James M. (Jimmy) Nederlander, Chairman of the Nederlander Organization passed away on Monday, July 25, 2016 at age 94 in Southampton, NY. A visionary theatrical impresario built one of the largest private live entertainment companies in the world.
I’ve been researching and building my ancestral family tree, focussed on the Simkin (father), Marshall (mother) families primarily, largely in Australia, South Africa, England, Canada and China. This is not a typical family tree (like most others), but rather, a family fact album, containing copies of records, photos (both people and time and place), and in some cases, extensive and interesting individual histories.
“WeChat” with over ½ billion active daily users, is the worlds #1 communications app allowing free international calling (including video) over WiFi, sharing of photos and files, built in translation, and even financial payments (it’s also the ‘Facebook’ of China), all within a single, simple to use feature rich app. Think of it as text messaging, WhatsApp, PayPal, group messaging, Facebook and Skype rolled into one app).
New feature film sequel to the multi-award winning “Three Grams of a Dream”, “3 Grams” is slated to go into production in 2016. Directed by China’s leading young director Chen You Kang, this film promises to move audiences on an emotionally charged roller coaster. The story proves that childhood dreams live forever.
Olympic Games Posters: How can a single image do justice to the superhuman feats of strength that define this epic international event? Over the past century, poster designers have attempted to capture the sheer awesomeness of the Olympics in an endless variety of ways.
Access to many websites and internet based services are impossible from within China. The Great Firewall monitors and controls specific use of the internet in various ways, the most common through the use of non-Chinese website blocking, and extensive key word monitoring.