SAINT-PETERSBURG (AFP) - Russia's famous Mariinsky theatre in Saint Petersburg inaugurated a new ballet and opera house on Thursday in a gala ceremony attended by a glittering array of celebrities including President Vladimir Putin and singer Placido Domingo.May 3, 2013, 4:48 am
LOS ANGELES (AFP) - Rapper Chris Kelly, who shot to fame as part of the 1990s duo Kris Kross, has been found dead at his home in Atlanta, reports said Thursday. He was 34.May 3, 2013, 1:50 am
BEIRUT (AFP) - Arab Idol contestant Abdel Karim Hamdan brought millions of television viewers to tears when he sang about the plight of his home town, the Syrian battered city of Aleppo.May 2, 2013, 11:40 pm
By Shilpa Jamkhandikar
MUMBAI (Reuters) - Male actors dressed as women and scenes were projected on a white sheet for a gamble that almost bankrupted one Indian photographer, whose obse...
Rolling Stones guitarist Keith Richards says he isn't a fan of the ultra-popular music device, the iPod.May 2, 2013, 4:29 pm
The Byron Bay festival, Splendour in the Grass, will see performances from Mumford & Sons, Frank Ocean, The National, James Blake and Bernard Fanning.May 2, 2013, 4:29 pm
By Elaine Lies
TOKYO (Reuters) - Mystery shadows "A Teaspoon of Earth and Sea", a novel about a girl growing up in rural post-revolutionary Iran while dreaming about her identical twin ...
The ABC has welcomed a $90 million funding commitment from the Federal Government to help build a new headquarters in Melbourne.ABC - May 2, 2013, 3:06 pm
J-Lo will join Rita Ora, John Legend and Florence + The Machine for Beyonce's Chime For Change charity event in the UK in June.May 2, 2013, 2:56 pm
Two BASE-jumpers who leapt from the top of a disused smokestack on the New South Wales south coast will face court next month.ABC - May 2, 2013, 2:21 pm
Two Melbourne acts Kloke and Julien Love are heading to New York for the Red Bull Music Academy.May 2, 2013, 12:39 pm
Coolio, who had the hit song Gangsta's Paradise, will return to Australia in June for a series of shows.May 2, 2013, 12:19 pm
Bon Jovi fans will get to see their idols in big stadiums at small prices this summer.May 2, 2013, 11:35 am
Flume, Matthew Colwell of 360, Kasey Chambers and Missy Higgins are all up for the Song of the Year APRA award.May 2, 2013, 11:26 am
By David Schwartz
PHOENIX (Reuters) - The largest Native American tribe in the United States is seeking to dub the classic 1977 movie "Star Wars" movie in Navajo as a way to help preser...
The Dutch maestro Andre Rieu has been ordered to rest but still intends to return for his concert tour in October.May 2, 2013, 10:52 am
A teenage comedian is ready to take her talents to the world stage after winning a prestigious Australian competition.ABC - May 2, 2013, 9:44 am
LOS ANGELES (AFP) - Michael Jackson's doctor Conrad Murray was in dire financial straits when he was hired to care for the US superstar, a policeman testified Wednesday.May 2, 2013, 8:35 am
Former Grateful Dead member Bob Weir has collapsed onstage at a concert last week in the US.May 2, 2013, 8:13 am
By Zorianna Kit
(Reuters) - The latest big-screen adaptation of "The Great Gatsby" gets its world premiere in New York on Wednesday, kicking off what film director Baz Luhrmann hopes wi...
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