SERIES Girl Starter The aspiring female entrepreneurs vie for a prize package worth $100,000 in this competition series’ freshman-season finale. 7 p.m. TLC Ginormous Food Host Josh Denny tries a
The Black Eyed Peas are once again a trio. Amid rampant speculation that Fergie was phasing herself out of the hip-hop/pop group, its members have confirmed the singer has indeed departed. “Fergie
Mr. Belohlavek was an accomplished interpreter of his country’s leading composers, including Antonin Dvorak, Leos Janacek, Bohuslav Martinu and Josef Suk.
Evan Rachel Wood was not immune to conjuring her own fan theories while shooting “Westworld.” “I was certainly the main geek on set coming into the hair and makeup trailer every day going off on s
Video game developers and academics are putting a spotlight on games that tackle subject matter left off the industry's main stage at the Different G
This film by the Israeli director Avi Nesher, based on Baruch Milch’s memoir, uses a potboiler setup to delve into themes of history and reconciliation.
Peder Balke and William Chappel, subjects of shows at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, were very different painters but had a surprising amount in common.
Two superhero films hit theaters this weekend that feature heroes who are similarly valiant and who share a struggle as aliens in a foreign land attempting to align their altruistic values against
“Midnight Return” is about an American’s harrowing prison sentence in Turkey in 1970 that inspired a film; “Becoming Bond” traces the life of George Lazenby, a one-time James Bond.
Hank Azaria has logged three decades voicing beloved characters like Moe, Apu and Chief Wiggum on “The Simpsons.” He did Monty Python’s “Spamalot” on Broadway and had a breakout role in Mike Nicho
A few film directors are trying to change a persistent gender imbalance behind the camera by hiring female-majority crews. The process hasn’t always been smooth.
Bronson van Wyck, descended from one of the New York area’s Dutch founding families, enjoys decorating his home as he usually designs temporary spaces.
Moscow, June 1, IRNA -- The three-day meeting of the World Association of Nuclear Operators (WANO) was held in Belarus capital of Minsk as Iran attended the meeting as an observer.
The entertainment industry is taking part in a growing conversation about how awards organizations should make room for performers whose gender ident
Christopher Plummer plays the exiled German Kaiser Wilhelm II in this melodrama, which unfolds in the Netherlands in the early years of the Second World War.
Talk about keeping an audience in suspense: “UnReal” star Constance Zimmer teased that a premiere date for the third season of the Lifetime drama would be … well, revealed sometime this week. At l
It’s about as plausible as your average stage — or movie — musical, but “Opening Night” proves a funny and sexy, if decidedly slight, backstage comedy. Anchored by an engaging turn by Topher Grace
Benito Martinez thought America was ready for the raw brutality and real-life stories told on ABC’s “American Crime.” Unfortunately, the network pulled the plug on the anthology series after its t
Seeing Neil Marshall’s name in the opening credits of a horror film should spark delight in genre fans’ gore-loving hearts, but it only brings disappointment in “Dark Signal.” The “Descent” and “D
Jim Carrey is a step closer to trial over the death of his former girlfriend Cathriona White after a Los Angeles Superior Court judge ruled the wrong
A coming-of-age tale of an indigenous Sami girl, played by the expressive Lene Cecilia Sparrok, examines systemic discrimination in Sweden in the 1930s.
A controversial sculpture inspired by gallows used in prominent U.S. government executions — including the mass execution of 38 Dakota Indians in Mankato, Minn., in 1862 — will be removed from the
As indicated by the phrase “war on coal,” frequently deployed in the political arena, coal has become a charged emblem of the American political divide. On one side, a vision of the glory days of
The son of a 16th century master steel-maker is torn between following in his father’s footsteps or forging his own path as a warrior in the visually galvanizing but dramatically leaden “Tatara Sa
The Canadian owners of a Mexican hotel using the name Hotel California said a trademark infringement lawsuit by the Eagles, whose song Hotel Californ
London, June 1, IRNA – Minister of Education and Research of Norway Torbjorn Roe Isaksen in a meeting with Iran’s Ambassador to Oslo Mohammad Hassan Habibollahzadeh on Thursday underlined Oslo's
Justin Trudeau will help TV morning show hosts Kelly Ripa and Ryan Seacrest kick off their visit to Canada on Monday. Live With Kelly and Ryan has bo
The Hungarian composer Peter Eotvos’s adaptation of Tony Kushner’s epic play had an acclaimed Paris premiere in 2004 and now it makes its New York debut.
