South-South Awards at the Waldorf Astoria in New York City.
Go to http://www.southsouthnews.com/Pages/Events/EventSouthSouthAwards.aspx
For updates on the progress with the Millennium Development Goals and news from the Global South, visit www.southsouthnews.com
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Interviews with Producer Anthony Baxter of award-winning film You've Been Trumped and
Chairman Stuart Suna of Hamptons International Film Festival.
Reporting by Leah
When: October 13 - October 17, 2011
What: Now entering its 19th year, The Hamptons International Film Festival (HIFF) was founded to provide a forum for independent filmmakers from around the world to express their vision. The Festival is in theatre venues from Montauk to Southampton and attracts roughly 18,000 visitors annually.
At least twenty countries are represented in the slate of roughly 100 films that are showcased each year, with an awards package worth over $200,000. The festival continues to play a part in the awards season, with the 2010 edition earning a total of 30 Academy Award nominations (The … [Continue reading...]
The cool fall days and winter holiday season are a perfect time for families, couples and singles to take a vacation break – whether it’s for a few days or longer.
“The summer crowds are gone and in some spots, the weather is ideal,” says Josey Miller. “And, there are always big breaks for those who may be on tight budgets.”
Josey will be available for one-on-one interviews on Tuesday, October 11th to offer your viewers tips for finding the best deals, as well as some ideas for giving into their pent-up desire to travel without going broke.
A seasoned travel expert, Josey Miller’s travel writing credits include the New York Times, the Los AngelesTimes, the Washington Post, Time Out New York magazine, The Nest magazine and Concierge.com-Conde Nast. Josie is also the honeymoons editor … [Continue reading...]
To: All the Members of the Bayside Village BID and
Merchants along the Bell Boulevard Business Corridor,
The framework has been set, the foundation has been laid and the broad strokes
on the canvass of the Bell Boulevard Business Corridor's future have now been painted !
As you all keep witnessing, there truly is "A New Vitality" and energy in Bayside
and the Bayside Village BID is working for you 24/7 to bring about a renaissance that
you're all asking for and will all prosper from as it takes shape.
Just so you know, at last Monday's Community Board 11 meeting the Chairman
publicly complimented us on a job well done with the Music Festival we just put on
and as I pointed out, for the first time in … [Continue reading...]
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When: Monday, October 24, 2011, Doors open 7:00 | Program begins promptly at 7:30pm
What: Camera and Doc Emet Productions present the North American Premiere of Unmasked Judeophobia. Post-screening discussion with Bret Stephens, Deputy Editor, Editorial Page, The Wall Street Journal.
The current political assault against the State of Israel is a war against the Jewish people and their right to self-determination. Jews are facing a threat much greater than a military threat in the battlefield or a traditional terror threat in urban centers. They are facing the possible uprooting of the very idea that there should be a nation state of the Jewish people.
Where: Paris Theatre, 4 West 58th Street, New York City
RSVP: $60/Patron ticket, VIP seating; $36/Sponsor ticket. For … [Continue reading...]
Weekly – year 12th, number 192 – 30th September 2011
Good News Agency carries positive and constructive news from all over the world relating to voluntary work, the work of the United Nations, non governmental organizations and institutions engaged in improving the quality of life – news that doesn’t “burn out” in the space of a day. It is distributed free of charge through Internet to 10,000 media and editorial journalists in 54 countries and to 3,000 NGOs and 1,600 high schools, colleges and universities. It is an all-volunteer service of Associazione Culturale dei Triangoli e della Buona Volontà Mondiale, an educational charity associated with the United Nations Department of Public Information. In the final report of the Decade for a Culture of Peace project presented to the UN … [Continue reading...]
