Obama Celebrated New African-American Museum, which a Powerful Place Tells ‘Story of All of us’

September 24, 2016

Obama also said he hoped the museum would help people bridge divides that were re-exposed by the latest fatal, police-involved shootings of black men. The country’s first black president, Obama was scheduled to preside over an outdoor ribbon-cutting ceremony Saturday morning for the National Museum of African American History and Culture, which was built on the National Mall in the shadow of the Washington Monument. “The thing about this museum…

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New York Fashion Week Hightlights : Tommy Hilfiger Returned to the Fashion Week Schedule after Time Off

September 10, 2016

Have a look at Some highlights from New York Fashion Week:   A FERRIS WHEEL, COTTON CANDY, AND TAYLOR SWIFT It’s often remarked that New York Fashion Week feels like a carnival. Hilfiger decided to take that idea to its most literal conclusion, erecting a real-life carnival on a pier at Manhattan’s South Street Seaport to display his wares. On a muggy summer Friday night, under a gaggle of strung-up lights…

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Minnesota governor declared ‘Prince Day’ to mark birthday

June 7, 2016

Prince died April 21 from an accidental overdose of the narcotic painkiller fentanyl. The governor’s proclamation, issued Monday, is meant to celebrate his contributions to music and the entertainment industry, and his quiet philanthropy. ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton has declared Tuesday to be “Prince Day” in Minnesota to mark what would have been his 58th birthday. The proclamation urges Minnesotans to wear purple Tuesday in…

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Chinese developer Wanda opened theme park to take on Disney

May 30, 2016

Wanda executives unveiled their $3 billion “Wanda City” in the southeastern provincial capital of Nanchang to thundering music reminiscent of the “Pirates of the Caribbean” theme and hailed the center as a representative of Chinese entertainment culture in the face of encroaching foreign influences. NANCHANG, China (AP) — China’s largest private property developer, the Wanda Group, opened an entertainment complex on Saturday that it’s positioning as a distinctly homegrown rival…

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