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Theatre - Beyond Desire

21 Nov-14 Dec Loosely channeling Hamlet and E. M. Forster's same-sex love story Maurice, writer-director Neil Rutherford's Beyond Desire is set in 1910 England, where...

7.30 ACT – what to expect from tonight’s program

7 hours agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

7.30 ACT on the ABC Friday October 31st Mr Fluffy – the latest and what it means for asbestos affected home-owners as well as ACT rate payers Chief Minister, Katy Gallagher – on asbestos and light rail business plan Abby Bishop, Canberra Capitals captain – talks to Tim Gavel about balancing life, basketball and an adopted baby The ANU supercomputer [...]

Bad Loans Climb at China’s Biggest Banks

Sour loans on the books of China’s biggest banks have increased 22% since the start of the year, as slowing economic growth and overcapacity in a number of industries take an increasing toll on the financial sector.

Theatre - The Legend Of King O'Malley

26 Nov-13 Dec First seen in 1970, Bob Ellis and Michael Boddy’s The Legend of King O'Malley, is a vaudeville musical about a real-life man who became –...

Clubs - Icebergs New Year’s Day Party

Thu 01 Jan 2015 Celebrate New Year's Day from one of Bondi's most instagram-able vantage points, Icebergs Dining Room and Bar. There will be DJs, superb views, poolside...

Look: Shenyang car careens off bridge, all passengers are fine

7 hours agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

A driver in the pitch black of a dark, dark, Shenyang night careened off the side of a bridge, resulting in this monstrous looking wreck. Apparently, it was traveling so fast that it plowed through the brick wall, making it look like some smart-ass tried to drive down a lane less than half the width of the car. [ more › ]

Writing China: Liu Cixin, ‘The Three-Body Problem’

Chinese science-fiction writer Liu Cixin has won widespread acclaim for his imaginative work “The Three-Body Problem.” The trilogy tells the story of a civilization in another galaxy that is facing extinction and chooses to invade the Earth in order to save itself.

Bars & Pubs - Aperol Barefoot Bowls

Sat 01 Nov Make your Saturday destination Aperol’s Barefoot Bowls at Paddington Bowls this summer. ‘Bowls butlers’ will be on hand to make sure your glass...

Bars & Pubs - Aperol Garden

Thu 04 Dec Get excited Sydney, there’s a new garden popping up in the middle of the city. From December, you can head to the Aperol Garden at the Argyle on Thursdays...

Texan donor to mayor's cause benefited from de Blasio bill

Two weeks ago, a man named Alexis Lodde made a $100,000 donation to a Hudson Valley Democratic account. It was an exceptionally large gift, particularly for a Texan who until recently had never given... To view the full story, click the title link.

Music - Kimbra

Time Out talks to Kimbra about following up her astonishing debut

For China’s Online Shoppers, Obama’s Visit Nothing to Cheer About

For many Beijing residents, the upcoming APEC forum means a six-day holiday and—if the government has its way—hopefully bluer skies. But the meeting also could mean hiccups for online retail addicts.

Kings pay the price for taking penalties in 3-0 loss to the Penguins

PITTSBURGH — They talked about keeping disciplined, staying out of the penalty box against the high-octane team possessing the league's best power play.

The Hornets are back

And with a name change, Charlotte’s current NBA franchise is generating a lot more buzz (sorry) than it ever did when called the Bobcats. For that excitement to continue, the current Hornets will have to perform like the Hornets of old rather than the Bobcats — that is to say, put a consistently competitive product […]

Atlus USA summons five new Persona Q English trailers

Ever since I hopped on the Etrian Odyssey bandwagon, Persona Q's been on my radar for quite some time. Anyway, Atlus has uploaded a couple trailers that cover the game's Fusion System, along with showing off Marie, Elizabeth, Margaret,...Show More Summary

Chicago boxer up off the mat after wrongful murder charge

Aug. 11, 2009, was nightmare for Semajay Thomas. A month earlier, 50-year-old Reynaldo Ortiz of Texas had been beaten to death next door to Thomas' home in West Town. Acting on a tip, police approached the then-16-year-old that August night at home. Show More Summary

Generation Y votes: Quinn or Rauner?

With the top two candidates - sitting Gov. Pat Quinn and businessman Bruce Rauner - vying in a competitive, mud-slinging race for governor, Millennial voters will decide by Election Day which Baby Boomer candidate can better bridge the...Show More Summary

"HAPPY HALLOWEEN" From a 1950's Decatur GA

Decatur GAHappy Halloween from Decatur GA (circa 1955)That Devil is my brother (Phil) the other kids are from the neighborhood.Location: 202 E. Davis St.So if you lived in the area circa 1955 and went to Winnona Park School, you could be one of those kids.

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