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Oakland Tribune
Trendy Pisco is sweeping the Bay AreaBehind the bar at Walnut Creek's Parada, bartender Eduardo Bermudez squeezes fr
Trendy Pisco is sweeping the Bay Area
Oakland Tribune / Posted yesterday
Behind the bar at Walnut Creek's Parada, bartender Eduardo Bermudez squeezes fresh lemon juice into a blender and adds a few ice cubes. He drizzles in simple syrup and an egg white, then brandishes a bottle of Pisco and measures out a few ounces. The... Read more
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asianage
5 stories slanted towards feminismSimla Paintings and other stories by Rita Joshi Khimta, Heritage Publishers, pp
5 stories slanted towards feminism
asianage / Posted 2 days ago
Simla Paintings and other stories by Rita Joshi Khimta, Heritage Publishers, pp. 188, Rs 250 Ideas in a story, said Argentinean writer Jorge Luis Borges, are not important. “A writer should be judged by the enjoyment he gives and by the emotions he... Read more
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Irish Examiner
‘Fund Defence to prevent terror attacks’ says Simon Coveney | Irish Examiner by Sean O Riordan and Fiachra Ó Cionnaith A group represe
‘Fund Defence to prevent terror attacks’ says Simon Coveney
Irish Examiner / Posted 3 days ago
| Irish Examiner by Sean O Riordan and Fiachra Ó Cionnaith A group representing Ireland’s military officers has warned... Read more
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The Irish Times
‘Failure is grand’: the big, fat cliche that isn’t even true Those now successful founders are not rushing to hire in people who made a mes
‘Failure is grand’: the big, fat cliche that isn’t even true
The Irish Times / Posted 3 days ago
Those now successful founders are not rushing to hire in people who made a mess of their previous companies What they really mean is “go fail while one of our competitors has funded you,... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Hamlet review – Benedict Cumberbatch is imprisoned by a dismal productionAfter all the hype and hysteria, the event itself comes as an anticlimax. My in
Hamlet review – Benedict Cumberbatch is imprisoned by a dismal production
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 4 days ago
After all the hype and hysteria, the event itself comes as an anticlimax. My initial impression is that Benedict Cumberbatch is a good, personable Hamlet with a strong line in self-deflating irony, but that he is trapped inside an intellectual ragbag... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Gorey etchings at UML: Elephants and moreLOWELL — UMass Lowell’s Department of Art & Design greets the fall semester wit
Gorey etchings at UML: Elephants and more
Lowell Sun / Posted 4 days ago
LOWELL — UMass Lowell’s Department of Art & Design greets the fall semester with E is for Elephants, The Etchings of Edward Gorey, on view Sept. 1-Oct. 16 in the University Gallery. Gorey (1925-2000), a world-renowned author and illustrator, created... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Vivid artworks awaken senses in latest Lowell showsSusan Garry's vibrant fiber art is on view in new Loading Dock Gallery show. L
Vivid artworks awaken senses in latest Lowell shows
Lowell Sun / Posted 4 days ago
Susan Garry's vibrant fiber art is on view in new Loading Dock Gallery show. Lowell artists share their talents in vibrant new shows that perk up the senses as summer turns into early fall. The Loading Dock Gallery at Western Avenue Studios... Read more
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The Daily Review
Dragon Theatre gives a look ahead to 2016The Dragon Productions Theatre continues to thrive since its move from Palo Alt
Dragon Theatre gives a look ahead to 2016
The Daily Review / Posted 4 days ago
The Dragon Productions Theatre continues to thrive since its move from Palo Alto to Redwood City in 2012. The house that Meredith Hagedorn and company has built offers a good range of theater and innovative ways of using its black box theater that... Read more
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Oakland Tribune
Dragon Theatre gives a look ahead to 2016The Dragon Productions Theatre continues to thrive since its move from Palo Alt
Dragon Theatre gives a look ahead to 2016
Oakland Tribune / Posted 4 days ago
The Dragon Productions Theatre continues to thrive since its move from Palo Alto to Redwood City in 2012. The house that Meredith Hagedorn and company has built offers a good range of theater and innovative ways of using its black box theater that... Read more
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The Fremont Argus
Dragon Theatre gives a look ahead to 2016The Dragon Productions Theatre continues to thrive since its move from Palo Alt
Dragon Theatre gives a look ahead to 2016
The Fremont Argus / Posted 4 days ago
The Dragon Productions Theatre continues to thrive since its move from Palo Alto to Redwood City in 2012. The house that Meredith Hagedorn and company has built offers a good range of theater and innovative ways of using its black box theater that... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
