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Waddling into view are the stars of Netflix’s ‘Penguin Town’

NEW YORK (AP) — They arrive every year in their snazzy black and white tuxedos, causing traffic jams and clamoring for quality real estate. Endangered African penguins have long been a source of delight to visitors of the South African community of Simon's Town, mixing with humans as they go about their penguin tasks, which includes the important one of breeding. Now these critters are the stars of a new […]

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Media consumers may be reaching limit of streaming services

A British researcher is suggesting that seven may be a magic number for American media consumers. That may be the limit to the number of streaming services, either paid or free, that many consumers want to subscribe to. The consultancy OMDIA reached that conclusion after finding that the average number of streaming services that Americans had dropped slightly to 7.06 in April, after steadily increasing in past surveys. A researcher […]

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Christie’s sale highlights L’Wren Scott creations for Jagger

Two glittering jackets created by late designer L'Wren Scott for her longtime partner Mick Jagger are part of an online auction at Christie's, with proceeds going to a scholarship Jagger set up in Scott's name. The 55 creations, on public view this week at Christie's in London, include a host of red-carpet gowns worn by stars like Tina Fey, Nicole Kidman, Penelope Cruz, Jessica Lange, Sarah Jessica Parker — and […]

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Tokyo Olympics still undecided on fans — or no fans at all

TOKYO (AP) — The question of allowing any fans at all into Tokyo Olympic venues is still being debated with a decision unlikely to be announced before the end of the month. That would be just a few weeks before the Olympics are to open on July 23. Fans from abroad have already been banned. Tokyo organizing committee president Seiko Hashimoto originally said she would announce a decision in April […]

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Prince Philip ‘wasn’t looking forward’ to centenary ‘fuss’

LONDON (AP) — On what would have been Prince Philip's 100th birthday, his youngest child said he would not have been looking forward to any celebrations to mark the occasion. In an interview with the BBC that was broadcast Thursday, the 57-year-old Prince Edward said the royal family would have "loved" the chance for Philip to be able to experience his centenary, even if his late father didn't. Philip died […]

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Carnegie Hall reopens in October after 19-month closure

NEW YORK (AP) — Carnegie Hall will resume performances in October following a 1 1/2-year closure caused by the coronavirus pandemic but with a limited schedule of recitals and small ensembles until large orchestras return in January. The Hall initially intended to open the season with a virtual gala, but Carnegie executive and artistic director Clive Gillinson said planning is underway for a live opening concert following New York Gov. […]

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Foo Fighters to rock Madison Square Garden later this month

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City's Madison Square Garden is ready to rock 'n' roll again. MSG Entertainment announced Tuesday that Foo Fighters will shake the famed arena with a concert on June 20 — the venue's first concert in more than 460 days. MSG says the concert for vaccinated audience members will be its first at 100% capacity since the pandemic. Tickets go on sale Friday. Foo Fighters, […]

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Bruce Springsteen plans Broadway return of his one-man show

NEW YORK (AP) — The Boss just can't quit Broadway. Bruce Springsteen will return to Broadway this summer for a limited run of his one-man show "Springsteen on Broadway." Performances at the St. James Theatre begin June 26 with an end date set — at least for now — for Sept. 4. "Springsteen on Broadway" debuted in 2017 and was extended three times, finally closing in late 2018. Columbia Records […]

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From the Beatles to Elton John: Oldest DJ’s storied career

HONG KONG (AP) — Ray Cordeiro considers himself the luckiest radio DJ in the world. In a storied career spanning over 70 years in Hong Kong, Cordeiro has interviewed superstars including the Beatles and Elton John, and even received an order of the British empire for outstanding achievement or service to the community from Queen Elizabeth. Cordeiro holds the Guinness world record for the world's longest-working DJ. He retired last […]

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