What would Beethoven think You compose a symphony and then hand its premiere over to utterly untrained conductors.
Nothing is off limits for American comedian Wayne Brady when he performs in Wellington next month as part of the New Zealand International Comedy Festival.
A US film festival has withdrawn an award given to a British movie about a Gulf War veteran seeking justice after a London court jailed five people for making the movie as part of 2.8 million pound (NZ$5 million) tax scam. Tax inspectors were told that A-listers from Hollywood would be starring in a 19.6 million pound production that would be shot in Britain
Big news for international Twilight fans! IMAX Listen up, international Twilight fans: If you were already excited about finally seeing Bella as a vampire, you’re going to be thrilled to learn that Breaking Dawn – Part 2 will be released in IMAX in the U.K. and various other countries. “IMAX’s participation in 2010 on the release of The Twilight […]
For more than two weeks, students have occupied the main campus of the University of Chile in Santiago, spreading sleeping bags across office floors between empty soda cans brimming with cigarette butts.
Friends and strangers across the country gathered on the streets and in schools, churches, bars and auditoriums to celebrate the inauguration of Barack Obama as the first African-American president of the United States. “It’s a great day to be an American,” iReporter Roger Germann said at Chicago’s Shedd Aquarium, where revelers watched the inauguration on television monitors among exhibits of sharks and otters
The government of de facto Honduran President Roberto Micheletti is not ready to sign a proposed agreement to end the country’s ongoing political crisis, Costa Rican Foreign Minister Bruno Stagno said in Honduras.
Formula One’s new Team U.S.
Williams have become the first of the 10 current Formula One teams to confirm their entry for the 2010 world championship. With the deadline for entries closing on Friday, Williams have been forced to act, making it clear their position in no way undermines the unified efforts of the Formula One Teams’ Association in their ongoing debate with governing body FIA with regard to next year’s proposed rule changes
President Obama said Monday that he has secured the commitment of several key industry groups to do their part to rein in the growth of health care costs. This pledge from the private sector could reduce the growth in health care spending by 1.5 percentage points a year, for a savings of $2 trillion over 10 years, according to senior administration officials.