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🌱 Restaurant Week Returns + Cincinnati C

Welcome back, Cincinnati. I’m here in your inbox today to keep you up to date with everything you need to know about what’s happening in town. Because community news matters! Here is. First, today’s weather forecast: Sunny and pleasant. High: 87 Low: 64. Here are the top three stories in Cincinnati today: Greater Cincinnati Restaurant […]

From Texas Ren Fest to Greek Fest, here ...

In Texas, we don’t always see a dramatic change in leaf color or consistent, cool temperatures in the fall, but we can count on our fall festivals to celebrate a change in season. Here, pumpkin bowling, Oktoberfest-inspired beer gardens, apple jumping, and costume photo ops infuse upcoming outdoor events. Sugar Land Fall Festival Guests can […]

Writer Gwendoline Riley talks about her ...

my ghosts and First love come out on September 13. Photo: Nadav Kander. Hair and makeup by Rachel Singer Clark. On a very hot afternoon in London, writer Gwendoline Riley and I visited the Tate Modern. As we entered the expansive lobby, which usually contains large art installations but contained nothing that day, Riley gestured […]

The Legacy of Carifesta 72 – Stabroek Ne

Last Thursday, August 25, marked the 50th anniversary of the opening of Carifesta ’72, in Georgetown, the inaugural festival of Caribbean artists, writers, painters, sculptors, dancers and playwrights. The gathering, born out of the second Convention of Caribbean Writers and Artists, also held in Georgetown, to coincide with the celebration of Guyana becoming a Co-operative […]

Everyone hails the revival of romance, t...

No longer confined to the half-empty bins of second-hand bookstores, their dog-eared pages yellowing with age, the covers bearing linen-haired heroes on horseback, their buxom protagonist hanging limply in his bulging arms, romance novels are more popular than ever – and it’s even the app we love to hate. TikTok has launched a thousand micro-communities. […]

The long march of awakened ideology thro...

Comment Universities, as a result of the cultural revolution of the 1960s and 1970s and the decision of the cultural left to take the long march through institutions, have been particularly affected by politically correct ideology and awareness. Such is the dominance of neo-Marxist and postmodern-inspired ideology that center-left academics in a range of subjects […]

The Jazz Musician We Needed: Goodbye to ...

Brooklyn-based composer, trumpeter and multi-instrumentalist, bandleader and vocalist jaimie branch (who always kept her name lowercase on purpose), brought new colors and IRT utility to the jazz idiom, sometimes thanks with punk-rawk dynamism. She died on the night of Monday August 22 at her home in the Red Hook neighborhood of Brooklyn. His death was […]

Local Author’s “Bulletproof Manifesto”,

TEXARKANA — Local writer Kevin Foreman has released his first book, a horror novel titled “Bulletproof Manifesto.” The action-packed book is set in the fictional town of Wayne’s Port, Arkansas, a Foreman location loosely based on Hot Springs, where a string of tragic deaths has scarred the town for decades. “I thought, ‘What if Hot […]

Charlotte Knights collaborates with loca...

Giovanni Brown (left) and David Butler collaborated on a new hat as part of the Charlotte Knights’ HBCU party on Friday, September 3. (Photo by Brenden Medlen) Despite debuting a year before he was born, Charlotte native David Butler remembers the 1990 Charlotte Knights jersey well – black with metallic colored stitching and stripes which, […]

Mable John, first female solo act signed...

Mable John, who was the first female solo act signed by Motown founder Berry Gordy, dies at 91 in Los Angeles By Paul Chavez for Published: 8:21 p.m. EDT, August 28, 2022 | Updated: 8:21 p.m. EDT, August 28, 2022 Mable John, who was the first female solo artist signed by Motown Records founder […]

What happened to Anne Boleyn

King Henry VIII remains one of England’s most famous kings. His nearly four-decade reign marked a time of enormous change for the country, and complications from his line of succession would continue to rock the foundation of the monarchy for years after his death. And yet, if there’s one thing Henry is best known for […]

Why are we still so fascinated by Anne B...

