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China plays important role in building community with a shared future: scholar – Xinhua

Aerial photo taken on Oct. 11, 2020 shows the construction site of a China Gezhouba Group Corporation (CGGC) project in the desert of Jahra Governorate, Kuwait. (Photo by Chen Cichao/Xinhua) Amid the COVID-19 pandemic and a sluggish global economy, China, the world’s second-largest economy and a key link in global supply chains, has always played […]

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Pittsburgh Steelers could do a lot to help quell media ‘noise’

There is a famous scene in the movie Bull Durham where Kevin Costner’s character Crash Davis teaches young flamethrower “Nuke” LaLoosh how to respond to the media when asked questions. In other words, he teaches her to give those basic answers that will give the media nothing to run for when it comes to stories. […]

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Persian Crafts: Charoq-duzi – Tehran Times

TEHRAN – Iran’s traditional shoes and shoes have beautiful regional names that are unique to each region. In Quchan, North Khorasan Province, Charoq is one of the traditional handicrafts. Charoq is mainly worn by villagers and shepherds. The laces of these shoes are twisted around the ankles of the feet. Charoq originated in the Sasanian […]

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40 gifts for book lovers

Marvel Comics Oversized Fleece Blanket This fleece blanket keeps comic book fans warm and shows off their love of Marvel superheroes. Made from thick, plush fabrics, the hero coat provides extra warmth and a cozy feeling when you’re snuggling up on the sofa or bed while reading their favorite comics. It features collages of Marvel […]

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Jhulan Goswami brings down the curtains on his career as he lifts the trophy in a landmark series

Jhulan Goswami has ended her two-decade international career in which she terrorized hitters around the world and inspired many others. On Saturday, she claimed her record 254th and 255th ODI wickets – the last with her 10,001st delivery in the format – before ending her 20-year international career, having made her debut in 2002. The […]

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Capacity building workshop for copper artisans held in Kashmir Haat

Srinagar- A capacity building program was organized on Saturday for the artisans of the Srinagar Copperworks in Kashmir Haat. The event was organized in coordination with the Directorate of Handicrafts and Hand Weaving (DHH) Kashmir and the PHDCCI-Kashmir, under the support of the Department of Commerce-Ministry of Trade and Industry, Government of India . In […]

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Obama’s portraits are the latest in a long series of presidential art

Stewart D. McLaurin The official White House portraits of President Barack and Michelle Obama were unveiled this month in the East Room, an American cultural tradition that has helped build a visual archive of the presidency spanning more than two centuries. These portraits also played an underappreciated role in building civic bonds between Americans and […]

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To-Do List: Check Out These Things To Do In Richardson In October

Here is a list of events Richardson residents can attend during the month of October, including the fall Cottonwood Arts Festival. Oct. 1-2: Celebrate Art The Cottonwood Art Festival returns to Richardson for its biannual art exhibition featuring national artists, according to the event’s website. It includes entertainment and more. Michelle Mcdowell Smith is the […]

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How The Beatles Inspired Billy Joel’s ‘The Nylon Curtain’

Billy Joel was on a roll as he began making his eighth album. The singer-songwriter rode three consecutive multi-platinum triumphs – 1977 the stranger1978 52nd street and 1980s glass houses — the latter two of which reached No. 1 on the Billboard 200. The three sets had also yielded eight Top 20 hits on the […]

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‘Handloom on Wheels’ gets a warm welcome at NIFT and INIFD

The ‘Handloom on Wheels’ bus reached the city’s National Institute of Fashion Technology, Bhouri Campus and INIFD on Thursday | PF Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh): The ‘Handloom on Wheels’ bus reached the National Institute of Fashion Technology, Bhouri Campus and the city’s INIFD on Thursday where students greeted the bus with great enthusiasm. The students learned […]

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Home Museum buys Straughn’s ‘Night Run’

WASHINGTON — A second “spirit” painting by renowned artist Lance Straughn has been purchased by the US Department of Interior Museum. The museum bought “Night Run”, a painting mixing realism and expressionism. It depicts bison galloping across a prairie landscape after dark. It accompanies another “spirit” painting titled “Bear Clan Guardian” purchased in August 2021 […]

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Monroeville Historical Society Hosts Heritage Day Festival

The Monroeville Historical Society is gearing up for its annual Heritage Day festival on October 1. Acting as a “tribute to Monreoville’s rural past”, the festival maintains a modern take on the tradition of the community’s early farming days, the Harvest Home Picnic. The tradition dates back to the 1890s and has slowly evolved over […]

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MAFS’ Adrian looks unrecognizable as he shaves his head

