<%3Fxml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"%3F> <%3Fxml-stylesheet href="/index.php/who/media/system/components/com_phocagallery/assets/js/jak/components/com_jcomments/tpl/default/style.css?v=10" type="text/css"%3F> Canadian nexium » Canadian Pharmacy | Canadian Pharmacies | Canada Pharmacy Articles, News, and photos on tourism and travel to the countries of the African Diaspora http://www.africandiasporatourism.com/index.php/who/media/system/components/com_phocagallery/assets/js/jak/index.php 2012-06-30T01:17:27Z Joomla! 1.5 - Open Source Content Management Canadian nexium » Canadian Pharmacy | Canadian Pharmacies | Canada Pharmacy 2011-12-19T17:00:40Z 2011-12-19T17:00:40Z http://www.africandiasporatourism.com/index.php/who/media/system/components/com_phocagallery/assets/js/jak/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=747:african-fashion&catid=94:heritage-1&Itemid=134 Africa Fashion Guide Admin kpope100@yahoo.com <p><a target="_blank" href="http://www.lozamaleombho.com"><span style="color: #000000;"><img height="348" width="340" src="images/stories/african_fashion_guide.jpg" alt="african_fashion_guide" style="margin: 4px; float: right;" /><img height="349" width="340" src="images/stories/african_Fashion_guide_3.jpg" alt="african_Fashion_guide_3" style="margin: 4px; float: right;" /></span></a></p> <p style="text-align: justify;"><span style="color: #000000;">&nbsp;</span></p> <p style="text-align: justify;"><span style="color: #000000;">Loza Maléombho</span> is a women’s ready to wear clothing line based in New York with women empowerment, social and economic trades in West Africa. Set up by Brazilian born Loza Maléombho, who is of&nbsp;Ivorian and Central African origins, in 2009. Loza was raised in Abidjan, Côte-d’Ivoire (West Africa) and in 2000 she moved to the United States, went on to graduate from the University of the Arts of Philadelphia in 2006, then moved to New York city for greater fashion experience. Her eponymous label&nbsp;offers sustainable, socially conscious designs for the modern woman and has a mission towards:</p> <p style="text-align: justify;">The SS 2012 collection was inspired by trips to India, Paris, Jamaica, Ghana and Ivory Coast and by the medieval and colonial times. Here she explores a new smart and fashionable way to use <strong>Kente Cloth</strong> which is 100% sustainable and hand woven in Ghana, with their professional craftsmanship on tailored jackets. She interestingly also has had fun mixing patterns and textures together with Indian batiks and linen. We at Africa Fashion Guide are excited about this new direction for the brand as we have followed it since early 2010. We have always noticed Loza’s passion for ethics and Africa and see this developing into something quite special in this Spring Summer collection seen below.</p> <p class="wp-caption-text">The other area of interest is Loza’s direction to use Kente another form of handwoven fabric in Africa. Weaving takes place in a variety of countries in Africa not only in Ghana. The art of weaving can be compared to a mothers’ love that has been passed down from generation to generation and harnesses such skill and technique. Weaving is the systematic interlacing of two elements which, when stringed through a special machine called a ‘Loom’, forms a coherent structure eventually creating the desired cloth or fabric.</p> <p><a target="_blank" href="http://www.lozamaleombho.com"><span style="color: #000000;"><img height="348" width="340" src="images/stories/african_fashion_guide.jpg" alt="african_fashion_guide" style="margin: 4px; float: right;" /><img height="349" width="340" src="images/stories/african_Fashion_guide_3.jpg" alt="african_Fashion_guide_3" style="margin: 4px; float: right;" /></span></a></p> <p style="text-align: justify;"><span style="color: #000000;">&nbsp;</span></p> <p style="text-align: justify;"><span style="color: #000000;">Loza Maléombho</span> is a women’s ready to wear clothing line based in New York with women empowerment, social and economic trades in West Africa. Set up by Brazilian born Loza Maléombho, who is of&nbsp;Ivorian and Central African origins, in 2009. Loza was raised in Abidjan, Côte-d’Ivoire (West Africa) and in 2000 she moved to the United States, went on to graduate from the University of the Arts of Philadelphia in 2006, then moved to New York city for greater fashion experience. Her eponymous label&nbsp;offers sustainable, socially conscious designs for the modern woman and has a mission towards:</p> <p style="text-align: justify;">The SS 2012 collection was inspired by trips to India, Paris, Jamaica, Ghana and Ivory Coast and by the medieval and colonial times. Here she explores a new smart and fashionable way to use <strong>Kente Cloth</strong> which is 100% sustainable and hand woven in Ghana, with their professional craftsmanship on tailored jackets. She interestingly also has had fun mixing patterns and textures together with Indian batiks and linen. We at Africa Fashion Guide are excited about this new direction for the brand as we have followed it since early 2010. We have always noticed Loza’s passion for ethics and Africa and see this developing into something quite special in this Spring Summer collection seen below.