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Smart Art Investments - Buy What You Love!


Collecting art can be one of the most enjoyable ways to spend your money. But a painting can provide you with more than just viewing pleasure.

Insider Tips to Quadruple Your Art Show Sales


At a recent art show, I could not help but notice that not everyone's day was going as well as mine! As I experienced a constant stream of people flooding into my booth and buying my artwork, my neighbors were sitting idle and waiting. Not only did I have people buzzing in and around my booth, but after they purchased my artwork, they told their friends to come to my booth and buy from me!I had experienced too many art shows from the other side of the fence.

Rasputin


GRIGORY EFIMOVICH NOVYKH (RASPUTIN):'Hail, Hail, Ras-putin'. This man's story has intrigued me for all of my life.

King Tuts Tomb was No Better - Found in America


Between 603 and 702 AD. a truly marvelous temple was built by the Mayan people to honour a non-Mayan, non-Indian man.

Copper Keels and Red Ochre


Copper Keels:Nature provides varying resources in different parts of the world. In Ireland the use of leather in boat-building made sense.

Dreaming of Love and Peace


She dreams of touring Europe and the US to sing of love and peace. That is her 'big ambition.

Astrology Signs and Planets Reveal Who You Are


But people are starting to take a new look at astrology.The well-known astronomer/astrophysicist, Dr.

A Billion Cheers At 40: Lets Celebrate Mummy Jessy


Ooh the depth of literary riches, how terrific they are! In less than 40 hours time, our sister- J. K.

A Short Biography on Some of Europes Most Loved and Hated Monarchs - Pt 3 King Ludwig II


King Ludwig II of Bavaria, named after his grandfather, was born in Nymphenburg Castle outside Munich on August 25, 1845 and was the eldest son of King Maximillian II and Queen Marie. As a boy, Ludwig's favourite time of the year were the summer holidays spent at the Royal Castle Hohenschwangau which his father restored between 1832 and 1836.

The Western Cowboy


In the State of Texas the Western Cowboy can be found home on the range. But can you really find a true western cowboy in the state of Texas? At one time you could find real cowboys in Texas but that time was over one hundred years ago.

Michael Jacksons Latest Album Has Flopped


One month after being cleared of sex assault charges, Michael Jackson's latest album, The Essential Michael Jackson, has flopped. In the first week of its release only 8000 copies were sold.

Bohemian Grove


"Bohemian Grove is 'the greatest men's party on Earth', according to once-regular attendee Herbert Hoover. A secret little getaway for America's male upper crust, the 2-week long annual retreat in Monte Rio, California, has all the luxuries you'd expect of an elitist clique: outdoor plays, an orchestra, delicious food and beverages, public urination, streaking, and human sacrifices, to name a few.

She Wrote the Book on Fakin It


She brought the guitar into vogue. She created the first "fake" books designed for regular folks who didn't want to or were unable to invest the time and effort to master the guitar.

Marilyn Monroe and Mary Jo Kopechne


I doubt Marilyn Monroe was anything but a confused star-struck drug-using individual with some gifts and talents that the Kennedy boys enjoyed. But she may have been so obsessed with them that she would have threatened to tell some of what she knew and she did have the attention of the people and media.

Garnet is Januarys Birthstone


If you're still young enough to remember your birthday, you probably also remember the special birthstone assigned to it. But at your age, we bet you don't really know the SIGNIFICANCE of your birthstone and what power the ancients felt would be bestowed about you by wearing it.

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Bonfire of the humanities  Washington Examiner

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A coalition among Yale and several other schools to reconsider the intersection between humanities, race and racism has received funding from the Andrew W.


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Drury's Humanities and Arts Film Series will resume this weekend at the Moxie Cinemawith a showing of the 2014 civil rights film “Selma,” Saturday, February ...


Adventures in the New Humanities: Reframing the conversation – St. Olaf College  St. Olaf College News

This post is part of a blog series, 'Adventures in the New Humanities,' by Judy Kutulas, the Boldt Family Distinguished Teaching Chair in the Humanities.


Romance languages professor awarded humanities grant  AroundtheO

Nathalie Hester, associate professor of romance languages and director of European Studies at the UO, has been awarded a $60,000 grant from the National ...


Can Humanities Along With Science Help Save The Planet?  KJZZ

STEVE GOLDSTEIN: The Trump administration made the move to pull the U.S. out of the Paris Climate Accord. The southwestern part of the country, including ...


