African Americans Fuel Jamaica’s Tourism Recovery | New

WEST OFFICE: Jamaica is ahead of all other English-speaking Caribbean countries and African Americans have contributed significantly to the rapid recovery trend, said Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett. “The African-American market took off with a bang. We’ve never seen the level of footfall we’re seeing now from this community and they’re …

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Why are the covers of DC’s Hispanic Heritage Month so awful?

September 15 marks the start of Hispanic Heritage Month in America, as this day marks Independence Day for most Central American countries. (Mexico’s Independence Day is September 16, but they start celebrating the night before.) DC Comics, which now has a few high-profile Latin characters in its superhero stable, decided …

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The Bronx Music Heritage Center will host several events as part of the Evelina 100 campaign

The Bronx Music Heritage Center has announced its participation in the Evelina 100 campaign which will include a week-long calendar of events to celebrate the legacy of Evelina Antonetty. The celebrations commemorate what would have been the 100th birthday of Antonetty, a Bronx-based activist. , educator and lawyer born September …

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Claremont seeks to redevelop brownfields and boost tourism

CLAREMONT, NH (WCAX) – Redevelopment continues in Claremont, New Hampshire, a former mill town that is reinventing itself. The city now has its sights set on the downtown brownfields. Engineering students from the University of Connecticut are helping the city of Claremont develop a plan for the future development of …

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Women’s soccer welcomes Central Connecticut and Hofstra to open home play

History links PROVIDENCE, RI – Brown’s women’s soccer team will host a pair of 2021 conference champions this week at Stevenson-Pincincce Field. The Bears will play their home opener Thursday, Sept. 1 against Central Connecticut at 7 p.m. and then host Hofstra this Sunday, Sept. …

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French tourism better than before COVID, despite climatic setbacks

PARIS (AP) — Tourism came back strong in France this summer, sending incomes above pre-pandemic levels, according to government estimates released this week. Crowds filled Paris landmarks and Riviera beaches, thanks in part to an influx of Americans benefiting from the weak euro, but also British and European visitors reveling …

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Cannabis is legal in Maine and now there’s a museum about it

A new cannabis museum in Portland aims to build an immersive exhibit that will focus on how the prohibition of cannabis has affected the cultivation of the plant. The nonprofit museum, called Core, is tied to Portland’s newest adult cannabis dispensary, Seed. “We want the museum’s mission to reflect the …

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Ireland’s Great Hunger Museum set to move to Fairfield

HAMDEN — Quinnipiac University will likely need to seek court permission before an outside organization can take on charitable donations from the art collection that once included Ireland’s Great Hunger Museum, according to the office of the state attorney general. But nearly a year after announcing its investigation into the …

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Could America have avoided the tragedy in Afghanistan?

Much has changed in Afghanistan since the Biden administration withdrew US forces a year ago. A report by Human Rights Watch calls the situation there a “human rights nightmare”. The group notes that “Taliban authorities have imposed severe restrictions on the rights of women and girls, repressed the media, and …

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Focus on Coins in the Early Holders of the September 6 Showcase

Buy the slab, not the piece? Not exactly, but the latest US coin auction in early holders of Heritage auctions focuses on parts that have been encapsulated in PCGS Where NGC holders for a particularly long period. These pieces have a reputation for being often underclassed, and the slabs themselves …

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Korea Tourism Organization, a branch of LA, organizes “Korea Travel Restarts Travel Fair” as part of a large-scale Korean tourism promotion activity, “Discover Your Korea”, for the general society in the United States, to celebrate the 140th anniversary of Korea – American Diplomatic Relations

LA Subsidiary Korea Tourism Organization Holds “Travel to Korea Recommends Travel Fair” Korea Tourism Organization, a branch of LA, organizes “Korea Travel Restarts Travel Fair” as part of a large-scale Korean tourism promotion activity, “Discover Your Korea”, for the general society in the United States, to celebrate the 140th anniversary …

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Aboriginal Heritage Day in historic St. Mary’s

ST. MARY’S CITY, Md. – Join Historic St. Mary’s City (HSMC) for Aboriginal Heritage Day from 10 a.m.—4 p.m. on Saturday, September 10, 2022. The annual event will be filled with ongoing demonstrations in the open-air museum’s Woodland Indian Hamlet exhibit area. Indigenous Heritage Day will be a culturally enriching …

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Connecticut Maritime Heritage Festival returns to New London

Connecticut Maritime Heritage Festival returns to New London by Karen Ali Aug 29 19:21 UTC September 9-11, 2022 Connecticut Maritime Heritage Festival © CT Maritime Heritage Festival The Connecticut Maritime Heritage Festival returns again to celebrate the sea in New London September 9-11! This year’s gathering of ships …

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Local tourism spending jumps 45%

September 15, 2022 Mitchell Whitley – a Greensboro native and Raleigh resident – ​​visited Mount Airy earlier this year, spending a few hours on a Sunday afternoon in town. He also visited Elkin in the spring and more recently returned to Surry County to spend a few hours at Pilot …

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Our Legacy: The Line of John Stark Edwards Includes a Vice President | News, Sports, Jobs