</p> <p class="wp-caption-text">The other area of interest is Loza’s direction to use Kente another form of handwoven fabric in Africa. Weaving takes place in a variety of countries in Africa not only in Ghana. The art of weaving can be compared to a mothers’ love that has been passed down from generation to generation and harnesses such skill and technique. Weaving is the systematic interlacing of two elements which, when stringed through a special machine called a ‘Loom’, forms a coherent structure eventually creating the desired cloth or fabric.</p> Canadian nexium » Canadian Pharmacy | Canadian Pharmacies | Canada Pharmacy 2011-09-20T20:46:18Z 2011-09-20T20:46:18Z http://www.africandiasporatourism.com/index.php/who/media/system/components/com_phocagallery/assets/js/jak/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=672:dapper-museum-in-paris-presents-qmascarades-et-canavals&catid=94:heritage-1&Itemid=134 Administrator kpope100@yahoo.com <p> </p> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Musée Dapper in <img width="224" src="images/stories/mas_carnivals.jpg" alt="mas_carnivals" height="295" style="float: right; margin: 4px;" />Paris&nbsp;presents “Mascarades et Carnavals,” an exhibit that will run from October 5, 2011, until July 15, 2012.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> <p>Organized in 2011, Year of the Overseas Territories, this event seeks to reveal resonances and interconnections of the roles assigned to traditional masks of sub-Saharan Africa and carnival practices in the Caribbean.</p> <p>Description: The connections are illustrated by rare pieces—many masks belong to various African-based cultures are presented along with their costumes of fibers and/or feathers—while many pieces that attest to the creativity of carnival arts draw from popular culture. Two artists—photographer Zak Ové and visual artist Hervé Beuze—devote special attention to the staging processes of carnivals. Documents, photographs, and videos illustrate key moments, experienced as “ritual” by various groups on the many occasions marked by mask and carnival production.&nbsp;</p> <p>Throughout the exhibition dates there will be lectures, discussions, debates, and film screenings to further reflect on this comparative exploration.</p> <p>For more on the Dapper Museum, visit <span style="color: #000000;"><a href="http://www.dapper.com.fr/">www.dapper.com.fr/</a></span>.</p> <p>Source: Repeating Islands</p> <p>Source: Repeating Islands</p> <p> </p> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Musée Dapper in <img width="224" src="images/stories/mas_carnivals.jpg" alt="mas_carnivals" height="295" style="float: right; margin: 4px;" />Paris&nbsp;presents “Mascarades et Carnavals,” an exhibit that will run from October 5, 2011, until July 15, 2012.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> <p>Organized in 2011, Year of the Overseas Territories, this event seeks to reveal resonances and interconnections of the roles assigned to traditional masks of sub-Saharan Africa and carnival practices in the Caribbean.</p> <p>Description: The connections are illustrated by rare pieces—many masks belong to various African-based cultures are presented along with their costumes of fibers and/or feathers—while many pieces that attest to the creativity of carnival arts draw from popular culture. Two artists—photographer Zak Ové and visual artist Hervé Beuze—devote special attention to the staging processes of carnivals. Documents, photographs, and videos illustrate key moments, experienced as “ritual” by various groups on the many occasions marked by mask and carnival production.&nbsp;</p> <p>Throughout the exhibition dates there will be lectures, discussions, debates, and film screenings to further reflect on this comparative exploration.</p> <p>For more on the Dapper Museum, visit <span style="color: #000000;"><a href="http://www.dapper.com.fr/">www.dapper.com.fr/</a></span>.</p> <p>Source: Repeating Islands</p> <p>Source: Repeating Islands</p> Canadian nexium » Canadian Pharmacy | Canadian Pharmacies | Canada Pharmacy 2011-07-26T23:47:02Z 2011-07-26T23:47:02Z http://www.africandiasporatourism.com/index.php/who/media/system/components/com_phocagallery/assets/js/jak/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=616:the-story-of-roberto-clemente-the-musical-&catid=94:heritage-1&Itemid=134 Repeating Islands admin kpope100@yahoo.com <p><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><span style="font-family: verdana,geneva;"><span style="color: #000000;"><img style="margin: 4px; float: right;" alt="clemente" src="images/stories/clemente.jpg" height="309" width="260" /></span></span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><span style="font-family: verdana,geneva;">The musical, <em>DC-7: The Story of Roberto Clemente</em>, will offer a glimpse into the life of the player born in Carolina, Puerto Rico, who died on December 31, 1972 when the plane he was taking from San Juan to Nicaragua crashed shortly after takeoff. He was on his way to Nicaragua to bring supplies to those affected by a recent earthquake. The production will be part of the sixth edition of the Puerto Rican festival Borimix, which takes place every November in New York, as part of the celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month.