Viet Film Fest 2014

Viet Film Fest 2014

April 10-13, 2014 Viet Film Fest 2014 (formerly known as the Vietnamese International Film Festival or ViFF), a prestigious showcase of original and innovative Vietnamese films is proudly presented by the Vietnamese American Arts & Letters Association (VAALA) and will take place on April 10-13, 2014 at a wonderful new location closer to the heart […]

28.03.2014 · Filled under: Happenings ·
Fowler Out Loud: Chankethya Chey and Samantha Blake Goodman

Fowler Out Loud: Chankethya Chey and Samantha Blake Goodman

Thursday, May 22, 2014 6:00 pm UCLA Fowler Museum UCLA Campus Los Angeles, CA 90095 Free performance Samantha Blake Goodman and Kethya Chey, MFA students in dance, perform original pieces related to current Fowler exhibitions. First, Blake Goodman’s dance work “Gira que Gira” embodies the dualities that define Sinful Saints and Saintly Sinners at the Margins of the Americas, […]

28.03.2014 · Filled under: Happenings ·
Explanation is the key to keeping kids safe: researchers

Explanation is the key to keeping kids safe: researchers

(Relaxnews) – Want to keep your child from touching that hot stove? How about from walking out in front of cars? New research says explaining risks to children as opposed to giving orders is the best way to ensure safety. Researchers found mothers tend to guide their children in terms of what is and isn’t safe, and […]

28.03.2014 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Home & Garden ·
“America’s Got Talent” 2013 Winner Kenichi Ebina Performing Live At Pechanga This April

“America’s Got Talent” 2013 Winner Kenichi Ebina Performing Live At Pechanga This April

Pechanga Resort & Casino is proud to announce Kenichi Ebina, “America’s Got Talent” Season 8 winner, will perform a major production show this April for the first time ever since appearing on television. Fans will feel Kenichi Ebina’s pulsating energy from his dance during two special “Kenichi Ebina Dance-ish Entertainment” performances on April 12 and […]

27.03.2014 · Filled under: Happenings ·
Luxury shopping outlet planned adjacent to China’s first Disneyland

Luxury shopping outlet planned adjacent to China’s first Disneyland

(Relaxnews) – The first Disneyland theme park resort in mainland China is to set to get an adjacent luxury shopping compound. The Shanghai Shendi Group announced a venture with luxury outlet chain Value Retail this week, Want China Times reports. ‘Shanghai Village’ will be located next to Shanghai Disney Resort, which is set to open its doors at the end of 2015. […]

27.03.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Entertainment, Home & Garden ·
List of cities with most expensive and cheapest room service

List of cities with most expensive and cheapest room service

(Relaxnews) – Helsinki has emerged as the priciest city for room service, and Tunis the cheapest in a new index that provides a snapshot of how much a club sandwich and a can of Coke will set guests back around the world. In TripAdvisor’s newly released 2014 TripIndex Room Service, analysts created a price comparison […]

27.03.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining, Home & Garden ·
Beer – the darker the better – may reduce carcinogens in grilled meats

Beer – the darker the better – may reduce carcinogens in grilled meats

(Relaxnews) – Researchers have long been in search of ingredients that can lessen the carcinogens created when meat is grilled. Several studies have cited assorted vegetables and herbs as helpful in reducing the formation of these carcinogens, with the latest examining a different option: beer. Isabel M. P. L. V. O. Ferreira of the Universidade […]

27.03.2014 · Filled under: Food & Dining, Health & Fitness, Home & Garden, Online ·
New online tool calculates heart’s ‘age’

New online tool calculates heart’s ‘age’

(Relaxnews) – Is your heart older than you are? A tool from Joint British Societies allows people to test their heart’s “true age,” which subsequently provides an estimate regarding chances of heart disease later in life. Entitled the JBS3 Risk Calculator, the tool works by calculating a person’s lifestyle habits, cholesterol level, blood pressure and […]

27.03.2014 · Filled under: Apps, Health & Fitness, Online, Science & Technology ·
‘Social media wedding concierge’ will live-tweet ceremony for $3,000

‘Social media wedding concierge’ will live-tweet ceremony for $3,000

(Relaxnews) – The W Hotel chain in New York is getting a lot of flak for its newly announced “social media wedding concierge,” a $3,000 service that involves paying a stranger to follow the couple around and post Facebook status updates, Instagram photos and live tweets of the nuptials. The service, pitched to US media […]

Madonna preparing to direct third film

Madonna preparing to direct third film

(Relaxnews) – The pop icon plans to return to filmmaking with “Adé: A Love Story,” a drama about two star-crossed lovers. After “Filth and Wisdom” (2008) and “W.E.” (2011), Madonna plans to helm a film adapted from Rebecca Walker’s partially autobiographical novel, which was published in the US last fall.  The Hollywood Reporter broke the […]

