Setting the scene: perspectives on twentieth-century theatre architecture, edited by Alistair Fair Browsing the new book display, this interesting cover caught my eye. I love theatres as buildings and as places for performance. As a seasoned traveller who loves the classical …

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Happy Chinese New Year!  Today marks the beginning of the Chinese Year of the Goat.   We hope our international students enjoy the occasion and celebrate in style. The Chinese zodiac comprises twelve animals: Rat, Ox, Tiger, Rabbit, Dragon, Snake, Horse, Goat, Monkey, Rooster, …

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Get your eggs, flour, milk and lemons ready because today is Pancake Day! Also known as Shrove Tuesday, this festival marks the last day before Lent where people traditionally give something up until Easter. http://www.bbc.co.uk/religion/religions/christianity/holydays/lent_1.shtml Also, in Eastern Europe and many …

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Today marks the start of the Chinese Year of the Dragon. In China, New Year is also known as the Spring Festival. Here are some articles about Chinese New Year: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chinese_New_Year http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dragon_(zodiac) And some recipies for Chinese dishes! http://www.bbc.co.uk/food/cuisines/chinese