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When Dambudzo Marechera met Aaron Chiund...

The herald Onai Mushava revisits the cold encounters of two of Zimbabwe’s best-known writers, Dambudzo Marechera and Aaron Chiundura Moyo, in conversation with their contemporaries and critics. Dambudzo Marechera’s moods swung between extremes like an Eskimo in Hades. Everyone around him was the shadow of a plot that had to be resisted with unpredictable explosions. […]

Mark Johnston to train with Son Charlie

Lingfield witnessed a piece of racing history on December 31 as Britain’s most prolific trainer Mark Johnston sent the last runner off solely on his behalf before his license was jointly held with his son Charlie from January 1. Almost 35 years after sending her first runner – Rosie Oh over the hurdles at Wetherby […]

Our hopes for East Bay restaurants and b...

In this 2018 photo, community members come together to support Hasta Muerte, an Oakland café that has taken a principled and cohesive stance against systemic oppression. Credit: Hasta Muerte / Facebook Nosh 2021 in review· East Bay’s most trusted bar and restaurant destinations· East Bay’s Best Dining Experiences· The best alfresco dining in East Bay· […]

Asma Khader, fighter for women’s rights

Jordan has long been an unwavering ally of Western countries. But the status of women – their treatment in the labor market, their access to good medical care, and their participation in politics – has deteriorated in recent years, although Jordanian women have made progress in the field of education. A country where conservative tribes […]

Robert Gómez is the first Watsonville po

WATSONVILLE– For the first time ever, the town of Watsonville has its own Poet Laureate. Longtime resident Robert Gómez will work over the next two years to advance the literary arts throughout the Pajaro Valley. A Poet Laureate is appointed by a government or other institution to represent and engage in dialogue with their communities, […]

Jet Sports Female Athlete of the Month: ...

To share Tweeter To share To share E-mail Flowing Wells junior Navine Mallon records a double-double in points and rebounds (Andy Morales / AllSportsTucson.com) Flowing Wells established themselves as one of the top teams in the state through December with a 15-1 overall record, including winning their Flowing Wells Shootout Invitational Championship on December 29. […]

How the Northman is inspired by Shakespe...

Robert Eggers’ next historical epic, The Northman, is about a Viking prince seeking revenge for his father. It is also based on a play by Shakespeare. The man of the North is an upcoming historical epic about a young Viking prince seeking revenge for his murdered father. The trailer for the film has already generated […]

GHETTO, RENAISSANCE ET MODERN OBLIVION w...

The Miglior Film Prize, or Best Film, in the International Documentary Section of the Asti International Film Festival went to Babylon: Ghetto, Renaissance and Modern Oblivion, the first film by the soprano and director of the Salon / series Sanctuary Concerts Jessica Gould, styling off an extraordinary year for Gould’s directorial debut. The hybrid musical […]

The rigors of motherhood are tested in t...

An encouraging sign of Hollywood’s progress in gender equity is “The Lost Daughter”. This is Maggie Gyllenhaal’s feature debut as writer / director, and it is exceptional. Based on a novel by Elena Ferrante, “Daughter” is about motherhood. More specifically, it is about feeling ambivalent about motherhood. Olivia Colman plays Leda, a teacher on vacation […]

Kaithapram Vishwanathan, Music Director ...

Kerala- Thiruvananthapuram: Legendary Kerala State Music Director Shri Kaithapram Viswanathan Namboothiri died at a private hospital in Kozhikode (Calicut) on Wednesday, industry sources said. The 58-year-old musician, always in the shadow of his illustrious older brother, poet and lyricist, Kaithapram Damodaran Namboothiri, breathed his last in a private hospital where he was undergoing cancer treatment. […]

In Helina Metaferia’s MFA Show, ‘Army of

Artist Helina Metaferia in her New York studio is preparing works for the exhibition “Helina Metaferia: Generations”. Tommie battle “She respectfully involves people in [BIPOC activist] communities as collaborators in her artistic practice, asking them to share their “daily revolutions” – the way they navigate and negotiate a world that tries to put barriers in […]

First Look: Discover “A New Day Lyric” b

Dave Kotinsky / Getty Images for BET Amanda Gorman published her poem Words of a new day Wednesday on Instagram. Words of a new day takes a hopeful look at the ways that being ‘withered’ and ‘beaten’ by 2021 has ‘tied’ us together in search of something ‘better’. The best-selling poet laureate performed the original […]

Diagrams as more sophisticated forms of ...

WE will now consider SCHEMES as the second major class of figures of English style. They consist of four groups based on the degree of deviation from normal word arrangements: structures of balance, changes in word order, omissions and repetitions. the balance structures include parallelism, which derives its power from the structural similarity of pairs […]

15 of the Seattle area’s most anticipate

With the end of the year already here in one way or another and a new approach, many of us are eagerly awaiting what 2022 might bring (or at least trying to). One thing is for sure: the start of 2022 is packed with excellent literary events in Seattle. Most of them are virtual or […]

Think about it: what will the chickens d...

