Archive for April 17th, 2016

Shakespeare v Cervantes

Sunday, April 17th, 2016:

Image copyright Alamy Miguel de Cervantes and William Shakespeare died one day apart, 400 years ago, each of them a giant in his own language and literary tradition. But a difference in the scale of quartercentenary celebrations in their respective countries and around the world is leading some fans of the author of Don Quixote to cry foul. While “all the world’s a stage” for the British bard thanks to the rollout of the massive Shakespeare Lives programme of arts events around the globe, celebrations of the life of his Spanish contemporary are perhaps “more honoured in the breach than […] Read More →

East Coast Music Week festivities wrap up in Sydney

Sunday, April 17th, 2016:

People who spent the weekend in Sydney immersed in music took a moment to come up for air today after a five-day festival brought some of the best performers in Atlantic Canada to Cape Breton.   The final day of East Coast Music Week featured some performances and industry awards, which recognized many of the behind-the-scene contributions. Sunday morning, musicians hoisted guitars and gear into waiting taxis. Many admitted to being somewhat weary after itineraries that had them hopping from venue to venue over the weekend.  Performers and fans alike took in a variety of shows, ranging from folk to jazz, hip hop, rock and roots. […] Read More →

Barcelona Opens Door for Its Rivals

Sunday, April 17th, 2016:

Barcelona fell at home to Valencia, 2-1, on Sunday, losing its third straight game to allow Atlético Madrid to draw even on points atop the Spanish league with five rounds to go. Atlético erased Barcelona’s lead by beating Granada, 3-0, earlier Sunday. Real Madrid is only 1 point behind after winning on Saturday. Atlético was trailing by 9 points three rounds ago, and Real Madrid was 12 points back four games ago. Lionel Messi scored his 500th career goal in the 63rd minute against Valencia to end a five-game scoring slump that was his worst with Barcelona in five years. […] Read More →

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