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Torlonia Collection of ancient marbles displayed in Rome

Torlonia Collection of ancient marbles displayed in Rome

ROME — One of the most important private collections of ancient Greek and Roman marble sculptures is going on display in Rome as part of the Eternal City’s 150th anniversary celebrations.
Killer Mike to earn Change Maker Award at Billboard Awards

Killer Mike to earn Change Maker Award at Billboard Awards

NEW YORK — Grammy-winning rapper and social-political activist Killer Mike will receive the first Billboard Change Maker Award at the 2020 Billboard Music Awards.
Disney recruits Rapsody, others for EP honouring Black lives

Disney recruits Rapsody, others for EP honouring Black lives

NEW YORK — Grammy-nominated gifted lyricist Rapsody has written “maybe 15 verses this year to reflect the times” — as she put it — about the Black experience.
Penguin Random House, PEN America team up to Book the Vote

Penguin Random House, PEN America team up to Book the Vote

NEW YORK — Neil Gaiman, Anita Hill and Ann Patchett will be among the contributors to Book the Vote, an online initiative to provide information on the electoral system, voting registration and civic topics.
Filmmaker's trial raises concerns over freedom in new Sudan

Filmmaker's trial raises concerns over freedom in new Sudan

CAIRO — More than a year after the overthrow of Sudanese strongman Omar al-Bashir, amid the promise of new leadership, Sudanese film director Hajooj Kuka was arrested during a theatre workshop by the security forces that had served al-Bashir for year
Hong Kong orchestra quarantines after member contracts COVID

Hong Kong orchestra quarantines after member contracts COVID

HONG KONG — About 100 members of a Hong Kong orchestra are being quarantined after one of its members tested positive for the coronavirus.
Review: In 'S---house,' a college coming-of-age comedy

Review: In 'S---house,' a college coming-of-age comedy

You would assume a college comedy with the unprintable title of “S—-house” to be another sad, low-brow retread of “Animal House.” You would almost bet on it.
Bollywood's powerful file suit against Indian news channels

Bollywood's powerful file suit against Indian news channels

NEW DELHI — Top Bollywood filmmakers and industry unions have filed a lawsuit against two popular TV news channels, asking them to refrain from "irresponsible, derogatory and defamatory remarks against Bollywood and its members.
Tanya Talaga, Colm Feore among those in inaugural slate of Canadian Audible Originals

Tanya Talaga, Colm Feore among those in inaugural slate of Canadian Audible Originals

TORONTO — Author and Indigenous rights activist Tanya Talaga, and actors Colm Feore and Yannick Bisson are among the talent in a new slate of Canadian original projects bound for Audible.ca.
Millennial Money: Use a crisis to build helpful money habits

Millennial Money: Use a crisis to build helpful money habits

As millennials, we’ve learned about money the hard way. From the Great Recession to stratospheric student loan debt to a pandemic, there’s been no shortage of life giving us lemons.
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