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Salon.com
A California suburb reckons with its Nazi past — and present-day controversy followsVirginia, but both communities have recently had to deal with controversies inv
Salon.com / Posted 18 hours ago
Virginia, but both communities have recently had to deal with controversies involving Nazis, white supremacy, and the removal of a public monument that symbolized bigotry. In Charlottesville, the controversy erupted in violence and became... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Red Bull Amaphiko Academy aims to support grassroots initiatives through fellowship, 10-day celebrationOn a recent weeknight, Changa Bell leads dozens of Baltimoreans through a medit
Baltimore Sun / Posted yesterday
On a recent weeknight, Changa Bell leads dozens of Baltimoreans through a meditation exercise at the Shake and Bake Family Fun Center. Then the group, encouraged by CJay Philip of Dance & Bmore, breaks out into a colorful roller skating party. It... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
The powerful 'Whose Streets?' documentary comes to Cinema DetroitRallies across southeastern Michigan Sunday pledged solidarity with anti-racism
Detroit Free Press / Posted yesterday
Rallies across southeastern Michigan Sunday pledged solidarity with anti-racism counter-protests in Charlottesville, Va., after violent weekend clashes led to the death of one demonstrator. Matthew Dolan, Detroit Free Press Among the chants uttered... Read more
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Scotsman
Bill Jamieson: There is real appeal behind ‘Moggmentum’History has shown plenty of examples of popular wisdom being wrong and the rank
Scotsman / Posted 2 days ago
History has shown plenty of examples of popular wisdom being wrong and the rank outsider winning, so don’t write off Jacob Rees-Mogg just yet says Bill Jamieson In politics today nothing surprises: Donald Trump as US President; Jeremy Corbyn as... Read more
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BC Local News
Indigenous voices take centre stage at new Koksilah Music FestivalThe first annual Koksilah Music Festival makes its debut Sept 8-10 at Tuwe'nu (
BC Local News / Posted 3 days ago
The first annual Koksilah Music Festival makes its debut Sept 8-10 at Tuwe'nu (Providence Farm) in Tl'upalus (Cowichan Bay). The goal of this family-friendly event is to amplify the voices of Indigenous artists and to raise funds for grassroots... Read more
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Daily Mail
Jennifer Lawrence wants to drink wine with youJennifer Lawrence offers fans a chance to get DRUNK with her by donating to ant
Daily Mail / Posted 3 days ago
Jennifer Lawrence offers fans a chance to get DRUNK with her by donating to anti-political-corruption group - after asking them to help her identify white supremacists at Charlottesville march The 27-year-old is using the fundraising site Omaze to... Read more
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PRWeek UK
In brief: Strong margins at Frank and Hotwire, Midas booked up for Cheltenham, FX firm hires RedleafCheltenham, FX firm hires Redleaf Frank PR and Hotwire "continue to trade well
PRWeek UK / Posted 5 days ago
Cheltenham, FX firm hires Redleaf Frank PR and Hotwire "continue to trade well with above average margin achievement" in the UK and Europe in the year to 30 June, according to results for Australian parent firm Enero Group. The group's four... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
More than murals, Wide Open Walls is a sign Sacramento has finally arrivedMost days, the tree-lined midtown streets near The Sacramento Bee are quiet and
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 5 days ago
Most days, the tree-lined midtown streets near The Sacramento Bee are quiet and predictable. In other words, boring. But on Friday, as the clock ticked toward noon, four young men piled out of “I Love Teriyaki” and craned their necks to get a look at... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Jeramiah Ferrari learn what it’s like to ‘be big in Reepham’ The Reepham Festival was sold out for the sixth consecutive year. Walkway. Pi
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 6 days ago
The Reepham Festival was sold out for the sixth consecutive year. Walkway. Pictures: Kate White It was sold out for the sixth consecutive year, and everyone went home happy again from the... Read more
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Scotsman
There is too much focus on comedy at the Fringe, says chiefThe Edinburgh Festival Fringe needs to tackle the dominating presence of stand-
Scotsman / Posted 8 days ago
The Edinburgh Festival Fringe needs to tackle the dominating presence of stand-up comedy at the event, its chief executive has admitted. Shona McCarthy, who took over as chief executive of the Fringe Society last year, wants to “rebalance and... Read more
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Orillia Packet & Times