</span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><span style="font-family: verdana,geneva;"><span style="color: #000000;">Producer Manuel Morán and director Luis Caballero have a dual goal as they move ahead with plans to stage a musical based on the life of Puerto Rican baseball great Roberto Clemente: to celebrate the life of the player and to bridge the tensions between Puerto Ricans on the island and those living in New York, writer Amary Santiago Torres for the Puerto Rican newspaper <em>Primera Hora</em>. For the original report in Spanish follow the link below.</span></span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><span style="font-family: verdana,geneva;"><strong>Who will play the role of Clemente?&nbsp;</strong></span></span></p> <span style="font-size: 10pt;"><span style="font-family: verdana,geneva;"> <p><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><span style="font-family: verdana,geneva;"><span style="color: #000000;"><img style="margin: 4px; float: right;" alt="clemente" src="images/stories/clemente.jpg" height="309" width="260" /></span></span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><span style="font-family: verdana,geneva;">The musical, <em>DC-7: The Story of Roberto Clemente</em>, will offer a glimpse into the life of the player born in Carolina, Puerto Rico, who died on December 31, 1972 when the plane he was taking from San Juan to Nicaragua crashed shortly after takeoff. He was on his way to Nicaragua to bring supplies to those affected by a recent earthquake. The production will be part of the sixth edition of the Puerto Rican festival Borimix, which takes place every November in New York, as part of the celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month.</span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><span style="font-family: verdana,geneva;"><span style="color: #000000;">Producer Manuel Morán and director Luis Caballero have a dual goal as they move ahead with plans to stage a musical based on the life of Puerto Rican baseball great Roberto Clemente: to celebrate the life of the player and to bridge the tensions between Puerto Ricans on the island and those living in New York, writer Amary Santiago Torres for the Puerto Rican newspaper <em>Primera Hora</em>. For the original report in Spanish follow the link below.</span></span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><span style="font-family: verdana,geneva;"><strong>Who will play the role of Clemente?&nbsp;</strong></span></span></p> <span style="font-size: 10pt;"><span style="font-family: verdana,geneva;"> Canadian nexium » Canadian Pharmacy | Canadian Pharmacies | Canada Pharmacy 2011-06-02T14:24:22Z 2011-06-02T14:24:22Z http://www.africandiasporatourism.com/index.php/who/media/system/components/com_phocagallery/assets/js/jak/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=570:the-new-cookbook-qakwaaba-a-taste-of-ghanaq-is-the-new-gateway-to-experience-ghana&catid=94:heritage-1&Itemid=134 ADT Admin krissie@africandiasporatourism.com <span style="font-size: 10pt;"><span style="font-family: verdana,geneva;"><img style="margin: 3px; float: left;" alt="akwaaba_cookbook" src="images/stories/akwaaba_cookbook.png" height="452" width="335" />“Akwaaba: A Taste of Ghana” by Sandra Amoako, offers you a vibrant and fresh outlook on common, traditional and modern recipes from Ghana, West Africa. As a first-time author, Sandra Amoako offers an easy and beautiful cookbook with easy-to-follow recipes and helpful hints. The cookbook offers recipes including porridge, soups, baked goods, sweets and many more. The goal is to provide straightforward recipes that can easily be prepared using accessible ingredients, no matter what country or continent you reside in. Readers will also find fun facts about Ghana and other interesting cultural information on Ghana.