Chilean Wines: Sometimes We Need to Embrace Discomfort to Promote Diversity

Chilean Wines: Sometimes We Need to Embrace Discomfort to Promote Diversity
When I first started learning about, and seriously tasting, wine, my universe centered around European regions. This is actually very common for people living in New York City. Our proximity to Italy, France and Spain, as well as the exposure to the …
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Energy Geologist Turned Italian Wine Guru Brings His Flair to Texas
individuals who love wine as much as I do, who live to taste. You’ll appreciate their insight, and I hope you’ll learn something from them as well. A few months ago I attended a tasting party at a home in Houston that could have just as easily been …
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Sannino Vineyard 2014 Merlot is our Wine of the Week
If you’re a long-time Long Island wine lover, you may remember Ternhaven Cellars, Harold Watts’ old winery with tasting room in Greenport. Back in the mid-2000s, Watts sold his five-acre Cutchogue vineyard to Lisa and Anthony Sannino of Sannino Vineyard.
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Roller Derby and Diversity

sportRoller Derby and Diversity
In 2007, I attended a roller derby bout in Atlanta, GA for the very first time. Outside of the pageantry of the many derby personas and fast hits, one thing stood out to me: there were only 2 black skaters on the track. At the time, there were five active …
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Roller Derby Chicago The Local Leagues
If you trace history back to the late 1800s, you may be surprised to find that there are roller derby Chicago origins. That is correct, roller derby was essentially formed in Chicago although, it has evolved over the years. During the 1930s is when …
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Roller Derby
When you think of roller derby you might picture a fierce competition of players colliding at high speeds as they skate around a track, but it’s not just a sport of brute force and skill on wheels. Today the Hamilton Area Roller Derby put on a special …
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The Origins of Hip Hop: Annual event celebrates Racine’s cultural diversity

The Origins of Hip Hop: Annual event celebrates Racine’s cultural diversity
The Origins of Hip Hop event will return to Racine’s lakefront on Saturday, Aug. 20, and everyone is welcome to come share this exploration of the culture of hip-hop, from 4 to 10 p.m. at Smoke’d on the Water, 3 Fifth St. In its fifth year, Origins of …
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The Science of How Hip-Hop Combats Poverty
From its inception in the Bronx in the 1970s, hip-hop has always been about inspiring the disenfranchised to overcome their obstacles. Its stars have encouraged listeners to reach higher, even when they’re rapping about seemingly materialistic things.
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How Hip-Hop Holds
Not long ago, I was having lunch in a KFC in Harlem, sitting near eight African-American boys, aged about 14. Since 1) it was 1:30 on a school day, 2) they were carrying book bags, and 3) they seemed to be in no hurry, I assumed they were skipping school.
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