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AdoptTogether Announces Partnership With Curtis Stone AdoptTogether is pleased to announce a 2018 partnership with Curtis Stone. Stone is a restaurateur, New York Times best selling author, TV personality, and chef/owner of two Los Angeles based award winning, restaurants Maude and Gwen Butcher Shop & Restaurant. Each year through his #Commit2One charity initiative, Curtis and his team pledge their time, [...]

World View: Yemen

A student stands in the ruins of one of his former classrooms, which was destroyed in June 2015, at the Aal Okab school in Saada, Saada Governorate, Yemen, Monday 24 April 2017. Students now attend lessons in UNICEF tents nearby. (CNW Group/UNICEF Canada)

Statement by UNICEF Executive Director Anthony Lake on the situation in Yemen Earlier this month, Mark Lowcock, UN Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator, called on all parties to the conflict to provide safe, rapid, unhindered humanitarian access to people in need, through all ports and airports, including Hudaydah port and Sana’a airport. [...]

Shanghai Orchestra

Concert-Tchaikovsky's String Sextet (PRNewsfoto/Shanghai Conservatory of Music)

The Shanghai Orchestra Academy is visited by EUYO Members Over ten members of the European Union Youth Orchestra (EUYO) paid a visit to Shanghai Orchestra Academy (SOA) from October 23 and 27, 2017. During the five-day visit, young musicians from several European countries, including the UK, France, Germany and Bulgaria, performed alongside SOA students in routine rehearsals. In addition, SOA organized a [...]

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

The Knot cover

  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 [...]

DIY Beauty

DIY Beauty

DIY Beauty Revolution Sweeps the Nation as UK Women Ditch the Salon in Their Droves Braun reveals that two thirds of British women are skipping treatments at the salon in favour of doing at home beauty New research by beauty tech brand Braun has revealed a seismic shift in beauty behavior with two thirds of British women (66%) [...]

LA Celebrates Mexico City

Catedral de Mexico, Mexico City

Los Angeles to celebrate the diversity and richness of Mexico City (CDMX) in September In the context of the “MXLA2017″ celebrations, more than 20 cultural, academic, community and business activities will be offered to the public for free. Music, photography, folk sculptures known as alebrijes, movies and soccer will be just some of the free events on [...]

THE ART OF STREET CULTURE

Photo Credit Copyright © Mary Ellen Mark

Work By Internationally-Acclaimed “Street” Photojournalist Mary Ellen Mark Launches Groundbreaking Museum Of Street Culture At Encore Park Encore Park’s Museum of Street Culture – a museum in the making for the last five years – is set to launch October 1, 2017, literally on the street with programming about the street. The groundbreaking museum concept founded [...]

PRE Fights Child Obesity

Sarah Russo, Culinary Manager of Chicago-based food startup PRE(r) Brands, guides a Common Threads student through a cooking lesson at PRE's kitchen in Chicago's River North neighborhood.

PRE® Brands Partners with Common Threads to Help Fight Childhood Obesity Better-for-you Food Brand Sets Goal to Send 300 Under-served Chicago Kids to Cooking School PRE® Brands, purveyors of better-for-you food, including a line of 100% grass fed and grass finished premium beef, will donate a portion of proceeds for every package of ground beef sold in the Chicago [...]