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Thousands of loans will be written off b...

When parent company Provident Financial ceases collecting payments on the loans by December 31, 2021, 7 months after the brands stopped lending, thousands of consumers with high-interest loans from Provident, Glo, Greenwood, and Satsuma will have their debts cleared ConsolidationNow installments. Affected borrowers will receive emails or letters informing them that they can stop paying […]

Birthday night songs – Culture – Al-Ahra

Ghali Shukri, Mawawel Al-Laila Al-Kabira (Birthday Night Songs), Cairo: General Organization of Palaces of Culture, 2022. pp220 The only novel of the famous historian and literary critic Ghali Shukri, Mawaweel Al-Laila Al-Kabeera was recently reprinted by the General Organization of Palaces of Culture, whose edition is directed by the poet and playwright Gerges Shukri. Its […]

Anna’s Alexiad – Knowing Your Audience i

How a 12th century princess managed to capture and retain contemporary credibility as Europe’s first female historian Source: Copyright belongs to Hannah Tysoncover for Anna of Byzantium (Tracy Barrett) OWhen a writer puts pen to paper, they are encouraged to keep a specific audience in mind. Medieval scholars, a time when literacy was often limited […]

Home restaurants are supposed to help en...

Owning a small business can be tough. But when Nancy Chang realized she had to work two more jobs to support her home restaurant, doubt crept in. “You need to be financially stable or have multiple sources of income to run a MEHKO,” Chang said, referring to Micro-Enterprise Home Kitchen Operations, the official term for […]

OzAsia Festival Announces 2022 Schedule

Adelaide Festival Centre’s OzAsia festival proudly presents three fabulous weeks of the best contemporary Asian and Asian Australian performances, art, literature, cuisine and culture in the 2022 event’s return, taking place from 20 October to 6 November. This year’s program features over 500 community, national and international artists from over 8 countries, and includes 10 […]

Negotiating Identity: Greek and Armenian...

A conference titled Negotiating Identity: Greek and Armenian Aspirations for a Ponto-Armenian Federation will be presented by lawyer and writer Dean Kalimniou, on Thursday, August 18, 2022, at 7 p.m., at the Greek Center and online, as part of the Seminars on Greek History and Culture, offered by the Greek Community of Melbourne. Much is […]

Powerhouse Showbiz lawyer who worked on ...

Bert Fields, the powerful and relentlessly loyal entertainment attorney who has represented clients such as Harvey and Bob Weinstein, Tom Cruise, George Lucas, The Beatles, Michael Jackson and many more in myriad headline-grabbing cases newspapers in Hollywood, died. He was 93 years old. His rep told Deadline that Fields died Sunday at his Malibu home […]

woman first

August 8, 2022 For the first time in its 41-year history, all four recipients of the Alumni Tribute Awards are women. The awards recognize graduates who have distinguished themselves in their chosen fields, are committed to their foster mother and have made outstanding contributions to their communities. The awards are Memorial University’s highest honor given […]

‘Benediction’ provides more evidence tha

Every time I watch a Terence Davies movie, I wonder how come I don’t always think of Terence Davies movies. The British director has a style that is truly unique, but also almost impossible to describe in words. He’s a capital artist, one of the few that can be mentioned when we talk about our […]

The sandman comes for you

The Letter Pages are the secret history of the comics: a contemporary snapshot that is almost never reprinted. When Neil Gaiman is The sand man launched in November 1988, it immediately attracted ardent fans who wrote poems, theorized, discussed literary references (Marlowe, Aeschylus, Milton, Keats) and very often pointed out that they normally read comic […]

Questioning the Place of Black Art in a ...

PHILADELPHIA — Dazzled by iconic paintings by Cézanne, Matisse and Seurat, most visitors to the Barnes Foundation overlook African sculptures. Still at Albert C. Barnes, founder of the collection, they were central. He began to acquire African sculpture in 1922, the year the foundation was created, because it had inspired Picasso, Modigliani and many other […]

Disorientation by Elaine Hsieh Chou revi...

Rhe last few years have seen a series of scandals surrounding white people posing as other races in order to gain alleged advantages. Rachel Dolezal, then chapter president of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, went viral in 2015 for claiming to be a black woman despite not having African ancestry. That […]

The highs and lows of women’s property r

Human trafficking is a horrific crime and “a total attack on the rights, security and dignity of people”, Secretary General António Guterres said on Friday, on the eve of world day against human trafficking. “Tragically, it’s also a growing problem – especially for women and girls, who make up the majority of detected trafficking victims […]

INTERVIEW | “Literature as hope for the

Last of 2 partsRead part 1: INTERVIEW | Hideo Furukawa: Beyond the Dystopia of “Soundtrack” Author Hideo Furukawa is best known for his dystopian novels and enchanting stories. But, as an eclectic artist, the novelist has ideas for connecting with the younger generation. In 2021 Netflix animated series Heike’s story was based on his modern […]

Lesser known facts about the famous poet

Rabindranath Tagore received the knighthood from King George V in 1915, but renounced it after the Jallianwala Bagh massacre in 1919. Rabindranath Tagore, a beacon of Bengali literature, was a great scholar, poet, novelist, musician, playwright and artist. Today, August 7, marks the 81st anniversary of the death of the person who made the nation […]

On My Radar: Claire-Louise Bennett’s Cul

VSlaire-Louise Bennett grew up in Wiltshire and studied literature and theater at Roehampton University before moving to Galway, where she worked in theater for several years. His essays and short fiction have appeared in several publications, including the irish time and the prickly flyand in 2013 she won first prize Mock exam news price. In […]

The strange week when Beyoncé lost contr

Last week should have been a time of unadulterated celebration for Beyoncé’s new album, “Renaissance.” Reviews of the mega-star’s seventh solo album have been pretty ecstatic, with Vulture saying that her rich and exciting celebration of dance music and her “explicit nods to black queer creative traditions” have placed her at the center of pop […]

THUMBS: Legion is doing this one for the...

