Cinematic betrayals

Infidelity is the betrayal our society focuses on, but it is actually the subtle, unnoticed betrayals that truly ruin relationships. When partners do not choose each other day after day, trust and commitment erode away. Read More »

Behshad Yavarzadeh married in America

Together with city rivals Persepolis, Esteghlal sit alongside the biggest and best supported clubs in Iran, with the pair generally considered the premier clubs in the top flight, known as the Pro League. Read More »

Concert in Mexic

Promoters in Mexico are the latest to embrace drive-in concerts, with live shows planned for Mexico City and Toluca, following the adoption of the popular Covid-safe show format in Puerto Rico earlier this month. Drive-in concerts, or autoconciertos as they are known in Spanish, have brought the live experience back to music-deprived fans across the world in recent months. Read More »

The fate of 6 famous factories

Factory furloughs across the U.S. are becoming permanent closings, a sign of the heavy damage the coronavirus pandemic and shutdowns are exerting on the industrial economy. Read More »

Venice Festival 2020

Guests wear face masks as they wait for the start of the opening ceremony of the 77th edition of the Venice Film Festival at the Venice Lido, Italy, Wednesday, Sep. 2, 2020. Read More »

One hundred years of love

Mercedes Barcha Pardo, the love of Garcia Marquez’s life and his partner for 56 years, passed away in Mexico City on Saturday, August 15, at the age of 87, six years after her husband died. Announcing the news on Twitter, Mexico City mayor Claudia Sheinbaum described her as a “great conversationalist, cheerful, critical, cultured, infallible in her opinions”. She is ... Read More »

Macron meets popular Lebanese singer

French President Emmanuel Macron met the legendary Lebanese singer Fairuz on Monday on his second visit to Lebanon after the devastating explosion at the Beirut port last month. Read More »

Special and strange styles of Lady Gaga, at VMAs 2020

Lady Gaga dominated an unusual year for the MTV Video Music awards, winning five awards in a strange and disconcerting evening. The singer, who led the evening with nine nominations and wore a variety of masks through the night, accepted awards for artist of the year, song of the year, best cinematography and best collaboration for Rain on Me and ... Read More »

Ramtin Shahrooz an old actor

When you move to Sweden, join some clubs for expats in Sweden. Even if you ultimately want to spend a lot of time with locals, having a network for English speakers is helpful. The American Club of Sweden holds monthly social mixers at hotels, Thanksgiving dinner, an Independence Day picnic, lectures, super bowl parties, museums outings, festival visits and more. Read More »