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Guardian Unlimited
Vogue at 100: models in the blitz, Diana with a tiara and the Kate Moss creation mythDamien Hirst, scruffy in a black jumper, pulls a silly face for the camera whil
Vogue at 100: models in the blitz, Diana with a tiara and the Kate Moss creation myth
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 24 minutes ago
Damien Hirst, scruffy in a black jumper, pulls a silly face for the camera while a Hitchcock-blond Gwyneth Paltrow strikes a pose in a Lanvin cocktail dress. The ultimate noughties cocktail party comes to life in Vogue 100: A Century of Style. The... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Catherine Opie's 700 Nimes Road review – LA's triple-threat shines like a diamondUsually people are the subject of Catherine Opie’s photography, even when there
Catherine Opie's 700 Nimes Road review – LA's triple-threat shines like a diamond
Guardian Unlimited / Posted an hour ago
Usually people are the subject of Catherine Opie’s photography, even when there’s no one there. Her images of 700 Nimes Road are of a well-kept home and the rarefied belongings therein. But as we stumble through photos of sun-sparkled jewelry,... Read more
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Londonist
Get 50% Off 10 Top Exhibitions With The National Art PassLondon is crammed with great art galleries and museums. But if you plan on goin
Get 50% Off 10 Top Exhibitions With The National Art Pass
Londonist / Posted 8 hours ago
London is crammed with great art galleries and museums. But if you plan on going to a few exhibitions, the price soon adds up. That's why a National Art Pass is such a great thing. It costs just £46.50 annually (rising to the standard rate of £62... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Museums, galleries face job lossesThe nation's top cultural institutions are weighing up how many staff to let go
Museums, galleries face job losses
Sky News Australia / Posted 11 hours ago
The nation's top cultural institutions are weighing up how many staff to let go as they grapple with budget cuts. The Turnbull government announced a three per cent efficiency dividend in its mid-year budget update last December, totalling $36.8... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Jobs to go at museums, galleriesThe nation's top cultural institutions are weighing up how many staff to let go
Jobs to go at museums, galleries
Sky News Australia / Posted 11 hours ago
The nation's top cultural institutions are weighing up how many staff to let go as they grapple with budget cuts. The Turnbull government announced a three per cent efficiency dividend in its mid-year budget update last December, totalling $36.8... Read more
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News.com.au
Jobs to go at museums, galleries The nation's top cultural institutions are weighing up how many staff to let
Jobs to go at museums, galleries
News.com.au / Posted 12 hours ago
The nation's top cultural institutions are weighing up how many staff to let go as they grapple with budget cuts. The Turnbull government announced a three per cent efficiency dividend in its mid-year budget update... Read more
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Perth Now
Jobs to go at museums, galleries The nation's top cultural institutions are weighing up how many staff to let
Jobs to go at museums, galleries
Perth Now / Posted 12 hours ago
The nation's top cultural institutions are weighing up how many staff to let go as they grapple with budget cuts. The Turnbull government announced a three per cent efficiency dividend in its mid-year budget update... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Jobs to go at museums, galleries The nation's top cultural institutions are weighing up how many staff to let
Jobs to go at museums, galleries
The Courier Mail / Posted 12 hours ago
The nation's top cultural institutions are weighing up how many staff to let go as they grapple with budget cuts. The Turnbull government announced a three per cent efficiency dividend in its mid-year budget update... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Live in Russia? Love British Literature? This is the Year for YouRussia’s reputation as a country built on strong literary traditions is to be s
Live in Russia? Love British Literature? This is the Year for You
The Moscow Times / Posted yesterday
Russia’s reputation as a country built on strong literary traditions is to be strengthened this year through its collaboration with the British Council on the U.K.-Russia Year of Language and Literature. The upcoming year-round events that form the... Read more
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Ipswich Star
Trio of weekend music events announced for Holywells Park in Ipswich Photo of Holywells Park, taken by drone pilot David Mortimer A series of thr
Trio of weekend music events announced for Holywells Park in Ipswich
Ipswich Star / Posted yesterday
Photo of Holywells Park, taken by drone pilot David Mortimer A series of three weekend-long music events are set to be staged in Ipswich this year – each conceived by the... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Is Kate Middleton wearing her fave military event outfit today?To mark the occasion, the 33-year-old Duchess wore an elegant pale blue Alexand
Is Kate Middleton wearing her fave military event outfit today?
