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Opening Ceremony

PHOTOS: Putin Presides Over Sochi Paralympics Opening Ceremony

AP | Posted 03.07.2014 | Sports

SOCHI, Russia (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin has opened the Winter Paralympics in Sochi against the backdrop of his country's military acti...

#RingFail -- Why a Broken Ring Matters at the Olympic Games Opening Ceremony

Andy Miah | Posted 04.15.2014 | Sports
Andy Miah

It would be unfair for the world to judge the artistic merit of the ceremony on the basis of this one technical fault, as the rest of the staging was flawless. Art may deserve a bit more flexibility in terms of how we evaluate success, compared to sport, where only perfection matters.

A Beginner's Guide To New York Fashion Week

Lily Sperry | Posted 04.13.2014 | Teen
Lily Sperry

Though many are focused on the Sochi Olympics as of late, an important event has also been going on: New York Fashion Week.

Stunning Images From Sochi Olympics Opening Cermoney

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 02.07.2014 | Sports

The opening ceremony of the 2014 Sochi Olympics had a little bit of everything. There was no shortage of pomp. There was abundant circumstance. There ...

Sochi Opening Ceremony Gets Putin's Games Started

AP | ANGELA CHARLTON and NATALIYA VASILYEVA | Posted 04.09.2014 | Sports

SOCHI, Russia (AP) — A crowning achievement of Vladimir Putin's Russia kicked off Friday with a celebration of its past greatness and hopes for futu...

Of Course, The Opening Ceremony Has A #SochiProblem

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 02.07.2014 | Sports

Perhaps predictably, the opening ceremony of the 2014 Winter Olympics had its own #SochiProblems. Early in the ceremony at Fisht Olympic Stadium i...

Host a Winter Olympics Opening Ceremony Party (VIDEO)

Rana Florida | Posted 04.05.2014 | HuffPost Home
Rana Florida

From setting up an après-ski bar, a coffee or hot chocolate bar to featuring a feast using the foods and drinks of Sochi, no matter what you do, it's a great occasion to get creative and go for gold!

Wearables for all ages

Michael Hodin | Posted 03.23.2014 | Fifty
Michael Hodin

For that global market of a billion or more "seniors" there is not only the desire to look and feel better, but the need to find solutions for better health overall.

PHOTOS: Check Out These Eight Fashionable Asian Style Icons

The Huffington Post | Renee Jacques | Posted 07.20.2013 | Style

When Chinese actress Zhang Ziyi stepped out on the red carpet this month in a floral fitted gown and -- get this -- a gold crown, we were expecting it...

New York's Newest Neighborhood - NoMad

Greg Jacobs | Posted 10.01.2013 | New York
Greg Jacobs

In the the ever-changing New York City real estate market, it appears that East Williamsburg is no longer the city's newest "neighborhood."

Yoko Ono Sued For Opening Ceremony Collection

The Huffington Post | Michelle Persad | Posted 03.26.2013 | Style

Yoko Ono's menswear line for Opening Ceremony was one of the most outrageous celebrity collections we've seen to date, so it's hard to imagine that th...

'Spring Breakers' & Opening Ceremony Team Up For Clothing Line

The Huffington Post | Ellie Krupnick | Posted 03.15.2013 | Style

We've already got "Spring Breakers" fatigue and the movie hasn't even opened yet. But the buzzed-about flick, starring bikini-clad teeny boppers like ...

PHOTOS: The 9 Most Jaw-Droppingly Weird Items From Yoko Ono's New Clothing Line

The Huffington Post | Jessica Misener | Posted 11.28.2012 | Style

Does your dude need some ventilated ass trousers? How about a balls sweatshirt?

Pitti Ushers in the (Yup!) Fall 2013 Season

Melissa Berkelhammer | Posted 01.20.2013 | New York
Melissa Berkelhammer

Fashion moves fast, indeed... A mere month out of the slate of spring shows and Fall 2013 is already upon us.

Olympic Ceremony: Britain Doesn't Explain Itself

Josa Young | Posted 09.30.2012 | Home
Josa Young

Looking down on the stadium as it changed colours and was swept by waves of fireworks, was like looking at a huge kinetic Renaissance jewel.

You Can Feel the Energy the Games are About to Begin

Heather Lende | Posted 09.29.2012 | Sports
Heather Lende

It is almost surreal to be treading on the same ground that Henry VIII and Queen Elizabeth I have.

London Olympic Opening vs. Beijing Olympic Opening: Controlled Chaos vs. Controlled Order

Lorraine Justice, PhD | Posted 09.29.2012 | Home
Lorraine Justice, PhD

Anyone who watched London's Olympic Opening Ceremony, and recalled Beijing's Opening Ceremony, had to catch the major differences in storytelling and visual presentation.

Mystery Woman Crashed Opening Ceremony

AP | JILL LAWLESS | Posted 09.28.2012 | Sports

LONDON -- A mysterious woman in red has caused an international incident at the London Olympics. Indian officials are mystified – and miffed &n...

What Are Some Subtle Details of the 2012 London Opening Ceremony That We May Not Have Caught?

Quora | Posted 07.28.2012 | Sports
Quora

The British opening ceremony was a total rejection of each and every one of the traits seen at the Beijing Olympics opening ceremony . It was humorous, self deprecating, soft, whimsical and creative.

Michael Calderone

NBC Sparks Controversy With Opening Ceremony Edit

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Calderone | Posted 07.28.2012 | Media

NEW YORK -- NBC has come under fire in the British press for editing out a performance during the London Olympics opening ceremony that has been inter...

Opening Ceremony Gives Olympics A Rocking Start

AP | JOHN LEICESTER | Posted 09.26.2012 | Sports

LONDON (AP) — Shaken and stirred. James Bond and the queen teamed to give London a wild Olympic opening like no other. ...

PHOTOS: Team USA At Opening Ceremony

Posted 07.27.2012 | Sports

With 205 countries competing in the London 2012 Olympics and the letter "U" closer to the rear of the alphabet, it took some time for the United State...

13 Americans Who Think They're Watching The Olympic Opening Ceremony Live

The Huffington Post | Craig Kanalley | Posted 07.27.2012 | Technology

NBC chose not to air the Opening Ceremony live today. Instead, they're showing it on tape delay, so it can appear in the United States in primetime. ...

FLAME ON

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 09.26.2012 | Sports

The Olympic flame in London is alight, with the fire ignited by seven up-and-coming British athletes running in formation in dark track suits. ...

Olympics Music: 20 Songs To Put You In The Olympic Spirit

Hannah Orenstein | Posted 09.26.2012 | Teen
Hannah Orenstein

Let the athletes pump iron -- you can get pumped up to this mix of Glee, Kanye West, and Bon Jovi.