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Nina Simone’s House Recognized As A National Treasure | Culture

  The National Trust For Historic Preservation has announced that Nina Simone‘s childhood house, in Tyron, North Carolina, will be recognized as a “national treasure”. The move comes in line with the National Trust’s intention of preserving history and the places where it lived.   Nina Simone, who died in 2003 in a small town in Provence, France, has long[…]

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New Christo Sculpture Erected In Hyde Park | Culture

  He may sound unknown to many, but for an Italian like myself, he definitely is not. Two years after the realization of the famous yellow walking path on water titled The Floating Piers, on Lake Iseo in the North of Italy, the Bulgarian artist Christo has moved to London to create another stunning work of art.   The first[…]

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Comptoir Libanais Shares A Special Menu For Ramadan | Culture

  Comptoir Libanais have teamed up with their founder Tony Kitous to create a special menu for the Ramadan period in order to spread love and consciousness about inclusivity, what is said to be the heart of the festival.   The dishes on their menus are cooked by mothers from all over the Middle East and North Africa and are[…]

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The Black Cultural Archives: Epicentre Of Black British Culture And History | Culture

  Founded into by Len Garrison back in 1981, the Black Cultural Archives is located in the heart of Brixton – the epicentre of Black British identity and culture for decades.   The Black Cultural Archives’ outreach has always been centred “collecting, preserving and celebrating” the cultural, ethnic and diasporic legacies, identities and consciousness of those of African and Caribbean[…]

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Theatricality And Madness: Three Headline Shows To Give You An Adrenaline Rush! | Events

  Here is a list of culturally diverse, ecstatic and experimental live dance performances in London that are suitable for anyone with an appetite for adventure.   1. Cloud Gate Dance Theatre of Taiwan – “Formosa”   Through the choreography and script by writer Lin-Hwai-min, Cloud Gate Dance Theatre of Taiwan’s “Formosa” is a confluence of the rituals of the[…]

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