Monthly Archives: July 2022

59th Annual Tehachapi Mountain Festival: Deadlines Approaching for Parade, 5K and Car Show | Way of life

The Greater Tehachapi Chamber of Commerce and many other organizations are putting the finishing touches on plans for the 59th annual Tehachapi Mountain Festival. Three days of fun will begin on Friday, August 19. This is the first festival under the direction of the new chamber president Jeanette Pauer. But …

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Laredoan has designs featured by an international fashion company

A Laredoan native has reached a milestone in his fashion career as his work is featured in a Famous Footwear fashion campaign thanks to a partnership with his university and British footwear and clothing brand Dr. Martens. Jude Hinojosa is a fashion designer and artist from the Laredo area. Recently, …

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Painting black existence in history

When filmmaker Christine Turner received a call from the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) asking her if she would accept to make a film on the painters Kehinde Wiley and Amy Sherald, she did not hesitate to say yes. She had followed the work of both artists for …

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Abortion rights protesters spill fake blood on LACMA’s ‘Urban Light’ sculpture

One of Los Angeles’ most recognizable art installations was vandalized on Thursday after abortion rights activists spilled fake blood on LACMA’s “Urban Light” exhibit. The multi-beam sculpture is usually a backdrop for tourist photos, but on Thursday about 25 protesters from the organizations ‘Stand Up 4 Abortion Rights’ and ‘Vets …

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Hendersonville Farmers Market Celebrates Third Annual Tomato Day

As harvest reaches peak season in western North Carolina, Hendersonville Farmers Market will celebrate the humble tomato with a tomato-filled day of fun on August 6 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 650 Maple St, according to a July 29 press release. Around 40 vendors will be in the …

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Diversity, inclusion and overflowing dance in Renaissance, Beyoncé’s new album

NEW YORK, NY – AUGUST 28: Beyonce performs onstage during the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards at … [+] Madison Square Garden on August 28, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Larry Busacca/MTV1617/Getty Images for MTV) Getty Images for MTV Renaissance, Beyoncé’s seventh solo album, was released today. Its …

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Lake Providence artist and children paint downtown mural to promote unity

A local artist and some young artists from East Carroll Parish hope to convey an important message through the visual arts. Brandon Virgil and the East Carroll Parish 4-H Club have collaborated to paint a mural in Lake Providence that seeks to promote unity and a sense of community. The …

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Trevor Lenzmeier: On this walk starting and ending at the Seattle Olympic Sculpture Park: views of the bay, train tracks and waterfront parks | Nation

SEATTLE — Nothing beats a golden summer hour in Seattle, when the sun sets below clouds and the Olympic Mountains on the horizon, leaving skies orange and pink above the boats in Puget Sound. (Sunrises are beautiful too, but I see a lot less of them.) This two-hour walk makes …

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Artist Ely uses light and space in his oversized works

Keith Vandervort ELY – A local entertainer first visited the North Country as a 15-year-old camper at the YMCA’s Camp Widjiwagen, and she never really left. Leah Reusch has worked at Widji on and off for the past ten years and finally decided to move here. “I just fell in …

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SPIN Announces First SPIN Music News

NEW YORK, July 27 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — SPIN Magazine is rocking Lollapalooza this year by announcing its first-ever team of SPIN Music News correspondents. The creative trio will attend the festival with Creative Director Danny Klein, providing a first-person, music-loving perspective on all of this year’s Lolla events via …

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Detroit painter Jonathan Harris launches his first solo exhibition, “Pledge Allegiance”

What does it mean to be American? It’s a complicated question, one that Detroit painter Jonathan Harris asks and answers through his art. His thought-provoking new exhibit, “Pledge Allegiance,” which opened late last week, features 14 paintings, most of which depict Harris’s subjects wrapped in the American flag. It is …

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Maroun El Hakim uses painting and sculpture to “greet” Lebanon | Mimoza Al-Arawi

