“The digital platform has given us a great opportunity to hear the discussion on arts, literature and contemporary issues in this hour of confinement. I can choose and see the show and even if I miss one segment, I can catch up with that by clicking on the link later,” Riya Sen, a post-graduate student […]
Further theatre roles followed before she made her film debut in Fame is the Spur, starring Michael Redgrave. Her character dies following a riding accident, a fate she narrowly avoided in real life when, during filming, her horse stepped on her hair as she lay on the ground.
The 2019 Paddy Awards were presented on Feb. 22, 2020. For each show, the cast and crew voted for the one person they felt exemplified the Spirit of the Show. Voting was competitive with many notes of appreciation sent between cast & crew. Because voting was so close, we added honorable mention recognitions:
Home is the place one feels driven to return to when the sky is falling. Though many migrant workers decided to go home for financial reasons, there were other reasons too. Better confront the crisis with one’s own people in one’s own village. This feeling was not confined to the poor. Waiting at the airport, […]
Love rejectedhurts so much morethan Love rejecting;they act like they don’t love their countryNowhat it isis they found out their country don’t love them. I always read this piece as a kind of interrogation of “black love.” I think it was written to critique Black Power in the ’60s, but in the ’90s at Howard […]
Fellow judge Allison Pearson called her “truly gifted”, suggesting that it was particularly exciting for the £30,000 prize to find a “truly remarkable short story writer” in the year Alice Munro was awarded the Nobel prize for literature. The shortlist was made up of two collections of poetry, three novels and two short story collections.
Bill Withers, the legendary performer who defined 1970s soul with timeless hits like “Ain’t No Sunshine” and “Lean on Me” died on Friday , his family said in a statement. He was 81 years old.The Grammy-winning artist succumbed to heart complications, according to his family, which said it was “devastated” over the loss.”A solitary man […]
Anson Mount too paid generous tribute to his co-star. “She was a real pro, a real delight,” before revealing that none other than Robert De Niro is also a fan. “I was working on City by the Sea with Robert De Niro when I got the script for Crossroads. I was reading it between takes, […]