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Iconic Houses Network: Work in Progress: Villa Cavrois

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History and architectural value of the Villa Cavrois Very last significant project conceived by Mallet-Stevens, the villa Cavrois has been ordered by a couple, Paul and Lucie Cavrois, with seven children, who wanted to live in the countryside, not far from the textile factories that Paul owned. It has been a true opportunity for the architect to build a Gesamtkunstwerk as he designed the whole project, at each step and level, from the garden to the furniture, the screws, the windows... He has worked in the Wiener Werkstätte spirit for creati... Read More »

The West: a Way of life-art by Keith Christie at The Orland Art Center Gallery

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Nationally renowned Fine Art painter and sculptor Keith Christie uses his unique artistry to capture the Western way of life. His genuine respect for the ranchers and their lifestyle authentically chronicles the real west. Friday, April 3 Artists Reception 3:00 - 7:00 p.m. Refreshments and live music. Young musician Nick Leach at our baby grand piano Pop in Friday and meet the artists, or linger over refreshments, entertainment, and conversation and make an evening of it! Orland Art Center Gallery 732 4th St. Orland, CA 95963 1 to 6... Read More »

New C. Bechstein D 282 concert grand piano for Romes Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia

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A work by star architect Renzo Piano built near Rome’s city centre that opened in 2002, the Parco della Musica welcomes more than one million visitors a year, which makes it one of Europe’s most successful cultural venues. It includes several theatre and music stages, as well as various exhibition halls. The Sala Santa Cecilia seats 2,756 people, making it the largest hall within the auditorium. The orchestra and the choir of the Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia, a symphonic ensemble that ranks among the most famous in Italy, performs here ... Read More »

Dr. Terrlyn L. Curry Avery inspires others to live their best lives with new book on relational healing, Sacred Intelligence

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With the speed and demands of everyday life, very few people have opportunities to slow down to resolve the issues that prevent them from having healthy relationships and understanding their own Sacred Intelligence. This is the very issue that Dr. Terrlyn L. Curry Avery confronts in her new book, Sacred Intelligence. "Healing must begin by recognizing the sacred," said Curry Avery. "In order for us to experience the best that life has to offer, we must acknowledge and accept that we have an internal sacred source who loves us unconditionally... Read More »

Bertelsmann brings unique ‘Last Folio’ exhibition to Germany

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The media company Bertelsmann is bringing the international touring exhibition “Last Folio – Textures of Jewish Life in Slovakia” to Germany for the first time. From April, 33 photographs by the renowned photographer Yuri Dojc will be on display in the Berlin State Library (Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin). Dojc repeatedly traveled to Slovakia – first alone and then from 2005 together with the filmmaker Katya Krausova – to speak with Holocaust survivors and document evidence of ancient Jewish culture in the country. Unique in their authenticity, aes... Read More »

New C. Bechstein D 282 concert grand piano for Rome’s Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia

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A work by star architect Renzo Piano built near Rome’s city centre that opened in 2002, the Parco della Musica welcomes more than one million visitors a year, which makes it one of Europe’s most successful cultural venues. It includes several theatre and music stages, as well as various exhibition halls. The Sala Santa Cecilia seats 2,756 people, making it the largest hall within the auditorium. The orchestra and the choir of the Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia, a symphonic ensemble that ranks among the most famous in Italy, performs here ... Read More »

Award-winning EYES IN Magazine celebrates humanity in Edition 41

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Vivian Van Dijk, Editor-in-Chief and President of EYES IN™ Magazine, (Periodic Publication), has released the interactive 41st digital edition of EYES IN™ Magazine. Featuring in-magazine videos and more, ad-free, Edition 41 showcases the world's innovative creators from several industries, including film, photography, technology and fashion. EYES IN™ Magazine Featured Creators™ in Edition 41 respond to the humanity we share, despite our struggles and pointed differences. Humanity is celebrated in the work of iconic photographer Yann Arthus-Bert... Read More »

C. Bechstein Sterling grand piano: the sound of silver

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As for Karl Schulze, CEO of C. Bechstein Pianofortefabrik, he states: “Robbe & Berking and Carl Bechstein have the same ideal. Both companies embody a tradition of craftsmanship that tends towards the highest perfection. This is why we were immediately enthusiastic about Berking’s idea.” Robbe & Berking’s silversmiths and C. Bechstein’s piano-makers inspired each other during the development phase, which lasted several months. In the end, everyone involved in the project was delighted with the result. The silver inlays handcrafted... Read More »

Exclusive Phoenix Film Screening with filmmaker Dr. Dragos from Bucharest Romania at New Vision Center for Spiritual Living

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Phoenix-Mesa, AZ - Exclusive Phoenix Screening & Workshop with Filmmaker Dr. Dragos from Bucharest Romania, March 13-14, 2015, THE AMAZING YOU, Award Winning Independent Film, from Bucharest, Romania will be featured with the filmmaker at New Vision Center for Spiritual Living, Phoenix Arizona. This award winning independent film features Gregg Braden and Howard Martin of HearthMath, together with NASA leaders, rock stars, and other transformational, human performance leaders. Film Tour Launches in Sedona, March 5th at the Self-Empowered... Read More »

Culture and Development in Africa by Dr. Mehenou Amouzou

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First, as an intrinsic value, secondly as a key factor of regional development leading to increased attractiveness of regions for tourists, residents and investors, and thirdly, as an active factor of social development based on knowledge, tolerance, and creativity. Culture provides the framework in which a nation sees, approaches, and ultimately resolves key complex internal and global issues that will impact long-term development and economic growth. Some may attempt to reduce the understanding of culture to fetishism and other archaic and... Read More »

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