Renowned glass artist accused of plagiarism

A lawsuit filed in King County Superior Court and the U.S. District Court on Friday claims that renowned artist Dale Chihuly has passed another person's work as his own for the past 15 years. Michael Moi declares that he was never compensated or given any credit for the work he has done for Chihuly.

Disney movies producer company is confronting with the gay controversy in the society

After Disney company introduced the first homosexual kissing scene in the cartoon “Star vs. the World” followed by announcement of an “exclusively gay moment” in the new live-action version of the “Beauty and the Beast,” many offensive reactions appeared. Especially conservative Christians who still believe in traditional marriage made publicly a radical position.

Russian poet Yevgeny Yevtushenko has died aged 84

Russian poet Yevgeny Yevtushenko has died in the US aged 84 from a cardiac arrest. Yevtushenko championed greater freedom in artistic and literary expression in post-Stalin Russia. In his poetry he focused on war atrocities and denounced antisemitism and tyrannical dictators, denouncing Joseph Stalin.

Oscar-nominated actor Sir John Hurt has died

The Oscar-nominated actor Sir John Hurt has died aged 77. After a career that spanned over 50 years in television, film and voice work, the actor received Academy Award nominations for playing a heroin addict in "Midnight Express" and the tortured John Merrick in David Lynch's "The Elephant Man." The latest role was a difficult task: he endured eight hours in the makeup chair daily to transform into John Merrick.