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WE HAVENT HAD THIS MUCH FUN IN A LONG TIME. THANKS JINRI PARK.

Two words: Nongshim noodles.

This is not an endorsement. We’re just trying to junk a cliche by substituting something else. And here’s how the old trick goes: we find a woman from another country, of some exotic mix or ethnicity, and we scramble for a kind of food or drink so obviously from their place of origin as metaphor for what they are. So Russian women are like vodka. Korean women are—forgive us for even thinking we were so clever—hotter than kimchi.

So no, Jinri Park is not fermented cabbage. She is Nongshim noodles, those flaming packs of processed ramen

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UMMERSTAGE

The free performances continue, as the exemplary Philadelphia hip-hop outfit Illstyle & Peace Productions hits Queensbridge Park (Aug. 8) and Bloomingdale Park (Aug. 9) for short morning shows and Marcus Garvey Park (Aug. 11) for an early-evening kids’ show. Also at Marcus Garvey Park (Aug. 9 and 10), the troupe joins the spirited but musty Forces of Nature Dance Theatre and the more current Camille A. Brown & Dancers. At East River Park (Aug. 16), the leggy and chic Francesca Harper presents «Modo Fusion: Art Prototype», a multidisciplinary deconstruction of beauty pageants. See city parks foundation.org for details.

«ERASING BORDERS»

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THE SMALL FACES — ITCHYCOO PARK

Producers Steve Marriott & Ronnie Lane

Engineer Glyn Johns

Courting controversy courtesy of its lyrics and acclaim for the still novel production techniques, this Small Faces classic was a hit both at home and in the US. John Pickford reports.

The summer of 1967, forever known as The Summer Of Love, was an incredibly fertile period for pop music. The sonic experiments pioneered by the era’s artists, producers and engineers ushered in a new progressive age, when, for the first time, a distinction was made between lightweight pop acts and serious rock bands. The Small Faces, a group of London

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GLORIOUS GARDENS

Central Ohio landscape designers routinely handle tweaks and transformations. But translating a Columbus icon into foliage and flowers? Now that’s a design challenge of the first order.

Central Ohio Home & Garden Show planners insisted that the 2012 gardens adhere closely to the theme «Happy Birthday Columbus,» honoring the 200th anniversary of the city’s founding.

Designers found inspiration in everything from City Hall to city history and say visitors will find plenty of ideas, from paving to patios and furnishings to fire places, to transplant in their backyards.

«It was a little bit difficult, a little bit different,» says Charlie

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Dying to live. The story of Rao Jodha Park.

The ISOLA Mumbai Chapter in concurrence with its aim of creating awareness about the profession of Landscape Architecture within the profession and the public at large decided to institute the 5 D Vaidya Memorial Lecture. Mr. Vaidya who passed away in October 2011 left behind him a legacy of a huge body of work which however remains relatively undocumented and unknown. The purpose of instituting this lecture was to reacquaint the public and professionals in particular with this legacy and create a forum to interact with some of the best minds and practices today.

The inaugural lecture of the S

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THE TIME HAS COME…

Camping (called conditional «nature tourism») has attracted a growing number of people. Not only does it provide the human body needs physical activity to health, but also gives a person great aesthetic pleasure. Isolated on wildlife concrete walls of city apartments and thousands of square meters of asphalt, we begin to feel more acutely her beauty and originality. Add to that the ability of nature to take mental stress, calm the mind and to purify the human soul. And we hasten to nature.

How many of us? It turns out a lot. According to the Central Council for tourism

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a decade of glory

A national treasure, home to rare wildlife species and sky high mountain ranges, The Cairngorms National Park in Scotland is celebrating its tenth anniversary. Native photographer Peter Cairns reflects on the location’s unique habitat

The Cairngorms boasts a unique list of superlatives: four of Scotland’s five highest mountains, the UK’s largest area of arctic mountain landscape, 25 per cent of the UK’s threatened wildlife species, the largest surviving remnants of native woodland, stronghold populations of red squirrels, crested tits, golden eagles, ospreys, capercaillie and wildcats… all impressive stuff. And to top it off, for the last ten years the Cairngorms

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A CITY BREAK ON PARK LANE

The Grosvenor House is the perfect location for few days’ getaway to enjoy everything London has to offer

Grosvenor House, which was rebranded as a JW Marriott Hotel in 2008, opened its doors in 1929 when London was dramatically changing to become a bustling commercial metropolis. Albert Octavius Edwards was the investor who conceived and built the hotel, employing architects L. Rome Guthrie and Sir Edwin Luytyens to carry out the development. Edwards left his mark on the shape of the building – from a bird’s eye view the initials AO can clearly be seen. The hotel’s Great Room, originally

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BALLET V6.0

A new festival at the Joyce highlights the work of small ballet companies around the country. Dominic Walsh Dance Theatre, based in Houston, is the brainchild of a former member of the Houston Ballet with a penchant for dramatic storytelling. The group’s performances (Aug. 8-10).

include an emotionally driven work inspired by the life of the French sculptor Camille Claudel. Company C, which combines ballet and modem dance, hails from the Bay Area and is led by the former City Ballet dancer Charles Anderson. On Aug. 9 and at the Aug. 10 matinee, they perform works by the always engaging

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Brest: every 5th utilities accessories — unprofitable

Since the beginning of the year another 175 Brest companies included in the list of unprofitable, and also achieved total amount of losses of 24 billion rubles.In the midst of the most problematic sub» facilities management company defined "Berastseablgaz" (more than 2 billion loss) bus fleet number 1 (725 million rubles), trolleybus fleet (357 million rubles) and housing maintenance and operation management town (234 million rubles).

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