French Revolution

AT&T Discovery District adds new restaurants with serious chef power – Showcase Food Hall in downtown Dallas gets a makeover

AT&T Discovery District adds two new restaurants with real chef appeal to The Exchange dining room. If the mere mention of names like Caroline Perini, Miley Holmes and Joshua Harmon awakens your foodie antenna, you’re in good company. Easy Slider’s cult burgers and Birdie’s delicious Korean Fried Chicken creations will add a major food powerhouse to this downtown Dallas neighborhood. ...

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An instructive biography of Alexis De Tocqueville, whose analysis of freedom, equality and democracy remained influential for nearly 200 years | Books and authors

“The Man Who Understood Democracy: The Life of Alexis De Tocqueville” by Olivier Zunz; Princeton University Press (456 pages, $35) Commissioned by the French government to study prisons in the United States, Alexis De Tocqueville, a young aristocrat, allied neither to the monarchists nor to the radicals, returned home in 1832 determined to advance an idea “which obsesses me: the ...

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The greatest watchmaker of all came from France

Watches TG looks back on the achievements of Abraham-Louis Breguet Enable Javascript to view all available images. Quiz question: which country produced the largest watchmaker in the world? No, not Switzerland, France – a gentleman by the name of Abraham-Louis Breguet. His diverse client list spanned high society from Marie-Antoinette to Napoleon, and Breguet was made a member of the ...

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Moving forward

Stop criticizing the Constitutional Convention and the government, which is just beginning, says a lot, and they may be right. By Margarita Labarca Goddard Remember that when Michelle Bachelet was president of this country, she said that for the good of Chile, everyone must “be convinced and push together”. And very similar sentences, but with identical consequences, are the following ...

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What everyone should know about preventing ethnic violence: the case of Bosnia

The infamous painting by Eugène Delacroix “Liberty Leading the People” reminds the world of the July Revolution of 1830 which overthrew King Charles X of France. The lady in the center of the painting with the French tricolor always symbolizes the concept of freedom and reminds the whole world of the revolutions and the sacrifices made for freedom. France indeed ...

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India’s dharmic democracy has ancient roots

The Ukraine crisis has fractured the world into separate blocs. On the one hand, we have autocrats who run their countries with total control over the state, the economy and the media. On the other side, we have democratic nations that guarantee liberty and liberty to their people. During the Ukrainian conflict, India struck a balance between these two blocs ...

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What Arno does after Assassin’s Creed Unity

With 12 main entries and over 15 spin-off games, it’s only natural that all Assassin’s Creed the games were met with the same level of critical acclaim. Over the years, the general reception of each Assassin’s Creed the starter varied enough. While the series has rarely dropped below 70 on Metacritic, there are a few entries that are considered a ...

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Theater Review: ‘The Revolutionists’ by Prologue Theater at the Atlas Performing Arts Center

Danielle Gallo, Anna DiGiovanni, Arika Thames and Fabiolla Da Silva in the Prologue Theater production of ‘The Revolutionists’. Photo by DJ Corey Photography. Lauren Gunderson has made a name for herself – and has become the country’s most produced living playwright in each of the past two years – with a series of works that include wordy and funny feminist ...

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Art and nature meet at the Artosphere festival

Elsewhere in entertainment, events and the arts: MUSIC: Artosphere festival the Artosphere: Arkansas Arts + Nature Festival returns, full throttle, to northwest Arkansas with outdoor performances, orchestral concerts and chamber music performances, starting with a show by Trout Fishing in America, at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Botanical Garden of the Ozarks, 4703 N. Crossover Road, Fayetteville. Admission is by ...

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America’s Greatest Economic Crisis | theTrumpet.com

Oonly one in five Americans believe that inflation is the main economic crisis facing America. Still, the inflation rate will likely fall over the next few months as the Federal Reserve makes borrowing expensive. But the debt that the federal government has accumulated by sending covid-19 stimulus checks, welfare checks, Medicare checks, Medicaid checks and Social Security checks will plague ...

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The Failure of the Russian Revolution of 1825 | by Ida Larsdotter | April 2022

The Decembrist uprising finally paved the way for the successful revolution of 1917 Illustration of the Decembrist revolt by Vasily Perov. SD Public domain via Wikimedia commons. Jthe imperial russian army and their Prussian and Austrian allies marched on Paris in March 1814. The Napoleonic Wars that had raged in Europe since 1801 were coming to an end. Napoleon is ...

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The revolution will not be tweeted?

In a sense, journalist Gal Beckerman “reveals” to us in The Quiet Avant what we may have already known, that change is slow. A deliberate intermingling of ideas precedes any successful uprising, which the French Revolution had begun long before the Third Estate demanded the formation of the National Assembly at the Estates General of 1789. But, The Quiet Before ...

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5 musical films with the most amazing costumes

Musical films are a popular genre in the film industry, and it is also one of the oldest forms of entertainment. Whether original productions or adaptations, both require extreme preparation and rigorous rehearsals. Unlike conventional dramas, musical films combine all artistic approaches such as singing, dancing, and acting. One of the most important elements of musical films is costume design. ...

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Mourning and reconciliation in the Basque struggle for liberation

MaixabelWritten and directed by Iciar BollainWith Blanca Portillo, Luis Tosar, Maria Cerezuela, Urko OlazabalIn Spanish with English subtitlesPresented nationally as part of the Spanish Film Festival Maixabel deals with real events, with a slight shortening of the deadlines. In many ways it is a dramatization of the Spanish documentary, The end of ETAwhich includes interviews with the real characters depicted ...

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Mandela Musical Premiere to Be Young Vic’s 2022 Flagship | Young Vic

The world premiere of a musical about Nelson Mandela’s “young, sexy and radical” beginnings is coming to the Young Vic in London this autumn as a season-long flagship production that examines the theme of revolution, protest and of its consequences. Young Vic artistic director Kwame Kwei-Armah said Mandela’s musical was not a “romantic interpretation” of the political leader’s life, but ...

