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ENB 70: Craig Hassall and our history of arena ballets | English National Ballet

The thing about arena ballet for English National Ballet particularly is it goes straight to the core of what the Company is about, which is taking ballet to as many people as possible. Arena ballet brings a whole new audience to ballet. I know all the times that I saw Swan Lake or Romeo &… Read More »

Kittitas County Fire History & Ecology…Why does it matter?

In the last five years there have been a number of wildfires. The first one that probably everyone remembers well is the Taylor Bridge Fire that was in 2012 it was followed by that same season by the Table Mountain Fire which was a huge fire north of Ellensburg, north of the valley. The following… Read More »

Dope Dealer to Hope Dealer | Nathan Scheer | TEDxFondduLac

Translator: Asmaa Badawy Reviewer: David DeRuwe In June 2008, I was T-boned while driving down a local street on the way with my wife and my son to go shopping. That car accident caused my right shoulder to be displaced, causing surgery, causing three years of pain doctors. It also introduced me to opiate pain… Read More »

The Horrors of Child Sexual Assault and Abuse – “Speaking the Unspeakable” – A WRAL Documentary

Brevard was what I would call a quintessential small town. I like to say that my friends and I owned that town. On Saturday mornings we’d get up, maybe watch a few cartoons and then we’d be out the door on our bicycles riding all over town. For me it was just a great place… Read More »

Volunteer Uniforms | Cedars-Sinai

I’m Barbara Leeanse. I’m the Director of the Volunteer Department at Cedars-Sinai. Edith Head was a designer who designed outfits and costumes for the movies. Edith Head was asked to help and she created 3 uniforms for the women and one uniform for the men. So, the women had the choice of a jumper which… Read More »

Seneca Village: The African-American Community that Died so Central Park Could Live

Central Park was one of Manhattan’s earliest African-American settlements. In the 1820’s it was unusual for black people to own land in New York. In 1825, 21 parcels of land in uptown Manhattan were sold to African-Americans. When slavery was abolished in New York in 1827 the area began to flourish. Known as Seneca Village… Read More »