15 months later, Radio City reopens with Dave Chappelle
Fifteen months after shuttering for the pandemic, New York’s Radio City Music Hall reopened its doors Saturday for the Tribeca Festival premiere of a new Dave Chappelle documentary.
Dolce&Gabbana's "light therapy'' collection celebrates life
Dolce & Gabbana are coaxing men off their sofas and back into the world, however it will be, with a resplendent collection inspired by the extravagant lighting installations that characterize southern Italian street festivals.
Queen beams as she returns to Ascot after COVID-19 hiatus
Queen Elizabeth II has attended the final day of the Ascot races, where environmental protesters urged the monarch to press politicians to act against climate change.
Metal fans mosh at 1st UK live music festival since pandemic
Thousands of heavy metal fans are camping, singing — and even moshing — at Britain’s first full music festival since the start of the coronavirus pandemic.
Can we talk? Gannett promotes effort at bridging gaps
The Gannett media company is promoting an effort to get Americans who live on either side of the ideological divide to talk to each other.
Q&A: Abdul-Jabbar talks new documentary, MLK, social justice
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is an NBA legend, but the man known for his trademark skyhook shot has also devoted his life advocating for equality and social justice.
'Fire and Fury' author writes new Trump book 'Landslide'
The author of “Fire and Fury,” the million-seller from 2018 that helped launched the wave of inside accounts of the Trump White House, will have a last look coming out next month.
No apology: Tavis Smiley makes comeback bid after PBS firing
Three years after workplace misconduct allegations cost veteran TV and radio talk-show host Tavis Smiley his job and a national forum, he’s ending his silence.
Chlöe, Shahidi, Cordae part of Disney EP honoring Black life
Disney is celebrating this year’s Juneteenth with a new EP about the Black experience featuring actor and activist Yara Shahidi, Chlöe Bailey of Chloe x Halle and rapper YBN Cordae, who is donating his proceeds to students attending historically Black colleges and universities.
Judge OKs Weinstein's extradition for California rape case
A New York judge on Tuesday approved disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein’s extradition to California, where he faces additional sexual assault charges.
New York Philharmonic to resume performances Sept. 17
The New York Philharmonic will resume subscription performances in September following a historic 18-month gap caused by the coronavirus pandemic, presenting a shortened schedule of 78 concerts in a season shifted from Lincoln Center’s David Geffen Hall while the orchestra’s home is remodeled.
In Argentina, pandemic exacts a heavy toll on tango culture
The empty, dark dance floor at the Viruta Tango Club is a symbol of the pandemic-induced crisis facing dancers and musicians of an art form known for close physical contact and exchanging partners.
Winfrey, Hearst have Black journalists tell elders' stories
Oprah Winfrey and Hearst Magazines are teaming up for interviews that pair young Black journalists with elders to tell stories about their lives.
Famous German boys' choir to add separate choir for girls
One of Germany’s most famous Catholic boys’ choirs plans to establish a separate choral group for girls for the first time in its more than 1,000-year history.
Everyone is obsessed with a dog named Wasabi who won Best In Show at the Westminster Dog Show
This little Pekingese named Wasabi won the hearts of the Westminster Dog Show Sunday night, as well as the hearts of America.
Jimmy Smits figured he could carry a tune 'In the Heights'
He hadn’t been in a musical since high school, but when Jimmy Smits saw the opportunity to play Kevin Rosario in the film adaptation of “In the Heights,” he was happy to check that off his artistic bucket list.
Paris Jackson says paparazzi caused her long-term trauma
Paris Jackson has revealed she suffers long-term anxiety and trauma from enduring countless camera clicks from paparazzi since she was a child.
Ned Beatty, titanic character actor of 'Network,' dies at 83
Ned Beatty, the Oscar-nominated character actor who in half a century of American movies, including “Deliverance,” “Network” and “Superman,” was a booming, indelible presence in even the smallest parts, has died.