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 Marc Rich Seminar
The center’s culture initiative is intended to support, develop and encourage the existence of a global Jewish culture.In our view, synergy between the Diaspora culture and the Israeli culture, created through cooperation between Jewish artists and cultural figures in all places, is a value that should be promoted as an action guideline for the center.
Jewish life in modern age and the strengthening of Israel-Diaspora links are valued by the Foundation.
The People-to-People Center was established in 2001 as a strategic initiative of the Jewish Agency, to create new and ongoing platforms of personal and communal connections, centered in Israel.Our goal is to create a global Jewish community based on a shared national and cultural awareness, to strengthen the Jewish people as a united whole.
www.bh.org.il /Education/MarcRich2003.asp

  
 Manchester - Research Facilities - NWFSC
Marine fish culture: Manchester was the first research facility in the nation to grow Pacifc salmon in a marine aquaculture setting; it is one of the only facilities in the nation where �groundfish� species such as lingcod, sablefish, Pacific halibut and rockfish are reared in an aquaculture setting.
Today, the Manchester Research Station is a leader in state-of-the-art salmonid culture technologies.
Manchester scientists have recently helped form the Pacific Aquaculture Caucus and have formulated a Code of Conduct for the aquaculture industy.
www.nwfsc.noaa.gov /research/facilities/manchester.cfm   (1252 words)

  
 Manchester College African-American
NORTH MANCHESTER, Ind. (Feb. 23, 2004) — “Heart of the Beat: A Celebration of Culture through Music” is the theme of the annual black history month celebration of Manchester College’s Black Student Union.
The Black Student Union plans to present a timeline of some important aspects of African-American music and culture, said LaKesha C. Lee, assistant to the director of multicultural affairs at the college.
Manchester College African-American celebration features music and culture
www.manchester.edu /OCA/PR/files/News/AfricanCelebration0204.htm   (126 words)

  
 Vermont Vacation - 1811 House Bed and Breakfast - Manchester Village Vermont Inn
Manchester is the seat of culture and performing arts in Southern Vermont.
For those who enjoy the lure of New England tourism, steeped in historic significance, a visit to Manchester Center, VT combined with a stay at the 1811 House should not be missed.
The 1811 House is ideally situated to take in all that Southern Vermont offers from adventure to culture, always surrounded by the natural beauty of Vermont's Green Mountains and the subtle sophistication of this historic town.
www.1811house.com /activities.html   (818 words)

  
 Amazon.co.uk: Books: Manchester, England
Haslam a Disk Jockey at Manchester's Hacienda understands the link between the development of the industrial working class and the rise of popular culture and this is a focal point of the work.
The last thing i expected was an extemely well written, and well researched study into the history of Manchester's music and club scene, stretching back to the start of the industrial revolution, and taking into account the social conditions and politics of the day.
Taking a largely historical perspective this book begins at the dawn of industrial revolution and traces the semiotic development of Manchester as Industrial City and Manchester as Cultural Capital.
www.amazon.co.uk /exec/obidos/ASIN/1841151467   (818 words)

  
 Tourism and Urban Culture (TC)
Tourism and culture have also been catalysts for large-scale urban developments internationally, from cultural facilities such as the Guggenheim Museum which provides a focal point for urban regeneration in Bilbao, to the Sydney Olympic Games and the Manchester Commonwealth Games as sources of urban renewal.
Postgraduate Certificate/Postgraduate Diploma/MA The MA Tourism and Urban Culture was established in 2001 in response to the recent expansion of tourism and cultural services in areas of urban regeneration, and is distinctive in its focus on the study of tourism with urban environments.
Urban regeneration projects in the UK such as those associated with Cardiff Bay, Gloucester Docks, Bristol Quayside, Birmingham, Leeds, Sheffield, Manchester, Newcastle, Glasgow and Edinburgh city centres have all centred around tourism and cultural development.
www.glos.ac.uk /subjectsandcourses/postgraduatetaught/tc/index.cfm?printScreenMode=print   (362 words)

  
 Manchester Community College Home Page
MCC Instructor Daniel Long, awarded artist fellowship grant from The Connecticut Commission on Culture and Tourism.
Connecticut Artists Awarded Fellowships by the Connecticut Commission on Culture & Tourism
In order for this document to be ratified, it must be approved by the Faculty Senate, the Student Senate and a caucus of classified staff, and your comments are needed!
www.mctc.commnet.edu   (243 words)

