Following is a summary of current entertainment news briefs. Cellist turns locked-down museums into backdrop for “healing art”
It’s an ideal pairing for the COVID-19 era: a musician who cannot play for a live audience and sumptuous museums that cannot welcome visitors. Cellist Camille Thomas has put them together to create what she hopes will be a balm for troubled times. She is carrying out a series of solo performances of classic works set against a backdrop of deserted museum interiors in and around Paris. They are filmed and posted on the Internet. Racing great Hamilton, fundraiser Captain Tom top GQ awards
Britain’s 100-year-old charity hero Captain Tom Moore and motor racing champion Lewis Hamilton have topped GQ magazine’s Men of the Year Awards. The men’s fashion and style magazine also honoured campaigning soccer player Marcus Rashford and actress Lashana Lynch, among others, at a virtual ceremony broadcast on Thursday via GQ’s YouTube channel and hosted by comedian Jack Whitehall.