Author: Catherine Amartin

The Future is Now For Women Entrepreneurs

It’s 11:20 am and Dr. Corinne Jenni is now on her second cup of coffee. She has already spent the morning putting the finishing touches on an analysis for a client—a synthesis of market research, client sales and finance data and, of course, tied it all together with her expert opinion as a strategy consultant for her private consulting business Strategati. The day is still young however; later she facilitates a meeting with the think tank group of the San Diego Chamber of Commerce. Tomorrow morning she will teach a class on strategy consulting and in the afternoon will...

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Beyoncé Launches Her New Holiday Catalog

Just in time for the holiday season, and perhaps even more importantly, Black Friday, Beyoncé has debuted her new holiday merchandise collection. Beyonce has got your ugly sweater needs, releasing fine items that say, “sis the season”, “have a thicc holiday”, and my personal favorite: “Holidayoncé”. To go along with the holiday themed sweaters and shirts, she has also released a series of onesies that along with keeping you warm while you open presents on Christmas Day, will make sure you do so in style. You can find all these new products and more at...

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The Sound of Music: An Interview with Composer Jian Li

Jian (Kin) Li is an award-winning producer and film composer living in Los Angeles. Kin produces music in a vast array of contexts—from writing and international touring with his funk group Project Ace, to producing and arranging for an album with Chinese Top 5 R&B/Soul artist Tia Ray. Kin also has his hand in film composing, and his films have gone on to receive recognition in dozens of film festivals, including awards for Best Original Film Score in the Asian International Short Film Festival. We caught up with Kin to ask him a few questions about his career. —...

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Trailer Park Boy Star John Dunsworth Dies at 71

Unfortunately the ‘shit winds’ have stopped blowin’. John Dunsworth, the actor most known for playing Jim Lahey on the cult TV show Trailer Park Boys, has passed away. On the show, Jim Lahey was an alcoholic trailer park supervisor who was notorious for trying to sabotage the trailer park boys’ endless supply of get-rich-quick schemes. He was also known for his rapid pattering of colorful shit analogies to the boys: shit storm troopers, the winds of shit, [and my personal favorite] a hair-triggered-double-barreled-shit-machine-gun… This Monday actor and sister Sarah Dunsworth tweeted of his passing: “With heavy and broken hearts...

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Dancing with a Star: Interview with Zoltan Boros

Zoltan Boros is an internationally renowned performing Ballet artist from Hungary. Zoltan first exploded onto the scene when he was accepted to the Hungarian National Ballet—one of Hungary’s most revered ballet companies, as well as one of the oldest, founded in 1884. In 2005 he moved to Texas to work at the Bay Area Houston Ballet and Theater. After traveling around the States and extensively working as a dancer, Zoltan now teaches at Professor in Kelly and Co. Dance School in Georgia. We caught up with Zoltan to talk to him about his life experience as a dancer and...

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