Daily Mirror / Posted 2 days ago
To mark the occasion, the 33-year-old Duchess wore an elegant pale blue Alexander McQueen coat, accessorising with a chic black Lock & Co. hat, navy court shoes, and wore her glossy brunette locks down. In a nod to her new role, Kate finished off her... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Happy 100th birthday, VogueCelebrating your 100th birthday if you’re British means, for one thing, a perso
Happy 100th birthday, Vogue
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 2 days ago
Celebrating your 100th birthday if you’re British means, for one thing, a personal message from the Queen. To commemorate British Vogue magazine’s centenary this year, editor Alexandra Shulman reversed the tradition and published a public paean to... Read more
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British Vogue
En Vogue At Le CapriceTHE Vogue 100 celebrations have gotten off to a flying start and there's anothe
En Vogue At Le Caprice
British Vogue / Posted 4 days ago
THE Vogue 100 celebrations have gotten off to a flying start and there's another event to add to your diary: . The legendary London restaurant has collaborated with the magazine and the National Portrait Gallery ahead of the... Read more
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The Washington Times
GREEN & GLOVER: The Hillary dietJohn Coale, the well-known trial lawyer, political go-to guy and better half of
GREEN & GLOVER: The Hillary diet
The Washington Times / Posted 4 days ago
John Coale, the well-known trial lawyer, political go-to guy and better half of Fox News host Greta Van Susteren, is sporting a newly svelte figure that caught our eye Monday night. What’s his weight-loss secret? “The Hillary diet,” Mr. Coale... Read more
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KPRC Local 2 Houston
The life of Rosa ParksCNN - Here's a look at the life of Rosa Parks, considered the mother of the civ
The life of Rosa Parks
KPRC Local 2 Houston / Posted 5 days ago
CNN - Here's a look at the life of Rosa Parks, considered the mother of the civil rights movement. Personal: Birth date: February 4, 1913 Death date: October 24, 2005 Birth place: Tuskegee, Alabama Birth name: Rosa Louise McCauley Father: James... Read more
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Londonist
Light Art To Business Cards: January's Most Talked About Art ExhibitionsThe 2016 art calendar has now kicked off, but what's the verdict on these new e
Light Art To Business Cards: January's Most Talked About Art Exhibitions
Londonist / Posted 5 days ago
The 2016 art calendar has now kicked off, but what's the verdict on these new exhibitions? We’ve picked a mixture of ones that are grabbing the headlines and others we think are worth a look. Most are free to visit. Tim Etchells: More Noise at... Read more
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Western Advocate
Eat, drink, artThe Tom Robert's Exhibition at the National Gallery of Australia becomes a day
Eat, drink, art
Western Advocate / Posted 5 days ago
The Tom Robert's Exhibition at the National Gallery of Australia becomes a day out with a high tea to remember. AS A senior lecturer in Political Science at the University of Canberra, Dr Michael De Percy is no stranger to the workings of the... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Eat, drink, artThe Tom Robert's Exhibition at the National Gallery of Australia becomes a day
Eat, drink, art
Kiama Independent / Posted 5 days ago
The Tom Robert's Exhibition at the National Gallery of Australia becomes a day out with a high tea to remember. AS A senior lecturer in Political Science at the University of Canberra, Dr Michael De Percy is no stranger to the workings of the... Read more
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Manning River Times
Eat, drink, artThe Tom Robert's Exhibition at the National Gallery of Australia becomes a day
Eat, drink, art
Manning River Times / Posted 5 days ago
The Tom Robert's Exhibition at the National Gallery of Australia becomes a day out with a high tea to remember. AS A senior lecturer in Political Science at the University of Canberra, Dr Michael De Percy is no stranger to the workings of the... Read more
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The Border Mail
Eat, drink, artThe Tom Robert's Exhibition at the National Gallery of Australia becomes a day
Eat, drink, art
The Border Mail / Posted 5 days ago
The Tom Robert's Exhibition at the National Gallery of Australia becomes a day out with a high tea to remember. AS A senior lecturer in Political Science at the University of Canberra, Dr Michael De Percy is no stranger to the workings of the... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Eat, drink, artThe Tom Robert's Exhibition at the National Gallery of Australia becomes a day
Eat, drink, art
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 5 days ago
The Tom Robert's Exhibition at the National Gallery of Australia becomes a day out with a high tea to remember. AS A senior lecturer in Political Science at the University of Canberra, Dr Michael De Percy is no stranger to the workings of the... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Eat, drink, artThe Tom Robert's Exhibition at the National Gallery of Australia becomes a day