  
 Gibraltar Society and Culture
Manchester United Supporters - Gibraltar Branch - Local branch of the Manchester United football supporters club.
Gibraltar Classic Vehicle Association Website - Its aim is to foster and promote the ownership and preservation of classic and historic motor vehicles as part of Gibraltar's motoring and transport heritage.
Gibraltar Football Association - The Association is one of the ten (possibly sixth) oldest football associations in the world.
www.iper1.com /iper1-odp/scat/id/Regional/Europe/Gibraltar/Society_and_Culture   (534 words)

  
 The University of Manchester
English and American Studies at Manchester is a large and diverse Subject Area comprising staff with research and teaching specialisms in most areas of these disciplines from Anglo-Saxon culture to contemporary writing, film and popular culture.
In addition to its undergraduate programmes in English Literature and American Studies, it offers a variety of MA programmes, possesses a vibrant community of PhD students and hosts a number of research seminar series every year.
www.arts.manchester.ac.uk /subjectareas/englishamericanstudies   (248 words)

  
 The Signicance of European "Capital of Culture" for Tourism and Culture: The Case of Kraków 2000
Managers in Kraków's tourism and culture sectors were interviewed to elicit their perceptions about the impact of the program.
Dorota Wasik, formerly manager of the European Union PHARE and Tempus projects at Kraków University of Economics, is the representative in Poland of Manchester Metropolitan University's International Centre for Research and Consultancy.
Danielle Allen is Project Assistant on the Manchester Metropolitan University study of cultural tourism in Central and Eastern Europe.
www.hec.ca /ijam/532.htm   (248 words)

  
 Urbis
Urbis explores urban culture and the cities of today and tomorrow, with unique exhibitions, events, family activities and free interactive exhibits.
Exploring urban culture and the cities of today and tomorrow
Our interactive galleries explore the people, place and pulse of the modern city.
www.urbis.org.uk /?f=1&q=   (248 words)

  
 Department of Religions and Theology at the University of Manchester
The John Rylands University Library of Manchester, one of Britain's most extensive and valuable collections, has excellent resources in many areas in the study of religion and theology, including archival holdings and primary material in religion, culture and gender.
In partnership with Manchester University Press, the Centre supports a major series of monographs, Studies in Religion, Culture and Gender.
Further details of all postgraduate programmes are given in the Postgraduate Handbook, available from the Postgraduate Secretary, School of Middle Eastern Studies and Religions and Theology, University of Manchester, M13 9PL or email alison.mcquade@man.ac.uk.
www.art.man.ac.uk /RELTHEOL/department/crcg.htm   (760 words)

  
 Amazon.co.uk: Books: Manchester, England
Haslam a Disk Jockey at Manchester's Hacienda understands the link between the development of the industrial working class and the rise of popular culture and this is a focal point of the work.
Mapping out the city's creative and industrial history from the early 19th century to the ecstasy-fuelled dance culture of the 80s and 90s, you begin to realise the profound extent to which the city has always been part of a cycle of cultural upheaval, innovation and desperation.
The last thing i expected was an extemely well written, and well researched study into the history of Manchester's music and club scene, stretching back to the start of the industrial revolution, and taking into account the social conditions and politics of the day.
www.amazon.co.uk /exec/obidos/ASIN/1841151467   (760 words)

  
 United Kingdom Culture - A Great Resource of Information
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www.londoncorner.com /unitedkingdomculture   (948 words)

  
 Encyclopedia: Kentucky
Jump to: navigation, search Judaism is the religious culture of the Jewish people.
Kentucky and its residents are probably most well known for thoroughbred horses and horse racing, local whisky distilleries, and enthusiasm for basketball (The two principal basketball rivals in the state are the University of Kentucky (blue and white, Wildcats) and the University of Louisville (red and black, Cardinals)).
Kentucky is one of four states referred to as a commonwealth.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Kentucky   (7988 words)

