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Methow Valley News
Twisp goes all out on the FourthIt’s hard to know whether people celebrating the first Independence Day 240 yea
Twisp goes all out on the Fourth
Methow Valley News / Posted 14 hours ago
It’s hard to know whether people celebrating the first Independence Day 240 years ago were decked out in “paleo bling,” but locals can observe the holiday in style by making their very own early-modern accouterments at this year’s Fourth of July... Read more
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KERA North Texas
Awards for PRI's The World2016Global Editors Network - Data Journalism Awards, People’s Choice Award (for
Awards for PRI's The World
KERA North Texas / Posted 19 hours ago
2016Global Editors Network - Data Journalism Awards, People’s Choice Award (for What if the Syrian civil war happened in your country?) 2015Society of Environmental Journalists - Beat Reporting, Large Market, 2nd Place (forNew Voices, New Angles -... Read more
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Ventura County Reporter
Ventura County Reporter - Picks of the Week - HappeningsBorchard Community Center, 190 Reino Road, Newbury Park. For more information,
Ventura County Reporter - Picks of the Week - Happenings
Ventura County Reporter / Posted 23 hours ago
Borchard Community Center, 190 Reino Road, Newbury Park. For more information, call 381-2791. CHANNEL ISLANDS FIREWORKS BY THE SEA AND 4TH OF JULY CHILDREN'S PARADE 10:30 a.m.-10 p.m.Exhibits, live entertainment and children’s activities will be... Read more
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Japan Today
Asian actors too busy to fret over Hollywood 'white-washing' ‹ Japan TodayThe film world of Asia, known for producing Akira Kurosawa, Satyajit Ray, Brill
Asian actors too busy to fret over Hollywood 'white-washing' ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted yesterday
The film world of Asia, known for producing Akira Kurosawa, Satyajit Ray, Brillante Mendoza and other greats, is too busy making movies of its own to fret much about the debate slamming Hollywood — the casting of white people in roles written for... Read more
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Salon.com
Asian actors too busy to fret over Hollywood ‘white-washing’TOKYO (AP) — The film world of Asia, known for producing Akira Kurosawa, Satyaj
Asian actors too busy to fret over Hollywood ‘white-washing’
Salon.com / Posted yesterday
TOKYO (AP) — The film world of Asia, known for producing Akira Kurosawa, Satyajit Ray, Brillante Mendoza and other greats, is too busy making movies of its own to fret much about the debate slamming Hollywood — the casting of white people in roles... Read more
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ABC News
Asian Actors Too Busy to Fret Over Hollywood 'White-Washing'The film world of Asia, known for producing Akira Kurosawa, Satyajit Ray, Brill
Asian Actors Too Busy to Fret Over Hollywood 'White-Washing'
ABC News / Posted yesterday
The film world of Asia, known for producing Akira Kurosawa, Satyajit Ray, Brillante Mendoza and other greats, is too busy making movies of its own to fret much about the debate slamming Hollywood — the casting of white people in roles written for... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
Asian actors too busy to fret over Hollywood 'white-washing'By Yuri Kageyama, The Associated Press TOKYO (AP) - The film world of Asia, kn
Asian actors too busy to fret over Hollywood 'white-washing'
The Record Searchlight / Posted yesterday
By Yuri Kageyama, The Associated Press TOKYO (AP) - The film world of Asia, known for producing Akira Kurosawa, Satyajit Ray, Brillante Mendoza and other greats, is too busy making movies of its own to fret much about the debate slamming Hollywood -... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
Asian actors too busy to fret over Hollywood 'white washing'FILE - In this Sept. 5, 2007, file photo, Japanese… AP News | 06/29/16 10:20 P
Asian actors too busy to fret over Hollywood 'white washing'
MyMotherLode.com / Posted yesterday
FILE - In this Sept. 5, 2007, file photo, Japanese… AP News | 06/29/16 10:20 PM TOKYO (AP) -- The film world of Asia, known for producing Akira Kurosawa, Satyajit Ray, Brillante Mendoza... Read more
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Bay Area Reporter
Firewerk ita bit exhausting, But give it a try. For more events, visit us online at www.eb
Firewerk it
Bay Area Reporter / Posted yesterday
