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Harvey Weinstein sex-crimes case: High-stakes hearing closed to public, media
Date: Fri, 26 Apr 2019 10:56:01 -0400
From rssfeeds.usatoday
The judge in the Harvey Weinstein case ruled against media objections and barred the media and public from high-stakes hearing on who can testify at the trial.


Zac Efron was 'very hesitant' to play Ted Bundy: 'I had a lot of reservations'
Date: Fri, 26 Apr 2019 09:59:44 -0400
From rssfeeds.usatoday
"I had a lot of reservations about playing a killer and in this genre of film," he said on the Graham Norton Show


James Holzhauer extends 'Jeopardy!' winning streak to 16 days. Here's how he did it
Date: Fri, 26 Apr 2019 09:49:24 -0400
From rssfeeds.usatoday
"The fact that I win and lose money all the time helps desensitize me," says "Jeopardy!" champ James Holzhauer, a professional sports gambler.


Mark Consuelos admits he's 'just getting' marriage after 23 years with Kelly Ripa
Date: Fri, 26 Apr 2019 09:48:14 -0400
From rssfeeds.usatoday
Mark Consuelos, who has been married to Kelly Ripa for more than two decades, says he doesn't "think I could give anybody advice."


People's Most Beautiful cover girl Jennifer Garner: 'I didn't see myself as attractive'
Date: Fri, 26 Apr 2019 09:45:27 -0400
From rssfeeds.usatoday
"Looks weren't a big deal in my family," recalled Garner, who appears on the cover of People's Most Beautiful issue. "I don't think my parents ever said 'you're pretty' and so we just didn't think about it."


Al Roker pens moving piece about his special-needs son defying expectations
Date: Fri, 26 Apr 2019 10:31:53 -0400
From rssfeeds.usatoday
In the May issue of "Guideposts," the "Today" co-anchor discusses son Nick's developmental disabilities, writing, "Now that he's 17, I can tell you that, yes, he's somewhere on the spectrum and maybe obsessive-compulsive." But he says, "Those labels "don't begin to describe who Nick really is."


Martha Stewart didn't have the 'faintest idea' who Chip and Joanna Gaines were
Date: Fri, 26 Apr 2019 07:59:43 -0400
From rssfeeds.usatoday
Food and decorating guru Martha Stewart apparently doesn't keep up with HGTV network because she had no idea who Chip and Joanna Gaines are.


Review: A 1908 feminist rom-com? Why aDiana of Dobsonasa has been forgotten for too long
Date: Fri, 26 Apr 2019 06:00:00 PDT
From latimes.com

A British suffragist and playwright who championed womenas rights, Cicely Hamilton espoused her views at a time when other female aradicalsa were being arrested and imprisoned en masse.

After watching Hamiltonas sprightly 1908 play, aDiana of Dobsonas,a now in a hit-and-miss revival by the Antaeus...



New in L.A. theater: aThe End of Sex,a plus plays responding to #MeToo and homelessness
Date: Fri, 26 Apr 2019 06:00:00 PDT
From latimes.com

Notions of family figure into the shows in this weekas 99-Seat Beat up-close look at Los Angelesa smaller theaters. Families of the traditional, nuclear kind find themselves plunged into quandaries in aThe End of Sexa at Victory Theatre Center and aBoxing Lessonsa at the New American Theatre. The...



Review: A 1908 feminist rom-com? Why aDiana of Dobsonasa has been forgotten for too long
Date: Fri, 26 Apr 2019 06:00:00 PDT
From latimes.com

A British suffragist and playwright who championed womenas rights, Cicely Hamilton espoused her views at a time when other female aradicalsa were being arrested and imprisoned en masse.

After watching Hamiltonas sprightly 1908 play, aDiana of Dobsonas,a now in a hit-and-miss revival by the Antaeus...



New in L.A. theater: aThe End of Sex,a plus plays responding to #MeToo and homelessness
Date: Fri, 26 Apr 2019 06:00:00 PDT
From latimes.com

Notions of family figure into the shows in this weekas 99-Seat Beat up-close look at Los Angelesa smaller theaters. Families of the traditional, nuclear kind find themselves plunged into quandaries in aThe End of Sexa at Victory Theatre Center and aBoxing Lessonsa at the New American Theatre. The...



Spring Gallery Guide: Over 40 Art Shows to See Right Now
Date: Fri, 26 Apr 2019 14:35:41 GMT
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From Bushwick to Harlem, with many stops in between, our art critics take stock of the best shows this spring.

