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Gaga, Serena Williams, Styles and Gucci star to host Met gala

Lady Gaga, Serena Williams, Harry Styles and Gucci's star designer Alessandro Michele will co-chair next year's Met Gala with Anna Wintour, museum officials announced on Tuesday.
Source: AFP | 2018/10/10 18:23:40

Seline Gomez premieres music video for 'Taki Taki'

“#Takitaki Official video is out now!” singer Selina Gomez wrote in a Twitter post on Tuesday that received more than 11,000 likes and 47,000 retweets within its first 24 hours.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/10 17:33:40

Thai filmmaker's intimate portrait of girl pop sensation

Thai filmmaker Nawapol Thamrongrattanarit wasn't sure whether to believe it when he was offered unfettered, behind-the-scenes access into the normally closely guarded and secretive world of one of Asia's biggest pop idol bands.
Source: AFP | 2018/10/10 17:33:40

'Ocean, my Hometown' concert celebrates music of Wang Liping

The Ocean, my Hometown concert, featuring songs composed by renowned Chinese composer Wang Liping, was staged in a suburban theater in Chicago on Sunday night, arousing homesickness among the many Chinese-Americans present.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/9 19:43:39

Taylor Swift sets off storm by getting political

Taylor Swift's decision to break her silence on politics triggered a storm on Monday, with fans and commentators divided over whether one of pop music's biggest stars should have spoken out.
Source: Reuters | 2018/10/9 19:38:40

Welcome to the family

Italian group Benetton on Monday named veteran fashion designer Jean-Charles de Castelbajac as artistic director of its men's and women's collections.
Source: AFP | 2018/10/9 19:13:39

David Beckham son's 'racist' post sparks Chinese social media discussions

Chinese netizens accused the son of former British soccer star David Beckham of discriminating against Asian-looking people on an Instagram post.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/7 12:48:39

Frenchman tried for rape

The man at the center of a sexual assault scandal that prompted the Swedish Academy to postpone this year's Nobel Literature Prize denied two counts of rape as his first hearing ended on Wednesday.
Source: AFP | 2018/9/20 23:08:40

Fans taken out of Dua Lipa concert in Shanghai

"When holding performances, sponsors are usually the target of blame. But there are too many reasons for such incidents. Sponsors will try their best to solve problems, some of which, nevertheless, are beyond their control [referring to the acts of security staff]," a person familiar with the concert told Global Times on the condition of anonymity.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/19 18:01:04

Chinese actress Zhao Wei has high hopes for her Bordeaux vineyard

A Chinese film star got her hands dirty on Tuesday to kick off the harvest at her Bordeaux vineyard, which she aims to propel into the ranks of top estates as demand for French wines grows back home.
Source: AFP | 2018/9/19 17:08:40

Victoria Beckham debuts at home to celebrate decade in fashion

Untested in the fashion world, Victoria Beckham launched her VB label in 2008 in New York, across the Atlantic from her native Britain.
Source: AFP | 2018/9/17 16:38:39

'Crazy Rich Asians' unlikely to become mega-hit in Chinese mainland

Hit rom-com Crazy Rich Asians has not only made headlines in the US for being the first all-Asian-cast film produced by a major Hollywood studio in the past 25 years, but also sparked numerous discussions on social media in the Chinese mainland, where it has yet to receive a release date.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/13 17:08:39

Palace Museum painting exhibition explores works by the Qing Dynasty masters 'The Four Wangs'

The opening ceremony for the Palace Museum's The Four Wangs painting exhibition kicked off at the Hall of Literary Glory (Wenhua Dian) at the Forbidden City in Beijing on Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/11 17:48:39

Posthumous Emmys love for chef and host Anthony Bourdain

Late celebrity chef and writer Anthony Bourdain won six posthumous Emmys for his hit CNN travel series Parts Unknown over the weekend, as the Television Academy handed out its first round of annual awards.
Source: AFP | 2018/9/11 17:13:40

Monaco exhibition kicks off at Beijing's Palace Museum

The opening ceremony for the Prince and Princess of Monaco - An European Dynasty (13th – 21th century) exhibition was held at Beijing's Palace Museum on Thursday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/6 18:33:40

Pretty boys

The First Lesson, an educational TV program aimed at primary and secondary school students jointly-launched by China's Ministry of Education and China Central Television in 2008, triggered wide discussion across the Chinese internet after this year's program invited several male stars that many viewers found too "feminine" looking to act as spokesmen for the show.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/4 19:38:40

Van Gogh was murdered claims new movie at Venice film festival

A new film about the artist Vincent van Gogh claims that he was murdered rather than having shot himself.
Source: AFP | 2018/9/4 19:38:40

Chinese filmmaker Jia Zhangke talks about 'Ash is Purest White' and the evolution of his career

In a way Chinese director Jia Zhangke has made himself a symbol for Chinese movies today, or at least a particular genre within them.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/30 18:13:41