London Jewish Museum to explore tropes about money

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Judaism Jews, Money, Myth aims to confront stereotypes of Jews’ connections with money Abigail Morris, director of London’s Jewish Museum, said taking the ‘long view allows nuance and context and investigation’. Photograph: PR An exhibition examining stereotypes and tropes about Jews and money is Läs mer…

Behrouz Boochani: detained asylum seeker wins Australia's richest literary prize

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Refugees Guardian writer on Manus Island wins $125,000 after sweeping non-fiction prize and Victorian prize for literature Behrouz Boochani, an asylum seeker detained on Manus Island, has won the Victorian prize for literature. Photograph: Jonas Gratzer/The Guardian The winner of Australia’s richest literary prize Läs mer…

Silent Hill at 20: the game that taught us to fear ourselves

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Action games Silent Hill at 20: the game that taught us to fear ourselves This horror thriller shocked the games industry with its tense world of terror – and its monstrous vision is as fearsome as ever The nightmare begins … Silent Hill. Illustration: Läs mer…

Sunless Skies review – a galaxy of terrors awaits

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Games 4 / 5 stars 4 out of 5 stars. PC; Failbetter GamesThis imaginative and darkly humorous steampunk survival game has you fearfully chart a vast, hostile universe Imagination and atmosphere in spades … a still from the game Sunless Skies. Photograph: Failbetter Games Läs mer…

Ariana Grande mocked for Japanese tattoo typo: ‘Leave me and my grill alone’

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Ariana Grande Singer was hoping for a Japanese translation of the title of her hit 7 Rings. Instead she ended up with a tattoo which means ‘small charcoal grill’ Ariana Grande acknowledged her new hand tattoo was missing a symbol but said the design Läs mer…

Costa prize-winner Bart van Es on why he had to tell his family’s Holocaust story

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Costa book awards Costa prize-winner Bart van Es on why he had to tell his family’s Holocaust story The Cut Out Girl is the gripping tale of a Jewish girl who escaped the Nazis, written by her saviours’ grandson. Here, author and heroine talk Läs mer…

Undiscovered Merlin tale fragments found in Bristol archives

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Bristol Handwritten 13th-century parchment pieces spotted in unrelated work at library People visit the ruins of Tintagel Castle in Cornwall, the legendary birthplace of King Arthur. Photograph: Matt Cardy/Getty Images An intriguing, previously unknown 13th-century version of a tale featuring Merlin and King Arthur Läs mer…

Rare Lucian Freud portrait of Guinness heir goes up for auction

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Lucian Freud Artist’s 1956 painting hung in legendary house in Wicklow mountains for half a century ‘A jewel of a painting’: Lucian Freud’s Head of a Boy. Photograph: Sotheby’s A tender and rarely seen portrait of a boy by Lucian Freud that hung in Läs mer…

Lars Mikkelsen: I found God after playing a boozy, lusty priest

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Interview Mark Lawson Drama Interview Lars Mikkelsen: I found God after playing a boozy, lusty priest Mark Lawson The Danish actor reveals the major life-change triggered by his role in Ride Upon the Storm – and looks back at his days in House of Läs mer…

Woah, Canada! 25 years of Cirque Éloize – in pictures

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The acclaimed Montreal troupe are on tour to celebrate a quarter-century of astonishing shows, performed for more than three million people around the world. See how their motley crew of acrobats, clowns, jugglers and musicians have shaped contemporary circus Staged in 1997, Excentricus was Läs mer…

Demolition of Bristol eyesore makes way for university campus

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Bristol Temple Quarter’s rich past includes housing squatters, Royal Mail and a cattle market The demolition of the former Bristol Royal Mail sorting office should take four months. Photograph: Ben Birchall/PA Demolition work is under way at Bristol’s most famous eyesore, bringing an end Läs mer…

Gwyneth Paltrow sued over collision on ski slopes

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Gwyneth Paltrow Actor says $3.1m lawsuit filed in Utah alleging she injured another skier in a 2016 crash is ‘without merit’ Gwyneth Paltrow in 2016. Photograph: Thibault Camus/AP Actor Gwyneth Paltrow has been accused in a lawsuit of breaking a man’s ribs and leaving Läs mer…

‘I'd like to offer you a holiday’: Richard E Grant's childhood letter to Barbra Streisand

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Barbra Streisand Singer responds after actor and superfan shared letter and posed outside her house Richard E Grant sent Barbra Streisand a letter while growing up in Swaziland. Composite: Rob Latour/Rich Fury/Getty Images/REX/Shutterstock Richard E Grant has shared a letter he wrote to Barbra Läs mer…

The BBC should press for Eurovision to be moved from Israel | Letter

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Eurovision The BBC should press for Eurovision to be moved from Israel On 8 February, the BBC will screen You Decide, to ‘deliver the UK the artist it deserves to fly the flag out in Tel Aviv in May’. For any artist of conscience, Läs mer…

British cultural figures urge BBC to boycott Eurovision in Israel

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Eurovision Vivienne Westwood, Mike Leigh and Julie Christie are among those calling for coverage to be cancelled, citing human rights violations Netta, who won Eurovision 2018 for Israel. Photograph: José Sena Goulão/EPA British cultural figures including Vivienne Westwood, Peter Gabriel and Mike Leigh have Läs mer…