A reason to be proudThis week, the Pride flag was proudly raised at the Orillia Opera House to help
Orillia Packet & Times / Posted 8 days ago
This week, the Pride flag was proudly raised at the Orillia Opera House to help mark Fierté Simcoe Pride (FSP) Festival celebrations across the county. In municipalities throughout Simcoe County, events have been organized to ensure there are “safe... Read more
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Scotsman
Leith enjoying new lease of life as Edinburgh Festival hubEvery year at the festival, thoughts are spared for Leith’s role in what’s goin
Scotsman / Posted 8 days ago
Every year at the festival, thoughts are spared for Leith’s role in what’s going on throughout August – or its lack of one, with even Fringe events barely touching upon Edinburgh’s old port area. Yet the spirit of messy, forward-thinking and largely... Read more
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Sun Star
1st Kadayawan dragon boat competition kicks off on Aug. 12THE green light is on for the staging of the 1st Kadayawan Festival National Dr
Sun Star / Posted 9 days ago
THE green light is on for the staging of the 1st Kadayawan Festival National Dragon Boat Competition that will unwrap on Saturday, August 12, at the Sta. Ana Wharf. Clarice Jane Calolot of Dragons del Sur, who is also the event chair, bared this in... Read more
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Norwich Evening News 24
Reepham Festival still has The Beat as it celebrates its 10th anniversary year Reepham Festival is celebrating its 10th anniversdary this year Photo: Antony
Norwich Evening News 24 / Posted 9 days ago
Reepham Festival is celebrating its 10th anniversdary this year Photo: Antony Kelly Reepham Summer Music Festival celebrates its 10-year milestone this weekend and... Read more
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BC Local News
Jordan River Race expands into whitewater festivalSince its inception, the Jordan River kayak race has been an informal, undergro
BC Local News / Posted 10 days ago
Since its inception, the Jordan River kayak race has been an informal, underground event, attracting a core group of kayakers to Revelstoke for a weekend of friendly competition. This year, the event has gone above water and turned into a weekend of... Read more
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Arrow Lakes News
Jordan River Race expands into whitewater festivalSince its inception, the Jordan River kayak race has been an informal, undergro
Arrow Lakes News / Posted 10 days ago
Since its inception, the Jordan River kayak race has been an informal, underground event, attracting a core group of kayakers to Revelstoke for a weekend of friendly competition. This year, the event has gone above water and turned into a weekend of... Read more
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Sicamous Eagle Valley News
Jordan River Race expands into whitewater festivalSince its inception, the Jordan River kayak race has been an informal, undergro
Sicamous Eagle Valley News / Posted 10 days ago
Since its inception, the Jordan River kayak race has been an informal, underground event, attracting a core group of kayakers to Revelstoke for a weekend of friendly competition. This year, the event has gone above water and turned into a weekend of... Read more
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Salmon Arm Observer
Jordan River Race expands into whitewater festivalSince its inception, the Jordan River kayak race has been an informal, undergro
Salmon Arm Observer / Posted 10 days ago
Since its inception, the Jordan River kayak race has been an informal, underground event, attracting a core group of kayakers to Revelstoke for a weekend of friendly competition. This year, the event has gone above water and turned into a weekend of... Read more
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Golden Star
Jordan River Race expands into whitewater festivalSince its inception, the Jordan River kayak race has been an informal, undergro
Golden Star / Posted 10 days ago
Since its inception, the Jordan River kayak race has been an informal, underground event, attracting a core group of kayakers to Revelstoke for a weekend of friendly competition. This year, the event has gone above water and turned into a weekend of... Read more
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Revelstoke Review
Jordan River Race expands into whitewater festivalSince its inception, the Jordan River kayak race has been an informal, undergro
Revelstoke Review / Posted 10 days ago
Since its inception, the Jordan River kayak race has been an informal, underground event, attracting a core group of kayakers to Revelstoke for a weekend of friendly competition. This year, the event has gone above water and turned into a weekend of... Read more
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KERA North Texas
'Schoolifying' Minecraft Without Ruining ItSteven Isaacs — @mr_isaacs on Twitter — is a full-time technology teacher in Ba