Eat, drink, art
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 5 days ago
The Tom Robert's Exhibition at the National Gallery of Australia becomes a day out with a high tea to remember. AS A senior lecturer in Political Science at the University of Canberra, Dr Michael De Percy is no stranger to the workings of the... Read more
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The Young Witness
Eat, drink, artThe Tom Robert's Exhibition at the National Gallery of Australia becomes a day
Eat, drink, art
The Young Witness / Posted 5 days ago
The Tom Robert's Exhibition at the National Gallery of Australia becomes a day out with a high tea to remember. AS A senior lecturer in Political Science at the University of Canberra, Dr Michael De Percy is no stranger to the workings of the... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Plumbing boss must give £650k home to Lithuanian housekeeper who became loverJohn Hoggins, 62, paid the £100,000 deposit for the mansion in Sawbridgewoth, H
Plumbing boss must give £650k home to Lithuanian housekeeper who became lover
Daily Mirror / Posted 5 days ago
John Hoggins, 62, paid the £100,000 deposit for the mansion in Sawbridgewoth, Hertfordshire, when it was bought in 2009 and then all costs and mortgage bills. He claimed Greta Cerniauskaite, who he met when she was a cleaner at the National Portrait... Read more
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Evening Standard
Plumbing tycoon's ex girlfriend wins share of fortuneA millionaire plumber has been ordered by a judge to hand his former cleaner gi
Plumbing tycoon's ex girlfriend wins share of fortune
Evening Standard / Posted 6 days ago
A millionaire plumber has been ordered by a judge to hand his former cleaner girlfriend a major slice of his fortune. John Hoggins, 62, claimed that Lithuanian Greta Cerniauskaite, 47, whom he met when she cleaned at the National Portrait Gallery,... Read more
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Canberra Times
Canberra Weekender: What's on in Canberra February 5-8The Canberra Prosperous Mountain Lion Dance group get ready for the Chinese New
Canberra Weekender: What's on in Canberra February 5-8
Canberra Times / Posted 6 days ago
The Canberra Prosperous Mountain Lion Dance group get ready for the Chinese New Year celebrations. The Canberra Times Photo Jamila Toderas Photo: Jamila Toderas LAWRENCE MOONEY The stand-up comedian and host of TV's Dirty Laundry Live is coming to... Read more
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Canberra Times
Canberra mornings: your daily news, sport, weather and traffic snapshotEllyse Perry took 4-45 on top of her 90 runs as the Southern Stars dismantled I
Canberra mornings: your daily news, sport, weather and traffic snapshot
Canberra Times / Posted 6 days ago
Ellyse Perry took 4-45 on top of her 90 runs as the Southern Stars dismantled India at Manuka Oval on Tuesday. Photo: Mark Nolan If you see any accidents or have any info on the morning commute, let us know whenever it is safe to do so:... Read more
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Business Wire
WiFi SPARK Gains ISO 9001:2015 AccreditationEXETER, England--(BUSINESS WIRE)--WiFi SPARK has successfully achieved certific
WiFi SPARK Gains ISO 9001:2015 Accreditation
Business Wire / Posted 7 days ago
EXETER, England--(BUSINESS WIRE)--WiFi SPARK has successfully achieved certification to the recently updated and internationally recognised ISO 9001:2015 quality standard following an assessment by the British Assessment Bureau. ISO 9001 was first... Read more
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Canberra Times
Enlighten 2016 gets the jump on Floriade with seven-metre-tall white rabbitsEvents ACT manager, marketing and communications, Helena Cataldo and Enlighten
Enlighten 2016 gets the jump on Floriade with seven-metre-tall white rabbits
Canberra Times / Posted 8 days ago
Events ACT manager, marketing and communications, Helena Cataldo and Enlighten 2016 creative director Nicole Warren celebrate the festival's launch. Photo: Jeffrey Chan Not since Br'er Rabbit turned the tables on Br'er Fox has a bunny been so bold... Read more
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iol.co.za
A muse of a different kind

How a centuries-old poem hints at Shakespeare's herbal 'muse'

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A muse of a different kind
iol.co.za / Posted 8 days ago

How a centuries-old poem hints at Shakespeare's herbal 'muse'

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Evening Standard
Crocodile, tortoises and rabbits on show at Greenwich art eventA crocodile, lizards and rabbits are among the live animals on display as part
Crocodile, tortoises and rabbits on show at Greenwich art event
Evening Standard / Posted 9 days ago
A crocodile, lizards and rabbits are among the live animals on display as part of an art exhibition in south London. Artist Lilia Mazurkevich has created the interactive ‘Day & Night’ exhibition of oil paintings, a live rabbit enclosure and exotic... Read more
