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  • Watch 'Gandhi' to remember Richard Attenborough
    Watch 'Gandhi' to remember Richard Attenborough
    The film community is mourning the recent passing of actor and director Richard Attenborough, who died at the age of 90. Although younger fans may connect him more with his seminal performance in Steven Spielberg’s perennial favorite &ldquo...
  • Richard Attenborough dies at 90
    Actor/Director Richard Attenborough dies at 90
    Renowned actor and Academy award-winning director Richard Attenborough died at age 90. Attenborough's career both in front of and behind the camera spanned an impressive 60 years.Michael Attenborough, the actor's son, reported to the BBC...
  •  Sir Richard Attenborough
    Richard Attenborough of 'Gandhi' and 'Jurassic Park' fame passes on
    Deadline Hollywood noted on Sunday the passing of Lord Richard Attenborough, the great British actor and director whose career spanned many decades. He was 90 years old and is best known for directing the sweeping epic film “Gandhi”...
  • Actor and director Richard Attenborough passes
    Actor and director Richard Attenborough passes
    Sir Richard Attenborough has passed away today at age 90 according to his son in a recent report from BBC News. Michael, a theatre director and former artistic director of the Almeida Theatre in Islington, North London, stated his father passed...
  • Food and Film, an Oscar Celebration: Gandhi and Tandoori Chicken
    Food and Film, an Oscar Celebration: Gandhi and Tandoori Chicken
    The Oscar's, or Academy Awards, have become an international yearly tradition for film fans the world over. Millions of people look forward to the one day of the year when a gold plated little naked bald man takes over the media universe....
  • 2014 WINTER  FIRST IMPRESSIONS: NOBUNAGUN
    2014 WINTER FIRST IMPRESSIONS: NOBUNAGUN
    I started with my Nobunaga the Fool for this round of first impressions. Now, let’s look at another Nobunaga … kind of, anime, Nobunagun. Okay. An awkward girl named Ogura is pretty much an outcast; a girl who seems to get excited...
  • The 17th Gyalwa Karmapa looks on during a ceremony
    Medical camp for animals launched by Tibetans with Gandhi in India
    Buddhists have traditionally showed a great deal of respect for animals and feel that every effort possible to treat animals well should be made. In Buddhism animals are seen as having just as much of a right to life in this world as people. In...
  • Nelson Mandela - A warrior for peace who made a difference
    Nelson Mandela – A warrior for peace who made a difference
    From all the posts on social media by local Bay Area martial artists and the mentions of his name at the beginning of class(es) at dojos, it is clear that Nelson Mandela, like Gandhi, O Sensei and other warriors for peace, had a profound impact on...
  • "Gandhi"
    Retro movie recommendation of the week: August 16, 2013
    Every Friday I recommend an entertaining, slow-paced movie from no later than 1985 to help you unwind at the end of the week in our fast-paced world.This week’s recommendation is 1982’s “Gandhi,” starring Ben Kingsley as...
  • MLK, Jr. Memorial concert Aug. 10 had inspiring preview by India's ambassador
    MLK, Jr. Memorial concert Aug. 10 had inspiring preview by India's ambassador
    A candlelight concert "Reflections on Peace: From Gandhi to King" at theMartin Luther King, Jr. MemorialAug. 10had a thrilling preview at the Washington residence of India's Ambassador Nirupama Rao.Spirituals, songs of peace and the...
  • March on Washington's 50th anniversary concert at MLK, Jr. Memorial Aug. 10
    March on Washington's 50th anniversary concert at MLK, Jr. Memorial Aug. 10
    The March on Washington's 50th anniversary official events began Aug.10 at the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial, with a free candlelight concert "Reflections on Peace: From Gandhi to King".Rev. Nolan Williams, Jr. and the (100)...
  • My Left Foot (1989)
    Five crucial moments in Daniel Day-Lewis' career (minus Lincoln)
    With his highly-skilled and intelligent performance in the title role of Steven Spielberg's ambitious epic Lincoln, Daniel Day-Lewis continued to demonstrate why he may be one of the most daring actors of his time. The British-Irish actor has...
  • Alchemy
    Alchemy prologue
    Alchemy is the ancient art of changing base metals into gold or silver. In the medieval era, alchemists also believed in the Philosopher’s Stone, an elixir that could cure all illnesses and make people live forever.An old legend tells how,...
  • Non-Violence:  A Way of Life for a Sustainable World (Video)
    Non-Violence: A Way of Life for a Sustainable World (Video)
    Non-violence has been used as a method of bringing moral attention to injustices and to resolving conflicts. It is most notably the philosophy of Mohandas K. Gandhi and Martin Luther King, Jr. in their respective campaigns to liberate India and...
  • Your Happy Halloween Kicks Off On Friday
    Your Happy Halloween Kicks Off On Friday
    During this first full week of autumn, fun in GreaterJax™ is all about the bounty of the harvest.From beer to a minor Greek bacchanal, you’ll have to get organized to get it all in.And you can get the jump on Halloween really, really...