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Luce Leader Opens Art Exhibition – Moments Before Consciousness

New York, N.Y. Liangwei “Jerry” Huang is a New York City- and Shanghai-based artist. He is also a J. Luce Foundation Young Global Leader. Originally from China, he often focused on storytelling in his early paintings. Since 2017, he has been creating multimedia pieces by extracting moments from their contexts and manifesting their glamour constantly. When I […]

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Youth Empowerment with Breaking Walls 2018 Santiago

New York, N.Y. Breaking Walls, a U.S.-based non-profit, uses creative writing and theatrical performance to build global peace and acceptance. Young people from all over our world, representing many cultures, religions, socio-economic conditions, sexual orientations, educational levels and status as immigrants and refugees, discover their voice to act as peacemakers and leaders. Breaking Walls youth activism […]

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Fall for Arts Festival 2017 on Roosevelt Island

New York, N.Y. The Festival is organized by the Roosevelt Island Operating Corporation (RIOC). This year, the theme is Relentless Rhythm: City in Motion. “We are looking for fine artists to create works of art that reflect the evolution and movement we see around us on a day-to-day basis” said RIOC’s Jessica Murray. Participating artists […]

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Migrant Boy Called ‘Little Picasso’ Shows Works in Serbia

  New York, N.Y. A 10-year-old refugee, who has been nicknamed “the little Picasso” for his artistic talent, is holding his first exhibition — and donating all the money raised to a sick Serbian boy. Farhad Nouri’s drawings and photographs were put on display Wednesday in Belgrade, where he has lived in a crowded migrant […]

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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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