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Tehran, April 24, IRNA -- Iran’s Director of Museums and Historical Properties Office said that for the first time an exhibition of some items from Louvre Museum will be held in Tehran.
Tehran, April 24, IRNA – Iranians are honored to have ancient culture and vast knowledge of literature, poetry, and art influential in their storytelling and filmmaking, says a cinema expert.
Tehran, April 24, IRNA - Valuable findings, including remains of a pottery kiln dating back to the Seljuk and Ilkhanate eras were identified in Famenin, Hamedan province, an official said.
Kuala Lumpur, April 24, IRNA - Head of the Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) accompanied by an academic delegation arrived in Tehran late on Sunday to visit Iranian universities and meet with authoriti
When Chi-chi Nwanoku founded Chineke, an orchestra made up of minority musicians, “It was the first time that many of us felt that no one was the odd man out.”
Mr. McConaughey demonstrates his golfing technique, then compares it to acting, on “Feherty.” And the Riddler makes a formal introduction on “Gotham.”
As if housing market prices in Toronto aren't discouraging enough, it hurts even more knowing a celebrity pad in Los Angeles can be comparable in pri
As if housing market prices in Toronto aren't discouraging enough, it hurts even more knowing a celebrity pad in Los Angeles can be comparable in pri
Despite a brutal heat wave that drove many into air-conditioned dance tents and a few others to medical tents with heat exhaustion, the second weekend of the annual Coachella Music and Arts Festiv
Annie Baker’s new play, “The Antipodes,” which is having its world premiere off-Broadway at the Pershing Square Signature Center, gathers professional storytellers around a generic conference tabl
An impressive cast at the Juilliard School, performing an English translation of Janacek’s “Katya Kabanova,” brings special intensity to a rustic tragedy.
There was no mistaking that John Mayer had returned to pop music. The singer and guitarist, who spent much of the last few years pursuing rootsier, lower-key concerns, took the stage Friday night
Robert De Niro helped Burt Reynolds onto the red carpet for the Tribeca Film Festival premiere of his new movie Dog Years Saturday night in New York.
News flash: Lady Gaga didn't descend from the cosmos as a fully formed entertainer. She was, like everyone else at Coachella on Saturday night, born on Earth to humans who no doubt doted on their
Tehran, April 23, IRNA – Deputy Head of Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization for tourist affairs Morteza Rahmani Movahed announced 19.9 million foreign tourists have visited Iran d
It's been less than a week since conservative television personality Bill O'Reilly was fired from Fox News and he's already heading back to the airwa
Tehran, April 23, IRNA – Chancellor of Sharif University Mahmoud Fotouhi said on Sunday that this university had signed memoranda of understanding (MoUs) on scientific and educational cooperation wit
Maqamat dance company paid tribute to the achievements of choreographer Abdel Halim Caracalla under the auspices of Prime Minister Saad Hariri, state media said Sunday
A week after its record-setting global debut, Universal’s “The Fate of the Furious” is still ruling the box office to the chagrin of a host of newcomers. “Fate” brought in an estimated $38.7 milli
Police have arrested five people in the theft of more than 40 cellphones, cash and credit cards at the Coachella music festival in the Southern Calif
A teenager from Saddle Lake First Nation has been chosen as one of the lead dancers for an event considered to be one of the world's biggest powwows.
Tehran, April 23, IRNA – Archaeological surveys in Khafar district of the city of Jahrom, Fars Province resulted in identifying 83 sites dating back to the pre-historic, historic and Islamic era, an
Hamedan, April 23, IRNA – Iranian Science, Research and Technology Minister said on Saturday evening, doubling the number of foreign university students in Iran is among policies and has a high prior
On Sunday, the Folger Shakespeare Library will open the Digital Anthology of Early English Drama, which includes centuries-old scripts and images by the likes of Christopher Marlowe.
Islamabad, April 23, IRNA – A variety of books on 'Iran' attracted visitors at Pakistan’s biggest national book fair which was formally inaugurated by President Mamnoon Hussain in Islamabad o
“El Chapo” chronicles three decades in the life of the elusive drug lord. And “Mary Kills People” brings some dark humor to a doctor’s end-of-life mission.
Ms. Moran’s biggest role was as the sweet but mischievous Joanie, who became a major character on the show and earned a spinoff, “Joanie Loves Chachi.”
