VOA News: Arts and Entertainment Tue, 01 Sep 2009 14:07:34 -0400 http://www.voanews.com/ Up to the minute news from Voice of America Whitney Houston Releases Long-Awaited Album; Madonna Ends Concert Tour in Israel Tue, 01 Sep 2009 14:07:34 +0200 Tue, 01 Sep 2009 14:07:34 -0400 Tue, 01 Sep 2009 14:07:34 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/entertainment/2009-09-01-voa19.cfm?rss=arts and entertainment Singer's mentor, Clive Davis, says songs received 'roaring ovation' at listening party; pop diva's 'Sweet and Sticky tour ends in Tel Aviv September 2 "www.voanews.com/english/Entertainment/2009-09-01-voa19.cfm?RSS=Arts and Entertainment" Cooking Leads to Happiness in Comedy 'Julie & Julia' Tue, 01 Sep 2009 15:54:05 +0200 Tue, 01 Sep 2009 15:54:05 -0400 Tue, 01 Sep 2009 15:54:05 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/entertainment/2009-09-01-voa28.cfm?rss=arts and entertainment Film starring Meryl Streep, Amy Adams tells story of modern-day author who finds what's missing in her life by cooking her way through Julia Child cookbook "www.voanews.com/english/Entertainment/2009-09-01-voa28.cfm?RSS=Arts and Entertainment" Alien Refugees Land on Earth in Sci-Fi Thriller, 'District 9' Wed, 02 Sep 2009 11:33:26 +0200 Wed, 02 Sep 2009 11:33:26 -0400 Wed, 02 Sep 2009 11:33:26 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-09-02-voa12.cfm?rss=arts and entertainment Film directed by South African Neill Blomkamp, is done in documentary style and tells story of insect-like creatures near death from starvation who come to Earth for relief "www.voanews.com/english/2009-09-02-voa12.cfm?RSS=Arts and Entertainment" Disney to Acquire Comic Book Giant Marvel Wed, 02 Sep 2009 14:41:23 +0200 Wed, 02 Sep 2009 14:41:23 -0400 Wed, 02 Sep 2009 14:41:23 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-09-02-voa24.cfm?rss=arts and entertainment Walt Disney Company announces $4 billion deal to expand superhero lineup "www.voanews.com/english/2009-09-02-voa24.cfm?RSS=Arts and Entertainment" Zimbabwe's Film Festival Survives Country's Problems Wed, 02 Sep 2009 15:33:50 +0200 Wed, 02 Sep 2009 15:33:50 -0400 Wed, 02 Sep 2009 15:33:50 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-09-02-voa33.cfm?rss=arts and entertainment Festival has once again been a platform for exchange of ideas, as workshops are organized where experienced filmmakers from abroad interact with their Zimbabwean counterparts "www.voanews.com/english/2009-09-02-voa33.cfm?RSS=Arts and Entertainment" Final Goodbyes Set for Pop Icon at Legendary Cemetery Thu, 03 Sep 2009 11:10:04 +0200 Thu, 03 Sep 2009 11:10:04 -0400 Thu, 03 Sep 2009 11:10:04 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-09-03-voa10.cfm?rss=arts and entertainment Michael Jackson will be placed in mausoleum at Forest Lawn Memorial Park during private late-afternoon service "www.voanews.com/english/2009-09-03-voa10.cfm?RSS=Arts and Entertainment" Late US Senator's Memoir Talks of Personal, Public Tragedies Thu, 03 Sep 2009 14:44:36 +0200 Thu, 03 Sep 2009 14:44:36 -0400 Thu, 03 Sep 2009 14:44:36 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-09-03-voa26.cfm?rss=arts and entertainment 'New York Times' newspaper says it has obtained a copy of memoir, 'True Compass', scheduled to be released on September 14 "www.voanews.com/english/2009-09-03-voa26.cfm?RSS=Arts and Entertainment" South African Group Fuses African, Western Music Thu, 03 Sep 2009 15:47:46 +0200 Thu, 03 Sep 2009 15:47:46 -0400 Thu, 03 Sep 2009 15:47:46 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/africa/2009-09-03-voa35.cfm?rss=arts and entertainment Gang of Instrumentals wants to get rid of segregation in popular music. "www.voanews.com/english/Africa/2009-09-03-voa35.cfm?RSS=Arts and Entertainment" Conservationists Call for Protection of Endangered Heritage Sites in Africa Thu, 03 Sep 2009 16:36:47 +0200 Thu, 03 Sep 2009 16:36:47 -0400 Thu, 03 Sep 2009 16:36:47 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-09-03-voa42.cfm?rss=arts and entertainment World Heritage Sites in danger includes 13 African sites spread among eight countries "www.voanews.com/english/2009-09-03-voa42.cfm?RSS=Arts and Entertainment" Brad Paisley's 'American Saturday Night' Showcases All His Talents Thu, 03 Sep 2009 17:09:18 +0200 Thu, 03 Sep 2009 17:09:18 -0400 Thu, 03 Sep 2009 17:09:18 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-09-03-voa48.cfm?rss=arts and entertainment Paisley is a triple threat in Country music - a talented singer, extraordinary guitarist and accomplished songwriter  "www.voanews.com/english/2009-09-03-voa48.cfm?RSS=Arts and Entertainment"