  
 Manchester - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Manchester International Airport (formerly Manchester Ringway Airport) is the north's busiest airport, and the 3rd largest in the UK (after Heathrow and Gatwick) in terms of passengers per year, although its lead on the 4th busiest aiport, Stansted, has been declining recently.
Manchester has the UK's largest gay population outside of London, and is renowned for its gay village; centred around the Canal Street area the gay village is home to various gay shops, restaurants, numerous bars and clubs, and each August bank holiday hosts the Manchester Pride Festival (previously known as Mardi Gras and Gayfest).
Manchester's gay culture was brought to mainstream attention in 1999 by the acclaimed and controversial Channel 4 drama series Queer as Folk, which portrayed life in the village.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Manchester   (3146 words)

  
 Gay Manchester, England
Manchester is a city of culture—numerous theaters and art galleries, the famous Halle Orchestra, and several public and private libraries.
Manchester, an English city set some 35 miles from the Irish Sea is a city of surprises.
Manchester is connected to the sea via the Manchester Ship Canal, which open in 1894.
www.envoytravel.com /gay_manchester.html   (3146 words)

  
 Manchester Encyclopedia Article, History, Biography @ Local Color Art
Manchester's gay culture was brought to mainstream attention in 1999 by the acclaimed and controversial Channel 4 drama series Queer as Folk, which portrayed life in the village.
Manchester's status as gay capital of the UK was affirmed in 2003 when it played host city to the annual Europride festival.
Manchester is home to the Manchester Metropolitan University Writers School, one of the top creative writing schools in the country.
encyclopedia.localcolorart.com /encyclopedia/Manchester   (3146 words)

  
 Manchester UK
The City of Manchester and innumerable small satellite towns and villages surrounding it saw the rapid growth of factories manufacturing merchandise for cotton weaving and spinning, dyeing, fulling and all apects of the textile industry.
It is a vibrant dynamic city, one of the largest metropolitan conurbations in the United Kingdom, proud of its history and heritage, its culture and its entrepreneurial spirit.
In the 1970s, Greater Manchester was born - a still controversial grouping of 8 towns and 2 cities which were subsumed into one large administrative connurbation, the Metropolian County of Greater Manchester.
www.manchester2002-uk.com   (3146 words)

  
 Manchester -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article
Manchester has recently come to be regarded by some as (A division of the United Kingdom) England's (additional info and facts about second city) second city (after (The capital and largest city of England; located on the Thames in southeastern England; financial and industrial and cultural center) London).
Manchester's gay culture was brought to mainstream attention in 1999 by the acclaimed and controversial Channel 4 drama series Queer as Folk, which portrayed life in the village.
Manchester and the surrounding area has a good bus network with regular services in and out of the city connecting to all the satellite towns and villages.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/M/Ma/Manchester.htm   (3866 words)

  
 Press Release Oct 04 Libraries celebrate Black History Month
Executive member for culture and leisure, Councillor Mark Hackett, said: "Manchester Libraries is delighted to be part of this fascinating event which is illuminating and fun-filled.
Manchester’s Black History Made Sample is just one of the fascinating exhibitions delving into black history in the city, which uncovers Shirley Bassey’s and Louis Armstrong’s links to Manchester.
Manchester Libraires has put together a varied collection of events to entertain and enlighten visitors of all ages.
www.manchester.gov.uk /news/2004/oct/black.htm   (526 words)

  
 Press Release June 03 Pupils In Anti-Crime Drive
Councillor Mark Hackett, Manchester City Council’s Executive Member for Culture and Leisure said : " This initiative has a twin objective of sending a message about the costs of anti-social behaviour and crime in parks yet making sure young people think they are OK places to go to.
Pupils from two schools in Manchester will be in the dock next week as a scheme designed to teach them about the far reaching consequences of crime reaches a thrilling conclusion.
The Court case is part of a ground breaking project centred around Crowcroft Park in Longsight which is teaching young people about the affects of crime and anti-social behaviour and providing them with a unique insight into how different agencies work together in response.
www.manchester.gov.uk /news/2003/june/docks.htm   (526 words)

