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Grayson Perry to chair Summer Exhibition art show

Image caption Grayson Perry is co-ordinating the RA 2018 exhibition Artist Grayson Perry is co-ordinating next year’s Summer Exhibition at the Royal Academy of Arts, where anyone can submit an entry. The contemporary art show will also celebrate its 250th anniversary. It has taken place every year since 1769 and exhibits work from students right […]

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Hollywood awards choose all-female presenters

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Kristen Bell voiced Princess Anna in Disney’s animated hit Frozen After the fallout from the Hollywood sex scandal, the Screen Actors Guild (SAG) awards are making next year’s ceremony all about female empowerment. The annual awards, which hand out 13 acting honours, will have a host for the first […]

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Oprah Winfrey to receive top Golden Globe honour

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Oprah Winfrey’s self-titled chat show was one of the US’s most-watched programmes US television star Oprah Winfrey has been announced as the next recipient of the prestigious Cecil B DeMille award. Golden Globes head Meher Tatna said: “For generations, Oprah has celebrated strong female characters on and off screen, […]

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Bryn Terfel is the latest star to quit Tosca

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Bryn Terfel said he was “extremely disappointed” to be cancelling his performances Bryn Terfel has pulled out of the Met Opera’s production of Tosca, to take “enforced rest due to vocal fatigue”. His departure means the ill-fated production, which is due to open in two weeks, has lost its […]

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Super Size Me star admits sexual misconduct

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Morgan Spurlock made his name with the documentary Super Size Me, which looked at the effects of eating fast food US documentary film-maker Morgan Spurlock has publicly confessed to a history of sexual misconduct, referring to himself as “part of the problem”. Spurlock, who made the hit film Super […]

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Hull 2017: Highlights from the City of Culture

Image copyright Thomas Arran Image caption Hull hosted the first ever UK Pride parade in July Pop superstars and world-class ballet dancers wowed huge crowds. Tower blocks, wind turbine blades and a tidal surge barrier became giant art installations. Tens of thousands of schoolchildren got creative. And naked women rolled in chip spice. That’s just […]