Author Archives: Karyn D. Thomas

If you thought you knew Michael Audain, think again

Breadcrumb Links Local arts Books Prominent art collector and benefactor Michael Audain takes a detailed journey through a long and well-lived life. Author of the article: Dana gee Polygon art collector / philanthropist and president Michael Audain is seen here at the Polygon offices in Vancouver. The artwork behind him, by British Columbia artist Takeo Tanabe, depicts the Jordan River ...

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Kanye West admits he ’embarrassed’ Kim Kardashian with presidential bid

Kanye West said he spent every day thinking about “how to reunite my family” and admitted to “embarrassing” his wife Kim Kardashian with her candidacy for the US presidency. The rapper goes through a catalog of his faults and misdeeds in a long Thanksgiving prayer shared on Instagram. Kardashian filed for divorce from West in February, citing irreconcilable differences, but ...

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Best sellers: Michael Caine and Aubrey Plaza do just enough in predictable drama

Aubrey Plaza and Michael Caine are doing just enough in their light and predictable new film. When Michael Caine was on a promotional tour for Best Sellers, he gave an interview to The Guardian in which he said this film was probably his last. He cited his age, his backbone, a lack of roles and his burgeoning career as a ...

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CIWM and WasteAid announce waste management project in Gambia

The Chartered Institution of Wastes Management (CIWM) has announced the start of an 18-month funded partnership with WasteAid to support the development of a waste management strategy in the Greater Banjul region of The Gambia. Home to 26 percent of the Gambian population, the GBA currently lacks comprehensive waste management systems, according to the CIWM. WasteAid states that the project ...

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Bracken Bower Prize 2021: the finalists

The 2021 Bracken Bower Prize finalists address cybercrime, the future of higher education, and the stories of seven change actors fighting to stop climate change, in their proposals for new business books. The £ 15,000 prize, first awarded in 2014 and supported by the Financial Times and McKinsey, recognizes the best business book proposal from an author under 35 and ...

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RYU Apparel Celebrates 6th Anniversary With In-Store Event & Highlights & Next Steps Look Back

VANCOUVER, BC, November 24, 2021 / CNW / – RYU Clothing Inc. (TSXV: RYU) (OTCQB: RYPPF) (FWB: RYAA) (“RYU“or the”Society“), an award-winning urban sportswear designer, is proud to celebrate its sixth anniversary with an annual in-store shopping event – a tradition RYU has upheld since its inception. RYU store on Queen-Street West in Toronto (CNW Group / RYU Apparel Inc.) ...

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Hong Kong libraries remove books for “violation” of national security law – Radio Free Asia

Hong Kong public libraries quietly removed from shelves books deemed politically “sensitive” under a national security law imposed on the city by the ruling Chinese Communist Party (CCP). More than 100 titles – many of which refer to the Tiananmen Massacre in 1989 – have reportedly disappeared from Hong Kong’s public library system since the law came into force on ...

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Nufarm renews sponsorship of GreenCare for Troops

Nufarm, Alsip, Illinois, announced its continued sponsorship of EverGreen Project, Cleveland, Ohio, and its GreenCare for Troops program. The program, which celebrates its 15th year in 2021, provides free lawn and landscape maintenance services to military personnel with a deployed family member. As the title sponsor of GreenCare for Troops, Nufarm will contribute $ 75,000 to the award-winning initiative. Nufarm’s ...

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Philly Food influencer wrote a cookbook using Trader Joe’s products

Questions and answers Local grammar writer Tracey Korsen talks about her newly released cookbook, as well as what’s still in her grocery store. Get wellness tips, workout trends, healthy eating and more straight to your inbox with our Be Well newsletter. Cooking with 5 Trader Joe’s Ingredients, written by Philly resident and food Instagrammer Tracey Korsen, is released today. / ...

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National Standardbred 2022 Yearling Catalog online now

Another high quality harness racing sales catalog has been assembled for the 2022 edition of the NZB Standardbred National Yearling Sale to be held in Karaka and Canterbury Farm Park next summer. NZB Standardbred Fourth Annual Yearling Harvest Online Catalog now available for viewing here, with printed copies expected to arrive in mailboxes in December. Following last year’s successful format, ...

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