Dark Mofo cancels, reissues tickets for Nitsch art show due to protest plot

Dark Mofo cancels, reissues tickets for Nitsch art show due to protest plot

Posted May 27, 2017 00:15:28 Fears of a plot to sabotage an upcoming art show featuring a freshly slaughtered animal has led to the Dark Mofo organisers announcing they would reissue tickets because of concerns for the “safety of the artist, performers and audience”. WARNING: THIS STORY CONTAINS GRAPHIC CONTENT. The three-hour ‘150 Action’ show, directed by 78-year-old Hermann Nitsch, has been promoted as a “bloody, sacrificial ritual performed by the patriarch of Viennese Actionism, his devoted disciples and an orchestra” and is set to take place in June as…

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They tried for 17 years to have a baby. Now they have sextuplets

They tried for 17 years to have a baby. Now they have sextuplets

Adeboye and Ajibola Taiwo had tried for 17 years to start a family. Now, they’re the parents of sextuplets — three boys and three girls, all in good condition and absolutely adorable. For nearly two decades, Ajibola Taiwo, a native of Western Nigeria, and her husband Adeboye had tried but failed to conceive. In November, they were elated to hear four heartbeats at their first ultrasound. At a follow-up appointment in early 2016, the couple found out they were actually expecting sextuplets. “I was excited,” Adeboye Taiwo said. “For the…

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Horror draw for practically every Aussie at the French Open

Horror draw for practically every Aussie at the French Open

Posted May 26, 2017 22:12:18 Photo: Clay may be her surface, but Sam Stosur has a lot of work to do to make inroads at Roland Garros this year. (Reuters) Nick Kyrgios and Samantha Stosur will have their work cut out making an impact after Australia’s tennis stars were handed horror draws for the French Open starting on Sunday. In-form Stosur, the 23rd seed and former finalist, opens against Slovakian Kristina Kucova and could strike returning Czech champion Petra Kvitova in the third round and world number one Angelique Kerber…

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26 dead as gunmen open fire on bus headed to church

26 dead as gunmen open fire on bus headed to church

Story highlights 25 others are injured, some of them in critical condition Men, women and children are among the dead and injured (CNN)Twenty-six people have been killed in Egypt after unidentified gunmen opened fire on a bus carrying Coptic Christians, according to state-run media. The passengers were traveling Friday to a monastery, St. Samuel the Confessor, near the central city of Minya when they came under attack, Health Ministry spokesman Khaled Mugahed told TV al-Masriya. He said that 25 others were also injured as the gunmen fired from two cars…

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