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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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By Francesca Merced Cities like Paris and Milan may be widely known as fashion capitals of the world, but in my opinion, Rome is the style capital! From the food to the clothing to the majestic architecture, Rome is a city that simply exudes strength and magnificence. Just like every great city, Rome has something [...]


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Baked Eggplant with Yogurt and Pomegranate Eggplant is a vegetable that has both style and substance. Known for its beautiful purple skin, eggplant is rich in nutrients and, when cooked, boasts a smooth texture and complex flavor. Popular recipes for cooking eggplant include various Asian methods and the Italian dish Eggplant Parmesan. My eggplant with [...]


Filmmaker Spotlight: Kiki Melendez

For as long as she can remember, actress/comedienne/producer Kiki Melendez has loved to entertain.  Born in the Dominican Republic, her decades-long career – in film and television, modeling and stand-up comedy – has literally taken her from one coast of the United States to the other.  The result is a career that has produced the [...]



By Teryl Warren   It’s not easy to remake a classic as beloved as Steel Magnolias, but with an all-star cast including major award winners and rising stars, Lifetime is attempting to do just that. The world-premiere of the highly anticipated Lifetime Original Movie Event, Steel Magnolias, is set to debut Sunday, October 7 at 9pm ET/PT on [...]