Yale Environmental Humanities expands reach with new graduate certificate  Yale News

The Graduate Certificate in the Environmental Humanities will be offered beginning in the fall of 2019 and is open to doctoral students at any stage.


The numbers don't lie, but the humanities still matter  The Bowdoin Orient

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I was studying for my poitical science final and I thought why on earth do people think that Humanities is the easiest of all the other three streams? “Oh you ...


Franklin Humanities Institute talks combine breakfast and humanities research  Duke Chronicle

Among the many flyers posted on the hundreds of bulletin boards around the university, one acronym that could be mistaken for a party is actually a lecture ...


Following concern from humanities departments, UMD will offer a new grant for faculty members  The Diamondback

Holly Brewer, a history professor at the University of Maryland, was hoping to spend this semester on sabbatical — putting the finishing touches on the book ...


SRAP eliminates American Studies, squeezes humanities  Manitou Messenger

The Strategic Resource Allocation Project (SRAP) is entering its final stages – the elimination of the American Studies program and courses in many ...


Photos: Governor's Arts and Humanities Awards  Juneau Empire

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7 Things You Can Do With Your Humanities Degree  Thrive Global

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Young Artists Encouraged to Participate in Rowlett Arts & Humanities Exhibit - Blue Ribbon News  Blue Ribbon News

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Author discusses his new book about landing grants in the humanities and social sciences  Inside Higher Ed

Many graduate programs train Ph.D. students in the physical and biological sciences on how to apply for and manage grants. But many humanities and social ...


Human-Centered Artificial Intelligence initiative talks AI, humanities and the arts  The Stanford Daily

At the full-day collaborative workshop “AI, Humanities & the Arts,” speakers hosted by the Stanford Humanities Center stressed artificial intelligence's (AI) ...


Collaborative humanities project brings professors and students together to understand cultural identity  The Michigan Daily

Near an isolated desert in Patagonia, Argentina, a unique community which, in 1980, was classified as virtually “extinct,” still resides. These descendants of ...


Sandeen named to chair Humanities Nebraska Council | News  Hastings Tribune

Amy Sandeen has been providing learning opportunities for Nebraskans for more than a decade as executive director of Prairie Loft Center for Outdoor and ...


Mellon-funded Rural Humanities initiative launches  Cornell Chronicle

A Rural Humanities scholarly initiative, funded by a grant from the Mellon Foundation, will foster deeper engagement with rural communities, emphasizing ...


Georgia State Gets $1.25 Million Mellon Foundation Grant To Help Students Seeking Advanced Humanities Degrees  Georgia State University News

The Center for Advancement of Students and Alumni into Graduate and Professional Programs (CASA) at Georgia State University has received a $1.25 million ...


Medical school offers humanities pre-meds direct entry  The Rice Thresher

Rice University and the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston are partnering to create a direct-entry program into McGovern Medical School for ...


Biomedical humanities program launches at Campbell | News  Campbell University News

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Mellon Foundation funds collaborative project on race and humanities  Yale News

A collaborative project to investigate the connections between the study of race and racism and academic fields in the humanities has received funding from The ...


Bangor Humanities Day to include poetry reading, music and poster presentations  Bangor Daily News

BANGOR — Bangor Humanities Day will be held from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Friday, March 1 and 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Saturday, March 2 at various Downtown locations.


UI committing $2 million to faculty arts, humanities initiatives on all 3 campuses  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

URBANA — The University of Illinois is investing nearly $2 million in arts and humanities initiatives by faculty on all three of its campuses.The projects range ...


New Program Assistant at Salina Arts & Humanities  KSAL

There is a new face at Salina Arts & Humanities. Brad Anderson, Executive Director of Salina Arts & Humanities, announces that Susan Eberwein has been ...


Recent University of Providence graduates make case for humanities  Great Falls Tribune

Unless the cuts to the University of Provicence are better explained and justified, we cannot support the proposed program changes.


Grants for public humanities programs announced  CBS19 News

Virginia Humanities has announced almost $80000 in grants for 15 nonprofits to support public humanities programs across the Commonwealth.


Reed Rosenbacher: Rethinking the engineering humanities requirement  The Michigan Daily

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Seed Funding Available for Arts and Humanities Projects  University of Arkansas Newswire

Faculty are invited to apply for $5000 grants to fund research, scholarly and creative activities in the arts and humanities. The deadline for application is 5 p.m. ...


