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MMA champ Harrison finds new purpose

KAYLA Harrison posted a photo on Instagram in April of her bloody Allen Iverson-esque stepover of a defeated opponent from last year. Both MMA fighters and the canvas splashed in crimson, Harrison disposed ...

June 27, 2021, Sunday


Rita Moreno decided just to go for it and is living the American dream

RITA Moreno emigrated with her mother from Puerto Rico at age 5. By 6, she was dancing at Greenwich Village nightclubs. By 16, she was working full time. By 20, she was performing in “Singin’ in the Rain.” “I ...

June 20, 2021, Sunday


From Jedi master to flamboyant designer

Imagine, if you will, a galaxy far, far away where the one-name fashion wonder Halston dresses Obi-Wan Kenobi in something fabulous from the swinging 1970s. Ewan McGregor can. Sort of. McGregor is in ...

May 23, 2021, Sunday


8 Oscar nominations without a win, but Close says not a loser

ALTHOUGH Glenn Close has been nominated for eight Oscars without any wins, the distinguished actor wants to make one thing clear: She is not a loser. Close has been nominated for best actress four times ...

May 16, 2021, Sunday


Spotify’s Ek sets sights on Arsenal

SPOTIFY’S billionaire CEO Daniel Ek, who revolutionized on-demand music listening for millions of people, is a resilient entrepreneur from a Swedish working-class suburb who now hopes to bring his business ...

May 16, 2021, Sunday


Versatile Riley tries sci-fi fantasy in ‘The Nevers’

ROBERT Pattinson — that A-list international heartthrob — may owe a little thanks to rising star Tom Riley. It was Riley who replaced Pattinson at the last minute in a 2005 stage production of “The Woman ...

April 18, 2021, Sunday


Daniel Barenboim: tireless and combative

IT takes more than a pandemic to slow down Daniel Barenboim, the legendary pianist and Middle East peace activist, who has been on stage for 71 years and says he is always ready to “start again from scratch.” Ever ...

April 18, 2021, Sunday


British guitarist Thompson’s memoir revisits golden rock era

IN 1968, the year “Hey Jude” hit the charts, Richard Thompson turned down an invitation to Paul McCartney’s birthday party. On other occasions over the years, Thompson shared the stage with Jimi Hendrix. ...

April 11, 2021, Sunday


Almodóvar to reunite with Penélope Cruz

PEDRO Almodóvar exposed all his vulnerability in the semi-autobiographical film “Pain and Glory.” Now he returns his focus to women not only with the short film “The Human Voice,” an Oscar hopeful that ...

March 21, 2021, Sunday


Hugh Grant from rom-com to dark killer

WHEN Hugh Grant accepted his Golden Globe in 1995 for “Four Weddings and a Funeral,” you could say he slayed the room — with the kind of boyishly befuddled, sweetly stammering speech he might have made ...

February 28, 2021, Sunday




 

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