Tabriz, June 1, IRNA – The legendary mountain-climber Azim Qeichisaz returned home on Wednesday receiving a hero's welcome by his fellow citizens after successfully ascending the 8,516-meter (27,
As Beatles devotees and music fans celebrate the 50th anniversary of Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band, Cheryl Finn recalls her grandfather, a re
“I Love Dick” crams a lot of life into a double entendre. The new Amazon series from creators Jill Soloway (“Transparent”) and Sarah Gubbins, adapted from the eponymous book by Chris Kraus, fools
“Fleabag” is the kind of comedy that may make you cry. Creator and star Phoebe Waller-Bridge plays a young woman, called Fleabag, who misdirects her energy all over London. The results are first f
Jade Jackson can recall every detail of the room in which she played her first gig — the size of the place, what it smelled like, the décor hanging on the walls. But then of course she can: The ve
Canadian folk icon Gordon Lightfoot and the biggest fireworks display in Canada Day history are among the attractions for the country's 150th birthda
Chris Cornell's widow says she's grateful for the support her family has received in the wake of the Soundgarden frontman's death last month, but she
Algeria, June 1, IRNA – Iranian envoy to Algeria Reza Ameri in a meeting on Wednesday with the Persian Language students at the University of Algiers referred to Persian Language as the language of t
If Ellie Kemper is the sweet soul of “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt,” then Tituss Burgess is its irrepressible heart as Kimmy’s outlandishly over-the-top roommate and pal, Titus Andromedon. We chatted
After a decade of waiting in the last line onstage, Ms. Teuscher is a soloist with American Ballet Theater and will make her New York debut this month.
Between them, Nick Nolte and Sela Ward have nearly 150 movie and TV credits. But the pair had never worked together until “Graves,” the freshman comedy on Epix about a former president (Nolte) str
It's been almost two decades since the first Captain Underpants book was released. But the poo, pee and fart jokes persist and are headed to the big
Moscow, june 1, IRNA - Armenian President Serzh Sarkisian awarded Iranian musician Razmik Ohanian the Movses Khorenatsi Medal in recognition of many years of his artistic career and efforts to bring
Well, at least we know there’s still a line. On Tuesday, when Tyler Shields’ intentionally provocative photo of comedian Kathy Griffin holding what appeared to be the bloody, severed head of Presi
Parents and caregivers of children aged five and younger should not only minimize screen time at home but use it mindfully themselves, the Canadian P
Joe Hyams, an influential studio publicity executive who managed film campaigns for such luminaries as Clint Eastwood, Barbra Streisand, John Wayne and Federico Fellini, died Wednesday in Los Ange
Long before Facebook was a gleam in Mark Zuckerberg’s eye, before the president of the United States became the world’s most powerful tweeter, David Sedaris was recording his day-to-day life the old-s
The catacombs of Domitilla, close to the Appian Way, have been restored with laser and scanning technology, reviving the fading tale of life and death in Rome’s early Christian community.
The rocky exit of Scott Pelley from the “CBS Evening News” to a full-time role at “60 Minutes” is another sign that the era of the all-powerful network evening news anchor has passed. Transitions
Protests at the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis and the Whitney Museum in New York challenge white artists’ representations of harrowing stories of racial violence.
Ms. Rose’s profile is growing abroad as she makes art that invites viewers to explore her island nation, from its culture to the rooms in her family’s home.
