The Art of Tech: Gurus, Philip Hodgetts and Dr. Gregory Clarke Impact Media and Entertainment Worldwide – Pt. 1
(Chatsworth, CA, January 31, 2018 – by Cirina Catania, Sr. Editor) The people hidden behind the bits and bytes that keep technology flowing and provide the platforms upon which our careers are built rarely come out to talk about what they do and how they do it. During the last decade (or two) I’ve had…
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The Art of Music: Inland Opera Inaugural Gala Concert, Saturday, November 11, 2017
The Inland Empire arts community is in for an operatic treat on Saturday, November 11th from 6-830 pm at the Mission Gables Bowl House, 168 S. Eureka St., Redlands, California 92373. Kick off the holiday season as some of Southern California’s most charismatic and talented vocalists share their enthusiasm for opera and music theater! Featured…
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Editorial: How Too-Connected is “Connected?”
(Special to the US Times, Andy Marken, 2017-11-01, Content Insider #544 – Over Connected) We Are So Busy with Our Connections, We’re Alone. Smartphones took over our lives faster than even the most expert of experts thought. People are on them 70 percent of the time they are connected to the internet which is darn…
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Travel: A Go-List for Techie Road Warriors – Pt. 1
(Los Angeles, CA, October 20, 2017 – by Cirina Catania, USTimes Senior Editor) I travel. Yep. All the time (almost). And since I’m a filmmaker and often end up in remote areas of the world, my go-lists have to be comprehensive. In the list that follows, which does not include filming equipment, I’ve included supply…
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Irma Update: Cruise Lines Kept Vacationers Safe & Provided a Haven for Victims, Relief Efforts Underway
(Special to USTimes, September 13, 2017) Alan Fox, Chairman and CEO of Vacations to Go, today issued an update to vacationers who have booked cruises and information on services made available to victims on land, as many itineraries have been forced to cancel because of Hurricane Irma, which “left a trail of death and devastation…
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A quiet American morning in Pennsylvannia.
Under American Skies
Good morning, America. This is from Mom’s house – where bright yellow school busses pass on quiet streets, cicadas are sleeping, hiding from the morning birds and the smell of fresh-cut grass mixes well with the taste of coffee in a “World’s Best Mom” cup. Neighbors wave as they drive off to work, jog by…
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Opinion: Exarchia, Anarchy and a Better World
Thought for the day: The Exarchia neighborhood in Athens, Greece is filled with secret alleyways, enticing walkways, and narrow, cobble-stoned streets. I took this picture a few minutes before dawn on an early morning exploration. Graffiti, opinion, Vespas and soft light leading to a sign reading, “Ennoia Publications.” Communication by art, by word and by…
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Opinion: Buckle Up, Son – Carl Hardee Sr. is Back!
(Cirina Catania, March 29, 2017) Editorial: We love this one! About time we got back to our roots. Hardee’s new branding is featuring, “Food, not boobs!” And we say, thank you! https://youtu.be/i7H3DKMH1ms
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Los Angeles Celebrates Chinese New Year
It’s the year of the Rooster! For the last 118 years, the Chinese community in Los Angeles celebrated with the colorful Golden Dragon parade on the Chinese Lunar New Year, February 4th. Parents, grandparents, and babies began gathering in the morning and families brought chairs, drinks, and snacks so they could arrive early and save…
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A sample from the recent discovery detailing the ancient artform, cursive writing
The Art of: Cursive Writing – California Woman’s Amazing Discovery!
(Los Angeles, CA, Dec 28, 2016, Story by Cirina Catania) A California woman has discovered an unnoticed ancient art that has been buried for years. Historians believe this artform was taught to young children in elementary school during primitive times before the advent of the Internet, cell phones and Facebook. It was known as, “cursive…
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