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Film and Discussion Ninotchka with commentary by JoAnn DiVerdi at the Museum of Russian Icons

Film and Discussion Ninotchka with commentary by JoAnn DiVerdi at the Museum of Russian Icons

. January 17, 2019

In this romantic-comedy of opposites, Ninotchka (Greta Garbo), a cold, pragmatic comrade from the Soviet Union, arrives in Paris to ensure the sale of jewels seized during the Russian Revolution. There, she encounters a member of the decadent bourgeois, Count Leon d’Algout (Melvyn Douglas). Leon eventually leaves his paramour, the Grand Duchess Swana, original owner […]

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National Underground Railroad Freedom Center Announces “Freedom 55” Program Series

National Underground Railroad Freedom Center Announces “Freedom 55” Program Series

. January 16, 2019

CINCINNATI, OH – The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center announced today a year-long program series titled “Freedom 55”. The announcement is made on the birth date of Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. , the prominent civil rights activist who endorsed the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party, the political party launched as part of the Freedom Summer […]

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ICA LIVE! Word for Word Performing Moby Dick

ICA LIVE! Word for Word Performing Moby Dick

. January 16, 2019

Word For Word is a performing arts ensemble whose mission is to tell great stories with elegant theatricality, staging performances of classic and contemporary fiction. No word is cut from the script, the actors include every description and inner monologue from the original text in their performance. Word For Word will enact chapters 36-40 from […]

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Museum of Flight Admission Free for Furloughed Feds

Museum of Flight Admission Free for Furloughed Feds

. January 16, 2019

SEATTLE – The Museum has some good news for federal workers affected by the shut-down: it is now offering free admission to U.S. federal government civil servants and contractors with a government I.D. badge for as long as the government shut-down lasts. The employees may also bring one guest at no cost. The Museum of […]

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Lighthouse overnights offered at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels

Lighthouse overnights offered at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels

. January 15, 2019

Youth groups can now reserve spring dates for the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum’s Lighthouse Overnight Adventures program. Dates include select Fridays and Saturdays, Apr. 5 through June 29, with advanced reservations needed. Under the guidance of a museum educator, adventure participants can travel back in time to explore the life of a late-19th-century lighthouse keeper, […]

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