Posts made in October, 2013

TAJ Brings Dazzling Light to Canadian Art

Posted by on Oct 30, 2013 in Critic's Area | 0 comments

Dear Celebrity Culture Readers, The royal fame in dance-theatre TAJ carries a burning passion of love.  The production also adds a dazzling light to Canadian arts and meaning of stardom.  It is with honour and pleasure that I have written about this production and it has been shared by Scully Love Promo.  Founded by Christine Bode, Scully Love Promo works primarily with touring musicians, singer-songwriters, and authors and is proud to count Grammy winners, Juno winners and Canadian Folk Music Award winners among her clientele.  Starring Kabir Bedi and Lisa Ray, TAJ is currently on a tour...

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Walking with Lou Reed on the Wild Side

Posted by on Oct 28, 2013 in Critic's Area | 2 comments

Dear Readers, It has been a while since I posted my personal thoughts on fame-based practices. Before I share my latest journey in critical studies of fame, let me speak a few words on Lou Reed who we lost yesterday. As you may know, Lou Reed has been an iconic figure in rock n’ roll. As Christine Bode ( highlights, his group Velvet Underground caught attention of icons such as Andy Warhol, The New York Dolls, David Bowie, Iggy Pop, The Sex Pistols, Brian Eno, and U2. In his famous song “Walk on the Wild Side,” Reed documented journeys of iconic...

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Call for Papers on the Academy Awards 2013

Posted by on Oct 4, 2013 in Critic's Area | 0 comments

From Media, Communication and Cultural Studies Association (MeCCSA) CALL FOR PAPERS: All About Oscar, or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Academy Awards  A special themed issue of Networking Knowledge: Journal of the MeCCSA-PGN  Deadline for abstracts: 8th January 2014   The 85th Academy Awards, held on Sunday 24th February 2013, was watched by 40 million Americans and hundreds of millions more in over 200 countries worldwide. It is the biggest media event of the year, blasted by some as nothing more than self-indulgent nonsense, praised by others as an important cultural...

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