a bit exhausting, But give it a try. For more events, visit us online at www.ebar.com. For nightlife events, check out On the Tab in BARtab. Alan Cumming @ Castro Theatre The Tony-winning performer brings his Sappy Songs concert to the heart of... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Fil-Am historians, activists gather in New York“Justice Denied: A Reenactment of Ward’s Cove Packing Co. vs. Atonio (1989)” by
Fil-Am historians, activists gather in New York
Inquirier.net / Posted yesterday
“Justice Denied: A Reenactment of Ward’s Cove Packing Co. vs. Atonio (1989)” by Concepcion Montoya and Filipino American Lawyers Association of New York. FLORANTE IBANEZ NEW YORK CITY – Opening in true Broadway style with stage actress... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
James Wright looks back on 17 years leading Vancouver OperaWright remembers exactly where he was standing when he made a declaration durin
James Wright looks back on 17 years leading Vancouver Opera
The Globe and Mail / Posted 2 days ago
Wright remembers exactly where he was standing when he made a declaration during a 1988 visit to Vancouver. He was in the West End, a few blocks from Stanley Park, when he turned to his friend and said, “I want to live here, right here,... Read more
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New Kerala
Kazakhstan beats Thailand in race for Asian seat on Security Council - newkerala.com #83174United Nations, June 28 : Kazakhstan beat Thailand in the second round of hotly
Kazakhstan beats Thailand in race for Asian seat on Security Council - newkerala.com #83174
New Kerala / Posted 2 days ago
United Nations, June 28 : Kazakhstan beat Thailand in the second round of hotly-contested elections to become the first former Soviet Asian country to win a seat on the Security Council Tuesday after a deadlock in the initial balloting for the Asian... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
19 great July 4th parties across metro PhoenixOn Fourth of July, you generally think of dazzling fireworks, barbecues, Americ
19 great July 4th parties across metro Phoenix
The Arizona Republic / Posted 3 days ago
On Fourth of July, you generally think of dazzling fireworks, barbecues, American flags and family-friendly fun. But the holiday also brings about some big parties at bars and clubs across metro Phoenix, where the main spectacles are on the dance... Read more
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Sun Star
International movie films in CebuOUT of the 7,101 islands in the Philippines, Cebu was chosen as the location fo
International movie films in Cebu
Sun Star / Posted 4 days ago
OUT of the 7,101 islands in the Philippines, Cebu was chosen as the location for an international film to be shown in cinemas around the world in February 2017. A Singaporean-American Christian film is currently shooting around Cebu, produced by... Read more
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Times of Malta
Does what it says on the boxRemember that time you wanted to take your family out to dinner? Somewhere good
Does what it says on the box
Times of Malta / Posted 5 days ago
Remember that time you wanted to take your family out to dinner? Somewhere good, but that didn’t rock the boat too much. So you take them to the local pizza and pasta restaurant with the massive portions and affordable ribeye and your whole family... Read more
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News.com.au
What Brexit means for consumersSky News is projecting the UK has voted to leave the European Union. Supporter
What Brexit means for consumers
News.com.au / Posted 6 days ago
Sky News is projecting the UK has voted to leave the European Union. Supporters of the 'Stronger In' Campaign watch the results of the EU referendum being announced at a results party at the Royal Festival Hall in London. Picture: Rob... Read more
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JazzTimes Magazine
Asian Heritage Jazz Festival to Return for Second Year“As America is a melting pot of cultures it is important in the assimilation of
Asian Heritage Jazz Festival to Return for Second Year
JazzTimes Magazine / Posted 6 days ago
“As America is a melting pot of cultures it is important in the assimilation of those cultures to embrace things that are uniquely American. It is through this that we can become a part of the mainstream culture. Also, in most instances... Read more
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WTHR Indianapolis
4th of July events around Central IndianaBy Hendrix Magley/WTHR intern Looking for events to do with the family on 4th
