Monthly Archives: February 2014

The titans of Russian Literature, Tolstoy, Dostoyevski, Pushkin, Chekhov and Gorki.

“Medicine is my lawful wife and literature is my mistress”.    Anton Chekhov. February, the month of the Olympic Winter games  is coming to an end and we are still celebrating the great art and culture of Russia. I have to … Continue reading

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Victor Hugo

Today we are remembering Victor Hugo, one of the greatest writers not only of French literature but also of all universal literature.   His greatest works are “Les Misérables”,  “Ninety-Three“, “Le Roi s’amuse” and “Notre-Dame de Paris”. Like many young … Continue reading

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Harold Ramis, in loving memory

This is a tribute to the great Director, writer and actor Harold Ramis who unfortunately passed away on Monday 24, at age 69. Harold Ramis was admired and beloved by many movie fans as an actor, he is best remembered … Continue reading

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Feria Internacional del Libro del Palacio de Minería

La 35 Edición de la Feria Internacional del Libro del Palacio de Minería (FILPM) acaba de iniciar. Durante la la inauguración, se anunció la Cátedra Extraordinaria de Lectura José Emilio Pacheco, como parte de un programa de fomento a la … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Renée Fleming!

Today, February 14th is the Birthday of one of the greatest sopranos of the Opera, Renée Fleming! Renée Fleming is admired, respected and beloved by many Opera fans! With an amazing repertoire of operatic roles in Italian, German, French, Czech, … Continue reading

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Bertolt Brecht

A tribute to the German poet, playwright and theatre director Bertolt Brecht! Biography: Bertolt Brecht was born February 10, 1898 in Germany, he began writing plays while working at an Army hospital. Brecht’s work fit nicely with the Dadaist and … Continue reading

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Sylvia Plath poems

A tribute to Sylvia Plath!   Some poems of Sylvia Plath: Burning the Letters: I made a fire; being tired Of the white fists of old Letters and their death rattle When I came too close to the wastebasket What … Continue reading

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Russian culture, literature, Art and music!

The Olympic Winter games just began and I am going to make a tribute to the great Russian culture and Russian Art history! Russian Literature: Leo Tolstoi Fiódor Dostoyevski Aleksandr Pushkin Nikolai Gogol Antón Chéjov Boris Pasternak Iván Turgueniev Vladimir … Continue reading

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Philip Seymour Hoffman, a master of the art of acting

Remembering Philip Seymour Hoffman (1967-2014). I have to say, like many fans, films critics and movie and theater lovers, I am still in shock and I still can’t believe that he passed away. He was the best actor of his … Continue reading

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Philip Seymour Hoffman (1967-2014)

As many films lovers around the world, I am shocked and sad with the news of the death of Philip Seymour Hoffman, th greatest actor of his generation. He gave many excellent performances in such films like “Before the Devil … Continue reading

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