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Hip-Hop Wired
4th Annual Broccoli City Festival Rocks DC w/ Future, Jhene Aiko & More Victory lap. The sweet smell of success was in the air on Saturday, April 30
4th Annual Broccoli City Festival Rocks DC w/ Future, Jhene Aiko & More
Hip-Hop Wired / Posted 16 hours ago
Victory lap. The sweet smell of success was in the air on Saturday, April 30, in Washington D.C., as the commonwealth hosted the fourth annual Broccoli City Fest – an event... Read more
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Quartz
In northern France, a Facebook call to aid refugees inspires a social movement — Quartz For most of them, it started with a call to action on Facebook. No
In northern France, a Facebook call to aid refugees inspires a social movement
Quartz / Posted 17 hours ago
— Quartz For most of them, it started with a call to action on Facebook. Now, hundreds of... Read more
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Crosscut
Your official GiveBIG cheatsheetEach year, Crosscut is proud to take part in the Seattle Foundation’s one-day c
Your official GiveBIG cheatsheet
Crosscut / Posted yesterday
Each year, Crosscut is proud to take part in the Seattle Foundation’s one-day charitable event, GiveBIG. This is an ideal day to support Crosscut (nudge nudge) and the other non-profits you know and love, because each donation will receive a part of... Read more
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Northumberland Today
Tickets on sale for Shelter Valley Folk FestivalEarly-bird tickets for the 13th annual Shelter Valley Folk Festival went on sal
Tickets on sale for Shelter Valley Folk Festival
Northumberland Today / Posted yesterday
Early-bird tickets for the 13th annual Shelter Valley Folk Festival went on sale Sunday and this year, in addition to entertainers, there are two other new things: an increase in the number of camping sites and a streamlined online ordering system,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Day of the Tall DrumAbeokuta — At 6.25pm, history was made as the world's tallest drum, measuring 1
Day of the Tall Drum
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Abeokuta — At 6.25pm, history was made as the world's tallest drum, measuring 16ft tall and 5th in circumference, was unveiled amid pomp and ceremony in the ancient town of Abeokuta by the Ogun State governor, Sen. Ibikunle Amosun. The drum, which... Read more
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Manning River Times
Celebrity chef to add a touch of magic to Slice of HavenChef Clayton Donovan will attend the 2016 Slice of Haven Food and Wine Festival
Celebrity chef to add a touch of magic to Slice of Haven
Manning River Times / Posted 2 days ago
Chef Clayton Donovan will attend the 2016 Slice of Haven Food and Wine Festival. The Nambucca-born celebrity is Australia’s only hatted indigenous chef. SPECIAL GUEST: Chef Clayton Donovan will attend Slice of Haven. Chef Clayton Donovan will... Read more
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FOX 2 News St. Louis
Cherokee Street to celebrate Cinco de Mayo with food, wrestling, and a big paradeST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) - It is one of St. Louis's largest street festivals! The C
Cherokee Street to celebrate Cinco de Mayo with food, wrestling, and a big parade
FOX 2 News St. Louis / Posted 2 days ago
ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) - It is one of St. Louis's largest street festivals! The Cinco de Mayo celebration on Cherokee Street in south St. Louis will take place on Saturday, May 7, 2016 (Siete dy Mayo) from 11:00 A.M.-9:00 P.M. The 2016 festival will... Read more
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WRAL.com Raleigh
Shakori Hills GrassRoots Festival of Music and Dance (Spring 2016)A music lovers' paradise, Shakori Hills GrassRoots Festival is a family-friendl
Shakori Hills GrassRoots Festival of Music and Dance (Spring 2016)
WRAL.com Raleigh / Posted 3 days ago
A music lovers' paradise, Shakori Hills GrassRoots Festival is a family-friendly celebration of music, dance, art, & education. 4 days, 4 stages, & over 60 bands in beautiful, green Chatham County! Headliners include: Punch Brothers, Brett Dennen,... Read more
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dna
Daughters of drought: The vicious cycle of poverty in the parched lands of Karnataka and MaharashtraThe crowds are thinner than the full-moon festival of Bharat Hunnime in January
Daughters of drought: The vicious cycle of poverty in the parched lands of Karnataka and Maharashtra
