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Yahoo! BooksApr 08, 2020
Photos show thousands packing into cars, planes, and trains in a rush to get out of Wuhan as China lifts the coronavirus lockdown
China ended the near-11-week lockdown of the city of Wuhan at midnight on Wednesday, sending floods of people out of the city.


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Trump news - live: Bernie Sanders ends campaign as president slams Democrats and says coronavirus must be 'quickly forgotten' (Yahoo! Books)

Billboard Music NewsApr 08, 2020
Alicia Keys on Releasing a Book During a Pandemic & Working With the ‘Over-the-Top' Kanye West
Alicia Keys chatted Ebro Darden via FaceTime on Apple Music on Wednesday (April 8).

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Justin Timberlake & Jessica Biel Celebrate ‘Little Man' Silas' 5th Birthday (Billboard Music News)
Ciara & Russell Wilson Talk Donating 1 Million Meals to Seattle Community (Billboard Music News)

NYTimes ArtsApr 08, 2020
He Said, She Said, We Said, You Said
On Day Infinity of the lockdown, our critics and readers watched Cary Grant and Rosalind Russell fast-talk through "His Girl Friday." Here's what happened.

NYTimes ArtsApr 08, 2020
Paul Kasmin, Gallerist Who Ruled a Mini-Empire of Art, Dies at 60
With his eclectic range and loyalty to living artists, one didn't know what to expect on walking into one of his New York galleries.

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'This is very real': from their window, NY couple sees refrigerated trucks remove bodies (Yahoo! Books)

Billboard Music NewsApr 08, 2020
John Prine's Widow Shares Her Final Moments With Americana Legend
The wife of celebrated singer-songwriter John Prine said she was able to sit with her husband in the last hours of his life. Prine died Tuesday at 73 from complications of COVID-19.

VultureApr 08, 2020
Tiger King Is a Gigantic Hit for Netflix
The WTF-filled docuseries drew an audience of 19 million U.S. TV viewers in its first ten days, according to Nielsen.

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The 10 Funniest Movies on Netflix (NYTimes Arts)

Billboard Music NewsApr 08, 2020
Bruce Springsteen Honors John Prine During SiriusXM Special: ‘We're Devastated by the Loss'
Bruce Springsteen paid homage to the loss of singer/songwriter John Prine during a one-hour SiriusXM special on Wednesday morning (April 8).

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Bruce Springsteen, Bonnie Raitt, and More Celebrities Pay Tribute to John Prine (Vulture)

Playbill NewsApr 08, 2020
The Cast of TV's Young Sheldon Joins Stars in the House Live Stream
The daily series created by Seth Rudetsky and James Wesley benefits The Actors Fund.

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John Stamos, Bob Saget and the rest of the 'Full House' cast reunite for funny 'Full Quarantine' video (Yahoo! TV)

Playbill NewsApr 08, 2020
Video Roundup April 9: Elaine Paige Offers a Musical Theatre Challenge, Celia Keenan-Bolger Reads City of Girls, More
Stage favorites are making the most of social distancing in light of the COVID-19 crisis.

AV Club FilmsApr 08, 2020
The cast of Belgravia on regret and the art of social climbing
Created by the man behind Downton Abbey, Belgravia is a six-part period piece full of intrigue, petticoats, and genteel manners. It's also very British, and full of very British actors—many of whom have been in period pieces before. The A.V. Club sat down with the show's Philip Glenister, Tamsin Greig, Alice Eve, and

AV Club FilmsApr 08, 2020
John Stamos recruited the original Full House cast to parody its opening credits, quarantine-style
Netflix will unleash the final episodes of Fuller House like snakes from a basket later this year, inflicting upon this disease-ravaged 2020 its final deathblow. But the sitcom, an unholy revival that attempts to render a millennial family through the boomer tropes of yesteryear, remains relevant, if only because its…

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Playbill NewsApr 08, 2020
American Ballet Theatre Cancels 2020 Season at Metropolitan Opera Due to COVID-19 Health Crisis
Productions on the slate included Romeo and Juliet, Jane Eyre, and The Sleeping Beauty.

Billboard Music NewsApr 08, 2020
Snakes, Scorpions & Fire: Watch J Balvin's Trippy ‘Gris' Music Video
Surrounded by snakes, scorpions and fire, J Balvin presents the edgy music video for his single "Gris," from his album Colores.

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King Princess Brings Her ‘Musical Joy' to Quarantined Tiny Desk Concert: Watch (Billboard Music News)

BBC Entertainment & ArtsApr 08, 2020
Disney Plus racks up 50m subscribers in five months
Disney's new video streaming service almost doubles its subscription base during coronavirus lockdowns.

