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Transforming Society Through Film: The Life and Film of V. Shantaram

House » General » Art » Transforming Society Through Film: The Life and Film of V. Shantaram By Vikas Datta Cinema can be a powerful vector of social transformation and no one has measured it better than the legendary V. Shantaram who used his memorable films to attack the malaise of untouchability and caste, the […]

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The life and cinema of V. Shantaram

Cinema can be a powerful vector of social transformation and no one has measured it better than the legendary V. Shantaram who used his memorable films to attack the malaise of untouchability and caste, the forced marriages of young women with old people (wealthy), the dowry, communitarianism. and regionalism, as well as to humanize the […]

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The Lansing Historical Society offers a festival of lights

The Lansing Historical Society Museum, which is the lower level of the Lansing Public Library, has housed an annual Holiday Wonderland for four decades. A grand opening for Festival of Lights, Christmas Trees Around the World takes place on November 28 upstairs in the library and features a free concert by choirs from Thornton Fractional […]

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Civil society organizations call for equal and fair justice for women by 2030

Authors: Clementine Momas and Lauren Rooney Illustration: UN Women/Lauren Rooney Access to justice is both a right in itself and a means of protecting other rights. For the majority of women in Asia and the Pacific, however, justice remains out of reach. At the current rate of progress, it would take another 286 years for […]

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Asia Society Night Market brings street food to Houston

Houston’s food scene would not be what it is today without its Asian night markets. Asia Society Texas Center, the local museum dedicated to art and culture from across the continent, will host its 10th Annual Night Market November 4. More than 50 vendors bring regional foods, homewares and more to the block party, complete […]

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Audubon Naturalist Society officially changes its name to Nature Forward

Nature Forward is the new name of The Audubon Naturalist Society. The name change was approved at its annual meeting Oct. 20 at the Woodend End Nature Sanctuary on Jones Mill Road in Chevy Chase. It also includes a new logo and slogan, “connecting nature and people in the Capital Region”. Montgomery County Council will […]

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China Classification Society Announces Vessel Digitization Rules System

The China Classification Society (CCS) has established a system of digitization rules, to track the development of ship digitization and ensure safety. Ship Digitization Rules System VSWith regard to application scenarios such as inspection, testing and verification of digital technologies on board ships and offshore installations, the digitization rules system should contain at least the […]

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AVANTASIA A Paranormal Evening with the Moonflower Society

Every few years for the past two decades, Edguyit is Tobie Sammet brought together luminaries from the metal world to record a new Avantasia album. What was meant to be a one-off album turned into an enduring symphonic power metal project. The band’s latest effort is A paranormal evening with the Moonflower Society, Avantasianinth full […]

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Does the Justice Society replace the DCEU’s Justice League?

black adam introduced the Justice Society of America to the DCEU, meaning the new superhero team could eventually replace the more popular Justice League. In black adam the team consists of Hawkman, Doctor Fate, Cyclone, and Atom Smasher – all recognizable names, though not quite as big as Justice League heavyweights like Batman and Superman. […]

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Muncy Historical Society hosts fine art juried exhibition and sale | News, Sports, Jobs

The 16th Annual Invitational Artists’ Exhibition and Sale will take place on Friday, November 11 from 5:30 to 9 p.m. and Saturday, November 12 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The show will be held at First United Methodist Church, 602 S. Market Street, Muncy. The Society’s Art Exhibitions Committee wants to ensure […]

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Tornos news | Awards presented at the Hellenic Film Society New York Greek Film Expo 2022

The curtain has fallen on a successful edition of the New York Greek Film Expo 2022, presented by the Hellenic Film Society USA (HFS). The Festival’s Best Film Audience Award went to My People, an inspiring documentary about the untold story of Greek Jews during the Holocaust. The film was directed by Anna Rezan, co-produced […]

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Virtual Lecture: Community College in Society

The Mississippi State Department of Educational Leadership’s Community College Leadership Program invites you to attend the second annual Community College in Society Fall Conference virtually at 1 p.m. on October 20. The event will feature Eboni M. Zamani-Gallaher, Associate Dean of Equity, Justice and Strategic Partnership for the School of Education and Professor of Higher […]

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Morris County Historical Society Receives $15,000 Morris County Grant – Morris County, NJ

Posted on October 19, 2022 Nonprofits are also helped by the Morris County Small Business Program The Morris County Historical Society received a $15,000 grant from Morris County Board of Commissioners this week across the county Small Business Grant Programwhich was designed to help both nonprofits and local entrepreneurs impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The […]

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The Tipperary Musical Society announces the cast for The Hunchback of Notre Dame

The Tipperary Musical Society has announced the cast of its upcoming production of The Hunchback of Notre Dame. Inspired by Victor Hugo’s classic gothic novel and based on the Disney animated film, this epic musical features a book by Peter Parnell, with music by Alan Menken and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz. The Hunchback of Notre-Dame […]

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American Cancer Society Nashville Discovery Ball

NASHVILLE, TN – The American Cancer Society Discovery Ball, presented by Cigna, will be held November 4, 2022 at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum. This distinguished event will begin at 6:00 p.m. and bring the community together for a memorable evening with live entertainment, food and drink, live and silent auctions, and […]

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Cast announced for THE LONE WOLF SOCIETY Directed by Reading At The Tank

The cast has been announced for the staged reading of Anthony J. PiccioneThe complete new drama from The Lone Wolf Society, directed by Andrés Gallardo Bustillo and scheduled for November 4 at 7 p.m. at The Tank, located at 312 W 36th Street, 6th Floor, New York, NY. For this first staged reading, the cast […]

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Pixar’s Pete Docter Among 2022 Visual Effects Society Honorees