The “Art on 56th Street” gallery in Beirut is hosting an exhibition by Lebanese visual artist and sculptor Maroun El Hakim until August 6 under the title “A Salute to My Country”. The artist, who returns to the art scene after a four-year absence, is exhibiting a collection of 36 …

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REFINING THE MATCHING: Cherokee National Treasure teaches participants about ancient art | New

Jhe Cherokee Nation recently expanded cultural and educational opportunities at its museums with the addition of new interactive programs such as story time, artist demonstrations and hands-on activities. One such activity was organized at the Cherokee National Prison Museum by Cherokee National Treasure Betty Frogg, who taught the ancient art …

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MSU has the largest publicly available comic book collection in the world

In recent years, comic book-inspired superhero movies have become a staple of pop culture. But at Michigan State University, librarians have been collecting and cataloging comics and graphic novels for more than five decades. Each comic is kept separately to ensure that the acidity of its paper does not break …

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Can brain painting help ADHD patients? Research Seeks Answers – Marin Independent Journal

It was like a scene in “Stranger Things”. A University of South Florida student donned a cap covered in tiny sensors that record electrical signals in the brain. Then he started staring at a computer screen. The student, Tyree Lewis, was stoic. He crossed his hands in his lap and …

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Newton Aycliffe’s sculpture marks the city’s surprising secret

Today’s item of the week is a sculpture that aims to shed light on the surprising secret of a town in County Durham. Whatever you think, I bet it’s not wildflowers. But the people who live there know that there are plenty of green spaces in the city of County …

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Calendar of Events – July 24

Today *Blood Drive — 9:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Chapel 2, Legacy Church, 3401 N. Norris St., Clovis. Register online at http://www.bloodhero.com. Advance appointments highly recommended; all donors must arrive with masks. Information: 877-258-4825 July 25-29 *Vacation Bible School – 6-8:30 p.m., University Baptist Church, 1012 W. 15th St., Portales. Open to …

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Meet Horace: Ithacan artist creates viral TikTok filter

ITHACA, NY—With hundreds of thousands of videos and millions of views, Jackson Gray’s #Horace filter has taken TikTok by storm, allowing app users to dance with the friendly augmented reality (AR) character in the backdrop of their choice. Gray, originally from Ithaca, has been drawing for as long as he …

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Marta Churchwell: Local Artist’s Painting Inspired by Accumulated Possessions | Lifestyles

Artists never know where they can find creative inspiration. and they can never guess the eventual gain of such inspiration. For award-winning local artist Natalie Wiseman, the inspiration for one of her paintings came from her father’s move to a new home after her mother passed away. Packing up the …

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Magnificent wooden sculpture installed at Limerick School to celebrate Ignatius 500

A MAGNIFICENT wooden sculpture has been commissioned outside a school in Limerick to celebrate Ignatius 500. The sculpture, located at Crescent College Comprehensive in Dooradoyle, celebrates the 500th anniversary of the conversion of Jesuit founder Ignatius Loyola to the church after his cannonball injury on the ramparts of Pamplona, ​​Spain. …

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Soulbound Tokens: Moving away from the hyper-financialization of digital assets | Pillsbury – Internet and Social Media Law Blog

[co-author: Nathan Lewko] Earlier this year, Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin, in cooperation with economist Glen Meyl and researcher Puja Ohlhaver, published a research paper on soul-bound tokens (SBT). SBTs are publicly visible, non-transferable (but optionally revocable by the issuer) digital assets representing “pledges, credentials, and affiliations.” Buterin et al. said …

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Holly Smith will paint during the Camden Garden Tour

For the third consecutive year, the Camden Garden Club House and Garden Tour will feature an outdoor artist. This year, Rockport’s Holly Smith will be painting at one of the tour sites during the July 21 event. Tour participants can purchase raffle tickets to earn this souvenir of their experience. …

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Arts for Hearts Clarksville Invites Community to Paint Memorial Tiles for 9/11 Pillars of Hope Sculpture – Clarksville Online

