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Cuba Gooding Jr.’s Groping Trial Can Include Testimony From 2 More Women15m Cuba Gooding Jr.’s Groping Trial Can Include Testimony From 2 More Women
Prosecutors asked permission to allow 19 women with accusations against Mr. Gooding to testify. The accounts date back as far as 2001 and cover seven states.
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Terry Jones, Monty Python Founder and Scholar, Is Dead at 7716m Terry Jones, Monty Python Founder and Scholar, Is Dead at 77
In addition to being a charter member of the celebrated British sketch troupe, he was a director, a screenwriter and an authority on Chaucer.
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Terry Jones, a Python and a Scholar, Is Dead at 7755m Updated Terry Jones, a Python and a Scholar, Is Dead at 77
In addition to being a charter member of the celebrated Monty Python sketch troupe, he was a director, a screenwriter and an authority on Chaucer.
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1h 1m Updated Terry Jones: Monty Python star dies aged 77
Tributes are paid to the comedy great, who had been living with dementia.
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Phylicia Rashad to Direct ‘Blue’ at the Apollo Theater1h 8m Updated Phylicia Rashad to Direct ‘Blue’ at the Apollo Theater
A revival of the Charles Randolph-Wright play, with Leslie Uggams, had been slated to open on Broadway.
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Once ‘Little Joe,’ Now a Reigning New York City Ballet Principal1h 25m Once ‘Little Joe,’ Now a Reigning New York City Ballet Principal
Joseph Gordon, the company’s youngest principal, dances like his whole life is ahead of him. And that’s how he’s playing Prince Siegfried in “Swan Lake.”
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1h 25m When a Critic Put on the ‘Best of All American Operas’
Anthony Tommasini recalls organizing a student production of Virgil Thomson and Gertrude Stein’s “The Mother of Us All” in the early 1980s.
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1h 25m The Detroit Symphony Needed a Fill-In. It Found a Music Director.
The Italian conductor Jader Bignamini, 43, will succeed Leonard Slatkin next season.
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Trump Impeachment: A Quill-and-Ink Process Enters the Digital Age1h 25m Updated Trump Impeachment: A Quill-and-Ink Process Enters the Digital Age
The televised trial began with smartphone seizures, virtual video witnesses and media blitzes.
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Andrew White’s best photograph: Beyoncé exits the stage glimmering1h 35m Andrew White’s best photograph: Beyoncé exits the stage glimmering
‘She had been performing for an hour and a half and was heading for a costume change. But she still looks flawless – every sequin glimmers’ I’ve worked for Beyoncé on and off since 2016 when I was invited to shoot her Formation tour, shortly after she released
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In pictures: The greatest art heists in history2h In pictures: The greatest art heists in history
a href="http://www.guardian.co.uk/artanddesign/2009/feb/19/ulrich-boser-gardner-heist">The Gardner art heist
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Terry Jones, Life of Brian director and Monty Python founder, dies aged 772h Terry Jones, Life of Brian director and Monty Python founder, dies aged 77
Jones, who was diagnosed with dementia in 2015, was the main directing force in Python’s films, as well a prolific creator of TV documentaries and children’s books
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3h Terry Jones obituary: Master of the absurd
The life of the actor, writer and director who found fame as a member of the Monty Python team.
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Terry Jones, Monty Python founder and Life of Brian director, dies aged 773h Terry Jones, Monty Python founder and Life of Brian director, dies aged 77
Jones, who was diagnosed with dementia in 2015, was the main directing force in Python’s films, as well a prolific creator of TV documentaries and children’s books
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Extract from Hunger Games prequel sparks anger among fans3h Extract from Hunger Games prequel sparks anger among fans
The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes returns to Panem, but gives dictator Coriolanus Snow a starring role Suzanne Collins’s prequel to The Hunger Games will focus on the early life of her villain Coriolanus Snow, the tyrannical president of Panem, an extract from the forthcoming novel has revealed. Publisher Scholastic has announced a world record first printing of 2.5m copies for The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes, due to be published in May. But
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3h Monty Python star Terry Jones dies aged 77
Monty Python star Terry Jones has died at the age of 77, his agent has said
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5h Zindagi Tamasha: Pakistan film suspended after religious uproar
Officials warned of unrest after an Islamist party objected to the portrayal of a struggling cleric.
