaw
Artvoice / Posted 19 days ago
Gray Powell as Vito, Kelli Fox as Empty, Steven Sutcliffe as Pill, Jim Mezon as Gus Marcantonio and Fiona Reid as Clio in "The Intelligent Homosexual's Guide to Capitalism and Socialism with a Key to the Scriptures." I first saw Tony Kushner’s play,... Read more
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The Jewish Press
Triggers, Habits, and Becoming Your Best Self“Progress is impossible without change, and those who cannot change their minds
Triggers, Habits, and Becoming Your Best Self
The Jewish Press / Posted 21 days ago
“Progress is impossible without change, and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything.” – George Bernard Shaw “When we are no longer able to change a situation – we are challenged to change ourselves.” – Viktor E. Frankl “Sometimes... Read more
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St. Catharines Standard
NIAGARA UNCORKED: This wine lives up to its name“The reasonable man adapts himself to the world; the unreasonable one persists
NIAGARA UNCORKED: This wine lives up to its name
St. Catharines Standard / Posted 22 days ago
“The reasonable man adapts himself to the world; the unreasonable one persists in trying to adapt the world to himself. Therefore, all progress depends on the unreasonable man." That's a quote from George Bernard Shaw that Len Crispino holds very... Read more
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Niagara Falls Review
NIAGARA UNCORKED: This wine lives up to its name“The reasonable man adapts himself to the world; the unreasonable one persists
NIAGARA UNCORKED: This wine lives up to its name
Niagara Falls Review / Posted 22 days ago
“The reasonable man adapts himself to the world; the unreasonable one persists in trying to adapt the world to himself. Therefore, all progress depends on the unreasonable man." That's a quote from George Bernard Shaw that Len Crispino holds very... Read more
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Welland Tribune
NIAGARA UNCORKED: This wine lives up to its name“The reasonable man adapts himself to the world; the unreasonable one persists
NIAGARA UNCORKED: This wine lives up to its name
Welland Tribune / Posted 22 days ago
“The reasonable man adapts himself to the world; the unreasonable one persists in trying to adapt the world to himself. Therefore, all progress depends on the unreasonable man." That's a quote from George Bernard Shaw that Len Crispino holds very... Read more
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metro
Corn flakes were invented to stop people w*nkingYep, Kellogg’s Corn Flakes were invented to stop people masturbating There’s n
Corn flakes were invented to stop people w*nking
metro / Posted 26 days ago
Yep, Kellogg’s Corn Flakes were invented to stop people masturbating There’s nothing quite as refreshing as a bowl of corn flakes smacking around your chops in the morning. But the original purpose of Kellogg’s Corn Flakes is far from that of... Read more
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Playbill Arts
The Taming of the Shrew: A classic comic ballet closes the season By Elizabeth Klett Connor Walsh and Artists of Houston Ballet in The Taming o
The Taming of the Shrew: A classic comic ballet closes the season
Playbill Arts / Posted 29 days ago
By Elizabeth Klett Connor Walsh and Artists of Houston Ballet in The Taming of the Shrew Houston Ballet closes its 2014-15 season with John Cranko�s wonderfully comic ballet The... Read more
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Londonist
We Speak To The Man Behind The Jack The Ripper MuseumThe East End and the internet are up in arms about Cable Street's forthcoming J
We Speak To The Man Behind The Jack The Ripper Museum
Londonist / Posted 1 months ago
The East End and the internet are up in arms about Cable Street's forthcoming Jack the Ripper Museum. We speak to the museum’s owner, and some of those who have protested against his enterprise. Someone is pleased to see Mark Palmer-Edgecumbe, the... Read more
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