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“The Most Determined Mind” – Brian Maye on William Lawless, United Irishman and French Officer

11111111A striking feature of the social upheaval generated in Ireland in the 1790s after the French Revolution was the number of young men from wealthy backgrounds who were stimulated to become involved in revolutionary politics and strike a blow at Irish independence. One of them was the Dublin surgeon William Lawless who joined the United Irishmen, was forced into exile ...

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Elections in France show how the neoliberal left has crumbled

PS Let us first look at the bloc that could be described as authoritarian neoliberal. As you say, it’s a sociologically composite alliance, but that’s not surprising. Social blocks group together different classes; the strong homogeneity of the bourgeois bloc is an exception, not the rule. The key is to identify the variables that allow this alliance to hold. On ...

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French brewers return beer to its feminine roots

When Vero and Vero started making beer, they thought they were part of a new trend of women asserting themselves in an industry traditionally dominated by men, only to discover that beer actually had ancient roots. feminine. “We were just two women who loved beer and wanted to do something on their own,” says Véro Lanceron, 44, co-founder of Y’a ...

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The Catholic monasteries that invented our favorite cheeses

From Brie to Parmesan, many of the latest dairy innovations have been created by Catholic monks Imagine this. It’s a sleepy October afternoon in the 10th century in a monastery not too far from Paris, France. Two monks are testing different ways to ferment cow’s milk from the monastery’s cattle. After trial and error, they discovered that adding salt to ...

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Ken Burns shows the many contradictions of Benjamin Franklin

“Posterity will never forgive us“, lamented John Adams in the musical 1776 after the Second Continental Congress compromised to omit an anti-slavery passage from the Declaration of Independence. “What would posterity think that we were? Half god ? replied Benjamin Franklin. ” We are men. No more no less.” But for more than two centuries, Franklin and the Founders were ...

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France’s Far-Right Shift – The New York Times

Fassin argues that in recent decades seemingly left-wing governments have taken up these battles and allied themselves with the right. Last fall, Macron’s education minister, Jean-Michel Blanquer, founded the Laboratoire de la République, a government-organized think tank intended to promote the ideals of secularism, proclaiming that “the veil in itself is not desirable in French society” and decrying “wokism” as ...

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Sarasota Opera’s 2022-23 season features ‘familiar and beloved’ works

SARASOTA, Florida — Sarasota Opera House says its 2022-23 season will feature works “both familiar and beloved,” as well as two operas the company has never performed, according to a press release. The fall 2022 season will feature “The Secret Marriage” by Domenico Cimarosa, as well as a Sarasota Youth Opera production, “The Secret World of Og” by Dean Burry. ...

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Historical accuracy is important in video games. here’s why

This article originally appeared on VICE Netherlands. In April 2019, the world was shocked when Notre Dame was engulfed in flames. Extensive damage to such an important landmark was difficult for the city, and reconstruction efforts began as soon as the structure was stable, with potential design partners emerging in the more unconventional places. For example, fans of a long-running ...

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Review of the book “After the Romanovs” by Helen Rappaport

At that time, the writing was already on the wall for Russian exiles who chose to read it. Despite their hopes, dreams and expectations of returning home, the new “blood red” regime, as they dubbed it, showed no signs of imminent collapse. Of the 50,000 displaced Russians who eventually settled in the French capital, only a handful will ever see ...

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How long are we conscious after death?

The first time I got past the horror of the concept of death and wondered what the experience of death might be like, I was around 15 years old. I had just discovered the horrible aspects of the French Revolution and how the heads were carefully cut from the body by a guillotine. The words I remember to this day ...

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Beyond the Reading List | University

“I also now see reading for relaxation as my own little way of rebelling against a culture that I believe values ​​conformity and money above all else” I remember the very first sleepless night I shot with remarkable clarity. Unlike most sleepless nights since, this involved no deadlines and large amounts of backlogged work. On the contrary, I was pretty ...

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Food protests in Iraq over soaring prices echo early stages of Arab Spring

Iraq has been see protesters take to the streets as food prices soar due to the war in Ukraine. About 500 people protested days ago in the southern Iraqi city of Nasiriyah as the price of flour suddenly rose by almost a third. With food-related protests subsequently unfolding in Albania and Sri Lanka, the ripple effects of the war are ...

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Interview with LAHS senior Sam Wolfsberg who plays Jean Valjean in Les Miserables

Sam Wolfsberg senior in rehearsal as Jean Valjean in the LAHS production Olions of Les Miserables. Tickets are available at LAHSOlions.org. Courtesy picture LAHS News: The Los Alamos High School Olions perform Les Miserables this month at the Duane Smith Auditorium. Senior Sam Wolfsberg, who played in several Olions productions over the years, was chosen for the role of Jean ...

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La Dépêche française trivializes May 68 and the student protest

There is something shocking in the beauty and symmetry of the barricades of The French Dispatch (2021). While a visual spectacle for fans of the author, Wes Anderson’s polished aesthetic and whimsical film style trivializes the radicalism and social impact of the historic May 68 protests. This incongruity between subject matter and cinematography undermines the significance of the student protest ...

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Guest Comment: Zero Tolerance for Sedition | News, Sports, Jobs

Matt Gaetz (Florida-R) said the Second Amendment “is not about hunting, recreation, or sport.” Its true purpose: “The Second Amendment to the constitution is to maintain the ability of citizens to maintain armed rebellion against the government if necessary.” Because few Utahns share his delusion, it is worth considering some historical facts. The leaders of this ...

