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MONTEREY – The Monterey Library Board has named Brian Edwards, director of the library division of the Alameda County Library, as director of library and museums. Edwards will replace current manager Inga Waite, who is due to retire on July 31. Beginning August 16, Edwards will plan and direct the operations and activities of the …

Trap Music Now is home to the best trap music and remixes from unknown and up-and-coming artists. Internationally acclaimed music advocacy brand and artist collective Trap Music Now continues to celebrate emerging and alternative artists and musicians across its platforms. The brand is focused on delivering handpicked, high-quality trap music from artists around the world. …

Hillsborough County, Florida (July 29, 2022) – Join the Hillsborough County Public Library Cooperative for engaging, entertaining and informative free programs for the whole family in August. The events listed below are just a sample of the many scheduled events. Find more announcements under the “Events & Classes” tab on HCPLC.org. The views expressed in …

July 28, 2022 11:50 p.m. EDT COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO) — You may have heard of a two-party system, but have you ever heard of a candidate running under two parties? That’s exactly what education superintendent candidate Lisa Ellis did. “The Alliance Party represents voices that are often silenced by politicians, voices like working families and …

New exhibit at Charles Library recognizes the history and cultural significance of the segregated Chicken Bone Beach, which has risen to prominence as a place of recreation, resilience and community among African Americans in vacation in Atlantic City from the early 1900s to the 1960s. Chicken Bone Beach: The Photography of John W. Mosley and …

Beyond the headlines: overlooked trends in the Middle East Annual launch event Wednesday, September 7, 20224:00-6:00 PM ESTRapaporte Treasure Hall, Goldfarb Library, Brandeis UniversityRegistration is required for virtual participation. In this panel discussion, Crown Center scholars and faculty will discuss important developments and trends occurring in the Middle East that often slip through the cracks …

BOSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Fidelity Investments today announced a year-long relationship with the Connecticut Sun aimed at providing financial education and access to the next generation of young women. Based in New England, where Fidelity has deep roots, this collaboration with the WNBA team provides Fidelity with multiple opportunities to educate and engage young people in learning about …

Comment this story Comment Early in the pandemic, teachers and librarians pleaded with a major nonprofit to make it easier for children at home to access books in its digital library. The organization, called the Internet Archive, agreed. While it traditionally loaned its more than one million digital books to the public and through partnerships …

Genres come and go. Some, like the third wave of ska in the 90s, briefly took the world by storm. In the 70s, disco suffered a much-publicized demise, while other decades saw genres like emo and shouto peak with specific generations and then quietly fade away. Polka, however, lasted for decades. Gaining popularity after World …

Every week, we scour the internet for all things indie MMOs, so you don’t have to. This week we saw a lot of activity from some of the quieter indie developers as patches and summer events were spotted all over the place. There’s a lot of other stuff going on as well, so let’s stop …

Comment this story Comment Adam Kinzinger recalls what it was like to be the cool kid, the youngest star of the conservative revolution in 2010. “I was one of his early favorites,” the Illinois Republican recalled. Kinzinger was referring to current House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.), who a dozen years ago, as a junior …

https://madcavestudios.com/ By Ani Bundel In January 2022, a school board in Tennessee voted to retire the Pulitzer Prize-winning graphic novel, Maus. It was a highly publicized example of a renewed war in an attempt to censor the comics and graphic novels that have dominated the art form since its inception. The concern of this movement …

In “No,” writer/director Jordan Peele introduces us to a big, brilliant summer blockbuster — a cowboy and alien riff built from the DNA of sci-fi shows of yore — then proceeds to vivisect the very notion of a summer blockbuster before our very eyes. He wants to ask us about the nature of the creation …

Game-based learning Discovery Education launches the Minecraft Education Edition channel By Kristal Kuykendall 07/20/22 Discovery Education recently unveiled a new Minecraft: Education Edition integration into its learning platform, which means the hugely popular educational game can now be accessed from the DE platform without requiring any further downloads or installations, said companies. Easier …

A second day of humidity and high temperatures in the 90s was enough to send Dan Gotter to the Central Library in downtown Minneapolis on Tuesday morning, where he sat in a chair and relaxed for a few hours in air-conditioned comfort. Gotter is homeless and the Nicollet Mall library has provided a place to …

