Arts & Entertainment

March 12, 2010

Leibovitz Gets New Creditor to Manage Debts

Financially troubled photography icon Annie Leibovitz has turned to a US private equity firm to help deal with debts which had threatened to strip her of her archive of famous – Read More...
March 12, 2010

Mixed Reviews for Phantom of the Opera Sequel

Andrew Lloyd Webber’s new musical Love Never Dies garnered mixed first reviews this week after the world premier of the highly anticipated sequel to The Phantom of the Opera. The – Read More...
March 5, 2010

New-Look Oscars Banks on Power of 10

An expanded field of 10 movies are vying for honours on Sunday at the Oscars, where a complex new voting system will be used to determine the winner of the – Read More...
February 5, 2010

Giacometti Sculpture Smashes Auction World Record

An iconic sculpture by Swiss artist Alberto Giacometti smashed the world record for an art work sold at auction when it fetched £65 million (US$104.3 million) on Wednesday. L’homme Qui – Read More...
February 5, 2010

Jackson Doctor Ready to Surrender to Police, Say Lawyers

Michael Jackson’s doctor is ready to surrender to authorities in Los Angeles if they file charges against him over the pop icon’s death, lawyers confirmed. Investigators are mulling possible manslaughter – Read More...
February 5, 2010

Stars Remake We Are the World for Quake-Hit Haiti

Producers were putting the final touches this week to a remake of We Are the World with stars such as Barbra Streisand, Wyclef Jean and Celine Dion lending their support – Read More...
January 22, 2010

A Place for the Moody Blues – in Sepia

Art as a Question: A work in the new Ganesha exhibition opening on February 4. Lombok-born artist Karyana began his career as a self-taught realist, but his penchant for fleeting – Read More...
January 22, 2010

War, Bhutto Films on Show at Sundance Film Festival

LOS ANGELES ~ Films about the war in Afghanistan and the assassination of former Pakistan Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto were among the offerings as the 26th Sundance Film Festival got – Read More...
January 22, 2010

Today’s News Headlines: All About Me!

By William J. Furney So many things we do in life are designed to give our ego a lift, to put us ahead of others and make ourselves seem that – Read More...
January 15, 2010

Avatar Rules Box Office

LOS ANGELES ~ Science-fiction epic Avatar enjoyed another stellar showing at the North American box office to finish in top spot for the fourth consecutive week. Oscar-winning director James Cameron’s – Read More...
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