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Now Casting: Earn $4,299 to Perform Onboard Major Cunard Cruise Ships + 3 More Gigs

Make a splash this year aboard the Queen Mary 2, Queen Elizabeth, or Queen Victoria! Cunard’s cruise line is currently seeking talented singers and dancers for ongoing work on the high seas. There are also roles for gymnasts, dancers,...Show More Summary

Worth a Thousand Words: Queen Victoria's Tree

The Queen's Christmas tree at Windsor Castle, published in the Illustrated London News, 1848

5 books you won't want to miss this week, including one by Pope Francis

Look for new books about Queen Victoria and, for the holidays, homilies from the Pope.        

'Victoria' to Return to PBS, ITV for Season 3

Jenna Colman will reprise her role as Queen Victoria in the royal drama. read more

Victoria & Abdul’ Is About “Love” & “Friendship”, Says Ali Fazal – The Contenders Video

"It wasn't just a teacher and a student," Ali Fazal says of the previously almost unknown relationship between a young Muslim clerk from India and Queen Victoria revealed in Victoria & Abdul. "It was love, it was friendship." Joining...Show More Summary

Star Wars Goes to the Victorian Era in This Dapper Art Series

2 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Chip Chick

What happens when you replace Queen Amidala with Queen Victoria? Top hats and real sepia tone, not that wannabe Instagram stuff. We’re going back in time two ways to celebrate artist Terry Fan’s Victorian Wars series from a few years back. Show More Summary

Queen Victoria's Fake Cranach Turns Out To Be Genuine

2 months agoArts : Modern Art Notes

"For more than a century art historical experts have labelled a painting Queen Victoria bought as a Christmas present for Prince Albert a 19th-century fake. But a new generation of art historians has discovered they were wrong. Victoria and her advisers were correct when they bought the painting in 1840. It is a genuine work […]

Cranach painting in Royal Collection authenticated by pigeon tendon

Pigeon tendons have confirmed that Queen Victoria was right and a slew of subsequent Royal Collection curators were wrong: a painting she acquired is an authentic work by Lucas Cranach the Elder. Victoria bought it in 1840 as a Christmas present for her husband Prince Albert who was an avid collector of his countryman’s work […]

Queen Victoria and Abdul Karim: the film

After Prince Albert died in 1861, Queen Victoria (1819-1901) was devastated. Fortunately the Queen became very close to her gillie John Brown in Balmoral, a warn friendship that lasted for decades. When Brown died in 1883, Queen Victoria was devastated for a second time. Show More Summary

Flash on top of function serves to outfit the cast of 'Victoria and Abdul'

Costume designer Consolata Boyle dresses Judi Dench as Queen Victoria - again - who liked to pile on the embellishments.

Vintage Portraits Depict Women's Hairstyles From the Victorian and Edwardian Eras

In the Victorian era, a woman’s hair was often thought to be one of her most valuable assets. Styles varied quite a bit throughout the nearly 7 decades of Queen Victoria’s reign, with everything from simple middle parts to elaborate pieces made from human hair being in fashion. Show More Summary

First Nations to Canada: Time to Start Paying Up

When William Benjamin Robinson arrived on the shores of what would ultimately become Ontario, Canada, in 1850, he made a deal on behalf of Queen Victoria: The indigenous communities currently living on the land would allow the crown access to more than 35,700 square miles of their land in...

Cunard will add fourth ocean liner, its first new ship in a dozen years

The Queen Mary 2, Queen Victoria and Queen Elizabeth will receive a sister ship in 2022 when luxury line Cunard adds a new ship for the first time in a dozen years. Parent company Carnival Corp. in a recent news release said it has contracted with Italian company Fincantieri to start building the...

OMA Unveils Rotating Amphitheater-Like MPavilion With “Floating” Roof

The MPavilion is a new civic space located in Melbourne’s Queen Victoria Gardens, that brings creative collaborators together to present a free, four-month-long program of talks, workshops, performances and installations and more. This...Show More Summary

Rem Koolhaas and David Gianotten of OMA unveil MPavilion 2017

4 months agoArts : Artdaily

MPavilion 2017, designed by acclaimed architects Rem Koolhaas and David Gianotten of international firm OMA, opened today in Melbourne?s Queen Victoria Gardens. One of the world?s most revered architects, this is Rem Koolhaas?s first visit to Australia in nearly 40 years. Show More Summary

OMAs MPavilion 2017 with a floating roof opens today in Melbourne

Melbourne is heating up for the summer with a new OMA-designed amphitheater. OMA founder Rem Koolhaas and colleague Daniel Gianotten just completed MPavilion 2017, a temporary pavilion that opened today in Melbourne’s Queen Victoria Gardens. Show More Summary

“American Made” and “Victoria & Abdul”

Doug Liman’s yarn about drug running and C.I.A. intrigue, starring Tom Cruise, and Stephen Frears’s Queen Victoria bio-pic, starring Judi Dench.

Victoria and Abdul: The Friendship that Scandalized England

Near the end of her reign, Queen Victoria developed a friendship with an Indian servant, elevating him to trusted advisor and infuriating her court

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