Reality TV comes of age with its own fan convention

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – From gossipy housewives to lovelorn bachelors and lip-syncing drag queens, reality television is getting its own fan event. Youth channel MTV on Tuesday announced it would host the first reality television convention, where fans and some of the people made famous by shows like “Jersey Shore,” “The Real Housewives” and “The…

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Art frenzy takes over Havana as biennial kicks off

HAVANA (Reuters) – Cones of white paper sprout from the seasalt-eroded pillars of one colonial building along Havana’s seafront, elaborately painted curtains cascade from another while out front children play with an installation of multicolored hoses. Havana’s 13th Biennial kicked off this weekend with works by more than 300 contemporary artists from 52 countries taking…

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