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The New Yorker
Nan Goldin’s Life in ProgressJust as certain works of literature can radically alter our understanding of la
Nan Goldin’s Life in Progress
The New Yorker / Posted 2 hours ago
Just as certain works of literature can radically alter our understanding of language and form, there are a select number of books that can transform our sense of what makes a photograph, and why. Between 1972 and 1992, the Aperture Foundation... Read more
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Great Bend Tribune
Grant to expand FHSU Sternberg Museum of Natural History’s paleontology collectionA $116,000 grant from the National Science Foundation will expand the reach of
Grant to expand FHSU Sternberg Museum of Natural History’s paleontology collection
Great Bend Tribune / Posted 10 hours ago
A $116,000 grant from the National Science Foundation will expand the reach of paleontology studies at Fort Hays State University’s Sternberg Museum of Natural History, 3000 Sternberg Drive. “The grant will allow the Sternberg Museum to hire FHSU... Read more
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TribLIVE
One of nation’s top 100 festivals showcases old, newOne of nation's top 100 festivals showcases old, new | TribLIVE One of nation'
One of nation’s top 100 festivals showcases old, new
TribLIVE / Posted 11 hours ago
One of nation's top 100 festivals showcases old, new | TribLIVE One of nation's top 100 festivals showcases old, new 42nd Westmoreland Arts & Heritage Festival Admission: Free. Shuttle bus service departs from downtown Greensburg, the University... Read more
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examiner.com
Heritage Museum & Gardens is not-to-be-missed destination attraction on Cape CodHeritage Museum & Gardens in Sandwich, Cape Cod’s first settled village, is a w
Heritage Museum & Gardens is not-to-be-missed destination attraction on Cape Cod
examiner.com / Posted 13 hours ago
Heritage Museum & Gardens in Sandwich, Cape Cod’s first settled village, is a world-class destination attraction that on its own qualifies to bring people to Sandwich, even if the village did not offer as many unique attractions as it does or Cape... Read more
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Evening Standard
Hundreds of years of dirt and dust transformed into work of artAn art installation created from centuries of dirt engrained in the walls of on
Hundreds of years of dirt and dust transformed into work of art
Evening Standard / Posted 16 hours ago
An art installation created from centuries of dirt engrained in the walls of one of London’s most historic buildings is unveiled today. The Ethics of Dust is formed of two giant panels of latex peeled from the stonework of Westminster Hall. The... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Christy Clark spoke on ancestral remains without Haida input: curatorto work with the province’s aboriginal people to return ancestral remains and c
Christy Clark spoke on ancestral remains without Haida input: curator
The Globe and Mail / Posted yesterday
to work with the province’s aboriginal people to return ancestral remains and cultural belongings – while standing in front of a Haida house post – museum curator Nika Collison immediately picked up a phone and started doing damage control. Ms.... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
World-class attractionsAir New Zealand has opened a new entry point for travellers from Auckland to th
World-class attractions
Otago Daily Times / Posted yesterday
Air New Zealand has opened a new entry point for travellers from Auckland to the United States. Dunedin's Dame Elizabeth Hanan discovered in Houston an unexpectedly vibrant and stimulating city when she travelled to United States to meet family. A... Read more
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Evening Standard
Keep Calm and Carry On rare original print on sale for over £20,000Keep calm and carry on: given the current political situation, there hardly see
Keep Calm and Carry On rare original print on sale for over £20,000
Evening Standard / Posted yesterday
Keep calm and carry on: given the current political situation, there hardly seems a more fitting piece of advice. For anyone in need of a more permanent reminder, there will now be an opportunity to buy one of the original pillar-box red posters... Read more
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Evening Standard
Painter Daphne Todd's portait of chief medical offer is a spectaclePortrait painter Daphne Todd has made a spectacle of her latest sitter, chief m
Painter Daphne Todd's portait of chief medical offer is a spectacle
Evening Standard / Posted yesterday
Portrait painter Daphne Todd has made a spectacle of her latest sitter, chief medical officer Dame Sally Davies, by painting three sets of glasses into her portrait. She said the work, being unveiled at the National Portrait Gallery today, was an... Read more
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The Jewish Press
Lake George And Gore Mountainwas almost not enough time to do everything we planned. The Lake George area ha
Lake George And Gore Mountain
The Jewish Press / Posted yesterday
was almost not enough time to do everything we planned. The Lake George area has a historical depth to it, is filled with natural beauty and has a whole host of fun for those with an adventurous streak. Here are some of the fabulous places we... Read more
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The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles
Harris Newmark: The Jewish father of L.A. | Cover StoryThe front of H. Newmark & Co., located in downtown Los Angeles on the Amestoy B
Harris Newmark: The Jewish father of L.A. | Cover Story
