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Manfred Fischbeck, Who Built Audience For Avant-Garde Dance In Philadelphia, Dead At 80

“For more than 50 years, [he] was an indefatigable contributor to the contemporary experimental dance scene in Philadelphia and around the world. … Mr. Fischbeck; his former wife, Brigitta Herrmann; and fellow innovator Hellmut Gottschild founded and directed Group Motion Multimedia Dance Theater in 1968. The Philadelphia dance troupe, internationally known for its avant-garde performances and outreach to enthusiasts, is celebrated locally for its continuing Friday night workshops [for] nondanc...
Tags: Art, People, Philadelphia, Fischbeck, 04.01.21, Brigitta Herrmann, Hellmut Gottschild, Group Motion Multimedia Dance Theater

Making good decisions about COVID-19

In their article, Rode and Fischbeck note that many of the key decisions facing individuals, corporations and governments all depend on two basic values: the probability a person has the virus and the probability that person transmits the virus.
Tags: Science, Fischbeck

North Carolina church builds tiny houses on its property

In Chapel Hill, N.C., the Episcopal Church of the Advocate has begun a collaborative project, building, funding and documenting the construction of three 320-square-foot “tiny houses” on its property to serve as housing for those affected by poverty and homelessness. From the News & Observer: It’s a joint effort among the church, the town, students at UNC-Chapel Hill, Habitat for Humanity and a local group called the Community Empowerment Fund, which works to alleviate homelessness and poverty....
Tags: Religion, North Carolina, UNC, Winston Salem, Episcopal Diocese, Rodman, Episcopal, Episcopal Diocese of North Carolina, The Lead, Fischbeck, Germanton, Homestead Road, Kenan Flagler School of Business, Featured Story, Episcopal Church of the Advocate, UNC Chapel Hill Habitat for Humanity

SeaWorld Stopped Breeding Orcas, But What About Their Other Whales?

A baby beluga whale was born at SeaWorld San Antonio Thursday morning. The newborn calf is a stark reminder that although SeaWorld announced in March it was ending its captive orca breeding program, the marine mammal park appears to have left other animals out. The decision to end orca breeding came after sustained public outcry over the park’s treatment of the animals. But it made no mention of the other highly intelligent cetaceans — beluga whales and dolphins — that live at SeaWorld parks. Cr...
Tags: Texas, News, Seaworld, Ruby, Huffington Post, Hilary Hanson, Jane Goodall, Vancouver Canada, SeaWorld San Diego, SeaWorld San Antonio, Fischbeck, Dolphin Conservation