Unpaid Chinese investors descend on offices of martial arts movie backer

More than 100 Chinese investors descended on the Shanghai offices of Jinlu Financial Advisors on Thursday demanding their money back from investments, including those tied to a martial arts film whose box office figures were inflated. Investors on the scene told Reuters that the asset manager invested in movies, real estate and various other sectors … Read more Unpaid Chinese investors descend on offices of martial arts movie backer

On Alexandria’s Fouad Street, some have a longing for the elegant past

Along Fouad Street, a Costa coffee shop near old buildings with Italian and French architecture reminds Egyptians that commercial ventures threaten to erase traces of Alexandria’s aristocratic past. Named after King Fouad I, who died in 1936, the street is a throwback to a time when the arts flourished in a cosmopolitan city that is … Read more On Alexandria’s Fouad Street, some have a longing for the elegant past

Rolling Stones on YouTube invite Cubans to free concert

The Rolling Stones are welcoming Cubans to their free concert on Friday with Mick Jagger speaking Spanish in a video on YouTube, though few are likely to see it, given Cuba’s scant Internet penetration. “We have played in many incredible places but this concert in Havana is going to be a historic event for us,” … Read more Rolling Stones on YouTube invite Cubans to free concert

16 Fashion Bloggers You Should Be Following on Instagram

When it comes to getting a behind-the-scenes look at the fashion industry and plenty of#OOTD inspiration, Instagram is where it’s at. It’s a fashion-lover’s dream: endless photos of street style, close-ups of coveted fashion pieces on and off the runway, behind-the-scene looks at models and parties, beautiful lay-downs of outfits, expertly modeled new trends. But … Read more 16 Fashion Bloggers You Should Be Following on Instagram