VFX Educator Pam Hogarth and Pixar’s Pete Docter were among this year’s winners Visual Effects Company Honors Celebration. The in-person ceremony took place Oct. 14 at the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles, Calif., where VES members celebrated the accomplishments of their colleagues and the organization’s 25th anniversary. Docter, Pixar’s chief creative officer best known […]

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“Sirens”: a film screening at the Houston Cinema Arts Festival

Program Tuesday, November 15, 20227:30 p.m. Film screening Health and security Additional policies and procedures are in place to ensure the health and safety of our community. Please review our health and safety guidelines to prepare for your visit. Learn more Asia Society Texas is thrilled to host the Houston Cinema Arts Festival screening of […]

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“Sirens”: a film screening at the Houston Cinema Arts Festival

Program Tuesday, November 15, 20227:30 p.m. Film screening Health and security Additional policies and procedures are in place to ensure the health and safety of our community. Please review our health and safety guidelines to prepare for your visit. Learn more Asia Society Texas is thrilled to host the Houston Cinema Arts Festival screening of […]

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CA Sri Lanka takes action to transform self, society, business and country

Amid an ongoing unprecedented crisis that has engulfed Sri Lanka, which has driven the country and its people to seek holistic, people-centered transformational change towards the system, as well as increased transparency and accountability, The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka (CA Sri Lanka) launched the 43rd National Conference of Chartered Accountants on Wednesday […]

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Three to watch: MZD Season Launch and Edmonton Recital Society,

Reviews and recommendations are unbiased and products are independently selected. Postmedia may earn an affiliate commission on purchases made through links on this page. Content of the article MZD Carte Blanche: Mile Zero Dance celebrates its new space and its new season — its 37e — all at the same time on Saturday. Carte Blanche […]

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NGMA Bengaluru presents a major retrospective of renowned artist Yusuf Arakkal

Launched in 2014, PhotoSparks is a weekly column of Your story, with photographs that celebrate the spirit of creativity and innovation. In the previous 645 posts, we featured a arts festival, cartoon gallery, world music festival, telecom fair, millet fair, exhibition on climate change, wildlife conference, boot festival, diwali rangoli, and jazz festival. The National […]

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What is the Secret Society of Disney Explorers and Adventurers?

Disney’s secret society, the Society of Explorers and Adventurers, is open to everyone…if you know where to look. (Photos: Carly Caramanna; Walt Disney World Resort) The Disney parks may be synonymous with Dole Whips and happily ever after, but did you know they’re also home to a fictional secret society? It’s called SEA (pronounced as […]

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The Ad Council, Humane Society of the United States and Maddie’s Fund® Launch New Public Service Campaign Focused on Keeping Pets and People Together

New campaign encourages people to ‘be a helper’ by supporting pets in local communities NEW YORK, October 12, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The Ad Council, the Humane Society of United States and the Maddie Fund® have launched “Pets and People Together”, a new, fully integrated Public Service Announcement (PSA) campaign to inspire pet lovers everywhere at […]

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Altacal Audubon Society organizes a traveling photographic exhibition | Corning Observer

The Altacal Audubon Society will be hosting the 2022 Audubon Photography Awards Traveling Exhibit at five different locations in Butte, Glenn and Tehama counties in the coming weeks. “Visitors can enjoy an exhibit of the spectacular winning images (and videos) and learn more about local birdlife in the North Sacramento Valley,” reads a statement released […]

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Asian Business Association honors Society 1’s Takashi Cheng with Media Visionary of the Year award

The coveted distinction was awarded during the 46e Annual IMPACT Awards at CBS Studio Center STUDIO CITY, Calif., October 11, 2022–(BUSINESS WIRE)–A large crowd filled the same production sets that once housed casts of Seinfeld and That 70s show to celebrate their AAPI contemporaries at the Asian Business Association Gala. The theme of the evening […]

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Civil society can play a bridging role to help solve the economic crisis | Print edition

Views) : One of the great hopes held by concerned citizens was that the current economic crisis will push the various political parties to unite their efforts to save the country from what President Ranil Wickremesinghe described as “the worst economic crisis in its history”. This is why the mantra of a “multiparty” or “multiparty” […]

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Saudi Photographers’ Society launched to train creatives

RIYADH: Fourteen Saudi individuals and two organizations were honored on Saturday at the 10th Princess Seetah bint Abdulaziz Awards for excellence in community development work in Riyadh. This year’s event was titled “Creativity and Innovation in Social Work,” which also, for the first time, honored students and principals for their social responsibility initiatives. Dr Fahad […]

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Michigan Ross Launches New “Business and Society” Podcast Featuring Ross Faculty

ANN ARBOUR, Mich., October 7, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The Stephen M. Ross School of Business at University of Michigan today presented a new podcast that shares insights from school faculty members on current issues and events. Business and Society with Michigan Ross explores the various ways in which the business world interacts with our society […]

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The Justice Society Members We Want To Join The DCEU

With black adam Set to open in theaters soon, it will not only mark the titular antihero’s debut, but also introduce the Justice Society of America to the DCEU. The Justice Society of America, or JSA for short and sometimes just The Society, was conceived by publisher Sheldon Mayer and writer Gardner Fox during the […]

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The Historical Society announces a new article on the presence of Hollywood houses in Palm Springs

Palm Springs, California – Geoffrey Moore Realtor, who offers Palm Springs homes for sale, wants to highlight the new article from the Palm Springs Historical Society that focuses on homes used by Hollywood celebrities that are located in Palm Springs, California. There have been so many celebrity homes in Palm Springs that realtors have often […]

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Inaugural issue of Discovery Immunology | British Society for Immunology

