Shed a tear: Artist shutting down gigantic eye projection

Shed a tear: Artist shutting down gigantic eye projection

CONCORD, N.H. — An artist who projected an image of a gigantic eye gazing over Main Street in New Hampshire‘s capital city is shutting it down after two years. Artist Tom Devaney created the projection of his right eye from his studio in Concord (KAHN‘-kard). A few other eyes made guest appearances. Devaney tells the Concord Monitor he‘s making space for new works. The project caught the eye of passers-by […]

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Jersey man joins internet gambling, wins $194K on 1st spin

Jersey man joins internet gambling, wins $194K on 1st spin

By WAYNE PARRY, Associated Press ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — A New Jersey man who signed up for internet gambling has won nearly $194,000 on his very first spin of an online slots game. Anibal Lopes, of Woodbridge, said he was bored after work Monday night, so he created an account on the playsugarhouse website on his smartphone. Choosing a slots game called Divine Fortune, the 33-year-old won its Mega Jackpot […]

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Deepika Padukone, Karan Johar headed to Dubai

Deepika Padukone, Karan Johar headed to Dubai

Bollywood stars Deepika Padukone, Karan Johar and Fawad Khan will be in Dubai on March 30 at Bollywood Parks for a private event. Joining them will be Mehwish Hayat, Jackie Shroff and Dia Mirza, who will be attending the launch event of Filmfare Middle East. Padukone, who was last seen in Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Padmaavat, while Johar is currently in pre-production of his film Student of the Year 2, which […]

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Hollaphonic and La Perle team up for music video

Hollaphonic and La Perle team up for music video

UAE-based electronic duo Hollaphonic and La Perle by Dragone have taken their relationship to the next level. The pair have collaborated with the La Perle performers for a new music video. The clip is set to Hollaphonic’s contemporary remix of La Perle composer Michael Brennan’s track, Cantana in F. The La Perle artists are able to showcase the extent of their acrobatic abilities, performing acts of contortion, slackline and choreography. […]

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Liam Payne heads to Dubai: 7 things to know

Liam Payne heads to Dubai: 7 things to know

He was beaten to the punch by Niall Horan, the first former One Direction member to visit Dubai since the band split in 2015. But Liam Payne will still be the first to perform solo in the city. Payne will entertain fans young and old at the Global Village on March 30 during a free concert. Ahead of the gig, get to know the 24-year-old singer, from trying out for […]

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Sharmila Tagore concerned over school drop outs

Sharmila Tagore concerned over school drop outs

Veteran actress Sharmila Tagore said the biggest challenge for the current education system in India was the large scale drop outs from schools in the early stages. “Even today, some schools do not have toilets and other necessities. This is the reason why students drop out. The government’s slogan of ‘Beti Padhao Beti Bachao’ has been going on for years, it must become reality now,” she said. The actress was […]

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Former Disney Channel star joins the White House

Former Disney Channel star joins the White House

Caroline Sunshine, best known for her role in the Disney Channel show Shake It Up, will start her new role as a member of the White House’s press team. This is not Sunshine’s first time serving in the White House. She was previously an intern, reported CNN. “Caroline Sunshine was a White House intern. In college, she was involved with the American Enterprise Institute and an active member of her […]

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LL Cool J to launch new hip-hop channel

LL Cool J to launch new hip-hop channel

LL Cool J wants to make old-school hip-hop music relevant for listeners today with a new SiriusXM channel. The two-time Grammy-winning rapper’s classic hip-hop channel called LL Cool J’s Rock The Bells Radio was to launch on Wednesday. He, along with DJ Z-Trip, will host an invitation-only roller skating event to help launch the channel during a live broadcast. The channel’s name derives from LL Cool J’s 1985 hit song, […]

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New David Bowie statue vandalised

New David Bowie statue vandalised

Aylesbury’s David Bowie statue has been vandalised less than 48 hours after it was unveiled on March 25. The words “Feed the homeless first” have been spray-painted on the ground in front of the statue, while “RIP DB” has been painted on the wall behind the statue. The work was funded through grants and a £10,000 (Dh52,049) crowdfunding campaign led by music promoter David Stopps. “It is a public piece […]

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Ram Gopal Varma to direct Nagrarjuna’s son

Ram Gopal Varma to direct Nagrarjuna’s son

Filmmaker Ram Gopal Varma, who directed actor Nagarjuna in his debut film Shiva in 1989, is ecstatic to direct his son Akhil Akkineni in an upcoming film. Varma, who directed Nagarjuna in a gripping cop story titled Officer, on Tuesday tweeted: “Just love the circle of life. Nagarjuna produced my debut Shiva and now after some 25 years I produced Nagarjuna’s Officer and now in a full circle Nagarjuna is […]

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Anushka Sharma in Forbes 30 Under 30 Asia list