Kudos to the persistence of American Legion Softball Girls Training Funders. The crusade for girls to have a comparable opportunity to play ball like boys do in American Legion Baseball has spanned at least four years. The evolution for girls to be recognized as athletes has taken a lot longer, but mums who have never […]

Tallahassee native helps produce several...

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WCTV) — In the spring, we told you about Denisia “Blu June” Andrews, a Grammy-winning producer and songwriter from Tallahassee for her work with Jazmine Sullivan. But her latest achievement is her work on eight of the sixteen songs on Beyoncé’s latest album, released last Friday. Denisia Blu June Andrews has the accolades […]

Batgirl Star Ivory Aquino Thanks Fans Fo...

Ivory Aquino played Barbara Gordon’s best friend, Alysia Yeoh, in the film that will apparently never be released. Ivory Aquino/Instagram The new surprise that bat girl wouldn’t get a release is still shocking to those involved, as the film had already been shot and was in full post-production. Had it been released, the film would […]

The Acadian pilgrimage to Grand-Pré allo

An Acadian couple from New Brunswick visits the church at Grand-Pré National Historic Site, NS.Darren Calabrese/The Globe and Mail Sometimes a place can be your home, even if you’ve never been there before. There may be few Acadians left in Grand-Pré, Nova Scotia, a rural hamlet outside of Wolfville in the fertile hills of the […]

Paul Reiser is enjoying a renaissance, f...

If it seems that Paul Reiser is everywhere these days, you’re not mistaken. With roles in The Kominsky method, stranger things and The boys, a whole new generation comes to respect the talents of Reiser. A Reisersance, if you will, along the likes of Keanussance, McConaissance, Goldblumassance and Pfeifferssance. And if we’re lucky, the Shyamalanassance, […]

Review: Prey on Hulu | Houston Press

Title: Prey Describe this movie using a The Simpsons Quotation: MR BURNS: Some men hunt for sport, others hunt for food.The only thing I’m looking forIs an outfit that looks good Brief plot summary: For once, the whites aren’t the Comanche’s biggest problem. Ranking using random items relevant to the movie: 4 out of 5 […]

Lady Butter, close friend of the Queen a...

Myra shared a lifelong passion for horses with the Queen and owned Formulate, which won the Waterford Candelabra Stakes, May Hill Stakes and the Fillies’ Mile in 1978, trained by Henry Cecil. She was co-owner of her family’s Someries Stud in Newmarket, which they sold to Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum in 1990. In […]

Things to do: Check out Apollo Chamber P...

Apollo Chamber Players enters its 15th season with several notches under its belt – five album releases with a sixth pending this summer – plus a few new ones to add – the replacement of its outgoing violist and a Kennedy Center for the Arts debut. spectacle. Themed “Connective Harmony,” this season is a reminder […]

Beyonce helped usher in a renaissance fo...

Beyoncé has involved various African artists in her projects and has often presented them to international audiences. Before Black is King, these include the poetry of Kenyan-born Warsan Shire on Lemonadea quote from Nigerian novelist Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie on Flawless (2013) and choreography by Tofo Tofo – the dance group based in Mozambique – in […]

Masoom Minawala redefines luxury living ...

Very few define luxury hospitality like Raffles Udaipur. Travel + Leisure India & South Asia discover inner peace, serenity and curated experiences on this private island of Udaipur during a blanket session with global influencer Masoom Minawala. By Chirag Mohanty Samal Produced by Aindrila MitraPhotographed by The pixel houseStylized by Anaita Shroff AdajaniaAssisted by Chandani […]

Jodi Picoult and the Behind the Lines te...

When bestselling author Jodi Picoult set out to adapt her novel YA Between the lines in a musical, she was trying to locate two unicorns. At least that’s how she described her search to find a female songwriting team. She soon learned that such teams are still relatively rare in the theater world. (To date, […]

The Verge’s favorite ways to relieve str

The last few years have been very stressful. We’ve all been through pandemics (plural!), political upheaval, economic horrors – you name it. And that’s not even mentioning the normal pressure of work and family. So how do you deal? We asked the staff to The edge to let us know how they cope with the […]

A poet finds his home in a patch of nett...

Thunderstone: A True Story of Losing One Home and Discovering Another Nancy Campbell Elliot and Thompsonp. 223£14.99 Towards the end of a long relationship – “resolved to have a conversation about the future, which meant breaking up” – Nancy Campbell’s partner suffered a stroke. Campbell’s life then became a hell of hospital visits, supporting and […]

Review: Lear at the Houston Shakespeare ...

