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  • http://www.flixya.com/blog/5295443/International-Newport-Group-Madrid-Reviews-Bridgeport-youth-spend-day-with-artist

    Bridgeport youth spend day with artist

    NEW HAVEN -- An icon in the world of contemporary art, Chuck Close knows a lot about the healing, beneficial aspects of art for young people. In fact, he frequently says, "If I didn't go to Yale, I would have gone to jail. Art saved my life."

    On Monday, Close returned to the campus of Yale University -- where he received a master of fine arts degree in 1964 and once taught -- not to lecture art-savvy doctoral candidates, but to hang out "with my kids" at the oldest university art gallery in the United States.

    His kids are 34 students in the sixth through eighth grades from Bridgeport's Roosevelt School -- and none had ever before visited the gallery.

    The Manhattan-based artist, who turns 73 on July 5, has befriended the students as a volunteer mentor with the President's Committee on the Arts and the Humanities and its national Turnaround Arts Initiative pilot program. Roosevelt is one of eight schools in the nation to participate in the two-year public-private program, which aims to improve low-performing schools by increasing student "engagement" through the arts.

    Monday's tour of the recently renovated and expanded Yale Art Gallery was Close's third meeting with the group. The first was in November at the South End school. In December, the students traveled by bus to view a solo exhib...

  • lifestyle - International Newport Group

    Community, Fashion Design

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    Viele Gedanken durch den Kopf einer Frau am Vorabend einer beidseitigen Brustamputation flash — sehr prominent Ängste über ihre Sterblichkeit. Aber in dem Dickicht der komplizierte Gefühle, die Laurel Kamens Gehirns überfüllt, wie sie in ihrer Betrachtung ihrer Diagnose von Brustkrebs Kalorama-Wohnung saß, hatte sie auch mit Reizbarkeit über ihre zukünftige Garderobe zu rechnen.

    Eine Frau von Leistung und Intelligenz, die weder flach noch narzisstische ist, Kamen hatte nichts von der gefolterten Ambivalenz über Mode und Stil, der so viele Frauen von ihrer Statur spukt. Kamen, ein Chicago native und ein ehemaliger Hauptleiter an American Express, der ein Stück ihrer prägenden Jahre in New York verbracht hatte betrachtet Mode ein Ausdruck des Vertrauens und der Kontrolle. Einfach gesagt, sie mochte, suchen gut und sie wollte auch weiterhin gut aussehen, nachdem beide Brüste entfernt wurden und sie an die Konturen nicht rekonstruiert mit Silikon oder Kochsalzlösung Torso angepasst.

    In Vorbereitung auf ihre Operation hatte Kamen schleichende wurden im Internet auf Shoppingtour pre-shopping, Suche nach Kleidung, die schmeicheln würde, was bald ihre neue Form wäre aber das wäre auch bequem und praktisch genug zu tragen, während sie erholt war. Sie haben keine Kleidung, die ihre Kriterien erfüllt nicht gefunden — anspruchsvolle, Erwachsene — und aus ihrem Frust kam einen Business-Plan. Sie bes...

  • http://www.arabnews.com/news/445516 Many thoughts flash through a woman’s mind on the eve of a double mastectomy — most prominently fears about her mortality. But in the thicket of complicated emotions that crowded Laurel Kamen’s brain as she sat in her Kalorama apartment contemplating her diagnosis of breast cancer, she also had to reckon with fretfulness about her future wardrobe. A woman of accomplishment and intelligence, who is neither shallow nor narcissistic, Kamen had none of the tortured ambivalence about fashion and style that haunts so many women of her stature. Kamen, a Chicago native and a former executive at American Express who had spent a chunk of her formative years in New York, considered fashion an expression of confidence and control. Put simply, she liked looking good and she wanted to continue looking good after both of her breasts were removed and she adjusted to the contours of a torso not reconstructed with either silicone or saline. In preparation for her surgery, Kamen had been prowling the Internet on a pre-shopping spree, searching for clothes that would flatter what would soon be her new shape but that would also be comfortable and practical enough to wear while she was recuperating. She didn’t find any clothes that met her criteria — sophisticated, grown-up — and out of her frustration came a business plan. She decided to create a line of clothing for women who have had breast cancer. The collection would see them through their recuperation afte...