KERA North Texas / Posted 10 days ago
Steven Isaacs — @mr_isaacs on Twitter — is a full-time technology teacher in Baskingridge, N.J. He's also the co-founder of a new festival that set the Guinness World Record for largest gathering dedicated to a single video game. The game that... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
'Schoolifying' Minecraft Without Ruining ItSteven Isaacs — @mr_isaacs on Twitter — is a full-time technology teacher in Ba
KPBS San Diego / Posted 10 days ago
Steven Isaacs — @mr_isaacs on Twitter — is a full-time technology teacher in Baskingridge, N.J. He's also the co-founder of a new festival that set the Guinness World Record for largest gathering dedicated to a single video game. The game that... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Biology isn't why tech is a boy's clubNEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- It was an unoriginal argument: Women aren't biologically
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 11 days ago
NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- It was an unoriginal argument: Women aren't biologically fit to succeed in tech. Over the weekend, a 3,300-word manifesto written by one of Google's male engineers was leaked to the press. In the memo, the rank-and-file... Read more
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FOX Carolina
Biology isn't why tech is a boy's clubO'Brien NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- It was an unoriginal argument: Women aren't bio
FOX Carolina / Posted 12 days ago
O'Brien NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- It was an unoriginal argument: Women aren't biologically fit to succeed in tech. Over the weekend, a 3,300-word manifesto written by one of Google's male engineers was leaked to the press. In the memo, the... Read more
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KCTV 5 Kansas City
Biology isn't why tech is a boy's clubO'Brien NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- It was an unoriginal argument: Women aren't bio
KCTV 5 Kansas City / Posted 12 days ago
O'Brien NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- It was an unoriginal argument: Women aren't biologically fit to succeed in tech. Over the weekend, a 3,300-word manifesto written by one of Google's male engineers was leaked to the press. In the memo, the... Read more
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FOX 12 Oregon
Biology isn't why tech is a boy's clubO'Brien NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- It was an unoriginal argument: Women aren't bio
FOX 12 Oregon / Posted 12 days ago
O'Brien NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- It was an unoriginal argument: Women aren't biologically fit to succeed in tech. Over the weekend, a 3,300-word manifesto written by one of Google's male engineers was leaked to the press. In the memo, the... Read more
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Eyewitness News 3 Hartford
Biology isn't why tech is a boy's clubO'Brien NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- It was an unoriginal argument: Women aren't bio
Eyewitness News 3 Hartford / Posted 12 days ago
O'Brien NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- It was an unoriginal argument: Women aren't biologically fit to succeed in tech. Over the weekend, a 3,300-word manifesto written by one of Google's male engineers was leaked to the press. In the memo, the... Read more
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FOX 5 Las Vegas
Biology isn't why tech is a boy's clubO'Brien NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- It was an unoriginal argument: Women aren't bio
FOX 5 Las Vegas / Posted 12 days ago
O'Brien NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- It was an unoriginal argument: Women aren't biologically fit to succeed in tech. Over the weekend, a 3,300-word manifesto written by one of Google's male engineers was leaked to the press. In the memo, the... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
Biology isn't why tech is a boy's clubO'Brien NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- It was an unoriginal argument: Women aren't bio
WSMV Nashville / Posted 12 days ago
O'Brien NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- It was an unoriginal argument: Women aren't biologically fit to succeed in tech. Over the weekend, a 3,300-word manifesto written by one of Google's male engineers was leaked to the press. In the memo, the... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Biology isn't why tech is a boy's clubNEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- It was an unoriginal argument: Women aren't biologically
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 12 days ago
NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- It was an unoriginal argument: Women aren't biologically fit to succeed in tech. Over the weekend, a 3,300-word manifesto written by one of Google's male engineers was leaked to the press. In the memo, the rank-and-file... Read more
