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Mr. Bosco, who practices relentlessly, helped empower Brazilians living under dictatorship in the 1970s and early ’80s with songs of pride and fighting spirit.
The myriad challenges for Anne Pasternak, director of this institution, include remaining true to Brooklyn’s identity while embracing a shift in trends.
The transportation hub serving about 650,000 daily passengers desperately needs an overhaul. So far, the New York governor’s plans don’t begin to address the problems.
Dezful, April 30, IRNA – Australian Ambassador to Iran Ian Biggs in a trip to Southwestern province of Khuzestan visited Jundi Shahpour ancient compound near Dezful city on Sunday.
A South India sensation, a Hispanic-focused comedy and the highest-grossing film ever directed by an African-American made up the top three films in
Gwendolyn Weiner, daughter of the collectors Ted and Lucile Weiner, donated Modigliani’s “Head” (circa 1913) to the museum in honor of her parents.
The three most popular films at North American cinemas over the weekend have mostly nonwhite casts, with “The Fate of the Furious” still at the top.
Tehran, April 30, IRNA -- FAO with collaboration of the Iran Chamber of Commerce held a two-day (29-30 April) international conference in Tehran to highlight the value of Virtual Water to address imp
It’s no surprise to discover that Maren Morris, who grew up in Arlington, Texas, smack dab between Dallas and Fort Worth, took to music with an approach shaped to a large degree by the outsider at
Inspired by ancestral works, including one stored in a shed, a master carver pays tribute to a practice once common in the Haida Gwaii islands of Canada.
It’s no secret that Universal’s “The Fate of the Furious” cannot be stopped at the box office. With $19.4 million this weekend, the eighth installment of the “Fast and Furious” franchise has gross
An award-winning Iranian filmmaker imprisoned over his work has been released after serving about five months of his year-long sentence, though he do
Without U.S. President Donald Trump, the usually celebrity-filled soiree hosted by the White House Correspondents' Association took a more sober turn
Canada is no stranger to smash hit plays told from diverse perspectives, but a new wave of theatre artists is pushing past existing boundaries to mak
Zanjan, April 30, IRNA – Head of the Cultural Heritage, Handicraft and Tourism Organization (CHTHO) of Zanjan Province, Iran, said on Saturday the third International ECO-Silk Road Food Festival is t
Shiraz, April 30, IRNA – Austrian Ambassador to Iran Friedrich Stift said the two countries’ growing cooperation over the past three years and diplomatic shuttles have opened a new chapter in bilater
Programmed against one another, the White House Correspondents’ Association dinner and Ms. Bee’s alternative end up in the same place — criticizing the president and the press.
No one had a harder gig Saturday than comedian Hasan Minhaj, except perhaps for the poor soul who had to tell President Trump that Minhaj didn’t blow it roasting the commander in chief onstage at
“American Gods” brings Neil Gaiman’s acclaimed novel to television, with surprising relevancy. And the songwriter known as Poo Bear cracks a window onto his life.
Many of the big names in the entertainment world were on hand Saturday at the Calgary Comic and Entertainment Expo, along with tens of thousands of f
The comedian’s “Not The White House Correspondents’ Dinner” was both an alternative to the dinner itself, and to a rally in Pennsylvania that Trump held instead of attending the dinner.
Matt Walsh, who has portrayed the gaffe-prone White House press secretary on HBO, has some advice for Sean Spicer, the man who holds the job in real life.
The Bahamas Ministry of Tourism expressed its deep disappointment in how a music, art and culture festival imploded, leaving hundreds stranded and angry.
Tehran, April 29, IRNA - Vice President and head of Environmental Protection Organization Masoumeh Ebtekar said on Saturday that Iran and Japan environment delegations are to visit Ahvaz this Monday
Actors Laura Dern from "Big Little Lies," Justin Theroux from "The Leftovers," Regina King from "American Crime" and Milo Ventimiglia from "This Is Us" discuss the possible upcoming writers' strik
Shahrekord, Charmahal and Bakhtiari Prov., April 29, IRNA -- A German tourist who was in need of help in Khoda Afarin Bridge woodland, between Ardal and Koohrang towns in Charmahal and Bakhtiari, was
A hacker claims to have stolen the upcoming season of Netflix's hit series "Orange Is the New Black" and is demanding that the video-streaming service pay an unspecified ransom to prevent all the
Mashad, April 29, IRNA – Manager of Hasheminejad hospital in Mashad Majid Taghizadeh said on Saturday that a five-year old girl who was beaten up by her stepfather is diagnosed as brain dead.
Tehran, April 29, IRNA – An international conference on nanotechnology and nanomedicine is to be held at Institute of Materials and Energy in Alborz province.
A dystopian drama debuted, a child star didn’t overdose, an influential director died, a newbie music festival spun into chaos and a union said it might walk off the job. Here’s all that news and
What happens when a reporter for The New York Times spends one hour in Emily Dickinson’s former bedroom? Hear about Sarah Lyall’s experience and explore the room yourself in this 360 video.
