The Artist, a silent movie

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences awards commonly known as Oscars are scheduled for February 26, 2012 in Los Angeles. The front runner for the Best Picture of the Year Award is “The Artist”. The French made black and white silent movie is marketed and distributed by Weinstein Company. Before the Oscar nomination, […]

Syrian Uprising

Syrians are engaged in an internal struggle to over throw the authoritarian President Bashar al-Assad’s government since January 2011. The Syrian uprising is simultaneous with other Arab Spring struggles in the region. Assad came into power after his father’s, Hafez al-Assad, death. His brother is the leader of the Syrian army. So far, over 6,000 […]

Celebrating President’s Day

Almost all Americans will have a day off on “President’s Day”. The 90th Congress of the United States were trying to streamline a holiday for its forefathers specially for George Washington and Abraham Lincoln passed a new law, The Uniform Monday Holiday Act, declaring third Monday of each February as President’s Day which went into […]