We are delighted to present to you the first issue of Discovery Immunologythe latest open access journal from the British Society for Immunology covering new findings in cellular and molecular immunology. Discovery Immunology is led by Professor Simon Milling, with the support of a world-renowned team of experts from academia and industry. The editorial team […]

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Case Study: Focus on Autism at Herbert Smith Freehills

The challenge We have chosen to prioritize inclusive neurodivergent recruitment, with a focus on autism. Disability is the most overlooked area of ​​diversity and inclusion, with appallingly low employment rates. People with autism are the most underemployed outside of any protected characteristic group – with a significant pay gap when hired. Our initiative was led […]

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Design Workshop honored with four professional awards from the American Society of Landscape Architects |

Design Workshop, an international landscape architecture, planning and urban design firm, is honored to announce that the firm has received four national awards from the American Society of Landscape Architects. The ASLA Professional Awards received 465 entries this year and recognized 28 projects from around the world for their craftsmanship, innovative approach to design and […]

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The Royal African Society organizes an evening devoted to creative Africa to celebrate 120 years of change

On November 2, to celebrate its 120th anniversary, the Royal African Society (www.RoyalAfricanSociety.org) organizes a celebration of “Creative Africa”. An evening of splendor begins at 7pm and will be held at the Aqua Shard to honor African entertainment, film, fashion, food and music on the continent, in the UK and around the world. The evening […]

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The Big Read: Is Society Becoming Less Informed as Social Media Platforms Avoid Hard News?

BAD NEWS FOR NEWSROOMS – BUT IS THERE A SILVER LINING? According to those interviewed, the decision to further reduce the priority of news content on social media has longer-term ramifications for the news industry and consumers. Some of them warned that changes in the social media landscape could herald lower quality news. Ms Henson […]

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Virtual reality and the future of society – The Varsity

It takes great vision and knowledge to tackle such broad questions as those associated with the future of virtual reality (VR), but on September 19, scholars from various departments and disciplines at the U of T came together to do just that during the September evening at Technophilosophie. Professor Karina Vold of the Department of […]

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The Society To Improve Diagnosis In Medicine (SIDM) unveils the full list of speakers for SIDM2022

ALPHARETTA, Ga., September 29, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The Society to Improve Diagnosis in Medicine (SIDM) today unveiled the final slate for SIDM2022, an annual national conference bringing together diverse, dynamic, and leading voices in the movement to improve medical diagnosis. The conference takes place October 16 – 18, 2022 in the beautiful city of Minneapolis, […]

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Cultural Bridges with AARP: Teas from Asia

Cultural Bridge Programs at a Glance Tuesday, July 26, 2022・Mandalas and Mindfulness [Online]Thursday, August 18, 2022·Spring Rolls [Online]Wednesday, September 28, 2022・Asian teas [Online]Friday, October 21, 2022・ Japanese spirits [In-Person] Coming: Thursday, November 10, 2022・Celebrating Diwali [Online]Monday, December 5, 2022・Korean Bojagi [Online]Thursday, January 19, 2023Lunar New Year [Online] Learn more Through a partnership with AARP, Asia […]

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Social-emotional learning establishment seeks progressive reorganization of society

by James C. Sherlock Social-emotional learning is based on a good idea. The underlying concept is to train adults (teachers and staff) in child psychology with the aim of shaping learning environments that optimize children’s development according to society’s norms of behavior. To teach them how to act. The rub: who decides the target societal […]

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The Society for Diversity Explores the Evolution of Employee Resource Groups at Hybrid Summit

Susan Gordon, CDE®, Group Vice President DEI at Ross Stores Inc. Dr. Linda Wiley Bing, CDE®, author and CEO of Turning Point Leadership Group LLC This year’s theme, “More Than an Acronym”, is designed to explore challenges, solutions and strategies for the next generation of resource group leaders. ATLANTA, GA, USA, September 22, 2022 /EINPresswire.com/ […]

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🌱 SoHo ArtWalk coming in October + Humane Society receives donation

Hello everyone. I’m back in your inbox this morning with your new edition of the Tampa Daily. Here’s what you need to know about what’s happening in town, including… 🐕 The Humane Society of Tampa Bay receives vital pet food donations amid rising inflation. 🎨 South Tampa will have its first SoHo ArtWalk in October. […]

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Daytona Beach Symphony Society holds its 71st season | Culture & Leisure

The Daytona Beach Symphony Society’s 71st season features international orchestras, opera and dance troupes, and a fun night of Hollywood. Acting General Manager Dorothy Allison said the season was “orchestrated perfectly” with excellence in classical music. The Concerto Budapest Orchestra, Hungary’s preeminent orchestra, opens the season at 3 p.m. on Sunday, January 8. Known for […]

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Horror Highlights: THE DEAD FRIENDS SOCIETY, KRATT, Terror Films

Encyclopocalypse Publications is proud to bring Paul Gandersman and Peter Hall’s first YA horror novel, THE DEAD FRIENDS SOCIETY, to print November 11, 2022: “Drew and his friends aren’t like most college kids. They are dead. Murdered in 1998 by a masked killer known only as The Fireman, their spirits are trapped in Greywood House, […]

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Film that challenges ‘one of society’s greatest social taboos’ premieres on CBC Documentary Channel

TORONTO, September 21, 2022 /CNW/ — A groundbreaking feature documentary that challenges the social mantra that motherhood is both a duty and a destiny will have its Canadian premiere on CBC’s The Documentary Channel on Sunday September 25. Therese Shechterthe director of My so-called selfish life, said that “the film is a journey through one […]

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New York Greek Film Expo 2022, presented by Hellenic Film Society, September 29-October 29. 9

