Tallahassee’s History and Culture Trail needs art proposals by Dec. 10

In partnership with the Blueprint Intergovernmental Agency, the Council on Culture & Arts seeks public art proposals by Dec. 10 that celebrate the rich history and culture of the areas surrounding the Capital Cascades Trail and FAMU Way Extension projects.

The Capital Cascades Trail project is designed to provide a multi-faceted, multi-use stormwater and recreation facility and connected trail network. It is separated into physically distinct segments stretching across 4.25 miles of downtown Tallahassee.

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Segment 3 of the Capital Cascades Trail project, often referred to as the FAMU Way Corridor, creates a new east-west roadway from South Monroe Street to Lake Bradford Road, a distance of approximately 1.5 miles. The corridor provides increased connectivity between Florida A&M University and Florida State University.

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El Movimiento: A Brief History of the Chicano Movement

‘There’s other people that have been oppressed, systematically oppressed, institutionally oppressed, and experienced racism,’ said Dr. Lorena Márquez of UC Davis.

SACRAMENTO COUNTY, Calif. — The Civil Rights Movement was a struggle for racial justice and equality for Black people in the 1950s and 1960s. It was led by civil rights activists, like the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Malcolm X, and others who consistently pushed for change and challenged institutional racism against people of color. 

But another fight also emerged. Through the Chicano Movement or El Movimiento, people of Mexican descent struggled for equality and fairness.

“The Chicana-Chicano Movement really forced the U.S. to really break the narrative of the binary of black and white,” said Dr. Lorena V. Márquez, Assistant Professor of Chicana/o Studies at the University of California, Davis.

“There’s other people that have been oppressed, systematically oppressed, institutionally oppressed, and experienced racism. The Chicano and

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‘Visual Culture: Issues and Institutions’ focuses on Maine’s history with art

The Colby College Museum of Art will host “Visual Culture: Issues and Institutions,” a virtual panel discussion about a broad spectrum of Maine visual culture in the mid-century era, from 5:30-7 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 12. This virtual event is free and open to the public, however, registration is required.

The program will expose audiences to some of the incredibly rich visual creations produced in, by, and for the state during the mid-century era, and ask them to consider how the state was represented in the images, their larger impacts, and the many ways Maine became the host of so many artists during this period. This discussion is part of the University of Maine at Augusta’s Maine’s Mid-Century Moment, a series of humanities discussions at multiple locations around the state, generously funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Lisa Botshon, Professor of English at the University of Maine at

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A Short History Of Cooking With Fire

Dinner for a family of 4, including 4 appetizers, four entrées, and three desserts, will run about $85. Think concerning the a number of nutritious meals you could prepare with these dollars. Fermentation actually makes use of microorganisms in a controlled means to help convert uncooked materials into more stable varieties, corresponding to wine, beer, cheese, leavened bread, fish sauce, sauerkraut, and soy sauce. For example Ice Culinary School, in making wine, yeasts remodel the sugars in grape juice into alcohol and carbon dioxide, until the yeasts have nothing to survive on. Cheese-making converts extra spring milk via lactic acid fermentation, during which the protein coagulates, and the strong mass could be retained because of its decreased moisture, along with extra saltiness and acidity.

The first fluid secreted by the mammary gland is colostrum, a creamy, yellow solution of concentrated fats, nutritional vitamins, and proteins, particularly immunoglobulins and antibodies. … Read More