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Phil Stern, Chronicler of Movie Stars and a President, Dies at 95

Mr. Stern was the official photographer for Kennedy’s presidential inaugural gala. Racing around Washington to five white-tie balls, he snapped memorable images, including Sinatra’s lighting the triumphant president’s cigarette
New York Times
added Dec 16, 2014 03:17
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[Colorado] What Lighters Looked Like When Smoking Was Fancy

From now through March, "Brilliant: Cartier in the 20th Century" — an exhibit chronicling the influence and style of the iconic jeweler from 1900 to 1975 — is on view at the Denver Art Museum. The one-time-only display, designed by Nathalie Crinière (who
New York Magazine
added Dec 4, 2014 20:58
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[New York] Sharing and Liking Photos From Day 1

“Public Eye: 175 Years of Sharing Photography”...Mr. Pinson learned that the library had acquired a small portfolio of August Sander’s work, a dozen photos of people smoking. The images were part of a tobacco-related collection at the library.
New York Times Blogs
added Dec 3, 2014 11:36
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Cigar-store Indian is worth thousands

Is an old barber pole or carved cigar-store Indian worth as much as an oil painting of the same age? Some collectors today think so. One bidder paid $42,550 for a well-documented Indian maiden cigar store figure at a 2014 antiques auction.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Nov 28, 2014 12:16
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[Africa, Uganda] Artists launch campaign against tobacco use

The artists with the help of a social enterprise, Text To Change (TTC) have formed a web page dubbed: “Wall of Fame” where MPs, radio personalities, actors and journalists will urge children to desist from tobacco use. “These are the people who the youn
The New Vision (ug)
added Nov 12, 2014 20:55
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[UK] Australian opera company drops Carmen over smoking scenes

Decision by West Australia Opera has left fans fuming, while PM Tony Abbott calls it ‘political correctness gone crazy’
The Guardian (uk)
added Oct 10, 2014 11:06
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[Australia] Where There’s Smoke, There’s No Opera

The Healthway chairwoman, Rosanna Capolingua, said her board was “quite surprised” by the opera general manager Carolyn Chard’s offer of a “Carmen” ban. “They brought that to us,” Ms. Capolingua said, “and we said: ‘fine.’ It was their choice and their d
New York Times Blogs
added Oct 9, 2014 13:57
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[Australia] WA Opera butts out Carmen over smoking themes after securing Healthway sponsorship

The West Australian Opera has announced it will not program the opera Carmen in the next two years, after it secured $400,000 in sponsorship from Healthway, because the story features smoking.
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Oct 8, 2014 02:42
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The Museum as a platform for tobacco promotion in China

China Tobacco Museum in Shanghai is the largest in China, consisting of seven pavilions of tobacco-related exhibits. A focus group and previous survey data revealed that the museum conveys messages that make tobacco use appealing. Of the pavilions, three
Tobacco Control
added Oct 1, 2014 05:45
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Fox News Upset Popeye Isn’t Smoking, Thor Is A Woman, And Wonder Woman Is Wearing Pants 9

What has got Fox & Friends all in a tizzy?... Sony Animation officially released some test footage for an upcoming Popeye movie. It’s not completed footage, but one thing that Fox News immediately noticed was that Popeye was missing his pipe and tattoos.
Comicbook.com
added Sep 21, 2014 22:57
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