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World News: Culture Broth

The appearance and spread of the coronavirus worldwide has also raised questions about the origins of the virus and in particular the role of global warming and globalization as China now denies the responsibility for the outbreak.

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Op/Ed: Bernie’s Jewish Complex

With Senator Bernie Sanders leaping ahead of the pack in the Democratic Party, chances have greatly increased that he will become the first Jewish nominee to reach the general election for President of the United States.

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Op/Ed: What is Worse: Going Viral or Verbal Quarantine

As the death toll and cases of 2019- nCoV (aka novel coronavirus) infection rises, our curiosity increases as to the epidemic’s when, why, where, and how. Is the new virus naturally occurring, animal to human transmission, a bio-weapon?

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Op/Ed: The Corona Virus -1918 All Over Again?

Clusters of a dozen or so deaths may get nonstop “if-it-bleeds-it-leads” press coverage. But the lack of preparedness for the really, really big threats may be met with virtual radio silence—until panic breaks out.

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SF Theater: San Jose Stage Company Announces The First Production of 2020 Season; Broadway’s Longest-Running Musical, Chicago

San Jose Stage Company (Randall King, Artistic Director and Cathleen King, Executive Director) is pleased to announce the cast and creative team for the third production of The Stage's 37th Season, Broadway's longest-running American musical ​CHICAGO​.

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SF Theatre: San Jose Stage Company Announces The Cast And Creative Team For The 2019-2020 Season‘s Opening Production The Rocky Horror Show

San Jose Stage Company (Randall King, Artistic Director and Cathleen King, Executive Director) is pleased to announce the cast and creative team for the first production of The Stage's 37th Season, the beloved cult musical THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW.

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Haute Tease

  • Garry Marshall, Show Creator and Beloved Director, Dies

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    Garry Marshall, director, creator, actor, writer and personality, who enjoyed more than six decades making Hollywood memories and known for his uncanny ability to capture the heartstrings of audiences everywhere, passed away due to complications from pneumonia. He was 81.

     
  • TEXAS CHAINSAW 3D – Gory and Surprisingly Terrific

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    TEXAS CHAINSAW 3-D, from Director John Luessenhop, LIONSGATE and Millennium Films, brings to the screen a terrifying, gruesome and gorrific sequel to the 1974 cult horror classic.

     
  • Eye Prefer Paris Launches Unique Postcard Delivery Service With Collectible Iconic Paris Images

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    Eye Prefer Paris Postcards brings a new twist to the iconic Paris photo image. Ideal for Instagram, home décor, collectibles, gifts and DIY projects, the Postcards allow consumers to easily create personal collections of Richard Nahem's iconic Paris images.

     
  • Carlos The Jackal Receives Life Sentence for 1974 Paris Bombing

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    Carlos The Jackal, born Iiyich Ramirez Sanchez, was sentenced to a third life sentence in a French court for his role in the 1974 bombing on a Paris Drug Store that killed two and wounded 34.

     
  • Chicago Arts: Expo Chicago Partners with Citywide Cultural Institutions for Annual Expo Art Week

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    The International Exposition of Contemporary and Modern Art announced the eighth annual EXPO ART WEEK, September 16 – 22, 2019, presented in conjunction with Choose Chicago, the city's tourism and marketing organization, and Chicago's Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events.

     
  • Brett Johnson Holiday Collection Preview Event at NYC's SoHo House

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    Gotham PR and Jade Dressler are hosting a private holiday preview event, in New York City, for Brett Johnson, producer, designer, billionaire, to showcase his 2013 Holiday Collection of luxury leathers and shoes.

     
  • Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit – Expect a White Knuckle Thrill Ride

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    Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit” explodes into theaters January 17, 2014, bringing to the screen a white hot thrill ride, a full blown international chase through the inner sanctums of global espionage and black ops and an all star cast.

     
  • North Korean Leader Feeds Uncle to Starving Dogs

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    North Korea’s Kim Jong Un has executed his Uncle, a top ministry cabinet member, and five others by locking the elder statesman in a cage with a pack of wild dogs starved for the occasion.

     
  • Beltway Insider: Trump Tweets Anger Brits; UK Terror Update; UN GA Meets; Paris Accord; Irma Death Toll Rises

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    President Donald Trump is making his first appearance this week at the 72nd United Nations General Assembly where 193 Heads of State will convene in New York City to hear the agenda of the newly elected former business leader.

     
  • Living A Life That Matters: A Memoir of the Marquis de Lafayette Review – Surprisingly Interesting

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    Penned by renowned Civil Rights attorney David M. Weitzman, Living A Life That Matters will not jump off the shelf for the causal bookstore window shopper. The title, the image all suggest an intellectual read reserved for professors, scholars, politicians and the like.  

  • Pope Francis Calls Followers to 'Emulate Jesus'

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    Pope Francis, the charismatic leader of the Catholic Church, preached his first Christmas Mass message from St. Peter’s Basilica calling for followers around the world to “emulate Jesus” and remain steadfast against the power of darkness.

     
  • The World’s Most Elegant Cities - The Top Ten Ranked

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    Online fashion store Zalando have conducted a study that evaluates and ranks the world’s most elegant cities. To score highly, essential factors include a thriving fashion scene, culturally and historically significant architecture, high tourism desirability, and affordable access as markers of an elegant lifestyle.

     
  • 11 Tons of Cocaine Seized; Undercover NYC Sting Nabs FOX Producer; HuffPo Blogger; Chipotle CMO

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    A three nation joint task force comprised of American, Italian and Colombian law enforcement have seized 11 tons of cocaine and arrested 33 people in a mafia-linked drug ring in the jungles of Colombia, South America.

     
  • Lucy in The Sky Review - Riveting, Character Driven Performances Power This True Story

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    Lucy in the Sky, from Fox Searchlight Pictures and TSG Entertainment, brings to the screen the true story of Lucy Cola one of the best of the best and the meltdown that caught her unprepared and shocked the world.

     
  • The Final Year Review – The Warm Nostalgia of a Relationship Revisited

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    The Final Year, from Magnolia Pictures, provides unprecedented coverage over the last year of former President Obama’s Administration as they attempt to meet the foreign policy challenges in the hopes of leaving the next administration solid ground.