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England’s delayed reopening is a blow to culture and nightlife.

England’s delayed reopening is a blow to culture and nightlife.

England’s delayed reopening is a blow to culture and nightlife. England’s delayed reopening is a blow to culture and nightlife. The delay leaves “thousands of jobs hanging in the balance,” Julian Bird, chief executive of UK Theater, a trade body, said in a statement. A quarter of nighttime businesses cannot survive longer than a month without new government support, the …

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A Culture of Fear at the Firm That Manages Bill Gates’s Fortune

A Culture of Fear at the Firm That Manages Bill Gates’s Fortune

A Culture of Fear at the Firm That Manages Bill Gates’s Fortune A Culture of Fear at the Firm That Manages Bill Gates’s Fortune A Generic-Sounding Name Before Mr. Larson, Mr. Gates’s financial consigliere was Andrew L. Evans, a longtime friend who had previously served a six-month prison sentence for bank fraud. (Mr. Gates visited him in jail.) But when …

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Disabled People Fear Being Left Behind as U.K. Culture Venues Reopen

Disabled People Fear Being Left Behind as U.K. Culture Venues Reopen

Disabled People Fear Being Left Behind as U.K. Culture Venues Reopen Disabled People Fear Being Left Behind as U.K. Culture Venues Reopen LONDON — Before the pandemic hit Britain last year, Michelle Hedley could only go to her local theaters in the north of England if they happened to be doing a captioned performance. That happened five times a year …

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9 much older actors who’ve played teenagers in pop culture

9 much older actors who’ve played teenagers in pop culture

9 much older actors who’ve played teenagers in pop culture 9 much older actors who’ve played teenagers in pop culture This past week, Universal released the trailer for Dear Evan Hansen‘s film adaptation. As the trailer made the rounds on social media, audiences reacted to Tony award-winning actor Ben Platt, who played Evan Hansen on Broadway, reprising his role in …

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8 Ways a Modern Civil Rights Movement Moved the Culture

8 Ways a Modern Civil Rights Movement Moved the Culture

8 Ways a Modern Civil Rights Movement Moved the Culture 8 Ways a Modern Civil Rights Movement Moved the Culture On HBO, there was “Lovecraft Country,” a fantasy series that premiered in August and roves the 1950s-era United States along with the Korean War, outer space and an assortment of moments in the distant past. Recently, “Them” arrived on Amazon …

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Immerse Yourself in Indigenous Culture

Immerse Yourself in Indigenous Culture

Immerse Yourself in Indigenous Culture Immerse Yourself in Indigenous Culture Cultural attractions like theaters and museums took a hit during the pandemic. But for those interested in heritage tourism or Indigenous culture in the United States, immersing yourself can be done safely and simply, outside. With a focus on the outdoors or open-air experiences, these eight parks, heritage centers and …

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‘The Free World’ Explains How Culture Heated Up During the Cold War

‘The Free World’ Explains How Culture Heated Up During the Cold War

‘The Free World’ Explains How Culture Heated Up During the Cold War ‘The Free World’ Explains How Culture Heated Up During the Cold War Amanda Claybaugh, a close colleague of Menand’s in Harvard’s English department before she became the school’s dean of undergraduate education, said that embedding ideas in stories is an “analytical mode” for Menand. “If you tell a …

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Nikki Grahame dead at 38: Tributes to Big Brother star who reshaped reality TV and became a darling of internet ‘hun’ culture

Nikki Grahame dead at 38: Tributes to Big Brother star who reshaped reality TV and became a darling of internet ‘hun’ culture

Nikki Grahame dead at 38: Tributes to Big Brother star who reshaped reality TV and became a darling of internet ‘hun’ culture Nikki Grahame dead at 38: Tributes to Big Brother star who reshaped reality TV and became a darling of internet ‘hun’ culture Tributes have poured in for Nikki Grahame, the kind-hearted star of Big Brother who helped reshape …

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Schools need to tackle rape culture with digital-era sex education

Schools need to tackle rape culture with digital-era sex education

Schools need to tackle rape culture with digital-era sex education Schools need to tackle rape culture with digital-era sex education A fter weeks of national discussions about women and girls’ safety, the term “rape culture” has made headlines again. This time it relates to widespread reports of sexual violence against teenagers in secondary education, some of which include Britain’s most prestigious …

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Women Are Calling Out ‘Rape Culture’ in U.K. Schools

Women Are Calling Out ‘Rape Culture’ in U.K. Schools

Women Are Calling Out ‘Rape Culture’ in U.K. Schools Women Are Calling Out ‘Rape Culture’ in U.K. Schools LONDON — For weeks, the harrowing anonymous testimonies have poured in, one after another. Accusations of sexual assault of girls as young as 9. Girls shamed by classmates after intimate photos were circulated without their consent. One girl was blamed by classmates …

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