Category: Entertainment

Jennifer Lawrence to star in Adam McKay comedy for Netflix

NEW YORK: Jennifer Lawrence will star in the Adam McKay comedy “Don’t Look Up” for Netflix. The streaming giant on Wednesday announced that it acquired the the project. McKay, who wrote the script, will direct the film about two low-level astronomers who go on a media tour to warn of an approaching asteroid heading for Earth. Lawrence has been little seen on the big screen…

In the spirit of Whitney: Houston Hologram tour set to begin

BURBANK, CALIFORNIA: Whitney Houston is about to appear on the concert stage again. Eight years after her death, a holographic Houston will embark on a European tour that starts in England on Feb 25 and runs through early April, with US dates expected to follow. “Now is just the right time,” said Pat Houston, the singer’s sister-in-law, former manager and the executor of her estate,…

Nepathya to perform for Dolakha school reconstruction in Kathmandu

KATHMANDU: With a motive of supporting for the reconstruction of earthquake-damaged public school in Dolakha district, Nepal’s folk-rock-band, Nepathya, is all set to perform in Kathmandu under the theme ‘Music for Education’. In collaboration with the Help Nepal Network organisation the band will donate funds, collected from the concert, for the reconstruction of Rajkuleshwor Primary School in Bhimeshwor Municipality-2 in the district, it said in…

Nepathya to perform in Kathmandu for Dolakha school reconstruction

KATHMANDU: With the motive of providing support for the reconstruction of earthquake-damaged public school in Dolakha district, Nepal’s folk-rock band, Nepathya, is all set to perform in Kathmandu under the theme ‘Music for Education’. In collaboration with the Help Nepal Network, a charity organisation, the band will donate funds collected from the concert for the reconstruction of Rajkuleshwor Primary School in Bhimeshwor Municipality-2 in the…

Kendall Jenner headlines London Fashion Week’s Burberry show

LONDON: Kendall Jenner and fellow super models unveiled Burberry’s new season designs at London Fashion Week on Monday, a collection that spanned everything from classic and ladylike to sexy, preppy and street-smart. That approach — showcasing designs tailored to diverse tastes — may now be particularly important to the luxury heritage fashion brand, which has recently reported a significant dent in its business in China,…

Dibesh Pokharel aka Arthur Gunn | Kathmandu to Kansas to Hollywood

American Idol rolled into 2020 with its season premiere on Sunday (Feb. 16), seeking the latest in talent via the judges’ panel of R&B legend Lionel Richie, pop star Katy Perry and country singer Luke Bryan. The premiere was filled with a diverse variety of contestants, with one of the most interesting showing up roughly halfway through the two-hour telecast. “My name is Dibesh Pokharel,…

Ex-‘Love Island’ host Caroline Flack found dead in London

LONDON: Caroline Flack, a British television presenter who hosted the controversial reality TV show “Love Island,” has died at age 40, her family said Saturday. “We can confirm that our Caroline passed away today, the 15th of February,” the family said in a statement. A family lawyer said Flack had killed herself and was found in her London apartment. Flack hosted “Love Island” from its…

Prabal Gurung celebrates the churning creative energy of NYC

NEW YORK:  In celebration of the grit and eclectic glamour of his adopted New York City, Prabal Gurung staged his New York Fashion Week show Tuesday night at the famed Rainbow Room high above Midtown with his favorite street musician on a piano emblazoned with the message: “This Machine Kills Fascists.” But Gurung, a fashion darling who has dressed Michelle Obama, Kate Middleton and Oprah…

‘Parasite’ from South Korea makes Oscar history with best picture win

LOS ANGELES: South Korean social satire “Parasite” won the Oscar for best picture on Sunday, making history as the first film not in the English language to win the movie industry’s highest honor. “Parasite,” about the gap between rich and poor in modern Seoul, won a total of four Oscars, including best director and screenplay for Bong Joon Ho and best international feature. “I never…