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Vermont arts and culture organizations benefit from digital support

MONTPELIER, VT — The digital programming space — supercharged by the pandemic — is here to stay as audiences have grown accustomed to being entertained, informed and enlightened via the screen. But arts and culture organizations are more or less ready to deliver this content. The Vermont Arts Council has launched a new grants program […]

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The new cultural and congress center receives a warm welcome

Town of Whitecourt ad hoc committee presents plan for combined $60 million cultural and convention center that includes space for a public library and a new town office BARRHEAD – If the town of Whitecourt goes ahead with its plan to build a new cultural and convention center, it will in all likelihood proceed without […]

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U Black Cultural Center Hosts Open Mic Night for Poetic Justice – The Daily Utah Chronicle

On Friday, February 18, the Black Cultural Centerin association with the University of Utah Intersect X12 and the Utah Black Artist Collectivehosted an open mic Event called “poetic justice”. The event is one of many lined up for the celebration of Black History Month at the U. The event was hosted by Meligha Garfield, director […]

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Chairman of Whitchurch Silk Mill appointed MBE for services to cultural heritage

The chairman of Whitchurch Silk Mill has been appointed MBE for her services to cultural heritage in Hampshire. Christine Beresford received the MBE from the Prince of Wales on behalf of the Queen during a recent investiture at Windsor Castle. For the past 20 years, Ms Beresford, a retired museum curator and heritage manager, has […]

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Fighting addiction will cause ‘seismic cultural change’, says UWO police chief

By Miles Maguire Extended insurance to cover treatment. New ways to talk about addiction. Oshkosh residents battling the opioid epidemic say these are some of the steps that can be taken to address the growing problem. But to make real progress, “we need to have a seismic cultural shift in how we think about addiction […]

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Cross-Cultural Mentoring Panel Highlights Mentoring Challenges and Opportunities > Air Force Sustainment Center > Article view

WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio — Air Force Materiel Command hosted its first Cross-Cultural Mentoring Group, Feb. 22, with the goal of inspiring and motivating individuals to seek out diverse mentoring relationships as they grow in their careers. […]

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Improving Cultural Awareness to Improve Nuclear Security

The threat of nuclear terrorism is the pin in the American flag of national defense policy; you will never see a strategic threat assessment without it. the risk of nuclear terrorism is very real, albeit weak, and the inability to prevent an improvised nuclear device would be catastrophic. A nuclear terrorist attack would forever change […]

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Congressman Peter Welch discusses pandemic recovery with Vermont cultural community

Congressman Peter Welch met virtually with leaders of cultural organizations in Vermont on Tuesday to discuss the ongoing impacts and challenges they face as they emerge from the pandemic. The Democratic representative from Vermont was among the earliest and strongest supporters of the Save Our Stages Act to provide federal assistance to cultural organizations during […]

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Jose Antonio Vargas to headline Asian cultural dinner – News

Jose Antonio Vargas, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, Emmy-nominated filmmaker, and Tony-nominated producer, will speak at the Asian Cultural Dinner at 5 p.m. April 12 at Illinois State University’s Brown Ballroom at Bone Student Center. Organized by University Housing, tickets for the Cultural Dinner are available here until April 5. A leading voice for immigrant human rights, […]

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Black Cultural Center Celebrates Harlem Renaissance Queer Author | Campus

The Black Cultural Center hosted an African-American virtual reading on Monday evening to highlight the work of Harlem Renaissance author Richard Bruce Nugent. The event was advertised by the BCC on its website and newsletter. However, only 2 of the 15 scheduled attendees joined the presentation. The event, as part of their cultural art series, […]

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Afghan refugees in the United States navigate cultural shifts | Local News

HOPE KIRWAN News WPR MADISON — Sher Khan and his family arrived at Fort McCoy in western Wisconsin in early September. They were among some 120,000 people evacuated from Afghanistan in August 2021 as the US military withdrew and the Taliban, an armed Islamist group, took control of the country. Many of those evacuees ended […]

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Restoring bison on tribal lands has cultural, ecological and economic benefits, study finds

Some sounds are ancient, like the thunder of buffalo hooves across the prairie that turns the Great Plains into a giant drum. The American bison, our national mammal, was hunted to near extinction in the early 1800s, and by the end of this century there were less than a thousand left. America’s largest land mammal, […]