dna / Posted 3 days ago
The crowds are thinner than the full-moon festival of Bharat Hunnime in January, but there's still barely any space to move. The streets leading to the famed Goddess Yellamma temple in Saundatti, Karnataka, are lined with shops selling fruits,... Read more
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ABC News
A Look Back at Bernie Sanders' Campaign One Year LaterSen. Bernie Sanders announced his presidential candidacy a year ago today. And
A Look Back at Bernie Sanders' Campaign One Year Later
ABC News / Posted 4 days ago
Sen. Bernie Sanders announced his presidential candidacy a year ago today. And over the past 12 months, his campaign has followed an almost poetic arch: taking the country by storm (and surprise), amassing a staff of over 1,000 people, breaking... Read more
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Elmira Star-Gazette
Best of the Fests: Find the music for you this summerRegion offers wide variety of tunes to suit any listener We’re still a month a
Best of the Fests: Find the music for you this summer
Elmira Star-Gazette / Posted 4 days ago
Region offers wide variety of tunes to suit any listener We’re still a month away from Memorial Day and the unofficial start of summer, but it’s not too early to start thinking about the array of music festivals around the region. From classical... Read more
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Washington City Paper
Green-Age Dream: As Broccoli City Fest Grows, So Does Its Commitment to Healthy Livingfounders, from left: Brandon McEarhern, Darryl Perkins, Jermon Williams, and Ma
Green-Age Dream: As Broccoli City Fest Grows, So Does Its Commitment to Healthy Living
Washington City Paper / Posted 4 days ago
founders, from left: Brandon McEarhern, Darryl Perkins, Jermon Williams, and Marcus Allen. Spring’s return also signals the beginning of festival season, a circuit that’s become better defined by the experience than the actual music. At... Read more
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International Business Times
May Day 2016: Why do we have a Bank Holiday and what is International Workers' Day? May Day is traditionally marked on the 1 May and celebrated with a three-day we
May Day 2016: Why do we have a Bank Holiday and what is International Workers' Day?
International Business Times / Posted 5 days ago
May Day is traditionally marked on the 1 May and celebrated with a three-day weekend Bank Holiday in the UK, which falls on the first Monday of the month. What is May Day? The earliest recorded May Day celebrations took place in pre-Christian times... Read more
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SameSame
A looooong list of celebs are boycotting North Carolina and MississippiWhen both North Carolina and Mississippi passed their recent anti-LGBT legislat
A looooong list of celebs are boycotting North Carolina and Mississippi
SameSame / Posted 5 days ago
When both North Carolina and Mississippi passed their recent anti-LGBT legislation that forces trans people to use the toilets assigned to the gender that they were born with rather than the one they identify with, lawmakers didn’t expect the... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
‘Fields Of Hope’ wins at the 2016 Manhattan Film FestivalA documentary on a football team in Tacloban brought the message of Filipino re
‘Fields Of Hope’ wins at the 2016 Manhattan Film Festival
Manila Standard Today / Posted 5 days ago
A documentary on a football team in Tacloban brought the message of Filipino resiliency, warmth and hope to The Big Apple – Tony Ty Three young boys from typhoon-ravaged city of Tacloban pegged their hope for a better life on football. Mission... Read more
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Business Wire
Red Nose Day and Global Citizen Join 15th Annual Comcast Cares Day to ‘Make Change Happen’This Saturday, April 30, volunteers will contribute their time and energy to im
Red Nose Day and Global Citizen Join 15th Annual Comcast Cares Day to ‘Make Change Happen’
Business Wire / Posted 5 days ago
This Saturday, April 30, volunteers will contribute their time and energy to improve nearly 900 project sites around the world as part of the 15th annual Comcast Cares Day. More than 100,000 employees, their family and friends, and local non-profit... Read more
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Faster Louder
Beyonce, Tay and triple j's uneasy relationship with popLemonade on triple j next week alongside new songs by Camp Cope, Kaytranada, Ca
