Following the announcement by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) earlier this month of the composition of the IOC Refugee Olympic Team Tokyo 2020, the Olympic Refuge Foundation (ORF) is marking World Refugee Day by celebrating the launch of a new sport-for-protection programme in Colombia. Fostering protection of refugees and migrantsContinue Reading

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) announced the details of its project to plant the “Olympic Forest” in Mali and Senegal, an element of the IOC’s climate-positive strategy. The project is a contribution to the Great Green Wall initiative, which restores degraded landscapes across Africa’s Sahel region. It will involve planting around 355,000 nativeContinue Reading

July 06, 2021 – July 20, 2021 The Museum of Modern Art “African cinema is colonized by other forms of cinema” says Cameroonian filmmaker Rosine Mbakam, and in her hands cinematic strategies like the return homeward and the observational portrait are reactivated in the service of new forms of representation.Continue Reading

Highlights include: —Disability Pride Month celebrations throughout July with virtual and in-person performances and workshops to commemorate the 31st Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act —Premiere of new commission You Are Here, a sculpture, sound, and performance installation conceived by Andrea Miller —First live public performance of The Baptism with Carl Hancock Rux, Meshell Ndegeocello, The Resistance RevivalContinue Reading

State’s COVID-19 Restrictions and New York Forward Industry Guidance Lifted Across Commercial Settings, including Retail, Food Services, Offices, Gyms and Fitness Centers, Amusement and Family Entertainment, Hair Salons, Barber Shops, Personal Care Services, Among Others Unvaccinated Individuals Responsible for Continuing to Wear a Mask, Per Federal CDC Guidance Large-Scale Indoor Events Venues,Continue Reading