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Molly Kate Kestner: A Song That Inspires, 8 Million Views, and an Anti-Sex Trafficking Advocate
3 years ago

Molly Kate Kestner: A Song That Inspires, 8 Million Views, and an Anti-Sex Trafficking Advocate

Molly Kate Kestner, rising star from Austin, Minnesota has fulfilled the grappling task of catching the attention of both the media and fans from all over the country with …
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SAVING MUSIC
3 years ago

SAVING MUSIC

The phrase, “It’s music to my ears” is something I frequently hear as I pass through my day. We say it so often that we seem to forget what …
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Hello Alden Wicker! Founder of EcoCult. She Knows The NYC Sustainable Scene
3 years ago

Hello Alden Wicker! Founder of EcoCult. She Knows The NYC Sustainable Scene

With every season comes a plethora of cool things to do. With Summer ahead (and being headquartered in New York City with easy access to Brooklyn and Queens), we …
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Summer Playlist: Take A Break With 10 Songs to Kick Off The Sunshine
3 years ago

Summer Playlist: Take A Break With 10 Songs to Kick Off The Sunshine

Mother Nature is finally rewarding us after a harsh winter with some sunshine and warm weather, and the city is bustling with people aching for summer. One …
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The Rebound: Conquering Life’s Hurdles and Catalyzing Inspiration
3 years ago

The Rebound: Conquering Life’s Hurdles and Catalyzing Inspiration

Obstacles are what knock us down, shatter predictability, incite physical struggle, destroy the best-laid plans, and call everything we thought we knew into question.  But obstacles are also what …
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Ari Handel, Co-Writer of The Film, “Noah” Talks About His Intentions and Inspiration
3 years ago

Ari Handel, Co-Writer of The Film, “Noah” Talks About His Intentions and Inspiration

American film director, Darren Aronofsky in collaboration with the famous producer and writer, Ari Handel, brought us the 2014 hit film “Noah”. The film was based on …
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Oh, What A Life: ‘American Authors’ Inspire Through Music
3 years ago

Oh, What A Life: ‘American Authors’ Inspire Through Music

Last spring I sat down with Brooklyn-based band American Authors in the park at Union Square, right as they were gearing up for a nationwide tour and just getting …
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Poets In Unexpected Places [Video]
3 years ago

Poets In Unexpected Places [Video]

Think poetry is reserved for coffeehouses and lecture halls? Think again. The Pop Up Poets, a group of teachers, writers and of course, poets, travel around New York City …
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Pivot: TV That Sparks Conversation And Inspires Change
3 years ago

Pivot: TV That Sparks Conversation And Inspires Change

 

Pivot sparks conversation, inspires change and illuminates issues through engaging content.

For any of you who have wasted an entire Saturday afternoon flipping through the TV guide …
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5 Inspirational Songs of 2013
3 years ago

5 Inspirational Songs of 2013

Musicians in today’s spotlight have the rare opportunity to entertain their audiences while also expressing themselves through the music they create. Each song is a unique chance …
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The Beautifully Made Empowerment Film by Krochet Kids Intl.
3 years ago

The Beautifully Made Empowerment Film by Krochet Kids Intl.

“Empowerment requires much more than a single transaction or temporary assistance. This is the truth we [Krochet Kids] have found in our work.” -Krochet Kids Intl. The Empowerment …
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Farm Aid Promotes Local Farming Through Music
4 years ago

Farm Aid Promotes Local Farming Through Music

Living in New York City, the most rural experience that most of us have is hitting up a farmer’s market in Union Square or Brooklyn. It’s our chance to …
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David Beckham: Still Changing The Game of Soccer
4 years ago

David Beckham: Still Changing The Game of Soccer

With the beginning of the soccer season this year, many media outlets focus on the latest transfer news, injury updates, and the FIFA World Cup 2014 qualifying …
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Saving Football and Haitians with Sudden Change Challenge
4 years ago

Saving Football and Haitians with Sudden Change Challenge

By  •  Sports, Culture

This past weekend marked the beginning of another season with the National Football League. Bringing in over $9 Billion annually and growing, no one can deny the power the …
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Justin Verlander Donates $1 Million to Veterans
4 years ago

Justin Verlander Donates $1 Million to Veterans

You would be hard pressed to find a sports fan who does not know the name, Justin Verlander. As the only pitcher to win the Rookie of the Year …
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SummerStage Brings Culture to New Yorkers
4 years ago

SummerStage Brings Culture to New Yorkers

If you are looking for an escape from the hot and crowded city streets without actually having to leave Manhattan, search no further. The SummerStage festival gives you the …
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Imba Means Sing. A Film on Africa, Education, and Music
4 years ago

Imba Means Sing. A Film on Africa, Education, and Music

Too often, stories from Africa are ones of poverty, war, and corruption.

Erin Levin decided she wanted to change that.

Upon graduating from college in 2007, Erin was interning …
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My Life As A Refugee [App]
4 years ago

My Life As A Refugee [App]

By  •  Tech, Culture

Image by T. Irwin via UNHCR 

This month, Conscious is celebrating Freedom. But it is too often that Americans forget or overlook the …
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Marisol, Creator of BeautyFound
4 years ago

Marisol, Creator of BeautyFound

[Image taken at Serendipity Cafe in NYC]

Sometimes as we venture through this thing called life, we get caught up in the hustle and bustle of work, …
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Celebrate Freedom | [Playlist]
4 years ago

Celebrate Freedom | [Playlist]

Celebrate Independence Day with our Fireworks Playlist. Turn up the music, be in the moment, and enjoy your friends + family! Just a few songs we would listen to …
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This Week in Photos [Freedom]
4 years ago

This Week in Photos [Freedom]

Photo Credit: 01 Nestegg.typepad.com | 02 Jon Macapodi | 03 DapperLou.com | 04 Uknown | 05 Jon Macapodi | 06 Ryan Halsey | 07 Fab.com | 08 Bert Roberts | …
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The Me N Ma Girls: Finding Their Voice
4 years ago

The Me N Ma Girls: Finding Their Voice

Individuality. Style. Originality. These are all things you’d expect from pop music, right? But what if you are the first original girl group in your country and …
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Filmmakers Aaron & Alex Craig Bring Unique Vision to Films
4 years ago

Filmmakers Aaron & Alex Craig Bring Unique Vision to Films

It began as an idea in the minds of two young brothers.  In their heads, they crafted the story of a mad scientist and his quest to create a …
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Summer Music Festivals With Local + Global Impact
4 years ago

Summer Music Festivals With Local + Global Impact

Summer has finally arrived, and for a music lover that means one thing: music festivals.

While going to a concert is enjoyable year-round, there is something about …
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Every Beat Counts: OneRepublic Uses Heart Beat as Inspiration
4 years ago

Every Beat Counts: OneRepublic Uses Heart Beat as Inspiration

With the right inspiration, music has the ability to come alive and reach people in a powerful and unique way. And that is exactly what OneRepublic had …
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