6 New Songs You Should Hear Now – US 247 News

[ad_1] Listen along while you read. 1. Chappell Roan: “Good Luck, Babe!” Chappell Roan’s voice drips with sarcasm on the verses of this synth-pop tune, as she sends an ex off with a shrugging, “It’s fine, it’s cool.” As the song builds, though, the details of the relationship come into focus and Roan allows herself … Read more

Participant, Maker of Films With Social Conscience, Calls It Quits – US 247 News

[ad_1] For 20 years, Participant Media has been Hollywood’s pre-eminent maker of activist entertainment, backing socially conscious films like “An Inconvenient Truth,” a climate change cri de coeur, and “Wonder,” about a boy with birth defects. Its movies have won 21 Academy Awards. But the company never quite managed to do good while also making … Read more

Israeli Artist Shuts Venice Biennale Exhibit, Calls for Cease-Fire in Gaza – US 247 News

[ad_1] Since February thousands of pro-Palestinian activists have tried in vain to get the Venice Biennale, one of the world’s most prestigious international art exhibitions, to ban Israel over its conduct of the war in Gaza. But on Tuesday, when the Biennale’s international pavilions open for a media preview, the doors to the Israel pavilion … Read more

2024 Olivier Awards: The Snubs and Surprises – US 247 News

[ad_1] On Sunday night, the Olivier Awards — Britain’s equivalent to the Tonys — took place in London. As expected, “Sunset Boulevard” took home the most trophies (and will have a Broadway run later this year), but there were also some surprise winners. Matt Wolf and Houman Barekat, The New York Times’s London theater critics, … Read more