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Suspended Grammys chief Deborah Dugan alleges sexual misconduct in Recording Academy5h Suspended Grammys chief Deborah Dugan alleges sexual misconduct in Recording Academy
The academy’s chief executive alleges sexual harassment, voting corruption and rape coverup within the organisation Deborah Dugan, the chief executive and president of the Recording Academy, which organises the Grammy awards, who was
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Jeanine Cummins on her explosive new novel, American Dirt5h Jeanine Cummins on her explosive new novel, American Dirt
This week, Claire talks to the controversial author Jeanine Cummins, whose thriller American Dirt – opening with a violent crime at a family barbecue and following Lydia and her son on their journey from Mexico to the US – is
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With His Fourth Book, Charles Yu Finally Feels Like a Writer6h With His Fourth Book, Charles Yu Finally Feels Like a Writer
“Interior Chinatown” explores Asian-American stereotypes, something that captivated the novelist and TV writer as he thought about stars, supporting characters and who gets to play the lead.
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Highfire by Eoin Colfer review – a joyous fantasy for grownups6h Highfire by Eoin Colfer review – a joyous fantasy for grownups
True Detective meets Swamp Thing in the Artemis Fowl author’s neo-noirish thriller about a curmudgeonly dragon in Louisiana Irish author
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‘Before Sunrise’: The Making of an Indie Classic6h ‘Before Sunrise’: The Making of an Indie Classic
On a tiny budget and at the mercy of Viennese trains and Ferris wheels, Richard Linklater, Julie Delpy and Ethan Hawke managed to create ’90s movie magic.
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Agency by William Gibson review – a world in an instant7h Agency by William Gibson review – a world in an instant
This dazzling vision of politics and power across alternate timelines is both observation and warningWilliam Gibson has never believed that science fiction predicts the future: it only ever talks about the present. His most recent novel, 2014’s
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7h Updated Netflix reveals The Crown viewing figures for the first time
A total of 73 million households worldwide have watched the three seasons of the royal drama.
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8h Orlando Bloom to voice Prince Harry in an animated series
A new animated series about the Royal family is being made starring Orlando Bloom.
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8h Jimmy Kimmel Differentiates Between Trump’s and Clinton’s Offenses
“Bill Clinton had sex with one person,” Kimmel said on Tuesday night. “Donald Trump screwed a whole country.”
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The Volunteer by Jack Fairweather review – the hero who infiltrated Auschwitz8h The Volunteer by Jack Fairweather review – the hero who infiltrated Auschwitz
This astonishing account of Witold Pilecki, a member of the Warsaw resistance who tried to incite rebellion in the camps, won the Costa biography award Just after Witold Pilecki’s arrival at
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M*A*S*H at 50: the Robert Altman comedy that revels in cruel misogyny9h M*A*S*H at 50: the Robert Altman comedy that revels in cruel misogyny
The anti-war film – which is regarded as one of the greatest comedies of all time – has a problem with women M*A*S*H is a rare example of a movie that has been eclipsed by its television adaptation. The 1983 finale of the long-running sitcom about a medical unit near the front lines of the Korean war was the highest-rated single television episode in history, with 125m viewers tuning in. It’s understandable that Robert Altman’s 1970 film, which celebrates its 50th anniversary this month, lives in its shadow. The subversive anti-war comedy avoided sentimentality and teachable moments in favor of cruel pranks and a more hardened cynicism. Coming at the start of cinema’s most famous decade, it is a seminal film of New Hollywood, and it bears all the hallmarks of its era: a strong anti-establishment sentiment, the foregrounding of morally ambiguous protagonists, and, unfortunately, a deep and unexamined misogyny.
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Fashion, fighting and feral dogs – the photography of Ferdinando Scianna9h Fashion, fighting and feral dogs – the photography of Ferdinando Scianna
From glamorous models to burned out cars, photographer Ferdinando Scianna has spent half a century capturing the extremes of the world around him
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What’s on TV Wednesday: Awkwafina and ‘The Revenant’10h What’s on TV Wednesday: Awkwafina and ‘The Revenant’
“Awkwafina Is Nora From Queens” debuts on Comedy Central. And Alejandro G. Iñárritu’s “The Revenant” airs on FXM.
