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[Cuba, USA] 2,000 Pigeons Will Put on a Light Show in Brooklyn

Mr. Riley, a rugged-looking 43-year-old Boston transplant, has used pigeons to carry his message before. For his 2013 piece “Trading With the Enemy,” he dispatched a small flock from Havana to Key West. Half of the birds smuggled back Cuban cigars attache
New York Times
added Apr 28, 2016 20:26
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AMERICAN SMOKING CULTURE: FROM CASH CROP TO PUBLIC SCOURGE

2016: At the 2016 SAG Awards, Best Actor Leonardo DiCaprio makes headlines by vaping at his table. Weeks later, the Haze Dual v3 vaporizer is distributed at the Academy Awards as part of the gift bags given to award presenters, stirring even more controv
Newsweek
added Apr 24, 2016 23:52
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back on tour: truth renews partnership with high school nation

truth Initiative’s truth® campaign is again partnering with High School Nation, a traveling music and arts festival that exclusively visits high school campuses around the country to deliver teens an exciting experience created for students at their scho
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Apr 23, 2016 22:45
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This High-End Smoking Store Is Blurring Design, Art, and Getting Blazed

Tetra was launched late last year by three friends who all come from arts/culture backgrounds, bringing with them a unique and feminine perspective to the pursuit of blazing....“We were sitting together on El Matador beach in Malibu, talking about how no
Vice.com
added Apr 20, 2016 15:55
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[North Carolina] Durham and the Rise of the Baseball Card Exhibit Opening

The popularity of baseball cards began in Durham? You bet! This exhibit opening party will be a big Third Friday bash, complete with live music under the gazebo by Tea Cup Gin and beverage tents.
Museum of Durham History
added Apr 15, 2016 11:34
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[North Carolina] Tobacco, Durham, and the beginnings of baseball cards ($$)

A new exhibit opening today at the Museum of Durham History looks at American Tobacco's pioneering role in this form of advertising in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
Durham (NC) Herald Sun
added Apr 15, 2016 11:27
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[Florida] The Ybor City Issue 2016: The lost world of Ybor City (WITH VIDEO)

from 1977 to 1983, I interviewed hundreds of elderly cigar makers, green grocers, and boliteros (numbers peddlers). In a ritual, they arrived daily, settling in the cantinas of El Centro Asturiano, El Centro Español, and El Círculo Cubano to sip café con
Creative Loafing
added Apr 14, 2016 21:47
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[Florida] How they roll: Ybor's cigar industry may have faded, but its storefront biz thrives

Her shop, which like many cigar joints doubles as an espresso bar, is decorated with multiple photos — some of sprawling cigar factories in Cuba, some of Matos with her fans, a few celebrities among them. Passersby in search of the next watering hole may
Creative Loafing
added Apr 14, 2016 21:47
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Who Owns 'We Shall Overcome'? All Of Us, A Lawsuit Claims

In the 1940s, African-American tobacco workers sang a version of the song on the picket lines in South Carolina. They introduced the song at the Highlander Folk Center in Tennessee, a meeting place for black and white labor activists. Highlander's music d
National Public Radio (NPR)
added Apr 14, 2016 14:58
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[South Carolina] Lawyers who won Happy Birthday copyright case sue over “We Shall Overcome”

Striking tobacco workers sang the song in the 1940s during a strike in South Carolina. Peoples' Songs Inc., a company created by legendary folk singer Pete Seeger, published a songbook in 1948 that included the song. "This simple and moving hymn tune be
Ars Technica (blog)
added Apr 13, 2016 22:41
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