I bet you haven’t had a morning coffee conversation with your partner about “chickens coming home to roost”. It might help to understand the importance of this non-event if I explained part of my process of writing a column. An idea for a column begins to stop or spin in my thoughts before forming a […]

Ghostbusters 4K Collection Adds 2016 Dig...

The Sony Pictures Ghostbusters Ultimate Collection 4K Ultra HD bundle now includes a digital version of Paul Feig’s 2016 Ghostbusters reboot. Sony Pictures announced it has added a digital version of Paul Feig 2016 ghost hunters restart next ghost hunters Ultimate Collection 4K Ultra HD Set after the director publicly called on the company for […]

COVID can’t stop ingenuity: hailing San

Ric Salinas in a tour de force in “57 Chevy”. Courtesy of the San Diego Repertory Theater Phew! What year ! What a two-year debacle, in fact. It was heartbreaking, painful, depressing, anxiety-provoking and more. Oh, and more and more contagious lately. Just as we were heading back to the theater… things aren’t looking so […]

PETER YOUNG: A message straight from the...

The Queen’s message to the people is an essential part of the British Christmas tradition. As this year’s festivities approached, many expected her address to the nation on Christmas Day to be particularly personal, as the past few months have been a particularly difficult and sad time for her, including the loss of her husband, […]

5 tips for choosing a bottle of champagn...

With the latest wave of the virus and the rapid spread of the omicron variant, many have abandoned their travel plans for another year and plan to celebrate New Years Eve at home in small numbers. But the bubbly beckons, even for a group of two. “Whether it’s for solace or celebration, people are looking […]

Tribute to these golfers lost in 2021 | ...

The world of golf lost prominent figures in 2021, people who have made lasting contributions to the game and its community. From tour pros to business leaders and international golf ambassadors, everyone could boast of having a unique and significant impact on the sport. Among the deaths that have resonated the most in the sport […]

A Chinese pot used as an everyday househ...

A 400-year-old Chinese pot used as a daily household ornament by a British family has sold for over £160,000. The blue and white brush pot, once used to hold an artist’s brushes, dates from the reign of the Chinese Emperor Kangxi in the 17th century. It was acquired by a British businessman who traded in […]

50 years of the best of female writing

During the 1970s, despite an industry dominated by men, women writers began to occupy a central place in literature. Today, we can say that women writers and editors dominate publishing, such has been the strength of this movement. Indeed, a recent Sunday Times article questioned whether young male novelists were being left out and whether […]

Booker Prize-winning New Zealand First W...

Renowned writer and poet Keri Hulme, who was the first New Zealander to win the Booker Prize, has died at the age of 74. The lone writer, who won the prestigious literary award in 1985 for his first novel The Bone People, died Monday at her home in Waimate, New Zealand’s South Island. Born in […]

The Top 10 of Art Sleuth for 2021 | Cul...

2021 continued to see museum closures and a drop in memberships. When the institutions opened, visitors were turned away when they forgot to download the online ticket office. Those who resisted masks or showed tapes of gunshots were trampled on when they were refused entry. Outdoor art venues have become popular – I visited the […]

Chinese pot used as daily household orna...

A 400-year-old Chinese pot used as a daily household ornament by a British family has sold for over £ 160,000. The blue and white brush pot, once used to hold an artist’s brushes, dates from the reign of Chinese Emperor Kangxi in the 17th century. It was acquired by a British businessman who traded in […]

Casting announced for SHE’S GOT HARLEM O

Obie Award-winning Metropolitan Playhouse will bring three plays by influential Harlem Renaissance writer to life Eulalie Spence in a party led by Timothy johnson: SHE’S GOT HARLEM ON HER MIND, playing a limited series from February 3 to 27, 2022, in person at Playhouse: 220 E 4th Street. Previews start: Thursday, February 3, 2022Vernissage: Saturday […]

Every Adam McKay Movie Ranked Worst To B...

This is a comprehensive list of all feature films directed by Adam McKay ranked from worst to best, including his new Netflix movie Don’t Look Up. Here is a complete list of all movies directed by Adam mckay ranked from worst to best. The filmmaker has been releasing feature films for almost 20 years, achieving […]

15 best Dark Academia books of all time

If there’s one aesthetic that lends itself best to a jam-packed shelf, it’s dark academia. With such an emphasis on reading, it’s no wonder that “dark college books” videos have over 1.5 billion views on TikTok alone. But what is it actually makes a book read by a “black university”? The black academic subculture revolves […]

Mirza Ghalib birthday: Lesser known fact...

Today marks the 224th birthday of Mirza Asadullah Baig Khan, known by his pen name, “Ghalib”. He was born in 1797, in ancient India which was ruled by the Mughal Empire, shortly before the arrival of the British. Ghalib wrote in both Urdu and Persian, and although his Persian writing is longer than his Urdu […]

How Dante and his Divine Comedy inspired...

