Arts

Thinking outside the box - 12/02/2008

Vikki Heywood, executive director of the Royal Shakespeare Company, thinks we've reached the tipping point: on this, she's absolutely confident. "In 10 years' time," she says, "you and I won't be...

Lynas's Six Degrees wins Royal Society award - 12/02/2008

A grim exploration of the implications of global warming has won Britain's most prestigious prize for science writing. Writer and activist Mark Lynas's Six Degrees: Our Future on a Hotter Planet...

What We Owe Iraq: War and Ethics of Nation Building - 12/02/2008

What We Owe Iraq is a blend of Noah Feldman’s precise political analysis of the Iraqi issue and his own memories from this war-torn country. It often serves as a plea to the American conscience to...

Anton Chekhov :The Fat Man and the Thin Man - 12/02/2008

Anton Chekhov was born in 1860, in Taganrog, Russia, on the Sea of Azov. The third of six surviving children, he grew to become one of the greatest short-story...

Lenkiewicz ... a 'tremendous gift for dialogue - 12/02/2008

Rebecca Lenkiewicz arrives at the stage door of the National Theatre and introduces herself. At the same moment, the women behind reception greet her like an old friend. It is obvious they are fond...

John Sergeant .Strictly. final dance - 11/23/2008

John Sergeant has danced his final waltz on BBC One show Strictly Come Dancing, after he quit earlier this week saying he feared he would...

Arts world faces cuts from financial crisis - 11/23/2008

The world of arts and culture could face damaging cutbacks as sponsors rein in their spending due to the global financial crisis, industry experts say. The turmoil convulsing world markets has...

Powerful art couple announce split - 11/23/2008

Art dealer Jay Jopling and Turner Prize-nominated artist Sam Taylor-Wood, one of the world's most powerful art couples, have agreed to separate, they announced on Saturday. The couple said that no...

Iceland rock fest ups roots, goes to London for 10th birthday - 11/23/2008

The Iceland Airwaves music festival, a fixture of the global indie music scene, celebrated its 10th birthday by pulling up its Nordic roots and relocating to trendy east London -- just for one day....

Dreamworks, India's Reliance sign major deal: reports - 11/23/2008

NEW DELHI (AFP) - India's Reliance-ADA Group and Steven Spielberg's DreamWorks studio have signed a deal that will boost Bollywood's presence in the US film industry, a report said on Sunday. The...