So long, Marianne: Leonard Cohen writes to muse just before her death

August 13, 2016 Andrew Radion zero comment

Cohen’s letter to Marianne Ihlen said ‘our bodies are falling apart and I think I will follow you very soon’ Leonard Cohen penned a poignant final letter to his dying…

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Gas-lit Leeds cinema among sites to receive heritage lottery cash

August 12, 2016 Andrew Radion zero comment

Hyde Park Picture House wins £2.4m grant while William Morris’s country home in Oxfordshire is one of 11 other recipients A tiny cinema that opened in Leeds within months of…

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Bollywood star Shah Rukh Khan detained at US airport again

August 12, 2016 Andrew Radion zero comment

Actor says experience ‘really, really sucks’ after being detained for a third time in seven years, this time in LA The Bollywood star Shah Rukh Khan has expressed annoyance about…

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Dogg's dinner? Snoop and 'homegirl' Martha Stewart make dinner party TV

August 12, 2016 Andrew Radion zero comment

The rapper and the doyenne of domesticity will host new unscripted show for VH1, which will see the pair hosting dinners attended by celebrity guests In what’s surely one of…

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Fabric to close this weekend after drug-related deaths

August 12, 2016 Andrew Radion zero comment

London nightclub suspends operations amid investigation into recent deaths of two teenagers The London nightclub Fabric is to close this weekend after the drug-related deaths of two teenagers. The most…

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David Fincher set to reunite with Brad Pitt for World War Z sequel

August 11, 2016 Andrew Radion zero comment

The pair, who last collaborated on The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, are in talks to work together again on follow-up to the 2013 zombie thriller David Fincher is in…

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Hip-hop artist Bow Wow to retire as he can't see himself rapping aged 30

August 11, 2016 Andrew Radion zero comment

Rapper, now 29-years-old started working aged 13, has made $20m and will turn his attention to acting and TV production US rapper Bow Wow has announced he is retiring from…

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Game of Thrones concert experience hits the road in 2017

August 11, 2016 Andrew Radion zero comment

Ramin Djawadi, composer of the score of the HBO hit, is leading an orchestra on an audiovisual tour of the US that promises to ‘bring the Seven Kingdoms to life’…

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The Weeknd gives $250,000 to Black Lives Matter

August 11, 2016 Andrew Radion zero comment

Abel Tesfaye joins list of stars – including Beyoncé, Jay Z and Drake – who are making their support for the movement a matter of record R&B star the Weeknd…

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Film-makers demand inquiry into 'targeting' of people who record police

August 10, 2016 Andrew Radion zero comment

Group of more than 30 documentarians, including eight Oscar winners, has called on the justice department to investigate ‘harassment’ of citizen journalists People who film police violence are citizen journalists….

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Paul McCartney and Ranulph Fiennes back Amazon tribe threatened by dams

August 10, 2016 Andrew Radion zero comment

Artists, poets, film directors and musicians call on Brazilian government and European companies to recognise the rights of the Munduruku people Some 48 musicians, poets, chefs, artists, film directors and…

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Ozzy Osbourne sued by Bob Daisley in unpaid royalties dispute

August 10, 2016 Andrew Radion zero comment

The bassist/songwriter alleges Osbourne’s Blizzard Music ‘short-changed’ him in connection with hit song Crazy Train – a claim the company denies Ozzy Osbourne’s former bassist Bob Daisley has sued the…

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Ed Sheeran sued for allegedly copying Marvin Gaye classic Let's Get It On

August 10, 2016 Andrew Radion zero comment

Sheeran’s Grammy-winning hit Thinking Out Loud copied the ‘heart’ of Gaye song, says its co-writer Ed Townsend as he sues British artist in New York Ed Sheeran has been accused…

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Daisy Ridley takes social media break after gun violence post

August 8, 2016 Andrew Radion zero comment

The Star Wars: The Force Awakens actor deleted her Instagram account shortly after using the social platform to address gun violence in America Daisy Ridley has left Instagram, and taken…

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Ava DuVernay becomes first woman of color to direct a $100m film

August 8, 2016 Andrew Radion zero comment

The Selma director will reach the milestone when she directs Disney’s upcoming adaptation of Madeleine L’Engle’s A Wrinkle in Time Ava DuVernay has made history as the first woman of…

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