EDITOR’S NOTE: This is part of a weekly series on our area’s history coordinated by the Trumbull County Historical Society. In 1799 John Stark Edwards first arrived in what is now Trumbull County with very few possessions to his name, but with much land given to him as …

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Another positive month for tourism in Curaçao

It was another positive month in what has been a very strong summer for tourism in Curacao. July saw hotel occupancy of 73.7%, a jump of 9 percentage points from July 2019, before the pandemic, according to data from STR. Average daily rates were $195.38 last month, up 33.9% from …

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Museum to Create Map of Civil Rights Sites in Natchez

Natchez, Miss. (AP) — The Natchez Museum of African American History and Culture has received a $1,450 grant to create a map highlighting the civil rights movement in Natchez. Mayor Dan Gibson said the map will help tell the whole story of the city. “This is great news for Natchez,” …

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Did you know there is a telephone museum in New Hampshire?

There seem to be museums for everything these days. In Warner, New Hampshire is, you guessed it, a telephone museum. It is understandable that you wonder ” Why ? It seems like such a random type of museum. And why New Hampshire, of all? » We wondered and decided to …

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Work on the Coast Guard Museum begins

New Orleans, January 2012: The crew of a Coast Guard 45ft Response Boat – Medium catches a rescue basket lowered by a Coast Guard MH-65C Dolphin helicopter crew from the station aircraft from New Orleans over Lake Pontchartrain as part of a training evolution. (Coast Guard Photo by Petty Officer …

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Connecticut Maritime Heritage Festival returns to New London in September

The Connecticut Maritime Heritage Festival returns again to celebrate the sea in New London September 9-11! This year’s gathering of ships of all types, including U.S. Coast Guard and U.S. Navy ships and the historic Top Sail Schooner Amistad, is made possible by the unwavering support of the Connecticut Department …

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Russell Investments Group Ltd. decreases its stake in Heritage Insurance Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: HRTG)

Russell Investments Group Ltd. cut its holdings in Heritage Insurance Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: HRTG – Get Rating) by 16.4% in the first quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The institutional investor held 43,492 shares of the insurance provider after selling 8,546 shares during the quarter. The holdings of Russell Investments Group Ltd. …

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News 12 Connecticut hosts back-to-school celebration at Stepping Stones Museum for Children in Norwalk

August 22, 2022, 9:28 p.m.Updated 11h ago By: News 12 Staff News 12 Connecticut hosted a back-to-school celebration on Monday to help the community usher in the new school year! The event took place at the Stepping Stones Museum for Children in Norwalk. Community members came out and picked up …

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News 12 Connecticut hosts back-to-school celebration at Norwalk’s Stepping Stones Museum for Children

August 22, 2022, 9:28 p.m.Updated 2 days ago By: News 12 Staff News 12 Connecticut hosted a back-to-school celebration on Monday to help the community usher in the new school year! The event took place at the Stepping Stones Museum for Children in Norwalk. Community members came out and picked …

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Mattatuck Museum Announces September Lineup

WATERBURY – The Mattatuck Museum on Waterbury Green, 144 West Main St., has announced the following programs and events for September. The museum is open Monday through Saturday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Visit Thursdays from 5 to 7 p.m. for …

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Investors Heritage Ranks as Fastest Growing U.S. Insurer in 2021 According to S&P Global – InsuranceNewsNet

FRANKFURT, Ky.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Investors Heritage Life Insurance Company (“Investors Heritage”) today announced that it was ranked as the fastest growing company WE life and annuity insurer in 2021, according to a new report from S&P Global.1 Investors Heritage ranked as the fastest growing company WE annuity insurer both in total direct …

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Famous Iranian art museum closes to deal with insect infestation

Tehran, Iran (AP) — Tehran’s contemporary art museum has issued an apology and temporarily closed to deal with a pest infestation, sparking concern after images of insects crossing world-famous works spread widely on social media. Insects, which can attack and eat away at paintings, pose a serious threat to American …

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5 things to know about National Hispanic Heritage Month

August 18, 2022, 12:19 p.m.Updated 5 days ago By: Sandrina Rodrigues, senior digital producer National Hispanic Heritage Month begins September 15! Below is everything you need to know about the celebration: 1. When is National Hispanic Heritage Month celebrated in the United States? Every year from Sept. 15 to Oct. …

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A sculpture by a New York artist will be exhibited in a museum in Ridgefield

In the form of a stepladder, an art exhibit in Ridgefield will document all that the natural world has lost – and its potential to rebuild. “Last Steps,” an exhibition created by Brooklyn-based artist David Shaw, will be presented as part of The Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art‘s Main Street …

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Florida tourism continues to rebound in pre-COVID times

Florida tourism in the first half of 2022 was up 20% from the same period last year and was higher than in the first six months of 2019, the last full year of travel before the coronavirus pandemic. coronavirus. Visit Florida, the state’s tourism marketing agency, released figures online late …

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Anniversary of Elvis’ death boosts tourism in his hometown

TUPELO, Mississippi (AP) — The birthplace and museum of Elvis Presley in Tupelo, Mississippi, has seen growing numbers of visitors as fans commemorate the 45th anniversary of Presley’s death and a new movie awakens the international interest in the singer. Roy Turner was named executive director of Birthplace last fall …

