Elections 2020: United States

On Tuesday, November 3 2020, US voters head to poll stations across the country to submit their decisions on their President, Vice-President and a range of candidates and issues. On this page, we provide information to help readers understand the process.Every four years, in early November, most of the...

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UN Climate Summit

The United Nations bolsters a global community committed to climate change action by holding a special summit this September. ISSUE • The Environment PLACE • New York, NY, USA DATE • September 23, 2019 ORGANIZATION • United Nations The United Nations Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres, has convened a UN Climate Summit for September...

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Toni Morrison Passes

The doyenne of American fiction, letters, and culture, writer of several prize-winning novels, passed away after a brief illness. ISSUES • Transition, Literature PLACE • New York City, USA DATE • August 5, 2019 BODY • Family of Toni Morrison and Random House ISSUES • Transition, Literature PLACE • New York...

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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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Ailey II in France

Alvin Ailey arrives in France with a marvelous series of dance pieces, representing African-American culture across bodies, music, languages. ISSUES • Performance, Dance PLACE • Maison de la Danse, Lyon, France DATE • 13 to 18 May, 2019 ORGANIZATION • The Alvin Ailey Dance Theater ISSUES • Performance, Dance PLACE •...

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Ailey II in Barcelona

The world famous dance company from New York arrives in Spain offering a special set of its performances, communicating across bodies, languages and cultures. SUBJECTS • Dance VENUES • Centre Cultural Terrassa, Barcelona, Spain DATES • 10-11 May, 2019 SPONSORS • Ailey II/Alvin Ailey Repertory Ensemble and Alvin Ailey Dance Theater....

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Alvin Ailey 2019 Begins

The renowned and celebrated dance company has made available its program for this year’s world tour across stages, cities, nations.Genre: Performance, Dance Venue: Worldwide tour starts in New York City, USA. For other locations and dates, see the schedule. Time: February 1 2019 till September 22 2019 Sponsors: Alvin Ailey American Dance...

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Ailey II 2019 World Tour

The renowned dance company has provided the year’s program for its accompanying ensemble, offering rigorous and engaging shows, dance, choreography.Genre: Performance, Dance. Venues: Worldwide 2019 tour including stops in the United States, France, Germany, and Spain. For locations and dates, see the schedule. Time: January 15 2019 till May...

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Rankine, Spahr On Dubois

Two poets and critics discuss literature, race, politics, and the 1956 passport denial to WEB DuBois for a conference in France.  Genre: Talks, Conversations. Venue: Kaufman Concert Hall, The 92 Y, New York, NY, USA. Dates: December 13, 2018. Sponsors: Part of the Unterberg Poetry Center series at The 92...

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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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