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‘Star Trek: Picard’ goes romantically where Picard has never gone before
After a successful first season, the sci-fi drama series ‘Star Trek: Picard’ returns to see its titular hero, played by British actor Patrick Stewart, boldly go where he’s never gone before – in a relationship. . “I really enjoyed the relationship aspects of the show, certainly when they’re set in a romantic atmosphere. It’s been fascinating from the start,” Stewart, 81, told Reuters.
Hollywood star Sean Penn joins Ukrainian exodus to Poland on foot
Days after visiting the Ukrainian capital kyiv to film scenes for his documentary about the Russian invasion, Hollywood actor-director Sean Penn found himself among thousands of refugees fleeing to Poland, joining the exodus on foot . Penn, 61, posted a photo on his Twitter feed on Monday showing the movie star sporting a backpack and carrying wheeled luggage as he trudged along the shoulder of a road next to a line of cars stretching into the distance.
Turn the volume down as WHO sets new safety limit for concert halls
Young people are at risk of hearing loss from loud music in places such as nightclubs and concerts, the World Health Organization (WHO) has said as it released a new global standard for safe listening. Nearly 40% of adolescents and young adults aged 12 to 35 in middle- and high-income countries are exposed to potentially harmful sound levels in places such as nightclubs, nightclubs and bars, WHO said in a statement, adding that it recommended a maximum average noise level of 100 decibels.
Dior kicks off Paris Fashion Week with survival momentum
Dior has made fashion a means of survival, kicking off Paris Fashion Week on Tuesday with a range of house classics, reworked – and rewired – with a technical bent. Models paraded through the French capital’s Tuileries Gardens, parading a collection of polished feminine looks infused with workwear references, pairing sheer dresses with motorcycle jackets and gloves, adding utility pockets to long skirts, and throwing airbags and stylized bulletproof vests over the shoulders.
Kim Kardashian now legally single from Kanye West
A Los Angeles judge on Wednesday granted reality TV star Kim Kardashian’s request to be declared legally celibate to rapper Kanye West after nearly eight years of marriage. The businesswoman and ‘Keeping Up with the Kardashians’ star filed for divorce a year ago, citing irreconcilable differences with West, who legally changed her name to Ye. The couple have four children aged 2 to 8.
Chloé shows off no-fuss winter styles at Paris Fashion Week
French fashion house Chloé combined clean lines and comfortable fabrics in its new winter collection at Paris Fashion Week on Thursday, featuring knitted dresses, leather midi skirts and teddy bear coats. Model Amber Valletta, dressed in minimal makeup, strolled down a sand-covered catwalk in a long patchwork coat at the end of the show, showcasing the design house’s understated approach.
CNN confirms CNN+ streaming service will launch this spring
Cable news network CNN announced Wednesday that it will launch a news and entertainment streaming service called CNN+ this spring, at a discounted initial subscription price of $2.99 per month. Competing against familiar rivals in the highly competitive world of streaming content, CNN will offer the promotional price to those who sign up within the first four weeks. Once the deal ends, the service will revert to a monthly fee of $5.99 — the same price as Fox Nation, Fox Corp’s Fox News-operated streaming service.
Spotify closes its office in Russia in response to the attack on Ukraine
Spotify announced on Wednesday that it has closed its office in Russia indefinitely in response to what the audio streaming platform described as Moscow’s “unprovoked attack on Ukraine”. Since July 2021, Russian legislation signed by President Vladimir Putin requires foreign social media companies with more than 500,000 daily users to open local offices or be subject to restrictions as severe as outright bans.
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