Auckland’s Maritime Museum, Voyager, has appointed a new director to oversee a proposed $25 million redevelopment of the facility. Linda Wigley, who has just resigned as head of Toitu Otago Settlers Museum in Dunedin, has been given the Auckland role
One Direction’s waxworks are causing mass hysteria and crying, prompting Madame Tussauds to hire a “tissue attendant”. The British boyband have been immortalised for the establishment and will stay at the London tourist attraction until July 11
Madonna reportedly “didn’t even glance” in Gwyneth Paltrow’s direction at the Met Gala.
Tiger Woods reportedly embarrassed Lindsey Vonn at a Met Gala after-party.
Rihanna has seemingly hit out at Chris Brown, saying love isn’t “for kids”. The singer confirmed over the weekend that the on/off couple have called time on their relationship
Jay-Z is bringing the “Made in America” music festival back to Philadelphia.
London’s Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A) has cancelled an experimental concert by extreme metal band Napalm Death, fearing the noise level could damage the 104-year-old building. Ceramic artist Keith Harrison from the V&A, the world’s largest museum of decorative arts and design, collaborated with Napalm Death on a set to be played through a sculptural sound system which would disintegrate under decibel stress.
Russia’s famous Hermitage Museum has an unusual line of defense of the four-legged variety. The Guards of the Russian Crown Jewelry The most famous museum in Russia, the State Hermitage in the heart of Saint Petersburg, is guarded by 70 cats. Visitors don’t usually see these “employees” in the exhibition halls of […]
FIFA controversially awarded the 2022 World Cup to Qatar. But the tiny Gulf state’s bid was just another step in its ambitious push to become a global hub.
Montreal may be better known for snow than style, but two new openings are indicative of the city’s transformation into a serious cultural contender.