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Giorgione's Painting "La Vecchia" Gets a Facelift Before Traveling from Venice to the USA

Before & After restoration: Giorgione, La Vecchia (particular) © Gallerie dell'Accademia, Venezia (Venice, Italy) The portrait that the mysterious Venetian artist Giorgione painted of his mother, La Vecchia (The Old Woman), around 1508-1510 is heading to the States after a fresh nip and tuck.On Thursday evening, February 7, we had the opportunity to see La Vecchia in her new splendor before she takes center stage at the Cincinnati Art Museum in Ohio from February 15 to May 5. After ...
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Giorgione's "La Vecchia" Gets a Facelift Before Traveling from Venice to the USA

Before & After restoration: Giorgione, La Vecchia (particular) © Gallerie dell'Accademia, Venezia (Venice, Italy) The portrait that the mysterious Giorgione painted of his mother, La Vecchia (The Old Woman), around 1508-1510 is heading to the States after a fresh nip and tuck. On Thursday evening, February 7, we had the opportunity to see her in her new splendor before she takes center stage at the Cincinnati Art Museum in Ohio from February 15 to May 5. After that she is going on t...
Tags: Travel, Usa, New York City, US, United States, Ohio, Venice, States, Republic, Genoa, Cincinnati, Cincinnati Art Museum, Hartford, Hartford Connecticut, La Vecchia, Gabriele


Rallies call for release of detained immigration activist

BOSTON (AP) — Rallies at federal immigration offices across the country Wednesday called for the release of Eduardo Samaniego, an immigration activist from Massachusetts facing deportation. In New York City, Los Angles, Boston, Springfield, Massachusetts, and Hartford, Connecticut, small crowds of supporters held signs saying “Free Eduardo Now” and chanted and banged drums as they […]
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Farm Aid Reminds One to Think Globally, Act Locally

Farm Aid is one of the longest-running, if not the longest, charity concert series. The 2018 edition of the festival took place at the Meadows Music Theatre in Hartford, Connecticut, the fest's first visit to the state in its 30-plus-year run. The same team, Willie Nelson, John Mellencamp, and Neil Young, behind the first incarnation of the festival, continue to organize and run it. Those three musicians joined a terrific line-up, which included Kacey Musgraves, Dave Matthews with Tim Reynolds...
Tags: Music, Kacey Musgraves, Minneapolis, Neil Young, Brooklyn, Willie Nelson, Nashville, Young, Nelson, Ryley Walker, Chris Stapleton, Sturgill Simpson, Margo Price, Avett Brothers, Jamey Johnson, Hartford Connecticut


Supporters of immigrant block Connecticut federal building

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Supporters of a man from Ecuador facing deportation have blocked the doors of the federal building in Hartford, Connecticut. About 20 people holding signs and banners sat down in front of the building Friday morning in support of 44-year-old Nelson Pinos. They are demanding that Immigration and Customs Enforcement allow Pinos […]
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Upward Labs raises up to $3.9 mln

Upward Labs has secured up to $3.9 million from Connecticut Innovations. Based in the Hartford, Connecticut area, Upward Labs is an incubator focused on early-stage companies and developing pilot programs in the smart building and aged care market segments. Source: Press Release
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Nassau Re snags $200 mln from Golden Gate

Hartford, Connecticut-based Nassau Re, an insurance company, has secured $200 million from Golden Gate Capital. The capital infusion will be used for growth for the company’s fixed annuity and life insurance businesses. PRESS RELEASE HARTFORD, Conn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Nassau Re has secured an additional $200 million of committed equity capital from its existing sponsor, Golden Gate Capital, to support its accelerated growth plans for the company’s fixed annuity and life insurance businesses. Nassau...
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Officer fired after video shows him telling young men he's 'trigger happy' so they shouldn't 'do anything stupid'

A Hartford, Connecticut, police officer has been fired after authorities investigated a video of him telling a group of young men he was "trigger happy," as he warned them not to do "anything stupid."
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Officer fired after video shows him telling young men he's 'trigger happy'

A Hartford, Connecticut, police officer was fired after authorities investigated a video of him telling a group of young men he might shoot them if they fight or run.
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Cop to young men: I'm 'trigger happy'

A Hartford, Connecticut police officer was fired because of these threatening words caught on video.
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'Trigger happy' Connecticut police officer fired

A police officer in Hartford, Connecticut, was fired Wednesday, months after video surfaced of him telling a group that he was "trigger happy" while responding to a suspected trespassing call.            [Author: USA TODAY]
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The Ultimate Guide to Katharine Hepburn's Style