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“You are the hope of this world”: Letter from Adèle Haenel in support of Anasse Kazib

A rally took place yesterday in support of Anasse Kazib, the railway worker and revolutionary candidate for the presidency of France who was summoned by the police for organizing a rally against direct threats from right-wing extremists. Famous French actress Adèle Haenel, star of Portrait of a Lady on Fire and other films, wanted to be there but couldn’t. Instead, ...

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Sam Wolfsberg to Play Jean Valjean in LAHS Olions Production of Les Miserables – Los Alamos Reporter

Senior Sam Wolfsberg in rehearsal as Jean Valjean in the LAHS Olions production of Les Miserables. Tickets are available at LAHSOLions.org. Photo courtesy LAPS BY OLIVIA LONGLAHS Olions The Los Alamos High School Olions are performing Les Miserables this month at the Duane Smith Auditorium. Senior Sam Wolfsberg, who has starred in several Olions productions over the years, was cast ...

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Eat God? A History of the Eucharist and an Overview of Roman Catholicism, Evangelical Focus

At first glance, it looks like a cannibalistic gesture, even if it is addressed to God and not to a human being. Yet it is the quintessence of Roman Catholicism. We speak of “eating God,” an act that is central to the Roman Catholic understanding of the Eucharist. Can Roman Catholicism really be considered the religion of “eating God”? Matteo ...

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Explanation-Which European banks are exposed to Russia?

By Valentina Za MILAN (Reuters) – The intensification of financial sanctions against Russia following its invasion of Ukraine has thrown European lenders into turmoil. The European branch of Sberbank, Russia’s biggest lender, is at risk of bankruptcy, the European Central Bank (ECB) warned on Monday, after a run on its deposits sparked by the backlash of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. ...

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Crypto, Soros, and the global drive to fund a revolution

EVERY weekend in Singapore, the Burmese diaspora gathers at Peninsula Plaza for news – and a taste – of home. Customers flock to a pop-up food stall adorned with a life-size image of Myanmar’s ousted leader Aung San Suu Kyi, where volunteers sell homemade delicacies such as tea leaf salad and Mohinga soup rice noodles and fish. Booth owner May ...

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Obasanjo’s support for rebels seeking a new Nigeria

Published February 25, 2022 “Our country, Nigeria, needs more rebels. Those who will face it and say it’s not good, it’s not good for Nigeria. –Former President of Nigeria, Olusegun Obasanjo (The punchFebruary 20, 2022) The opening quote from a speech given last Saturday by General Olusegun Obasanjo (retired), a former head of state, highlights the constructive dimensions of rebels ...

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Review: Staged concert ‘The Chevalier’ shines a light on an unjustly forgotten black genius

Joseph Bologna was a singular figure in the annals of music. Born in 1745 to a French plantation owner and slave mother in the Caribbean island colony of Guadeloupe and educated in Paris, Bologna defied vicious racism to become one of the world’s most celebrated composers and violin virtuosos. of his time. Yet even many people deeply rooted in classical ...

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Iranian fighter jet crashes into school, three dead

Published on: 02/21/2022 – 11:20 Tehran (AFP) – An Iranian F-5 fighter jet crashed into a school compound in the northwest city of Tabriz on Monday, killing two crew members and a bystander, authorities said. “Fortunately, the school has been closed due to the Covid-19 pandemic,” local official Mohammad-Bagher Honarvar told state television. The plane was on a training mission ...

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Dear Rahul Gandhi, stop before you help separatists destroy Bharat

In a recent speech, Deputy Speaker of Congress Rahul Gandhi said that India is not a nation, but a union of states. In saying this, he also referred to the Indian Constitution. Regarding the constitution, it describes India as a union of states. But to say that India is not a nation goes against the spirit of the constitution and ...

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The dangerous beauty of Jacques-Louis David

You are young, you are overflowing with ambition, you want to change the world; Are you an artist. You have been admitted to the most prestigious institute in your field and have won the favor of the best collector in the country. But your country is plagued by social inequalities and galloping inflation. Political crises follow one another. Is art ...

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Inform employees about exciting jobs elsewhere

Employees regularly receive alerts about job fairs and services that help craft winning resumes, so much so that union representatives are accusing management of harassment. “It’s not a good way to motivate people to work hard for the company,” said Christine Virassamy, a CFDT union representative. “We asked them to let go.” The unusual effort shows just how eager CEO ...

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Two recipes for restorative soups to spend the winter

They were broths, broths, and consommés, fashioned by cooks in Paris in the mid to late 1700s. Their purpose was to “restore,” the French meaning “restore.” They were restorative, uplifting, easy to digest but fortifying. Cooks who called themselves “restaurateurs” served individual portions of hot liquids to customers seated at small, unadorned tables. The edition of March 9, 1767 of ...

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10 Diane Kruger Projects Everyone Should Watch

Diane Kruger professionally trained as a ballet dancer at the Royal Ballet School in London, but due to a knee injury her ballet career was cut short. Soon after, she started modeling in Paris. Although her time as a model was short-lived, she booked commercials and runway shows for top fashion designers – Yves Saint Laurent, Chanel, Dolce & Gabbana, ...

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Today in History | 100 years ago

Associated press Today is Tuesday, January 21, the 21st day of 2020. There are 345 days left in the year. Today’s highlight in the story: On January 21, 1861, Jefferson Davis of Mississippi and four other Southerners whose states had seceded from the Union resigned from the United States Senate. In 1793, during the French Revolution, King Louis XVI, condemned ...

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Poetry, myth, darkness and humour: the worlds of Roz Kaveney

Roz Kaveney is a wonderfully talented writer, poet and critic and a tireless campaigner. She has written insightful critical works on a wide range of popular cultures, buffy the vampire slayer at Pinch/Tuck. She has written reviews and reviews for The Guardian and The Independent newspapers. Her first collection of poetry dialectic of the flesh (2012) was shortlisted for the ...