July 19, 2022, 12:41 | Updated: July 19, 2022, 12:43 PM A ballerina ties her shoe in a dance school. Image: Getty The Northern School of Contemporary Dance, the UK’s only dance conservatory outside London, recently announced that it will be removing ballet from its audition requirements. In a move towards a ‘more diverse student …

Molly Weinberg The Emerging Artists Series Returns to the Foundry WEST STOCKBRIDGE, Mass. – On Tuesdays from July 19 to August 30 at 6:30 p.m. the emerging artist series returns to The Foundry. A $5 entry fee goes directly to the performers. The bar will be open and no reservations are required. The first emerging …

Pennsylvania will need thousands of new teachers by 2025, according to the state Department of Education, and it is fighting an uphill battle to get there amid a national teacher shortage intensified by the pandemic and widespread teacher burnout. The state Department of Education presented a roadmap on Monday to bolster its number of teachers …

By Abbey Snow Meet and greet Lions members at the Mesquite Library on August 6. The Mesquite Library will host a meet and greet members for the public to meet some of the Lions Club International members of District 46 on August 6 at noon. Kimo Harvard is a Nevada district governor with the International …

The AIPT Comics podcast is back for your weekly recap, plus writer and show friend Scott Snyder joins us for an in-depth interview about his three new Comixology series launching on July 19. This is the second wave of comic book titles for Snyder at ComiXology, which include Barnstormers #1, Dudley Datson and the Eternal …

Sinking Suns will perform July 23 at Mickey’s Tavern. The Sinking Suns celebrate a new album, “Yojimbo” screens at the UW Cinematheque, They Are Gutting A Body Of Water plays on the patio, and more. We partner with the wonderful independent email newsletter Madison Minutes to bring you event recommendations each week. Starting this June, …

On Tuesday, June 7, a large Broward County Public School Department van in Florida pulled up in front of the Stonewall National Museum and Archives in Fort Lauderdale. In the van, Broward County school officials had filled boxes with children’s books on LGBTQ themes from county classrooms and school libraries to donate to the museum. …

This content contains affiliate links. When you purchase through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. For those of us who grew up obsessed with books, making trips to the library every chance we got and memorizing the payment limit, books have always been our safe spaces. It’s where you go when you have …

Good now. This is fantastic news. This is incredible news. Shudder has announced that it has acquired the Senegalese film, Salum. A gender verifiable kitchen sink, Salum is equal parts horror, action, revenge thriller and rural dark fantasy built around African folklore. This is what you should refer to when you say something is gender-bending. …

A truly ugly tomato and the proud farmer who grew it received the prestigious honor of ‘Ugliest Tomato’ at a recent edition of the Lawton Tomato Festival. (Courtesy picture) LAWTON – Nestled in the southwest corner of Oklahoma, Lawton is the sixth largest city in the state with a growing population of 93,265. Home to …

NC State College of Education faculty and researchers, including the Belk Center for Community College Leadership and Research and the Friday Institute for Educational Innovation, received $4,221,501 to support 11 projects from April 1 through June 30, 2022. As of June 30, the college had spent more than $15.9 million on research expenditures in the …

Ashburton Public Library hopes to see more users now that it has waived late book fines. The library removed fines for late books borrowed from the children’s library in 2019 and this month it removed late fines for the adult library. The director of the council’s Community Services group, Steve Fabish, said overdue fines had …

The 2022 Emmy nominations are out and genre TV fans have plenty to celebrate. But one of Hollywood’s biggest studios doesn’t. The House of Mouse will not be the center of attention at the 74th Annual Awards. Disney+ didn’t get as many major nods as the streaming site probably expected. Kailey Schwerman/SHOWTIME The Television Academy …

GRAND RAPIDS — A rental and event-planning company plans to expand its offerings in Grand Rapids by opening a 2,200-square-foot event space in the city’s Roosevelt Park neighborhood. In order to meet the growing demand for event venues, Special Occasions LLC plans to open the event space in an existing building at 846 Cesar E. …

Child care is a vital part of our city’s infrastructure, enabling countless families to contribute to the economy in vital roles in healthcare, business, education, service industries , etc. But despite the value of child care in a healthy and vibrant city, the child care profession is still largely an undervalued and underpaid profession, and …

The Multnomah County Library may have a location for its flagship East County project – a 95,000 square foot project that would become the second largest branch in the system. The library and TriMet agreed to negotiate the sale of Gresham City Hall Park and Ride at 1297 NW Eastman Parkway, triggering a 120-day due …

