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Pool Play 2.0—This Is Not A Theatre Company

New York, N.Y. Given the freezing weather that has continued to plague New York City into March, spending a Saturday evening sitting poolside, feet dangling in the water, seems a strange way to pass the time. But This Is Not A Theatre Company (a group I’ve previously seen throw an immersive theatre house party and […]

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Photo of the Day – Nov. 17, 2016

United Nations Orchestra in Geneva Honours Secretary-General A musical tribute to Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon was performed by the UN Orchestra in Geneva. Maxim Vengerov, violinist and UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador, participated in the mostly-Tchaikovsky concert, which took place at Geneva’s Victoria Hall and was attended by approximately 1,500 persons, including the President of the State Council […]

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Photo of the Day – Nov. 10, 2016

Brazilian Mural for UN General Assembly Lobby Last year, the United Nations accepted an offer of the Government of Brazil to provide two large murals for the delegates’ lobby of the General Assembly building. The murals, a gift of the Brazilian Government, have been designed by the famous Brazilian artist, Mr. Candido Portinari, and will […]

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Young Global Leader on How To Write a Song

New York, N.Y.  Songwriting is a skill that takes many years of hard work and dedication to develop. Each songwriter has their own way on how they write their songs and how they develop their ideas. After years working on my craft I have developed my own way on how to write my songs. Songwriting gives […]

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Captivating Animal Sculptures Illustrate Tragedy of Ocean Pollution

Washington, D.C. A giant parrot fish greets visitors at the main entrance to the National Zoo in Washington, D.C. A bit farther on are a tufted puffin seabird, a freedom starfish and more — all bright, beautiful and eye-catching sculptures. Parrot fish sculpture assembled with marine debris. Photo: Smithsonian’s National Zoo/Flickr. But if you take […]

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Ulla and Gustav Kraitz to Unveil Blue Dragon on Roosevelt Island, NYC

New York, N.Y. A dedication ceremony for the Blue Dragon sculpture, donated to Roosevelt Island by world renowned Swedish artists Ulla and Gustav Kraitz, will be held at Southpoint Park on Tuesday, April 26, 2016 at 11 a.m. The Blue Dragon embarked on a long voyage to its new home, departing from Hamburg, Germany on March […]

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Local, Talented Musician Sings for her Dinner – and NYC’s Children

New York, N.Y.  When I first met Kristin Mularz, it was in the context of a leadership seminar and I had no idea she was not only a talented singer/songwriter but also a model. I could tell she was a leader, however. Fast forward a few months, and I am across from Carnegie Hall sitting […]

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On Anniversary of Japan’s Tsunami, Japan Society Shows “In the Wake”

New York, N.Y. Japan Society Gallery in New York will present In the Wake: Japanese Photographers Respond to 3/11 beginning Friday, March 11, 2016, five years to the day since an enormous earthquake and tsunami struck northeast Japan, devastating coastal regions and setting off a nuclear power plant failure. On view through June 12, 2016, the […]

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Bees, hens and greenhouses help restore livelihoods in Iraq – UN agriculture agency

EOD Warrior Foundation Receives $10,000 American-Made Hero Donation

Protection of civilians in Syria must be ensured, stresses UN chief Guterres

Stephen Hawking Calls for Return to Moon

New Census Data Show US Becoming More Diverse

New Dances to New Music: Rovaco Dance Company and Mannes School of Music Present 7:1