Archive for tag: Paul Harting
Bukowski has been selected for two US film festivals. The film will be shown during the New Directors/New Films festival in New York and the Aspen Shortsfest in Aspen, Colorado. Only seven films have been selected for the New York festival that will take place from the 23rd of March until the 3rd of April. The Aspen Shortsfest focuses on new talents, yet to be discovered. Needless to say we are extremely proud of Daan!
Stichting Geheim Geweld is a foundation for the victims of child abuse. The foundation has the goal to support victims and give advice in the process of recognition of short and long term effects of child abuse.
The video Werner directed for Stichting Geheim Geweld focuses on the hidden scars that mark the victim for the rest of their adult life. Read more »
Minibar for the Mind is a new collaboration between The School of Life and Morgans Hotel Group, that aims to provide guests with a more meaningful and unique hotel experience. The mini bar itself is a custom-made box offering guests a “mid night feast of intellect, inspiration and ideas”, including conversation starter cards, a compilation of The School of Life’s writings, a writer’s block pencil set and more. If you’re interested in checking it out in person, the kit is available at select Morgans properties as well as via their website.
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Christmas Day 1989: Romanian dictator Nicolae Ceausescu and his wife Elena are shot dead by a firing squad, after a trial lasting less than two hours.
But was the world watching a people’s uprising, or a communist coup d’état? Not many Romanians like to talk about Nicolae Ceaucescu. Twenty years after the downfall of the tyrant’s despised regime, the memories are too close for comfort.
Vincent van de Wijngaard returns to Bucharest, to report on the aftermath of the most mysterious downfall of the cold war.
I have just arrived in Nice. If Paris is the distinctive old lady wearing a hat than Nice is the old man with a walking stick. Nice is the seaside town where painters like Matisse, Picasso but also sculptor Rodin found inspiration.
The blue of the Mediterranean looks washed out. The broad Quai des États-Unis is flanked with huge palm trees looking like pillars supporting the deep blue sky. This boulevard makes me think of the Ville Nouvelle in Casablanca. Silhouettes of pedestrians are reflected in the glass doors of former Hôtel Beau Rivage, at number 105, where painter Henri Matisse stayed during his first visit to the city.
A Christmas tree stands in the empty hall – polished brass handrails lead down a staircase.
Wall Street runs from East Broadway to South Street on East River, through the historical center of the financial district. Wall Street is the home of the first permanent Stock Exchange; over time Wall Street became the name of the surrounding geographic neighbourhood.
Anchored by Wall Street, New York City is the financial capital of the world. In 1789, Federal Hall and Wall Street were the scene of the United States’ first presidential inauguration.
The loss of The World Trade Center in September 2001 has spurred development of the Wall Street area on a scale that hasn’t been seen in decades.
In november 2008 US shares have fallen sharply amid increasing concerns over the state of world’s economy.