Jim Parsons’s burgeoning film career has been tipping towards socially conscious projects for a few years now. He has recently appeared in Hidden Figures and the HBO AIDS crisis drama The Normal Heart, but he has yet to play a leading man. Variety announced today, however, that Parsons has signed ... More »
The initiative, marking the centenary of the country’s first chance at independence, underlines the role that music plays in forming national identity. The scheme is in its early stages – fewer that 1,000 instruments have been purchased so far – but plans are in place to reach every school and family in the country. Read […]
Connor Verkerke was the kind of kid everybody loved. The adorable blond-haired, blue-eyed 9-year-old with freckles on his nose played doting big brother to three younger siblings, liked to make people laugh by reciting “Captain Underpants” books and couldn’t get enough of the Dalai Lama. And no one adored Connor more than his nana, Toni...
Playwright Jack Thorne, who just this week took home the Best Play Award from What’s On Stage for Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, has a new production opening February 24 at the Bristol Old Vic Theatre in London. Junkyard, Thorne’s first musical, was inspired by his own childhood experience, as reported recently by Leaky....read more!
Learning to code is quickly becoming of the new “musts” for a child’s education. “Reading, ‘Riting and ‘Rithmetic” is quickly being upstaged by the new kid in town. Walking the show floor at the NY Toy Fair this week gave us a good sense of the imaginative and varied ways to learn about coding while […]
Long before “Parenthood,” “The DUFF” or her new film “Rock Dog,” Mae Whitman was the token on-screen daughter of famous people. She played Andy García and Meg Ryan’s child in 1994’s “When a Man Loves a Woman”; she was the president’s...Show More Summary
We don’t need an education expert to tell us that creative play is essential for the development of a happy child. And we don’t need a doctor to tell us that kids today need more exercise and time outdoors. A new gaming system called ROXs may fill both of these requirements, and it throws in […]
Emma Watson reacted to Harry Potter and the Cursed Child in a way she didn’t expect! The 26-year-old actress says she got super emotional seeing Noma Dumezweni portray Hermione in the hugely successful play. “It was so strange. It was so emotional seeing Noma’s performance in a way that I had not anticipated at all. [...]
Today in Entertainment: Donald Glover will play Simba in live action 'Lion King'; Late-night mocks Trump press conference Feb. 21, 2017, 8:45 a.m. Between Adele's wins, Beyonce's show-stopping performance and the political moments from Katy Perry and A Tribe Called Quest with Anderson.Paak and...
Is Anita Ronge The South African Version Of Rachel Dolezal This month brought us a new Twitter poster child for cultural appropriation. Meet Anita Ronge, aka Kasi Mlungu a South African DJ who plays house music, wears traditional So...
The WhatsOnStage Awards occurred this evening, and Cursed Child won a small army of awards: #CursedChild has won 8 awards at the #WOSAwards! pic.twitter.com/2SAnIlRFud — Harry Potter Play (@HPPlayLDN) February 19, 2017 Cursed Child offically won Best New Play, and it’s no surprise. Our review delves into the mastery of spectacle during the whirlwind of...read more!
Belfast Child – Spotify I know they’re Scottish, but the song that kept playing in my head in Ireland was Simple Minds’ “Belfast Child.” There’s this place in the city called the Oh Yeah Music Centre. Kinda like that song by Roxy Music? I don’t think so, but you should check that one out, it’s […]
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child takes a significant step towards its 2018 Broadway premiere next week. As reported earlier this month by Leaky, tryouts for the Harry Potter play, which has run with much acclaim in London’s West End, are scheduled in New York February 20-22. According to a recent listing on Backstage.com, now...read more!
This story was co-published with The Atlantic. Almost 20 years ago, the U.S. Energy Information Administration had an idea: Make an educational website for children about energy sources and the science behind them. In short order, the EIA created “ Energy Kids,” which now features energy-themed...
Broadway babies and Harry Potter super-fans, listen here: “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child” auditions are happening. In New York. Next week. That’s right, according to a listing on Backstage, tryouts for J.K. Rowling’s play picking up where the final book’s epilogue left off, will be held from Feb. Show More Summary
It's called Cayla, it's about a foot tall, and it can be used to listen to and talk to the child playing with it. But who is doing the listening? Anyone in Bluetooth range, reports Germany's Federal Network Agency (Bundesnetzagentur). An...Show More Summary
RPS Saga aims to redefine what it means to play Rock, Paper, Scissors; it was a nice attempt. Rock, Paper, Scissors is probably one of the first games I ever played as a child (unless you count Patty Cake) and I still play it anytime I need to settle and argument with my older brother. Show More Summary
Cowboys and rustlers and the lesson on manhood from Old Westerns. The post Of Masculinity and Child’s Play appeared first on The Good Men Project.
Looks like Burgess may be assigned to desk duty pretty soon. Marina Squerciati, who plays the recently minted Intelligence Unit officer Kim Burgess on Chicago P.D., is pregnant. She announced that she's expecting her first child with a sponsored Instagram post for a stroller company on Wednesday. ... Read More > Other Links From TVGuide.com Chicago P.D. Marina Squerciati
Last year saw Mirai — a malware causing one of the worst denial of service cyberattacks that the world had experienced in