Clarksville, TN – The Clarksville-Montgomery County Arts and Heritage Development Board recently commissioned artist and sculptor Jim Diehr to create a permanent sculpture to display the hand-painted 9/11 memorial ceramic tiles by local citizens. The project began in 2012, a collaboration between Volunteer Clarksville, Hands on Nashville, Arts for Hearts …

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Spotlight: Revisit the early works of Italian artist Armando Marrocco, who elevated woven cardboard to the sublime, in Paris

Every month hundreds of galleries add newly available works by thousands of artists to the Artnet gallery network – and every week we shine the spotlight on an artist or exhibition you should know about. See what we have in store and inquire for more with just a click. About …

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‘Peg’s Pony’ a tribute to the painter’s mother, honors the cultural center

“Peg’s Pony,” the flagship artwork for this year’s Flying High fundraising gala for the Customs House Museum & Cultural Center, is an affirmation of Vincent van Gogh’s claim that artists put their hearts and their soul in their work. The emotionally charged watercolor, commissioned by renowned conservation artist and recently …

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Creator of ‘Clothespin’ sculpture in Philadelphia, pop artist Claes Oldenburg, dies at 93

PHILADELPHIA CREAM – Pop artist Claes Oldenburg, who transformed the mundane into the monumental with his oversized sculptures of a baseball bat, clothespin and other objects, has died aged 93. Oldenburg died Monday morning in Manhattan, according to his daughter, Maartje Oldenburg. He had been in poor health since falling …

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Things to do this weekend in Johnson County include the Tiffin Festival

An Iowa City musical and concert show how music can be transformative for those involved. Willow Creek Theater takes audiences back decades with a production of the cult classic rock musical ‘Hedwig and the Angry Inch’, as young rockers prepare for a gig at the Englert Theater on Saturday. Here …

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Spirit of Portsmouth NH KC-46A gets a Patriot News paint job

Senior Staff Sgt. Timothy Huffman After nearly three weeks in Alaska, the Spirit of Portsmouth, one of 12 KC-46A jets assigned to the 157th Air Refueling Wing at Pease Air National Guard Base, returned home with a patriotic new look, just in time for the Fourth of July. The Pegasus …

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‘Calhoun Street comeback’: Nonprofit announces plans to invest in South Side

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) — A local nonprofit unveiled a sculpture Friday on the south side of Fort Wayne as a physical mark of their plans to lead an “economic comeback” in the area. With over 200 attendees, Blue Jacket, Inc. dedicated the sculpture of Chief Blue Jacket, recognizing his …

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Events in Northern California July 15-17, including CA State Fair

The California State Fair kicks off for its first weekend since the pandemic began. But that’s not the only thing happening in Northern California this weekend. Here is a list of events happening in the area. | RELATED | Here are free or low-cost activities to do in Northern California …

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A giant painting of a Dala horse appears on building M in Minot

MINOT, ND (KMOT) – If you were passing through Minot on Thursday, you probably noticed a major addition to the downtown M building. A giant painting of a Dala horse has appeared on the west side of the building, with the Norsk Høstfest website below. Dala horses are symbols of …

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Jimmy Gentry, “icon” of the late Franklin, will be honored with a sculpture | Franklin homepage

The City of Franklin will soon honor Franklin resident Jimmy Gentry with a statue in remembrance of his national and community service and the sacrifice of all Franklin veterans during World War II. The item was discussed at the Franklin Council of Mayors and Aldermen’s business session on Tuesday, with …

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Queen Lili’uokalani Outrigger Canoe Races Return in September

Courtesy picture The largest long-distance canoe race in the world will once again welcome paddlers from around the world on the Big Island. After a two-year hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Queen Lili’uokalani Outrigger Canoe Races returns Sept. 1-5 in Kona, with the event’s 18-mile long-distance race scheduled …

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Court battles by artist Peter Max are a clash between the children of Holocaust survivors

(New York Jewish Week) – The latest chapter in the surreal saga about who makes the decisions for elderly pop artist Peter Max pits two children of Holocaust survivors against each other. One is Libra Max, the daughter of Peter Max. The other is Barbara Lissner, an attorney who represents …

