The Scala Ballet Company brings “Giselle” to Shanghai

“Giselle”, the romantic ballet par excellence, is on stage at the Grand Theater in Shanghai from 21 to 24 March, with choreography by Coralli-Perrot, perfect in its structure and embellished by Aleksandr Benois’ La Scala staging. “Giselle” will see Nicoletta Manni on stage with Timofej Andrijashenko then Martina Arduino with Nicola Del Freo and Vittoria Valerio with Claudio Coviello in […]

Vanguard voting for Iger over Peltz in Disney proxy fight: report

Bob Iger, CEO of The Walt Disney Company, speaks during the grand opening ceremony of Shanghai Disney Resort’s Zootopia-themed attraction at Shanghai Disney Resort on December 19, 2023 in Shanghai, China. Visual China Group | Getty Images Disney’s largest shareholder, index fund manager Vanguard, plans to support management over Nelson Peltz’s Trian Partners in Wednesday’s board vote, Bloomberg News reported […]

Rubiales lands in Madrid, taken away in a Guardia Civil van

The former president of the Spanish Football Federation, Luis Rubiales, has landed at Adolfo Suarez Madrid-Barajas airport, while the investigation into alleged irregular contracts during his tenure is underway. The former sports manager returned to Spain from the Dominican Republic a few days earlier than expected. The former manager was seen leaving the Spanish capital airport aboard a Guardia Civil […]

“To him the Scroll of the city”

Thirty-four years have passed since Vasco Rossi’s first concert at San Siro. At the time the artist originally from Zocca, in the Modena area, had not yet turned 40. Figures that chase each other, like the 36 in which Vasco sang from the stage of the Milanese stadium. Over two million people watched his performances from the stands. And this […]

Hubble photographs the globular cluster NGC1651

162,000 light years away from Earth, the globular cluster (a spheroidal collection of stars orbiting the center of a galaxy) NGC 1651 is part of the Large Magellanic Cloud, a “dwarf galaxy” satellite of our Milky Way. A noteworthy feature of this shot, explains NASA, is that the cluster NGC 1651, with a diameter of about 120 light years, almost […]

Dana Walden could defy critics and make history

Dana Walden, co-chair of Disney Entertainment Rich Polk | Getty Images In 1994, a captain of the media and entertainment industry saw something in Dana Walden that made him think she was capable of a bigger role. Thirty years later, that may happen again. That first time, the executive was Peter Chernin, then president of 20th Century Fox Filmed Entertainment […]