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Shawn Mendes partners with manager to launch film and television production company

Shawn Mendes partners with manager to launch film and television production company

TORONTO — Shawn Mendes is getting into the film and television production business under a new partnership with his longtime manager.
Trevor Noah to host 2021 Grammy Awards

Trevor Noah to host 2021 Grammy Awards

NEW YORK — “The Daily Show” host and comedian Trevor Noah has been tapped to host the 2021 Grammy Awards. The Recording Academy made the announcement hours before the nominees for the upcoming show are revealed.
Elton John, TikTok team up to educate about AIDS epidemic

Elton John, TikTok team up to educate about AIDS epidemic

LOS ANGELES — The Elton John AIDS Foundation and TikTok are teaming up to raise awareness about the disease through a campaign and live event for World AIDS Day.
Netflix to expand production hub in New Mexico

Netflix to expand production hub in New Mexico

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.
The show must go on: Students put a spin on 'Romeo & Juliet'

The show must go on: Students put a spin on 'Romeo & Juliet'

WESTWOOD, Mass. — “Parting is such sweet sorrow” — especially for a theatre troupe hoping to stage a live performance of “Romeo & Juliet” in the middle of a pandemic that has closed schools and required social distancing.
Kurt Russell, Goldie Hawn and Chris Columbus save Christmas

Kurt Russell, Goldie Hawn and Chris Columbus save Christmas

They may be one of Hollywood’s most beloved couples, but Kurt Russell and Goldie Hawn have never felt the pressure to use that unmatched chemistry for the big screen time and time again.
Carl Bernstein says 21 GOP senators contemptuous of Trump

Carl Bernstein says 21 GOP senators contemptuous of Trump

NEW YORK — Former Watergate sleuth Carl Bernstein took to Twitter to list the names of 21 Republican senators who he says have “repeatedly expressed contempt” for Donald Trump and his fitness to be president.
Ken Jennings will be first interim 'Jeopardy!' host

Ken Jennings will be first interim 'Jeopardy!' host

NEW YORK — “Jeopardy!” record-holder Ken Jennings will be the first in a series of interim hosts replacing Alex Trebek when the show resumes production next Monday.
Tanya Talaga's 'Seven Truths' podcast 'goes to the heart of Anishinaabe storytelling'

Tanya Talaga's 'Seven Truths' podcast 'goes to the heart of Anishinaabe storytelling'

TORONTO — Growing up in a Toronto suburb, author and journalist Tanya Talaga felt removed from her mother's Ojibwe culture in northwestern Ontario.
Pope book backs George Floyd protests, blasts virus skeptic

Pope book backs George Floyd protests, blasts virus skeptic

ROME — Pope Francis is supporting demands for racial justice in the wake of the U.S.