Photo credit: property of Hearst King Henry VIII remains one of England’s most famous kings. His nearly four-decade reign marked a time of enormous change for the country, and complications from his line of succession would continue to rock the foundation of the monarchy for years after his death. And yet, if there’s one thing […]

Force’ filmed at the Wrigley Mansion in

Whereas Power Book III: Raising Kanan is currently airing and Power Book II: Ghost just wrapped filming for season 3, filming for Power Book IV: Strength season 2 is underway in Chicago. The detective series centers on Tommy Egan (Joseph Sikora), who leaves New York after the death of his best friend and business partner, […]

Westben brings Fall Fest to Campbellford

Campbellford will be filled with music and more in September. Westben’s Fall Fest opens September 9 and runs until September 25. The theater hosts a variety of live performers, including Melissa Payne, Ken Tizzard, Sarah Harmer and the Kuné Global Orchestra, performing outdoors. Sites include The Barn, Willow Hill, Campfire and Mary West Nature Preserve. […]

O’Loughlin’s cavalry protected the king

The arrival of British royalty on Irish shores in recent times is generally greeted with genuine interest and curiosity, along with a sense of welcome and respect, while extreme nationalists must smile and bear it. But this has not always been the case. The most extraordinary demonstration of all, which gained by far the most […]

Meet the artist bringing Gaelic music in...

Gaelic has been linked to Scottish culture for centuries. The origins of the language are thought to date back around 2,000 years and its traditions remain inherent in many Gaelic communities today. Gaelic music is also woven into the fabric of Scotland. But one man could be about to give this art form a whole […]

Nathalie Emmanuel explains the Outlander...

The next feature from Sony Pictures Entertainment The invite is billed as a horror movie…and it certainly is. But the label doesn’t tell the whole story told by co-writer and director Jessica M. Thompson. Those who watch the film in theaters will discover an undercurrent of gothic romanticism, as game of thrones remarkable Nathalie Emmanuel […]

Lake City’s Anna Underwood helped open t

In 1896, the Great Minnesota Get-Together had only one ladies’ washroom—”rough and shabby”, according to one writer—reflecting what was then a male-dominated state fair. “Although much was done for the education, profit and amusement of men, there was little to entice women and children out of the gallery,” according to this 1910 history book. “There […]

The World of Nainsukh Paintings – Jammu

Chaitanya BasotraNestled in the foothills of the Himalayas is a peaceful little village called Jasrota. Located in the Jammu region of present-day J&K UT, it once housed a kingdom. Founded in 1064 AD, the Dogra principality is long gone. However, close to the village is an old, decrepit structure eponymously called the “Fort of Jasrota”.All […]

Gloria Anzaldúa’s theorizing in ‘metamor

One of the joys of studying literature is to open a beloved text, read its pages, and discover a new idea or pattern in writing. Kelli Zaytoun, a villager who teaches literature classes and heads the English language graduate department at Wright State University, has spent her career studying Gloria Anzaldúa, an academic, writer, activist, […]

How does a woman in power really make yo...

Brian Friel got his wives dancing: There’s the five unmarried Mundy sisters of Dancing at Lughnasa and there’s the clinically blind Molly of Molly Sweeney. None of these women had any dancing to do; they were neither eligible young girls nor a great cause to celebrate, but they were dancing. It has the five women […]

Robert Fripp’s trick to breaking up a gr

King Crimson stalwart Robert Fripp delved into the challenges of songwriting with fellow musicians and chose an easy way to break up a lineup. “With Crimson [songwriting] was an open form of engagement, which was always complex, always problematic and always very demanding,” Fripp explained in a new interview with guitar world. “If you want […]

SIUE’s Funk Discusses Guggenheim Fellows

On this week’s episode of Segue, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville’s weekly radio show exploring the lives and work of people on campus and beyond, the Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) , Kevin Leonard, PhD, interviews Allison Funk, Professor Emeritus of the Department of English Language and Literature. This episode of Segue […]

Anna Thoresen Talks ‘Party Girl’s Lament

Pop/R&B singer-songwriter and producer Anna Thoresen releases her new single, “Party Girl’s Lament,” a track taken from her upcoming debut EP, which is due out later this year. Speaking of “Party Girl’s Lament,” Anna Thoresen says, “It comes from a very vulnerable and personal place that I don’t often talk about, but that screams through […]

Women are under attack but can learn fro...

