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    Netflix acquires Hollywood's historic Egyptian Theatre

    Agence France-Presse. Los Angeles | Updated at 02:33pm on May 30, 2020

    Netflix completed its purchase of Hollywood's historic Egyptian Theatre on Friday, helping to confirm the streaming giant's newfound central position in the movie industry. The...

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    Asterix creator leaves drawings to hospitals

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 11:09pm on May 29, 2020

    Four original drawings by the creator of Asterix the Gaul sold recently for nearly 400,000 euros to benefit Paris hospitals. Albert Uderzo, who invented the...

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    Pop can keep us together, says DJ David Guetta

    Agence France-Presse . New York | Updated at 11:01pm on May 29, 2020

    Pandemic confinement has electronic dance music titan David Guetta looking inward, and he said he’s emerging ‘extremely inspired’ ahead of a New York benefit set...

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    Virtual shows help dancers reach global audience

    Tanzil Rahaman | Updated at 10:59pm on May 29, 2020

    Acclaimed Manipuri dancer and choreographer Warda Rihab said that virtual dance shows play an important role in helping local dancers reach international audience and artistes....

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    Bongo Android TV app launched

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 04:12pm on May 24, 2020

    Bongo is one of the leading digital entertainment platforms in Bangladesh. Until now, viewers could only access Bongo through their mobile apps or website, however,...

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    Disney World in Florida reopens a bit -- but no rides yet

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 11:30pm on May 21, 2020

    Walt Disney World cracked open its doors on Wednesday, offering dining and shopping to masked customers but leaving the beloved rides closed, as Florida begins...

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    Actress Regina Duarte resigns as Brazil culture secretary

    Agence France-Presse. Brasília | Updated at 04:21pm on May 21, 2020

    Actress Regina Duarte resigned from her post as Brazil's culture secretary on Wednesday, becoming the fourth high-profile figure to leave far-right President Jair Bolsonaro's cabinet...

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    Disney World in Florida reopens a bit, but no rides yet

    Agence France-Presse. Miami | Updated at 04:06pm on May 21, 2020

    Agence France-Presse. Miami Walt Disney World cracked open its doors on Wednesday, offering dining and shopping to masked customers but leaving the beloved rides closed,...

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    Met museum in NY aims to open in mid-August after lockdown

    Agence France-Presse. New York | Updated at 07:32pm on May 20, 2020

    The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York said Tuesday it hopes to reopen in mid-August or a few weeks later with reduced visiting hours...

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    Former Disney exec named TikTok boss

    Agence France-Presse. San Francisco | Updated at 07:20pm on May 20, 2020

    Agence France-Presse. San Francisco Former Disney executive Kevin Mayer will become the head of TikTok and chief operating officer of the popular video app's parent...

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