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Quartz
These architects are in the process of reshaping New York City’s skylineand concrete palette of high-rise construction. Nearby, the recent opening of
These architects are in the process of reshaping New York City’s skyline
Quartz / Posted 12 minutes ago
and concrete palette of high-rise construction. Nearby, the recent opening of Renzo Piano’s new building for the Whitney Museum of American Art in May 2015 was the first in a wave of projects that will reshape New York’s cultural sphere. Some of... Read more
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walesonline
Campaigners march through Cardiff city centre opposing cuts to arts and cultureA colourful, musical crowd gathered at Cardiff Museum at 2pm, and the march was
Campaigners march through Cardiff city centre opposing cuts to arts and culture
walesonline / Posted 25 minutes ago
A colourful, musical crowd gathered at Cardiff Museum at 2pm, and the march was led by a mock funeral procession, complete with a coffin and volunteer bearers mourning ‘the death of art.’ The mass of banner-holding campaigners made their way past... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
32 free things to do with the kids in Liverpool and beyondthings, its climbing frame, spinning dish and climbing net. Leasowe Common, Mo
32 free things to do with the kids in Liverpool and beyond
Liverpool Echo / Posted 5 hours ago
things, its climbing frame, spinning dish and climbing net. Leasowe Common, Moreton, open first and third Sundays of the month, 1pm-4pm Built in 1763 by the Mersey Docks and Harbour Board, Leasowe Lighthouse is the oldest brick built lighthouse... Read more
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Philly.com
Haverford gate a portal to architect Abele's legendthe gates at Haverford, the Beaux Arts grandeur of the Free Library of Philadel
Haverford gate a portal to architect Abele's legend
Philly.com / Posted 6 hours ago
the gates at Haverford, the Beaux Arts grandeur of the Free Library of Philadelphia's Central Library, and the Philadelphia Museum of Art, where he is believed to have designed the Rocky steps. It is in many of the buildings on Duke University's... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Enjoy an authentic Chinese New Year experienceand other rituals to pay homage for ancient traditions and beliefs, the Chinese
Enjoy an authentic Chinese New Year experience
Manila Bulletin / Posted 8 hours ago
and other rituals to pay homage for ancient traditions and beliefs, the Chinese New Year experience—that lasts for almost a month—in Hong Kong, Taiwan, and China is too epic and legendary for one to miss out on. Hong Kong-style New Year Hong Kong... Read more
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The Age
Schoolgirl Southern Stars quick Lauren Cheatle compared to Mitchell StarcLauren Cheatle lives just down the road from the Bradman Museum in Bowral, her
Schoolgirl Southern Stars quick Lauren Cheatle compared to Mitchell Starc
The Age / Posted 9 hours ago
Lauren Cheatle lives just down the road from the Bradman Museum in Bowral, her father played first-class cricket in England and she became the youngest player ever included in a NSW Breakers squad. But the most remarkable cricketing fact about the... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
What's on this weekendThe Auckland War Memorial Museum was lit up in pride colours to celebrate Auckl
What's on this weekend
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 10 hours ago
The Auckland War Memorial Museum was lit up in pride colours to celebrate Auckland Pride Festival. Photo / Nick Reed The One Love Peace Concert was held on April 22, 1978 at The National Stadium in Kingston, Jamaica, featuring star act Bob Marley... Read more
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Eye Witness News
DA not surprised by Nhlanhla Nene's resignationdecision to remove Nene as Finance Minister. DA leader Mmusi Maimane delivered
DA not surprised by Nhlanhla Nene's resignation
Eye Witness News / Posted 11 hours ago
decision to remove Nene as Finance Minister. DA leader Mmusi Maimane delivered a race speech on Tuesday at the Apartheid Museum. Picture: Vumani Mkhize/EWN. President Jacob Zuma,Jacob Zuma,Mmusi Maimane,Nhlanhla Nene,DA leader Mmusi... Read more
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examiner.com
Sea Fest 2016 reaches out to kidsThe sea holds a wealth of treasures, and this month, all the kids with a curios
Sea Fest 2016 reaches out to kids
examiner.com / Posted 11 hours ago
The sea holds a wealth of treasures, and this month, all the kids with a curiosity for the sea, are being invited to learn even more at The Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse & Museum. On February 27, 2016, beginning at 11:00 a.m. and continuing to 5:00 p.m.,... Read more
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Adirondack Daily Enterprise
The road to WhitefaceAmerica thanks to packages that include round-trip airfare from New York City.
