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  • Salman Rushdie, Patti Smith to make joint appearance Dec. 4

    October 13, 2017 1:21 PM 4

    NEW YORK (AP) — Salman Rushdie and Patti Smith should have a lot to talk about. Rushdie, the Booker Prize winning novelist, and Smith, the award winning musician-poet-memoirist, will make a joint appearance Dec. 4 for the 5th annual Chairman's Evening of the MacDowell Colony. MacDowell, based in New Hampshire and one of the country's oldest arts colonies

  • Jennifer Aniston Donates $1 Million to Red Cross and Ricky Martin Foundation for Hurricane Relief

    October 13, 2017 12:30 AM 5

    The Friends alum donated a million dollars toward relief efforts, a source confirms to ET, with $500,000 going to the American Red Cross and another $500,000 to the Ricky Martin Foundation. Additionally, the source tells ET that “[Jennifer] hopes that others will be inspired to give what they can.” The Red Cross has been providing relief, support and aid to the families

  • Why Are These Viking Burial Clothes Inscribed with Arabic Script?

    October 12, 2017 7:50 PM 7

    Why Are These Viking Burial Clothes Inscribed with Arabic Script? world. But new evidence suggests these interactions were greater than previously thought. of Uppsala University discovered they’d been decorated with Kufic characters, a form of Arabic script. Specifically, she found characters signifying “Ali,” the fourth caliph of Islam, and “Allah

  • Lights, camera, inaction: Auditor says Alberta fails to monitor film, TV grants

    October 12, 2017 6:40 PM 10 1

    EDMONTON – The auditor general says Alberta’s multimillion-dollar grant program for film and TV productions has been abused because of loose rules and poor oversight. Merwan Saher says grant recipients have been breaking the rules by hiring people and buying services from out of province — and he says one person claimed salary expenses on the set for three

  • Day-Dream About Disco in South African With Major Lazer's 'Particula' Video: Watch

    October 12, 2017 4:24 PM 15

    Afros and bell bottoms, swirling hips and dim-lit discos. Is this New York City in the '70s? No, it's Johannesburg in 2017, although, Major Lazer's "Particula" music video does fancy itself a flash back into a more perfect historical time. Directed by South African filmmaker Adriaan Luow, "Particula" offers an alternative view on a culture Americans

  • Bobby Deol casted in Race 3 alongside Salman

    October 12, 2017 10:01 AM 15

    Bobby Deol will be seen with Salman Khan in the Bollywood film Race’s third sequel. Actress Jacqueline Fernandez will appear in the female lead of the film. Earlier, Siddhart Malhotra and Emraan Hashmi’s name was considered for the role; however filmmaker Ramesh Taurani confirmed Bobby’s selection in a tweet. Filmmaker welcomed Salman, Bobby and Jacqueline

  • Baskin-Robbins launches first shop in Pakistan

    October 12, 2017 8:51 AM 20

    Arts / Entertainmentabout 1 hour ago BY Staff Report Baskin-Robbins, the world’s largest chain of ice cream speciality shops, opened its first shop the other day at Packages Mall, Lahore. The new store opened its doors to the general public with an official ribbon-cutting ceremony with executives from Baskin-Robbins as well as the local franchisee

  • Pakistani-American comedian Kumail Nanjiani stars in new ‘Saturday Night Live’ promo

    October 12, 2017 6:01 AM 15

    Pakistani-American comedian Kumail Nanjiani is all set to host ‘Saturday Night Live’ this week, and the new promo for the upcoming episode has us waiting with bated breath. Set to the tune of P!nk’s ‘So What’ (who also happens to be his musical guest this week), the promo shows ‘The Big Sick’ actor get lost on his way to the studio. "This is happening

  • Saif Ali Khan's Baazaar pushed ahead?

    October 12, 2017 1:20 AM 11

    After Chef, the producers of Saif Ali Khan’s next, Baazaar are planning to wait it out and not squeeze their film between Padmavati and Tiger Zinda Hai this Christmas. “The change in the release date of Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Padmavati has changed everything. Tumhari Sulu has now taken up the November 17 date conveniently. But Saif’s film will get killed

  • Major Lazer to lead latest hurricane charity concert

    October 11, 2017 6:01 PM 10

    MIAMI: Crowd-packing electronic group Major Lazer on Wednesday announced a concert in Miami to raise money for Caribbean victims from a trio of devastating hurricanes. The concert, set for Monday and dubbed "Relief is the Mission," will also feature other artists with Caribbean connections including Machel Montano, a leading star of soca, the rhythmic