Drama QueensIndie and Foreign Films At The Venice Film FestivalWhat: Upcoming indie and foreign films take you from Europe to the slums of Brazil to the Far East.
Send to KindleTweet The Dirt:Are you a fan of the American flicks that are so depressing you leave happy your life is seemingly ‘normal’? Or, do you put up with subtitles to get a dose of the international films, be they the African or Latin American, which often show faraway, seemingly unfamiliar lands, offering a [...]
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Send to KindleTweet Gen Art will commence New York fashion week event on September 4 in Midtown, with an after party at Opera. The show will spotlight emerging designers, with six women’s wear designers, two makers of men’s collections and three accessories designers. The next day, Mercedes-Benz FashionWeek New York stars with a host of [...]
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Send to KindleTweet Barack Obama has chosen Senator Joe Biden as his running mate. The Democratic National Convention, this year in Denver, Colorado, will run from Monday August 25 through Thursday August 28. Speakers include House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Hillary and Bill Clinton, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, John Kerry, Jay Rockefeller, and NARAL President [...]
The Ramadan Special Middle East Hotels Aim To Profit From the Holy Holiday What: The month of September marks an important Muslim holiday, Ramadan, an apparently, a big source of income for hotels in Muslim nations.
Send to KindleTweet The Dirt: While most American families prepare for the holiday weekend, Muslim families will be getting ready for the holy month of Ramadan. Commencing around September 1, the holiday obliges practicing Muslims to fast during sunrise to sunset for one month. Despite being one of the most important holidays, it seems to [...]
The Venice International Film Festival Dramas That Will Rule The American Box Office What:These four films help many personality types, including the drama queens, the fashion addicts and the family outcasts, realize they are not alone.
Send to KindleTweet The Dirt: The 65th Venice International Film Festival starts on August 27 and runs through September 6, with an international group of directors, screenwriters and actors sure to satisfy film junkies ranging from comedy fans to drama lovers seeking the latest depressing flick to the foreign film addicts pining for the latest [...]
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