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Going an extra mile past humour

Going an extra mile past humour

The latest production by ‘Silent Hands’ will see the group exchange slapstick for romance in their new comedy ‘Nobody’s Perfect or Love is All Around’ By: Shaveen Jeewandara Poor Steve has found his way into a quandary that will take quite some untangling. It’s not the fact that his wily father has been thrown out [...]


Let’s go bananas for dessert!

They’re three of a kind, but which is the best? Our column has us traipsing across Colombo in pursuit of our favourite things. We’re talking food and drink, massages and clothes, essential services and places to party: there’s nothing we won’t have an opinion on.  We’d like to hear from you: what would you like [...]

Calmed by art

For Charith Weerasena painting is almost a form of meditation. “It calms my mind and relaxes it,” says the 34-year-old artist who has lived with health problems since he was young. As a child, his family remembers his teachers commending his drawings and pointing out his expert eye for colour. Charith himself says he first [...]

Tintagel do for 18th b’day

It was a happy gathering when Ashen Joseph celebrated his 18th birthday with a party at Tintagel for friends and family hosted by his parents Noel and Reena Joseph. The band Thriloka provided the music.

Revelations back with Hearts in Concert

A stripped back, bare essentials entertainment act, is hard to come by today. Yet, leading male choral group the Revelations have had the courage to bring their talent alone to the stage. The cumulative force of their voices can challenge an orchestra that is at full strength. To command an audience with voices alone is [...]

Mirror Magazine

Raising voices for a cause

Organised in aid of urgent renovations at the Maharagama Cancer Hospital celebrity-endorsed charity concert ‘Ignite’ will see Sri Lanka’s top young talent perform Ccricketing legend Mahela Jayawardena is the event ambassador for ‘Ignite’, a fundraising concert in aid of urgent renovations at the Maharagama Cancer Hospital. The concert, a fusion of TNL Onstage greats and [...]

Sound, silence and the space around

Sound, silence and the space around

With a number one hit already under his belt, Thricona is turning the tables in Sri Lankan EDM Electronic Dance Music (EDM) artist Thricona likes to get creative when he’s mixing his own music. “I like to use some percussive sounds, cellos and violins, gated pads and some synthetic sounds,” he tells the Mirror Magazine, [...]

TV Times

Guitar Fest 2013: New dawn of music life in Sri Lanka

By Gamini Akmeemana The crowds clearly love it, and they keep getting bigger, as did the venue, for Guitar Fest 2013 held at the Nava Ranga Hala last Saturday. The Guitar Association of Sri Lanka held its first fledgling presentation at the Russian Centre in Colombo, three years ago. It was a smashing success and [...]

‘Voice Lounge’ – The swankest karaoke lounge in town

By Sanath Weerasuriya Colombo with its new look, is getting more and more hyperactive than any other South Asian city. The night life of Colombo is getting more vibrant than any other time in its history. ‘Voice Lounge’, located at the third level of the new wing of the Burgher Recreation Club (BRC) is the [...]

‘Country and Reggae Night’

‘OTSC Country and Reggae Night’, an evening full of fun and frolic, will come alive at the Club House of Old Thomians’ Swimming Club on Friday, 1st February from 7.30pm. Popular country singer Adrian and his band Red Sands will be in action at the OTSC Night. Special dinner and bite menu are available at [...]

‘Ridee Reyak’ 10 on DVD

The DVD of the tenth ‘Ridee Reyak’ show will be launched at a colorful ceremony due to be held at the BCIS Auditorium of the BMICH on January 29. The tenth Ridee Reyak extravaganza organized by the Cinestar Foundation was held at the Nelum Pokuna Theatre last month. Proceeds from the show as well as [...]

‘Trees Of Babylon’ from Alston

Following the success of his album reaching No 3 on the ARIA Charts and No 2 on the International Dance Charts for 6 weeks, SONY/LIFESTYLE have released ‘Trees Of Babylon’ a new song by Alston Koch last. The music video will be ‘offcially’  premiered and launched on the big screen at the Sri Lanka – [...]

Midnight’s Children Due in March

Midnight’s Children Due in March

By Susitha R. Fernando One of the controversial cinematic creations by Oscar-nominated director Deepa Mehta, an adaptation of Salman Rushdie’s 1981 novel of the same name which was shot entirely in Sri Lanka is to be released here in March this year.  The Canadian-American movie, written and directed by Deepa Mehta has already won rave [...]

‘Vicarage Murder’ plot for Hollywood

‘Vicarage Murder’ plot for Hollywood

By Susitha R. Fernando A sensational story of the fall from grace of a revered priest leading to gruesome murdere, romance, intrigue and poison…what else could a thrilling story have for a super hit for the world’s biggest cinema industry. Well-known as ‘Vicarage Murder’ the tragic story of Father Matthew Pieris is to be made [...]

Jaipur Jury calls Nita

Internationally awarded actress and filmmaker Nita Fernando has been invited to be a part of the jury of 5th Jaipur International Film Festival. Nita has been requested to be a part of one of the two categories of the festival. She was asked to be either in the category of ‘Coming Stars’ (student films) in [...]

Fairy tale turned action thriller

Hansel and Gretel; Witch Hunters’, a fairy tale turned action thriller is now being screened at Savoy cinema, Wellawatta. In this spin on the fairy tale, Hansel and Gretel are now bounty hunters who track and kill witches all over the world. As the fabled Blood Moon approaches, the siblings encounter a new form of [...]

‘Race 2’ starts

Latest Bollywood action thriller, ‘Race 2’ revolving around the world of the Indian mafia in Turkey and a man who attempts to avenge the death of his lover is now being screened at Platinum, Majestic cinema, Colombo. Directed by Abbas Alibhai Burmawalla and Mastan Alibhai Burmawalla the film stars Saif Ali Khan, Anil Kapoor and [...]

Loon Tao Best Chinese cuisine in town

Loon Tao Best Chinese cuisine in town

By Sanath Weerasuriya Popular and cozy restaurant on Mount Lavinia beach off College Avenue, ‘Loon Tao’ is a Chinese specialty restaurant which has gained a name since its launch five years ago.   Loon Tao in Chinese known as ‘Waves of Prosperity’ and true to its name, Loon Tao is a waves of prosperity, when it [...]

Seafood promo at Colombo Fort Cafe

Colombo Fort Cafe at the Old Dutch hospital complex, has been offering promotions with a difference each month. The Seafood promotion this month, presents a selection of dishes spiced up, with a twist to the regular flavours, giving a new tastes to enjoy. It combines elements of east and west culinary traditions and have played [...]

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