Beyonce, Tay and triple j's uneasy relationship with pop
Faster Louder / Posted 6 days ago
Lemonade on triple j next week alongside new songs by Camp Cope, Kaytranada, Car Seat Headrest, SLØTFACE, and Flume. The critically acclaimed record isn’t the feature album – that honour goes to London producer Tourist and his debut U – but... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
May concert guide for Phoenix: Rihanna, Pentatonix, Kenny Chesney, Lil Wayne, Lamb of God, and Tyler, the CreatorRihanna brings the biggest single of the year and 14 other chart-toppers to Tal
May concert guide for Phoenix: Rihanna, Pentatonix, Kenny Chesney, Lil Wayne, Lamb of God, and Tyler, the Creator
The Arizona Republic / Posted 6 days ago
Rihanna brings the biggest single of the year and 14 other chart-toppers to Talking Stick Resort Arena on the first day of a month that also features shows by Pentatonix, Kenny Chesney, Lil Wayne, Lamb of God, Tyler, the Creator and Young Thug. But... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Uralla goes gourmet for expoTHE Uralla market and fair day that became Seasons of New England has grown eve
Uralla goes gourmet for expo
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 7 days ago
THE Uralla market and fair day that became Seasons of New England has grown even bigger this year to morph into a cultural expo and festival. EXPO EXCITEMENT: Dale Goodwin of Dale s Meats Uralla, Northern Tablelands MP Adam Marshall, Seasons of New... Read more
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The Wanderer
Mattapoisett Cultural Council GrantsState Representative William M. Straus and Kathleen Damaskos, chair of the Matt
Mattapoisett Cultural Council Grants
The Wanderer / Posted 7 days ago
State Representative William M. Straus and Kathleen Damaskos, chair of the Mattapoisett Cultural Council, have announced the award of 11 grants totaling $5,009 for cultural programs in and around Mattapoisett. Grant recipients include Mattapoisett... Read more
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Londonist
It's Time To Stand Up And Stop The Destruction Of London's Night LifeClubs and venues are closing at an unprecedented rate, with a 35% drop in grass
It's Time To Stand Up And Stop The Destruction Of London's Night Life
Londonist / Posted 8 days ago
Clubs and venues are closing at an unprecedented rate, with a 35% drop in grassroots music spaces since 2007. But it doesn't have to be like this, argues Alan Miller, chairman of the Night Time Industries Association. London's nightlife and culture... Read more
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Evening Standard
How can we stop Glastonbury goers from missing out on their EU vote?Michael Eavis, the founder of Glastonbury, is flexing his political muscles. Ti
How can we stop Glastonbury goers from missing out on their EU vote?
Evening Standard / Posted 8 days ago
Michael Eavis, the founder of Glastonbury, is flexing his political muscles. Tickets to the festival include a message reminding people that while they are dancing to Skepta at Worthy Farm in June, there will be a referendum on Britain’s membership... Read more
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The Hollywood Reporter
Beyonce's 'Lemonade': The Directors and Cinematographer Behind the Visual MasterpieceKahlil Joseph, Jonas Akerlund and the singer's creative director Todd Tourso ar
Beyonce's 'Lemonade': The Directors and Cinematographer Behind the Visual Masterpiece
The Hollywood Reporter / Posted 8 days ago
Kahlil Joseph, Jonas Akerlund and the singer's creative director Todd Tourso are among those who brought the hour-long HBO special to life. The world stopped when Beyonce premiered her visual album Lemonade on HBO Saturday night (April 23). The... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Loren on signing of Paris Agreement/Leni Robredo choice of lawyersThe Philippines is one of 175 countries that formally signed the Paris Climate
Loren on signing of Paris Agreement/Leni Robredo choice of lawyers
Pilipino Star / Posted 8 days ago
The Philippines is one of 175 countries that formally signed the Paris Climate Agreement on Earth Day at the United Nations Headquarters in New York on April 22. The Philippine delegation that signed the agreement was led by Environment Secretary... Read more
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walesonline
Assembly election: Who is standing in the Vale of Glamorgan?Labour's Jane Hutt is one of a dwindling band of AMs who have represented their
Assembly election: Who is standing in the Vale of Glamorgan?
