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Women’s Heart Fund to Host Heart of Rock and Roll Cocktail Reception in Asbury Park

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The Women’s Heart Fund will host its signature event, the Heart of Rock and Roll cocktail reception, on Friday, June 2, from 7-10 p.m. at the Asbury Hotel in Asbury Park, NJ. The Women's Heart Fund Board is excited to announce that this year's event will feature special guests Chazz Palminteri of the hit Broadway musical, A Bronx Tale, and his wife Gianna Palminteri, who will serve as honorary chairs. With more than 50 movies to his credit, Bronx-born and raised Chazz was destined to continue the long line of prominent actors in the film industry. Well known for Bullets Over Broadway, The Usual Suspects and A Bronx Tale, he is the only artist who has had his work go from a one-man show to a major motion picture film to a hit Broadway musical.

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John Davis Named Under Secretary for Museums and Research/Provost

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John Davis, the Alice Pratt Brown Professor of Art at Smith College and executive director of the Terra Foundation for American Art’s Global Academic Programs and Terra Foundation Europe, has been named Under Secretary for Museums and Research/Provost at the Smithsonian. He will be the first person to hold this position created by Smithsonian Secretary David Skorton to lead and promote multidisciplinary activities across the Smithsonian.

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You Need More Than Just a White Hat to Tell the Hero From the Villain

The Sopranos’ Tony Soprano and Walter White from Breaking Bad rank among recent television drama’s most notorious protagonists, each of questionable morality. So, here’s the question: Do you like them?

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'Athletes of the Small Muscles': Graduating OT Student Follows Passion Through Treating Musicians

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Over the 15-minute course of Maurice Ravel’s Bolero, the snare drummer raps out 5,144 individual beats.

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Heather Pinkett Receives a Hartwell Research Award

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Heather W. Pinkett, an associate professor of molecular biosciences at Northwestern University, has received a 2016 Hartwell Individual Biomedical Research Award for her work advancing children’s health.

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Novartis Institutes for Biomedical Research Cambridge Campus Wins Special Recognition in Lab of the Year Awards

/PRNewswire/ -- CannonDesign, a global design firm, is pleased to announce that the Novartis Institutes BioMedical Research (NIBR) Cambridge Campus has won a Special Recognition for Innovative Systems in R&D Magazine's prestigious Lab of the Year Awards. The annual program recognizes the world's most innovative laboratory environments; this year, only five laboratories received the recognition.

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Sally Ride Science Junior Academy to Host an Open House

The open house will preview what’s in store at the Sally Ride Science Junior Academy, a summer program that is designed to inspire careers in STEAM. The open house is Saturday, May 13, 10am to noon at Mission Bay High School.

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Encyclopedic Cheese Reference Wins James Beard Award

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An authoritative cheese reference book, The Oxford Companion to Cheese, has won a prestigious James Beard Award in the reference and scholarship category. Published in November 2016, the book contains 855 entries from 325 contributors in 35 countries. The editor worked with an international, 12-member editorial board that selected many of the contributors and solicited entries, which are signed. The goal was to commission entries from experts passionate about the cheeses of their region.

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Curb Center Measures Public Opinion on Federal Funding for Arts

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A significant majority of adults in the United States—63 percent—oppose eliminating federal funding for arts and culture, according to survey questions fielded by the Curb Center for Arts, Enterprise and Public Policy.

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Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

Celebrate Asian Pacific American Heritage Month at the Smithsonian

The Smithsonian invites the public to celebrate Asian Pacific American Heritage Month throughout May with a series of performances, lectures, exhibitions, family activities and tours at various museums around the Smithsonian. All programs are free unless otherwise indicated.







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