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Grammys Chief Calls Her Removal Retaliation for Exposing ‘Boys’ Club’11h Updated Grammys Chief Calls Her Removal Retaliation for Exposing ‘Boys’ Club’
Deborah Dugan, who was placed on leave, said that the Recording Academy’s lawyer sexually harassed her and that she had complained about financial and voting irregularities.
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Review: Shrinking Lives at a Big Box Store in ‘Paris’13h Review: Shrinking Lives at a Big Box Store in ‘Paris’
Racism is a stealth force in Eboni Booth’s astute study of the (mostly) quiet desperation of minimum-wage workers in Vermont.
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Mission Impawsible: How Much ‘Cats’ Can a Person Take?13h Updated Mission Impawsible: How Much ‘Cats’ Can a Person Take?
The assignment: Head to Boston to see the touring stage show and the movie musical all in one day. The result: a purr, a yowl or both?
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A Bag of Cash Falls From the Sky. Trouble Is Close Behind.13h Updated A Bag of Cash Falls From the Sky. Trouble Is Close Behind.
Stephen Wright’s satirical novel “Processed Cheese” takes on the excesses of the superrich.
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16h The writers breathing life into black British history
Several little-known but remarkable stories of the 18th and 19th Centuries are being told on stage.
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‘The Longing for Less’ Gets at the Big Appeal of Minimalism18h ‘The Longing for Less’ Gets at the Big Appeal of Minimalism
Kyle Chayka’s book delves into art, architecture, music and philosophy to learn why the idea of “less is more” keeps resurfacing.
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19h Design Shows Take On the Future. And It’s Not Pretty.
Museum curators and mindful millennials seek visions of a “clean,” sustainable future. In Philadelphia, designers offer ideas to provoke.
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19h The challenge of photographing Taal volcano
Photographer Ezra Acayan describes the risky business of shooting a volcano as it erupts.
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9 Books to Help Calm an Anxious Toddler20h Updated 9 Books to Help Calm an Anxious Toddler
These books will help little ones slow down and breathe easy, even during rough moments.
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On ‘Prodigal Son,’ Michael Sheen’s Father Knows, and Kills, Best20h Updated On ‘Prodigal Son,’ Michael Sheen’s Father Knows, and Kills, Best
How does the actor keep from bringing home all the weird energy of playing a serial killer dad? Well, who said he did?
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Can a Hip-Hop Dance Show Settle In Off Broadway?21h Can a Hip-Hop Dance Show Settle In Off Broadway?
“Beyond Babel,” with a style its makers call urban dance, arrives in New York from the West Coast for a two-month run.
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22h Prince wrongful death legal claims dismissed
The claims were brought against a doctor and a pharmacy who supplied the star with pain medication.
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22h Updated David Olney, 71, Singer-Songwriter, Dies After Apparent Heart Attack Onstage
He wasn’t as famous as those who sang his songs, but he was revered by them. After he was stricken midsong, he stopped and said, “I’m sorry.”
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23h Updated Peter Larkin, Stage Designer With a Funky Asterisk, Dies at 93
His Broadway work won him four Tony Awards. A different audience knew another of his designs: the Parliament-Funkadelic Mothership.
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Norma Tanega, Who Sang About a Cat Named Dog, Dies at 8023h Updated Norma Tanega, Who Sang About a Cat Named Dog, Dies at 80
She had only one hit record, but it was a memorable one: a quirkily titled song about freedom, dreaming and her cat, who really was named Dog.
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How 17 Outsize Portraits Rattled a Small Southern Town25h Updated How 17 Outsize Portraits Rattled a Small Southern Town
Newnan, Ga., decided to use art to help the community celebrate diversity and embrace change. Not everyone was ready for what they saw.
