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Review: Borat is back, and this time he fits right in

Review: Borat is back, and this time he fits right in

Since Sacha Baron Cohen first appeared as his Kazakh journalist on “Da Ali G Show,” Borat Sagdiyev has been remarkably consistent. The accent is the same. The gray suit is still rumpled.
Whistler Film Festival to open with 'Sugar Daddy,' 'In Her City'

Whistler Film Festival to open with 'Sugar Daddy,' 'In Her City'

A story of a musician who works as a "paid dinner companion" for older men will help kick off next month's Whistler Film Festival, which will offer a mix of online and in-theatre screenings.
Human rights museum in Winnipeg releases framework to address racism

Human rights museum in Winnipeg releases framework to address racism

WINNIPEG — The Canadian Museum for Human Rights in Winnipeg has laid out how it will move forward after allegations of racism, homophobia and censorship.
James Corden, Lea Salonga return to happier theatrical days

James Corden, Lea Salonga return to happier theatrical days

NEW YORK — James Corden may not be allowed in a theatre these days but there's still a way to laugh with him onstage. Lea Salonga isn't permitted to sing to a crowd right now but there's still a way to hear her magnificent voice.
After tense night, election mystery remains for media

After tense night, election mystery remains for media

After an extraordinary night of shifting vote counts and a rebuke of President Donald Trump, news organizations kept vigil Wednesday as Americans waited to learn who their next president would be.
Pioneering Black doll Baby Nancy enters Toy Hall of Fame

Pioneering Black doll Baby Nancy enters Toy Hall of Fame

ROCHESTER, N.Y. — Baby Nancy, the first Black baby doll to have an Afro and other authentic features, was inducted into the National Toy Hall of Fame on Thursday, along with sidewalk chalk and the wooden block game Jenga.
COVID-19: 'The Bitter End' for nation's live music venues?

COVID-19: 'The Bitter End' for nation's live music venues?

NEW ORLEANS — The venerable New Orleans funk band Galactic purchased the historic music club Tipitina’s in late November 2018 and, according to bassist Robert Mercurio, was making a go of it.
Rapper Tekashi 6ix9ine's kidnapper is sentenced to 24 years

Rapper Tekashi 6ix9ine's kidnapper is sentenced to 24 years

NEW YORK — A man convicted in the kidnapping of rapper Tekashi 6ix9ine was sentenced to 24 years in prison Wednesday by a judge who cited his leadership role in a gang active nationwide. U.S. District Judge Paul A.
National Ballet of Canada cancels rest of 2020/'21 season, including 'Swan Lake'

National Ballet of Canada cancels rest of 2020/'21 season, including 'Swan Lake'

TORONTO — The National Ballet of Canada says it's cancelling its remaining 2020-'21 season "due to the ongoing uncertainty around the COVID-19 pandemic.
Bot's book club: Giller finalists reprogram algorithmic reading recommendations

Bot's book club: Giller finalists reprogram algorithmic reading recommendations

TORONTO — Readers used to rely on a cadre of cultural tastemakers for book recommendations. But nowadays, platforms like Goodreads can generate individualized reading lists in a matter of milliseconds.
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