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 »

From Asia to Africa, ‘Sesame Street’ special tackles coronavirus pandemic

(Reuters) – Elmo, Cookie Monster and Muppets from Asia and the Middle East are joining forces for a special episode of “Sesame Street” aimed at helping kids cope with... Read more »

Kristen Stewart to play Princess Diana in new movie

FILE PHOTO: Cast member Kristen Stewart poses at a screening for the film “Underwater” in Los Angeles, California, U.S., January 7, 2020. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni/File Photo LOS ANGELES (Reuters) –... 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 »

New Amazon Prime series brings FIFA scandal to television

Argentine film director Armando Bo poses for a portrait during an interview with Reuters, in Buenos Aires, Argentina June 3, 2020. Picture taken June 3. REUTERS/Agustin Marcarian BEUNOS AIRES... Read more »

Mariachis delight quarantined Colombians with jolts of street music

BOGOTA (Reuters) – The boisterous music – usually heard at family celebrations and raucous birthdays – bursts through the eerily quiet streets of Colombia’s capital, Bogota. The mariachis have... Read more »

Colombian director films quarantine ‘Bathroom’ comedy with mobile phones

BOGOTA (Reuters) – This time there are no lights, cameras, dressing rooms or the hundreds of people who usually crowd a film shoot. There is just a mobile phone,... Read more »

Rihanna debuts on Sunday Times Rich List of musicians at no. 3

FILE PHOTO: 51st NAACP Image Awards – Photo Room– Pasadena, California, U.S., February 22, 2020 – Rihanna poses backstage with her President’s award. REUTERS/Danny Moloshok LONDON (Reuters) – Singer... Read more »

Mexican broadcaster Televisa grapples with steamy soaps in social-distancing era

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Some of the top creative minds at Mexican broadcaster Televisa are puzzling over an unexpected challenge: crafting their signature soap operas without a single love... Read more »

How housebound Brazil popstars and CEOs caught streaming mania and dominated YouTube

SAO PAULO (Reuters) – “Calling all the cattle! Our live broadcast is about to begin,” Brazilian singer Marilia Mendonca whooped as she kicked off a recent three-and-a-half-hour quarantine performance... Read more »