First Sundance ShortsLab: Honolulu—fostering talent and building community

“A film set is a rolling ball of chaos and imminent failure,” said visiting filmmaker Andrew Okpeaha MacLean at the first Sundance ShortsLab: Honolulu, held at the museum’s Doris Duke Theatre March 21 and 22. His reality check on the nitty gritty of making a film during his session about going from short film to feature got a laugh out of the full house. Insider insight like that had aspiring and veteran filmmakers alike talking and Instagramming about how the milestone program inspired them. Read more [...]

Community comes out in support of the Art School

“Today we’re asking for the state’s support to expand the Honolulu Museum of Art School to meet community demand. Our aim is to double the amount of classrooms, add teacher training facilities, and, of course, offer better parking,” said Stephan Jost to a panel of legislators on Feb. 12 at a hearing on Senate Bill 324, which would grant the museum $ 16 million to help it build an annex behind the Art School. (Pictured above: The Honolulu Museum of Art team outside the senate hearing from Read more [...]

Bank of America Merrill Lynch Provides More Than $3.2 Billion in Community Development Banking Lending and Investing in 2014

Dateline City: NEW YORK Scope of Projects Impacted Wide Range of Constituents in Communities Nationwide Bank of America Merrill Lynch Community Development Banking provided more than $ 3.2 billion in loans, tax credit equity investments and other real estate development solutions to over 550 clients in 2014, creating more than 13,000 Read more [...]

Beyonce Knowles & Jay Z Visit Community Arts Project & Shop in Mayfair

Taking care of a few items on their to-do list, Beyonce Knowles and Jay Z checked in at a local community arts project on Wednesday afternoon (October 13). The famous duo checked out a few sculptures and mingled with fellow attendees before scooting off to the Mayfair neighborhood for some retail therapy. Last night, Bey and Jay took advantage of the scene at The Arts Club on Mayfair’s Dover Street where they stayed for several hours on a romantic date. According to the venue’s website, “The Read more [...]

(RED) and Bank of America Challenge the Global Fitness Community to Go the Distance With TURN YOUR MILES (RED), Powered by Nike+

Dateline City: Chicago From Oct. 12 Through Dec. 7, Recorded Miles Will Trigger a Bank of America Donation That Brings Us One Step Closer to an AIDS-free Generation Beginning on Oct. 12, the day of the Bank of America Chicago Marathon, through Dec. 7, three global brands are coming together to “TURN YOUR MILES (RED)” – harnessing the power of community to support the fight Read more [...]

NBC Chairman Explains Cancelling “Community”

After suffering less than desirable ratings and staffing issues, NBC canceled “Community” after its fifth season last year. During an interview at the Television Critics Association press tour, NBC Entertainment chairman Bob Greenblatt told reporters other reasons behind the show’s cut from the primetime schedule. “That sixth season thing was created by them — I’m surprised they didn’t say ’10 seasons and a movie,’” Greenblatt said. “And [the mantra started] before my time Read more [...]

Microsoft announces upcoming events for the financial community

REDMOND, Wash. — May 9 , 2014 — Microsoft Corp. today announced participation in the following upcoming events with the financial community. Interested parties can listen to a webcast of these events on Microsoft’s Investor Relations website at JP Morgan Technology, Media & Telecom Conference Tuesday, May 20, 20149:20 a.m. Eastern TimeJudson Althoff, president of Microsoft North America Cowen & Company Technology, Media & Telecommunications Read more [...]