Mexico accuses Carolina Herrera fashion house of cultural appropriation

The Mexican government has accused American fashion house Carolina Herrera of “cultural appropriation,” claiming its latest collection used designs created by the country’s indigenous communities. Mexico’s Culture Ministry said the designs used in the Resort 2020 collection held personal meaning to some indigenous people, in a letter sent to the company’s founder, Herrera, and its

Russian revolutionary? Natalia Goncharova at Tate Modern

“I shake the dust from my feet and leave the west, considering its vulgarising significance trivial and insignificant. My path is towards the source of all art, the east. The west has taught me one thing: everything it has is from the east!” That was the war-cry of ambitious young Russian painter Natalia Goncharova in

Surescripts Expands White Coat Award to Recognize Health System, Pharmacy and EHR Leaders for Improving Prescription Accuracy

Surescripts, the nation’s leading health information network, has expanded the eligibility criteria and award categories for the Surescripts White Coat Award ™ to include health systems, pharmacies and pharmacy technology leaders, in addition to electronic health records EHR vendors. As part of the Surescripts Critical Performance Improvement program, the annual award recognizes organizations who are

New AbbVie drug wins FDA approval

The injectable, which can be administered by a doctor or self-administered after training, has also been approved in Canada for plaque psoriasis and in Japan for plaque psoriasis, generalized pustular psoriasis, erythrodermic psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis. Meanwhile, the European Medicines Agency is evaluating SKYRIZI in the treatment of plaque psoriasis. AbbVie collaborated on the drug with

Fashion capital New York City considers banning sale of fur

A burgeoning movement to outlaw fur is seeking to make its biggest statement yet in the fashion mecca of New York City. Lawmakers are pushing a measure that would ban the sale of all new fur products in the city where such garments were once common and style-setters including Marilyn Monroe, Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, Joe

Detroit kicks off seventh annual Design Festival

As this dust settles in Chicago after the opening of the second Chicago Architecture Biennial, things are picking up in Detroit for the seventh annual Detroit Design Festival DDF. This year’s festival runs from September 26 through September 30 in venues all over the city. Named the United States’ only UNESCO City of Design, Detroit

Find out when iTunes movies, music, books and more go on sale

Hoping to score a deal on a movie or something else from iTunes? TunesGenie will monitor your wish-list for discounts. Apple You probably think that when you’re buying digital goodies from iTunes — books, music, movies and the like — the price is what the price is. It’s not like there’s some magical way to

Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainmen and Hopscotch/eOne partners

Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment has partnered with HopscotchEntertainment One to increase product portfolio. The announcement: SYDNEYTORONTO – March 9th, 2012 –The Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment TCFHE and HopscotchEntertainment One HopscotcheOne partnership continues to grow with the announcement it will be home to one of the UK’s most successful pre-school brand’s Peppa Pig among

In the #MeToo era, US hotels are giving workers panic buttons

The #MeToo movement has brought to light all manner of horror concerning incidents of sexual harassment. Because many of these stories have concerned high-profile women in high-profile industries like entertainment and technology, less attention has been paid to service sectors of the economy. That’s why it’s notable that, last week, some of the world’s largest