While it’s not a done deal quite yet, it paves the way for Parliament to legally recognize the unions of gay and lesbian couples. Malcolm Turnbull, the prime minister of Australia, said it should be legal “before Christmas.”
Elton hasn’t performed “Candle in the Wind 1997” since Diana’s funeral service — not even at the all-star Concert for Diana, a benefit concert at Wembley Stadium in 2007.
Filmmakers, animators, and cast members reunited to reminisce about the making of the film — and disclose some fascinating facts about a project they once nicknamed Bambi in the Jungle. Here are the highlights.
American Epic has spent the past couple of weeks reintroducing America to its musical past. This documentary series, a co-production of PBS and the BBC, has traced history as far back as the 1920s: The show’s premise is that this was the decade when new portable recording techniques allowed various musical historians, cultural anthropologists, and businesspeople to go out and record many pioneering blues, folk, and country performers for the first time in the artists’ careers. The result, as the show puts it, is “the first time America heard itself. ...
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CNN doubtless could not believe its luck that it had scheduled a Republican Town Hall meeting on the same day the Pope questioned Donald Trump’s Christianity. “You’ve had an interesting day!” said Anderson Cooper with ill-concealed excitement as Trump took a South Carolina stage on Thursday night. “Ah, the pope is a wonderful guy,” said Trump, downplaying any beef with the leader of the worldwide Catholic Church.