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December 18, 2014

A New Brand of Fashion Photography with Debut Exhibition Emerging Artist Guy Nahum Levy

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Over the past several years, fashion photography has evolved from a static, commercial-minded craft to a legitimate form of creative expression, and well respected by gallery owners, curators and artists and art enthusiasts around the world. In Tel Aviv, a city where nightlife runs the town, a new wave of contemporary culture has transcended fashion, music and design into one creative stew of modern art.

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Brooklyn’s Cinema Club to Arrive in Tel Aviv with New Short Film Series at Kuli Alma, December 18

Tel Aviv’s cinematic scene has been bubbling excitedly in the Mediterranean sun over the last decade and this week marks an exciting high-noon for the independent short film scene with the inauguration of Tel Aviv Cinema Club. KULI ALMA – Tel Aviv’s most vibrant nightspot and cultural platform – is firing up its state-of-the-art projectors to screen three critically acclaimed short films by local and international filmmakers.

This Thursday, locals will gather around the celluloid campfire to enjoy three shorts exploring sexuality and domesticity. The featured short is Oren Gerner’s Greenland, scheduled to screen next month at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival in the “Best International Short Film” competition. Gerner’s piece tells the story of a young adult experiencing his adolescent home as he packs his things to move in with his girlfriend. The film has already swooped “Best International Short Film” at the 62nd San Sebastian Film Festival and Oren will be at the event, along with his parents who he cast in his hyped piece, for a Q&A with Tel Aviv Cinema Club.

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Haiti Uncovered: An Enlightening Cookbook

by Leslie Long

Having traveled to Haiti well before the earthquake, I have always had a fascination with this beautiful, beleaguered country. While there, I loved the rich culture, the interesting people, the artistic spirit and the landscape. And yes, I loved the food.

Nadege Fleurimond is a chef, caterer and former participant on Chopped. Now based in Brooklyn, she has published her book to not only introduce people to the bounty of Haitian cuisine, but also to her beloved country.

With over 100 appealing recipes, Haiti Uncovered is the first book of its kind. Fellow Haitian and New York Times bestselling author Edwidge Danticat wrote the engaging introduction.

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December 16, 2014

Rihanna Has Become PUMA’s New Creative Director

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Sportswear brand PUMA has just announced that it’s recruited Rihanna as its new creative director in a deal rumored to be worth around the $1m mark. According to WWD, Rihanna went out to the company’s HQ in Germany to meet the brand’s design team and speak about the new direction they’ll be going in come the new year, customizing classic PUMA styles as well as creating entirely new silhouettes.

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Jeb Bush Will ‘Actively Explore’ 2016 Presidential Bid

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Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush has decided to “actively explore” a presidential bid after conversations with his family over Thanksgiving, he said in a Facebook post Tuesday.

While Bush had been making steps toward a presidential bid with recent speeches in early primary states and plans to release documents from his time period as governor, the timing of Tuesday’s announcement was widely unexpected and will quicken the pace for some would-be Republican primary challengers.

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World Leaders as Hipsters by Amit Shimoni in “Hipstory”

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Designer Amit Shimoni captures historical figures when they mesh with modern-day hipsters sense of style in “Hipstory”.  In the ‘Hipstory’ series, Che Guevara sports a colorful beanie, layered flannel shirts and American Spirit tobacco in his pocket; John F. Kennedy dons a nose ring, chains and t-shirt, seemingly bearing a black and white picture of Marilyn Monroe; Mahatma Gandhi’s peaceful personality is reflected in a tie-dye top and 60s-style shades.

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Aston Martin works 60th Anniversary Limited Edition Vanquish

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Six bespoke cars celebrate Aston Martin works 60th anniversary with each one incorporating aluminum pistons from a specific decades models, dedicating the first to the 2005-2015 original vanquish.

Marking the Diamond Jubilee at their Newport Pagnell home, the other five limited edition sports automobiles derive from the; 1955-65 DB 2/4 Mk II Saloon, 1965-75 DB5, 1975-85 V8 Coupe, 1985-95 V8 Vantage X-Pack and 1995-2005 V8 Vantage Supercharged eras. All styled as the current Vanquish Super GT in either Coupe or Volante form, and equipped with its 6.0 liter V12 petrol engine that can accelerate from 0-60mph in 3.6 seconds and to a top speed of 200mph, they were created in collaboration with their design team and personalization service, Q by Aston Martin.

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BMW Announces Fully-Automated Parking Controlled via Smartwatch at CES 2015

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During CES 2015 in Las Vegas, BMW has announced to demonstrate a series of new high-tech autonomous driving features including the possibility of entirely collision-free piloting. An example of this is the luxury brand’s latest development on 360-degree collision avoidance and fully-automated parking in multi-story car parks.

The platform for the self-driving system an all-electric BMW i3 with ‘secure positioning’ and ‘environment recognition’. The technology is supported by four advanced laser scanners which record the environment and identify obstructions such as columns, for example in an underground parking garage. If the vehicle approaches a wall or a column too quickly, the system automatically brakes, preventing a collision.

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World’s First InstaConcert, A Real Concert Experience Via Instagram

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UK singer/songwriter Ed Sheeran is the face of the world’s first “InstaConcert” by Deutsche Telekom. The concert is part of a series of events called Telekom Street Gigs, which has national and international artists perform in unusual places, such as a corn maze, junkyard, or quarry. This month Ed Sheeran is climbing up to a stage 2,962 meters above sea level on Zugspitze, the highest mountain in Germany.

The world’s first InstaConcert lets fans contribute to the concert experience by sending out content from the event via Instagram, which will then be curated as an interactive music video. This concert is being realized by Deutsche Telekom in cooperation with the Warner Music artist, and the campaign idea is by DDB Dusseldorf with digital production by MediaMonks.

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United Airlines Provides iPhone 6 to 23,000 Flight Staff

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Earlier this week, United Airlines announced they would be giving an iPhone 6 to 23,000 of its main line flight attendants worldwide for use while on duty. The phones are initially there to allow faster processing of drink orders and internal communications like company email and intranet information searches.

In the coming year, United plans to expand the functionality for better customer experience. Soon, the phones will include apps to give real-time updates on flight arrival estimates, repair progress and the countless other small details flight attendants are frequently asked regardless of how reasonable it is to expect a flight attendant to know a particular piece of information.

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