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'Riceboy Sleeps' continues to sweep the festival circuit with $25K prize at WIFF

'Riceboy Sleeps' continues to sweep the festival circuit with $25K prize at WIFF

WINDSOR, Ont. — Anthony Shim's "Riceboy Sleeps'' is proving to be a consistent hit on the festival circuit, taking home a $25,000 prize at the Windsor International Film Festival.
Taylor Swift announces 27-date US stadium tour in 2023

Taylor Swift announces 27-date US stadium tour in 2023

NEW YORK (AP) — Fresh off one of her biggest album launches of her career , Taylor Swift announced a new U.S. stadium tour starting in 2023, with international dates to follow.
Canadian actor Paul Gross to return to Stratford Festival, star as 'King Lear'

Canadian actor Paul Gross to return to Stratford Festival, star as 'King Lear'

Canadian actor Paul Gross is set to return to his roots in theatre next year to portray King Lear at the Stratford Festival.
Emily Post's etiquette tome overhauled for 21st century

Emily Post's etiquette tome overhauled for 21st century

NEW YORK (AP) — Embracing without permission. Disparaging one parent in front of children struggling with divorce. Flaunting privilege. Being a bad listener or, worse, a terrible loser.
The Rock Hall of Fame opens to Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis

The Rock Hall of Fame opens to Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis

NEW YORK (AP) — The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame this year will induct Eminem, Dolly Parton, Lionel Richie, Carly Simon and two guys in sunglasses who have scored more No. 1s on the Billboard Hot 100 than all of those other acts combined.
Amazon Music expands catalog to 100M songs for members

Amazon Music expands catalog to 100M songs for members

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Amazon Music is gearing up for a massive content expansion: The streaming giant will offer a full catalog of music with more than 100 million songs for members.
Former UK health minister draws fire for reality TV stint

Former UK health minister draws fire for reality TV stint

LONDON (AP) — Former U.K. Health Secretary Matt Hancock, who led Britain's response to COVID-19 in the first year of the pandemic, was suspended by the Conservative Party on Tuesday after signing up to a reality TV show.
'Bluey,' 'Funny Girl' set for Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

'Bluey,' 'Funny Girl' set for Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

NEW YORK (AP) — The debut of a giant “Bluey” balloon, Lea Michele and the Broadway cast of “Funny Girl” and the legendary Dionne Warwick are some of the highlights slated for this year's Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade .
Tunes with teeth: Edison might have left his mark on piano

Tunes with teeth: Edison might have left his mark on piano

WOODSTOCK, N.Y. (AP) — Hard of hearing, Thomas Edison found a unique way to appreciate piano music. As someone played, the great inventor would lean in close to the instrument, right above the keys, and he'd bite the piano.
Folk singer Alex Krawczyk reflects on Sherman murder case in album about healing

Folk singer Alex Krawczyk reflects on Sherman murder case in album about healing

TORONTO — Alex Krawczyk says music has been the route to healing from the shocking and unsolved murder of her parents Barry and Honey Sherman nearly five years ago.
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