But Nana Bahlmann and Stephanie Barron, co-curators of the festival’s ancillary art and performance programming titled “Weimar Variations,” said the L.A. Phil had no warning of the protest. The demonstrators did not appear to disrupt the concert, and though a few left after the banner had been displayed, Bahlmann and Barron said, a few stayed to listen to the second half of the program. The protesters appeared to take down the banner themselves, and security did not need to escort anyone out, they said. … [Read more...] about Who were the protesters behind the Refuse Fascism banners at Disney Hall and the Oscars?
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CNN affiliate KTVT is livestreaming the demolition on its website. And by the looks of it, it seems like it might take a while -- something onlookers and local media have gleefully observed on Twitter. … [Read more...] about The ‘Leaning Tower of Dallas,’ a resilient office building that refused to be toppled, nears its end
“At this stage and on this record, we conclude that CSS is not entitled to a preliminary injunction,” the decision said. “The City’s non-discrimination policy is a neutral, generally applicable law, and the religious views of CSS do not entitle it to an exception from that policy…It has failed to make a persuasive showing that the City targeted it for its religious beliefs, or is motivated by ill will against its religion, rather than sincere opposition to discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation. Thus we affirm.” … [Read more...] about Philly Catholic Social Services Censored For Refusing To Work With Same-Sex Couples Based On Religious Principle
DIXON, CA — New and exciting events are coming to the Dixon area all the time. Whether you're looking to attend a concert or sporting event, theater performance or magic show, Patch's partnership with TicketNetwork has you covered. Here's your weekly roundup of the top big-ticket events coming up near you. … [Read more...] about Refused, Sacramento Kings & More: Big-Ticket Events Near Dixon
President Obama said Thursday he would have told campaign aides "there is no way that I'm not running again with Joe BidenJoe BidenBiden faces do-or-die primary in South Carolina Democrats view Sanders as having best shot to defeat Trump: poll Karl Rove: 'Long way to go' for Sanders to capture nomination: 'The field is splintered' MORE" in 2012 — had he been asked. … [Read more...] about Obama: I would never have dumped Biden