'The Saint' Is a Charming Fairy Tale in the Form of a Spy Mystery

'The Saint' Is a Charming Fairy Tale in the Form of a Spy Mystery

By Sarah Boslaugh

Effortlessly charming and infinitely resourceful, Roger Moore's Simon Templar sets the world to rights in hourly installments in The Saint. 22 May 2015 // 1:10 AM

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FKA twigs Outdoes Herself with 'Congregata' (Photos)

// Notes from the Road

"A regular FKA twigs performance is exciting. But her 'Congregata' event amps up the fervor ten fold, with more wild dancers, powerful lights and costumes.

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