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Bonnie Lautenberg combines films and paintings at the Boca Museum

Bonnie Lautenberg combines the work of filmmakers and painters for an exceptional exhibition, Art meets Hollywood, at the Boca Raton Museum of Art. Lautenberg’s digital collage exhibit is on view through August 21 at this South Florida location. Esteemed creator Lautenberg brings together 28 side-by-side scenes from notable movies and …

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13ft Sculpture Newest Addition to Souris Peacock Flock – DiscoverWestman.com

The town of Souris has added a new work of art to Victoria Park. A 13.5-foot-tall metal peacock is the newest addition to the city‘s iconic peacock flock. Committee member Leona Perkin says the idea was inspired by a local Souris resident who was visiting Chilliwack, British Columbia, and brought …

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Deadline fast approaching for pre-registration for Schuylkill County Fair exhibits

Registration deadlines are fast approaching for the Schuylkill County Fair. July 22 is the pre-registration deadline for general exhibitions. This deadline is for exhibitors interested in submitting items for general exhibits. General exhibits consist of items like fruits, vegetables, flowers, and grains. This same timeframe is used for items like …

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Lea Michele to replace Beanie Feldstein in ‘Funny Girl’

By Scottie Andrew, CNN Broadway’s Next “Funny Girl” will be Lea Michele, who replaces Beanie Feldstein after the “Booksmart” star announced she would be leaving the show earlier than expected. The production revealed On Monday the “Glee” star would succeed Feldstein, whose run ends July 31, in the lead role …

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The work of a dog from Mass. to raise funds for the Alzheimer’s Association

JENNA. RONDELLA. OKAY KINDNESS ALERT. YOU ARE READY TO SMILE. THERE’S A UNIQUE AND LOVELY ARTIST BEHIND SOME LOCAL ARTWORK AND IT’S ALL TO SUPPORT A GOOD CAUSE ALSO MEET JACKSON THE THREE-YEAR-OLD PUPPY HAS PAINTED AS IT TURNS OUT AND YOU CAN SEE HIM IN ACTION AT THE SPRING …

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Abuse during care: Survivor tells story of sexual abuse through sculpture to find freedom

People with disabilities experience higher rates of violence than people without disabilities. For the first time, a statement is given through art to the Abuse in Care – Royal Commission into Institutional Care for People with Disabilities, the Deaf and Mental Health. The hearing runs from July 11 to July …

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Kat Kinnick is inspired by her childhood in the high desert

“The Hunt”, Kat Kinnick, katsura blue gouache on paper, 6 × 4¼ inches. (Courtesy of Hecho Gallery) Los Ranchos-born Kat Kinnick grew up surrounded by a menagerie of animals – dogs, cats, guinea pigs, hamsters, goats, sheep and a horse. The playfulness and sense of fantasy of this childhood in …

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The Weeknd postpones Toronto tour halt due to national network outage

The Weeknd has postponed the opening show of his stadium tour to 2022. The Grammy-winning artist was set to kick off the opening Friday night at the Roger Centre, the largest venue in his hometown of Toronto; but shortly before the Weeknd took the stage, Roger Center announced that they …

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Ribbon cutting – Third rib painting | Company

The Bay Blazers and Rockport-Fulton Chamber of Commerce (RFCC) staff were recently joined by guests to celebrate a ribbon cutting for Third Coast Painting. Third Coast Painting specializes in high end residential painting and is a local business with over 12 years experience in the painting industry. Jonathon Huerta began …

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Uproar as Philadelphia excludes black artists from commissioning process for statue of abolitionist Harriet Tubman

A statue of Harriet Tubman commissioned by the City of Philadelphia aims to celebrate underrepresented stories in public spaces and help Philadelphians connect with one another. But the project is instead dividing residents, drawing critics who say the selection process was unfair because it was never open to submissions from …

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The 10 best gastronomic discoveries from July 7 to 13

After the Independence Day festivities, we approach the summer blues that come with it. Luckily, DFW has plenty of events to chase away the blues, and we have a wide variety of events to fill your weekend. From fishing festivals and block parties to brewery events, here are 10 gourmet …

