Afghan MPs fight for their country in exile | News

In November, 28 former female MPs met in Greece. They had fled the Taliban in dramatic fashion and were now reunited in a community center run by Melissa Network, a grassroots organization for migrant and refugee women that played a role in their evacuation. The journalist Amie Ferris-Rotman was here; …

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What if Baker Mayfield and the Browns could agree on an extension? Orange and Brown Talk Podcast

CLEVELAND, Ohio — Option 4 in our Mayfield Matrix series is probably the least likely — what if the Browns go ahead and sign Baker Mayfield to a short overtime? The model here is the three-year extension that Jacksonville somewhat unexpectedly gave Blake Bortles in February 2018 as he entered …

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Bill Callahan and Bonnie “Prince” Billy Merge Their Musical Minds

Two years ago, singer-songwriters Bonnie “Prince” Billy and Bill Callahan released coverage by Yusuf/Cat Stevens”darkness of the night», a dark and quiet song about exile, grief and loneliness. The musician Azita Youssefi, who records as AZITE, contributed acoustic guitar and synthesizer, giving the track a surreal swing. The timing of …

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An offbeat vintage collector challenges the world of fast-fashion

DUBAI: American actress and singer Hilary Duff turned heads this week wearing a pair of heels designed by Lebanese shoemaker Andrea Wazen. The ‘Lizzie McGuire’ star defended the brand’s Denver pumps in white at a press event for her upcoming ‘How I Met Your Father’ show, which premieres on Hulu …

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How the Costa Concordia wreck changed an Italian island

GIGLIO PORTO, Italy – The winding granite rocks of the Tuscan island of Giglio lay bare in the winter sun, no longer hidden by the sinister cruise liner that ran aground in the turquoise waters of this marine sanctuary ten years ago. Few of the approximately 500 residents of the …

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Making your voice heard: an autistic teenager celebrates his 250th podcast

Jackson Robol, host of The Jackson Robol Show podcast, occasionally interviews people who share his autism diagnosis, Monday, Dec. 13, 2021, in Greenville, North Carolina Over the past 18 months, the 18-year-old has had shows featuring everyone from fellow podcasters to pastors and politicians, from athletes to actors and other …

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Celebrate MLK Day with a free virtual concert from Off-Broadway’s NYTF and a musical release by Miri Ben-Ari and Flo Rida

In honor of Martin Luther King Day on Monday, two free online offerings — one a replay of an annual concert, the other a new music/video release — that capture the shared experiences of African American communities and Jews in the spirit of the reverend’s elevation and always timely message …

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Hometown Collections Exhibition to Open at Summit Art Gallery | News, Sports, Jobs

An example of what visitors to the Summit Art Gallery will see as part of the opening of the Hometown Collections exhibition on January 28 — Contribution WEIRTON – From January 28 to March 10, the Summit Art Gallery at 3539 Main St., Weirton, will present an exhibition of works …

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No live broadcast of the special board meeting

(Des Moines, Iowa – January 13, 2022) – Due to limited staff capacity, the City Communications Office is unable to livestream the special Friday morning (January 14) City Council meeting. from Des Moines. We will then post an audio recording of the event on DSM.city. The meeting begins at 7:30 …

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Podcasts of the Week: American Politics, Tove Janssen and Captivating History

A year ago, last week, a crowd of Donald Trump supporters stormed the United States Capitol. You might think you know the story – “QAnon, social media, disgruntled voters” – Danielle Stephens said in The Guardian. But even for those familiar with the background, Gabriel Gatehouse’s new Radio 4 series …

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