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Future Islands’ Samuel T Herring to make acting debut in ‘The Changeling’
Future Islands frontman Samuel T Herring is set to make his acting debut in new television drama, The Changeling.Herring will star in the upcoming Apple TV+ drama alongside LaKeith Stanfield.As per Deadline, the show is being billed as a “fairytale for grown-ups” and is based on Victor LaValle’s bestselling book of the same name.Stanfield will star as Apollo, a new father and bookseller, while Herring will play William Wheeler – a man who befriends Apollo.A release date for the new show has not yet been unveiled.Earlier this year, Future Islands added more dates to their huge tour of the UK and Europe – check out dates below and buy your tickets here.The ‘Calling Out In Space’ tour comes on the back of the band’s 2020 album ‘As Long As You Are’. It’s the band’s UK first tour since 2018.The band – made up of Herring, Gerrit Welmers, Michael Lowry and William Cashion – will continue their worldwide tour now into October and November with a further 20 UK and European headline shows.You can see the full list of tour dates here:AUGUST 202216 – Cologne, E-Werk17 – Munich, TonHalle18 – Berlin, Columbiahalle22 – Oslo, Sentrum Scene24 – Copenhagen, Vega (tickets valid from 26 February) 25 – Copenhagen, Vega (tickets valid from 27 February) 29 – Helsinki, The House of Culture19 – Bergen, NO, USF Verftet*OCTOBER 202220 – Stavenger, Folken*22 – Gothenburg, Trädgår’n*24 – Aarhus, Voxhall*26 – Utrecht, (Ronda) (tickets valid from 15 March) 27 – Leipzig, Werk 2*28 – Nuremberg, Z-Bau Saal*30 – Prague, Lucerna Music Bar*31 – Vienna, Arena Wien*NOVEMBER1 – Budapest, Akvarium Klub*3 – Rome, Orion Live Club*4 – Milan, Fabrique5 – Winterthur, Salzhaus*7 – Paris, L’Olympia8 – Dortmund, FZW*10 – Leeds, O2 Academy*11 – Cardiff, Cardiff
Madonna - Madonna claims she ‘paved the road’ after nearly being arrested 3 times during Blonde Ambition tour - metro.co.uk - USA - Rome - Vatican - city Vatican
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Madonna claims she ‘paved the road’ after nearly being arrested 3 times during Blonde Ambition tour
Madonna has claimed that police ‘threatened’ to arrest her on three occasions while she toured in the 1990s.The Hung Up hitmaker, 63, frequently makes headlines with her antics on and off stage, whether it’s a smooch with a fellow musician or a racy Insta photoshoot.Now, Madonna reckons she ‘paved the road’ for others after she sparked controversy with her Like a Prayer album, which used Catholic imagery.While touring the world with her third concert tour – titled the Blonde Ambition tour – she says she faced backlash from religious figures, including the Vatican.Taking to her Instagram Story to reflect on the past, Madge wrote: ‘Police threatened to arrest me three times as I travelled around the world performing Like a Virgin during the Blonde Ambition tour.’She added: ‘The Vatican cancelled all my shows in Rome! See how I paved the road for you b****es??’.Madonna posted the message alongside a gif of her dancing while on the tour.One concert in Rome did go ahead on in July 1990, despite protests from Pope John Paul II, who urged members of the public not to attend.Earlier this year, Madonna asked Pope Francis if she could meet him, stating that she is a ‘good Catholic.’‘Hello @Pontifex Francis – I’m a good Catholic. I Swear! I mean I don’t Swear!’, she tweeted.‘It’s been a few decades since my last confession.
Madonna - Madonna, 63, recalls police 'arrest' threats for Like A Virgin's explicit dance moves - express - USA - Italy - Rome - Vatican - city Vatican
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Madonna, 63, recalls police 'arrest' threats for Like A Virgin's explicit dance moves
Madonna, 63, has recalled nearly being arrested in 1990 during her Blonde Ambition tour due to the explicit dance moves she performed to her hit Like A Virgin.The singer was "threatened" with arrest and even had her shows at the Vatican that year cancelled.Madonna took to Instagram to share a snapshot of her Like A Virgin performance on her 1990 tour.The tour generated controversy due to its use of Catholic imagery and sexual content, especially with the explicit dance moves during the Like A Virgin performance.The singer wrote in view of her 18.4 million followers: "Police threatened to arrest me three times as I travelled around the world performing Like A Virgin - during the Blonde Ambition tour."The Vatican cancelled all my shows in Rome! See how I paved the road for b*****s?"Her shows in Italy were cancelled due to a private association of Roman Catholics who called for a boycott of the shows in Rome and Turin.This was due to Madonna using simulated masturbation in her Like A Virgin choreography that included her groping herself as well as humping a bed during the live performance.Pope John Paul II urged the public and the Christian community at the time not to attend the tour, as he called it "One of the most satanic shows in the history of humanity".Due to this controversy, Madonna held a press conference in Rome's Leonardo da Vinci–Fiumicino Airport defending her much loved tour.She said: "I am Italian American and proud of it...The tour in no way hurts anybody's sentiments."It's for open minds and gets them to see sexuality in a different way."Their own and others [...] Like theater, [Blonde Ambition] asks questions, provokes thought and takes you on an emotional journey, portraying good and bad, light and dark,
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Madonna recalls police threatening 'to arrest' her on her Blonde Ambition tour in 1990
Madonnarecently looked back on how theartistic boundaries she pushed early in her career have 'paved' the way for today's biggest artists like Miley Cyrus, Dua Lipa and Katy Perry.While reflecting on nearly beingarrested for simulating masturbation on her Blonde Ambition tour in 1990, the63-year-old pop star commended herself for establishing new norms for female artists on stage.'Police threatened to arrest me three times as I traveled around the world performing Like A Virgin — during the Blonde Ambition tour,' she captioned a black and white footage of herself from the raunchy performance. Making history: Madonna reflected on how the artistic boundaries she pushed early in her career have 'paved' the way for today's biggest artists from Miley Cyrus and Dua Lipa to Katy PerryShe continued: 'The Vatican canceled all my shows in Rome! See how I paved the road for you b****es??' Previously, the Holiday hitmaker talked about receiving warnings from local police duringthe third night at Toronto’s SkyDome on her third concert tour.In the film, she received a message from 'a representative from the D.A.’s office' expressing worry about her 'immoral live performance.' Wild: While reflecting on nearly being arrested for simulating masturbation on her Blonde Ambition tour in 1990 (pictured at the time), the 63-year-old pop star commended herself for establishing new norms for female artistsIn response, she told her team: 'I’m not changing my f***ing show.'During the show, Madonna, who is known forpushing the envelope with sexually provocative performances and controversial music videos, raised eyebrows for groping herself and humping a bed in front of a live audience.
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