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The Picture of John Gray, Old Red Lion

A delightful piece of theatre exploring the life of the poets and artists associated with Oscar Wilde This post is from The London Word and should not be republished elsewhere without prior permission. Please check out our site for more great stories and features. The Picture of John Gray, Old Red Lion

Free And Cheap London Events: 25-31 August 2014

4 hours agoEngland / London : Londonist

Hedonism at the Science Museum, night market and swimming.

Rioja Festival: It's on now!

5 hours agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

Oenophiles, rejoice. The first wine and dine festival by Rioja, the granddaddy of Spanish wine regions, is now on in Shanghai and runs all the way till the end of the month. Click here to check the menus of all participating restaurants and to make a free reservation. [ more › ]

London 2012 Venues Host The First Invictus Games

6 hours agoEngland / London : Londonist

Sending a positive message about life beyond disability.

Toxic fake cigarettes filled with asbestos and excrement seized by councils

Millions of illegal cigarettes filled with dead flies, human excrement and abnormally-high levels of cancer causing chemicals are being taken off the streets by councils cracking down on the black market trade. The Local Government Association said efforts to reduce smoking and improve health are being hampered by the illicit trade, which also costs the […]

Female Caricature

14yMEDIO, Yoani Sanchez, Havana, 22 August 2014 – A woman on national television said that her husband “helps” her with some household chores. To many, the phrase may sound like the highest aspiration of every woman. Another lady asserts that her … Continue reading ?

Searching for LIVE vongole in cbr

9 hours agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

As above! I can find ‘fresh’ vongole/clams but they’re never alive (tried all the fish/seafood shops at and around fyshwick mkt). Any ideas?

Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Saturday 23 Aug 2014

POLICE ‘CLOSING IN’ ON ‘JIHADI JOHN’ Police will raid homes in Britain to help establish the identity of ‘Jihadi John’, who beheaded the American journalist James Foley. Security sources tell The Times that the field of suspects has been “significantly narrowed”. Show More Summary

Doctor Who: Deep Breath theatrical screenings

Location: AMC Burbank 16, 125 E. Palm Avenue, Burbank, CA 91502 – and elsewhere Link out: Click here Description: The first episode of DOCTOR WHO Season 8 – in which Peter Capaldi takes over the TARDIS – will make its debut in cinemas worldwide. The official release date is August 25, but despite the poster’s proclamation [...]

Dan Haren might have a future with the Dodgers

If Dan Haren continues to pitch like he did Friday night, he'll probably be a Dodger again next season.

Dodgers beat New York Mets, 6-2

KEY MOMENT: With the game tied, 1-1, Dan Haren botched an attempted squeeze play, which resulted in Justin Turner getting caught in a rundown between third base and home plate. But later in the at-bat, Haren singled to right field to drive in Erisbel Arruebarrena and move the Dodgers in...

Interview: Rani Mukerji on playing “Mardaani” roles in Bollywood films

Remembering that and the other films where she played a strong female character, Rani Mukerji told India Insight she likes to strike a balance between what she calls substantial roles and those written only for entertaining fans.

Two killed, others injured in two-car accident in Sylmar

Two people were killed and an unspecified number of others were injured Friday evening in a two-car collision in Sylmar.

Woman, 77, killed by car in North Hollywood

A 77-year-old woman was hit and killed by a car Friday night in North Hollywood.

Trial continues for man accused of murder in fatal mauling by dogs

On the last two Sundays in April 2013, Adalberto Farias diverged from his typical riding routes, taking him and his National Show Horse, Prince, along a dirt road that brought him by Alex Donald Jackson's Littlerock home. 

Top L.A. Unified officials worked with Apple/Pearson before iPad deal

Senior Los Angeles school district officials, including Supt. John Deasy, had a close working relationship with Apple and Pearson executives before these companies won the key contract for a $1-billion effort to provide computers to every student in the nation’s second-largest school...

Adam Scott, Cameron Tringale share Barclays lead; McIlroy is five back

Adam Scott shot a 65 Friday to get a share of the second-round lead with Cameron Tringale in the Barclays at Paramus, N.J.

Fitzroy businesses for sale

I don’t think I’ve seen so many Fitzroy hospitality and retail businesses for sale, or vacant properties for lease, at the same time. These are all in addition to ones I’ve already written about, such as the former Oven pizza, the former convenience store next door, the bike shop and the former Django Django cafe.… This post was first published on Fitzroyalty. © Brian Ward.

Annotated Anime: Sword Art Online II episode 7

Yikes. I never expected to be concerned about Sword Art Online II’s well-being. While there was a bit of hope for A-1 to get back on track, things are taking a slight turn for the worse with the way how they followed up on the show’s latest conflict. From the looks of it, the SAO II might be in a grim state until things pick up again. Read more...

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