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Kymberly Pinder to lead Yale art school

Kymberly Pinder has been named the new Dean of the Yale School of Art, among the nation’s most renowned MFA programs. The first woman of color to hold the post, Pinder will succeed Marta Kuzma, who herself succeeded Robert Storr as dean in 2016 and was the first woman to …

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Trains and Koreans in the bustling Russian Far East

Nikolsk’s first train, now Ussuriysk, crossed the Russo-Manchurian border. [HUNGARIAN EMBASSY] ━ Hungarian engineer writes about Tsarist railroad in Manchuria From 1897, a young Hungarian railway engineer spent years in the Russian Far East and Manchuria and played an important role in the construction of local railways. According to his …

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Best Things to Do in Gulf Shores for Snowbirds

Have you ever considered becoming a snowbird in a warmer climate during the winter months? Many mature residents of the northern states and Canada head south to the warmer southern states from November through January and spend a month or maybe even five months enjoying the warmer climate. Many go …

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History of the Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc

In the opening lines of his fourth and final novel, Tender is the night, F. Scott Fitzgerald describes a “proud and pink grand hotel” nestled on the French Riviera between Marseille and the Italian border and about eight kilometers from Cannes: “Deferent palm trees refresh its red facade, and before …

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What to expect when France reopens on May 19

Published on: 05/11/2021 – 16:39Amended: 05/11/2021 – 4:42 PM “We are reaching the target,” French Prime Minister Jean Castex said when he laid down the rules for the next steps to end the third national Covid-19 lockdown in France, with restaurant and cafe terraces, cultural venues and non-essential stores about …

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