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Chef Nick’s Knife Art on Canvass

By Christopher Cottrell/ Images: Courtesy of Nick Durrer Retired Chef Nick Durrer is a long time cooking legend from Jakarta to Zhuhai. Now, he’s turning his kitchen knives for painting—literally cutting edge art. From 1972 to 2014, Nick carved out his name in kitchens across Southeast Asia and China. During …

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Himalayan Spirit in Manila

By Peace Post Staff/ Images: Courtesy Natalya Bronzova The Himalayan spirit is strong with Russian artist and intellectual Natalya Bronzova. Especially with her latest solo painting exhibition in Manila titled “Rainbow of My Soul.” Running from June 1 to 30, 2017 at the Rockwell Club, the focus of the exhibit …

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All that jazz in Havana

By Peace Post Staff/ Image: UNESCO The 6th International Jazz Day is taking place on April 30, 2017 in Havana, Cuba. Hosted with world jazz ambassador Herbie Hancock, the Havana concert takes place at the Teatro de La Habana Alicia Alonso under the auspices of the Ministry of Culture of …

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A New Bronze Age: The mind of Natalya Bronzova

By Christopher Cottrell/Image: Christopher Cottrell As a Russian artist and intellectual based in Manila, Philippines, Natalya Bronzova’s mind is a work of art and precision in its own right. She has a fine attention to details. As a raconteur, she has a wonderful way of discussing how she came to …

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“From Russian Soul With Love” paintings by Natalya Bronzova

By Christopher Cottrell/Image Credits Natalya Bronzova Ethereal beings float in resilient pastels. A wizened holy figure cries out across snow to surreal aurora borealis. Flowers radiate in blooming colors. Welcome to the paintings of Natalya Bronzova and her latest exhibition titled, “From Russian Soul With Love.” Russian artist, writer, philologist, …

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Breathing Easy

By Christopher Cottrell / Photo Credits: UNICEF In the canals of Lagos, Nigeria, children of the Makoko fishing community begin their days early. The days are long as they ply polluted waters where raw sewage floats untreated. From these waters they subsist on the fish. It is the source of …

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Hiromasa Ikeda and Prof. Manson Fok on Peace

Hiromasa Ikeda and Prof. Manson Fok on Peace Meeting of hearts and minds in Manila By Christopher Cottrell / Photo Credit: Christopher Cottrell The Sino Asia Pacific Medical Forum in Manila, Philippines today is witnessing a special meeting of hearts and minds. Two such individuals meeting are Hiromasa Ikeda, eldest …

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