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Charles Taylor Prize

CRAIG BROWN: Genius - or sick joke? The great BritArt debate

Daily Mail - ‎May 28, 2016‎
Among those shortlisted for the Turner Prize in the Eighties were Derek Jarman, Gilbert & George and Ian Hamilton Finlay, none of whom could ever be described as fusty.

Rosemary Sullivan Names Adnan Khan the Recipient of the 2016 RBC Taylor Emerging Writer Award

Canada NewsWire (press release) - ‎May 17, 2016‎
TORONTO, May 17, 2016 /CNW/ - Sharing a commitment to emerging Canadian talent, the Charles Taylor Foundation and RBC Wealth Management are pleased to announce that Adnan Khan is the third recipient of its annual Emerging Writer Award, chosen ...

Universal Chapel crowned champions of Starr 'Church Olympics'

Starr 103.5 FM - ‎20 hours ago‎
The vibrant Universal team won gold in basketball and two silvers in football and volleyball, accumulating 60 points from the three strongest sports of the day to earn the bragging rights.
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The future of the West is 'at risk' warns former Chief Rabbi Lord Sacks

ChristianToday - ‎May 27, 2016‎
Former winners include Mother Teresa, who received the inaugural Prize award in 1973, and is to be canonised later this year, Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn and the philosopher Charles Taylor. Last year's winner was Canadian theologian Jean Vanier, the founder ...
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Celine Dion, Kesha give emotional performances at Billboard

Toronto Sun - ‎May 23, 2016‎
Celine Dion and Kesha, both in the midst of drama in their personal lives, gave emotional performances at the 2016 Billboard Music Awards on Sunday. Dion sang Queen's "The Show Must Go On" in strong form Sunday, sporting a ... I don't want to cry in ...

Reclaiming Curtis Bay

Baltimore Sun - ‎May 27, 2016‎
And one of the campaign's student leaders, Destiny Watford, was recognized as a grassroots environmental hero and awarded the prestigious Goldman Prize. The campaigners put the incinerator proposal in historical context by calling out ... student ...

Critics' Picks: May 27 - June 2, 2016

Los Angeles Times - ‎May 26, 2016‎
Los Angeles Times entertainment, arts and culture critics choose the week's most noteworthy openings, new releases, ongoing events and places to go in and around Southern California.
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Carole King Fast Facts

CNN - ‎May 25, 2016‎
Marriages: Rick Sorenson (1982-divorced); Rick Evers (1977-1978, his death); Charles Larkey (1970-divorced); Gerry Goffin (1959-divorced).

Noreen Taylor becomes UOIT's third chancellor - ‎May 17, 2016‎
Ms. Taylor is the daughter-in-law of the late EP Taylor and the wife of the late Charles Taylor whose family bred championship horses at the north Oshawa farm,including Canadian legend Northern Dancer.

Atlantic Theater Company announces its 2016-2017 off-Broadway season

New York Theatre Guide - ‎May 24, 2016‎
Synopsis: "A huge influence on Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Ray Charles and Jimi Hendrix, Sister Rosetta Tharpe was a legend in her time, bringing fierce guitar-playing and swing to gospel music.

Taylor Time! to feature works by Max Caplan '16

Union College (press release) - ‎May 19, 2016‎
A double major in music and classics, Caplan recently won several awards on Prize Day, including the Victor Herbert Prize for American music and the Charles Alexander Richmond Prize for excellence in music. He regularly plays the chimes atop Memorial ...
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Former Spice Girl Geri​: 'I like myself a bit better now'

The Guardian - ‎May 15, 2016‎
Confusion abounds from the moment I meet Geri Horner, the artist formerly known as Geri Halliwell, or Ginger Spice, or the one who invented Girl Power and pinched Prince Charles's bum. We are introduced, and she says my name is .... I'm old-school, I ...

History of cycling in...

Australian Geographic - ‎May 24, 2016‎
Because of his poor form over the three seasons he had contested, he had been controversially given a generous 220-yard handicap for the 2-mile race at the Melbourne Cricket Ground, and the first prize was 240 sovereigns, which was at that time enough ...

Lacey wins new car

Uniontown Herald Standard - ‎May 25, 2016‎
Also awarded was a graduation party for 20 at the Historic Stone House Inn. That prize was won by Waynesburg Central's Taylor Staley. Also raffled off were several floral centerpieces. All 32 honorees received drawstring bags, T-shirts and a Yum Yum ...

Charles E. Taylor: My Story - ‎May 16, 2016‎
1906: Wilbur Wright (l) greeting Charles Taylor (r) in Le Mans, France, to perform testing for the French government. ..... Rodgers failed to win the $50,000 prize posted by William Randolph Hearst because he took longer than 30 days to make the crossing.

Cannes – What To Do When It's All Over

BLOUIN ARTINFO - ‎May 22, 2016‎
Guests who summered here in the past include John F. Kennedy, Marlene Dietrich, Orson Wells, Charles De Gaulle, Elizabeth Taylor, the Duke and Duchess of Windsor, and it is a favorite of an endless list of film stars. Rates start at ... And in case the ...

Think Again Podcast #45 - James McBride – Fear Sells Many a Car/James Brown is a Noun

Big Think (blog) - ‎May 18, 2016‎
In this episode: Fear, says National Book Award winner and New York Times bestselling author James McBride, was the most powerful force in the life of James Brown, the Godfather of Soul.

Environmental Conflict: A Misnomer?

ISN - ‎May 17, 2016‎
Charles Taylor's violent appropriation of timber and mineral rights, in both Liberia and Sierra Leone, was conducted as a means to finance the rebel forces of the National Patriotic Front of Liberia (Klare, 2001).

Liberia's Mess - Two Faces of Us Stance On Good Governanc and Human Rights in Africa - ‎May 18, 2016‎
Then came Charles Taylor, hired and used by the very so-called progressive elements to rebel against Liberia and the imbalance of the Doe regime in 1989, the genesis of Liberia's ruin.
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Joe Root wins three gongs at ECB Awards where David 'Bumble' Lloyd is also honoured

SkySports - ‎May 16, 2016‎
Joe Root swept the board at the England Team Awards dinner in Leeds, where there was also recognition for Sky Sports commentator David Lloyd.