Taormina Filmfest Unveils 64th Edition With Over 50 Films Along With Master Classes And In Conversations

The sixty-fourth edition of the Taormina FilmFest, produced by Videobank and taking place July 14-20 under the new artistic direction of Silvia Bizio and Gianvito Casadonte, has unveiled its full program and attending talent from America, France, Italy and the UK.

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Lavazza Announces Gourmet Restaurant to Complete Turin, Italy, Headquarters; Oscar Winner To Design Interiors

Lavazza announced a new restaurant concept opening at the future Lavazza headquarters in Turin, Italy, CONDIVIDERE developed in collaboration with Ferran Adrià, features a setting designed by three-time Oscar-winning art director, Dante Ferretti, and the brilliant Italian chef, Federico Zanasi will lead the kitchen.

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Eat! Berlin Gourmet Festival 2017 - One Of The Worlds Ten Best Fine Dining Festivals

The time before Christmas is a time of annunciation: Gault&Millau announce who has earned how many points and toques. Guide Michelin announces the number of stars shining over its dearest chefs. And – last not least – we are proud to announce our very own festival program 2017.

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Ciao, Italy! Nikki Beach Versilia To “Celebrate Life” At The Most Anticipated Grand Opening White Party Of The Summer; Andrea Bocelli to Perform

The eagerly awaited Global luxury lifestyle and hospitality brand Nikki Beach will host its official Grand Opening White Party on August 5th, on the white sands of Marina di Pietrasanta, Tuscany on the beautiful coast of Italy. Guests will experience an unforgettable evening of grandiose celebration offering a taste of the lavish parties to come.

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  • Marvel's The Avengers - Action Packed Thrills from Director Joss Whedon

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    The Avengers, a fast action, non-stop thrill ride, recently hosted its global press junket which featured the first full length and only pre-release screening of the highly anticipated summer event film!

     
  • Seattle Mayor Resigns Amidst Sexual Assault Allegations

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    Seattle Mayor Democrat Ed Murray, 62, a former Washington State Senator, has tendered his resignation effective at 5:00PM Wednesday, September 13, after a fifth person, came forward accusing the first term mayor of child sexual assault.

     
  • LACMA and The Academy Co-Present A Major U.S. Exhibition Highlighting The Prolific Career Of Mexican Cinematographer Gabriel Figueroa

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    The Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA)and the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (The Academy) are pleased to present Under the Mexican Sky: Gabriel Figueroa—Art and Film.

     
  • Christmas Tragedy: Multiple U.S. Citizens Dead in Mexican Tour Bus Crash

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    A Miami grandmother and a child are among the dozen fatalities of a tour bus crash carrying Royal Caribbean cruise passengers heading to the Mayan Ruins in southeast Mexico, for a day of sightseeing, state department officials have confirmed.

     
  • Toronto Mansion of former Newspaper Magnet Conrad Black Set For Auction

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    A grand and coveted historic Canadian mansion, privately located in Toronto's premier Bridle Path enclave, just 15 minutes outside of downtown Toronto, will be offered for sale at auction after 65 years of family lineage.

     
  • Top NYC Matrimonial Lawyer Offers Five Predictions For Divorce In 2019

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    Attorney Jacqueline Newman, a Manhattan based divorce lawyer and managing partner of an exclusive NYC law firm focused solely on divorce, considered an expert in matrimonial law offers five predictions for divorce in the new year.

     
  • North Italia Santa Monica Review - Fabulous; Health Driven Farm to Table Fare Impresses

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    Sometimes a restauranteur comes along who changes the game. Raises the bar. Ups the ante. That’s very much the case with Sam Fox, the creative visionary behind Fox Restaurant Concepts, which has taken hip and healthy to new heights.

     
  • The Peace Collective Releases “All Together Now” Commemorating Century Mark of Christmas Truce

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    The Peace Collective, a group of well known British musicians, commemorating the century mark of the World War I Christmas Truce when not a shot was fired, have re-recorded The Farm's "All Together Now" for December 14, 2014 release.

     
  • Beltway Insider: President George H.W. Bush Laid To Rest; Comey Testifies; Paris Riots; El Chapo; Kevin Hart

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    President George H.W. Bush was memorialized this week as dignitaries, politicians, heads of state, family and friends gathered at the National Cathedral to pay respects and honor the legacy of the 41st President of the United States.

     
  • Historic Artic Cold Plunges Much of Nation into The Deep Freeze

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    The Polar Vortex, that upper atmosphere deep cold that usually sits in the Antarctica region, is dropping in for a visit and will bring with it stunningly cold temperatures and wind chills unlike any seen in twenty years.

     
  • A Different Kind of Force – Policing Mental Illness

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    Across the United States, the responsibility of handling domestic issues with mentally ill citizens has largely fallen into the domain of the criminal justice system. More than half of all prisoners are believed to be mentally ill.

     
  • Eleven Boston Cops Wounded, Two Critically, by Body Armor Wearing Suspect

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    Boston police officers shot and killed a gunman after he opened fire on responding officers wounding eleven and critically injuring two who are now fighting for their lives, in what has been called a domestic disturbance gone bad.

     
  • Anthony DiBlasi, Director of the Occult Flick Cassadaga, Talks on the Challenges of Creating Realistic Horror

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    Anthony DiBlasi has earned a reputation for horror films and his newest flick, “Cassadaga,” is no different as he tackles the extremes of a serial killers fantasy through the occult and a deaf woman.

     
  • Grand Jury Refuses to Indict NYPD Cop for Garner Death

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    A New York grand jury has refused to indict the white police officer who, in July, caused the death Eric Garner, a black Staten Island man who was put into an illegal choke-hold and wrestled to the ground.

     
  • Beltway Insider: Trump/Putin, Paris, Venezuela, Japan, Jobs, Assange, Kentucky Derby, John Singleton

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    President Donald Trump and his friendship with Russian President Vladimir Putin appears on the mend as the two spoke for what the president described as nearly an hour discussing the Mueller Report and the ongoing crisis in Venezuela.