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Renaissance Party

Block party Saturday to usher in northeast renaissance - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
“oNE OKC: A Northeast Renaissance,” a free outdoor event, will be held Saturday at Douglass High School's Miller Football Stadium.

Renaissance to have season preview party

Mansfield News Journal - ‎Apr 26, 2016‎
MANSFIELD - The Renaissance Theatre will have its annual Season Preview Party at 6 p.m. May 17. In addition to the official announcement of the 2016-2017 Renaissance Performing Arts season lineup, the free event will feature live performances, ...

Tajik court says Islamic State plot targeted president

Reuters - ‎2 hours ago‎
Rakhmon, who has run the landlocked central Asian republic since 1992 and used Russian support to crush Islamist guerrillas in a 1992-1997 civil war, blamed that coup attempt on the opposition Islamic Renaissance Party, which was then banned.
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Rights groups blast Tajikistan's jailing of lawyers

Yahoo7 News - ‎May 5, 2016‎
The lawyers were targeted for defending members of the moderate Islamic Renaissance Party of Tajikistan, which the government has banned, as well as a former industry minister and fellow lawyers.

Jennifer Campbell's Social Notes: May 7, 2016

Montreal Gazette - ‎1 hour ago‎
As far as anniversary parties go, the recent 10th anniversary edition of the Printemps du MAC (a.k.a. the Musée d'art contemporain of Montreal) held, as is tradition at the stunning minimalist-chic museum, was pretty… EPIC.

'The Devil's Riches: A Modern History of Greed', by Jared Poley

Financial Times - ‎9 hours ago‎
On Avarice by Poggio Bracciolini, a Renaissance humanist, tells the story of a conversation between three men at a dinner party. One of them, the host, argues that avarice is worse even than lust. Another claims that there are “collateral benefits of ...

"Total control" of Islam

Transitions Online - ‎1 hour ago‎
His People's Democratic Party (PDPT) has 51 out of the total of 63 deputies in the lower house of parliament, while the now-banned opposition Islamic Renaissance Party (IRP) has no deputies. The IRP was Central Asia's only legal religious-based ...

Olde fashioned fun at the Janesville Renaissance Faire

Beloit Daily News - ‎17 hours ago‎
JANESVILLE - Feel free to dress up in costume, create a persona and party like it's 1599. All are invited to participate in a weekend of whimsical fun at the Janesville Renaissance Faire on May 14 and 15. Held annually at Traxler Park, the Janesville ...
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US Fracking Boom Scores Two Huge Victories This Week

Breitbart News - ‎2 hours ago‎
But the Democrat-controlled state Independent Regulatory Review Commission (IRRC) Commission voted in April on a straight 3-2 party line to adopt a set of draconian new regulations. ... Facing an onslaught of public ire from local residents in the ...
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With Rousseff on the ropes, Brazil's far right sees an opening

The Guardian - ‎May 5, 2016‎
With less than a week until the Brazilian senate votes on the impeachment of President Dilma Rousseff, the question facing the nation is no longer whether the Workers' party government will fall, but how far to the right the political pendulum will ...
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Montagues, Capulets Become Hamas, Fatah in New Gaza Production of 'Romeo & Juliet'

Haaretz - ‎17 hours ago‎
Montagues, Capulets Become Hamas, Fatah in New Gaza Production of 'Romeo & Juliet'. A son of a member of Hamas has the misfortune of falling in love with the daughter of a member of the rival Fatah party, giving classic a distinctly Palestinian twist.
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I used to vote Tory, but after the last year I can't bring myself to do it

The Independent - ‎May 5, 2016‎
It is nowhere near as sad, however, as the miserable self-loathing of many a disgruntled Conservative, watching on with horror as any semblance of a Labour renaissance, and with it, all hope of reforming the Tory party, drifts off into space. I'm not ...

Review: Nicole Eisenman's 'Al-ugh-ories'

WNYC - ‎7 hours ago‎
To understand “Ale-ugh-ories,” Nicole Eisenman's winning exhibition at the New Museum, it helps to be versed in the history of The Thing.

In praise of small miners

The Economist - ‎May 5, 2016‎
Ivory Coast was one of the last guests to the African mining party, arriving just before the music was turned down. Yet across the continent there has been a surge in small-scale mining.

Makeovers After Midnight! Inside Pat McGrath's Secret Met Gala After-Party - ‎May 4, 2016‎
Just across the hall at Le Bain, another fete was in full swing—Pat McGrath's secret makeover party, where a gathering of her model, designer, and actress friends stepped in for a beautifying visit with the makeup whiz.

Dave Lavender: Music news from Friday Friday and fests to Mountain Stage and a dose of biker blues

Huntington Herald Dispatch - ‎4 hours ago‎
First off, Ed Harkless and Cabell Midland High School's almost famous Collegium Musicum (Renaissance singers) will be presenting their annual Collegium Musicum Experience (VII Edition) at 7 p.m.


Saskatoon StarPhoenix - ‎15 hours ago‎
Part one Saturday at The Refinery, 609 Dufferin Ave., at 7:30 p.m. Party at Free Flow Dance Theatre, 224 25th St. West. Tickets $40; available at 306-653-5191, ontheboards.
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Malcolm Turnbull and Bill Shorten: the optimist and the pessimist

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎May 4, 2016‎
Not for us the political spice from our economically convulsed and politically fractured overseas cousins: the toxic celebrity populism of Donald Trump, the pushbike Marxism of Britain's Jeremy Corbyn, even the freakish gust of fresh air that is Canada ...

DP, JCP unite against constitutional changes

The Japan News - ‎May 4, 2016‎
If the DP tries to forcibly make its members agree on a single opinion, the party may break up. On an NHK TV program on Tuesday, Hiroyuki Arai, leader of the New Renaissance Party, asked Okada, “Is it meaningful to conceal the fact that party members ...
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Get your renaissance fix at 2 fairs

Omaha World-Herald - ‎May 4, 2016‎
The Renaissance Festival of Nebraska will run Saturday and Sunday and continue May 14-15 at the Bellevue Berry Farm and Pumpkin Ranch, 11001 S. 48th St. in Papillion.