In Mills & Boon’s The Playboy of Rome, Dante is the dangerous Lothario (“Dante may be hotter than the Italian sun, but he is as cold as ice towards Lizzi”); in the The devil can cry video games, he’s a devil chasing his brother Vergil, while his alter ego Dan Teal is the murderer in […]

Mirza Ghalib 224th birthday: 10 love cou...

Veteran actor Sharmila Tagore once recalled how her late husband and former Indian cricketer and skipper Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi once passed Mirza Ghalib’s poem off as his own. The poem was’Dil-e-Nadan Tujhe Hua Kya Hai‘and it was her Safar (1970) co-star Feroz Khan who corrected her and said it was Ghalib’s job. This is […]

Why Disco Elysium fans should keep an ey...

When it comes to crime-solving games of recent years, it’s hard to find many titles that hold the candle. Disco Elysee. Developer ZA / UM’s story of an amnesiac detective solving a murder in a futuristic world still reeling from a long-standing war has received high praise and several accolades. Disco Elysee is still a […]

Nicole Kidman opens up about her depress...

Nicole Kidman said she suffered from depression and felt like she was “not in her own body” when playing writer Virginia Woolf in the drama The Hours. The Hollywood actress, 54, portrayed the tormented author struggling with her own sanity while trying to write her novel Ms. Dalloway in the 2002 film. Kidman won the […]

Delhiwale: Mubarak birthday, Ghalib! | ...

Today is Mirza Ghalib’s 224th birthday. The poet born in Agra lived in Ballimaran in old Delhi; his sasural was in modern day Haryana (Loharu). While he was long buried in our city, Ghalib always agreed to be part of Proust’s series of questionnaires in which people are pressured to make “Parisian salon confessions”, all […]

Historical houses – TNT Magazine

Step inside from the chill at one of London’s charming, festive or simply quirky heritage properties. Words: ALEXANDRA WENHAM Sir John Soane Museum The 18th-century architect’s impressive personal home was designed to make the most of natural light and houses an extensive collection of antiquities, including a real Egyptian sarcophagus in the basement. On the […]

How QR Codes Could Change Restaurant Men...

While at the start of the pandemic the main selling point of the QR code was the contactless menu, they also allow restaurants to collect information about diners through cookies (via Fox). This is beneficial for the restaurant as it can keep track of the allergies and preferences of the diners (e.g. Eater), but it […]

non-fiction works to watch in 2022 | Bo...

IIt’s getting pretty hard to ignore the fact that publishers are increasingly looking for packs, apparently more driven by trends than taste. Next year’s non-fiction lists are dominated to an almost ludicrous degree by books about identity and, perhaps more surprisingly, collections of essays, and the result, seen from afar. , is both repetitive and […]

Musicians pay tribute to iconic writer J...

Dozens of musicians have taken to social media to honor famous author Joan Didion, who died Thursday morning at the age of 87 in her New York home from complications from Parkinson’s disease. In her tribute, singer-songwriter Phoebe Bridgers quoted an excerpt from “Goodbye to All That”, an essay featured in Didion’s 1968 collection, “Slouching […]

New chapter for Baghdad Book Street

Published on: 12/25/2021 – 9:48 PMAmended: 12/25/2021 – 9:46 PM Baghdad (AFP) – The Iraqi capital Baghdad on Saturday celebrated the renovation of the historic heart of its book trade, the latest sign of an artistic renaissance after decades of conflict and unrest. In a city where explosions could once mean only one thing – […]

Most Anticipated Sci-Fi Movies of 2022

2022 will be an exciting year for science fiction fans. The movie release schedule is busy and the people who may return to theaters to see movies on the big screen only adds to the excitement for many of these upcoming titles. Due to the ongoing pandemic, it is possible that these movie releases will […]

the best phrases to congratulate your fa...

It’s today, it’s today! the Christmas It’s here and like every December 24, it’s time to celebrate this date with our loved ones. However, in this context of pandemic once again the festivities will have to take place remotely, so here we share some of the best phrases to congratulate your family and friends on […]

Urobuchi Gen’s Thunderbolt Fantasy is as

Unfortunately, puppetry is an art that is not frequently used in the modern age. However, that doesn’t stop Thunderbolt Fantasy from being epic. Puppets? Can such an art form be considered anime? About Fantasy Lightning, Yes he can. It’s not just because the series is created and directed by Urobuchi Gen – de Psycho-Pass and […]

Willie Garson found a home playing canon...