Anushka Sharma in Forbes 30 Under 30 Asia list

Bollywood actress-producer Anushka Sharma features in the Forbes 30 Under 30 Asia 2018 list. Sharma, one of Indian film industry’s highest-paid actresses, is 29. She started her career as a model in 2007, making her acting debut in 2008 in the hugely successful Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi, which won her a Filmfare award for Best Actress. She has since acted in movies such as Band Baaja Baaraat, Jab Tak […]

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Prince’s report shows high level of fentanyl

Prince’s report shows high level of fentanyl

A toxicology report from Prince’s autopsy, obtained shows he had what multiple experts called an “exceedingly high” concentration of fentanyl in his body when he died. Prince was 57 when he was found alone and unresponsive in an elevator at his Paisley Park estate on April 21, 2016. Public data released six weeks after his death showed he died of an accidental overdose of fentanyl, a synthetic opioid 50 times […]

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3 boys in Mississippi find part of mastodon jawbone

3 boys in Mississippi find part of mastodon jawbone

VICKSBURG, Miss. — Three boys have found a part of a mastodon jawbone while exploring family property in Mississippi. The Vicksburg Post reports that two brothers and a cousin made the discovery on plowed land near Bovina, a small community east of the Mississippi River. The newspaper says the three were on spring break from school when they found something they initially thought was a log, then saw that it […]

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Anup Bhandari returns with ‘Rajaratha’

Anup Bhandari returns with ‘Rajaratha’

Kannada director Anup Bhandari, known for the critically acclaimed RangiTaranga, is back with Rajaratha (The Royal Chariot). Touted as a romantic comedy, the film features Nirup Bhandari (Bhandari’s brother) and Avantika Shetty in the lead as Abhi and Megha, two engineering students. Tamil actor Arya makes his Kannada cinema debut. He plays Vishwa, who works in the right wing unit of the university. “I have tried a new kind of […]

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Neeta Pillai flying high with ‘Poomaram’

Neeta Pillai flying high with ‘Poomaram’

It’s a completely new experience for Neeta Pillai who is being hailed as Irene by strangers. Pillai is enjoying her newfound celebrity status as the lead actress of Poomaram. Her character Irene, the chairperson of St. Teresa’s College, is loved by all. The icing on the cake was Malayalam director Hariharan’s letter of appreciation to the team, where the veteran has praised her acting. Pillai states she bagged the lead […]

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Police: Woman made lewd comments to Easter Bunny

Police: Woman made lewd comments to Easter Bunny

MANSFIELD, Ohio — Police say an Ohio woman has been arrested for making lewd comments to an Easter Bunny. Authorities say they were called to Richland Carrousel Park in Mansfield on Saturday after the woman made the comments while taking a picture with the Easter Bunny. Police report she began to ride the carousel after making the comments. Arriving officers reported the 54-year-old appeared to be intoxicated, with slurred speech […]

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Police find burglar sleeping inside Connecticut home

Police find burglar sleeping inside Connecticut home

NEW HAVEN, Conn. — Police say they caught a suspected burglar snoozing inside a Connecticut home. Officers responded to the break-in around 7 a.m. Sunday in New Haven. The homeowner wasn‘t inside at the time, but she watched the suspect through a surveillance system. Police say they found the 27-year-old suspect sleeping on the living room sofa. He has been charged with third-degree burglary and first-degree criminal trespass.

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Rapper Ahmad Mekki to perform in Abu Dhabi

Rapper Ahmad Mekki to perform in Abu Dhabi

Egyptian rapper Ahmad Mekki will perform at The Mall, World Trade Centre Abu Dhabi, on March 30, as part of their Rooftop Nights finale event. It will be Mekki’s first time performing his hits, such as Waqfet Nasyt Zama and Atr Al Hayah, in the UAE. The rapper rose to fame as an actor, featuring in Egyptian Ramadan series El Kebir Awi and Tamer Wa Shaweiyah. Rooftop Nights at The […]

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Has Meghan Markle picked out her wedding dress?

Has Meghan Markle picked out her wedding dress?

With less than two months to go until Meghan Markle marries Prince Harry at Windsor Castle on May 19, speculation over the bride’s choices for her big day has reached fever pitch. Last week, we discovered the happy couple have chosen hipster baker Claire Ptak to make them a lemon and elderflower wedding cake. Then, bookmakers suspended betting on the designer of her wedding dress when British couture company Ralph&Russo […]

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Hugh Jackman warns fans about his impersonators

Hugh Jackman warns fans about his impersonators

Actor Hugh Jackman has warned fans of his online impersonators, who con people by misusing personal information. Jackman tweeted: “I am aware that people are pretending to be me on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook. Please do not respond, give money or your personal information. My official handle, on each site, has a blue check mark. I am working from my end to stop these folks as best as possible. Thank […]

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