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Charleston Heritage Tour – 10/18-21 – VCY America

Join Randy Melchert and Tim Schmig for a tour of the American & Christian Heritage Tour of Charleston! Photo by Doug Kerr CC-SA-2.0 Join us for 4 days and 3 nights in beautiful Charleston, SC. We will be departing Tuesday, October 18 from Milwaukee (contact us if departing from another …

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The Bristol Press – United Way of West Central Connecticut opens registration for its annual golf tournament

@brianjohnsonBP BRISTOL – United Way of West Central Connecticut has opened registration for its annual golf tournament, its biggest fundraiser of the year, to be held Sept. 13 at the Chippanee Golf Course. The tournament will begin with a shotgun start at 9:30 a.m. on the course at 6 Marsh …

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U.S. President Biden Names Influential Museum Leaders to Institute of Museum and Library Services Advisory Board

The board that advises the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS), a federal agency that supports museums and libraries through grants (which last year totaled $425.7 million ) and Policy Development, receives 11 new members appointed by US President Joseph R Biden. In addition to advising IMLS for five …

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The Mystic Seaport Museum houses 19th century buildings, ships and history

Visit the Mystic Seaport Museum Visit the Mystic Seaport Museum James E. Kukstis, wickedlocal.com For 90 years, the Mystical Seaport Museum was a celebration of historic New England culture, trades and industry. Loving to learn and experience all things New England, I recently took a trip to Connecticut to check …

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Tourism in France largely benefits American travelers | Travel

Country the United States of AmericaUS Virgin IslandsU.S. Minor Outlying IslandsCanadaMexico, United Mexican StatesBahamas, Commonwealth ofCuba, Republic ofDominican RepublicHaiti, Republic ofJamaicaAfghanistanAlbania, People’s Socialist Republic ofAlgeria, People’s Democratic Republic ofAmerican SamoaAndorra, Principality ofAngola, Republic ofAnguillaAntarctica (the territory south of 60 degrees S)Antigua and BarbudaArgentina, Argentine RepublicArmeniaArubaAustralia, Commonwealth ofAustria, Republic ofAzerbaijan, Republic …

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Is the green tourism industry really sustainable?

The travel frenzy over the past few months has been marked by all kinds of chaotic holidays, mainly due to staff shortages at airports and airlines and the domino effect of delayed flights. From a sustainability perspective, all that flying likely negated the climate benefits that accrued during planeless skies …

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Mattatuck Museum Celebrates New Art Exhibits September 18

Staff reports August 12, 2022 This is a carousel. Use the Next and Previous buttons to navigate 1of11 Join the Mattatuck Museum from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on September 18 for a celebration of the exhibit with remarks from the artists, lenders, and Mattatuck Museum Director Bob Burns at …

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Global Wellness Tourism Market (2022 to 2027)

company logo Wellness tourism market Wellness tourism market Dublin, Aug. 11, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The report “Wellness Tourism Market: Global Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunities and Forecast 2022-2027” has been added to from ResearchAndMarkets.com offer. The global wellness tourism market reached a value of US$822.44 billion in 2021. …

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Heritage Insurance Inc (NYSE:HRTG) lifted to “buy” on StockNews.com

StockNews.com has updated the shares of Wealth Insurance (NYSE: HRTG – Get an Appraisal) from a hold rating to a buy rating in a research report sent to investors Monday morning. Several other research analysts have also recently commented on the stock. Piper Sandler lowered her price target on Heritage …

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BNA lands in White Plains, Norfolk via low cost carrier | Tourism

Breeze Airways will introduce nonstop service via Nashville International Airport to White Plains, New York, and one-stop service to Norfolk, Virginia, with fares starting at $39 one-way. According to a statement, the flights will begin on November 2. For future flights, Breeze will connect BNA to Norfolk and White Plains …

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Brattleboro Museum Offers Online Abenaki Cooking Demonstration | Community News

BRATTLEBORO — The Brattleboro Museum & Art Center will present a free online Abenaki cooking demonstration with chef Jessee Lawyer on Thursday, August 11 at 7 p.m. Register on brattleboromuseum.org or 802-257-0124 ext. 101. This event is presented as part of “Nebizun: Water is Life”, an exhibition of works by …

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British museum agrees to return Benin bronzes looted from Nigeria

LONDON (AP) — A London museum on Sunday agreed to return a collection of Beninese bronzes looted in late 19th-century Nigeria, as cultural institutions across Britain come under pressure to repatriate artefacts acquired during the colonial era. The Horniman Museum and Gardens in south-east London said it would transfer a …

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Royce & Associates LP owns $1.14 million in shares of Heritage Insurance Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: HRTG)

Royce & Associates LP reduced its stake in Heritage Insurance Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: HRTG – Get Rating) by 56.5% in the first quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The company held 159,610 shares of the insurance provider after selling 207,493 shares …

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Heritage Auctions Showcase of Modern Bullion Coins August 8

Auctions are now open in Heritage auctions Showcase Auction of Modern Collectible US Coins and Bullion, with the final live session scheduled for 6:00 p.m. CT on Monday, August 8. This auction focuses primarily on US coins, as well as a small but significant selection of modern commemorative coins. Lot …

