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  • Michelle Obama wears Sophie Theallet to host kids at White House

    First Lady Michelle Obama wore an outfit from Sophie Theallet's spring 2014 collection when she hosted a passel of kids at the White House on Thursday for Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day. Her ensemble included Theallet's thistle jacquard...
  • Baz Luhrmann adds new moves to 'Strictly Ballroom' for musical

    Baz Luhrmann adds new moves to 'Strictly Ballroom' for musical
    SYDNEY, Australia — The video playing on the television inside Baz Luhrmann's bedroom was supposed to be much steamier. But where there should have been desirous bumping and prurient grinding, the couples were remarkably chaste, as if they had...
  • Drunk passenger aboard Virgin Australia flight causes hijack alert

    Drunk passenger aboard Virgin Australia flight causes hijack alert
    A drunk passenger aboard a Virgin Australia flight from Brisbane to Bali prompted pilots to issue a hijack alert that disrupted air travel to and from the Indonesian resort island for hours on Friday, Indonesian and Australian authorities reported....
  • Royals head back to U.K. after 19-day Australia, New Zealand tour

    And they're off! Prince William, his wife, Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, and their son, Prince George, concluded their 19-day tour of Australia and New Zealand on Friday and have set off for their journey back to the United Kingdom. The second in...
  • Prince William, Catherine, George begin royal visit to Australia

    Prince William, Catherine, George begin royal visit to Australia
    Prince William, Duchess Catherine and their son Prince George have touched down in Australia.  William, 31, the second in line to the British throne, stepped off a Royal Australian Air Force jet carrying him and his family just after 2:35 p.m. Sydney...
  • Partial solar eclipse Monday night - watch it live, right here

    Partial solar eclipse Monday night - watch it live, right here
    There is a solar eclipse coming Monday night, and you can watch the show live, online, right here. The astronomy website Slooh.com will broadcast live video of the partial eclipse from a telescope set up in Australia. The show starts at 11 p.m. PDT....
  • Berlin: Aussie Shingle Rialto Buys Three Titles

    Australia's Rialto Distribution made a trio of acquisitions on the eve of the European market. It grabbed Australasian distribution rights to Ira Sachs' "Love Is Strange," the Roman Polanski-directed "Venus in Fur" and Michel Gondry's "Is the Man Who...
  • Australian Distributor Madman Up For Sale

    HONG KONG - Australian distributor Madman Entertainment is to be sold by its parent company Funtastic. The Australian Stock Market-listed Funtastic, which spans toys, clothing and confectionery, warned investors that it expects to suffer a A$22 million...
  • News Corp. Revenue Falls on Declining Newspaper Ad Sales

    Declining ad sales led to a drop in revenue for News Corp. in the second quarter, while the company expressed confidence in digital initiatives and posted improved earnings before the deduction of interest, tax and amortization expenses. Revenues of $2....
  • Dance companies converge on the Alex Theatre

    Dance companies converge on the Alex Theatre
    Dance lovers will be treated to multifaceted styles of the art March 8 at the Glendale Alex Theatre as "Celebrate Dance," in its ninth year, brings together dance companies from throughout California to perform for one night only. And for the first time,...
  • BERLIN: Scandi outfit LevelK Scores Sales On Cate Blanchett starrer 'The Turning'

    BERLIN- LevelK has closed some territories on "The Turning," a collection of Australian short films starring Cate Blanchett, in the run-up to the pic's Berlin Gala unspooling scheduled on Sunday (Oct. 9). Blanchett stars alongside Rose Byrne, Miranda...
  • California-Set Films Can't Turn Down Tax Incentives to Shoot Just About Anywhere Else

    When Paul Audley took the job as president of FilmL.A. in late 2008, he was astounded to discover that physical production on the $70 million pic "Battle: Los Angeles" wasn't being done in Los Angeles. "It stunned me that the movie was shooting in...