Here’s how to celebrate Juneteenth in Arlington, Grand Prairie

On June 19, 1865, federal troops arrived in Galveston to tell enslaved people they were free.

General Robert E. Lee had surrendered two months earlier, more than two years after Abraham Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation.

The historic day is now commemorated as Juneteenth, the end of slavery in the United States.

Here are some ways to celebrate Juneteenth in Arlington, Fort Worth and Grand Prairie this year:

What: The community is invited to enjoy live music, poetry readings, dancing, food trucks and more at a Juneteenth block party organized by the Arlington Museum of Art and Create Arlington.

When:

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Art gallery to move forward with Hunter Biden’s exhibition despite N-word text message scandal

Hunter Biden’s art exhibition will reportedly carry on despite newly surfaced text messages that show him repeatedly use the N-word.

President Joe Biden’s son, who is now a “full-time artist,” initially announced a partnership with SoHo art dealer Georges Berges last year and said the duo would hold an exhibition in New York this fall. He intends to sell his artwork there from $75,000 to $500,000 per piece, according to a new report.

Biden, who faced multiple scandals involving his laptop and family’s financial dealings, is again facing scrutiny after reports revealed multiple uses of the N-word in

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Lancaster County college news: June 15, 2021 | Community News

College news

 

Graduations

 

Christina Buchmoyer, of Marietta, received a Master of Arts in education from Avila University, Kansas City, Missouri.

Dean’s list

 

Abby Weiss, of Lititz, was named to the dean’s honor roll with a 3.6 GPA or higher for the spring 2021 semester at Abilene Christian University, Abilene, Texas, where she is a sophomore majoring in communication disorders.

Area students were among those named to the dean’s list for the spring 2021 semester at Olivet Nazarene University, Bourbonnais, Illinois. They are Gabrielle Murphy and Cameo Powell, both of Oxford.

Honors

 

The Lancaster Chapter

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‘Horn Man’ museum exhibit honors legacy of Grammy winning musician Charles Neville

Music great Charles “Charlie the horn man” Neville received his first saxophone for his eighth-grade graduation; he was the valedictorian.

Now one of the many horns he used during his lifelong career will be part of “Horn Man: The Life and Musical Legacy of Charles Neville,” a display at the Wood Museum of Springfield History in Springfield June 19 to Nov. 28.

The late R&B and jazz musician had lived in Huntington, where he died in 2018.

Born in 1938 in New Orleans, he became immersed in New Orleans’s musical influences early in life. He and his siblings formed the

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Brooks & Dunn to return to Riverbend Music Center after more than a decade

Brooks & Dunn to return to Riverbend Music Center after more than a decade

Country music duo Brooks & Dunn will return to Cincinnati to play a show at Riverbend Music Center this summer.The pair announced their Reboot 2021 Tour on Facebook Monday. Brooks & Dunn will make a stop at Riverbend Music Center on Sept. 4 at 7 p.m.This tour is the group’s first tour in 10 years. Brooks & Dunn last performed in Cincinnati at Riverbend on July 18, 2010.Brooks & Dunn have had “more album sales than any country duo

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The Future of Watches: The Mid-Market Squeeze | News & Analysis

This article first appeared in the special edition of The State of Fashion: Watches and Jewellery, co-published by The Business of Fashion and McKinsey & Company. To learn more and download a copy of the report, click here.

Historically a stronghold of Swiss brands that have established themselves as household names through decades of watchmaking, the mid-market for watches priced between $180 and $3,600 is facing existential threats from both ends of the spectrum. The most aggressive competition comes from luxury watch brands leveraging their brand power to entice the higher end of the mid-market, and smartwatches at the lower

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