When our esteemed Houston Shakespeare Festival stays true to the spirit and tenor of Shakespeare, the results can be awfully good, almost excellent. The indomitable tragedy King Lear is in good hands this 47th season, a touching production in which everyone invests the most. Lear’s landscape is dark, broken. Kindness is punished, morality has a […]

A look at the history of this honor

English Heritage, a charity, will honor Dadabhai Naoroji’s house at 72 Anerley Park in London. He was the first Asian elected to the British Parliament. Prior to this, Jawaharlal Nehru and Mahatma Gandhi were honored with the Blue Plaque English Heritage, a charity, will honor Dadabhai Naoroji’s house at 72 Anerley Park in London. Image […]

Beyoncé releases a new EP after ‘Renaiss

Almost exactly one week after the release of her latest album “Renaissance,” Beyoncé has released a new EP featuring four new tracks that revolve around her hit “Break My Soul.” According Uproxxthe 40-year-old singer received rave reviews from critics for her new album, and she immediately released a long track titled “Break My Soul Remixes.” […]

House of the Dragon author says show won...

A writer and executive producer of the upcoming Game of Thrones prequel House Of The Dragon has said the series will not “depict sexual violence” against women despite a showrunner recently saying otherwise. “I would like to clarify that we don’t portray sexual violence on the show,” writer and executive producer Sara Hess told Vanity […]

Roger Rosenblatt begins a new chapter in...

As a columnist, journalist, editor and author, Roger Rosenblatt has a long history of working in the writing game – and over the years he’s won his share of mediums. We’re talking newspapers (Washington Post), magazines (Time), TV (MacNeil Lehrer NewsHour) and books – he’s written 20 to date, including ‘Making Toast’, a memoir about […]

Freddie Prinze Jr. on what Kevin Dunn is...

In the latest ‘Wrestling with Freddie’ podcast, former WWE writer Freddie Prinze Jr. explained why he’s in love with female wrestlers who are physical specimens, praising Jade Cargill, Nicole Bass, Chyna and Beth Phoenix . “That’s why I love this Jade Cargill in AEW,” Prinze Jr said. “She’s like a Greek god. That’s what they […]

How does Beyoncé’s “alien superstar” cou

Diane Warren woke up and chose violence on Monday when she took to Twitter and asked, “How can there be 24 authors on a song?” And although she accentuated her question with a prominent emoji, she insisted in a follow-up tweet“It’s not supposed to be shade, I’m just curious.” While Warren didn’t call anyone by […]

How Word is Bond Brings Young Black Men ...

When a dozen young black men and a dozen police officers gather in a church to write poetry together, there is apprehension on both sides. “They all pull me aside, like they think they’re the only one, saying, ‘I’m not a poet. I can’t write anything deep,’” Lakayana Drury says. Drury is the founder and […]

The Dark Side of American Cheerfulness

Comfort. To feel better. Do not worry Be Happy. Smile more. As an emotion, cheerfulness has an amazing range. At best, it’s a style of kindness we extend to others, a balm during difficult times, and a way to deal with trauma and despair. At worst, joy can be a dishonest, on-demand feeling that we […]

International Armenian Literary Alliance...

The International Armenian Literary Alliance (IALA) has launched two $2,500 grants, one for Armenian to English translation and the other for contemporary creative writing. Applications for both grants will be accepted September 1-30, 2022. The IALA Translation Grant will award $2,500 to a translator working from Armenian source texts into English. In 2022, the scholarship […]

A Glimpse of the Middle Class in Ancient...

Human trafficking is a horrific crime and “a total attack on the rights, security and dignity of people”, Secretary General António Guterres said on Friday, on the eve of world day against human trafficking. “Tragically, it’s also a growing problem – especially for women and girls, who make up the majority of detected trafficking victims […]

Transform Magazine: Times new Roman – 20

When Brand Lounge wanted to update its own visual identity, the Dubai-based agency had to reckon with the age-old question, quis custodiet ipsos custodes. Jack Cousins ​​finds out who brands branding agencies Sometimes the art of branding can touch on deeply philosophical questions. The Latin phrase quis custodiet ipsos custodes, attributed to the Roman poet […]

Songwriting legend Diane Warren trolled ...

Diane Warren may be songwriting royalty, but she got stuck on Beyonce’s crown on Monday when she asked why the new album “Renaissance” has songs with 24 credited songwriters. Twitter had something to say. How can there be 24 authors on a song?🙄 — Diane Warren (@Diane_Warren) August 1, 2022 “How can there be 24 […]

The Famous Seinfeld Line A Compound Audi...

“The Junior Mint” (Season 4, Episode 20) has the titular candy at the center of its story, and it’s one of the most interwoven “Seinfeld” episodes out there. Jerry’s (Jerry Seinfeld) subplot is the most detached from the main story, which revolves around him dating a woman whose name he doesn’t know. Naturally, George is […]

International Students Nominated for Son...

