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Starz Greenlights Second Season of Original Series DA VINCI'S DEMONS

Starz Chief Executive Officer, Chris Albrecht, announced a second season order for the Starz Original series, DA VINCI'S DEMONS, following its recent …

1920s fashion roars back in 'The Great Gatsby'

Baz Luhrmann's big-screen adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald's 1925 novel "The Great Gatsby" isn't set to hit theaters until May 10, but long before the first flapper has flapped, it's become one of the most name-checked, on-trend, fashion-influencing films in recent memory.<p>West Egg wannabes can …

Miu Miu

Studio City

In a remote spot in China, the world’s biggest movie lot is getting even bigger.<p>Today, the Palace of the Qin King, an austere complex with curved roofs, red pillars, and a grand entrance of ninety-nine steps, rises amid the green mountains of southern China. Two thousand years ago, it was nestled …

Theatre & dance

Composer hopes 3D occult thriller highlights the future of opera | Reuters

LONDON (Reuters) - The composer of an opera described as a multimedia, occult thriller is hoping the world premiere of “Sunken Garden” in London on Friday will show that opera is a developing art form that is not stuck in the past.<p>The film-opera “Sunken Garden”, a collaboration between the English …

Eyewitness: London, UK

Stockhausen’s Surround-Sound "Oktophonie" Spellbinds at Park Avenue Armory

Photo by Stephanie Berger<p>Sitting with other audience members in a circle on the floor of the <b>Park Avenue Armory’s Drill Hall</b>, bathed in a pale …

Guess Which Mad Men Character Apparently Embraces Groovy, Garish 70s Fashion Next Season

Since <i>Mad Men</i> creator Matthew Weiner keeps the plot details of forthcoming seasons so secret—it’s rumored that he locks the cast in a house guarded by Sally’s overbearing grandmother Pauline once scripts are distributed, with only discarded Seconals and outdated newspapers covered in creepy murder …

Baby It’s Sue!

There’ll never be another Sue Mengers, the Hollywood superagent who boozed, schmoozed, smoked, toked, and wisecracked her way into the boys’ club. As Bette Midler returns to Broadway to play her late friend, Maureen Dowd profiles the pairing of showbiz legends.<p>The unlikely destination for Sue …

Nastya Kusakina Enchants for Jeff Bark in Dazed & Confused's March Issue

<b>The Enchantress</b> – Nastya Kusakina is an ethereal vision in the March issue of <i>Dazed & Confused</i> wearing a wardrobe of spring gowns and dresses. Jeff …

Library, Paris, France (o

Monkey: Journey to the West (New York City July 6--28, 2013)