The Cost Of A Perfect Valentine’s Celebration Around The World; Zurich, NYC, L.A. Most Expensive; Prague, Madrid, Belfast Most Affordable

Online florist BLOOMY DAYS conducted the Valentine's Day Price Index 2017 to better understand the varying global costs of celebrating romance and found traditional haute hotspots, Zurich and NYC are on most expensive and exotic locations Madrid, Prague more moderate.

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Diann Valentine, Celebrity Wedding and Interior Designer, Offers Tips On Spicing Up Your Home for Spring

Diann Valentine, a vibrant and dynamic keynote speaker, television personality, internationally acclaimed wedding, event and interior designer is continuing to impress with a portfolio that commands attention she is bringing her eponymous brand to special occasion styling everywhere.

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Sarah Janks, Australian Bridal Designer, Offers Five Tips in Planning Destination Weddings

Proposal season is officially in height and many new brides-to-be will be jumping to start the wedding planning process in 2016! With more and more brides choosing destination weddings, we have the best tips for travel, dress shopping and ultimately planning the perfect destination wedding.

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  • Minari Review – Tender, Truthful Storytelling, Award Worthy

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    Minari, from A24 and Plan B Production, presents a story of survival as a family of immigrants leave the familiar and put down roots in a tiny Arkansas town to build their own piece of the American dream.

     
  • World News: The European Union Growing Pains Revisited

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    If Brexit has long occupied the minds of Europeans, it has also obscured the difficulties and misunderstandings between Brussels and certain Eastern European countries unwilling to respect the fundamental principles of the Union.

     
  • Acclaimed Dance Artist Shamel Pitts Presents His Newest Production: Black Velvet -- Architectures And Archetypes

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    A collaboration with Brazilian dance artist Mirelle Martins and lighting artist Lucca del Carlo combines avant-garde, GaGa-inspired movements, and multimedia visual schemes to create Black Velvet - Architectures and Archetypes an original and all-new multidisciplinary dance production created by and featuring international dance artist Shamel Pitts.

     
  • French Exit Review – Bewitching with Captivating Character Driven Performances

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    French Exit, from Sony Pictures Classic, brings to the screen a charming and oddly quirky story of a former ultra-wealthy socialite who after years of caution, to curb her compulsive and extravagant spending, finds herself insolvent.

     
  • Judi Dench's Exits & Entrances: A Celebration Of Shakespeare

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    A Shakespearean celebration, with readings by Dame Judi Dench, David Suchet, Emilia Fox and the late Jeffery Dench. Exits and Entrances commemorates the 400th anniversary on April 23rd 2017 of the death of the world's most celebrated playwright William Shakespeare.

     
  • Decades in the Making, a Rotating Show, Highlights The New Hackett Mill Gallery

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    Hackett Mill presents Decades in the Making, a group show of seminal artists from the twentieth century. This special exhibition marks the opening of the gallery’s new location adjacent to SFMOMA in San Francisco’s thriving downtown district.

     
  • The Countries with the Most (and Least) Income Equality

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  • American Deterrence Restored: Israel Praises the Baghdadi Killing

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    Israel, who has long used the strategy of targeted killings to keep the enemy on the run, is praising President Trump for his "bold, decisive action of targeting and killing of Abū Bakr al-Baghdadi," said Israeli Mayor David Rubin.

     
  • Interventional Empathy: A Way to Deescalate Destructive and Self-Destructive Behavior

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    Dr. Mark Goulston, co-creator and moderator of suicide prevention documentary Stay Alive (available here), shares his six-step technique for calming yourself or someone else who may be on the verge of an emotional breakdown or self-destruction.

     
  • Actress and Baby Model Kaleah Roundtree - Baby, Oh Baby, Is She a Beautiful Baby

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    Kaleah Roundtree, a beautiful two year old actress and baby model, is on the verge of becoming the most sought after African American baby talent since her role model, former Cosby Show actress, Raven Symone.

     
  • Ferrari Fever as Salon Privé Unveils full Concours Masters line-up Showcase Ferrari’s 70-year history

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    The first UK event to host two consecutive Concours competitions, Salon Privé is delighted to announce the full line-up for its Concours Masters 'Tribute to 70 Years of Ferrari' celebration in Blenheim Palace, Woodstock, August 31st through September 2nd. 

     
  • World News: Middle East Erupts

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    The bloody clashes between Israel and Palestine as each decide to display a determined dominance highlight the inertia of international organizations in resolving deep opposition but also reveal the existence of diplomatic rivalries worthy of the Cold War.

     
  • Health, Wellness: Build an Active Home Routine That Sticks

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    The gym is closed, fitness classes are canceled for the foreseeable future, even walking groups are out as social distancing mandates singular activities. Here are some ways to stay active while hunkered down at home.

     
  • California Spirit XXVII: An Evening of Food, Wine, Auction and Music Benefiting the American Cancer Society

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    Wolfgang Puck, Barbara Lazaroff and Paramount Pictures Sherry Lansing recently hosted California Spirit XXVII: An Evening of Food, Wine, Auction and Music Benefiting the American Cancer Society in West Hollywood, California.

     
  • Beltway Insider: Obama Post Presidency Legacy; 2015 Top Misses; Election 2016; Farkhunda Malikzada

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    President Barack Obama began his two terms as America's first African American President, on a cold day in January 2009, reciting the oath of office to a record crowd swelling as both parties, paused and had the audacity to hope.