Censors are shrewd critics: their sleuthing instincts have sniffed out works that resonate lastingly in all dictatorships. Fifty years ago they rendered this involuntary service to Portuguese readers, when the regime of Marcelo Caetano banned a striking and unclassifiable work, New Portuguese Letters. The authors, Maria Isabel Barreno, Maria Teresa Horta and Maria Velho da […]

This Day in History — August 26

After leading his country into the mainstream of African politics after World War II and overseeing its entry into the League of Nations, Ethiopian Emperor Haile Selassie I, at the age of 83, died on this day in 1975. Today is the 238th day of 2022. There are 127 days left in the year. HIGHLIGHTS […]

Portraits show monarchs’ grip on power

IT never seemed quite right that Mary I was chosen to acquire the epithet “Bloody” when other Tudor monarchs happily burned those with whom they had a religious disagreement and cut off the heads of anyone who threatened their hold on power. But seeing his portrait got me thinking. The depiction of Mary in 1554 […]

Sasha Roiz and Lilah Richcreek Estrada B...

EXCLUSIVE: Sasha Roiz (Grimm, Caprica) and Lilah Richcreek Estrada (The good years, Grace and Frankie) joined the cast of NBC Chicago Mediterranean as recurring guest stars, Deadline learned. Season 8 premieres Sept. 21 at 8 p.m., followed by Chicago PD and chicago fire. Roiz is set to play Jack Egan, a multimillionaire Renaissance man. Richcreek […]

Writer of “Reservation Dogs” in the show

SPOILER ALERT: Don’t read if you haven’t watched “Wide Net,” Season 2 Episode 5 of FX’s “Reservation Dogs,” now streaming on Hulu. FX’s “Reservation Dogs” continues to be one of the funniest shows on TV, breaking new ground in storytelling with its largely Indigenous cast and crew. It’s a depiction that Native Americans and non-Natives […]

Wang Gungwu and Suratman Markasan, both ...

The Singapore Literature Prize, established in 1992, is a biennial prize organized by the Singapore Book Council (SBC). The 12 winners each received $3,000 as well as a trophy and a gift code for the Storytel audiobook platform. Minister for Culture, Community and Youth Edwin Tong, the guest of honour, also presented literary pioneer Edwin […]

Maggie O’Farrell found inspiration scrol

Normal text sizeLarger text sizeVery large text size Maggie O’Farrell recalls the day she had the idea for her latest book, The portrait of marriage. “It was February 2020 and I was sitting outside my friend’s house, waiting for my daughter to come out of what would turn out to be her last play date […]

It’s like MeToo never happened

Recently I was trying to plan the evening with a friend who told me she couldn’t because she had to pick up her daughter from the airport. Just tell him to take an Uber or an Ola right out front, I suggested. We have a rule, she said, no taxis at night, adding that if […]

Did Italy teach France to cook?

If you visit Italy and compliment the food, someone will invariably say, “Well, we taught the French to cook, you know. They ate like savages before we saved them. Requirement The story goes like this: Catherine de Medici was the daughter of the Duke of Urbino, of the powerful Medici family of Florence. Two of […]

My hiker daughter sent me one last scary...

