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World gets into mode of Spring Festival celebration

As the Chinese New Year is getting closer, the world is getting into the mood of the Spring Festival celebration.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/2/13 17:19:21

Chinese Lunar New Year celebrations kick off in New York with "inspiring" art exhibition

Chinese Lunar New Year celebrations kicked off in New York City on Monday with the opening of an inspiring art exhibition featuring artists from the local Chinese community known for their transnational and cross-cultural practice.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/2/13 15:51:05

Nearly James Bond movie star, ex-US envoy to Mexico John Gavin dies at home in Beverly Hills

Actor John Gavin, whose handsome looks landed him roles in the 1960 films Psycho and Spartacus and was later US ambassador to Mexico, died in California, US media reported. He was 86.
Source: AFP | 2018/2/11 18:23:39

Herrera bows out

New York Fashion Week day two saw first lady favorite Carolina Herrera signal the end of an era by stepping down from her four-decade-old label while Tory Burch showcased breezy optimism in a sea of carnations for a post-#MeToo world.
Source: AFP | 2018/2/11 17:58:39

Abused South Korea actress slams 'hypocritical' Berlin filmfest

A South Korean actress has accused the Berlin film festival organizers of hypocrisy for inviting a director who assaulted her to this year's event while promoting it as a forum to tackle abuse in the industry.
Source: AFP | 2018/2/11 17:18:39

Uma Thurman accuses Harvey Weinstein of sexual assault

Uma Thurman has accused movie producer Harvey Weinstein of sexually assaulting her at a London hotel after they worked together on the 1994 hit film Pulp Fiction.
Source: Reuters | 2018/2/4 17:33:40

Steppin' out

O'Shea Jackson Jr was lavished with acclaim for hip-hop biopic Straight Outta Compton - but the sweet taste of his first big success was soured by claims of nepotism.
Source: AFP | 2018/2/4 16:48:39

Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan softens Sino-India communications

Where older Chinese sometimes hum the tunes of veteran Bollywood stars Jeetendra or Anil Kapoor, today their children and grandchildren might be heard singing “main sexy baliye ho ho, main sexy baliye.”
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/28 19:18:39

Bill Clinton repays a favor to Fleetwood Mac at MusiCares ceremony

Their 1977 song “Don't Stop” helped power Bill Clinton into the White House in 1992, and on Friday it was the former US president doing the honors for Fleetwood Mac.
Source: Reuters | 2018/1/28 17:38:39

US entertainment icon Winfrey says not interested in presidential run

TV and entertainment icon Oprah Winfrey has told a US magazine that she's not interested in running for president in 2020, saying that she doesn't have the DNA for the bid.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/26 8:19:55

Funeral of lead singer of The Cranberries Dolores O'Riordan held in Limerick

People carry the coffin bearing the remains of lead singer of The Cranberries Dolores O'Riordan following a funeral mass at Saint Ailbe's Church in Limerick, Ireland, on Jan. 23, 2018. The funeral of Dolores O'Riordan, who died at her hotel room in London on Jan. 15, was held in her hometown Limerick on Jan. 23.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/24 10:01:03

S. African jazz legend Hugh Masekela dies aged 78

South African's renowned jazz musician Hugh Masekela passed away on Tuesday from a prostate cancer.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/24 8:19:21

Minnie Mouse honored with star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

Disney character Minnie Mouse attends a star honoring ceremony on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Los Angeles, the United States, Jan. 22, 2018. Minnie Mouse was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/23 10:26:55

Kung fu star Jackie Chan returns his historic Hui-style houses to the Chinese mainland

Jackie Chan is donating four ancient buildings to a Chinese exhibition park that had sparked controversy in 2013 when the film star gave them to a university in Singapore.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/21 20:54:54

'Upside down' artist Georg Baselitz celebrated in retrospective

Georg Baselitz, a provocative German artist who inspired a generation with challenging depictions of the Nazi era and the post-war division of Germany, is being honored by a retrospective to mark his 80th birthday.
Source: Agencies | 2018/1/21 17:38:40

Hip-hop's prospects in China seem dim after Chinese rappers removed from TV shows

The latest episode of Hunan TV's singing competition show Singer aired Friday night. While usually contestants are kicked off the program after they fall to the bottom of the ranks, Chinese rapper GAI was conspicuously absent that night even though he was ranked at No.3.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/21 17:38:40

Late Cranberries singer O'Riordan to be buried on Tuesday

The funeral of Cranberries singer Dolores O'Riordan, who died suddenly in London last week, will take place near Limerick, Ireland on Tuesday, the church where she will be buried said on Friday.
Source: AFP | 2018/1/21 16:18:39

George Clooney to make TV return for 'Catch-22' miniseries

US actor and director George Clooney will produce, co-direct and act in the new series Catch-22, the star's first regular television role since he left ER nearly two decades ago.
Source: AFP | 2018/1/14 16:18:39