"Made in Africa", a CritiqueThis is a reflection on "Made in Africa: Industrial Policy in Ethiopia" by Arke
"Made in Africa", a Critique
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
This is a reflection on "Made in Africa: Industrial Policy in Ethiopia" by Arkebe Oqubay (PhD), published by Oxford University Press (OUP). In looking at the book, one would ask why such title. Apparently, the thing that is made in Africa is an... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
The Short Story Is Not a Try-Out for the Novel - E.C. OsonduNigerian novelist and short story writer E.C. Osondu won the Caine Prize in 200
The Short Story Is Not a Try-Out for the Novel - E.C. Osondu
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
Nigerian novelist and short story writer E.C. Osondu won the Caine Prize in 2009 for his story 'Waiting'. Since then he has released a short story collection, Voice of America and now his debut novel, 'This House is not For Sale', which focuses on a... Read more
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The Courier Mail
An invitation to Mel Gibson from IsraelI don’t know Mel from a bar of soap, and I’m sure he’s never heard of me. I us
An invitation to Mel Gibson from Israel
The Courier Mail / Posted 5 days ago
I don’t know Mel from a bar of soap, and I’m sure he’s never heard of me. I used to go see him when I was a drama student at UNSW and he was performing at the dearly departed Jane St Theatre in Randwick. I saw him together with Geoffrey Rush in a... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Eulogy for a FriendOn Wednesday, Chris Hedges delivered this eulogy at the funeral of his friend a
Eulogy for a Friend
Op-Ed News / Posted 6 days ago
On Wednesday, Chris Hedges delivered this eulogy at the funeral of his friend and former divinity school classmate the Rev. Terry Burke, who spent 31 years as the pastor of the First Church Jamaica Plain, a Unitarian Universalist church in a... Read more
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The Irish Times
Marina Carr: ‘How wonderful to burn down the whole world’ There’s a terrifying rage in her play ‘By the Bog of Cats’, which is reopening
Marina Carr: ‘How wonderful to burn down the whole world’
The Irish Times / Posted 8 days ago
There’s a terrifying rage in her play ‘By the Bog of Cats’, which is reopening at the Abbey Theatre – and it’s an anger as old as the Greeks Marina Carr: “If society is always saying no to... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
When interviewer becomes the storyThe End of the Tour, James Ponsoldt's film about an interview conducted with no
When interviewer becomes the story
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 8 days ago
The End of the Tour, James Ponsoldt's film about an interview conducted with novelist and essayist David Foster Wallace by David Lipsky over five days in 1996, has just hit the theaters. A talky, largely two-man show that makes for curious... Read more
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Scotsman
Lori Anderson: Is it right to give birth at 65? Hands across the age divide. But what will the child think of its aged parent
Lori Anderson: Is it right to give birth at 65?
Scotsman / Posted 9 days ago
Hands across the age divide. But what will the child think of its aged parent when it hits those turbulent teenage years. Picture: Getty The case of pensioner Annegret Raunigk, who has just had four... Read more
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The Irish Times
The 100 best novels in English? Irish writers and critics have their say Julian Gough, Éilís Ní Dhuibhne and a host of others respond to Robert McCrum’
The 100 best novels in English? Irish writers and critics have their say
The Irish Times / Posted 9 days ago
Julian Gough, Éilís Ní Dhuibhne and a host of others respond to Robert McCrum’s ‘100 greatest novels written in English’. Read on for lively debate and hot book tips Compiling... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Crew of LÉ Niamh set to return home in October | Irish Examiner The crew of LÉ Niamh will return home on Friday, October 2
Crew of LÉ Niamh set to return home in October
Irish Examiner / Posted 11 days ago
| Irish Examiner The crew of LÉ Niamh will return home on Friday, October 2, but it is still unknown if the Government will send a replacement ship out to... Read more
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The Irish Times
Envoy, the literary magazine that sought to put Irish culture on the map The short-lived but influential magazine aimed to define a national cultural
Envoy, the literary magazine that sought to put Irish culture on the map
The Irish Times / Posted 12 days ago
The short-lived but influential magazine aimed to define a national cultural identity, whose enemy was perceived as native conservatism and isolationism rather than British... Read more
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Evening Standard
