The News Review:
- British Street Food Festival attracts thousands
- Profile: Jonathan Mills
- Carmel Film Festival down but not yet out its backers say
- World of energy explodes at festival: ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT:…
- Romania bids for 2013 winter European Youth lympic Festival
- Irish Festival Put a Cork in it: Dublin vows to re-claim record
British Street Food Festival attracts thousands
å¤®è§åé – Aug 3, 2007
com 08-03-2007 10:20Fashion is about sociability as much as anything else. So is shopping at least it was in times when market days where when people got together to be sociable. In Britain they’re trying to inject new life into a long tradition. The Whitecross Street Food Festival hopes to revive interest in traditional street markets. Vendors are selling high quality products for a niche market.
Profile: Jonathan Mills
guardian.co.uk – Aug 3, 2007
The Sydney-born Mills whose father is a retired surgeon also has a masters in architecture specialising in acoustic design. “Jonathan is the absolute antithesis of the man he replaced” said Richard Holloway former Bishop of Edinburgh and now chair of the joint board of the Scottish Arts Council and Scottish Screen. “When Brian used to announce his festival programme each spring we used to have a competition about how short he could make his speech: he is an extremely laconic and introverted man. Jonathan came out with a flow of eloquence; he actually announced his festival in verse. “Joyce McMillan theatre critic of the Scotsman and a long-time observer of Scotland’s cultural life says: “He is maybe a bit shy but he is very engaging when you get to know him. He has a wicked sense of humour; he’s not obviously a wisecracker but has a very quick wit and he is fun to be with. He has a pleasing streak of eccentricity; he wears velvet coats and sometimes a gerbera in his buttonhole… ” Brown praises the way that he has adapted to the Scottish political landscape: “He has gone out and started winning people round at a time when the politicians at a national and local level have completely changed. ” He is also “more numerate than I expected” says Brown handy when the festival’s finances are a touch fragile. At the end of last year’s festival there was a £1m deficit which has now been written off by the Scottish Arts Council and the Dunard fund. For 2007 Mills has a hefty capital of goodwill from those observing him: the novelty of his appointment and the knowledge of the tight deadline for putting the programme together have seen to that. But things will get harder. According to McMillan “next year’s festival will I think be the great test. “The CVBorn March 21 1963 Sydney AustraliaEducation University of Sydney (BMus composition); Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology University Melbourne (MArch acoustic design)Career Artistic adviser Brisbane Biennial international music festival 1995-97; artistic director Melbourne festival (including director of Melbourne’s Millennium Eve celebrations and Federation Festival 2001) 2000-01; vice chancellor’s fellow University of Melbourne 2006Awards Centenary medal Australia 2002; Prix Italia 2005Works Ethereal Eye (electro-acoustic dance opera) 1996; Ghost Wife (chamber opera) 1999; Sandakan Threnody (for solo tenor chorus and orch) 2001; Eternity Man (chamber opera) 2003.
Carmel Film Festival down but not yet out its backers say
Bizjournals.com – Aug 3, 2007
us Digg This Despite the sudden departure of the Film Festival at Carmel's co-founder who resigned amid allegations that he improperly used the names of Hollywood celebrities to promote the festival city officials and others involved said the event could still happen as planned in 2008. Scott Brown former executive editor and co-publisher of Carmel Magazine announced last week that he was stepping back from the event after the Monterey Herald reported that stars including Robin Williams and Jamie Foxx as well as Pixar Animation Studios chief and Academy Award-winning director John Lasseter had been listed in publicity materials as members of the film's "advisory board" without their consent. The Herald story further alleged that Brown had been terminated from Carmel Magazine for plagiarism and had fabricated certain aspects of his background including earning a master's degree from San Jose State University. Brown and festival co-founder Joey Rappa producer of the just-released Don Cheadle film "Talk to Me" announced their plans for the festival in June. The pair planned on modeling their Film Festival at Carmel after the internationally acclaimed Sonoma Film Festival with the assistance and blessing of the Sonoma festival's executive director Marc Lhormer.
World of energy explodes at festival: ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT:…
Free with registration – Chicago Tribune – AccessMyLibrary.com – Aug 3, 2007
(03-AUG-07) Chicago Tribune (Chicago IL). 3–Few ventures bring as varied and far-flung a lineup of dance troupes into our midst as the Jazz Dance World Festival. Fourteen companies and one soloist are performing in.
Romania bids for 2013 winter European Youth lympic Festival
æ°åç’ – Aug 3, 2007
The lympic Festival of European Youth is continental mini-lympic Games meant for under-21s and being held every two years. The competition has two editions the summer and winter respectively held in different locations. The protocol and rules of activity are the same as with the lympics except for the smaller competition programme. The event taken more and more seriously by all the European sport structures is one of the competitions having launched a large number of the current lympic champions.
Irish Festival Put a Cork in it: Dublin vows to re-claim record
Columbus Dispatch – Aug 3, 2007
ptr div –>The 20th annual Dublin Irish Festival will open at 4 p. today and run through Sunday. Admission is $10 or $7 for age 60 and older. Weekend passes and discounted tickets are available at www.