Kenneth Branagh Yesterday (Nov 9), Kenneth Branagh was officially made Sir Kenneth Branagh, with the actor declaring the day to be the pinnacle of "one hell of a year." The actor, who first bowed before the Queen after a performance in Hamlet when he was a 19-year-old ... 11/10/2012 - 2:02 am | View Link
Kenneth Branagh's pride over knighthood The Oscar-nominated star was named as a recipient of the high-ranking award in the Queen's Birthday Honours List in June (12) and he attended Buckingham Palace in London on Friday for the official ceremony. He was pictured kneeling as the British monarch ... 11/9/2012 - 3:18 am | View Link
Sir Kenneth Branagh declared his knighthood as the pinnacle of ‘one hell of a year’ It wasn’t quite Shakespeare. But there was no mistaking the sense of pride as Sir Kenneth Branagh declared his knighthood as the pinnacle of ‘one hell of a year’. The 51-year-old thespian, one of the UK’s finest actors and directors, was at ... 11/9/2012 - 1:50 am | View Link
Actor Branagh receives knighthood Speaking after his investiture at Buckingham Palace on Friday for services to drama and the community of Northern Ireland, the Belfast-born star said: "I'm so very pleased this has happened in the year of the Queen's Diamond Jubilee, the Olympics and the ... 11/9/2012 - 12:26 am | View Link
Kenneth Branagh given knighthood by the Queen Kenneth Branagh has been given a knighthood by the Queen at Buckingham Palace. Famous for his stage and screen roles, the Belfast-born actor was given the award for his services to drama and the community of Northern Ireland. Branagh was knighted by the ... 11/8/2012 - 10:56 pm | View Link
Kenneth Branagh Sir Kenneth Charles Branagh /ˈkɛnɪθ tʃɑːlz ˈbrænə/ (Belfast , Irlanda del Norte , Reino Unido ; 10 de diciembre de 1960) es un director , guionista y actor ... 09/17/2014 - 2:27 pm | View Website
Kenneth Branagh – Wikipedia Sir Kenneth Charles Branagh [ˈbɾænə] (* 10. Dezember 1960 in Belfast , Nordirland) ist ein britischer Schauspieler und Regisseur . Er wurde vor allem durch seine ... 09/17/2014 - 2:02 am | View Website
Kenneth Branagh Personal details Name: Kenneth Branagh Born: 10 December 1960 (Age: 53) Where: Belfast, Northern Ireland Height: 5' 9" Awards: 2 BAFTAs, 1 Emmy, 4 Oscar and 1 Golden ... 09/16/2014 - 4:37 pm | View Website
Kenneth Branagh Sir Kenneth Charles Branagh, Kt. is an actor, director, producer and screenwriter from Northern Ireland. He has directed or starred in several film adaptations of ... 09/16/2014 - 3:47 pm | View Website
Kenneth Branagh Kenneth Charles Branagh was born on December 10, 1960, in Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK, to parents William Branagh, a plumber and carpenter born in 1930, and Frances ... 09/16/2014 - 8:51 am | View Website
Nicholas Dirks, an eminent anthropologist and historian in South Asian studies, had moved from Michigan to New York in 1997 to chair the anthropology department at Columbia University. He was unpacking boxes on Aug. 15, the 50th anniversary of Indian independence, when he got a call asking him to come on the Charlie Rose show to talk about that momentous event.
“I didn’t even know who Charlie Rose was,” says Dirks, now the chancellor at UC Berkeley, who was exhausted from unpacking and declined the offer, which he later regretted.
EastSide Cultural Center, 2277 International Blvd., Oakland. www.nkdancetheater.com/anastasio.
Magic Theatre opens its 48th season with the West Coast premiere of Joshua Harmon’s New York hit, a blistering comic battle over a family heirloom, pitting the very religious Daphna against her secular cousin Liam and his shiksa girlfriend.
The men’s chorus opens its season with “The Gypsy in My Soul,” a program of music ranging from the Renaissance masters Byrd and Victoria to 20th century classics by Kodály, Bartók and Ligeti.
The nine-day affair features 30 events around the Bay Area, ranging from exhibitions and screenings to conferences, talks and performances.
Imagined Geographies — Encaustic Paintings, Photographs, and Prints on Sunday at Oakland Asian Cultural Center Gallery (388 Ninth St., Oakland).
Gottfried Helnwein: “Of Mice and Children,” Gottfried Helnwein’s 16th solo exhibition at Modernism, captures both the internal and external experience of childhood in a series of new and recent paintings of subjects including Mickey Mouse and Donald Duck.
Credit, debt and an economy tugged between old-school physical products and pixelated pixies are just some of the ideas at play in “Promises to Pay in Solid Substance,” a show of mostly new bodies of work by Brooklyn-by-way-of-Canada artist Hugh Scott-Douglas.
Included are the ready-mades of “Economist,” the billboard-derived sculptures of “Heavy Images” and the images-turned-wall-sculpture of “Amazon.com,” which snaps at the Amazon distribution center down the hall from the artist's studio.
The best place to get in the spirit for Hardly Strictly Bluegrass, Oct. 3-5 in Golden Gate Park, is at the Contemporary Jewish Museum on Mission Street, starting Thursday.
“Hardly Strictly Warren Hellman,” a multimedia exhibition, is essentially a continuation of the now-closed Warren Hellman Museum, but in a better location and with better hours and better light.
There you’ll find 54 lawn chairs, blue or green, and a few blankets on the floor, take your pick, to sit down and watch highlights from HSB festivals gone by on the big screen.
“A lot of people have heard about the festival and been interested but not willing to fight the crowds to get out there,” says CJM chief curator Renny Pritikin, who is among those getting his first taste of the event by sitting in a blue chair in the front row, watching Steve Martin pick his banjo on the big screen.
From a Jewish philanthropic point of view,” Pritikin says, “it is about embracing the diversity of American culture and music, everything from Mississippi John Hurt to klezmer.