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Singer Elvis Costello cancels tour after revealing cancer surgery

Singer Elvis Costello cancels tour after revealing cancer surgery

Published 06/07/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - British singer-songwriter Elvis Costello announced on Friday he was cancelling the remainder of his European tour after revealing he had undergone surgery [more…]

Alice Cooper, Johnny Depp, Joe Perry storm Montreux stage

Alice Cooper, Johnny Depp, Joe Perry storm Montreux stage

Published 05/07/2018

MONTREUX, Switzerland (Reuters) - Alice Cooper, Johnny Depp and Aerosmith’s Joe Perry brought vintage rock to the mythic stage of the Montreux Jazz Festival on [more…]

Albanian actors protest as parliament backs National Theatre…

Albanian actors protest as parliament backs National Theatre…

Published 05/07/2018

TIRANA (Reuters) - Albanian actors and activists rallied on Thursday to demand the government halt a project to demolish the National Theatre in Tirana, but [more…]

French filmmaker Claude Lanzmann, creator of ‘Shoah’, dies at 92

French filmmaker Claude Lanzmann, creator of ‘Shoah’, dies at 92

Published 05/07/2018

PARIS (Reuters) - French filmmaker, writer and commentator Claude Lanzmann, best known for his searing documentary film “Shoah”, a nine-and-a-half-hour oral history of the Holocaust, [more…]

Neymar joins Messi and Ronaldo in Kazan mural club

Neymar joins Messi and Ronaldo in Kazan mural club

Published 05/07/2018

KAZAN, Russia (Reuters) - It has been a busy World Cup for Kazan’s mural artists and in the early hours of Thursday morning they were [more…]

Chanel recreates stroll down the Seine in catwalk ode to Paris

Chanel recreates stroll down the Seine in catwalk ode to Paris

Published 04/07/2018

PARIS (Reuters) - Models strutted past Parisian landmarks, including the green book stalls that line the river Seine, at Chanel’s fashion show on Tuesday, as [more…]

Graceful but lethal ‘Wasp’ joins Marvel forces in new film adventure

Graceful but lethal ‘Wasp’ joins Marvel forces in new film adventure

Published 03/07/2018

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Long before filming began, actress Evangeline Lilly had an idea of the fighting style she wanted to display with her Marvel [more…]

Armani glams up fashion week with lashings of gold and bubblegum pink

Armani glams up fashion week with lashings of gold and bubblegum pink

Published 03/07/2018

PARIS (Reuters) - Black and gold trouser suits and dreamy gowns laced with velvet or overflowing with feathers led the parade of evening wear glamor [more…]

Need a World Cup mural? Russian paints giant portrait of his wife…

Need a World Cup mural? Russian paints giant portrait of his wife…

Published 03/07/2018

MOSCOW (Reuters) - The head of a Russian advertising agency tasked with decorating Moscow facades ahead of the soccer World Cup used the opportunity to [more…]

Swiss museum, Cezanne heirs reach deal over painting in Nazi-era trove

Swiss museum, Cezanne heirs reach deal over painting in Nazi-era trove

Published 03/07/2018

ZURICH (Reuters) - A Swiss museum will retain ownership of a Paul Cezanne painting in a Nazi-era collection after agreeing to exhibit the work regularly [more…]