Violinist Philippe Quint Receives Arts Award

Violinist Philippe Quint was awarded the Ambassador of Arts Award at the 16th Anniversary Gala Banquet of the Gateways Organization celebrating The Brownstone Experience. The banquet, held in the Delegates Dining Room at the United Nations, was attended by distinguished
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Holocaust Survivor Explores Survival and Resilience

Then we went into the showers, and we were the lucky ones. We got the water. Millions of others got the gas, but we knew nothing about that then." – Lilly Klein, whose diary is on display at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Gene Klein was born in Czechoslovakia in (more...)

Instruments And Order: In Search Of “Nature Music”

What is nature’s voice? Does it understand harmony or know melody? Can nature sing? During the early 19th century, many inventors and acousticians were fascinated by the idea of harnessing natural tones. Musicologist Dr. Emily Dolan will explore these early attempts to control the voice of nature in Instruments and Order: In Search of (more...)

PHL17 to air “Live from the Oscars”

by The stars! The gowns! The glamour! On March 2, PHL17 will bring viewers to one of the most anticipated Hollywood events, “Live From The Oscars®” a live 90-minute pre-show special from the red carpet at the Dolby Theater in Los Angeles. Produced (more...)

Sochi 2014 Closing Ceremony Unites Olympic Generations

The XXII Olympic Winter Games in Sochi ended with a Closing Ceremony in the Fisht Olympic stadium. The ceremony, which provided a bright and emotional conclusion to the Games, was dedicated to Russian culture. The audience was presented with a European vision of Russia, in a show (more...)

Canada Became The Sochi 2014 Olympic Ice Hockey Champion

The final hockey match between Canada and Sweden at the Bolshoy Ice Palace was an exciting end to the Olympic Winter Games in Sochi. Canada won the last of the 98 gold medals. The Vancouver Olympic Champions did not give Sweden a chance, winning 3-0. The Canadians opened (more...)

New SME Acquisition Deal Brings All PIR Recordings Together

Sony Music Entertainment has completed a historic deal with Philadelphia International Records, securing global ownership of all recordings made for PIR, the groundbreaking hit-making label founded by music icons Kenneth Gamble and Leon Huff in 1971. The landmark deal adds all post-1975 PIR recordings to the PIR titles already owned by (more...)

Silver Medal From Sochi for Lauryn Williams

American athlete Lauryn Williams became one of few women in the history of the modern Olympic movement to win medals in both the winter and summer Olympic Games. The previous day, Williams, paired with Elana Meyer, won silver in the women's bobsleigh competition. The American track and (more...)

Philadelphia’s Heart and Soul Picture Book

News photographer Michael Viola shares over three hundred snapshots that capture twenty-five years of Philadelphia history Between 1790 to 1800, Philadelphia was the temporary capital of the United States. Nestled along the Delaware and Schuylkill rivers, the so-called city of brotherly love has a rich and colorful history. (more...)

“There’s Something Happening in the Olympic Village”

By Barry Newcombe The Olympic Games create a brief window of time every fourth year when we allow ourselves to believe that peace and good will prevail in the world, that competition can coexist with harmony. That belief became illusion on September 5, 1972, in Munich when (more...)

USA – Russia Ice Hockey Clash Ended in Score 3:2

American ice hockey team gained victory in USA-Russia match, which was  really a nail-biting Sochi Olympic  clash in the latest chapter of the two giants' historic rivalry. T.J. Oshie scored the shootout winner as the United States defeated Russia 3-2. Pavel Datsyuk had two goals in regulation for the (more...)

Complimentary Bowling For Life To U.S. Athletes

Nationally-acclaimed Boutique Bowling and Entertainment Brand Adds Incentive to Get ‘Lucky’ During the Games Lucky Strike, the nationally-acclaimed boutique bowling and entertainment brand, today announced that it is lending its support to U.S. athletes competing in Sochi by adding a little extra incentive to get ‘lucky.’ In early February, the best (more...)

Sport Brings People Together, Transforms Lives

“Sport has the power to change the world. It has the power to unite in a way that little else does. It speaks to youth in a language they can understand,” the late South African leader Nelson Mandela once said. As the world turns its focus to the (more...)

The XXII Olympic Winter Games Openning in Sochi

The XXII Olympic Winter Games in Sochi in 2014 has opened with a grand show thrilling spectators at the Fisht Olympic Stadium and billions of viewers around the world. The Ceremony started at exactly 20:14 Moscow Time, which symbolizes the year of the first Winter Games (more...)

Olympic Truce Wall Unites Athletes In The Name of Peace

The symbolic Olympic Truce Wall opened on February 4 in the Coastal Olympic Village. According to the tradition of the Olympic Movement, the Olympic Truce Wall is installed in the Olympic Villages a few days before the opening of the Games in order to let the competitors (more...)

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