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Ballet Shoes gets 21st-century update from Carrie Hope Fletcher25h Ballet Shoes gets 21st-century update from Carrie Hope Fletcher
Noel Streatfeild’s children’s classic about orphaned sisters preparing for a life on the stage is being reimagined by the writer, actor and internet star Ballet Shoes, Noel Streatfeild’s classic tale of three adopted girls hoping for – or dreading – a life on the stage, is to be reimagined for the modern era by writer and actor Carrie Hope Fletcher. Endorsed by Streatfeild’s estate, Fletcher’s novel will, like Ballet Shoes, follow three adopted children. But while Ballet Shoes’ Pauline, Petrova and Posy Fossil are brought together when they are adopted by the eccentric elderly palaeontologist they know as Great Uncle Matthew, Fletcher’s children are found by the eccentric pebble collector Great Aunt Maude. They live in a rickety old London theatre, rather than the home on the Cromwell Road inhabited by the Fossils, and Fletcher has also made one of them – the ballet dancer of the three – a boy.
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Klimt art thieves confess to stealing then returning painting25h Klimt art thieves confess to stealing then returning painting
Portrait of a Lady was hidden in same Italian gallery from which it went missing in 1997 Two men have confessed to stealing, and then returning, a painting by Gustav Klimt in a bizarre twist to one of Italy’s most mysterious cases of stolen art. Experts confirmed on Friday the
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Alone on a Mountaintop, Awaiting a Very Hard Rain26h Updated Alone on a Mountaintop, Awaiting a Very Hard Rain
Decades ago, Armenian scientists built a high-elevation trap to catch and study cosmic rays. Physics has mostly moved on, but the station persists — a ghost observatory with a skeleton crew.
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Westminster Cathedral to review sacred music after master resigns27h Westminster Cathedral to review sacred music after master resigns
Timetable changes at world-class choir school put musical heritage at risk, say opponents The Catholic church has launched a strategic review of the role of sacred music at Westminster Cathedral following the sudden resignation of its music master and controversy over boarding arrangements at its world-class choir school. The diocese of Westminster said in a statement the review would consider “the steps needed to strengthen the role played by sacred music” as well as structures and “clarity of roles” needed in relationships between the cathedral, its music department and the choir school.
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My greatest honor: I wrote a book that touched people living in poverty29h My greatest honor: I wrote a book that touched people living in poverty
My own story – of leading an invisible life in poverty – helped others feel seen. If only politicians could read it, too Three weeks after my first book was published, I sat on a ragged couch in a greenroom at a studio in San Francisco, working furiously on two cough drops in my mouth, debating whether to chew them. On a small table in front of me was a paper cup containing tea too hot to drink. My husband, who’d joined me through most of my book tour, didn’t complain about my sweaty hand clutching his. I’d finished my 17th and final event on the road that afternoon and looked forward to having an evening off before flying home the next day, but my publicist had emailed about one last thing: a live interview with Ana Cabrera of CNN.
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29h Peter Hobday: Former Today programme host dies at 82
For 14 years he was known for his affable, relaxed style on the Radio 4 flagship news programme.
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29h Van Gogh self-portrait is genuine, experts decide
A portrait that has puzzled art experts for decades is finally declared a real Van Gogh.
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30h Disney+ to launch a week earlier than planned in the UK
The US media giant also confirmed the service will cost more than its earlier DisneyLife platform.
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Dedicated followers: collectors of book inscriptions share their notes30h Dedicated followers: collectors of book inscriptions share their notes
The words left in books by their previous owners can tell intriguing stories – but do they enrich or sour the next reader’s experience? The book tells you a story before you’ve read a word of it. On the cover is Charlie Brown, carrying a baseball bat and dejectedly dragging his mitt, above the title in emphatic, meme-ish font: “WINNING MAY NOT BE EVERYTHING, BUT LOSING ISN’T ANYTHING!” And on in the inside leaf, written in pen in looping cursive: “I love you.”
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Where to Go to Watch the Paint Dry30h Where to Go to Watch the Paint Dry
Seriously. “Open conservation,” or art-restoration labs set up to be viewed, and sometimes, interacted with, are increasingly a part of museums’ offerings.
