Twentieth Century

Art playlist: “Fantastic and medieval past”

A new Delaware Art Museum exhibit traces themes of medieval fantasy through American illustrator and author Howard Pyle and young adult literature. Fantastic and medieval past was designed by University of Delaware instructor Emily Shartrand and in this week’s arts playlist, she joins Kelli Steele of Delaware Public Media to …

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Faces of the working class

Faces of the working class

The Light of Roses Gallery in Montreuil exhibits an exceptional collection of photographs brought together by the duo at the head of the place. Marion and Philippe Jacquier have collected over the past fifteen years touching images that show the common people working in factories at the dawn of the …

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Performa 2021 – Brooklyn Rail

Since the first Performa Biennale in 2005, New York City has always been the star of the show. We have devoted all of our efforts to commissioning and supporting artists to create striking new works for the new century, and to collaborate with curators in cultural venues across Manhattan, and …

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The cold war was my life

It is imminent. My Global History of the Cold War 1945-1991 will be released from Palgrave Macmillan later this month. As with any book, it’s a pleasure to see it actually printed, but I have particular reasons to salute the culmination of this particular project. Here I follow up on …

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Football in American Art: 1933-The Present

Like many team sports in Western Europe and North America, American football first emerged as a game for young, upper-class white men. Professional football dates back to 1892, when the first college players began to receive financial compensation for playing. Despite its relative rarity in the art world compared to …

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Ceylan Graphite succeeds in producing high performance

Out Performs Leading Commercial Producers: Average initial capacity of 435 mAh / g – Average reversible capacity of 382 mAh / g VANCOUVER, British Columbia, September 27, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Ceylan Graphite Corp. (“Ceylon Graphite”) (TSX-V: CYL) (OTC: CYLYF) (FSE: CCY) is pleased to announce that it has achieved …

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Stirrer Pot – AllOnGeorgia

The pot shaker idiom appeared in the mid-twentieth century. While I can’t find any evidence that he’s from the south, it certainly looks like this. A pot shaker is someone who adds drama, stress, or confusion to every situation. They stir the pot whenever they have the chance. You’ve probably …

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PM Modi calls for UN reforms

new York [US], September 26 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi urged on Friday (local time) the United Nations to improve their efficiency and increase their reliability in order to be relevant, thus reiterating the implementation of reforms within the United Nations , started in 1945, after the end of the …

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MAKE A RENDEVOUS IN BANGKOK: World Premiere this Sunday

Thomas Merton (1915-1968) was the most influential American Catholic author of the twentieth century. His autobiography, Tthe seven story mountain, sold over a million copies and translated into more than fifteen languages. This fascinating monk is the subject of a new play by Philadelphia writers Thom Nickels and Sabina Clarke. …

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History, importance and interesting facts

With its thick gray skin and the horn clearly visible on its muzzle, almost every child in the world should be able to recognize this magnificent creature – the rhino. However, it is critically endangered in the wild and is on the verge of extinction if nothing is done to …

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Ten pioneering Irish women who made a difference

What were you doing when you were 15? I watched Top of the Pops and ate Wibbly Wobbly Wonders. Máirín Johnston, meanwhile, was being fired from a shirt factory for trying to join a union. The Freedoms teenager will dedicate her life to fighting for workers’ rights and improving the …

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Fight fire with fire to protect California redwoods

LOS ANGELES – As the flames progressed toward Sequoia National Park’s iconic grove of tall, historic trees, firefighters fought the blaze with fire on Thursday. The use of gunnery operations to burn off flammable vegetation and other material before the wildfire arrives in the Giant Forest is considered one of …

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Why wars are fought!

Two hundred years ago, a chef named Remontel lived in Mexico who came from France to earn money. One day, people looted his pastry shop, looted his things and ran away. Angered by the loss, the poor leader wrote a letter to the government demanding compensation. His complaint was not …

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Sri Lanka: The Politics of Islam

Early reports suggest New Zealand terrorist Ahamed Samsudeen radicalized while living in New Zealand. However, his actions and the circumstances surrounding his refugee claim have thrown – most tragically and unwelcome – the Sri Lankan Muslim community into the national spotlight. They have also had an impact on his community …

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The loneliness of Dersu Uzala

By Rajmohan Sudhakar An old Akira Kurosawa interview on YouTube brought back flashes of Dersu Uzala, a movie I watched when I was a student. The Japanese master’s classic from 1975 is his only international production and works in 70mm. As we rethink our relationship with nature while battling theories …

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Coral Gables art cinema expands

Written by Abraham Galvan on August 31, 2021 Advertising Scheduled to lead the way in February 2022, the Coral Gables Art Cinema is expanding its community reach with an all-new, state-of-the-art 92-seat auditorium and screen. With help from the city, Coral Gables Art Cinema is converting a retail space at …

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Modulations – History of electronic music

Modulations – History of electronic music 1998 Documentary with Coldcut, Scanner, Squarepusher and many more 08/22/21 Modulations: Cinema for the Ear is a 1998 documentary by Lara Lee covering the history of electronic music from the perspectives of many influential artists and groups. The documentary was a companion to a …

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Briefly Rated Book Reviews | The New Yorker