GO OUT FOR DINNER, HELP FIGHT CHILD HUNGER
Food Network and Share Our Strength Put Childhood Hunger on the Chopping Block
“Chopped Champions” Judge Marc Murphy Talks About the Dine Out For No Kid HungryFundraiser to Fight Childhood Hunger; Discusses Participating Restaurants in Your Area
Think you need to “go without” to help those in need? Starting September 18 through September 24, families can join in the fight against childhood hunger by treating themselves to a dinner out at a local restaurant. Across the country – AND IN YOUR AREA – thousands of restaurants are taking part in Share Our Strength’s Dine Out For No Kid Hungry. People across the country are encouraged to “dine out” at participating restaurants to support the fight against childhood hunger in the United … [Continue reading...]
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Advertising Week is the world’s premier annual gathering of marketing and communications leaders each year in New York City. This year's Advertising Week takes place October 3 through October 7, 2011.
With more than 200 distinct events, Advertising Week is a hybrid of thought leadership seminars featuring the industry’s best and brightest and engaging special events which galvanize targeted constituencies. Spawned from creative roots in 2004, Advertising Week now draws from the client, media and broader cultural communities with a laser focus on key business drivers which shape and influence the global industry.
Measured by breath, scope and impact, Advertising Week transcends standard industry conferences and The Week moves the needle on key industry challenges like … [Continue reading...]
The Official Start of the Fall Car Buying Season is Approaching
FBI Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) Issues Alert to Help Shoppers Avoid Scams
As millions of students head back to high school and college, many parents will be tasked with helping their kids find suitable transportation – that is, finding a new or used car. And many of those parents and students will turn to the Internet because they know buying a car online provides unmatched convenience, greater selection and fantastic value.
To help auto customers shop safely and confidently online, the FBI’s Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) recently issued a Public Service Announcement urging consumers to watch out for fraudulent vehicle sales claims and instead use only trusted sites like eBay Motors. These scams hijack … [Continue reading...]
It’s 1849 and Edgar Allan Poe, desperate and destitute, has agreed to read from his poems and tales of mystery. As he recites from Annabel Lee, The Raven, The Cask of Amontillado and The Fall of the House of Usher, characters from his stories will make surprise appearances! Poe is tested as each ghostly visitor seeks revenge on him for the way in which they were killed. Both entertaining and educational, the drama that unfolds during Poe’s Last Mysterywill alter events on what will prove to be the eve of his death.
This is an interactive show in that Edgar Allan Poe speaks directly to the audience. As he reads, characters from his tales of mystery come to life – or do they? Are they figments of Poe’s delusional mind seeking revenge or are they real?
Written and Directed by Frank and … [Continue reading...]
Ira Weissman began his website www.truthaboutdiamonds.com to help people all over the globe navigate the difficult world of buying diamonds. It has become the premiere educational and advisory resource for not just diamond lovers, but for thousands of men who are about to make the single most important purchase of their lives…the engagement ring.
A Wharton School graduate and veteran of the diamond industry, Weissman created the website truthaboutdiamonds.com in 2008. It always bothered Weissman that part of the business of diamonds is to teach people to “spend beyond their means” on what essentially amounts to a little polished rock. The site teaches consumers how to buy a diamond like an expert diamond dealer and pocket the savings.
“We, in the business, know that you don’t buy a … [Continue reading...]
The Death of the Staycation Pauline Frommer of Frommer Travel Guides www.smartcation.com
I wanted to make Pauline Frommer of Frommer Travel Guides the travel guide expert, an arguably the most popular in the world with her dad Arthur Frommer being one of the leading experts in the country on travel.
This segment that Pauline is talking about is the death of the Staycation and the rise of the Smartcation.
Smartcation’s according to Pauline is the emerging trend where travelers are finding creative ways to get the most value possible from shorter vacations, in destinations that offer a wide variety of unique and diverse experiences.
A North American-wide survey conducted in Spring 2011 found that:
• More people are planning to take vacations this summer than they did in the past two … [Continue reading...]
THE HOTTEST LIP TREND www.starmagazine.com
Selena Gomez, Emma Stone, Diane Kruger have been seen sporting a bold lip color. And while they look amazing, they can be a little intimidating to try! Cheryl Kramer Kaye, the Beauty & Fashion Director at Star Magazine will tell us how to choose a shade and also how to tone down the look for natural everyday beauty.
