member's book launch
(centre) with his co-stars
of Wllm Shkspr, presented by StageFright&Panic, directed by
Feroze Kamardeen, January 3-6, 2003 at the Lionel Wendt Theatre,
Box plan and tickets at the Wendt
a hurriedly convened press conference held in their posh international
office on the French Riviera, the members of Stagefright&Panic
announced the launch of a new book written by self-styled Shakespearean
scholar, Anuruddha Fernando.
spent a considerable time in compiling this book and his research
into the life of William Shakespeare is remarkable. His book, entitled,
I Love my Willy, is a passionate yet gentle, strong yet mild tribute
to the greatest of all English playwrights. This book will be launched
to coincide with the staging of their play, The Compleat Wrks of
Best wishes for your 16th birthday. May good luck be
with you so you get 10 As for your O/L exam.
Your loving 007
To my secret admirer in Ratnapura,
Hi! I called you once but did not say who I was. You may not
know me but I'll keep on loving you.
the girl who called you on December 2 at 11.00 a.m.
loveliest Mee Pancha,
Your love has given me a pathway to walk with
you. My eyes keep looking for you. My ears feel empty without hearing
from you. I love you and miss you. Please come soon.
There's nothing too good for a father like you. So this comes
with a world of love and warm wishes, for you, the world's best
father. Wish you a very happy birthday. Lots of love,
Dinali, Amanda and Malshani
My ever loving RN,
Eid Mubarack. I love you more than yesterday. Tomorrow I will
love you more than today. You are so beautiful that I can't take
my eyes off you.
To the queen of my heart FS,
Happy birthday to you my love. It is a day that must be celebrated.
I miss you a lot. By the grace of Allah, I hope there will be success
Hey mysterious guy, you are a very special friend because you
are the most wonderful guy I have ever met. Have a happy 19th birthday.
May your future be bright. Be my friend forever.
sweets and a look behind the scenes
As the season rings in, it is obvious that there's a festive
feeling in the air. And the Hilton Colombo has made sure that the
season goes down well with everyone. Everyone of all ages, tastes
faced many challenges during the past few months, and are delighted
that the hotel's refurbishment programme has come to a close, and
the Hilton is looking better than ever. We are looking forward to
a season full of fun and excitement" says Yasmin Cader, Director,
Marketing Communications of the Hilton.
of our new restaurant, which is fondly referred to as our 'new signature'
restaurant, has certainly proved to be a success too." Spoons
was opened on November 30. "This is a restaurant for fine dining,
and its special feature is the fact that the kitchen is open to
the guests," states Ms. Cader.
is the the newest fashion in restaurants all over the world - the
kitchen is open to whoever is dining here. They can walk around
and see what is being made, and how it is done," she explains.
of the dishes is done very differently; it is very modern and arty.
There are no flowers anywhere, yet the ambience is delightful."
celebrations are in full swing. "Fine Things" - Ginger
Bread House has a variety of delicacies ranging from Christmas cake
to Christmas cookies. The Christmas dinner at Spoons is also very
unique. The menu has been specially created by the Executive chef
Rohan Fernando-pulle, and includes delicacies such as 'Foie Gras'
and 'Crepe Pate on Bees' and 'Christmas Yuletide Log with white
Leaf and Il Ponte also have equally interesting menus laid out for
their Christmas day celebrations.
The 31st night
celebrations are also something worth talking about.
Ball at the Grand Ballroom, which is an international dinner extravaganza,
is to be the grandest event ever.
and Heat as the bands in attendance, and Mohammed Adamally as the
compere for the evening, it should certainly prove to be more successful
also be having a special menu, which consists of 'Blue Water Lobster
Package with Bees Honey Rocket' and 'Warm sticky walnut Pudding
with Glazed Snow Truffle'. The other restaurants are also celebrating
with equal splash.