Locked-down puppeteer brings her characters to life in Madrid flat

MADRID (Reuters) – Madrid-based Colombian actress and puppeteer Yohana Yara has been using her time in lockdown filming puppet shows on her balcony and creating an online fan base... Read more »

Vera Lynn, voice of hope in wartime Britain, dies at 103

LONDON (Reuters) – Vera Lynn, the singer who became a symbol of hope in Britain during World War Two and again during the coronavirus pandemic with her song “We’ll... Read more »

Singer Vera Lynn, voice of hope in wartime Britain, dies at 103 – PA Media

FILE PHOTO: Second World War British Forces Sweetheart Vera Lynn attends the Battle of Britain commemoration outside the Churchill War Rooms in London August 20, 2010. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor LONDON... Read more »

Performers fume as Serbia reopens but theaters remain shut

BELGRADE (Reuters) – While lockdown measures have eased in Serbia, allowing indoor gatherings of up to 500 people and a soccer match attended by around 20,000, the country’s theaters... Read more »

Mexican street musicians bring melodies to people stuck at home

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – After the coronavirus outbreak prompted the normally bustling streets of Mexico City to empty out, out-of-work musicians looking to make ends meet have been filling... Read more »

Congolese fashion designer goes virtual as virus hits runway shows

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – U.S.-based Congolese fashion designer Anifa Mvuemba was excited about debuting her fashion line, Hanifa, at this year’s New York Fashion Week. But when her show was... Read more »

Hollywood restarts movie production with ‘Jurassic World: Dominion’ and ‘Avatar’

FILE PHOTO: People hike beneath the Hollywood sign after a partial reopening of Los Angeles hiking trails during the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Los Angeles, California,... Read more »

Oscars delayed to April due to movie industry coronavirus chaos

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – The 2021 Oscars ceremony was moved to April from February on Monday due to the havoc caused in the movie industry by the coronavirus pandemic.... Read more »

Hollywood restarts movie production with ‘Jurassic World: Dominion’ and ‘Avatar’

FILE PHOTO: People hike beneath the Hollywood sign after a partial reopening of Los Angeles hiking trails during the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Los Angeles, California,... Read more »

Hong Kong’s Disneyland to reopen on June 18 after coronavirus break

FILE PHOTO: A locked gate is seen after the Hong Kong Disneyland theme park closed due to the coronavirus outbreak in Hong Kong, China, Jan. 26, 2020. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu... Read more »