Memekew Apetawakeesic-Morriseau has drawn from her own experiences being bullied to create award-winning artwork that the 14-year-old hopes will help others open up about their experiences.  

The artwork — which portrays a young girl surrounded by tall, menacing figures calling her names like “loser” and “crybaby” — was recently named winner of the Red Alert! Bullying Hurts! campaign by Tikinagan Child and Family Services in Sioux Lookout in northwestern Ontario .

The art by Memekew, who’s from North Caribou Lake First Nation, was chosen from 130 contest entries.

She said being bullied when she was younger affected her self-esteem while

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Ghanian reggae artiste Blakk Rasta, who is a home identify in his homeland, has the distinction of eating with presidents and not shedding the prevalent touch. The yr 2009 is one particular which Blakk Rasta will constantly try to remember in a particular way. He suggests that his tune, titled Barack Obama, was amid the causes that brought the first black president of the United States to Ghana that yr, for his initial check out to that component of Africa. Conference with Obama at a condition supper, and remaining asked by the then president if he could have a photograph

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Founding member of the Nationwide Dance Theatre Firm (NDTC) and co-founder of the Jamaica College of Dance, Bert Rose has died.

Inventive director of the NDTC, Marlon Simms, advised The Gleaner that Rose handed away this morning and that he had been ailing for some time.

In an job interview with The Gleaner, Simms explained Rose as a genuine country builder whose contribution to the country’s cultural fabric is insurmountable.

“He was more than just a dancer and choreographer. He was a trainer, a mentor, a gentleman who was normally providing. He was all about celebrating Jamaica and showcasing

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As Marlon Simms recounted some of the moments he shared with the late Bert Rose, the effects the founding member of the Countrywide Dance Theatre Organization (NDTC) and co-founder of the Jamaica School of Dance experienced on him was immediately apparent. Simms, the recent artistic director of the NDTC, had almost nothing but glowing testimonials of the dancer and choreographer extraordinaire he described as a genius, a grasp of his craft who even though no lengthier bodily present, will live on for generations to occur.

“Bert Rose was a fantastic creative brain. He was able of taking standard thoughts and

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David Chang’s Momofuku pop-up to-go strategy Bāng Bar officially opened on April 1 at the Cosmopolitan’s Block 16 Urban Meals Hall, a nod to the traditional world-wide avenue meat sector, and it’s open every day from 11 a.m. until eventually 10 p.m.

The Linq Sandwich Co. has opened on the Strip at the Linq Resort, serving sandwich favorites like Philly and rooster cheesesteaks, meatball subs and potato-crusted fried rooster. The new concept can take the food items truck-styled spot around from Sticky Hen.

BurgerFi has opened its first Las Vegas Valley locale in Henderson on St. Rose Parkway.

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