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For Russia, a documentary with love

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For Russia, a documentary with love

- A youth has done the city proud by becoming the only one from India to direct a Russian documentary film on the forthcoming FIFA World Cup 2018. He made the documentary as part of the 9th VGIK International Summer School held in Moscow last month. Sagi Sree Hari Varma has directed ‘Go Mordovia’, a documentary showcasing the stadiums in Saransk city and as to how football is being promoted in Russia for the World Cup
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Watching Neo-Nazis in Virginia From a German Opera House

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Watching Neo-Nazis in Virginia From a German Opera House

- Photo BAYREUTH, Germany — It was my first visit to the Bayreuth Festival, and I was wrestling with conflicting emotions. There was the thrill of realizing my long-held dream of hearing Richard Wagner’s music in the opera house he built, where some of my favorite recordings were made. But there was queasiness, too, at the inescapable memories of old photos showing the theater defiled during the Nazi era, festooned with swastikas and visited regularly by Hitler
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New ‘Game of Thrones’ episode shown in Spain, Nordics by accident

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New ‘Game of Thrones’ episode shown in Spain, Nordics by accident

- MADRID (AP) — HBO said Wednesday that due to an error the sixth episode of the seventh season of “Games of Thrones” was shown a week ahead of schedule in Spain and Nordic countries. The episode was available to subscribers in these areas early Tuesday for about an hour before being removed. The 71-minute episode is due to be officially available Aug
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Manchester Arena to reopen with benefit concert featuring Noel Gallagher and all star line-up

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Manchester Arena to reopen with benefit concert featuring Noel Gallagher and all star line-up

- Noel Gallagher, The Courteeners, Blossoms and Rick Astley will be among the all-star line-up to perform at a huge benefit concert to officially reopen the Manchester Arena after the May terror attack. The special benefit concert on Saturday September 9 will mark the official reopening of the Arena, and will honour all those affected by the bombing atrocities. The We Are Manchester gig will feature some of the city’s finest talent, alongside some of the biggest names in music
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Copacabana’s Cine Joia Hosts Swedish Film Festival in Rio

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Copacabana’s Cine Joia Hosts Swedish Film Festival in Rio

- By Beatriz Miranda, Contributing Reporter. RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – This Thursday, August 17th, the first exhibit “Mostra Joias do Cinema Sueco” (Pearls of the Swedish Cinema) opens at Cine Joia, in Copacabana. Until August 30th, the festival displays four independent Swedish films from the last decade. This will be the first time that most of Rio’s audience watch the participant productions, unreleased in Brazil’s mainstream audiovisual circuit
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Sarah Harding has really upset Fifth Harmony fans on Celebrity Big Brother

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Sarah Harding has really upset Fifth Harmony fans on Celebrity Big Brother

- Fans of the girlband Fifth Harmony have hit back after Sarah Harding branded them “slutty” on Celebrity Big Brother. Former Girls Aloud singer Sarah was slammed for “slut shaming” the American group on CBB in a chat with housemate Chad Johnson. In scenes shown on spin-off show Celebrity Big Brother’s Bit On The Side, Stockport singer Sarah called the four-piece “slutty” and accused them of not performing “proper” dance routines
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Kim Kardashian: I do not defend people who are racist

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Kim Kardashian: I do not defend people who are racist

- Kim Kardashian is being criticised for defending a make-up artists with a history of racist remarks. Jeffree Starr is known for his online tutorials, but his work been overshadowed by past online comments. He posted a tweet saying the formula for Kim's new make-up looked "like chalk" and was berated by Kim's fans for it. She then responded, recording a video asking for fans to leave Jeffree alone
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Sarah Harding and Jemma Lucy SNOG in saucy Celebrity Big Brother scenes

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Sarah Harding and Jemma Lucy SNOG in saucy Celebrity Big Brother scenes

- They haven’t got off to the best start in the Celebrity Big Brother house - but now Sarah Harding and Jemma Lucy have literally kissed and made up. After falling out big style last week, the ladies became close again during a saucy game of spin the bottle on the Channel Five show. The feisty pair ended up snogging during a dare in scenes screened on tonight’s CBB
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Comedian Susan Calman is the latest celebrity in the Strictly Come Dancing line-up

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Comedian Susan Calman is the latest celebrity in the Strictly Come Dancing line-up

