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Penélope Cruz, Dua Lipa, Michaela Coel and Roger Federer to co-chair 2023 Met Gala

Michaela Coel, Penélope Cruz, Roger Federer, Dua Lipa and Anna Wintour will co-chair the 2023 Met Gala, which benefits the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute. Honorary chairs of the gala include Tom Ford and head of Instagram Adam Mosseri.

This year’s exhibition will celebrate the opening of “Karl Lagerfeld: A Line of Beauty,” featuring about 150 pieces spanning Lagerfeld’s start in the business in the 1950s to his final collection in 2019.  According to an announcement, “guests will be invited to pay homage to Lagerfeld’s affinity for aesthetics and theory of art by embodying the ‘line of beauty’ through the appreciation and execution of the ‘straight line’ and the ‘serpentine line,’ which delineate, respectively, Lagerfeld’s modernist and historicist tendencies .. Along with the straight and serpentine lines, the exhibition will conclude with the ‘satirical line,’ in effort to highlight Lagerfeld’s ‘ironic, playful, and whimsical predilections expressed through visual puns that reflect the designer’s razor-sharp wit.’

The 2023 Met Gala will resume its annual tradition of taking place on the first Monday in May (this year on May 1, 2023). Date changes had been made for the last two years due to the pandemic.

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Take a look at Zachary Levi and Helen Mirren in new ‘Shazam! Fury of the Gods’ trailer

Warner Bros. Pictures has shared the trailer for the DC superhero film ‘Shazam! Fury of the Gods,’ featuring Zachary Levi, Helen Mirren and Lucy Liu. The film is a sequel to the 2019 film ‘Shazam!’ which follows Billy Batson (aka Shazam), a teenager who transforms into an adult superhero (Levi) after saying the name “Shazam.”

According to a film synopsis from Warner Bros. Discovery, ‘when the Daughters of Atlas, a vengeful trio of ancient gods, arrive on Earth, the kids are thrust into a battle for their superpowers, their lives and the fate of their world.’  The trailer shows Shazam (Levi) taking on Hespera (Mirren) and Kalypso (Liu), daughters of Atlas. Adam Brody, Rachel Zegler, Ian Chen, Faithe Herman and Djimon Hounsou also star.

Shazm! Fury of the Gods, written by Henry Gayden and Chris Morgan and directed by David F. Sandberg, opens in theaters March 17. Take a look at the trailer – here.

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Foo Fighters replace Pantera at two German music festivals

Foo Fighters will replace Pantera at Rock Am Ring and Rock Im Park, two German festivals taking place simulatenously this summer. Foo Fighters will headline Rock Am Ring on Friday, June 2nd and Rock Im Park on Sunday, June 4th. The Foos wrote on Instagram“Germany – we’ll see you Friday, June 2nd at @rockamringofficial and Sunday, June 4th at @rockimparkofficial! Tickets are on sale now!” 

The reformed Pantera features original members Anselmo and bassist Rex Brown joined by guitarist Zakk Wylde and drummer Charlie Benante paying homage to the late Abbott Brothers who founded the band in the 1980s.  Pantera was removed from both festivals earlier this week after controversy over singer Philip Anselmo making a Nazi-style salute and screaming “white power” during a Dimebash event in Hollywood back in 2016. The singer says he made an “off-color joke” about drinking white wine backstage and made the comment and gesture to audience members taunting him, but apologized later that month. The German Green Party for the Nuremberg City Council released a statement earlier this month asking that organizers to remove the band for “stirring up anti-racist and anti-fascist circles.”

The Foo Fighters have announced headlining appearances at Boston Calling, Sonic Temple and the Harley-Davidson Homecoming Festival, their first performances since the passing of drummer Taylor Hawkin in March 2022.

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Dave Matthews Band announce summer tour and new album

Dave Matthews Band has announced their first studio album in five years, titled “Walk Around the Moon,” out May 19.  The band’s 10th studio album consists of 12 original songs, produced by Rob Evans, and longtime DMB collaborator John Alagia serves as executive producer on “Walk Around the Moon.”  According to a press release, the album “took shape” during the pandemic and “is as much a reflection on the current times as it is an urge to find common ground.:

The band also revealed dates for a 2023 North American summer tour, kicking off May 9 in Mexico City and ending on Sept. 3 in George, Wash, with the band’s traditional three-day Labor Day weekend celebration at Gorge Amphitheatre. Members of the DMB Warehouse Fan Association can now register for presale here, while Citi cardmembers will have access to presale starting Feb. 14 at 10 a.m. local time. General sale begins on Feb. 17 at 10 a.m. local time.

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Michael Strahan receives first sports entertainment star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

Good Morning America and Fox NFL Sunday host Michael Strahan received the 2,744th star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame — the first sports entertainment star to achieve the honor. Ana Martinez, producer of the Hollywood Walk of Fame, said in a statement: “We are very excited to inaugurate the first sports entertainment star for Michael Strahan. Sports fans will be thrilled to be able to see their favorite sports figures who are involved in the entertainment business receive their stars. Michael’s extensive background in sports and sportscasting makes him the perfect choice to add to the famed sidewalk.”

