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Anna Kendrickon modeling, movies, music

Posted by on 25/10/2014
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Anna Kendrickon modeling, movies, music

Anna Kendrickon modeling, movies, music

Anna Kendrick is in the holiday spirit. “I want it to be Christmas already! I just want to throw a soiree,” the bubbly actress said during a recent interview. Kendrick certainly looked the part, wearing a red, sleeveless party dress with a big, silk bow on the back. The outfit from Kate Spade New York’s […]

Paris’ Picasso Museum re-opens

Posted by on 25/10/2014
Filed under Europe, Fashion, Lifestyle, Top Stories, World

Paris’ Picasso Museum re-opens

Paris’ Picasso Museum re-opens

After a five-year closure for what was supposed to be a two-year refurbishment, Paris’s Picasso Museum re-opened yesterday with arguments over the 52- million-euro ($66-million) project still reverberating. French President Francois Hollande said at a ceremony the museum was “one of the most beautiful in the world and one of the most moving because it […]

Arab Idol winner wants to give back to Gaza

Posted by on 23/10/2014
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Arab Idol winner wants to give back to Gaza

Arab Idol winner wants to give back to Gaza

Last year’s feel-good winner of the TV singing contest Arab Idol said Wednesday he wants to give back to Gaza, where he grew up, by setting up an arts center nurturing young musicians, writers and actors. The center would be funded by Palestinian Americans who have pledged support, Mohammed Assaf, 24, said in an interview […]

Tokyo film festival packs superhero punch on red carpet

Posted by on 23/10/2014
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Tokyo film festival packs superhero punch on red carpet

Tokyo film festival packs superhero punch on red carpet

The Tokyo International Film Festival opened yesterday with cult superhero “Ultraman” swooshing down the red carpet with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. The 27th edition of TIFF, which runs until October 31, focuses heavily on Japanese animated movies and will showcase the works of director Hideaki Anno, widely considered the natural successor to Oscar-winning anime master […]

Dubai cuts profile as Mideast plastic surgery hub

Posted by on 23/10/2014
Filed under Fashion, Lifestyle, Middle East, Top Stories, World

Dubai cuts profile as Mideast plastic surgery hub

Dubai cuts profile as Mideast plastic surgery hub

Dubai, the emirate known for its celebration of over-the-top glamour and luxury, is racing ahead to dominate the Middle East’s plastic surgery market with plans to attract half a million medical tourists in six years. Where cosmopolitan Beirut was once the region’s best known city for going under the knife, turmoil in Syria and violence […]

A twist on the man-child romp in ‘Laggies’

Posted by on 22/10/2014
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A twist on the man-child romp in ‘Laggies’

A twist on the man-child romp in ‘Laggies’

Lynn Shelton is a curious, Pacific Northwest-bred hybrid of high-concept and low production value. She has made a specialty out of deconstructing sitcom-y setups: two pals trying to follow through on a dare to make a gay porno (“Humpday”); a man betwixt two interested sisters, in a remote cabin (“Your Sister’s Sister”). Instead of heightening […]

Kolkata’s gold panners reap rewards at India festival time

Posted by on 22/10/2014
Filed under Lifestyle, Subcontinent, World

Kolkata’s gold panners reap rewards at India festival time

Kolkata’s gold panners reap rewards at India festival time

As 40-year-old Mohammed Iqbal sifts through sludge in the back alleys of Kolkata’s jewelry market for gold dust, his weathered face brightens slightly at the recent uptick in work. For generations, the city’s group of “newaras”-gold dust scavengers-have been scratching a living by panning for fine particles swept from the 2,000-odd jewelry workshops operating in […]

Kimono’s evolution reflects changing Japan

Posted by on 22/10/2014
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Kimono’s evolution reflects changing Japan

Kimono’s evolution reflects changing Japan

It’s difficult to imagine a more eloquent symbol of Japan than the deceptively simple, T-shaped kimono. Traditional yet ever changing, the kimono (“thing to wear,” in Japanese) has evolved dramatically over the past 150 years. Its story encompasses the evolution of weaving, dyeing and embroidery techniques, as well as Japan’s aesthetic, social and even political […]

India’s forgotten widows defy taboos to celebrate Diwali

Posted by on 22/10/2014
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India’s forgotten widows defy taboos to celebrate Diwali

India’s forgotten widows defy taboos to celebrate Diwali

As the early autumn sun begins to set on the Yamuna river, hundreds of Indian women swathed in white and carrying traditional earthenware lamps file through winding streets to the edge of the holy waters. The women, chanting as they walk through the streets of Vrindavan to mark the Hindu festival of Diwali, are widows […]

Google’s streaming music service adds mood to mix

Posted by on 21/10/2014
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Google’s streaming music service adds mood to mix

Google’s streaming music service adds mood to mix

Google’s music-subscription service will try to anticipate its listeners’ mood swings as it amplifies its competition with Pandora, Spotify and other popular services that play tunes over the Internet. Starting from today, the $10-amonth All Access service will make music suggestions based on educated guesses about each subscriber’s mood and likely activities at certain points […]

‘The Conjuring’ sequel pushed back to 2016

Posted by on 21/10/2014
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‘The Conjuring’ sequel pushed back to 2016

‘The Conjuring’ sequel pushed back to 2016

New Line has moved back its “Conjuring” sequel to 2016 and replaced it with an untitled horror film for a pre-Halloween release on Oct 23, 2015. The Warner Bros. division had announced in February that it had dated “The Conjuring 2” for the 2015 opening with Patrick Wilson and Vera Farmiga returning to star. The […]

Michael Keaton honored by Santa Barbara Film Festival

Posted by on 21/10/2014
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Michael Keaton honored by Santa Barbara Film Festival

Michael Keaton honored by Santa Barbara Film Festival

Michael Keaton, on the awards circuit for “Birdman,” will be honored at the Santa Barbara Film Festival on January 31 with the Modern Master Award. The 30th edition of the festival runs January 27-February 7. The highest honor presented by the festival, it has previously been awarded to figures including Ben Affleck, Christopher Nolan, Jodie […]

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