Martin Sorrell Is Gone From WPP, but That Doesn’t Mean He’s Gone Quiet

Martin Sorrell Is Gone From WPP, however That Doesn’t Mean He’s Gone Quiet

WPP, the place Mr. Sorrell remained a shareholder, declined to remark. S4 Capital plans to be publicly traded through the use of an present firm’s itemizing. According to a May submitting, it aims to “build a multinational communication services business, initially by acquisitions,” with a deal with know-how, information and content material. Mr. Sorrell, who […]

Orlando Bloom and Aidan Turner Are Drenched in Blood in London

Orlando Bloom and Aidan Turner Are Drenched in Blood in London

LONDON — And you thought he was a heartthrob when he swung that scythe, shirtless amid the gleaming fields of 18th-century Cornwall within the BBC drama “Poldark.” Wait till you get a load of Aidan Turner tenderly cradling a cat’s mangled corpse in “The Lieutenant of Inishmore,” which opened on Wednesday at the Noël Coward […]

Brodeur, O’Ree and Bettman Are Chosen for Hockey Hall of Fame

Brodeur, O’Ree and Bettman Are Chosen for Hockey Hall of Fame

“This honor would not be possible if I had not rejoined the league in 1996,” O’Ree mentioned. “I was given a second wind to give back to the game.” Brodeur, 46, was a three-time Stanley Cup champion with the Devils and was elected in his first 12 months of eligibility. He has essentially the most […]

Advertisers Sip Rosé and Ponder Ethics in South of France

Advertisers Sip Rosé and Ponder Ethics in South of France

CANNES, France — A who’s who of promoting and media convened on yachts and within the gardens of luxurious chateaus right here final week as musicians like Jon Bon Jovi and the Killers carried out at motels and sandy seashores briefly renamed after firms like Google and Spotify. There was a “blockchain yacht” and a […]

Hannah Arendt and Walter Benjamin Don’t Talk. They Sing.

Hannah Arendt and Walter Benjamin Don’t Talk. They Sing.

HAMBURG, Germany — Opera and philosophy make unusual bedfellows. The larger-than-life theatricality and emotionalism of Puccini and Verdi don’t precisely lend themselves to clarifying advanced, exact concepts. Yet by coincidence, not one however two new music dramas about main 20th-century thinkers — two German-Jewish intellectuals who fled the Nazis — have their premieres in Germany […]

British Plays Are Better. There, I Said It.

British Plays Are Better. There, I Said It.

I’m sorry to say that, as a British theater journalist, my first response to “The Great Work Continues” was a slight sense of … pity? There’s quite a bit I actually like within the high 10 compiled by critics for The New York Times. But the truth that I completely agree in regards to the […]

Pilot for ‘Game of Thrones’ Prequel Will Be Made by HBO

Pilot for ‘Game of Thrones’ Prequel Will Be Made by HBO

“Game of Thrones” is the most popular show in HBO’s history, but it surely has just one season left, which is filming in Northern Ireland and scheduled to air subsequent 12 months. HBO executives have been intent on determining a technique to hold the franchise alive, and laid out a plan final 12 months to […]

Live Jazz: 3 May Standouts, From Sullivan Fortner to Dana Murray

Live Jazz: Three May Standouts, From Sullivan Fortner to Dana Murray

Welcome to “The Month in Live Jazz,” a column highlighting three standout performances from the previous month on levels throughout New York City. SULLIVAN FORTNER TRIO WITH MELISSA ALDANA Jazz Standard, May 25 Sullivan Fortner, a pianist born in New Orleans, has an extravagant quantity of expertise and a hyperactive move on the keyboard. He […]

Fighting Wars Past, Present and Future

Fighting Wars Past, Present and Future

To be truthful, there are such a lot of gamers on this battle, with so many advanced pursuits, that even essentially the most skilled observers could often really feel flummoxed. For instance, in Iraq, the United States supplies air energy to authorities forces on the bottom, that are supplemented by Iranian-controlled or Iranian-influenced militias, whereas […]

Interest Grows in a Master of Choral Mystery and Power

Interest Grows in a Master of Choral Mystery and Power

At the start of the Mass for Double Choir by the Swiss composer Frank Martin, easy, flowing traces for the altos evoke the purity of Gregorian chant. Then the sopranos make their entrance, and the harmonies shift in stunning instructions. Fusing parts of Renaissance polyphony and Baroque counterpoint with the gauzy, layered chords of the […]