David Bowie photography exhibition to open in Brighton next month

A new David Bowie photography exhibition is due to open in Brighton next month.

The images set to be displayed were captured by Geoff MacCormack, a childhood friend of Bowie who, in the early 19070s, was asked to join the expanding lineup of his band, the Spiders From Mars.

MacCormack was selling advertising space for a construction paper at the time he was asked to join Bowie and the Spiders. After agreeing to be a part of the group, he set off on a three-year tour playing in various iterations of Bowie’s backing band and, crucially, took dozens of photographs.

The images MacCormack took will be displayed in an exhibition at Brighton Museum & Art Gallery next month, which is set to feature 60 shots he took as he travelled with Bowie around the world, including some taken on the Trans-Siberian Express.

“Those holiday snaps, as I call them, are

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A’ Design Award Open Call: Enter & Showcase Your Best Works On The World Stage


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Leading design competition A’ Design Award has opened its world stage for designers, innovators, and brands to elevate their projects to the next level. Creatives from diverse backgrounds can submit their best works on DesignAward.com before the end of this month. Winning entries will be honored with international recognition and a leg up to new opportunities. 

As one of the world’s largest design contests, the extensive award categories span across several disciplines including Interior Space and Exhibition Design, Architecture, Building and Structure Design, Packaging Design, Advertising, Marketing and Communication Design, and Graphics and Visual Communication Design. Find the best-suited category for your entry in the comprehensive list here. 

Each entry will be evaluated by an esteemed jury panel filled with design experts, veteran academics, and prominent press members. 


In the 2019-2020 edition, over 2,000 winners from 107 countries were endowed

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5G Open Innovation Lab Announces Second Cohort of Sixteen Companies Selected to Join Its Growing Ecosystem of Business, Technology Leaders

SEATTLE, Sept. 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — The 5G Open Innovation Lab (5G OI Lab), a global ecosystem of developers, enterprises, academia and government institutions, today announced the selection of its second cohort of early- and later-stage start-ups representing diverse markets and aimed at improving 5G network performance, reducing latency and enabling application innovation in both hardware and software platforms in the cloud and at the edge.

The Lab launched its inaugural program on May 4, 2020 with the strategic and financial support of founding partners Intel, NASA and T-Mobile.  Founding partners provide engineering, technology, mentorship and industry resources to founders and their companies to help them develop, test and bring to market new use cases that unleash the potential of 5G networks. The program has been adapted to a virtual format in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

According to a study conducted by analyst firm IHS Markit, 5G is

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Open Letter: Put Environmental and Social Impact First

More than 250 CEOs, business leaders, philanthropists, and government figures have signed the following open letter calling for urgent action toward a just and impact-led Covid-19 economic recovery. It is the result of the Global Steering Group for Impact Investment’s 2020 Global Impact Summit.

To the leaders, finance ministers, and central bank governors of the Group of 7 and Group of 20: 

The Covid-19 crisis has created an urgent need for a just, impact-led recovery that serves all people and preserves our planet. It presses us to change our ways, so that we can better address the great social and environmental challenges ahead of us.

To save billions of people from greater hardship, it is urgent that we bring impact to the heart of our economies and put the following into action:

1. Scale impact investment to combat unemployment, reduce inequality, and preserve the environment

Introduce incentives to accelerate impact

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Watch now: Bloomington recreational cannabis dispensary could open by end of the year | Politics



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Remnants of the former Slim Chickens, 118 Keaton Place in Bloomington, were still on site as of Monday, Sept. 14, 2020. City Council approved a permit for Jushi Holdings Inc. to open Beyond/Hello, a cannabis dispensary, in the building that has been vacant since March.




The Beyond/Hello location in Normal was broken into in July. Police released a video with the timestamp of 3:09 a.m. on July 1 that shows a glass door being broken and three people inside the Beyond/Hello, 501 Northtown Road.

Wang said if their construction schedule goes as planned, they could open the new location by the end of the year.


Watch now: Police release video inside Normal cannabis business that was broken in to

The dispensary, formerly known as The Green Solution, was acquired by Jushi in January. A spokesperson for the company said they currently operate 10 locations nationwide.The Normal

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Trump Administration Finalizes Plan to Open Oil Drilling in Alaska’s Arctic Refuge

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration on Monday finalized its plan to open up part of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in Alaska to oil and gas development, a move that overturns six decades of protections for the largest remaining stretch of wilderness in the United States.