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Hihiaua Cultural Center book launches pager-turner for Whangārei

Hihiaua Cultural Center Trust Secretary Janet Hetaraka has spent the last year editing the recently launched book, Me Anga Whakamua – Facing the Future. Photo / Tania Whyte While many people may face the future, an inspirational book and multimedia exhibit at the Hihiaua Cultural Center in Whangārei stares it head-on. The center is weeks […]

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Lonnie B. Harris Black Cultural Center to Host BLM Roundtable

“After the murder of George Floyd, many people promised African Americans a lot about structural and institutional changes at the national level, at the state level, at the level of Oregon State University , etc.”, said Dwaine Plaza, professor of sociology at OSU. “We basically want to examine how various measures of change have actually […]

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DVIDS – News – AFCLC Faculty Improves Introductory Intercultural Communication Course

In response to Department of Defense and Air Force directives to provide cultural education and awareness to enlisted corps, the Air Force Culture and Language Center offers participants of the Community College program Air Force distance learning course, Introduction to Cross-Cultural Communication, to provide knowledge and skills associated with cross-cultural communication in an applied context. […]

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10 Questions with the Director of the UConn African American Cultural Center

In our recurring 10-question series, Neag School catches up with students, alumni, faculty and others throughout the year to offer insight into their Neag School experience and their career, research or current community activities. As UConn Director of the H. Fred Simons African American Cultural Center (AACC) and Affiliate Professor at the Institute of African […]

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CRIT President and Vice-President meet with BLM Director on cultural resources

CRIT President Amelia Flores and Vice President Dwight Lomayesva met with Director of the Federal Office of Land Management Tracy Stone-Manning to discuss the proper treatment of cultural resources located on public lands in tribal members’ ancestral territories. The February 8 informal meeting was moderated by CRIT Consultant Sara A. Clark, Partner at Shute, Mihaly […]

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Out & About: entertainment and cultural events in the region from February 17 | Lifestyles

Calendar articles can be sent to [email protected], brought to the newsroom at 19 E. Church St., Martinsville, or mailed to PO Box 3711, Martinsville, Va., 24115. Photos are welcome. Dates and times must be included. Sunday Wise will host a painting class at 2 p.m. on Sunday, February 27 at Bassett Moose Lodge. Karen Conner […]

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NOCD selects Violet to enhance cultural and identity awareness training for therapists to provide more personalized care | Your money

CHICAGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–February 16, 2022– NOCD, the world’s leading provider of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (“OCD”) treatment, has chosen Violet as a partner to enhance NOCD’s current therapist training programs. Violet is an innovative company that has standardized how to measure a provider’s cultural competence, compares them, and then offers curated pathways to improve a clinical team’s […]

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Santa Cruz expands its cultural programming in the neighborhoods with ‘Mujeres en Canto’

“Mujeres en Canto is a commitment to bring cultural activity out of the center of Santa Cruz. Not everything has to be done at the Teatro Guimerá”. This is how the councilor for culture of the capital, Gladis de León, defends the implementation of the pilot program women in song, with which four artists will […]

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Hamilton named Director of Cultural Enhancement | Local News

Governor Bill Anoatubby has appointed Chickasaw citizen Catie Hamilton as the Chickasaw Nation’s Director of Cultural Enhancement. “Catie Hamilton brings to her new role both cultural knowledge passed down from her family and a formal education in First American leadership,” Governor Anoatubby said. “His education, life experience and commitment to our mission will enable him […]

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YouTube Channel Workshop Launch at Sewell Mill Library & Cultural Center

The Sewell Mill Library and Cultural Center branch of the Cobb Public Library has amazing recording studios, both for audio and video. This Wednesday, February 16 and the following Wednesday, February 23, Creative Studios at Sewell Mill Library will show you how to create your own YouTube channel. On both dates, the time is between […]

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The National Library of Lebanon acts as a cultural refuge in these difficult times

Eighteen months after the 2020 Beirut port explosion, which left thousands of buildings in ruins, the National Library of Lebanon has reopened, following the restoration of the complex of Ottoman buildings in which it resides. Marked by an inauguration ceremony last week attended by Prime Minister Najib Mikati and Minister of Culture Mohammad Mortada, a […]

