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Thursday , November 15 2018


Grammy goals in salt & pepper

Jacob adds the spice to music Jacob Momjian, artist, producer and sound engineer, made his return to Kuwait in the hopes of shaking up the music scene and raising the bar of the recording industry. In this interview, he discusses his journey with music, the changing landscape of audio production …

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Romanian film wins top prize at Czech festival

“I Do Not Care If We Go Down in History as Barbarians”, a film by Romanian director Radu Jude, won the top prize at the Karlovy Vary Film Festival which ended on Saturday. The Crystal Globe award winner tells the story of an ethnic massacre committed by the Romanian Army …

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Latifah celebrates with hip-hop legends at the Essence Festival

NEW ORLEANS, July 8, (AP): Iconic females in the music industry shined at the Essence Festival, where Queen Latifah used her debut performance to celebrate “Ladies First” and her 30 years in the trenches. Latifah was one of the headliners on the festival’s main stage Saturday and was joined — …

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Al-Kharj to continue in theatrical performances

‘Rooz Paris’ to be screened in Sept on KTV KUWAIT CITY, July 8: Following the success of the play “Lil Harem Faqat” (For Women Only), which showed during Eid Al-Fitr holidays, artiste Zahra Al-Kharj affirmed that she will continue participating in theatrical performances to be held in Saudi Arabia during …

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‘Witnesses’ riveting, incensed docu

Mansky chronicles early stages of Putin’s tyrannical rule ‘This is the price I had to pay for naively assuming I was merely a witness,’ says filmmaker Vitaly Mansky toward the close of “Putin’s Witnesses,” his riveting, incensed documentary chronicling the early stages of Russian president Vladimir Putin’s tyrannical rule. Years …

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‘Quixote’ director on filming fantasy

‘I don’t distinguish between reality and fiction’ Fresh from the latest round of legal jousting, Terry Gilliam, rode into Karlovy Vary this week to screen “The Man Who Killed Don Quixote” at the Czech film festival, determined to see his fantasy continue its globe-trotting tour after completing the film nearly …

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Drake, Malone rule mid-year charts

Ella Mai makes first Essence Festival appearance LOS ANGELES, July 7, (Agencies): Drake and Post Malone had the highest volume of on-demand streams and Ed Sheeran has the top song in Nielsen Music’s mid-year report for the six-month period ending June 28, 2018, which was released Friday morning. “The first …

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‘Purge’ depressingly prescient

DeMonaco mixes social satire with doses of heart-pounding horror This Fourth of July, we’ve got a chance to celebrate America’s birth in a very American way — watching internecine warfare, spasms of savage violence and a dark government conspiracy pulling the strings. That’s right, it’s time for a new Purge. …

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‘Wasp’ represents female power

‘Ant-Man’ sequel brings female characters to forefront LOS ANGELES, July 4, (AP): The “Ant-Man” sequel may be about tiny superheroes, but the film is making a big statement about female empowerment by featuring Evangeline Lilly’s The Wasp not only in the title, but giving her a larger stake in Marvel’s …

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Louvre sets up Beyonce, Jay-Z art tour

Show on slavery prompts artist to quit Montreal fest PARIS, July 4, (AFP): The Louvre has dedicated a new art tour to Beyonce and Jay-Z after pop’s biggest power couple shot the video for their latest hit in the Paris museum. The R’n’B stars’ hit song “Ape…” — which used …

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