Entertainment / Arts

‘Greatest Show on Earth’ takes its final bow after 146 years

/ Friday, 26 May 2017 00:00

Reuters: The clowns, animal acts and acrobats of the storied Ringling Bros and Barnum & Bailey Circus took their final bow at an arena outside ...


Drake wins record 13 Billboard Music awards

/ Friday, 26 May 2017 00:00

Reuters: Rapper Drake grabbed a record 13 wins at the 2017 Billboard Music Awards last week, eclipsing Adele’s previous record of 12 awards i...


Movie experience on smartphones with ‘Airtel Movie Box’ for first time in Sri Lanka

/ Friday, 26 May 2017 00:00

For the first time in Sri Lanka, Airtel Lanka has introduced a high definition movie portal – ‘Airtel Movie Box’ – for the ...


‘Baywatch’ boasts best social media buzz before debut

/ Friday, 26 May 2017 00:00

Los Angeles (Variety.com): Paramount’s action-comedy “Baywatch” generated the most social media buzz last week with nearly 45,000...


Tom Cruise ready for take off in ‘Top Gun 2’

/ Friday, 26 May 2017 00:00

Reuters: Tom Cruise, still feeling the need for speed, said in an interview that a sequel to his 1986 military action film “Top Gun” is...


One Direction singer Styles’ solo album tops US Billboard chart

/ Friday, 26 May 2017 00:00

Reuters: One Direction singer Harry Styles cemented his transition into a solo career with a chart-topping debut album on Monday, the second member...


Pirates of the Caribbean at Majestic and Empire Cineplexes in 3D

/ Friday, 26 May 2017 00:00

Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales is a 2017 American fantasy and the fifth installment in the Pirates of the Caribbean film series. ...


Party’s over as Korean rapper Psy shelves ‘Gangnam Style’ and returns to roots

/ Friday, 26 May 2017 00:00

Reuters: South Korean rapper Psy has gone back to basics with his eighth full-length album, paying greater attention to his home fans while doing w...


Elizabeth Moir Junior School holds ‘Junk Art’ exhibition

/ Friday, 26 May 2017 00:00

The Elizabeth Moir Junior School Art Exhibition ‘Junk Art’ was held from 16 to 18 May at the Barefoot Gallery. The exhibition focused o...


‘Loyal Stalkers’: Chhimi Tenduf-La launches third book

/ Friday, 26 May 2017 00:00

In a private room sheltered from the Colombo riots, a 17-year-old girl gives birth to a hate child. At a modern city gym, an introverted fitness in...


‘I’d never make it in Bollywood,’ says Brad Pitt

/ Friday, 26 May 2017 00:00

AFP: Brad Pitt told Indian actor Shah Rukh Khan that he doesn’t have the moves to star in Bollywood films as he promoted his new movie &ldquo...


SLT PEO TV introduces innovative Music On Demand service

/ Friday, 26 May 2017 00:00

Sri Lanka Telecom (SLT) has come forward with yet another innovative entertainment option for their loyal customers in the form of ‘Music On ...


L.L. Manura Alwis represents Sri Lanka at Red Bull Doodle Art Global Gallery

/ Friday, 19 May 2017 00:00

  L.L. Manura Alwis from the National School of Business and Management (NSBM) wins Sri Lanka’s Red Bull Doodle Art Nationa...


SLT PEO TV introduces innovative Music On Demand service

/ Friday, 19 May 2017 00:00

Sri Lanka Telecom (SLT) has come forward with yet another innovative entertainment option for their loyal customers in the form of ‘Music On ...


Liberty by Scope Cinemas creates history

/ Friday, 19 May 2017 00:00

  Screens King Arthur: The Legend of the Sword in Sri Lanka before domestic release in the US  The premiere of Ki...


Sanjeewa Kumara’s art on show at Paradise Road Galleries

/ Friday, 19 May 2017 00:00

Artist Sanjeewa Kumara will hold his exhibition at Paradise Road Galleries, 02 Alfred House Road, Colombo 03 from 25 May to 14 June from 6 p.m. onw...


Grammy Awards leaves Los Angeles for New York in 2018

/ Friday, 12 May 2017 00:00

Reuters: Music’s biggest night is heading to New York next year after more than a decade in Los Angeles, the organisers of the annual Grammy ...


Amal International School’s forward march in drama and theatre

/ Friday, 12 May 2017 00:00

Azeez House emerged Champions in the Inter House Drama Competition held end last month (30 April) at the Western Province Aesthetic Resort, Colombo...


Works of Lionel Wendt on show in Athens from 10 June till 3 September

/ Friday, 12 May 2017 00:00

There is something special going on with regard to the oeuvre of Ceylonese photographer Lionel Wendt (1900-1944). After a period of relative obscur...


Michael Learns To Rock live in Sri Lanka

/ Friday, 12 May 2017 00:00

There’s nothing better than seeing your favourite band performing live and if they happen to be one of the top 10 most demanded acts…t...


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Shipping and ports: At the cross roads of national interest

29 May 2017

Newly appointed Ports and Shipping Minister Mahinda Samarasinghe being congratulated by his predecessor Arjuna Ranatunga when the former assumed duties early last week following the mini reshuffle of the Cabinet - Pic by Lasantha Kumara Sh...


New Finance Minister has a Herculean task ahead; he will win only if he moves with foresight

29 May 2017

New Finance Minister Mangala Samaraweera officially assuming duties at the ministry  – Pic by Pradeep Pathirana   Promise to continue with economic reform program The new Minister of Finance, Mangala Sa...


India’s new plan for TN fishermen could end row with Sri Lanka over fishing

27 May 2017

  India’s new INR 16,210 million ($ 250.9 million) plan to enable Tamil Nadu fishermen to exit fishing in the Palk Bay in three years from this year could end its decades-long row with Sri Lanka over poaching in Sri Lan...


Mayday! Mayhem in the making?

26 May 2017

By the time you read this, you would have perused many pieces, no doubt, on the precarious state of the nation of late. The painful memories of April-May – Meethotamulla pitfall and the proposed appointment of a military panjandrum to curb, ...


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