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‘I want to have a cultural home’: New Center for Black Excellence and Culture promises a home for Madison’s black community | News

New Center for Black Excellence and Culture promises to house Madison’s black community A look at the new Center of Excellence and Black Culture MADISON (WKOW) — Just behind Fountain of Life Church on Madison’s south side is a six-acre lot that will soon house a […]

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A digital safe for cultural heritage

Sometimes it takes a stranger to appreciate the value and fragility of a local culture. An ambitious new initiative by local and international experts aims to collect, preserve and disseminate the largely untapped and threatened audiovisual heritage of the Greek Cyclades islands by creating an online archive and residency program. Archipelago Network is the brainchild […]

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Recruitment Roadmap: How to Assess Cultural Fit

This article originally appeared in the February 2022 issue of Security Business magazine. When sharing, be sure to mention Security Business magazine on LinkedIn and @SecBusinessMag on Twitter. Sometimes a CV can tell a story about a candidate – for example, that they are very detailed, or that they prefer a long writing style, or […]

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Questioning of members of the Chamber, grill committee on the cultural center project

Breadcrumb Links Local News local entertainment Norm Hodgson made a presentation on the proposed civic center to the chamber. Members of the House had many comments and questions afterwards. Photo by Brad Quarin Content of the article Local entrepreneurs received a presentation on the $59.5 million civic center project at a meeting of the Whitecourt […]

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Cultural awareness

by Rylan Vanacore | published on February 11, 2022 Artwork by TingYu Chang VSCultural awareness is someone’s understanding of the difference between themselves and people from different countries or cultural backgrounds. In the age of technology, where a large amount of information is at our fingertips, we are more connected than ever. With all the […]

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Postdoctoral Researcher, Department of Cultural Studies, employment at LINGNAN UNIVERSITY

Lingnan University, a separate liberal arts institution in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, is committed to providing quality education for the whole person by combining the best of Chinese and Western liberal arts traditions. It strives to pursue excellence in teaching, learning, scholarship, and community engagement. With three academic faculties, it offers a wide […]

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The Edges of Heaven Park in Hainan presents a rich cultural program – Society & Culture

HAIKOU /China/, February 8. /TASS/. Hainan Tianya Haijiao (The Edges of the Sky, The Corners of the Sea) Park in the city of Sanya presented a rich cultural program for tourists on the occasion of the Lunar New Year celebrated in East Asia, which the China celebrated from January 31 to February 6, the Sanya […]

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Return of Native American cultural objects held by agencies still incomplete, says GAO

Woven grass baskets on display at the Heard Museum in Phoenix. The GAO said federal agencies still hold certain Native American cultural artifacts — ranging from grave goods and other cultural artifacts to human remains — that a 1990 law called for return to tribes and tribal organizations unless the agency decides. can prove that […]

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Houston Mayor’s Office Provides Grants to Support Cultural Tourism

After the economic wreckage of the covid-19 pandemic, Houston is the state leader in supporting local arts. Dozens of small organizations like Fresh Arts and Arts Connect Houston provide resources to help introduce the financial stability necessary for artists, collectives and institutions to survive. MOCA recently announced that 12 local artists and […]

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Microsoft, Activision Blizzard and the Importance of Cultural Due Diligence in M&A | Item

Cultural considerations rarely play a role in the negotiation process itself, often overshadowed by financial and legal ramifications. Yet culture often plays a critical role in the success or failure of a merger or acquisition. “We’ve all heard the saying ‘culture eats strategy for breakfast’. This implies that culture plays a central role in the […]

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‘The Boomer Boys Musical’ Brings Aging Humor to Palm Springs Cultural Center

In recent years, baby boomers have been vilified by younger generations, both via internet memes and in person. But “The Boomer Boys Musical” aims to make the subject of aging laugh. The musical will have five performances from February 11-13 at the Palm Springs Cultural Center. Lyricist and writer Billy Van Zandt, who wrote the […]

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A week of important political and cultural milestones

This article is an on-site version of our The Week Ahead newsletter. Sign up here to receive the newsletter straight to your inbox every Sunday Hello and welcome to the working week. There will likely be a lot of uncertainty over the next seven days as European foreign ministers prepare for meetings with Moscow to […]

