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Wright to direct first theatre project


September 5th, 2012 - 3:37 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 5 (IANS) Filmmaker Joe Wright is preparing for his directorial debut in theatre after signing Arthur Wing Pinero's "Trelawny of the Wells".The show is set to debut at ... Read more...

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Emraan’s ‘Raaz 3′, TDP characters are poles apart


September 2nd, 2012 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 2 (IANS) After playing a director in "The Dirty Picture" (TDP), Emraan Hashmi may be seen as a filmmaker again in "Raaz 3", but says this time ... Read more...

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BBC music conductor, wife accused of rape


June 7th, 2012 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 7 (IANS) A 67-year-old acclaimed BBC music conductor, who was honoured by the queen for his work on children's music, has been charged along with his wife of ... Read more...

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Paco Rabanne announces new artistic director


June 6th, 2012 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 6 (IANS) French fashion house Paco Rabanne has announced Lydia Maurer as the new artistic director of its women's ready-to-wear line.Maurer has previously worked with Yves Saint ... Read more...

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The heat is on! Dos and don’ts for hair care


June 1st, 2012 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) Snip, serum, shampoo and screen. With the mercury at 45 degrees Celsius and the sun blazing down, experts say you must go for frequent trims, ... Read more...

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Spanish cartoonist dies


April 4th, 2012 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, April 4 (IANS/EFE) Spanish artist, cartoonist and writer Antonio Mingote died Tuesday in Madrid, his widow, Maria Isabel Vigliola, told EFE. He was 93.Mingote, whose broad professional career was ... Read more...

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Julio Iglesias Jr. to appear in Spanish version of `Grease’


March 27th, 2012 - 11:47 am ICT by IANS
Madrid, March 27 (IANS/EFE) Singer Julio Iglesias Jr. regards as a "challenge" his role in the Spanish stage version of "Grease" because this is the first time he will appear ... Read more...

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Blanchett not patient enough to direct films


March 1st, 2012 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 1 (IANS) Actress Cate Blanchett is putting off plans to make her directorial debut because she fears she's too impatient to see a film to its completion.The ... Read more...

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‘Isles of Wonder’ theme of Olympic’s opening ceremony


January 28th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 28 (IANS) London 2012's opening ceremony will feature the "Isles of Wonder", the ceremony's artistic director Danny Boyle revealed six months ahead of the Games.Boyle said it ... Read more...

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IIT Bombay’s Mood Indigo festival goes global


December 14th, 2011 - 1:02 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 14 (IANS) For the first time in its 41-year history, IIT Bombay will open its doors to four international folk dance groups to take part in the four-day ... Read more...

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Spacey hosting acting workshop for children


September 12th, 2011 - 6:34 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 12 (IANS) "Superman Returns" star Kevin Spacey is hosting acting workshops for children to encourage their interest in the arts.Spacey, who is an artistic director of the ... Read more...

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It’s music to everyone’s ears; Jodhpur RIFF starts Oct 12


July 26th, 2011 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 26 (IANS) The fourth Jodhpur RIFF, which combines traditional Rajasthani artists with contemporary India, will be held Oct 12-16 in the desert state. It will not only bring ... Read more...

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Iran launches computer game on national hero


July 13th, 2011 - 10:39 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, July 13 (IANS) Iran has launched a new computer game on a national hero who defeated Dutch forces and liberated Iranian cities from colonisers, the Mehr news agency reported.The ... Read more...

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Terence Lewis’ group to perform at Vienna dance fest (With Image)


July 5th, 2011 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) Bollywood choreographer Terence Lewis' dance company has been invited to perform at the opening ceremony of the Impulstanz Dance Festival in Vienna. He says it ... Read more...

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Raj Kapoor under-recognised filmmaker in North America : Toronto fest official (With Images)


May 2nd, 2011 - 12:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 2 (IANS) Legendary actor-filmmaker Raj Kapoor's films have been a feast of cinematic excellence and are extremely popular not only in India but in other parts of ... Read more...

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India’s first biennale in Kochi will provide artists a platform (With Image)


April 30th, 2011 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) Around 65 artists from 45 countries will participate in the Kochi-Muziris Biennale in Kerala in 2012 that is set to position Kochi as an "art-heritage ... Read more...

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Michael Sheen crucified in Passion play


April 25th, 2011 - 9:40 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, April 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Michael Sheen played a completely different role to that of his son’s real life in Passion play. The actor was in his home country of Wales where ... Read more...

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Brit Deputy PM Nick Clegg to be portrayed in new hip-hop musical


April 25th, 2011 - 5:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 25 (ANI): British Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg is reportedly set to be portrayed as a tragic hero with all the swagger of a top rapper in a new hip-hop ... Read more...

