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Ofcom could regulate Netflix documentaries to tackle ‘misinformation’, says Culture Secretary

Meanwhile, the Netflix documentary Seaspiracy, about the impacts of ‘sustainable fishing’ on the marine environment, has been accused by interviewees who complained of misrepresenting their views. Ali Tabrizi, the British filmmaker behind the documentary, dismissed these claims. Launching the consultation, Mr Dowden said: “While there are certain rules that [streaming] providers must follow to protect […]

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Danny Garza went from culture shock to All-American at Prairie View

Coming from Harlandale High School in San Antonio, and quite frankly, coming from a very different cultural background, offensive lineman Danny Garza wasn’t sure what to expect when he landed on the Prairie View campus. five years ago. But right from the start it was embraced and it had a huge impact. “Coming from an […]

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Sweden was a real culture shock. I found the early years hard

Robert Twamley was born in Dublin and grew up in Tralee, Co Kerry. He moved to the town of Falkenberg, Sweden, in 2009. He lives there with his wife, Swedish author Caroline Twamley, and their two children, Erik and Kaitlin, who are 9 and 7 years old. He is a museum technician and singer-songwriter. If […]

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Culture Club show postponed after scene deemed dangerous

A Culture Club concert was postponed at the last minute after the stage was deemed unsafe. The new wave band, fronted by Boy George, were due to take the stage at Kenwood House in Hampstead Heath in north London alongside Bananarama and Lulu on Saturday, but the show was canceled just hours before it started. […]

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The Culture Club show postponed after a stage deemed dangerous

A Culture Club concert was postponed at the last minute after the scene was deemed unsafe. The new wave group, led by Boy George, was scheduled to take the stage at Kenwood House in Hampstead Heath in north London, alongside Bananarama and Lulu, on Saturday, but the show was canceled hours before the start. A […]

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NYC Culture Club Announces Todd Stone Solo Exhibit in World Trade Center Oculus

The NYC Culture Club, a private gallery within the Oculus, has selected artist Todd Stone to host a solo exhibition beginning September 1. The exhibition will feature more than 30 works in oil, watercolor and digital media that document the 20-year history of downtown reconstruction and the 12 years of Stone’s tenure as artist in […]

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REVIEW: Boy George & Culture Club in Scarborough – & photos

It’s almost with a sense of embarrassment that I have to admit that I’ve never seen Culture Club perform before. Despite the classic songs and the fact that they were huge “back then”, the opportunity never presented itself. So I was looking forward to heading to Scarborough last night to see them perform at the […]

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Everything you need to know about Culture Club at the Scarborough Open Air Theater, including Covid protocols

Culture Club will entertain the crowds at the open-air theater this weekend. (Cuffé and Taylor) Boy George, with his chart-topping band, is rightly recognized as one of the first true, unabashed innovators in music and fashion, and irrevocably, of our time. Since its inception in 1981, Culture Club has sold over 150 million records worldwide […]

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Boy George and Culture Club delight fans at Audley End Heritage Live concert

Boy George saved my life. Well, not literally, but as a teenager it certainly was. I was desperately embarrassed because I had chronic acne and had to travel to London Hospital in Whitechapel to have the worst facial cysts injected. Then I’d take the Tube to Chelsea and Kensington and spend my babysitting wages building […]

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Culture shock: how the loss of shared animal knowledge threatens their survival | Preservation

AAt the peak of the whaling industry in the late 1800s, North Atlantic right whales were slaughtered by the thousands. With every carcass carried on deck, the whalers were taking more than bones and flesh from the ocean. Killed whales had unique memories of feeding grounds, hunting techniques, and communication styles; knowledge acquired over centuries, […]

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Culture Shock Film Society explores perspective through film – The North Wind

Less than three years ago, a now grad student from NMU, Eric Pitz, decided during his senior year that he wanted to resurrect a club known as Gonzo Media. With a new name and a year of construction, the club was passed on to sophomore, art history major, Hunter McArthur. The Culture Shock Film Society […]