“The arts have always played a critical role in our lives and it was important for us to support Houston Grand Opera and Austin Opera with this gift," they said. "Collaboration between HGO and Austin Opera is a win for all with extra creativity, cost savings and support for opera. Our hope is that through this new programming and content that HGO is producing, more people will be able to access this wonderful art form that has meant so much to both of us over the years." … [Read more...] about Houston Grand Opera to launch free digital shows in place of cancelled season
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The Republican lieutenant governor sued Cooper last month, alleging the Democrat’s orders limiting business activities and mass gatherings and mandating face coverings were unlawful because he failed to first get support from the Council of State. The 10-member council includes both of them, Attorney General Josh Stein and other statewide elected officials. … [Read more...] about The Latest: Most of Singapore foreign labor cleared of COVID
Georgetown's Garvie thinks the bill introduced by Democrats last week is "finally" strict enough to address the problems she believes are inherent to facial recognition technology. Its prospects under a highly partisan Congress aren't clear, though restricting facial recognition has garnered bipartisan support in the past. … [Read more...] about Tech companies are still helping police scan your face
The “cancel culture” is real and repugnant; even liberals are taking notice of its destructive effect and calling for its end. As Bob Dylan sang almost sixty years ago, “You don’t need a weatherman to know which way the wind blows.” You would have to be obtuse to not see today’s political windsock, or to not know that the left understand exactly what they are doing. … [Read more...] about Liberals: Undone by their own undoing?
“He wanted to work with people who earned their place,” Ethan Wayne explained. “He didn’t think anybody should get a job because he was a man, because she was a woman, because they were gay, because they were straight, because they were Chinese, African-American or Mexican. He thought you should get a job because you were the right person to do that job. Because you had skill and talent and you would show up and get the job done. He didn’t care what you were." … [Read more...] about John Wayne’s daughters defend late star after his shocking Playboy interview resurfaces: He ‘loved people’