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Sridevi's 'English Vinglish' becomes second biggest Bollywood film in Japan

Not many Hindi films find a release in Japan but with 'English Vinglish' storming theatres there, its again a proud moment for Bollywood.


Related Topix: Cinema, Bollywood

Mon Sep 01, 2014

The Age

Controversial paedophile opera cancelled after attack

The premiere of a new opera has been cancelled after a second venue refused to host it, the composer was savagely beaten and attacked with a Taser and death threats were issued.


Related Topix: Opera

Breckenridge American

Burning Man festival draws peak crowd of 66,000

The Burning Man counterculture festival drew a peak crowd of nearly 66,000 celebrants as it neared an end Monday on the northern Nevada desert.


Related Topix: Burning Man, Reno, NV


San Francisco Mourns Death of Legendary Drag Performer

Legendary drag performer Arturo Galster, who passed away Aug. 25, 2014. In this 1992 photo, Galster is dressed here as Patsy Cline.


Related Topix: California Pacific Medical Center, Hospital Administration, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, Theater

Hampshire Chronicle

Rick Stein to open restaurant in Winchester

Rick Stein, best known for his seafood dishes, has signed a lease for the former site of Jamie Oliver's Union Jacks and is due to open late October.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Dining, Interior Design

Braintree and Witham Times

Final of summer Opera show screenings to take place in just two weeks in Purfleet

The final of the annual opera event takes place on Wednesday, September 17, with a live screening of Verdi's Rigoletto from the iconic Covent Garden stage.


Related Topix: Opera

Hindustan Times

Veteran Telugu film director artist Bapu passes away

Renowned Telugu filmmaker Bapu, also an acclaimed artist, painter, cartoonist and illustrator, passed away in Chennai on Sunday following a brief illness.


Related Topix: Cinema

Brush News-Tribune

Placido Domingo closing act at London festival

The famed Spanish tenor will perform Sept. 30 at the Roundhouse - the last performance of a month-long, starry line-up, festival organizers announced.


Related Topix: Domingo, Opera

Sun Aug 31, 2014

Washington Examiner

Symphony moves free concert to Kennedy Center

The National Symphony Orchestra is moving its annual Labor Day weekend concert inside to the Kennedy Center due to the weather, instead of performing on the Capitol lawn.


Related Topix: Symphony, Aaron Copland, Classical

Contra Costa Times

Michael Tilson Thomas's 20th San Francisco Symphony season

One recent sun-drenched morning, music poured from the windows of a stately home with a million-dollar view of the bay.


Related Topix: Symphony, Classical, San Francisco Symphony, Michael Tilson Thomas

Click Orlando

Joan Rivers' daughter: 'Fingers crossed'

The latest statement from Joan Rivers' daughter gave no new information about the comedian's condition three days after she was rushed to a New York hospital.


Related Topix: Joan and Melissa: Joan Knows Best?, Entertainment, Television, Theater, Red Bank, NJ

Parade of Homes refreshed

If you are interested in this story, you might be interested in others from The Journal Gazette.


Related Topix: Fort Wayne, IN, Home Listing, Home, Interior Design

Greenwich Citizen

Watch A Beautiful $266,000 Art Sculpture Burn To The Ground Friday At Burning Man

On Friday, a giant sculpture of a man and woman titled "Embrace" was burned to the ground at Burning Man.


Related Topix: Burning Man


UAW 599 celebrates 75 years of service in Flint

UAW local 599 is celebrating a major milestone Saturday. It just reached 75-years of service.


Related Topix: Painting


12 Stunning Images Of Intricate Art Pieces In The Middle Of The Desert At Burning Man

The book, by author Jennifer Raiser with photography by Scott London and Sidney Erthal, is the only authorized collection of the best of Burning Man art with incredible photography.


Related Topix: Burning Man, Business News

Sat Aug 30, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

Even the cows get to play a special role

Tonight, Nicholas McGegan is conducting the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra in Haydn's The Creation , and the affable Englishman is surprised when I talk of buying his albums back in the late 1970s.


Related Topix: Classical, Symphony

Refinery 29

15 Burning Man Instagrams That Prove FOMO Is Very, Very Real

For one week every year, thousands flock to the Black Rock Desert in Gerlach, Nevada, to intentionally cut themselves off from the real world.


Related Topix: Burning Man, Gerlach, NV

Wharfedale Observer

Art show attracts over 1,500

'Mossy Walls, Settle' a watercolour by Jeni Rabjohns of Gigggleswick, which won the best picture prize from Winsor & Newton at Ilkley Art Show With many art material bargains to be had and many art demonstrations to watch, there was plenty to keep the visitors occupied.


Related Topix: Painting

The Daily Democrat

5 takeaways from a punch-less summer box office

The movie of the summer might have been Marvel's irreverent hit "Guardians of the Galaxy," the top domestic film at the box office.


Related Topix: Guardians of the Galaxy, Opera, Celebrities, Harrison Ford, Paul, The Expendables


Hip-Hop In Print: Brooklyn Publisher Looks To 'Reverse Gentrify' Literature

At this summer's Calabash International Literary Festival in Jamaica, thousands turned up for readings by big-name authors: Salman Rushdie, Jamaica Kincaid, Zadie Smith and Albert Johnson.


Related Topix: Literature, Mobb Deep, Hip-Hop, Queens, NY, New York, NY