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Dreamers Welcome in “Amelie”

Are you a dreamer? Have you ever thought that if you could only manifest your dreams, you would have a great life? What happens when your ideas take a life of their own and that you can’t control the outcome? In the Broadway adaptation of the 2001 film, Amelie, the audience is introduced to a world filled with constant motion and chaos, but for Amelie, it’s quite the opposite. Raised by eccentric... read more

A (Social) Circus Troupe Unlike Any Other

When you think of the circus, most people would think of Barnum & Bailey or Cirque du Soleil. Circus acts are usually comprised of acrobats, clowns, animals and death-defying acts. Most people go to the circus to be wowed and entertained, but what if a circus gave back to the performers as well as the audience? In Ethiopia, Circus Debre Berhan is known as a “social” circus troupe. The acts... read more

The Social Impact of Amazon Prime Air Delivery Drones

Tis the season of holiday tidings and a huge part of the holiday season is the amount of packages that are delivered via UPS, Fedex or the post office. A week ago, Amazon’s CEO, Jeff Bezos, announced a new method of delivering packages, via Drones. As I watched Bezos talk about this new system like it’s the next big thing since sliced bread, I had some nagging thoughts about this new venture. I... read more

Ramen In The City

As a native New Yorker and foodie, I can honestly say that I have sampled and eaten almost everything that’s been placed in front of me. From pigs’ feet, octopus, snails, duck liver and staples like burgers & macaroni & cheese, I have enjoyed them all. That’s why when my husband insisted that I should check out a Ramen place in Manhattan, I wasn’t sure why I should. My first... read more

Tweet Seats In Theaters? How Enjoyable Can That Be?

So how would you feel if youre trying to concentrate on a show or play you’re watching, then you hear a vibrating sound next to you and realize that its someone tweeting? Believe it or not, tweeting is now condoned while watching plays or opera in theaters and are called “tweet seats”. Tweet seats were first used in by the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra (CSO) in September as an experiment... read more