A WOMAN who plunged to her death while scaling a mountain trail sent a haunting message to her mother moments before the fatal fall. Rebecca Aretini, 28, tragically tumbled down the Apuan Alps above Italy’s Monte Macina valley in front of her horrified boyfriend. 3 Rebecca Aretini, 28, plunged to death on Monday while hiking […]

10 Must-See Events in the Hudson Valley,...

Culture and pleasure. Kingston’s second annual African-American Cultural Festival. Sunday, August 28, from noon to 6 p.m. at Harambee, 157 Pine Street, Kingston. Food, music, dance and more to celebrate African American culture in the Hudson Valley and beyond.– Elizabeth’s Choice Stunning view and local craftsmanship. Phenicia Flea: A summer market in OLANA Saturday and […]

TIFF Announces In Conversation With… Tal

TIFF has announced the In Conversation With… series and the talent development programs and participants. Participants in the conversation on stage include Eddie Redmayne, Viola Davis and Lee Jung-jae, while Sarah Gadon is announced as TIFF residency Micki Moore. The festival also unveiled the list of 10 acquisition titles selected by the industry. TIFF runs […]

“My Brother Langston” at the Black Ensem

The world premiere of Black Ensemble Theater’s “My Brother Langston” tells the story of Harlem Renaissance luminary Langston Hughes through poetry, music and autobiographical storytelling, with uneven results. At the show’s most effective moments, the actors perform Hughes’ poetry with little adornment, channeling the power and beauty of his words in ways that add emotional […]

Pantami hosts young female authors, hail...

The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Professor Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami, commended Image Merchants Promotion Limited, publishers of PRNigeria, Economic Confidential, Tech Digest and other titles, for their focus on responsible journalism and of investigation based on facts, objectivity, fairness and balance. Pantami spoke in his office in Abuja on Monday when he received […]


Fatima Ijaz is a published poet born in Karachi. She studied Liberal Arts at Hartwick College, New York (USA) and completed her undergraduate degree in English at York University in Canada. Later, she completed her master’s degree in English linguistics at Eastern Michigan University. She won first prize at the McLaughlin Poetry Competition in Toronto […]

Batgirl Composer Natalie Holt Was Going ...

The last time Elfman got to star in DC’s cinematic sandbox, he was hired at the last minute to prepare the music for the theatrical cut of “Justice League” in 2017. He did about as well that you could reasonably expect someone under the circumstances, delivering a superficial score that recycled musical themes from Burton’s […]

Lambbrook School: private preparation wo...

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have announced they are sending their three children to Lambbrook School near Windsor. Prince George, nine, Princess Charlotte, seven, and Prince Louis, four, must be registered for this Lambbrook describes itself as “a leading coeducational preparatory school for 615 boys and girls aged 3–13”. It is a short distance […]

‘Rosewood’ Explores China’s Ecological P

In his new book, RosewoodAnnah Lake Zhu explores the difference between the mainstream Western approach to endangered species protection, which advocates trade bans and other protections, and the Chinese approach, which favors cultivation and sustainable use. Should conservation try to halt biodiversity decline or play a proactive role in restoring ecosystems? In other words, should […]

‘The Sandman’ Season 1, Episode 11 Recap

The sand man The dream of a thousand cats / Calliope Season 1 Episode 11 Editor’s Note 3 stars *** Photo: LAURENCE CENDROWICZ/NETFLIX Y’all remember when this guy leaked evidence that an AI might have become more sentient? Much of the conversation was that the AI, LaMDA, wanted to be treated with dignity and not […]

What is the connection between motivatio...

In our last article, we looked at the ideas of hope and motivation and pointed out that hope is an ancient word going back a long way into the classical past. Motivation, as a word, was first coined in 1904; yet both are still very active words, with billions of hits on Google. Yet these […]

She-Hulk Boss comments on the show’s mos

Jessica Gao, She-Hulk: Attorney at Law’s head writer, thinks the majority of female writers have added an important dimension to the new Marvel show. She-Hulk: Lawyer had a mostly female writers room, and head writer Jessica Gao thinks that aspect added a lot to the series. “We all had these experiences, everyone had a different […]

2 new collections of poetry lay the foun...

