MACC announces selection of Hawaii’s first-ever Young Poet Laureate

The first Hawaiian Youth Poet Laureate, Lua Bowman. Photo by BryanBerkowitz. Courtesy of Maui Arts & Cultural Center. The first Hawaiian Youth Poet Laureate, Lua Bowman. Photo by BryanBerkowitz. Courtesy of Maui Arts & Cultural Center. The Maui Arts & Cultural Center has announced that the first-ever Hawai’i Young Poet …

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Ben Napier’s Laurel “Hometown” Erin Welcomes HGTV Fans

Ben and Erin Napier are quickly becoming popular names for DIY and design enthusiasts. The origin of their story is like a televised fairy tale. Amateur college artist and graphic designer Erin and carpenter, craftsman and former minister Ben set up a historic home in Laurel, Mississippi, and were featured …

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World’s Largest Production Superyacht ‘Majesty 175’ Launched in UAE

Sheikh Mansoor bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, chairman of the Dubai Sports Council, unveiled the Majesty 175, the world’s largest producing composites superyacht, on Sunday. Image Credit: Provided Dubai: Sheikh Mansoor bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, chairman of the Dubai Sports Council, unveiled the Majesty 175, the world’s …

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“ Toronto’s beaches and parks have saved lives for me and my children ”

As Torontonians experience an unusually quiet Victoria Day weekend due to pandemic restrictions, we revisit memories of fun and sunshine from “May 2-4”. Eva Hellreich still remembers the day in 1998 when Toronto Star photographer Boris Spremo challenged her sister Rachael to throw a bucket of water over her head. …

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Kenyans rescue single mother who slept on the floor after leaving toxic marriage ▷ Kenya News

– Winfred Mwende is a strong woman who decided to leave a toxic marriage earlier this year and start her life from scratch – A few days ago, she posted a message on a Facebook group saying that she was sleeping on the floor with her child and that many …

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Schwarzenegger and Abrams promote return to cinema – Sentinel and Enterprise

By JONATHAN LANDRUM Jr. LOS ANGELES (AP) – Arnold Schwarzenegger enthusiastically chanted: “We’re back! We’re back! ”Before speaking on Wednesday about the importance of resuscitating the theatrical experience for moviegoers. “Now is the time to get back to the big screen,” Schwarzenegger told a socially distant audience of the AMC …

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8 outdoor trips to experience in Birmingham this summer

Author Carmen Waldrop – May 22, 2021May 22, 2021 Haley and Antonio Minifield sharing a spoonful at Big Spoon Creamery in Avondale. Photo via Antonio and Haley Minifield from YNOT Images With the increasingly hot weather in Birmingham it is only natural that we want to be outside to enjoy …

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Austin’s Pretty Shitty Cakes Takes Cake In Fake Foods

In front of Jasmine Archie in her East Austin studio was a pale pink cake with purple accents. She made semicircles in the air with a pastry bag, practicing the movement before decorating the cake with hot pink spackle. Yes, spackle. Archie is a master of cake tampering. Cakes, which …

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I felt more welcome in combat than on base

But I couldn’t help but wonder if the smiling face in front of me belonged to the soldier who had taken my photo or my journal. I was worried that the person would end up cornering me when I least expected it. Over time, I made fewer trips to the …

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When life was easy – Manila Newsletter

Collage on the bay QUIET HARBOR Sunset over Manila Bay (Photo by Lawrence Ruiz) Manila Bay was a paradise for fish and fishermen in the post-war years. Its deep, clean waters were littered with half-submerged wrecks of planes, ships and war material on both sides of the conflict, which have …

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