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Chicago: Walk with Darfur on July 9!

In May we mentioned The Hope for Darfur – Justice in Sudan Rally that took place in Washington, D.C.; today’s post is about a walk-a-thon in Chicago organized by Darfur Dream Team. The 3K walk along Lake Michigan, followed by speakers, will take place on Saturday, July 9, 2011 on Diversey Harbor, Chicago, IL. Participants will gather at 11:30AM at the Diversey Harbor Grove (Barry Ave and Lake Shore Drive West), depart for the walk-a-thon at ...


Friday Digest: China, Yemen, Sakineh, Berlusconi…

This is our new Friday Digest! Every Friday, this weekly news round-up gives us the occasion to share with you news from various topics: politics to arts, entertainment, media, science, sports, fun and less fun news… This digest is a list of news published this week on the Internet (Friday to Friday), selected by the Sama Team, and it is by no means exhaustive. If you want to suggest a news to be added in the next Friday Digest, contact us. The ...


Friday Digest: Ahmadinejad, Wyclef, Dirty stones…

This is our new Friday Digest! Every Friday, this weekly news round-up gives us the occasion to share with you news from various topics: politics to arts, entertainment, media, science, sports, fun and less fun news… This digest is a list of news published this week on the Internet (Friday to Friday), selected by the Sama Team, and it is by no means exhaustive. If you want to suggest a news to be added in the next Friday Digest, contact us. The ...


Louis, by Vilmos Zsigmond with Wynton Marsalis

Louis is directed by Academy Award-winning cinematographer Vilmos Zsigmond, starring Jackie Earle Haley, Shanti Lowry and Anthony Coleman. The film is “an homage to Louis Armstrong, Charlie Chaplin, beautiful women and the birth of American music”. Live musical accompaniment will be provided by Wynton Marsalis and Cecile Licad. About Louis, A Silent Film (more here): Louis, a silent film directed by Dan Pritzker and starring Jackie Earle ...


Friday Digest: Burma, Facebook, LHC, NASA…

Brand new rendezvous on the Sama Gazette: Friday Digest. Each Friday, this weekly news round-up gives us the occasion to share with you news from various topics: politics to arts, entertainment, media, science, sports, fun and less fun news… This digest is a list of news published this week on the Internet (Friday to Friday), selected by the Sama Team, and it is by no means exhaustive. If you want to suggest a news to be added in the next Friday ...


Twitter Sunday: Favorites Tweets @ebertchicago

If you are a movie fan, then you know  the long-running syndicated film-review show ‘At the movies’. Even some of us, living in France, we at least heard  the name of the movie review program once, even though we couldn’t watch it on television over here (hopefully, we have Youtube!). The show has been cancelled this week so we decided it was time to follow Roger Ebert on Twitter @ebertchicago, a ‘Film critic since time ...






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