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  • Review: 'No Country' by Kalyan Ray

    Review: 'No Country' by Kalyan Ray
    Ships set sail from Ireland to India; from Ireland to Canada; from Italy to America and everywhere in between, in Kalyan Ray's new epic novel, "No Country." As Ray tells it, "no country" has many meanings: it is abandonment, it is loss of identity, it...
  • All five of Garth Brooks' Irish comeback shows canceled

    All five of Garth Brooks' Irish comeback shows canceled
    Country singer Garth Brooks' five comeback concerts in Dublin this month were canceled on Tuesday after two of the sold-out shows were denied permission to go ahead, the event's promoters said. A council decision last week to uphold objections raised...
  • Review: 'Tambora' by Gillen D'Arcy Wood

    Review: 'Tambora' by Gillen D'Arcy Wood
    In Ireland, families huddled together and died by the thousands, killed by typhus and starvation. In the agriculturally rich province of Yunnan, China, some parents sold children for a mouthful of rice. In the delta of the Bay of Bengal, cholera killed...
  • Jesus returns to Emmaus church

    I was glad to see Jesus has returned to my church. He had been gone for about six months. I'm speaking, of course, about the statue of Jesus outside the church, St. Ann's in Emmaus. Jesus is inside all the time, they tell us, at home in the tabernacle....
  • Scottish Desire for Freedom Raises the Question: And Then What?

    EDINBURGH, Scotland -- Next week the Edinburgh Film Festival marks the 20th anniversary of the start of production on "Braveheart" with a special screening, which coincides nicely with the run-up to September's referendum on Scottish independence. Both...
  • Paco Torres Moves Ahead With 'Blue Guitar'

    PARIS- Paco Torres' "Blue Guitar," one of the standout projects pitched at Paris' Small is Biutiful co-production/distribution meet (pictured above), is coming together. "Guitar" turns on Elias, a 30-year-old Palestinian music teacher whose wife and...
  • Interview: New heights for 'Transformers' stars in city

    Interview: New heights for 'Transformers' stars in city
    There were about 15 teenagers on what looked like a field trip earlier this month at the John Hancock Center, and not one of them seemed to recognize “Transformers: Age of Extinction” co-stars Nicola Peltz and Jack Reynor. They carried on...
  • Midwest gets love in Man Booker Prize longlist

    Midwest gets love in Man Booker Prize longlist
    Lost in the news on Wednesday about the first batch of American nominees for the prestigious Man Booker Prize -- which, for the first time in the 46-year history of the award, has been opened to writers beyond the U.K., the Commonwealth and Ireland -- was...
  • Eileen Ivers Bringing Her Irish Fusion Sounds And Immigrant Soul To The Kate

    Eileen Ivers Bringing Her Irish Fusion Sounds And Immigrant Soul To The Kate
    As a precociously smart, athletic tomboy, Eileen Ivers, a future world heavyweight champion Irish fiddler, had a natural gift for stickball, playing on the streets of her Bronx neighborhood where she was raised by her Irish immigrant parents in a loving...
  • Garth Brooks to Ireland: Let concerts go on, then fix the system

    Garth Brooks offered up what he called a simple solution to the controversy in Ireland over his five canceled concerts: “Open it up for five nights, let everybody have fun, then go to work on never letting it happen again.” Meanwhile, the...
  • Weekend tennis roundup: Poquoson's Hunter, daughter Andrea go unbeaten as 4.5 team advances from state tournament

    Weekend tennis roundup: Poquoson's Hunter, daughter Andrea go unbeaten as 4.5 team advances from state tournament
    A mother-daughter combination from Poquoson sparked their team to first place in their flight as the USTA Virginia 18-and-over district championships continued at Huntington Park, Old Dominion and Christopher Newport. Charo Hunter and her daughter...