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New Zealand to ‘welcome the world back’ as tourism restarts

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said Wednesday that her country is “ready to welcome the world back” and that most tourists are allowed to return by May as the country continues to ease its coronavirus restrictions. The announcement brought forward the date that tourists …

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Holyoke Parade winners celebrated for their heritage and achievements

A Holyoke philanthropist and banking industry leader, and the U.S. Secretary of Labor, along with five outstanding members of the Holyoke St. Patrick’s Parade Committee, will finally be able to march on Sunday, March 20. Originally set to wear their green in the 2020 parade, winners and festivities had to …

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New York’s recovery plan includes tourism, clean streets and pot sales

March 10, 2022, 10:56 p.m.Updated 6 hours ago By: Associated press After two years of a pandemic in New York City, Mayor Eric Adams hopes to steer his city toward economic renewal by attracting tourists, sprucing up streets and embracing New York’s legal pot industry. Adams, a Democrat who was …

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How this historic house museum influenced the many Golden Age mansions that followed it

The Golden Age is arguably one of the most influential periods in the world of design, whether in architecture, interiors, landscaping or entertainment, but there are a particular period pre– Golden Age structure that played a key role in the designs that succeeded it: the Lockwood-Mathews Manorwhich is now a …

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🌱 Center Moriches-Eastport Daily: ‘Birth Tourism’ program + Armor

Come up, Moriches-Eastport Center! It’s Wednesday, so let me, Diane Witek, fill you in on everything you need to know about what’s happening at the Moriches-Eastport Center today. First, today’s weather forecast: Intermittent snow and rain. High: 39, low: 30. Here are the best stories from the Moriches-Eastport Center today: …

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Opening of the Milton Avery exhibition at the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art

HARTFORD – Milton Avery’s evolution as a figurative and abstract artist – and a remarkable colourist – can be traced from his early landscapes to his late works in an extensive retrospective of his paintings at the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art which opens on Saturday, March 5. Arranged chronologically, …

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In new settlement talks, Sackler family agrees to allow any museum to remove their name without penalty

After weeks of mediation, the Sackler family reached a settlement with nine state attorneys general and the District of Columbia to begin resolving the numerous civil lawsuits filed against the family for their role in the opioid epidemic. As part of the arrangement, any institution in the United States would …

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Warner Theater Hosts USAF Heritage of America Band to Perform “Songs from the Heart”

TORRINGTON — The Warner Theater will host USAF band Heritage of America for “Songs from the Heart,” featuring the Heritage Brass and Heritage Winds ensembles, at 7 p.m. on March 14. Heritage Brass is a pioneering 14-member symphonic brass ensemble. Bringing the military tradition of brass, percussion and vocals to …

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Atlantic City survives the pandemic and recovers its tourism industry thanks to an ingenious online business idea

Published on Saturday, February 26, 2022 at 8:26 p.m. Join the 100,000 AFP subscribers on Facebook Buy an AFP subscription Subscribe to AFP podcasts on Apple Podcasts, Spotify and Pandora News, press releases, letters to the editor: augustafre[email protected] Advertising inquiries: [email protected] (© Karen Roach – stock.adobe.com) New Jersey is getting …

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Cultural event celebrates West Haven’s black heritage

Written by Michael P. Walsh WEST HAVEN, CT — The city honored the inspiring legacy of African Americans and the pioneering contributions they made to shaping America’s promise and greatness at the 26th annual Black Heritage Celebration on Wednesday. During the City Hall cultural event in honor of Black History …

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Cultural heritage experts fear Russian President Vladimir Putin is destroying Ukraine’s history

STAMFORD, Conn. — There are several hundred thousand people of Ukrainian descent in the New York metropolitan area. The culture of their homeland is preserved in a museum in Fairfield County. Inside a Gilded Age mansion in Stamford, the culture of Ukraine is on display and preserved – from traditional …

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Nashville International Airport Welcomes New Airline | Tourism

Houston-based Avelo Airlines said Wednesday it will begin serving Nashville — its first destination in Tennessee — with nonstop service to southern Connecticut starting in May. According to a statement, the ultra-low-cost Avelo will be the only airline to offer nonstop flights between Music City and New Haven. Introductory one-way …

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Ron DeSantis touts record Florida tourism amid pandemic closures elsewhere

