Justin Bieber, who grabbed three awards at the Billboard Music Awards, was booed by the audience as he went on stage to give his acceptance speech. The shocked singer said that he is an 'artist' who should be taken seriously, the Sun reported. He also said that at the age of 19, he thinks that he is doing a pretty good job and that it's his music and the craft that should be talked about. The ...
For those secretly reading 'Fifty Shades of Grey' on your Kindles and iPads, the naughty literary work has been exposed in "Cuff Me: The Fifty Shades of Grey Unauthorized Musical Parody." This musical spoof - conceived by Tim Flaherty and co-written by him and several members of the Virginia-based sketch comedy troupe the Pushers - has its four-member cast singing along to prerecorded tracks ...
Riding on its extensive cinema industry, which produces one of the largest number of films in India, the government of the southern Indian state of Andhra Pradesh is keen to use the latest technological innovations in the industry to create skill development and employment opportunities for its youth. "We are planning to set up a GAME city which will serve as the hub for Gaming, Animation, ...
Three planets - Venus, Jupiter, and Mercury will present a spectacular sky show during the last week of May. So, look low in the west-northwest after sunset in late May, and you can watch Venus, Jupiter, and Mercury pirouetting through the tightest gathering of three naked-eye planets that the world will see until 2026. "Here's a beautiful chance to see three planets all together," said Alan ...
- set in Windsor, Ont., - leads the nominations in the large-production category for the 31st annual Jessie Richardson Theatre Awards in Vancouver, with seven. The audience-pleasing country-and-western take on Shakespeare is up for outstanding production, direction (Johnna Wright), lead actor (Ashley Wright), supporting actor (David Marr), set design (Pam Johnson), costume design (Drew Facey) as ...
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Once Jennifer Lopezs Charlie, a beautiful, but unambitious temp worker, and her future mother-in-law, Viola, played with scene-chewing relish by Jane Fonda, start going head to head, Monster-in-Law is an enjoyable, if somewhat twisted, farce. Watching J. Lo an ... ...
Adelaide 5000 Rain has forced a last-minute change for an opening performance of the Come Out youth arts festival in Adelaide.A choir of 1,800 students was to perform on the Festival Centre plaza but will be split in two to perform inside Adelaide Railway Station and at the Town Hall.Festival creative producer Michael Hill said those heading to the Town Hall would get an audience they had not ...
LOS ANGELES - "Star Trek Into Darkness" co-writer Damon Lindelof has kind of, sort of apologized for anyone offended by the gratuitous display of Alice Eve’s nearly-naked body in movie theaters (and the movie’s marketing) around the world. "I copped to the fact that we should have done a better job of not being gratuitous in our representation of a barely clothed ...
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Jenny Lee Stern stars as Patsy Cline in the Infinity Theatre Companys production of "Always Patsy Cline," opening June 8 in ...
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The pants worn by actor Mark Hamill in the first Oscar-winning "Star Wars" film are being sold at auction and could go for up to $100,000, auctioneers announced Monday. The young Jedi Knight wore the sand-colored regular Levi's pants throughout the 1977 movie, which launched the world-beating franchise by director George Lucas. The pants will be put up for auction on Tuesday, ...
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LOS ANGELES - Melissa McCarthy allegedly booted a female extra from the set of her directorial debut "Tammy" on Monday after catching the woman mistreating, and possibly even abusing, her child. TMZ reports the unidentified woman reported to work on the Wilmington, N.C., set with a 4 to 5 year-old child in tow and struggled to control the child’s behavior. McCarthy’s reps ...
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RCMP Staff Sgt. Caroline O'Farrell is shown in a handout photo from the law firm who is representing her.A Mountie who was once part of the famed Musical Ride is suing the national police force, alleging she was sexually assaulted, harassed, repeatedly doused in cold water and dragged through horse feces by colleagues. THE CANADIAN ...
REVIEWAn AccidentTheatre: Northern LightDirected by: Trevor SchmidtStarring: Melissa Thingelstad, Michael PengWhere: PCL Studio Theatre, ATB Financial Arts BarnsRunning: Through Saturday, May 25Tickets: ...
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Uriah Heep and Spiders From Mars bassist Trevor Bolder has died aged 62 following a battle with cancer. Bolder joined David Bowie's backing band in 1971, appearing on classic albums including Hunky Dory and Aladdin Sane. He went on to join Uriah Heep five years later and only stopped playing with the band a few months ago, due to his poor health. Tributes were paid to him tonight as ...
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(MENAFN) Ambassador Theatre Group stated that it has bought the Foxwoods Theatre for USD60 million, reported AP.Britain's biggest theater group bought Live Nation's UK theaters for USD147 million in 2009, and now it owns 40 sites.The group owns very well known theaters in London, such as the Savoy Theatre and Trafalgar StudiosIt's worth noting that the Foxwoods Theatre has about ...
Microsoft thinks it has the one. The company revealed the Xbox One, its next-generation entertainment console, during a presentation Tuesday at its headquarters in Redmond, Wash. Don Mattrick, Microsoft's president of interactive entertainment business, called it an "all-in-one home entertainment system." He said the company has spent the past four years working on the ...
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Ray Manzarek, who as the keyboardist and a songwriter for the Doors helped shape one of the indelible bands of the psychedelic era, died on Monday at a clinic in Rosenheim, Germany. He was 74. The cause was bile duct cancer, according to his manager, Tom Vitorino. Mr Manzarek lived in Napa, ...
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Anne Bronte, sister of Charlotte and Emily, has been given a new gravestone after 164 years to correct a mistake in the original.
Anne, who authored 'Agnes Grey' and 'The Tenant of Wildfell Hall,' died in Scarborough in 1849 after succumbing to tuberculosis at the age of 29.
But Anne's headstone in St Mary's Churchyard gave her age as 28.
Anne's original gravestone was refaced 3 years after her death, when Charlotte returned to discover five mistakes on it, the other errors were corrected but the age was not.
The Bronte Society installed the new plaque alongside the original that had deteriorated over the years, the BBC reported.
Society's Sally McDonald said that Anne was the quietest Bronte and can still sometimes be overlooked in favour of her sisters Charlotte and Emily.
She added that in some ways, though, she is now viewed as the most radical of the sisters, writing about tough subjects like women's need to maintain independence, and how alcoholism could tear a family apart. (ANI)
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