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U.S. Singer Pharrell Faces Protest at S.African Concert

Grammy award-winning American musician Pharrell Williams will face a protest by thousands of Palestinian supporters at a concert in Cape Town on Monday, organizers of the demonstration said.

Members of pro-Palestinian group Boycotts, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) are campaigning against the singer's partnership with major South African retail group Woolworths, over its imports from Israel.

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Vivienne Westwood Turns Catwalk into Austerity Protest

British designer Vivienne Westwood transformed the catwalk into a protest march at London Fashion Week on Sunday, blending style with politics and sharp tailoring with anti-austerity placards.

The long-time rebel and activist, 74, held the launch of her spring-summer 2016 runway show for her Red Line collection in the basement of the University of Westminster.

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U2 Concert Canceled in Sweden due to Security Breach

U2 has canceled a concert in Sweden after a security breach prompted police to evacuate the Globe Arena in Stockholm.

Police said they stopped the event late Sunday due to a security problem as spectators entered the arena.

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Amazon's Transgender Comedy 'Transparent' Breaks Through

Amazon's dark comedy "Transparent" on Sunday became the first series created by an Internet streaming service to win an Emmy in a major category -- after helping to promote acceptance of the transgender community.

Jeffrey Tambor won the Emmy for best actor in a comedy series, one of the top prizes in television, for his portrayal of a transgender woman whose family is coming to terms with the transition.

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Viola Davis Makes Emmy History

Viola Davis made Emmy history on Sunday when she won the award for best actress in a drama series, becoming the first black woman to take the honor in the prestigious category.

Davis, who triumphed for her starring role as law school professor Annalise Keating in ABC's "How to Get Away with Murder," gave an emotional speech as she accepted the honor.

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Style on a Budget at London Fashion Week

Ensconced in a second-hand clothes shop in north London, stylist Emma Slade Edmondson avidly follows a livestream broadcast of shows from London Fashion Week.

With a few staples, and a little ingenuity and imagination, she reproduces the latest luxurious catwalk looks using old clothes.

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Madonna Still Provocative but Wistful on New Epic Tour

Two hours into a show in which transgender nuns twirled on stripper poles and hot-bodied dancers simulated most imaginable sex acts, Madonna's eyes glistened.

"I'm so lucky to have survived this long," the pop legend told a sold-out crowd Wednesday night at New York's Madison Square Garden.

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Elton John Still Wants to Speak to Putin on Gay Rights

Singing superstar Elton John said Thursday he still wanted to talk to Russian President Vladimir Putin about gay rights after he was duped by an imposter.

"Pranks are funny. Homophobia, however, is never funny," the British singer wrote on Instagram as he posted a picture of a bloodied man, apparently the victim of an anti-gay attack.

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London Fashion Week Opens in Trendy New Soho Setting

Hot on the heels of New York, London Fashion Week opens Friday with a cohort of young designers hoping to make their mark -- and a new venue to boot.

Leaving behind the institutional luxury of its former Somerset House setting, this year's show will be staged in the urban jungle of London's famous Soho entertainment district.

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'Mad Men', 'Game of Thrones' to Battle for Emmys Glory

Will blood-splattered fantasy epic "Game of Thrones" finally take home top television honors, or will voters instead offer sentimental favorite "Mad Men" and its retro-cool advertising execs a golden send-off? 

Millions will tune in on Sunday to find out.

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