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Minister of Information Al-Jabri opens ‘Qurain Cultural Festival’

Event features wide range of artistic performances KUWAIT CITY, Jan 11, (KUNA): On behalf of His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah, Minister of Information Mohammad Al-Jabri inaugurated the 24th edition of Qurain Cultural Festival on Wednesday evening. Al-Jabri, also President of the National Council for Culture, …

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Neeson rides again in ‘Commuter’ – McDaniel biopic in development

The tagline for the Liam Neeson Metro-North thriller “The Commuter” — “Lives are on the line” — feels like a missed opportunity. I would have gone with: “The quiet car is about to get loud.” It’s been ten years since Neeson’s unlikely reign as the movies’ best action hero began …

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Singers Angham, Abdo to perform in Hala Feb

Kuwaiti actress Khedr to undergo lens surgery in left eye in France   KUWAIT CITY, Jan 9: Kuwaiti actress Abeer Khedr will undergo corneal and lens surgery in her left eye at the Ophthalmology National Center in a hospital in the French capital, reports Al-Anba daily. The actress asked her …

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Winfrey declares ‘new day’ for women in powerful speech

Oprah claims lifetime Golden Globes Oprah Winfrey earned multiple standing ovations at Sunday’s Golden Globes as she accepted the Cecil B. DeMille Award with a moving speech referencing civil rights and the #MeToo movement, declaring that the reign of abusive men was coming to an end: “Their time is up!” …

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Al Kout concludes celebrations to mark arrival of 2018

‘RHAPSODY’ hailed as great success along with other entertainment activities KUWAIT CITY, Jan 7: Souq Al Kout, part of the Al Kout project, Kuwait’s largest waterfront retail and leisure destination, concluded its recent celebrations that marked the arrival of the new year amid a large number of visitors that included …

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‘Black Panther’ sparks excitement – A symbol of change

There’s a Black Panther party going on all around the country. Superhero fans, movie fans and especially connoisseurs of black culture — American and African — are all eagerly awaiting the debut of Marvel’s “Black Panther” movie starring comic book’s first black superhero with an enthusiasm not often seen in …

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Popular game epitomizes Kuwaiti folklore – ‘Mhaibis’

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 4, (KUNA): Utter silence would soon turn into deafening shrieks as Kuwaitis in the days of yore beguile the frosty nights of winter in good-humored fun. This was typically the scene of a Kuwaiti pastime known as “Mhaibis”, which in national vernacular denotes a ring, where shrewdness …

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Major change is coming: Jessica – Janney wins Spotlight Award

‘Emotion has become the new punk.” Those prophetic and poetic words, spoken by Guillermo del Toro, resonated loudly with the Hollywood heavyweights and cinema aficionados gathered inside the Palm Springs Convention Center Tuesday eve for the 29th annual Palm Springs Film Festival opening night gala, considered a plum stop on …

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Anti-harassment initiative – Celeb A-listers launch ‘Time’s Up’ movement

WASHINGTON, Jan 2, (AFP): More than 300 top women in Hollywood — from Meryl Streep and Jennifer Lawrence to Emma Thompson and Cate Blanchett — unveiled an initiative Monday to tackle pervasive sexual harassment in workplaces, calling special attention to their “sisters” in less than glamorous blue-collar jobs. The initiative, …

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Crystal ball drops in frigid Times Square

Carey redeems herself in New Year’s Rockin’ Eve do-over NEW YORK, Jan 1, (Agencies): The glittering crystal ball dropped with a burst of confetti and dazzling fireworks as revelers rang in 2018 in frigid Times Square — the second-coldest celebration there on record. It was only 10 degrees Fahrenheit (minus …

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