The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles / Posted 4 days ago
The front of H. Newmark & Co., located in downtown Los Angeles on the Amestoy Block, around 1884. Photo courtesy of Western States Jewish History With resolute eyes, a large portrait of the Jewish pioneer businessman and chronicler Harris Newmark... Read more
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NBC Miami
Her Name Is Not LolitaBack in February, I began a series on the plight of Lolita, the solitary orca w
Her Name Is Not Lolita
NBC Miami / Posted 4 days ago
Back in February, I began a series on the plight of Lolita, the solitary orca who has lived at Miami Seaquarium since her capture from the wild in 1970. I confessed that I, like many others, had been fooled into believing that the release of “Free... Read more
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The Southampton Press & The East Hampton Press
Understanding The ExperientialThe Parrish Art Museum’s annual landscape and garden design program, Landscape
Understanding The Experiential
The Southampton Press & The East Hampton Press / Posted 5 days ago
The Parrish Art Museum’s annual landscape and garden design program, Landscape Pleasures, picked up last weekend where it left off last year by featuring speakers and gardens whose ethos reflects a concern for the well-being of the natural... Read more
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Quartz
Hello, I’m Johnny Cash the tarantula: Why new species are named after celebrities — Quartz BEYONCÉ THE HORSE FLY When scientists recently discovered a new spe
Hello, I’m Johnny Cash the tarantula: Why new species are named after celebrities
Quartz / Posted 5 days ago
— Quartz BEYONCÉ THE HORSE FLY When scientists recently discovered a new species of... Read more
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New Haven Independent
Peabody Gives The Story Behind The BonesDisplaying complete animal dominance over his triceratops, 2-year-old James Con
Peabody Gives The Story Behind The Bones
New Haven Independent / Posted 5 days ago
Displaying complete animal dominance over his triceratops, 2-year-old James Conte represented the fourth generation of his family to be dazzled by the various fierce ceretopsians and other holdings of our hometown treasure, the Yale Peabody Museum of... Read more
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Orillia Packet & Times
Cultural hub has potential: Banff Centre bossThe head of the influential, artist-friendly Banff Centre sees potential in Ori
Cultural hub has potential: Banff Centre boss
Orillia Packet & Times / Posted 6 days ago
The head of the influential, artist-friendly Banff Centre sees potential in Orillia's hope to further launch itself as a hub of arts and culture. Speaking to about 100 cultural and community leaders at Lakehead University Wednesday afternoon, Janice... Read more
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Barrie Examiner
Cultural hub has potential: Banff Centre bossThe head of the influential, artist-friendly Banff Centre sees potential in Ori
Cultural hub has potential: Banff Centre boss
Barrie Examiner / Posted 6 days ago
The head of the influential, artist-friendly Banff Centre sees potential in Orillia's hope to further launch itself as a hub of arts and culture. Speaking to about 100 cultural and community leaders at Lakehead University Wednesday afternoon, Janice... Read more
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International Business Times
Facebook paying more than $50m to media companies and celebrities to create live video content create original video content for its Facebook Live video feature, the Wall Str
Facebook paying more than $50m to media companies and celebrities to create live video content
International Business Times / Posted 6 days ago
create original video content for its Facebook Live video feature, the Wall Street Journal reported. The move comes as part of the social networking giant's fervent push to promote its live-streaming service and video content and keep its more than... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Why Facebook Is Paying Millions to CNN, Kevin Hart and BuzzFeedmore than $50 million to media companies and stars to create exclusive videos f
Why Facebook Is Paying Millions to CNN, Kevin Hart and BuzzFeed
Houston Chronicle / Posted 7 days ago
more than $50 million to media companies and stars to create exclusive videos for its live-streaming service. CNN, The New York Times, Vox media, Tastemade, Mashable and the Huffington Post are among the media companies that will be paid to... Read more
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CBC.ca
B.C. demands return of First Nations artifactsThe province is calling on museums and institutions from around the world to gi
B.C. demands return of First Nations artifacts
CBC.ca / Posted 7 days ago
The province is calling on museums and institutions from around the world to give back artifacts and 'treasures' from British Columbia First Nations. Over hundreds of years, items including grave goods, ceremonial regalia, masks and pieces of arts... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Why Facebook Is Paying Millions to CNN, Kevin Hart and BuzzFeedmore than $50 million to media companies and stars to create exclusive videos f
Why Facebook Is Paying Millions to CNN, Kevin Hart and BuzzFeed
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 7 days ago
more than $50 million to media companies and stars to create exclusive videos for its live-streaming service. CNN, The New York Times, Vox media, Tastemade, Mashable and the Huffington Post are among the media companies that will be paid to... Read more
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Mashable
