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  • With gay marriage in Britain, rainbows multiply on social media

    Social media became a more colorful place in Britain as Queen Elizabeth II gave gay marriage the official OK. The rainbow emblem of the gay movement is seen in images including the queen in seven striking suits as supporters celebrated their controversial...
  • Durban Showcases African Film Renewal

    Opening on July 18, the Durban Intl. Film Festival now ranks as one of the longest running, biggest and fastest growing of major African film events and a burgeoning platform for business in South Africa and beyond. And if Durban's 34th edition says...
  • Britain: Horror attraction combines dark ride with haunted maze

    Britain: Horror attraction combines dark ride with haunted maze
    A unique new haunted attraction opening this summer at a small United Kingdom theme park will combine a walk-through horror maze featuring live actors with a dark ride journey inside an abandoned mine shaft. The Hobs Pit maze and ride is set to open...
  • Pitchfork preview: Your guide to every festival act

    Pitchfork preview: Your guide to every festival act
    What: Pitchfork Music Festival Where: Union Park, 1501 W. Randolph St. When: 3 p.m. Friday, 1 p.m. Saturday and Sunday What: 46 bands/artists, three stages, hosted by e-zine pitchfork.com Info: Pitchforkmusicfestival.com Tickets: Ticketweb.com...
  • David Suchet bids farewell to Agatha Christie's Poirot

    David Suchet bids farewell to Agatha Christie's Poirot
    GALMPTON, England — The final push to the top of his personal Everest consisted of about 50 dainty steps, in the precise and idiosyncratic gait he has perfected over 25 years. David Suchet paced up to the door of the house, glanced around, gave...
  • Tim Roth taps his inner Atticus Finch for 'Broken'

    Tim Roth taps his inner Atticus Finch for 'Broken'
    After memorably bringing to life a rogue's gallery of knaves, villains, scamps and ne'er-do-wells in films such as 1982's "Made in Britain," Quentin Tarantino's 1994 "Pulp Fiction," 1995's "Rob Roy," for which he earned an Oscar nomination, and 2008's...
  • Review of day two at Pitchfork Music Festival

    Review of day two at Pitchfork Music Festival
    Here's Day 2 of the Pitchfork Music Festival in Union Park. The park was none the worse for wear with Friday's rain and it was cooler yet sunny early although the rain did come again for the headliners. But on Saturday, the bands played on. Greg Kot (GK)...
  • Durban Fest Cancels Screening of a 2nd Film, but for Benign Reason

    The 34th Durban Intl. Film Festival has cancelled a screening of the Michael Winterbottom film "The Look of Love" because it has not yet been classified by the South Africa Film and Publication board. However, another screening of the film is scheduled...
  • Palace: Prince William's wife, Kate, in labor

    Palace: Prince William's wife, Kate, in labor
    LONDON (AP) — Prince William's wife, Kate, is in the early stages of labor in a private wing of a central London hospital, palace officials said Monday. It is a historic moment for the British monarchy — the couple's first child will...
  • David Frost dies at 74; British journalist interviewed Nixon

    David Frost badgered statesmen and made small talk with stars, but one exchange towered over all the others in his 50-year career. "You've explained how you have got caught up in this thing," he told Richard Nixon in his famous 1977 TV interviews with...
  • Summer Movie Sneaks complete list

     Summer Movie Sneaks complete list
    The 2013 Summer Movie Preview is a snapshot of films opening through the end of August. Release dates (for Los Angeles) and other details, as compiled by Oliver Gettell, are subject to change. -------------------- FOR THE RECORD: Sneaks list: In the...
  • The (somewhat) breathless wait for Britain's royal baby

    The (somewhat) breathless wait for Britain's royal baby
    As of this writing, there are few duller spots on the Internet than the live cam that Britain's Telegraph newspaper is aiming at the Lindo wing of St. Mary's Hospital in west London, where the duchess of Cambridge is expected to deliver the heir to the...