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Karl Lagerfeld’s homecoming

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The show, which was a kind of homecoming from the label's Hamburg-born designer, Karl Lagerfeld, took place at the Elbphilharmonie, the city’s showstopping new concert hall, designed by contemporary starchitecture firm Herzog & de Meuron. The models were sharing the stage with a live orchestra. Among the models was Cindy Crawford's daughter Kaia Gerber, Victoria's Secret star Grace Elizabeth and Lagerfeld's 9-year-old godson Hudson Kroenig. The 84-year-old designer showcased a collection with a nautical theme. Models wore luxurious, t... Read More »

The annual, 4-day Fête des Lumières begins in Lyon, France

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Over four nights around 50 installations by a variety of different artists will light up buildings, streets, squares and parks all over the city. The Festival begins on December 7 at 7:30 p.m by the chiming of the bells of the City Hall on Place des Terreaux. The City of Lyon’s official bell ringer and ringing master, Charles Dairay, will perform a 15-minute concert featuring extracts of film music inspired by the soundtrack of “Enoha fait son cinema”. On December 8 at 12:30 p.m. the bells will chime to welcome in the winter months and launc... Read More »

Jewelry As Wearable Art In “Symbiosis”

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Alexandra Hart’s Solo Show Combines Metalsmithing With Biology. San Diego, CA - Sparks Gallery is pleased to present the opening of San Diego artist Alexandra Hart's solo show ("Alexandra Hart: symbiosis / A Solo Show") on September 30 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. The exhibition is a manifestation of the artist's interpretation of jewelry as wearable art, and will feature collaborative talks and demonstrations throughout the duration of the show. Alexandra Hart presents an original collection of works heavily informed by biology, the rich histor... Read More »

Former MA Legislator Kathleen Teahan Dishes on a Classic Treat in Her New Book, The Cookie Loved ‘Round the World

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Whitman, Mass.-based book tells the real story of how the chocolate chip cookie became a beloved icon during the Great Depression. Whitman, Mass. – A few simple ingredients were all it took to create the chocolate chip cookie, the quintessential American treat that not only took hold of the citizens of its birthplace, Whitman, Mass., but the rest of the country before deliciously expanding around the globe. In her new juvenile historical fiction book, The Cookie Loved ‘Round the World: The Story of the Chocolate Chip Cookie, Kathleen Teahan ... Read More »

Bob Siegel Earns Independent Press Award(R) Honor for The Dangerous Christmas Ornament

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Juvenile fiction book receives “Distinguished Favorite” 2017 recognition. San Diego – The juvenile fiction book by popular Christian author Bob Siegel –The Dangerous Christmas Ornament– is not only a delight to children and adults, but to industry experts on the Independent Press Awards selection committee as well. The whimsical story that combines non-stop adventure with morality has just earned the title “Distinguished Favorite” for 2017. The Dangerous Christmas Ornament is a story of 12-year-old Mike Owen, who receives a magical gift f... Read More »

Polar Leasing Company, Inc. Announces the Opening of a New Rental Depot in Manchester, New Hampshire

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Polar Leasing Company, Inc. continues to expand its presence in the New England region with the opening of a new rental depot. The depot will be located in the Manchester, New Hampshire area and serve not only New Hampshire but also Vermont, Maine, and the North Boston markets. Fort Wayne, IN - Polar Leasing Company, Inc (http://polarleasing.com/) answering the strong demand for refrigerated rental units, announces the opening of a new depot in Manchester, New Hampshire. The new depot will continue Polar Leasing’s expansion in the New Englan... Read More »

A Young Average Joe Takes Positive Steps Toward Fitness and Health in Joe Some-More, a Children’s Book About Healthy Eating and Exercising

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Two medical professionals, Dr. Gleeson Rebello and Jamie Harisiades, teamed up to create a motivational tale told with science, sensitivity and humor that aims to teach the dangers of over indulging in dietary sugar and preventing obesity in kids of all ages. Boston, Mass. - If losing weight were easy, everyone would be doing it. Joe Some-More is having trouble. He is not able to play on the playground or make the soccer team. His eating habits, even at his young age, need some changing. Oftentimes, people just need some help and positive... Read More »

Children’s Author Susie Rich Releases Much-Anticipated Comic Book

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Fans of Susie Rich have a new book to relish: Don't Underestimate Any Natural Elements: Extreme Weather. Be Prepared. The new comic book introduces readers to Duane, a green-caped superhero who rescues people from disasters. But that's not all. Duane's other mission is to educate and empower young readers with valuable knowledge about weather preparedness. In the book, as Duane battles extreme weather events, he shows readers how to prepare for these occurrences and what to do in case of emergencies. Beyond his superpowers, he aims to save l... Read More »

Grammy Winners and famed TV/ Film producers are Jury Panel members in support of GPSA

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The almost 700 hundred musicians who gathered to honor the first annual Global Peace Song Award (GPSA) winners in February of this year prompt the contest to extend the final entry date until April 22, 2017.  The GPSA, is thought to be the first ever worldwide contest to find the most inspiring music and videos that promote the message of world peace.   The GPSA was the brainchild of Steve Robertson, Founder/CEO of ProjectPeaceOnEarth.org which is based in Los Angeles, CA. Famed Jury Panel members for the 2017 GPSA contest consisted of: Mari... Read More »

Tim Pelkey Publishes Debut Thriller, The Baljuna Covenant

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Science-driven novel attempts to unlock the secrets of 13th century Eurasia. ADA, Mich. - Pelkey's breakthrough novel is the story of archaeologist James Andrews's search for Genghis Khan's tomb. After discovering a bone on Burkhan Khaldun, Mongolia's holy mountain, Andrews and his colleague Abbey Conrad follow the strands of its DNA back in time. Past and present collide, revealing ancient truths along with a web of deception that tears Andrews's life apart and pushes the world to the brink of war. "I was fascinated by a study that detec... Read More »

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