The image goes viral, or as viral as it gets in the summer of 2007. We see the body of a gigantic silver-back mountain gorilla hoisted high on crisscrossing branches carried in the air by at least 14 men across the sea. bush. The dead gorilla is tied with vines to secure its arms and […]

Reviews | Didion’s prophetic eye on Ame

In fact, Didion had become increasingly concerned with the disjunction between the stories conveyed by teachers and parents, and the realities of everyday life. Fifth-generation Californian, Didion explained that her theatrical temperament was shaped by the stories of the pioneers who settled in California – stories that involved “extreme actions: leaving everything behind, crossing deserts […]

Writer’s Film Review: One of the most im

Writer by novice director Franklin Jacob will go down as one of the most important films in Tamil cinema. Cut from the same fabric as Vetrimaaran’s Visaranai and Jai Bhim, Writer shines a light on different aspects of policing. Tamil cinema has always used the police force as a medium to glorify its heroes without […]

The Matrix Resurrections, Benedetta, C’m

Each week, we highlight the notable titles that have recently hit the streaming platforms in the United States. Check out this week’s picks below and past recaps here. drink (Scott Cooper) Scott Cooper is comfortable in the mud. The American director regularly finds himself in the confines of truth and dirt, in rocky landscapes with […]

Mina Seckin’s “The Four Humors” is a jou

The four moods, by Mina Seçkin Catapult hide caption toggle legend Catapult The four moods, by Mina Seçkin Catapult by Mina Seçkin The four moods is a captivating exploration of national identity, the meaning of family and loss, and what happens when a family hides their central secret. Seçkin is a Turkish-American writer and editor […]

How Christmas Became an American Holiday...

The pagan tradition of celebrating the winter solstice with bonfires on December 21 inspired the first Christian celebrations of Christmas.Gpointstudio / Image source via Getty Images Thomas Adam, University of Arkansas Each season the celebration of Christmas has religious leaders and conservatives publicly complaining about the commercialization of the holiday and the growing lack of […]

Tribute to literary icon Joan Didion, wh...

Joan Didion’s provocative social commentary and her detached and methodical literary voice made her a unique lucid critique of a particularly turbulent era. Source: PAA Didion’s early work included her flagship 1968 essay collection “Slouching Towards Bethlehem” – which delighted critics and made her a true star – as well as “The White Album”, another […]

Evocative and debated Irish poet Thomas ...

Academic Adrienne Leavy, writing in The Irish Times, saw Mr. Kinsella’s poetic career split into two clear segments: first an embrace of “elegant formalism and a lyrical style” beginning in the early 1960s, influenced by WH Auden, Patrick Kavanagh and others; then a more experimental phase in which formal verse was abandoned, reflecting his exposure […]

Review “In their own words: Angela Merke

Angela Merkel, who stepped down earlier this month, has been consistently underestimated, “which is sort of becoming her superpower,” historian Jennifer Jenkins said during “In Their Own Words: Angela Merkel.” Helmut Kohl, we learn, called her “the girl”, which was perhaps both affectionate and condescending. But many German politicians who simply underestimated his political genius […]

Joan Didion, American literary icon, die...

American writer Joan Didion, who died at the age of 87 in New York – Copyright AFP Vasily MAXIMOV Joan Didion, an American literary icon credited with inaugurating new journalism with her essays on life in Los Angeles in the tumultuous 1960s, died Thursday. She was 87 years old. Known for her piercing ideas and […]

The best-selling books of 2021

Reading room The best-selling New Zealand books this year, as recorded by Nielsen BookScan New Zealand bestseller list and described by Steve Braunias FICTION 1 Auē by Becky Manawatu (Makaro Press, $ 35) Published in 2019, the best-selling New Zealand novel of 2020, and 2021, Atis a modern New Zealand classic, an event, something special. […]

Coming Home to Cooperstown –

Born John W. Jackson, Bud Fowler was a pioneer in every sense of the word. Not only was black’s first pro ball player, but he was also the first to play in integrated teams. Fowler (top row, center) with the Keokuk, Iowa, Western League team in 1885. BY FRANK DROUZAS, Editor Almost 70 years before […]

Review: Amitav Ghosh’s new book challeng

Photo: Ian Yeo / Unsplash Ghosh is known for the depth and breadth of research he brings to his work – but The Nutmeg’s Curse is essentially a 257-page normative essay. Most of us have admitted that the climate crisis began with the widespread use of coal at the start of the industrial age, but […]

Rider University professor writes Philad...

LAWRENCE TOWNSHIP, NJ – “I think for comics in general it’s about justice and fighting for what’s right,” said Dr. Sheena Howard. “And when you see female superheroes, it does wonders.” A longtime writer and current professor at Rider University, Dr. Howard believes that performance in the arts can inspire readers to let their imaginations […]

The Lives They Lived – The New York Time

The image goes viral, or as viral as it gets in the summer of 2007. We see the body of a gigantic silver-back mountain gorilla hoisted high on crisscrossing branches carried in the air by at least 14 men across the sea. bush. The dead gorilla is tied with vines to secure its arms and […]

I’m the breadwinner of my family and I h

On a recent trip to our local restaurant, my husband and I finished our meal and asked for the bill. When the waiter returned, she placed it in front of my husband. Slightly annoyed, I moved it to my side of the cabin and placed the debit card in my name on top of the […]

Red Stick Revelry, Kids’ Parties & More:

Goodbye, 2021. Come in, 2022. Everything takes place on Friday, December 31, at the stroke of midnight. If snuggling up on the sofa with “New Year’s Rockin ‘Eve” isn’t your cup of tea (or a glass of champagne, in this case), there are plenty of options in the Baton Rouge neighborhood to go out and […]

The rebirth of polyphonic musical resour...