Facebook is paying more than $50 million to publishers and celebs for live streamingFacebook's live streaming platform is proving to be a significant source of cas
Facebook is paying more than $50 million to publishers and celebs for live streaming
Mashable / Posted 7 days ago
Facebook's live streaming platform is proving to be a significant source of cash for some media companies. Facebook has contracts with close to 140 publishers and celebrities, the report said. Facebook made deals with several media partners... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Chop Suey Nation: A road trip uncovers the lives behind small-town Chinese-Canadian food(This is part one of a two-part feature. Click here to read part two.) About a
Chop Suey Nation: A road trip uncovers the lives behind small-town Chinese-Canadian food
The Globe and Mail / Posted 7 days ago
(This is part one of a two-part feature. Click here to read part two.) About an hour-long ferry ride off the northeast coast of Newfoundland, where the frigid waters of the Atlantic Ocean crash onto a jutting granite shoreline, is the tiny island of... Read more
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Gamasutra
SOLVING SCIENCE QUESTIONS BY PLAYING GAMESFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE GAMES FOR CHANGE FESTIVAL; NEW YORK, Tuesday, June 21, 2
SOLVING SCIENCE QUESTIONS BY PLAYING GAMES
Gamasutra / Posted 7 days ago
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE GAMES FOR CHANGE FESTIVAL; NEW YORK, Tuesday, June 21, 2016 -- Game players constitute an important demographic in the citizen science community and have contributed to valuable scientific findings such as those uncovered by... Read more
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Lowell Sun
'Famous Faces' a portrait showcase at Whistler HouseNancy Ellen Craig was a contemporary portrait artist often compared to earlier
'Famous Faces' a portrait showcase at Whistler House
Lowell Sun / Posted 7 days ago
Nancy Ellen Craig was a contemporary portrait artist often compared to earlier grand masters like Thomas Eakins and John Singer Sargent. In a career spanning many decades, she painted the social, intellectual and political elite of the 20th... Read more
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KECI Missoula
June 21United States and the U.K. The album would debut at No. 1 on the U.S. Billboard
June 21
KECI Missoula / Posted 8 days ago
United States and the U.K. The album would debut at No. 1 on the U.S. Billboard 200 chart, a spot it would hold for a total of seven non-consecutive weeks. It featured the No. 1 hit songs "Not Afraid" and "Love The Way You Lie," the former of which... Read more
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NJ.com
The 10 coolest museum exhibits you didn't know you could see in NewarkThe Newark Museum – the largest museum in the state and home to the 12th larges
The 10 coolest museum exhibits you didn't know you could see in Newark
NJ.com / Posted 9 days ago
The Newark Museum – the largest museum in the state and home to the 12th largest museum collection in the country – is hoping to rebrand its image. "The Newark Museum is a very special place located right here in New Jersey where the casual museum... Read more
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NJ.com
18 hours in Montclair: There's more than just eats in this foodie havenMONTCLAIR — While many recognize Montclair as New Jersey's foodie haven, there'
18 hours in Montclair: There's more than just eats in this foodie haven
NJ.com / Posted 10 days ago
MONTCLAIR — While many recognize Montclair as New Jersey's foodie haven, there's plenty more to see in this bustling downtown just a 45-minute train ride from Manhattan. A swath of eclectic shops, gorgeous galleries and indie theaters are great for... Read more
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The Advocate
St. Francisville teen helps drive drama on renewed series ‘Underground’Toby Nichols, who portrays T.R. “And that scene, it was just as heartbreaking
St. Francisville teen helps drive drama on renewed series ‘Underground’
The Advocate / Posted 11 days ago
Toby Nichols, who portrays T.R. “And that scene, it was just as heartbreaking to work through it with him,” Toby, 14, said of his screen time with Maceo Smedley, who plays James. “He was great to work with. Every scene we did together in every... Read more
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Philly.com
Firefly Music Festival, Dixie Chicks and 16 other things to do this weekend in Phillyget a chance to get wack and whirl in tie-dyed onesies as the third annual chil
Firefly Music Festival, Dixie Chicks and 16 other things to do this weekend in Philly
Philly.com / Posted 12 days ago
get a chance to get wack and whirl in tie-dyed onesies as the third annual children's festival gets underway with the first of three concerts this summer. On the bill: Lucy Kalantari, playing her 1920s hot-jazz ukulele tunes, and divine kindie-rock... Read more
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TribLIVE
Hot Picks: ‘Spirit Summer Recess’; Gene the Werewolf; Mavericks and morean evening honoring the organization's 45th anniversary. And who better to cel
Hot Picks: ‘Spirit Summer Recess’; Gene the Werewolf; Mavericks and more
TribLIVE / Posted 13 days ago
an evening honoring the organization's 45th anniversary. And who better to celebrate with than Alex Raphael, daughter of the society's founder Elizabeth Rockwell Raphael. An artist, the younger Raphael will be on hand to talk about her new,... Read more
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KECI Missoula
And the world's top museum is ....(CNN) - With Mona Lisa's intriguing smile, the Venus de Milo, the Law Code of H
And the world's top museum is ....
