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50 biblical baby names that are still popular today

Corvallis Gazette-Times 05 Mar 2021
Samuel (boys) ... Samuel was a judge and prophet in the Old Testament who was instrumental in convincing Israel to stop worshipping pagan gods. Among his namesakes are inventor Samuel Morse, writer Samuel Beckett, Samuel Clemens (aka Mark Twain), musician Sam Cooke, playwright Sam Shepard, and actor Sam Elliott, Monkey Business Images // Shutterstock.

Classics for quarantine: Immobility in ‘Molloy’

Stanford Daily 04 Mar 2021
In the earlier pages of Samuel Beckett’s novel “Molloy,” the eponymous character muses, “Can it be we are not free?” ... The first of three novels by Beckett called the Trilogy, it follows two parallel journeys — that of Molloy in search of his mother, and that of a detective named ...

Film Shorts // March 3-9, 2021

Fort Worth Weekly 03 Mar 2021
Chaos Walking (PG-13) Based on Patrick Ness’ novel The Knife of Never Letting Go, this science-fiction thriller is about a woman (Daisy Ridley) who crash-lands on a planet without women and where all creatures can hear each other’s thoughts ... Salinger ... Endgame (NR) Believe it or not, this Chinese farce is actually named after the Samuel Beckett play.

Classic pandemic novel The Plague given Covid-19 treatment in two new productions for Hong Kong ...

South China Morning Post 02 Mar 2021
So it came as no surprise that he should be the first in China to live-stream a major theatre production ...

Princeton University brings back ‘Happy Days’

NJ dot com 01 Mar 2021
“Oh this is a happy day,” says the middle-aged housewife on repeated occasions in Samuel Beckett’s “Happy Days,” even though she is symbolically and literally buried waist-deep and higher in life’s day-to-day minutiae.

Cork theatre-makers waiting in the wings to step into the new normal

The Irish Times 01 Mar 2021
The doors are closed; the Everyman remains open.” ... One solution was an audio stream of rehearsed readings (to be repeated from March 1st) and the digital preview from Gare St Lazare of Samuel Beckett’s How It Is as the delayed third episode of a three-year residency, streamed from a rehearsal studio space in Paris in January ... Site-specific producer.

'Waiting for Godot' rescheduled at Cameron University

The Lawton Constitution 28 Feb 2021
After a delay, Samuel Beckett’s “Waiting for Godot” finally comes to the Cameron University stage Thursday through Sunday in the University Theatre, located west of the intersection ...

Kate Kelly's role in her family's infamous history has been overlooked for too long

The Observer 28 Feb 2021
When I was a young person growing up in Forbes in the central west of New South Wales, my uncle told me that Kate Kelly, the younger sister to renowned bushrangers Ned and Dan Kelly, had lived in the town for a number of years ... I have long had an interest in the Kelly family ... Samuel Beckett’s Happy Days is turning 60 ... Read more ... Photograph ... Photograph ... .

What do the Irish and the Welsh make of each other?

RTE 26 Feb 2021
Glimpsing an "azure ridge" from atop a mountain in Cumbria, the poet wondered "do we behold the frame of Erin’s Coast?" Samuel Beckett ... Samuel Beckett recalled "wonderful memories" of seeing North Wales from the Wicklow mountains while walking with his father as a child.

‘First Love’ Review: Stop and Smell the Corpses

New York Times 26 Feb 2021
Bill Camp stars in JoAnne Akalaitis’s creepy, funny streaming production of this Samuel Beckett short story ... .

Ronald Pickup, 'Best Exotic Marigold Hotel' and 'The Crown' Star, Dies at 80

The Hollywood Reporter 26 Feb 2021
An accomplished stage, film and television actor, his career spanned over 50 years ... He was 80 ... On the stage, he starred alongside British theater icons such as Laurence Olivier, Ian McKellen and Patrick Stewart in everything from Shakespeare to the plays of Samuel Beckett ... His first big acting break was on television on the BBC's Doctor Who ... .

From devout Christianity to UFOs: Sarah Krasnostein comes to grips with faith

The Observer 26 Feb 2021
Fred Valentich was lost among the stars over Cape Otway in 1978. He was flying his Cessna 182 when it inexplicably vanished. His final communication to air traffic control was that he could see an unidentified aircraft circumnavigating him at high speed ... Samuel Beckett’s Happy Days is turning 60. Its image of a trapped woman is as potent as ever ... .

EDEN CONFIDENTIAL: Countess of Iveagh calls time on 20-year marriage to £900m Guinness heir in ...

The Daily Mail 26 Feb 2021
Married to the head of the Guinness family, the Countess of Iveagh would appear to have it all ... 'His lordship is is often seen in the company of women ... Experts call it the world's best collection of old Irish bindings, and it includes first editions of Ulysses by James Joyce, Gulliver's Travels by Jonathan Swift and works by Samuel Beckett ... kale ... .