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BTSC Survivor Pool Update: NFL Week 12 Results

Behind The Steel Curtain’s pool of survivors continued into Week 12 last weekend as the picks get harder after many better teams have already been used. With four fully packed leagues with 100 entries, the fifth league finished with 46 participants. Although there were technically 446 entries in total, I had one entry in each […]

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8 brewing events in Milwaukee this week: December 1-5

Wednesday December 1 Epic Brewing brings some delicious cask-aged stout variations from Big Bad Baptist to Ray’s Growler Gallery (8930 W. North Ave.) at 4 p.m. Third Space Brewing takes on all the challengers at WhirlyBall (185 S. Moorland Rd.) 6:30 to 9 p.m. Try a few Third Space beers and beat the Brewery team […]

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In letter to UNWTO, Iran says ready to host 10th World Urban Tourism Summit

A general view of the Milad Tower in the Iranian capital of Tehran The mayor of Tehran, Alireza Zakani, wrote to the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), expressing the willingness of the Iranian capital to host the 10th World Summit on Urban Tourism of the specialized agency of the United Nations. Iranian officials met with UNWTO […]

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Goodbye, Spotify Car View feature, hello, TikTok inspired video stream

Spotify has removed its Car View feature and is reportedly working on a video sharing feature that will work like TikTok. Spotify’s car display function is created to make the app easier to use while driving. However, the brand is withdrawing this feature and “exploring new ways to deliver the best in-car listening experience,” according […]

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Netflix’s Power of the Dog is a formidable work of art

Jane Campion’s Bright Star is one of my favorite movies. She creates much like an artist does; broad strokes on a canvas, each frame coming together to weave an absorbent work of art. This is what The Power of the Dog is: a grand masterpiece vibrating with emotional intensity. Martin Scorsese has spoken of emotional […]

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Incredible Dallas Artist Alli K Releases New Velvet Coloring Book, “Heyday”

Alli K’s Drawings and Murals Can Be Found Everywhere in Dallas-Fort Worth | Photo credit: Alyssa Cates Studio Who said coloring books were just for kids? This holiday season, offer your loved ones the new book by artist Alli Koch climax, with 40 different illustrations, plus bonus velvet coloring pages. We catch up with Koch, […]

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Man who sent threatening letters to government critics, MPs again denied bail

PN MP and Caruana Galizia family lawyer Jason Azzopardi testified about the fear and psychological toll caused by the anonymous hate mail he received regularly, for seven years. The court denied a second bail application filed by lawyers for the man accused of sending the letters. Magistrate Astrid May Grima heard Azzopardi testify in the […]

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3rd Meeting in Macao – Arts and Culture Festival between China and Portuguese-speaking countries from November 11 to December 12

The 3rd Macao Encounter – Arts and Culture Festival between China and Portuguese Speaking Countries will take place from November 11 to December 12 and will include a film festival, cultural lectures and the favorite local Lusofonia festival. The month-long festival will include the Festival of Portuguese-Speaking Studies and Films, the annual art exhibition between […]

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The curtain closes dramatically on the Thonglor ‘Backstage’ bar

A theater-themed cocktail bar in Thonglor announced this afternoon that it will not be returning for a second act despite the gradual easing of alcohol restrictions. The Backstage Cocktail Bar has announced it will end its six-year term due to a lack of government support, according to one of its founders. Nightlife venues in Bangkok […]

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Tunisians call for general strike in Sfax over waste crisis – Middle East Monitor

Tunisian civil society organizations yesterday announced a general strike on December 10 to protest the waste crisis that erupted more than two months ago. A spokesperson for the Tunisian Union of Industry, Trade and Handicrafts in Sfax, Salim Marrakchi, said in an interview with a local radio station that national organizations and civil society groups […]