The road to Whiteface
Adirondack Daily Enterprise / Posted 12 hours ago
America thanks to packages that include round-trip airfare from New York City. The company also does regional and international summer trips including weekend whitewater rafting bus tours to locations in Watertown and Lake George. Winter ski... Read more
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Greenwich Time
Things to do in and around Greenwichefforts at restoration. Free and open to the public. No registration required.
Things to do in and around Greenwich
Greenwich Time / Posted 13 hours ago
efforts at restoration. Free and open to the public. No registration required. For more information, email cynthiae@brucemuseum.org or call 203-413-6756. A talk about Simply Smiles Baseball signups Department of Recreation’s online... Read more
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Greenwich Time
Almanac: clubs, meetingsInformation Center. For information, 203-863-4444. BARIATRIC SUPPORT GROUP: 6:
Almanac: clubs, meetings
Greenwich Time / Posted 13 hours ago
Information Center. For information, 203-863-4444. BARIATRIC SUPPORT GROUP: 6:15-7:15 p.m. first and third Monday every month. Free, but preregistration required. Join to gain knowledge and support. Greenwich Hospital, Cos Cob Conference Room.... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Schoolgirl Southern Stars quick Lauren Cheatle compared to Mitchell StarcLauren Cheatle lives just down the road from the Bradman Museum in Bowral, her
Schoolgirl Southern Stars quick Lauren Cheatle compared to Mitchell Starc
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 13 hours ago
Lauren Cheatle lives just down the road from the Bradman Museum in Bowral, her father played first-class cricket in England and she became the youngest player ever included in a NSW Breakers squad. But the most remarkable cricketing fact about the... Read more
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Canberra Times
Schoolgirl Southern Stars quick Lauren Cheatle compared to Mitchell StarcLauren Cheatle lives just down the road from the Bradman Museum in Bowral, her
Schoolgirl Southern Stars quick Lauren Cheatle compared to Mitchell Starc
Canberra Times / Posted 13 hours ago
Lauren Cheatle lives just down the road from the Bradman Museum in Bowral, her father played first-class cricket in England and she became the youngest player ever included in a NSW Breakers squad. But the most remarkable cricketing fact about the... Read more
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Daily Mail
Should scientists stop thinking about race?to clearly define how they are using such variables,' the researchers say. The
Should scientists stop thinking about race?
Daily Mail / Posted 16 hours ago
to clearly define how they are using such variables,' the researchers say. The researchers have now called on the US National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine to help them change racial bias in research. They want to put... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Harford County suspends school trips to Baltimore, citing safety concernsthe riots of April 27, school systems around the region canceled field trips. T
Harford County suspends school trips to Baltimore, citing safety concerns
Baltimore Sun / Posted 17 hours ago
the riots of April 27, school systems around the region canceled field trips. That policy changed within a month as the city returned to normal. But when the trial of the first police officer charged in Gray's death got underway in... Read more
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Greenwich Time
Things to do in and around Greenwichefforts at restoration. Free and open to the public. No registration required.
Things to do in and around Greenwich
Greenwich Time / Posted 20 hours ago
efforts at restoration. Free and open to the public. No registration required. For more information, email cynthiae@brucemuseum.org or call 203-413-6756. A talk about Simply Smiles Baseball signups Department of Recreation’s online... Read more
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Charleston City Paper
Weekend Roundup: Six more weeks of awesomeaficionado in your life), check out the Hunters Habit: a collection of hunting
Weekend Roundup: Six more weeks of awesome
Charleston City Paper / Posted 20 hours ago
aficionado in your life), check out the Hunters Habit: a collection of hunting firearms and accoutrements at the Charleston Museum. The collection showcases firearms, decoys, and clothing used by Charleston Settlers. You can see it from 9-5 Fri. and... Read more
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ajc.com
Connect with Latino culture in North Fultona party.” Hispanic culture thrives in multiples ways in metro Atlanta, says La
Connect with Latino culture in North Fulton
ajc.com / Posted 21 hours ago
a party.” Hispanic culture thrives in multiples ways in metro Atlanta, says Lance Robertson, president of Buckhead-based National Black and Latino Council, which links small businesses and professionals through seminars, social gatherings and... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
Can't-miss events for kids this week,admission for each additional daughter. 480-782-2641, chandleraz.gov.2/6: Artis
Can't-miss events for kids this week,
The Arizona Republic / Posted 21 hours ago