For his 15e edition, the Network of Asian Fantastic Films (NAFF) project market is set to once again welcome guests and filmmakers at its first in-person event in three years following two online editions during the pandemic. At least one filmmaker from 21 projects will attend the on-site event, which will be held July 9-12 …

Friday’s paper featured two stories – on the front pages of Sections A and C – that drew attention to two venerable events not only featured every year for decades (one you can still witness today, the another from Thursday), but also representing a big part of what makes this neighborhood a great place to …

Gulfshore Playhouse Director of Education, Steven Calakos, recently received Honorable Mention for Excellence in Theater Education at the 2022 Tony Awards and was named one of the Greek America Foundation’s Forty Under 40s. These prestigious accolades are a celebration of Calakos’ work as a theatre. educator during his tenure as Director of Education. Calakos was …

iOS 16 introduces a new way to share photos with friends and family. With iCloud Shared Photo Library, coming to iPhone this fall with the iOS 16 software update, you’ll be able to bring all your photos together in one place, swapping memories with an audience of your choice. “Doesn’t iOS already support shared albums?” …

The Cult is back with Under the midnight sun, their first album in six years. The band’s 11th studio album is set to be released on October 7 via Black Hill. Produced by Tom Dalgety, the album was inspired by frontman Ian Astbury’s experience at the Provinssirock festival in Finland where he witnessed summer north …

Comment this story Comment SOUTHAVEN, Mississippi — On a Saturday morning at an arena outside Memphis, Terri Owens joined the crowd to see former President Donald Trump. They lined up based on the amount they paid. Deep in a white entrance tent, near a bus wrapped in a picture of Trump’s head on a shirtless, …

The Quality Education Act, an election initiative to raise $323 million for K-12 education, is one step closer to November’s ballot, after organizers submitted more than 100,000 signatures to the office. of the Secretary of State on Wednesday. Reclaim Idaho co-founder Luke Mayville held up a copy of the Idaho Constitution during his speech Wednesday. …

Groups of far-right extremists infiltrate the hours of drag queen stories. Library boards are voting to remove books with queer and transgender narratives. Online trolls stalk librarians’ personal social media accounts and call them “sex groomers”. There has been a rapid escalation in LGBTQ-related attacks on libraries in recent months, turning usually quiet public spaces …

Fifty years ago, the Nostalgia ’72 show in Rosemont, Illinois changed fan shows for comic book lovers. It was the first such convention for the Midwest. Over the years, he changed his name and profile. What was the last Wizard World Chicago is now FAN EXPO Chicago and it returns to the Donald E. Stephens …

China’s first photovoltaic power plant in Gansu province China’s first photovoltaic power station was built in Gansu province in 1983 and has been in continuous operation for 39 years, well beyond the standard 25-year life cycle. So, what are the secrets of the plant’s reliability and operational longevity? In May and June, industry professionals debated …

Push break: Despite the presidential action, summer food sites still had to temporarily stop offering a take-out service. President Joe Biden signed the Keep Kids Fed Act into law on June 25, which, among other provisions, expanded waivers allowing summer feeding program sites to offer take-out meal service and drop-off service. meal delivery rather than …

The Library Shop’s most popular program is back for the first time since 2019 – with a twist. This year, instead of Waldo, the San Diego Public Library’s adorable new mascot, Odi the coyote, is hiding somewhere in all 36 libraries. Same fun month-long city-wide challenge and same fun prizes. Where is Odi from the …

The growing trend for reggaeton artists to deliver their lyrics in a melodic and emotional style is far from new. Although the genre developed a reputation for its aggressive tone and lyrics, this more vulnerable style first appeared during the genre’s main commercial explosion in the mid-2000s. like Dalex, Sech and Rauw Alejandro brings out …

Linden — The second Kiwanis Karaoke at the Mill drew more than 100 people to the Kimble-Sharp Lookout in downtown Linden on Tuesday, June 28. The weather was hot as the crowd listened to the singers brave enough to perform karaoke in front of family, friends and strangers. Larry Allen, a member of Linden Kiwanis, …

After six years on the job, Missouri Higher Education and Workforce Development Commissioner Zora Mulligan is shifting gears. She is stepping down today to take on a new role — executive vice president of Missouri State University in Springfield, southwest Missouri. Mulligan is one of the most senior commissioners in the State Department. Zora Mulligan, …