Archive | January, 2013

Bollywood’s Economic Impact — on New York

I first met New York-based music composer Wayne Sharpe two years ago at the New York Indo-American Film Festival (NYIFF).  He was the first American I had ever encountered who worked for Bollywood.  Recently I had the chance to attend a conference that focused on the economic impact of Bollywood in New York City – [...]

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Japanese-American Doctor’s First Visit to Cuba

By Dr. Kazuko Tatsumura Hillyer. Havana, Cuba. I consider myself such a lucky person. At almost 75, I have visited over 140 countries on all continents, and I have lived in the U.S. for over 50 years. My impresario and cultural exchange work took me to many countries in the world. During the Cold War, [...]

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Project Istwa Photo Exhibition: La Difference in Stonehenge-Luce Space

New York, New York. For the official opening of the Stonehenge-Luce Non-Profit Space, the storefront hosted the exhibition assembled  by Project Istwa in memory of the tragic January 12th, 2010 earthquake in Haiti. These stunning visuals reminded us of the persisting beauty that exists in a country in desperate need for help. Project Istwa teaches [...]

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Fountain Gallery Presents Exhibition at Stonehenge-Luce Annex

New York, N.Y.  Fountain Gallery, the premier venue in New York City representing artists with mental illness, presents Works on Paper at the Stonehenge-Luce Non-Profit Annex, a pop-up gallery located at 1159 Second Avenue at 61st Street in Manhattan. This 30-work exhibit of drawings, collages and watercolors will be on view from Friday, January 18 through Saturday, February [...]

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Social Calendar on Connecting Goodness

 2/1-3/15, 2013 | 9:30am-7:30pm Orphans International Worldwide Penny Harvest for Kids in Asia, Africa & the Americas Orphans International Worldwide OIWW has worked to support orphaned children in Africa, Asia, and the Americas since its founding in 1999.  Today, OIWW supports orphan care in a dozen countries.  Over $50,000 was donated to orphaned children in [...]

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Haiti Spiral Contemporary Artists Presented on Upper East Side

The James Jay Dudley Luce Foundation is proud to present in the Stonehenge-Luce Annex the following: 2/4-2/18/2013 | 9:30am-7:30pm Haiti Cultural Foundation | Haiti Spiral Contemporary Artists HCF the premier art foundation supporting Haiti’s top emerging artists and masters through its upcoming film documentary In the Eye of the Spiral (link), presents Haiti Spiral Contemporary [...]

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Richard Morse: Misleading People About Visiting Haiti

Port-au-Prince, Haiti.  It was interesting to read a recent statement from Haiti’s current Prime Minister in reaction to the latest U.S.  State Department travel warning: “Haiti is one of the safest destinations; not just in the Caribbean but throughout the world.” I’m in the tourism/hotel business right here in Haiti. I have been since 1986 when I [...]

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Fleur De Vie Brings Holiday Cheer for Children in Haiti

New York, N.Y.  Fleur De Vie, a nonprofit organization that supports the initiatives of struggling nonprofit organizations returned this past holiday season from Haiti after spreading cheer to children in Haiti. The “True Noel” project was in conjunction with the Consulate General of Haiti in New York. The project started with a toy drive in [...]

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U.N. Urges Greater Protections for People with Dementia

MSF: Children Play in Debris of Northern Gaza

Ban-ki Moon Designates Leonardo DiCaprio U.N. Messenger of Peace

U.N.: Nearly $1 Billion Needed to Combat Ebola Outbreak

Ban: Hiroshima Atomic Bombing Must Inspire Nuke-Free Future

Helping the Voiceless Victims of Animal Hoarding