- COMEDIAN Susan Calman will be the ninth celebrity to compete for the Strictly Come Dancing glitterball - yet the show "super fan" admitted she hasn't worn a pair of heels since she was a teenager. The Scot, who also appears on various Radio 4 programmes and fronts BBC One series The Boss, will take to the stage this autumn in an attempt to The 42-year-old, who measures up at 4ft10, made her big reveal on fellow broadcaster Jeremy Vine's Radio 2 show this afternoon and said she had endured three months of "terror" trying to keep her new job a secret
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E4 is offering Brits FREE holidays at a 5* hotel run by celebs in the Med (and they even want hen and stag dos)

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E4 is offering Brits FREE holidays at a 5* hotel run by celebs in the Med (and they even want hen and stag dos)

- IF you’ve already had your summer holiday and are looking at another 11 months until you can afford to take another beach break – fear not. A television company is offering free holidays to Brits at a five-star hotel in the Med – where guests will be waited on hand and foot by celebrities. Even better – they actually WANT stag and hen dos to come and stay at the boutique hotel
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Happy Valley star joins Cold Feet as a Cheshire housewife

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Happy Valley star joins Cold Feet as a Cheshire housewife

- BAFTA nominated actress Siobhan Finneran is transforming into a Cheshire housewife for the new series of Cold Feet. The Happy Valley and Downton Abbey star, from Oldham, will join the cast of the upcoming new series as Nikki Kirkbright, a glam housewife who seems to have it all - money, big house and big hair. And the 51-year-old actress, who made her screen debut in the cult 80s comedy film Rita, Sue and Bob Too, is set to become a love interest for bumbling David Marsden
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Love Island’s Olivia Buckland and Alex Bowen are in talks to launch their own reality show – and reveal they want to go on I’m A Celebrity TOGETHER

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Love Island’s Olivia Buckland and Alex Bowen are in talks to launch their own reality show – and reveal they want to go on I’m A Celebrity TOGETHER

- Loved up couple confirmed they’re working on their own TV show and open up about their dream of going into the jungle.
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Toledo Museum of Art hosts once-in-a-lifetime show

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Toledo Museum of Art hosts once-in-a-lifetime show

- An anonymous painter 2,500 years ago adorned thousands of black ceramic vases with his reddish-orange portraits of armed warriors, lusty satyrs and Greek gods. "The Berlin Painter and His World" at the Toledo Museum of Art spotlights this remarkable talent at the dawn of Western art.
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Vous allez découvrir l’art psychédélique de Chaix à Puteaux

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Vous allez découvrir l’art psychédélique de Chaix à Puteaux

- Chaix en convient lui-même : sa discipline repose essentiellement sur le vol et la rapine. Avant de créer, cet artiste de Puteaux dérobe, fauche et subtilise des dizaines… d’étiquettes. Et pas n’importe lesquelles ! Uniquement celles apposées sur les fruits et légumes frais. Ces multitudes de pastilles de couleurs, cet ancien journaliste de 55 ans les assemble avec magie pour en faire de véritables œuvres d’art
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Revellers from across UK turn up at 'mini music festival' held in back garden in Wales

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Revellers from across UK turn up at 'mini music festival' held in back garden in Wales

- When a group of pals teamed up with the idea to hold a mini music festival in their back garden, they had no idea it would take off the way it has. But now the friends have been holding the event for five summers, with over a hundred people turning up from across the UK, and many more being turned away due to lack of space
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Radio rebels go straight: Pirates get a licence

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Radio rebels go straight: Pirates get a licence

- By Katie Spencer, Arts and Entertainment Correspondent. On this day in 1967, the Marine Broadcasting Offences Act was introduced to stop pirate radio and Radio Caroline was its main target. But now, 50 years later, radio's rebels are officially going straight - Ofcom has granted the station its first full-time AM broadcast licence. Back in the 1960s, Radio Caroline was among those stations being illegally broadcast on medium-wave frequencies from ships off the UK coast
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  • Artists on the Battle Lines, From France (Where Else?)
    Artists on the Battle Lines, From France (Where Else?)