The decision sets the stage for what is expected to be a fierce legal battle over the fate of the refuge’s vast, remote coastal plain, which is believed to sit atop billions of barrels of oil but is also home to polar bears and migrating herds of caribou.

The Interior Department said on Monday that it had completed its required reviews and would begin preparations to auction off drilling leases. “I do believe there could be a lease sale by the end of the year,” Interior Secretary David Bernhardt said.

Environmentalists, who have battled for decades to keep energy companies out of the refuge,

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Broncos vs. Titans Open Thread/Live Blog

The Denver Broncos are poised to kick off the 2020 season on Monday Night Football vs. the Tennessee Titans. Given the sudden spike of injuries this past week, the optimism that had surrounded the Broncos throughout the offseason seems to have been significantly dimmed.

I say that based on the countless conversations and social media posts made by Broncos fans. However, despite the team suiting up in the season-opener without Von Miller or No. 1 wide receiver Courtland Sutton, many reasons for optimism and confidence remain.

Join us as we live-blog and discuss TENsDEN here in our weekly Open Thread. Dive into the conversation — it’s easy — by simply going to the top of the site and in the bottom right-hand corner of the Mile High Huddle logo, click the follow button.

You can log in with Facebook or Google and either way, it’s free. From there, sound

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US Open all about location on Winged Foot and on calendar | Pro Golf

US OPEN ’20: Facts and figures

MAMARONECK, N.Y. (AP) — Facts and figures for the 120th U.S. Open golf championship:

Dates: Sept. 17-20.

Site: Winged Foot GC (West).

The course: The West Course at Winged Foot was built in 1923 by A.W. Tillinghast, who was told by club founders to “give us a man-sized course.” It has been a man-sized test for the U.S. Open five times and the PGA Championship in 1997. Winged Foot is best known for the severe slopes on the greens and the deep, penalizing bunkers.

The date: The U.S. Open was to be played June 18-21 until golf was shut down for three months because of the COVID-19 pandemic and the majors were rescheduled. It will be the first time since 1974 the U.S. Open was not held on Father’s Day.

Length: 7,477 yards.

Par: 70.

Cut: Top 60 and ties.

Playoff (if necessary): Two-hole

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Charleston Municipal Golf Course open for ‘A Walk in the Park’ on Sundays this month | Sports

Beginning this weekend and continuing each Sunday in September, Friends of the Muni is inviting local golf enthusiasts to come out for “A Walk in the Park” and see the results of the renovation and restoration that is taking place at Charleston Municipal Golf Course.

Friends of the Muni (friendsofthemuni.com) is a grassroots organization that helped spearhead the first major upgrade to the facility in 60 years, raising funds to match the City of Charleston’s $1.5 million commitment.

Muni ambassadors will be stationed around the golf course from 4-7 p.m. on Sept. 13, 20 and 27. The events are free, although donations for the project will be accepted, and there will be food trucks and kids activities. Pets and motorized vehicles are not allowed.

Golf architect Troy Miller, who lives in adjacent Riverland Terrace and is heading up the redesign, said the “Walks in the Park” are modeled after what

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Aussie Open aspiring for up to half-full stadiums

Australian Open chiefs are hoping to see Melbourne Park’s stadiums up to half full at the opening Grand Slam of 2021 in January.



a bridge over a body of water: The fate of the tournament remains up in the air with Melbourne battling a second wave of Covid-19


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The fate of the tournament remains up in the air with Melbourne battling a second wave of Covid-19

The fate of the tournament remains up in the air with Victoria state battling a second wave of Covid-19, although the caseload is dropping.

Several big events in the country’s second biggest city, including the Australian Rules grand final and a Wallabies Test against the All Blacks, have already fallen victim to the pandemic.

But Australian Open chief Craig Tiley remains optimistic that the Grand Slam will go ahead, with at least some fans to cheer on the players, in contrast to the US Open which is spectator free.

“Under what we expect the restrictive conditions to be, 25 percent crowds would be the bottom end

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