“Tender Gravity” by Marybeth Holleman (left) and “Breaking into Air: Birth Poems” by Emily Wall “Breeze in the Air: Birth Poems” By Emily Wall; Boreal Books/Red Hen Press, 2022; 80 pages; $16.95. “tender gravity” By Marybeth Holleman; Boreal Books/Red Hen Press, 2022; 88 pages; $16.95. Boreal Books, founded and edited by former Alaskan writer Peggy […]

Hot for Preacher: Why ‘Virgin River’ mus

If you live in Virgin River, you were probably saved by Preacher. Not in a religious sense. But the aptly named Preacher, cook at Jack’s Bar, the riverside grill of the beloved fictional locale, essentially delivers the entire town at one point or another from certain death, a downward spiral or heartbreak. The character is […]

“Emily” and creative freedom in literary

For nearly 200 years, readers have been drawn into the world of The Wuthering Heights (1847) and the story of the Brontë sisters, literary geniuses ahead of their time, publishing captivating and romantic gothic literature under pseudonyms at a time when women writers were frowned upon. On August 11, 2022, the trailer for Emilya historical […]

Documentary on Houthi crimes wins US awa...

“Detained Under Houthis” won platinum for Best Documentary Short at the Independent Shorts Awards (ISA) in Los Angeles in August. Filmmaker Eric Trometer’s documentary sheds light on three Yemeni women who were detained by the Iran-backed Houthi militias but survived their imprisonment. They chose to be part of the documentary to tell of their torture […]

Reasons for economic insolvency [Part –

The author is a former managing partner of a major professional services firm and has done extensive work on governance in the public and private sectors. The rise of Western Europe began with the Renaissance, a remarkable period in world history, which began in the 14th century in Italy and later spread to other countries. […]

The sequel to the “Ally McBeal” series i

Ally McBealThe TV status of is no longer over. ABC is developing a sequel series to the quirky 90s legal comedy-drama, with a black woman taking over as lead character from Calista Flockhartour sister site reports Deadline. The new take on Ally McBeal will focus on a young black woman who joins the current incarnation […]

El Shafee Elsheikh: The Islamic State Be...

El Shafee Elsheikh, known to his victims as “Ringo”, grew up in White City, west London, after his family arrived from Sudan in 1993 when he was five. His father was a communist and part-time poet who worked as a translator and opposed the Islamist dictatorship of Omar al-Bashir in his home country. The couple […]

The story of Hazrat Krishna has captivat...

Ghaus Siwani/New Delhi The love story of Radha and Krishna is famous. Krishna is believed to be an avatar and his story is repeated in private and public gatherings. His teachings to his friend Arjuna on the battlefield of Kurukshetra are summarized in the “Bhagavat Gita”. Gita is one of the most pragmatic […]

‘House of the Dragon’ will not ‘depict s

“Game of Thrones” has sometimes been criticized for the way it portrayed sex, nudity and sexual violence. There were really a few different issues at play. In the early seasons, the big issue was that the show treated female nudity as entertainment, trotting out body parts to titillate or distract. The most famous example is […]

Illusion and reality – The Leaflet

Union Minister HS Puri’s sudden announcement regarding the accommodation of Rohingya refugee families in the National Capital Territory of Delhi is either inspired genius or a cat’s paw for Hindutva dispensation to explore the process of forced ghettoization, starting with the Rohingyas. — Disclaimer: This is an allegory. This is an entry for Ripley’s Believe […]

Kashmir Music and Dance: A Historical Pe...

The Afghan Subedars have adopted a brutal and difficult mode of governance in Kashmir. Some proved harsh masters of subjects, while others were gentle and kind. There is no evidence that the Afghan Subedars held song and dance performances by either men or women in their palaces. However, Ameer Khan Jawansher [1771-1776] was the most […]

Facebook ads and patient data; Also, Co...

