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Iconic Norman Rockwell Exhibition to Open at U.N. Headquarters

New York, N.Y.  Part of an ongoing series of global events marking the 70th anniversary of the United Nations, a special exhibition is set to open at the world body’s New York Headquarters bringing together legendary artist Norman Rockwell’s original United Nations drawing, his Golden Rule painting, and a collection of work that reflects his […]

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Obama Hosts Ramadan Iftar Dinner at White House

Washington, D.C.  Yesterday evening, President Obama hosted an Iftar dinner celebrating the Muslim holy month of Ramadan at the White House. President Barack Obama hosts an Iftar dinner celebrating Ramadan in the East Room of the White House, June 22, 2015. Official White House Photo by Lawrence Jackson. . The Iftar is the evening meal […]

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President Obama Message on the Occasion of Ramadan

Washington, D.C.  As the new crescent moon brings in the holy month of Ramadan, Michelle and I send our warmest greetings to all those observing the month of fasting in the United States and around the world. Ramadan is a time in which families and communities come together for iftars and prayers in festive gatherings that […]

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Pope Appeals to World in Climate Change Encyclical

Vatican, Rome. The Vatican has released a landmark letter by Pope Francis saying global warming is mostly man-made and calling it one of the most important issues of the day. The 191-page encyclical released Thursday said a “very solid scientific consensus indicates that we are presently witnessing a disturbing warming of the climactic system.” “Humanity […]

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Young Arab, Jewish Musicians Showcase Music’s Power to Transcend Boundaries

New York, N.Y.  The Polyphony Foundation—an organization dedicated to using the power of classical music to bridge the divide between Arab and Jewish communities in Israel—hosted a  performance by four young Arab and Jewish musicians comprising The Polyphony Quartet Thursday, May 28. at All Souls Church in New York City. The quartet featured two Arab […]

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As U.N. Marks Buddhist Holiday, Ban Pays Tribute to Victims of Nepal Earthquake

New York, N.Y.  On the Day of Vesak, which acknowledges the contribution of Buddhism to the spirituality of humanity, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is paying special tribute to the victims of the devastating earthquake that struck Nepal over a month ago. A Buddhist monk takes snapshots during the UN’s special event for the Day […]

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Concert to Celebrate Diversity with World Heritage Cultural Center

“I kind of view everybody like a rainbow. Everybody on the planet has all the colors of the rainbow inside.” – Actress Alexia Fast Danbury, CT.  The World Heritage Cultural Center (WHCC), soon to open its new offices and studios at 155 Main Street, Danbury, CT, will celebrate diversity and recognize leading individuals, partnerships, or organizations […]

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Victor de Souza and American Pharaoh are Both Winners

New York, N.Y.  Daniela Zahradnikova, co-creator of Space Sixteen couldn’t help but glow with delight as she watched her vision for the newly opened store, Space Sixteen, located at 311 West Broadway in New York City’s trendy Soho district come to fruition once again. It was a pleasure for me to co-host this event for […]

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Iconic Norman Rockwell Exhibition to Open at U.N. Headquarters

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