Washington, November 26 - Tickets for the much awaited Monty Python reunion show was sold out within 43 seconds.
The tickets, which were sold for as little as 32 pounds, reappeared on eBay for 750 pounds, CNN reported.
The PR agency came into action after the tickets were sold out, and announced more shows on July 2-5, which will feature the five surviving stars' first show on stage together since 1980.
Tickets are priced from 32 pounds to 106 pounds including booking fees, with full details announced on the troupe's website montyphythonlive. com.
Los Angeles, March 28 : Fay Kanin, Hollywood screenwriter and former president of the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), has died at Beverly Hills, California. She was 95.
AMPAS confirmed the death of its first full-term female president Wednesday but failed to provide any details about her survivors and cause of death, reports Xinhua.
Born Fay Mitchell May 9, 1917 in New York city, Kanin attended University of Southern California and became a story editor at the RKO Pictures.
She met Michael Kanin, who later became her husband and writing partner, and the duo embarked on a long writing career.
Los Angeles, March 15 : First lady Michelle Obama will appear on the cover of Vogue's April edition, marking the second time she has graced the cover of the fashion magazine, media reports said.
The 49-year-old Obama appeared on the cover of Vogue's March 2009 issue.
The issue featuring Obama, who will sport an outfit by Reed Krafoff on the cover, hits newsstands next week.
The photograph of the first lady was taken by Annie Leibovitz, but it is not known if Obama wears her own outfits or ones provided for the shoot in the photo spread.
New York, March 13 - New York celebrates flamenco's magical enchantment with an expo of some of the marks it has made on the intense cultural life of the Big Apple over the past 100 years.
"This exhibition is the biggest thing that ever happened to flamenco here - five months of telling people the history of flamenco in New York," Carlota Santana, founder of Flamenco Vivo, told EFE.
Conceived as a multimedia expo open until Aug 3, one of its gems is a rare 1934 recording by Federico Garcia Lorca and Antonia "La Argentina" Merce during a performance in New York.
New York, Feb 26 : As Michelle Obama announced the nominees and winner of the Best Picture category at the Oscars, conservative critics gave a big thumbs down to the handling of Hollywood's most important annual production.
The surprise appearance of the at the end of the night was said to be "jarring" according to Christian Toto, assistant editor at Breitbart's Big Hollywood, the new York Daily News reported.
Washington, Feb 23 : Hollywood-based activists have praised Oscar-nominated film "Zero Dark Thirty" and have called on its cast and to draw attention to the plight of Dr. Shakil Afridi, a Pakistani doctor who helped CIA hunt Osama bin Laden.
Bob and Kira Lorsch and their RHL Group took out a full-page ad in Thursday's Hollywood Reporter with the headline: "Oscar, Help Free Afridi. America's Abandoned Hero."
New York, Feb 11 - French design house Lacoste was a hit at New York's Fashion Week with its fall-winter collection, featuring a polar look, while Max Azria unveiled his second Herve Leger line for urban professional women.
The crowd at Lincoln Center enjoyed a sunny day Saturday in the wake of a blizzard that buried parts of Manhattan.
The public and designers appeared happy to get out and enjoy the offerings of Fashion Week.
Organizers brought in snow-clearing equipment Friday, with workers clearing streets and scattering salt to keep people from slipping on the ice.
New York, Feb. 6 : Japan's superstar competitive eater Takeru Kobayashi wolfed down an entire Domino's pizza in less than 60 seconds in his own halftime Super Bowl show on Sunday.
The surprisingly slim 34-year-old ate the fast food in front of cheering frat boys in the party, the New York Daily reported.
Kobayashi was reportedly paid 1,500 dollars for his performance.
The footage posted on YouTube shows the Japan native folding the pizza slices into bite-size chunks and then washing them down with water.
New York, Feb 4 : Michelle Obama was among the millions, who stuck around on Sunday to watch Beyonce perform at the half time of Super Bowl XLVII.
The First Lady -- who dined on Chesapeake crab cakes in honor of Baltimore and San Francisco cioppino stew with sourdough toast during the big game, according to White House pool reports -- tweeted her excitement about the singer's halftime show.
"Watching the #SuperBowl with family and friends. @beyonce was phenomenal! I am so proud of her! -mo," the Huffington Post quoted her as writing.
Washington, Jan 30 : Tickets for the first weekend of this year's `Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival' reportedly sold out within 15 minutes, even when computer users reported widespread problems in attempting to purchase weekend passes.
Long wait times and site crashes plagued those attempting to purchase tickets for the more-in-demand April 12 weekend of the annual music festival's in Indio, California, the Los Angeles Times reported.
However, the tickets for April 12 continued to be purchased up to two hours after they were said to be sold out.
Washington, Jan. 30 : Michael Phelps, who broke up with aspiring model Megan Rossee in December after a 10-month relationship, has whisked off a stunning waitress to the Bahamas for a romantic vacation.
The legendary swimmer's new girlfriend is 22-year-old Sarah Herndon, and according to her pal, she has been "swept off her feet" by Phelps, Radar Online reported.
The 18 time Olympic gold medallist met her while she was on a holiday with her family in Cabo St Lucas, and she extended her trip an extra day to stay with him, while her family went home.
New York, Jan 30 : Ashley Judd and her race car driver hubby Dario Franchitti are splitting up after more than 10 years of marriage.
Judd told People magazine that they have mutually decided to end their marriage, the New York Daily News reported.
"We'll always be family and continue to cherish our relationship based on the special love, integrity, and respect we have always enjoyed," she said.
Judd and Franchitti, 39, tied the knot in 2001 at a private wedding in Scotland. (ANI)
Washington, Jan 26 : Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak has said that filmmakers got it "totally wrong" in a recently-released scene from Ashton Kutcher's upcoming Steve Jobs biopic `jOBS.'
In the scene, Kutcher's Jobs tries to persuade Wozniak, portrayed by actor Josh Gad, that consumers at that time would actually be interested in buying personal computers if they were available. Wozniak is none too receptive to the idea.
"Nobody wants to buy a computer... nobody," Gad says in the scene.
But, the real-life Wozniak claims it was actually the other way around, CBS News reported.
Washington, January 23 : Arnold Schwarzenegger has revealed that he still loves Maria Shriver and is hoping that they can get back together.
"We're not fighting any war. I still hope for reconciliation. I love Maria still," Fox News quoted Schwarzenegger as telling Bild.
The answer was in response to a question where the former Californian Governor was asked if he was spending Christmas with his family -- including his ex-wife.
Washington, Jan 22 : President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle danced to `Let's Stay Together,' performed by Jennifer Hudson, at the Commander-in-Chief's Ball after his inauguration.
The 44th President of the United States introduced his wife, as she emerged on stage in a long red dress, saying, that she inspires him everyday, the Politico reported.
Obama famously sang a line from the song at an Apollo Theater fundraiser a year ago. (ANI)
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