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Why Everyone Needs to See the National Tour of the Pulitzer-Prize-Winning, A Soldier’s Play

A Soldier’s Play, now gracing the Forrest Theatre stage, is a remarkable feast for the senses. This is a riveting whodunit murder mystery thriller, where the culprit is not revealed until the very end. Set on a Louisiana Army base, with an all-male cast— a rarity in today’s theater— the play addresses racial conversations and …

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The Oscars 2023: Reactions, Predictions, and Controversies.

Oscars 2023 Predictions In the aftermath of a chaotic broadcast last year, the Oscars have returned again with the nominations being announced earlier this week. Late night host Jimmy Kimmel will be hosting this year’s ceremony, which will be held on March 12, 2023. Many nominations came as no surprise as Everything Everywhere All At …

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January 27 in History

January 27 in Pop Culture History January 27th is… Chocolate Cake Day Day of Commemoration in Memory of the Victims of the Holocaust National Geographic Day National Crapper Day Vietnam Peace Day 1606 – The trial of Guy Fawkes and other conspirators began for the Gunpowder Plot, ending with their execution on January 31. 1888 …

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January 26 in History

January 26 in Pop Culture History January 26th is… Green Juice Day Lotus 1-2-3 Day Peanut Brittle Day National Spouse’s Day 1564 – The Council of Trent issued its conclusions in the Tridentinum, establishing a distinction between Roman Catholicism and Protestantism. 1838 – Tennessee became the 1st state to prohibit alcohol. 1858 – The Wedding March by …

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January 25 in History

January 25 in Pop Culture History January 25th is… Burns Supper Florida Day Fluoride Day Irish Coffee Day National Opposite Day 1533 – Henry VIII of England married his second wife, Anne Boleyn. 1858 – The Wedding March by Felix Mendelssohn was played at the marriage of Queen Victoria’s daughter, Victoria, and Friedrich of Prussia. 1881 – …

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2023 Oscar Nominations

2023 Oscars 95th Academy Awards Nominations Winners Announced: March 12, 2023 Held at: Dolby Theatre, Los Angeles, California Host:  Jimmy Kimmel Eligibility Year: March 1, 2021 – December 31, 2021 2023 Oscar Nominees Best Picture All Quiet on the Western Front Avatar: The Way of Water The Banshees of Inisherin Elvis Everything Everywhere All at Once The Fabelmans …

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January 24 in History

January 24 in Pop Culture History January 24th is… Beer Can Appreciation Day Belly Laugh Day Change a Pet’s Life Day Macintosh Computer Day National Compliment Day Peanut Butter Day Talk Like a Grizzled Prospector Day 41 – Roman Emperor Caligula was assassinated. 1848 – Gold was discovered at Sutter’s Mill, Coloma, California, by James …

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January 23 in History

January 23 in Pop Culture History January 23rd is… Handwriting Day Measure Your Feet Day Pie Day Rhubarb Pie Day National Handwriting Day was established by the Writing Instrument Manufacturers Association (WIMA) on January 23rd, 1977. Most people who were around then were taught penmanship as children, but that may no longer be the case …

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January 21 in History

January 21 in Pop Culture History January 21st is… Granola Bar Day Hugging Day Hyaluronic Acid Day New England Clam Chowder Day Own Your Own Home Day Playdate Day Squirrel Appreciation Day 1472 – The Great Daylight Comet of 1472 was visible in daylight for 8 days. 1790 – Dr. Joseph-Ignace Guillotin proposed the guillotine …

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January 20 in History

January 20 in Pop Culture History January 20th is… Buttercrunch Day Camcorder Day Coffee Break Day Cheese Lover’s Day Disc Jockey Day Penguin Awareness Day January 20, 1992, was a Good Day for rapper Ice Cube. 1265 – 1st English Parliament was called into session by the Earl of Leicester. 1835 (Volcano Eruption) Cosigüina 1920 – American …

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