The late Sonny Mehta’s widow, Gita, endowed graduate writing programs in England and the United States. The University of East Anglia campus, viewed from Earlham Park in Norwich. Image – Getty iStockphoto: Andres Garcia M By Porter Anderson, Editor | @Porter_Anderson Gita Mehta: “Giving writers freedom, time and support” As Publication prospects as readers know, […]

Ibrahim Maalouf and Angélique Kidjo: Que

The legend of the Queen of Sheba’s meeting with King Solomon in Jerusalem appears in the Hebrew scriptures, the New Testament, the Quran, Ethiopian literature and Yoruba tradition. The meeting of African and Hebrew sovereigns inspired composers such as George Handel, Charles Gounod and Ottorino Respighi. He was the subject of films like King Vidor’s […]

Baseball reliquary survived and is ‘bett

LOS ANGELES – Now on display at the Los Angeles Central Library through November in an exhibit called “Something in Common.” There’s a San Diego chicken costume, a half-smoked Babe Ruth cigar that’s probably – maybe? maybe? — was feisty about a 1924 Philadelphia brothel and a baseball signed by Mother Teresa. The real Mother […]

Historical figures we would like to see ...

Although the popular British science fiction series Doctor Who works on the theme of time travel, it shares similarities with the real world. And he also likes to use real historical figures. The Doctor has the power to travel not only into the future but also through time. As a result, various regenerations of the […]

A Simpsons Writer Still Defends This Inf...

“The Principal and the Pauper” was the final episode of “The Simpsons” Keeler wrote; afterward, he jumped ship for creator Matt Groening’s next series, “Futurama.” One of the first “Futurama” episodes he wrote, “When Aliens Attack”, contains meta commentary similar to “The Principal and the Pauper”. Chunks of the episode are a simple send-off of […]

Religion: Was Shakespeare raised Catholi...

In this OUPblog series, Lena Cowen Orlin, author of “Detailed and Dazzling” The private life of William Shakespeare, explores the key moments in the life of the bard. Whether it’s asking when Shakespeare’s birthday was, his legacy of a “second best bed” or his own grave monument, you can read the full series here. Was […]

Objects from WCMFA’s permanent collectio

Daniel Fulco, Ph.D. Agnita M. Stine Schreiber Curator, WCMFA This summer, visitors have the opportunity to see exceptional works of art from Iran, India and the Mediterranean, which are part of the permanent collection of the Washington County Museum of Fine Arts. On display just outside the Groh Gallery as the “Collection Connections” (look for […]

Best Arnold Schwarzenegger Movies & Perf

Austrian-born actor, producer, former bodybuilder and Governor of California Arnold Schwarzenegger is one of the most successful box office stars in history. With over 50 credits grossing more than $4 billion worldwide, Schwarzenegger ranks among the top 40 highest-grossing stars of all time. To celebrate its 75th anniversary, Variety ranks his top 10 cinematic performances. […]

Hala Finley on the film’s dark nature an

| Hala Finley is always looking for new challenges to take on, light sitcoms like CBS Man with a plan at most serious with dark subjects like human trafficking as his latest film Paradise Highway. Finley plays Leila, a girl who unwillingly participates in a smuggling operation, and befriends a reluctant truck driver, Sally (Juliette […]

Sugarbeads Lounge, Honored Star Chef Dis...

English as a Second Language (ESL), General Education Development (GED), Diploma Program Credit, and Adult Basic Education (ABE) are available free to Ridgefield residents age 17 and more; for the ESL program, classes are available for residents aged 18 and over. Registration for GED, ABE, and credit diploma courses is open until August 12 at […]

Obituary: John Hudson Osgood – Portland

John HudsonOsgood LINCOLNVILLE — John Hudson Osgood, born July 9, 1940, lived an imaginative, thoughtful, and righteous life. He was a passionate and accomplished writer, photographer, athlete, thinker, professional real estate developer, pilot and sailor. He grew up in Marblehead, Mass. and had a passion for the coast of Maine, especially Penobscot Bay. A friend […]

UFC 277 Predictions – Julianna Pena vs.

On Saturday night, Julianna Pena gets her chance to prove that lightning can strike twice when she defends her women’s bantamweight championship against Amanda Nunes in the main event of UFC 277 from the American Airlines Center in Dallas. Pena shocked the MMA world at UFC 269, submitting Nunes to win the championship. Prior to […]

Charles Akwen celebrates Ruby Jubilee wi...

By Henri Akubuiro As most of the public universities in Nigeria, the University of Lagos, Akoka has been under lock and key since February 14, 2022, not thanks to the persistent ASUU strike. But Unilag momentarily came to life on Thursday June 30, as Dr. Charles Terseer Akwen, Senior Lecturer in the Department of English, […]

I am going through a mid-career crisis a...

I have worked with the same company for 20 years and have reached the point where I no longer find my job challenging. I applied twice for promotion but was turned down in favor of younger staff members. I could look for work outside of the company, but I’m in my 50s so it’s unlikely […]

Should we still study Shakespeare? An e...