THE BODY-FRIENDLIEST TREND
Great news: Bootcut jeans are back! Check out Denise Richards, Paris Hilton, and Kelly Rutherford. Yes, skinny jeans are making room for a little flare at the bottom, which balances curvier hips and elongates legs. How to find the perfect pair of jeans for you, and how to feel extra confident wearing them…
THE MOST INDULGENT TREND
Charlize Theron at Ole Henriksen in LA; Jessica Simpson at … [Continue reading...]
Think changing banks is challenging?
Financial Expert Talks about Myths of Switching Accounts
JOHN ROSENFELD – EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT OF RETAILDEPOSITS PRODUCT FOR TD BANK
BACKGROUND: Despite consumers’ dissatisfaction with their bank, a large percentage of us continue to do business with financial institutions that don’t treat us well. According to Money Magazine, a logical explanation could be that 58 percent of consumers believe switching banks is too much of a hassle.
Researching the products and customer service offered by banks in your area can take a little digging, but knowing first what to look before you start your search will get you that much closer to a new, happier banking relationship. It should be noted that consumers’ discontent may have risen this year when most … [Continue reading...]
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The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences presented The 32nd Annual News and Documentary Emmy Awards and a Lifetime Achievement Award to Larry King at a ceremony at Frederick P. Rose Hall, home of Jazz at Lincoln Center, located in New York City on Monday, September 26, 2011.
The event was attended by more than 900 television and news media industry executives, news and documentary producers and journalists. Emmy® Awards were presented in 41 categories, including Breaking News, Investigative Reporting, Outstanding Interview, and Best Documentary, among others.
This year’s prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award was given to broadcasting legend and cable news icon Larry King. “Larry King is one of the most notable figures in the history of cable news, and the … [Continue reading...]
Apsley Bespoke Tailors of London hosted a cocktail reception celebrating stylish men in sports at the Samsung Experience (located inside the Shops at Columbus Circle) on Monday, September 19, 2011. The event, hosted by former New York Knicks players Allan Houston and John Starks, featured an informal fashion presentation by Apsley Tailors in a luxurious, modern setting.
Lisa Donneson from Bouke Wines (another sponsor) led a celebratory toast to stylish men in sports at the event including Allan Houston, John Starks (absent), former Knicks Cal Ramsey and Geoff Huston.
Ultra Sheen Men, the event’s primary sponsor, unveiled its “Step Up Your Game” ad campaign. An Apsley suit was auctioned and proceeds will be split between Allan Houston Legacy Foundation and John Starks … [Continue reading...]
Thousands of New Yorkers will soon hit the pavement at the 7th annual Big Brothers Big Sisters of New York City RBC Race for the Kids - part of Nickelodeon’s Worldwide Day of Play. This year’s Race for the Kids takes place on Saturday, September 24th in Riverside Park at 72nd Street in Manhattan.
Intended to raise awareness of the power of mentoring, as well as funding critical to the mission of Big Brothers Big Sisters of New York City (BBBS of NYC), the event features a 4K (2.5 mile) run/walk and Race for Kids Picnic that encourages adults and children to be active and eat nutritious foods. Adding to the festivities, former gridiron greats Kris Jenkins and Bruce Harper of the New York Jets and Joe Morris of the New York Giants will be on hand to help celebrate the power of … [Continue reading...]
Will You Stand Up for Those Who Can’t During National Spinal Cord Injury Awareness Month?
Coach Don Shula and NFL Hall of Famer Harry Carson Join Marc Buoniconti to
Discuss Exciting Ways to Help Find a Cure for Paralysis!
September was just named National Spinal Cord Injury Awareness Month, which shines a spotlight on the fact that every 48 minutes an American will become spinal cord injured. During this month, The Buoniconti Fund to Cure Paralysis is asking people across the country to stand up and take action to help fund research for a cure to paralysis.
The story behind The Buoniconti Fund to Cure Paralysis has inspired professional athletes and private citizens for over 26 years to work together to find a cure for spinal cord injuries. In 1985, life changed forever … [Continue reading...]