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In France, anti-vax fury, politics makes public service risky | News, Sports, Jobs

FILE – Protesters march during a demonstration to denounce a COVID-19 health pass needed to access the restaurant, long-distance trains and other venues. in Marseille, southern France, on Saturday August 14, 2021. The preparation for the April elections comes amid rising violence targeting elected officials in France, with public office holders targeted for their politics and by opponents of COVID-19 ...

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Draft vs Commitment – Pine Bluffs Post

Since the dawn of history, there has been some form of army across the world. At first it was a “right of passage to become a soldier”, whether you “enlisted” or were taken from your home camp or village and found yourself serving a ruler, king or a country. “Conscription is the compulsory enlistment in a country’s armed forces, and ...

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The founding father wrote famous words in New Jersey

Today in History January 10 Highlights of Today in History: Thomas Paine publishes Common Sense; London Underground opens; The Beatles’ first US album hits store shelves; Birth of Rod Stewart. (January 10) PA Then there’s Thomas Paine – the founding father they don’t talk about. He’s not on Mount Rushmore. He’s not in the musical “Hamilton.” But of all the ...

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Saint Irenaeus, the “Doctor of Unity”, helps us to breathe as Christians with both lungs

A few years ago, when I was a priest student in Rome, a classmate and I decided to take a few days away from the Eternal City. We chose to go to France and visit some of the holy places in that country. While we weren’t expecting to go through Lyon, our route inadvertently took us through the ancient city. ...

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The King’s Daughter: A Royal Disaster movie review

OWhat did I watch? I do not know. And it hurts my brain to think about it. The King’s Daughter is ostensibly a movie in the same way that, say, a Victorian garden folly is ostensibly a Japanese temple or a medieval castle. That is to say: not at all, it’s just a huge ornament built by a guy with ...

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French group Permanent Revolution blocks fight against Macron’s mass infection policy

As teachers and students rally in the United States, France, Italy, Greece and beyond against official pandemic protocols, the Permanent Revolution a group linked to the Pabloite New Anti-Capitalist Party (NPA) is working to block a fight to stop mass infections in schools. A chasm of class separates it from the call by the Socialist Equality Party (PES) to create ...

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The National Opera of Greece will present the revival of “Andrea Chénier”

The National Opera of Greece has announced the revival of the production of “Andrea Chénier” by Umberto Giordano and Luigi Illica. The opera will take place from January 29 to February 29. 13 in the Stavros Niarchos room. The title role will be shared by tenors Marcelo Puente and Marcelo Álvarez, while sopranos Cellia Costea and Eva-Maria Westbroek will play ...

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Postcard from Paris: An unsung and forgotten national hero

Through Denis Lennox, CP Contributor | Sunday, January 16, 2022 The tomb of the Marquis de Lafayette in the Picpus cemetery in Paris. | Denis Lennox Largely overlooked in Paris, a city full of monuments and other sites popular with tourists, is the tomb of the Marquis de Lafayette. Not only did Marie Joseph Yves Roches Gilbert du Motier serve ...

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Can we revive forms of dissent rooted in culture and religion?

One of the challenges facing contemporary activism is the rejection of ‘human rights’ as ‘Western’, with no roots in Indian culture. To some extent, activists themselves have given ground in culture and religion, even as they seek to uphold humanist values, justice and rights using the language of the Constitution. As historian Ramachandra Guha notes in an EPW article, this ...

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The 10 biggest and most visited music concerts of all time

Music concerts are the main driver of the contemporary music industry. According to a study by Pricewaterhouse Coopers (PWC), the live music industry will be worth $ 31 billion globally in 2022 with an annual growth rate of 3.3%. there is no better way to experience the talent and creativity of an artist than to watch and listen live in ...

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How Victor Hugo saved Notre-Dame de Paris

COURTESY PHOTOColumnist James Buckley is impressed by writer Victor Hugo’s support for Notre Dame de Paris. The power of printing, by Jim Buckley Historically, it is often a determined and talented man or woman who can change the world. And this was the case with Victor Hugo and Notre Dame de Paris. Without Hugo, possessing both a prodigious talent and ...

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The long history of anti-Haitism in the Dominican Republic

Dominican soldier stands near 118 mile border wall built by the Dominican Republic to prevent Haitian migrants from entering / Credit: La Prensa Latina Editor’s Note: The following is the author’s analysis and was originally published in Eurasia Review. On December 16, two diplomats from the Haitian Embassy — Williamson Jean and Jackson Lorrain — were stopped en route from ...

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How art shapes our lives: a modern-day impressionist

By Sal Maccarone Impressionism is a theory and practice of painting that simulates light reflected through dabs and strokes of paint. This pictorial approach was originally conceived by French painters who lived and worked at the end of the 19th century. The Impressionist movement received its name following a work by Claude Monet entitled “Impression Sunrise”. This painting received a ...

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From Thinnai, the stone of Sita and a Pondicherry which was an “artificial paradise” – The New Indian Express

Express news service The narrator returns to his childhood home in one of the poor northern suburbs of Pondicherry, Kurusukuppam. Seeing how much everything has changed in his old neighborhood, the reader travels back in time when “ashramites, hippies and retired veterans of the French colonial wars” lived in the city. The prose is made up of vivid descriptions of ...

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10 anime Shojo for those who don’t like Shojo anime

There is always something new to discover and enjoy when it comes to anime. There is a level of freedom that allows the anime to explore types of stories that would be impossible in other mediums and there is many unique genres that meet specific interests and demographics. RELATED: 5 harsh realities of being a Shojo protagonist (& 5 perks) ...