This content contains affiliate links. When you purchase through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. Should we still study Shakespeare? There is no simple answer. On the one hand, it depends on what is meant by “study” – perhaps a better question, at least as far as accountability is concerned, should we always […]

Writer’s review of Akshaya Mukul. Rebel

Agyeya (1911-1987), a dominant figure in fashionable Hindi literature, was once a multifaceted character. Born Sachchidananda, he received his nickname Premchand which imprinted his story while the creator was in prison for his involvement in progressive actions. Her lifestyles were characterized by a nomadic, yet deeply reflective exploration of bodily areas, sketchy concepts, feelings, and […]

Looking Back, Moving Forward – Oswego Co

A retrospective by Steve Yablonski Thirty years ago, a new publication appeared on newsstands in midtown New York. In the August-September 1992 issue, with Eugene Saloga, then Director of the Oswego Community Development Office, featured on the inaugural cover, the headline proclaimed, “The Wal-Mart Era Begins in Oswego” — and so Oswego County Business Magazine […]

Season 3 of “Miss Scarlet and the Duke”

TL; DR: PBS renewed Miss Scarlet and Duke for season 3, which will air in January 2023. News of the renewal comes ahead of the show’s Season 2 premiere in October 2022. The second season begins a few months after the Season 1 finale and sees Eliza Scarlet continue to establish herself as a private […]

If You Can Solve This Word Puzzle, You M...

Fishing for the answer? This puzzle of the world meets optical illusion is harder to catch than you might think. TikTok users were left puzzled as they struggled to guess how to correctly pronounce the mystery word “ghoti”. “Goaty” and “gotty” aren’t even close – because the true pronunciation of this word is actually a […]


Back with a full program of shows and activities for the first summer since 2019, Shakespeare’s Globe will welcome families to Bankside for a summer of theatrical fun. The iconic Globe Theater will host a host of CBeebies favorites in filmed performances of CBeebies As You Like It from August 9-10. This special adaptation of […]

Statue of Amelia Earhart unveiled at the...

Comment this story Comment After a torturous journey, Amelia Earhart has finally landed in a place where everyone can find her. Her statue now resides in the National Statuary Hall of the United States Capitol, following a ceremony on Wednesday that focused on her role as a pioneer for women’s rights rather than the lingering […]

SOMETHING ROTTEN in West Fargo Sheyenne

It was another one of those experiences where I knew next to nothing about this show. Now, this might be one of my new favorite musicals. This production was absolutely amazing. From the cast, to the pit, to the set designers, costumers, choreographer and everyone else, this whole show was fun, entertaining, hilarious and more. […]

Houston Shakespeare Festival 2022: plays...

Nothing screams Houston summer traditions like Shakespeare in the park. For its 47th season anniversary, the University of Houston Theater School presents its annual report Houston Shakespeare Festival with consecutive productions of King Lear and Cymbeline at the Miller Outdoor Theater. From this Thursday through August 6, Houstonians of all ages can experience […]

Nelly Karim: Empowering Women – EgyptTod

Faten Amal Harby is a social drama series that revolves around the plight of Faten (Nelly Karim), a divorced woman with two daughters. The series sheds light on burning societal issues including domestic violence, divorce, as well as the injustice and difficulties Egyptian women face when opting for divorce, including […]

20th anniversary of the death of Syed Al...

Mon Jul 25 2022 12:00 AM Last updated on: Mon Jul 25 2022 12:34 PM Prof Syed Ali Ahsan (1922-2002) SOURCE: WIKIMEDIA COMMONS “> Prof Syed Ali Ahsan (1922-2002) SOURCE: WIKIMEDIA COMMONS Professor Syed Ali Ahsan was by far the best intellectual, poet and pedagogue in Bangladesh in the second half of the last century. […]

Paul Sorvino’s daughter pays tribute to

Actress Mira Sorvino has paid tribute to her father – ‘talented and generous’ Goodfellas star Paul Sorvino – who died aged 83. The actor played Paul Cicero in the classic 1990 crime film alongside Robert De Niro and Ray Liotta, as well as Sergeant Phil Cerreta in the TV series Law & Order. Sorvino died […]

Adele’s new Las Vegas dates pose problem

House Music Adele’s new dates in Las Vegas pose problems for Grammy or Oscar appearances… Adele has agreed to 13 new weekend dates next winter in Las Vegas at Caesar’s Palace Colosseum. Only one problem: his schedule includes Grammy and Oscar weekends. Adele is booked at the Colosseum for […]

Shakespeare-related English estate hits ...

To buy or not to buy, that is the question. Colne Priory – a historic residence in the picturesque English village of Earls Colne, Essex – has been listed for £7million ($8.4million). The impressive estate includes a 14,000 square foot main residence and a three-bedroom guest house. The country estate belonged for centuries to the […]

I want to be free: Bob Rafelson (1933-20...

He was born in New York on February 21, 1933. After graduating from high school and studying philosophy at Dartmouth, Rafelson was drafted into the army and stationed in Japan. There, he began to take an interest in cinema, especially in the works of John Ford, Ingmar Bergman and Yasujiro Ozu. Around this time, he […]

OLD NEWS: Journalist’s fun run for offic

Before we dig into today’s fun topic — how Arkansas Gazette cop-beaten reporter Joe Wirges’ colleagues mocked his candidacy for Big Rock Constable in 1922 — we need to scratch some background needed. First, know that this is issue #3 in a series of old news columns. For basics on the “Joe Gazette” Wirges, see […]

‘Five Easy Pieces’ director Bob Rafelson

Robert Rafelson was born on February 21, 1933 in New York. His father was a hat maker who expected his sons to enter the family business. But Mr Rafelson found inspiration in his uncle, screenwriter Samson Raphaelson, who worked with director Ernst Lubitsch on numerous films, including ‘Trouble in Paradise’ and ‘The Shop Around the […]

Sue Bird’s Farewell Tour arrives at Mohe

When Sue Bird’s farewell tour as WNBA superstar and Team USA flies to Connecticut on Thursday, a celebration will erupt in a matchup between two playoff-bound teams. I have fond memories of taking my daughter and two of her friends to the Pepsi Arena in 2003 to see Bird – after his rookie season with […]

Raibag School teacher says he broke no l...

