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KT Tunstall’s long journey

It took me so long to get here, but here I am,” is the climax lyrics of the namesake song of KT Tunstall’s album “KIN.” It took Tunstall 15 years to become a successful musician, five to six years to ...

October 13, 2019, Sunday


Chalamet goes ‘unto the breach’ in ‘The King’

Hollywood A-lister Timothee Chalamet admits he was intimidated by the prospect of playing the title role in a new film version of Shakespeare’s Henry V, but then he also likes a challenge. “To do Shakespeare ...

October 13, 2019, Sunday


Popping in for a life achievement award brings back memories

MARY Poppins, cover your ears. Hollywood legend Julie Andrews shocked the world this week by confessing that she has something of a filthy mouth. “I do swear a lot,” the veteran actress revealed. Walt ...

September 8, 2019, Sunday


‘Queer Eye’ star honors his Polish heritage in recipe book

AS a kid, “Queer Eye” foodie Antoni Porowski had a love-hate relationship with Polish fare. It was standard in his Polish Canadian family, but he was a picky eater. He didn’t like caraway seeds. He truly ...

September 8, 2019, Sunday


Coppola has final say on his Vietnam opus

IF filmmaking is a war, then “Apocalypse Now” was very nearly Francis Ford Coppola’s Waterloo. The battles Coppola fought while making his 1979 epic nearly destroyed him. A typhoon wrecked a major set. ...

August 18, 2019, Sunday


TV chef gets dirty for new travel food show

FOR his latest TV show, famed chef Gordon Ramsay has definitely left the comforting familiarity of his kitchens. On “Uncharted,” Ramsay visits global destinations to explore flavors far from routine. ...

August 4, 2019, Sunday


Long-dead French poet still receives mail from fans

TWO or three times a week a postman shows up at a cemetery in the eastern French town of Charleville-Mezieres with a letter for a poet who continues to stir passions 127 years after his death. Some of ...

August 4, 2019, Sunday


Weight loss riddle in plus-size community

FASHION and lifestyle blogger Maui Bigelow has always been curvy and built a social media presence by embracing every pound. Until the worst happened. At nearly 380 pounds, her health took a dive. She ...

July 28, 2019, Sunday


Sue had right maths stuff for space program

SUE Finley began work at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory as the US prepared to launch its first satellite into orbit in 1958, racing to match the Soviet Union, which had accomplished the feat months ...

July 21, 2019, Sunday


Astronaut recalls voyage to magnificent desolation

FIFTY years after their history-making voyage to the moon, Buzz Aldrin recalls the first moments of the Apollo 11 launch being so smooth that he and his two crewmates, Neil Armstrong and Mike Collins, ...

July 21, 2019, Sunday




 

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