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A new series filmed in the city’s cultural space launches on TG4 Player this month – Connacht Tribune – Galway City Tribune:

A curated showcase of emerging and established artists – Irish and international – all filmed in a Galway location known for supporting rising stars, will be available on the TG4 Player this month. CUMASC: Seisiúin sa Black Gate is a new twelve-part musical series that blends beautiful concert film with intimate observational documentary and interviews. […]

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‘So upsetting’: Vancouver’s Chinese Cultural Center once again hit with graffiti – BC

Vancouver police are investigating another disturbing act of vandalism in the city’s historic Chinatown. The latest incident involves graffiti on a pair of lion statues outside the Vancouver Chinese Cultural Center at Pender and Carrall streets. A pair of lion statues outside the Chinese Cultural Center in Vancouver have been defaced with graffiti. World News […]

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McNichols Civic Center Building Showcases Spring Exhibits, Announces New Series of Cultural Fashion Shows

Denver Arts & Venues will present three new spring exhibits at the McNichols Civic Center Building, with several events related to the exhibit, including a new Cultural Fashion Runway series tied to the themes of the exhibit. “Often, apparel and accessory design is overlooked as an artistic medium, but through fashion we can explore cultural […]

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KC College Mumbai Celebrates Its Most Anticipated Annual 6-Day Cultural Festival “Kiran” Online

KC College, one of the most beloved and admired colleges in Mumbai, celebrated its most anticipated annual 6-day Intercollegiate Cultural Festival – KIRAN from January 22nd to 27th. The umbrella festival includes various departmental festivals, including KIRAN-Blitzkrieg (Mass Media Department), KIRAN-Joule (B4-BMS, BAF, BFM, BBI departments), KIRAN-Fiestron (IT Department) and KIRAN Systematic Chaos ( IT […]

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Approval of the status of historical and cultural monument of the restaurant Otomisan

Descendants of Toshiro and Yetsuko Seto, original owners of Otomisan, gather outside the First Street restaurant in Boyle Heights. The sign advertises udon, sukiyaki, sushi and tempura. (Photo courtesy of Linda Kaneko) On Jan. 12, the Los Angeles City Council approved the Historic-Cultural Landmarks listing for the Nishiyama Residence/Otomisan Japanese Restaurant in Boyle Heights, according […]

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Boys & Girls Club kids get cultural lessons during Lunar New Year – The Vacaville Reporter

In addition to offering lessons and life skills, the Vacaville Neighborhood Boys & Girls Club also offers seasonal activities and provides opportunities for children to learn about other cultures. Club members received it on Wednesday. A day after the start of the Lunar New Year, the children learned about the traditions of the holiday, enjoyed […]

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Fostering the Growth of Cultural Artists with TAFE NSW and Ramsgate RSL Indigenous Fellowships | County Leader of St George and Sutherland

Indigenous students wishing to pursue studies in cultural arts have been encouraged to apply for scholarships. TAFE NSW and Ramsgate RSL have partnered to offer five scholarships for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants. The National First Scholarships are worth $1000 each and will be offered to applicants who wish to pursue Certificate IIII or […]

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The new center aims to become the cultural home of Madison’s black community

MADISON, Wis. (WMTV) – A new center aims to provide Madison’s black community with a cultural home. According to the Center for Black Excellence’s website, fundraising is already underway for a fall 2023 opening of the building. Founder Dr. Alex Gee said it would give the Madison area a centralized location for black culture. “What […]

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‘This team needs a cultural shift’: Eddie Steele defends Elks veteran signings as Chris Jones establishes ‘winning culture’

Eddie Steele is finally satisfied with the management of the Edmonton Elks. The retired defensive lineman turned analyst made headlines last season for his criticism of former general manager Brock Sunderland, which resulted in his dismissal from team broadcaster 630CHED. Now Sunderland are gone and Steele’s former manager Chris Jones is back in town, leaving […]

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Environmental and cultural heritage watchdogs oppose Wied Ghasri ‘poultry farm’

The Environment and Resources Authority (ERA) and the Superintendence of Cultural Heritage (SCH) have reported significant concerns over a planning application to build a ‘poultry farm’ on agricultural land outside the area development of Wied Għasri in Gozo. The proposed poultry farm, which would occupy an area of ​​around 660m² in an otherwise undeveloped area […]