Category Archives: Life & Culture

March 19

DIVERSEartLA program and its vital role in the LA Art Show

Please Join Us for the Next Edition of our DIVERSEartLA Virtual Talks Today! We’re excited to present the next edition of our new monthly virtual DIVERSEartLA Talks! Today we feature special guests from the La Neomudéjar Museum in Madrid, Spain. Appearing this week in the talks will be La Neomudéjar Director Nestor Prieto, Director Francsico […]

March 19

“COLLECTIVE” The two-time Oscar nominee everyone is talking about.Director: Alexander Nanau

Collective The two-time Oscar nominee everyone is talking about.DI rector: Alexander Nanau | 109 min | 2019 | Romania, Luxembourg | Streaming on Hot Docs at Home Already purchased?Click “Watch Now” & view the film. Streaming until April 29th  WATCH NOWGET CINEMA TICKETS When a catastrophic fire at a Bucharest nightclub leads to the mysterious death of […]

March 17

The second annual Sauga City Music Conference will take place virtually on Zoom over two weeks from March 17 – 26, 2021.

March 17 – 26, 2021 http://www.saugacitymusicfest.com The second annual Sauga City Music Conference will take place virtually on Zoom over two weeks from March 17 – 26, 2021. The conference is free with registration on Eventbrite. Featuring two keynote speakers, a webinar and three music panels, the conference will provide tools and advice for emerging […]

March 17

Sat. March,3/20,2021: Rock Cellar & the Get Together Foundation Present ‘All Together Now – LA2,’ an All-Star Benefit Streaming Concert Event for COVID-19 Relief

SHARE. This coming Saturday, March 20, a host of celebrities, musicians, entertainers, and more will join forces for All Together Now – LA2, a very special online all-star concert event and telethon to raise money for coronavirus crisis relief. The concert will be a major and significant emergency relief effort helping residents of the Los Angeles […]

March 16

RISER Goes NationalWhy Not Theatre’s collaborative producing model expands to support more artists

RISER Goes NationalWhy Not Theatre’s collaborative producing modelexpands to support more artists,launching RISER Edmontonwith Common Ground Arts Society in February 2022 With generous support from the Government of Canada and the RBC Foundation, Why Not Theatre is embarking on a national expansion of RISER, starting in Edmonton in February 2022 and expanding into other Canadian cities in 2023.  In partnership with Edmonton-based theatre […]

March 12

“A Night Out” celebrates the glamourous nightlife we all miss, featuring top photographers, models, brands & hotels in a lush photobook launching Tues. March 30, to raise funds for Canadian healthcare workers

“A Night Out” celebrates the glamourous nightlife we all miss, featuring top photographers, models, brands & hotels in a lush photobook launching Tues. March 30,to raise funds for Canadian healthcare workers In a first for Canada, Toronto fashion photographer Isaiah Haber – www.isaiahhaberphotography.com – is thrilled to announce the production of a glamourous new charity photobook, “A Night […]

March 12

UCLA Friends Of Semel and Resnick Advisory Board Open Mind Program “And Then They Stopped Talking To Me”

UCLA’s Friends of the Semel Institute and Resnick Board for an Open Mind/#WOW program with Judith Warner, New York Times best-selling author of the critically acclaimed new book And Then They Stopped Talking to Me- Making Sense of Middle School. Dr. Safiya Umoja Noble, Associate Professor at UCLA in the Department of Information Studies, will join Ms. Warner in […]

March 12

50th anniversary of Celebrating Women’s Worth & its infamous slogan, “Because We’re Worth It”.

50 Years of Celebrating Women’s WorthA landmark anniversary for L’Oréal Paris’ iconic slogan L’Oréal Paris Canada, the world’s leading beauty brand, today celebrates the 50th anniversary of its infamous slogan, “Because We’re Worth It”. Not a tagline, but rather an inspiring mission that remains at the heart of the brand today, L’Oréal Paris has always […]

March 08

INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY CONVERSATIONABOUT NASRINSOTOUDEH AND HUMAN RIGHTS 

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL USA, THE GLOBAL JUSTICE CENTER, AND THE FEMINIST MAJORITY FOUNDATION PRESENT AP INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY CONVERSATIONABOUT NASRINSOTOUDEH AND HUMAN RIGHTS  Banned Iranian Filmmaker Jafar Panahi Will Present a Message During Panel “Nasrin Sotoudeh should win the Nobel Peace Prize. She is a hero of our time, bravelychallenging misogyny and dictatorship.”– Nicholas Kristof, The New YorkTimes RSVP:https://amnestyusa-org.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_YupiS2O9TFOKuvWewnyJEw Monday, March 8, 2021 – New York, […]

March 08

RC Show 2021 February 28 – March 3 This year’s Restaurant Canada Show 2021 was a hit!

