Oprah Plans a Town Hall on Racism, Architectural Digest Design Show Canceled, and More
NATIONAL: On June 9 and 10, Oprah Winfrey will host a town hall to address racism in America. The special, which will air across Discovery's 18 cable networks, will feature a number of black activists, artists, and thought leaders.
IBTM Americas 2020, originally scheduled for August 26-27, has been canceled; in its place, producer Reed Exhibitions plans to host a series of virtual events throughout the year. The next in-person edition of the show is slated for May 19-20, 2021.
Brickworld LEGO Expo, which holds LEGO conventions throughout the midwest, will hold a virtual convention on June 27. The Brickworld LEGO Fireworks Virtual Con will feature online LEGO activities for all ages, plus exhibits, presentations, and more. Tickets cost $9, with a portion of proceeds going to Make-A-Wish.
LOS ANGELES: After being acquired by Maybourne Hotel Group, The Montage Beverly Hills has changed its name to The Maybourne Beverly Hills.
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NEW YORK: Architectural Digest Design Show has been canceled. Originally slated for March and then postponed to June 25-28, the event at Pier 94 annual draws 40,000 people and more than 400 brands.
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SCOTTSDALE, ARIZ.: Alex Kim has been named president of Enchantment Group, which oversees four luxury resorts throughout Arizona, Virginia, and the Bahamas.
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