Reporter’s Notebook: Who Gets a ‘Game of Thrones’ Tattoo?
Date: Fri, 26 Apr 2019 13:09:01 GMT
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Last week, a British TV streaming service offered free tattoos related to the series. The reasons people took part in the publicity stunt reveal the power of the show's appeal.


Taylor Swift Releases ‘Me!,’ a New Song Featuring Brendon Urie
Date: Fri, 26 Apr 2019 13:14:33 GMT
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The singer has teased fresh music and a rebooted aesthetic for weeks, ahead of what would be her seventh studio album.


Review: In ‘Beetlejuice,’ the Afterlife Is Exhausting
Date: Fri, 26 Apr 2019 01:45:05 GMT
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Adapted from Tim Burton's 1988 film, this hyperkinetic musical, starring Alex Brightman as a madcap ghoul, tries too hard to haunt.


John Singleton’s Family Fights for Control of His Affairs After Stroke
Date: Fri, 26 Apr 2019 15:10:06 GMT
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His mother is seeking to be appointed his temporary conservator, and says Mr. Singleton is in a coma -- which several of his children dispute.


At the Metropolitan Opera, Drama on an Outdoor Stage
Date: Fri, 26 Apr 2019 04:00:06 GMT
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The Gallery Met Banners program has given contemporary artists a way to "become part of the texture of the city."


Up Next: Zsela Thompson Sings Moody Ballads for the Fashion and Art Set
Date: Fri, 26 Apr 2019 15:00:05 GMT
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The 24-year-old singer and songwriter recently released her first single, "Noise."


How Do You Conquer One of Opera’s Toughest Roles? Start Light
Date: Fri, 26 Apr 2019 14:38:58 GMT
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Andreas Schager, the tenor making his Metropolitan Opera debut as Siegfried in Wagner's "Ring," began his career in operetta.


in her words: Why Music Festivals Need More Beyoncés
Date: Fri, 26 Apr 2019 14:49:41 GMT
From https:
These events are still male-dominated, even though women are dominating music.


A Century Late, a Giant of Early Cinema Gets Her Closeup
Date: Fri, 26 Apr 2019 14:00:12 GMT
From https:
Credited regularly as the first female filmmaker, Alice Guy Blache had virtually vanished from film history. A new documentary may help change that.


A Word With: Letitia Wright on ‘Avengers: Endgame’ and Not Singing With Rihanna
Date: Fri, 26 Apr 2019 14:00:00 GMT
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The actress, who played Princess Shuri in "Black Panther" and the "Avengers" movies, knows how to keep a secret. She didn't say a word about "Guava Island."


‘Bitter Money’ and ‘Bitter Rice’: Migrant Workers Face Toil and Trouble
Date: Fri, 26 Apr 2019 14:00:00 GMT
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The sweatshop saga "Bitter Money" and the neorealist melodrama "Bitter Rice" touch on the struggles of migrant workers in China and Italy.


Anatomy of a Scene: Watch Charlize Theron and Seth Rogen Fall for Each Other in ‘Long Shot’
Date: Fri, 26 Apr 2019 11:02:06 GMT
From https:
The director Jonathan Levine discusses a scene from the romantic comedy, in theaters May 3.

‘Long Shot’ | Anatomy of a Scene
Date: Fri, 26 Apr 2019 11:00:00 GMT
From https:
Jonathan Levine narrates a sequence from "Long Shot" featuring Charlize Theron and Seth Rogen.

Nonfiction: A Tour Through the ‘American Messiahs’ of Our Past
Date: Fri, 26 Apr 2019 09:00:14 GMT
From https:
Adam Morris's history tells the story of the many colorful and charismatic religious outlaws who blazed through the American story.

The Shortlist: Four New Poetry Collections Confront Despair With Wonder
Date: Fri, 26 Apr 2019 09:00:13 GMT
From https:
In "Doomstead Days," Brian Teare tracks climate change on his walks. In "Sight Lines," Arthur Sze balances firing squads and rowboats. In "Brute," Emily Skaja escapes a violent relationship. In "Hold Sway," Sally Ball monitors tragedies averted.


Inside the List: Sally Rooney’s ‘Normal People’ Debuts on the List at No. 3
Date: Fri, 26 Apr 2019 09:00:11 GMT
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Big crowds at her book-tour events are buoying sales for the Irish writer dubbed the 'Salinger for the Snapchat generation.'


Nonfiction: Justice Is Blind. Sometimes, So Is Prejudice.
Date: Fri, 26 Apr 2019 09:00:11 GMT
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Jennifer L. Eberhardt's "Biased" examines the unwitting ways that racial categories and stereotypes continue to affect human behavior.