ASTORIA – The Hellenic Film Society USA (HFS) announced September 19 the lineup for its annual New York Greek Film Expo, a Greek film festival for all New Yorkers, to be held September 29-October 9, spanning four theaters across New York. metropolitan area of ​​York. HFS will present 15 screenings of 12 films, including two […]

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The Society of the Four Arts unveils its 2022-23 season

Palm Beach Daily News | Palm Beach Daily News A former director of the Society of the Four Arts once described the 86-year-old institution as a liberal arts college, so rich and nourishing was its cultural offering. This idea will be showcased in abundance in the upcoming 2022-23 season, which is the first in a […]

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JLF Houston Returns for Fifth Annual Literature Festival at Asia Society Texas

HOUSTON, September 14, 2022 – After two years of virtual programming, the fifth annual JLF Houston Literature Festival returned to Asia Society Texas to present two days of thought-provoking panels, musical performances and author signings. The festival – a partnership between Teamwork Arts, Asia Society Texas and Inprint – brought together internationally renowned authors and […]

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Patience for Uranus | The planetary society

The long way back to Uranus The road back to Uranus is paved with a complex mix of science and politics. Every 10 years, the National Academy of Sciences enlists committees of top planetary scientists to help create a report outlining the community’s top scientific questions and a priority list of missions to answer them. […]

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Events: Library Society book talk; new novel about race relations | Features

The Library Society will welcome Andrea Wulf The Middleton Place Foundation and the Charleston Library Society will co-host an evening with Andrea Wulf, author of “Magnificent Rebels: The First Romantics and the Invention of the Self.” Wulf’s lecture is scheduled for 6 p.m. on September 13 at the Library Society, 164 King St. The book […]

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The Royal Forestry Society of Banbury pays tribute to the Queen

A major conservation organization of which the Queen was one of the patrons paid tribute to the late monarch. Royal Forestry Society President Sir James Scott said: “The Royal Forestry Society is saddened to learn of the passing of our patron, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. Read more: The Archdeacon of Oxford says the Queen […]

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Oratorio Society of New Jersey celebrates 70th season – Essex News Daily

Sandor Szabo MONTCLAIR, NJ – In 1952, Elizabeth II was crowned Queen of England, Dwight Eisenhower was elected President of the United States and “The Today Show” had its first broadcast. Closer, in New Jersey, the Bloomfield Avenue streetcar in Montclair had its last run. And the Oratorio Society of New Jersey gave its first […]

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Black Adam Trailer Features Justice Society of America and First Look at Sabbac

The latest Black Adam trailer has been released, and in addition to showing off the power of Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson’s DC anti-hero, it also gives us a new look at the Justice Society of America and our first look at the evil Sabbac. Black Adam is set to hit theaters on October 21st, and […]

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The Doc Society Climate Story Fund awards $645,000 in grants to nine new projects

Brazilian activist Neidinha Bandeira appears in Alex Pritz’s The Territory The Doc Society Climate Story Fund today announced nine new creative projects from around the world that will receive a total of $645,000 in grants, with each work demonstrating a concerted effort to advance climate justice and protect biodiversity. This is the second cohort to […]

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Knoxville Chamber Music Society will begin its second season on Saturday – Arts Knoxville

The Knoxville Chamber Music Society returns for its second season with a bold statement that “more is more.” Its two performances last year will become four Saturday nights this season, September 10 and October 22, 2022 and February 25 and April 22, 2023. These performances are eclectic collections of intriguing works that span a wide […]

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The Lexington Historical Society will open a new exhibit SEWING STORIES: TEXTILES IN CONVERSATION

On September 23, 2022, the Lexington Historical Society opens an innovative exhibit at its historic Buckman Tavern, Stitching Stories: Textiles in Conversation. A reception, free and open to all, will take place on September 23, 2022 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. The exhibition runs until September 4, 2023 and will be open to the […]

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IUST will organize an international conference on “Society, Culture and Social Change”

Awantipora, September 4, 2022. A two-day international conference on “Society, Culture and Social Change: Kashmir and Beyond” is organized by the Islamic University of Science and Technology in collaboration with the Indian Sociological Society (ISS) on 6-7 September 2022. Lt. Governor, UT of J&K and University Chancellor Manoj Sinha will preside over the inaugural ceremony […]

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NEWS ROOM: American Cancer Society Urges Black Community to Pay Special Attention to Prostate Health

ATLANTE – Prostate cancer is the second most commonly diagnosed type of cancer and the second leading cause of cancer death among Americans with prostate cancer. This year alone, more than a quarter of a million people in the United States will be diagnosed. With approximately 1 in 6 black men expected to be diagnosed […]

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BundlePro: the next evolution of digital possibilities

In 2020 BC (before COVID-19), somewhere in a British pub, two executives were sketching a big idea on the back of a napkin. In 2022 AC (post COVID-19), this idea sparked a digital bundling revolution and now BundlePro celebrates 10 million bundled pages across the globe in just 18 months. BundlePro meets the basic needs […]

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UW-Madison’s Ahn Wins Society of Experimental Graphic Design Educator Award

August 23, 2022 UW-Madison’s Yeohyun Ahn, assistant professor of graphic design at the School of Education Art departmentis the recipient of the Society of Experimental Graphic Design (SEGD) 2022 Educator Award. Ahn The SEGD Educator Award recognizes academic members who have demonstrated the culture and practice of design in the practice areas of the organization, […]

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Independence – An Artistic Perspective at the Art Society

Features News day reporter Tuesday, August 23, 2022 Keiba Jacob Mottley, president of the Art Society of Trinidad and Tobago, right, and Chantal Quamina, secretary installing works for the exhibition Independence – An Artistic Perspective. – The Art Society of Trinidad and Tobago (ASTT) is hosting an exhibition titled Independence – An Artistic Perspective starting […]

