Student debt rises for Americans 50 and over: AARP

What would you like to know About a fifth of student loan debt is not eligible for the payment break instituted in 2020. AARP worked with Savi to customize the student loan repayment tool for older borrowers. The tool does not imply or promote the refinancing of student loans. Student …

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North Dakota Homeownership Assistance Programs

If you are a resident of North Dakota and would like buy your first home – or move to the state and a first time home buyer – The North Dakota Housing Finance Agency can help. This public housing finance authority can help you secure an affordable mortgage, down payment, …

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D-FW Caliber Home Loans and Mavenir Postpone IPOs in Uncertain Market

Two Dallas-Fort Worth companies are postponing initial stock offerings slated for this week, citing volatile or uncertain market conditions as the number of COVID-19 cases rises the week before a controversial US presidential election. Richardson-based Mavenir, which provides “carrier-grade” native cloud software and technologies for wireless service providers, suspended its …

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INVESTOR ALERT: Law firm of Howard G. Smith continues investigation into Ebang International Holdings, Inc. (EBON) on behalf of investors

BENSALEM, PA – (BUSINESS WIRE) – Howard G. Smith’s law firm is continuing its investigation on behalf of Ebang International Holdings, Inc. (“Ebang” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ: EBON) investors regarding possible violations by the Company of federal securities laws. On April 6, 2021, analyst Hindenburg Research released a report alleging …

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Black Star Farms Offers Summer Outdoor Adventure Package

SUTTONS BAY, MI – During a summer where fun outdoor activities and the need for social distancing seem like a perfect fit, the inn at Black Star Farms offers a special outdoor adventure package to its customers. The award-winning Suttons Bay winery and vineyard have created a full-day itinerary built …

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Explore Alaska off the beaten track with ROAM Adventures

On an aerial excursion from Ultima Thule and ROAM Adventures. Ultima Thule For many visitors, Alaska is a blur, usually seen from the deck of a cruise ship or perhaps a tourist train. The real Alaska, the largest state in the Union, a vast place that redefines the term ‘wilderness’, …

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Small local businesses struggle to get PPP loans

For Marques Jones, the COVID-19 pandemic presented a series of particularly trying challenges. The business he owns – ComForCare Home Care in Henrico – provides care to high-risk elderly people who still live independently in their own homes. So, before the virus arrived, he invested money in protective gear that …

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Everything is fair in theater and war

An Iliad, a Court Theater production originally produced in March 2020 and made available this spring for virtual viewing, takes advantage of its unique setting in the galleries of the Oriental Institute for a modern retelling of Homer’s epic. Drawing inspiration from even those generally put off by traditional translations …

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‘Happy BirthYeY’ returns, now on the Just Love Kids portal – Manila Bulletin

‘Happy BirthYeY’ returns, now on the Just Love Kids portal Make the most of your quarantined children’s birthday party with “Happy BirthYeY” virtual cries through the ABS-CBN Just Love Kids child-friendly edutainment portal. Previously seen on the YeY channel, the monthly “Happy BirthYeY” birthday message is now digitally available, offering …

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Elderly man dances after receiving COVID-19 vaccine

The daily beast Prince William and Kate Middleton’s 10th birthday is the calm before the storm Illustration photo by The Daily Beast / Photos via Getty It’s been 10 years since Prince William walked into Westminster Abbey, leaned over his stepfather Michael Middleton and joked: ‘It was supposed to be …

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Nowruz Online connects Americans to the world

Members of the Rastak group (Negar Ezazi, right, playing the daf, a large tambourine, and Piran Mohajeri, playing the oud) perform on stage. (© Avahid Salemi / AP Images) A traditional Persian New Year table setting includes seven elements that each symbolize something important, such as beauty, longevity, or patience. …

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Black American gives Irish dancing a new face

By Kia Johnson RICHMOND, Virginia (Reuters) – An unlikely fusion of Irish dance and hip-hop music soars high on the internet as a young African-American dancer with dreadlocks mixes her passions in viral videos of herself in quarantine. With quick steps, jumps and kicks on TikTok, student Morgan Bullock, 21, …

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Jacob’s Pillow is a date with an outdoor dance festival