A revived and reconstituted Polyphonic music resources is working to usher in a renaissance for church musicians and their ministries battered and isolated by the COVID-19 pandemic, the organization’s executive director said. The need only increased when returning to worship in person, which also presented challenges for those called to ministry through music, according to […]

South Africa-based A Kru Sailor’s great-

From left to right: Ricardio Brooks, the great-grandson of Kru Sailor, based in South Africa; Members of the Wolo and Worjloh clans available for the first connection meeting hosted by the Liberia Heritage Society in New Kru Town, Liberia MONROVIA – Members of the Kru tribe of Liberia are mentioned in some world history books […]

Free Will Astrology: Your Weekly Horosco...

CAPRICORN (December 22-January 19): To ensure that 2022 brings you the most interesting and useful kind of progress, take good care of your key friendships and alliances, even if you are looking for some great new friendships and alliances. For best results, consider these thoughts from author Hanya Yanagihara: “Find people who are better than […]

Bruce Kulick Says Fans Have ‘Hungry’ For

Kiss fans of the ’80s and’ 90s enjoyed a plethora of rarities and hits from the era live thanks to former guitarist Bruce Kulick’s performances on the last two Kiss Kruises. He tells UCR that the Kiss Army is “hungry” to hear the songs, which is part of what he calls a “strong rebirth” that […]

Fresno writer Diana Marcum’s second trav

Before I get to Belize, let me tell you a story about how Diana and I met 16 years ago when she was a reporter for the Fresno Bee. It starts with my son Atticus who was four years old at the time. One day he and his babysitter were at a thrift store called […]

An interview with Rescue Poetix – The Go

Rescue Poetix (Susan Justinano) is Jersey City’s current Poet Laureate. She is a poet, oral artist and musician who has performed her heartfelt and introspective work at live events in the United States, Canada, Europe and Mexico. A Brief History of the Poet Laureates in Jersey CityA Poet Laureate is a position granted to a […]

Hop days are back: New Zealand’s best lo

Unlike the festive tale that prevails this time of year, drinking low and non-alcoholic alcohol is important. In the United States, the non-alcoholic spirits sector grew by 289% between 2016 and 2020. Globally, beverage trends analyst IWSR predicts a 31% increase in low-alcohol or non-alcoholic beverages by 2024, as more people join the “movement of […]

Wanda Young, singer of the Marvelettes, ...

Wanda Young, who rose to prominence as the lead singer of classic R&B group the Marvelettes, has died aged 78. “We are so saddened by the news of the passing of Wanda Young from the Marvelettes,” noted a message posted to Twitter by the Classic Motown label. “What an impact she has had on the […]

I’m Irish and always will be, says the w

In 1938, the Chicago Youth Council of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, NAACP, wrote a letter of admiration to an Irish woman for her stand against racism. Kathleen Simon (née Harvey), to whom the letter was addressed, was well known as a leading opponent of slavery and also spoke out against […]

Intact glass ceiling in a third of the l...

A third of companies listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange’s First Section still do not have female executives, prompting the government to publicly shame them by posting their names on a website. According to the Cabinet Office’s Gender Equality Office, 732 companies, or 33.4 percent of EST‘s top-rated companies had no female directors or auditors […]

Best Part of Imogen Cunningham’s Retrosp

I love this photo of sculptor Ruth Asawa by Imogen Cunningham. Courtesy of the Seattle Art Museum I wanted to highlight the work and portraits of Ruth Asawa in Imogen Cunningham’s retrospective at the Seattle Art Museum this morning. But with federal and state health officials predicting a wave of omicron-induced COVID cases, I totally […]

Snow in Philadelphia at Christmas? It’s

Philadelphia has not had snow on the ground on a Dec. 25 since 2009, and every year the odds are high against a White Christmas here. Or anywhere along the east coast. Or in most of the country’s population centers. However, the dream so encapsulated by the famous words of Irving Berlin in “White Christmas” […]

Valerie Bertinelli, Brian Cox, Bob Odenk...

Like many people, your feelings about 2021 are probably complicated at best. But your feelings about this year’s books shouldn’t be: they were better than ever. While a lot of things let us down (we’re watching you, pandemic), our favorite authors didn’t. Last year saw the release of killer literary titles like “Beautiful World, Where […]

Our selection of the 10 best books in 20...

Illustration by Soham Sen Text size: A- A + In in more ways than one, this year was dedicated to people reassessing their relationships with family, work, society and nature. As we still recover from the devastating consequences of the Covid-19 pandemic, there have been new conflicts, dialogues and resolutions. And the books were both […]

Eve Babitz, a hedonist with a notebook, ...

