Rudolf Nureyev documentary unearths unseen avant-garde footage

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Rudolf Nureyev Previously unknown ‘amateur-shot’ film shows ballet dancer’s sexually provocative side Play Video 0:42 New British documentary shows previously unseen footage of Rudolf Nureyev – video Previously unknown footage of Rudolf Nureyev will be seen for the first time in a new British Läs mer…

Bruce Springsteen returns to Jersey roots, where the dive bars mix with chic boutiques

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; New Jersey The Observer Springsteen plays a hometown show in Asbury Park on Monday – but as $1m luxury apartments spring up around the seaside resort, not everyone is pleased by its change in fortunes A yoga festival under way in the newly gentrified Läs mer…

How Peppa Pig became a video nightmare for children

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; YouTube The Observer How Peppa Pig became a video nightmare for children James Bridle’s essay on disturbing YouTube content aimed at children went viral last year. Has the problem gone away – or is it getting worse? ‘Beyond the simple knock-offs and the provocations Läs mer…

Beyoncé and Jay-Z release surprise album Everything is Love

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Beyoncé Singer announces nine-track collaboration with her husband, released on Tidal Beyoncé and Jay-Z performing on their On The Run II Tour in Hampden Park, Glasgow. Photograph: PictureGroup/Rex/Shutterstock Beyoncé and Jay-Z have released their debut full-length collaboration album. Billed as the Carters, the couple Läs mer…

Harry rotters: Warner Bros cracks down on Potter fan festivals in US

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Harry Potter Studio says unauthorized commercial activity needs to be halted but fans liken move to Dementors sucking the joy out of fun Harry Potter fans. New guidelines prohibit the use of any names, places or objects from the Harry Potter books and films. Läs mer…

Glasgow art school fire a grim symbol of Mackintosh history

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Glasgow The Observer Designer of ruined building had a fraught relationship with his city of birth Charles Rennie Mackintosh, who designed the Glasgow School of Art in his city of birth. Photograph: Alamy Stock Photo Charles Rennie Mackintosh, born in Glasgow in June 1868, Läs mer…

The 10 biggest video game stories from E3 2018

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Games Playstation, Xbox, Ubisoft, Bethesda, EA and more competed for the video game world’s attention this week in LA. Here’s what stood out. Fans on their way into the Los Angeles Convention Center for this year’s E3 Photograph: Frederic J. Brown/AFP/Getty Images E3 is Läs mer…

The Rise and Fall of the British Nation and These Islands review – the fate of 'bullshit Britain'

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; History books The Rise and Fall of the British Nation and These Islands review – the fate of ‘bullshit Britain’ Even a historian identified with optimism about the UK despairs about the country’s current predicament. Is revival possible? Fears of decline … a remain Läs mer…

The 20 photographs of the week

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The eruption of the Fuego volcano in Guatemala, demonstrations in Gaza and Nicaragua, a rescued raccoon in St Louis, and Cristiano Ronaldo at the World Cup – the week captured by the world’s best photojournalists San Juan Alotenango, Guatemala Bicycles stand in the hall Läs mer…

Apple signs up Oprah Winfrey in $1bn programming push

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Oprah Winfrey Digital television Tech giant’s partnership with Oprah looks to challenge rivals Netflix and Amazon in internet-based video Oprah Winfrey is expected to appear on screen and produce shows for Apple, which has not released the value of the deal. Photograph: Anthony Harvey/AFP/Getty Läs mer…

Rising clarinet star's ex-girlfriend must pay $375,000 for trying to sabotage his career

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Canada Ontario court calls case of Eric Abramovitz, whose girlfriend faked a rejection letter from his dream school, ‘despicable interference’ The young clarinet player had applied to study with a renowned instructor at a prestigious music school in Los Angeles. Photograph: Benjamin Ealovega/Handout By Läs mer…

Puzzler says he has cracked code to stolen Belgian masterpiece

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Belgium Citizens told not to dig up square to look for 15th-century painting missing since 1934 Remaining panels of Jan and Hubert van Eyck’s Adoration of the Lamb in Ghent’s St Bavo’s Cathedral. Photograph: François Lenoir/Reuters It has been described as one of the Läs mer…

Bullets and bandages: the artist healing the wounds of Beirut

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Art and design Mari Meen Halsøy’s work, on show in London, responds to the city’s scarred buildings Mari Meen Halsøy with her installation at the William Morris Gallery in Walthamstow, London. Photograph: Stuart Leech The old buildings of Beirut still carry holes left by Läs mer…

Eid al-Fitr celebrations around the world – in pictures

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The Eid al-Fitr holiday marks the end of Ramadan, the Islamic holy month of fasting Muslims perform Eid al-Fitr prayers in Tehran, Iran Photograph: Atta Kenare/AFP/Getty Images Celebrations in Omsk, Russia Photograph: Dmitry Feoktistov/TASS An Afghan child plays on a swing Photograph: Omar Sobhani/Reuters Läs mer…

Rise of the machines: has technology evolved beyond our control?

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Rise of the machines: has technology evolved beyond our control? Technology is starting to behave in intelligent and unpredictable ways that even its creators don’t understand. As machines increasingly shape global events, how can we regain control? by James Bridle The voice-activated gadget in Läs mer…