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Florida Governor Ron DeSantis announced on Tuesday that the state set new tourism records in 2021, and he lashed out at Democrats in the locked-down state who vacationed without a mask in the state. The governor’s office released statistics showing the Sunshine State welcomed 117.7 million visitors …

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West Point’s Last Graduate Uniform Gift to the Middletown Military Museum

MIDDLETOWN — The Greater Middletown Military Museum continues to receive donations for its collection. Each enhances the history of the military experience of the greater Middletown area and America. Forms of a West Point graduate, including jungle camo shirt/pants, jungle boots, fatigues, blue uniform, jump boots, blue beret (101st Div.), …

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USAF Heritage Of America arrives at Warner

The Warner Theater will host USAF Heritage of America with the Heritage Brass and Heritage Winds ensembles on the main stage on Monday, March 14, 2022 at 7 p.m. Heritage Brass is a pioneering fifteen-member symphonic brass ensemble. Bringing the military tradition of brass, percussion and vocals to the stage, …

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In Jamaica Plain, a pre-rolled cannabis dispensary and museum in one

The cutouts are part of the Core Social Justice Cannabis Museum, located in the same basement as the dispensary, both of which are nearing their one year anniversary. A wall of life-size cutouts at the Core Social Justice Cannabis Museum depicting the likelihood of incarceration for men of different races …

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Lorine Charles-St. Jules named new CEO of Saint Lucia Tourism Authority

Lorine Charles-St. jules [CASTRIES, Saint Lucia] – The Board of Directors of the Saint Lucia Tourism Authority has appointed Ms. Lorine Charles-St. Jules as Chief Executive Officer (CEO), from February 1, 2022. With over two decades of tourism and leadership experience, Ms. Charles-St. Jules has achieved significant success in the …

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Bartlett to target Jamaican diaspora for local tourism investment

Jamaican Tourism Minister Ed Bartlett Jamaican Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett said his ministry would start looking seriously at “diasporic tourism” as a way to accelerate tourism investment in the country. Addressing the online ‘Let’s Connect with Ambassador Marks’ public meeting on Thursday evening, the Minister of Tourism said: “Jamaica’s large …

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Palmer Museum of Art exhibition examines evolution of abstraction in the 1940s

George LK Morris (American, 1905-1975), Composition, 1940, oil on canvas, 30 3/16 x 23 1/8 inches. Philadelphia Museum of Art: A. E. Gallatin Collection, 1946, 1946-70-15 Lee Krasner (American, 1908-1984), Composition, 1949, oil on canvas, 38 1/16 x 27 13/16 inches. Philadelphia Museum of Art: Gift of the Aaron E. …

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Vegas Chamber’s Preview Las Vegas featured talks on tourism, water

Allegiant Stadium turned out to be the perfect location to host the Vegas Chamber’s Preview Las Vegas event. Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority President and CEO Steve Hill and R&R Partners Director Billy Vassiliadis told more than 1,000 Preview attendees on Tuesday that the $2 billion stadium exemplifies the …

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Bowlers from all over central Connecticut take part in a tournament

January 18, 2022 A total of 35 teams participated in the Greater Central Connecticut Bowling Association’s 14th Annual Mixed Bowling Tournament this year. The United States Bowling Congress (USBC) certified tournament has been held at Lessard Lanes in Plainville for the past two weekends, bringing together bowlers from across central …

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Yakima Valley agricultural tourism poised for growth with help from DC

With 15 years of leadership under his belt, John Cooper, President and CEO of Yakima Tourism, has a pretty good idea to bring more tourists to Yakima in the future in addition to our sunshine, our beer and our wine. Cooper says the farm-to-table agritourism experience is important for the …

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Miss Tourism Ghana, Goldstar Air spreads love at Countryside Orphanage

Goldstar Air, Ghana Wings, in collaboration with Miss Tourism Ghanaorganizers, brought a smile to the Countryside children’s home inBawjiase, located in Awutu Senya West Municipal Assembly, CentralRegion-Ghana, by donating assorted items and throwing a party for them. Ghanaian pageantry is renowned for promoting the country’s rich cultural heritage and tourist …

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Mississippi Museum of Art to open A MOVEMENT IN ALL DIRECTIONS

On April 9, the Mississippi Museum of Art will open A Movement in Every Direction: Legacies of the Great Migration, which explores the profound impact of the Great Migration on the social and cultural life of the United States from a historical perspective and staff. Co-organized with the Baltimore Museum …

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Hawaii revenue expected to rise as tourism rebounds | Hawaii