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My Paco Rabanne designs to be easily accessible: Manish Arora (Interview)


February 22nd, 2011 - 11:41 am ICT by IANS
By Shilpa Raina New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) Indian designer Manish Arora has been roped in as creative-artistic director for Spanish brand Paco Rabanne, which is looking for a comeback with women's wear. ... Read more...

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Downing Street cat Larry ‘gatecrashes’ Kevin Spacey photocall


February 19th, 2011 - 6:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 19 (ANI): Downing Street cat Larry, who is the Chief Mouser to the Cabinet Office, is said to have tried to gatecrash a Kevin Spacey photocall.The newly appointed moggy ... Read more...

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Kate Moss sizzles in Longchamp shoot for latest bag collection


February 12th, 2011 - 5:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 12 (ANI): Kate Moss' latest shoot for Longchamp has proved that there is indeed no better person to shill Kate Moss' style than the supermodel herself.Philip Green recently promoted his ... Read more...

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Jude Law returning to London stage


January 15th, 2011 - 4:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 15 (ANI): Jude Law will return to the West End stage this year (11), appearing in a new production of Eugene O'Neill's play Anna Christie.The Sherlock Holmes star won ... Read more...

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Jude Law to return to London stage


January 15th, 2011 - 5:05 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 15 (IANS) Actor Jude Law is set to return to the London stage with a new production of "Anna Christie".The "Sherlock Holmes" actor will take on the role of ... Read more...

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Kevin Spacey gets Edwin Booth Lifetime Achievement Award


January 13th, 2011 - 5:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 13 (ANI): Kevin Spacey has been honoured with the Edwin Booth Lifetime Achievement Award for his contribution to the arts at a special gala in Manhattan Monday.The actor - who ... Read more...

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Spacey honoured for theatre work


January 13th, 2011 - 7:12 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 13 (IANS) Hollywood actor Kevin Spacey was the toast of the New York theatre scene as he was honoured for his contribution to the arts at a special gala.The actor, ... Read more...

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Cops ‘threatened to rape’ Belarus Free Theatre director after election protest


December 26th, 2010 - 2:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 26 (ANI): Natalia Koliada, the artistic director of the Belarus Free Theatre Company, has revealed how she was threatened with being beaten and raped after her arrest during protests over ... Read more...

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Abu Dhabi to host World Orchestra for Peace


December 15th, 2010 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Dec 15 (IANS) Abu Dhabi will host the World Orchestra for Peace Jan 4 that will see performances by a plethora of critically acclaimed international artists, it was announced Wednesday. ... Read more...

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Spotlight on India at Locarno film fest


December 1st, 2010 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Dec 1 (IANS) After China and Central Asia, Indian filmmakers will get an opportunity to showcase their creativity at the Locarno Film Festival next year.Speaking to reporters in Panaji on ... Read more...

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Outrage over ‘gang rape by men wearing Christ t-shirts’ in Don Giovanni opera


November 29th, 2010 - 11:37 am ICT by ANI
London, Nov 29 (ANI): A new version of Don Giovanni opera has sparked outrage amongst many, thanks to a scene that includes a gang rape by a group of masked men wearing ... Read more...

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The American Century Theatre presented ‘One Night with Fanny Brice’ in Arlington


November 28th, 2010 - 11:21 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Arlington, Nov 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The American Century Theatre had presented ‘One Night with Fanny Brice’ in Arlington. It was a one-woman show and cabaret artist Esther Covington was portraying the ... Read more...

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Spotlight on Indian films at Locarno film festival 2011


November 24th, 2010 - 10:58 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Nov 24 (IANS) India will feature prominently at the next edition of the prestigious Locarno festival, officials said here Wednesday.The Locarno officials also said that independent filmmakers in India found ... Read more...

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Italy asked to pay back EU funds spent on Elton John gig


November 20th, 2010 - 5:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 20 (ANI): Italy has been asked to pay back 720,000 euros to The European Commission used by Naples authorities for an Elton John concert last year.The concert was the part ... Read more...

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Hariprasad Chaurasia gets top French honour


November 3rd, 2010 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 3 (IANS) Classical flute exponent Hariprasad Chaurasia will be conferred the Chevalier dans l'Ordre des Arts et des Lettres, the highest civilian award in France, by the French government ... Read more...

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Julianne Moore to be honoured for career triumph at Rome film festival


October 8th, 2010 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 8 (ANI): Actress Julianne Moore will be honoured for her career achievements at the upcoming Rome Film Festival in Italy.'The Hours' star will premiere her latest movie, 'The Kids ... Read more...

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Michelle Obama Hosts White House Dance Party & Tribute to Judith Jamison


September 8th, 2010 - 10:04 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Sep 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) First Lady Michelle Obama hosted her very first White House Dance Party yesterday, alongside her daughters, Sasha and Malia, who had just came home from their first ... Read more...

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