Here is a summary of the current entertainment briefs.
Adele will return to concerts in Las Vegas next year
Adele announced a series of concerts in Las Vegas on Tuesday starting in January in what will be her first concerts since 2017. The British singer will perform two shows each weekend from January 21 to April 16 at the Caesars Palace Hotel in Desert City. .
Karl Lagerfeld’s mittens to go under the hammer
The personal effects of late designer Karl Lagerfeld, including his signature fingerless leather gloves and the cushions his cat Choupette sat on, will be on sale in a series of auctions starting in Monaco this week. Lagerfeld, who died in 2019, was a fashion industry icon, celebrated as much for his distinctive personal style of gloves, sunglasses and ponytail as for the fashion he designed for Chanel and other houses.
Renowned surgeon Dr. Oz enters Pennsylvania US Senate competition
Renowned heart surgeon Dr Mehmet Oz said on Tuesday he would run for a Republican nomination for a U.S. Senate seat for Pennsylvania, upsetting what could be one of the most competitive races in the congressional election of the ‘next year. Oz, which hosts the union “The Dr. Oz Show”, brings substantial name recognition to a major competition opened on November 8, 2022 that could determine Senate control and the fate of Democratic President Joe Biden’s program.
Barbados declares Rihanna ‘diamond’ national heroine
Barbados declared successful singer Rihanna a national hero during her Republican celebrations in her hometown of Bridgetown. Prime Minister Mia Mottley has announced that the 33-year-old will be awarded the honor of Barbados’ national hero to cheers. Rihanna was called in front of the crowd to be congratulated by Mottley.
Jazz singer JosÃ©phine Baker, first black woman honored at the PanthÃ©on de France
JosÃ©phine Baker, the famous Franco-American singer and dancer, was inducted Tuesday into the Pantheon mausoleum in Paris – one of the highest French distinctions – during a ceremony in the presence of French President Emmanuel Macron. Baker, who also served in the French Resistance during World War II and was a prominent civil rights activist after the war, is the first black woman and the sixth woman to enter the Pantheon, a Parisian monument towering over the Latin Quarter of the city.
Virgil Abloh honored at last Miami fashion show
Louis Vuitton paid tribute to Virgil Abloh at his last Miami fashion show on Tuesday, just days after his sudden death sparked a wave of tributes to the industry’s most prominent black designer. Drones formed Abloh’s initials and spelled out the words “Virgil was here” in the sky outside the Miami Marine Stadium where the memorial event took place. There was also a giant statue of Abloh.
Live bullets on “Rust” set may have been recycled – court documents
Authorities investigating the fatal shooting in the movie “Rust” last month are investigating whether recycled live ammunition may have ended up in a dummy ammunition supply on the set in New Mexico, according to court documents released Tuesday. The documents include a search warrant for the premises of a local supplier of ammunition and movie props.
Olivia Colman attends UK premiere of crime novel “Landscapes”
Oscar-winning actress Olivia Colman attended the UK premiere of her new HBO miniseries “Landscapes” in London on Tuesday. The story of a quiet and modest English couple accused of murder, the series follows their sometimes surreal attempts to escape justice.
Gucci heirs say ‘House of Gucci’ describes family as ‘thugs’
The heirs of Aldo Gucci, the man who turned the Florentine brand into a global phenomenon, are not happy with the way their family is portrayed in Ridley Scott’s “House of Gucci”, which stars Lady Gaga, Adam Driver and Al Pacino. The film, which hit theaters around the world last week, centers on the murder of family descendant Maurizio Gucci, shot dead in the lobby of his elegant Milan office in 1995 by a hitman hired by his ex- wife, Patrizia Reggiani.
Riz Ahmed takes his sons on the run from an alien threat in “Encounter”
In the sci-fi thriller “Encounter”, a US Navy veteran is determined to save his children from an alien invasion, embarking on a journey where the two young boys are forced to grow up quickly. The main character Malik, played by British actor Riz Ahmed, searches for signs of invasive parasites in the humans around him and, fearing for the safety of his sons, returns one night to his ex-wife to retrieve them.
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