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June 7, 2014/13.57

©1964 Bettmann/Corbis ©1966 Hulton–Deutsch/Corbis Top The Beatles in A Hard Day’s Night, 1964. Above George Harrison marries Pattie Boyd in 1966. Catalina Island, California Hard to believe it’s been a half-century since the première of A Hard Day’s Night. To commemorate the date, the Catalina Island Museum will mount a special 50th anniversary screening of […]

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Iranian-born Mahshid Mahdian wins Emerging Designers’ Award at ID Dunedin

April 4, 2014/7.59

Chris Sullivan/Seen in Dunedin Mahshid Mahdian, from Brera Academy, Milano, won the ID Dunedin Emerging Designers’ Award and its NZ$10,000 prize on Thursday night.    Mahdian’s collection, Shadow, was inspired by shadows in Burano Island in Venezia, and features geometrical shapes and innovative technologies.    The Tehrān-born designer was encouraged by Mittelmoda’s Stefano Sopelza to […]

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British Airways celebrates 100 years of Indian cinema with Bollywood film event

December 21, 2013/10.51

British Airways’ film extravaganza, Silent Picturehouse, celebrated the centenary of Indian cinema in Mumbai last week, with Arjun Rampal, Malaika Arora Khan, Arbaaz Khan, Arjun Kapoor, Mandira Bedi, Chitrangda Singh, Minissha Lamba, and Sophie Choudry among the red-carpet VIPs.    The event, at the Four Seasons Hotel in Mumbai, had Bollywood screenings in three cinemas […]

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Lucire travel editor Stanley Moss releases Supari, with companion screenplay

August 13, 2013/12.23

Lucire travel editor Stanley Moss was robbed on a train in India in 2008. This week he’s released a novella, a spinoff fantasy of what might have occurred after the theft, available as an on-demand paperback, and ebook. It’s called Supari, and was written after the event, while Moss waited for an exit visa, mired […]

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Wellington’s bright spots for the cognoscenti: Dollybird and Behome

July 1, 2013/14.50

Jack Yan Above Items from Behome, previewed to Lucire in 2012 and officially open now in Miramar, Wellington. Wellington has two businesses that those in the know have to check out.    Back in April, Lucire attended the launch of Dollybird (at 11 Hunter Street, one block down from the Old Bank Arcade; Prashila […]

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