Culture

Banksy’s subversive art draws tourists and locals in Paris

Banksy’s subversive art draws tourists and locals in Paris

Published 09/07/2018

PARIS (Reuters) - British graffiti artist Banksy, known for his politically charged sketches on walls from London to New York to Gaza City, has descended [more…]

Hundreds of shivering Australians get nude for U.S. photographer…

Hundreds of shivering Australians get nude for U.S. photographer…

Published 09/07/2018

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Around 500 Australians shivered in the nude for American photographer Spencer Tunick on Monday, braving the winter chill on a Melbourne supermarket [more…]

Box Office: ‘Ant-Man and the Wasp’ marches to $76 million launch

Box Office: ‘Ant-Man and the Wasp’ marches to $76 million launch

Published 08/07/2018

LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - “Ant-Man and the Wasp” squashed the competition at the domestic box office. The Marvel sequel — starring Paul Rudd and Evangeline [more…]

Polanski’s wife says ‘Non merci!’ to Oscars’ academy invite

Polanski’s wife says ‘Non merci!’ to Oscars’ academy invite

Published 08/07/2018

PARIS (Reuters) - Actress Emmanuelle Seigner on Sunday rejected an invitation to join the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, in a column in [more…]

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…]