Actor and former NFL player Terry Crews, along with his ‘GMA” co-hosts, Robin Roberts, George Stephanopoulos, Fox NFL Sunday hosts Jay Glazer, Curt Menefee, Howie Long, rap star Wiz Khalifa, and Entertainment Tonight host Kevin Frazier were there to support Strahan at his Walk of Fame ceremony.  Strahan’s three daughters, Tanita, Isabella and Sophia, also attended the ceremony along with his mother, Louise.  You can see the ceremony honoring Strahan at the link – here.

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Paris Hilton and husband Carter Reum welcome first baby together

Paris Hilton announced that she and husband Carter Reum have welcomed a baby boy together via surrogate. The 41-year-old Hilton posted the news on social media, sharing a picture of her son’s hand holding onto her thumb with the caption: “You are already loved beyond words.”

Hilton later confirmed to People that her baby boy had arrived via surrogate, less than two months after she revealed that she and Reum had started IVF treatment toward the beginning of the pandemic. The couple were married in November 2021. Hilton told People“It’s always been my dream to be a mother and I’m so happy that Carter and I found each other. We are so excited to start our family together and our hearts are exploding with love for our baby boy.

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Mick Jagger and The Rolling Stones officially join TikTok

The Rolling Stones and Mick Jagger have officially joined TikTok (@TheRollingStones), which enables creators to access their full music catalog on the platform.  The TikTok community will be able to use the Stone’s tracks in their video creations, creating covers and remixes of their iconic hits including “Start Me Up,” “It’s Only Rock ‘N Roll (But I Like It)” & “Miss You.” These tracks are all available on the TikTok Sounds Page.

Frontman Mick Jagger will also be joining TikTok with his own personal account [@jagger], joining band mate Keith Richards who joined the platform last year [@officialkeef]. Fans can follow both accounts as well as the band’s official channel, which will feature exclusive behind-the-scenes content from live shows, studio recording & more. The band have also posted their first videos, featuring rare archive footage & encouraging fans to perform, move & dress like the Stones.

TikTok will be launching the official hashtag #TheRollingStones, and TikTok creators can also enjoy a brand new guest playlist curated by the band. The playlist features 44 hit tunes from their catalog including “Start Me Up,” “It’s Only Rock ‘N Roll (But I Like It),” “Miss You,” “Angie,” “Beast Of Burden” & more.

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Stevie Nicks expands 2023 tour with solo dates

Stevie Nicks is expanding her 2023 touring, which include previously announced stadium dates with Billy Joel. After Nicks’ March 10 show with Joel at SoFi Stadium in Los Angeles, Nicks will begin her own headlining tour on March 15 in Seattle, concluding on June 27 in Louisville. Five more stadium dates with Joel will follow on Aug. 5 in Columbus, Ohio., Aug. 19 in Kansas City, Mo., Sept. 23 in Foxborough, Mass., Oct. 7 in Baltimore, and Nov. 10 in Minneapolis.

As previously reported, Nicks, 74, appears on the track “Oil” from the upcoming Gorillaz album Cracker Island, which will be released on Feb. 24. She will also feature on Dolly Parton’s upcoming rock album, having collaborated with the fellow music icon in the studio last week.

Tickets for Stevie’s new solo tour dates go on sale starting Friday, January 27th at 10 am via Ticketmaster. Presales start Thursday, January 26th at 10 am local time.

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Netflix’s ‘Cobra Kai’ ending with Season 6

Netflix announced in a video clip that Season 6 of ‘Cobra Kai’ will be its last. A premiere date hasn’t been set. with the video only saying it is “coming soon.”

Creators Josh Heald, Jon Hurwitz and Hayden Schlossberg said the decision to end the series is bittersweet: “Reacquainting the world with the Karate Kid universe has been our humble honor. Making Cobra Kai has allowed us to join the same hallowed dojo once inhabited by the great Robert Mark Kamen, John Avildsen, Jerry Weintraub, and all the amazing original cast members. It has also enabled us to play sensei, expanding the original storylines and birthing a new generation of underdogs. We’ve never once taken this opportunity for granted. Our day one goal with Cobra Kai has always been to end it on our terms, leaving the Valley in the time and place we’ve always imagined. So it is with immense pride and thankfulness that we are able to announce that achievement. The upcoming season six will mark the conclusion of Cobra Kai.”

Cobra Kai began as a YouTube series, s continuation of the ‘Karate Kid’ movie franchise with original stars Ralph Macchio and William Zabka reprising their roles. After two seasons at YouTube, the show moved to Netflix in 2020.

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2023 Oscar Nominations: ‘Everything Everywhere All at Once’ leads with 11 nods

The 2023 Academy Awards nominations were announced on Tuesday by actors Allison Williams and Riz Ahmed. from the Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills, Calif. ‘Everything Everywhere All At Once’ leads the list of nominations with 11, including the coveted Best Picture category.

Following closely behind is the World War I epic “All Quiet on the Western Front” and the dark comedy “The Banshees of Inisherin,” both of which earned nine nominations. Blockbusters “Top Gun: Maverick” and “Avatar: The Way of Water” each landed nominations in the best film category. Other nominees in the Best Film category are “Elvis,” Steven Spielberg’s semi-autobiographical “The Fabelmans”, ”Tár,” “Women Talking,” and “Triangle of Sadness.”

Jimmy Kimmel will return as host of this year’s Oscars for the third time. The 95th Academy Awards will be held on Sunday, March 12, 2023, at the Dolby Theatre at Ovation Hollywood, and will be televised live on ABC.

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