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Islamic Society of North America to Host 59th Annual Convention in Chicago

ISNA Board Member and Convention Steering Committee Chairman Mir Khan and Chicago Convention Steering Committee Secretary Ashfaq Syed at a press conference in Chicago giving details of the 59th annual convention of the Islamic Society of North America from September 2 to 5, 2022. Photo: ISNA The Islamic Society of North America (ISNA) has scheduled […]

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Doc Society and AIDC Select Seven Projects for Art & Impact Fellowship

Seven documentary projects have been shortlisted for the second Art & Impact Fellowship Australia, run by Doc Society in partnership with the Australian International Documentary Conference (AIDC). The creatives behind the selected projects, which span mixed media and feature-length documentaries, will join the Doc Society’s global team for a year-long creative mentorship and impact strategy […]

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Royal Astronomical Society planetary physicist Dr Sheila Kanani is part of the Women in Uniform project to break down gender barriers

Register to our daily newsletter Professional photographer Shy Burhan is working on a National Arts Council funded project called ‘Women in Uniform’ – and she has chosen a planetary physicist from St Annes to feature in her work. She recently photographed Dr Sheila Kanani, who is also Head of Outreach and Diversity at the Royal […]

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Jamie Dimon defends ‘woke capitalism’, saying ‘society is worse off if we don’t lift everyone up’

JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon championed a brand of “woke capitalism” that turns words into action, during a client call on Tuesday, saying “society is worse off if we don’t lift everyone up.” “You can ignore the bad part of society – not hiring from them, not driving in parts of town,” Dimon said, as reported […]

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Golf company Bicester Town Football Club raises nearly £2,000 for Dementia UK

A football club golf company has raised almost £2,000 for Dementia UK Admiral Nurses with a golf competition. The Bicester Town Football Club Golf Society (BTFC Golf Society) held a fundraising golf competition at Whipsnade Golf Club and raised just under £2,000 for Dementia UK. The money was raised through donations, a raffle and hole […]

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University of São Paulo: a USP publication discusses culture and society in independent Brazil | India Education | Latest Education News | World Education News

On September 7, 2022, Brazil completes its bicentenary of independence. During these two centuries of history, political and cultural movements have shaped the country’s society and culture. To discuss aspects of this trajectory, the USP has launched the Bicentenary of Independence file. The dossier includes the latest issue of Revista USP and is the second […]

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Honor Society & Not Okay show the necessary rise of unlovable female leaders

The following contains spoilers for Honor Society, now streaming on Paramount+and Disagree, now airing on Hulu. Movies honor society and Not good featured main characters with unlovable traits, including trickery and manipulation. These characters strongly represent the recent rise in diversity of women in media, adding complexity and depth to their roles. These fictional women […]

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Savary Island Land Trust Society receives land donation

The lot is part of a sensitive ecosystem and mature forest of native species, including tall fir, red alder, western redcedar, western hemlock and Douglas fir The Savary Island Land Trust Society (SILTS) Board of Directors has received a donation of woodland from Dr. Maija Bismanis of Sooke, BC. According to a SILTS bulletin, the […]

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Surrey Sculpture Society returns to Leonardslee Lakes and Gardens for summer exhibition

Abby Martin – Owl in the Harmonium Its second summer exhibition on the site runs from July 29 to September 4. Abby Martin, the company’s head of exhibitions for the event, said: “We are absolutely delighted to be working with the team at Leonardslee Gardens again to produce what will be a fabulous sculpture trail. […]

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The 29th St. John’s Organ Society Summer Recital Series in Bangor takes place this Thursday

BANGOR – The 29th series of summer recitals on Maine’s largest 19th-century mechanical-action pipe organ, the magnificent Opus 288 by E. & GG Hook, at St. John’s Church at 207 York Street in Bangor continues later this week. The series features internationally renowned organists as well as local artists. Recitals are one hour long and […]

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Ceremony marks completion of Revelstoke Community Housing Society’s new Humbert Street housing project

From left to right: Sheena Wells, Randy Driediger, Jane McNab, Karen Ball, Rana Nelson, Peter Bernacki and Tara Sutherland. On the morning of July 28, 2022, members of the Columbia Basin Trust, BC Housing Society, City of Revelstoke, Absolute Contracting and Revelstoke Community Housing Society (RCHS) cut a ceremonial ribbon celebrating the opening of the […]

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Mid-Autumn Festival 2022 | Asian society

Ready to become a member of the Asia Society Texas? Join now! Join or renew online Already a member? Log in to the Member Portal to access your membership status, benefits and rates! Log in now Program Saturday, September 3, 202211 a.m. – 2 p.m. Festival Members get exclusive early access, from 10 a.m. to […]

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New York Choral Society announces 2022-2023 season with New York premiere of A KNEE ON THE NECK and more

The New York Choral Society, New York’s pioneering symphonic choir exploring unique collaboration and dynamic repertoire, has announced its 2022-2023 season, punctuated with events of historic significance, and featuring premieres in New York and hybrid programming. From the stage of the new David Gefen Hall of the acclaimed Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, to […]

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Asia Society Texas Announces $10.7 Million Interactive Exhibit

Houstonians will soon be able to travel by train across Asia, perform in a drum band and congregate at an Asian lunch counter, all without having to leave the comfort of their hometown. At least that’s what Asia Society Texas hopes to accomplish when the organization next year installs “Explore Asia,” a new $10.7 million […]

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In celebration of its centenary, Hymn Society continues to promote more diverse music