(The Center Square) – Carnival’s Grand Princess will sail into Honolulu Harbor at 6 a.m. on Sunday, marking the first time a cruise ship has docked in Hawaii in 22 months, said Jai Cunningham, head of public information for the Hawaii Department of Transportation (DOT). Carnival Cruise Lines and Norwegian …

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COVID-19 infections in Mexico are increasing, especially in tourist centers

MEXICO CITY — COVID-19 infections are rising across Mexico, particularly in two states home to major tourist destinations in the Caribbean Sea and Pacific Ocean that were busy during the holiday season. According to federal government data, Quintana Roo, where tourists flock to Cancun, Tulum and other places along the …

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Key Irish Famine Museum supporter backs reopening

Marvin Lender’s late brother Murray was a major driving force behind the creation of the now-closed Irish Great Hunger Museum (IGHM) at Quinnipiac University in Hamden, Connecticut, in 2012. Marvin, according to a letter he wrote to Connecticut Attorney General William Tong earlier this month, said he had learned with …

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Cruise ships, COVID-19 and the tourism economy

Caribbean cruises and COVID-19 outbreaks on board have been in the news since the start of the pandemic. With the omicron variant spreading so rapidly, giant ships are once again making headlines. No later than Tuesday, 89 of those floating cities, which Connecticut Senator Richard Blumenthal described as “petri dishes,” …

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Despite Omicron concerns, some see strong tourist demand for Christmas | Top Stories

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TripAdvisor’s Top Rhode Island Attractions

Rhode Island may be the smallest state in the United States, but it’s still mighty, and these top-rated TripAdvisor attractions are well worth the effort. Rhode Island is tiny but what it lacks in size it makes up for in history and other attractions. It is the smallest state in …

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The New England Carousel Museum was the ride I needed

That’s why I was thrilled to learn that the New England Carousel Museum – a museum devoted to carousels and nothing else – is only a few hours from Boston, in Bristol, Connecticut. There are horses, art, history, music, and interactive experiences, all revolving around a rotating thing. Voluntary word …

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State Opens Nominations for 2022 Oregon Heritage Excellence Awards | News

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7 items on our Christmas wishlist for national defense

It’s the season for Christmas wishlists and New Year’s resolutions, so there are a few items that the Heritage Foundation’s National Defense Center would love to see under the tree this Christmas. As we close 2021, we see Russian President Vladimir Putin rounding up more than 100,000 troops across Ukraine, …

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NELA Delta African American Heritage Museum Celebrates Kwanzaa on December 19 | Tempo

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Dunleavy offers grant for tourism efforts in Alaska

December 13, 2021Update: December 13, 2021 8:14 p.m. FILE – A seaplane takes off over the Gastineau Canal in Juneau, Alaska on May 30, 2018. Alaska Governor Mike Dunleavy said on Monday December 13, 2021 he will offer a $ 5 million grant in its next budget to support tourism …

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Mondrian Heirs Sue Philadelphia Museum on ‘Nazi Seized’ Work – ARTnews.com

Piet Mondrian’s heirs have challenged the Philadelphia Museum of Art over ownership of a painting by the Dutch artist that estate officials claim was looted by the Nazis. They seek to recover the work, entitled Composition with blue (1926), which has been in the museum’s collections for almost 70 years. …

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Fiveash builds Fayetteville tourism through research

Randy Fiveash, Interim President and CEO of the Fayetteville Area Convention and Visitors Bureau is a born leader. This is evident from the number of senior positions he has held within the tourism industry over the past 40 years. Originally from Macon, Georgia, Fiveash graduated from Mercer University where he …

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Watuppa Rowing Center Regatta Sparks Tourism on the Fall River’s Waterfront

Rowing: women’s coxless four makes a comeback at the Tokyo Olympics In a move towards gender equality at the Olympic Games, the women’s coxless rowing four will return to Tokyo after several decades. Brian Munoz, USA TODAY FALL RIVER – Waterfront development at Fall River is in full swing now, …

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Saving Heritage Guinea Pigs – Mother Earth News

A breeder tells stories of rare heritage pigs known for their docile temperament and tasty meat. by Cathy R. Payne Guinea pigs are known to be intelligent, friendly and gentle animals. Rare breeds of cattle are at a critical point, and what we do at this point is important. Each …

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New York Met Museum to Remove Sackler Surname from Galleries | New York

