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Culture

Global culture, including music, art, film, music, the producers and the consumers, this is our entertainment section.

 
 "Grandma's Gangsta Chicken Curry and Gangsta Stories from My Hippie Sixties" a book review"Grandma's Gangsta Chicken Curry and Gangsta Stories from My Hippie Sixties" a book review by Murray Hunter
"Grandma's gangsta chicken curry" is a journey back to Azly Rahman's time growing up in a Malay kampong, back in the 1960s and 70s. It's a book of stories, poems, and narratives relating to times, people, events, and just the thoughts...
 
 Frank Baum: The Father of the Wizard of OzFrank Baum: The Father of the Wizard of Oz by Rene Wadlow
L. Frank Baum (1856 - 1916) whose birth anniversary we mark on 15 May is largely forgotten as a writer while his 1899 book The Wonderful Wizard of Oz lives on through the 1939 film with Judy Garland as Dorothy and references...
 
 Daphne Du MaurierDaphne Du Maurier by The Ovi Team
May 13th; British writer Daphne Du Maurier is born on this day in 1907. Du Maurier wrote many romantic suspense novels, including the popular Rebecca (1938).
 
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 Katharine HepburnKatharine Hepburn by The Ovi Team
May 12th; on this day in 1907, Katharine Hepburn, who due to her performances in such films as The Philadelphia Story and On Golden Pond, will become one of the most celebrated actresses of the 20th century, is born in Hartford, Connecticut.
 
 Buffalo Bill's Wild West showBuffalo Bill's Wild West show by The Ovi Team
May 9th 1887; Buffalo Bill's Wild West show opens in London, giving Queen Victoria and her subjects their first look at real cowboys and Indians. Though his Wild West show waned in popularity in the 20th century-in part because of competition from thousa
 
 Dr. NoDr. No by The Ovi Team
May 8th 1963, with the release of Dr. No, moviegoers get their first look - down the barrel of a gun - at the super-spy James Bond (codename: 007), the immortal character created by Ian Fleming in his now-famous series...
 
 Gary CooperGary Cooper by The Ovi Team
May 7th 1901; On this day in 1901, Gary Cooper, who will become famous for his performances in such movies as High Noon and The Pride of the Yankees, is born in Helena, Montana.
 
 The Grapes of WrathThe Grapes of Wrath by The Ovi Team
May 6th 1940, John Steinbeck is awarded the Pulitzer Prize for his novel The Grapes of Wrath. The book traces the fictional Joad family of Oklahoma as they lose their family farm and move to California in search of a better life.
 
 Rabindranath Tagore: Grace and Beauty Within Your SoulRabindranath Tagore: Grace and Beauty Within Your Soul by Rene Wadlow
To mark the 7 May birth anniversary of the poet Rabindranath Tagore (1861-1941) we highlight the song-poems of the Bauls that Tagore structured both as words and music.
 
 Open-air exhibitionOpen-air exhibition by Amir Khatib
I did not get a chance to display my paintings, I did not find a suitable place for them, and I was unable to agree with a financier for the exhibition, but through an angel, a broker, I met him in a bar, and he was drunk...
 
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