Are your expectations too high? Most likely. But there's more to the story. On a recent snowy day at Rewire headquarters in the Upper Midwest, our regularly scheduled staff meeting switched from work to other things - in this case, the Valentine's holiday.
Dating back to Roman times, Porto is anything but antiquated. Nightlife doesn't start until morning, tourism is booming, and Port wine is flowing. At the heart of this effervescent coastal metropolis-with its crooked cobblestones, baroque architecture and renowned historic center, the Ribeira-is an empowered female citizenry.
Sabrina Crews| During my recent volunteer shift at the Trylon, I watched a dazed, nineish-year-old boy walk out of Police Story. The kid, a little breathless, looked up at his guardian and, referencing a trailer he'd seen earlier, said, "Dad, whoa. What was up with that, that Barbarella?" Dad shot...
Gripping narrative films from the U.S. to South Korea to Syria. Documentaries about some legendary creators and critics. The proverbial "everything in between." The 38th annual Minneapolis St. Paul International Film Festival (through April 20) has it all, with 150-plus features and over 100 short films from more than 100 countries and cultures.
Instagram is revolutionizing the art world, and Tuesday's #MuseumInstaSwap initiative is yet another example. For 24 hours, museums across New York shared images from another institution's collection.
Gail Harvey's business is the doll business. The CVT volunteer and donor sews clothing for collector dolls typically purchased by adults, but has long been fascinated by the doll as a toy and its role in a child's development.
It all started with a simple question: "Dad, what are you doing for human rights?" By Sabrina Crews.
What Would You Do?
April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, and as an organization that extends healing care to survivors of torture, we at CVT are sadly all too familiar with the topic. Many of our clients have endured sexual torture, a weapon of war intended to wound, humiliate and silence individuals and communities.