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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NATTI NATASHA SE UNE A FOREVER 21 PARA LÍNEA DE ROPA INSPIRADORA

Miami, FL. - Natti Natasha se unió a Forever 21 para el lanzamiento de una línea de ropa inspiradora justo a tiempo para el Día Internacional de la Mujer. El gigante de la moda rápida, Forever 21, se asoció con la organización sin fines de lucro Girls inc. que motiva a las niñas a ser "Fuertes, Inteligentes y atrevidas". La colección incluye camisetas con "slogan", sudaderas con capucha ("hoodies"), pantalones cortos, accesorios y mucho más. El rango inclusivo de tamaños estará disponible en línea y en las tiendas de Forever 21 a nivel nacional, y se venderá de $4 a…
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The State Society of Rhode Island and the Blackstone Valley Tourism Council Name Margaret Rogers as the 2019 Cherry Blossom Princess

The State Society of Rhode Island and the Blackstone Valley Tourism Council announce that Rhode Island native Margaret Rogers has been chosen as the 2019 Rhode Island Cherry Blossom Princess. Lauren Broccoli, the Chairwoman of the State Society of Rhode Island stated, "The State Society of Rhode Island is pleased that Margaret Rogers will be our 2019 Cherry Blossom Princess, representing the Ocean State in Washington, during several formal events at the National Cherry Blossom Festival. Through her leadership skills, academic achievements and interest in civic and world affairs, specifically her volunteer work with veterans and her professional endeavors at…
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From Stage to Service, Actor Gary Sinise a ‘Grateful American’

VOA NEWS/ Kane Farabaugh Army soldier Bryan Anderson was nearing the end of his second, yearlong tour of duty in Iraq, and approaching the end of his enlistment, when he unexpectedly reached a turning point on Oct. 23, 2005 — a date that is now seared in his memory. "That's the day I got blown up," he told VOA. A hidden improvised explosive device, or IED, cut through the military Humvee as Anderson was slowly driving through the dangerous streets of Iraq. "When the explosion went off, it cut my legs and my hand off instantly," he said. Anderson credits…
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R. Kelly ha sido acusado con 10 cargos de abuso sexual agravado

Por Sara Sidner (CNN) — La fiscalía estatal del condado de Cook ha emitido una acusación de 10 cargos de abuso sexual agravado. contra el músico R. Kelly, según confirmó la fiscal Kim Foxx. Un jurado investigador fue convocado en el condado de Cook, Illinois, a principios de este mes en relación con las nuevas acusaciones contra Kelly, dijeron a CNN dos fuentes cercanas al caso. Eso sucedió inmediatamente después de que el abogado Michael Avenatti anunció que había entregado a fiscalía del estado un video que, según dijo, mostraba a Kelly teniendo relaciones sexuales con una menor de edad. Steve Greenberg, un abogado…
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“Myriam Hernández USA Tour 2019” volvió con gran éxito y sorprende a fans con respuesta a Bad Bunny

Definitivamente si hablamos de amor no podemos dejar de hablar de la cantautora chilena Myriam Hernández conocida como ‘La baladista de América’. Además la artista, cumple tres de décadas de trayectoria sobre los escenario. Por encima de todo EEG Live NYC Ofrecerá cinco conciertos consecutivos en diferentes ciudades de los Estados Unidos a la Diva de Chile Myriam Hernández. Cabe destacar “Myriam Hernández USA Tour 2019” volvió a petición popular en el mes de los enamorados. Como resultado en este día de San Valentin brindo a su público una increíble puesta de escena que incluyo en su repertorio temas como ‘El hombre que…
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For Americans, It’s ‘Super Bowl’ Sunday

VOA News/Mark Young Today is 'Super Bowl' Sunday, the day of the national championship for American football. This year the New England Patriots will play the Los Angeles Rams in Atlanta for the National Football League's (NFL) Vince Lombardi Trophy. This will be the 11th time the Patriots compete in the Super Bowl, and the third straight year they've contended for the title. They lost last year's game to the Philadelphia Eagles. It's the fourth appearance for the Rams, who last played in the Super Bowl in 2002 when they were defeated by the Patriots. At that time the Rams…
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TRINITY REP BREAKS ALL-TIME BOX OFFICE RECORD

Production of A Christmas Carol featured over 1,000 Community Performers and raised over $57k for RI Community Food Bank PROVIDENCE, RI: Trinity Repertory Company broke its all-time box office sales and attendance records with its 2018 production of A Christmas Carol, surpassing the record set last year by the same show. This season’s incarnation of the holiday tradition, which ran November 9-December 30, 2018, was the 41st consecutive mounting of the Dickens classic. Completely re-invented each season with a new director, cast, and designers, the 2018 production was directed by Mark Valdez, who also directed Fuente Ovejuna, or Like Sheep to…
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Smithsonian Museum’s Latest Acquisitions Reflect a Diverse America

VOA News/Julie Taboh WASHINGTON — For the past 50 years, the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery in Washington has been telling America’s story with images of people who helped shape the history and culture of the United States. Telling America’s story Each November, the Gallery selects a number of portraits to add to its collection. This year, it added 28 more pictures in an effort to tell a more diverse and complete story of American society. While the display features well-known personalities such as former first lady Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, it also sheds light on some lesser-known “hidden figures.” Ann Shumard, senior…
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Facebook Unable to Identify Who Was Behind Network of Fake Accounts

VOA News Facebook said Tuesday it had been unable to determine who was behind dozens of fake accounts it took down shortly before the 2018 midterm elections. “Combined with our takedown last Monday, in total we have removed 36 Facebook accounts, 6 Pages, and 99 Instagram accounts for coordinated inauthentic behavior,” Nathaniel Gleicher, head of cybersecurity policy, wrote on the company’s blog. At least one of the Instagram accounts had well over a million followers, according to Facebook. A website that said it represented the Russian state-sponsored Internet Research Agency claimed responsibility for the accounts last week, but Facebook said…
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