Month: August 2016
Rebecca Cherian, Professional Musician
How many professional, classical female trombonists can you name? Let's go out on a limb and say, none. That's about to change. Let us introduce Rebecca Cherian, co-principal trombone of the Pittsburgh Symphony since 1989. The road to being the highest paid, highest ranked woman trombonist in a top ten U.S. orchestra has been a hard-fought journey for this talented, passionate, trail-blazing musician. As you're about to find out, Rebecca's one amazing woman.
Dana Gunders visits MUNCHIES Test Kitchen
DANA GUNDERS, author of the Waste-Free Kitchen Handbook and Senior Scientist at the Natural Resources Defense Council is making the rounds to raise awareness of food waste. She visited the…
Grimanesa Amoros’ Light Installation “Light Between The Islands” at Katonah Museum
THE LIGHT SEQUENCE of Grimanesa Amoros‘ installation, LIGHT BETWEEN THE ISLANDS is on view at the Katonah Museum of Art in New York. To see a video, click here and…
Nicole Tung talks about the now famous image of the Syrian child
THE HARROWING IMAGE of five-year-old Omran Daqneesh has been circulated around the world this month. Omran is just one of the 7.5 million children affected by the catastrophic war in Syria. Award-winning war photojournalist, Nicole Tung, talked to The Independent…
EMME, Supermodel and Businesswoman
Get up close and personal with EMME, the world's first curvy supermodel, whose career spans more than 2 decades. She's a recognized advocate for positive female body image, giving women a platform to feel beautiful and empowered. A tv personality, author, businesswoman and creator of her own clothing lines, EMME was the first model invited to appear before a Congressional subcommittee looking into how to increase public awareness of eating and body disorders. Needless to say, there's plenty to talk about!