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Discovering Common Ground: Quakerism and Zen

To many, the name “Kendal” is synonymous with Quaker values. Recently, Kendal has celebrated growth with new Affiliates that expand beyond these principles and bring a spiritual component more aligned…

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On the road again: interesting landmarks and sites in every state

There are many wonderful and amazing sites to see across the United States. You might not even have to travel very far from home to find a notable destination spot…

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Ballet Firsts: Native American Prima Ballerina, Black Principal dancer, male dancer en pointe

Maria Tallchief: Native American Prima Ballerina, Kennedy Center Honor recipient, National Women’s Hall of Fame inductee, and GoogleDoodle. Elizabeth Marie Tall Chief was born January 24, 1925 in Fairfax, Oklahoma. Her father…

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CollingtonPresents: The Whistling Hens Concert

The Whistling Hens put together an ensemble created to highlight little known women composers. They are also active in commissioning new work to support new women composers. Whistling Hens was…

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Super Bowl LV: Poetry and Motion

Super Bowl LV is this weekend, February 7th, when the Kansas City Chiefs will play the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. If you’re not interested in the game, you’ll at least want to…

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Kwanzaa – celebrating the best of what it means to be African

Kwanzaa 2020 in United States will begin on Saturday, December 26 and ends on Friday, January 1, 2021. Created in 1966 after the Watts riots in Los Angeles, Dr. Maulana Karenga, professor…

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Festivals of Lights & the importance of candles

Candles are an important part of a number of holiday celebrations. They are represented in both religious and nonreligious winter holidays. People interpret their meaning in many different ways. Some…

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Advent & unique calendars to help celebrate

Advent is the of four Sundays and weeks before Christmas when Christians prepare for the coming of Jesus into the world and remember the real meaning of Christmas. Advent actually has two…

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Life Enrichment: ONEcomposer promotes and celebrates musicians whose contributions have been historically erased

Two members of the Cornell music department have organized an online series called ONEcomposer, with programs on the first Sunday every month at 4:00 pm. This year the focus is on…

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