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Black History Month exhibit opens Feb. 2

Jan 27, 2017

Women of Color Working With Color

US actress Debbie Reynolds has died, a day after the death of her daughter Carrie Fisher, her son has announced.

US media said the 84-year-old had a stroke. She was taken to a Los Angeles hospital earlier on Wednesday.

The Hollywood legend is best known for her role in the 1952 musical Singin' in the Rain, opposite Gene Kelly.

Fisher - renowned for her role as Princess Leia in the Star Wars series - died on Tuesday aged 60, following a cardiac arrest on a plane.

Nemazie photographs on exhibit at Mosely Gallery

Oct 31, 2016
UMES Office of Public Relations

PRINCESS ANNE, Md. – Local photographer and world traveler Cheryl Nemazie presents, “A Career in Balance; Capturing the World from Both Sides of the Economic Divide,” at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore’s Mosely Gallery.

The exhibit opens with a reception Thursday, Nov. 3, from 4-6 p.m. and remains on display through Nov. 23. 

“These beautiful photographs provide an intimate glimpse of the glaring inequities in our world,” Mosely Gallery Director Susan Holt said.  “The contrast is poignant, but the overall message is also positive.”

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The AMC television series "TURN: Washington's Spies" is getting ready to film its final season in Virginia.

Gov. Terry McAuliffe says the fourth and final season of the Revolutionary War-era drama will be shot in the Richmond area. Most of the filming of the first three seasons took place in Richmond and Williamsburg.

"TURN," which is about the nation's first spy ring, is based on Alexander Rose's book "Washington Spies."

BALTIMORE (AP) — The Walters Art Museum in Baltimore has launched a diversity initiative that will allow women- and minority-owned firms to manage an endowment portfolio.

The Baltimore Sun (http://bsun.md/2aC3k37 ) reports that Brown Capital Management, Channing Capital, Elizabeth Park Capital Management and Garcia Hamilton & Associates have been hired to manage portions of the museum's $116 million endowment portfolio.

President of the museum's board Ellen Bernard says the initiative will strengthen the portfolio performance.

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