4th of July events around Central Indiana
WTHR Indianapolis / Posted 6 days ago
By Hendrix Magley/WTHR intern Looking for events to do with the family on 4th of July Weekend? Here's a look at what's going on around Central Indiana. Friday, July 1, 2016 Haynes-Apperson Festival – 12 to 11 p.m. at Foster Park in downtown... Read more
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examiner.com
AAIFF to screen 'The Opposite of a Fairy Tale'The Asian American International Film Festival (“AAIFF”) has officially selecte
AAIFF to screen 'The Opposite of a Fairy Tale'
examiner.com / Posted 6 days ago
The Asian American International Film Festival (“AAIFF”) has officially selected “The Opposite of a Fairy Tale” for a special preview screening on July 23rd at 7pm EST. “The Opposite of a Fairy Tale” is a fictional psychological drama about an older... Read more
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The Williamsport Sun-Gazette
Jared Leto takes Gucci front row during Milan Fashion WeekMany of the collections offered statement basics on which to build a wardrobe,
Jared Leto takes Gucci front row during Milan Fashion Week
The Williamsport Sun-Gazette / Posted 7 days ago
Many of the collections offered statement basics on which to build a wardrobe, including military, mariner and athletic that can be mixed and matched to create a personalized look. Few were the well-defined suits. And where there was office and... Read more
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Asian Correspondent
China and the ‘Governator’ stress the need to reduce meat consumptionAN often-overlooked aspect to China’s rapid industrial and economic growth in t
China and the ‘Governator’ stress the need to reduce meat consumption
Asian Correspondent / Posted 7 days ago
AN often-overlooked aspect to China’s rapid industrial and economic growth in terms of environmental impact is the increase in meat consumption. A couple of years ago, the German publication Meat Atlas predicted that in the following eight years... Read more
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Variety
Bucheon Fantasy Festival Unveils Huge Anniversary Line-upAmerican actor-director Matt Ross’s Cannes prize-winning family drama “Captain
Bucheon Fantasy Festival Unveils Huge Anniversary Line-up
Variety / Posted 7 days ago
American actor-director Matt Ross’s Cannes prize-winning family drama “Captain Fantastic” will open the festival on Jul. 21. Closing the festival will be Yeon Sang-ho’s latest animated feature “Seoul Station,” a prequel to Yeon’s Cannes live action... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
The Warcraft effect: Why the future of film belongs to ChinaWhen Warcraft opened with a dismal $24-million (U.S.) at the North American box
The Warcraft effect: Why the future of film belongs to China
The Globe and Mail / Posted 7 days ago
When Warcraft opened with a dismal $24-million (U.S.) at the North American box office two weeks ago, critics breathed a sigh of relief. Thank god, the sentiment went, we won’t have to sit through a sequel to that. But then the numbers started coming... Read more
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Ventura County Reporter
Ventura County Reporter - Picks of the Week - Happenings13TH ANNUAL OJAI VALLEY LAVENDER FESTIVAL Saturday, June 25, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Fea
Ventura County Reporter - Picks of the Week - Happenings
Ventura County Reporter / Posted 7 days ago
13TH ANNUAL OJAI VALLEY LAVENDER FESTIVAL Saturday, June 25, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Featuring over 100 food and product vendors and a full schedule of activities, including live music, games, prizes, speakers, sampling, workshops, demonstrations and more,... Read more
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The Austin Chronicle
Only the Fourth Wall Is ForeverThere's a full-color painting hidden beneath several coats of white latex on on
Only the Fourth Wall Is Forever
The Austin Chronicle / Posted 8 days ago
There's a full-color painting hidden beneath several coats of white latex on one wall in the lobby of Salvage Vanguard Theater's headquarters on the Eastside of Austin, Texas. The award-winning company has recently been priced out of the venue it's... Read more
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Bay Area Reporter
Rainbow connectionsThousands, millions strong, we and our allies celebrate this weekend. Al Di Me
Rainbow connections
Bay Area Reporter / Posted 8 days ago
