Probe of Amy Winehouse’s death reopened

It has been over a year since the Grammy award-winning crooner Amy Winehouse was found dead at her north London home. On Monday, the British authorities reopened the probe of Winehouse’s death one year later after the coroner who cited the reasons for her death resigned when questions regarding her legal credentials arose.

Rest in peace..not!
Rest in peace..not!

 

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Censor Board okays Midnight’s Children

On Wednesday, Deepa Mehta’s recent movie ‘Midnight’s Children’ got cleared by the Central Board of Film Certification in India and that too without a single cut. The Toronto-based director who has had run-ins with the censor board before for her controversial movies ‘Fire’, ‘Water’ and ‘1947: Earth’ can’t believe her luck.

Happy times
Happy times

To read more on Deepa Mehta’s reaction, click here.

 

 

It’s LOL time!

LOL!

 

Done with the aim to purely entertain the audiences by highlighting the epic changes that have happened in the social media, director Luca Silvestrini presented a  performance for the first time in India in British Council at the Experimental Theatre, NCPA Mumbai on December 7. Called “LOL”, it will tell stories of love and relationships in the internet era using music, humour, dance and text.

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Mickey Mouse Sells Big!

It’s been eighty years since Mickey Mouse’s inception but Walt Disney’s adorable cartoon continues to enthrall us till date. At a recent auction in Texas, a Mickey Mouse poster was sold for a whopping $101,575! Whoa!

A 1928 poster, which is believed to be the earliest known surviving Mickey Mouse cartoon movie poster, is seen in this publicity photograph released to Reuters November 29, 2012. One of the earliest surviving posters of Mickey Mouse sold for more than $100,000 (62,320 pounds) on Thursday, Heritage Auctions said. The 1928 movie poster of the iconic cartoon mouse belonged to the family of a deceased collector in Northern California, the auction house said. REUTERS/Heritage Auctions/Handout

Have a look at Reuters‘ article for more.

 

 

Hendrix’s guitar bought for £250k

Hendrix’s  famous torched Fender Stratocaster

The famed black Fender Stratocaster, bought for around 250,000 pounds, went under the hammer on Wednesday evening at the Playboy Club in Park Lane, London. The guitar is famous for Jimi Hendrix tricking fans into believing that he torched it on stage at the end of a show in 1967.

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Dr. Dre ‘rides’ it to the top

Move over Justin Bieber and Miley Cyrus, Andre Rommel Young a.k.a Dr. Dre is currently the richest musician in the world. According to Forbes magazine, his earnings amount to $100 million. The list also contains the likes of Roger Waters, vocalist and bassist of Pink Floyd and Sir Elton John.

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Dr Dre