New in Paperback: ‘Property,’ ‘Two Sisters’
Date: Fri, 26 Apr 2019 09:00:06 GMT
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Six new paperbacks to check out this week.

Help Desk: No to Pseudoscientific Diets! Yes to Less Stress About Food!
Date: Fri, 26 Apr 2019 09:00:05 GMT
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Judith Newman's Help Desk column tackles myths about what we eat, how we gain weight and what we see when we look in the mirror.


Fiction: A TV Comic Invites a Young Staffer to His Country House. Then Something Funny Doesn’t Happen.
Date: Fri, 26 Apr 2019 09:00:05 GMT
From https:
In Erin Somers's debut, "Stay Up With Hugo Best," a 60-something retired late-night host invites his 29-year-old writers' assistant to New England for a long weekend.


Fiction: In This Novel, the Fate of an Indian Slum Is in the Hands of Its Women
Date: Fri, 26 Apr 2019 09:00:06 GMT
From https:
In Mathangi Subramanian's debut, "A People's History of Heaven," five girls represent the fate of a nation.

A Step Into the Unknown, With Virtual Reality
Date: Fri, 26 Apr 2019 07:43:18 GMT
From https:
Daniel Birnbaum bet on VR when he left a prestigious museum to join a start-up. Is he a savvy pioneer or an evangelist for dead-end technology?


Best of Late Night: Joe Biden’s Run Has Late Night Looking for a Fight
Date: Fri, 26 Apr 2019 07:21:18 GMT
From https:
Trevor Noah wants a Biden-Trump charity brawl: "Let's get ready to stumble!"

What’s on TV Friday: ‘The Avengers’ and ‘She-Ra’
Date: Fri, 26 Apr 2019 05:00:04 GMT
From https:
As "Avengers: Endgame" hits theaters, many Marvel movies air on TV. And Noelle Stevenson's warrior princess series returns on Netflix.


Opera Houses Find More Ways to Meet Fans Where They Are
Date: Fri, 26 Apr 2019 04:00:10 GMT
From https:
With live broadcasting to movie theaters and digital distribution, companies have never had such freedom to produce their own content.


Coming Attractions for Opera Fans, at the Movies and Online
Date: Fri, 26 Apr 2019 04:00:09 GMT
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A sampling of live cinema broadcasts and streams from opera houses in the United States and Europe for the spring and summer.


Editors’ Choice: 11 New Books We Recommend This Week
Date: Fri, 26 Apr 2019 00:51:19 GMT
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Suggested reading from critics and editors at The New York Times.

All the references in Taylor Swift's Me! video
Date: Fri, 26 Apr 2019 09:48:38 GMT
From https:
We went on a hunt for all the easter eggs in the star's candy-coloured new video.

Stacey Dooley among One Show guest hosts
Date: Fri, 26 Apr 2019 10:42:52 GMT
From https:
The Strictlys star is one of several presenters stepping in to co-host, while Alex Jones is on maternity leave.

Michael Hutchence doc to include Kylie Minogue home videos
Date: Fri, 26 Apr 2019 15:40:06 GMT
From https:
A new documentary about the late INXS frontman will feature unseen home videos owned by Kylie Minogue.

Blue Peter: Richie Driss announced as new presenter
Date: Fri, 26 Apr 2019 00:06:01 GMT
From https:
Richie Driss will make his debut on the children's show on 16 May, CBBC confirms.

Marina loses her Diamonds and finds herself
Date: Fri, 26 Apr 2019 00:34:31 GMT
From https:
The singer explains why going back to school helped her reclaim her pop crown.

Real Housewives star Teresa Giudice asks Trump for deportation help
Date: Fri, 26 Apr 2019 10:20:03 GMT
From https:
The family of Real Housewives of New Jersey star Teresa Giudice want the president to intervene.

Chvrches 'upset' with Marshmello over Chris Brown and Tyga song
Date: Fri, 26 Apr 2019 09:36:50 GMT
From https:
The British band are "disappointed" with producer Marshmello for working with the US singer.

Drill music 'adapting and evolving'
Date: Fri, 26 Apr 2019 05:58:23 GMT
From https:
With videos being taken off YouTube at the police's request, drill rappers are having to smarten up.

Twitter satirist Cold War Steve teams up with teenagers
Date: Fri, 26 Apr 2019 15:41:24 GMT
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The social media artist creates one of his trademark collages with students from Greater Manchester.