Arts

Indian actor Tom Alter dies at age 67 after battling skin cancer - 10/01/2017

NEW DELHI, dpa correspondents (dpa) - Tom Alter, an Indian actor of US descent who worked on more than 300 films, has died at age 67 after battling skin cancer. Alter died at his home in Mumbai,...

James Franco's 'The Disaster Artist' wins top prize in San Sebastian - 10/01/2017

MADRID (dpa)- James Franco's tragi-comic biopic "The Disaster Artist" on Saturday won the San Sebastian International Film Festival's top prize, the Golden Shell. The film, starring and directed by...

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle make first public appearance as couple - 09/26/2017

SYDNEY (dpa)- Prince Harry and girlfriend Meghan Markle marked their coupledom publicly for the first time at the Invictus Games in Canada on Monday. While there had previously been speculation the...

Actor Colin Firth takes Italian citizenship following Brexit worries - 09/24/2017

ROME (dpa)- British actor Colin Firth is now Italian actor Colin Firth, according to the government in Rome. The star of movies such as "The King's Speech," "Bridget Jones' Diary" and "Mamma Mia"...

Star Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli sings as robot directs orchestra - 09/18/2017

ROME (dpa)- World-famous tenor Andrea Bocelli was the star of a classical concert in Italy conducted by a robot. The event, hosted late Tuesday, opened the International Robotics Festival in Pisa,...

Lady Gaga hospitalized for 'severe pain' - 09/16/2017

LOS ANGELES (dpa)- Lady Gaga has been hospitalized for "severe pain," according to a short statement by the US pop star on Thursday. "I was taken to the hospital its not simply hip pain or wear and...

Italian tenor Bocelli hospitalized after 'simple fall from a horse' - 09/15/2017

ROME (dpa) - Italy's star tenor Andrea Bocelli was hospitalized Thursday after a horse riding accident, reassuring fans hours after the accident that he is "pretty fine." "It has been just a simple...

J.J. Abrams to write and direct 'Star Wars: Episode IX' - 09/14/2017

LOS ANGELES (dpa)- US director J.J. Abrams will be at the helm of "Star Wars: Episode IX," the film's production company Lucasfilm announced on Tuesday. Abrams, who already directed and co-wrote...

Royal Shakespeare Company founder Peter Hall dies aged 86 - 09/12/2017

LONDON, Bill Smith (dpa) - Britain's top theatre and opera companies paid tribute on Tuesday to Peter Hall, the founder of the Royal Shakespeare Company and former director of Britain's National...

"We are Manchester" - City defiant at concert in shadow of attack - 09/11/2017

LONDON, Bill Smith (dpa) - Britain's Manchester Arena reopened Saturday with a sell-out "We Are Manchester" concert to help expunge the memory of a May terrorist attack that killed 22 people. A crowd...
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