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The South Street Seaport Museum will host Vinyasa on a ship

The South Street Seaport Museum will host Vinyasa on a Vessel, free yoga classes based on Vinyasa on the 1885 tall ship Wavertree on Sunday, August 21, 2022 at 8:00 a.m. and 9:00 a.m. at Pier 16 (Fulton and South Streets). The 60-minute sessions will take place on the Wavertree …

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Create your own piece of seascape art at the Lighthouse Museum

STONINGTON BOROUGH, CT – Together, the Stonington Historical Society and the Mystic Museum of Art are delighted to offer a free intergenerational family program at the Lighthouse Museum in Stonington on Saturday, August 20 and Sunday, August 21. 10 a.m. and noon. This free site-specific program will take place outside …

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Bysiewicz promotes “Summer At The Museum” program in Greenwich

Information via Greenwich Historical Society GREENWICH, CT – Lieutenant Governor Susan Bysiewicz visited the Greenwich Historical Society on Monday to promote the state’s Summer at the Museum program. Governor Ned Lamont created the program in 2021 in response to the COVID-19 pandemic to provide children with engaging summer enrichment and …

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DC Rubell Museum Appoints Director – and more art news – ARTnews.com

To get Morning Links delivered to your inbox every weekday, sign up for our Breakfast with ARTnews newsletter. Header lines DIRECTOR’S CHAIR. Miami Rubell Museum tapped Caitlin Berry to be the manager of its next branch in Washington, DC, on art diary reports. Berry led the Cody Gallery at Marymount …

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Booker leads colleagues in introducing resolution designating July as Muslim-American Heritage Month

washington d.c.. — U.S. Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ) led his colleagues to introduce a resolution recognizing July as Muslim-American Heritage Month and celebrating the accomplishments of Muslims living in the United States. The resolution highlights the “incredible contributions” that American Muslims have made across multiple sectors of society – from …

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The Bristol Press – ‘Night at the Museum’ supports heritage tourism at the Lock Museum of America

PLYMOUTH — The Lock Museum of America hosted its “Night at the Museum” event Saturday night to celebrate local history in its mission to continue to draw visitors to the Terryville area and encourage “heritage tourism.” “We’ve lived in the city for 33 years and drive all the time,” visitor …

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Federal tourism aid funds gas stations, trash cans and jazz

Located along a secluded stretch of Highway 395, the Fort Independence Travel Plaza offers a dozen gas pumps, clean restrooms, and cooked-to-order meals for travelers visiting California’s Eastern Sierra. The facility, which provides income to a Paiute Indian tribe, is set to quadruple thanks to an $8 million federal grant …

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The museum tells the story of segregated education in Virginia County

SPOTSYLVANIA, Va. (AP) — With summer vacation still a few weeks away, supporters of the John J. Wright Educational and Cultural Center museum hope families will bring their children to learn more about the history of education separate in Spotsylvania County. “This should be on every kid’s bucket list for …

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Is shark activity becoming a tourist attraction in Cape Town? – Boston News 25

Hyannis, Mass. – It’s been a busy week for shark activity on Cape Town during ‘Shark Week’. The Atlantic White Shark Conservancy’s Sharktivity app was receiving numerous alerts for tagged sharks off the Outer Cape. The peak of the great white shark season is just beginning along the Cape. Coastal …

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Is shark activity becoming a tourist attraction in Cape Town?

It’s been a busy week for shark activity on Cape Town during ‘Shark Week’. The Atlantic White Shark Conservancy’s Sharktivity app was receiving numerous alerts for tagged sharks off the Outer Cape. The peak of the great white shark season is just beginning along the Cape. Coastal Cape Cod has …

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Heritage Trades Day on Sunday | News, Sports, Jobs

BAILEY PARK – The West Shore Fishing Museum invites the public to Heritage Craft Day Sunday from 1-4 p.m. CT. The rich history of 19th and 20th century life will come to life in the showcase of artisans and volunteers demonstrating skills and practices from bygone eras, according …

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The Connecticut Civilian Conservation Corps Museum is open again

July 28 — STAFFORD SPRINGS — After being closed last year, the Connecticut Civilian Conservation Corps Museum is officially reopening for the season. The museum is open Memorial Day through Columbus Day weekend on Sunday from noon to 3 p.m. It is located at 166 Chestnut Hill Road in Stafford …

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Russia’s invasion of Ukraine threatens cultural heritage shared by both countries, including Saint Sophia’s Cathedral

(The Conversation is an independent, nonprofit source of news, analysis, and commentary from academic experts.) J. Eugene Clay, Arizona State University (THE CONVERSATION) More than 160 Ukrainian cultural sites have been damaged or destroyed since Russia invaded the country in February 2022, according to UNESCO. The Ukrainian government says the …

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Heritage of India Festival on Sunday, August 7 at Kensico Dam Plaza in Valhalla.

