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Exciting appointment for Mandela International Film Festival

The honorary global ambassador of the 2015 Mandela International Film Festival is Dr Maya Angelou - playwright, producer, director, best-selling author, civil rights activist, educator and historian.

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Related Topix: Mandela, Drama Movies, Black Entertainment, Vocal, World News, South Africa, Africa

Mon Apr 21, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

BWW Previews: The Brilliant Lecture Series Presents 'A Conversation with Bette Midler'

The Brilliant Lecture Series, Inc. is a non-profit company that aims to inspire and educate Houston audiences by presenting them with prominent members of our society such as national and international leaders, artists, humanitarians, philanthropists, and role models.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Bette Midler, Non-Profit, Vocal, Black Entertainment, Celebrities, Sidney Poitier, Recreational Vehicle, Award, Emmy Awards, Entertainment, Television

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Insight News

Aesthetically It

Aesthetically It! is a list of picks from the editors of Aesthetically Speaking.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Vocal, Family, Kids, Minnesota

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Switched

Maya Angelou Challenges Obama Administration "Over Testing"

Along with 120 other children's book authors, beloved poet and activist Maya Angelou has called President Obama on the carpet for his "testing overuse and abuse."

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

Hampton Roads Daily Press

Acclaimed poet, author Maya Angelou cancels William & Mary talk due to illness

Maya Angelou 's appearance at the College of William and Mary , originally set for April 15, has been canceled due to illness, the college announced Thursday.

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Related Topix: Vocal, Black Entertainment, College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, VA, Arts, Poetry

Wed Apr 09, 2014

Arkansas Times

The ASO does Mahler's Fifth Symphony

The third annual Hope for Humanity Film Festival will be held Thursday through Saturday, April 10-12, at the University of Arkansas Community College at Hope.

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Sat Apr 05, 2014

Daily Mail

Oprah Winfrey helps her 'greatest teacher' Dr. Maya Angelou celebrate ...

So of course Oprah Winfrey was on hand to help the famed writer and poet celebrate her 86th birthday and unveiling of her portrait at the Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery in Washington DC on Saturday.

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Fri Apr 04, 2014

The Huffington Post

Happy Birthday, Maya Angelou! Here Are Poet's Candid Thoughts On...

Legendary author, activist and poet Dr. Maya Angelou turns 86 today. She's the woman Oprah calls her greatest teacher, and over the years they've had many profound conversations together about wisdom, courage and spirituality.

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Thu Apr 03, 2014

The Free Dictionary

Maya Angelou

She has published seven autobiographies, five books of essays, and several books of poetry, and is credited with a list of plays, movies, and television shows spanning more than fifty years.

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Related Topix: Music!, Porgy and Bess, Drama Movies, Musical Movies, Vocal, Black Entertainment, Arts, Poetry, Theater, Documentary Movies, Malcolm X, Biography Movies

Connecticut Post

SEEN at Maya Angelou luncheon?

Eight hundred thirty-four guests were in attendance at the FCCF Fund for Women and Children Annual Luncheon with guest speaker, Dr. Maya Angelou on April 3. Were you SEEN there? Photo: Picasa, P. Ha-Stevenson / Hearst Connecticut Media Group Eight hundred thirty-four guests were in attendance at the FCCF Fund for Women and Children Annual Luncheon ... (more)

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Sun Mar 30, 2014

The Post-Standard

Civility is learned behavior that spreads out into our community

I love words and the gifts they can be to each other. When teaching poetry to young people, I speak about the power of words.

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Related Topix: Arts, Poetry, Black Entertainment, Vocal, Opinion

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