<br /><br />You will: <br />• Discover how to prepare dishes with step-by-step guidelines <br />• Discover something new or something forgotten <br />• Experience some of the wonderful culture that Ghana has to offer<br /><br />The cookbook can be ordered online at <a target="_blank" href="http://www.alikobooks.com/"><span style="text-decoration: underline;">www.alikobooks.com</span></a>, <a target="_blank" href="http://www.barnesandnoble.com/"><span style="text-decoration: underline;">www.bn.com</span></a> and at <a target="_blank" href="http://www.amazon.com/"><span style="text-decoration: underline;">www.amazon.com</span></a>&nbsp; . <br /><br />ISBN #: 9780982524909 <br />LCCN #: 2009907621</span></span> <span style="font-size: 10pt;"><span style="font-family: verdana,geneva;"><img style="margin: 3px; float: left;" alt="akwaaba_cookbook" src="images/stories/akwaaba_cookbook.png" height="452" width="335" />“Akwaaba: A Taste of Ghana” by Sandra Amoako, offers you a vibrant and fresh outlook on common, traditional and modern recipes from Ghana, West Africa. As a first-time author, Sandra Amoako offers an easy and beautiful cookbook with easy-to-follow recipes and helpful hints. The cookbook offers recipes including porridge, soups, baked goods, sweets and many more. The goal is to provide straightforward recipes that can easily be prepared using accessible ingredients, no matter what country or continent you reside in. Readers will also find fun facts about Ghana and other interesting cultural information on Ghana.<br /><br />You will: <br />• Discover how to prepare dishes with step-by-step guidelines <br />• Discover something new or something forgotten <br />• Experience some of the wonderful culture that Ghana has to offer<br /><br />The cookbook can be ordered online at <a target="_blank" href="http://www.alikobooks.com/"><span style="text-decoration: underline;">www.alikobooks.com</span></a>, <a target="_blank" href="http://www.barnesandnoble.com/"><span style="text-decoration: underline;">www.bn.com</span></a> and at <a target="_blank" href="http://www.amazon.com/"><span style="text-decoration: underline;">www.amazon.com</span></a>&nbsp; . <br /><br />ISBN #: 9780982524909 <br />LCCN #: 2009907621</span></span> Canadian nexium » Canadian Pharmacy | Canadian Pharmacies | Canada Pharmacy 2011-06-01T00:34:55Z 2011-06-01T00:34:55Z http://www.africandiasporatourism.com/index.php/who/media/system/components/com_phocagallery/assets/js/jak/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=512:tobago-the-black-diamond-of-the-caribbean&catid=94:heritage-1&Itemid=134 Sharon Leslie Morgan krissie@africandiasporatourism.com <p><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><span style="font-family: verdana,geneva;"><img style="margin: 6px; float: left;" alt="Tobago_Village" src="images/stories/Tobago_Village.png" width="448" height="336" />There are few unexplored places left in the world. The Caribbean, in particular, is overrun with tourists these days. With thousands of islands, islets, reefs and cays dotting the 2500 square mile Caribbean Sea, there are many destinations to choose from. As a result of aggressive promotion, millions now flock to Jamaica, the Bahamas, Puerto Rico and all points in between. But there are a few gems left. Tobago is one of them. This flawless black diamond of the Caribbean is a little corner of paradise with great experiences on offer to people who want to get off the beaten track.</span></span></p> <span style="font-size: 10pt;"><span style="font-family: verdana,geneva;"> <p><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><span style="font-family: verdana,geneva;"><img style="margin: 6px; float: left;" alt="Tobago_Village" src="images/stories/Tobago_Village.png" width="448" height="336" />There are few unexplored places left in the world. The Caribbean, in particular, is overrun with tourists these days. With thousands of islands, islets, reefs and cays dotting the 2500 square mile Caribbean Sea, there are many destinations to choose from. As a result of aggressive promotion, millions now flock to Jamaica, the Bahamas, Puerto Rico and all points in between. But there are a few gems left. Tobago is one of them. This flawless black diamond of the Caribbean is a little corner of paradise with great experiences on offer to people who want to get off the beaten track.</span></span></p> <span style="font-size: 10pt;"><span style="font-family: verdana,geneva;"> Canadian nexium » Canadian Pharmacy | Canadian Pharmacies | Canada Pharmacy 2011-03-05T01:06:47Z 2011-03-05T01:06:47Z http://www.africandiasporatourism.com/index.php/who/media/system/components/com_phocagallery/assets/js/jak/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=516:from-here-to-timbuktu-a-journey-through-west-africa&catid=94:heritage-1&Itemid=134 Kristina J. Pope krissie@africandiasporatourism.com <p><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><span style="font-family: verdana,geneva;"><img style="margin: 6px; float: left;" alt="timbuktu" src="images/stories/timbuktu.png" width="448" height="173" />On February 5th in Atlanta, GA, the Children's Museum of Atlanta opened <em>From Here to Timbuktu: a Journey through West Africa.</em> Sponsored by Delta Airlines and Publix Supermarket, the exhibition is designed to instill in children cultural understanding and appreciation. Children have the opportunity to learn about the cultural differences that make the region distinct while also taking account of the similarities between their own culture and one an ocean away!