Come celebrate Indian culture at the Heritage of India Festival on Sunday August 7, from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Kensico Dam Plaza in Valhalla. County Executive George Latimer said, “India is one of the most diverse and inclusive cultures in the world. People born in India are known …

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NYC Jackie Robinson Museum opens to honor baseball and its legacy

Jackie Robinson, one of New York’s pioneering sports icons, will see his legacy honored in the city where he played for nearly a decade. The Jackie Robinson Museum, which opened on Manhattan’s Varick Street in a ceremony on Tuesday, showcases the life of the baseball legend, who broke the sport’s …

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FCBuzz Weekend July 29-August 1: Westport Museum Scavenger Hunt, Levitt Pavilion Incendio (and MORE arts and culture!)

FCBuzz weekend from July 29 to August 1 HamletHub is proud to partner with the Fairfield County Cultural Alliance and FCBuzz to elevate arts and culture in Fairfield County! Each week, find a list of weekend events and activities. The Fairfield County Cultural Alliance celebrates the vibrancy and diversity of …

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Heritage Music Gathering 2022: American History in Song | Local announcements

WINDHAM – On the 200th anniversary of US Grant, the Heritage Music RE-Gathering returns to the Windham Civic Center August 5-7, after more than two years of trials, heartaches and tribulations due to the COVID pandemic -19 . Throughout its 22 years, the Rassemblement has presented popular songs and tunes …

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Sports tourism | A fast growing industry | At a CAGR of 16.1%, the sports tourism market is expected to reach $1,803,704.0 million

PORTLAND, OREGON, USA, July 27, 2022 /EINPresswire.com/ — According to a new report published by Allied Market Research, titled “Sports Tourism Market by Product, Type, and Category: Global Opportunity Analysis and Industry Forecast”, 2021 -2030”, the global sports tourism market size was valued at USD 323,420.0 million in 2020 and …

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Jamaica Heritage Plaque campaign to recognize immigrants on the Norwalk Heritage Wall

NICE’s fundraising campaign is nearing completion to permanently recognize Jamaican immigrants with a bronze plaque on the Norwalk Heritage Wall. Give here to participate in this important project. The Carver Foundation of Norwalk is especially proud that our CEO, Novelette Peterkin, is named to the plaque as one of six …

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Free admission for children this summer at the Norwalk Historical Society Museum

Discover the Norwalk Historical Society Museum this summer! Enjoy nine exhibits that showcase Norwalk’s rich history. Self-guided tours are Wednesday through Saturday from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. General admission is: $5 for adults, $3 for people aged 65 and over, $3 for young people aged 4 to 17. All …

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Calendar of heritage walks unveiled

A schedule of heritage walks is now available, with excursions starting in September. Heritage walks / Contributing photo The Upper Housatonic Valley National Heritage Area announces the 20th annual “Housatonic Heritage Walks” over five weekends: September 3-4, 10-11, 17-18, 24-25, and September 1 and October 2. Over 80 free guided …

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Sunday at Boys Nation 2022: “It’s our heritage”

Aiden Mikolajczyk, then 12, did not fully grasp the significance of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial on his first visit. “I remember seeing the name of a member of my family on this wall. So when I was there last night, I wanted to find his name,” said Mikolajczyk, now about …

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Free Museum Program Returns to CT for Summer

Children in Connecticut can visit more than 130 museums for free this summer through Connecticut Summer at the Museum, according to an announcement from Governor Ned Lamont. The program began in 2021 and comes at a time when many students have missed out on hands-on educational opportunities. Aimed at providing …

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Family of civil rights leader Mays visits his SC museum

GREENWOOD, SC (AP) — Chris Thomas adjusted a stack of magazines on a table outside the museum. Loy Sartin wiped down and dusted the oil lamps in the cabin. It was a great day for the Dr. Benjamin E. Mays Historic Preservation Site. Less than an hour later, a busload …

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One of the busiest tourist times from Green Bay to Oshkosh

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Northeastern Wisconsin and the Fox Valley are gearing up for what could be the region’s busiest weeks for tourism in years. More than 77,000 tickets have been sold for an international soccer match on Saturday at Lambeau Field featuring Bayern Munich of the Bundesliga and …

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Fears for Heathrow slots after ‘hit’ for Clare tourism

There are fresh concerns over the future of Shannon slots at Heathrow following the latest ‘hit’ to tourism and business following a reduction in some weekly flights to meet the cap at London Airport on the number of passengers. Aer Lingus has decided to cut one of its flights to …

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In a first, Karnataka will use rural employment funds to develop heritage sites

In what authorities say is a one-of-a-kind initiative, the state government has decided to use funds from the Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme for the “protection and development” of heritage and archaeological sites. . Karnataka has 1,453 protected monuments and “many sites are in a state of neglect due to lack …

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How Shuttlecocks Got to the Nelson-Atkins Museum in Kansas City

Claes Oldenburg, the Swedish-born artist whose monumental renderings of everyday objects – a clothespin, lipstick, binoculars and, of course, steering wheels – made him a major force in pop art, died July 18 at his New York home. He was 93 years old. To remember him, we revisit some of …

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Organizers of the RESET 2022 sustainable tourism summit promise a bold program

WASHINGTON: After 18 months of arduous negotiations and a marathon night of debates, the US Senate on Sunday passed Joe Biden’s ambitious climate, tax and health care plan – a significant victory for the president ahead of a crucial midterm election.Voting as a unified bloc and with the deciding vote …

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The Mattatuck Museum offers activities for children and adults