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Asian Correspondent
Asean Literary Festival celebrates art, free speech and 50 years of regional cooperationAsean was no more than a slogan and a series of meetings of elites. If we want
Asian Correspondent / Posted 12 days ago
Asean was no more than a slogan and a series of meetings of elites. If we want to be a real community, we have to work at the grassroots level,” said Indonesian novelist Okky Madasari on Monday. Held over the same weekend as the region’s top... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Norfolk MP George Freeman reveals plans for Tory festival after Corbyn takes Glastonbury by storm Mid-Norfolk MP, George Freeman. Picture: Ian Burt Mid-Norfolk MP George Free
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 14 days ago
Mid-Norfolk MP, George Freeman. Picture: Ian Burt Mid-Norfolk MP George Freeman has announced plans for a Conservative festival. Glastonbury 2017:... Read more
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Scotsman
Actors Michael Colgan and Barry McGovern on bringing Beckett to the EIFSUSAN Mansfield discovers the passion novelist and actor Michael Colgan and sta
Scotsman / Posted 15 days ago
SUSAN Mansfield discovers the passion novelist and actor Michael Colgan and star of stage, television and film Barry McGovern have for Beckett Michael Colgan is making tea. “I’ve had two girlfriends who were getting fed up of me, but they prolonged... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Outlook co-founder Johnny Scratchley discusses festival’s 10th anniversary celebration | Irish Examiner Friday, August 04, 2017 - 03:59 pm Johnny Scratchley was.
Irish Examiner / Posted 15 days ago
| Irish Examiner Friday, August 04, 2017 - 03:59 pm Johnny Scratchley was... Read more
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JTA
Controversial British activist says top Jewish group tried to shut down her one-woman show(JTA) — An activist suspended by Britain’s Labour Party for, among other things
JTA / Posted 15 days ago
(JTA) — An activist suspended by Britain’s Labour Party for, among other things, saying Jews led the slave trade has accused the country’s top Jewish governing body of trying to shut down her one-woman show. Jackie Walker, whose show “The Lynching”... Read more
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Bolton News
Good vibes and good music as Blackthorn Festival delightsMANY people see Glastonbury, Reading and Leeds, or V festival as the highlights
Bolton News / Posted 15 days ago
MANY people see Glastonbury, Reading and Leeds, or V festival as the highlights of festival season, but there’s a lot to be said for smaller boutique festivals; those that take the festival experience back to its grassroots, before sponsorship and... Read more
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The Comet
Hitchin Belles FC bang the drum for girls’ grassroots football – and England LionessesNew Hitchin Belles FC are a thriving club With the success of the England wom
The Comet / Posted 17 days ago
New Hitchin Belles FC are a thriving club With the success of the England women’s football team at Euro 2017 interest has never been higher in the top level of... Read more
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Manitoulin Expositor
Wiikwemkoong band member founds non-indigenous youth campWIIKWEMKOONG—Kaella-Marie Earle is an actively engaged young Anishinaabe-kwe, r
Manitoulin Expositor / Posted 18 days ago
WIIKWEMKOONG—Kaella-Marie Earle is an actively engaged young Anishinaabe-kwe, recently Ms. Earle joined the NDP Northern Council executive and the team decided to brainstorm proactive ways to tackle the recommendations contained in the Truth and... Read more
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Billboard
Murs on Bringing Back Paid Dues Festival: 'Hopefully I Won't Have to Sacrifice My Career This Time'Following a four-year hiatus, Murs has announced that Paid Dues -- the indie-le
Billboard / Posted 18 days ago
Following a four-year hiatus, Murs has announced that Paid Dues -- the indie-leaning hip-hop festival he founded in 2006 -- is making its return to Los Angeles this September. The veteran rapper says this year’s revival, which boasts Lil Wayne,... Read more
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Evening Standard
Cambridge Folk Festival is the perfect break from city lifeThere’s nothing folkier than sitting around a table, sharing stories and jokes
Evening Standard / Posted 18 days ago
There’s nothing folkier than sitting around a table, sharing stories and jokes and taking turns to sing or play an instrument. It’s a way to spend an evening that is lost on this busy city, and a traditional way of life we have a lot to learn... Read more
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The News & Observer
