‘Spotlight’ actors of color win big at SAG awards amid diversity furor

Courtesy Of The News International LOS ANGELES: “Ladies and gentlemen, welcome to diverse TV,” Idris Elba joked on stage after winning twice at Saturday’s Screen Actors Guild Awards, where actors of color claimed a slew of wins amid a furor in Hollywood over the lack of on-screen diversity. Leonardo DiCaprio, Brie Larson and the cast…

From US to Lahore: Kathak performance fascinates audience

Courtesy Of Dawn News A fabulous kathak performance by dancer Farah spellbound the audience at Royal Palm Golf and Country Club last week. An immensely talented dancer, known for her powerful and evocative storytelling, technical precision, delicacy and grace, Farah brought her clairvoyant voice to the contemporary kathak stage. She received training from Pandit Chitresh…

Impressionist artist Nusratji displays oil paintings at biography launch

Courtesy Of Dawn News ISLAMABAD: Oil paintings by the impressionist artist Nusratji were displayed at the launch of her biography ‘Defining Moments: Nusratji’s Art Odyssey’ on Thursday. The works portrayed depictions of Pakistan, its people and its culture. Renowned poet and writer Kishwar Naheed said she could see impressions of renowned artists such as Sadeqain,…

Miss Philippines crowned Miss Universe after live TV mixup

Courtesy Of The News International Las Vegas: Miss Philippines was named Miss Universe Sunday in a drama-filled turn worthy of a telenovela. The pageant´s host, comedian Steve Harvey, misread his cue card and initially announced Miss Colombia, Ariadna Gutierrez, as the winner. She was briefly, very fleetingly, crowned in Las Vegas and started the customary…