Fashion chain Prada pledges to go fur-free from 2020 following talks with animal rights campaigners

Fashion chain Prada will stop selling furs, in a major victory for animal rights campaigners. It will ditch them from its 2020 summer collection onwards following talks with the Fur Free Alliance group. It follows similar action by Gucci, Armani, Hugo Boss, Tom Ford, Versace and Net-a-Porter, after an outcry over cruelty at fur farms.…

Master Your Medicine: How to Keep Your Medications Organized

When you’re prescribed multiple medicines, keeping them organized can be tricky. Managing many medications may cause you to forget to take your medications at the correct times, or even be tempted to skip your medications altogether. Skipping, changing, or ignoring your medications can be bad for your health. Whether it’s your workspace, bedroom, or medication…

‘Captain Marvel’ Composer Shatters Glass Ceiling for Superhero Movies

With the March 8 opening of “Captain Marvel,” composer Pinar Toprak becomes the first woman to score a Marvel superhero movie — possibly the most high-profile accomplishment yet for a female in a notoriously male-dominated profession. But the Turkish-born musician isn’t interested in gender comparisons. “No man was ever asked, ‘Do you think you got…

Review: Velvet Buzzsaw

Review: Velvet Buzzsaw

Directed by Dan Gilroy.Starring Jake Gyllenhaal, Rene Russo, Zawe Ashton, Tom Sturridge, Toni Collette, Natalia Dyer, Daveed Diggs, John Malkovich, and Billy Magnussen. SYNOPSIS: After a series of paintings by an unknown artist are discovered, a supernatural force enacts revenge on those who have allowed their greed to get in the way of art. Velvet…