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Links We Love: 03/16/19

by Team Gentedimontagna
Leonardo's Leonardo's "The Last Supper" reimagined by Philippe Lucchese. Photo courtesy of Viva Leonardo Da Vinci.

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This summer, the Loire Valley is celebrating the 500th anniversary of the French Renaissance — marked by the anniversary of Leonardo Da Vinci's death — with Viva Leonardo Da Vinci, a full program of events, symposia, and art installations at châteaux throughout the region. Like "Leonard in the Female," a re-imagining of The Last Supper and The Vitruvian Man by photographer Philippe Lucchese. – Pavia, CEO

If you're the kind of person who wants to support causes that really make an impact on individuals, please take a look at this short video on the Maasai Sisters, a collective in Kajiado, Kenya, that helps survivors of FGM (female genital mutilation) become leaders. It's not just about rescue but also reconciliation, which is the crucial step for education and real change. Read more about it and consider sponsoring a young girl. – Jeralyn, editorial director

A neverending visual exploration of New York city's culinary offerings, including a few of my favorite neighborhood gems, Habana Outpost and Roman's. — Berit, senior editor

As co-working spaces become increasingly popular amenities in hotels, Singapore’s historic Raffles Hotel opened one of its own — with marble flooring, gold trimmings, and all — aimed at more established clientele, and not the post-college WeWork crowd. – Daniel, editor

Plants and the color pink. Two millennial-era explosive (probably excessive) trends, however, when they come together on this Instagram feed, you can’t help but admire their perfection together. – California, editorial intern

Because everything in New York City is turning in luxury office space, The Chrysler Building may become a hotel. - Daniel

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