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Vadim Neselovskyi expresses concern for ...

By Philippe LutzIMarch 15, 2022 Vadim Neselovskyi performs in Lviv, Ukraine, in 2017. (Photo: Oleksandr Shamov) In June 2017, Vadim Neselovskyi performed a concert at the Soviet-era Mettalurgov Palace of Culture in Mariupol, Ukraine, a strategic port city on the frontline of the conflict with Russia since 2014. The audience consisted of a few hundred […]

Roma resistance: dismantling anti-Roma r...

Paula was hired by phone to work in a restaurant. His first day went well. Despite the difficulty of the work, she did a good job. When she finished, the director approached her and asked her an unexpected question: “Are you a Gypsy?”. She was never called back. The episode was denounced a few months […]

New anthology of Irish poetry offers ‘un

Bone and Marrow Blanket For centuries, the official history of Ireland was preserved in British archives, and the unfiltered Irish perspective was lost – except in its poetry and folksongs. For this and other reasons, poetry holds a higher status in Irish culture than in many other countries, said Brian Ó Conchubhair, associate professor of […]

To anyone feeling guilty for moving on w...

Last Saturday, Kira Rudyk, member of the Ukrainian parliament and leader of the Voice party, had a simple, mundane plans for the day: She was going to plant tulips and daffodils in her garden. But a few days before, Russia had invaded his country. Instead, she spent her weekend learning to shoot a rifle and […]

Four alternate history stories from the ...

It never happened, but it did happen. Let’s talk about some comic stories that never happened. In the language of comics, there is a kind of fiction within fiction. Stories that aren’t part of the main continuity, but exist nonetheless. In the Marvel Universe and the MCU, these stories are called And if. Although in […]

Opinion: The state must explore new nucl...

Photo from Pixabay.com by distelAPPArath. By Bill Temmink The writer, environmental activist, is a resident of Joppa. Maryland Matters published an article and commentary on January 22 about climate change mitigation efforts. Both well-meaning. Both well documented. Both suggest mitigation ideas and efforts already underway. Both efforts should be encouraged. Both largely miss the point. […]

Mustafa Kemal Pasha married Latife Hanım

Mustafa Kemal Pasa married Latife Hanim in Izmir January 29 is the 29th day of the year according to the Gregorian calendar. Number of days remaining until the end of the year336. Railways January 29, 1899 The concession of the port of Haydarpaşa is granted to the German company Anadolu Railway Company. On January 29, […]

John D. Hawke Jr. – The Martha’s Vineyar

John Daniel Hawke Jr., son of Olga Buchbinder and John Daniel Hawke of Rockville Center, NY, died at his home in Washington, DC, on January 3, 2022, at the age of 88, surrounded by his family. An accomplished attorney who has served in all three branches of the US government, Hawke was once called “the […]

From Nightmare Alley to Let’s Eat Grandm

Illustration: Lalalimola/The Guardian To go out : Movie theater alley of nightmaresout nowIf you had to choose the best person to remake a cult 1947 film noir about a sordid carnival and the crooks, hustlers and femme fatales that inhabit it, Guillermo del Toro (Pan’s Labyrinth) would top the list of many. people, and with […]

The best nature and countryside books of...

The last 12 months have been exceptionally good for nature and countryside books. From memoirs to nature writing and from historical insight to folklore, there have been wonderful additions to the ideal country library. The BBC Countryfile Magazine team and regular contributors have picked the books that have impressed them the most this year, from […]

Bernard F. Reilly, famous historian, wri...

Bernard F. Reilly, 96, a leading medieval history expert, activist professor at Villanova University and prolific award-winning writer, died Saturday, December 11 of congestive heart failure at his home in Broomall. Dr. Reilly was professor of history at Villanova from 1955 to 1992, and he taught courses and seminars on the Renaissance, the Reformation, the […]

75 Years’ celebrates the historic milest

Dennis Adler and the Ferrari Spa Although Enzo Ferrari had built winning racing cars for Alfa Romeo for years before, it was not until after World War II in 1947 that he founded his eponymous automobile company and built the first automobile in Ferrari brand. Thus, 2022 marks the 75th anniversary since that historic date, […]

today in history | OMCP News

Today in History Today is Thursday, January 13, the 13th day of 2022. There are 352 days left in… Today in history Today is Thursday, January 13, the 13th day of 2022. There are 352 days left in the year. Today’s highlight in history: On January 13, 2021, President Donald Trump was impeached by the […]

