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Shia LaBeouf's arrest video shows actor's expletive-filled rant

Tue, 07/11/2017 - 6:55pm
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Videos released by Savannah, Georgia, police on Tuesday of Shia LaBeouf's arrest last week on charges of disorderly conduct and public intoxication shows the actor hurling expletive-filled barbs at officers as he questioned the reason for his arrest.

Streaming TV apps grapple with password sharing

Tue, 07/11/2017 - 6:35pm
(Reuters) - More than one-fifth of young adults who stream shows like "Game of Thrones" or "Stranger Things" borrow passwords from people who do not live with them, according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll, a finding that suggests media companies are missing out on significant revenue as digital viewership explodes.

Sony Music, Spotify strike licensing deal: Billboard

Tue, 07/11/2017 - 4:20pm
(Reuters) - Sony Music Entertainment has reached a licensing agreement with streaming music service Spotify, Billboard reported, citing sources.

Malawi hails Madonna's 'motherly spirit' at opening of new hospital

Tue, 07/11/2017 - 12:07pm
BLANTYRE, Malawi (Reuters) - Madonna was hailed as a "symbol of a motherly spirit" by Malawi President Peter Mutharika after the American singer opened a children's hospital named after her adopted daughter Mercy James.

French fashion house Lanvin names Olivier Lapidus as new artistic director

Tue, 07/11/2017 - 2:26am
PARIS (Reuters) - Lanvin, France's oldest fashion brand, named on Tuesday Olivier Lapidus as its new artistic director, following the departure of Bouchra Jarrar.

'Planet of the Apes' flags dangers of lack of empathy, actor Serkis says

Mon, 07/10/2017 - 11:58pm
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The "Planet of the Apes" films highlight the risks of a lack of empathy with people from different cultures, actor Andy Serkis said at the premiere of "War for the Planet of the Apes", the final film of a recent trilogy spun off from science fiction.

New York menswear event showcases rising designers

Mon, 07/10/2017 - 11:17pm
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A four-day parade of men's fashion has kicked off in New York, showcasing the 2018 Spring/Summer collections of rising designers, several making their debuts on this closely watched global stage.

Jay Z's '4:44' goes platinum but absent from Billboard chart

Mon, 07/10/2017 - 6:12pm
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Jay Z's latest album "4:44" may already be certified platinum but it was noticeably absent from Monday's Billboard 200 album chart because the rapper's own streaming platform Tidal did not report numbers to Nielsen Music.

Actor Tom Hanks to receive award for work reflecting U.S. history

Mon, 07/10/2017 - 4:58pm
(Reuters) - For his work in films reflecting U.S. history such as "Saving Private Ryan," "Apollo 13" and "Bridge of Spies," actor Tom Hanks has won this year's Records of Achievement Award, the National Archives Foundation said on Monday.

Russian minister had 'long chat' with Bolshoi before ballet premiere pulled: TASS

Mon, 07/10/2017 - 9:54am
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia's minister for culture had a long conversation with the Bolshoi Theatre before it announced it was postponing the world premiere of Nureyev, a ballet about the famous Russian dancer, the TASS news agency reported on Monday.

Thousands of goldfish bring Tokyo art exhibit to life

Mon, 07/10/2017 - 3:56am
TOKYO (Reuters) - A Japanese artist has used thousands of fish in illuminated tanks to create a sprawling psychedelic visual art installation, drawing tens of thousands of viewers in Tokyo.

Box Office: 'Spider-Man: Homecoming' Slings to Massive $117 Million Domestic Opening

Sun, 07/09/2017 - 12:59pm
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Spider-Man is officially a box office overachiever.

Thirty years on, U2 still find relevance in 'The Joshua Tree'

Sat, 07/08/2017 - 10:56pm
LONDON (Reuters) - Irish rock group U2 kicked off the European leg of "The Joshua Tree" tour on Saturday by returning to the album that tackled their love-hate relationship with America and propelled them to superstardom when it was released 30 years ago.

Actor Shia LaBeouf arrested in Georgia on disorderly conduct charge

Sat, 07/08/2017 - 4:52pm
(Reuters) - Actor Shia LaBeouf was arrested in Georgia on charges of disorderly conduct and public intoxication early on Saturday after he became unruly in downtown Savannah, police said.

Ringo Starr celebrates birthday, talks McCartney reunion on new album

Fri, 07/07/2017 - 9:15pm
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Former Beatles drummer Ringo Starr celebrated his 77th birthday on Friday by announcing a new album that will feature former bandmate Paul McCartney.

Lebanon kicks off renowned Baalbek music festival

Fri, 07/07/2017 - 2:48pm
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Thousands of music fans will pour into the stadium of the Roman Temple of Bacchus in Lebanon's Baalbek on Friday night for the opening performance of the oldest music festival in the region.

My Muslim faith, way of life reflect peace, says India's Oscar-winning Rahman

Fri, 07/07/2017 - 6:44am
LONDON (Reuters) - As he celebrates 25 years in the music industry, the Oscar and Grammy-winning Indian musician A R Rahman says his religious beliefs have helped define and shape his career.

An eager teenage Spider-Man swings into Marvel's 'Homecoming'

Thu, 07/06/2017 - 5:10pm
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - You've seen Spider-Man swing through New York battling the Green Goblin, but you've never seen him idolize Iron Man.

Show producers, historians clash over newly discovered Earhart photo

Thu, 07/06/2017 - 4:54pm
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A never-before-seen photograph has reignited the debate as to the fate of famed pilot Amelia Earhart after she vanished while attempting a round-the-world flight 80 years ago.

Bill Cosby to be retried on sex assault charges in November: judge

Thu, 07/06/2017 - 4:23pm
(Reuters) - Entertainer Bill Cosby will be retried on charges of sexually assaulting a former employee of his alma mater in November, five months after his first trial on those charges ended in a hung jury, a Pennsylvania judge ruled on Thursday.

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