Singer Audra McDonald returns to Broadway as Billie Holiday
“This has been a fun way to celebrate the nation’s love of baseball and we appreciate the White House entertaining our effort.” A-B sought to collect 100,000 signatures on WhiteHouse.gov , a minimum threshold necessary for President Barack Obama’s administration to respond to a petition. The petition effort had until March 26 to reach its 100,000 signature goal. To get the word out, Budweiser created digital ads that appeared on websites including ESPN.com and MLB.com. Some campaigns on the White Houses We The People citizen petition website, which began in 2011, have been successful, including a request for the White House to reveal its home-brewed beer recipe. More than 10 million users signed nearly 300,000 petitions on the website as of mid-November, according to the White House.
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ST. PATRICK’S DAY: Illuminating how the holiday Google Doodle comes to be
“The play is a great exploration of the African-American experience in the first half of the last century. Billie Holiday had a very Dickensian kind of upbringing. She was raped at 10, worked in a whorehouse, had terrible addiction issues and was sent to jail for a year cold turkey to get off drugs,” he explained. Price was intrigued by the dichotomy of the great star, who influenced so many people and was loved by so many, and who had a terrible life yet was able to survive through her music. “She loved to sing, and that was the thing that really grounded her,” he said.
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Opening day holiday petition gathers enough signatures
Brandie Piper, KSDK 11:55 p.m. EDT March 21, 2014 SHARE 31 CONNECT 8 TWEET 4 COMMENTEMAILMORE ST. LOUIS Baseball fans have gathered enough signatures to get a response from the White House about Budweiser’s “Make Opening Day a Holiday” campaign. The petition was launched Feb. 24 and needed 100,000 signatures. As of 8:45 p.m.
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Her quest for the authentic led her to the Book of Kells, arguably the worlds greatest collection of illuminated manuscripts. Created by early medieval Celtic monks, the book now sits in Dublin, beheld and upheld as a national treasure. Homs visual result is todays dazzling Doodle to mark St. Patricks Day a holiday that has come to symbolize so many things spiritually and spirits-ually around the globe, from the patron saint of Ireland hailing and converting Christians in the fifth century, to the patrons of brewpubs hoisting green ale more than 15 centuries later. The Book of Kells which sheds light on the Gospels is a lush and beguiling wonder of Latin calligraphy and Christian iconography, of intricate ornamentation and multicultural symbolism that even nods to a pagan past. Tapping that mix of Christian faith and native folk beliefs is apt for St.
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