Thousands, millions strong, we and our allies celebrate this weekend. Al Di Meola @ Yoshi's Oakland The jazz-soul guitar virtuoso performs with his band at the elegant nightclub-restaurant. $39-$139. 8pm. 8pm &10pm June 24. 510 Embaracdero West,... Read more
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Bay Area Reporter
Further reflections: Frameline 40 wraps upThe San Francisco International LGBTQ Film Festival's last four days offer a st
Further reflections: Frameline 40 wraps up
Bay Area Reporter / Posted 8 days ago
The San Francisco International LGBTQ Film Festival's last four days offer a string of intense dramas, mostly focused on family life, both traditional and the new-fashioned LGBTQ kind. Spa Night Korean American filmmaker Andrew Ahn plants his... Read more
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The Hollywood Reporter
South Korea’s Bucheon Fantastic Fest to Open With Cannes Title 'Captain Fantastic'The 20th edition of Asia’s largest genre film festival has been revamped with a
South Korea’s Bucheon Fantastic Fest to Open With Cannes Title 'Captain Fantastic'
The Hollywood Reporter / Posted 9 days ago
The 20th edition of Asia’s largest genre film festival has been revamped with an expanded lineup of 302 films from 49 countries. The Bucheon International Fantastic Film Festival (BiFan) will fete its 20th anniversary with its biggest lineup ever,... Read more
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The Hill
Will 'Pennsyltucky' dance to Trump's tune?OHIOPYLE, PA.- Judy and her husband Phil, who is in his 29th year of service in
Will 'Pennsyltucky' dance to Trump's tune?
The Hill / Posted 9 days ago
OHIOPYLE, PA.- Judy and her husband Phil, who is in his 29th year of service in the military, along with three other couples who ventured from Pittsburgh to attend an annual craft beer festival held on the fringes of the Pennsylvania state park, all... Read more
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New York Magazine
Today Is a Great Day to Be a Teenage Drone Pilot, But a Deservedly Awful Day to Be Dennis Hastertfresh intelligence delivered every weekday morning. Good morning and welcome
Today Is a Great Day to Be a Teenage Drone Pilot, But a Deservedly Awful Day to Be Dennis Hastert
New York Magazine / Posted 9 days ago
fresh intelligence delivered every weekday morning. Good morning and welcome to Fresh Intelligence, our roundup of the stories, ideas, and memes you'll be talking about today. In this edition, convictions for two Californian ISIS... Read more
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examiner.com
New York Philharmonic brings ‘priceless music absolutely free’ back to QueensAn enthusiastic and appreciative crowd of 13,000 gathered to hear the New York
New York Philharmonic brings ‘priceless music absolutely free’ back to Queens
examiner.com / Posted 9 days ago
An enthusiastic and appreciative crowd of 13,000 gathered to hear the New York Philharmonic orchestra in Cunningham Park, Queens, on the night of the summer solstice as the sunset cast a perfect orange glow and the full moon – the first in more than... Read more
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Variety
European Film Promotion Launches Slate Funding Program at Toronto Film FestivalEuropean Film Promotion, which represents government film agencies from 36 coun
European Film Promotion Launches Slate Funding Program at Toronto Film Festival
Variety / Posted 9 days ago
European Film Promotion, which represents government film agencies from 36 countries, is seeking to boost the export of European movies with the launch of its Film Sales Support Slate Funding program, which builds on the existing Film Sales Support... Read more
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Boston Globe
The best of Cape Cod and Island restaurantsUpper Cape (Falmouth, Hyannis, Sagamore, Sandwich, Woods Hole) The list of teq
The best of Cape Cod and Island restaurants
Boston Globe / Posted 10 days ago
Upper Cape (Falmouth, Hyannis, Sagamore, Sandwich, Woods Hole) The list of tequilas at Añejo Mexican Bistro & Tequila Bar is long and interesting, and the plates of Americanized Mexican street food provide a spicy alternative to the Cape diet of... Read more
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Salon.com
Jared Leto takes Gucci front row during Milan Fashion WeekMILAN (AP) — Street wear was trumping more formal looks during menswear preview
Jared Leto takes Gucci front row during Milan Fashion Week
Salon.com / Posted 10 days ago
