By Vincent T. Davis, Staff Writer Published 5:49 pm CST, Saturday, January 12, 2019 Prompted by a Facebook post, Selena Mitchell and her mother, Clara, spent Saturday afternoon touring the eclectic Ólájú African Market Creative Arts Festival. The pair, entered the Brick gallery, at the Blue Star Arts Complex, marveling at the fashions and wares at the cultural-exchange market, designed to entertain and educate guests about the African continent. Spotlights lit vibrant prints of young African women and men in pensive poses. Racks, filled with an array of clothes, lined the space beneath pink chandeliers, The two guests browsed through gowns behind twin mannequins clad in rose gold metallic corsets and arm bands. Their ties to Africa inspired the pair to attend the event. Selena Mitchell, 25, had studied college classes in Ghana; her mother, Clara, 58, had done missionary work in Botswana and South Africa. “I didn’t know that San Antonio had … [Read more...] about Africa inspired event held in San Antonio
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By Los Angeles Daily News | PUBLISHED: December 21, 2018 at 6:42 am | UPDATED: December 21, 2018 at 6:43 am The 2019 Tournament of Roses Parade will feature a wonderful lineup of floats, marching bands, equestrian units and other entries, coming to Pasadena from around the world. This year’s procession will begin at 8 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 1, with “The Melody of Life” as the theme. Here’s the complete lineup, in order of appearance. Note that the entries and lineup order are subject to change, even as late as the morning of the parade. (Photos and artist’s renderings courtesy Tournament of Roses.) PRE-PARADE VEHICLES & UNITS Sound Car Pace Car Rose Parade Opening Show Rose Parade Opening Unit presented by Honda Rose Rose Parade Opening Pod x 4 Kaiser Band, RialtoHonda CRV (2 vehicles) U.S. Air Force B-2 Spirit Flyover OFFICIAL ENTRIES 1 ■ American Honda Motor Co. Celebration of Dreams (Phoenix Decorating Company) Music and surprises abound … [Read more...] about 2019 Rose Parade lineup: Your guide to every float, every band, in order
THE PATIENT, A man in his early 20s, was clearly distressed, anxious. There were insects, he said, insects crawling around under his skin.The graduate student doing the initial assessment was immediately concerned and went straight to her advisor, Dr. Brian Sharpless, a clinical psychologist and professor at Argosy University in Virginia. The patient sounded psychotic — possibly schizophrenic, she said, and she wanted to know what to do.“Is he by any chance Nigerian?” Sharpless asked. “Yes!” she replied. “How did you know?”“He’s not psychotic — that’s Ode Ori,” Sharpless responded. “He’s having a panic attack.”Ode Ori is, in Nigerian Yoruba culture, the manifestation of acute distress. It’s a crawling sensation in the head and under the skin, noises in the ears, heart palpitations, both an expression of and accompaniment to anxiety. And anxiety calls for a very different treatment protocol … [Read more...] about How culture shapes your mind — and your mental illness
By Robin Givhan, The Washington Post Published 11:32 am PST, Tuesday, November 20, 2018 British Vogue editor Edward Enninful. British Vogue editor Edward Enninful. Photo: Photo For The Washington Post By Tom Hoops Photo: Photo For The Washington Post By Tom Hoops Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 British Vogue editor Edward Enninful. British Vogue editor Edward Enninful. Photo: Photo For The Washington Post By Tom Hoops Is Edward Enninful the next Anna Wintour? 1 / 1 Back to Gallery Edward Enninful, the new editor in chief of British Vogue, is supremely confident in both his aesthetic beliefs and in his worldview. In short order, he has upended a century-old publication, … [Read more...] about Is Edward Enninful the next Anna Wintour?
Updated 1:06 pm PDT, Friday, October 26, 2018 This Sept. 21, 2017 file photo shows Megyn Kelly on the set of her show, "Megyn Kelly Today" at NBC Studios in New York. Kelly is apologizing to her NBC News colleagues for questioning why dressing up in blackface for a Halloween costume is wrong. She faced a swift backlash for her morning show segment on Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2018, and wrote later that she realized that such behavior is wrong. >>Remember when... Celebrity scandals through the years less This Sept. 21, 2017 file photo shows Megyn Kelly on the set of her show, "Megyn Kelly Today" at NBC Studios in New York. Kelly is apologizing to her NBC News colleagues for questioning why dressing up in ... more Photo: Charles Sykes, Associated Press 1) Pamela Anderson and Tommy Lee’s Sex Tape The Baywatch babe and Mötley Crüe drummer rocked the world when their private frolicking became one … [Read more...] about The Latest: Megyn Kelly’s lawyer: ‘next steps’ talks ongoing