Britain’s major theater companies must nominate more people of color and working class backgrounds to higher levels to bring about real and lasting change in the industry, a British Asian artistic director has said. Pravesh Kumar, the founder of the Rifco Theater Company, which stages productions for British Asian audiences, said: “Leadership is what we …

BRISBANE, Australia – Tropical F * ck Storm has found itself at the center of a whole different kind of storm after the experimental rock band withdrew from their Sydney Festival commitments to protest the sponsorship deal of the event with the Israeli Embassy. As the annual event kicked off Thursday, January 6, the award-winning …

Customers at Gyro Place in Canonsburg may be surprised to know that the guy who serves their tzatziki with pita also plays recommendation-worthy guitar, along with an assortment of other instruments. “That’s all I do. If I’m not there you’ll find me in my studio, “said Peter Graigs before hosting a host of weekday lunches …

North Carolina native Ariana DeBose to host first new ‘Saturday Night Live’ show of 2022, NBC reported on Thursday. via twitter. DeBose, who grew up in Raleigh and Wake Forest, is one of the stars of Steve Spielberg’s critically acclaimed new film “West Side Story”. DeBose plays Anita, the role that won Rita Moreno an …

The Fresno Area Coalition Calling to Change the Name of Squaw Valley has submitted a formal proposal to the federal government to change the name of the census designated place to Fresno County. The name change request was submitted to the United States Board of Geographical Names on Jan. 1, said Roman Rain Tree, the …

Twenty years ago, moviegoers around the world first watched “Boy Who Lived” on screen. Harry potter and the sorcerer’s stone (also known as Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, depending on where you live) became a smash hit at the box office, grossing over $ 90 million in its opening weekend. Since then, Harry, Hermione, …

Boy group Omega X poses at an online press conference Wednesday. (Arrow entertainment) Beginner band Omega X hailed the frigid season and jumped on the January musical craze by releasing their second EP, “Love Me Like,” Wednesday afternoon, four months after their previous release. At an online press conference Wednesday, the 11-member group described the …

Jacobi Hall, Chloe Davis, Kayla Pecchioni, Dwayne Clark, Hailee Kaleem Wright, Jay McKenzie, Jamal Christopher Douglas, Karen Burthwright, Sidney Dupont and Joshua Keith in Chicago’s production of “Paradise Square” (Photo: Kevin Berne) Here’s a quick recap of the stories you might have missed recently. Paradise Square Set new dates on BroadwayThe new musical Place du …

Let’s start 2022 with some good cultural news: Most of the venues that were closed around this time last year are now open, and big shows and shows are coming back to town. The bad news, as we all know, is that omicron is spreading among the vaccinated and the unvaccinated, leading to lower ticket …

Cannibal corpse drummer Paul Mazurkiewicz and guitarist Taylor Nordberg (The absence, Inhuman condition), alongside the bassist Vernon Blake and singer Brian stephenson, have launched a new classic rock style group called Umbilicus. The band will be releasing their debut album later this year, and you can check out a preview of the band’s new music …