Daily Archive: August 7, 2021

Lumbee Film Festival starts Sept. 17 and will be at Thomas Entrepreneurship Hub

Aug. 7—PEMBROKE — The fourth annual Lumbee Film Festival returns to the big screen with 18 new films directed by indigenous filmmakers, screening over two days at the Thomas Entrepreneurship Hub on Main Street.

This year’s festival is presented by the North Carolina Museum of Art and includes live music, film, food and fellowship. The festival opens Sept. 17 with an outdoor screening of “RUMBLE: The Indians Who Rocked the World,” an electrifying look at the American Indian influence in popular music — despite attempts to ban, censor and erase Indian culture.

The film reveals how early pioneers of blues

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There’s a religious revival going on in China — under the constant watch of the Communist Party

<span class="caption">The Chinese government has promoted a revival of Confucianism, along with traditional religious practices, as part of its nationalist agenda.</span> <span class="attribution"><a class="link rapid-noclick-resp" href="https://newsroom.ap.org/detail/ChinaRegulatingReligion/a87aed02d16c49689fae7dc31d53907c" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein">AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein</a></span>
The Chinese government has promoted a revival of Confucianism, along with traditional religious practices, as part of its nationalist agenda. AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein

The Chinese Communist Party is celebrating the 100th anniversary of its founding in 1921. For most of those decades, the party sought to restrict or obliterate traditional religious practices, which it considered part of China’s “feudal” past.

But since the late 1970s, the party has slowly permitted a multifaceted and far-reaching revival of religion in China to take place. More recently, current Chinese president and Communist Party leader Xi Jinping has endorsed continued party tolerance for religion

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The Dreamer Photograph By Martine Roch

Art & Entertainment,Art & Visual,Art & Culture,Art & Design,Digital Art PhotographyDigital Artwork Photography menggunakan Facebook. Kickstarter helps artists, musicians, filmmakers, designers, and other creators find the sources and assist they need to make their concepts a reality. To this point, tens of 1000’s of inventive tasks — huge and small — have come to life with the support of the Kickstarter neighborhood. Its web site reads like an almanac, highlighting stories, tasks, and concepts from the colourful Kickstarter Arts community.

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Princess Margaret’s Bracelet, Worn for Her 19th Birthday Portrait, Is Hitting the Auction Block

Princess Margaret Rose of England

Princess Margaret Rose of England

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Princess Margaret was known for her glamorous style — and now a piece of her jewelry collection can be yours.

A Cratier bracelet dating circa 1925 worn by Queen Elizabeth‘s younger sister for her official 19th birthday portrait in 1949 is hitting the auction block next month through Dix Noonan Webb’s Jewellery, Watches and Objects of Vertu. The Art Deco piece featuring pearls and diamonds is expected to fetch up to $55,000.

“This is a rare opportunity to purchase a very personal piece of Royal history with an impeccable provenance,”

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