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Palestinian cookbooks help preserve a culture's identity 2.7.2020 L.A. Times - Food & Dining

Sami Tamimi's Falastin is the latest cookbook affirming Palestinian identity through food

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Denver’s thriving arts scene was headed for its best year yet. And then the pandemic hit. 28.6.2020 Denver Post: Business
When crowds of people return without fear to public events, they'll be hungry for musicals and symphonies, street festivals and First Fridays. But ready and willing as they are, Denver's best-known cultural nonprofits have grown increasingly nervous about their uncertain future.
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Wedding bells or crickets? Vendors get creative to save industry in Colorado 26.5.2020 Denver Post: News: Local
The coronavirus is wreaking havoc on Colorado's wedding industry.
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25 top theater minds dream the future: What will the post-pandemic stage look like? 19.5.2020 LA Times: Health

Patti LuPone, Lynn Nottage, Tarell Alvin McCraney, Young Jean Lee, Joe Mantello and others answer the question: How should theater be different?

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As coronavirus upends funerals in Colorado and elsewhere, there’s hope the pandemic will spur openness about grief 10.5.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
Grief, which already can be an isolating experience, has become an even more lonely act as people are forced to mourn without family and friends physically beside them.
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How do we craft the narratives that will define a pandemic? Look to the numbers 22.4.2020 LA Times: Health

Unprecedented is the word used to describe the coronavirus pandemic. How do we tell a story that's never been told before?

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Stunning documentary Last Call for the Bayou now streaming for free 10.4.2020 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
Stunning documentary Last Call for the Bayou now streaming for free
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Amid painful losses, Denver’s nonprofit arts-and-culture sector gets strategic. But is it enough? 9.4.2020 Denver Post: Entertainment
Coronavirus shutdowns are wreaking havoc on Denver's arts and cultural institutions. Some financial relief is coming, but will it be enough?
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Getty to create $10-million COVID-19 relief fund for L.A. arts organizations 3.4.2020 LA Times: Health

J. Paul Getty Trust grants for L.A. arts organizations will range from $25,000 to $200,000. A separate artist fellowship grant will be repurposed to provide support to artists

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Why are some Native Americans fighting efforts to decriminalize peyote? 29.3.2020 LA Times: Environment

Some Native Americans are deeply offended by a movement to decriminalize peyote along with other psychedelic plants.

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World Water Day 2020: The role of innovation in creating abundance 20.3.2020 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
We are now beyond business-as-usual approaches for water, which is critical for watersheds such as the Colorado River Basin.
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Tribal Nations Enter Negotiations Over Colorado River Water 15.3.2020 Mother Jones
This piece was originally published in High Country News and appears here as part of our Climate Desk Partnership. The Colorado River Basin is the setting for some of the most drawn-out and complex water issues in the Western US. In 2019, the Colorado River Drought Contingency Plan—a water-conservation agreement between states, tribal nations and the […]
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When Climate Change Drove All the Men Away 1.3.2020 Mother Jones
This piece was originally published in the National Observer and appears here as part of our Climate Desk Partnership. Miles short of the Mexico-US border, rough hands yanked Javier Hernandez from the trunk. They beat him, fractured his skull and then buried him with straws poking from his nostrils for air. Known as coyotes, Javier’s smugglers […]
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Mark Halperin Says Murderers Are Treated More Fairly Than Canceled People 27.2.2020 Mother Jones
One afternoon last week, disgraced political pundit Mark Halperin and three women settled onto stools in the basement of a small theater in San Francisco to talk about the injustices of cancel culture and the indignity of being shamed, shunned, and ignored. Only me and two other journalists showed up. The rest of the audience […]
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When should retirees stop actively investing? 26.2.2020 LA Times: Business

A retiree needs to consider whether it's time to transition away from active investing and individual stocks and move into a more passive portfolio.

Column: As L.A. says goodbye to Kobe Bryant, it's worth asking why some fame lasts, and some vanishes 21.2.2020 LA Times: Opinion

As Los Angeles bids hail and farewell to Kobe Bryant, it's worth a closer look at the half-life of fame — who stays in our collective memories, and why.

Global search uncovers proven innovations in clean energy, climate solutions 20.2.2020 GreenBiz.com
Inspiration from the longlist of finalists for this year’s Ashden Awards.
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Russian Tatars feel threatened as Putin pursues nationalist agenda 18.2.2020 L.A. Times - World News

Russia's parliament approves legislation ending the rights of the 85 regions, republic and territories to mandate compulsory regional language lessons.

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Spanish response to State of the Union calls Trump 'the greatest threat' 5.2.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
Rep. Veronica Escobar delivered the Spanish-language response to President Trump's State of the Union, focusing on health care, gun violence and immigration.
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Seed preservation is vital for a sustainable food system 27.1.2020 GreenBiz.com
"Our seeds are more than just food for us. Yes, they are nutrition. But they’re also… spirituality," says Electa Hare-RedCorn, a member of the Pawnee Nation of Oklahoma and a Yankton descendant. "Each seed has a story and each seed has a prayer."With a background in social work, Hare-RedCorn was brought on to the Pawnee Seed Preservation Project in 2012 as a seed-keeper, to carry the conversation forward with youth and families. The project, she says, has become a movement.
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