Singer Elvis Costello cancels tour after revealing cancer surgery

Singer Elvis Costello cancels tour after revealing cancer surgery

LONDON (Reuters) – British singer-songwriter Elvis Costello announced on Friday he was cancelling the remainder of his European tour after revealing he had undergone surgery for cancer. Costello, 63, whose hits include “Oliver’s Army”, “Everyday I write the Book” and “Alison”, said he had been forced to call off the final six dates of his […]

Dance star Akram Khan prepares for swansong tour

Dance star Akram Khan prepares for swansong tour

LONDON (Reuters) – One of Britain’s most celebrated dancer-choreographers, Akram Khan, is tackling the rise of xenophobia in his latest work, which he says will be his last as a leading performer. British choreographer Akram Khan (R) and French actress Juliette Binoche perform during their contemporary piece “IN-I” in Abu Dhabi January 28, 2009 as […]