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Festivals, exhibitions and in-person events are finally back! As the world reeling from the COVID-19 pandemic with an easing of restrictions, the city of Avignon in southern France re-prepared on Monday – with masks of course – for the one of the biggest theater festivals in the world after a one-year hiatus. Theatergoers and troupes …

This furniture‘corner is a defining object of the Japonism artistic movement and the embodiment of the Asian influence on Western decorative arts. It represents an extraordinary blossoming of the creative imagination during the second half of the 19th century when Christofle used processes newly discovered in the industrial arts, such as electroplating, to imitate the …

FALL RIVER – Tyler Bowe won’t be acting out when he shares the stage next month with cultural center owner Marc Dennis. “He’s one of my best friends,” said Bowe, who for nearly four decades has made a living as a West Coast actor in TV shows, commercials and music videos. “It will be an …

Dona Zéfha is a Portuguese folklore group that includes Francisco Pestana from Monte do Trigo and Francisco Melo and Tiago Pinto de Santana from the municipality of Portel (Évora). The musicians use vocals and a regional folk guitar called viola campaniça to perform “modas” from the collection of traditional Alentejo songs (Cancioneiro Tradicional Alentejano). The …

Alabama Montgomery: Summer school teachers in Montgomery Public Schools are getting a bump in pay. The district has increased teacher wages from $25 to $50 an hour to get more teachers in the classrooms to handle an increase of students this summer, WSFA-TV reported. Superintendent Ann Roy Moore and the school board also are looking …

Jasper Community Arts has unveiled the featured artists for its upcoming 2021-2022 season. Twelve performances will be presented, most of which will take place at the Jasper Arts Center and a few at the historic Astra Theater. The 2021-2022 JCA season will run from September 2021 to April 2022. Customers who had purchased tickets in …

By the herald’s staff JASPER – Jasper Community Arts has unveiled the featured artists for its upcoming 2021-22 season. Twelve performances will be presented, most of which will take place at the Jasper Arts Center and a few at the historic Astra Theater. The 2021-22 JCA season will run from September 2021 to April 2022. …

During a typical year at UF, the bustle of campus life is hard to miss — with students racing to class, hurrying to catch a bus, or weaving their way through Plaza of the Americas to grab Krishna lunch. Amid the flurry of students, the six George A. Smathers libraries provide an escape for both …

Regimental sergeant. Zippo it’s great. The album opens with “When I Was Tealby Abbey”: psychedelic, string-infused pop easily as good as early Blossom Toes or a Mark Wirtz confection. As the album progresses, what was absorbed is evident. The zombies are in there. “And the Clock Goes Round” has the rolling piano frame of “She …

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