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30h 40 of America’s Greatest Writers on Key Supreme Court Decisions
In “Fight of the Century,” edited by Michael Chabon and Ayelet Waldman, contributors including Jacqueline Woodson, Dave Eggers and Scott Turow explicate landmark A.C.L.U. cases.
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Aidy Bryant’s Week: Music and More Music, With a Side of Garbage30h Aidy Bryant’s Week: Music and More Music, With a Side of Garbage
The comedian and star of “Shrill” shared what she watched, read and listened to last week.
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The Pain of the Holocaust Echoes Through Three Israeli Novels30h The Pain of the Holocaust Echoes Through Three Israeli Novels
A solitary woman who leaps from her balcony to her death and a writer who uncovers a family secret hidden by the war figure in these new works by Israeli authors.
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Diane Ravitch Declares the Education Reform Movement Dead30h Diane Ravitch Declares the Education Reform Movement Dead
In “Slaying Goliath,” the veteran public-education activist celebrates the defeat of efforts to introduce federal education standards and testing into public schools and expand charters.
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Happy Wife, Happy Life, and Other Maddening Notions to Live By30h Happy Wife, Happy Life, and Other Maddening Notions to Live By
A new novel uses old recipes and retro advice to connect the lives of women in different centuries.
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A Mystical Healer, Her Ailing Crush and the Desire That Undoes Them Both30h A Mystical Healer, Her Ailing Crush and the Desire That Undoes Them Both
Love literally hurts in Sue Rainsford’s haunting debut novel, “Follow Me to Ground.”
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English’s Pronoun Problem Is Centuries’ Old30h English’s Pronoun Problem Is Centuries’ Old
In “What’s Your Pronoun?” Dennis Baron argues that the language’s lack of a third-person, gender-neutral pronoun has dogged writers and speakers since at least the Middle Ages.
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31h Late Night on Trump’s Defense: ‘Just in Case, Gas Up the Bronco’
Jimmy Kimmel noted that one of Trump’s lawyers has represented both O.J. Simpson and Jeffrey Epstein. “So he definitely has a type.”
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Awkwafina Is Nora from Queens review – breakout star lifts slacker sitcom32h Awkwafina Is Nora from Queens review – breakout star lifts slacker sitcom
The Golden Globe-winning star of The Farewell is an engaging presence in her semi-autobiographical sitcom but she deserves more Awkwafina Is Nora from Queens is a smartly refractive title, as it performs a double reflection: Awkwafina, a breakout star of the past couple years with scene-stealing turns in Crazy Rich Asians, Ocean’s Eight and The Farewell, which won her a Golden Globe earlier this month, is Nora Lum from Forest Hills, Queens, New York. Nora from Queens is also the name of Awkwafina’s new show on Comedy Central, loosely based on her life – or, more accurately, an alter-ego of the ascendant star handicapped by her own aimlessness, taking too many Adderall to play video games and living with family.
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Strummer holidays! The guitar-shaped hotel where the party never stops34h Strummer holidays! The guitar-shaped hotel where the party never stops
It’s got laser-beam strings, balcony showers and a 13-acre pool. But this gawdy $1.5bn colossus in the Florida swamps is also a triumph of Native American resistance. We check out the Beyoncé Suite It doesn’t get much more rock’n’roll than standing stark naked at the top of a 450ft tall mirrored-glass guitar, taking an al fresco shower on the balcony of your penthouse overlooking the sun-soaked plains of Florida, as millions of dollars are gambled beneath you. With its own rooftop swimming pool and butler service, the Beyoncé Suite (as it’s now known following the singer’s stay here) is one of the more surreal features of the
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What’s on TV Tuesday: ‘DC’s Legends of Tomorrow’ and ‘Vera’34h What’s on TV Tuesday: ‘DC’s Legends of Tomorrow’ and ‘Vera’
The silly superheroes of “Legends” are back for a fifth season, and the British crime series “Vera” returns on BritBox.
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SAG Award Winners 2020: ‘Parasite’ Pulls Off Huge Victory35h SAG Award Winners 2020: ‘Parasite’ Pulls Off Huge Victory
Joaquin Phoenix, Renée Zellweger, Brad Pitt and Laura Dern take the individual honors for film. “The Crown” and “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” win best TV drama and comedy.
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