lincolncenter:

Peter Sellars, director of the Berliner Philharmoniker’s presentation of Bach’s St. Matthew Passion at Lincoln Center’s White Light Festival, was awarded the prestigious Polar Music Prize earlier this year for his significant contributions to the world of music. In his acceptance speech from the ceremony in August, he spoke about the importance of music, explaining "music is what holds the world together.”

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astronomicalwonders:

Solar chromosphere and diamond ring near totality

The path of the hybrid solar eclipse on November 3, 2013 crossed the Atlantic Ocean and Africa. This image was taken from Pokwero, Uganda and shows the diamond ring and chromosphere at second contact, just before totality.

Copyright holder: Alson Wong

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lincolncenter:

Lincoln Center’s Milstein Reflecting Pool and Terrace pool aglow during last night’s Shinnyo Lantern Floating for Peace.

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coolchicksfromhistory:

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver: Miss America Pageant 

Society of Women Engineers: Donate

Patsy Mink Foundation: Donate

Rankin Foundation: Donate

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uispeccoll:

Happy Banned Books Week! In celebration, this week’s posts will be all mugshots of famous banned books! We’re starting out with the famous banned wizard himself - Harry Potter! [xPR6068 O68 H365 2010] #uiowa #specialcollections #libraries #BannedBooksWeek #bannedbooks #harrypotter #harrypotterandthephilosophersstone #bookmugshots

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eopederson3:

The Route: Puente Sobre Río Pisuerga, Cerca de Itero de la Vega, Autumn 1998.

Crossed by the lovely medieval bridge, the river is the boundary between the provinces of Palencia (left) and Burgos (right).

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Claude Monet, Arm of the Seine near Giverny in the Fog (1897)

Claude Monet, Arm of the Seine near Giverny in the Fog (1897)

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summerlilac:

Marie Antoinette’s last letter to her children, 1793

summerlilac:

Marie Antoinette’s last letter to her children, 1793

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