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2014/08/22 15:43
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Greenbelt Harvest Picnic Forty-five years after Woodstock, the music festivals that now hold our fascination seem to be jumbo happenings and star-driven affairs. Other festivals, however, still get...
2014/08/22 15:43
2014/08/22 15:43
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2014/08/20 03:25
2014/08/20 03:25
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When does desire turn into selfishness? Mr Waugh might know "In whose bed you gonna be and is it true you only see Desire as a sylph-figured creature who changes her mind?" - Prefab Sprout, "Desire...
2014/08/20 02:09
2014/08/20 02:09
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... I cannot lay an egg, I am a very good judge of omelettes." � George Bernard Shaw. I went to see "The Hundred-Foot Journey," starring the divine Helen Mirren, and for the first five minutes...
2014/08/19 21:16
2014/08/19 21:16
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Reminiscences make one feel so deliciously aged and sad. - George Bernard Shaw The Irrational Knot How may I begin to write about my old hometown Galle that lies south of the border between the...
2014/08/18 14:22
2014/08/18 14:22
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The world's most successful people are known and celebrated for all different things. Some are famous for their skills and talents, while others are distinguished for their courage or profound impact...
2014/08/18 04:38
2014/08/18 04:38
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The mission of the New York Philharmonic Biennial, whose inaugural edition overran several of the city’s concert halls in the last days of May and the first week of June, is a brave and bracing one:...
2014/08/17 22:20
2014/08/17 22:20
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... me, I'm a Canadian." It might as well be our national motto. Average Canadians spent 42% of their income on all forms of taxation last year and didn't start working for themselves, instead of...
2014/08/16 06:24
2014/08/16 06:24
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As one who finds the writings of G.K. Chesterton stimulating and full of wisdom, I have wanted to attend this conference in the past, but it seemed always to be either too far away or at a time when I...
2014/08/13 17:12
2014/08/13 17:12
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One last hurrah, one last farewell: how do the great actors arrange this close of play with their audiences, and do they always keep control of the process? King Lear marked Laurence Olivier's...
2014/08/13 09:48
2014/08/13 09:48
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Worstall on Wednesday One of the perennials of the great economic debate is those who insist that if we centrally planned how the economy would run, it would all work much better than this messy...
2014/08/12 23:19
2014/08/12 23:19
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Kimberly Gilbert and Cody Nickell in the Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company production of "Stupid F---ing Bird." (Stan Barouh/Stan Barouh) Shakespeare had his lute players, August Wilson had his jazz...
2014/08/12 08:28
2014/08/12 08:28
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Today is International Youth Day - an initiative that takes place on 12 August every year to celebrate the potential of youth as partners in today's global society. 12th August was designated as...
2014/08/11 23:16
2014/08/11 23:16
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Youths have a total preoccupation with cellphones, texting and Facebook, but mostly in not reading newspapers, let alone anything else, all reflecting a total absence of curiosity. Photo /...
2014/08/11 15:49
2014/08/11 15:49
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Poetry of Nobel laureates to be brought to life on stage Words of Yeats, Heaney and Beckett interpreted in new music and dance performance Actor and artistic director Cathal Quinn, actor Clodagh Nic...
2014/08/10 00:49
2014/08/10 00:49
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The co-founder of the London School of Economics, George Bernard Shaw, once said: “Life isn’t about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.” I am always enthused about this amazing Irish...
2014/08/09 20:48
2014/08/09 20:48
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The common view of great teachers is that they are born that way. Like Michelle Pfeiffer’s ex-marine in “Dangerous Minds,” Edward James Olmos’s Jaime Escalante in “Stand and Deliver,” and Robin...
2014/08/09 16:14
2014/08/09 16:14
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I was ready to come to Amazon’s defense (and I will, eventually). In their long letter to the writing community, they made some excellent points. They inflamed our passions, gave us historical context...
2014/08/09 08:02
2014/08/09 08:02
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Theater-holics! Summer doesn’t have to mean the doldrums, though many local stages are on hiatus until fall. Instead of longingly driving with a sigh past shuttered South Coast Repertory, broaden your...
2014/08/08 17:25
2014/08/08 17:25
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At the beginning of the 20th century, there were more people reading Tolstoy in translation than any other writer. That this was an extraordinary phenomenon becomes clear from reading an unsigned...
2014/08/08 09:09
2014/08/08 09:09
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In the summer of 1994, Gordon Brown and Tony Blair agreed a handover of power at what was then a restaurant called Granita in Islington. Charing Cross Hotel - David Kelly meets Andrew Gilligan David...
2014/08/22 15:43
2014/08/22 15:43
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