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Robert Crais Tackles Human Trafficking in Taken

Sunday, February 26th, 2012
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Human trafficking has been identified as the fastest growing criminal industry in the world. It’s easy to see why. Trading vulnerable human beings for the

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Woman Around Town: Gully’ s Travels

Monday, November 14th, 2011
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Gully Wells, features editor for Conde Nast Traveler, knows a thing or two about travel. But the place she knows best is her late mother’s

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The Fine Art Of Speaking “Chinglish”

Monday, November 7th, 2011
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Chinglish is the latest offering from playwright David Henry Hwang, best known for his Tony Award winning play M. Butterfly. Chinglish is the expression used

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Woman at Work: Mona Vaccarella—
Building a Solid Career, Brick by Brick

Wednesday, October 26th, 2011
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Mona Vaccarella had an unconventional childhood, one that prepared her well for succeeding in the corporate world. When she was a child, her father made

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Beyond Words—The Power of Silence

Thursday, October 13th, 2011
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Gay mime breaks away from small town America and goes on to perform in Asia, Europe and all 50 States. Despite his silent profession, he

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Pierre Loti Revisited: Chelsea

Wednesday, September 7th, 2011
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The two Pierre Loti locations in lower Midtown seem worlds apart, with Union Square serving as the barrier separating the laid-back vibe of Gramercy (which

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Biutiful—Javier Bardem as a Father Racing Against Time

Monday, January 31st, 2011
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Alejandro González Iñárritu’s film, Biutiful, exposes the underbelly of Barcelona, that part of the city inhabited by immigrants from Asia and Africa, who earn their

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HandCrafting Justice: Give the Gift of Hope

Monday, August 16th, 2010
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Imagine shopping for a personalized gift for that special someone while knowing that you were also empowering a woman from an impoverished country with your

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