You Me Bum Bum Train: All aboard for the ride of a lifetimeImagine being a surgeon asked to amputate a patient’s leg without anaesthetic,
You Me Bum Bum Train: All aboard for the ride of a lifetime
Evening Standard / Posted 18 days ago
Imagine being a surgeon asked to amputate a patient’s leg without anaesthetic, a bomb disposal expert confronted with an unfamiliar device, an architect presenting visionary plans to unsympathetic bureaucrats, or a rapper battling a sworn enemy in... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Waiting for BabaThe reality of our economy is that very difficult choices would need to be made
Waiting for Baba
AllAfrica.com / Posted 19 days ago
The reality of our economy is that very difficult choices would need to be made in terms of expenditure and there would be losers and gainers in the short and medium term. It is therefore important that government articulates the economic policy... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Brisbane weekend: What's On in Brisbane August 7-9Brisbane actor Libby Munro stars in QTC's Grounded. Photo: Supplied Marvin Gay
Brisbane weekend: What's On in Brisbane August 7-9
Brisbane Times / Posted 23 days ago
Brisbane actor Libby Munro stars in QTC's Grounded. Photo: Supplied Marvin Gaye's hits are brought to goosebump-inducing life on the Powerhouse stage by the Black Sorrows' Vika Bull and Australia's Got Talent 2012 winner Andrew de Silva. Brisbane... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
'The arts are as risky as business but they are vital to who we really are' Joris Minne at Bistro Este in Belfast with Sean Doran Bomb disposal is possi
'The arts are as risky as business but they are vital to who we really are'
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 25 days ago
Joris Minne at Bistro Este in Belfast with Sean Doran Bomb disposal is possibly the most stressful way of making a living. But coming in a close second is arts festival... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Stephen Jacobi: An element of the absurd as Maui endgame played outThe question is not whether dairy will be excluded from the deal, but rather th
Stephen Jacobi: An element of the absurd as Maui endgame played out
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 27 days ago
The question is not whether dairy will be excluded from the deal, but rather the extent of its inclusion - will TPP economies allow significant access into the dairy consumption in their markets and under transparent rules? Endgame is a play by the... Read more
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Irish Central
Irish man finds stolen paintings worth $200,000 in his garden hedges"Landscape With Cottage" by Paul Henry - one of the four stolen paintings found
Irish man finds stolen paintings worth $200,000 in his garden hedges
Irish Central / Posted 28 days ago
"Landscape With Cottage" by Paul Henry - one of the four stolen paintings found in a garden hedge in Wicklow. Photo by: Garda Press Office Earlier this week, Denis Russell, 59, was trimming the hedges outside his holiday cottage in Co. Wicklow when... Read more
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The Irish Times
Return of the Jedi: Star Wars goes back to the Skellig Unimpressed locals say Ireland has again rolled out the red carpet for Hollywo
Return of the Jedi: Star Wars goes back to the Skellig
The Irish Times / Posted 29 days ago
Unimpressed locals say Ireland has again rolled out the red carpet for Hollywood film-makers, ignoring the threat to the heritage site’s delicate archaeology and bird life LÉ Samuel Beckett... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Your Weekend Top TenSonia Zhuang and Pedro Tan are among thousands of people enjoy the food on offe
Your Weekend Top Ten
Brisbane Times / Posted 29 days ago
Sonia Zhuang and Pedro Tan are among thousands of people enjoy the food on offer at the Night Noodle Markets at the Cultural Forecourt, South Bank. Photo: Michelle Smith Night Noodle Markets With Good Food Month wrapping up this weekend, this is... Read more
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express
Talking Heads at the Theatre Royal BathTheatre review: IN THE wrong hands monologues are the laziest form of theatre
Talking Heads at the Theatre Royal Bath
express / Posted 29 days ago
Theatre review: IN THE wrong hands monologues are the laziest form of theatre. In the right ones (Samuel Beckett, Brian Friel) they have the distilled intensity of a Shakespearean soliloquy and Alan Bennett’s... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
'A Pigeon Sat on a Branch' review: Ending of a droll trilogyWho would expect the new Roy Andersson picture — "the final part of a trilogy o
'A Pigeon Sat on a Branch' review: Ending of a droll trilogy
Chicago Tribune / Posted 30 days ago
Who would expect the new Roy Andersson picture — "the final part of a trilogy on being a human being" — to be life-affirming? And yet, from its comic title to the wistful smile that accompanies its over-too-soon last shot, Andersson's delightfully... Read more

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