September 26th, 2016


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  • Filmmakers Ken and Ric Burns honoured by historical society

    NEW YORK – Brothers and fellow filmmakers Ken and Ric Burns have received an honorary prize from the New-York Historical Society. The Burns siblings’ many credits together and separately include documentaries on the Civil War, baseball and New York. The brothers were presented with the society’s History Makers Award at a gala benefit Monday night [...] Read More »

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  • Harrison Scott Key wins $5,000 James Thurber prize for humour

    NEW YORK – Author Harrison Scott Key’s comic memoir about growing up with a father of outsized presence has won the Thurber Prize for American Humor. Key is a contributing editor to Oxford American magazine whose essays also have appeared in The New York Times and Outside. He wins the Thurber Prize for “The World’s [...] Read More »

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  • Drone to the face doesn’t stop Bone Thugs-n-Harmony show

    VICTORVILLE, Calif. – The hip-hop rhythms of Bone Thugs-n-Harmony are too fierce to be stopped. Even by a drone to the face. The group was performing at the High Life Music Festival in Victorville on Sunday when a drone buzzed up and smacked rapper Stanley “Flesh-N-Bone” Howse in the face. He winced and grabbed his [...] Read More »

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  • Life-size bronze statue of Glenn Frey installed in Winslow

    WINSLOW, Ariz. – A life-sized bronze statue of the late singer-songwriter Glenn Frey of the Eagles has been installed in the “Standing On The Corner” Park in Winslow, Arizona. It joins the statue that many feel looks like Jackson Browne that has stood in the city’s downtown area since the late 1990s. Browne and Frey [...] Read More »

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  • Nate Parker to attend Vancouver film festival for ‘The Birth of a Nation’

    VANCOUVER – Controversy-plagued filmmaker Nate Parker is expected to attend the Vancouver International Film Festival this weekend for “The Birth of a Nation.” Organizers say Parker, who co-wrote, directed and starred in the slave-rebellion drama, will speak before a screening of the film at the fest on Saturday evening. The film has been overshadowed by [...] Read More »

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