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Posts Tagged: salman rushdie
Iran is implementing a new strategy to teach its youth about Salman Rushdie’s fatwa-inducing sin.
Iran’s National Foundation of Computer Games (Yep. Really. We have one, too.) asked students three years ago to submit scripts for the game and the aptly titled “The Stressful Life of Salman Rushdie and Implementation of his Verdict” won....more
Kashmir was supposed to hold its very first literary festival at the end of September, but preempting violence from organizers and growing fears have unfortunately postponed the event.
Salman Rushdie occupies contentious author-space overseas. His novel, The Satanic Verses was banned over in India....more
The week in New York Jonathan Ames has a Ball, Salman Rushdie reads, Paul Auster stays true to NYC, Ann Beattie compiles stories form The New Yorker, Patti Smith hosts a tribute for Jim Carroll, feel Refreshx3 at Happy Ending, John Baldessari holds this title of week’s MOVIE PICK, (Le) Poisson Rouge Gleeks out, and New Photography 2010 in ART....more
This week in New York the sixth annual PEN World Voices Festival (PWVF) opens its week-long celebration of international writing with such notable literary figures as Sherman Alexie, Claire Messud, Yiyun Li, Salman Rushdie and Lewis Lapham among others (Full Schedule Here), Agriculture Reader holds a launch party, the Dead or Alive exhibition opens at the Museum of Arts and Design, Gossip perform, Stephen Colbert helps celebrate the 50th anniversary of To Kill a Mockingbird and the Tribeca Film Festival (TFF) continues....more
This week in New York The Future of Criticism with Lorin Stein and Maud Newton, John D’Agata and Thalia Field discuss the lyric essay, Alice Walker on activism, Salman Rushdie and Lee Bollinger discuss free speech in a globalized world, Mikael Kennedy shows his Polaroids at the Chelsea Hotel and Congress for Curious People symposium is held at Coney Island....more
This week in New York, Charles Simic reads, Spin Mag hosts Salman Rushdie, The New York Film Festival opens, Philip Seymour Hoffman stars in Peter Sellars’ production of Othello and Robert Lepage’s “Mindblowing” Lipsynch begins at BAM.
Monday, September 28, 2009 – Sunday, October 4, 2009
Monday 9/28: Tosca....more