A new epoch of public diplomacy is revealed as United States Ambassador to the Hellenic Republic (Greece) David D. Pearce illustrates the Acropolis in bold watercolor strokes of color and shares them over social media. Continue reading
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Greek Dinner Around the World January 15, 2015
Imagine a dinner party to celebrate Greek culture, cuisine, philosophy and heritage around the world with family, friends, and new friends. This is Greek Dinner Around the World on January 15th. An idea that was sparked last year by the film Kiveri by Panayloti Yannitsos (@pyannitsos) and a conversation over Twitter with authors Marjory McGinn … Continue reading
Lilly and the President
Lilly Grossman, a ‘girlie’ girl as her father describes her, is a beautiful, effervescent, accomplished writer and filmmaker who ignites the ‘what is possible’ in the human spirit by her own wit and determination. Lilly recently met President Barack Obama when she received an honorable mention for her film, How I Use Technology in School at … Continue reading
17 Social Media Tools for Entrepreneurs
An author today must be an entrepreneur. Each must select carefully their social media tools to engage, gain access and create a platform to broadcast. This new hybrid author is comfortable with being uncomfortable in a world where they themselves are the gate keepers, the leaders, the ones in charge with no exact path to … Continue reading
Hestia’s Pearl of a Greek Dinner Around the World
Imagine the spark that creates a pearl. Several conversations over coffee and on Twitter between authors, entrepreneurs and investors on the global economy and Greece, sparked an idea. In fact, a challenge: why not have a Greek dinner around the world to share and promote Greek culture, heritage and the arts through the most tempting dimension … Continue reading
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
Magic of Art with Paige Dansinger
A simple Twitter message arrived from Elizabeth Rynecki on a Tuesday evening at 6:26 p.m., far too busy to really explore, and, I clicked anyway.
“Love the ideas behind @museumpaige work. @keridouglas I think you’d like this! soovac.org/index.php/show…
My curiosity was ignited. I opened the link for the gallery show announcement, Harmony in Red_Paige Dansinger at SooLOCAL, August 16 – September 15, 2013 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Paige Dansinger, is an artist, art historian, museum and tech genius who co-developed the DrawArt.MuseumPaige.com app.
A bold, red, curvacious odalisque reclining with an energy and power of sensuality with a sense of daring.
“Touch Me” says ThingLink to All Facebook Users
ThingLink goes global today giving access to the next frontier of social media engagement to all users on Facebook. Kiss goodbye those static images with superficial messages imposed. Be curious, hover over the images, ‘touch’ them and experience the spontaneity of learning through curated links. The next generation of web social engagement has arrived for … Continue reading
Campaign for the Return of the Parthenon Sculptures in the Age of Social Media
During the occupation of Athens by the Ottoman Empire, over 50% of the Parthenon sculptures were taken by questionable or unscrupulous means by then Ambassador and Lord Elgin for his home in Scotland that were later purchased by the British Parliament for the British Museum.
The International Organizing Committee – Australia – for the Reunification of the Parthenon Marbles (IOC-A-RPM) will host a two day second International Colloquy Parthenon: An Icon of Global Citizenship beginning on November 15, 2013 at the University of Sydney Nicholson Museum that will concentrate the dialogue in four areas: education, economy, activism and litigation. A call for papers and expert speakers is open until July 31, 2013.
Why now? What are the key points to ensure the return of the Parthenon sculptures?