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It’s a Boy for Meghan and Prince Harry!

"It's a Boy!" Britain's Prince Harry and his wife, Meghan announced on their official Instagram account VOA News " We are pleased to announce that Their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of Sussex welcomed their firstborn child in the early morning on May 6th, 2019. Their Royal Highnesses’ son weighs 7lbs. 3oz.," the message said. Officials said Prince Harry was at his wife's side during the birth but the location has not yet been disclosed. According to the statement, baby and mother are doing well. "The Duchess and baby are both healthy and well. The couple thank members of…
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Bill Cosby Fighting $1M/Month Legal Bill in Arbitration

VOA NEWS- Associated Press PHILADELPHIA, PA. — A fee dispute between actor Bill Cosby and one in a string of law firms hired to address his legal problems shows the firm was billing Cosby $1 million a month in the run-up to his first sex assault trial. The imprisoned Cosby is challenging a California arbitration award that trims the $9 million bill from Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan to below $7 million. Cosby, 81, accuses the firm of elder abuse and “egregious” billing practices, and of fraud for representing both him and the insurance company he was battling in court,…
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Art & Life

Donation Ceremony for the Gift of Dragon Boats to Rhode Island

TAIWAN – The Rhode Island Delegation, led by Lt. Governor Dan McKee, attended a donation ceremony for the gift of Dragon Boats to the City of Pawtucket. The Taipei Economic and Cultural Office donated the boats as a continuation of their ongoing partnership in support of Pawtucket’s Taiwan Day Festival, which brings thousands of people to Pawtucket and the Blackstone Valley every year. The ceremony was held at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) for the Republic of China (Taiwan) on April 17th and hosted by Deputy Minister Hsu Szu-chien. The ceremony underscored the commitment to deepening people-to-people and cultural…
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LINDA PERRY TO BE HONORED AT 2019 A NIGHT AT THE GRAMMY MUSEUM®

GALA BENEFITING MUSIC EDUCATION WILL BE HELD ON SATURDAY, JUN. 29 LOS ANGELES, CALIF. (APRIL 23, 2019) — GRAMMY Museum® presents Linda Perry & Friends: A Night at the GRAMMY Museum on Saturday, Jun. 29. Proceeds from the benefit gala will provide essential support for the GRAMMY Museum Foundation®, a nonprofit organization dedicated to music education and preservation initiatives. The gala will be held at the GRAMMY Museum and The Novo at is being recognized at the 2019 Linda Perry & Friends: A Night at the GRAMMY Museum gala for her considerable creative accomplishments as a music producer and songwriter and longtime supporter of a number…
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More Fan Access at July 2019 Race Weekend at New Hampshire Motor Speedway

More Fan Access at July 2019 Race Weekend at New Hampshire Motor Speedway Fans can be closer to the racing action than ever with new and expanded fan experiences during the Foxwoods Resort Casino 301 race weekend, July 19-21. LOUDON, – New Hampshire Motor Speedway is making several improvements that will enhance the fan experience starting with this year’s Foxwoods Resort Casino 301 race weekend, July 19-21, including a new pre-race setup, infield and turn three camping, Infield Experience, more drink rails and a new Fan Zone layout. Fans will have the chance to get closer than ever to the drivers…
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EL MERENGUE DE “LA TAÑON” Y EL REGGAETON DE J. ALVAREZ SE UNEN EN “QUE FLUYA”

OLGA TAÑON Y J. ALVAREZ SE UNIRAN EN EL ESCENARIO DE LA NOCHE DE PREMIOS TU MUSICA URBANO 2019 Miami, Florida | La estrella internacional del merengue y del género tropical Olga Tañón, se une al reconocido intérprete del género urbano J Álvarez, para darle vida al sencillo “Que f Fluya”, el cual tendrá su lanzamiento el 20 de marzo. “La mujer de fuego” Olga Tañón, deja una vez más en claro su vigencia y versatilidad como artista al unirse a uno de los grandes intérpretes del género urbano J Álvarez, en un tema que “nace” de la composición de…
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Art & Life

State Arts Council Hosts 21st Annual Show of Art by Inmates at ACI at State Gallery

Providence, RI - “Art has helped me to see who I really am inside…” begins a statement from a former inmate at the Adult Correctional Institution (ACI) in Cranston.  The artistic expressions of current inmates at the ACI are on display from March 18 through May 4 at the Atrium Gallery at One Capitol Hill, a gallery space managed by the State Arts Council in the State’s Main Administration Building across from the Rhode Island State House. This is the twenty-first annual exhibit of “Arts in Corrections”, a show featuring works of art by adults incarcerated at the ; This…
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TRINITY REP PRESENTS DELIGHTFULLY DEMENTED LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS

Award-winning musical runs April 11 – May 12 PROVIDENCE, RI: Trinity Rep will continue its 2018-19 Season with the perennially-popular Little Shop of Horrors – an award-winning musical that blends doo-wop, rock, and Motown in a totally twisted production about what lengths we are willing to go to when we are down on our luck. Directed by Tyler Dobrowsky, who was most recently at the helm of last spring’s Into the Breeches!, and the highly lauded A Midsummer Night’s Dream, this production sets the Skid Row flower shop in the middle of downtown Providence in the 1960s. Featuring resident acting…
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Cumberland Native Peter Farrelly Wins Two Academy Awards for Green Book

Cumberland, RI – Critically acclaimed author and director, and Cumberland native Peter Farrelly won two Academy Awards for his work in the comedy-drama film Green Book. Farrelly’s Green Book won both Best Picture and Best Original Screenplay. In addition to his recent honor, Farrelly won a Golden Globe in the same category at the Golden Globe Awards on January 6. “I am so proud of Mr. Farrelly for the awards he has accumulated throughout his career as a tremendously talented screenwriter, producer and director. He is proof that with determination and commitment, anything is possible. All of us in Cumberland…
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Art & Life

Pawtucket to Exhibit Women in the Arts – Emerging & Established in Conjunction With Women’s History Month

Pawtucket – The Pawtucket Advisory Commission on Art and Culture is pleased to announce the upcoming city hall gallery exhibit, Pawtucket Women in the Arts – Emerging & Established. This exhibit celebrates Women’s History month by recognizing talented local artists who are both well-known and emerging. The opening reception is scheduled for Tuesday, March 19th from 4:30pm to 6:00pm. “The exhibit is a milestone collaboration between the City, School Department, the Women’s History Month Committee, and the Advisory Commission on Art and Culture,” said the Commission Chair Miriam Plitt. “With so many talented local women in the area, the display…
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