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The student winners of the Marianas Writers Movement essay contest on “Stories Matter” pose for a photo with Jane Mack of the Marianas Writers Movement: Jasper Hall (Grace Christian Academy), Alyssa Rae David (Saipan Southern High School), Julius Torres (SSHS), Miku Kimura (GCA), and Eunji H…

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TAMUNING (Press Release) — Memoirs Pasifika, a Guam-based podcast exploring events, movements, and people in modern Micronesian history, will host a virtual roundtable and audience Q&A to discuss the role of podcasts in sharing Micronesian history with local and global audiences.

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MANGILAO, Guam (UOG) — Constance Sartor, a University of Guam master of science in biology student and a research assistant with the university’s Guam NSF EPSCoR program, is using her artistic talent and love of the ocean to help people make a more personal connection with the otherwise comp…

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LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) — "Dune," an adaptation of Frank Herbert's sci-fi epic, opened to $40.1 million at the North American box office. It's a respectable start given the ongoing pandemic and the film's unconventional theatrical debut. In addition to playing in 4,125 domestic theaters, "…

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THE Rotary and Rotaract clubs of Saipan, in collaboration with the NMI Museum, will present a "Spooktacular Halloween" community event, “No Tricks, Just Treats,” at the NMI Museum in Garapan on Sunday, Oct. 31, 2021 from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. 

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MOSCOW (Reuters) — Russian film director Klim Shipenko said on Tuesday he was up for making a movie on the moon or even Mars after returning from 12 days of shooting aboard the International Space Station that transformed his ideas about the possibilities of cinema.

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(Reuters) — In October 2018, Selma Blair announced to her fans that she had been diagnosed with multiple sclerosis, an incurable debilitating neurological condition in which the immune system eats away at the protective covering of nerves.

(Press Release) — A Humanities Month writing workshop will be presented on Saturday, Oct. 23, 2021, from 11:30 a.m. to 2:20 p.m. at Joeten-Kiyu Public Library.

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(Reuters) — Netflix Inc employees are staging a walk-out on Wednesday in an unprecedented show of defiance to protest the streaming giant’s decision to release comedian Dave Chappelle’s controversial new comedy special, which they say ridicules trans people.

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LOS ANGELES (Reuters) — After production was delayed due to Covid-19, “Curb Your Enthusiasm,” the cult U.S. TV show starring comedian Larry David as a fictionalized version of himself, is back for an 11th season, set in a world where the pandemic is history.

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(Press Release) — On Saturday, Oct. 23, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at the Hyatt Regency Ballroom, the Japanese Society and the Consular Office of Japan in Saipan will hold an online Rakugo or comic storytelling. The Rakugo will be performed by well-known Canadian traditional comic storyteller, Mr…

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(Reuters) —  Cher has sued former U.S. Rep. Mary Bono, widow of her late musical partner and ex-husband Sonny Bono, and his estate in Los Angeles federal court for allegedly withholding her share of royalties in Sonny & Cher songs.

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(Reuters) — The Hollywood Foreign Press Association, which organizes the annual Golden Globes, said on Friday it will present the awards for television and film in January despite the NBC television network deciding in May to no longer air the show.

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The Marianas Writers Movement sponsored a student essay contest on the topic, “Stories Matter” and received nearly 80 submissions from students in the CNMI. Five randomly selected students will be awarded prizes of $100 each at an upcoming October writers workshop, also sponsored by the Mari…

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LONDON  (Reuters) — Actor and filmmaker Kenneth Branagh takes audiences to the city of his birth and his childhood with the semi-autobiographical comedy drama "Belfast" which had its European premiere at the London Film Festival on Tuesday.

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The Marianas Writers Movement sponsored a student essay contest on the topic, “Stories Matter” and received nearly 80 submissions from students in the CNMI. Five randomly selected students will be awarded prizes of $100 each at an upcoming October writers workshop, also sponsored by the Mari…

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SUNSHINE COAST (AAP/Pacnews) — There is “good evidence” of once-inhabited lands lying beneath the Pacific ocean as geology aligns with Islander tales passed down by ancestors, says academic Patrick Nunn.

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SEOUL (Reuters) — Interest in learning Korean has spiked since the launch of hit Netflix show “Squid Game,” tutoring services reported, underscoring a growing global obsession with South Korean culture from entertainment to beauty products.

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HAGÅTÑA (IHFG) — I Hagan Famalåo’an Guåhan Inc. has received a grant from the Guam Council on the Arts and Humanities Agency through the CARES ACT and is developing a series of presentations and workshops focusing on creative expression and art by women and gender diverse creatives.

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(MWM) — The Marianas Writers Movement sponsored a student essay contest on the topic, “Stories Matter” and received nearly 80 submissions from students in the CNMI. Grace Christian Academy students submitted the most, followed by Saipan Southern High School students, and the contest also rec…

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(500 Sails) — The Songsong-måmi (Our Village) project brings the community new Chamorro and Carolinian dances, cultural presentations, and experiences swimming, fishing, building and sailing traditional canoes — all of which further community goals to reclaim artistic expression of the islan…

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HAGÅTÑA (The Guam Daily Post) — Guam-based Analista & Co.'s fashion flag has been flying higher and higher each year since 2018, and more of its creative pieces have been finding their way into the hands of international celebrities and influencers, from Hollywood to Bulgaria.

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LONDON (Reuters) — British singer Adele has teased her first new music since her 2015 Grammy Award winning album “25,” with a video clip for the song “Easy On Me.”