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Dan Aykroyd revisits the Blues Brothers' remarkable legacy in new Audible Original

Dan Aykroyd revisits the Blues Brothers' remarkable legacy in new Audible Original

NEW YORK (AP) — The shades are on, the skinny tie is knotted and the fedora is perched just so — Dan Aykroyd is ready to look back.
Man charged in Tupac Shakur's killing asks again for house arrest instead of jail before trial

Man charged in Tupac Shakur's killing asks again for house arrest instead of jail before trial

LAS VEGAS (AP) — An ailing and aging former Los Angeles-area gang leader is due to ask a Nevada judge on Tuesday to change her mind and release him from jail to house arrest ahead of his trial in the 1996 killing of rapper Tupac Shakur.

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Nonfiction 1. Hillbilly Elegy by J. D. Vance, narrated by the author (HarperAudio) 2. Atomic Habits by James Clear, narrated by the author (Penguin Audio) 3.
Toronto Film Festival lineup includes movies from Angelina Jolie, Mike Leigh, more

Toronto Film Festival lineup includes movies from Angelina Jolie, Mike Leigh, more

The Angelina Jolie-directed war film “Without Blood," a documentary about Bruce Springsteen and Mike Leigh’s contemporary tragicomedy “Hard Truths” will have their world premieres at the Toronto International Film Festival this fall.
Vigalondo's 'Daniela Forever' to open TIFF’s Platform program, Egoyan to lead jury

Vigalondo's 'Daniela Forever' to open TIFF’s Platform program, Egoyan to lead jury

TORONTO — Spanish filmmaker Nacho Vigalondo's sci-fi romance "Daniela Forever" will open the competitive Platform program at the Toronto International Film Festival, with Toronto-based director Atom Egoyan leading the jury.
Venice Film Festival lineup includes ‘Joker 2,’ films with Pitt, Clooney, Jolie, more

Venice Film Festival lineup includes ‘Joker 2,’ films with Pitt, Clooney, Jolie, more

Five years after “Joker” won the top prize at the Venice Film Festival , filmmaker Todd Phillips is returning with the sequel. “Joker: Folie à Deux” will play in competition with 20 other titles, festival organizers said Tuesday.
As doctors leave Puerto Rico in droves, a rapper tries to fill the gaps

As doctors leave Puerto Rico in droves, a rapper tries to fill the gaps

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — On a recent morning in an Afro-Caribbean community in northeast Puerto Rico, Dr. Pedro Juan Vázquez went door-to-door as part of his medical rounds.
These plants wait their whole lives to bloom once. It's usually spectacular

These plants wait their whole lives to bloom once. It's usually spectacular

Flowering annuals generally bloom nonstop before dying at the end of the year or season.
The late Colombian artist Botero is celebrated with an open-air sculpture exhibition in Rome

The late Colombian artist Botero is celebrated with an open-air sculpture exhibition in Rome

ROME (AP) — The daughter of the late Colombian artist Fernando Botero has helped to turn the streets and piazzas of the Italian capital into an open-air museum to display eight of her father’s famously voluminous, whimsical sculptures .
Cyprus displays jewelry, early Christian icons and Bronze Age antiquities once looted from island

Cyprus displays jewelry, early Christian icons and Bronze Age antiquities once looted from island

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Cyprus on Monday put on display artifacts — some of them thousands of years old — that were returned after a Turkish art dealer looted them from the ethnically divided island nation decades ago.
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