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Singer Natalie Imbruglia Mixes Motherhood with 'Personal' New Album

Natalie Imbruglia thought audiences might throw tomatoes at her when she first started out in the 1990s, but more than 20 years later the Australian singer-songwriter is still making music, releasing her sixth studio album on Friday. "Firebird" is Imbruglia's first record of original music since


Egyptian actress Menna Shalaby nominated for international Emmy

Egyptian actress Menna Shalaby has been nominated for an international Emmy.   She is competing in the “Best Performance by an Actor” category for her role in the crime show “Fe Kol Esboa’ Youm Gomaa,” which is Arabic for “Every Week Has A Friday.”


Model Gigi Hadid walks Tod’s runway in Milan

US-Palestinian-Dutch model Gigi Hadid on Friday walked the runway for Italian luxury label Tod’s show at Milan Fashion Week.   For the opening of the fashion show, the catwalk star wore an off-white zip-up coat dress with camel pocket-detailing, pairing her outfit with a matching bag


Kim Kardashian hosting 'SNL' sparks mixed reaction: 'Why ask unfunny people to do this?'

Kim Kardashian West has been announced as one of the first four hosts of the coming season of Saturday Night Live. The long-running American sketch show – which won Outstanding Variety Sketch Series at the Emmys on Sunday – is returning with its 47th season on October 2


Melvin Van Peebles, godfather of black cinema, dies aged 89

Melvin Van Peebles, the groundbreaking filmmaker, playwright and musician whose work ushered in the “blaxploitation” wave of the 1970s and influenced filmmakers long after, has died aged 89. His family announced that Van Peebles, father of actor-director Mario Van Peebles, died on Tue


Zac Efron, Jessica Alba star in another Dubai Tourism campaign

DUBAI: Hollywood duo Zac Efron and Jessica Alba have returned with another Dubai Tourism campaign.    Released on Wednesday, the actors’ fourth promotional video, called “Dubai Presents: A Captivating Saga,” takes a close look at the UAE’s traditional


Saudi-Canadian YouTube couple celebrate National Day with new cooking series

DUBAI: In honor of the 91st Saudi National Day, celebrated on Sept. 23, food and lifestyle TV channel Fatafeat has partnered with Dubai-based social media couple Ali Almeshaal and his wife Jacquelyn to cook some of the Kingdom’s most-loved dishes.   In the five-episode series, availab


Lebanese filmmaker Daizy Gedeon: ‘I’m trying to create a movement’

DUBAI: Before the catastrophic explosion at Beirut Port on August 4, 2020, Daizy Gedeon was making a film called “The Dream is Everything.” The Lebanese filmmaker had been working on it for years, interviewing the top political figures in Lebanon, centering it around a message of hope,


Moroccan art in the spotlight in Madrid museum exhibition

MADRID: For the past six months, Madrid’s Reina Sofia Museum has been hosting an extensive exhibition of modern and contemporary art from Morocco. “Moroccan Trilogy” examines how the North African country’s artistic practices developed in three crucial stages, from the days


‘Historic night’ as Somalia screens first film in 30 years

MOGADISHU: Somalia hosted its first screening of a movie in three decades under heavy security on Wednesday, as the conflict-ravaged country hopes for a cultural renewal.Built by Chinese engineers as a gift from Mao Zedong in 1967, the National Theatre of Somalia has a history that reflects the tu


This Basquiat painting sold for the first time for $40 million

Jean-Michel Basquiat's "Hardware Store" is making headlines for being the most expensive piece of art at Art Basel this year, bringing in $40 million. Hype Beast pointed out that the painting, displayed in Switzerland, has been in the private collection since it was painted in 1983. One of the l


'Dancing with the Stars' Season 30 premieres Anchor Muted Background

"Dancing with the Stars" 30th season premiered on Monday night, with a same-sex dancing team and one contestant who upset some viewers just by being there. Contestant Olivia Jade Giannulli (Olivia Jade) is under scrutiny because her parents, Lori Loughlin and Mossimo Giann


Willie Garson, 'Sex and the City' actor, dead at 57

Actor Willie Garson, known for his role on the "Sex and the City" series and films, has died, according to his son, Nathen Garson. He was 57. "I love you so much papa. Rest In Peace and I'm so glad you got to share all your adventures with me and were able to accomplish so much," his son


'The Many Saints of Newark' is more than a 'Sopranos' origin story

Fourteen years after "The Sopranos" ended in much-debated fashion, "The Many Saints of Newark" reopens that universe, wisely going back decades before those events. Yet what sounds like a Tony Soprano origin story really focuses on other characters, in a richly detailed movie filled with en


Rolling Stones pay emotional tribute to Charlie Watts at first show since drummer’s death

The Rolling Stones paid a stirring tribute to Charlie Watts during the first concert held since the drummer's death. Frontman Mick Jagger dedicated the show, held in Massachusetts, US, on Tuesday, to Watts, who died in August aged 80. “Charlie, we’re playing for you," said band


How to watch all the Emmy Award-winning shows in the UAE: from 'Ted Lasso' to 'The Crown'

With Netflix’s The Crown and Apple TV+’s Ted Lasso sweeping top honours at the 2021 Primetime Emmy Awards on Sunday, streaming services have officially cemented their rise to prominence in the television industry. This also means easier access to many of


Fugees set to reunite for first world tour in 15 years

The Fugees have announced their first world tour in 15 years, with the trio set to reunite to celebrate the release of their landmark album, The Score. The American hip-hop group, comprising Lauryn Hill, Wyclef Jean and Pras Michel, will visit 12 cities across the globe on the tour, which co


Pakistani star Ayeza Khan wins hearts as she recreates hit Sridevi song

Leading Pakistani actress Ayeza Khan has mesmerised her millions of fans by recreating the dance moves of late Bollywood star Sridevi on the hit Lata Mangeshkar song, 'Mere Haathon Mein', from the 1989 film 'Chandni'. Taking to Instagram, the 'Mehar Posh' actor shared her video in which she can b



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