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Mother tells of Elton John rift

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Mother tells of Elton John rift
Elton John’s mother has revealed why she has not spoken to the star in seven years, and how he said that he “hated” her.

Noah Baumbach: 'In my 20s, I felt like time was running out'

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In While We’re Young, Baumbach’s most accessible comedy yet, the Frances Ha film-maker sets his sights on the generation gap and getting to grips with ageing. We meet the new king of bourgeois angst Continue reading...

Wild Tales, Cinderella, The Face Of An Angel: this week’s new films

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The Spongebob Movie: Sponge Out Of Water | Blind | The Signal | Get Hard | Seventh Son | Robot Overlords | Dior And I Continue reading...

Leeds Young Film, Liverpool Small Cinema: this week’s new film events

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Robert Slodmak | Jauja & Viggo Mortensen Q&A | Leeds Young Film Festival | Liverpool Small Cinema Continue reading...

Miley Cyrus's Bangerz DVD is the best insight into the paradoxical pop star yet

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If you want Miley in all her tongue-waggling, Technicolor glory, look no further than this celebration of the bizarre Continue reading...


Sarah Hall: ‘I love writing about sex, the civil veneer stripped off’

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The author of The Electric Michelangelo talks about her new book, The Wolf Border, how motherhood has affected her work and why avoiding politics in ... more

Isis: Inside the Army of Terror; The Rise of Islamic State – review

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Two accounts – from Michael Weiss and Hassan Hassan, and from Patrick Cockburn – offer contrasting perspectives on the rise of jihadism in the Middle ... more

Heir of Fire by Sarah J Maas - review

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'All I can say is that this series has to be read' Continue reading...

Nick Cave: pass the sick bag

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It’s almost worthy of Spinal Tap – a collection of the musician’s thoughts, jotted down while in transit on sick bags. But his book The ... more

Adult Onset by Ann-Marie MacDonald review – an acidly funny portrait of parenthood

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A writer’s stint in the psychic sweat lodge of toddler-rearing prompts a search for the secrets of her troubled childhood Continue reading...

Son gives his mom the surprise of a lifetime

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Son gives his mom the surprise of a lifetime
After traveling throughout Australia for 2 years, Harry McGurk decided it was time to head back home and surprise his mother (who was under the ... more

Incredible subway performer inspires entire station!

published about 21 hours ago
Incredible subway performer inspires entire station!
Check out this incredible performance which took place on March 21st in a Brooklyn, New York subway station. The musician, Mr. Reed, has unbelievable range ... more

Lions take on crocodile in epic national park fight

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Lions take on crocodile in epic national park fight
A host of animal species populate Kenya’s popular Samburu National Park . Unfortunately, they don’t always live in total harmony. When this lion happened upon ... more

This Is Why You Shouldn't Leave Your Cute Dog in the Car

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This Is Why You Shouldn't Leave Your Cute Dog in the Car
It’s no secret that dogs are (generally) smart, wonderful animals.Some folks in Eureka, Calif. are questioning why anyone would leave a pet pooch in a ... more

Sea Lion Wants to Play Chase at the Beach

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Sea Lion Wants to Play Chase at the Beach
The Galápagos Islands are renowned for the fearless wildlife that populate the area. Visitors, like these Russian tourists, can get up close and personal with ... more

James Bond enters a 'hurricane' in first 'Spectre' teaser

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James Bond enters a 'hurricane' in first 'Spectre' teaser
There’s A LOT to unpack in the first teaser for Spectre.  The teaser opens with Eve Moneypenny announcing that James Bond has a secret that he can’t ... more

Kit Harington fights terrorism in 'Spooks: The Greater Good' trailer

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Kit Harington fights terrorism in 'Spooks: The Greater Good' trailer
BBC One spy series Spooks went off the air in 2011 after 10 seasons, but it’s making a return this summer—this time to the big screen. The ... more

WWE Studios boss talks Gene Simmons horror movie deal: 'Expect the unexpected'

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WWE Studios boss talks Gene Simmons horror movie deal: 'Expect the unexpected'
It was announced Thursday that WWE Studios is partnering with Gene Simmons to launch a label which will finance and produce horror movies. This new venture ... more

'Fifty Shades' sequel: Who should direct it?

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'Fifty Shades' sequel: Who should direct it?
You just directed one of the year’s most anticipated movies. Your film has grossed over half a billion dollars. The studio wants to make two ... more

Jake Gyllenhaal plays a down-on-his-luck boxer in 'Southpaw' trailer

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Jake Gyllenhaal plays a down-on-his-luck boxer in 'Southpaw' trailer
Everyone always says that it’s lonely at the top, and it turns out, that’s even more true when paired with male ego and some anger ... more

John Renbourn, Eclectic Guitarist Who Founded the Pentangle, Dies at 70

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John Renbourn, Eclectic Guitarist Who Founded the Pentangle, Dies at 70
As part of the folk-jazz group Pentangle, Mr. Renbourn played Carnegie Hall and opened for the Grateful Dead; he was also a scholar of medieval ... more

Review: Bach Passions in New York

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Review: Bach Passions in New York
It’s spring, and that means several choirs are performing the popular works, though this year the activity is minimal.