walesonline / Posted 8 days ago
Labour's Jane Hutt is one of a dwindling band of AMs who have represented their seat ever since the National Assembly began life 17 years go. Last year, the Tory candidate Alun Cairns again held the Westminster seat. 2011 National Assembly... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Mbeki's Dream of Africa's Renaissance Belied South Africa's SchizophreniaA new book, "A Jacana Pocket Biography: Thabo Mbeki", by Adekeye Adebajo, refle
Mbeki's Dream of Africa's Renaissance Belied South Africa's Schizophrenia
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
A new book, "A Jacana Pocket Biography: Thabo Mbeki", by Adekeye Adebajo, reflects on the legacy of the man some have called Africa's "Philosopher king". This is an edited extract. Mbeki's foreign policy was in part driven by his vision of an... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Mbeki’s dream of Africa’s renaissance belied SA’s schizophreniaAfrica’s renaissance belied SA’s schizophrenia South Africa,Thabo Mbeki,Africa
Mbeki’s dream of Africa’s renaissance belied SA’s schizophrenia
Eye Witness News / Posted 9 days ago
Africa’s renaissance belied SA’s schizophrenia South Africa,Thabo Mbeki,African Renaissance Adekeye Adebajo reflects on the legacy of the man some have called Africa’s ‘Philosopher king’. This article first appeared on The... Read more
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Billboard
These Directors & Cinematographers Helped Make Beyonce's 'Lemonade' a Visual MasterpieceThe world stopped when Beyonce premiered her visual album Lemonade on HBO Satur
These Directors & Cinematographers Helped Make Beyonce's 'Lemonade' a Visual Masterpiece
Billboard / Posted 9 days ago
The world stopped when Beyonce premiered her visual album Lemonade on HBO Saturday night (April 23). The hour-long musical drama was not only an explosion of the mind for every Ivy Park-owning Beyhive member -- it was also visual eye... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Patidar agitation: Gujarat govt to scale down Krishi MohatsavThe revival of the Patidar agitation demanding OBC quota reservations, coupled
Patidar agitation: Gujarat govt to scale down Krishi Mohatsav
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 11 days ago
The revival of the Patidar agitation demanding OBC quota reservations, coupled with water scarcity, has forced the Gujarat Government to scale down its flagship event, the Krishi Mohatsav. Brainchild of then Chief Minister Narendra Modi, this... Read more
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The Berkeley Daily Planet
Unfair Game: The Politics of Poaching. CategoryOne night only, April 26 at Oakland's New Parkway Theater With the latest Goldm
Unfair Game: The Politics of Poaching. Category
The Berkeley Daily Planet / Posted 11 days ago
One night only, April 26 at Oakland's New Parkway Theater With the latest Goldman Environmental Prize ceremony behind us, Unfair Game: The Politics of Poaching, is a perfect follow-up. The film is the work of Bay Area filmmaker John Antonelli (whose... Read more
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Charleston City Paper
Sports and shows, nature and nomsThis weekend is packed to the gills with shows, excuses to eat excessively, and
Sports and shows, nature and noms
Charleston City Paper / Posted 11 days ago
This weekend is packed to the gills with shows, excuses to eat excessively, and reasons to get outside and enjoy Earth Day. You can check out tonight's Movies in Marion Square, or this weekend's Lowcountry strawberry festival, Earth Day fest at... Read more
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Pleasanton Weekly
Cricket anyone?next to take Pleasanton by storm? How about ... cricket? It's true. Participat
Cricket anyone?
