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The Blonds ended New York Fashion Week with a brilliant show
Design duo The Blonds rounded out New York Fashion Week on Wednesday with a glittering display of hand-tailored outfits embellished with laser-cut crystals, sparkling shoes and jewels. The brand, which co-designer Philippe Blonde called “super cool, glamorous and dangerous,” found inspiration in vampires and The Matrix for its fall 2022 collection.
Ten million Americans are watching a figure skating drama
15-year-old Russian figure skater Kamila Valeeva’s shaky performance in Thursday night’s long form event drew 10.3 million viewers on Olympic TV and NBCUniversal’s digital broadcasts, according to the network. NBC reported that U.S. prime-time figure skating reruns drew 1.4 million more viewers than the night before’s coverage of the Olympics.
A documentary about Rupert Murdoch’s family is being planned for the CNN+ streaming service.
The company announced Thursday that a new documentary series, The Murdochs: Empire of Influence, will premiere on CNN+ when the subscription streaming service launches in the spring. The series is adapted from the New York Times Magazine article “How Rupert Murdoch’s Empire of Influence Changed the World” by Jonathan Mahler and Jim Rothenberg, which explores the legacy of media mogul Rupert Murdoch.
Oscar calls for COVID tests for everyone, shots for most vaccines
A source familiar with the matter said on Thursday that the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will require attendees for the 94th Academy Awards in March to show proof of a COVID-19 vaccination and at least two negative COVID-19 results. (PCR) tests. The source said top performers and industry leaders will also need to take a polymerase chain reaction (PCR) test, but they won’t need to confirm vaccinations.
Paul McCartney Announces 14-Day US Tour, First Shows Since 2019
Former members of The Beatles announced on Friday that Sir Paul McCartney plans to embark on a 14-date US Pacific Northwest concert tour this spring, his first round of live performances since the end of the 2019 world tour. The “Got Back” tour will open April 28 in Spokane, Washington with McCartney’s first concert in that city, followed by shows at the Climate Pledge in Seattle on May 2 and 3, according to the tour’s published schedule. on his official website.
Brad Pitt is suing his ex-wife Angelina Jolie for selling her a stake in a French winery
Brad Pitt is suing his ex-wife Angelina Jolie for selling her stake in a French winery they bought and married together to a Russian businessman. In a lawsuit filed Thursday in Los Angeles, Pitt said Jolie violated their agreement not to sell her stake in Chateau Miraval without the consent of the other party by selling her stake to a division of the Stoli Group, a liquor maker controlled by oligarch Yuri. Scheffler.
A Spanish fairy tale about an endangered family farm won the Golden Bear at the Berlinale.
Spanish director Carla Simon’s film El Caras, which tells the story of the separation of a close-knit Catalan farming family that faces eviction from their ancestral home, won the top prize at a film festival on Wednesday in Berlin. Simone herself grew up on a peach farm in the village of El Caras, and her film was made with amateur actors from the region whom she recruited at village fairs and trained several generations of smallholder families to play.
Assassin’s Creed game maker Ubisoft sees yearly results below forecasts
Ubisoft, maker of the popular Assassin’s Creed video game series, said on Thursday it expects to publish full-year results at the bottom of its forecast despite continued growth in the fourth quarter. “We can still reach the top (recommendation) as we have a lot of content to release and growth is possible, but it’s fair to say that the forecast is below forecast at this point,” CFO Frederick said. Doggett on a conference call.
Pop star Troye Sivan battles HIV stigma in his first major film role
Australian pop singer Troy Sivan, whose YouTube music videos have inspired a generation of young gay, bisexual and transgender people, wants his first major film role to challenge ignorance about HIV/AIDS. In Three Months, Sevan plays 17-year-old Caleb, who becomes infected with HIV after a night out on the eve of graduation.
Iconic Madonna dress and pre-Beatles drum set up for auction in California
The pink Marilyn Monroe dress worn by pop star Madonna in the 1984 “Material Girl” video and the drum set used by the Beatles’ prototype are some of the items up for auction at a music event in California. Madonna’s plot, which consists of a pink satin dress with a huge pink satin bust and bow, satin opera gloves, and rhinestone bracelets, is estimated to fetch between $100,000 and $200,000 when it’s brought down in May as part of Musical Icons. Auction at Julian auctions.
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