We've been breaking down our list of 16 classic fashion icons everyone should know. Last week, we covered Lucille Ball, queen of American entertainment. This week, we're going back to the 1940s to take a look at one of cinema's greatest stars, Katharine Hepburn. View the original article to see embedded media. Katharine is the most decorated actor in Oscars history! She's a movie legend and pioneered a new movement in women's fashion. Keep reading to find out more about her career, accomplishmen...
Tags: Hollywood, College, Inspiration, Broadway, Philadelphia, 1940s, Lucille Ball, Katharine, Katherine, Hartford Connecticut, Hepburn, Katharine Hepburn, Daniel Day Lewis, Bryn Mawr College, Classic Style, Movie fashion


Sport Of Squash Helps Low-Income Kids Earn Prep School Scholarships

Two young women from Hartford, Connecticut, are now at prestigious boarding schools thanks to a free program in the city that teaches the game.
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A Chinese media mogul is building out a nearly $300 million crypto hub in an unlikely city, and it could include a college focused completely on fintech

A Chinese billionaire named Bruno Wu is building out a nearly $300 million crypto innovation hub in an unlikely place — Hartford, Connecticut.  Part of the plan includes a fintech college, according to documents reviewed by Business Insider.  A little-known Chinese financial technology company is making a big splash in Connecticut's state capital with a plan for a nearly $300 million crypto innovation hub.  Seven Stars Cloud, a company led by China-born media-mogul-turned-tech-entrepreneur ...
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Aetna easily exceeds 2Q expectations

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Aetna is posting strong profit numbers, easily beating second-quarter expectations on Wall Street.The Hartford, Connecticut, health insurer on Thursday reported earnings of $1.21 billion, or $3.67 per share.... [Author: [email protected]]
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Travel: See where Mark Twain slept – and wrote his masterpieces

If you’re a Mark Twain enthusiast and up for an adventure, visit Hartford, Connecticut. It may not be the riverside town of Hannibal, Missouri, where he grew up, or the storied California gold country, but it was his home from 1874 to 1891 – and you can say you’ve stepped foot in the place where he penned “The Adventures of Tom Sawyer” and “Adventures of Huckleberry Finn.” Guests are not allowed into Samuel Clemens’s home alone – he collected many valuable things over the years, as one can imagi...
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Soaring Growth of Urban Neighborhoods Shows Transformation into Highly Diverse, Distinct Areas Drawing a Range of Residents and Workers, Says New Urban Land Institute Report

“New Geography of Urban Neighborhoods” Explores Urban Evolution Washington, D.C. – June 20, 2018 (PRNewswire-USNewswire) New research from the Urban Land Institute shows that the population of urban neighborhoods in many metropolitan areas is growing as quickly or nearly as quickly as that of suburban neighborhoods, reflecting ongoing consumer demand – particularly among younger households — for living environments that are convenient to jobs, transit, and urban amenities, and which are highly w...
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United States: Most Claims Either Expressly Or Impliedly Preempted In Breast Implant Decision Out Of The Northern District Of Illinois - Reed Smith

Permit us to recount a recent travel misadventure, though whatever eventual connection we draw to today's case will be specious at best. Last Friday, we traveled from Philadelphia to Hartford, Connecticut for a deposition.
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African American Music Month Turns 39

It's been almost forty years since president Jimmy Carter established African-American Music Month to recognize the cultural contribution of black musicians. Here William Glanz explores the origins of the month, and the effect it's had on music consumption and beyond. ______________________________ Guest post by William Glanz of Soundexchange Something funny happened in the 39 years since President Jimmy Carter established Black Music Month to recognize the contributions of black...
Tags: Music, White House, America, Barack Obama, Williams, Guest Post, Jimmy Carter, Sugarhill Gang, Philadelphia, Music Business, How I Listen, Carter, Rollins, Richard Nixon, Hartford Connecticut, John Abbott


Data Reveals 10 Metro Areas with Good Pools of Potential Gen X Employees for Small Businesses

The employees at your small business likely range in ages. As you may be looking to lower the average age of employees at your company — maybe to bring in a little youthful exhuberance — don’t overlook the generation between the Baby Boomers and Millennials. Top Cities for Hiring Gen Xers According to new data from Indeed.com, Generation X is increasingly interested in working for small businesses like yours. The site has identified the cities across the U.S. where GenX’ers are looking for wo...
Tags: Employment, Sales, Las Vegas, Jacksonville Florida, Baby Boomers, Memphis Tennessee, Orlando Florida, San Antonio Texas, Houston Texas, Birmingham Alabama, Hartford Connecticut, Riverside California, Metro Areas, Paul Wolfe, Baby Boomers Gen X, Baby Boomers Wolfe


