Wednesday May 15
Concordia honours seven outstanding individuals
La version franaise Concordia University will grant seven honorary doctorates during spring convocation ceremonies, to be held from June 10 to 12 in Salle Wilfrid-Pelletier at Place des Arts .
Fri May 10, 2013
Little lost in film adaptaion of Rushdie's 'Midnight's Children'
When "Midnight's Children" was published in 1981, one might have assumed that its promising author would become best known as a writer of magical realism and an observer of the divide between India and Pakistan.
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Thu May 09, 2013
New Hampshire Public Radio -
An Epic Of India Gets A Canvas Its Own Size
Mehta and Rushdie, both Indian-born expatriate artists acclaimed in their disciplines, share an appetite for lyrical, vividly colorful storytelling.
Wed May 08, 2013
Veteran film director Bryan Forbes who created The Stepford Wives dies age 86 following long illness
The creator of 1970s classic horror film The Stepford Wives died surrounded by family members at his home in Virginia Water, Surrey.
Mount Allison Spring Convocation set for May 13
Mount Allison University will confer degrees on approximately 500 students - one of the largest classes in the university's history - during Spring Convocation ceremonies on Monday, May 13 in Convocation Hall.
Tue May 07, 2013
Amherst Daily News
Irving among honorary degree recipients at Mount Allison
One of the region's business elites will be one of four honorary degree recipients next Monday during spring convocation ceremonies at Mount Allison University.
Mon May 06, 2013
Deepa Mehta Overcame Protests to film Salman Rushdie's "Midnight's Children"
"My father said, 'There are two things in life that you never know. One is when you are going to die, and the other is how a film is going to do at the box office'" Salman Rushdie's novel "Midnight's Children" is a sprawling book that its author has described as a "love letter to India" -- a chronicle of the country's birth and occasionally ... (more)
Sun May 05, 2013
Salman Rushdie bequeaths 'Midnight's Children' to film
May 05--In the late 1970s, long before he penned "The Satanic Verses," before he sparked a global uproar between Islamic fundamentalists and free-speech advocates and became a marked man, before he turned into a celebrity man of letters who dates models and starlets, Salman Rushdie was just the failed author of a sci-fi fantasy.
Wed May 01, 2013
Music Review: Deep Purple - Now What?
After all these years, it's no surprise the Mark VIII line-up of Deep Purple can still pull in the concert crowds. Roger Glover , Ian Paice , Ian Gillan , and Steve Morse have more than earned their legendary status.
Sun Apr 28, 2013
Video: Ritchie Blackmore and Deep Purple Live in New York in 1973
With Deep Purple's new studio album, Now What?! , waiting in the wings for its April 30 release, we thought we'd glance back at the classic Mark II lineup of the band - the legendary Ritchie Blackmore , Roger Glover , Ian Gillan , Ian Paice and Jon Lord - tearing it up, live in New York in 1973.
Film of Salman Rushdie's Magical Novel 'Midnight's Children' is a Festival Centerpiece
By SACHI FUJIMORI Eight years ago the Academy Award-nominated film director Deepa Mehta was having dinner in Toronto with her friend Salman Rushdie, when it suddenly occurred to her to ask who had the rights to his book "Midnight's Children." Rushdie still owned the rights, and on the spot, he offered to sell them to his friend for $1. "We'd been ... (more)
Mon Apr 22, 2013
When John felt he can't play Manya Surve - Indiatalkies.com
Mumbai, April 22: Actor-producer John Abraham initially doubted his ability to portray gangster Manya Surve in "Shootout At Wadala". "When I first read the script, I said it's not possible for me to do the film.