Eve’s legacy was her appetite, curiosity and zaftig beauty, just like Brigitte Bardot with a shag haircut and cuddly hips. She was a hedonist with a notebook. Eve hung out at Troubadour, the West Hollywood club that fed Jackson Browne, the Buffalo Springfield group, for whom she made album covers, and Steve Martin, whom she […]

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Hello, Laurel people! It’s me again, Alexis Goring, your host of Laurel Daily. First of all, the weather forecast for the day: Quite sunny. High: 42 Low: 23. Here are the three most popular stories today in Laurel: Brittany Russell, trainer for Hello Beautiful, hope for more success of the resilient filly who made history […]

The colorful history of Limerick’s Curra

THE Curragh Chase Grounds have become familiar and loved territory for countless Limerick families over the decades since it became a forest park and open to the public. But one question that immediately piques the curiosity of virtually all visitors upon seeing the large roofless ruin with its stunning view of the lake, is: what […]

The Guardian’s take on Dorothy Wordswort

She has been described as “probably the most remarkable and distinguished of English prose writers who have never written a line for the general public”; many have also argued that it directly influenced the course of English poetry. Dorothy Wordsworth, born 250 years ago on Christmas Day, was not an obvious candidate for such accolades, […]

The legal age of marriage for women at 2...

Bumble is anecdotal for boredom. When I’m on this popular, supposedly female-friendly dating app, after months of inactivity – and on a few occasions, I’m inspired enough to slide to the right – the first and most common question I get asked is how come I am not married? What! Not even once? Some suitors […]

9 Christmas Readings You Can Easily Add ...

So, it’s Christmas: you’ll soon be curled up by a fire, under a blanket, sleepy after a morning of overeating, and ready to enjoy a good book on your new or old Amazon Kindle. Well, whether it’s your standard Christmas Day or not, since you clicked on the headline above, you are clearly the center […]

Former Tulsan Wrote Over 20 Hallmark Fil...

The conference room was fitted with a TV screen displaying the real-time number of COVID-19 cases reported across the country. But as the meeting began on March 19, 2020, the screen did not report any deaths in Oklahoma. Senior Chief David Hill watched the data roll by as he met with an emergency task force […]

Roundabout | To see or not to see Mandu...

Sometimes it happens that the Bard of Avon, who had to be memorized in high school and middle school, comes back at a strange time right now. Tonight, as I click on the typewriter, sorry I meant the keyboard, when I sit with the two copies of Swadesh’s book placed on the desk in front […]

Revel in the joys of books and reading a...

BAGHDAD – Protesters in Baghdad are staging a sit-in demanding that US troops leave Iraq. Counterterrorism troops patrol the streets. A federal court is wondering whether to certify the results of parliamentary elections two months ago. But at the Baghdad International Fair grounds, hardly anyone cares about all of this. Inside is the Baghdad International […]

“A Francoist reverie”: how the Spanish r

TPerhaps better known is Plaza Mayor, where tourists congregate to drink strong beers and feast on overpriced paella. So perhaps the Puerta del Sol, where the inhabitants ring the new year by eating a grape on each of the 12 chimes. But Madrid’s Plaza de Colón, a 25-minute walk from these spaces, has come to […]

Retired lawyer writes inspiring philosop...

J. William Lewis’ “The Essence of Nathan Biddle” arrived with a massive press kit – a lengthy press release, exuberant pre-release accolades from multiple sources, and a very comprehensive interview with the author. In a way, this ploy works. Seeing such an effort, one feels compelled to try the book. And I was not disappointed, […]

The best European cities for flea market...

There is a unique attraction to delving into an overseas market, tempted by the prospect of unearthing neglected treasure among the inevitable clutter. Much like visiting an open-air museum, you can gain a cultural understanding of a destination through the types of items on sale, from East German-era paraphernalia to first edition French comics. . […]

After Vijay Deverakonda, the heroine Raa...

Vijay Deverakonda got a big boost for his pan-Indian film Liger after big Bollywood boss Karan Johar became the co-producer. With KJo on board, the film will certainly have good mileage and reach, propelling Deverakonda Market among Hindi audiences. And now, after Vijay Deverakonda, it’s Raashi Khanna’s turn. If the rumors are confirmed, Raashi Khanna […]

Ten reasons to be thankful in another me...

A year that begins with an insurrection does not bode well. In retrospect, it should have been clear that 2021 was going to struggle to meet expectations that it had to be better than 2020. The promise was there with vaccines and a new president. But then the Delta variant burst onto the scene, scuttling […]

Guillermo del Toro and Rooney Mara prais...

Guillermo del Toro and Rooney Mara explain how Nightmare Alley is a modern film noir and redefine the roles women play in this genre. WARNING: The following contains spoilers for Nightmare Alley, now in theaters. Guillermo del Toro’s latest film, Alley of nightmares, is a modern film noir. Although it draws its influence from the […]

In Advent, a “busy world” shines in Hopk

Nicole perone By Nicole Perone • Catholic Press Service • Posted on December 17, 2021 Something about Advent, and the Christmas period that follows it (or, in the secular sphere, the envelope), draws the eye to beauty. We delicately unwrap the delicate decorations and place them prominently in our homes and parish shrines; sparkling crystal, […]

Mary Wilder of Mercer known for her high...

