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Entertainment

Music industry hails Jay-Z at annual gala – Fleetwood Mac honored

NEW YORK, Jan 28, (AP): Jay-Z said though he boycotted the Grammys almost two decades ago, he’s better served helping the Recording Academy grow instead …

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From refugee to chef, Berlinale to showcase Syrian cook – ‘Dunkirk’, ‘Tonya’, ‘Black-ish’ win ACE editing awards

BERLIN, Jan 27, (RTRS): A Syrian refugee will be cooking dishes from Damascus and Aleppo for VIP guests at the opening of the Berlinale International …

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‘Maze Runner’s’ forward motion stalls – ‘Death Cure’ to outpace ‘Jumanji’

Moviegoers who come late to the “Maze Runner” franchise, which now numbers three, will doubtless have one very reasonable question: Where, pray tell, are all …

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Middle Eastern filmmakers celebrate historic Oscar nom – A provocative drama in ‘Insult’

In the provocative Lebanese film “The Insult,” a minor conflict over a gutter between two ordinary men in Beirut spirals and escalates to the level …

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‘Upcoming tour will be my last’ – John to ‘go out with a bang’

NEW YORK, Jan 25, (Agencies): Elton John announced Wednesday that he is retiring from touring, with the consummate showman saying he wants to devote himself …

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Austrian band Concilium Musicum Wien thrills Kuwait audience

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 24: An Austrian musical group called “Concilium Musicum Wien” entertained a huge crowd at Abdul Hussein Abdul Redha Theater in the presence …

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‘Shape of Water’ leads Oscar noms – ‘Lady Bird’s’ Gerwig becomes 5th woman nominated for best director

NEW YORK, Jan 23, (Agencies): Guillermo del Toro’s lavish monster romance “The Shape of Water” fished out a leading 13 nominations, Greta Gerwig became just …

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KMA concerts on Jan 26 – Winter Concert 2018 … feast of music

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 23: Kuwait Music Academy warmly invites all lovers of music and interested persons to attend its traditional whole day Winter Concert 2018 …

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‘Three Billboards’ sweeps SAG Awards – Gary Oldman wins best actor for ‘Darkest Hour’

LOS ANGELES, Jan 22, (Agencies): The Western-inspired revenge tale “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” swept the female-focused and led Screen Actors Guild Awards Sunday with …

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Hemsworth leads a solid wartime film – Engaging story, riveting action in ‘12 Strong’

In the days and months following the Sept 11 attacks, a small US Special Forces unit led an offensive against the Taleban and al-Qaeda in …

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