InnovationRx is your weekly healthcare news digest. To receive it in your inbox, subscribe here. A study published this week in the journal data science Grounds suggests that some digital health companies could funnel sensitive patient data to Facebook to help target ads. Forbes Senior Writer Alexandra Levine reports that while the scale of the […]

Anthropologist Brown to give prestigious...

PROVIDENCE, RI [Brown University] – A Brown University professor is the first anthropologist to become the AW Mellon Lecturer in Fine Arts, widely considered one of the highest honors in the humanities. In April and May 2023, Stephen Houston, professor of art history and architecture, anthropology and social sciences at Brown, will give a series […]

The Sidewalk Side: A mix of arts and cra...

Views of the 2800 block of rue Castiglione from the sidewalk. (photos R. Stephanie Bruno) By R. Stephanie Bruno, Gentilly Messenger It was a scorching summer day as I set out to explore the architectural offerings of the Fairgrounds Triangle. The thermometer may read 98 degrees, but the “like” temperature is 112. Such is the […]

How Patrick Nasmyth brought Dutch master...

Penshurst Place, KentPatrick Nasmyth, circa 1824-30. Getty Images In 1878, 47 years after the death of Patrick Nasmyth, a minor painter and truffler of artistic anecdotes named Richard Langley published a collection of lives of painters. Among the personalities gathered in Farewell to Life: Lyrical Reminiscences of British Peers in Artwas Nasmyth: “now a magical […]

‘Rosewood’ explores China’s philosophy o

In his new book, RosewoodAnnah Lake Zhu explores the difference between the mainstream Western approach to endangered species protection, which advocates trade bans and other protections, and the Chinese approach, which favors cultivation and sustainable use. Should conservation try to halt biodiversity decline or play a proactive role in restoring ecosystems? In other words, should […]

Kerala court grants bail to Civic Chandr...

The Kozhikode Court of Sessions expressed disbelief that 74-year-old physically disabled Civic Chandran, a defendant in the case, could force the plaintiff onto her knees and press her breasts. Kozhikode Sessions Court grants bail to author and social activist Civic Chandran in sexual harassment case. Thiruvananthapuram: The Kozhikode Magistrate’s Court observed on Wednesday that sexual […]

Students prepare for National Poetry Day...

JOHN BISSET/Stuff Student Jake Genet and English teacher Kelvin Furze prepare for the poetry slam at Timaru Boys High School. Timaru will celebrate National Poetry Day in New Zealand for the first time with an inter-high school poetry slam on August 26. Already 10 young poets from Timaru Boys High, Craighead Diocesan and Mountainview have […]

Ether Game Playlist: Steps to Parnassus ...

We dedicate nine rounds of Ether Game to the nine ancient Greek muses of theatre, poetry and art. Ascend Parnassus with the Ether Game Brain Trust and browse this week’s playlist. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791) Te Deum laudamus, K. 141 Mozart left his mark on all genres of art music in the early classical era, […]

Johnny Depp’s last film as director was

So Johnny Depp thinks he can direct? Apparently so, with news Monday that the dubiously justified movie star has lined up her first directing gig in 25 years. According to to the Hollywood Reporter, Depp will direct “Modigliani,” a biopic about Italian artist Amedeo Modigliani. The project represents Depp’s latest push for a career comeback, […]

The relentless and irresistible poetry o...

Iif you were gentleman of Elizabethan London, a gentleman of more or less regular ways and habits, your typical day went something like this: you got up at 4 a.m., you wrote 14 letters and a 30-page treatise on the non-existence of purgatory, you fought a duel, you composed a sonnet, you went to see […]

Constance Wu and Drew Comins to Produce ...

EXCLUSIVE: In a very competitive situation, eOne won the rights to Natural beauty, the first novel by writer and concert violinist Ling Ling Huang, to be developed for television. The series will be produced by Constance Wu, through her Tempo Wubato Productions, and yellow jackets executive producer Drew Comins, through his Creative Engine Entertainment, as […]

Aggregates of Time”, Nerman Museum of Co

Zigmunds Priede: Aggregates of Time installation view, May 5 – September 25, 2022, Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art, Johnson County Community College, Overland Park, Kansas. Photo: EG Schemf The forced migration of humans across landscapes shaped by shifting tribal, cultural, political and religious boundaries is as old as time. Zigmunds “Zig” Priede would know. He […]

Apple TV Plus: Every new TV show is comi...