27.03.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, International Stars, Music ·
Meryl Streep to play former rock star in ‘Ricky and the Flash’

Meryl Streep to play former rock star in ‘Ricky and the Flash’

(Relaxnews) – The actress is attached to headline this indie drama in the role of an aging rock star. Coming off of her role in “August: Osage County,” Meryl Streep has agreed to play an aging rock star in “Ricky and the Flash,” Thewrap.com reports.  The character attempts to reconnect with her children after decades […]

27.03.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
ABC to premiere ‘The Astronaut Wives Club’ in July

ABC to premiere ‘The Astronaut Wives Club’ in July

(Relaxnews) – The latest series from the creators of “Gossip Girl” will premiere July 24, ABC has announced. Ahead of the launch of its new drama “Black Box” this April, the network has also set season premiere dates for its returning series “Mistresses” and “Rookie Blue.” Adapted from Lily Koppel’s best-selling novel, published last June, […]

26.03.2014 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Hollywood Stars ·
Latin American cultures inspire Azzaro 2014 limited editions

Latin American cultures inspire Azzaro 2014 limited editions

(Relaxnews) – Following a tribute to Loris Azzaro’s Mediterranean origins last summer, the Italian brand has shifted its focus to Latin America for its two 2014 limited editions, designed by French artist Takeshi. Takeshi, who is based in New York, was invited to offer a new take on the flacons for Azzaro Pour Homme and […]

26.03.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden ·
Barbour and Land Rover to launch clothing range

Barbour and Land Rover to launch clothing range

(Relaxnews) – New partnership, which sees two quintessentially British and quintessentially rural icons come together could prove to be a perfect fit The first joint collection for Autumn/Winter 2014 will go on sale globally in August under the Barbour for Land Rover banner. The companies, which officially announced their partnership on Wednesday, promise that the […]

26.03.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Destinations, Home & Garden, Motoring ·
Bradley Cooper could be the next Indiana Jones

Bradley Cooper could be the next Indiana Jones

(Relaxnews) – Producers have their sights set on the “American Hustle” star for a reboot of the famous adventure movie franchise, Latino-review.com reports. According to the website, Bradley Cooper is on Disney’s shortlist of actors who might fill Harrison Ford’s shoes by playing the famous archaeologist. The studio acquired the rights to the “Indiana Jones” […]

26.03.2014 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Dramatic photos show scale of man compared to ship

Dramatic photos show scale of man compared to ship

(Relaxnews) – The photos are dramatic, revealing the incredible scale between the master and his ship. To mark the 10th anniversary of the Queen Mary 2, one of the largest and most expensive ocean liners ever built, parent company Cunard commissioned Australian photographer James Morgan to capture Captain Kevin Oprey with the ship he commands. […]

26.03.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Photos ·
Robin Wright and Sam Worthington on course for Everest

Robin Wright and Sam Worthington on course for Everest

(Relaxnews) – The “House of Cards” actress and the actor made world famous via “Avatar” are joining the stellar cast of TV series “Everest.” Wright and Worthington join a list of names that includes Josh Brolin, Jason Clarke, and Jake Gyllenhaal in this adaptation by Iceland’s Baltasar Kormakur (“101 Reykjavík,” “2 Guns”). Emily Watson and […]

26.03.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Hollywood Stars ·
Summer 2014 is Out of this World at Grand Park

Summer 2014 is Out of this World at Grand Park

– Blockbuster Fourth of July Celebration Returns, Bigger and Better, with Downtown’s Largest Fireworks Display – – Line-up Includes North American Premiere of Universe of Sound: The Planets – LOS ANGELES (March 25, 2014) – Grand Park will captivate, surprise and delight guests this summer with a multi-faceted programming line-up for all ages and interests […]

26.03.2014 · Filled under: Happenings ·
First-ever United States Mint curved coins to go on sale

First-ever United States Mint curved coins to go on sale

(Relaxnews) – The first curved coins from the United States Mint are set to go on sale on March 27. The limited edition coins, which are part of the 2014 National Baseball Hall of Fame Commemorative Coin Program, include a $5 gold coin, a $1 silver coin and a half-dollar clad coin. The concave design, […]

Construction date set for the world’s tallest tower

Construction date set for the world’s tallest tower

(Relaxnews) – Construction work on the world’s first 1km-high building, the Kingdom Tower in Saudi Arabia, is set to begin on April 27. The $1.2 billion project has been plagued by setbacks since it was first proposed in 2011, but above-ground work on the Jeddah super skyscraper will commence next month, Building reports. Stretching at least 1,000m, […]

26.03.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Home & Garden ·