  • http://www.npr.org/2013/03/11/174013774/in-trendy-world-of-fast-fashion-styles-arent-made-to-last In Trendy wereld van snelle mode, zijn niet stijlen gemaakt om de laatste Toen ze uit college stapte en naar New York verhuisde, graag Elizabeth Cline winkelen bij een vintage kleding winkels. Ze waren de soorten plaatsen weggestopt op straten in Manhattan en Brooklyn, waar veel van de jacht en een beetje geluk kan je belonen met een grote, goedkope cocktail jurk die niemand anders had.

    Dan ze de wereld van de "snelle mode ontdekt" — ketens zoals Forever 21, H & M en Zara — en het opnieuw haar hele idee van winkelen koopje.

    "De producten zijn zeer goedkoop," zegt Cline, auteur van Overdressed: het schrikbarend hoge kosten van goedkope mode. "Het ontwerp is vrij aantrekkelijk. En als je in de winkel loopt, denk ik, voor veel consumenten, is het vrijwel onmogelijk om te lopen uit met lege handen." Een oceaan van kleding verkoop '

    Na verloop van tijd had Cline 354 items van kleding, die waarvan sommige ze nooit droeg vergaard. En die excessen zijn niet zo ongebruikelijk, ze merkt. Ketens zoals H & M zich voortdurend over hun koopwaar, invoering van ooit trendy kleding en voeden hun klanten wens voor nieuwheid.

  • http://www.impactnottingham.com/2013/02/barcelona-080-fashion-week/ Katalonian ja erityisesti Barcelona on ensimmäisenä Espanjan tekstiiliteollisuuden vuosisatoja. Vaikka hieman varjoon tykkää Pariisissa, Lontoossa ja New Yorkissa, Barcelonan 080 Fashion Week on yhtälailla catwalk, kuten juhlitaan katalonialaisen historiaa ja kulttuuria.

    Tapahtuma on uusi Disseny-toiminnossa, museo ja laboratorion tarkoituksena on edistää ymmärrystä ja asianmukainen käyttö suunnittelun maailman. Itse rakennus on taideteos, ja se tarjoaa lukuisia näyttelyitä, kuten kokoelma mekkoja Jeanne Lanvin esitellään kappaletta, jonka hän on laatinut, vaikka asuu kaupungin.

    Barcelonan 080 on vaatimaton. Sen sijaan maksaa Kanye West tehdä ulkonäkö, rahat sijoitetaan palkintosumma paras kokoelma. On kohtuullista sanoa, neljän päivän tapahtuma juhlii muoti sen sijaan, että kuuluisuuksista. Tänä vuonna paras kokoelma nappasi Miriam Ponsa, erittäin lahjakas suunnittelija, joka on ollut alalla 15 vuoden ajan.

    Hänen kokoelma tutkittu intiimi suhde ihmisten, ympäristön ja Suositeltavat suuri orgaanisia muotoja ja neulotaan. Näytä ekologisia materiaaleja yhdistyy täydellisesti modernit muoti ja esillä Villa säpäleiksi sekä miehille että naisille. Hän työskentelee joukko eri tekniikoita kuten solmitaan, korityöt ja kankaiden kudonta-näitä tekniikoita uskotaan edustavat joukkovelkakirjan espanjankielistä perinnettä. Musta, harmaa ja vihreä näkyvästi – jälleen kerran antaa vahva yhteys l...

  • Newport-international-boat-show-1_177_

    http://www.finanznachrichten.de/nachrichten-2005-07/5117635-fortunemarket-net-adds-newport-international-group-inc-to-featured-company-list-008.htm

    LOS ANGELES, July 25 /PRNewswire/ -- FortuneMarket.net (http://www.fortunemarket.net/), a financial website dedicated to helping investors get the edge they need to stay ahead, today announced that Newport International Group, Inc. (BULLETIN BOARD: NWPO) is now being profiled as a "Featured Company" on the FortuneMarket.net web site.

    Visitors to http://www.fortunemarket.net/ will be able to access an in-depth report and CEO interview http://www.worldtalkradio.com/playlist.asp?SegmentID=16790 on Newport International Group, Inc. and review the latest business developments regarding the company's digital tools and services, which are aimed at leveling the playing field for small- and medium-sized businesses.

    To view the complete report on Newport International Group, Inc., visit: http://www.fortunemarket.net/investment/nwpo.php.

    About Newport International Group, Inc.

    Newport International Group (BULLETIN BOARD: NWPO) levels the digital playing field for small and medium sized companies. Its two subsidiaries provide digital tools and services that are as powerful as those available to large enterprises, but are designed and developed so that technical skills aren't needed to use or manage them. The company is headquartered in Palm Desert, CA, with technology development in Phoenix, AZ. More information is available at...

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