MILAN (AP) — Street wear was trumping more formal looks during menswear previews for next spring and summer on the third day of Milan Fashion Week on Monday. Many of the collections offered statement basics on which to build a wardrobe, including... Read more
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Evening Standard
Kelis to open pop-up restaurant in SohoSinger turned cookbook author Kelis will host a pop-up restaurant in Soho this
Kelis to open pop-up restaurant in Soho
Evening Standard / Posted 10 days ago
Singer turned cookbook author Kelis will host a pop-up restaurant in Soho this July as she takes the helm at Le Bun for four nights. The burger restaurant has partnered with the Milkshake singer to transform Soho's Leicester House site into a South... Read more
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Orange County Register
For Little Saigon, annual Night Market is a return to the homelandWESTMINSTER – It’s a taste of Southeast Asian culture and community – all summe
For Little Saigon, annual Night Market is a return to the homeland
Orange County Register / Posted 10 days ago
WESTMINSTER – It’s a taste of Southeast Asian culture and community – all summer long. Rice cakes and grilled squid. Vietnamese crooners and merchants hawking ao dai dresses. The controlled chaos of a Southeast Asian bazaar. The sixth annual... Read more
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Yonhap News Agency
(Yonhap Feature) Annual festival offers Americans taste of Korean cultureChang Jae-soon FAIRFAX, Virginia, June 19 (Yonhap) -- A subtle wave of emotion
(Yonhap Feature) Annual festival offers Americans taste of Korean culture
Yonhap News Agency / Posted 11 days ago
Chang Jae-soon FAIRFAX, Virginia, June 19 (Yonhap) -- A subtle wave of emotion filled a concert hall near Washington over the weekend as South Korean jazz singer Woong San sang the traditional Korean folk song "Arirang" to a melancholy yet lovely... Read more
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The China Post
MoMA opens a retrospective for Taiwan cinematographer in NY NEW YORK--The first North American retrospective of Taiwanese cinematographer
MoMA opens a retrospective for Taiwan cinematographer in NY
The China Post / Posted 12 days ago
NEW YORK--The first North American retrospective of Taiwanese cinematographer Mark Lee Ping-bing's works opened Thursday with his film "Crosscurrent," for which he won the Silver Bear for... Read more
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Orange County Register
25 things to do this weekend in O.C. (June 17-19)but we’ve got a few ideas for cool things to do. From night markets to Beatles
25 things to do this weekend in O.C. (June 17-19)
Orange County Register / Posted 13 days ago
but we’ve got a few ideas for cool things to do. From night markets to Beatles tributes and car shows and family-friendly theater, here are our picks for the weekend. ALL WEEKEND OC NIGHT MARKET: Featuring hundreds of new and returning chefs... Read more
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examiner.com
After Central Park concerts, New York Philharmonic summer series heads to borosFor 51 years, the New York Philharmonic Concerts in the Parks have filled the s
After Central Park concerts, New York Philharmonic summer series heads to boros
examiner.com / Posted 13 days ago
For 51 years, the New York Philharmonic Concerts in the Parks have filled the summer nights with rapturous sound and joy – as they say, “priceless music, absolutely free.” 14 million people, in fact, have delighted in the magnificent melding of... Read more
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East Bay Express
This Weekend's Top Seven EventsThe Life Celebration for Tupac Shakur Pull up any Tupac interview on YouTube,
This Weekend's Top Seven Events
East Bay Express / Posted 13 days ago
The Life Celebration for Tupac Shakur Pull up any Tupac interview on YouTube, and you’ll be guaranteed to hear truths that resonate with the struggles of racial and economic inequality in today’s United States. The rapper’s mother, Afeni Shakur, was... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
First Coast Happeningscan be bought individually or in $5 or $10 bags. (904) 288-6385 or jaxpubliclib
First Coast Happenings
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 14 days ago
can be bought individually or in $5 or $10 bags. (904) 288-6385 or jaxpubliclibrary.org. Purple Hatter’s Ball to benefit the Rachel Morningstar Foundation, noon-1 a.m. Friday, noon-1:45 a.m. Saturday, noon-8 p.m. Sunday; Spirit of the Suwannee... Read more