Whatever she wore, by Tiya Miles (Random House). This powerful story of women and slavery revolves around a 19th-century cotton bag found at a flea market in 2007, now on display at the Smithsonian. A slave woman named Rose gave it to her daughter Ashley when it was sold and …

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Monopoly power less dangerous today than in the past

The hills are brought to life by the sounds of lawyers, often on the phone, discussing monopoly and antitrust issues. The executive order just issued by President Biden to encourage business competition will reinforce this powerful trend. This development is clearly important. The antitrust activity of the twentieth century involved …

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What should development aid do? by Nancy Qian

For decades, development assistance has gone either to governments that lack the capacity to administer it, or to non-state actors who are essentially in competition with the state. It is time for a new approach centered on a less ambitious but much more practical goal. CHICAGO – Development assistance is …

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Polanyi | Commonwealth Magazine

Each chapter of Market release tackles a different area of ​​public policy and shows how social reformers have historically fought for progress in this area by “articulating a different idea of ​​freedom”, one rooted in “resistance to reliance on markets”. In “Free Land”, Konczal traces the history of land redistribution …

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True patriotism on July 4 – OpEd – Eurasia Review

This July 4th, many people think that celebrating America means waving the flag or standing up for the national anthem or shouting “America First”. But that’s not true patriotism. True patriotism means sacrificing for America to continue. This means paying taxes in proportion to your wealth. I’m talking to you …

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What’s behind your rainbow logo?

Reflections on Pride and Ethics of Business Engagement Month. by Solenne Wolfe | 7/2/21 3:05 am Growing up in New York City meant pride was an expected celebration in June. I remember taking my six-year-old sister to the playground, eyes level with all kinds of skirts and tutus as New …

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“Let the Soil Play Its Simple Part” by Caroline Shaw and Sō Percussion, now available on Nonesuch

https://www.nonesuch.com/journal/caroline-shaw-so-percussion-let-soil-play-its-simple-part-out-now-nonesuch-2021-06-25 “Let the Soil Play Its Simple Part” by Caroline Shaw and Sō Percussion, now available on Nonesuch Let the soil play its simple role, an album of songs written and performed by Caroline shaw and Sō Percussion, is now available on Nonesuch Records, available everywhere here, including on transparent …

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arguments, not sound clips | Carl R. Trueman

I have been writing for First Things since 2013. The following years have been an interesting time for our culture and politics. We have seen the advent of same-sex marriage; the rise of Donald Trump; unexpected challenges to traditional freedoms; and the adoption of “cultural Marxism” and “Christian nationalism” as …

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Mary Jo Dewees Elkins | katy times

Mary Jo Dewees Elkins was born to Joe B. and Mary Crowhurst Dewees on October 29, 1924 in Hempstead, Texas, and died at her home in Katy, Texas on Tuesday, June 15, 2021, at the age of 96. . On August 9, 1942, she married James Kenneth Elkins in Hempstead. …

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A June 15th conversation about race

Thursday June 17 at 11:00 a.m. Virtual event Juneteenth is the oldest celebration commemorating the end of slavery in the United States. But the fight against institutionalized racism continues today. Join USC experts to discuss voting rights, criminal justice reform, and the ongoing struggle for freedom and justice for all. …

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What I learned: André De Shields

In my 52 years as a black performer the most common question casting directors ask me is, “can you sing and dance?” Well, yeah, because I grew up doo-woping under the streetlights in the pouring rain with my brothers, I went to house parties to learn the latest moves. I …

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Our Rich History: Retrospect and Vista II – Thomas More College / University, 1971-2021

By Raymond G. HébertSpecial at NKyTribune Part 1 of our series, “Retrospect and Vista II”: Thomas More College / University, 1971-2021. Thomas More University, which was previously called Villa Madonna College (1921-1968) and Thomas More College (1968-2018), will celebrate its centenary in the 2021-2022 academic year. Centennial celebratory events will …

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Nation of isolation – silos of America

Many have blamed social media for the social and political isolation that has virtually wiped out meaningful political speech. Instead of thoughtful discussions, our political lives largely consist of illogical and unhealthy political rhetoric punctuated by angry cries. While social media most certainly has a polarizing impact on politics in …

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Will Trump be held responsible this time?

It looks like former President Donald Trump was ready to go even further than we knew in his war on leaks. According to the New York Times, Department of Justice prosecutors obtained, via a subpoena from Apple, information about the accounts of at least two members of the House Intelligence …

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Diabetes and Race | Health affairs

There are times when a book opens my eyes wider. I enjoy when a book complements my primary care work and provides insight into the complex interpretations of race and health in the United States. Diabetes: A History of Race and Disease, by medical historian Arleen Marcia Tuchman, is such …

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Greek art in all its splendor

Jockey of Artemision – National Archaeological Museum, Athens. Credit: Joyofmuseums , CC BY-SA 4.0/ Wikipedia The Jockey of Artemision, a large Greek bronze statue of a young boy riding a horse, is a magnificent surviving statue from ancient Greece and a rare example of a racehorse in Greek sculpture. It …

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The establishment strikes back – for now

If, as Bruno Maçães suggests in The story began, American culture became a Hollywood plot, and then we reached this place in history when the cattle baron burns down the shacks of unwanted settlers and the Death Star destroys the rebel planet. After defeating Donald Trump and stumbling upon new …

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