</span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><span style="font-family: verdana,geneva;"><img style="margin: 6px; float: left;" alt="timbuktu" src="images/stories/timbuktu.png" width="448" height="173" />On February 5th in Atlanta, GA, the Children's Museum of Atlanta opened <em>From Here to Timbuktu: a Journey through West Africa.</em> Sponsored by Delta Airlines and Publix Supermarket, the exhibition is designed to instill in children cultural understanding and appreciation. Children have the opportunity to learn about the cultural differences that make the region distinct while also taking account of the similarities between their own culture and one an ocean away!</span></span></p> Canadian nexium » Canadian Pharmacy | Canadian Pharmacies | Canada Pharmacy 2010-09-21T20:16:37Z 2010-09-21T20:16:37Z http://www.africandiasporatourism.com/index.php/who/media/system/components/com_phocagallery/assets/js/jak/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=413:father-moses-berry-and-the-ozarks-afro-american-heritage-museum&catid=94:heritage-1&Itemid=134 Bob Fisher krissie@africandiasporatourism.com <p><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><span style="font-family: verdana,geneva;"><em><strong>Black descendent of Daniel Boone establishes repository of local Afro-American culture, with an ever-growing collection of interesting artifacts that testify to lives richly lived by ancestors in southwest Missouri.</strong></em><br /></span></span></p> <p style="text-align: center;"><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><span style="font-family: verdana,geneva;"><img style="margin: 6px; float: left;" alt="Ozarks_heritage-museum" src="images/stories/Ozarks_heritage-museum.png" width="300" height="224" /></span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><span style="font-family: verdana,geneva;">Father Moses Berry’s religious heritage as an Eastern Orthodox priest goes back to the first century of Christianity; whereas his African-American heritage and personal history are much more recent, but in many ways just as profound. When he returned to the family farm in Ash Grove, Missouri he ”came home” in many senses of that term. And when he established an Orthodox Church and the Ozarks Afro-American Heritage Museum, in which today you will find one of the best and personal collections of “memorabilia” and artifacts relating to the institution of slavery as well as to Father Berry’s own personal African-American heritage, he created a living testament to all those who personify the significant and historic role that Blacks played in Missouri and in the United States.</span></span></p> <span style="font-size: 10pt;"><span style="font-family: verdana,geneva;"> <p><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><span style="font-family: verdana,geneva;"><em><strong>Black descendent of Daniel Boone establishes repository of local Afro-American culture, with an ever-growing collection of interesting artifacts that testify to lives richly lived by ancestors in southwest Missouri.</strong></em><br /></span></span></p> <p style="text-align: center;"><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><span style="font-family: verdana,geneva;"><img style="margin: 6px; float: left;" alt="Ozarks_heritage-museum" src="images/stories/Ozarks_heritage-museum.png" width="300" height="224" /></span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><span style="font-family: verdana,geneva;">Father Moses Berry’s religious heritage as an Eastern Orthodox priest goes back to the first century of Christianity; whereas his African-American heritage and personal history are much more recent, but in many ways just as profound. When he returned to the family farm in Ash Grove, Missouri he ”came home” in many senses of that term. And when he established an Orthodox Church and the Ozarks Afro-American Heritage Museum, in which today you will find one of the best and personal collections of “memorabilia” and artifacts relating to the institution of slavery as well as to Father Berry’s own personal African-American heritage, he created a living testament to all those who personify the significant and historic role that Blacks played in Missouri and in the United States.</span></span></p> <span style="font-size: 10pt;"><span style="font-family: verdana,geneva;"> Canadian nexium » Canadian Pharmacy | Canadian Pharmacies | Canada Pharmacy 2010-07-26T02:00:00Z 2010-07-26T02:00:00Z http://www.africandiasporatourism.com/index.php/who/media/system/components/com_phocagallery/assets/js/jak/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=338:black-culture-tourism-in-los-angeles&catid=94:heritage-1&Itemid=134 Richard Mason krissie@africandiasporatourism.com <p><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><span style="font-family: verdana,geneva;"><img style="margin: 5px; float: left;" alt="Dunbar_Hotel" src="images/stories/Dunbar_Hotel.png" width="450" height="327" />When flying into Los Angeles most people tend to believe they are about to visit another southwest city with a lot of Spanish roots, and they will not know just how pervasive the lives of&nbsp; Los Angeles black citizens have&nbsp; influenced and guided the sprawling city.