Apple TV Plus is one of the new streaming platforms vying for your attention, and there are good reasons to start watching. It’s packed with big names and a few hit shows, from the first season of Severance to the lovable and lovable Ted Lasso to Reese Witherspoon. Emmy-winning drama The Morning Show. Like its […]

If we don’t defend freedom of expression

A A long time ago – December 7, 1992, to be exact – I was backstage at a Toronto theater, taking off a Stetson. Along with two other writers, Timothy Findley and Paul Quarrington, I had performed a mix of 1950s country and western classics, repackaged for writers – Ghost Writers in the Sky, If […]

‘A Tour De Force’: Joan McPartlin Mahone

Joan McPartlin Mahoney ’49, Harvard Crimson’s first female reporter, loved working in the newspaper’s newsroom at 14 Plympton St. But there was one thing she despised about the job: leaving. Mahoney was forced to leave The Crimson at 9 p.m. because men and women were not allowed to be together without a chaperone past that […]

The left bank organizes a meeting with t...

BELFAST – Left Bank Books, 109 Church St., invites the public to meet writer Alice Elliott Dark as she signs copies of her recently published and highly acclaimed novel, ‘Fellowship Point’, Monday, August 29, from noon at 14 hours. This is a free event; reservations are not necessary for this signature “Meet-and-Greet”. “Fellowship Point” is […]

Timeless Poets Who Shaped India’s Freedo

Harivansh Rai Bachchan, also known as Srivastava, was an Indian poet and author who contributed to the Nayi Kavita (Romantic Rise) literary movement of early 20th century Hindi literature. Moreover, he was a poet for the Hindi Kavi Sammelan. His early work Madhushala is what made him most famous. He was also the father of […]

Block party at an African-American museu...

Placeholder while loading article actions When did you fall in love with hip-hop? That’s the question Majic 102.3 FM’s Vic Jagger posed to the several hundred attendees in the audience Saturday at the block party just outside the National Museum of African American History and Culture. “If y’all were here from the start, y’all better […]

Asked if the one who has a female partne...

Asked if the one who has a female partner in Schneider mode identifies as an excellent lesbian, she said: “The public comes from within a beneficial lesbian relationship. Schneider’s long-standing winning streak – the latest regularly lets you know that winners retire shortly after four wins, but now lets them stick around as long as […]

Varavara Rao | Different shades of a po...

Even at the ripe old age of 82 and in a fragile state of health, her day begins with a brief morning walk. Once back in his living room of his modest house, he takes a book among the many sent by his family and friends. Reading and writing are his two obsessions and he […]

10 singers in Nepal who rose to fame thr...

Image by Rudy and Peter Skitterians from Pixabay As reality TV shows have been considered as the major factor in the television industry in Nepal today, the hype around singing reality TV shows in Nepal is growing remarkably. Therefore, many new sung reality TV shows are emerging on different TV channels. Thousands of aspiring singers […]

What are tiki mugs and how do you collec...

What is a tiki mug? The artists who make the ceramic cocktail glasses say they’re here to help advance the story of the theatrical tiki. (Photo: Getty Creative) Tiki culture is about more than expertly crafted cocktails by bartenders – it’s about theatre. The incredibly immersive cocktail bars are like intimate movie sets, filled with […]

Modern Romance Novels Offer Authentic Ch...