Christopher Dodd will step down as chairman of the Motion Picture Assn. of America after six years as the head of the lobbying arm of major Hollywood studios, the industry trade group said Friday
A key question surfaces with the dawn of each new edition of the Stagecoach Country Music Festival in Indio: Just what is country music these days? As this year’s installment got underway Friday a
SERIES Training Day Frank (Bill Paxton) and Kyle (Justin Cornwell) investigate the disappearances of several of Holly’s (Julie Benz) “working girls” and are led to a Hollywood producer known
The traditional music industry is playing "catch-up" when it comes to recognizing electronic music, according to some artists who have decided to cre
The traditional music industry is playing "catch-up" when it comes to recognizing electronic music, according to some artists who have decided to cre
Christopher Dodd will step down as chairman of the Motion Picture Assn. of America after six years as the head of the lobbying arm of major Hollywood studios, according to two people familiar with
The first-ever Fyre Festival wasn’t supposed to be like this. Hyped as “the cultural experience of the decade,” the festival was supposed to launch the first of its two consecutive weekends Friday
The first-ever Fyre Festival wasn’t supposed to be like this. Hyped as “the cultural experience of the decade,” the festival was supposed to launch the first of its two consecutive weekends Friday
An A-lister in his native Mexico, Eugenio Derbez has yet to break into the American mainstream. However, “How to Be a Latin Lover” may be the film that finally introduces him to a wider audience w
Art with a political edge, or at least a heightened awareness of this moment, is starting to make an impact at commercial galleries in the British capital.
The inaugural Fyre Festival in the Bahamas, promoted by social media celebrities and supermodels, was postponed Friday after attendees reported dilap
SUNDAY Your not-so-humble host finds himself in L.A. on the return of “Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown.” 6 and 9 p.m. CNN Hailee Steinfeld, Miley’s kid sister Noah Cyrus and “America’s Got Talen
At 65, John Mellencamp no longer chases drama. “I have found that life is a big enough adventure,” he says calling from his 86-acre property in Bloomington, Ind. “Young kids go to the movies to be
He’s a rapper, a social media phenomenon, the guy yelling “ya” on Migos’s hit “Bad and Boujee.” What’s the secret of Uzi’s success? A panel discussion, on Popcast.
Not all bots on Twitter are out to spam, hack or misinform you. These science-themed bots dole out humor, factual information and galactic perspective.
Zahedan, Sistan-Baluchestan prov, April 28, IRNA – The 4.9-magnitude earthquake which jolted in Chabahar, south of the Sistan-Baluchestan province on Friday caused no damage, said a senior local offi
Students at an Edmonton elementary school have been ordered to refrain from discussing 13 Reasons Why, a controversial Netflix series about the suici
The Fourth Edition of the International Jewelry and Art event, organized by Jewels of the World took place on April 26 at the prestigious Suites of Four Seasons Hotel.
Wayne Flynt, a friend of Ms. Lee, has written a book, “Mockingbird Songs,” in which he shares thoughts and correspondence regarding the literary enigma.
Comedy Central debuted its new weekly show, starring the Trump impersonator Anthony Atamanuik. He helped clarify the meaning of that “America First” slogan.
Sharon Horgan and Rob Delaney pick up where they left off in Season 3 of the deliriously filthy comedy “Catastrophe.” And “Dear White People” becomes a TV series.
SERIES Girl Starter Eight young women from across the country compete for a chance to start their own business through a series of challenges in this new unscripted series, which co-creator Jean
Lucas Hnath’s “A Doll’s House, Part 2,” funny and illuminating, dares to wonder what Ibsen’s Nora Helmer has been up to since she slammed that door.
Colourful Acadian group Les Hôtesses d’Hilaire shared ECMA wins with pop star Ria Mae, banjo player Old Man Luedecke and a host of Atlantic Canadian
In Shondaland, love, death and monologues happen in Seattle (“Grey’s Anatomy”), Philadelphia (“How to Get Away With Murder”), Washington, D.C. (“Scandal”), and, for the last two seasons, Los Angel
In the opening scenes of Russia’s new series The Optimists, Soviets stroll past shiny U.S. appliances at the 1959 American Exhibition in Moscow, held to bring two Cold War foes closer together.
The women each won $20,000 for their work, while an Iranian who won best short couldn’t accept in person and blamed “Mr. Trump’s fascinating decisions.”
The Tribeca Film Festival has given its top U.S. narrative jury prize to Rachel Israel's "Keep the Change," a love story about and starring people with autism. It also handed best international na
Sony Pictures’ longtime theatrical distribution chief Rory Bruer is retiring after four decades with the studio, the company told staff Thursday. Bruer, 63, who first joined the studio in 1977 wit
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