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Noted Indian transgender activist shakes up Hindu festival

PRAYAGRAJ, India (AP) – Indian transgender activist and Bollywood TV star Laxmi Narayan Tripathi has shaken up the male-dominated monastic orders that run the Hindu Kumbh Mela festival underway in northern India that’s expected to draw [...]
Trump’s Plan To Privatize International Space Station Worst Idea Since Vogon Poetry Festival
Also, the “For Sale” ad on Craigslist is full of typos. Space is big. Really big. You just won’t believe how vastly, hugely, mindbogglingly big it is. I mean, you may think Donald Trump’s stupidity is vast and galaxy-spanning, but that’s [...]
Pingyao Journal: China’s Newest Film Festival Tests the Limits of Independence
Agang Yargyi, a Tibetan filmmaker who traveled from the western province of Sichuan to attend, expressed admiration for Mr. Feng’s choice of a historical subject, calling it “very daring.” Mr. Agang, 27, has made three short films, [...]
BlackStar Film Festival to highlight themes of resistance
PHILADELPHIA (AP) – Filmmakers have joined the national conversation about race, policing and social protest, and will gather this week in Philadelphia to showcase stories of global struggle at the sixth annual BlackStar Film Festival. The [...]
Police Halt Music Festival in Germany Over Possible Terrorist Threat
BERLIN — The police ordered tens of thousands of fans to leave one of Germany’s biggest rock festivals late Friday, saying it was necessary to call for the evacuation because of an unspecified terrorist threat. Fans had gathered at the [...]

Here Is Barack Obama’s Final Turkey Pardon And Festival Of Dad Jokes

Here for your seasonal enjoyment is President Obama doing his very last official presidential turkey pardon Wednesday, with two of Michelle’s nephews, Austin and Aaron Robinson, standing in for Sasha and Malia, who are just plain Over It. [...]