MAFS star Adrian Sanderson’s husband Thomas Hartley says ‘Captain Curtains can f**k off’ in an iconic line from the show after a furious meltdown. The sarcastic remark referred to his dislike of his 90s. And it looks like he got his wish because Adrian, 37, took to social media to reveal he had shaved his […]

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Event to boost Clean Ganga campaign held at Rajgunge ghat

THE NATIONAL Mission for Clean Ganga, in conjunction with the Department of Urban Development, Municipal Affairs, WBPSMG and the Howrah District Ganga Committee recently organized a special campaign, ‘Ghat Par Haat’. It was conducted by the Sankrail bloc administration in coordination with Sankrail Panchayat Samiti on September 17 at Rajgunge Ganga Ghat. Local crafts were […]

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Life in wartime, as seen by Ukrainian women, in the exhibition ECSU – Hartford Courant

In Zhdanivka, a town in Ukraine’s Donbass region where Russian aggression began in 2014, the only place a cellphone could be picked up was the town cemetery. So Alevtina Kakhidze’s mother, who lived in the city, went there every day to call her daughter to tell her that she was alive. Until the day she […]

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Spotlight on Letter Appreciation: Joe Caramagna

MARVEL.COM: How do you relax after a long day of lettering? JOE CARAMAGNA: I’m also a writer, so I spend a lot of my “free” time working. I’ve written a bunch of comics and graphic novels for Marvel, Disney Comics, and others. But when I’m not writing and writing, I usually play the EASports NHL […]

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Europe is not geographically divided over Russia

In the same way Estonia, Finland has been at the forefront of calls for a European Union visa ban for Russian tourists. As well as garnering strong support in several EU states, the proposed ban has also attracted fierce criticalincluding accusations that it amounts to a “new Iron Curtain.” Such accusations are unfounded and unfair. […]

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Festival of yarn and textile techniques in Zagreb on October 1

by croatiaweek September 19, 2022 in Entertainment The second Zagreb Festival of Yarn and Textile Techniques will be held on Saturday, October 1, 2022 at Studentski Centar. On Saturday, October 1, 2022 at Studentski Centar, Savska cesta 25, Zagreb, you can visit the Zagreb Yarn Craft Fest, Zagreb’s second festival on yarn and textile techniques. […]

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Empire Of Light Shows Movie Life

EMPIRE OF LIGHT Sam Mendes has recently made some very personal films, brought to life by characters in times of very emotional upheaval. His previous Oscar®-winning film in 1917 did just that against the backdrop of a pivotal moment in World War I. Bringing the conflict to a more personal level with his latest tale, […]

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My point of view: are manners dead? My friend seems to think so. | Opinion

I was out with some friends, I liked to listen to music outside when my friend Miss Manners from the band leaned over and said, “You know, I got a handwritten thank you note from a Phone.” I duly replied, “Oh, wow!” Kelly Biehls, from Pendleton, has a picky friend on the label. The man […]

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Tokoriki Island Resort: Behind the Curtains at Fiji’s Best Adults Only Retreat

On a golden island surrounded by turquoise waters, a short flight from New Zealand, you will find one of the best romantic retreats in the world. Reporting by Brook Sabin. Fiji’s Tokoriki Island Resort has an impressive list of accolades, including being named one of TripAdvisor’s Top 25 Romantic Getaways on Earth. So we pulled […]

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Construction of multiplex in Srinagar nears completion, valley residents rejoice

Residents of Jammu and Kashmir will soon be able to watch cinema on the big screen as construction work on a multiplex nears its final stages. It’s the first time residents of the valley will see movies on the big screen after movie theaters have been closed since the 1990s due to unfavorable conditions. The […]

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Meet 5 Black Women Artists Leading The Way At Beyond The CANVAS

Watch Beyond the Canvas Season 3 Episode 4 in the player above. In the fourth episode of season three of Beyond the Canvas, we profile five Black female artists who are leading the way. While black women have often been excluded and discriminated against when trying to enter the art world, these creators have fought […]

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Innovative and ambitious: Dubai’s breathtaking modern architecture

Dubai is a city of modern architectural marvels. Innovative and ambitious, he continues to push the limits. At over 828 meters and over 160 stories, the Burj Khalifa is the tallest building in the world. It was designed by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP (SOM) and is a combination of bold vision and science. Brian […]

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The Steel Curtain of Tennessee Flights | Sports

The Big Orange picked up a very impressive overtime win over the Pittsburgh Panthers at Steel City last Saturday. The 34-27 decision with No. 17 Pitt is the first victory over a ranked opponent on the road since 2018 at Auburn. It’s also the first non-conference ranked road win since Miami in 2003, a game […]

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RM3mil in vouchers to help boost the sale of local crafts

Vouchers to purchase Malaysian handicrafts will resume from today on Malaysia Day, with an allocation of RM3mil. The Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture said the incentive had been reintroduced as part of the 2022 Tourism Recovery Plan, following the success of a similar initiative which had directly benefited the craft community after the generation […]

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Digital whiteboards: the next essential tool for hybrid teams?

