Interviews | Simon Townsend (The Who): “Performance at the Olympics in London is the main achievement of my career”

For more than half a century the backbone of The Who, one of the greatest groups in the world, is the mighty duo of Roger Daltrey and Peter Townsend. Not always the attention of the press and fans is focused on other musicians who appear on stage during the show Who, but now it is

Sergei Ursulyak turns 60

Today, June 10th, notes the 60-the famous Russian director, screenwriter, producer, actor and TV host Sergey Ursulyak. Sergey Vladimirovich Ursulyak was born June 10, 1958 year in Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky. In 1979 he graduated from the acting department of the Theater School named after B.V. Shchukin (workshop Evgenia Simonova), in 1993 – VKSR (workshop Vladimir Motyl). From

Daniel Rayskin: “Conducting is a slowly developing disease”

Daniel Rayskin. Photos – Vladimir Vyatkin Living in Amsterdam, a native of St. Petersburg, Daniel Rayskin already by the beginning of the 2000s gained a reputation as one of the most popular solo violators. Over time, the priorities of the musician have changed in the direction of conducting. Over the past ten years, Rayskin directed

Fast and dead: The best alternative versions of Spider-Man

Comics never stand still, constantly evolving and at times presenting to readers various versions of the same events. All important characters always have copies in other universes (you do not think that our universe is one, right?). In comics, for simplicity, they number the Earth, so we rummaged through different copies of our planet and

Kinotavr-2018: Director-debutant lacks faith in himself and his cinema

This year, for the first time since 2003, that is for a full 15 years, which formed a completely new domestic industry, the main review of Russian cinema “Kinotavr” will be a competition of debut films. There are eight of them. But they were chosen from 58, sent to this year’s organizing committee. And the

“Wonder Woman” Gal Gadot refused to conduct “Eurovision”

The 33-year-old actress and model Gal Gadot politely declined the offer of the Israeli Public Broadcasting that was made the day before to become the leading "Eurovision Song Contest 2019" in Jerusalem. Recall, this year at the show, the champion was Israeli Netta Barzilay. According to the rules of the competition, the following "Eurovision" must