26 March 2019
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Sivam’s film ‘A Gun and Ring’ at Montreal festival

sivas filmInspired to tell the kind of story “no one else was telling,” Canadian filmmaker, born in Jaffna Sri Lanka, Lenin M. Sivam and Eye Catch Multimedia have created the riveting new feature film “A Gun & A Ring,” which has been officially selected to screen at the 37th Montreal World Film Festival. Read more...

Letter to God


child letterLittle Leroy came into the kitchen where his mother was making dinner. His birthday was coming up and he thought this was a good time to tell his mother what he wanted.


Be Brothers: A Word to Hindus and Muslims



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Charles Bukowski’s “Friendly Advice to a Lot of Young Men,”

Charles Bukowski“The crowd is the gathering place of the weakest; true creation is a solitary act.”

Charles Bukowski remains a poet exquisitely emblematic of the inherent contradictions of the human spirit — a man of unabashed profanity and self-conscious sensitivity, of tragic cynicism and heartening insight on the meaning of life and the spirit of writing. Read more...

Florence tomb opened in search for identity of Mona Lisa


tomb openingResearchers opened a centuries-old Florence tomb on Friday in a search for remains that could confirm the identity of the woman whose enigmatic smile Leonardo da Vinci immortalized in the "Mona Lisa", one of the world's most famous paintings.


What is the purpose of public art?

cock londonA giant blue bird sculpture in London’s Trafalgar Square challenges our preconceptions about the purpose of public art, argues Alastair Sooke. Read more...

Bradley Manning play scoops British drama award

bradly manning freeA play about Bradley Manning, the U.S. soldier convicted by a military judge last week for passing classified information to anti-secrecy website WikiLeaks, has won a newly created drama prize at Britain's oldest literary awards. Read more...

What Is War?

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Ellen DeGeneres to host the 2014 Oscars


Ellen DeGeneres"I am so excited to be hosting the Oscars for the second time. You know what they say - the third time's the charm," joked the presenter.


Romanian expert believes three artworks from Dutch heist destroyed

art steelRomanian experts believe that three out of seven paintings stolen last year from a Dutch museum, a haul that included works by Picasso and Monet, have been destroyed by fire, the team's head told Reuters. Read more...

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