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Batik with a touch of oomph!

Batik with a touch of oomph!

Modernising a traditional art form by designing clothes she would like to wear is what Darshi, of Buddhi Batiks fame, does best. Here she speaks to Smriti Daniel  Darshi Keerthisena is that rare hybrid – an astute businesswoman and the head of her own company on one hand and on the other a master designer [...]

Mirror Magazine

Into the devil’s lair

Into the devil’s lair

Young Sri Lankan chef Shanil De Mel recounts his experience in Gordon Ramsay’s kitchen By Duvindi Illankoon Shanil De Mel jumped out of a boiling pot and into the frying pan-quite literally. Falling ill right before his biggest educational hurdle-the Advanced Level examination and was devastated when he couldn’t sit for it. An impatient Shanil, [...]

Weekend reads

Delirium by Lauren Oliver If they found a cure for love, would you take it? Love used to be a good thing, until we realised that once the deliria blooms in your blood, it claims you utterly. There’s no escape. Seventeen year old Lena Holoway is just months away from being permanently cured by the [...]

The best day of the year

Some days mean more than others. As we bid goodbye to 2012, the Mirror Magazine looks back on the year that was through the eyes of readers and those whom we’ve featured in our pages. Read on to learn more about their most memorable day of 2012. Saturday, January 21 was the best day of [...]

TV Times

Jack Reacher in Town

‘Jack Reacher’, a story of a homicide investigator who digs deeper into a case involving a trained military sniper who shot five random victims, is now being screened at Liberty Lite cinema, Colombo. Written and directed by Christopher McQuarrie, the film stars Tom Cruise, Rosamund Pike, Richard Jenkins, David Oyelowo and Werner Herzog in the [...]

Hotel Transylvania Dracula in animation

‘Hotel Transylvania’, an animated comedy film depicting Dracula, who operates a high-end resort away from the human world and goes into overprotective mode when a boy discovers the resort and falls for the count’s teen-aged daughter, is now being shown at Superior, Majestic Cineplex, Colombo. Directed by Genndy Tartakovsky, the creator of Samurai Jack, Dexter’s [...]

‘Balloth Ekka Be’ goes to Kadawatha

The comedy play “Balloth Ekka Be” written and directed by Ravindra Ariyarathne will be staged 3.30 pm and 6.30 pm on January 6 at KCT Hall Kadawatha. With a host of popular artistes such as, Wijaya Nandasiri, Kumara Thirimadura, Roshan Pilapitiya, Gihan Fernando, and Anusha Dissanayaka playing in the main cast, the music is composed [...]

First line up for Savoy and Liberty in 2013

First line up for Savoy and Liberty in 2013

By Susitha R. Fernando The first releases for the year 2013 at the two premier theatres of EAP, Savoy Wellawatta and Liberty Kollupitiya are the American horror film ‘Hansel and Gretel- Witch Hunters’ and ‘Siddhartha the Buddha’. Produced by The Asylum and directed by Anthony Ferrante ‘Hansel and Gretel’ will be released from January 25 [...]

Neethi Ranga; lawyers on stage

Neethi Ragna, a variety entertainment show organized by the Neethi Ranga committee of the Bar Association of Sri Lanka was held recently at the Nelum Pokuna Mahinda Rajapaksa theatre. Performed by lawyers, the 20th consecutive show displayed the talents of the legal fraternity in Sri Lanka.The compeers of this year’s show were Sarath Jayamanna and [...]

‘Maya Devi’ ready

‘Maya Devi’, the newest film made by directed Deshamanya Kusum Chandra Gamage has completed its post production and is ready for release. Starring Niriosha Maithree, Sarath Dikkumbura, Nalaka Daluwatte in the lead roles, others in the cast include Nadeeshani Navaratne, Kapila Sigera, Saliya Ranaweera, Eranga Balasinghe, Danny Samaraweera, Kumara Ranapura, Kamanthi Duhulwala, Suresh Mathew, Dhammika [...]

Hills go rock with ‘Glory’ at ERH

Hills go rock with ‘Glory’ at ERH

By Sanath Weerasuriya Celebrating thirteen years of excellence, Kandy’s popular five star attraction Earl’s Regency Hotel is now ready to celebrate the New Year and anniversary together, which falls in December. Popular music outfit, ‘Glory’ along withb singing sensation Mariazelle will come alive at the Earl’s Regency in Kandy at this year’s New Years Eve [...]

Alegro’ in action at Palm Beach

‘‘Alegro’, the popular band comes alive at the New Year’s Eve Dinner Dance at the pool side of the Palm Beach Hotel in Mount Lavinia on Monday, 31 December. Along with ‘Alegro’, a DJ will too spin their discs to the beat of retro and new wave music. The tickets are priced at Rs. 3999/- [...]

Doctor and C & C at MLH

New Years Eve Dinner Dance 2012 at the Mount Lavinia Hotel will feature two of Sri Lanka’s top names in the music scene. Popular band Doctor and Chandani Hettiarachchi and her band C&C along with DJ Suneth will be in action at the Pool Terrace of the Mount Lavinia Hotel from 9.30pm on Monday, 31 [...]

Old magic comes alive with Gypsies at Ramada

Old magic comes alive with Gypsies at Ramada

By Sonja Candappa Ramada Colombo yet again prepares to host a spectacular evening of music and entertainment with full of surprises. ‘Blast Thru 2012’, which has always captured the attention of many who want to spend their new year’s eve celebration in a gala style with dance, dinner and friendly atmosphere is taking shape once again [...]

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