Arts

Lively, Chastain, Chelsea Clinton honored for philanthropic work

Chelsea Clinton takes part in a discussion during the Clinton Global Initiative's annual meeting in New York, September 29, 2015.
 
22 Apr 2017
Hollywood actresses Blake Lively and Jessica Chastain were among the six women honored on Friday for their philanthropic efforts with organizations helping women and children.   They joined singer-actress Audra McDonald, television...
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London’s British Library planning major expansion

An aerial shot of the British Library at St Pancras. Image: Tony Antoniou via AFP Relaxnews
 
 
 
22 Apr 2017
The British Library has revealed plans for a 100,000sq ft expansion that will include additional exhibition space and improved public areas.   Architecture firm Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners, which worked on a recent expansion of...
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Video: Lady Gaga shares with Prince William how she lives with trauma, anxiety

Lady Gaga shares with Prince William how she lives with PTSD, anxiety (Photo composite from Reuters photos). 
18 Apr 2017
It was a FaceTime call. Like old time friends, Lady Gaga and Prince William opened up about mental health. In a video released Tuesday, the pop star joined the Duke of Cambridge's Heads Together, a campaign he leads along with the...
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'Fate of the Furious' races to biggest global box office opening ever

'Fate of the Furious' races to biggest global box office opening ever (Photo CNN) 
18 Apr 2017
"The Fate of the Furious" crossed the finish line on Monday as the biggest global opening in movie history. The eighth film in the popular "Fast and Furious" franchise pulled in $532 million at the box office around the...
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Are songs getting faster these days?

15 Apr 2017
Online streaming is making it quicker not only to play music. A new study finds that pop songs themselves are getting faster as listeners’ attention spans diminish.   Instrumental openings to songs have shrunk dramatically over...
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Next Star Wars movie to feature new female character

A visitor poses with a character from the Star Wars film series during a press preview for the exhibit 'Star Wars Identities' at the MAK museum in Vienna, Austria, December 17, 2015.
 
15 Apr 2017
The largely testosterone-fueled Star Wars movie franchise has added an important new female character in the eighth film, "Star Wars: The Last Jedi", director Rian Johnson said on Friday at a fanfest in Orlando.   Johnson...
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'Style Ideas': a new shopping tool helps you navigate virtual fashion

Manish Arora collection.
 
15 Apr 2017
Google has just announced an update to its Image Search app which enables you to see what a fashion item you’re interested in would look like worn on a model or blogger.   The new Style Ideas feature could seem quite basic at...
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'Images of India' exhibition: unparalleled reflection of authentic Indian culture

Indian woman dressed in Indian traditional custom Sari
14 Apr 2017
Indian portraits of common Indians, colorful customs and architectural wonders are featured in the new exhibition entitled "Images of India" by Egyptian artist Ashraf Talaat. The exhibition is part of the annual Indian cultural...
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Kim Kardashian seeks to play Cleopatra role in movie

Kim Kardashian
14 Apr 2017
Reality TV star Kim Kardashian says she is looking for a good context of a film where she could play the role of Queen Cleopatra, or any Pharaonic queen. In remarks during the premiere of The Promise movie, starring Christian Bell,...
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Janet Jackson splits with Muslim husband 3 months after birth of son: reports

Janet Jackson accepts the Ultimate Icon Award during the 2015 BET Awards in Los Angeles, California, June 28, 2015.
 
12 Apr 2017
Pop star Janet Jackson has split up with her Qatari businessman husband just three months after giving birth to her first child, according to media reports. People magazine, Us Weekly and Entertainment Tonight all said sources had...
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