Jackie Chan Fights for Asia-Pacific Tourism

Action film hero Jackie Chan has been named the World Tourism Organization’s (UNWTO) first “Asia-Pacific Tourism Ambassador”. In his new role, Jackie Chan will help promote tourism as a means of fighting poverty throughout the region. “I am really honored to receive this Asia-Pacific Tourism Ambassador award,” said Chan. “I will do my best to […]

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Can’t Stop Serenity Celebrates Whedon’s Birthday, Benefits Charity

Browncoats — what fans of Joss Whedon’s Firefly series and Serenity movie call themselves — are celebrating Whedon’s birthday, June 23, in a big way. In cities across the U.S. and in countries around the world, they are sponsoring screenings of Serenity to benefit the director’s favorite charity, Equality Now. The campaign, called “Serenity Now, […]

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Upcoming Events Listing

There are a bunch of events I’ve been meaning to post about, but just haven’t gotten around to it yet. So, here they are: June 12-13, 2006Uncle Orson’s Writing Class 2006Southern Virginia UniversityBuena Vista, Va.Orson Scott Card teaches this annual seminar for novice and experienced writers alike. Participants take part in two days of discussions, […]

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