Arts

Actors Chris Pratt and Anna Faris split up - 08/08/2017

LOS ANGELES (dpa) - US actors Chris Pratt and Anna Faris announced they are separating on social media on Monday. "We tried hard for a long time, and we’re really disappointed," they said in a...

Actor-playwright Sam Shepard dead at 73 - 08/02/2017

NEW YORK (dpa) - Hollywood actor and Broadway playwright Sam Shepard has died at 73, the New York Times reported Monday, citing a family spokesman. He died of complications from the neurological...

Jazz musician Chuck Loeb dead at 61 - 08/02/2017

NEW YORK (dpa) - Jazz guitarist Chuck Loeb, famous for his work with Stan Getz and Steps Ahead, has died aged 61, his family said Tuesday. "We regret to inform you that our beloved husband and...

Prominent Australian Aboriginal musician Dr G Yunupingu dies aged 46 - 07/26/2017

SYDNEY (dpa)- One of Australia's most prominent indigenous musicians, Dr G Yunupingu, has died aged 46, his record label confirmed Wednesday. Born blind and hailing from the remote Galiwin'ku...

Actor John Heard of 'Home Alone' fame found dead in California hotel - 07/26/2017

NEW YORK (dpa) - US actor John Heard, known for his role as Kevin McCallister's father in the "Home Alone" movies, has died aged 71 in California, a spokeswoman for the coroner's office said...

Beyonce waxwork back on show after backlash over skin tone - 07/24/2017

NEW YORK (dpa)- A wax figure of Beyonce returned to its stage in New York on Friday after a backlash on social media prompted Madame Tussaud’s to adjust it. Twitter users complained that the...

Dali's trademark moustache intact at '10 past 10' position - 07/21/2017

MADRID, SPAIN- Surrealist master Salvador Dali's trademark moustache is in perfect shape in its "ten past ten" position, the foundation that runs his estate said Friday, a day after his remains were...

First woman to play BBC time traveller Doctor Who - 07/18/2017

LONDON (dpa), Bill Smith- British actress Jodie Whittaker was named by the BBC on Sunday as the new Doctor Who, the first time a woman has played the role in the internationally popular television...

Wide open field for this year's Emmy Awards - 07/12/2017

LOS ANGELES, UNITED STATES, Frankie Taggart- Television industry experts are predicting a wide open race for this year's Emmys when the nominations are announced Thursday, with awards juggernaut...

Bolshoi tries to quell scandal after halting 'Nureyev' premiere - 07/10/2017

MOSCOW, RUSSIA- Russia's Bolshoi Theatre was battling to calm a storm of speculation on Monday after cancelling the world premiere of a ballet about star dancer Rudolf Nureyev just three days before...
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