World Bank Conference

The World Bank hosts its conference on development economics in Washington, focusing on multilateralism in the past and future. ISSUES • Economy, Development Economics PLACE • Washington, DC, USA DATE • June 17-19, 2019 ORGANIZATION • World Bank Group ISSUES • Economy, Development Economics PLACE • Washington, DC, USA DATE...

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Champions League SFs

Man Runs and Looks Skyward with Arms Spread Wide

Europe’s football clubs continue their quest for the continent's most coveted trophy, via the Group, Quarterfinal, Semifinal and Final Stages of Champions League.Genre: Sports, Football. Venue: Varied Venues, Europe. Dates: April 30 - May 1, 2019. Sponsors: Union of European Football Associations.Program: Some of the most popular teams in the world’s...

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Food Safety Conference

FAO, WHO, WTO host a conference in Addis Ababa on the future of world food safety for peoples, economies, environments. Genre: Health, Food, Conferences. Venue: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Dates: February 12-13, 2019. Convenors/Sponsors: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, the World Health Organization, and the African Union....

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Museum of Diaspora Poets

MoAD’s Poets in Residence program culminates in evening readings by the year’s resident fellows and a specially invited guest poet. Genre: Readings, Poetry. Venue: Museum of the African Diaspora, San Francisco, CA, USA. Dates: December 12, 2018. Sponsors: Museum of the African Diaspora. Readers/Performers: Raina León, American poet and...

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Tracy Smith at Smithsonian

The Ingenuity Festival hosts a public dialogue on history and race with acclaimed US Poet Laureate, Tracy K Smith.  Genre: Talks, Conversations. Venue: Washington, DC, USA. Dates: December 5, 2018. Sponsors: National Museum of African-American History and Culture and the Smithsonian Institution. Description: The program, titled On Art and History:...

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‘Creed II’

Steven Caple Jr’s sequel to a branching from the ‘Rocky’ movies brings to the screen beloved characters and actors, their grudges, grimaces, bruises, trials, victories. Genre: Film, Sequel. Venue: United States and Worldwide Release. Date:  November 21, 2018. Primary Creators/Distributors: Steven Caple Jr (director), Sylvester Stallone (co-writer and co-producer), and MGM. Primary Actors:...

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‘Treasures’ at Smithsonian

National Museum of African-American History and Culture provides experts to teach the public how to preserve individual and family histories.  Genre: Archives, Museums, Preservation, Personal and Family History. Venue: Washington, DC, USA. Dates: November 14, 2018. Sponsors: National Museum of African-American History and Culture and the Smithsonian Institution. Description: Save Our...

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‘Hamilton’ in London

One of the most celebrated musical theater productions in years opens the restored Victoria Palace Theatre, London, England. Genre: Performance, Musical Theater Venue: Victoria Palace Theatre, St James’s Park, London, England Time: Preview Performances – 6 December to 20 December 2017; Main Run – 21 December 2017 - 30 June 2018. Sponsor: Delfont Mackintosh...

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‘Writing to Save a Life’

John Edgar Wideman searches in searing prose for Louis Till, father of Emmett Till, both executed, by the Army, via lynching.  Genre: Books, Nonfiction. Full Title: Writing to Save a Life — The Louis Till File. Author: John Edgar Wideman, award-winning American novelist and writer, author of Philadelphia Fire (1990), Brothers...

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‘House of Lords and Commons’

Ishion Hutchinson returns to the difficult beauty of the Jamaican landscape with lyric precision, holding his world at an angle astonishing, surprising, incisive. Genre: Books, Poetry. Full Title: House of Lords and Commons Author: Ishion Hutchinson, award-winning Jamaican poet, author of Far District: Poems (2010), Assistant Professor of English at Cornell...

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