New York’s famed Metropolitan Museum of Art will remove the names of its most controversial donor groups – the billionaire Sackler family – from its galleries. The news comes in the wake of leading members of the American family, one of America’s richest, accused of fueling America’s deadly opioid crisis …

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Metropolitan Museum of Art receives $ 125 million from administrator

An overview of remarkable gifts compiled by the The Chronicle: Metropolitan Art Museum Oscar Tang and Agnes Hsu-Tang have pledged $ 125 million to renovate the wing of the museum that houses its collection of modern and contemporary art. The space, currently known as the Lila Acheson Wallace Wing, will …

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Ballard brings two WH Heritage teammates to Columbia State football | Robertson

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Supporters of the Great Hunger Museum of Ireland in Quinnipiac host ‘unity’ Christmas carol event

HAMDEN – A group urging Quinnpiac University to reopen Ireland’s Great Hunger Museum will meet with residents for a ‘unity’ Christmas carol event on Saturday, according to an email. ‘Save Ireland’s Great Hunger Museum’ campaign officials said in an email that supporters would ‘join other members of the public in …

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Cheshire County seeks federal funds to support local tourism push | Local News

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Time to focus on domestic tourism campaign in light of South Africa travel bans

Africa Melane is joined by James Vos from CoCT, to talk about the UK’s decision to put South Africa on its “RED LIST” and the effect it is having on the tourism and travel industry. the hotel industry. – Several countries have banned travel from South Africa following the discovery …

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The Great Hunger Museum deserves to be preserved

To the President of Quinnipiac University, Judy D. Olian: It is with great concern and dismay that the Charitable Irish Society of Boston has learned of the closure of the Great Hunger Museum at Quinnipiac University. We strongly recommend that you reconsider your decision and work with goodwill American Irish …

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Mitchell leads Central Connecticut past Maine 64-56 | Professional sports

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Historic and nostalgic, heirloom beers go beyond the hype

In 2013, the owners and brewers of Highland Brewing Company decided to celebrate the company’s 15th anniversary with a special beer release. Normally in these situations, breweries go big with an Imperial Cask Aged Stout or a trendy IPA with a creative combination of hops. The Bloomington, Indiana-based brewery, however, …

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New Pearl Harbor exhibit opens at National WWII Museum

NEW ORLEANS (AP) – A new exhibit at the National WWII Museum in New Orleans examines how the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor was and is remembered. The exhibit is part of the museum’s commemoration of the 80th anniversary of the attack, which took place on December 7, 1941. Japanese …

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As tourism clears, Times Square hopes to regain some luster

NEW YORK (AP) – David Cohen longs to return to the days when business was booming in his family’s Times Square gift shop. As tourists have started to return, the foot traffic in Grand Slam memories is still not what it was before the coronavirus pandemic, when hordes of visitors …

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Native American Heritage Day follows National Day of Mourning

1882 studio portrait of the (then) last surviving Six Nations warriors who fought with the British in the War of 1812: (left to right) Sakawaraton aka John Smoke Johnson (born circa 1792), John Tutela (born circa 1797) and Young Warner (born circa 1794). Portrait taken in Brantford, Ontario, Canada. (Courtesy …

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Brooks carries UMass Lowell past Central Connecticut 77-53 | Professional sports

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Norwalk’s Stepping Stones Museum reopens nearly two years after the pandemic closed

NORWALK – Originally closed in March 2020 due to COVID restrictions, the Stepping Stones Museum for Children has kept its doors closed a little longer to continue a massive renovation project in one fell swoop. The children’s museum will reopen to the public on Saturday at 8 a.m. and unveil …

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Africatown Heritage House Museum, one step closer to completion

By TYLER FINGERT Click here for updates on this story MOBILE, Alabama (WALA) – After years of work, the Africatown Heritage House Museum is another step forward towards completion. Part of the prefabricated building was delivered to the site on Friday and work is underway for its assembly. The Clotilda …

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Tick ​​tock, drip, here + now

The long-awaited exhibition “Drip-Drop, Tick-Tock, Here + Now” opened at the Housatonic Museum of Art (HMA) on October 28 with a full house. Crowds have gathered to see the astonishing but suggestive multimedia sculptures and paintings of Weston, CT artist Joseph Fucigna after a two-year wait thanks to fire, flood …

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Celebrate Native American Heritage Month