Helena historian and author recognized as an ambassador for the humanities  Helena Independent Record

Helena historian and author Stephenie Ambrose Tubbs said the effect humanities have had on her life can only be described as "once upon a time."


OU Humanities Forum to host workshop, lecture with National Endowment for the Humanities  The Oklahoma Daily

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Dean's Lecture Series in the Humanities  WWAY NewsChannel 3

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Spring 2019 Franke Lectures in the Humanities to explore race and caste  Yale News

“Race and Caste” is the topic of the spring Franke Lectures in the Humanities sponsored by the Whitney Humanities Center. This semester's series has been ...


Bill Pullman helps honor Montanans with the Governor's Humanities Awards  KRTV Great Falls News

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Mannie Jackson Center for the Humanities Foundation will receive $95000 grant  RiverBender.com

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MSU philosopher named 2018 humanities teacher of the year  Mississippi State Newsroom

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Grad Student Selected 2019 National Humanities Without Walls Fellow  UT Knoxville News

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Mattapoisett to build its first Habitat for Humanities house  SouthCoastToday.com

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ASU and MacArthur 'genius' poet Natalie Diaz shows the power of language, humanities  Arizona State University

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Vol State names Daniels Dean of Humanities  The Tennessean

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U.C. Santa Barbara Professor Calls for Reconstruction of Humanities  Cornell University The Cornell Daily Sun

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Rockford Grange hosts Oregon Humanities Conversation Project | Calendar  Hood River News

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Warm Up With The Humanities: A Celebration of New Faculty Research  Appalachian State University

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Humanities Undergraduate Research Fellows named for 2019  AroundtheO

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Virginia Humanities announces 15 new grants  Augusta Free Press

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Connecticut Humanities of Middletown awards $171,750 in grants for 12 projects statewide  Middletown Press

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UC San Diego Institute of Arts and Humanities Receives California Humanities Grant for Community Conversations  Newswise

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Clarkson professor promoted to associate professor of film in department of humanities & social sciences  North Country Now

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Human Library Project to debut at College of DuPage during Humanities Festival  Chicago Daily Herald

Discover the connections between various areas of study within humanities at "World View," the humanities festival at College of DuPage Feb. 6-24.


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California Humanities grant payments for artists remain suspended until federal funds flow  KPCC

For the artists and programs around California who depend on grants from organizations like California Humanities – which in turn, depends on federal money ...


Rutgers-Newark Receives $1.5M Grant to Create Scholarships for Humanities Students  TAPinto.net

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Traveling Smithsonian exhibit explores ties to water  Scottsbluff Star Herald

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Historian Theodore Rabb, champion of the humanities, dies at 81  History News Network (HNN)

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Celebrated author Walter Mosley to speak in Humanities Lecture Series  KU Today

LAWRENCE — Walter Mosley, novelist and social commentator, will speak at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 7 in the Kansas Memorial Union Ballroom. “Political Optimism in the ...


Legal Scholar Named Next Gaines Center Director  UKNow

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Feb. 19, 2019) — The next director of the John R. Gaines Center for the Humanities has been named by the University of Kentucky Division of ...


Local MPs to celebrate social science and humanities funding recipients at Brock  ThoroldNews.com

ThoroldNews received the following submission by Cathy Majteny, at Brock University: Understanding teens who are struggling with pressures to be perfect.


The arts in crisis: How the STEM world overshadows humanities  Dailyuw

In a world dominated by STEM, it can sometimes feel debilitating to be a humanities student at a large research institute like the UW. Regardless of personal ...


Arts for All kicks-off fundraising with luncheon  The Lawton Constitution

Artist, patrons and community leaders gathered on Friday to celebrate the Annual Arts for All Kick-off Luncheon at the Lawton Country Club.


Casper College Humanities Festival goes 'Around the World' to celebrate different cultures  Casper Star-Tribune Online

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Unique to Stanford: Digital humanities bridges technology and humanities  The Stanford Daily

This article is the third and final installment in a series examining unique concentrations at Stanford. The first article in the series highlights the Symbolic Systems ...


Clemson performing arts degree gets a relevant, updated name  Clemson Newsstand

The Clemson University College of Architecture, Arts and Humanities has changed the name of its performing arts undergraduate degree to more accurately ...


