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Interview: Kristin Bauer van Straten on ‘True Blood,’ and ‘Once Upon a Time’

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'Once Upon a Time' and 'True Blood' star Kristin Bauer van Straten chats about her passion for elephants and her new documentary about the ivory trade. Read More »

Book Review: ‘Leaving Before The Rains Come’ A Memoir by Alexandra Fuller


The rawness and beauty of Africa, a country most only come close to in the news, comes to life in the pages of Fuller’s words. Read More »

UNICEF and National Dairy Month

UNICEF provided therapeutic milk in Haiti following the 2010 earthquake. Today, it's also being used to treat child malnutrition in South Sudan and Central African Republic.

National Dairy Month is also time to think about the importance of the milk that UNICEF provides in helping the famine-threatened countries. Read More »

Movie Review: ‘Blended’

Blended, Adam Sandler, Drew Barrymore

Sandler fans will rejoice, everyone else should check expectations accordingly. Read More »

UNICEF Warns of Child Starvation in South Sudan

Children attending a class at the Muniki Center Basic School in the Muniki Payam, a sub-district of Juba, South Sudan. Photo: UNICEF/NYHQ2007-0862/G. Cranston

Food supplies all over the country have been disrupted. There are 3.7 million people in South Sudan suffering from hunger. Read More »

Book Review: ‘Glimpse of Sunlight’ by Leona DeRosa Bodie and G.E. Gardiner


A well written historical fiction adventure about pirates, treasures, slaves, and everything else that made the seventeenth century Caribbean colorful, beautiful and at the same time scary. A great read! Read More »

Book Review: ‘Who Fears Death’ by Nnedi Okorafor


A riveting, if confusing, fantasy novel set in an African village. Read More »

TV Review: “Open Heart”

Louise, Age 11, in a strange place

Part of HBO's documentary series, Open Heart is one of those films that reminds me how lucky I am to have access to healthcare. Read More »

Music Review: Various Artists – Live from Festival au Desert, Timbuktu

This is as close as you can get to being at Festival au Desert without actually travelling to the Sahara Desert. Read More »

Photobook/App Review: The Afronauts by Cristina De Middel

A rare photobook inspired by the Zambian space program is converted to a delightful app. Read More »