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Audible enlists Waithe, Gladwell to help find new talent

Audible enlists Waithe, Gladwell to help find new talent

LOS ANGELES — Lena Waithe and Malcolm Gladwell will join several influencers on an advisory board for Audible to help discover new talent. The online audiobook and podcast platform announced Monday the formation of the Emerging Voices Advisory Board.
The Dylan catalogue, a 60-year rock 'n' roll odyssey, is sold

The Dylan catalogue, a 60-year rock 'n' roll odyssey, is sold

NEW YORK — Bob Dylan’s entire catalogue of songs, one of the great treasures in music history, has been acquired by Universal Music Publishing Group for an undisclosed sum.
With traditional venues shut, Berlin artists take to streets

With traditional venues shut, Berlin artists take to streets

BERLIN — With theatres and concert halls shuttered to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, some Berlin artists are taking their performances to the streets of the German capital in an effort to keep their edge during the pandemic and entertain a po

Arrest after break-in at Tom Brady-Gisele Bundchen mansion

BROOKLINE, Mass. — Police arrested a man Monday they say broke into a mansion owned by former New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady and model Gisele Bundchen and made himself comfortable on a couch while no one else was in the home.
NY Philharmonic musicians agree to 4 years of wage cuts

NY Philharmonic musicians agree to 4 years of wage cuts

NEW YORK — The New York Philharmonic, silenced from performances at Lincoln Center since March by the coronavirus pandemic, has agreed to a four-year labour contract with its musicians through Sept.

America's biggest dog show moves to ABC under AKC-ESPN deal

NEW YORK — The biggest dog show in the country is about to bark at a much bigger audience. The AKC National Championship will be presented on ABC for the next three years under an agreement between the American Kennel Club and ESPN announced Monday.

Review: 'Blind Vigil' a tense, fast-paced and hardboiled

“Blind Vigil,” by Matt Coyle (Ocean View Publishing) It seems unlikely that a sightless private detective could be of much use, but in “Blind Vigil,” the seventh book in Matt Coyle’s series featuring San Diego gumshoe Rick Cahill, the protagonist is
Bookish: Natalie Portman to chair National Library Week

Bookish: Natalie Portman to chair National Library Week

NEW YORK — Natalie Portman's latest role is on behalf of the country's libraries. The Oscar-winning actress will serve as honorary chair of National Library Week, the American Library Association announced Monday.

Celebrity birthdays for the week of Dec. 13-19

Celebrity birthdays for the week of Dec. 13-19: Dec. 13: Actor Dick Van Dyke is 95. Actor Christopher Plummer is 91. Country singer Buck White of The Whites is 90. Actor-singer John Davidson is 79. Actor Kathy Garver (“Family Affair”) is 75.
A unique recipe for healing: Bill Murray and a biblical text

A unique recipe for healing: Bill Murray and a biblical text

Against the backdrop of a pandemic’s blight and wounds from an acrimonious election, a group of acclaimed actors on Sunday staged an online reading of a religious text with remarkable relevance to the current moment: the Book of Job.