<br /></span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><span style="font-family: verdana,geneva;">There is of course, the well known mayor Tom Bradley who was raised during segregation and ended up as a well loved mayor of Los Angeles for 20 years and of course, the many Hollywood legends including Sammy Davis and Lena Horn, who had so much difficulty in being able to perform to integrated audiences, but were successful in spite of the difficult lives they faced.</span></span></p> <span style="font-size: 10pt;"><span style="font-family: verdana,geneva;"> <p><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><span style="font-family: verdana,geneva;"><img style="margin: 5px; float: left;" alt="Dunbar_Hotel" src="images/stories/Dunbar_Hotel.png" width="450" height="327" />When flying into Los Angeles most people tend to believe they are about to visit another southwest city with a lot of Spanish roots, and they will not know just how pervasive the lives of&nbsp; Los Angeles black citizens have&nbsp; influenced and guided the sprawling city.<br /></span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><span style="font-family: verdana,geneva;">There is of course, the well known mayor Tom Bradley who was raised during segregation and ended up as a well loved mayor of Los Angeles for 20 years and of course, the many Hollywood legends including Sammy Davis and Lena Horn, who had so much difficulty in being able to perform to integrated audiences, but were successful in spite of the difficult lives they faced.</span></span></p> <span style="font-size: 10pt;"><span style="font-family: verdana,geneva;"> Canadian nexium » Canadian Pharmacy | Canadian Pharmacies | Canada Pharmacy 2010-06-24T17:30:47Z 2010-06-24T17:30:47Z http://www.africandiasporatourism.com/index.php/who/media/system/components/com_phocagallery/assets/js/jak/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=318:the-sheraton-addis-a-luxury-collection-hotel-exhibits-art-of-ethiopia-2010&catid=94:heritage-1&Itemid=134 ADT Admin krissie@africandiasporatourism.com <p><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><span style="font-family: verdana,geneva;"><img style="margin: 4px; float: left;" alt="ART_OF_ETHIOPIA_2010_LOGO_OL" src="images/stories/ART_OF_ETHIOPIA_2010_LOGO_OL.png" width="337" height="336" />On a hilltop overlooking the Ethiopian capital sits the Sheraton Addis, A Luxury Collection Hotel, overlooking the city with plunging views of the National Palace. The hotel is the epitome of gracious living exemplifying sophistication and service excellence, mixing African refinement, modern accents, a unique design and exquisite furnishings. <br /><br />A sanctuary of Ethiopian grandeur where a landscape of vibrant greens and colorful wildflowers meets the African sky and where our guests are invited to experience the historic treasures of the past with the modern marvels of the future, the Sheraton Addis offers the opportunity to immerse yourself in a sanctuary of artifacts at the National Museum, the bustling traditions of the Merkato, or the awe-inspiring architecture of one of the most sacred churches in the world. Due to our authentic nature and remarkable facilities accentuating our alluring hotel and its location, we are proud to be the host the third annual Art of Ethiopia 2010. <p><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><span style="font-family: verdana,geneva;"><img style="margin: 4px; float: left;" alt="ART_OF_ETHIOPIA_2010_LOGO_OL" src="images/stories/ART_OF_ETHIOPIA_2010_LOGO_OL.png" width="337" height="336" />On a hilltop overlooking the Ethiopian capital sits the Sheraton Addis, A Luxury Collection Hotel, overlooking the city with plunging views of the National Palace. The hotel is the epitome of gracious living exemplifying sophistication and service excellence, mixing African refinement, modern accents, a unique design and exquisite furnishings. <br /><br />A sanctuary of Ethiopian grandeur where a landscape of vibrant greens and colorful wildflowers meets the African sky and where our guests are invited to experience the historic treasures of the past with the modern marvels of the future, the Sheraton Addis offers the opportunity to immerse yourself in a sanctuary of artifacts at the National Museum, the bustling traditions of the Merkato, or the awe-inspiring architecture of one of the most sacred churches in the world. Due to our authentic nature and remarkable facilities accentuating our alluring hotel and its location, we are proud to be the host the third annual Art of Ethiopia 2010.