Tag Archives: Roosevelt Island

Luce Addresses Caribbean Commencement on Leadership

Kingston, Jamaica. On November 11, 2018, the latest class of the Caribbean Maritime University of Kingston, Jamaica graduated. Dignitaries who spoke at the Commencement included H.R.M. Drolor Bosso Adamtey I of Ghana, Hon. Dean-Roy Bernard, Ministry of Education, Youth & Information Secretary, University President Fritz Pinnock, Hon. Ruel Reid, Minister of Education, Youth & Information, and Jim […]

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Foundation’s Mural Featured at Motor Gate Gallery Opening 2018

New York, N.Y. Unveiling of the new Fall for Arts Festival murals being added to Roosevelt Island’s Motorgate Garage Atrium. Includes, a reception in the Atrium with live music, refreshments, and a tour of this unique art. The gallery was hosted last week on March 28th, 2018 and became a big success. Last fall, the Festival […]

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From Challenge Grants to P.R.: Many Facets of J. Luce Foundation

New York, N.Y.  When my mother passed away in 2001, I was inspired to create Orphans International Worldwide (OIWW) that went on to help vulnerable children in Africa, Asia and the Americas. My father’s death in 2007 provided the impetus to create a foundation embracing arts, education and orphan care with an emphasis on supporting young global […]

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Missed Gala with Jim Luce? Many Free New York City Events Offered

New York, N.Y. Last week, The National Arts Club was home to the J. Luce Foundation’s 17th Annual Gala (See: How You Can Help Jim Luce Try to Heal the World) and over 200 attended, despite the high price tag. Over the next five weeks, Jim Luce is inviting his friends to five separate events in Manhattan […]

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Tadeusz Sudol: Connected to Two Worlds – New York and Old Europe

New York, N.Y. Every day, when Tadeusz (Tad) Sudol, Ph.D. makes the crossing from Manhattan to Roosevelt Island — the “small town” of 14,000 in New York’s East River — he is reminded of another crossing he made, 28 years ago. In 1988, Peter Marcuse, a professor of urban planning at Columbia University, met him […]

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The Child School/Legacy High School Celebrates Annual Dinner

New York, N.Y.  An amazing opportunity was given to three of the nine newly summer interns from J. Luce Foundation. They were able to experience one of the most humbling and touching events of the summer the Child School/Legacy High School annual dinner. Everything took place at the Battery Garden located in a beautiful and […]

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Marin and Alina Gherasim In Great New Exhibit at RIVAA

Memory-Continuity New York, N.Y. Saturday, May 7, the Roosevelt Island Visual Art Association opened a new exhibit in its main gallery at 527 Main Street. The collection of 60 works by Romanian Father and Daughter Marin and Alina Gherasim marks the second time in less than a month that RIVAA delivers top of the line […]

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Blue Dragon Unveiling, April 27 on Roosevelt Island

I’ve posted a brief story along with a photo gallery from the event here: Blue Dragon Unveiling Gallery It was a great event for the community, as you will see. Tweet

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Vietnam’s Tech Futurists Lay Out Economic Alternatives

Norman Rockwell’s Images of Freedom Revisited 75 Years Later

Gay Indian Prince Recognized for Charity in NYC’s Webster Hall in 2010

NYC: Sixty Years Ago, Dalai Lama Crossed Mountains, Cultures to West

Tips for Creating the Perfect Family Fishing Trip for Father’s Day

Beyond Skin: Norm Yip Celebrates LGBTQ Pride with Luce Support