Entertainment / Arts

‘Wonder Woman’ returning for 2019 movie sequel

/ Friday, 28 July 2017 00:00

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - “Wonder Woman” is coming back for more. Hollywood movie studio Warner Bros. on Tuesday announced a December 2...


Ladies’ College Old Girls’ Association’s ‘Rhythm’s Going to Get You’ tomorrow

/ Friday, 28 July 2017 00:00

The curtains will rise on ‘Rhythm’s Going to Get You!’, the first concert presented by the Ladies’ College Old Girls’...


Atomic Blonde at Majestic and Empire Cineplexes

/ Friday, 28 July 2017 00:00

‘Atomic Blonde’ is a 2017 American action spy thriller film directed by David Leitch, in his first solo directorial credit, and written...


‘Simpsons’ creator heads to Netflix with adult comedy

/ Friday, 28 July 2017 00:00

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - “The Simpsons” creator Matt Groening is swapping Springfield for a medieval kingdom in a new animated adult com...


Hilarious standup comedy ‘Freddy Stands Up’ at the Hilton on Sunday

/ Friday, 28 July 2017 00:00

The Thomian Society is gearing up for another of their famed Dinner Theatre events this Sunday but this time with a twist! They will host the first...


Kendrick Lamar scathing ‘Humble’ video leads MTV VMA nominations

/ Friday, 28 July 2017 00:00

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Rapper Kendrick Lamar earned a leading eight MTV Video Music Award (VMA) nominations on Tuesday for his searing critique on...


Final 102K Dance Party today at Hilton Colombo Blue

/ Friday, 28 July 2017 00:00

The Yes101’s final 10th day showdown of the 102K Dance Party will be today (28 July) at the Hilton Colombo’s Blue.  The show is ...


Somalatha Subasinghe Play House presents 2-day theatre festival for children and youth

/ Friday, 28 July 2017 00:00

Somalatha Subasinghe Play House presents a two-day theatre festival for children and youth during school holidays in August. Three very popular pla...


Take a trip to ‘Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets’

/ Friday, 21 July 2017 00:00

  nAt Majestic and Empire Cineplexes in 3D ‘Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets’ is a 2017 is a new...


Talented musicians to showcase musical brilliance at ‘MuzikAAAle – an evening of fun classics’

/ Friday, 21 July 2017 00:00

‘MuzikAAAle – An evening of fun classics’ will be presented by the past and present students of well known piano teacher Ruvini H...


Power of Play’s Camp Kreativ returns in August

/ Friday, 21 July 2017 00:00

Back for the fourth consecutive year, Camp Kreativ (CK), an initiative by Power of Play (PoP), is a summer holiday program that has gained an immen...


‘Game of Thrones’ creators to next tackle civil war in alternative America

/ Friday, 21 July 2017 00:00

LOS ANGELES (Reuters): The creators of HBO’s hit medieval fantasy “Game of Thrones” have their next show lined for the premium ca...


Two new Harry Potter books to be released in October

/ Friday, 21 July 2017 00:00

Reuters: The Hogwarts universe is set to expand by an additional two new Harry Potter books, published in conjunction with a British Library event,...


‘Lady Macbeth’ – A brilliantly chilling recall of a classic

/ Friday, 21 July 2017 00:00

  nWeekend screenings at Majestic and Empire Cineplexes  ‘Lady Macbeth’ is a 2016 British dr...


Madonna wins halt to auction of intimate items

/ Friday, 21 July 2017 00:00

NEW YORK (Reuters): Madonna persuaded a New York state judge to halt the auction of 22 personal items including a pair of worn satin panties, a hai...


My Secret Romance makes its charming debut on iflix

/ Friday, 21 July 2017 00:00

iflix, the world’s leading internet TV service for emerging markets, offering subscribers unlimited access to thousands of TV shows, movies a...


JAT Technologies supports ‘Aadaraniiya Prince’ concert to raise funds for late singer’s hospital bills

/ Friday, 21 July 2017 00:00

As part of its commitment to support local musicians and the Sri Lankan music industry, JAT Technologies, the leading audio visual and ELV Solution...


‘Glitch +’ by Chandraguptha Thenuwara at Saskia Fernando Gallery

/ Friday, 21 July 2017 00:00

  From 23 July to 13 August Every year since 1997 ChandragupthaThenuwara presents an exhibition on 23 July to commemora...


Netflix wins international crown with original shows

/ Friday, 21 July 2017 00:00

Reuters: 20 years after Reed Hastings co-founded Netflix Inc, and a decade after the company introduced video streaming, it hit another milestone &...


Journalist Prasad Abu Bakr’s work lauded at ‘Nawa Kalakaruwo’ 2017

/ Friday, 21 July 2017 00:00

Nawa Kalakaruwo 2017 organised by the George Keyt Foundation – an annual exhibition opened to newcomers to the ‘Artists arena’ wh...


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Should the BOI be shut down?

28 July 2017

Justice Minister Dr. Wijeyadasa Rajapakshe very boldly stated at the Sri Lanka Economic Summit on Wednesday that the Board of Investment should be shut down. The BOI is the PM’s brainchild and an offshoot of the GCEC.  Wijeyadasa went...


Quotas with ‘zipping’ for women in local government

28 July 2017

The other day I met a woman who is a card-carrying member of a major political party. She is the president of the midwives association in her area. She exuded leadership. She has so much to share with her community about health, lifestyles and oth...


The delicious ironies of idiotic democracy

28 July 2017

Life, as a musically-inclined poet of a previous age once essayed, is what happens when you are planning to do something else. Well, the same may be said for the intentions of Good Governance: that the best-laid plans of mice and men gang aft agle...


‘Into Africa’ – from troubled continent to a land of opportunities

28 July 2017

It was the continent that made headlines for all the wrong reasons: the great famine in Ethiopia and HIV pandemic in 1980s, the Rwandan genocide in 1990s, and the Somalian civil war in 2000’s grabbed headlines. By mid-2000 some of the Afric...


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