Bolshoi Ballet faces ‘difficult challenge’ says director

The new head of the Bolshoi Ballet has admitted he faces “difficult challenges”, following a series of scandals including an acid attack on the company’s artistic director. Vladimir Urin told the BBC such events “are now in the past”. He was put in place earlier this month after the Russian culture ministry said the Bolshoi More...

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By khabrain On Saturday, July 27th, 2013

The unique relationship between modern art and the Tube

As a new work celebrates 150 years of the London Underground, the Culture Show uncovers the unique history of art on the Tube.Labyrinth, a special art work by Turner Prize winner Mark Wallinger, has been commissioned More...

By khabrain On Thursday, July 25th, 2013

Kieron Williamson: ‘Mini-Monet’ boosts earnings to £2m

A 10-year-old landscape artist from Norfolk, dubbed the “mini-Monet”, has boosted the earnings from sales of his work to almost £2m. Kieron Williamson, from Ludham, whose latest exhibition opened in More...

By khabrain On Wednesday, July 24th, 2013

Inside the world of high fashion for children

I don’t know if you’ve noticed, but the Duchess of Cambridge has had her baby. I’m not much fussed about the royal kid, as it happens, but I expect to be on very familiar terms with him. Information about More...

By khabrain On Saturday, July 20th, 2013

Simpsons in Family Guy crossover

 Courtesy: BBC NEWS The Simpsons are set to meet the Griffins in a crossover episode of Family Guy next year. Fox announced the two families would meet in an episode titled The Simpsons Guy, where the Griffins More...

By khabrain On Thursday, July 18th, 2013

Hull’s Ferens Art Gallery secures £1.6m masterpiece

 Courtesy: BBC NEWS An art gallery has bought a 14th Century masterpiece for £1.6m in a deal described as its “most significant” in more than 50 years. Hull’s Ferens Art Gallery has purchased More...

By khabrain On Thursday, July 18th, 2013

Bolshoi violinist dies in orchestra pit fall

 Courtesy: BBC NEWS A senior violinist at Russia’s Bolshoi Theatre has died after falling into the orchestra pit below the stage. Viktor Sedov, 65, a veteran of the opera house’s orchestra for four More...

By khabrain On Wednesday, July 17th, 2013

Ralph Heimans’ defaced Queen portrait back on display

 Courtesy: BBC NEWS A painting of the Queen by Ralph Heimans has been restored and placed back on display at Westminster Abbey after it was defaced in May. Tim Haries, 41, from Doncaster, South Yorkshire, appeared More...

By khabrain On Tuesday, July 16th, 2013

Post-Olympic arts festival plan dropped

A plan to hold a UK arts festival every two years to follow on from the 2012 Cultural Olympiad has been dropped. Former Culture Secretary Jeremy Hunt suggested a biennial festival on the back of the £127m arts More...

By khabrain On Saturday, July 13th, 2013
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20th Century Fox to turn hit films into musicals

 Courtesy: BBC NEWS “But we wanted to do it right and, most importantly, with the right people.” Kevin McCollum, the producer behind Broadway hits Rent and Avenue Q, is among those co-financing the More...