Cannes Film Festival Awards Lifetime Achievement Award to Forest Whitaker

[ad_1] American actor Forest Whitaker received the honorary Palme d’Or lifetime achievement award at the opening ceremony of the 75th festival on Tuesday. Clips from some of the director’s films such as “Bird”, “Ghost Dog”, “The Color of Money” and “Panic Room” were screened at the ceremony. And in the theater the actor received a …

Jury Award $10M to Man by School District After Coach Abuse

[ad_1] The lawsuit was filed at the Marin County Civic Center, a national landmark designed by Frank Lloyd Wright. Part of the 1997 sci-fi movie “Gattaca”The movie ” was filmed. Burgos, 58, despite staying in prison recently losing its appealHis presence was inevitable in the circular courtroom, where the jury, the witness stand, and the …

Tony Award Nominations Postponed Due to Coronavirus Delays

[ad_1] The directors of the awards said Friday that this year’s Tony Award nominations will be delayed by about a week, as enough actors come out with cases of coronavirus and it’s getting harder for the award nominees to see all the appropriate performances. The Broadway League and American Theater Wing that presented the awards …

Younger Than It Seems, But No More Diversity: France’s Best Theater Award

[ad_1] Eric Bouvron and Benjamin Penamaria have created a lively, low-tech stage biography with two musicians and a singer on stage, with the main emphasis on live music. The art team clearly came to this story with good intentions. The Sykes-Picot Agreement, a secret 1916 agreement that determined how Ottoman lands would be divided between …

Jury Award $450,000 to Man Fired from Unwanted Birthday Party at Office

[ad_1] A Kentucky man who was fired days after suffering a panic attack over an unwanted birthday party at work was awarded $450,000 by a jury last month for his lost wages and emotional distress. The man, Kevin Berling, had been working at the Gravity Diagnostics medical laboratory in Covington, Ky. for about 10 months, …

Benedict Lombe Wins Blackburn Award for ‘Lava’

[ad_1] For the first time in its 44-year history Susan Smith Blackburn AwardThe annual award given to a female, transgender or non-binary playwright writing for British theatre, is given to the author of the first play. Benedict Lombe, 30, a London-based Congolese-British playwright, received the award Monday for “Lava,” a one-woman memoir-monologue that addresses Black …

Turing Award Won by Programmer Who Pioneered Supercomputers

[ad_1] In the late 1970s, as a young researcher at the Argonne National Laboratory outside of Chicago, Jack Dongarra helped write the computer code called Linpack. Linpack offered a way to run complex math on what we now call supercomputers. It has become a vital tool for scientific laboratories as it expands the boundaries of …