Arts

Oscar nominations dash German hopes for neo-Nazi revenge film - 01/23/2018

Berlin -By Andrew McCathie, – Germany's hopes for its neo-Nazi revenge thriller "Aus dem Nichts" ("In the Fade") receiving an Oscar nomination were dashed when the movie was passed over to enter this...

Two new drawings added to Van Gogh collection - 01/16/2018

Amsterdam - The collection of art by Vincent Van Gogh just got a little bigger, after two new drawings were attributed to the Dutch painter.   "The Hill of Montmartre with Stone Quarry," dating...

Meryl Streep says Oprah Winfrey has 'the voice of a leader' - 01/12/2018

Actress Meryl Streep has said Oprah Winfrey has "the voice of a leader", as speculation swirls that the chat show queen may mount a presidential bid. Referring to Oprah's speech at this weekend's...

'Blackout' at Golden Globes makes statement about empowering women - 01/11/2018

Los Angeles - Actresses abandoned colourful, showy gowns on Sunday in favour of making a statement against sexual harassment and abuse in the workplace by wearing black for the Golden Globe award...

Water damage forces Berlin opera house to stage down 'Swan Lake' - 01/05/2018

BERLIN (dpa)- The stage will be bare and only partially illuminated when the Berlin ballet company performs "Swan Lake" this month at the city's Deutsche Oper after a defective sprinkler system...

Riccardo Muti discovers the German Pulse - 01/03/2018

San Diego (California) - Abdul Rahman Bitar - New Musical season in San Diego starts with Chicago Symphony Orchestra overlooking Pacific Ocean   Before the 19th century, the pace of music was...

Israeli ambassador to NZ seeks meeting with Lorde over axed show - 01/02/2018

WELLINGTON (dpa)- Israel's ambassador to New Zealand has invited pop singer Lorde to a personal meeting after the 21-year old this week cancelled a scheduled concert in Tel Aviv. In an open letter...

Indian movie superstar Rajinikanth sets his sights on politics - 01/01/2018

New Delhi -By Sunrita Sen, – Tamil superstar Rajinikanth Sunday announced he would be forming an Indian political party, to the delight of thousands of fans who cheered and set off firecrackers in...

Shakira to make up for cancelled German concerts with June shows - 12/27/2017

COLOGNE- Pop star Shakira plans to make up for cancelled shows in Germany with two new concerts in Cologne and Munich in June 2018. One concert will be held in Cologne's Lanxess Arena on June 5 and...

Lorde considering axing Tel Aviv show after fan backlash - 12/27/2017

WELLINGTON (dpa)- New Zealand pop singer Lorde is considering cancelling a scheduled concert in Israel after facing a backlash in her home country. The "Royals" singer replied to an open letter,...
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