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  • Naomi Wolf and publisher part Writer : desk report October 20, 2019

    Naomi Wolf and her U.S. publisher have split up amid a dispute over her latest book, “Outrages.” Wolf and Houghton Mifflin Harcourt announced separately Friday that they had “mutually and amicably agreed to part company” and that Houghton would not be ...

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  • 'The Casagrandes' extols Mexican American Writer : desk report October 20, 2019

    “The Casagrandes,” Nickelodeon’s new original animated series that centers around an 11-year-old girl trying to survive a big city, is one of the first cartoons in the U.S. to feature a multigenerational Mexican American family. The long-awaited spin-off from the network’s ...

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  • Ghaashphoring’s maiden album ‘Kichu Kotha Writer : desk report October 20, 2019

    Critically acclaimed musical chorus troupe Ghaashphoring Choir has launched its maiden album ‘Kichu Kotha Kichu Gaan’. The launching ceremony took place at the National Theatre Hall auditorium of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy on Saturday. Founded and conducted by singer-songwriter and Berklee University graduate ...

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  • 'Patsy and Loretta' highlights bond Writer : desk report October 17, 2019

    Writer-director Callie Khouri is drawn to stories about female friendships and country music, and her latest television film “Patsy and Loretta” combines those passions into the true story of a friendship between two of country music’s most powerful voices. The biopic ...

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  • Jojo Rabbit director felt shame Writer : desk report October 17, 2019

    Drawing on his own Jewish heritage and experiences growing up surrounded by prejudice, writer-director-actor Taika Waititi was excited to make a movie against hate through a satire of the Nazi culture at the height of WWII, until he saw himself ...

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  • Ghost hunter's work gets TV Writer : desk report October 17, 2019

    Ask the daughter of paranormal researcher and “Ghostbusters” inspiration Hans Holzer whether she’s got any scary Halloween memories to share, and Alexandra Holzer doesn’t disappoint. She was about 12 years old and getting ready to go trick-or-treating while her dad typed ...

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  • Musicians Hall of Fame to Writer : desk report October 17, 2019

    Seven years after hitting the road to perform and share their stories of recording with some of the biggest names in pop music, a New Jersey-based group of former A-list session musicians is being recognized for its efforts. The Musicians Hall ...

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  • Felicity Huffman starts serving prison Writer : desk report October 16, 2019

    “Desperate Housewives” star Felicity Huffman — aka inmate No. 77806-112 — reported Tuesday to a federal prison in California to serve a two-week sentence in a college admissions scandal that underscored the lengths some wealthy parents will go to get ...

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  • Gina Rodriguez apologizes for singing Writer : desk report October 16, 2019

    Gina Rodriguez has apologized for singing along on her Instagram story to a Fugees verse that includes the N-word. The “Jane the Virgin” actress deleted the short video she posted Tuesday and replaced it with her apology, but not before memes ...

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  • 30 countries to participate in Writer : desk report October 16, 2019

    Artistic bands from 30 countries will participate in the fourth Afro-Chinese Arts and Folklore Festival which will be held in Upper Egypt’s Aswan Province on Oct. 27-31, Suhair Abdel-Qader, head of the event said on Tuesday. “The festival will be held ...

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