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New York, N.Y. I recently attended Ticket2Bollywood ( T2B ) sponsored by Molecule Communications . I had the opportunity to interview its ...
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Comment Count 1 comments on Mon May 13, 2013 at 05:28 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
New York, N.Y. Speaking broadly, we don’t appreciate Bollywood because we don’t understand it. We fail to grasp it not for any intellectual flaw, but for a major cultural one: we didn’t grow ...
by jimluce
Comment Count 5 comments on Sun May 12, 2013 at 01:18 PM PDT with 9 Recommends
I first met New York-based music composer Wayne Sharpe two years ago at the New York Indo-American Film Festival ( NYIFF ). He was the first American I had ever encountered who worked for Bollywood.
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Comment Count 3 comments on Tue Jan 29, 2013 at 08:40 AM PST with 5 Recommends
By Shari Alexander, edited by Jim Luce. San Miguel de Allende, Mexico. “When you find yourself living in Paradise, the impulse to give back is irresistible.” So says John Bills, retired tenor ...
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Comment Count 2 comments on Sat Sep 08, 2012 at 06:28 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
New York, N.Y. Summer in New York City is a special time with heat, rain – and outdoor festivals! On July 26, the Wan-Luv 2012 Summer Music Series will present a “Pre Carnival des Fleurs” ...
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Comment Count 2 comments on Sun Jul 22, 2012 at 04:03 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
New Orleans, LA. I spoke this week with Sallie Ann Glassman who told me how proud the New Orleans Healing Center ( NOHC ) is to present an “Evening with Joan Rivers” next month in their facility.
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Comment Count 8 comments on Sat Jul 21, 2012 at 04:44 AM PDT with 3 Recommends
By Paul Roy Barigayomwe, edited by Jim Luce. Haiti, categorized among the world’s poorest and least developed countries, has in recent years grappled with political instability, health crises, an ...
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Comment Count 7 comments on Mon Jul 16, 2012 at 05:06 PM PDT with 4 Recommends
New York, N.Y. The most powerful, influential and international Indian leaders gathered in New York City recently to see who amongst them were worthy of award. Why should we care? For many reasons.
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Comment Count 6 comments on Sun Jul 01, 2012 at 08:46 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
New York, N.Y. I recently had the opportunity to attend The Osborne Association ’s 2012 Annual Lighting the Way Breakfast where I heard an array of speakers, both polished and grassroots, speak ...
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Comment Count 9 comments on Wed Jun 27, 2012 at 01:14 PM PDT with 34 Recommends
By Ralph DePalo, Ph.D. New York, N.Y. Leaders of the David Lynch Foundation ( DLF ), the Global Stress Initiative ( GSI ), and The Water Initiative met recently at the home of business leader and ...
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Comment Count 16 comments on Sun Jun 24, 2012 at 06:29 AM PDT with 3 Recommends
By Vanessa Cabezas, edited by Jim Luce. New York, N.Y . “Music is my Activism, Human is my Brand” are words MTV’s Made award-winning, soul-singer Maya Azucena lives by. Maya’s mission to ...
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Comment Count 1 comments on Mon Jul 02, 2012 at 10:43 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
New York, N.Y. I thought I knew charity events, but I was not prepared for the magnitude of the recent Fountain House symposium and luncheon in the Grand Ballroom of The Pierre that raised over one ...
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Comment Count 2 comments on Sun Jun 10, 2012 at 10:18 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
By Paul Roy Barigayomwe, edited by Jim Luce. New York, N.Y. Although it took me over 20 hours to get here by plane, my journey actually began two years ago. It started in 2010 when I met a lady, ...
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Comment Count 6 comments on Sat Jun 09, 2012 at 09:54 AM PDT with 5 Recommends
By Rita Cosby, edited by Jim Luce New York, N.Y. As a television journalist for more than twenty years, I have seen women and girls in their worst state, overwhelmed by their difficult ordeals ...
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Comment Count 4 comments on Tue May 08, 2012 at 03:49 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
New York, N.Y. This week I attended one of the most important forums on mental health in New York: The Fountain House symposium and luncheon in the Grand Ballroom of The Pierre that raised over one ...
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Comment Count 24 comments on Fri May 04, 2012 at 03:52 AM PDT with 8 Recommends
By Soledad O'Brien, edited by Jim Luce New York, N.Y. It all started with a deep desire… to alleviate stress and promote peace in the lives of people everywhere... by giving them the gift of ...
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Comment Count 6 comments on Mon Apr 30, 2012 at 02:14 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
By Joni Steele Kimberlin, edited by Jim Luce New York, N.Y. I want to share with you some things I learned recently as I made a film called Get Real Wise Women Speak –about amazing women in the ...
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Comment Count 1 comments on Tue May 01, 2012 at 05:26 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
By Sarina J. Grosswald, Ed.D., edited by Jim Luce New York, N.Y. Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder ( PTSD ) is far more prevalent than we realize. In recent years it has come to public attention ...
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Comment Count 26 comments on Sat Apr 21, 2012 at 04:00 AM PDT with 15 Recommends
By Marc Erich Wolf, Edited by Jim Luce Columbus, Ohio. Dr. Chrisanne Gordon is building a new army to fight a new war – and that is the war on Traumatic Brain Injury ( TBI ) which hundreds of ...
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Comment Count 2 comments on Wed Apr 18, 2012 at 06:40 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
By Tara Jones-Wise, edited by Jim Luce. New York, N.Y. After my active duty service as I, a service-connected gulf war era navy veteran, began my transition stage, I didn’t psychologically see ��
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Comment Count 3 comments on Thu Apr 19, 2012 at 06:49 PM PDT with 5 Recommends