Chasing Trane Film

John Coltrane

On November 17, respected filmmaker John Scheinfeld’s acclaimed feature documentary film, Chasing Trane: The John Coltrane Documentary, will be released by UMe on DVD and Blu-ray with exclusive bonus features. On the same date, Verve/UMe will release the film’s vital audio companion — Chasing Trane: The John Coltrane Documentary Original Soundtrack— on CD, 180-gram 2-LP vinyl, and digital audio. Set [...]

Russell Westbrook Travels

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TUMI + Russell Westbrook Join Forces On Collaboration Collection TUMI, the leading global travel and lifestyle brand, announced today the brand’s latest addition to its lifestyle offering with a dynamic limited-edition collection in collaboration with Oklahoma City Thunder Point Guard and 2017 NBA MVP, Russell Westbrook. Westbrook, known for his ferocity on the court, as well [...]

Olives from Spain

Olives Lamb Bao (PRNewsfoto/Olives from Spain)

Have an Olive Day Presents the Mediterranean Version of Ceviches, Baos and Makis Olives from Spain explore a few recipes that can be enhanced by the unmistakable Mediterranean touch of olives. Olives from Spain bring a different taste to current popular dishes. Olives are a fundamental element of the gastronomy of all Mediterranean countries. Thanks to olives’ great taste and versatility, [...]

Fire Dragon Dance

Through October 6, 2017, neighborhoods across Hong Kong are commemorating the Mid-Autumn Festival with magical exhibitions, including traditional cultural shows, lantern displays, and the customary sharing and consumption of tasty moon cakes. (PRNewsfoto/Hong Kong Tourism Board)

Tai Hang Fire Dragon Dance Headlines Mid-Autumn Festival Celebration in Hong Kong Through October 6, 2017, neighborhoods across Hong Kong are commemorating the Mid-Autumn Festival with magical exhibitions, including traditional cultural shows, lantern displays, and the customary sharing and consumption of tasty moon cakes. Among the grandest of all festive activities for the four nights is the Tai [...]

NY Bridal Fashion Week

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  The Knot at New York Bridal Fashion Week The Knot, the leading wedding brand and marketplace, continues its tradition of providing behind-the-scenes, front-row access and immediate coverage of the runway fashion shows during New York Bridal Fashion Week, October 4 to 11, 2017. The Knot will share live, real-time video through Facebook Live and Instagram [...]

World View: Myanmar

“In my dreams I see people running, crying, shouting and fighting and suddenly I get up in fear,” says 11-year old Somsida, currently living in a refugee camp with her family in Bangladesh after fleeing Myanmar. Photo/World Vision. (CNW Group/World Vision Canada)

Canada’s role in escalating Myanmar refugee crisis World Vision is encouraged by the Government of Canada’s additional $3-million commitment to helping more than 800,000 refugees who have fled Myanmar. But with camp numbers tripling in just the past few weeks, the situation continues to worsen, and ongoing financial commitments are critical to meet the immense needs of refugees, according to [...]

Daddy Yankee Aids Puerto Rico

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Daddy Yankee to raise $1.5 million for Habitat for Humanity’s hurricane recovery efforts in Puerto Rico In response to the tragic devastation caused by Hurricane Maria, Puerto Rico native, rapper, producer and “Despacito” singer Daddy Yankee has pledged a personal donation of $250,000 and to raise an additional $1.5 million toward Habitat for Humanity’s plans to help Puerto Ricans repair and [...]

Homelessness Escape Room

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Former Homeless Man Helps Build Escape Room to Share Story, Inspire Action, Enhance Understanding A ground-breaking Escape Room is set to be unveiled in Metro Vancouver, allowing the public to encounter homelessness in a radical new way. The room, called Encounter, was partly conceived, designed, constructed, and engineered by formerly homeless Canadians who want the public to understand [...]

Breast Cancer Awareness

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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month: What You Need to Know and How You Can Help Thanks to earlier detection –through screening and increased awareness— and better treatments, a woman’s risk of dying of breast dropped 38 percent between the late 1980s and 2014, translating into 297,300 fewer breast cancer deaths during that time. However, [...]