(RNS) – Rahel Daulay, a Methodist who had traveled from Indonesia, was explaining the proper way to dance while singing a hymn she had brought from Southeast Asia – bending her knees slightly “to humble herself ” and turning to his neighbors, palms joined to the chest. Then turn forward, raise your arms and hold […]

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Sellers Society is among 20 European companies to be accepted into the Google for Startups program

Sellers Societya SaaS software that empowers small e-commerce sellers, is delighted to be among only 20 European companies to be accepted into the Google for Startups program. Broken down for the layman, Google for Startups was designed to support thriving, diverse, and inclusive startup communities around the world. The program connects startups with the right […]

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Civil society: a driving force

It is significant that HED very recently organized a two-day conference on the central theme NEP 2020: preparation and implementation. The report of the debates published in GK 4e July 2022 is now in the public domain. The HED should have assessed the goals of the conference as they relate to readiness for implementation. The […]

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[Herald Interview] “Remarriage & Desires” Offers New Look at Society: Kim Hee-seon

Kim Hee-seon (Netflix) Marriage, infidelity, divorce, low morals, social climbers, political and business wrangles were some of the main settings and themes that captivated Korean viewers until a few years ago. With their seemingly identical characters and implausible stories, these series were labeled “makjang dramas” and considered trashy soap operas. But while Netflix’s latest presentation […]

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The Black Bourbon Society wants to make bourbon accessible

Samara Davis at a Black Bourbon Society event in Oakland last month. 1 credit Founded in Oakland in 2016, the Black Bourbon Society (BBS) is now a national event series with renowned corporate partners like Maker’s Mark, Jack Daniels and Jim Beam. According to founder Samara Davis (née Rivers), the membership organization owes its origins […]

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The Oratorio Society of New York announces 2022-23 season with performances at Carnegie Hall

The New York Oratorio Societyled by Music Director Kent Tritle, today announces its 2022-23 season with three concerts at the Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage in Carnegie Hall. The 22-23 season includes a newly commissioned world premiere; the 148th year of its performances of Handel’s Messiah, a venerable New York holiday tradition; and Bach’s Mass in B […]

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City Life Org – New-York Historical Society Showcases Black Is Beautiful: The Photography of Kwame Brathwaite

Kwame Brathwaite, Sikolo Brathwaite wearing headphones designed by Carolee Prince, African Jazz-Art Society & Studios (AJASS), Harlem, ca. 1968; by Kwame Brathwaite: Black is Beautiful (Aperture, 2019) On view August 19, 2022 through January 15, 2023, the acclaimed traveling exhibit comes to New York and showcases the life and work of a key figure in […]

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Four of the best women and society podcasts

In Caroline Criado Perez’s bestseller Invisible womenshe examined all the ways the modern world was designed by and for men – and why it’s dangerous for women, Miranda Sawyer said in The Observer. A classic example is his discovery that women are twice as likely to get stuck in cars in an accident because crash […]

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The Special Bird Service Society promotes diversity in the outdoor community

The goal of the group, based in Victoria and Vancouver, is to create an outdoor community for Black, Indigenous, and other people of color, as well as 2SLGBTQIA+ people. On one of the last sunny days of 2021, Zoe-Blue Coates was climbing a rocky hill in East Sooke Park, binoculars around her neck, hoping to […]

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The Gap Partnership launches brand new edition of The Negotiation Society magazine

number 9 trading company The Gap Partnership has published the latest issue of The Negotiation Society magazine, both digital and print. LONDON, UK, July 7, 2022 /EINPresswire.com/ — As a management consulting firm specializing in negotiation, The GAP partnership created the magazine to focus on trading stories, features and articles. Organize diverse and expert opinions, […]

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“Broken Commandment”: A timely call for a tolerant society

The burakumine, a minority group long considered outcasts in Japan despite being ethnically indistinguishable from ordinary Japanese, have been the subject of several films. One is Yoichi Higashi’s “River with No Bridge,” a 1992 drama set in a Burakumin village in the early 20th century and based on a seven-volume novel by Sue Sumii. The […]

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The Tolkien Society will present a paper entitled “JRR Tolkien, Culture Warrior: The Alt-Right Religious Crusade’s Appropriation of ‘Tolkien'” at Oxonmoot 2022

Following their 2021 Summer Seminar where they focused on “Tolkien and Diversity”, the Tolkien Society will now present a paper at their next Oxonmoot event arguing that there is an alt-right religious crusade to appropriate JRR Tolkien. Source: Source: The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring If you’re unfamiliar with Oxonmoot, the […]

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Saudi Cancer Society launches Hayat initiative

Legitimate fatwas confirm flexibility of Islam, say scholars at Grand Hajj Symposium JEDDAH: Fatwas based on genuine Islamic principles confirm the religion’s flexibility, scholars told delegates on the second day of the 46th Grand Hajj Symposium. The event was opened on Sunday by the Minister of Hajj and Umrah, Dr. Tawfiq Al-Rabiah, and features ministers […]

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Asian American Stories from the United States

Join Asia Society Northern California on Thursday, September 15 from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Pacific for a hybrid program in San Francisco with Catherine ChoyAssociate Dean of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, Belonging, and Justice at UC Berkeley and Professor of Asian American and Asian Diaspora Studies, who will discuss her new book, Asian American Stories […]

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Appeals court upholds dismissal of Freedom Funds fee lawsuit

A federal appeals court has upheld the dismissal of an excessive fees lawsuit, rejecting the idea that offering actively managed funds, even those with underperforming ones, does not in itself justify claims of fiduciary breach. Interestingly, this is the first appellate court decision since the Supreme Court weighed in Hughes v. Northwestern University, which ruled […]

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Law Society Summer School Provides Legal Inspiration to Underprivileged Students

