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Read story: Gregg Sulkin
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Gregg Sulkin

In the 24 hour news cylce we are in desperate need of true symbols of hope. Our culture has always been attracted to stories that remind us of our humanity, of truth, and resilience of the human spirit when faced with perplexing challenges that just don’t add up. Perhaps that is why we love super heroes so much. In a place like Hollywood these days, the rise of an actor like Gregg Sulkin brings fans and industry insiders some solice that all it takes to save the world is a brilliant new hero.

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Jan 1, 2018 · 9 min read

Read story: Focus on Adventure
Arts & Entertainment
Focus on Adventure

Bridges ’96 majored in art with a focus on photography because he wanted a career that would keep him outdoors. Outdoors? OK, that’s understandable. But out plane windows? In an Airbus that’s climbing at 200 mph? Proof positive Bo will go to great lengths — and heights — in pursuit of the perfect picture. That’s what makes him world-renowned.

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By Nicki Russell
Jun 14, 2019 · 4 min read

Read story: Safe at Last
Safe at Last

Countless South Sudanese women are victims of sexual and genderbased violence (SGBV) but are, understandably, unwilling to speak openly about their experiences. Many are also unable to read or write, so DRC personnel face an uphill struggle to help female refugees rebuild their lives.

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By MAF Canada
Jun 26, 2019 · 5 min read

Read story: From arc lamps to laser: A Projectionist's Journey
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From arc lamps to laser: A Projectionist's Journey

IT WAS THE SUMMER OF 1965, when the tills were alive with the sound of Julie Christie ringing up the box office, and a young Fred Fullerton — aged just 15 — landed his first job in the cinema, leaving school and starting as a probationary projectionist at the Gaumont Cinema in Dingle South Liverpool, in England’s north-west. Thanks to his age, Fred clutched a signed letter from his mother allowing him to work with X certificate movies. The cinema was installed with a pair of the best-looking projectors ever — Gaumont Kalee 21s with elephant (foot) base and lightmaster carbon arc lamps on 20 (single reel) minute changeovers. This was the classic grounding for a future projectionist. There was an air of modernity in the cinema, including the projectormatic automation system that worked by putting a small piece of foil strip on the edge of the movie at the appropriate place near the end of the reel. This foil, on making contact on a pick-up device would complete a circuit. The projectormatic drum would move one line, which was pinned up to hit a micro switch which started the incoming projector. The next pulse would revolve the drum to the next line, which was then programmed (with pins) to hit the changeover shutter and sound changeover micro-switches, continuing on throughout the movie. Futuristic stuff.

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By Cinema Technology
May 23, 2019 · 6 min read

Read story: Bombay Bound
Food & Drink
Bombay Bound

RESTAURANTEUR JIMMY RIZVI HAS BROUGHT A NEW PALETTE OF Indian flavors to New York’s Gramercy neighborhood with his latest venture called GupShup. The Bombay-inspired cuisine brings together all the spices that Indian food is known for in the gorgeous, bi-level space, with walls touting art by talented South Asian artists from India and the U.S., along with custom contemporary art installations.

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By Haute Living
Feb 12, 2019 · 5 min read


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