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  • Russell Brand, Cassady and Kerouac

     
    Russell Brand turns 35 on Friday, the day Get Him to the Greek, his first starring role in a Hollywood film hits the big screen. He reprises his performance as stoner/womanizer rocker Aldous Snow in the film, a character we first met in Forgetting Sarah...
  • Former Hindu temple music teacher faces life sentence after child-sex-abuse conviction

     
    A music teacher faces life in prison after he was convicted of sexually abusing a young girl at a Hindu temple in South Florida. A jury on Monday found Sandeep Munshi, 49, guilty of charges including sexual battery on a child and molestation. The...
  • Religion news for this week: Adventists, Catholics, Southern Baptists, Hindus, Muslims

     
    Jamaica's Seventh-day Adventists separate from the parent West Indies Union Conference of Seventh-day Adventists. With 250,000 members, Adventists are the largest Christian denomination in Jamaica. More Adventist news: An Atlanta church is the...
  • Is a Hindu, Sikh, Buddhist or Jain unelectable in the U.S.?

     
    The high-profile rises of Indian-American G.O.P. politicians Nikki Haley in South Carolina and Bobby Jindal in Louisiana leads faith blogger Aseem Shukla to wonder whether the two still would be electable if they had retained the faiths of their...
  • Religion news roundup for the week

     
    A Minnesota pastor who was outed by a gay magazine is likely to keep his job Security staff at airports in the United Kingdom have been ordered not to pat down or unravel the turbans of traveling Sikhs Nepal's 15-year-old “Living Goddess,”...
  • Orlando school offers Hindu-focused summer courses

     
    Orlando-based Hindu University of America has announced its slate of summer courses for a term that begins July 7 and ends Sept. 19. The session includes classes on contemporary Hindu philosophers, principles of Hinduism, practices of Hinduism, yoga...
  • Radio show on Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism, Sikhism airs in Orlando tonight

     
    Reminder: A radio discussion (it also can be heard online) of the dharmic faiths of Jainism, Buddhism, Sikhism and Hinduism will air from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. tonight on AM 1440 radio during Hindu University Hour. The panel discussion will be moderated by...
  • Julia Roberts: Julia Roberts says she has become a practicing Hindu

     
    Oscar-winning actress Julia Roberts recently told Elle magazine that she has become what she describes as “a practicing Hindu.” In the interview, Roberts said she and her husband, Danny Moder, attend a Hindu temple with their three children....
  • Weezer frontman Rivers Cuomo on signing to Epitaph, getting wild onstage

     
    Any live music maven in the second decade of the 21st century knows that a plain old rock band has a little problem. Shows have become so elaborate, overstimulating fans with lights shows, props, dancers and other distractions, that three......
  • An interfaith gay marriage in Nepal

     
    A Hindu priest in Nepal was surprised Tuesday when he was asked to participate in a wedding ceremony, according to the Hindustan Times. First, he learned that the happy couple comprised two men. Then it became clear that although husband-to-be Sanjiv Sha,...
  • Own a piece of 'Lost' this weekend [Updated]

     
    Almost three months to the day since we said goodbye to "Lost," it's time for another goodbye. Or hello — depending on how you look at it. More than 1,000 props, costumes and set pieces from the ABC hit series......