Early on in “Wonder Woman,” the unexpectedly thrilling new movie in the typically non-thrilling DC Extended Universe from the Warner Bros./DC Comics factory, the Amazonian princess Diana (Gal Gado
Robin Pecknold, lead singer of the indie rock band, needed a six-year sabbatical before he could rejoin his band mates for their record “Crack-Up.”
The release, “hopeless fountain kingdom,” is a conventional take on radio pop from a singer who seemed poised to stand in opposition to the mainstream.
Leonardo da Vinci's bird-like flying machine and portable bridge have been brought to life in a new exhibition opening on Thursday in the Belgian cit
William Close is getting ready to string a skyscraper. As the inventor of the Earth Harp, which holds the Guinness World Record for being the longest stringed instrument, it’s a task he knows wel
A guitar that Jerry Garcia played everywhere from San Francisco's Winterland Ballroom to Egypt's Great Pyramids has fetched over $1.9 million US at a
Guitars from two rock legends are being offered for sale in auctions that could fetch high prices, but experts are casting doubt on the authenticity
A Canadian teenager is among the 12 semifinalists in the 15th Cliburn International Piano Competition in Dallas. Tony Yike Yang, an 18-year-old from
Susa, Khuzestan province, May 31, IRNA -- Governor of Susa city Reza Nejati in meeting with representatives from Polish Company “Sigma” here on Wednesday said that Susa has necessary capacity for for
Lebanese authorities banned the new Wonder Woman movie Wednesday hours before it was due to premiere in the capital and following a campaign against
A Lebanese security official says authorities have banned the new Wonder Woman movie following a campaign against its lead actress, who served in the
Turkey’s biggest telecommunications firm said on Wednesday that after years of delay its R55.06bn lawsuit against cellular giant MTN would finally be heard
Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant and ‘Bachelorette’ star Rachel Lindsay had a “pretty serious relationship” while they were students... Read More »
The Turkish Air Forces has carried out large counter-terrorism operations in the country’s southeastern provinces and in northern Iraq over the past two days, killing at least 12 militants of the outl
At least 34 bodies were found at a casino resort in the Philippine capital after an attack by a gunman overnight and most of them had died of suffocation
HAVANA (Reuters) - Communist-run Cuba, which once frowned upon the Beatles as a decadent Western influence, on Thursday held an open-air covers concert in a Havana park to celebrating 50 years since t
OAKLAND, Calif. - The Latest on Game 1 of the NBA Finals Thursday night (all times local): 8:20 p.m. Golden State is on the brink of tying an NBA record. With a big ...
India lost the tag of the fastest growing economy to China in the March quarter with a GDP growth of 6.1 per cent, which pulled down the 2016-17 expansion to 7.1 per cent.
Seattle designated hitter Nelson Cruz and shortstop Jean Segura left Thursday's game against Colorado because of injuries. Segura injured his right ankle sliding into second base in the fourth in
Below Walt Disney Concert Hall, down the block from the line forming outside the Broad Museum, sits the deepest point in Los Angeles’ subway system. When it’s completed, the Bunker Hill station wi
A jury Thursday found three Northern California correctional officers guilty of second-degree murder in the 2015 fatal beating of a mentally ill inmate. After a two-month trial, Santa Clara County
Actress and humanitarian Angelina Jolie has closed sale on the Cecil B. DeMille estate, a Los Feliz mansion once owned by the early filmmaker, according to real estate sources not authorized to co
Nick Kyrgios’ talent is undeniable. So is his temperament. Docked a point for smashing rackets, the 18th-seeded Kyrgios went from a set and a break up in the French Open’s second round to a swift
A group of artists inspired by science and the history of the Mt. Wilson Observatory will take over the site for a weekend of performance and exhibitions.
Scientists with the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave Observatory, or LIGO, have detected the signal from a cataclysmic collision between two black holes that lie 3 billion light-years away
Jerry West remains unabashed in his affection for the Lakers, still expressing his “love” for them and even admitting that a part of him still yearns to work for the organization that he in so man