Society

The Jacksonville Historical Society’s Gingerbread Show is now on display

Blame the Stewart family’s candy creation at the 19th Annual Gingerbread Extravaganza on a TV show the whole family watches, says her 10-year-old daughter Magnolia. Specifically, blame the “LEGO Masters” of the Fox Network, where teams build towering and intricate sculptures from interlocking plastic blocks. This is where her Westside …

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Pin-up calendar to raise funds for the Cancer Society

ELLSWORTH – On November 7, thirteen local women, three stylists and a photographer came together to recreate a 1950s pin-up-style calendar to benefit the American Cancer Society. Amanda Clark of Dot’s Photography, along with Brandy Marchetti and Jaimie Paige, organized the dresses, hairstyles and makeup for each model of the …

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The Con Brio Choral Society will perform Three Centuries of Gloria

In their 25th anniversary Christmas concert, the Con Brio Choral Society will perform Glorias that span three centuries: Mass in B minor, completed in 1748 during the Baroque period, a Gloria by Rossini Small Solemn Mass, written in 1863, during the Romantic period and the contemporary Rutter Gloria, composed in …

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YCS DAO, renamed from Yakuza Cats Society, launches 4

SINGAPORE, December 01, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – The creation of 8,930 unique Yakuza cats for 0.0893 ETH each was the genesis of YCS DAO. The project used its unique concept of character orientation from Japanese art and encouraged users with early role-playing activity, which was an unequivocal attraction for the …

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Torrington Historical Society holding program on the old guitar factory

TORRINGTON – Many people don’t know Torrington’s connection to guitar history, according to the Torrington Historical Society. The first guitar factory in the United States was located in Torrington and will be the subject of a free virtual program hosted by the society at 6:30 p.m. on December 1 by …

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The Guelph Humane Society honors pets after they die, while shining it forward

Guelph – A recently revived program at the Guelph Humane Society offers pet owners a unique way to remember their pet after it passes away, while giving back. Shannon Kornelsen vividly remembers the day she walked into the facility and saw the kitten that captured her heart. “It’s etched in …

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African American Heritage Society purchases Merrill-Williams House

The historic Merrill-Williams House at the intersection of Natchez and Fowlkes streets is officially owned by the African American Heritage Society of Williamson County. The organization held a closing celebration on November 12, closing a chapter of fundraising and advocacy on the role of the home as an integral part …

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Jurassic Park Sequel: Folio Society Launches Illustrated Edition of The Lost World

Shortly after the publication of jurassic park in 1990, author Michael Crichton began receiving endless letters from readers asking if a sequel was in the cards. After the cultural and financial success of Steven Spielberg’s film adaptation three years later, Crichton had no choice but to deliver a sequel that …

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Local organizations show their support for MMIW with an exhibit at the Journey Museum

RAPID CITY, SD – Outside the Journey Museum in Rapid City, a special exhibit is on display, honoring missing and murdered Indigenous women and children. A teepee and red robe cords have been installed by the Red Ribbon Skirt Society and other organizations such as the Medicine Wheel Riders and …

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Take 2 for Whitehorse’s ‘iconic’ cinema, as the film company takes over

The intermission will soon end at the Yukon Theater in Whitehorse, according to the Yukon Film Society. The nonprofit has just signed a lease to take over the aging and long-disused facility, and the goal is to turn on a projector in a matter of weeks. “It’s an iconic building. …

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