Tribute to Leonard Cohen

Singer Leonard Cohen dies on 7 November 2016 at the age of 82

Jackie Chan receives an Honorary Oscar

  On Saturday 12 November 2016 Jackie Chan, who has been acting since he was eight years old, has finally received an Oscar – an honorary Oscar. Chan, a legend in martial arts cinema, such as the “Rush Hour” trilogy, “Shanghai Noon,” “The Karate Kid,” and “Kung Fu Panda,” is a Hong Kong actor, director…

A Retired Gentleman by Issa J. Boullata

A Retired Gentleman and Other Stories (2007) is a collection of 8 short stories in an 106-page booklet. The author, Issa J. Boullata, is a former professor and translator of Arabic literature, who has written a novel and a biography of Iraqi poet Badr Shakir al-Sayyab. ‘Without a Court Trial’ is about two friends, Abdallah…

Architect Frank Gehry

Architect Frank Gehry created the cultural centre for the Louis Vuitton Foundation in Paris, France