Secrets of Poseidon: Storms, Wars and Shipwrecks: Treasures from the Sicilian Seas
Cultural Heritage / Science

Secrets of Poseidon: Storms, Wars and Shipwrecks: Treasures from the Sicilian Seas

Special report by Adam Blitz. Storms, Wars and Shipwrecks offers the visitor a unique opportunity to delve into the distant past and glimpse vestiges of Sicily’s rich past. Continue reading

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A Little Blue Bird Revolutionary – Twitter
Leaders & People / News/Media

A Little Blue Bird Revolutionary – Twitter

Twitter, the little blue bird icon that delivers a message in 140 characters, has upended the status quo in business, the news media and even diplomacy. With more than 200 million active users a month, over 500,000,000 messages per day, Twitter is allowing authentic, relevant exchanges instantly with people around the world. President Barack Obama … Continue reading

Monuments Men: Is Art Worth Dying For?
Art / Cultural Heritage / International

Monuments Men: Is Art Worth Dying For?

Art exposes the best and most fragile qualities of man in the very moment of war. The nexus to choose between humanity and visceral destruction beyond death, ruination. Leaders and individuals have the choice to save art, steal art or simply shatter art beyond identity.

Robert Edsel, author of Saving Italy: The Race to Rescue a Nation’s Treasurers from the Nazis and Monuments Men: Allied Heroes, Nazi Thieves and the Greatest Treasure Hunt in History (George Cluny film of the same name) is the clarion in the dark recognizing and honoring the men and women who served in the Allied forces during World War II to preserve and protect European cultural treasurers.
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Santo Spada: Maestro of Couture, Beauty, Elegance and Sensuality
Art / Innovation / International / Leaders & People / Paris

Santo Spada: Maestro of Couture, Beauty, Elegance and Sensuality

Santo Spada, a maestro of couture, magically transforms women into their own presence of beauty, elegance and sensuality. With the senses engaged, Spada illuminates the delicate relationship between the contours of a woman and the energy of her movements highlighted by silks and cashmere. His masterpieces are now in two collections with cascading sheers hiding or revealing the curve of the small of the back, a thigh as though gently allowing the beautiful spirit to emerge on her own terms, her own way, her own style.

Spada engages the ethereal and the physical through his haute couture in an enticing dance for the eyes, a metamorphosis of the sensual language of the feminine spirit.
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