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Canberra Times
Canberra mornings: your daily news, sport, weather and traffic snapshotCrowds view Skywhale in São Paulo, Brazil. Photo: Supplied The site was launc
Canberra mornings: your daily news, sport, weather and traffic snapshot
Canberra Times / Posted 11 days ago
Crowds view Skywhale in São Paulo, Brazil. Photo: Supplied The site was launched in 2013 and is used by several million Australians, but serious problems have emerged with the security and operability of the site, with users complaining of being... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Rosa Parks Fast Facts(CNN) -- Here's a look at the life of Rosa Parks, considered the mother of the
Rosa Parks Fast Facts
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 12 days ago
(CNN) -- Here's a look at the life of Rosa Parks, considered the mother of the civil rights movement. Personal: Birth date: February 4, 1913 Death date: October 24, 2005 Birth place: Tuskegee, Alabama Birth name: Rosa Louise McCauley Father:... Read more
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Canberra Times
Canberra mornings: your daily news, sport, weather and traffic snapshotFormer refugee Sue Le now owns a Canberra Vietnamese restaurant Pho Phu Quoc in
Canberra mornings: your daily news, sport, weather and traffic snapshot
Canberra Times / Posted 12 days ago
Former refugee Sue Le now owns a Canberra Vietnamese restaurant Pho Phu Quoc in Dickson. As Canberra embraced generations of new Australians across the city on Tuesday, Sue Le paused for thought remembering her own journey from refugee to restaurant... Read more
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Canberra Times
What's on this weekendJosh Pyke will show off his new album at Canberra Theatre Centre on Saturday ni
What's on this weekend
Canberra Times / Posted 14 days ago
Josh Pyke will show off his new album at Canberra Theatre Centre on Saturday night. Photo: supplied LO BROW OPENING WEEKEND The brand new LoBrow Gallery and Bar will open on City Walk with two nights of celebrations. Friday has hip-hop from Benjamin... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
4 Smithsonian museums to open on TuesdayWASHINGTON (AP) - Four Smithsonian museums will be opening Tuesday for the firs
4 Smithsonian museums to open on Tuesday
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 14 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - Four Smithsonian museums will be opening Tuesday for the first time since the snowstorm that hit the Washington region. Smithsonian museums are generally open every day of the year except Christmas, but the museums shut down at... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
5 best literary tours from Burns's Edinburgh to Joyce's DublinTo mark 400 years since Shakespeare’s death, Martin Randall is offering a new S
5 best literary tours from Burns's Edinburgh to Joyce's Dublin
Daily Telegraph / Posted 15 days ago
To mark 400 years since Shakespeare’s death, Martin Randall is offering a new Shakespeare 400 tour which visits London and Stratford-upon-Avon and includes five plays and four-related exhibitions. Led by Charles Nicholl, a scholar of early modern... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Capital of coolThere are so many reasons to visit the Australian capital this summer you'll be
Capital of cool
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 15 days ago
There are so many reasons to visit the Australian capital this summer you'll be hard pressed to find an excuse to stay away. People of Australia, your capital is calling...... EAT: Find a friend and experience all of the culinary delights the... Read more
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The Young Witness
Capital of coolThere are so many reasons to visit the Australian capital this summer you'll be
Capital of cool
The Young Witness / Posted 15 days ago
There are so many reasons to visit the Australian capital this summer you'll be hard pressed to find an excuse to stay away. People of Australia, your capital is calling...... EAT: Find a friend and experience all of the culinary delights the... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Capital of coolThere are so many reasons to visit the Australian capital this summer you'll be
Capital of cool
Kiama Independent / Posted 15 days ago
There are so many reasons to visit the Australian capital this summer you'll be hard pressed to find an excuse to stay away. People of Australia, your capital is calling...... EAT: Find a friend and experience all of the culinary delights the... Read more
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The Border Mail
Capital of coolThere are so many reasons to visit the Australian capital this summer you'll be
Capital of cool
The Border Mail / Posted 15 days ago
