Amy Winehouse’s death in 2011 at the poignant age of 27 affected many fans of the star’s music but now it seems the singer’s dad wants to bring his daughter to the West End. Following a difficult film released about the singer, entitled Amy and of which her family said was an “unbalanced” portrayal of her, her father Mitch Winehouse has said he wants the musical to be about more than “just the drugs and the alcohol”.
Many may feel that holidays and deserts don’t go together, but we here at The Week beg to differ. With proper planning, deserts offer a uniquely lovely traveling experience. The cloudless skies, the mesmerizing sight of endless sand dunes (the sunsets in particular) and then, the adventure activities, the unique culture of the people from the area, there is a lot that makes journey into the desert a memorable one.
It’s the nation of legendary three-legged dragons, also “the happiest country” in Asia, they say. Bhutan, for many of us, is indeed still shrouded in mystery. It’s not only iconic images of places like the Tiger’s Nest or their unique culture (like why the obsession with phallic symbols?), but they have also managed to maintain the aura of being the last true Shangri-La of our time.
For the past 10 years, Community Children Art School (CCAS) has been offering accessible artistic opportunities to children who are in love with drawing and colors. Along with the objective of creating mass awareness about importance of art education, the school is also working for the development of personal and creative skills in children.
Jazz may not be everybody’s cup of tea, but the Kathmandu Jazz Festival continues to put up a strong case for it. They are in their 15th year already and, in all this while, they have managed to sway many Nepalis – literally and figuratively – over to their side with their sounds and music.
All five of the dancers have their own dreams and aspirations. While some want to build a strong foundation of ballet dance in Nepal others want to go abroad to pursue their passion further. But their will to do something different, their optimism about the future, and their love for dancing are what binds them together despite their differences.