The exhibition, which comprises “Standing with Papa Legba,” on view at CCCADI, and Le Projet Nouveau, on view at MoCADA, opened in January in time for the one-year anniversary of the Jan. 12, 2010, earthquake in Haiti that leveled the capital and left more than 300,000 people dead and more than one million homeless.
“There are studies showing that most of the chronic diseases that we as Americans suffer from are caused by nutritional deficiencies, which I find very sad considering we are the wealthiest country in the world,” Dr. Chris Reid says. “
The people were warm and inviting; music was everywhere. Live music could be heard throughout the city of Old Havana...
The curtain goes up on A Rag, a Bone, and a Hank of Hair, a ballet reconstructed for and performed by the Philadelphia Dance Company, and the audience senses from the opening minutes that they had better be prepared for an evening of soulful dancing
Obesity is when a person is more than 20 percent overweight and there are increased health risks associated with the condition. Once considered a mere aesthetic situation, doctors are realizing that many serious conditions — such as hypertension, diabetes, increased tendency for blood clots and heart disease — often plague obese patients. Severe obesity is a chronic, frequently progressive, life-threatening disease.
If you’ve been longing to take your first trip to Africa, or to make a return trip, you can do so in a spectacular way at the start of the New Year with a visit to the Republic of The Gambia for that country’s tenth annual International Roots Festival.
Daughters of the Dust, the 1991 film that portrays Gullah culture through the lives of the Peazant family, descendants of slaves who reside on the sea islands near South Carolina and Georgia, was named one of the 50 Most Important Independent Films by Filmmaker magazine.
For travelers looking for respite from South Beach clubs and the oh-so-chic Design District, the offbeat Miami Modern District, also known as MiMo, offers a welcome change of pace.