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A BIPOC tarot deck to navigate difficult times

El Sumo Sacerdote (The Hierophant) card from Nomadic Press’s new tarot deck (all images courtesy of Nomadic Press, unless otherwise noted) OAKLAND, CA – Tarot in Pandemic and Revolution, a unique collaboration of art and poetry, just released by Nomadic Press, a nonprofit community organization in Oakland and Brooklyn that advances the work of intentionally marginalized voices. Inspired by a ...

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Camilla reveals her favorite childhood book still makes her cry

The Duchess of Cornwall said Black Beauty was her favorite book during her ‘pony-mad’ youth and that always makes her emotional as she stressed the importance of reading to children. Camilla revealed that her father, Major Bruce Shand, often told her and her siblings stories during their younger years, when she “thought of nothing else” than horses. . She named ...

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Was Jesus on the left or on the right? – POLITICS

Press play to listen to this article How did Jesus associate with the right? He was a son of refugees who stood up for the poor and urged his followers not to throw the first stone. But when it comes to the ballot box, Jesus has become the political property of die-hard conservatives and anti-migration populists less inclined to turn ...

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What time will Emily in Paris season 2 be on Netflix?

Hello comrade Emilie in Paris Fans! Or should I say “hello?” “ In December, Netflix is ​​giving us all the gift of a second season with beloved American influencer and marketing queen Emily Cooper (Lily Collins). We first met Miss Cooper when Emilie in Paris premiered on Netflix last year. The character and the series quickly became a major hit ...

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Talk to a prehistoric man who lived 10,000 years ago at the Pavilion of Serbia

A resident of Lepinski Vir, the man was believed to be a highly respected member of his community. Image Credit: Provided What did our ancestors look like in the Stone Age? Studies indicate that Homo Sapiens were heavier, bigger and taller when they first appeared, according to exhibition director Fran Dorey at the Australian Museum. You can see it for ...

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Delicious film review: French cinema is a feast for the eyes

Don’t forget to have a hearty meal before you sit down for this movie. Otherwise, the feeling of hunger will strike you within minutes. It starts with the pastry dough – hands knead the flour, egg and butter until it metamorphoses into a malleable, sticky dough, molded and filled with carefully cut potato and truffle slices. When baked, it glows ...

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Nostradamus’ predictions for 2021 have come true

Off-side We always want to know what’s going to happen in the future. Can some foresee it? According to the internet, Nostradamus was quite specific. Let’s see which of his predictions for 2021 came true. Through Nathalie Lobo December 12, 2021 11:57 PM EDT December 12, 2021 11:57 PM EDT © Getty ImagesNostradamus The French philosopher Michel de Nôtre-Dame, better ...

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France’s pro-Nazi Vichy regime still has supporters

JW The initial post-war period was marked by various arguments that built the role of resistance. The textbooks spoke of the fact that the French were resistance fighters rather than collaborators. An argument developed that Vichy played the role of a shield while De Gaulle and the resistance played the role of the sword: in other words, there was a ...

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Music Of The Baroque announces winter / spring 2022 concerts

Music of the Baroque continues its 2021-2022 season with five glorious February-May 2022 concert programs: February 18-20“Le Chevalier”, written and directed by Bill Barclay with original music by Joseph Bologne and others; featuring baroque music conducted by Dame Jane Glover – Premiere in Chicago; presented in partnership with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra Association (CSOA), the North Shore Center for the ...

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Understanding Lord Frost is understanding the British approach to Brexit

December 4, 2021 A CHOICE OF VISITORS a newspaper at the Eurostar terminal would be puzzled. Why, five years after the Brexit referendum and two years after agreeing on an exit treaty, are the British still arguing over the same thorny issues of customs, subsidies and the courts? Why, as a pandemic rages on and strained supply chains threaten to ...

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The Palace of Versailles buys the lost portrait of the teenager Marie-Antoinette

A portrait of Marie-Antoinette lost for 100 years was purchased by the Palace of Versailles for € 175,500, more than five times the estimated price. The oil painting on canvas belonged to a family in Essonne, who had no idea that the subject was the old dauphine de france. It was sold by the Aguttes auction house for an estimated ...

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EPAC Presents LES MISERABLES: SCHOOL EDITION

The Ephrata Performing Arts Center concludes its exciting 2021 season with a mainstay of musical theater, Les Mis? Rables: School Edition. Production will begin on Friday December 3 and will continue until December 30. This production features young local talent and is directed by Brett Devlin as Jean Valjean and Ben Galosi as Javert. Musical direction by Cheryl Markle and ...

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Counterfactual story: why what didn’t happen matters

In 1997, Niall Ferguson published a book titled Virtual history: alternatives and counterfactuals, where experts reflected on what the world would be like today if the American Revolution had never happened, if Hitler had invaded England in 1940, or if JFK had never been assassinated. Yet despite a few such illustrious cases, counterfactual history – sometimes referred to as virtual, ...

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Theater Critics: Days of the Revolution | Maryland

Raghad Chaar in Revolution Days PIC: Mihaela Bodlovic Revolutionary Days, Assembly Roxy, Edinburgh **** Maryland, Traverse Theater, Edinburgh (repeat play) Register now to our daily newsletter Newsletter cut through the noise Happiness was there in this dawn of being alive; and being young was truly heaven, ”wrote William Wordsworth of his experience of the French Revolution of 1789; and it ...

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“The sexual revolution has left a deep mark of destruction” | Catholic National Register

The eleventh edition of the Ratzinger Prize was won by German philosopher Hanna-Barbara Gerl-Falkovitz and Old Testament theologian Ludger Schwienhorst-Schönberger. Established by the Ratzinger Foundation in 2011, this prize is intended to encourage research in theology and any other academic research inspired by the Gospel, in the tradition of the teachings of Pope Benedict. The award ceremony took place on ...