When I told my 75-year-old colleague that I wanted to write romance novels for a living, he gave me a knowing smile. “So one day there will be books with scantily clad people on the cover and your name underneath?” Yes, he actually used the words “sparsely clad”. To make matters worse, I thought it […]

Because the night | About in English

Works by three late 19th century artists are on display. / S. SALAS EXAM Thyssen Museum sheds light on Spain’s legendary ‘dark side’ Grim, decadent, lowlife. Prostitution. These are the key words deployed in the introduction to an exhibition of 34 engravings presented in the Sala Noble of the Museo Carmen Thyssen, until September 25. […]

Discover Manet & Eva Gonzals

Discover Manet & Eva Gonzalsat the National Gallery this autumn is the first British exhibition designed around theportrait of Eva Gonzals(1870) byDouard ManetThe painting, acquired by Hugh Lane, was at the beginning of the 20th century considered the most famous modern French painting in the United Kingdom and Ireland. This is […]

Chicago Classical Review » » Piccinini a

Marina Piccinini performed the world premiere of Christopher Theofanidis’ Flute Concerto on Wednesday at the Grant Park Music Festival. Photo: Norman Timonera The Grant Park Orchestra concert on Wednesday evening this week served as an informal opening exercise for the 50e National Flute Association’s annual convention, which officially opens Thursday morning at the Hilton in […]

Reviews | Gay people should change thei...

Placeholder while loading article actions Benjamin Ryan has covered infectious diseases and LGBTQ health for two decades and is a contributor to The New York Times, NBC News, The Guardian and the Thomson Reuters Foundation. In March 1983, writer-activist Larry Kramer published in the New York Native a legendary screed titled “1,112 and counting– a […]

In conversation with Manasi Gupta on Hue...

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 […]

Endangered rock ptarmigan airlifted to A...

Once believed to be extinct in Japan’s central Alps, rock ptarmigans hatched in a zoo were transported to a mountain in Nagano Prefecture to eventually be released into the wild. This will be the first attempt to release captive-born chicks into the natural setting of Japan’s central Alps. On August 10, Environment Ministry officials airlifted […]

ʻŌiwi poet-teacher published the 1st boo

No’u Revilla A Sacred Tribute to Survival, Resistance and the Inseparable Bonds Between Indigenous and Queer Kanaka Women ʻōiwi (Native Hawaiians) wrap a newly published collection of poetry written by an assistant professor of creative writing at the University of Hawaii in Manoa. In his first book ask the brindlesaward-winning poet No’u Revilla highlights themes […]

They are Anna Lore to bring to life the ...

The horror genre has experienced a thrilling renaissance in recent years, to the delight of moviegoers. Lots of modern classics that have arrived come from Blumhouse Productionssuch as get out, The invisible Manand 2018 Halloween. The studio continued that trend with Peacock’s new slasher flick They they, which takes place in a gay conversion therapy […]

Serena’s Legacy: Lots of wins, lots of s

By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Tennis WriterDays before Serena Williams won the 22nd of her 23 Grand Slam singles titles at Wimbledon in 2016, she was asked what she thought when people called her one of the greatest female athletes in the world. story.Her response: She prefers to be characterized as “one of the greatest athletes […]

Cast announced for LA BOHEME’s ENO conce

On Sunday 21 August, English National Opera (ENO) will present a concert of Puccini’s much-loved opera, La bohème, at Fairfield Halls in Croydon, south London. Each ticket in the 1,802-seat world-class concert hall is priced at £5. One of the most famous operas of all time, La bohème tells the story of the Parisian poet […]

Alberta Minister for Women apologizes fo...

CALGARY — Alberta’s Associate Minister for the Status of Women has apologized for her role in awarding third prize in an essay contest to an entry that argued women are “not exactly equal” to men and who worried about the children being replaced by “outsiders”. The competition, which was aimed at young women interested in […]

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 […]

The Lit festival brought together the be...

Sterling HolyWhiteMountain first read James Welch’s ‘Winter in the Blood’ over 10 years ago, but he remembers the impact it had on him so well that it’s as if he had finished the novel yesterday. “It was amazing to me because I had never read fiction that was so immediately recognizable to me,” said Indigenous […]

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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]