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KNAC.COM
JUNKMAN's 2016 ROCK ON THE RANGE RecapThursday, June 16, 2016 @ 11:01 AM Mapfre Stadium-Columbus, Ohio May 20-22nd, 2
JUNKMAN's 2016 ROCK ON THE RANGE Recap
KNAC.COM / Posted 14 days ago
Thursday, June 16, 2016 @ 11:01 AM Mapfre Stadium-Columbus, Ohio May 20-22nd, 2016- advertisement -All Photos By Junkman The 10th annual Rock On The Range festival took the town of Columbus Ohio by storm (literally) as it does every year, with over... Read more
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Hartford Courant
Arts & Ideas Panel Tackles Millennials, The Election, The American DreamPolitical engagement is essential in any election year. The 21st century, howev
Arts & Ideas Panel Tackles Millennials, The Election, The American Dream
Hartford Courant / Posted 14 days ago
Political engagement is essential in any election year. The 21st century, however, presents new challenges. Millennials — hard-hit by the economic downturn — are increasingly pessimistic. How can this enormous demographic be roused to political... Read more
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Boulder Daily Camera
Latino Chamber strapped for cash ahead of first Colorado Latino Festival in LongmontThe Boulder County Latino Chamber of Commerce is looking for money to fill a fu
Latino Chamber strapped for cash ahead of first Colorado Latino Festival in Longmont
Boulder Daily Camera / Posted 15 days ago
The Boulder County Latino Chamber of Commerce is looking for money to fill a funding gap for the upcoming Colorado Latino Festival. The festival is planned for June 26 on Main Street in Longmont. Chamber Executive Director Jose Beteta is touting it... Read more
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Coconuts Manila
Amazing! Docu about 104-year-old Jessie Lichauco will make you feel warm and fuzzy insideWhen we grow old, we want to be like Jessie Lichauco. Still all there and shar
Amazing! Docu about 104-year-old Jessie Lichauco will make you feel warm and fuzzy inside
Coconuts Manila / Posted 15 days ago
When we grow old, we want to be like Jessie Lichauco. Still all there and sharp as a tack at 104 years old, she is the subject of the documentary Curiosity, Adventure & Love, which is screening for the first time in the country at the World... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Universities to host new Centres of Asia-Pacific ExcellenceNew Zealand - Te Pokai TaraUniversities New Zealand has welcomed the Tertiary M
Universities to host new Centres of Asia-Pacific Excellence
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 15 days ago
New Zealand - Te Pokai TaraUniversities New Zealand has welcomed the Tertiary Minister’s announcement that up to three Centres of Asia-Pacific Excellence (CAPEs) will be developed within New... Read more
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Bay Area Reporter
Compassion-artsAs we mourn those lost from the horrific violence in Orlando, Florida, take sus
Compassion-arts
Bay Area Reporter / Posted 15 days ago
As we mourn those lost from the horrific violence in Orlando, Florida, take sustenance from life-affirming local arts events. Fight hatred with love, compassion, and creative expression. Celebrate the queer, the homo, the lesbian, the trans.... Read more
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Zero Hedge
"Allah Knows Best" - Child Sex Grooming, Prison Brainwashing, & A Month Of Islam In BritainSubmitted by Soren Kern via The Gatestone Institute, May 1. Mubashir Jamil, a
"Allah Knows Best" - Child Sex Grooming, Prison Brainwashing, & A Month Of Islam In Britain
Zero Hedge / Posted 15 days ago
Submitted by Soren Kern via The Gatestone Institute, May 1. Mubashir Jamil, a 21-year-old man from Luton, was arrested on suspicion of attempting to travel to Syria and engage in "violent jihad" with the Islamic State. He was charged with "engaging... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
This Entrepreneur Goes Undercover to Rescue Dogs From Torture in AsiaThe annual Yulin Festival in China's southern Guangxi province is about to get
This Entrepreneur Goes Undercover to Rescue Dogs From Torture in Asia
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 15 days ago
The annual Yulin Festival in China's southern Guangxi province is about to get underway this June. During Yulin, locals celebrate the summer solstice and hot months to come. They do this by eating meat from an animal whose widespread slaughter by... Read more
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