Veeranna Madiwalar has not yet received the copy of the notice issued for her two-line poem on the public school merger project Veeranna Madiwalar has not yet received the copy of the notice issued for her two-line poem on the public school merger project Public primary school teacher Veeranna Madiwalar, who received a notice from […]

10 Other Crime Movies From The 90s That ...

Heat is a spectacular standalone crime film, and no one would have ever thought a sequel would be in development, but there it is, writer-director Michael Mann has confirmed. Heat 2 plans. It’s unclear exactly what direction the sequel might be heading in (although the sequel to the novel coming out in September will shed […]

Trolls told me to kill myself because of...

As an Ofcom report on UK internet habits says tech companies must do more to protect women online, writer and host Amy Nickell, 32, from Hertfordshire, shares her experience facing to a buildup of social media. Leaving the Good Morning Britain studio, after a heated on-air debate about gender roles, I felt satisfied with how […]

Shashank Kulkarni’s book selected in gov

Excelsior CorrespondentJAMMU, July 23: An internationally renowned agricultural policy scientist and well-known author from Central University of Jammu, Shashank Kulkarni’s Marathi book ‘Samnvayatun Samgratekade (From Coordination to Integration)’ has been selected in the ‘ List of Government Approved Books’ from the Government of Maharashtra.This book was selected in the category ‘Spirituality and Philosophy’. This list […]

Indoor Games – The New York Times

A colleague recently brought to my attention a story that appeared in The Times a few years ago about the late 1960s board game Group Therapy, in which players take turns drawing cards that ask intimate questions and psychological challenges. (Example: “You have been accused of over-intellectualizing your complexes. Respond – without being the victim […]

Bookmark the Park: the series of events ...

Shepherdstown resident Lee Doty, right, whips up some brownies on a plate for Chris Duewel, as Leah Rampy looks on, at the Bookmark the Park July event in Rumsey Park on Sunday afternoon. Tabitha Johnston SHEPHERDSTOWN – In its second season this year, Bookmark the Park has once again brought a […]

‘It’s not a comfortable crime – I’m tack

‘It’s not a comfortable crime – I’m tackling serious issues,’ says former Fife writer Claire MacLeary at new book launch Calendar An icon of a desktop calendar. to cancel An icon of a circle with a diagonal line across it. Caret A right-pointing solid arrow icon. E-mail An icon of a paper envelope. Facebook An […]

Star Wars Acolyte Show Officially Casts ...

Hunger Games star Amandla Stenberg has officially been cast in the lead role of the upcoming Star Wars TV series The Acolyte. Amandla Stenberg (The hunger Games) joins the cast of the next star wars TV shows The Acolyte. Stenberg began his career as a child actor in film Colombian, featuring a younger version of […]

‘Yumi’s Cells’ Season 3: Everything We K

The K-drama finale Yumi’s Cells Season 2 ended with another breakup but a hopeful future. Fans saw that Yu-mi’s heart and love for Babi wasn’t meant to be. But the ending teased fans with the long-awaited introduction of a male character that fans were eager to meet. In the original webtoon, Yu-mi has a last […]

François Villon: peasant rather than pri

Ballad of the Ladies of Old Tell me where, in which country, Is Flore the beautiful Roman, Archipiada or Thais Who was his first cousin once, Echo that speaks when there is a sound On a pond or river What beauty was more than human? But where are the snows of yesteryear ? Where is […]

Physics and poetry in radical collaborat...

July 22, 2022&ball; Physics 15, 111 When physicists and poets work together, they can challenge existing paradigms. But these collaborations need bigger platforms to realize their full artistic, scientific and societal potential. Courtesy of A. Catanzano Catanzano with Beacham on the CERN campus. Catanzano argues that for art-science relationships to reach their full potential, the […]

Retired NYU administrator’s novel ‘inspi

“I did everything right as a college administrator, so how did I end up in that Panamanian prison cell?” That phrase had been swirling around Robert Berne’s head for 10 years when he served as executive vice president for health at New York University. This sparked his desire to try his hand at fiction and, […]

The case of being touched

“Can I come?” It was a simple text. One I probably shouldn’t have felt so anxious to have sent as I drove to Matt’s house in West Los Angeles after a late night at the office. But for a Muslim woman in her twenties who had lived her entire life ruled by the social rules […]

‘Notre Dame de Paris’: so good, it’s a s

Lincoln Center, one block from the Fordham campus in Manhattan, is synonymous with premier productions from a variety of artistic traditions. “Notre Dame de Paris” rightly takes its place among the incredible performances that adorn this historic square. “Notre Dame of Paris“, commonly translated as “The Hunchback of Notre-Dame”, is a sung pop-rock musical comedy […]

SMITH COLUMN: Memories of the British Op...

