A third felt their boards were diligently watching for potential controversies, but 45 percent said they had been 'pressurized, intimidated, ostracized, coerced, trolled, harassed or bullied, either in person or on digital media' over creative choices. … [Read more...] about Eight out of 10 people working in arts or culture say they stay silent about supporting conservative ideologies because they risk being bullied and ostracized, new study reveals
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A study has found that families who’ve bought new homes in these flood-risk areas could be facing huge financial costs, as they are ineligible for cover under a government-backed insurance scheme. Labour has now called for an end to building houses on land at high risk of flooding. … [Read more...] about Tell us: is your home built in a high flood risk area?
Some of Hillborg’s music was deemed unperformable when it was written, though in the intervening years players and singers have more than mastered its challenges. Mouyayoum was rejected by the choir for which it was originally written, though here its shifting textures ebbed and flowed with hypnotic ease. Hillborg joked, at one point, that he despaired that his 2013 Duo for cello and piano would ever find a premiere after several players pulled out; here Guildhall musicians Ben Tarlton and Ben Smith did wonders with it, playing with extraordinary precision and insight. … [Read more...] about Total Immersion: Anders Hillborg review – deep dive into a demanding and fascinating body of work
They were then seen sitting in their seats as the plane prepared to takeoff. Passengers and airport employees told EastIdahoNews.com that the couple remained quiet and kept to themselves. According to the news site, a police officer also came to the gate to verify that the couple were on the flight. … [Read more...] about Doorbell camera footage shows ‘cult’ mom Lori Vallow’s missing seven-year-old son JJ playing with a friend outside his house just days before he vanished in September
After completing my master’s, I continued to freelance and it wasn’t long before I made my way back through the university gates – this time to teach. I am now a part-time lecturer on the same course that I took and I also run journalism workshops for prospective students. My teachers and other staff entrusted me to use the knowledge and experience I gained to teach others, something I could never have envisaged doing two years ago. I look back on the person I was before, trapped inside a cushy, corporate box, and smile. She didn’t yet know her worth. … [Read more...] about I quit my boring job for university at 30. The expense was daunting, but my self-worth soared