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Royal Wedding article from Al Jazeera’s wedding correspondent

Royal Wedding article from Al Jazeera’s wedding correspondent

In his Confessions St Augustine describes how, when studying in Rome, he was persuaded by friends to go to the Colloseum to watch the...
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African Movie Academy Award winners announced

Held over the weekend, in Yenegoa, Bayelsa State (Nigeria) on Saturday, March 26, 2011, the celebration announcing the winners of the 2011 African Movie...
Watching out for Franco-Nigerian singer, Asa

Watching out for Franco-Nigerian singer, Asa

Similar to the British Invasion of the 1960s, a Nigerian Invasion of musical acts has been scoring success in the Anglophone world for decades:...
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Mathew Knowles on the Departure of Beyonce from Music World Entertainment

The decision for Beyonce and Music World Entertainment to part was mutual. We did great things together, and I know that she will continue...
Ayo: The Nigerian-Gypsy who won’t budge

Ayo: The Nigerian-Gypsy who won’t budge

Anyone attempting to prove the redemptive power of music needs to look no further than the Nigerian chanteuse, Ayọ. The 30-year-old soul singer defied...
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Superman reboot chooses Amy Adams for Lois Lane

Clark Kent, meet your Lois Lane. After weeks of guessing who would play the Man of Steel's leading lady in the upcoming "Superman" reboot, Warner...
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B’way ‘Spider-Man’ suffers fifth actor injury

T.V. Carpio, who replaced the injured Natalie Mendoza in the role of Arachne, is the fifth person to be hurt since last fall. Spider-man: Turn...
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MTV Movie Awards voting begins Wednesday

The power of the Golden Popcorn is once again yours! Starting today, we're asking you to cast your votes and select the nominees for...
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‘Mad Men’ fifth season currently uncertain

Fans accustomed to spending their summer Sundays with Don Draper may have to wait a while longer. It looks increasingly likely that the fifth...
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Eddie Murphy receives 1st Comedy Icon Award

Eddie Murphy will be the first recipient of the Comedy Icon Award at the first annual The Comedy Awards, scheduled to air Sunday, April...
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Wonder Woman TV project reveals costume

David E. Kelley's new Wonder Woman project hasn't even been greenlighted to series by NBC yet but it does have Tinseltown talking. The first...
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Wyclef Jean shot through the hand in Haiti

Hip-hop singer Wyclef Jean was recovering Sunday after he was shot in the hand, his publicist said. Spokeswoman Cindy Tanenbaum said Jean, who was in...
Youssou Ndour: Live!

Youssou Ndour: Live!

Five years ago, the famed Pompidou Centre in central Paris hosted Africa Remix, a far-reaching exhibition of modern artists from all across the Motherland....
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‘Daredevil’ sequel finally lands director

Director David Slade is shifting his filmmaking focus from vampires to superheroes. According to Variety, 20th Century Fox has tapped the "Twilight Saga: Eclipse"...
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Janet Jackson signs film production deal

Janet Jackson is becoming a movie producer. The performer-actress has signed a production deal with Lionsgate to select, develop and produce a feature film...
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Disney kills ‘Yellow Submarine’ remake

The Walt Disney Co. has deep-sixed Mars Needs Moms producer Robert Zemeckis’ planned next project for the studio, the high-profile remake of the classic...
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Lauryn Hill announces spring tour dates

Fans of former Fugee Lauryn Hill have another chance to see the iconic singer in action now that she's announced new spring tour dates. After...
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‘Spider-Man’ replaces director Julie Taymor

It was 1996 when Disney Theatrical Productions took a chance on a little-known director of experimental theater named Julie Taymor. They handed her a...
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‘Spider-Man’ opening postponed till June?

The producers of “Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark” are planning a significant overhaul of the $65 million Broadway musical that would involve shutting down...
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CBS ultimately fires actor Charlie Sheen

Things have taken a turn for the worse for Charlie Sheen, who has been fired from his CBS sitcom "Two and a Half Men,"...
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Ex-bodyguard threatens nude Britney Spears pix

For all your typing pervs who nodded yes, congratulations, you may be in luck! A former bodyguard of Brit's named Fernando Flores is threating...
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‘Spider-Man’ producers talk director’s removal

The New York Times reports that producers are asking the director to make major changes to the show or face the possibility of leaving...
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NAACP Awards celebrates ‘For Colored Girls’

In case you forgot, the 42nd NAACP Awards ceremony aired on Fox TV last night. Anybody watch it? I’ll save the color commentary and just...
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Africa Movie Academy Awards names nominees

Over the weekend, as most of us were reveling in Academy Awards thrills and chills, the nominations for another major movie award ceremony were...
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Hollywood legend Jane Russell dies at 89

Former Hollywood actress and sex symbol Jane Russell has died at the age of 89. The brunette was discovered by eccentric billionaire Howard Hughes, who...
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MTV inaugurates all-digital awards show

MTV's new awards show will be called the OMAs and it's scheduled for April 28. By the way, the "O" in OMAs doesn't stand...
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Christopher Nolan directs final ‘Batman’ film

Over nearly 70 years as the World's Greatest Detective, Batman has followed clues, pursued investigations and pounded out confessions from a diverse rogues' gallery...
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‘King’s Speech’ sweeps Academy Awards

The global box office success of The King's Speech has seen it take more than $230m (£142m). British film The King's Speech has been crowned...
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Qaddafi pays Mariah Carey $1 million to sing

WikiLeaks cables also claim that Beyonce and Usher performed at a family function. The Qaddafi family paid Mariah Carey $1 million to sing only four...
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Lena Horne NYC belongings auctioned off

The estate of sultry jazz singer and actress Lena Horne is selling some of the fancy gowns, jewelry, fine art and books that filled...