What we dropped, what we found in a year of COVID-19

Rita Ghai stood with her daughter Samta in the doorway of their Pittsfield property. Anup Singh Ghai, spouse to Rita and father to Samta, was 71 when he died on March 21 from COVID-19. Erin Clark/Globe Employees

Samta Ghai drove her mother to her appointment to get her to start with dose of the COVID vaccine in Terrific Barrington on a Wednesday evening in early spring. Her mom was silent in the backseat.

When the total family members was vaccinated and it was safe, the Ghais were being planning a large summer months trip. They did not know the place

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Henley Pageant is returning this calendar year – this is the lineup

HENLEY Pageant will be returning later on this yr comprehensive with its comprehensive black-tie splendour.

The competition will just take area involving Wednesday, September 15, and Sunday, September 19, and there will be a new pop-up get together that will just take spot from July 8-10 in advance of the main festival.

Henley Festival 2021 will see the current eclectic line-up promised previous calendar year, whole of award-winning comedy, critically acclaimed artists and the greatest names in preferred, planet, jazz and classical audio.

Replacing Myleene Klass and The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra on the Floating Phase on Sunday, September 19, will

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UB Theatre and Dance Announces 2021 Spring Year

BUFFALO, N.Y. — The University at Buffalo Section of Theatre and Dance is presenting a exceptional spring time of virtual musicals, plays and dance. Nationally acknowledged administrators and choreographers get the job done with esteemed college and emerging pupil expertise from UB to create impressive initial productions which equally entertain and discover the human affliction.

The department’s spring 2021 period productions will take place fully in the digital realm, with the two reside and pre-recorded segments filmed in the UB Centre for the Arts – on the UB North Campus – and will observe all social distancing and safety protocols

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82 Black-Owned Clothing Brands to Shop All Year Round

Being an ally for Black Americans goes beyond Black History Month. It means genuinely supporting the community through art, beauty, literature, small businesses, film, television, and yes, fashion—all year round.

These Black-owned clothing brands—many of which were recommended by O‘s fashion market and accessories director Robin Nazzaro—are helmed by some of the trendiest tastemakers. Several of the labels on this list already have a reputation for being some of the best in their industry (Pyer Moss, Off-White, Dapper Dan), while other newcomers (Re-Ona, par Bronté Laurent, Christopher John Rogers), are quickly making names for themselves alongside the greats.


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Activewear Trends 2021: Stylish Fitness Attire to Wear This Year

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Sure, it’s perfectly logical to opt for a pair of beat-up leggings and stained muscle tee from middle school P.E. days, but frankly, there’s something to be said about the power of a flattering and stylish activewear outfit and its ability to elevate the level of motivation required to actually get the workout done. Am I right? Obviously a spin class — or let’s face it — an at-home workout isn’t a fashion show, but if dressing up in an on-trend activewear get-up to break a sweat gets me going, why not put on

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How Kate Middleton, The Duchess Of Cambridge’s Design and style Has Transformed About The Previous Year

The Duchess of Cambridge’s 39th birthday appears to be a tiny various to her 38th. Over the earlier year, Kate, like several of us, shifted her duties online and then labored additional time to ensure a steady royal presence at the numerous patronages, charities and organisations she throws her help driving. Acting as a relaxing balm to a nation in turmoil is tricky by means of Zoom and appropriately, the Duchess tweaked her general public-facing persona to match the times. Royals, she proved, are not immune to “waist-up dressing” – the advertising and marketing term of 2020 and one particular

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I did yoga every day for a year

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I’m not a resolution-maker, so when a few friends suggested I try Adriene Mishler’s January 2020 yoga challenge, I was skeptical. I signed up anyway, with just enough curiosity to commit to it for the month, but no plans to continue beyond. 365 days later, I surprised myself by logging an entire year of yoga. 

Beyond the strength and flexibility I gained, doing yoga every day — specifically doing Mishler’s yoga every day — helped me put things in perspective as the world grappled with a global pandemic, political upheaval and fights for social justice. 

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A 12-Phase Tutorial to Staying Sane During the Plague Year

I have experienced the good fortune to avoid each actual physical and psychological illness in 2020. As a repressed misanthrope — who for numerous several years was pressured by situation to be a lot much more gregarious than I really am — I have positively relished 9 months in one place with a social circle confined to my spouse, my two youngest young children, and a handful of community pals. (I are not able to discuss for the other inhabitants of my bubble.)

As the calendar year nears its end — and with the plot twist of a new and

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The sports year in photos 2020

01.01 Hot start

We should have known it would be a weird year when on the first day of 2020 the Nashville Predators played the Dallas Stars in the NHL Winter Classic outdoors in Texas, the second-most-southern state in the lower 48.

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01.13 Jeaux Burreaux

If you didn’t know the name Joe Burrow before LSU’s 42-25 win over Clemson in the College Football Playoff National Championship, he made sure you couldn’t forget him by accounting for six total touchdowns.


01.13 Houston problems

Former Houston Astros manager AJ Hinch (pictured), former Boston Red Sox

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