Pleasanton Weekly / Posted 11 days ago
next to take Pleasanton by storm? How about ... cricket? It's true. Participation in cricket is growing rapidly, with the foundation at the middle school level. And one group in particular has been responsible for the rapid growth among teens... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Names+Faces: ‘Little Gandhi’ wins film fest awardCongrats to metro Detroit filmmaker Sam Kadi, whose new documentary, “Little Ga
Names+Faces: ‘Little Gandhi’ wins film fest award
Detroit Free Press / Posted 12 days ago
Congrats to metro Detroit filmmaker Sam Kadi, whose new documentary, “Little Gandhi,” was a winner at the Independent European Film Festival in April. “Little Gandhi” went home with the Ahmed Khedr Award for Excellence in Arab Filmmaking. It was one... Read more
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Washington City Paper
Jazz Setlist, April 21–27: D.C.’s Best Kept SecretThursday, April 21It's quite surprising how many people are still finding out t
Jazz Setlist, April 21–27: D.C.’s Best Kept Secret
Washington City Paper / Posted 12 days ago
Thursday, April 21It's quite surprising how many people are still finding out that Thad Wilson is leading the Twins Jazz Orchestra at U Street's Twins Jazz every other Thursday. But that's not DC.'.s best kept secret—it's what trumpeter Wilson does... Read more
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The News & Observer
The Triangle’s 2016 Outdoor Music Guide: A season of uncertainty | News & Observer April 21, 2016 3:00 AM Annual outdoor music guide includ
The Triangle’s 2016 Outdoor Music Guide: A season of uncertainty
The News & Observer / Posted 13 days ago
| News & Observer April 21, 2016 3:00 AM Annual outdoor music guide includes major summer concerts as well as smaller... Read more
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Evening Standard
Stever Hilton on why Crowdpac is going to revolutionise votingDavid Cameron’s former adviser Steve Hilton, the man who persuaded him to hug a
Stever Hilton on why Crowdpac is going to revolutionise voting
Evening Standard / Posted 13 days ago
David Cameron’s former adviser Steve Hilton, the man who persuaded him to hug a husky, is in town for the launch of Crowdpac, his new website designed to crowdsource donations and political opinions, which it divines in part from reading political... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
15 hip-hop concerts in metro Phoenix, from Snoop Dogg with Wiz Khalifa to Tyler, the CreatorSnoop Dogg and Wiz Khalifa are taking the High Road to Ak-Chin Pavilion, where
15 hip-hop concerts in metro Phoenix, from Snoop Dogg with Wiz Khalifa to Tyler, the Creator
The Arizona Republic / Posted 13 days ago
Snoop Dogg and Wiz Khalifa are taking the High Road to Ak-Chin Pavilion, where G-Eazy also drops by on his Endless Summer Tour with Logic. And for anyone who grew up on the hip-hop of the '90s, Salt-N-Pepa are topping the bill on a '90s package tour... Read more
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Billboard
How Bernie Sanders Is Rocking the Vote With the Help of a DJ & Former Punk Rock PromoterBrooklyn's Prospect Park on Sunday afternoon, Grizzly Bear singer Ed Droste cou
How Bernie Sanders Is Rocking the Vote With the Help of a DJ & Former Punk Rock Promoter
Billboard / Posted 15 days ago
Brooklyn's Prospect Park on Sunday afternoon, Grizzly Bear singer Ed Droste could not contain his astonishment. "I have for the past week been a surrogate for the Sanders campaign," Droste told the throng, which included everyone from local... Read more
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The Sudbury Star
Donors made projects possibleAnd it couldn't have happened without a lot of help from our great Sudbury comm
Donors made projects possible
The Sudbury Star / Posted 15 days ago
And it couldn't have happened without a lot of help from our great Sudbury community. Thank you to everyone who pitched their idea for a small community project with a big impact - you are making our community better. Good luck with your... Read more
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Computer Weekly
Collaborative approach required to help the North fulfil its digital ambitionsIn this contributed blog post, Katie Gallagher, managing director at the North
Collaborative approach required to help the North fulfil its digital ambitions
Computer Weekly / Posted 15 days ago
In this contributed blog post, Katie Gallagher, managing director at the North West's digital trade association Manchester Digital, discusses the use of collaboration in narrowing the skills gap. The North of England has long been a prosperous... Read more
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The Sudbury Star
Canuck cinema complexCanadians are encouraged to embrace their national identity this week by watchi
Canuck cinema complex
The Sudbury Star / Posted 15 days ago
