Archive for 'Barbara Raab'
Posted on 21. Dec, 2009 by Aaron Adler.
Zoriah Miller, 35, is one of the top conflict photojournalists in the world. He has been capturing controversial images in war zones all over the world for over 10 years. After taking photos of marines that had been killed in a June 26, 2008 suicide attack in Iraq, Zoriah, as he is known professionally, was […]
Posted on 07. Dec, 2009 by Jonathan Balthaser.
Frank Gallo, 23 and Andrew Tuzhilin, 24 spend almost every day together, they aren’t brothers, although people ask them almost every day. These two friends from northern New Jersey spend their time entertaining children and parents across New York as Rolie Polie Guacamole. They appear at schools, libraries, private parties and music festival to perform […]
Posted on 07. Dec, 2009 by Almudena Toral.
Graciela Beines is a survivor. She arrived in the United States from Argentina ten years ago. She was undocumented, unmarried, had no children in the U.S. and barely spoke English. In 2002, Beines, 50, was victim of brutal domestic violence. After enduring two years with her abuser, she helped put him in jail. She moved […]
Posted on 07. Dec, 2009 by Lisa Riordan Seville.
“Step right up,” says Mr. Michael Rivers, a veteran shoeshine man who works outside Grand Central Terminal. For $5 Mr. Rivers will make wing-tips sparkle, for $6 he’ll buff your boots. Behind the elbow grease that drives his polish, 25 years of experience shines.
Posted on 07. Dec, 2009 by Graham Kates.
The Vendy Awards have been particularly unkind to New York’s northernmost borough. A quick peek at the list of those who have been honored by the non-profit Street Vendor Project — since the award was established in 2005 — reveals that just one Bronx-based food cart has been recognized. Fauzia Abdur-Rahman’s Heavenly Delights cart, on […]
Posted on 07. Dec, 2009 by Aashish Jethra.
Kathak is one of eight classical dance forms of India. Because kathak originated in North India, it is the only Indian classical dance style that has Islamic influences: by India’s medieval shahs – the Mughals – and their Persian style. Kathak is also known for it’s tatkar (complex footwork), natural posture style and chakkars (intense […]
Posted on 07. Dec, 2009 by Spencer A. Freeman.
Mariam Aryai Rivera is an Iranian jewelry designer born and raised in Queens, New York. This year, Mariam showcased her jewelry line, Hand of Fatima, for the third year in a row at the Bust Holiday Craftacular, a one-day-only event hosted by Bust Magazine where kitschy designers and the people who envy them come together […]
Posted on 07. Dec, 2009 by Eleanor Miller.
More than 1,000 miles from the home of the Nebraska Huskers, the North Carolina Huskers club gathers to cheer on Big Red every week during football season. Founder and Chairman Tim Zuraff started the club two years ago after wondering where his fellow Huskers fans went during games. Board member Aaron Beck runs the Charlotte […]