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The first show of the season for the Arts Ballet Theatre of Florida will be Vladmir Issaev’s take on Igor Stravinsky’s Firebird. It will be shown Sunday, Oct. 19, at the Amaturo Theater of the Broward Center for the Performing Arts. The next showings will be on Oct. 25 and 26 at the North Miami Beach Theatre.

There are many opportunities for someone to register to vote at the University of Miami. All the residential colleges offer this service as well as any Get Out the Vote (GOTV) event. A list of GOTV events is listed at www.miami.edu/vote. Furthermore, every Tuesday and Wednesday a GOTV table is located at the Breezeway to help voters register. People can also register to vote in Ashe 244.

A new report called “Green Recovery: A Program to Create Good Jobs and Start Building a Low-Carbon Economy,” released on Sept. 9, stated that the investment  of 100 billion dollars in rapid green recovery movement could create 2 million jobs in two years. According to the report, this is four times the amount of jobs that would be produced if this money was invested in the oil industry.

Every month, the “Meet the Author” series will present the author of a holocaust-related book. These events will take place at the Holocaust Documentation and Education Center at 2031 Harrison Street in Hollywood, Fla. It begins on Oct. 26 at 2:30 p.m. with Danny Taran and his book The 4,000 Year Journey in Search of Peace. This series continues until April 2009.

Dr. Brian Soden of the University of Miami and Dr. Richard P. Allan of the University of Reading (U.K.) have released a study that shows a link between more intense rain storms and global warming. A connection between heavy rains and higher temperatures in the tropics was found by studying satellite observations from a 20 year period.

September 17, 2008

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