There are so many reasons to visit the Australian capital this summer you'll be hard pressed to find an excuse to stay away. People of Australia, your capital is calling...... EAT: Find a friend and experience all of the culinary delights the... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Capital of coolThere are so many reasons to visit the Australian capital this summer you'll be
Capital of cool
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 15 days ago
There are so many reasons to visit the Australian capital this summer you'll be hard pressed to find an excuse to stay away. People of Australia, your capital is calling...... EAT: Find a friend and experience all of the culinary delights the... Read more
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Canberra Times
Canberra mornings: your daily news, sport, weather and traffic snapshotSudanese refugee Atem Atem, pictured in 2012, has lived in Canberra for a decad
Canberra mornings: your daily news, sport, weather and traffic snapshot
Canberra Times / Posted 15 days ago
Sudanese refugee Atem Atem, pictured in 2012, has lived in Canberra for a decade. Photo: Colleen Petch Public service bosses need "political nous" to get to the top as the bureaucracy faces continued upheaval, according to the Commonwealth's... Read more
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Evening Standard
Female pedstrian hit by car in Charing Cross RoadEmergency services have rushed to a busy central London street after a woman wa
Female pedstrian hit by car in Charing Cross Road
Evening Standard / Posted 16 days ago
Emergency services have rushed to a busy central London street after a woman was hit by a car. Police, ambulance and a London Air Ambulance were called to Charing Cross Road, at the junction of St Martin's Place, just before 12pm. The woman's... Read more
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Daily Record
So little time, so much to do in Scotland this yearDESIGNS on Scotland Scotland’s Year of Innovation, Architecture and Design 201
So little time, so much to do in Scotland this year
Daily Record / Posted 16 days ago
DESIGNS on Scotland Scotland’s Year of Innovation, Architecture and Design 2016 will turn the spotlight on artistic treasures. The landscape has inspired generations of artists, architects, designers, sculptors and painters, producing a rich... Read more
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Daily Mail
Exhibit of Bill Cosby's art led to ethical questionsCosby's private art exhibition at the Smithsonian is CLOSED amid rape scandal
Exhibit of Bill Cosby's art led to ethical questions
Daily Mail / Posted 16 days ago
Cosby's private art exhibition at the Smithsonian is CLOSED amid rape scandal They kept the exhibit until its scheduled closing and posted a disclaimer Museum director Johnnetta Cole is a friend of Cosby and his wife She said she kept the exhibit... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Exhibit of Bill Cosby's art led to ethical questionsWASHINGTON (AP) - Bill Cosby was well on his way to becoming a national pariah
Exhibit of Bill Cosby's art led to ethical questions
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 17 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - Bill Cosby was well on his way to becoming a national pariah for his alleged sexual misconduct when the Smithsonian launched an exhibit funded by Cosby and his wife that showcases art from their private collection. After 15 months... Read more
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The Times Leader
Exhibit of Bill Cosby's art led to ethical questionsWASHINGTON (AP) — Bill Cosby was well on his way to becoming a national pariah
Exhibit of Bill Cosby's art led to ethical questions
The Times Leader / Posted 17 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — Bill Cosby was well on his way to becoming a national pariah for his alleged sexual misconduct when the Smithsonian launched an exhibit funded by Cosby and his wife that showcases art from their private collection. After 15 months... Read more
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WAFF 48 News Huntsville
Exhibit of Bill Cosby's art led to ethical questionsWASHINGTON (AP) - Bill Cosby was well on his way to becoming a national pariah
Exhibit of Bill Cosby's art led to ethical questions
WAFF 48 News Huntsville / Posted 17 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - Bill Cosby was well on his way to becoming a national pariah for his alleged sexual misconduct when the Smithsonian launched an exhibit funded by Cosby and his wife that showcases art from their private collection. After 15 months... Read more
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WREX-TV Rockford
Exhibit of Bill Cosby's art led to ethical questionsWASHINGTON (AP) - Bill Cosby was well on his way to becoming a national pariah
Exhibit of Bill Cosby's art led to ethical questions
WREX-TV Rockford / Posted 17 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - Bill Cosby was well on his way to becoming a national pariah for his alleged sexual misconduct when the Smithsonian launched an exhibit funded by Cosby and his wife that showcases art from their private collection. After 15 months... Read more
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