WATERBURY – The Mattatuck Museum, 143 Main St., Waterbury, has announced its programs for the month of August. The museum is open 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Sunday, and is open late Thursday with reduced admission from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 …

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Biggest Innovation in Adventure Tourism Market with Top Key Players -AAT Kings Tours Limited, Discovery Nomads Trafalgar

Adventure tourism Volatile tightness of borders and drastic drop in demand led to a 95% drop in passenger numbers POTLAND, 5933 NE WIN SIVERS DRIVE, #205, USA, July 20, 2022 /EINPresswire.com/ — According to a new report released by Allied Market Research, titled “Adventure Tourism Market by Type, Activity, Type …

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Hardline pro-abortion Democrats push to expand ‘sanctuaries’ nationwide

Pro-abortion activists are angry. They want Democrats in Washington to come up with a cohesive plan to limit or reverse the Supreme Court’s Dobbs decision that overturned Roe v. Wade. Democrats, in turn, are scrambling to do all they can to expand abortion on demand, something they might take for …

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Parkland Victim’s Parents Launch NRA Children’s Museum

When Joaquin Oliver was 12, he wrote a letter to gun owners imploring them to support background check legislation to help prevent gun violence in America. When he was 17 he was shot and killed in a hallway outside his creative writing class at Marjorie Stoneman Douglas High School in …

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UPDATE! Early start of rehabilitation of flood bridge and heritage road bridges

UPDATE – work on both bridges will start earlier, now scheduled for Friday July 22, 2022. The City of Southbury announces that construction of the Flood Bridge Road and Heritage Road bridges over the Pomperaug River will begin on or about Friday. July 29, 2022 July 22, 2022. The project …

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Finnish American Heritage Society celebrates 35 years

Katrina Bousquet, member of the Finnish American Heritage Society in Canterbury with a table loom, which is used to make scarves, belts, neckerchiefs and small table runners. Robert Harmon, left, and his brother, Richard Harmon, carry on a tradition of “relief sculpture”. During Finland’s Winter War (1939-1940), soldiers carved scenes …

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Bristol Press – Carousel Museum benefits from increased visitor numbers this summer thanks to state program

BRISTOL – One of the city’s hidden gems is seeing plenty of new faces this summer, thanks to a statewide initiative. The Connecticut Office of Tourism’s Summer at the Museum program has drawn an influx of new and returning visitors to the New England Carousel Museum at 95 Riverside Ave. …

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The Bruce Museum Announces New Board Additions and Continued Success at Annual Meeting

Chairman of the Board of Trustees, James B. Lockhart III, led the Bruce Museum’s Annual Meeting and, together with General Manager, Robert Wolterstorff, reported on the exciting progress of the New Bruce construction program and the remarkable progress since the closing ceremony last June. Having raised over 90% of the …

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The Italian Heritage Festival returns to Avenue Hertel

BUFFALO, NY (WKBW) — For the first time since the pandemic, the Italian Heritage Festival is back in Buffalo and on Hertel Avenue. People of all ages take to the streets to soak up the sun, taste good food and above all show their love for their heritage. There were …

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Connecticut’s Immigrant Heritage Hall of Fame inducts four outstanding individuals for its ‘Year of the Woman’ – Hartford Courant

Aida Mansoor is a chaplain who builds bridges between people of different faiths. Judith Altman is a Holocaust survivor who teaches children how to respect and appreciate each other. Dr. Radenka Maric is a director of research at UConn who serves as interim president. Marilda Gandara is a lawyer who …

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New Britain Herald – Packed house backs Immigrant Heritage Hall of Fame’s celebration of women

PLANTSVILLE — The hall was filled with love, support and admiration as the Immigrant Heritage Hall of Fame celebrated the Year of the Woman at its annual gala and induction ceremony Thursday night. Guests snacked on crackers and cheese, drank wine and socialized with each other at cocktail hour while …

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US bailout funding to help tourism recovery not reaching Shenandoah Valley

(© Sergei Ryzhov – stock.adobe.com) The Virginia Tourism Corporation has awarded $1.45 million to 83 events under the American Rescue Plan Act’s Sports Marketing Incentive Program and ARPA’s Meetings and Conventions Incentive Program, which must both to be used for event incentives specifically aimed at attracting new meetings and competitive …

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The Lyman Allyn Art Museum in Connecticut Removes Works Deemed ‘Inappropriate’

The National Coalition Against Censorship has written to the Lyman Allyn Art Museum in New London, Connecticut, urging them to restore a censored work. A video of a guest-curated exhibit was taken down because it “disturbed the public” and was considered by the museum to be “inappropriate for children”. This …

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Lynx Celebrate Native American Heritage Night Presented by Treasure Island Resort & Casino and the Prairie Island Indian Community on July 14

MINNEAPOLIS/ST. PAUL- The Minnesota Lynx will celebrate Native American Heritage Night, presented by Treasure Island Resort & Casino and the Prairie Island Indian Community, on Thursday, July 14. Minnesota hosts the Dallas Wings at Target Center with a warning scheduled for 7 p.m. CT. The annual night celebrates the Native …

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The New England Civil War Museum will be open on weekends this summer

