Home Art culture Art Culture on January 8, 2022 Bahamian-American actor, film director, activist and ambassador Sidney Poitier, known for his groundbreaking acting work in the 1950s and 1960s, has died at the age of 94, the Bahamian Foreign Ministry confirmed on Friday, January 7 He was one of the last surviving stars from the Golden Age of Hollywood cinema. Before he took on his landmark role in Norman Jewison's 1967 film "In the Heat of the Night," he had already been in front of the camera for 17 years. By then, he had appeared in 25 films, including his breakthrough performances in "The Defiant Ones" (1958), "Porgy and Bess" (1959) and "Paris Blues" (1961), all multiple award-winning films. Still, "In the Heat of the Night" can be seen as the artist's legacy. Not only because of Poitier's outstanding performance in the role of detective Virgil Tibbs, but also because the Southern US drama was a terrific cinematic support for the civil rights … [Read more...] about Oscar Award-Winning Black Actor And Activist Sidney Poitier Passes Away At 94: Life And Times
Home Art culture Art Culture on January 8, 2022 With COVID-19 infection rates soaring around the world, several big events have been called off or rescheduled, like the Grammy Awards 2022, The Golden Globes 2022, however, will be held as scheduled on Sunday, January 9. There will no audience. The Berlinale 2022 and Cannes Film Festival 2022 are being held as scheduled, as of now. Here is a list of the art and culture events of 2022 that have been postponed due to COVID and Omicron, and those which are on schedule. Grammy Awards 2022 Preparations for the popular music awards ceremony, originally planned for January 31 in Los Angeles, were in full swing until a surge in COVID cases in the US forced organizers to reschedule the event. New dates are yet to be announced. Golden Globe Awards 2022 The Hollywood Foreign Press Association, which organises the Golden Globe Awards, recently announced a very stripped-down version … [Read more...] about Omicron: Have The 2022 Golden Globes, Grammy Awards, Oscars, Berlinale, Cannes Been Postponed?