The scrum in front of the racks at the Coachella record store doesn't lie: There are people who, in the oppressive heat of the Coachella Valley in the middle of a festival, will shop for vinyl whi
Imagine your boss is Tina Fey. Now imagine what would happen when you tell her that your mom has the password to your email account. “She looked at me like I was crazy,” Tracey Wigfield says. “Li
The initial action of “Lord of the Underworld’s Home for Unwed Mothers,” Louisa Hill’s new play at the Skylight, is set in 1964 for obvious reasons. At that time, unwed pregnancy was so taboo that
Headliners such as Lady Gaga and Kendrick Lamar owned the stage at the music festival in Indio, Calif. which attracts thousands of people each year o
On various stages at the Coachella Music and Arts Festival, which commenced its second weekend on Friday, the singers, synth players and guitarists stood front and center as cameras projected bill
Sandy Gallin, an agent and talent manager who guided the careers of such luminaries as Barbra Streisand, Dolly Parton, Cher and Nicole Kidman, has di
For most artists playing Coachella days before a new album, the premier festival would be an obvious place to plug the upcoming release. Mac DeMarco is different.
Tehran, April 22, IRNA -- Health General Director of Iran’s Mrtyrs and Veterans Affairs Foundation announce on Saturday that Professor Walter Stuhmer, a prominent neurosurgeon from Germany, is coming
Croatia's powerful Catholic Church on Saturday sought the banning of a play by a controversial director which depicts Jesus Christ raping a Muslim woman.
One year after Prince's death, the pop legend's purple-clad fans converged Friday on his estate for a festive celebration, but some found it marred by commercialism and questions that still surround h
Bojnourd, April 22, IRNA – Director General for provincial cultural affairs at the ministry of culture and Islamic guidance Mohammad Mehdi Ahmadi said on Saturday that Iran’s cultural week has been h
As a filmmaker drawn to the most visceral forms of cinema, it was probably inevitable that Kathryn Bigelow's high-adrenaline curiosities would lead h
Fox News fired its biggest star among sexual harassment allegations and CEO Roger Ailes had to step down last summer because of similar claims. But i
Hamedan, April 22, IRNA -- Minister of Science, Research and Technology Mohammad Farhadi said on Saturday that the latest statistics indicate that the Islamic Republic of Iran stands on top of the wo
Hamedan, April 22, IRNA -- Minister of Science, Research and Technology Mohammad Farhadi said on Saturday that the latest statistics indicate that the Islamic Republic of Iran stands on top of the wo
A cable-news star crashed to Earth, a music festival flourished, a tent-pole franchise delivered the goods, new music went back into a vault unheard, and two princes and a pop star got real about
Tehran, April 22, IRNA – A Slovakian working in film industry said on Saturday that the Iranian cinema has maintained its artistic and cultural authenticity and originality.
A faith-based entertainment company is making a bid for the mainstream with movies like “The Case For Christ” and binge-able television and web series.
Tehran, April 22, IRNA - Cultural remains of the Iron Age era as well as a number of burials belonging to a cemetery in the Islamic era were discovered in Tappeh Silveh 2 in West Azarbaijan.
Those sensual flowers, expansive landscapes and stark buildings expressed as planes of light and dark — Georgia O'Keeffe's memorable body of work is
This best seller, about a woman whose cancer cells became the foundation for groundbreaking research, comes to the screen. And Patton Oswalt talks about his wife’s quest to catch a killer.
When Ms. Sargent, whose work was known for its frank description of sexuality and its slant rhymes, moved in 2010, it marked the end of an artist enclave.
When Ms. Sargent, whose work was known for its frank description of sexuality and its slant rhymes, moved in 2010, it marked the end of an artist enclave.
Among Mr. Gallin’s clients were Dolly Parton, Richard Pryor, Cher, Michael Jackson and Joan Rivers, and he became a role model for gays and lesbians in entertainment.
Mr. Gooding, the father of the Oscar-winning actor Cuba Gooding Jr., rose to fame as the lead singer of the rhythm-and-blues group the Main Ingredient.
Having seen virtually no black subjects among the portraits he admired in Europe, Mr. Hendricks painted friends, family and strangers who conveyed a culture of assertiveness.
T.I. is known for his hits like “Big Things Poppin” and “Whatever You Like” that keep the party going. Born Clifford Harris Jr., the 36-year-old rapper has also found success in film and reality t
The two rappers recall an earlier time in the genre’s history, in terms of aesthetics and politics. How do they fit in today? A panel discussion, on Popcast.
Institutions from Sydney to Cincinnati are hoping to draw more visitors by using outdoor projections, sometimes putting art on their buildings’ facades.
Former Fox anchor Bill O'Reilly will receive an exit payout of as much as $25 million after being ousted over sexual harassment allegations, according to American media reports.
“Los Angeles,” the New York Times acknowledged this week after sampling two concerts in the Reykjavík Festival at Walt Disney Concert Hall, “has America’s most important orchestra. Period.” Expect
This Japanese musician and composer, who created the score for “The Revenant,” is releasing his 16th solo album and first in eight years, “async.”
Timo Andres’s piano concerto “The Blind Banister,” performed by Jonathan Biss and conducted by Courtney Lewis, is inspired by a Beethoven cadenza.
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