As arts organizations across the country take note of the one-year anniversary of the closure of live performances, the Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival is among the first of the Berkshires’ leading arts presenters to announce a return to live events this summer. The 2021 season of America’s largest and longest-running …

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Mendoza: Information on women’s month, vaccination

MARCH, in addition to being declared Fire Prevention Month, is also Women’s Month. To celebrate International Women’s Day 2021, the International Cooperation Office of the Ministry of Education (DepEd) is organizing a virtual forum anchored on the international theme “Women in leadership: achieving an equal future in a Covid-19 world …

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‘Dance Xchange on Air’ in motion

Halili-Cruz Laiya Ballet School Just before the world came to a halt due to the pandemic, Shirley Halili-Cruz gathered 10,000 dancers to perform “Unity Dance” as part of the Guinness World Record’s Largest Dance Contingent category. The choreography reflected her vision as chairperson of the National Culture Commission and the …

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Uzbek music ensemble to perform in Shusha

February 16, 2021 4:47 PM (UTC + 04: 00) 1374 By Laman Ismayilova Uzbek music ensemble “Ozbegim Yoshlari” will perform in Shusha. The relevant agreement was reached during a meeting between the director of the Azerbaijani Cultural Center Samir Abbasov and the artistic director of the music group Ozbegim Yoshlari, …

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Virtual Chinese New Year Celebration in Davao City

The traditional Chinese Lunar New Year celebration in the city of Davao, which will take place on February 12, will take place online due to continued restrictions on travel and mass gatherings caused by the Covid-19 pandemic. Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio said on Monday February 1 that the city will forgo …

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are all Asians the same for you?

Labeling all Asian cultures as ‘the same’ is detrimental and offensive Fast fashion companies have a long history of manufacturing problematic clothing, and they are no strangers to overt cultural appropriation. Just recently, Boohoo.com listed t-shirts with generic Japanese words on them, but casually labeled them as “Chinese Text.” Boohoo.com …

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#GoldenFrames: Illustrated biography of Vyjayanthimala, queen of Indian cinema dance | Photo gallery

01 / 30 /celebs/goldenframes/goldenframes-vyjayanthimala/eventshow/80478894.cms 01 #GoldenFrames: Illustrated biography of Vyjayanthimala, queen of Indian cinema dance | #GoldenFrames: Pictorial biography of Vyjayanthimala, queen of Indian cinema dance | #GoldenFrames: Pictorial Biography of Vyjayanthimala, Queen of Indian Cinema Portfolio Dance Photos | #GoldenFrames: Pictorial biography of Vyjayanthimala, queen of Indian cinema dance …

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Across the block

Notable sales in our February 5, 2021 issue lead with a portrayal of dancer Harriet Hoctor en pointe by American artist Abram Poole who has crossed the block at over 30 times her high estimate. Bidders weren’t playing Cottone Auctions when they pushed the final hammer over $ 40,000 for …

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Foreigners flock to Egypt for its belly dancing scene

CONFLICT VISIONS: Although many see Cairo as the birthplace of belly dancing, authorities in the country have started targeting performers in recent years. At a Cairo wedding venue, Russian belly dancer Anastasia Biserova took to the dancefloor in a shiny high-slit skirt and elaborate sequined bra top. She swirled her …

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Egyptian dancers call to protect belly dancing

Egyptian oriental dancers fight to protect their profession from “intruders” who they say have distorted the dance style for a long time. But as more and more non-Egyptian dancers come to Egypt to start their careers and new musical genres emerge, the fight becomes more difficult. Most Egyptian oriental dancers …

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Dyumdum: Tales of 12 Eastern Dabawenyos

Taking a break from the Covid-19 pandemic, the provincial government, through the Provincial Tourism Board, officially opened the art exhibition Dyumdum: Tales Of The Twelve Oriental Dabawenyos, which focuses on the promotion of the natural and cultural heritage of Davao Oriental. Dubbed “Dyumdum,” a term derived from the Mandaya language …

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Amala Shankar’s world of Kalpana

Amala Shankar was the last representative of a certain imagination in choreography Born in Jessore, now in Bangladesh, on June 27, 1919, Amala went to Paris at age 11 with her father Akshay Nandy, a jeweler who participated in the International Colonial Exhibition. In Paris, they meet Uday Shankar, his …

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