  
 BBC - Liverpool Capital Of Culture - Fourth Grace
I think it would have shown our critics that we are more than worthy of the Capital Of Culture title we worked so hard to get and perhaps then even set an example to other cities of where modern architecture is heading.
No one has laughed at Manchester for building an off kilter ventilation shaft out of Salford Quays (War Museum)so why should anyone laugh at Liverpool for having a squashed coke can.
Manchester is miles ahead, with the Libeskind designed war museum, the Lowry and more.
www.bbc.co.uk /liverpool/capital_culture/2004/07/fourth_grace/index.shtml   (526 words)

  
 Manchester - Result for Manchester - Meaning of Manchester - Definition of Manchester - Dictionary of Meaning - www.mauspfeil.net
Manchester is also represented in Rugby Union by Sale Sharks and manchester RU, who currently play their home games at Edgeley Park in Stockport, and in Rugby League by Wigan Warriors the Salford City Reds who are currently in the process of constructing a new state-of-the-art stadium.
Manchester's gay culture was brought to mainstream attention in 1999 by the acclaimed and controversial Channel 4 drama series Queer as Folk (UK) Queer as Folk, which portrayed life in the village.
Manchester and the surrounding area has a good bus network with regular services in and out of the city connecting to all the satellite towns and villages.
www.mauspfeil.net /Manchester.html   (526 words)

  
 World-Wide Web Resources - Popular Culture
Manchester Institute for Popular Culture, a research unit set up to promote theoretical and empirical research in the area of contemporary popular culture.
Doo Wop Preservation League, striving to educate the masses on the popular culture of the fifties and sixties.
Consortium of Popular Culture Collections in the Midwest, a regional network of libraries which sponsors joint projects to promote pop cultural awareness and enhance local programs, priorities, and strengths.
www.uky.edu /Subject/popcul.html   (443 words)

  
 Virtual Manchester - News - Manchester celebrates black culture
As the many buildings, shops, churches and markets that make up Manchester's rich and varied black culture are put in the spotlight, local historian Washington Alcott is leading a trail around the sights of Manchester and neighbouring Salford to highlight the contribution the black community has made to the area.
A trail around some of Manchester's black historical landmarks is being organised as part of Black History Month.
In association with English Heritage and the Black Arts Alliance, Mr Alcott will be visiting Alvinos Patty Shop in Moss Side, which has been serving Jamaican patties for more than 40 years, along with many other stops on the tour.
www.manchester.com /news/story/15069966.html   (270 words)

  
 Celebrate black history month with the Greater Manchester Police - Stormfront White Nationalist Community
Shouldn't Greater Manchester Police be concentrating their energies on fighting crime, instead of promoting looney leftie proganada that any reasonably intellgent person can see is a load of rubbish.
Black History Month aims to ensure that British society gains an awareness of the contributions that black and Asian men and women have made to British society, technology and culture
Greater Manchester High Sheriff Police Trust has funded the event and members of the public are invited to come along and share the experience from 10.00am until 3.30pm.
www.stormfront.org /forum/showthread.php?t=160217   (1279 words)

  
 Manchester, manchester vermont, verizon wireless arena manchester
With over 30000 students, Manchester Metropolitan University is one of the largest in the country, with the Students' Union at the heart of its social,...
Manchester, UK based British Council accredited English language school offering friendly tuition and training in all aspects of the English language from...
Manchester College of Arts and Technology, Enhancing the knowledge and skills of the whole community.
www.selfdiscount.com /manchester.html   (877 words)

  
 The Manchester Irish Festival Official Website: the largest Irish Festival in the UK
Manchester will celebrate the city's tenth Irish Festival in March this year with an action packed sixteen days of Irish Music, Song, Dance and Culture.
Irish President, Mary McAleese visited The Irish World Heritage Centre, Manchester on 29 th January 2005 and is pictured with some of the many well wishers who met her there.
Manchester's Full Irish Radio Show with Joe Casserley and the team is on air on ALL fm (96.9fm) every Wednesday between 7pm and 9pm.
www.manchesteririshfestival.co.uk   (877 words)

  
 Living & Working in the Northwest - Quote Unquote: Greater Manchester
"Manchester is the world's greatest sporting city and is a city of culture, renowned for great musicians, great artists, great writers.
Manchester is the only English city which can look London in the face, not merely as a regional capital, but as a rival version of how men should live in a community.”
“In Manchester nothing is far away and every part of the town is buzzing.
www.liveherenw.co.uk /quote/man.asp   (286 words)

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