Entertainment

Literary evening by the shores at Jetwing Lighthouse, Galle

/ Tuesday, 12 July 2016 00:03

In literature one can find solace, augmenting absolute escapism into a world of wide imagination. To all literature enthusiasts, Jetwing Lighthouse...


French Spring Festival from today in Colombo and Matara

/ Tuesday, 12 July 2016 00:02

As the fifth edition of the French Spring Festival reaches his end, the Embassy of France in Sri Lanka and the Maldives together with the Alliance ...


2016 Korean Cultural Festival on 23 July

/ Tuesday, 12 July 2016 00:01

The 2016 Korean Cultural Festival, an open forum for Korean culture and sports, will be held at the Musaeus College Auditorium on 23 July this year...


Fairway Holdings presents ‘Now and Forever’ Richard Marx in Colombo

/ Tuesday, 21 June 2016 00:07

Few entrants in the ruthlessly competitive American music industry can boast of a personal summons by the great Lionel Ritchie himself – whic...


Epic movie of the year ‘Independence Day: Resurgence’ to premier on 24th

/ Tuesday, 21 June 2016 00:06

Ceylon Theatres once again gets ready to premier ‘Independence Day: Resurgence’, an upcoming 2016 American Science fiction disaster fil...


Meet music makers at ON14 Rooftop Bar on World Music Day today

/ Tuesday, 21 June 2016 00:05

On 21 June from 5 p.m. until late, ON14 Rooftop Bar and Lounge at OZO Colombo will host Sri Lanka’s biggest music celebration for world music...


Audiences propel ‘Finding Dory’ to massive $ 136.2 m debut

/ Tuesday, 21 June 2016 00:03

Los Angeles (Variety.com) - Family audiences turned out in droves over the weekend, propelling ‘Finding Dory’ to a massive $136.2 milli...


DC’s Superman may be the best-equipped superhero of all: Study

/ Tuesday, 21 June 2016 00:02

LONDON: The best-equipped superhero of all could be DC’s Superman, followed closely by Marvel’s Wolverine, Mystique and Thor, according...


Angelina Jolie: My kids don’t want to be actors

/ Tuesday, 21 June 2016 00:01

Actres-filmmaker Angelina Jolie has said none of her children want to follow in her or husband Brad Pitt’s footsteps and become actors. The 4...


‘Star Wars’ crosses $ 1 billion globally at record pace

/ Tuesday, 29 December 2015 00:22

LOS ANGELES (Variety.com):  ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ showed few signs of flagging over Christmas weekend, barrelling past th...


UK comedy hypnotist Alan Bates inaugural event in Sri Lanka on 12 Jan.

/ Tuesday, 29 December 2015 00:18

Colombo’s most stylish event goes all out for a good cause UK comedy hypnotist Alan Bates Inaugural Event in Sri Lanka will be held o...


Box Office has record year as few share the wealth

/ Tuesday, 29 December 2015 00:17

LOS ANGELES (Variety.com): At the multiplexes this year, it was a clear case of the haves and have nots. Thanks to monster hits such as ‘Fu...


FIREBALL 2016: The place to be this New Year’s Eve!

/ Tuesday, 29 December 2015 00:16

Flame live in action together with Derrick J & Ishan Bahar at the Galadari Hotel Colombo FUNTIME Ltd., Sri Lanka’s premier entert...


John Grisham’s ‘Rogue Lawyer’ stays atop US best-seller list

/ Tuesday, 29 December 2015 00:13

Reuters: John Grisham’s legal thriller ‘Rogue Lawyer’ held onto the top spot on the weekly US fiction best-seller chart on Wednes...


NYE Dinner Dance at Taj Samudra

/ Tuesday, 29 December 2015 00:10

When the clock strikes midnight on 31 December, enjoy a sparkling start to the New Year at the Samudra Ballroom on the rooftop at the Taj Samudra, ...


Cinnamon’s city New Year’s Eve dinners, dances and decadence

/ Tuesday, 29 December 2015 00:04

What better way to ring in 2016 than with the endless list of special celebrations on offer for you at Cinnamon’s city hotels – Cinnamo...


31st Night celebrations at the Galadari

/ Tuesday, 29 December 2015 00:03

The Galadari Hotel will be welcoming in the New Year with much joy and rejoicing as the hotel’s outlets offer the best of the best in enterta...


Spend New Year’s Eve on 14th floor of OZO Colombo with ‘GLOW ON14’

/ Tuesday, 29 December 2015 00:02

It’s no surprise that ON14 Rooftop Lounge & Bar is a beautiful place to usher in the New Year. This dazzling venue on the 14th floor of O...


A Midnight Spell at Mount Lavinia Hotel this New Year’s Eve

/ Tuesday, 29 December 2015 00:01

The best New Year’s Eve experience is what is guaranteed at Mount Lavinia Hotel presenting ‘A Midnight Spell; One Ticket to a Night of ...


The Ceylon School for the Deaf and Blind to host sing-a-long with Sohan and the Experiments

/ Friday, 20 November 2015 00:00

The Ceylon School for the Deaf and Blind (CSDB) proudly announces its upcoming sing-a-long with Sohan and the Experiments in collaboration with gue...


Today's Columnists

Banality of evil

27 August 2016

Namal Rajapaksa, Member of Parliament, the eldest son of former President Mahinda Rajapaksa, was interviewed recently on television. By and large the tone of the lengthy interview, nearly two hours in duration, was defensive, an attempt at validat...


Fast-track reforms to address skill gaps

26 August 2016

 The Sri Lanka Human Capital Summit (HCS) served as a platform for a dialogue between policymakers, business leaders, industry experts and global thought leaders. The conference also served as a platform to identify solutions to bridge the sk...


An old presidential ethic, or a new political culture?

26 August 2016

  THE X FILES – the more some things change, the more they remain the same… You could think we would know better by now not to make future heroes out of former zeroes. We have had our idolatrous fingers burned by ...


Post-Paada Yathra – Punditry and Polemics

26 August 2016

 Confusing friend and foe with right and wrong is an occupational hazard of partisan commentators. Dr. Dayan Jayatilleka is no exception to the rule. Despite the voluntary stepping on a discursive banana skin, his latest essay ‘Politic...


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