Canadians are encouraged to embrace their national identity this week by watching some homegrown cinema. But despite the celebratory nature of National Canadian Film Day, local filmmakers are using this opportunity to reflect on the state of... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Local Businesses Help Grow Food InsteadInstead Te Puna based social enterprise, Grow Food Instead, is now halfway thro
Local Businesses Help Grow Food Instead
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 15 days ago
Instead Te Puna based social enterprise, Grow Food Instead, is now halfway through their crowdfunding campaign. Their mission is to set up educational market gardens to teach disadvantaged youth how to grow... Read more
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Londonist
Laugh It Up With This Exclusive Short From LOCO Film FestivalWith LOCO London Comedy Film Festival kicking off this week, here’s an exclusiv
Laugh It Up With This Exclusive Short From LOCO Film Festival
Londonist / Posted 15 days ago
With LOCO London Comedy Film Festival kicking off this week, here’s an exclusive taster of what you can expect there over the next two weeks. Kate Herron’s short comedy Rest Stop, about a tourist out of her depth on the edge of the M25, was... Read more
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Breitbart
Huge Bernie Sanders Graphic Onstage At Coachella Music FestivalBoston Bombing Anniversary: Denying the Obvious NY Post: Saudi Arabia’s Role i
Huge Bernie Sanders Graphic Onstage At Coachella Music Festival
Breitbart / Posted 16 days ago
Boston Bombing Anniversary: Denying the Obvious NY Post: Saudi Arabia’s Role in 9/11 ‘Deliberately Covered up at the Highest Levels of Our Government’ 9/11 Families Scorch Obama for Defending Saudis: ‘We Don’t Want Their Money. It’s Not Worth 3,000... Read more
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examiner.com
Brooklyn Bridge Park Hosts DUMBO Family FestivalBrooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy is the organization that handles programming f
Brooklyn Bridge Park Hosts DUMBO Family Festival
examiner.com / Posted 17 days ago
Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy is the organization that handles programming for the famed 85 acre park along the Brooklyn waterfront. For more than 30 years the Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy has strived to bring Brooklyn Bridge Park to... Read more
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Billboard
Panama Papers Bombshell Inspires Some Playful Musical Protests in IcelandIceland has made a name for itself as a country of great music, beautiful natur
Panama Papers Bombshell Inspires Some Playful Musical Protests in Iceland
Billboard / Posted 18 days ago
Iceland has made a name for itself as a country of great music, beautiful nature, elves. The island has become a hotspot for tourists over the past few years, to the point where there aren't enough hotel rooms to accommodate all that want to visit.... Read more
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NBC26 Green Bay
Mile of Music announces first 50 artistsAPPLETON, WI – Festival planners announced “The First Fifty” acts for this year
Mile of Music announces first 50 artists
NBC26 Green Bay / Posted 18 days ago
APPLETON, WI – Festival planners announced “The First Fifty” acts for this year’s Mile of Music festival August 4-7. This sampling of the lineup, which will surpass 200 acts when complete, was presented at the official announcement event April 15 at... Read more
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Mission City Record
Mission honours those who serve the communityMission honoured a long list of community supporters last week at the annual Co
Mission honours those who serve the community
Mission City Record / Posted 19 days ago
Mission honoured a long list of community supporters last week at the annual Community Service Awards Ceremony. The event, held at the Clarke Theatre, featured more than 25 recipients being honoured. The following is a list of all the 2016... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
The Picket's Phil Hayes - mental health, music and piecing it back togetherThere's a crack in everything, that's how the light gets in ..." "It's a line
The Picket's Phil Hayes - mental health, music and piecing it back together
Liverpool Echo / Posted 19 days ago
There's a crack in everything, that's how the light gets in ..." "It's a line from a Leonard Cohen song. And I interpret that as each of us has certain mental health problems - so we're all a bit cracked - but if you allow the light in through that... Read more
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North Devon Gazette & Advertiser
GoldCoast Oceanfest has come of age Revellers love the show-stopping live music at GoldCoast Oceanfest Croyde fe
GoldCoast Oceanfest has come of age
North Devon Gazette & Advertiser / Posted 20 days ago
Revellers love the show-stopping live music at GoldCoast Oceanfest Croyde festival returns from June 17-19 for its 18th year Organisers Shaun and Warren Latham believe this year's GoldCoast Oceanfest will be one... Read more
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