With dreadlocks, rhythm and flow, China embraces hip-hop
CHENGDU - Standing under a phalanx of flashing blue lights, Masiwei gazed down at the sea of waving fans. Cheers erupted as he threw his head back and called out ...
Michelle Yeoh would have unleashed ‘martial arts training’ on Harvey Weinstein had he sexually harassed her
HONG KONG – Actress Michelle Yeoh said Tuesday (Oct 17) that she was aware of Harvey Weinstein's reputation and would have unleashed "years of martial arts training" on the fallen ...
Sexual abuse stories from around the world pour out on social media
WASHINGTON - Celebrities and everyday people continued flooding social media with personal accounts of sexual assault and harassment Monday, responding to calls to break the culture of silence around such ...
Weinstein allegations swell as film industry faces scrutiny
LOS ANGELES - The avalanche of assault accusations against Harvey Weinstein grew Wednesday (Oct 11) as more actresses came forward with explosive charges against the movie mogul, whose lurid behaviour ...
Joanna Dong finishes third in Sing! China finals
SINGAPORE - Jazz vocalist Joanna Dong has finished third in the Sing! China finals, failing to make the cut for the grand final involving the top two contestants.
Dong, 35, performed ...
Local singers Joanna Dong, Olinda Cho to square off in upcoming Sing! China episode
SINGAPORE - Save the date: Singaporean singers Joanna Dong and Olinda Cho are set to square off in the upcoming Sing! China episode on Friday (Sept 29).
A press release issued ...
Tom Petty, heartland rocker with dark streak, dead at 66
NEW YORK - Tom Petty, the Southern-accented rocker whose classic melodies and dark storytelling created 40 years of hit songs, died on Monday (Oct 2) of cardiac arrest, his family ...
False reports of rocker Tom Petty death cause stir
NEW YORK - Fans of rocker Tom Petty poured out their grief Monday on reports he had died of a heart attack - until it turned out that he hadn't.
Beyonce, J Balvin drop remix of Mi Gente for natural-disaster relief
32 min 57 sec agoLOS ANGELES — Beyonce has joined forces with J Balvin and Willy Williams for a new ve
Local jazz singer Joanna Dong pulls through to represent S’pore in Sing! China finals
Wong Casandra4 min 29 sec agoSINGAPORE — Local jazz singer Joanna Dong is the second Singaporean after Nathan Hart
Miss Lou: Going vintage in modern times
SINGAPORE - "It has been a rollercoaster ride. This year feels like three years," said singer Lou Peixin over the phone.
Lou has had a busy 12 months. Apart from ...
Crowdfunding campaign held to bring back Shakespeare in the Park
SINGAPORE - Local theatre company Singapore Repertory Theatre (SRT) wants to bring back the popular annual Shakespeare in the Park event next year, and hopes to raise money for it ...
Local singers Tay Kewei and Alfred Sim welcome first child
SINGAPORE - Homegrown singers Tay Kewei and Alfred Sim welcomed their first child - a baby boy - on Wednesday morning (Sep 27).
Their baby, who has yet to be named, ...
Rita Ora promises ‘amazing outfits... and some English humour’ as host of MTV EMAs
LOS ANGELES - Rita Ora will host this year's MTV EMAs from London, promising to bring "a lot of glamour, a lot of amazing outfits, and definitely some English humour" ...
Fans petition to make Wonder Woman bisexual in film’s sequel
LONDON - Thousands of fans have petitioned the movie studio Warner Bros to "Make Wonder Woman Bisexual" in a 2019 sequel to this year's hit movie and create the first ...
Jason Mraz to star in Broadway’s Waitress for 10 weeks
LOS ANGELES - Jason Mraz, the Grammy winner known for hits including I'm Yours, will join the cast of the Broadway musical Waitress for 10 weeks beginning in November.
He'll make ...
J J Abrams developing remake of Japanese hit Your Name with Paramount
LOS ANGELES - Paramount Pictures and J J Abrams' Bad Robot have won the rights to adapt the blockbuster Japanese animated movie Your Name.
The two companies announced Wednesday (Sept 27) ...
It sequel sets Sept 2019 release date
LOS ANGELES - Pennywise the evil clown is due back in theatres in less than two years. New Line and Warner Bros have set the It sequel for release on ...
American Idol: As clock runs down, search narrows for third judge
LOS ANGELES - Once, twice, three time's an offer? As an October deadline approaches for American Idol, Variety hears Lionel Richie is back in the running for the third seat ...
Baa Baa Land — a film they want you to fall asleep in
LONDON - Clad in a sparkling ball gown and tuxedo, the stars of the latest film to premiere in London's Leicester Square walked the red carpet in a rather unusual ...