Review: São Paulo State Youth Orchestra Saves Razzle-Dazzle for the End

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Review: São Paulo State Youth Orchestra Saves Razzle-Dazzle for the End
The ensemble performed works by Villa-Lobos, Beethoven and others at Alice Tully Hall, letting down its hair in some colorful encores.

Review: Shaina Taub, Prolific Earth Mother, and Friends

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The singer-songwriter Shaina Taub deployed a musical army in her American Songbook concert, performing her distinctive blend of Broadway-oriented pop and gospel.

Journey to SXSW: The AXE White Label Collective Hits Austin Part II

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The "Journey to SXSW" story continues with part two focusing on the AXE White Label Collective artists getting ready for their big day...

Review: ‘Camp Kappawanna,’ Complete With Insecurities and Bug Spray

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Review: ‘Camp Kappawanna,’ Complete With Insecurities and Bug Spray
Lisa Loeb gets one of the credits for this musical about the summer sleepaway ritual and the growing up that goes on there.

Joe Assadourian, of ‘The Bullpen,’ Visits His Former Cellmates

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Joe Assadourian, of ‘The Bullpen,’ Visits His Former Cellmates
Mr. Assadourian gave a performance of his one-man show, now running at the Playroom Theater, at the Otisville state prison.

Theater Review: Review: ‘The Originalist,’ About Scalia, Opens in Washington

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Theater Review: Review: ‘The Originalist,’ About Scalia, Opens in Washington
John Strand’s drama, having its world-premiere production at Arena Stage, stars Edward Gero as the Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia.

‘Hamilton’ Puts Politics Onstage and Politicians in Attendance

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‘Hamilton’ Puts Politics Onstage and Politicians in Attendance
Political figures, including Clintons and Cheneys, have turned out to watch their “predecessors” onstage in the musical “Hamilton.”

ArtsBeat: Audra McDonald Takes to Twitter to Criticize Indiana Law

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ArtsBeat: Audra McDonald Takes to Twitter to Criticize Indiana Law
Ms. McDonald, the winningest actress in Broadway history criticized the passage of a law in Indiana that would allow businesses citing religious objections to deny ... more

Bleachers headline free Chipotle fest, Scottsdale, 4/18

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Bleachers headline free Chipotle fest, Scottsdale, 4/18
Bleachers have been tapped to headline Chipotle's Cultivate Festival in Scottsdale with Twenty One Pilots and MS MR.         

Howard Seftel's top 10 restaurant patios in metro Phoenix

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Howard Seftel's top 10 restaurant patios in metro Phoenix
A good meal under the desert sky delivers life-is-good pleasure at these top 10 spots.         

4 must-attend events at Scottsdale Culinary Festival

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4 must-attend events at Scottsdale Culinary Festival
With so many parties to choose from, let us be your culinary guides         

Art Blakey and the Jazz Message, 3/29

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Art Blakey and the Jazz Message, 3/29
The Nash in downtown Phoenix is carrying out the great Art Blakey's vision of minding the store for jazz by reaching out to younger fans. ... more

Review: Marigold Maison in Phoenix, Indian fine dining

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Review: Marigold Maison in Phoenix, Indian fine dining
Marigold Maison turns a longtime Indian cafe into Indian fine dining         

What’s on TV Saturday

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Television highlights.

Sally Forrest, Actress in 1940s and ’50s Film Musicals and Dramas, Dies at 86

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Sally Forrest, Actress in 1940s and ’50s Film Musicals and Dramas, Dies at 86
Ms. Forrest appeared in movies like Fritz Lang’s “While the City Sleeps.” and Ida Lupino’s “Not Wanted.”

Robert Moses, French Comic Book Hero

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Robert Moses, French Comic Book Hero
Robert Moses, who shaped the modern face of New York City, is the subject of “Robert Moses: The Master Builder of New York City,” a ... more

In ‘iZombie,’ Rose McIver Devours Her Brainiest Role Yet

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In ‘iZombie,’ Rose McIver Devours Her Brainiest Role Yet
Rose McIver talks about her elaborate makeup job and on-camera diet as an undead former medical student in CW’s “iZombie.”

ArtsBeat: David Duchovny on the New ‘X-Files’ and Why Mulder Was a Terrible F.B.I. Agent

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ArtsBeat: David Duchovny on the New ‘X-Files’ and Why Mulder Was a Terrible F.B.I. Agent
The star speaks about returning to the show after more than a decade away.