Nearly 100 less-advantaged students have shown their ambition to join the legal profession by taking part in a four-day virtual summer school organized by the Law Society of Scotland. Pupils in classes S3 to S6 and a number of college students logged on to take part in the sessions which took place over four days […]

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Asian American Trips to Houston: Ashton Kao

Produced in partnership with MAX Studios at the University of St. Thomas and Yetter Coleman LLP Ashton Kao is currently attending Strake Jesuit College Preparatory School. He has played on the varsity rugby and hockey teams and shows a total love for his community. Watch his videos to understand the importance of giving back to […]

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Houston’s Asian American Travels: Robin Wong

Produced in partnership with MAX Studios at the University of St. Thomas and Yetter Coleman LLP Houstonians have redefined cultural boundaries, not least through fearless culinary forays, and innovators like Robin Wang have continued to put Houston on the map as a destination for globally inspired and locally influenced cuisine. As one of three restorers […]

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Asian American Trips to Houston: Dr. Sujeeta Menon

Produced in partnership with MAX Studios at the University of St. Thomas and Yetter Coleman LLP Originally from Singapore, Dr Sujeeta Menon found herself lovingly embraced by the University of Houston as she pursued her doctorate. in social work. She aims to return kindness to her community through her social work in Houston’s Third Ward […]

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An incredible collaboration for the Coffs Harbor Music Society’s second winter concert – News Of The Area

Lior (L) and the Tinally String Quartet will perform in Coffs Harbor on July 1 (Limelight Magazine) LA Coffs Harbor Music Society will present its second winter concert, featuring Lior and the Tinalley String Quartet, on Friday, July 1. This exciting concert will be presented by Musica Viva with the help of Coffs Harbor Town […]

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Norwich and District Photographic Society 106th Annual Exhibition

With roots dating back to the mid-19th century, the Norwich and District Photographic Society (NDPS) is one of the oldest photographic societies in the country. An annual exhibition of members’ photographs has been held every year since the first annual exhibition was held in Norwich for three days from March 17, 1904. The only exceptions […]

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Bristol Audubon Society welcomes endangered seahorses and turtles to summer exhibit

The Audubon Society’s location in Bristol is truly a hidden wonder. Cyclists along the East Bay Bike Path can race through the nature reserve, but watchers be sure to pause and explore the quarter-mile boardwalk along the bay to see s They can spot ospreys, green herons, red-tailed hawks, painted turtles and a variety of […]

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The 34th Annual Black Hawk Folk Society Folk Music Festival will be held on July 9

The 34th Annual Black Hawk Folk Society Folk Music Festival will be held on Saturday, July 9 at Mt. Morris Town Park, N3847 County Highway G in Mount Morris. An open mike, from 10:30 a.m. to 11:45 a.m., will begin the morning. Musicians are invited to share a set of some of their favorite tracks. […]

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Argus Search: Company Pass (

NEW YORK, NY, May 23, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — via NewMediaWire – Argus Research Co (“Argus”) publishes Equity Research Update on Society Pass Inc. (SOPA). Click here to see the full stock research update from Argus Research. Summary: The company’s recent market cap of close to $40 million is below Argus’ single $50 million year-end […]

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Conference examines ‘truths’ and intersections of society

FLORENCE – On June 11, 19 educators, writers, artists and activists came together with members of the community for a day-long conference to talk about the intersection between education, art, race and society . The Power of Truths conference was a collaboration between the Northampton Arts Council and Self-Evident Education, an organization which, as stated […]

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WYPR recognized by the Society of Professional Journalists – Washington, DC, Chapter for Journalism Excellence

WYPR 88.1 FM has been recognized by the Washington, D.C. Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists (SPJDC) for Excellence in Journalism in its 2022 Dateline Awards. Of the nine radio award categories, the station and its journalists were named winners in three categories and were recognized as finalists in two other categories. WYPR received […]

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Infectious Diseases Society of America Foundation Launches 2022 “IDea” Incubator Competition

Newswise – Arlington, Virginia – June 17, 2022 — The Infectious Diseases Society of America Foundation has launched the IDea 2022 Incubator, the first infectious disease technology showcase. This pitch-style competition stimulates innovations in various disciplines with the potential to improve infectious disease specialty and patient care. Winning entries can receive up to $10,000 in […]

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The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) will host its annual meeting in San Antonio, October 23-26

Newswise – ARLINGTON, Va., June 16, 2022 – Registration opens today for the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) 64e Annual Meeting, to be held at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio, October 23-26, 2022. Media registration is available at www.astro.org/astro2022pressand general registration is available at www.astro.org/annualmeeting. ASTRO’s 2022 Annual Meeting will […]

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Venus: pet introduced by the Wisconsin Humane Society on June 15

This week’s featured animal from the Wisconsin Humane Society is Venus. This one-year-old darling loves to run on his wheel, eat delicious treats and take long naps. Venus would love to find a home with you and show you how much fun it can be! This super cool mouse is available for adoption through the […]

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National Audubon Society partners with drag performer Pattie Gonia to celebrate LGBTQ pride

Photo: Mike Fernandez/Audubon FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (New York, June 14, 2022)—The National Audubon Society has partnered with a drag artist Pattie Gonia to invite the LGBTQIA community outdoors this Pride month and to ensure they have a safe and welcoming experience while there. As part of the collaboration, Audubon publishes the first two of four […]

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The Philadelphia Film Society will host free outdoor film screenings this summer

After a two-year hiatus caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, the Philadelphia Film Society is bringing back its free outdoor movie screening program to four neighborhoods this summer. “Movies on the Block” partners with local organizations to bring films to outdoor spaces in different areas of the city. Each screening combines films with community engagement efforts, […]

