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BERLIN (Reuters) - U.S. director Wes Anderson's "Isle of Dogs" - a quirky movie about a Japanese city that deports its dogs to a garbage dump island during an outbreak of canine flu - became the first animation to open the Berlin film festival.
BEIJING (Reuters) - Two of China's most famous and well-loved pop stars stole the show at state television's annual glitzy, often much mocked marathon show welcoming in the lunar new year on Thursday, singing their first public duet in two decades.
LONDON (Reuters) - Female musical acts took home a slew of prizes at the NME Awards in London on Wednesday, in a move that artists present welcomed as the entertainment industry reeled from allegations of sexual misconduct against women.
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Liza Minnelli's signature "Cabaret" bowler hat, boots and halter top vest is going up for auction in a sale of more than 1,000 lots belonging to the singer, her mother Judy Garland and movie director father Vincente Minnelli.
BERLIN (Reuters) - Organizers of the Berlin International Film Festival on Wednesday declined a call to have movie stars walk a black, rather than red, carpet as a symbol of support for the campaign against sexual harassment in the industry.
STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - American heavy metal band Metallica was awarded Sweden's Polar Music Prize on Wednesday, drawing a delighted response from the group which has sold more than 100 million records worldwide.
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A lawsuit accusing singer Taylor Swift of stealing lyrics for her song "Shake It Off" was thrown out on Tuesday by a judge, who ruled the phrases in question were not sufficiently original to merit copyright protection.
(Reuters) - American fashion house Badgley Mischka and handbag maker Coach took a technology-focused approach as they presented their latest collections on the penultimate day of New York Fashion Week: The Shows.
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Pop star Britney Spears will be honored for her support of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community at an awards ceremony this year, advocacy group GLAAD said on Tuesday.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York's attorney general said on Monday a deal for the Weinstein Company should include a bigger compensation fund for victims of ex-chairman Harvey Weinstein, speaking a day after the state's lawsuit scuttled a deal.
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Justin Timberlake snagged the No.1 Spot on the U.S. Billboard 200 album chart with "Man of the Woods," despite harsh reviews and a Super Bowl halftime show that was deemed underwhelming on social media and by music critics.
PARIS (Reuters) - A feud has erupted over the estate of French rocker Johnny Hallyday, who died two months ago, with two of his four children aggrieved that they have seemingly been cut out of a will that may be worth as much as 100 million euros ($122 million).
JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel's national prize for literature, one of its most prestigious honors, is to be awarded this year to novelist David Grossman, an outspoken critic of Israel's policy toward the Palestinians.