Reuters Entertainment News Summary

All the timeslots for the twice-a-day listening sessions have been snapped up and there are still about 5,000 people on the waiting list, said Tasmania's Museum of Old and New Art, which will showcase the album from June 15 to 24. Gen Xers 'whip it' to get fit for marathon music festivals At 53, live music fan Ken Lawrence found his dance floor stamina waning and he wanted to do something about it.


Reuters | Updated: 16-06-2024 02:26 IST | Created: 16-06-2024 02:26 IST
Reuters Entertainment News Summary

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Wu-Tang Clan's single-print album to play at Australian museum

U.S. hip-hop group Wu-Tang Clan's one-of-a-kind album "Once Upon A Time in Shaolin" will be played at a museum in Australia from Saturday and it has already seen overwhelming demand with free tickets exhausted, organisers said on Friday. All the timeslots for the twice-a-day listening sessions have been snapped up and there are still about 5,000 people on the waiting list, said Tasmania's Museum of Old and New Art, which will showcase the album from June 15 to 24.

Gen Xers 'whip it' to get fit for marathon music festivals

At 53, live music fan Ken Lawrence found his dance floor stamina waning and he wanted to do something about it. Lawrence started hiking and lifting weights. He then joined an online community called "Whip It ... Into Shape," a group of Generation X music lovers who work to get or stay fit for all-day outdoor festivals. Over 14 months, he lost 47 pounds (21.3 kilograms).

Explainer-What is Weverse, 'super app' joined by Ariana Grande?

Pop star Ariana Grande is joining Weverse, a superfan platform owned by HYBE, an entertainment firm that manages K-Pop phenomenon BTS. Here is what we know about Weverse and why more pop stars around the world are joining the app.

Barclays suspends sponsorship of Live Nation music festivals after protests

Barclays suspended on Friday its sponsorship of all Live Nation music festivals in 2024 after various acts dropped out in protest over the bank's links to defense companies that work with Israel. The suspension includes upcoming Live Nation festivals across the UK this summer, including Latitude, Download and the Isle of Wight.

Vivienne Westwood's clothes and jewels headed for auction

Dresses, suits, shoes and jewellery from the personal collection of late British designer Vivienne Westwood will go under the hammer this month in an auction aimed at raising funds for charity. More than 200 lots are being offered by Christie's in London for the two-part "Vivienne Westwood: The Personal Collection" auction, made up of a live sale on June 25 and an online auction running June 14-28.

Tennis-'Life's great' Federer says as he launches retirement documentary

Tennis great Roger Federer says he is enjoying dedicating his time to his family and not rushing into any big projects following his retirement nearly two years ago. Premiering a new documentary film in London on Thursday that tracks the final days of his sporting career, the 20-times Grand Slam champion said he was very happy with his life.

A Minute With: showrunner Chris Brancato on making 'Hotel Cocaine' series

"Narcos" co-creator Chris Brancato takes viewers back to the thumping dance floor of the once-famous Mutiny Club in "Hotel Cocaine", a new drug-crime mini-series set in 1978 Miami.

"Hotel Cocaine", which premieres on MGM+ on Sunday, follows Cuban exile Roman Compte, general manager of the glamorous Mutiny Hotel and nightclub, as he pursues his American dream. The Mutiny is frequented by politicians, celebrities, undercover agents and drug traffickers.

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