Neil Hannon will help judge the rockaoke session at the Empire
The Divine Comedy's lead singer, Londonderry-born Neil Hannon, is confirmed as one of the judges for this weekend's return of Rockaoke, a night of live rock band karaoke in aid of the Alzheimer's Society.
Dali's works to be shown in Cuba for first time
A selection of works by Salvador Dali will be shown in Cuba for the first time in the "Memories of Surrealism" exhibition to open at the National Museum of Fine Arts here July 24. The Universal Art building of the 100-year-old institution will show 95 works by Dali, the icon of international surrealism, whose work as a painter is well known in ... (more)
Dali exhibition to be shown in Cuba for 1st time
The Universal Art building of the 100-year-old institution will show 95 works by Dali, the icon of international surrealism, whose work as a painter is well known in , said.
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This Fine Wine Made At An Italian Penal Colony Is No 2-Buck Chuck
Eighteen miles off Tuscany's coast, Gorgona is Italy's last island prison. Its steep cliffs rise up from azure Mediterranean waters.
Dancing one's way through hell
If I remember correctly, Dante didn't dance at all in The Divine Comedy, especially when he toured hell.
Andriessen: La Commedia McFadden/Zavalloni/ Willems/Beckman/ Dutch...
Andriessen: La Commedia McFadden/Zavalloni/ Willems/Beckman/ Dutch National Opera/ Asko Schonberg Ensemble/De Leeuw NONESUCH, TWO CDs AND DVD 32/40 Louis Andriessen's most recent large-scale music theatre work was first performed by the Dutch National Opera in Amsterdam in 2009.
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Art & the Face of God
A friend of mine died late Monday night. Her name was Karen Goodwin, and she was an accomplished artist, a Broadway producer, but most important, a remarkably faith-filled and lovely woman.
Irish leaders 'reject' bid to send My Lovely Horse to Eurovision
Ireland's bid to turn around their Eurovision fortunes have taken a bizarre turn - after a petition for the Father Ted song My Lovely Horse to represent them in 2015 made it as far as the Irish parliament.