KECI Missoula / Posted 13 days ago
(CNN) - With Mona Lisa's intriguing smile, the Venus de Milo, the Law Code of Hammurabi and so much more, it's no wonder that the Louvre is the most popular museum in the world. For the fourth year in a row, the Louvre dominated the recently... Read more
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Philly.com
The Dixie Chicks return and 17 other things to do this weekend in Philly, June 17-19get a chance to get wack and whirl in tie-dyed onesies as the third annual chil
The Dixie Chicks return and 17 other things to do this weekend in Philly, June 17-19
Philly.com / Posted 13 days ago
get a chance to get wack and whirl in tie-dyed onesies as the third annual children's festival gets underway with the first of three concerts this summer. On the bill: Lucy Kalantari, playing her 1920s hot-jazz ukulele tunes, and divine kindie-rock... Read more
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KECI Missoula
World's most popular museumsLouvre, Paris, France (8,700,000 visitors) National Museum of China, Beijing,
World's most popular museums
KECI Missoula / Posted 13 days ago
Louvre, Paris, France (8,700,000 visitors) National Museum of China, Beijing, China (7,290,000 visitors) Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, Washington, D.C. (6,900,000 visitors) Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum, Washington,... Read more
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4029TV KHBS - KHOG Fort Smith - Fayetteville
And the world's top museum is ....With Mona Lisa's intriguing smile, the Venus de Milo, the Law Code of Hammurabi
And the world's top museum is ....
4029TV KHBS - KHOG Fort Smith - Fayetteville / Posted 13 days ago
With Mona Lisa's intriguing smile, the Venus de Milo, the Law Code of Hammurabi and so much more, it's no wonder that the Louvre is the most popular museum in the world. For the fourth year in a row, the Louvre dominated the recently released... Read more
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CBS Sports
Four baseball icons share their stories of struggles at Negro Leagues museum eventKANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The crowd had gathered at the Gem Theater in Kansas City to
Four baseball icons share their stories of struggles at Negro Leagues museum event
CBS Sports / Posted 14 days ago
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The crowd had gathered at the Gem Theater in Kansas City to watch four of the greatest players in baseball history talk about their careers. But for Andre Dawson, Orlando Cepeda, Tony Oliva and Tim Raines, Saturday night's Hall of... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Your guide to area meetings and eventsArticle Tools Abington Area Community Classroom:bus tip, Winterthur, Hagley Mu
Your guide to area meetings and events
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 14 days ago
Article Tools Abington Area Community Classroom:bus tip, Winterthur, Hagley Museum, today, departs 8 a.m. from Clarks Summit UMC, Morgan Highway, Clarks Summit, $75; Turning Old Into New — repurposing with Val Langan from Woods and Company,... Read more
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Evening Standard
Barcelona: what to see, eat and where to stay in the cityaround, checking out the endless interesting little bars, shops and restaurants
Barcelona: what to see, eat and where to stay in the city
Evening Standard / Posted 14 days ago
around, checking out the endless interesting little bars, shops and restaurants. It's where you'll find the Picasso museum with its 4,000-plus works, and Barcelona Cathedral, which dates back to the 14th century. This is the city's old... Read more
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Brisbane Times
What arts bosses in Australia earn, and how women get lessin the arts: Sydney Opera House chief executive Louise Herron. Photo: Rob Homer
What arts bosses in Australia earn, and how women get less
Brisbane Times / Posted 17 days ago
in the arts: Sydney Opera House chief executive Louise Herron. Photo: Rob Homer The six-figure salaries paid to the heads of major cultural institutions place them among Australia's highest income earners - higher in some cases than their... Read more
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TribLIVE
High heels get high-art treatment at Frick | TribLIVE ‘Killer Heels: The Art of the High-Heeled Shoe' When: Through
High heels get high-art treatment at Frick
TribLIVE / Posted 17 days ago
| TribLIVE ‘Killer Heels: The Art of the High-Heeled Shoe' When: Through Sept. 4. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesdays-Sundays, until 9 p.m. Fridays In recent years,... Read more
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WA Today
What arts bosses in Australia earn, and how women get lessin the arts: Sydney Opera House chief executive Louise Herron. Photo: Rob Homer
What arts bosses in Australia earn, and how women get less
WA Today / Posted 17 days ago
in the arts: Sydney Opera House chief executive Louise Herron. Photo: Rob Homer The six-figure salaries paid to the heads of major cultural institutions place them among Australia's highest income earners - higher in some cases than their... Read more
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The Age
What arts bosses in Australia earn, and how women get lessHouse chief executive Louise Herron. Photo: Rob Homer They don't come cheap.
