With enormous, curved horns and a massive stature—growing over five and a half feet tall and weighing in at more than a ton—the extinct aurochs bull conjures visions of an almost mythical creature. The mighty bovine species appears throughout history, depicted in cave paintings dating back 40,000 years, featured as a symbol of strength in ancient Greek architecture, even used as a battle beast during the rule of the Roman Empire.
But the mighty aurochs, an ancestor to modern cattle, disappeare..
Seth Rogen is a big fan of “Roma,” the multi-hyphenate star admitted on a muggy Sunday morning at SXSW, but he doesn’t know how to make movies or do comedy for any other format than a packed movie theater.
The theatrical versus streaming debate was top of mind for Rogen, his “Long Shot” leading lady Charlize Theron and their director Jonathan Levine, who sat for Variety and the National Association of Theater Owners’ filmmakers panel at downtown Austin’s WeWork space.
“Personally, with our com..
Review: The Met’s ‘Ring’ Stops Creaking, but Still Doesn’t WorkImageThe massive planks of Robert Lepage’s staging of Wagner’s “Ring” at the Metropolitan Opera can rotate into alluring configurations.CreditCreditSara Krulwich/The New York TimesBy Anthony Tommasini
March 10, 2019The Machine is back. But does it still creak?
This question loomed over the return, on Saturday afternoon, of Robert Lepage’s production of Wagner’s “Das Rheingold” to the Metropolitan Opera afte..
While actors Arya and Sayyeshaa confirmed the news of their wedding that is all set to take place in March a few weeks ago, official confirmation on the dates never came. However, a video of actor Sayyeshaa dancing to ‘Mauja Hi Mauja’ in what appears to be her sangeet has surfaced on the internet.
Dressed in a blush pink lehenga, that takes on different hues under the disco lights, the actor is seen on the dance floor accompanied by a few of her friends. Actor Arya, however, does not make an ap..
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Published 6:07 PM EST Mar 2, 2019
Los Angeles – The dozens of community and nonprofit theaters across the U.S. forced to abandon productions of “To Kill a Mockingbird” under legal threat were offered an olive branch in the form of Aaron Sorkin’s script for the Broadway version.
Scott Rudin, producer of the New York adaptation of Harper Lee’s novel, had cited an agreement with Lee’s estate in demanding that what he called improperly licensed productions be ..
After 31 Years, Farewell to the Met Opera’s Grand, Gaudy ‘Aida’ImageA scene from the Metropolitan Opera’s utterly traditional, utterly delightful production of “Aida,” which plays for two more performances before being retired.CreditCreditMarty Sohl/Metropolitan OperaBy Zachary Woolfe
March 1, 2019“O terra, addio,” the doomed lovers sing at the end of Verdi’s “Aida,” bidding the earth adieu. Now, after 31 years and 245 performances, the time has come for the Metrop..
Jonathan Pell, the Dallas Opera's longtime artistic administrator, now retired, worked closely with Argento on the Dallas productions. "I was immediately struck by Dominick's soft-spoken, gentle nature," Pell says. "He was such a kind person, and soon it seemed as if we were old friends. After I really got to know him, I discovered that this was how everyone felt about him.
"In spite of his modest demeanor, though, he was fully aware of his extraordinary gifts as a composer and very p..
ANDALUCIA DAY - FEBRUARY 28: 'Los Mosaicos de Itálica' in Sevilla. Photo credit: www.juntadeandalucia.esMORE than 100 cultural activities have been announced in museums across Andalucia to celebrate the region’s day on February 28.
The date marks the day of the referendum that gave full autonomy to the Andalucian community in 1980 and is a public holiday in the region. The day is traditionally celebrated with a breakfast and the singing of the anthem under the green and white flag.
Following the tragic news that comedian Brody Stevens has passed away, many celebrities have come out to mourn his death.
Stevens was reportedly found dead from an apparent suicide on Friday afternoon.
Many of his famous friends and fans have since taken to Twitter to shares messages over the actor's passing.
So sad. I met Brody Stevens a few times and he was hilarious, original and genuine.
Anyone who feels themselves caught or in a hopeless place please, please reach out for help. Thi..
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