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Aftermath of children who witnessed war

Innocent Witnesses: Childhood Memories of WWII by Marilyn Yalom; Stanford: Stanford University Press; Redwood Press (c) 2021; 195 pages. By Oliver B. Pollak, Ph.D. Olivier Pollak RICHMOND, Calif .– More than eighteen books by Marilyn Yalom have been translated into several languages. Popular titles include A breast story (1998), A woman’s story (2001), and The American resting place: four one ...

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Mikel Arteta claims England stars explain Arsenal’s Champions League push

Arsenal have been undefeated since August to increase their chances of returning to European football, with players like Emile Smith Rowe, Aaron Ramsdale, Bakary Sako and Ben White all playing key roles Video upload Video unavailable The video will play automatically soon8to cancel Play now Mikel Arteta presents Arsenal game in Liverpool Mikel Arteta has claimed that the English backbone ...

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The Storm over the American Foundation: A Review of “Freedom Is Sweet: The Hidden Story of the American Revolution” by Woody Holton

The Patriots won their independence not because they were strong militarily or ideologically engaged, but because they were weak and unimportant. This lesser-known story is a reminder that the War of Independence did not only pit loyalists against patriots. It was a world war, in which the involvement of several other powers proved crucial to the success of the Patriots. ...

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Will this be a turning point for English cricket? I hope, but I doubt it

Cricket has always considered itself the idyllic English game. As George Orwell described it, “everyone plays with braces, where the blacksmith is likely to be called back in the middle of the sleeves for urgent work, and sometimes when the light starts to fade a ball thrown. for four kills a rabbit on the border “. A game which, according ...

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Homage to Felix Yaniewicz: Polish-Lithuanian violinist and composer | New

The life and legacy of violin virtuoso, composer and co-founder of the Edinburgh Music Festival Felix Yaniewicz are summed up and celebrated in a recently restored piano bearing his signature. The “Yaniewicz & Green” square piano dates from 1810 and arrived in Edinburgh in November after its restoration and a crowdfunding campaign by the Friends of Felix Yaniewicz in partnership ...

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Marie-Antoinette’s diamond bracelets go up for $ 8.3 million at auction

GENEVA (AP) – A pair of diamond bracelets that once belonged to Marie-Antoinette, the famous wife of the King of France Louis XVI who met her destiny during the revolutionary guillotine, was sold on Tuesday for 7.46 million Swiss francs ( $ 8.34 million). Opulent bracelets, among the few pieces of jewelry from the unfortunate French royal that are still ...

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Plan of the G20 States to avoid economic commitments at COP26

Economy, Environment • November 8, 2021 • Sonali Kolhatkar The heads of state of the richest countries in the world met for the first time in person since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic at the recent G20 summit in Rome, Italy. The two-day meeting ended with a grand dinner at the Quirinale Palace, where the evening menu featuring dill ...

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Cheech & Chong Films in Order of Release, Male

Cheech Marin and Tommy chong, best known by the name of Cheech & Chong, are a comedic duo with the rare status of being culturally relevant from the 1970s until today. After all, with adorable air and stoner sensibility, what’s not to love about these two? They started their careers in the 1970s with stand-up comedies and musical skits focusing ...

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Kobe Bryant’s shoes auctioned at Sotheby’s – NBC Los Angeles

A diamond bracelet that once belonged to Frenchwoman Marie Antoinette and a sapphire and diamond brooch with matching ear clips that once hung from a Russian Grand Duchess are among the items featured in the jewelry and other collectibles auction next week in Geneva. In the Swiss town by the lake, a pair of high-top Nike sneakers of late NBA ...

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NOTICE: Absurd notion Conservatives don’t have to wear face masks

Posted: 9:30 a.m. on November 3, 2021 Reader Peter King says Conservative Party attitude to wearing face masks is at odds with most countries The comedic idea that conviviality offers a surefire defense against the coronavirus must bring tears to the eyes of scientists whose advice the government is following so closely. Jacob Rees-Mogg’s claim that Tory MPs don’t need ...

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Colombian lawyers to sponsor Red Mass at Saint-Jacques Cathedral

The Kings County Catholic Lawyers Guild and the Columbian Lawyers Association held the annual Red Mass in downtown Brooklyn on Thursday. In the photo, the Right Reverend Patrick J. Keating and Gregory T. Cerchione. Eagle photo by Rob Abruzzese On Thursday, the Columbian Lawyers Association will sponsor Red Mass at 5:30 p.m. at St. James Cathedral Basilica, Jay Street and ...

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The rise in the price of baguettes is fueling public unrest in France. As history shows, the government can’t just ask people to eat cake

In the current public unrest in France over the rising price of the baguette echoes what happened 232 years ago. At the time, the fact that a staple was sold out of reach of the masses led to the French Revolution and the dramatic and bloody collapse of the Ancien Régime. The situation is not so bad at the moment ...

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Two tiaras with a possible link to Empress Josephine of France could fetch $ 690,000 at Sotheby’s

Carnelian, enamel and gold tiara, circa 1808, estimate, £ 200,000-300,000 ($ 274,670 – $ 412,000) Sotheby’s Sotheby’s will offer two tiaras that would have belonged to Joséphine de Beauharnais (1763-1814), wife of Napoleon Bonaparte (1769-1821) and Empress of France. Although there is no definitive proof that these jewels belonged to Joséphine, the jewelery specialists at Sotheby’s and the auction house ...

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Palo Alto Players fundraising stage, revolution

Palo Alto Players will join thousands of theater organizations around the world from November 13-14, each offering their own local production of “All Together Now!” A global event celebrating local theater. MTI created this musical for the local theater to use as a fundraiser. The show features songs from a wide range of Broadway musicals including “Rent”, “Into the Woods”, ...

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Did a “werewolf” really terrorize France in the 1700s?

