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Katy Perry Proves She's the Best Surprise Wedding Guest by Starting Epic Dance Party

Courtesy Ray Prop PhotographyHoneymoon season kicking off on the right note!Katy Perry continued her pattern of crashing weddings over the weekend when she made a surprise appearance at the nuptials of one St. Louis, Missouri couple. The "Swish Swish" songstress was in town for a concert and staying at the Four Seasons Hotel at the same time Blonie Dudney and Hayley Rosenblum tied knot, making for one unforgettable opportunity to celebrate the bride and groom. Wedding...

Movie review: Charming documentary 'Faces Places' follows 88-year-old photographer across France

"FACES PLACES" — 3 stars — Agnes Varda, JR, Jeannine Carpentier, Jean Luc-Godard; PG (brief nudity and thematic elements); Broadway“Faces Places” showcases a unique artistic friendship, following two photographers as they set out to discover and celebrate the residents of villages throughout their native France.In most cases, the celebration comes in the form of massive black and white murals, created from portraits of local citizens and plastered on the faces of various structures. The...

Candid Portraits Smuggled From Behind the Iron Curtain

It was June 1977 when American photographer Nathan Farb first arrived in Novosibirsk, Siberia. He carried a 4-by-5-inch Polaroid camera, and an additional Polaroid 195, for his role in an upcoming Photography USA exhibition. It had been arranged by the United States Information Agency (USIA), whose remit was to promote American interests at height of the Cold War.For Farb, this was a unique chance to see inside the Soviet Union—not Moscow, which was more than 2,000 miles away, or St....