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    Daddy Yankee Aids Puerto Rico

    Wednesday, October 4, 2017

    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 [...]

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    Homelessness Escape Room

    Tuesday, October 3, 2017

    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 [...]

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    Breast Cancer Awareness

    Sunday, October 1, 2017

    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, [...]

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Art collector and curator Dr. Kenneth Montague will receive an honorary doctorate at OCAD University’s June 10 convocation ceremony. Photo courtesy of Dr. Montague (CNW Group/OCAD University)
Jun
4

Art Leaders Honored

OCAD University Honours Leaders in Black and Indigenous Art Artist, activist and teacher Alex Janvier and art collector and curator Kenneth Montague will be awarded honorary doctorates at OCAD University’s convocation ceremonies on June 10. Janvier is widely known as a pioneer of modernist Indigenous art with his paintings rendered in bright colours and imbued with spirituality. A survivor [...]

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Jun
4

Le Mans Viewing Party

LE MANS VIEWING PARTY One of the largest events of the year! The Petersen Automotive Museum, in conjunction with Michelin, Microsoft and Ford, will host a Le Mans viewing party June 18, 2016, where attendees can watch Le Mans live alongside six, three-person teams competing for digital on-track dominance in the Forza Motorsports Simulator Gallery. [...]

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Wyclef Jean and The Knocks Headline Debut of NYC's "First Living Hotel" Renaissance New York Midtown Hotel (PRNewsFoto/Renaissance Hotels)
Jun
4

Wyclef’s Renaissance

Wyclef Jean And The Knocks Headline Debut Of NYC’s First ‘Living’ Hotel, Renaissance New York Midtown Hotel Event Included Top Fashion, Design, Culinary and Entertainment Talent Including ‘It Girls’ Olivia Palermo and Chanel Iman, DJ Harley Viera-Newton and Fashion Designer Timo Weiland To celebrate the debut of the Renaissance New York Midtown Hotel, the brand’s new [...]

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Highlights

The Blazing Pork Belly Blossom created by chef Michael Ruffner of My Urban Eats in San Diego. (PRNewsFoto/California Milk Processor Board)
Apr
1

Tiene Leche y Tacos?

Acclaimed Chefs and Got Milk? Spice up the Taco Scene Eating trends are born in California. When Californiamoves towards a healthier and spicier diet, the rest of the nation follows. In recognition of the spicy food trend and California’s love affair with tacos, the California Milk Processor Board (CMPB), creator of the iconic got milk? campaign, has [...]

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Feb
11

Bouquets & Bruises

Bouquets and Bruises: This Valentine’s Day, Help Someone Experiencing Abuse The greeting card aisle crams with shoppers, struggling to find the right sentiment. Buyers line up at the register with heart-shaped boxes of chocolate, and keep florists busy juggling orders for beautiful bouquets. It’s all part of the excitement and romance ofValentine’s Day. But for [...]

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Feb
9

Flight of Fire

All-Female Activist Berklee Band Raising Money For Concept Album About Fighting Oppression Flight of Fire an all-female, Berklee College of Music-educated band that was formed in 2009.  Flight of Fire were named New England Music Awards’ “Last Band Standing” Boston Finalists in November 2015, Hard Rock Rising Boston City-Wide Champions in April 2015, and were Winners of the 2013 [...]

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Feb
9

Jewelry TV Goes Red

Jewelry Television Supports the American Heart Association® Throughout the Month of February     Jewelry Television (JTV) announced that it will once again join Go Red For Women in February to support the fight against heart disease. The national jewelry retailer and broadcast network will promote a ‘Love Your Heart’ comprehensive campaign to increase awareness and educate viewers [...]