With U.S. spy comedy on bill, Moscow drive-in cinema re-opens

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russians got a taste of open-air cinema under balmy twilit skies on Thursday when a Moscow drive-in movie theater re-opened for business after the city’s coronavirus... Read more »

Post-lockdown cinema trip in Portugal is blast from the past

People watch a film inside their cars at the Comiccon festival during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Oeiras, Portugal June 1, 2020. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante LISBON (Reuters) – For... Read more »

Playing to an empty room: Paris orchestra plays Strauss in COVID-19 era

Violinist Renaud Capucon and musicians perform “Metamorphosen” by Richard Strauss during a rehearsal ahead of a concert without audience in the empty Pierre Boulez hall at the Philharmonie de... Read more »

Masked Ukrainian orchestra makes concert recording as lockdown eases

FILE PHOTO: Musicians of the Ukrainian Radio Symphony Orchestra wear protective face masks as they take part in one of the first rehearsals after an easing of lockdown measures imposed... Read more »

Virus brings Cannes Festival ‘stepladder gang’ down to earth

CANNES, France (Reuters) – In a normal year, Joseph Morpelli would be getting ready to plant his stepladder opposite the Cannes Festival venue so he and his fellow diehard... Read more »

U.S. stock funds shed $10.8 million in week: Lipper

(Reuters) – U.S.-based stock funds posted $10.8 billion in outflows in the week ended ON Wednesday, according to Lipper. U.S. taxable bond funds attracted $11.9 billion, the fourth straight... Read more »

U.S. stock funds see third inflow in a row, high-yield corporate bond funds see record: Lipper

FILE PHOTO: The Wall Street sign is pictured at the New York Stock exchange (NYSE) in the Manhattan borough of New York City, New York, U.S., March 9, 2020.... Read more »

Cannes Film Festival will not be held this year in ‘its original form’: organisers

FILE PHOTO: A woman walks past photos of the Cannes Film festival on the Croisette in Cannes as a lockdown is imposed to slow the rate of the coronavirus... Read more »

Saint Laurent mixes tweed with fetish-style catsuits for Paris show

A model presents a creation by designer Anthony Vaccarello as part of his Fall/Winter 2020/21 women’s ready-to-wear collection show for fashion house Saint Laurent during Paris Fashion Week in... Read more »

U.S. stock funds lose $2.6 billion in week: Lipper

(Reuters) – U.S. equity funds saw outflows of $2.6 billion in the latest week, according to Lipper. U.S.-based taxable bond funds attracted $7.9 billion in the week ended on... Read more »