admission for each additional daughter. 480-782-2641, chandleraz.gov.2/6: Artist Games The Arizona State University Art Museum hosts First Saturday for Families with a hands-on project each month based on one of the museum's current exhibits. On... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
28 Black History Month events in Phoenix during Februaryonce relegated to a single week in February. That changed in 1976 when Gerald R
28 Black History Month events in Phoenix during February
The Arizona Republic / Posted 21 hours ago
once relegated to a single week in February. That changed in 1976 when Gerald R. Ford proclaimed February as Black History Month. Other countries around the world, including Canada and the United Kingdom, also devote a month to celebrating Black... Read more
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The Oklahoman
WATCH: Oscars Speed Painting - Tom Hardyexpert digs into secrets of historic Venetian process The one tie you don't ac
WATCH: Oscars Speed Painting - Tom Hardy
The Oklahoman / Posted 21 hours ago
expert digs into secrets of historic Venetian process The one tie you don't actually have to tie Great Plains Art Museum to boast 19th century engravings The ties that bind: National Cowboy Museum exhibit in Oklahoma City... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Valentine's Day Plans Throughout Tennesseenow through May 1 at the Frist Center for the Visual Arts. Gatlinburg – The in
Valentine's Day Plans Throughout Tennessee
The Chattanoogan / Posted 21 hours ago
now through May 1 at the Frist Center for the Visual Arts. Gatlinburg – The interactive art in Touch, Arrowmont’s biannual National Juried Exhibition, is on view through March 11 in the Sandra J. Blain Gallery at Arrowmont School of Arts and... Read more
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Bdnews24.com
Sarees at Dhaka museum could be of newly woven muslinThe sarees, made using 300 counts (1 count = 1 metre a gram) of yarn, are on di
Sarees at Dhaka museum could be of newly woven muslin
Bdnews24.com / Posted 23 hours ago
The sarees, made using 300 counts (1 count = 1 metre a gram) of yarn, are on display at a month-long exhibition, ‘Muslin Revival’, that commenced at the National Museum on Friday. Old muslin dresses from Germany, France, Switzerland and the UK, too,... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
Yuma Prison: Country club or hellhole?show that Superintendent Frank Ingalls no longer worked at the prison then. Som
Yuma Prison: Country club or hellhole?
The Arizona Republic / Posted 23 hours ago
show that Superintendent Frank Ingalls no longer worked at the prison then. Some inmates did attempt an escape that month, during a work detail, far from the prison yard and its big gun, which was actually a Lowell battery gun. Newspapers of... Read more
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Chatham Daily News
Libraries plan family fun for Family Dayon Mondays, and each of them has a special program planned for Family Day. The
Libraries plan family fun for Family Day
Chatham Daily News / Posted 23 hours ago
on Mondays, and each of them has a special program planned for Family Day. The Chatham branch will be hosting the Buxton National Historic Site and Museum, which is offering a drop-in program that begins at 10:30 a.m. “Children and families can... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
L.A.'s Hauser Wirth & Schimmel is out to upend the definition of a gallerymill complex in downtown Los Angeles are pitch black. None of this slows Paul
L.A.'s Hauser Wirth & Schimmel is out to upend the definition of a gallery
Los Angeles Times / Posted 23 hours ago
mill complex in downtown Los Angeles are pitch black. None of this slows Paul Schimmel, the former chief curator of L.A.'s Museum of Contemporary Art, now a partner at the gallery. He pops out his cellphone, turns on the flashlight and keeps on... Read more
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Crain's Detroit Business
SS United States may sail again thanks in part to Livonia's AlphaUSAthe SS United States with the goal of returning the ship to oceangoing service
SS United States may sail again thanks in part to Livonia's AlphaUSA
Crain's Detroit Business / Posted yesterday
the SS United States with the goal of returning the ship to oceangoing service out of New York City. It will conduct a nine-month feasibility study and cover maintenance costs and dock rental during that time. “It’s certainly an even better... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
Negro League historian, son of Satchel Paige speaks in ColumbusIn celebrating Black History Month, Columbus Municipal School District hosted N
Negro League historian, son of Satchel Paige speaks in Columbus
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted yesterday
In celebrating Black History Month, Columbus Municipal School District hosted Negro League baseball historian Larry Lester and Robert Paige -- the oldest son of Leroy "Satchel" Paige, a longtime Negro League star -- at a presentation Thursday morning... Read more
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Palm Beach Daily News
Palm Beach Arts & Entertainment Schedule for Feb. 5-11.832-1776 or armoryart.org Hours: 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Mondays through Fridays; 9 a
Palm Beach Arts & Entertainment Schedule for Feb. 5-11.