    , nytimes.com

    Photo The New York Times Mid-Week Pictorial exemplified how powerful a tool the camera had become in telling the story of war. But technical limitations still left a lot to be desired. There were many French artists who believed they had a role to play in conveying the war’s terrors in ways that photographers could not. Among the most vivid examples is Félix Vallotton’s unsettling oil painting, “Verdun (Interpretive War Painting, Projections in Black, Blue and Red Colors, Devastated Lands, Gas Clouds),” of 1917
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Music

  • Watching Neo-Nazis in Virginia From a German Opera House
    Watching Neo-Nazis in Virginia From a German Opera House

    , nytimes.com

    Photo BAYREUTH, Germany — It was my first visit to the Bayreuth Festival, and I was wrestling with conflicting emotions. There was the thrill of realizing my long-held dream of hearing Richard Wagner’s music in the opera house he built, where some of my favorite recordings were made. But there was queasiness, too, at the inescapable memories of old photos showing the theater defiled during the Nazi era, festooned with swastikas and visited regularly by Hitler
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Celebrities

  • Holby City’s Joe McFadden unveiled as sixth celebrity to join Strictly Come Dancing 2017
    Holby City’s Joe McFadden unveiled as sixth celebrity to join Strictly Come Dancing 2017

    , thesun.co.uk

    Holby City actor Joe McFadden is the sixth celebrity contestant announced for this year's Strictly Come Dancing. The TV doctor said: "Strictly is one of the biggest, most entertaining shows on TV and being asked to be a part of it is a once in a lifetime opportunity that I'm thrilled and terrified about in equal measures!" He joins previously announced contestants Mollie King, Davood Ghadami, Ruth Langsford, Gemma Atkinson and the Reverend Richard Coles on the new series
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Artes

  • Artists on the Battle Lines, From France (Where Else?)
    Artists on the Battle Lines, From France (Where Else?)

    , nytimes.com

    Photo The New York Times Mid-Week Pictorial exemplified how powerful a tool the camera had become in telling the story of war. But technical limitations still left a lot to be desired. There were many French artists who believed they had a role to play in conveying the war’s terrors in ways that photographers could not. Among the most vivid examples is Félix Vallotton’s unsettling oil painting, “Verdun (Interpretive War Painting, Projections in Black, Blue and Red Colors, Devastated Lands, Gas Clouds),” of 1917
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Film

  • For Russia, a documentary with love
    For Russia, a documentary with love

    , thehindu.com

    A youth has done the city proud by becoming the only one from India to direct a Russian documentary film on the forthcoming FIFA World Cup 2018. He made the documentary as part of the 9th VGIK International Summer School held in Moscow last month. Sagi Sree Hari Varma has directed ‘Go Mordovia’, a documentary showcasing the stadiums in Saransk city and as to how football is being promoted in Russia for the World Cup
    Read More ...

     

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Radio & Television

  • New ‘Game of Thrones’ episode shown in Spain, Nordics by accident
    New ‘Game of Thrones’ episode shown in Spain, Nordics by accident

    , bostonglobe.com

    MADRID (AP) — HBO said Wednesday that due to an error the sixth episode of the seventh season of “Games of Thrones” was shown a week ahead of schedule in Spain and Nordic countries. The episode was available to subscribers in these areas early Tuesday for about an hour before being removed. The 71-minute episode is due to be officially available Aug
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Movies

  • Leonardo DiCaprio's production company making film about NYPD lieutenant slain in Italy during Mafia probe
    Leonardo DiCaprio's production company making film about NYPD lieutenant slain in Italy during Mafia probe

    , nydailynews.com

    Legendary NYPD Lt. Joseph Petrosino, the crusading cop who was gunned down in Italy while investigating the mafia, is getting the Hollywood treatment. Petrosino's extraordinary life is being produced by Leonardo DiCaprio's production company. The actor might even star as Petrosino. "For Italian-Americans it's a terrific thing," Petrosino’s grandnephew, also named Joseph Petrosino, said at a Friday news conference at the Italian American Museum in Little Italy
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  • New ‘Game of Thrones’ episode shown in Spain, Nordics by accident
    New ‘Game of Thrones’ episode shown in Spain, Nordics by accident

    , bostonglobe.com

    MADRID (AP) — HBO said Wednesday that due to an error the sixth episode of the seventh season of “Games of Thrones” was shown a week ahead of schedule in Spain and Nordic countries. The episode was available to subscribers in these areas early Tuesday for about an hour before being removed. The 71-minute episode is due to be officially available Aug
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