The scope of workplace collaboration tools available to teams today extends far beyond anything employees could have imagined two and a half years ago. When work-from-home orders swept the world in early 2020, most organizations focused on setting up viable video and chat platforms. Today, as a significant proportion of employees have decided to work […]

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The machinery sector is accelerating its high-end transformation

By ZHENG YIRAN in Beijing, WANG YING in Shanghai, FENG ZHIWEI and ZHU YOUFANG in Changsha | China Daily | Updated: 2022-09-15 09:18 A view of the Sany Group headlight factory in Beijing in October. Using the Internet of Things and big data-enabled platforms, Sany has achieved online monitoring of production status and product quality […]

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Must-See Theater Shows When The Curtains Go Up This Fall – Metro Philadelphia

Fall season is here in Philadelphia, which means there’s plenty of live entertainment to check out. From classic Tony-Award winners to all-new productions, there’s something for everyone in the city. ‘Annie’ There is no need for an introduction here. New York’s classic “Little Orphan Annie” story has been a fan favorite for decades, and it’s […]

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Flipkart and Amazon gear up for holiday season sales

Walmart-backed Flipkart signed Amitabh Bachchan, Alia Bhatt and MS Dhoni for its selling campaigns, while Amazon cut selling fees for new sellers on its platform by 50% earlier this week. Estimates from consultancy RedSeer suggest overall online sales during the 2022 festival season are expected to grow 28% year-over-year to $11.8 billion. He also expects […]

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concept coffin office chair design wants workers to sit there, forever

coffin desk chair making waves Imagine walking into the office and looking for your usual desk chair, only to find it’s been replaced with a wooden chair. coffin. The chair design makes waves when a Twitter user shared it on September 7, and Internet citizens began to express their excitement, concerns, and misgivings about the […]

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Shimmering Arabic calligraphy artwork at the Museum of Modern Art…

(MENAFN – Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)) Photo report by Yusuf al-Tatan KUWAIT, Sept. 12 (KUNA) — A galaxy of charming paintings by Kuwaiti calligrapher Ali al-Badah and visual artist Fadhel al-Rais are on display at the Museum of Modern Art, affiliated with the National Council of Culture, of Arts and Literature (NCCAL).Al-Badah’s works focused on […]

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Pakistani traders to attend the 19th China-ASEAN Expo in Nanning, China

BEIJING – Pakistan, as in previous years, will participate in the 19th China-ASEAN Expo and China-ASEAN Business and Investment Summit to be held in Nanning, capital of China’s Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, from 16 to September 19.Relevant authorities have completed all arrangements in this regard, a senior official said on Sunday. Pakistani traders and […]

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Singer Island Marriott resort gets creative to find workers

Extra workers are needed every winter tourist season at the Palm Beach Marriott Singer Island Resort & Spa, but this year, inventive minds have turned a standard job search into art. Using the hotel beach as a backdrop, hotel officials set out ocean blue beach chairs to spell out an advertisement on the sand. “We’re […]

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Govt Degree College Baramulla Celebrates Media Festival

Baramulla: The Department of Media Studies at Government Degree College Baramulla celebrated the Media Festival “Showcasing the Talent of Future Communicators” on Saturday. The media festival was celebrated after a long hiatus of almost four years and brought together students from the media departments of Govt College for Women MA Road Srinagar, Govt Degree College […]

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Karan Johar to Unveil Bollywood Secrets and Announces New ‘Showtime’ Series

Karan Johar has made several headlines and controversies about nepotism. He is well known for casting child stars and has been criticized for the same. Today, the filmmaker has decided to answer all the questions and reactions against him with a webcast. Yes, Karan Johar has announced a web series on his favorite subject – […]

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“Localizing products”: linking biological and cultural diversity

PAPUA NEW GUINEA (PNG) lies just south of the equator, north of Australia. It forms a sort of transition zone between Southeast Asia and the Pacific. After PNG, it’s the Pacific proper – expanses of ocean dotted with islands. PNG occupies the eastern end of the island of New Guinea. PNG is rich in tropical […]

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Where to See Art Gallery Exhibits in the Washington Area

Tropical hues take a twist — in fact, a lot of twists — in “Color + Form = Blackstraction,” an exhibition at Honfleur Gallery about the jazzy work of four African-American women whose styles complement each other perfectly. The quartet of veteran artists, who call themselves Women of Undetermined Age, are painters and printmakers. But […]

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Alberta Culture Days will showcase Red Deer’s artistic diversity September 23-24 – Red Deer Advocate

