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Fox says Sean Hannity won’t be a guest at Trump rally in Missouri

Mon, 11/05/2018 - 14:11
Fox News Channel says Sean Hannity will not be appearing as a guest at President Donald Trump’s campaign rally in Missouri, even as the campaign ...

Haruki Murakami to donate novel manuscripts, other material to Waseda University, his alma mater,

Sun, 11/04/2018 - 04:47
Novelist Haruki Murakami announced Sunday he will donate original manuscripts of his works and other materials to Waseda University, from which he graduated in 1975.The ...

The Biwako Biennale makes the old new again

Sun, 11/04/2018 - 01:59
When it comes to curating a biennale, a lack of funding isn’t always a big problem as it can lead to more imaginative results.That’s the ...

From violence to vulnerability, Yukiko Motaya enchants with ‘The Lonesome Bodybuilder’

Sat, 11/03/2018 - 06:38
Like a bouquet of exotic flowers, the stories in "The Lonesome Bodybuilder" are varied and full of surprise, starting out with mundane situations and then ...

‘The Old Bamboo-Hewer’s Story’: Deeply ingrained in the Japanese cultural imagination

Sat, 11/03/2018 - 06:36
“Taketori Monogatari,” or “The Old Bamboo-Hewer’s Story,” is a fascinating piece of early Japanese literature, well worth the short read. Written in the 10th century, ...

‘Newcomer’: Cop pounds the pavement in Tokyo shitamachi detective mystery

Sat, 11/03/2018 - 06:34
Although many police procedural mystery novels may appear to reflect realism, most authors only touch on a fraction of the time and shoe leather typically ...

Actor Alec Baldwin charged after allegedly punching man in face over a parking spot

Fri, 11/02/2018 - 20:54
Alec Baldwin was arrested Friday and charged with assault and harassment after allegedly striking a man in the face during a dispute over a parking ...

French film ‘Amanda’ takes top prize at Tokyo International Film Festival

Fri, 11/02/2018 - 03:27
French director Mikhael Hers’ family drama, “Amanda,” was awarded the Grand Prix at the 31st Tokyo International Film Festival on Friday.Edoardo De Angelis, meanwhile, took ...

Saying ‘I’ve been used,’ Kanye West distances himself from politics

Thu, 11/01/2018 - 21:06
Three weeks after a bizarre White House meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump, rapper Kanye West said on Tuesday he was distancing himself from politics.West, ...

Fox has no plan to rehire Megyn Kelly after her failed ‘Today’ stint

Thu, 11/01/2018 - 14:04
Lachlan Murdoch, chairman of 21st Century Fox Inc., has no plans to rehire Megyn Kelly following her departure from NBC’s “Today” show over racially insensitive ...

SuperDeluxe provided a safe space for experimentation that Tokyo will miss

Thu, 11/01/2018 - 02:46
For the past 16 years, Tokyo’s SuperDeluxe has been a place where it felt like almost anything could happen, and it quite often did. So ...

A blond Swedish landscape artist flexes for NHK, remember his name … Tatsumasa Murasame

Thu, 11/01/2018 - 02:26
Who’s that hunk of blond beefcake crunching his abs on NHK’s workout program “Minna de Kinniku Taiso”?When the five-minute nightly exercise show launched for a ...

Detroit-suburb home of late soul icon Aretha Franklin for sale at $800,000

Wed, 10/31/2018 - 16:44
The suburban Detroit home of the late “Queen of Soul” is for sale.Aretha Franklin’s 4,148-sq.-foot (385-sq.-meter) brick Colonial-style house in Bloomfield Township is listed for ...

Machina and Shohei Fujimoto pair up for a multimedia performance at Mutek

Wed, 10/31/2018 - 02:00
As Mutek gears up for its third edition in Japan, the festival, which originated in Montreal and now runs in regular installments around the world, ...

Kate Sikora carves out a space in Tokyo’s indie scene

Wed, 10/31/2018 - 01:59
Kate Sikora is an odd sort of import.Brought up in New Jersey, cutting her musical teeth as a student on New York’s live circuit and ...

‘Love At Least’: There’s a shadow looming over this tale of romance

Wed, 10/31/2018 - 01:58
Mental illness takes many forms, but depression is among the most baffling to family and friends, since the afflicted may be physically healthy and verbally ...

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