At Mercer University, Dr. Mary R. Wilder made a name for herself for her red ink as well as her heart. Here’s how she became and continues to be a Mercer Legend. Dr Mary R. Wilder Mercer Connection: Graduated from Mercer; faculty member for 41 years; and now professor emeritus. Years at Mercer: Student, 1950-54; […]

Review of the Black and White Museum by ...

The Black and White Museum, 15 short stories written over five decades, confirms Ferdinand Dennis as an urban stroller and philosopher exploring the territory he began to map in his now classic novels. The epic Duppy Conqueror (1998), artfully republished by Small Axes last year, was a black British response to Gabriel García Márquez’s One […]

Sacramento’s Next Seven Days of Jazz, Ro

If music isn’t your vacation jam, there’s always Jane Austin, Magical Realism, and the Muppets. After the past two years, any viewing of fun holiday memories can be a bit like seeing the ghost of Christmas past; but with the abundance of vaccinations and boosters – and many other hard-earned knowledge of safety protocols – […]

‘College Girls’ Sex Lives’ Star Amrit Ka

Mindy Kaling and Justin Noble’s new HBO Max comedy, The sex life of students, has been renewed. And series star Amrit Kaur, who plays Bela, thinks her character might end up working on Saturday Night Live in the coming seasons. Bela creates her own campus comedy group in “The Sex Lives of College Girls” finale […]

Major General Charles Bolden to receive ...

Major General Charles Bolden to receive Wright Brothers Memorial Trophy Press release from: National Aeronautics Association Posted: Thursday December 16 2021 The National Aeronautic Association (NAA) is honored to present Major General Charles Bolden, USMC (Retired) with the 2020 Wright Brothers Memorial Trophy during the 73rd Annual Wright Memorial Dinner on December 17, 2021 in […]

Hamilton’s comeback always lives up to t

Austin Scott and Julia K. Harriman in the National Tour of Hamilton (Photo by Joan Marcus) It has been said that when Renaissance artist Michelangelo was asked about the process of sculpting his masterpiece in marble David, he replied: “You just cut the stone that does not look like DavidAn equally astonishing feat is Lin […]

Hopewell Twp resident author Michael J. ...

New Jersey-based author Michael J. McLaughlin was named a finalist in the Best Mystery category for the 2021 Best Thriller Awards for his recently published novel, “Fugue.” With its awards, the Best Thrillers website (bestthrillers.com) seeks to recognize the best English language books of the year in 15 main categories. Categories include Action Thriller, Spy […]

Uyghur poet jailed for separatism in Xin...

A Uyghur poet who has written a series of poems movingly depicting the life of Uyghurs under Chinese rule is serving more than 17 years in prison for separatism, RFA confirmed. Gulnisa ​​Emin from Chira County (in Chinese, Cele) in Hotan (Hetian) Prefecture in Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region is known for a series of poems […]

Browns COVID Outbreak + Return of the Gr...

Hey, neighbors! Danielle Fallon here with your Thursday Cleveland Daily. First of all, the weather forecast for the day: A little rain in the afternoon. High: 61 Low: 37. Rent this space: Are you a a local business owner or trader in Cleveland? We love to feature trusted companies who can solve problems for our […]

Q&Q Art Director takes a look at this ye

Cover Credit: Design: Kelly Blair In the design of the cover, Large print and bright colors are not so much a trope as they are a necessity. Now that it has become essential that a cover holds our attention in the form of a thumbnail on a screen, this necessity has become exaggerated. The colors […]

New translation of Arabian Nights to eli...

From the “formidable” Princess Budur to Delilah the Sneaky, a “mistress of tricks and snowshoes” who could “attract a snake from her lair”, the female protagonists of Thousand and One Nights finally have their due thanks to a new major translation . by Yasmine Seale, the first by a woman in English. Released this month, […]

What to read (and gift) now: Capitol Hil...

“Churchill: Walking With Fate” by Andrew Roberts. “This is the best biography I have ever read,” Moran said. Robert Creamer, partner at Democracy Partners “Fiber Fueled” by Will Bulsiewicz. “The book makes a case for it, as the cover says,“ The plan-based gut health program to lose weight, restore your health, and optimize your microbiome, […]

“Chamberlain was a great man”: why was t

“AA country’s present, says Robert Harris, is shaped by its interpretation of its past. Harris, whose bestselling WWII novel Munich, is now coming to the big screen thanks to Netflix, adds, “We have a very strong image of this lonely, weak, helpless island – put together by an effort of will. Well, none of that […]

The UK has clung to the Parthenon Marble...

Twenty-five years ago, in the preface to the 1997 edition of his book The Parthenon marbles, Christopher Hitchens observed that “those who support the status quo at the British Museum have the great advantage of inertia on their side.” Today, things could hardly be more different. At the time, pressure on the London institution was […]

On the elegance and ironic observations ...

Review: Jeffrey Smart, National Gallery of Australia Although I have never met him, Jeffrey Smart (1921-2013) was my first art teacher. Like “Phideas” on ABC radio Argonautes program, he told stories of art and artists, explaining ways of seeing to children across Australia. Two things I remember from my childhood listening to. The first was […]

Women say they do most of the housework,...

