Monthly Archives: January 2008

Lionel Bringuier

[cnn-photo-caption image= caption=”Lionel Bringuier, 21, is the youngest conductor to lead an orchestra at Los Angeles’ Walt Disney Concert Hall”] Lionel Bringuier and the concept for the famed Walt Disney Concert Hall were born in the same year. Bringuier was … Continue reading

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Marianna Palka

[cnn-photo-caption image= caption=”Marianna Palka is an actress, writer and director.”] The U.S. Drama category is one of the most prestigious at Sundance. At 26, Marianna Palka is the youngest filmmaker with “Good Dick,” a modern-day fairy tale of a boy … Continue reading

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Tadashi Nakamura and Yasmin Fedda

[cnn-photo-caption image= caption=”Tadashi Nakamura,left, and Yasmin Fedda are both featured in the Short Film Category at Sundance this year.”] The Short Film Category at Sundance is full of talented filmmakers, and Tadashi Nakamura and Yasmin Fedda, both 27, are two … Continue reading

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Lauren Melodia

[cnn-photo-caption image= caption=”Lauren Melodia sells fresh fruits and vegetables in her Brooklyn neighborhood each week.”] Have you seen an eggplant before? What about an acorn squash? I have, and you may have, too. But Lauren Melodia has found a lot … Continue reading

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Teen AIDS Ambassadors

[cnn-photo-caption image= caption=”Teen AIDS Ambassadors pose for a photograph in Tanzania. “] Santa Monica, California, is far from Tanzania. But a group of high schoolers there makes the distance seem closer. The Crossroads Teen AIDS Ambassadors are the youngest certified … Continue reading

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