Friday , September 21 2018

Arab Times

Playwright Friel dead

‘Great artist’ DUBLIN, Oct 3, (Agencies): Brian Friel, Ireland’s best known playwright of the latter half of the 20th century whose plays including “Dancing at Lughnasa”, “The Faith Healer” and “Translations” were performed throughout the world, died on Friday aged 86, Irish media said. In his works, many of which …

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Corbyn’s anti-Arab agenda unmasked

WHEN I heard Prime Minister David Cameron’s reaction to the new leader of the Labour Party, I dismissed it as a scaremongering tactic designed to undermine his rival. “Labour are now a serious risk to our nation’s security, our economy’s security and your family’s security,” he warned. But after scrutinising this …

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India still to find its ‘Crouching Tiger’

Bollywood blockbuster away from going global BUSAN, South Korea, Oct 2, (Agencies): One of Bollywood’s most successful producers believes the current generation of Indian film-makers is set to conquer the world — by moving beyond the traditional song and dance format. “India is still to find its “Crouching Tiger, Hidden …

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Gala recognizes Foster hits

Collins to give career one more night LOS ANGELES, Oct 2, (Agencies): The Globe Theatre at Universal Studios in Hollywood was filled with songs from songwriter and producer David Foster Wednesday night for the LA’s Promise Gala. Kenny G, Ruben Studdard, Kelly Levesque, Julie Delgado and Canadian quartet The Tenors …

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‘Bone Tomahawk’ positioned as cult item in the making

Russell-led ensemble a gleefully grisly genre gazpacho LOS ANGELES, Oct 2, (RTRS): Cowboys-and-Indians antics have rarely been more antic than they are in “Bone Tomahawk,” a gleefully grisly genre gazpacho that matches a rousing sense of Old West derring-do to a comic sensibility as dark as chewing tobacco — and …

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‘Zubaan’ in unique spot

Busan beneficial “The film is in a unique spot — it’s a musical that speaks to the Punjabi diaspora audiences and because it is about faith we feel that it also speaks to non-diaspora, and with the selection at Busan it has increased our faith that it can speak to …

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Model present creations by Balmain during the 2016 Spring/Summer fashion show

Kim Kardashian was the talk of Balmain last season sporting a new blond hairstyle — and this time it was her halfsister Jenner’s turn to rock the crowds from the runway. Modeling for two looks — a space-age ’60s jumpsuit and a geometric lattice dress — Kendall had all eyes …

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Real Madrid honors Ronaldo

Real Madrid held a special ceremony to honor Cristiano Ronaldo on Friday after he became the club’s all-time leading scorer. The club presented Ronaldo with a custom-made trophy in a ceremony attended by his family and teammates at the Santiago Bernabeu Stadium. After a long video showing Ronaldo’s official presentation …

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Lewandowski relishing Bayern-Dortmund clash

Schalke need to beat Cologne   BERLIN, Oct 2, (AFP): Robert Lewandowski aims to add to his incredible goal-scoring run in Bayern Munich’s Bundesliga showdown against ex-club Borussia Dortmund in Germany’s ‘Der Klassiker’ on Sunday. The Poland hot-shot has netted 10 times in his last three games alone and has scored …

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Classy South Africa stun India in 1st T20

Proteas win by 7 wickets to grab 3-game series lead DHARAMSALA, India, Oct 2, (AFP): South Africa put on a thrilling batting display to brush aside India by seven wickets in the first Twenty20 match in Dharamsala on Friday and grab the lead in the three-game series. In a high-scoring …

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