FILE – Consumers shop at a grocery store in Niles, Ill. On Saturday, November 13, 2021. A new poll from the University of Chicago’s Harris School of Public Policy and the Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research found that although women generally expect to do more in their household, Americans without children are still […]

Somerville poet laureate Lloyd Schwartz ...

Schwartz became Somerville’s third Poet Laureate in 2019. This two-year nomination is an honor that unites his talents as an educator and poet. Although the pandemic altered Schwartz’s literary plans for the city, he adapted with the support of a recent $ 50,000 grant from the Academy of American Poets. The in-person seminars he gave […]

4 new books for the library of jewelry l...

An abundance of jewelry books debuted this year, all perfect for holiday gifts, from oversized tomes celebrating natural diamonds, to a novel in which jewelry is central to the plot (but my favorite will always be this murder mystery set in the diamond district by JCK‘s Rob Bates — until the next one comes out […]

Explanation of TMNT’s forgotten controve

The failure of Venus de Milo eerily caused the creators to swear not to feature a Ninja Turtle, but luckily that has changed! The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles have almost always been a quartet of four teenage reptile brothers, but that’s not always the case. Sometimes, and somewhat controversially, a female turtle was added to […]

Computer-written poems light up UK pavil...

(CNN) – “In time we will put our eyes on that light and see that these people are nature’s peers. And with indulgence, when they do appear, we will lift our song and sing, and say we cannot praise one too much. thing. ”It may read like poetry, but these lines weren’t composed by a […]

India was a “big game” for the British.

Pictorial representation of the Cipaye rebellion 1857 | Wikimedia Commons Text size: A- A + IIn 1803, the Company saw fit to retain the Emperor as a puppet – for a time at least – rather than abruptly ending the dynasty. There seemed to be a profit in such a move. The detention of the […]

Caitlin Stasey returns to Australia to f...

Neighbors actress Caitlin Stasey returns to Australia to film Amazon Class of ’07 all-female comedy series – after moving to the US two years ago By Nicole Douglas For Daily Mail Australia Posted: 8:30 p.m. EST, December 13, 2021 | Update: 8:40 p.m. EST, December 13, 2021 She has been living in Los Angeles for […]

James Seah, 31, and influencer fiancee N...

Guess this is sort of a date announcement for Mediacorp actor James Seah, 31, and his influencer fiancée, Nicole Chang Min, 29. James revealed the good news on Instagram today (December 13), sharing photos from what appears to be a pre-wedding photoshoot. He later confirmed through the Celebrity agency that he and Nicole would be […]

A new encyclopedic guide to stirred, sha...

Do you know what a “boomerang” means in terms of a bar? Before reading “The Oxford Companion to Spirits and Cocktails,” edited by David Wondrich with help from Noah Rothbaum, I didn’t. Now I am doing it, and the information has brightened me up considerably. A boomerang is a drink sent from a bartender from […]

10 things you didn’t know about birds of

This lesser-known DC Trinity has surged in popularity. This is in large part thanks to the 2020 film, Birds of prey (and the fantastic emancipation of a Harley Quinn) RELATED: Birds Of Prey, Each Member Of The Original Line-Up, In The Order They Joined First appeared in Showcase ’96 # 3 by Jordan B. Gorfinkel […]

Revue des arts 2021: Alistair Harkness o...

Frances McDormand in Nomadland Nomadic country Winner of this year’s Oscars for Best Picture, Best Director, and Best Actress, Chloe Zhao’s third feature was one of the top favorites for the Film of the Year – in part because of the wonderfully performance. expressive character of Frances McDormand, in part because of the poetic realism […]

Movie Review: “Drive My Car” – A Saab St

By David D’Arcy The brilliant Drive my car is about a lot of things, but at its core the film is an exploration of loss. Drive my car directed by Ryusuke Hamaguchi. Hidetoshi Nishijima and Toko Miura in Drive my car. Literary and human, Drive my car, a three-hour film in Japanese (and a few […]

Herstory: Documenting Historical Narrati...

The term Story was first invented during the feminist movement in the United States in the 1970s. A play on the term Story, which refers to the study of past events, history refers to history or historical narratives seen from a feminist perspective. This story rewritten from a women’s perspective emphasizes their experiences and work […]

Black History Month inspires students at...

A student at Bishop’s Stortford High School beat nearly 200 other students to win a Black History Month poetry contest. Emilia Anniss, 16, from Dunmow, took on the challenge of writing about a black historical figure or the theme of identity. The 12th grader reflected on England and identity and said: ‘I chose this topic […]

Lucky to have the freedom to express mys...

National award-winning actress and writer Divya Dutta was in Chandigarh to deliver a speech at Literati-21, the Chandigarh literature festival, at UT Guest House on Sunday. She told the Hindustan Times about her writings, her films and more. Speaking on this year’s literate theme, Divya said, “In these days we all depend on hope, so […]