Palm Beach Daily News / Posted yesterday
832-1776 or armoryart.org Hours: 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Mondays through Fridays; 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturdays. ■ “Women of Vision, National Association of Women Artists Inc.,” juried artwork created by Florida members, through Feb. 13, Armory Art Center... Read more
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Daily Record
Upcoming events in Morris CountyAROUND THE TABLE AT GUSTAV STICKLEY’S CRAFTSMAN FARMS: Noon-4 p.m. every Thursd
Upcoming events in Morris County
Daily Record / Posted yesterday
AROUND THE TABLE AT GUSTAV STICKLEY’S CRAFTSMAN FARMS: Noon-4 p.m. every Thursday-Sunday, Sept. 5-March 5. The Stickley Museum at Craftsman Farms, 2352 Route 10 West, Morris Plains. This exhibition sets its sights on, under, and around tables in... Read more
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Boston Herald
AP Photos: Rocket models in North Korean propaganda displaysthe "Bright Star" satellite into space in 2012 is a symbol of North Korea's tec
AP Photos: Rocket models in North Korean propaganda displays
Boston Herald / Posted yesterday
the "Bright Star" satellite into space in 2012 is a symbol of North Korea's technological successes and a matter of great national pride. The country plans another launch to put Earth observation satellite into orbit this month. Although the... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Mississippi Museum of Art hosts pop up exhibition of Mississippi print and book makersThis is a news release from the Mississippi Museum of Art. The Mississippi Mus
Mississippi Museum of Art hosts pop up exhibition of Mississippi print and book makers
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted yesterday
This is a news release from the Mississippi Museum of Art. The Mississippi Museum of Art (the Museum) is excited to announce its February slate of Third Thursday programming. Every third Thursday the Museum presents Museum After Hours, opening the... Read more
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The Chronicle Express
Yates County Chamber of Commerce – ANNUAL REPORT 2015their business circle and obtain professional development. We attempt to provid
Yates County Chamber of Commerce – ANNUAL REPORT 2015
The Chronicle Express / Posted yesterday
their business circle and obtain professional development. We attempt to provide at least one of these opportunities each month and they include: Business After Hours; Eggs & Issues Breakfasts; Chamber Board meetings; SCORE Seminars; our Annual... Read more
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The Mining Journal
The calendarChurch, Room 208, 305 W. Magnetic, Marquette. Call 226-2762. DAR - The members
The calendar
The Mining Journal / Posted yesterday
Church, Room 208, 305 W. Magnetic, Marquette. Call 226-2762. DAR - The members of the Onagomingkway Chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution will meet from noon to 3 p.m. in the Shiras Room of the Peter... Read more
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The Seattle Times
AP Photos: Rocket models in North Korean propaganda displaysthe “Bright Star” satellite into space in 2012 is a symbol of North Korea’s tec
AP Photos: Rocket models in North Korean propaganda displays
The Seattle Times / Posted yesterday
the “Bright Star” satellite into space in 2012 is a symbol of North Korea’s technological successes and a matter of great national pride. The country plans another launch to put Earth observation satellite into orbit this month. Although the... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
20 Phoenix local music picks for Februaryat the helm of his previous band, the Refreshments. That almost has to count as
20 Phoenix local music picks for February
The Arizona Republic / Posted yesterday
at the helm of his previous band, the Refreshments. That almost has to count as February’s biggest local news, but the month also brings new releases from Wyves, LightSpeedGo, the Haymarket Squares, Bear Ghost and Snailmate. They’re all... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
February concert guide: Fetty Wap, Carly Rae JepsenCarly Rae Jepsen and Fetty Wap play Tempe's Marquee Theatre in a month that als
February concert guide: Fetty Wap, Carly Rae Jepsen
The Arizona Republic / Posted yesterday
Carly Rae Jepsen and Fetty Wap play Tempe's Marquee Theatre in a month that also features concerts by Dierks Bentley, Robin Thicke, G-Eazy, Rascal Flatts, Tiesto, Dr. Dog and Hoodie Allen. They topped the alternative-songs chart with their... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Glasgow University £1billion plans set to turn West End into tourist magnet with 'museum district'IT will transform the West End of Glasgow into a ‘museum quarter’ and create th
Glasgow University £1billion plans set to turn West End into tourist magnet with 'museum district'
EveningTimes Online / Posted yesterday
IT will transform the West End of Glasgow into a ‘museum quarter’ and create thousands of jobs. And Glasgow University bosses say their £1billion project to expand the campus over the next 10 years will put the whole city on the world map. The... Read more
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Salem News
ACROSS OUR COMMUNITIES11. Call 330-424-9561 and select "0" for the operator to schedule appointments
ACROSS OUR COMMUNITIES
Salem News / Posted yesterday