By Sally Warburton RC Show 2021  February 28 – March 3  This year’s Restaurant Canada Show 2021 was a hit!  With the COVID-19 pandemic everything was all online. And done extremely well. Yes, it was very different. And we missed all the delicious food samples and drinks!  Very much! However, you could still feel the excitement of […]

March 07

World Athletics makes new equality pledges to mark International Women’s Day

By Mitch Phillips World Athletics has marked International Women’s Day with a series of pledges to “further advance the role of girls and women” in the sport under the campaign slogan “WeGrowAthletics.” The world governing body says it is focusing on three core areas of the sport – empowering women in leadership positions, breaking with […]

March 07

THE SPEED CUBERS IS INCLUDED ON THE OSCAR® SHORTLIST OF FILMS NOW UNDER CONSIDERATION

THE SPEED CUBERS IS INCLUDED ON THE OSCAR® SHORTLIST OF FILMS NOW UNDER CONSIDERATIONFOR THIS YEAR’S ACADEMY AWARD® FOR BEST DOCUMENTARY SHORT Nominee – Critics Choice Documentary Awards Best Documentary Short “Perfectly tender and gripping.”– Esquire “Terrifically paced, touching, informative, and tense and unlike many movies (shorts or features) it feels like it’s exactly the right length.”– The […]

March 03

MUSEUM OF TOLERANCE and MTV DOCUMENTARY FILMS Presents-“76 DAYS”DIRECTED, PRODUCED & EDITED BY HAO WU PRODUCED BY JEAN TSIEN

76 DAYSDIRECTED, PRODUCED & EDITED BY HAO WUPRODUCED BY JEAN TSIENDIRECTOR, PRODUCER, EDITORHAO WU,PRODUCER JEAN TSIEN and DIRECTOR – DIVISION OF PULMONARY AND CRITICAL CARE ATCEDARS-SINAI MEDICAL CENTER PETER CHEN, M.D. ACADEMY AWARD® WINNING FILMMAKERFREIDA LEE MOCK 76 DAYS IS INCLUDED ON THE OSCAR® SHORTLIST OF FILMS NOW UNDER CONSIDERATIONFOR THIS YEAR’S ACADEMY AWARD® FOR BEST DOCUMENTARY FEATURE “RIVETING. ASTONISHINGLY […]

March 02

ISLANDS-Directed and Written by Martin Edralin Produced by Martin Edralin, Priscilla Galvez

ISLANDS-Directed and Written by Martin EdralinProduced by Martin Edralin, Priscilla GalvezStarring Rogelio Balagtas, Sheila Lotuaco, Esteban Comilang,Vangie Alcasid, Pablo Quiogue, Isys Szuky, Maximus Szuky WORLD PREMIERE – 2021 SXSW Film Festival – Narrative Competition About ISLANDSJoshua, a timid, middle-aged Filipino immigrant has lived in the comfort of his parents’ home his entire life. He pleads with God to find […]

March 02

PERIODS DON’T STOP FOR PANDEMICS: AWARD-WINNING DOCUMENTARY ON PERIOD POVERTY HITS ALL MAJOR STREAMING PLATFORMS ON INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY

PERIODS DON’T STOP FOR PANDEMICS:  AWARD-WINNING DOCUMENTARY ON PERIOD POVERTY HITS ALL MAJOR STREAMING PLATFORMS ON INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY  Urgent and timely Canadian film Pandora’s Box: Lifting the Lid on Menstruation, headed by female production team, releases on March 8th.Pandora’s Box: Lifting the Lid on Menstruation streams March 8th.March 1, 2021 (Toronto, ON) – From IR Films, a co-production company founded by Media One Creative and Diva International, makers of the DivaCup, and Canadian Screen […]