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Hey, ‘Australian Idol’ – it’s a different world than the one you left

“Australian Idol” is back, but something is wrong. Here, Dr. Brendan Magee looks at the return of the iconic show and the resulting discontent in a music industry that is currently reflecting on its culture and trying to address a range of behaviors within the industry. It has been widely …

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Pregnancy clinic in Hialeah vandalized with spray paint – NBC 6 South Florida

An anti-abortion pregnancy clinic for women in the city of Hialeah was found vandalized with spray paint early Sunday morning The Pregnancy Support Medical Clinic on W. 49th Street was found with the words “If abortions aren’t safe, the[n] neither are you spray painted on the building on Tuesday. Another …

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Sheryl Crow brought nostalgia and newness to Frederik Meijer’s gardens and sculpture park

Opening Sheryl Crow on July 3, Allison Russell performed with a joy that, given her debut, seemed to me to be nothing short of triumphant. Placed in foster care by a mother suffering from schizophrenia and postpartum depression, Russell was later returned to her. When she was five, her adoptive …

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APAC, Europe & America Application Arts and Crafts Retail Market Share will grow at XX% CAGR to 2026

A new informative report titled “ Arts & Crafts Retail Market Size 2020 by Key Players, Types, Applications, forecast to 2026” has recently been to its humongous database which helps to shape the future of the businesses by making well-informed business decisions. It offers a comprehensive analysis …

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Dior makes folklore in Parisian couture on the theme of Ukraine

PARIS (AP) — Images of traditional embroidery and floral paintings adorned the walls of Dior’s celebrity-laden runway tribute to Ukraine as the four-day Paris Couture Week kicked off Monday. The set, by Ukrainian artist Olesia Trofymenko, was the starting point for designer Maria Grazia Chiuri, who returned this season to …

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🌱Three Village Daily: TVHS lecture series + shell painting at the ECML

Good morning everyone. It’s me, Debora Whitehead, your Three Village Daily host – back in your inbox with all the things to print on what’s happening in town these days. Keep scrolling for the scoop… First, today’s weather forecast: Quite sunny. High: 82 Low: 67. Here are today’s top 4 …

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Commentary: As Roe vs. Wade is toppled, a dark 1962 sculpture takes on tragic new relevance

In 1962, when Edward Kienholz made “The Illegal Operation,” the sculpture gave intense visual form to an experience that many were familiar with, but which remained deeply in the shadow of culture. Abortion was a crime, and the miserable back alley procedure the entertainer watched his wife endure was fresh …

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Lafayette doctor uses oyster shells to create art

LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) – Dr. Julie Broussard works 60 hours some weeks, returning to the hospital at night or on weekends when on call, but other times she can be found in a back -room of his house, listening to sing and paint oyster shells. “I’m going to work a …

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UFC 276 start time – Israel Adesanya vs. Jared Cannonier: Live stream, fight card, PPV awards, prelims, TV

Getty Images Two of the UFC’s most dominant champions are in action on Saturday when Israel Adesanya and Alexander Volkanovski defend their world titles in featured bouts at UFC 276. Adesanya will defend his middleweight title against top contender Jared Cannonier. Adesanya holds an undefeated record at middleweight while Cannonier …

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Sculpture and painting to mark the event of the 3rd Friday of Noyes | neighborhood supplement

BY CHERIE MINER for Quartier Extra The Noyes Art Gallery, 119 S. Ninth St., will host an event featuring eight Noyes artists on Friday, July 15, from 9:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. The show features different styles of painting and sculpture, as well as woodworking. The gallery will live stream …

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City of Galveston Unveils McGuire Dent Sculpture at Recreation Center | Local News

An 8-foot 3D sculpture honoring Jessie McGuire Dent, an African-American educator and community activist from Galveston, was presented to the city on Friday at the recreation center — 2222 28th St. — named after her and her father. Artist Danny Asberry El, president of Solel International, a Houston-based organization that …

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