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As Paris Fashion Week is streamed, critics look to future

As Paris Fashion Week is streamed, critics look to future

PARIS — The coronavirus pandemic has instilled extra unpredictability into the already fickle Paris Fashion Week.
Mona Lisa back at work, visitors limited, as Louvre reopens

Mona Lisa back at work, visitors limited, as Louvre reopens

PARIS — The Mona Lisa is back in business. Paris' Louvre Museum, which houses the world's most famous portrait, reopened Monday after a four-month coronavirus lockdown and without its usual huge throngs.
Celebrity birthdays for the week of July 12-18

Celebrity birthdays for the week of July 12-18

Celebrity birthdays for the week of July 12-18 July 12: Actor-comedian Bill Cosby is 83. Singer Christine McVie of Fleetwood Mac is 77. Actress Denise Nicholas (“In the Heat of the Night”) is 76. Singer Walter Egan is 72.
Broadway veteran Nick Cordero dies from virus complications

Broadway veteran Nick Cordero dies from virus complications

NEW YORK — Tony Award-nominated actor Nick Cordero, who specialized in playing tough guys on Broadway in such shows as “Waitress,” “A Bronx Tale” and “Bullets Over Broadway,” has died in Los Angeles after suffering severe medical complications after
Theatre star Nick Cordero dies at 41 after months of complications from COVID-19

Theatre star Nick Cordero dies at 41 after months of complications from COVID-19

TORONTO — Hamilton-raised theatre star Nick Cordero, who had legions of supporters rallying for him on social media during his harrowing health battle with COVID-19, has died in Los Angeles.
Cineplex sues former buyer Cineworld, seeking damages over failed deal

Cineplex sues former buyer Cineworld, seeking damages over failed deal

TORONTO — Cineplex Inc. has filed a lawsuit against its former suitor Cineworld Group PLC, seeking damages over the U.K. company's failed acquisition that could exceed the $2.18 billion outstanding on the deal.
Cirque du Soleil creditors oppose recovery strategy proposed by owners

Cirque du Soleil creditors oppose recovery strategy proposed by owners

MONTREAL — Cirque du Soleil creditors who are unhappy with its recovery plan will oppose the purchase agreement between the entertainment company and its current shareholders, which they claim is "doomed to fail.
Willie Nelson's July Fourth picnic is virtual in virus era

Willie Nelson's July Fourth picnic is virtual in virus era

SPICEWOOD, Texas — Willie Nelson’s annual Fourth of July Picnic is going ahead this year, but to reduce concerns about the coronavirus the event will be virtual. Fans can tune in to the nearly 50-year-old music bash Saturday via luck.
Christian Garrison, author, filmmaker, dies in NC at age 78

Christian Garrison, author, filmmaker, dies in NC at age 78

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Christian Garrison, an author and filmmaker who displayed an unfiltered slice of 1960s Mississippi hill country life in a short film about influential blues guitarist Fred McDowell, has died. He was 78.
Reps: Singers Kacey Musgraves, Ruston Kelly file for divorce

Reps: Singers Kacey Musgraves, Ruston Kelly file for divorce

NEW YORK — Grammy-winning singer Kacey Musgraves and her musician-husband, Ruston Kelly, have filed for divorce. Representatives for both singers confirmed the news Friday to The Associated Press.