St. Andrews is a place that I love and not just for the Open Championship which takes place every six months or so. This year was the first time I missed the championship in golf country since 1971. At that time, I had never given much thought to visiting the “Auld Gray Toon”, as this […]

James Bond star Ana de Armas doesn’t wan

no time to dieAna de Armas doesn’t like swapping the role of 007. The star, who played badass CIA agent Paloma in last year’s 25th Bond film, spoke to The sun on the ubiquitous question: who should replace Daniel Craig? For years names like Idris Elba, James Norton, Richard Madden, Henry Golding, Regé-Jean Page, Michael […]

Marcel Theroux’s The Sorcerer of Pyongya

JThe interest in North Korea is not surprising at a time of the rise of totalitarian states and growing threats to fundamental freedoms in democratic countries. The latest in the catalog of books on this little-known place is The Sorcerer of Pyongyang by Marcel Theroux, which sets out to tell the story of a nation, […]

Everything We Know So Far – Billboard

Beyoncé’s new music comes like falling asleep: slowly, then all at once. After six years without a new solo album – and only a few cryptic hints in recent days that something was up – Queen B has followed her tradition of surprise record announcements during the streaming platform Tidal, which is owned by her […]

Poet, painter and patron – The New India

The Bahmani kingdom with its capital at Gulbarga (Kalaburagi, Karnataka) was founded in 1347, but later Berar, Ahmadnagar, Bijapur (Vijayapura), Bidar and Golkonda became independent kingdoms. The art of miniature painting flourished in some of these centers, also known as Deccani painting. Among the Bijapur sultans of the Adil Shahi dynasty (1490–1686), Ibrahim Adil Shah […]

NHL makes great strides for women in hoc...

Kate Madigan blushed and she couldn’t help smiling. When it was time at the New Jersey Devils development camp for her to show up with her title, Madigan got the chance to say she was an assistant general manager. She is only the sixth woman in the history of the National Hockey League to hold […]

The best books of summer 2022

Photo by Maryna Terletska/Getty Images The death of consensus by Phil TinlinC Hurst & Co, 472 pages, £20 Radio producer Phil Tinline describes the past 100 years as a series of crises – unemployment, strikes, inflation and Brexit – in which consensus, “the limits that shape the politically possible”, are shattered. Tinline’s account of competing […]

There’s more than meets the eye – St. Jo

By Van Yandell Retired American industrial arts teacher, evangelist and pastor Romans 11:33 “O depth of the riches of the wisdom and knowledge of God! How unsearchable are his judgments and his ways unexplored! » One of my great disappointments in life happened in Paris. It was mid-morning on a hot day in June. We […]

What’s up with Marvel treating their fem

In the Marvel Cinematic Universe, heroines have received villainous treatment. After the famous alleged workplace stalker and reported creep, Joss Whedon included a forced hysterectomy in Natasha Romanoff/Black Widow’s backstory in Avengers: Age of Ultron, a movie in which Romanoff has described herself as a “monster” because of this, the MCU’s poor portrayal of their […]

The Royal Family and the Spirit World

In June 2022, Princess Martha Louise, a self-proclaimed seer and fourth in line to the throne of Norway, has announced her engagement to a controversial spiritual healer and shaman Durek Verret. The backlash against the couple at home has centered in part on their controversial beliefs in alternative therapies, with Verrett claiming he has been […]

Bring a poetic vibe to Ponda

Jul 20, 2022 | 05:20 IST Bring a poetic vibe to Ponda Ponda has undoubtedly produced many talented artists and art and culture are deeply rooted in the villages of the taluka. After a lull of nearly two years, Goan poetry came to life during the recently organized poetry recitation program ‘Paavli- Ek Paavsali Saanj […]

The Harlem Renaissance of the 1920s is s...

The Harlem Renaissance happened before the Great Depression, World War II, and many inventions; however, it is still celebrated and recognized today. In the 1920s, Harlem was the epicenter of black culture in New York. Jazz music filled the streets like traffic, speakeasies and the like nightclubs gets the booze flowing and the dice rolling […]

Ottumwa native writes historical fiction...

Mary Armstrong’s phone rings at 4:15 a.m. every morning. Her mother, Midge, is always on the other end, waiting to hear what her daughter wrote the night before. Armstrong, originally from Ottumwa, is the author of historical novels. His name graces the covers of three books and a one-act play – “The Mesilla – The […]

Constance Alexander: Maintaining a conne...

Born and raised in suburban New Jersey, to both urban parents, I had no concept of “rural” until my brother went to college. I was 7 or 8 when I accompanied him and my parents on the trip to State College, to have Roger moved into the dorm and started as a freshman at Penn […]

GM CEO Barra says headquarters will rema...