On June 19, 1767, local hunter Jean Chastel shot dead a large animal. From then on, the attacks ceased. Witnesses described the fallen creature as a wolf, but strange: it had a “monstrous” head and a red, white and gray coat that hunters had never seen on wolves before. Mystery monsters Over the following centuries, different explanations were studied as ...

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Rare Coin News – 1943 Bronze Lincoln penny sold for $ 1.7 million in 50-cent nickels and Buffalo found for THOUSANDS

An incredibly rare Lincoln penny sold for an astonishing $ 1.7 million, with an obscure reason behind its sky-high price. The rare 1943 piece was sold in 2010, with an anonymous businessman adding it to his collection for a hefty price, according to Certified Coin Consultants. The penny was worth so many coins because it was “accidentally struck into copper ...

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A very informative dollar bill | Rogersville

If you look at the dollar bill in your pocket or purse, you’ll see an engraving of George Washington on the front. Turn it over and you will see some very interesting words and symbols on the back. On the right, you will see a circle with the Great Seal of the United States. In the middle you see the ...

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Reviews | Asylum for Haitians is not optional

Just before the murder of Haitian President Jovenel Moise last July, I was reading the definitive story of the country’s great revolution: “The Black Jacobins” by CLR James. James’ work as an accomplished historian and as a radical inspired many anti-colonial movements of the mid-twentieth century, and his famous subject has not lost its relevance. The appalling treatment of Haitian ...

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This French daily sold as NFT. Is this the future of media?

The winds of change are blowing through the media landscape. The French daily “20 Minutes” sold its own non-fungible token (NFT) at a charity auction on October 19. The sale of this six-page supplement entitled “The Crazy Years 2020” was organized by the Piasa art gallery in Paris. The successful buyer won the auction for € 3,000. The copy is ...

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Srinivas Krishnan: Is the new Citroën Ami a future classic?

The spirit of the legendary Citroën 2CV lives on in the new Ami. Is this the 21st century equivalent of the Deux Cheavaux? And is this a classic future? Srini certainly thinks so. Once upon a time there was an ugly duckling. When people first saw him, at the Paris Salon in 1948, they laughed and insulted him. It was ...

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Belarus expels French ambassador – report | News | DW

French Ambassador to Belarus Nicolas de Lacoste left Minsk after Belarusian authorities ordered his exit by Monday, French news agency AFP reported on Sunday, citing the French embassy in Minsk. Lacoste had avoided presenting his credentials to President Alexander Lukashenko, 67, and instead presented them to the regime’s foreign minister, Vladimir Makei, an act that Lukashenko saw as a snub. ...

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18th century Daniel T. Church estate for sale in Tiverton

TIVERTON – Picture this: the year is 1789. John Adams is the first vice president of the United States. Fletcher Christian has just led the mutiny on HMS Bounty against Captain William Bligh. The French Revolution began with the storming of the Bastille. If history is your vibe, there’s a house in Tiverton with your name on it. The Daniel ...

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Tunisian Saied revokes his predecessor’s passport following French request

Tunisian President Kais Saied on Thursday called one of his predecessors, Moncef Marzouki, an enemy of the country and withdrew his diplomatic passport after demanding that France end its support for Tunisia under his leadership. Saied is coming under strong international pressure, especially from Western powers, to announce a clear roadmap for a return to constitutional politics after seizing a ...

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VIDEO – “Eiffel” at the cinema: we tell you the little story of a big tower

In theaters October 13, Eiffel by Martin Bourboulon, with Romain Duris and Emma Mackey, takes the viewer behind the scenes of the genesis of the Eiffel Tower. Built in 1889 in just two years, the Iron Lady hardly ever saw the light of day … It all began in 1884, Jules Ferry, then President of the Council, decided that France ...

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Trump slams RINO Charlie Baker and could come to Massachusetts

Boy, does President Trump have Governor Charlie Baker’s number. I had POTUS on my radio show on Monday and he generally seemed in a pretty sweet mood – he just laughed when I played the Dementia Joe Biden soundtrack to him last week falsely bragging that “I started the vaccination program “. But when it comes to Baker – and ...

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What the Jews of the World owe Napoleon

A portrait of Napoleon. Photo: Wiki Commons. It has been 200 years since French Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte died, at the age of 51, on the British island of Saint Helena, where he was held captive for six years. In many countries he is remembered as a tyrant. An exception, however, is the Jewish world, where his image has remained positive ...

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The French region the Cornish refugees named after their home

It is almost impossible to ignore how much Cornwall and the French region of Brittany have in common. The two share a beautiful coastline dotted with remote villages, a strong Celtic culture, a fierce independent streak … and a healthy love of cider. In fact, Cornouailles – Cornouailles, in French – shares so much with Brittany that it gave its ...

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Xi Jinping says reunification with Taiwan “will be achieved”

Published on: 09/10/2021 – 07:20 Beijing (AFP) Chinese President Xi Jinping on Saturday said “peaceful reunification” with Taiwan “will and can be achieved,” days after Chinese warplanes made record incursions into the democratically ruled island’s air defense zone . Autonomous Taiwan, which has never officially declared independence, lives under constant threat of invasion by China, which considers the island its ...

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Lizzie Sweeney played with a shaky unbeaten

Despite its origin as a tale of rural Ireland in 1964, the only nostalgic moment in this Patrick Talbot production of a famous play is when the curtain falls. This smooth closing of a story in which the emotional potential of silence is so significantly articulated is in itself an act of memory. If there is any suspicion that the ...

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Watch: Expo 2020 Dubai opens a portal to travel through time to watch the construction of Notre Dame Cathedral, at the France Pavilion

Visitors visit the France pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai Image Credit: Virendra Saklani / Gulf News Dubai: the weather is not linear inside the France Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai. On the one hand, authentic volumes of the almost three-hundred-year-old Encyclopedia, and on the other, a prototype of what the future of air freight could be. A common point that ...

