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Learning the culture of Pacific Islanders through dance

ELK GROVE, Calif. — Few cultures rely on the art of dance to influence their young as much as the Pacific Island Kingdom of Tonga. Several times a week Catherin Ofa Mann, or Ofa as she is known, held traditional pacific islander dance lessons for the community. 

Unfortunately, on Monday, May 11, Ofa died suddenly. She leaves behind a legacy of advocating for the Pacific Islander community. Before passing, ABC10 spoke with her about the non-profit group she founded and how she teaches American Born Pacific Islanders the culture of their ancestors. 

“TOFA in the Tongan Language means trailblazer,” said

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Donald Glover Calls Out ‘Boring’ Art in the Film and TV Industry, Sparks Conversation About Cancel Culture

The rapper, writer and producer started a larger discussion on Twitter.

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Donald Glover, the rapper, writer and producer known by fans as Childish Gambino, is calling out the onslaught of “boring” television shows and films that have been produced as a result of the industry’s “cancel culture.”

In a series of tweets, Glover mentioned a discussion he saw on the social media platform about people being “tired” of reviewing “boring stuff” 

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Miami Beach Invites Art Aficionados to Experience the City’s Bustling Arts & Culture Scene This Spring | News

MIAMI BEACH, Fla., May 10, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Miami Beach, a city like no other place in the world, is inviting travelers and art enthusiasts to take a step back from day-to-day stresses, headlines, and routines and experience the city’s extensive arts and culture offerings this spring. From Art Deco-themed hotels to world-renowned museums and art installations, Miami Beach is the picture-perfect option for a socially distanced getaway or staycation to celebrate the arts.

Miami Beach’s rich architectural history allows visitors and locals to escape to a bygone era filled with colorful buildings and décor elements of

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