Seeking Beauty as the World Falls Apart  Hyperallergic

“This Land” (2019), part of Paved with Good Intentions by David Opdyke at the University of Michigan Institute for the Humanities, installation view. All images ...


Classics Professor Named Humanities Teacher of the Year - Ole Miss News  Ole Miss News

OXFORD, Miss. – Brad Cook, an associate professor of classics at the University of Mississippi, has been awarded a Humanities Teacher Award from the ...


Raymond Arsenault, Randy Wayne White win Florida Humanities Council’s Lifetime Achievement award  Tampa Bay Times

Arsenault, an eminent civil rights historian, and White, a bestselling crime fiction writer, both find inspiration in Florida's unique history.


WV Humanities Council announces annual Little Lecture Series  Charleston Gazette-Mail

Talks on history, art and literature will highlight the annual Little Lecture Series announced by the West Virginia Humanities Council on Monday.


Muskegon Community College runs out of money to finish arts building  MLive.com

MUSKEGON, MI – Muskegon Community College is set to open its new arts and humanities building, even though there wasn't enough money to finish it.


Federal government announces $141M for social sciences, humanities research  Global News

With the Agnes Etherington Art Centre at Queen's University as a backdrop, federal science and sports minister Kirsty Duncan announced $141 million for social ...


Baldwin named MVSU's 2018 Humanities Teacher of the Year  Mississippi Business Journal

Professor Dr. Jo A. Baldwin has been selected by Mississippi Valley State University's Office of Academic Affairs as the 2018 Humanities Teacher of the Year.


Virginia Beach Arts and Humanities Commission extends deadline for community arts grant  WTKR News 3

The Virginia Beach Arts and Humanities Commission, in partnership with the city's Office of Cultural Affairs, announced Wednesday that its Community Arts ...


Kevin Kwan, 'Last Podcast on the Left,' lead Pittsburgh Humanities Festival  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

The 2019 Pittsburgh Humanities Festival will feature author Kevin Kwan of “Crazy Rich Asians” book and film and “Last Podcast on the Left.”


'Ordeal of Appalachia' Kicks off Humanities Center's Spring Lecture Series  UT Knoxville News

EDITOR'S NOTE: The January 29 lecture with Steven Stoll has been canceled. ***. The spring portion of the UT Humanities Center's 2018–19 Distinguished ...


Humanities Council honors cultural heroes - Saipan News, Headlines, Events, Ads  Saipan Tribune

Motherread Fatherread program coordinator Viola S. Deleon Guerrero gives her thank you message for the recognition of *service* she received. (Jon Perez).


Scientists funding humanities research: CLAS names 2018-19 DSHB Faculty Scholars  Iowa Now

Science and the humanities are sometimes seen as unrelated enterprises—but the director and board of advisors of the University of Iowa's Developmental ...


MVSU announces Dr. Jo A. Baldwin 2018 Humanities Teacher of the Year  WJTV

ITTA BENA, Miss. (WJTV) - Mississippi Valley State University's Office of Academic Affairs announces Dr. Jo A. Baldwin of Kosciusko as its 2018 Humanities ...


Madison's mayoral candidates meet for forum in Humanities building  The Daily Cardinal

Four of the five candidates for Madison's mayor answered questions about the city's future at a mayoral forum in UW-Madison's Humanities building Thursday.


As Humanities Majors Decline, Colleges Try to Hype Up Their Programs  The Atlantic

The Great Recession scared a lot of students away from the humanities. Now administrators are trying to bring them back.


Lies About the Humanities — and the Lying Liars Who Tell Them  The Chronicle of Higher Education

If you participate long enough in public discussions about the role of the humanities both within higher education and in broader civil society, it becomes ...


Humans versus algorithms: why the future needs more arts and humanities  Equal Times

They've spent their entire lives fighting against the stigma of uselessness. Now, on the verge of the coming robotics revolution, they appear to be more out of ...


Business Does Not Need the Humanities — But Humans Do  HBR.org Daily

Sometimes a simple story is all it takes to capture complex issues, or so it seems. Take this one. A few years ago, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg lost a game of ...


Whither The Humanities: The Ten-Year Trend In College Majors  Forbes

The past ten years has seen dramatic shifts in the majors of college graduates. Students are fleeing education and the humanities for majors in STEM disciplines ...


Should I Major in the Humanities?  The Atlantic

Students are abandoning humanities majors, turning to degrees they think yield far better job prospects. But they're wrong.


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