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French cafes and restaurants colonize Kings Cross in Sydney

Damn it ! Our nationwide relationship may well be frozen with the French, but that hasn’t stopped them from launching a searing assault on Australia’s nightlife capital. While we might not want their subs, Sydney’s Kings Cross is suddenly overwhelmed in return for snails, steak fries and creme brulee with a deluge of French restaurants, cafes, bistros and retail outlets. ...

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The Munising bookstore will offer a book signing on Saturday

MUNISING, Michigan (WLUC) – The Falling Rock Café & Bookstore in Munising will host another series of signing events this Saturday, October 9 from 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. According to a press release released on Monday, this event will feature a trio of authors including Daphne Thompson, Suzanne Locascio and Roger D. Hess. Writers will be on hand to ...

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The Flash: 10 best comic book numbers of the 2000s

The Flash has been one of the most enduring characters in the DC Comics universe. The 2000s were a significant time for the development of the character’s third incarnation, Wally West. Aside from the limited editions and one-shots, the scarlet speedster had a great run on the flash vol 2 which was primarily written by Geoff Johns and drawn by ...

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Opposition quits Senate to protest “gasoline bomb” – Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: Amid warnings against ignoring the critical consequences of ever higher price hikes, the Senate opposition held a walkout from the house on Friday to protest the government’s act of “dropping a Molotov cocktail »Twice in a month and the absence of the Minister of Finance to answer questions related to the unprecedented rise in the prices of petroleum products. ...

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This painting of Saint Francis was seized during the “Spanish confiscation”

Less well known than the English Reformation or the French Revolution, it was an equally disastrous time for the Catholic Church. As the feast of Saint Francis of Assisi approaches, here is a trace of the impression he left on the arts. His love of animals is a common feature of modern imagery, but his love of Christ is actually ...

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French and Russian art on the scale of war and peace

PARIS – Sometimes we aspire to the beauty of little things: the haiku, the string quartet, miniature engraving. And then other times tovarishch, you need your beauty as great as the motherland. “The Morozov collection: icons of modern art“, Which opened its doors last week at the Fondation Louis Vuitton here, brings to Paris an explosion of French and Russian ...

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Henry Dundas not only delayed the abolition of the slave trade, he was a despot who ruled Scotland like a king – Kenny MacAskill MP

The statue of Henry Dundas stands atop a 150 foot column in Edinburgh’s St Andrew Square Now I fully support the change, ensuring that its role in slavery is laid bare. It is important that the role of Scotland is taken into account. Therefore, changes are welcome. For a long time, it was simply a man perched high on a ...

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Tunisian President appoints Najla Bouden as the country’s first female Prime Minister

Published on: 09/29/2021 – 15:18Amended: 09/29/2021 – 15:17 Tunis (AFP) The Tunisian president on Wednesday appointed geologist Najla Bouden as the country’s first-ever female prime minister-designate, to form a government with limited executive power after the president assumed broad powers two months ago. The university professor of the city of Kairouan, a political unknown, will take office after Kais Saied ...

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Quebec hears from minority language groups on French language reform – Montreal

The National Assembly heard from Quebec’s linguistic minority groups on Tuesday afternoon during hearings on the proposed reform of the Charter of the French language. The problem with Bill 96 is fundamental, says the Quebec Community Groups Network (QCGN). “The Quebec Charter of Human Rights and Freedoms was undoubtedly the jewel of the Quiet Revolution,” said QCGN president Marlene Jennings. ...

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“There is a hidden gem in Weston”

Share this story Posted 2 hours ago WESTON, Missouri – It all started with a trip to an antique mall and a $ 50 deal on what John Pottie thought was an old print. Now it’s his life. As Pottie went to reframe the room, he discovered that the detailed billiard scene he had purchased was, in fact, a piece ...

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Macron targeted twice in 3 months, could he be ousted in 2022? Latest approval ratings | World | New

French leader Emmanuel Macron took office in 2017, becoming the youngest president in French history. Mr Macron has been praised for his efforts amid the coronavirus pandemic and for France’s vaccination program in recent months, which has led to a spike in support for the leader. However, another assault on Mr Macron today could signal a turning point in his ...

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Federer calls for an evolution of the player-media relationship

Tennis – Australian Open – Semi-final – Melbourne Park, Melbourne, Australia – January 30, 2020. Swiss Roger Federer appears dejected after his match against Serbian Novak Djokovic. REUTERS / Kai Pfaffenbach / File Photo September 27 (Reuters) – The relationship between tennis players and the media must evolve and the sport must also do more to help the younger generation ...

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The exceptional Morozov collection, a unique exhibition worth seeing

Portrait of the collector of Russian and French modern paintings, Ivan Abramovich Morozov, by … [+] Valentin Serov, Moscow, 1910 Louis Vuitton Foundation, Courtesy Galerie nationale Tretiakov, Moscow It is unlikely to be assembled again and promises to be the bestselling exhibition that will wow the art world this fall in Paris: The Morozov Collection, Icons of Modern Art, opened ...

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Discover Airelles Chateau De Versailles The most spectacular hotel in Versailles

Versailles, one word and the magic happens. Versailles covers 800 hectares and includes the Castle, the gardens, the Park, the Trianon estate and several buildings in the city. Versailles is the ultimate symbol of excellence of the French heritage of the “Grand Siècle” when the French language was spoken in all European courts. After visiting Versailles, Tsar Peter the Great ...

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Haiti: paying the price for freedom since 1804

By LaKeshia N. Myers Representative LaKeshia Myers James Brown once said, “You have to pay the price to be the boss. A small Caribbean nation bordering the Dominican Republic; separated by the Dajabon River and hundreds of years of history, Haiti fought for independence from European control and has continued to pay the price ever since. Prior to independence, Haiti ...

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