Arts

German archaeological treasures on show in Berlin exhibition - 09/21/2018

BERLIN (dpa)- German archaeological finds dating back to the Stone Age go on display in Berlin from Friday, including a 35,000-year-old "Venus" and a Bronze Age sky disc. The "Bewegte Zeiten"...

UNESCO says Rio museum could take a decade to rebuild after blaze - 09/20/2018

RIO DE JANEIRO (dpa)- The rebuilding of the National Museum of Brazil after it was gutted by fire could take 10 years, according to UNESCO. The building in Rio de Janeiro was destroyed in a blaze...

EU lawmakers to vote on copyright reforms - 09/12/2018

Strasbourg, France - The European Parliament will take a new stab Wednesday at finalizing its position on controversial copyright reforms aimed at fairly remunerating artists and news publishers in...

Headliner Lana Del Rey cancels appearance at Israeli festival - 08/31/2018

New York - Lana Del Rey cancelled an appearance at an Israeli festival on Friday after pressure from the Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions (BDS) movement.   Several other acts had already pulled...

Venice film fest kicks off with moon landing spectacle 'First Man' - 08/29/2018

Venice - By Alvise Armellini- "First Man," a moon landing scene-grabber with Ryan Gosling starring as astronaut Neil Armstrong opened the Venice Film Festival on Wednesday. Directed by Damien...

British Nobel Prize-winning writer VS Naipaul dies at 85 - 08/12/2018

London - VS Naipaul, the winner of the 2001 Nobel Prize for Literature, has died at 85, Britain's Press Association reported late Saturday, citing a family statement. Naipaul, whose many works...

Spike Lee launches new film blasting racism in Trump's America - 08/07/2018

Spike Lee believes his explosive new film about race in 1970s America is a wake-up call to the US in the Trump era. The movie's global release is timed to coincide with the first anniversary of the...

Actress Mary Carlisle - Bing Crosby's co-star - dies at 104 - 08/02/2018

San Francisco - US actress Mary Carlisle, who played Bing Crosby's love interest in a trio of films, has died at age 104, it was reported Wednesday.   The blonde actress, who appeared in more...

'Guardians of the Galaxy' director fired over offensive old tweets - 07/21/2018

Los Angeles - James Gunn, the director of the "Guardians of the Galaxy" superhero film franchise, was fired by Disney on Friday over a series of recently-emerged old tweets in which he made jokes...

Top musicians descend on Rome - 07/03/2018

Rome - Abdul Rahman Bitar Everybody has fallen in love with Rome including tourists and top musicians from around the world. The upcoming excellent season of the Academy of Santa Cecilia orchestra,...
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