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A stitch in time: Tapestry immortalizes “Game of Thrones”

Friday, September 20, 2019

Famously, Arya Stark always preferred her sword Needle to needlework. Still, even she would be impressed with the giant tapestry now on show in France that recounts the plot of “Game of Thrones” in glorious and, of course, gory and salacious detail. With the award-winning saga about power struggles in mythical Westeros poised for more success at the Emmy Awards on Sunday, the tapestry’s unveiling this month in the Normandy…

In ‘The Farewell,’ a family drama straddling East and West

By Jake Koyle on Wednesday, July 10, 2019

Film director Lulu Wang knew her pitch for “The Farewell” was unconventional. She wanted to make an autobiographical drama about the time when, in 2013, her family learned that her grandmother in China, affectionately called Nai Nai, had stage 4 lung cancer and was given three months to live. The grim diagnosis was kept from Nai Nai, a somewhat common approach to death and dying in China. Wang, whose family…

Clocks to be turned one hour back on 28 October

Thursday, October 18, 2018

28 October marks the end of daylight savings time in Latvia and elsewhere in the world. This is when all clocks are to be turned one hour back, Latvian Economy Ministry reminds. The transition to winter time in Latvia will take place at 04:00 a.m. Sunday, 28 October. Clocks will be turned one hour back. The transition back to daylight savings time will take place 31 March 2019. «As it…

EU asks citizens if they want to abolish daylight saving time

Friday, July 6, 2018

Europeans are being asked whether they would like to keep daylight saving time or abolish the oft-questioned practice, under which the clocks are moved forward by an hour for six months of the year. The European Commission has launched a survey that runs until August 16, asking people whether they would prefer to keep daylight savings time or abolish it, as well as whether they prefer the summertime hours –…