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NDP, Bloc accuse Poilievre of threatening French, Quebec culture with stance on CBC

NDP, Bloc accuse Poilievre of threatening French, Quebec culture with stance on CBC

OTTAWA — Federal NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh says Pierre Poilievre's criticisms of the CBC amount to an attack on Canadian culture by the Conservative leader — and Quebec and francophone culture, in particular.

Lincoln Center to hold 2nd Summer for the City festival

NEW YORK (AP) — Lincoln Center will hold its second straight Summer for the City festival that puts a greater emphasis on diverse offerings while still including classical music programs.
Soundgarden, Chris Cornell's widow settle recordings lawsuit

Soundgarden, Chris Cornell's widow settle recordings lawsuit

The widow of singer Chris Cornell and his former bandmates in Soundgarden said Monday that they have resolved her lawsuit against them, clearing the way for the release of the band's final recordings more than five years after his death.
Review: Poet Maggie Smith on the dissolution of a marriage

Review: Poet Maggie Smith on the dissolution of a marriage

NEW YORK (AP) — “You Could Make This Place Beautiful,” by Maggie Smith (One Signal Publishers/Atria Books) Poet Maggie Smith seems to have the idyllic life: a devoted husband, two kids, lots of friends and a big house in a leafy town in Ohio where he
Malala Yousafzai working on new book, her 'most personal'

Malala Yousafzai working on new book, her 'most personal'

NEW YORK (AP) — Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai is working on a new memoir, the latest book by the young activist from Pakistan known for her advocacy for education for girls and for surviving an assassination attempt by the Taliban when she was in h
Review: 'Koresh' drills down on dark chapter in US history

Review: 'Koresh' drills down on dark chapter in US history

NEW YORK (AP) — “Koresh: The True story of David Koresh and the Tragedy at Waco,” by Stephan Talty (Mariner Books) Thirty years ago, on April 19, 1993, after a 51-day siege by federal agents, the Branch Davidian complex in Waco erupted in flames, lea
Review: 'Beau Is Afraid' is stuck in a one-note nightmare

Review: 'Beau Is Afraid' is stuck in a one-note nightmare

Beau may be afraid but Ari Aster certainly isn't. Of the many words used to describe the writer-director's previous two films — “Hereditary” and “Midsommar” — timidity was never of them.
Longtime New Yorker cartoonist Edward Koren dies

Longtime New Yorker cartoonist Edward Koren dies

BROOKFIELD, Vt. (AP) — Edward Koren, a longtime cartoonist for The New Yorker magazine, known for his hairy, huminoid creatures, has died. He was 87. Koren died of lung cancer on Friday in Brookfield, Vermont, according to his wife, Curtis Koren.
Review: Don Winslow writes mob war epic inspired by Homer

Review: Don Winslow writes mob war epic inspired by Homer

“City of Dreams,” by Don Winslow (William Morrow) “City of Dreams” is the middle book in a planned trilogy that began when a stunning woman emerged from the surf at a Rhode Island beach in last year’s “City on Fire” and sparked a war between the stat
Review: 'Games and Rituals' finds intrigue in the mundane

Review: 'Games and Rituals' finds intrigue in the mundane

“Games and Rituals” by Katherine Heiny (Knopf) A driving examiner falls for the new guy. A woman wonders what to do about her teenage son who may be experimenting with drugs.
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