What arts bosses in Australia earn, and how women get less
The Age / Posted 17 days ago
House chief executive Louise Herron. Photo: Rob Homer They don't come cheap. The six-figure salaries paid to the heads of major cultural institutions place them among Australia's highest income earners - higher in some cases than their... Read more
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Canberra Times
What arts bosses in Australia earn, and how women get lessin the arts: Sydney Opera House chief executive Louise Herron. Photo: Rob Homer
What arts bosses in Australia earn, and how women get less
Canberra Times / Posted 17 days ago
in the arts: Sydney Opera House chief executive Louise Herron. Photo: Rob Homer The six-figure salaries paid to the heads of major cultural institutions place them among Australia's highest income earners - higher in some cases than their... Read more
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Daily Mail
Mourners visit Ali's grave in historic cemetery in LouisvilleMourners visit Ali's peaceful grave site in a secluded corner of the historic L
Mourners visit Ali's grave in historic cemetery in Louisville
Daily Mail / Posted 17 days ago
Mourners visit Ali's peaceful grave site in a secluded corner of the historic Louisville cemetery where he wished to be buried Muhammad Ali mourners visited his grave a day after he was laid to rest A few brought flowers, one left a tiny set of... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Houston emerges as a cultured citynone did so with more zeal than Houstonians. It was not enough for Houston to h
Houston emerges as a cultured city
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 18 days ago
none did so with more zeal than Houstonians. It was not enough for Houston to have jobs. Real cities had libraries, museums and zoos. Real cities had music and art. And the men and women of Houston - especially the women - set about... Read more
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Evening Standard
Bahamas: a taste of paradise in the AtlanticPeering out of the plane window as I descend, it is obvious why the Bahamas are
Bahamas: a taste of paradise in the Atlantic
Evening Standard / Posted 18 days ago
Peering out of the plane window as I descend, it is obvious why the Bahamas are synonymous with the notion of paradise. Curls of land rise from azure water under wisps of cloud, eliciting delicious images of white sand being pushed between my toes,... Read more
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ABC News
Duchess Kate Steps Out in a Cut-Out Dressambassadors and young athletes who will be competing in the Rio 2016 Olympics a
Duchess Kate Steps Out in a Cut-Out Dress
ABC News / Posted 19 days ago
ambassadors and young athletes who will be competing in the Rio 2016 Olympics at a pre-dinner reception, as well as some of the charity's key supporters. Eddie Mulholland-WPA Pool/Getty Images Duchess Kate and Prince William Attend a Garden... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Jim Brown recalls Ali as social force, comedianThe Latest on the death of Muhammad Ali (all times EDT): 9:30 p.m. A sports i
Jim Brown recalls Ali as social force, comedian
Lowell Sun / Posted 19 days ago
The Latest on the death of Muhammad Ali (all times EDT): 9:30 p.m. A sports icon in his own right, NFL great Jim Brown says Muhammad Ali stands alone in his ability to affect social change. "He was able to use the spotlight like nobody else in... Read more
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KWWL Iowa
Simon Cowell to 12-old: 'The next Taylor Swift'Museum to honor actor Michael Keaton for film contributionsMuseum to honor acto
Simon Cowell to 12-old: 'The next Taylor Swift'
KWWL Iowa / Posted 20 days ago
Museum to honor actor Michael Keaton for film contributionsMuseum to honor actor Michael Keaton for film contributions A New York museum is honoring actor Michael Keaton for his contributions to the art of film.More >> A New York museum is honoring... Read more
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