Tagged: Celebrating

Pop Tarts Is Celebrating Dia De Muertos With A Limited-Edition Box And Grants To Latinx Art Organizations

As far as I am concerned, come the day after Labor Day, it’s all about fall. I know *technically* that spooky season doesn’t start for another few weeks, but I like to get the celebrations going. Everything gets covered in pumpkin spice (which has already started), the leaves just begin to change colors, and everywhere you look is burnt orange, bright ghoul-y green, and blood red.

To celebrate the season, tons of brands give a fresh look to their products. Pop-Tarts is dressing up their boxes in the bright colors and designs of Dia De Muertos, or Day of

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Arts & Culture Newsletter: Celebrating jazz this Fourth of July weekend

Good morning, and welcome to the U-T Arts & Culture Newsletter.

I’m David L. Coddon, and here’s your guide to all things essential in San Diego’s arts and culture this week.

What could be more patriotic this Fourth of July weekend than celebrating the truly American art form that is jazz? Among the places the genre was nurtured in the early part of the 20th century was Harlem, and in particular the Cotton Club on 142nd Street and Lenox Avenue. Duke Ellington, Louis Armstrong, Count Basie and Ethel Waters entertained there, cementing the legacy of the storied nightclub.

The sound

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Kids Discover Partners with Rhino Records to Release Free Units Celebrating Ray Charles, Aretha Franklin, and Curtis Mayfield for Black History Month

Kids Discover, a leading provider of high-interest nonfiction for social studies and science, has partnered with Rhino Records, the catalog division of Warner Music Group, to celebrate Black History Month by releasing three free units honoring classic Atlantic Records artists Ray Charles and Aretha Franklin as well as Curtom Records’ Curtis Mayfield. Each of these units, featuring music, original album art, and more, will be freely available on the Kids Discover website for the entire month of February.

Designed to shine a light on the lives and impact of these music industry legends, the free units engage students in

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Remembering And Celebrating Jill Ditmire, Arts & Culture Journalist And Advocate

Longtime local arts reporter and WFYI journalist Jill Ditmire, whose work in local broadcast journalism included “Curious Mix,” “Indiana Outdoors” and “The Good Life,” died last weekend. She was 56.

Jill has been part of the lives of Midwest viewers and listeners for 25 years. She held many different roles throughout her career, including anchor of WFYI’s “All Things Considered,” reporter at almost every Indianapolis television station, producer and co-host of a range of Indiana public media programs, frequent freelance contributor to print publications, and a reporter and anchor at several radio stations. She brought both depth of knowledge and

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