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Film Review: 'Zurich'

An arrestingly broken-backed story structure offers more surprises than the story itself in “Zurich,” Dutch helmer Sacha Polak’s grim but glisteningly crafted sophomore feature. Confirming the promise of her remarkable 2012 debut “Hemel” without quite advancing upon it, this bisected study of a young woman cast adrift — physically and psychologically — by personal tragedy unfurls its tale of woe in furtively non-linear fashion, but it shouldn’t take viewers long to surmise the root of her trauma. 627 more words

Markets & Festivals

Le Devoir suggère Vivre selon Marguerite

Vivre selon Marguerite, de Mireille Couture, est dans les suggestions du journal Le Devoir de cette semaine! Ce soir aux Rendez-vous du cinéma québécois!

Catherine Legault

China: Sharon Shannon in Beijing 2015

Famed button accordion player, Sharon Shannon will also be playing a concert in Beijing.

Sharon Shannon, an Irish International world class musician. Sharon has entertained US President Clinton at the White House and President Obama in Dublin along with accompanying Presidents Mary Robinson and President McAleese on state visits to Poland and Australia respectively. 33 more words

Irish Music

Festival Underload Neurogenesis

The new seasonal affective phenomenon.

Let’s face it. Winter is a miserable season.

When you walk out of the office and it’s already dark. BAM! 909 more words


Girl's Day in Japan - A little bit about Hina Matsuri

In Japan, every year on the 3rd of March comes a traditional celebration known properly as momo-no-sekku (桃の節句) but more casually referred to as Hina Matsuri… 760 more words


Welcome, Anthestêriôn and the Year of the Wooden Caprid!

I’m going to spoil my upcoming entry and announce that our House has chosen a new date for our lunar new year: Anthestêriôn. Prior to this, we used Athenian reckoning and started on Hekatombaiôn, but we felt that the date had little significance to our cultus and to the general cultural setting of where we live. 232 more words


Mumford and Sons Tease New Music Coming Soon

Mumford and Sons have been quiet for what seems like years (it’s only been about a year and a half), but now, it looks like the indie band will officially be making their return to the music world after their hiatus. 183 more words

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