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Monday, March 25, 2019

Cannes Palme d’Or goes to Swedish Comedy ‘The Square’

CANNES, France — The Cannes Film Festival awarded its coveted Palme d'Or award to Ruben Ostlund's Swedish comedy "The Square" on Sunday, while Sofia...

Parallel But Ever Apart, Worlds Clash Through Body Movement

BANGKOK — A performing artist portrays the essence of a parallel universe through body movement and expression in a work launching Friday.

Watch ‘Marmosets’ Tweak Frequencies Saturday at Kolour Live

It seems as if every producer or DJ is dabbling with techno nowadays. But in the case of Bangkok drum n’ bass veteran DJ King Kong, or Kritsada Vadeesirisak, transitioning from that genre to techno came naturally after spending hours experimenting and tweaking sounds on his hardware synthesizers.
Cover image released by Warner Bros. shows "Primal Heart," a release by Kimbra. Photo: Warner Bros. / Associated Press

Kimbra Showcases Impressive Range on ‘Primal Heart’ Album

If there's any musical justice, Kimbra's third studio album should be the one that finally catapults the New Zealander to the acclaim she deserves.

Don Rickles, King of Insult Comedy, 90

NEW YORK — He was only kidding. Really. Don Rickles loved everybody: black or white, gay or straight, fat or thin. But don't get him started...

Review: Latest ‘Fantastic Beasts’ Is a Mixed Bag of Wonders

Like the bottomless trunk totted by "magizoolologist" Newt Scamander, "Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald" is a mixed bag of wonders. Newt (Eddie Redmayne) can...

Comedian Louis C.K. Accused of Sexual Misconduct

Comedian Louis C.K. has been accused of sexual misconduct toward several women, including masturbating in front of them to their horror and embarrassment, according to a report in The New York Times.
Gibson Guitar CEO Henry Juszkiewicz speaks at the plant in Nashville, Tenn. Photo: Samuel M. Simpkins / Associated Press

Debt-Plagued Gibson Guitar Maker Files For Bankruptcy Protection

NASHVILLE — Gibson guitars have been such a fixture in music history that Chuck Berry was laid to rest with his, B.B. King affectionately named his "Lucille," and Eric Clapton borrowed one from George Harrison to play the solo on the Beatles' "While My Guitar Gently Weeps."

Jerry Lewis, Comedy Icon and Telethon Host, 91

LOS ANGELES — Jerry Lewis, the manic, rubber-faced showman who jumped and hollered to fame in a lucrative partnership with Dean Martin, settled down...

ONE Championship Gets Cash for Major Growth

ONE Championship has secured a major equity investment from venture capital firm Sequoia India and investment firm Mission Holdings, positioning the ascendant mixed martial arts promotion to increase its presence throughout Asia.





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