11. Call 330-424-9561 and select "0" for the operator to schedule appointments with your child's teachers. Salem Storybook Museum sponsoring annual Valentine's Party on Feb. 13 SALEM - The Salem Storybook Museum will sponsor its annual... Read more
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NBC News
Meet the #NBCBLK28 NBCBLK is using the 28 days in the month of February to honor 28 of the natio
Meet the #NBCBLK28
NBC News / Posted yesterday
NBCBLK is using the 28 days in the month of February to honor 28 of the nation's most talented innovators and game changers — all ages 28 years and younger. Beginning February 1st, NBCBLK will reveal one profile each day of the... Read more
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USA Today
The ultimate guide to what's free in Europethere are things you don't mind paying for, and then there's this list — the th
The ultimate guide to what's free in Europe
USA Today / Posted yesterday
there are things you don't mind paying for, and then there's this list — the things you don't have to pay for at all. Museums: For free museums in Amsterdam, there's the Civic Guard Gallery and the Multatuli Museum, which gives a look inside... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
Berkshire County High School Art Show celebrates 30th anniversarymarks the 30th anniversary of the Berkshire County High School Art Show, organi
Berkshire County High School Art Show celebrates 30th anniversary
Berkshire Eagle / Posted yesterday
marks the 30th anniversary of the Berkshire County High School Art Show, organized and held at the Norman Rockwell Museum. Like their athletic counterparts, the students behind the artwork have been giving it their all in tackling complex... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Mississippi Museum of Art hosts pop up exhibitionThis is a news release from the Mississippi Museum of Art The Mississippi Muse
Mississippi Museum of Art hosts pop up exhibition
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted yesterday
This is a news release from the Mississippi Museum of Art The Mississippi Museum of Art (the Museum) is excited to announce its February slate of Third Thursday programming. Every third Thursday the Museum presents Museum After Hours, opening the... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
First Coast HappeningsPark, North Laura Street. Includes free screenings, CPR training and healthy fo
First Coast Happenings
The Florida Times-Union / Posted yesterday
Park, North Laura Street. Includes free screenings, CPR training and healthy food trucks. Event is in conjunction with the National Wear Red Day Celebation. Share a photo at #JaxGoesRed. (904) 251-4594 or 256-5710. Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser, 5-8... Read more
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Greenwich Time
Things to do in and around Greenwichefforts at restoration. Free and open to the public. No registration required.
Things to do in and around Greenwich
Greenwich Time / Posted yesterday
efforts at restoration. Free and open to the public. No registration required. For more information, email cynthiae@brucemuseum.org or call 203-413-6756. A talk about Simply Smiles Baseball signups Department of Recreation’s online... Read more
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JTA
SPONSORED: Blockbuster exhibit on the capture of Adolf Eichmann making US debutbulletproof glass booth in which Adolf Eichmann sat during his 1961 trial in Je
SPONSORED: Blockbuster exhibit on the capture of Adolf Eichmann making US debut
JTA / Posted yesterday
bulletproof glass booth in which Adolf Eichmann sat during his 1961 trial in Jerusalem. (Courtesy of Beit Hatfutsot-The Museum of the Jewish People) (JTA) — The Mossad, Israel’s super-secret spy agency, is known for a lot of things: deep cover... Read more
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Londonist
LGBT History Month In London: What's Going On WhenLGBT History Month is coming to London this February. City-wide venues will be
LGBT History Month In London: What's Going On When
Londonist / Posted yesterday
LGBT History Month is coming to London this February. City-wide venues will be packed with events including guest appearances from Sir Derek Jacobi, Stuart Milk, Bonnie Greer, Peter Tatchell and many more. With a glut of performances, talks and... Read more
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The Birmingham Times
Birmingham Civil Rights Institute Black History Month Programs2016 Black History Month Theme: “Hallowed Grounds: Sites of African American Me
Birmingham Civil Rights Institute Black History Month Programs
The Birmingham Times / Posted yesterday
2016 Black History Month Theme: “Hallowed Grounds: Sites of African American Memories” Black History Month 2016 Events free and open to the public except where noted. In keeping with the 2016 Black History Month theme, “Hallowed Grounds: Sites of... Read more
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Columbia Star
Events | February 5, 2016and field guides. Children’s bird activity at 10:30 a.m. carolinachildrensgarde
Events | February 5, 2016
Columbia Star / Posted yesterday
and field guides. Children’s bird activity at 10:30 a.m. carolinachildrensgarden@gmail.com. Campsites at Congaree National Park are now available through an online reservation system, Recreation.gov, a national reservation system which... Read more
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