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New Rehearsal Application Revolutionizes Play Development

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The latest version of the Scriptopia rehearsal app is being used by Director Wes Gratom in the production of Lone Star Spirits. Artists say they have more time to be creative and collaborative, resulting in a better experience for the audience. New York, NY - Scriptopia today announced availability of the latest release of its online rehearsal application, version 2.0. The software is used by theater groups to increase collaboration and creativity during play readings and rehearsals. Version 2.0 is available immediately and offers new featur... Read More »

Rijksmuseum welcomes Rembrandt wedding couple on Saturday 2 July

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Early this year the two Rembrandt portraits were bought together by the Netherlands and France, a unique event. From 2 July to 2 October 2016 Marten & Oopjen will have a place of honour alongside The Night Watch. The paintings will then be restored at the Rijksmuseum. Rembrandt painted the marriage portraits of the newly-weds Marten Soolmans and Oopjen Coppit in Amsterdam in 1634, when he was twenty-eight. The portraits, more than two metres high, remained in private hands for almost four centuries. Wim Pijbes, General Director Rijksmuse... Read More »

Author Shirley Pieters Vogel Releases Heartwarming New Children’s Book – Petunia the Unlikely Little Church Dog

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Shirley Pieters Vogel, a retired RN turned author, has just released a book that children will cherish, Petunia the Unlikely Little Church Dog. Cape Cod, Mass. - So many happy childhood stories involve a dog. Author Shirley Pieters Vogel who recently met "Petunia" a rescue dog, has woven her experiences into her newest book, Petunia the Unlikely Little Church Dog. Kids will love the way this needy and scared puppy not only finds a loving home, but also a church family who adores her. The following endorsements speak to how special this bo... Read More »

Rolling Stones’ Shocking Snub of Trump Prompts Indie Country Star to Respond

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After learning the Rolling' Stones asked Donald Trump to not play any of their music at his campaign events, Indie country star Luanne Hunt offers the candidate an original tune to use, free of charge. The song is titled "The Last of the Brave Ones" and Hunt says it is a fitting tribute to Trump, pointing out his bravery and other unique attributes. Shocked upon hearing that the Rolling Stones asked Donald Trump to stop using their songs at his campaign events, independent country music star Luanne Hunt announced today the candidate is welco... Read More »

Art & Meditation Workshops with Chad Love Lieberman

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Dr. Chad Love Lieberman explains the fundamental aspects of his periodic workshops for therapists and enthusiast. Mr. Chad "Love" Lieberman is a renowned art therapist who has been practicing art therapy for more than 20 years. He recently convened a session to announce that he will be offering art and meditation workshops wherein interested attendees could learn how to leverage art therapies for personal growth as well as to deal with any other inner conflicts that affect their quality of life. "Our aim as a practice through these worksh... Read More »

Japan is making a Ferris wheel that will dwarf the London eye

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Across the seas, in Asia, Japan is in the news today for its tallest yet Ferris wheel – Redhorse Osaka Wheel, which will also be the fifth tallest in the world. At 405 ft high, it will be three times the height of the London Eye! Plenty of surprises in this one, though – the main being its 72 passenger cabins with transparent, glass floors. The Ferris wheel will be set up in Osaka’s Expocity, the Expo 70 Commemorative Park which will start this July. Japan is no stranger to Ferris wheels. They already have 10 of the world’s 31 tallest. While... Read More »

The 55th digital edition of EYES IN Magazine features the World’s Most Innovative Creators

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EYES IN™ Magazine has released the interactive 55th digital edition of EYES IN™ Magazine, which explores the innovation from leaders in the fields of design, technology, film, culture and science. The 55th digital edition of EYES IN™ Magazine explores the innovation from leaders in the fields of technology, science, design, culture and film. The 55th digital edition of EYES IN™ Magazine explores the furniture designs of the talented Stelios Mousarris; the work of director Rick Smolan, and the use of virtual reality in the surgical room with ... Read More »

A chair made from an actual Boeing 737 engine

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The brainchild of UK-based furniture design company, Fallen Furniture, the once-engine has been given a major facelift that makes it look both inviting and comfortable, rather than intimidating, loud and made-to-shred. boeing-737-jet-engine-chair-cowling-fallen-furniture-6a The engine from which it is fashioned belongs to the Boeing 737 (hence the name). The outer body comprises of a polished aluminum swiveling base and a black-leather upholstered interior. The website that has it up for sale doesn’t mention a price explicitly. But that ... Read More »

10th anniversary Gazprom and CNPC Arts Festival opens in China

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“The 10th anniversary Arts Festival is a clear example of the successful cooperation between Gazprom and CNPC, as well as proof of the mutually deep interest between our cultures. Over the past years some 100 ensembles from Russia and China have taken part in the Festival. The event has united over 500 performers, becoming a wonderful tradition,” said Alexander Bespalov, Head of the Gazprom Department. “CNPC and Gazprom continue to develop their fruitful interaction. Among other things, the companies implement remarkable social projects, whi... Read More »

Initiative “Give Something Back to Berlin” wins first place in the Intercultural Innovation Award 2016. Die BMW Group and the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) honour German initiative.

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Munich. The German initiative “Give Something Back to Berlin” (GSBTB) had the honour of winning first place in the Intercultural Innovation Award 2016 this year. Ten social projects from all over the world were nominated for the award with which the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) and the BMW Group support innovative intercultural concepts. In the presence of H.E. Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser (High Representative of UNAOC) and Bill McAndrews (Head of Corporate Communications Strategy, BMW Group Corporate and Market Communications... Read More »

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