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The Canadian Opera Company cancels the rest of its season amid outbreak

The Canadian Opera Company cancels the rest of its season amid outbreak

TORONTO — The Canadian Opera Company is dropping the rest of its 2019/2020 season amid the COVID-19 outbreak. General director Alexander Neef says the move was taken to protect its audiences, artists and staff from infection by the novel coronavirus.
Kotb cries on 'Today' show; Baby Shark takes on hand-washing

Kotb cries on 'Today' show; Baby Shark takes on hand-washing

From finding ways to help others cope to sheltering in place to cancelling events, here’s a look at some of the ways the entertainment industry is reacting to the spread of the coronavirus, which most people recover from but can cause severe illness
For nursing homes, symptoms aren't enough to tell who's sick

For nursing homes, symptoms aren't enough to tell who's sick

SEATTLE — An investigation at a Seattle-area nursing home concluded that symptoms aren't enough to identify who is infected once the coronavirus enters a long-term care facility.
Review: Deeper prowls, growls on stellar album 'Auto-Pain'

Review: Deeper prowls, growls on stellar album 'Auto-Pain'

Deeper, "Auto-Pain" (Fire Talk) Chicago-based Deeper fires on all cylinders on its sophomore album "Auto-Pain," delivering an energetic post-punk experience that excels by all measures.
Review: Sufjan Stevens and stepfather experiment on 'Aporia'

Review: Sufjan Stevens and stepfather experiment on 'Aporia'

Sufjan Stevens and Lowell Brams, "Aporia" (Asthmatic Kitty) Always one to experiment, multi-instrumentalist Sufjan Stevens has partnered with his stepfather Lowell Brams to turn in his first bona fide bomb with the positively pulse-less "Aporia.
Oprah on coronavirus: 'Playing it as safe as I possibly can'

Oprah on coronavirus: 'Playing it as safe as I possibly can'

NEW YORK — Oprah Winfrey says she’s playing it safe when it comes to the rapidly spreading coronavirus.
Review: Little Dragon back with soulful 'New Me, Same Us'

Review: Little Dragon back with soulful 'New Me, Same Us'

Little Dragon, “New Me, Same Us” (Ninja Tune) As indicated by the title of their latest album, “New Me, Same Us,” the members of Swedish four-piece Little Dragon may have found themselves on separate personal journeys, but their sound is as cohesive
Maine sail-maintenance shop turns to sewing medical masks

Maine sail-maintenance shop turns to sewing medical masks

NEW YORK — On the coast of Maine, Eric Baldwin and his staff of two usually spend their days selling, repairing and washing sails for boats. They transform their surplus sailcloth into tote bags to bring in extra money.
Coronavirus cases hit 2 largest US cities differently

Coronavirus cases hit 2 largest US cities differently

Los Angeles recorded its first case of coronavirus five weeks before New York City, yet it's New York that is now the U.S. epicenter of the disease.

WALL STREET JOURNAL-BEST SELLERS

Bestselling Books Week Ended March 21st. FICTION 1. “Where the Crawdads Sing” by Delia Owens (G.P. Putnam's Sons) 2. “The Boy from the Woods” by Harlan Coben (Grand Central Publishing) 3. “Dog Man: Getch-22” by Dav (ilkey (Graphix) 4.