September is festival month in Red Deer and next up is a two-day multicultural celebration of the arts. Alberta Culture Days 2022 will take place September 23-24 in and around Festival Hall in Red Deer. The offering will be more diverse, inclusive and plentiful than in previous years, showing how central Alberta’s arts and culture […]

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Eminem joins Paul Rosenberg for a revealing interview on “Paul Pod: Curtain Call 2”

Eminem joined his longtime manager, Paul Rosenberg, on an all-new episode of Rosenberg’s original SiriusXM podcast series: Paul Pod: Reminder 2. During the episode, Eminem spoke candidly about his substance abuse issues and took around 75 valium pills a night. He also thought about how recording Relapse (2009) “it was the first time he remembered […]

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The Eighth Buon Ma Thuot Coffee Festival Will Return Next Year | Company

A musical performance celebrates the 7th Buon Me Thuot Coffee Festival held in 2019. (Photo: VNA) Dak Lak (VNA) – The eighth edition of the national competition Buon Ma Thuot Coffee Festival will be held in the central highlands province of Dak Lak next year after two postponements in 2021 and 2022 due to COVID-19. […]

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An earthquake-hit Mexican church with an iconic image of the Virgin is undergoing rehabilitation

Prof. Adrian Vazquez celebrates an open-air mass under a white tent outside the earthquake-damaged Church of Our Lady of the Angels in Mexico City’s working-class Guerrero neighborhood on August 7. Pictured on the right is a wax painting of Our Lady of the Angels, a replica of the one hanging on the wall inside the […]

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For the artist, Liling porcelain is glazed to perfection

Kwan paints fish on a porcelain jar in his studio in Liling, Hunan Province. China Daily When Kwan Lan came to Changsha, the capital of Hunan Province, ten years ago and saw the exquisite glazed painted porcelain produced in Liling City, she was amazed. “I immediately fell in love with the gorgeous colors of glazed […]

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With Gauri and Ganpati, curtain down for most domestic Ganesh parties

At Girgaon Chowpatty, the Shinde family had no Ganpati but two Gauris for immersion. In the case of the Jadhav family, they had a Ganpati and a Gauri. Although linked and brought together for immersion, their practices highlighted the diverse ways in which the Ganesh festival is celebrated by different households. Monday also marked the […]

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An exhibition of lacquerware dazzles Paris

A ‘ham’, Korean traditional wooden chest, by Choi Da-young (KCDF) An exhibition at UNESCO headquarters in Paris will highlight the traditional Korean arts of mother-of-pearl and lacquer. “Najeon, Korea’s Mother-of-Pearl Artworks – Encounter with Timeless Brilliance,” which opened on Monday, focuses on the art and history of Korean lacquerware craftsmanship. Commonly known as “najeonchilgi,” the […]

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Painting for dentures: local event aims to help victims of war in Ukraine

Alpine Arts Center hosts a Cocktails & Canvas class, where $10 of the entry fee benefits Limbs for Liberty – Ukraine, a local volunteer non-profit organization that sends 100% of its donations to provide prosthetics for children and adults who lost limbs during the war with Russia. . Courtesy of Alpine Arts A local organization […]

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Praise of letters | Bis

To write is also not to speak. Keep quiet. Scream without sound. Marguerite Duras, Write, 1993 Three years before his death, Umberto Eco expressed concern that we were on the verge of losing an art form. He said, “The art of handwriting teaches us to control our hands and encourages hand-eye coordination. It forces us […]

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Donkey skins shipped overseas disguised as salt, crafts

CARACHI: Customs authorities have opened investigations against an exporter and shipping agents for exporting nearly 10,000 kilograms of donkey skins to China under the guise of salt and handicrafts. Although authorities have yet to find out where the meat of so many donkeys, slaughtered for skins, went, customs detained Khan Ullah Masood, owner of Khan […]

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Saatchi Yates presents Nokukhanya Langa’s first solo exhibition in the UK.

Saatchi Yates will present a solo exhibition of new paintings by emerging mixed media artist Nokukhanya Langa, which opens on Wednesday, September 14. Nokukhanya Langa Trentworth Way 2021 Mixed media and oil on canvas 207 x 185 cm Courtesy Saatchi Yates The exhibition delves into the world of modern media and internet culture while breaking […]

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Taipan Lucero and his quest to introduce CalligraFilipino to the world —

Taipan Lucero with one of his masterpieces. | Photo by @taipanlucero/Instagram Taipan Lucero is a man on a mission. Calligrapher and visual artist, George Ian “Taipan” Lucero wants the world to know the beauty of Filipino calligraphy as an art form. He is the man behind CalligraFilipino, a portmanteau of calligraphy and Filipino for which […]