By TOM KRISHER, AP Auto Writer NEW YORK (AP) — General Motors will retain its headquarters in its seven-tower office complex in downtown Detroit, its CEO said. Mary Barra, in an interview with The Associated Press, said the automaker’s main office will remain in the Renaissance Center, the centerpiece of the city’s skyline just across […]

A (light) defense of Netflix’s “persuasi

Watch the latest adaptation of Persuasion getting roasted by Jane Austen fans online was deeply fun. As an enlightened major, I find it fascinating every time a new Austen-inspired thing comes out because it’s still divider. sandit has been criticized for not being a good continuation of the unfinished novel, and the 2020 Emma was […]

Almanac – Monday 07/18/22 | KALW

Today is Monday, July 18, 2022, July 18 is the 199th day of the year 166 days remain until the end of the year. The sun will rise in San Francisco at 6:02:21 a.m. and the sun will set tonight at 8:29:19 p.m. We will have 14 hours and 26 minutes of daylight today. Solar […]

The gender gap

This year’s World Economic Forum’s Global Gender Gap Report places Pakistan second to last out of 146 countries in terms of gender parity. According to the report, based on the progress made in closing the gender gap in South Asia, it will take another 197 years to achieve gender parity. Pakistan is consistently ranked at […]

Mike Flanagan’s Midnight Club Is The Per

The horror genre as a whole is enjoying something of a golden renaissance. Among A24’s arty offerings, such as Bodies, bodies, bodies — to the rebirth of one of the greatest slasher franchises of all time — Scream – there seems to be a spooky offering for every adult-oriented taste. While on the streaming and […]

30 Young Mandela: Nkateko Masinga

Nkateko Masinga, young winner of Mandela 2022. Category: Creativity Location: Pretoria, Gauteng Nkateko Masinga, 30, is an award-winning writer, poet and scholar. She is currently Director of the Internship Program at Africa in Dialogue, an online interview magazine that archives creative and critical insights with Africa’s leading storytellers. The publication interviews creative writers from all […]

Prometheus Unbound from Poetry – The Shi

By Dr Ratan Bhattacharjee Denounced as a rebel or a demon during his lifetime, Percy Bysshe Shelley became an angel after death. Two centuries later, he remains more powerful than when he was alive. It is not easy to analyze why Shelley is more popular than any other English Romantic poet in the world, except […]

An Elegant and Intricate Mosaic – The Sh

By Vikas Datta One of the oldest, most dynamic and yet still thriving literary traditions in the world, its impact spans centuries and continents. If it were only known for its medieval – but still popular – Sufi mystical poets, its national epic that spans mythology to recorded history, or its tales of star-crossed lovers, […]

Ask a bookseller: Little Rabbit is a ste...

Bookseller Jason Hong didn’t expect to love Alyssa Songsiridej’s “Little Rabbit” so much, and now he’s a fan. When recommending the novel at Yu and Me Books in New York, he tells people that the novel is “ultimately about sex, power and female desire”. “Little Rabbit” by Alyssa Songsiridej Bloomsbury Publishing, New York The main […]

Dine at East Hampton, Foodgod and more

East Hampton restaurants abound, Florence Maker is stirring the pot, Dan’s Taste Signature Weekend presented by Yieldstreet is coming August, and more from the East End “Food Seen.” Whether you’re in town for shopping or surfing, East Hampton has plenty of great restaurants to offer. The village is experiencing something of an Italian renaissance, in […]

An epic historical novel dives deep into...

Hamutal Bar-Yosef, 82, was tired of the legitimacy of the State of Israel being questioned or attacked. “As an Israeli, I am insulted and angry when I am asked to justify the existence of my country,” said Bar-Yosef, a retired literature professor and accomplished poet, short story writer and translator. The octogenarian’s response was to […]

10 best comics illustrated by Esad Ribić

Esad Ribić started making waves at Marvel Comics when he illustrated the critically acclaimed 2004 miniseries Loki, and he’s been a powerful performer ever since. Ribić has worked on numerous projects at Marvel, exploring both the covers and interiors of some of the greatest stories Marvel Comics has ever published. RELATED: Thor’s 10 Best Artists […]

“Female authors do not ask themselves th

‘I’m sorry I’m late’, a troubled but charming Cathy Kelly, the wildly successful recent author Dancing with the stars alum, bleats on Zoom. “I didn’t realize it was a video call I needed, so I was just doing a dry shampoo.” It’s a typical Wednesday in the calendar for the Belfast-born, Enniskerry-based woman – it’s […]

Randal Cooper, candidate, Congress Dist....

The Tennessean editorial board asked candidates for the August 4 state and federal primary in Tennessee to answer our questionnaire. Find biographical information and their answers to 10 questions. Early voting began on July 15. Biographical information Last name: Randal Cooper Age (at time of August 4 election): 51 Neighborhood, town and/or city: Nashville Education: […]

5 Historical Legends of Nigerian Culture...

Here are 5 historical legends that have had a huge impact on this country: She was Chief Medical Adviser born October 27, 1956 and died August 19, 2014. In 2014, when Ebola disease broke out, Adadevoh put the brakes on what could have been a game of tragic events; placing Patrick Sawyerthe first Ebola patient […]

How to see Italy’s most beautiful coastl

On a warm mid-May morning, I found myself sipping an Aperol Spritz while gorging on local cheeses, fresh rosemary and olive focaccia in Portovenere, dubbed the sixth village of the Cinque Terre. Refueled, I climbed the slopes of the village, passing skinny pastel-hued houses before stopping at the 12th-century striped church of Chiesa di San […]