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Actress Amandla Stenberg was named after a 1989 Miles Davis album — a lush, African-tinged funk fusion that takes its name from the Zulu and Xhosa word for “power.” In South Africa under apartheid, “Amandla” was — and still is — a rallying cry against oppression. It’s a lot for Stenberg to live up to. “You think?” she asks, laughing and thanking her mother for the heavy responsibility. Then she turns more serious.
 
Shelf made man
 
One of the distinguished guests/exhibitors at Sharjah International Book Fair (SIBF) 2018 was Vijitha Yapa of Sri Lanka. A renowned journalist who was the founder editor of three national newspapers of Sri Lanka, namely, The Island, The Sunday Island and The Sunday Times, he is Director of Vijitha Yapa Bookshop, which he established in 
 
Betting on the best
 
If the awards-season waters were muddied by many of the un-expected winners — and losers — at the recent Golden Globes, the result in the original song category seemed to make at least one thing crystal clear: There is approximately zero chance that Lady Gaga’s “Shallow” won’t take the same prize when the Academy Awards are handed out on
 
Staying positive
 
Fans of Bryan Cranston, best known for his Emmy-winning portrayal of the depraved Walter White in TV’s “Breaking Bad,” have a chance to catch him now in two very different roles. He explores an alternate shade of brokenness, starring as a billionaire turned frustrated quadriplegic, in “The Upside,” a new film hitting cinemas.
 
Street from the heart
 
Maraya Art Centre, Sharjah, has initiated a new mural as part of the Islamic Arts Festival (till January 19), organised by the Department of Culture and Information, Sharjah, to bring art into the streets of Sharjah under its street art initiative titled “Jedariyah”. The mural can be viewed at the Heart of Sharjah on Corniche Road heading towards
 
 
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