A tenacious broadcaster with a burning passion for accurate and compelling story telling and the host of the long running television program, Renee Mehrra has been consistently singled out by the Asian Indian community as one of the most prominent broadcast journalists in the tri state area. Her areas of focus include politics, human interest stories, fashion, film, theater, health & fitness, environment, and current affairs. Her in depth candid reports have captured the diverse ethnic fiber in the US in an inspirational and incisive manner. She has interviewed diverse personalities: from the unsung heroes that have enriched our lives to renowned musicians, artists, philosophers, authors, doctors, entrepreneurs to the crowd stopping celebrities of Bollywood. Her signature show- "Renee … [Continue reading...]
Actor Kevin Spacey to Introduce World Peace Orchestra Inaugural Youth
“Play for Peace” Concert at Lincoln Center September 10th
New York, NY • The World Peace Orchestra (WPO) (www.peaceorchestra.org/concert/) is
bringing together more than 100 students from over 50 countries across the globe to perform
in an inaugural classical music concert on September 10, 2013 at Lincoln Center. This sold-out
event will be the only global youth orchestra that combines both classical and ethnic instruments.
WPO is a nonprofit organization that brings together young musical talent from around
the world in its first annual New York City concert to demonstrate how the unifying power of
music can powerfully transcend social and cultural boundaries.
A star-studded evening is planned at Lincoln Center … [Continue reading...]
Zhen Joy Lin, Dame of St. John of Jerusalem and president of World Water Rescue Foundation and Vice President of Good News Broadcast is feeding white swans for celebration The United Nations World water Day. Water is from divine Water is the secret of life, save water is save life, love water is love life, because life is the most precious.
As days gradually lengthen and the last vestiges of Winter recede, ice and snow begin to melt and the first buds of Spring appear. In many parts of the world the Swan is a symbol of light and considered the harbinger of Spring, and to me one of the most wonderful sights at this time of year are swans floating serenely on village ponds, in parks and on rivers. With their long serpentine necks and pure white plumage, throughout the ages their grace and … [Continue reading...]
DARYL HALL TAKES HIS HOME ON THE ROAD: THE LIVE FROM DARYL’S HOUSE NU-SOUL REVUE, FEATURING SHARON JONES AND ALLEN STONE, READY FOR APRIL LIFT-OFF
Live version of Webby Award-winning and Syndicated TV show gets underway April 11 in Montclair, NJ, ends with show at N.Y.’s historic Beacon Theatre April 21
LOS ANGELES, Feb. 16, 2011—Daryl Hall, who has taken fans inside his home for the critically acclaimed, nationally televised web series Live from Daryl’s House, is now ready to take his show on the road. The award-winning program, which recently marked its 50th episode, is set for a seven-city U.S. tour, the Live from Daryl’s House Nu-Soul Revue Featuring Daryl Hall and the LFDH Band with special guests (and former show participants) neo-soul stars Sharon Jones plus Allen Stone.
The tour … [Continue reading...]
Music by Michio Miyagi.
We fly on the exceptional China Airlines through their new route to Osaka, Japan, and for most they go on to Taiwan. This trip was for media and brought to us by China Airlines and The Foundation for Kansai Region promotion. We travel along with the leading Asian media in America; Asian Fusion Magazine, The Sing Tao and The World Newspaper and had a fascinating time. Everyone was special and it was a trip to remember for a life time. This post is the first of many to be shared with our audience and we hope that you will share your comments and experiences with us in audio, video or text.
We feature video about The Japanese Doll Festival (雛祭り, Hina-matsuri?), or Girls' Day, is held on March 3.Platforms covered with a red carpet are used to display a set … [Continue reading...]
A Conference—Co-sponsored with the Middle East Institute & the Institute of African Studies at Columbia University
Friday & Saturday, November 4 & 5, 2011
New York, New York -- July 12, 2011 -- A conference and an evening concert presented at Columbia University. It will include international scholars, from the U.S., Europe and the Middle East, who have devoted their careers to translating and interpreting the works of Muhyiddin Ibn 'Arabi (1165--1240) and Jalaluddin Rumi (1207--1273). Evening performances will include renowned musicians such as Omar Faruk Tekbilek, Salman Ahmad, and Sufi poet, Coleman Barks. Participants who attend are from both the U.S. and the international community.
This is the second, in a biennial series of conferences on Ibn 'Arabi started in 2009. … [Continue reading...]