Kamaiyah Arrested For Refusing To Take Off Headgear At Airport

Kamaiyah has been arrested for refusing to take off her headgear at the airport. TMZ reports that the Oakland rapper set off an alarm at the security checkpoint as she was traveling out of Bradley International Airport in Hartford, Connecticut early Friday morning. When she was informed by TSA officials that she wouldn't … More »
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Hartford settles suit against soccer stadium developers

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The city of Hartford, Connecticut, has settled a lawsuit against developers and others accused of defrauding taxpayers out of hundreds of thousands of dollars in a failed effort to build a professional soccer stadium. The Hartford Courant reports the city has recovered more than $500,000 associated with the fraud. Mayor Luke […]
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54 Percent Of U.S. Metros Post Median Home Prices Above Pre-Recession Peaks In Q1 2018

Houston, Dallas, Denver, San Jose, San Antonio Prices 50+ Percent Above Previous Peaks; Average U.S. Homeownership Tenure Posts Biggest Quarterly Drop Since Q4 2008; Report Includes Analysis of High-End Sales in Wake of Tax Reform Irvine, CA – April 19, 2018 (PRNewswire) ATTOM Data Solutions, curator of the nation’s premier property database, today released its Q1 2018 U.S. Home Sales Report, which shows that median home prices in 57 of 105 metropolitan statistical areas analyzed in the report (...
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A Talent for Organization

About 35 years ago, a psychic told me that I had a “talent for organization.”  I looked at her like she was crazy.  Did she not know that I was first and foremost a musician, finishing my coursework for a DMA in piano, with a minor in composition?  I was insulted and appalled, associating “organizational talent” with the corporate world of gray business suits, balance sheets, and indoor 9 to 5 jobs – everything I had rebelled against my entire life.  I could certainly imagine a future job teachi...
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‘Brass Bonanza’ – The Sound of Hockey

I remember the first time I heard “Brass Bonanza.” It was while I was playing NHL 94 on my Sega Genesis, something I wasted a lot of time doing as a kid. If I wasn’t outside playing hockey in the driveway, I was inside trying to master the wrap around move (you know the one) against the pixelated versions of Patrick Roy or Ed Belfour. I can still hear the sound of the 8-bit crowd cheering and booing (they mostly booed when I played). What I also used to love about that game was the organ that pl...
Tags: America, Sport, Connecticut, Gm, Belgium, Nashville, AHL, Hockey, NHL, Ron Burgundy, Red Sox, New England, New York Rangers, Pittsburgh, Brian Burke, Gordie Howe


The art of microbiology

Sir Alexander Fleming famously wrote that “one sometimes finds what one is not looking for”. The story of Fleming’s serendipitous discovery of penicillin in the 1920s is familiar to most microbiologists. While the Scottish scientist and his family were on vacation, a fungal contaminant spread across – and subsequently killed – a lawn of bacteria growing on agar plates from one of his experiments. Fleming’s meticulous bookkeeping and astute observations of this chance event paved the way for the ...
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Temperature records across southern New England smashed

TAUNTON, Mass. (AP) — The National Weather Service says temperature records across southern New England are being smashed by unseasonably warm weather. The temperature in Boston climbed to 64 degrees late Wednesday morning, breaking the prior record for Feb. 21 of 63 set in 1906. The temperature in Hartford, Connecticut and Providence, Rhode Island also […]
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What Does Nick Holden Trade Mean for Paul Postma?

The dominos are starting to fall. When the Boston Bruins traded Rob O’Gara and a 2018 third-round draft pick to the New York Rangers for veteran defender Nick Holden, they made it clear that depth will be important for a long postseason run. It wasn’t the big swing many expected with the team being reportedly interested in Ryan McDonagh and with a trade for the elite defender making sense, but it was a move that solidified the Bruins depth beyond their top-seven defense options. Nick Holden has...
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George Washington and eighteenth century masculinity

We want George Washington—the President of all Presidents, the Man of all Men—to be a certain way. We want him to be an unalloyed male outdoing, singlehandedly, all the other competitors. We want him strong and rude, rough and rugged, athletic and hypersexualized, a chiseled torso, a Teddy Roosevelt, a Tarzan, and a John Wayne: “a man’s got to do what a man’s got to do.” The notion that muscular and athletic bodies must define the perennial essence of masculinity has been debated, and increasing...
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NAHBS 2018: NAHBS Winners Gallery, Part 2

With another North American Handmade Bike Show having come to a close, we here at the BikeRumor NAHBS Team continue our salute to the big winners at this year’s exhibition in Hartford, Connecticut. Congratulations to all the builders showing at NAHBS this year. See you next year in Sacramento! Best in Show Altruiste Bikes   […] The post NAHBS 2018: NAHBS Winners Gallery, Part 2 appeared first on Bikerumor.
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