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Dawn 25 Jul 2021
In his essay on the painter Francis Bacon, after giving Bacon’s views on the master playwright Samuel Beckett (as has been oft-quoted by this writer so ignore the repetition), Kundera writes, “When one artist talks about the other, he is always talking — indirectly, in a roundabout way — about himself and that is what’s valuable in his judgment.” ... .

Honor Roll: Oneonta Middle School

The Daily Star 23 Jul 2021
Ezekiel Balderrama, Lily Barrett, Eliza Beckerink, Clarina Churchill, Raphael Goodlife, Ella Harper, Samuel Heindl, Gideon Hendricks, Beckett Holmes, David Hoyt, Madyson Imperato, Wyatt Jones, Colleen Keenan, Logan Layton, Mylie McIntyre, Shakira Morrison, Rowan Cej Parrish, ...

Five top picks for this year’s Dublin Fringe Festival

Irish Independent 23 Jul 2021
Fringe is back. The annual Dublin Fringe Festival returns on September 11, featuring more than 160 performances of 30 events at 16 venues across the city. The country’s favourite arts shindig will set up shop at some of the city’s most beloved theatre spaces, including Smock Alley, Bewleys Café Theatre, Project Arts Centre and Samuel Beckett Theatre.

Jeannette Seaver: Putting Out Books, Banned and Canceled

The East Hampton Star 22 Jul 2021
The year before, he'd happened upon two novels, written in French, by a then virtually unknown writer named Samuel Beckett. After reading the books, he wrote the first article in English on Beckett for Merlin, a literary magazine published in Paris ... “I loved Beckett because he was particularly special, and unique above all the other people,” said Ms.

Bye Bye Morons review – frantically misjudged French farce doesn’t travel well

The Observer 22 Jul 2021
It’s also dedicated to the memory of Terry Jones. But in fact this is a frantically French romp in the commercial mainstream, about as far from Python as it’s possible to get ... hilarious). This is Serge (Nicolas Marié), who is wearing old-fashioned blind-man dark glasses, like a Samuel Beckett character ... Some French films, like wine, don’t travel ... .

Lucy Ellmann’s feminist rants are unapologetic, frank and funny

Irish Independent 21 Jul 2021
Things Are Against Us Lucy Ellmann Galley Beggar Press, €9.99. At first glance, Lucy Ellmann’s debut essay collection, Things Are Against Us, looks oddly conventional ... Perhaps unsurprisingly then, Things Are Against Us is far from conventional ... Think Thomas Bernhard or Samuel Beckett – two major influences on Ellmann – at their most monological.

Column: The decline of conversation

Mount Pleasant Morning Sun 21 Jul 2021
Not fit for man nor beast. Dah ... Society will become lackluster if this accelerates. Dull will replace bright ... Butler, WEB DuBois, George Orwell, Charles Dickens, Jane Austen, Samuel Beckett, Herman Melville, Emile Bronte, William Falkner, Edgar Allen Poe, Mark Twain, James Joyce, Mary Shelley, Charlotte Brontë to mention a few in no particular order.

Dublin Fringe Festival 2021: 160 performances, 30 events, 16 venues

The Irish Times 21 Jul 2021
Running from September 11th to 26th, the festival returns to Project Arts Centre, Bewleys Cafe Theatre, Smock Alley and Samuel Beckett Theatre, among other venues, as well as featuring outdoor stages at city landmarks, plus shows designed to be experienced at your place, or near home for audiences outside Dublin ... DFF2021. A taste of what’s on ... .

‘Death’s Door’ review: murderously good time

NME 21 Jul 2021
Treasure Tracker. READ MORE. ‘Maskmaker’ review. A shining example of what VR can be ... That is to say ... Death’s Door. Credit. Devolver Digital. Tonally, it’s like Samuel Beckett meets Adventure Time, combining an abstract, tragic sensibility with juvenile humor and acid-tongued barbs ... Death’s Door. Credit. Devolver Digital ... Death’s Door. Credit.

How theatre came to the UAE: The UAE's theatre scene is just coming into its own

Gulf News 17 Jul 2021
A starlit sky hangs over a dark desert where the only light seems to flake out of a Bedouin camp. Huddled around these flames are nomads - tribes that are listening to an old song with a story. Each note carries emotions and action ... Image Credit ... It is rare to see a play by Samuel Beckett or Marina Carr done in Ireland these days, never mind Dubai!” ... .

Jeanie Johnston Famine ship tours cancelled as youngsters climb masts to dive into the Liffey

Irish Independent 16 Jul 2021
Dublin’s resident famine ship, the Jeanie Johnston, has had to cancel tours because of youngsters climbing its rigging to leap into the Liffey ... Hot weather such as that over recent days often sees local youngsters kitted out in wetsuits jumping off the city’s quays into the river, particularly at the nearby Samuel Beckett Bridge. Read More ... .

Christopher Ricks: “Criticism is being good at noticing things”

New Statesman 13 Jul 2021
His many books include studies of Beckett and Bob Dylan, and multi-volume editions of the work of Tennyson and TS Eliot ... On Samuel Beckett ... I was pleased to have written about Beckett in 1955, for [Oxford’s student magazine] Isis , in a series about present-day under-valued writers.

Sophie Taeuber-Arp review – ‘Her paintings pop and quiver before your eyes’

The Observer 13 Jul 2021
Little rectangles hurry across the paper, arranging themselves into figures. Urgent and precise, they might fly apart at any moment ... It is something of a corrective, too ... Inventiveness ... She later became friends with Gabrièle Buffet-Picabia, painter Francis Picabia’s first wife and organiser of the resistance cell to which Samuel Beckett belonged ... .

Inside the 'palace-rated' hotel in Paris that's had a £177MILLION revamp - and discovering it ...

The Daily Mail 13 Jul 2021
But this is not an isolated incident – every aspect of the Lutetia gladdens said heart ... Other famous names to cross the threshold include Pablo Picasso, Ernest Hemingway, Juliette Gréco, Boris Vian, Jean Cocteau, Paul Morand, Albert Camus, James Joyce, Samuel Beckett, Hubert Nyssen (founder of the Actes Sud publishing house) and Jean-Paul Sartre ... .