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Two-time winner Elaine McArthur nominated again at Indigenous Voices Awards

Two-time winner Elaine McArthur nominated again at Indigenous Voices Awards

Frustrated with a steady stream of rejection letters, Elaine McArthur decided to go the self-publishing route for her latest literary venture.
Hulu's 'Love, Victor' tells journey of a Latino gay teen

Hulu's 'Love, Victor' tells journey of a Latino gay teen

RIO RANCHO, N.M. — The 2018 film, “Love, Simon,” brought a fresh perspective to the first love, coming-of-age genre through the eyes of a gay teen.
Lithuania erects sculpture in honour of JD Salinger

Lithuania erects sculpture in honour of JD Salinger

VILNIUS, Lithuania — J.D. Salinger, the American writer best known for his 1951 novel “The Catcher in the Rye,” was honoured Friday with a sculpture featuring a rye field near the Lithuanian village where his ancestors lived.
'Chariots of Fire,' 'Lord of the Rings' actor Ian Holm dies

'Chariots of Fire,' 'Lord of the Rings' actor Ian Holm dies

LONDON — Ian Holm, a versatile British actor whose long career included roles in “Chariots of Fire” and “The Lord of the Rings” has died. He was 88.
South African choir adapts to COVID-19 by making new music

South African choir adapts to COVID-19 by making new music

MOUTSE VALLEY, South Africa — The dusty streets of rural South Africa are a far cry from the bright lights of “America's Got Talent,” but that's where the members of the Ndlovu Youth Choir find themselves coping with the coronavirus pandemic.
VIRUS DIARY: A pandemic, a layoff & a suddenly stay-home dad

VIRUS DIARY: A pandemic, a layoff & a suddenly stay-home dad

SALT LAKE CITY — The day his boss looked over at the TV screen and gave a forlorn nod at the plunging red lines of the stock market, my husband could feel the layoff coming. It was a gut punch when it hit our family, like millions of others.
VIRUS DIARY: A pandemic, a layoff & a suddenly stay-home dad

VIRUS DIARY: A pandemic, a layoff & a suddenly stay-home dad

SALT LAKE CITY — The day his boss looked over at the TV screen and gave a forlorn nod at the plunging red lines of the stock market, my husband could feel the layoff coming. It was a gut punch when it hit our family, like millions of others.
Disney cancels Mickey's Not-So-Scary Halloween Party in 2020

Disney cancels Mickey's Not-So-Scary Halloween Party in 2020

ORLANDO, Fla. — Walt Disney World cancelled it's annual after-hours Halloween party at Magic Kingdom that typically begins in mid-August, and announced the popular food and wine festival will begin when Epcot reopens in July.
Harry Connick Jr. honours workers during pandemic road trip

Harry Connick Jr. honours workers during pandemic road trip

NASHVILLE — Singer and actor Harry Connick Jr. has spent a lot of his life on tour buses and travelling from city to city, but even when the pandemic shut down the country, he couldn’t sit still.
Holland Taylor's Ann Richards: 'A woman for all seasons'

Holland Taylor's Ann Richards: 'A woman for all seasons'

LOS ANGELES — Holland Taylor earned a Tony nomination for her portrayal of charismatic Texas politician Ann Richards, but the actor deserves acclaim for her research and writing skills as well.
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