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Evergrey Singer – Society Needs To “Reset” + Reassess Morality

Evergrey vocalist Tom S. Englund was the final guest on Full Metal Jackie’s weekend radio show following the release of A Heartless Portrait: Orphean’s Testamentthe band’s second album in as many years and 13th overall. To help develop the concepts for the record, the band cut several music videos that followed a long story arc, […]

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Movie nights with Treasure Coast International Film Society

Photo by Denise Jans via Unsplash The Treasure Coast International Film Society will launch its new summer film series in partnership with the Saint Lucia Cultural Alliance on June 23, from 6-8:30 p.m. The first screening, Celebrating Local Legends, will feature a screening of It is to live! Zora Neale Hurston’s Story, honoring Hurston and […]

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Black Adam takes on the Justice Society in an explosive first trailer

Despite multiple delays, the highly anticipated black adamthe latest big-screen entry from Warner Bros. and DC Comics with Dwayne The Rock Johnson as an anti-hero, is set to hit theaters in October. Today Warner Bros. published the first one black adam trailer. Set to a remix of remix of Kanye and JAY-Z’s ‘Murder to Excellence’, […]

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Clarion Society: Josquin des Prez

Details JUST ANNOUNCED: ADDED PERFORMANCES Clarion Society:Josquin des Prez Due to public demand, the Josquin Marathon is extended with an additional performance featuring The Clarion Choir and Orchestra in the magnificent chapel of Fuentidueña. The repertoire will include highlights from the previous day’s marathon, including the masterful large-scale mass The armed man sexti tonimotets and […]

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Nature, Environment and Wildlife Filmmakers (NEWF) Collaborate with National Geographic Society to Launch Refocused Africa – National Geographic Society Newsroom

Stories of Africa’s wildlife and natural history have long captivated the world. Yet these stories, which have inspired people around the world to preserve the continent’s vast landscapes and spectacular species, are rarely told from the perspective of Africans. National Geographic explorers and filmmakers Noel Kok and Pragna Parsotam-Kok have created an initiative – Nature, […]

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Introducing the Ute Indians of the Redstone Historical Society – The Sopris Sun

UTE INDIANS PRESENTATION SET FOR REDSTONE HISTORICAL SOCIETYSEE YOU ON JUNE 26. ALL ARE WELCOME CJ Brafford, director of the Ute Indian Museum in Montrose, will present the program at the annual meeting of the Redstone Historical Society on June 26 in Redstone. The meeting is set for 2:00 p.m. and will be held in […]

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Legend Biotech to Welcome Investors to the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) 2022 Annual Meeting

SOMERSET, NJ–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Legend Biotech Corporation (NASDAQ: LEGN) (Legend Biotech), a global biotechnology company that develops, manufactures and markets novel therapies to treat life-threatening diseases, today announced that it will host an event for investors at the 2022 American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting. Taking place on Sunday, June 5 at 6 p.m. central […]

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ARRI Pledges $300,000 to Canadian Society of Cinematographers’ “The Future Is Calling” Campaign – Below the Line

Picture via ARRI ARRI will support the Canadian Society of Cinematographers‘ “The future calls me” campaign with a contribution of CA$300,000. Launched in November, the $3.75 million campaign will support a nationwide program of outreach, education, internships and online education for emerging filmmakers with the goal of breaking down the barriers marginalized communities face to […]

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Philip Chircop exhibition at the Malta Society of Arts

eloquent silence by the late local artist Philip Chircop is open at the Malta Society of Arts (MSA) Art Galleries in the heart of Valletta until June 16. All the paintings that are part of the exhibition are exhibited for the first time. This offers visitors a unique opportunity to gain new insight into who […]

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Ring of the Historical Society and Museum in Wildwood, NJ in the summer of 22

WILDWOOD – Founded in 1963 by city firefighter and future city historian George Boyer, the nonprofit Wildwood Historical Society is dedicated to taking visitors back to their childhood in this iconic Jersey Shore destination. But the Pacific Avenue museum bearing Boyer’s name features facts and artifacts well before that, dating to the first settlements in […]

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Artist Hays is part of the “Palimpsest” exhibition featuring works from the Society of Layerists in Multi–Media

“Desert Garden” by Hays artist Kathleen Kuchar is an acrylic collage medium. (Courtesy of Kathleen Kuchar) New version GREAT BEND — The Shafer Art Gallery at Barton Community College has unveiled its new “Palimpsest” exhibition, which will run through June 23 and features works by 13 members of the Society of Layerists in Multi–Media. The […]

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News: Candlelight Concert Society Celebrates 50 Years in 2022-23 Season

Courtesy of Candlelight Concert Series. Candlelight Concert Society celebrates 50 years of chamber music COLUMBIA, MD—Candlelight Concert Society will celebrate 50 years of chamber music in Howard County during the society’s 2022-2023 concert season. The 50th anniversary season will open in September with the world premiere of a specially commissioned new original work, followed by […]

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Future Lawyers of the Montclair State Pre-Law Society, Advocate for Equality and Change

Recently, Americans witnessed the historic confirmation of Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson, the first black woman appointed to the United States Supreme Court. Events like this have allowed the Montclair State University Pre-Law Society Board of Trustees to also make history while pursuing careers that speak of change. The Pre-Law Society aims to attract students interested […]

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Local Asian American Society of Central Virginia to Welcome Author and Artist of New Book

The Asian American Society of Central Virginia (AASoCV) will host a local author and artist this weekend to showcase his new book, Portraits of immigrant voicesat its 24th annual Asian America Celebration tomorrow. Author Joe Kutchera and artist Alfonso Pérez Acosta have teamed up on the new coffee table art book, which features the portraits […]