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Sydney philanthropist Paula McLean donat...

Paula McLean, a Sydney philanthropist and former vice president of the Stella Prize, has donated $ 1 million to the Stella Forever Fund, one of the largest donations of its kind. The Stella Prize, established in 2013, is Australia’s largest annual book award for writers identifying women and has made a huge contribution to the […]

Film Review: “Benedetta”, an unruly and

The ecstatic agonies (or is it the dying ecstasies?) Which have become the signature of legendary Dutch filmmaker Paul Verhoeven, are fully exposed in his historic religious epic, “Benedetta”, a story of sex, suffering and the sacrament. In Judith C. Brown’s 1986 book, “Immodest Acts,” detailing the life story of Sister Benedetta Carlini, Verhoeven found […]

Famous Telugu lyricist Sirivennela Seeth...

Hyderabad, November 30 Telugu lyricist and writer Sirivennela Seetharama Sastry is no more. The lyricist breathed his last on Tuesday as he battled pneumonia at KIMS Hospital in Secunderabad. He was 66 years old and is survived by his wife and two sons. Chembolu Seetharama Sastry, better known by his pseudonym Sirivennela Seetharama Sastry, was […]

Scottish tour dates are on sale for ‘Jam

In the fall of 2022, Rona Munro returns to the Scottish stages with a daring new production: “James IV – Queen of the Fight”, directed by Laurie Sansom – the formidable duo that brought us James I, II and III.They are reunited with designer Jon Bausor who also worked on the first three pieces, and […]

Destiel: Yo A Ti, one year later | Arts

November 5 marked the first anniversary of one of the most terrible, ridiculous, and wonderful phenomena of that time: Destiel. “Destiel” is the name of the ship for two “Supernatural” characters: the demon hunter Dean Winchester (Jensen Ackles) and the angel Castiel (Misha Collins). Marked by nostalgic looks, tender touches, and a willingness to do […]

The Editorial Board: Higgins’ plan for i

Those dollars, he said, “gave us Canalside, which gave us all kinds of waterfront projects. This is a rare opportunity, because it is again the combination of those two things. On the Inner Harbor, the dilapidated look of the Erie Basin Marina and brutalist-style buildings are ripe for the update. The congressman is proposing $ […]

Faith learned that young people had a li...

Novelist Julie Courtney Sullivan describes herself as an outlier in a traditional Irish Catholic family in Massachusetts. Professionally known as “J. Courtney Sullivan,” the under-40 writer has authored five generally well-received novels that some critics have praised for their freshness, character development and timeliness. His 2020 book, “Friends and Strangers,” focuses on themes of self-deception, […]

Two Palestinian artists withdraw from Fr...

Palestinian Campaign for a Cultural and Academic Boycott of Israel says festival program violates boycott standards The Arab World Institute in Paris said it had not planned to attend the festival in terms of nationality [Getty] Two Palestinian artists have announced their withdrawal from an Arab culture festival organized by the Arab World Institute in […]

Mohamed Mbougar Sarr: reinventing Africa...

Mohamed Mbougar Sarr is the first author from sub-Saharan Africa to receive France’s most important literary prize, the Prix Goncourt. The literary thriller of the 31-year-old Senegalese author The most secret memory of houses (The most secret memory of men) tells the story of a young Senegalese writer who discovers a legendary book from 1938 […]

Take a break, watch the dub

Most important of all, and this is the most controversial part of the subtitle vs. dub debate, some people don’t like reading subtitles. And it’s good. Bong Joon-ho is ready to fight someone but the truth is some people don’t want to read. They don’t like to read. So which would you prefer? That someone […]