Japanese women fight pervasive sexism

In the 2021 election, only 9.7% of the ruling Liberal Democratic Party candidates were women. (Carl Court / Pool photo via AP) The legislative elections to Japan’s lower house last October were the first since the Law on “Promoting Gender Equality in Politics” three years earlier. Yet the number of women elected to the House […]

John Hawke Obituary (1933 – 2022) – Brid

John D. Hawke, Jr., 28th U.S. Comptroller of the CurrencyJohn Daniel Hawke, Jr., son of Olga Buchbinder and John Daniel Hawke of Rockville Center, New York, died at his home in Washington, DC on January 3, 2022, at the age of 88 surrounded by family.An accomplished lawyer who served in all three branches of the […]

The Top 10 of Art Sleuth for 2021 | Cul...

2021 continued to see museum closures and a drop in memberships. When the institutions opened, visitors were turned away when they forgot to download the online ticket office. Those who resisted masks or showed tapes of gunshots were trampled on when they were refused entry. Outdoor art venues have become popular – I visited the […]

I’m Irish and always will be, says the w

In 1938, the Chicago Youth Council of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, NAACP, wrote a letter of admiration to an Irish woman for her stand against racism. Kathleen Simon (née Harvey), to whom the letter was addressed, was well known as a leading opponent of slavery and also spoke out against […]

“Chamberlain was a great man”: why was t

“AA country’s present, says Robert Harris, is shaped by its interpretation of its past. Harris, whose bestselling WWII novel Munich, is now coming to the big screen thanks to Netflix, adds, “We have a very strong image of this lonely, weak, helpless island – put together by an effort of will. Well, none of that […]

Two books by Valley academics shine a li...

A few years ago, an investigation by Claims Conference, an organization that oversees the restitution of Jewish victims of Nazi persecution and their heirs, revealed disturbing news. Many Americans, especially younger ones, lacked a basic understanding of the Holocaust, survey finds, with respondents significantly underestimating the number of Jews murdered and not recognizing the names […]

The secrets of running the real Downton ...

Today’s Guardians live in a modest house a few yards from Highclere’s back gate, but frequently stay in the castle. It’s a big house, with around 300 rooms, but “you sleep well here because there is no TV and the Wi-Fi doesn’t really work,” says Lady Carnarvon. The place was pretty tired when, in 2001, […]

“Benedetta”, an unruly and sexually fran

The ecstatic agonies (or is it the dying ecstasies?) That have become the signature of legendary Dutch filmmaker Paul Verhoeven are fully exposed in his historic religious epic, “Benedetta”, a story of sex, suffering and the sacrament. In Judith C. Brown’s 1986 book “Immodest Acts,” detailing the life story of Sister Benedetta Carlini, Verhoeven (of […]

Film Review: “Benedetta”, an unruly and

The ecstatic agonies (or is it the dying ecstasies?) Which have become the signature of legendary Dutch filmmaker Paul Verhoeven, are fully exposed in his historic religious epic, “Benedetta”, a story of sex, suffering and the sacrament. In Judith C. Brown’s 1986 book, “Immodest Acts,” detailing the life story of Sister Benedetta Carlini, Verhoeven found […]

10 DC Comics Want You To Forget

DC has released some of the greatest comics of all time. There really is no other way to put it. DC is tasked with bringing out the greatest writing talents of the past forty years, with names like Alan Moore, Grant Morrison and Neil Gaiman changing the comic book industry. There have been some amazing […]

The wandering creativity of Sophie Taeub...

There is an object in the Museum of Modern Art retrospective of Swiss polymath Sophie Taeuber-Arp that is so coveted that I wanted to hurry it. It dates from 1922 and takes the form of triangles that fit together in an integral pattern of blue and pink, brown and olive. These abstract shapes are interrupted […]

from Picasso’s homage to friendship to t

that of Gustave Caillebotte Young man at his window (1876); the Cox Collection: The Story of Impressionism, Christie’s New York, November 11; estimate: around $ 50 million The most expensive work of the French painter of the Belle Époque Gustave Caillebotte to be auctioned this century, Young man at his window is likely to break […]

Professors share “little known” facts –

Who is buried in Kant’s tomb? There is no such thing as a “chemical free” product? Peter the Great was a dentist? We asked a handful of professors to share a little-known fact about their discipline. See how much surprise you! In 1697-98, Peter the Great became the first Russian ruler to visit Western Europe. […]