VERNON, CT — The New England Civil War Museum and Research Center will be open weekends this summer as part of Connecticut’s “Summer at the Museum” program. The program provides children with free admission to more than 130 museums across the state during the summer months. It runs from July …

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Heritage Insurance (NYSE:HRTG) Stock Price Breaks Below 50-Day Moving Average of $3.29

Heritage Insurance Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: HRTG – Get Rating) stock price broke below its 50-day moving average during Monday’s trading session. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $3.29 and is trading as low as $2.64. Heritage Insurance shares last traded at $2.64, with volume trading at 76,630 shares. …

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Securing a Future for Coastal and Marine Tourism • Stimson Center

Coastal and marine tourism, a key sector under threat The health of the marine environment and the services its ecosystems provide are at the heart of ocean and coastal tourism and underpin the blue economies of communities around the world. Every year, millions of tourists seek coral reefs, crystal clear …

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The 2022 Central Connecticut Chambers of Commerce Trade Expo is back

July 7, 2022 The Central Connecticut Chambers of Commerce is now accepting early bird registration for the “Central Connecticut Chambers of Commerce Business Expo 2022”. The event will take place on Wednesday, October 19 during “Chamber of Commerce Day” at the DoubleTree by Hilton, located at 42 Century Drive. This …

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Jacqueline Stewart will lead the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures

Film scholar Jacqueline Stewart has been named the next director and president of the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures in Los Angeles. The organization’s board said Wednesday that Stewart, who previously served as the museum’s artistic director and director of programming, will succeed Bill Kramer to guide the museum’s vision …

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Conny the Whale May Stay in West Hartford as Children’s Museum Finalizes Move – We-Ha

The Children’s Museum has issued an RFP for the cost of moving Conny across the street to land along Trout Brook Drive in West Hartford, and is seeking to temporarily move the Museum’s operations to the old space. Emanuel Synagogue preschool. By Ronni Newton Conny, the 45,000-pound, 62-foot-long replica of …

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The Broadway Museum will open November 15 in Manhattan

Jul 06, 2022, 11:54 a.m.Updated 5 days ago By: John Bathke There will be a Broadway opening this fall that is not a show. The Museum of Broadway will open November 15 on West 45th Street in the heart of the Theater District. The museum will feature interactive exhibits, costumes …

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The Bristol Press – United Way of West Central Connecticut will host a reception to thank outgoing President, CPO

BRISTOL — United Way of West Central Connecticut will host a reception to thank outgoing president and CPO Donna Osuch on July 15. The reception will be held from 2:30 to 4:00 p.m. in the conference room of the United Way office at 440 N. Main St., Suite D. This …

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Designer Sarah Sham’s Mumbai home breathes new life into a heritage structure

While most contemporary homeowners fear over-stimulating the visual palette, Sham took inspiration from yellow, green and red patterned floors to indulge in a show of color and pattern. “With my old space, I questioned myself a lot, because I’m an interior designer and I always felt like people were just …

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The 4th of July celebration is grand (and historic) at the Keeler Tavern Museum & History Center

The Keeler Tavern Museum & History Center (KTM&HC) was the place to be on this glorious 4th of July! Not a cloud in the sky, a warm breeze and the sounds of children’s laughter reminded us how lucky we are to live in America and in Ridgefield, Connecticut. KTM & …

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Bridgeport places renewed emphasis on culture and tourism as an economic driver

The Bridgeport Regional Business Council (BRBC) held its 2022 Annual Meeting and Luncheon on June 21 at the Knowlton Boathouse in Bridgeport, overlooking the Pequonnock River. The theme of the meeting was “Arts, Culture and Tourism as an Economic Driver”, and the adjacent Armstrong Gallery was the site of an …

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CT Summer at the Museum is giving Connecticut kids free admission to the Maritime Aquarium

Exciting encounters with seals, sharks, sea turtles and – for a limited time – beautiful tropical butterflies highlight visits to the Norwalk Sea Aquarium this summer, especially for children in Connecticut who enjoy a free admission as part of the “CT Summer at the Museum” initiative. The Maritime Aquarium is …

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Hong Kong Palace Museum Opens to Public, Using Unique Cultural Heritage to Tell China’s Story

Hong Kong Palace Museum Photo: IC The Hong Kong Palace Museum officially opened to the public on Sunday, displaying more than 900 precious cultural relics selected in Beijing, including 166 first-class national cultural relics, to tell the public about China’s long history and unique culture. . The museum was due …

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Westport Museum welcomes Yale’s first women

WESTPORT — Connie Royster grew up around Yale University. Her grandfather was a chef for Skull and Bones, a secret society at Yale, and other parents cooked for fraternities and other places on campus. But although she had attended functions on campus since childhood and grew up in New Haven, …

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This is the Place Heritage Park to unveil the monuments of the first black pioneers

SALT LAKE CITY – Just in time for the upcoming Pioneer Day holiday, a new monument is being dedicated at This is the Place Heritage Park in Salt Lake City. How the monuments at This is the Place Heritage Park came to be The monument will include sculptures of early …

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Good May May Chart Reports for Nevada Casinos and Tourism

