Heath Ledger was the best actor

titleThe other day in Sydney held its ceremony GQ Men of the Year Awards, where the Hit of the Ledger was awarded the title of Best actor for his role as the Joker in "the Dark knight".To receive the award for his son came Kim Ledger, who could hardly restrain his tears on stage, Recalling his "beautiful boy".Kim once said, as Heath liked to play the Joker. "He spend entire days on the set, teased partners, sometimes frightened them - and at the same time managed to create a unique personage ".The ceremony was also honored Hugh Jackman as the winner of the people's Choice and Baz Lurman in the category of Creative power. Source: Heath Ledger was the best actor. . . . Читать полностью -->

The book is about music won a prize from the Guardian newspaper

titleThe book "the Rest is noise" by Alex Ross received the award of the Guardian for the best debut. Ross told the story of the twentieth century through popular music, from Stravinsky to The Velvet Underground.The book "the Rest is noise" (The Rest is Noise) Alex Ross (Alex Ross) received the award of the Guardian for the best debut (Guardian First Book Award). Ross told the story of the twentieth century through popular music, from Stravinsky to The Velvet Underground.Judges called a debut book Ross "triumph of the highest quality and incredible coverage. New York music critic will receive 10 thousand pounds.In the shortlist this year included the contenders for the British Booker: "A Case of Exploding Mangoes" by Mohammed Hanif (Mohammed Hanif), about the murder of the Pakistani dictator General Zia-ul-Haq in 1988, the novel part of the whole" (A Fraction of the Whole) Steve Toltz (Steve Toltz), about the relationship between father and son, as well as the novel "God's Own Country" Ross Raisin (Ross Raisin) and the book by Owen Matthews (Owen Matthews) "Children of Stalin (Stalin-'s Children)about the love story of his parents in Russia and about his own reportorial activities in Moscow in 1990-ies.In the long list Guardian were four novels, a collection of short stories, a book of poems and four books from the category of non-fiction. These ten books were selected from 170 applicants.The best book to choose three writers, two of the journalist, poet and historian.P. S. Читать полностью -->

Amy Winehouse was hospitalized on vacation

titleThe infamous British singer Amy Winehouse was hospitalized after the attack during a holiday on the island of Saint Lucia. The singer, who suffers from drug addiction, once again fainted.The girl hurried to deliver to a local hospital. Eyewitnesses reported that she was in a condition of strong alcoholic intoxication, "her condition was terrible and it was shaking.A representative Winehouse confirmed her hospitalization, writes the newspaper "The Sun" In his words, Amy ended replacement drugs the medications she was taking. The hospital reported that the condition Winehouse is improving and it is expected that she will leave the hospital soon.It is known that the resort singer is trying to get rid of narcotic dependence. Although Amy Winehouse not so long ago stated that, after the course of treatment, has managed to get rid of this Vice. Despite the scandalous personal life and problems with the law, Amy Winehouse is one of the most successful British pop stars. Читать полностью -->

Former Director of the Moscow art Theater sentenced to 6 years

titleThe Moscow city court sentenced to six years in the colony, the former Director of the Moscow art Theater of Leonid's Monastery.He was found guilty in organizing the attempted murder of his wife, a ballerina of the Bolshoi theatre Irina Dmitrieva, daughter and son-in-law for a sole proprietorship, a five-room apartment in the center of Moscow. About this informed the head a press-services of Moscow city court Anna Usacheva."The monastery is recognized as guilty of the organisation of attempt at murder of two and more persons by hiring mercenary motives, - has told Usachyov. In this investigation considers that the crime was not brought to an end through no fault of the accused reasons. According to her, the court has appointed the former Director of the punishment is lower than envisaged by the Criminal code of the Russian Federation, taking into account the age of the Monastery, who is 68 years, and his state of health.According to investigators, in may this year 68-year-old defendant asked his guard, employee of a private security company, over 45 thousand dollars to fix his ex-wife, daughter and son-in-law for one to own a five-room apartment on Bolshaya Nikitskaya street. On 16 July he called and said that the offense committed. Monastic met with the guard, and two presented by the killers the police, gave them 600 thousand rubles, after which he was detained and arrested.As RIA "Novosti", the Monastery is partially admitted his guilt. Читать полностью -->

In London will show `Romeo and Juliet` with a happy ending

titleIn early November, the famous Sergei Prokofiev's ballet "Romeo and Juliet" will be shown at the arts Centre, Barbican (Barbican Centre) in London staged by American choreographer Mark Morris (Mark Morris), reports British newspaper The Times.According to Mark Morris, he will recreate on stage the original version of the ballet, which was written by Sergei Prokofiev in collaboration with the dramatist Sergei Radlov in 1935. In this play, Juliet manages to Wake up before Romeo kills himself, and thus prevents his suicide. This liberty in the interpretation of the plot did not like Stalin, just before the premiere of the ballet in Leningrad Prokofiev was forced to change the plot, and also make changes in the music.The original score and the drama of the ballet became publicly available recently, after research Professor Simon Morrison (Simon Morrison) from Princeton University. The score was found in declassified Soviet archives."I like this original version of the ballet," said mark Morris. - It has some almost imperceptible rhythm, harmony and tempo. It is much more carefully thought out, and at the same time, it contains unexpected transitions.The home of the choreographer, the production was received with mixed reviews. Читать полностью -->

Died a conductor Veronica Dudarova

titleIn Moscow in 92-m to year of life has died the world's first female conductor of the Russian Symphony orchestra, people's artist of the USSR Veronika Dudarova, informed RIA "news" on Friday the representative of the Ministry of culture of North Ossetia.According to the interlocutor of the Agency, Dudarova died 15 January."Veronica Dudarova - the world's first female conductor, had unlimited repertory of possibilities, was a talented interpreter of Russian and Soviet classics. It is up to the end of his life was devoted daughter of the Ossetian people and made a huge contribution to the development of a culture of Ossetia", - said the representative of the Republican Ministry of culture.Dudarova, Ossetian descent, was born in Baku in 1916. As a student Veronika Dudarova was a conductor at the Central children's theatre in Moscow (1944), the assistant conductor of the Opera Studio of the Conservatory (1945-1946).More than 40 years of creative activity Dudarova was associated with the Moscow Symphony orchestra. In 1991 she created the orchestra - Symphony orchestra under the direction of Veronica Dudarova.Veronika Dudarova - people's artist of the USSR and Russia awarded the order of the October Revolution (1986), "For merits before Fatherland" III (1996) and grade II (2006), the medal "glory of Ossetia" (1996). Dudarova was the academician of the International Academy of art. Named after one of the smaller planets of the Solar system. Читать полностью -->

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