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  • Fats Domino, whose piano helped create rock, dies

    NEW YORK: Fats Domino, whose rollicking rhythm and blues piano helped give birth to rock ‘n’ roll, has died in his lifelong home of New Orleans, the coroner said on Wednesday...

    With his rhythm-and-blues piano backed up by an energetic back-beat, Domino on “The Fat Man” offered self-deprecating humor — “They call me the fat man / ‘Cause I weigh 200 pounds” — and turned his voice into a trumpet-like instrument, singing, “Wah-wah-wah,...

  • Cultural diversity celebrated with piano concert

    ISLAMABAD: The Embassy of Germany hosted a piano concert of classical pianist Jun Kanno in collaboration with the Embassy of Japan, the Austrian Embassy, and the United Nations Information Centre (UNIC)...

    He followed with the Piano Sonata in C major KV330, performing the Allegro moderato, Andante cantabile and Allegretto...

  • Saudi backlash against first Comic-Con festival

    RIYADH: Saudis railed against “sin” and “evil” on Friday in an online backlash against the kingdom’s first Comic-Con pop culture festival...

    It was one of many such comments on Thursday and Friday under hashtags including “Muslim Qibla not for dancing” and “Comic-Con is the devil worshippers’ party in Jeddah”...

  • Comic-Con at 50: Bigger than ever, but at what cost?

    No one expected their culture would ever become mainstream when a few hundred comic book and science fiction enthusiasts and creators gathered in the basement of a San Diego hotel 49 years ago for what would become known as the first Comic-Con...

    “A long time ago he said, ‘one day Hollywood is going to come to Comic-Con to get its ideas,’” co-founder Mike Towry said...

  • Portfolio: Lahore Lahore hai

    Depicting Lahore in images is an old practice and its early patterns could be found in the miniature paintings of the Mughal era...

    Lahore, being the cultural hub, played a vital role in the arts, literature and culture in the mid-20th century; especially, visual art was inspired by the rich panoramic beauty of the walled city and life around its 13 gates, so an exclusive genre of cityscape came into existence, as early as the...

  • City Diary: Beautification of Lahore to reflect culture, history and tradition

    The divisional administration’s policy to involve the National College of Arts (NCA), University of Engineering and Technology (UET), the Walled City of Lahore Authority (WCLA), Parks and Horticulture Authority and others in planning, designing and executing small pilot schemes for the city’s beautification in view of its natural, cultural, heritage and historical values is a right step in the right direction...

    “After completion of...

  • Conservation of Lahore

    Unfortunately, it would appear that the administrators of Lahore, the historical timeline of which spans several centuries, have not even reached this rudimentary level of reasoning...

    The Punjab and Lahore administrations do urgently need to take all such reservations into account and to have the moral courage to go back to the drawing board if required...

  • Fantastic Five win Lahore leg of Neymar Jr’s Five qualifiers

    LAHORE: After a series of pulsating matches, Fantastic Five outwitted their rivals to win the Lahore leg of the Red Bull Neymar Jr’s Five qualifiers on Sunday...

    The champions from Lahore join Steel Town FC 2 from Karachi in a three-way battle for the national champion’s title; the two teams are going to compete with the winners from Islamabad leg of the qualifiers in a play-off — national finals will take place in April...

  • Brain-eating amoeba claims life in Lahore

    LAHORE: After causing havoc across Karachi, the brain-eating amoeba (Naegleria) now reaches Lahore as a death by the deadly disease was officially confirmed here on Friday...

    He said the health authorities were blind towards factors behind the emergence of the first case of a brain-eating amoeba in Lahore...

  • Police find ‘missing’ Chinese engineer in Lahore mosque

    SAHIWAL: The Chinese engineer who had “gone missing” during a visit to Pakpattan to see his in-laws last Friday, was traced and taken in custody by police from a mosque in Lahore, where he was doing a six-day ‘chilla’ – a spiritual practice of penance and solitude – under a religious organisation...

    Pakpattan District Police Officer Kamran Yousaf told Dawn on Monday that the Engineer Muhammad Yousaf, whose Chinese name was Yeuhi, had...

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