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A trio of economic reports show May was a strong month for tourism and gambling in Nevada, including passenger traffic characterized as the third-busiest on record at the international airport. Harry Reid from Las Vegas. The Nevada Gaming Control Board said Thursday that casinos across the …

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🌱Man Arrested After Pushing Boy Off Bike + Free CT Museum Tours

Hello everyone. Karena Garrity here with your new copy of the Essex-Chester-Deep River Daily, full of everything you need to know about what’s happening locally. Without delay… First, today’s weather forecast: Partially sunny. High: 86 Low: 64. Here are today’s top stories in Essex-Chester-Deep River: According to an article in …

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The Bristol Press – Central Connecticut Chambers of Commerce Business Expo 2022 is back

@brianjohnsonBP BRISTOL – The Central Connecticut Chambers of Commerce is now accepting early bird registration for the “Central Connecticut Chambers of Commerce Business Expo 2022.” The event will take place on Wednesday, October 19, Chamber of Commerce Day, at the DoubleTree by Hilton, located at 42 Century Drive. This will …

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Lt. Michael P. Murphy Navy SEAL Museum Dedication Ceremony before opening

June 28, 2022, 11:50 a.m.Updated 36 months ago By: News 12 Staff The Lt. Michael P. Murphy Navy SEAL Museum will soon open in West Sayville. After five years of construction, a groundbreaking ceremony took place this morning before the opening. News 12 Long Island learned that a Suffolk Certificate …

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New Britain Herald – Immigrant Heritage Hall of Fame induction ceremony returns after two-year hiatus

PLANTSVILLE — The Immigrant Heritage Hall of Fame induction ceremony returns after a two-year hiatus and will honor four iconic women on Thursday, July 14. “The premise for 2020 was supposed to be ‘the year of the woman,’ so that’s the theme for this event this year, because we planned …

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New Mexico Department of Tourism Distributes $3.87 Million for Tourism Advertising | Company

Country the United States of AmericaUS Virgin IslandsU.S. Minor Outlying IslandsCanadaMexico, United Mexican StatesBahamas, Commonwealth ofCuba, Republic ofDominican RepublicHaiti, Republic ofJamaicaAfghanistanAlbania, People’s Socialist Republic ofAlgeria, People’s Democratic Republic ofAmerican SamoaAndorra, Principality ofAngola, Republic ofAnguillaAntarctica (the territory south of 60 degrees S)Antigua and BarbudaArgentina, Argentine RepublicArmeniaArubaAustralia, Commonwealth ofAustria, Republic ofAzerbaijan, Republic …

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Danish Queen opens new museum telling refugee story

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Queen Margrethe of Denmark opened a new museum on Saturday that tells the story of the generations of refugees who shaped Danish society, beginning with the Germans who fled the Soviet advance during World War II. world. Flugt – The Danish Refugee Museum was established on …

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How Falcons Improved Jersey Shore Tourism

At their best, birds can transform an outdoor space into something transcendent – nothing like the sound of birdsong to make a yard or park feel even more alive. Sometimes, however, bird behavior can make a big difference – there is, after all, a reason the phrase “pigeon mitigation” pops …

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The Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry will present OUR MAGNIFICENT MONSTER CIRCUS in Betsy Paterson Square

As part of its 2022 Summer Saturday Puppet Show Series, the Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry at the University of Connecticut will once again present Our Magnificent Monster Circus by Massachusetts-based CactusHead Puppets on July 9 at 11 pm ET at Betsy Paterson Square. In the event of inclement …

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The world is slowly starting to travel again: United Nations Tourism Organization

COVID-19 Travel Restrictions: A Global Look at Tourism, United Nations Tourism Organization, the specialized agency of the United Nations examines the measures of 217 destinations around the world, as of May 18. The report reveals that 3% of all destinations have taken action to ease restrictions. Seven destinations have eased …

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The Bristol Press – Tickets for the 31st Annual Central Connecticut Chamber of Commerce Golf Tournament are now on sale

BRISTOL — Tickets are on sale now for the 31st Annual Central Connecticut Chamber of Commerce Golf Tournament, which will also support the Craig Yarde Foundation. The tournament will take place on Monday August 1 at the Tunxis Country Club at 87 Town Farm Road, Farmington. Registration begins at 10:30 …

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Must-See Pieces from the St. Louis Art Museum Collection of Ted and Maryanne Simmons | Arts and theater

Last year, Hall of Fame baseball player Ted Simmons and fine art printer Maryanne Ellison Simmons handed over a collection they had spent decades building. It was a partial gift, a partial purchase by the couple from the St. Louis Art Museum, which paid just over $2.3 million, or about …

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Tourism efforts step up in Ararat

June 22, 2022 Surry Community College recently announced the 2022 Spring Semester President’s List. Students who qualify for the President’s List must be enrolled in a minimum of 12 credit hours of college-level coursework and maintain a 3.8 semester grade point average with no final grade below “C”. Students on …

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Newport, RI, tourism will not be affected by high gas prices

Inflation and its impact on tourism in Rhode Island this summer Tourism this summer and inflation are expected to collide. Gasoline prices are part of the inflation equation that will likely change travel habits. Wheeler Cowperthwaite, The Journal of Providence Discover Newport asks every tourist who enters its Welcome Center …

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