Tom Hanks leaves hospital after coronavirus diagnosis in Australia

The actor and his wife Rita Wilson now in self-isolation and feeling a lot better, says their son Actor statement last Thursday saying he and Wilson had gone to hospital after feeling run down. He said they would comply with all Australian health restrictions relating to the virus. While in hospital, Hanks music playlist for those in isolation, calling it Quarantunes.

‘Quarantine soirees’: classical music and opera to stream at home

With concert halls and opera houses closed due to coronavirus, organisations and musicians across the world are live-streaming concerts from their homes, or from empty halls, and opening up their digital archives so that every one can still access their music. This page is being updated daily. Please email us (details at end) of things we have missed, or tell us in the comments section. Operas and concerts on demand Arts and culture streaming platform bonking bunnies and all). Other must-sees include Arvo Prts Adams Passion, and Opera Norths award-winning production of Jonathan Doves childrens opera, Pinocchio. Registration (and thus credit card details) are required to activate the free trial period, but you can cancel anytime I am assured. Daniel …

‘It almost destroyed me’: behind New York’s greatest nightclub, Studio 54

In a new exhibition, Studio 54 co-founder Ian Schrager goes back to the late 70s to explore the highs and lows of the celebrity-packed hotspot Ian Schrager has seen many things in his life, but nothing quite like this. The 73-year-old Studio 54 co-founder is freaking out on the phone. Its funny after 40 years! Forty years! he exclaims. Doing an exhibition on Studio 54? In a world-class museum? I dont think anyone would have believed that but they were too busy dancing. The sprawling exhibition documentary on Netflix and a co-founders were jailed for tax evasion in 1980. I was lucky enough to get a in 2017, by then president Barack Obama. Now, theres this exhibition. It was in …

Saturday Night Live: John Mulaney and David Byrne fire up a strong show

The Talking Heads star helped the guest host deliver a knockout musical paean to the horrors of La Guardia airport Saturday Night Live returns from a short hiatus in time to catch up with the White Houses inept handling of the coronavirus outbreak. Despite not believing in science, Mike Pence (Beck Bennett) is taking charge of the task force. The VP attempts to field questions from reporters, only to be interrupted by the Democratic candidates, who turn the press conference into an impromptu debate. Charisma vacuum Mike Bloomberg (Fred Armisen) tries to present himself as a trustworthy leader in a time of crisis, only for Elizabeth Warren fifth in the polls but No1 in Bloombergs nightmares to slam him. Joe …