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examiner.com
Celebrate Chinese New Year by celebrating a Chinese American pioneerYou might not know Y.C. Hong, but people in Los Angeles Chinatown do. If you vi
Celebrate Chinese New Year by celebrating a Chinese American pioneer
examiner.com / Posted 19 hours ago
You might not know Y.C. Hong, but people in Los Angeles Chinatown do. If you visit Chinatown, you may not know, but you'll see his influence. Hong was a disabled man, a minority and an attorney. It's easy to say bad things about all three of those... Read more
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The Seattle Times
A new republic: Kehinde Wiley comes to Seattle Art MuseumWith a brush stroke, Kehinde Wiley toppled Napoleon. His 2005 painting “Napole
A new republic: Kehinde Wiley comes to Seattle Art Museum
The Seattle Times / Posted 3 days ago
With a brush stroke, Kehinde Wiley toppled Napoleon. His 2005 painting “Napoleon Leading the Army Over the Alps,” is 9-feet-tall, 9-feet-wide, set in a gilded frame and features an African-American man astride a white horse. In place of tights and... Read more
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Pasadena Weekly
Dishing With RexIn an Oscar season awash in controversy over the lack of diversity among key no
Dishing With Rex
Pasadena Weekly / Posted 5 days ago
In an Oscar season awash in controversy over the lack of diversity among key nominees, expect Rex Reed to have an opinion that will stand out from the crowd. Over the past five decades, the 77-year-old Reed, now a critic for the New York Observer,... Read more
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Petluma360.com
Take part in celebrating Jack London’s legacy in Sonoma County(1 of )An early portrait of Jack London taken in 1908. Courtesy of Sonoma Count
Take part in celebrating Jack London’s legacy in Sonoma County
Petluma360.com / Posted 8 days ago
(1 of )An early portrait of Jack London taken in 1908. Courtesy of Sonoma County Library. (2 of )Jack London, was the most highly-paid and widely read writer of his time, penning such American classics as "White Fang" and "The Call of the Wild."... Read more
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Christian Today
Catastrophic Mount Vesuvius eruptions feared, threatening millions in ItalyA painting of an erupting Mount Vesuvius by Joseph Wright of Derby (1734-1797)
Catastrophic Mount Vesuvius eruptions feared, threatening millions in Italy
Christian Today / Posted 14 days ago
A painting of an erupting Mount Vesuvius by Joseph Wright of Derby (1734-1797) on display at Huntington Library, San Marino, California. Mount Vesuvius has gained infamy for wiping out the entire city of Pompeii in 79 A.D. The same volcano also... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
Serenity Now: Chinese Garden at SoCal's Huntington LibrarySAN MARINO, Calif. (AP) - On a typical day at the Chinese Garden at the Hunting
Serenity Now: Chinese Garden at SoCal's Huntington Library
The Record Searchlight / Posted 20 days ago
SAN MARINO, Calif. (AP) - On a typical day at the Chinese Garden at the Huntington Library in San Marino, the smell of flowers - jasmine, camellias - floats across the garden's man-made lake in the center, flanked by limestone rocks, airy pavilions... Read more
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Pasadena Weekly
'Primary' LessonsTheodore “Teddy” Roosevelt stands in the minds of many as an American hero, a b
'Primary' Lessons
Pasadena Weekly / Posted 26 days ago
Theodore “Teddy” Roosevelt stands in the minds of many as an American hero, a beloved president, a fearless soldier, a masculine hunter and a storied adventurer. Many know of his break with the Republican Party and subsequent creation of the... Read more
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Business Wire
Pitzer College Appoints Melvin L. Oliver as Its New PresidentCLAREMONT, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Melvin L. Oliver, a noted expert on racial
Pitzer College Appoints Melvin L. Oliver as Its New President
Business Wire / Posted 26 days ago
CLAREMONT, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Melvin L. Oliver, a noted expert on racial and urban inequality and the executive dean of the College of Letters and Science at the University of California, Santa Barbara, has been named Pitzer College’s sixth... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
The 17th century book that made Shakespeare famous will tour every U.S. stateWilliam Shakespeare is making the rounds in America this year in a big way. It
The 17th century book that made Shakespeare famous will tour every U.S. state
Los Angeles Times / Posted 29 days ago
William Shakespeare is making the rounds in America this year in a big way. It has been 400 years since the Bard died in Stratford-on-Avon, England, on April 23, 1616. To honor the milestone, the esteemed Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington,... Read more

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