theMET Minute: Entertainment

Hello to you my friends! Hope you had a pleasant weekend. Here today is your MET Minute! Kate Sparkled! Last night’s SAG Award winners included Tina Fey and Mad Men, Kate Winslet and Slumdog Millionaire. Complete list at BuzzSugar Radiohead’s Performing at the Grammy’s! Radiohead, Kanye West, Paul McCartney and Jay-Z have been confirmed as additional performers for this year’s Grammy award ceremony. Nominated for five Grammys, the performance will mark Radiohead’s first live U.S. television performance since 2000. – Filter Mag Tom Hanks and Oprah hook up! Tom and Oprah are producing a film adaptation of the bestselling book The Story of Edgar Sawtelle. – Variety Thriller…coming to Broadway! Producer James L. Nederlander says he has acquired the rights for a stage version of Michael Jackson’s iconic music-video spoof of horror films. The show will include songs from two of the pop king’s best-selling albums, Thriller and Off the Wall. – USA Today Set Your Tivos! Trust Me is premiering tonight on TNT after The Closer. Eric McCormack (Will & Grace) and Tom Cavanagh (Ed) return to series television in a sharp, witty drama series that centers on two best friends working as creative partners at a top-ranked Chicago ad agency. – TNT Website And there, my friends, is today’s MET Minute!

January 22, 2017

Dynamic Sculptures Capture Powerful Combination of Emotion and Movement

The dynamic work of sculptor Gaylord Ho is instantly recognizable. Emotion oozes from the figures, as they throw their energy into dancerly poses. His female figures twist and twirl, animated and vital. Born in Taiwan, the 66-year-old artist has a fascinating personal history. Growing up as the son of low income farmers, Ho was expected to balance his studies while helping on the rice farm.

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January 21, 2017

Countless Glittering Stars Illuminate a Dreamy World Below

For those of us who live in a bustling, crowded metropolis, a glittering sky filled with stars is a spectacular sight we rarely get to see. Finnish photographer Oscar Keserci offers us glimpses of these astounding views and tranquil starry nights. His breathtaking images showcase dark skies fully illuminated by millions of brilliant celestial points.

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