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Gleaming monolith pops up in Nevada desert, the latest in a series of quickly vanishing structures

Gleaming monolith pops up in Nevada desert, the latest in a series of quickly vanishing structures

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The strange monolith looks like it could have come from another world.
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Nonfiction 1. Atomic Habits by James Clear, narrated by the author (Penguin Audio) 2. The Anxious Generation by Jonathan Haidt, narrated by Sean Pratt and the author (Penguin Audio) 3.
Music Review: Concert album from the Tomasz Stanko Quartet explains the jazz lineup’s staying power

Music Review: Concert album from the Tomasz Stanko Quartet explains the jazz lineup’s staying power

Jazz trumpeter Tomasz Stanko ’s first notes on the new album "September Night,” dark and slightly distant, sound as though they’re coming from the hereafter.
Elton John doc, Amy Adams horror comedy among first titles announced for Toronto fest

Elton John doc, Amy Adams horror comedy among first titles announced for Toronto fest

TORONTO — A documentary about Elton John and an Amy Adams-led horror comedy about a stay-at-home mom whose life turns surreal will have their world premieres at the Toronto International Film Festival.
Anouk Aimée, the radiant French star of 'A Man and a Woman' and 'La Dolce Vita,' dies at 92

Anouk Aimée, the radiant French star of 'A Man and a Woman' and 'La Dolce Vita,' dies at 92

PARIS (AP) — Anouk Aimée, the radiant French star and dark-eyed beauty of classic films including Federico Fellini's “La Dolce Vita" and Claude Lelouch's “A Man and a Woman,” has died. She was 92.
Jesse Plemons is ready for the ride

Jesse Plemons is ready for the ride

CANNES, France (AP) — Jesse Plemons was flattered to be approached by Yorgos Lanthimos about starring in “Kinds of Kindness,” but he wasn’t sure which version of himself the director wanted.
Cruise ship with Broadway stars to steam off to Mexico in spring 2025

Cruise ship with Broadway stars to steam off to Mexico in spring 2025

NEW YORK (AP) — A cruise ship with some of Broadway's biggest names — including Tony Award-winner Laura Benanti and Emmy-winner Wayne Brady — will sail from Florida to Mexico next spring.
Jazz, justice and Juneteenth: Wynton Marsalis and Bryan Stevenson join forces to honor Black protest

Jazz, justice and Juneteenth: Wynton Marsalis and Bryan Stevenson join forces to honor Black protest

NEW YORK (AP) — Black music traditions such as jazz are central to celebrations of Juneteenth, says civil rights lawyer and jazz pianist Bryan Stevenson.
Post Malone and Doja Cat to headline Global Citizen Festival to mobilize young people

Post Malone and Doja Cat to headline Global Citizen Festival to mobilize young people

NEW YORK (AP) — Post Malone and Doja Cat, two of pop music’s biggest stars, will headline this year’s Global Citizen Festival in New York’s Central Park on Sept.
You don't have to live in the tropics to grow peanuts

You don't have to live in the tropics to grow peanuts

Peanuts are generally grown in southern climes. Most come from China, India, Nigeria and the southern U.S., which all fall squarely in climates in or similar to USDA hardiness zones 8-11 .
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