November is Native American Heritage Month, and this year’s theme is “Resilient and Enduring: We are Indigenous Peoples”. We hope you find our most recent stories and the scholarship they cite below, a valuable resource for classroom or recreational reading. Teach about Native American cultures Injured knee and the myth …

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Heritage Farm will host the Christmas Village for two weekends in December | Features/Entertainment

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WH Heritage competes in state cross-country tournament | Robertson

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“Alma’s Way” broadcast reflects the legacy of young Latino viewers in rural Tennessee and beyond

Working from drawings by pre-kindergarten students at Jere Whitson Elementary School in Cookeville, Tennessee, WCTE’s Cindy Putman prepares for the unveiling of a mural project inspired by Alma Road, the new PBS Kids series from Fred Rogers Productions. The mural, which features hand-painted versions of student drawings, will be displayed …

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As tourism evolves and markets evolve, Santorini winegrowers see silver linings

“Santorini’s vineyards are perhaps among the oldest continuously cultivated in the world,” writes Karen MacNeil in The Wine Bible. However, until the 18th century, most of this wine was produced entirely for home consumption. Today, the wine culture and industry on the volcanic island continues to evolve, and some producers …

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Americans celebrate October as Hindu Heritage Month

Washington: The first-ever initiative by Hindu groups in the country was hailed by elected officials who issued proclamations and notifications to recognize the contributions of this minority community to the United States. Hindus around the world celebrate Navratri, Dussehra, Durga Puja, and Diwali around October. Therefore, this month has been …

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Americans observe October as Hindu Heritage Month

Americans across the country observe October as Hindu Heritage Month, with more than 20 of 50 states and more than 40 cities issuing proclamations on it, community leaders said Monday. The first-ever initiative by Hindu groups in the country was hailed by elected officials who issued proclamations and notifications to …

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Fairfield Museum Receives Prestigious NEH Grant

Fairfield Museum and History Center press release: 22 October 2021 The Fairfield Museum received a very competitive grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities, Sustaining the Humanities through the American Rescue Plan (SHARP). One of 115 SHARP grants nationwide, the grant will support the efforts of the Fairfield Museum …

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Greek heritage lawmakers take a stand against Turkey

Rhode Island State Senator Leonidas (Lou) Raptakis chairs the Hellenic World Inter-Parliamentary Association in support of Greece. Credit: Image courtesy of the Hellenic World Inter-Parliamentary Association With more than 200 politicians in 20 countries, Greek-born lawmakers are taking a stand against Turkey to support Hellas in its efforts from abroad. …

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Newport’s James Leach among 9 to be inducted into RI Heritage Hall of Fame

The Rhode Island Heritage Hall of Fame Board of Directors today announced the selection of James Leach of Newport and eight other prominent Rhode Islanders to become Fellows of the Rhode Island Heritage Hall of Fame. According to Board Chairman and 1995 inductee Dr. Patrick T. Conley – the Hall …

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Hispanic and Latin American Heritage: President Ángel Cabrera on Representation, Mentorship, Leadership

In this National Hispanic Heritage Month, President Ángel Cabrera looks back on his time as a student at Georgia Tech College of Science – and talks about recruiting and supporting more Hispanic students and faculty and Latin Americans in STEM. President of Georgia Tech ngel Cabrera is not only the …

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Hispanic heritage gets a meme treatment: ‘Mordida, Mordida’

“His neck was starting to hurt from being in that position for a while,” he said. Not all of the memes were created for Hispanic Heritage Month, which runs from September 15 to October 15. The radio caller who mistook “Rhythm of the Night” for Reeboks or Nikes has already …

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Australia Set to Reopen ‘No Later Than Christmas’ Says Tourism Minister | Gwinnett Daily Post Travel

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Summer tourism up sharply compared to 2019

Tourism in Connecticut brings in more than $ 13 billion each year. ROCKY HILL, Connecticut – Many state parks saw increased visitor numbers this summer compared to 2019, officials say. He highlighted the impact of two state programs launched this summer, including the Connecticut Summer Program at the Museum, which …

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Fairfield assistant Patrick Sellers set to be named Central Connecticut basketball coach

May 4, 2021Updated: May 4, 2021 5:10 p.m. In this Oct. 16, 2009 file photo, Connecticut men’s basketball coach Jim Calhoun, right, gestures as he watches the slam dunk competition with assistant coach Patrick Sellers, left, at the First Night NCAA basketball exhibition at Storrs. PA Patrick Sellers is expected …

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