Film about Raleigh teacher and activist gets national attentionTeacher of the Year film on Raleigh teacher/activist gets national attention |
The News & Observer / Posted 19 days ago
Teacher of the Year film on Raleigh teacher/activist gets national attention | News & Observer “Teacher of the Year” follows Angie Scioli during the 2013-14 school year as she juggles being a social studies teacher at Leesville Road High School in... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
The top five global concert tours, ranked by average box office gross per city. Includes the average ticket price for shows worldwide. The list is based on data provided to the tr
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 20 days ago
ticket price for shows worldwide. The list is based on data provided to the trade publication Pollstar by concert promoters and venue managers. v... Read more
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dna
FULL TEXT of 'Mann ki Baat' | GST demonstrates collective strength of country, ushers in a new culturePrime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday shared his thoughts on a number of theme
dna / Posted 20 days ago
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday shared his thoughts on a number of themes and issues in his 34th edition of 'Mann Ki Baat'. Read the full text here: My dear countrymen, Namaskar. We human beings have a natural inclination to be enchanted by... Read more
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The Economic Times
Full text of 'Mann ki Baat' speech by PM Narendra ModiMy dear countrymen, Namaskar. We human beings have a natural inclination to be
The Economic Times / Posted 20 days ago
My dear countrymen, Namaskar. We human beings have a natural inclination to be enchanted by the delights of the rainy season. Animals, birds, flora – nature in its entirety, is filled with the joys of the season. But sometimes, when the rain... Read more
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heraldscotland
I, Daniel Blake writer Laverty backs call for boycott of Shalom Festival in EdinburghThe open letter calling for a boycott has also been signed by representatives o
heraldscotland / Posted 21 days ago
The open letter calling for a boycott has also been signed by representatives of Pro-Palestine groups including the Scottish Palestinian Forum and the Scottish Palestine Solidarity Campaign. Laverty said: “The important thing is it’s coming from... Read more
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The News & Observer
Her goal is to connect farmers, food businesses to people with money to lendis ensuring that NC farmers, food businesses stay healthy | News & Observer Ca
The News & Observer / Posted 21 days ago
is ensuring that NC farmers, food businesses stay healthy | News & Observer Carol Peppe Hewitt helps small farmers and other food-oriented businesses find loans among interested community members as founder of Slow Money NC. She is pictured at... Read more
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express
Awkward! Mocking Jeremy Corbyn campaign video FORGETS one crucial thingFORGETS one crucial thing A CORBYN supporter video - which mocks middle class
express / Posted 23 days ago
FORGETS one crucial thing A CORBYN supporter video - which mocks middle class nepotism - is set to cause embarrassment for the Labour leader after its makers missed a VITAL point. The cringeworthy video is set in the garden of a wealthy family,... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Elderberry Jam has super fruit, super bands, super funWhen music promoter Jake West was first introduced to elderberries, he knew lit
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 24 days ago
When music promoter Jake West was first introduced to elderberries, he knew little about them. Partly through the Elderberry Festival in Hartsburg, he learned the super fruit has been used for centuries to treat wounds, soothes respiratory illnesses... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Funding opened for arts groups ahead of Festival event for 2018 European ChampionshipsFUNDING has been made available for groups involved in the arts who want to app
EveningTimes Online / Posted 25 days ago
FUNDING has been made available for groups involved in the arts who want to apply to be part of the Glasgow 2018 European Championships’ cultural festival. The fund of £750,000 has opened to artists, arts organisations and groups ahead of Festival... Read more
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Inquirier.net
And now, a Venice Film Festival in Manila–thanks to outgoing Italian envoyAt the launch of the Venice Film Festival Manila at the embassy residence: Luig
Inquirier.net / Posted 25 days ago
At the launch of the Venice Film Festival Manila at the embassy residence: Luigi Bernas, Roscigno, Liza Diño, Sergio Boero Italian ambassador Massimo Roscigno began his Philippine posting in 2013 with the bicentennial celebration of Italy’s greatest... Read more
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