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  • Julia Gorban: Who’s that Girl?

    Julia Gorban recently scored the lead role in the popular musical, Les Misérables as Cosette. She nailed the high notes with ease; a milestone that seemed impossible a few years ago. “When you sing those notes, it is the greatest feeling; a feeling of achievement,” Julia said. The performer knew she had a long way…

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  • Saree: Dignifying and Alluring

    Once worn predominantly by Indian women, sarees have received rave reviews and are worn by women around the world. Hollywood A-Listers including Selena Gomez, Oprah Winfrey, Halle Berry, Julia Roberts and Madonna are no strangers to the popular Indian wear. The versatility and elegance of this quintessential garment is the main reason for its popularity…

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  • Stomp Out Bullying

    Brenda Neuts, the mother of Myles and Dane wanted to treat her boys to lunch at McDonald's on her day off from work. Instead, she decided to make her way home from the supermarket to pack away her perishable goods. Upon arriving home, she started to unpack her groceries when the telephone rang. It would…

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  • Magic Never Dies

    Magical Arts Specialist, Jack was born in Riga, Latvia, a country in Europe. As a young boy, he was an average kid with a life full of trials and tribulations. Always aiming for the stars, Jack longed for a taste of success and began to experiment with life itself in order to escape his difficult…

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  • Suicide: The Painful Truth

    Suicide has become increasingly disturbing in recent years, especially among teens around the world. In children, it is quite tricky and can make a diagnosis incredibly difficult. Some depressed children can appear to be happy when in fact they are immersed in suicidal thoughts. Many adults are terrible at hiding their depressive state of mind.…

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  • Fashion Forward Spring 2016

    As we usher in spring-summer 2016 hottest trends such as negligees, magpie, and Bohemia, let’s not forget shimmer, lace, prints and embellishments. Designers such as Balenciaga, Roberto Cavalli, Alberta Ferretti, Prada, and Valentino unveiled this year’s spring-summer fashion. With gender duality in mind, Pantone unveiled the colours of the year, Serenity and Rose Quartz. All-white,…

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  • The Making of a King

    Samraj Jaimungal (Rikki Jai) was once a simple boy with a big dream, a knack for memorizing lyrics and a melodious voice. Twenty five years ago, he knew that singing was the only option he wanted. He then began to toy around with what would eventually become a career, and the making of the king…

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  • 72 Hours in Tortola

    Tortola is nature’s beautiful little secret nestled in the Caribbean. It is a vacationer’s dream paradise. Once considered a sleepy island; this mysterious place now exudes positive energy. It is often visited by cruise ships and throngs of eager visitors soaking up its breathtaking beaches and powdery sandy shores. They indulge in the delectable island…

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  • Changes of Bridal Wear

    An overwhelming number of weddings in the Caribbean have embraced the concept of the bridal gown, particularly popular in North America and Europe. Other than that, not much has changed in terms of cultural ceremonies. It all started approximately 180 years ago when Queen Victoria wore a gown of her favourite colour, white, when she…

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  • It Could Have Been Football: Actor Suraj Sharma

    Suraj Sharma, actor of ‘Life of Pi’, dreamt of being a football player when he was handed the script that made him one of the most loved actors in Hollywood. We met recently in Toronto, Canada for the screening of ‘Umrika’, where we shared french fries and talked about football and cricket. The actor who…

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  • 72 Hours in Hawaii

    Photo credit: Hawaii Tourism Authority (HTA) / Tor Johnson Islands: Maui, Kauai, Oahu Hawaii is one of the places we imagine when we think of a vacation in paradise. The long stretches of sandy beaches and coral reefs alive with vibrant colours calls us to its bosom. Hawaii is a hub for bold arts and…

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  • Ponchos & Capes

    Fall is one of the seasons for ponchos and capes. We could see some favourites reinvented with bolder, chicer looks and what’s better than a good blend of fashion and comfort. The versatile poncho, currently trending, has the feel of a cape and is quickly becoming a hit on the streets. Capes and ponchos continue…

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