Dinosaurs & Sinatra

Xavier Romo, center, rode the bus four hours every day to attend a 2D Gaming Workshop at Exceptional Minds, thanks to an Autism Speaks  Baker Summer Camp Scholarship

Dinosaurs and Sinatra Featured at Exceptional Minds’ Summer Workshops for Youth with Autism   The vocational school known for its student work on “Dawn of the Planet of the Apes” makes an impact with summer workshops funded in part by Autism Speaks and the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.   A dinosaur in search [...]

TUBE TUNES PLAYLIST

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TUBE TUNES: OUR FAVORITE TV THEME SONGS OF ALL TIME By Camille Sarabia Admit it. You’ve done it: you turn the channel and hear the familiar whistlin’ from the Andy Griffith Show and you’ve been instantly transported to that magical place called Mayberry. Or maybe you relive the days of an era gone by every [...]

MASTER OF THE MIX: DJ B-HEN

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 Master of the Mix: DJ B-Hen By John Nathan Summer’s almost over. The world is going back to school and getting down to business, so it’s as good a time as any to get nostalgic about the best party you ever went to.  Was it a house party that rocked until the break-a-dawn? Or was [...]

THE SHANA STACK BAND

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WORLD’S BEST INDIE: THE SHANA STACK BAND By Elizabeth “Izzy” Jordan   In a few days, MTV will honor some of the video achievements of the biggest names in the music business. Before all of that, let’s take a look at who our readers have voted as the World’s Best Indie Band… The Shana Stack [...]

WERK IT FOR WORK!

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Werk it for Work! ByJames Butler Work wear for women has long been a tricky trail to tread for some ladies. While many a gal has no problem channelling her inner Victoria Beckham on a daily basis, others often fall flat at this arduous fashion hurdle – clinging to their polyester blend slacks and well [...]

IVYCONNECT AWARDS

(L-R) Bo Kim, Tiffany Pham, Daniel Radcliffe, Melody Lane and Beri Meric attend IvyConnect's Inaugural Ivy Innovator Awards with Daniel Radcliffe - Photo credit: Joe Scarnic/Getty Images

IVYCONNECT AWARDS INAUGRAL IVY INNOVATOR FILM AWARD TO MOGUL INC. FOUNDER TIFFANY PHAM AT SPECIAL SCREENING WITH DANIEL RADCLIFFE On Wednesday, MOGUL Inc (onmogul.com) founder Tiffany Pham, 27 of New York, received IvyConnect’s Ivy Innovator Award for her trailblazing contributions to the film arena. The inaugural event was presented by Cadillac and took place at the Landmark [...]

ENTER THE BOUDOIR

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ENTER THE BOUDOIR OF NAKED PRINCESS   The Naked Princess brand has been a favorite for discerning fashionistas for quite some time, already, but Wiles was there when its flagship boutique recently opened to offer a chic and unique retail experience.  Naked Princess offers custom gifting as well as atelier services for brides and bridal [...]

DESIGNER SPOTLIGHT: L’SPACE

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DESIGNER SPOTLIGHT: L’SPACE By Erika Fisher Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Swim was as white-hot as the famous sands of Miami Beach this season. While all the designers truly brought their one and two-piece A-Game, one designer, in particular, took our breath away. Described as sophisticated beach chic, glam surfer girl, and most definitely fashion-forward swimwear, [...]

RED HOT DESIGN

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RED HOT DESIGN Design Series Premieres on FYI August 11 FYI’s new one-hour series, “Red Hot Design,” follows Shasta Smith, a cutting edge interior designer, and her team of talented “grease monkeys” who salvage, build and repurpose vintage scrap metal into phenomenal architectural elements matched with great color and fabrics. Shasta, the owner of Sacramento-based [...]

WORLD VIEW: SUSTAINABLE NIKE

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NIKE & DYECOO – UNCOMPROMISED SUSTAINABILITY Apparel powerhouse Nike recently  unveiled the ColorDry polo -the first consumer product available using clean ColorDry technology, the water free dyeing process developed by DyeCoo. Instead of using water, DyeCoo’s technology uses recycled CO₂, saving up to 30 litres of clean water per dyed T-shirt. The technology not only provides [...]