Yahoo! TVApr 08, 2020
Fox to Air One-Hour TMZ Special on ‘Tiger King'
Fox has announced that it plans to air a one-hour special on Monday from TMZ that promises new interviews and "never-before-seen footage" on the subjects of Netflix's breakout hit "Tiger King." "TMZ Investigates: Tiger King - What Really Went Down?" will explore the "outstanding questions about whether or not Joe Exotic is guilty, an inside […]


AV Club FilmsApr 08, 2020
Beanie Feldstein reinvents herself as 1993's coolest rock critic in the How To Build A Girl trailer
Even if Coky Giedroyc's How To Build A Girl didn't make its 1993 setting clear in the trailer, you'd know it was a period piece by "music critic" being an actual, attainable job in its world.

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Beanie Feldstein Creates Rebellious Music Critic Persona in ‘How to Build a Girl' Trailer (Billboard Music News)

Yahoo! BooksApr 08, 2020
Doctor's death highlights limits of coronavirus death count
As the coronavirus bore down on New York, Dr. Doug Bass' family begged him to work from home. "He said he was on the front lines and they needed him," his brother, Jonathan Bass, told The Associated Press. It happened so quickly he was never tested for COVID-19, but his brother believes he was among the hundreds of undiagnosed cases that, for weeks, have been excluded from the official coronavirus death toll.


Yahoo! BooksApr 08, 2020
Outcry over racial data grows as virus slams black Americans
As the coronavirus tightens its grip across the country, it is cutting a particularly devastating swath through an already vulnerable population — black Americans. Democratic lawmakers and community leaders in cities hard-hit by the pandemic have been sounding the alarm over what they see as a disturbing trend of the virus killing African Americans at a higher rate, along with a lack of overall information about the race of victims as the nation's death toll mounts. Among the cities where black residents have been hard-hit: New York, Detroit, New Orleans, Chicago and Milwaukee.


Playbill NewsApr 08, 2020
Watch Trailer for How to Build a Girl, Starring Beanie Feldstein, Chris O'Dowd, Emma Thompson, More
The film is scheduled to arrive on demand in May.

Billboard Music NewsApr 08, 2020
This Video of Camila Cabello & Shawn Mendes Surprising Kids in the Hospital During Quarantine Will Melt Your Heart
Camila Cabello and Shawn Mendes spent their time in quarantine in the best way possible on Tuesday (April 7): surprising kids in the hospital.

AV Club FilmsApr 08, 2020
Watch Jeff Tweedy, Dixie Chicks' Natalie Maines, Lukas Nelson, and more cover John Prine
Legendary songwriter John Prine died on Tuesday at the age of 73 due to complications from COVID-19, resulting in an outpouring of grief and remembrances from the artist's fans and collaborators.

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Yahoo! TVApr 08, 2020
The 'Schitt's Creek' series finale is giving fans all the feels on Twitter: 'Oh my heart'
Dan Levy wrote and co-directed the finale episode and his choice to make a sweetly straightforward finale proved the right call with fans, who teared up throughout the episode and posted the evidence on Twitter.


Yahoo! BooksApr 08, 2020
Record coronavirus deaths in New York, New Jersey amid fear of toll undercount
The number of coronavirus cases in New York state alone approached 150,000 on Wednesday, surpassing Spain for the most infections anywhere in the world, even as authorities warned the state's official death tally may understate the true toll. New York, the state considered the epicenter of the pandemic in the United States, and neighboring New Jersey again reported new single-day highs for coronavirus deaths. "Every number is a face, " said New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, who ordered flags to be flown at half-staff across New York in recognition of the toll.


Billboard Music NewsApr 08, 2020
Alesso & Liam Payne Filmed The Transatlantic ‘Midnight' Video From Quarantine
Alesso and Liam Payne couldn't get together to film the video for their latest collaboration, "Midnight," so they made a Transatlantic quarantine clip.

Billboard Music NewsApr 08, 2020
Kangaroo on ‘Masked Singer' Knockout: From Singing in the Shower to ‘Performing After the Super Bowl'
Sadly, the ring was too much for the Kangaroo and she was knocked out of the show after an audience vote.

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The Kangaroo goes down under: ‘Masked Singer' castoff is infamous reality star (Yahoo! TV)

Yahoo! ArtsApr 08, 2020
Will we ever take cruise holidays again?
The cruise line industry faces a long journey back from the coronavirus pandemic.


Yahoo! BooksApr 08, 2020
Anthony Fauci says he's 'cautiously optimistic' that coronavirus outbreaks in the US will plateau in the next week
Fauci added that "the real challenge" is getting back to normal life without secondary waves of coronavirus cases.


AV Club FilmsApr 08, 2020
Radiohead is getting in on the weekly streaming series action
Now that computers have finally become—as the members of Radiohead once prophesied—not just merely OK, but actually pretty damn near indispensable for modern living, we're happy to see the band itself adjusting with the digital times. Specifically, Thom Yorke et al. have just announced that they're getting in on this…

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Yahoo! BooksApr 08, 2020
The U.S. needs masks to fight coronavirus. But supplies from China fell as demand rose.
Just as medical workers need face masks more than ever to fight coronavirus, imports dropped. Why can't America get enough?


VultureApr 08, 2020
How the Late-Night Shows Are Handling Coronavirus Quarantine
For some of them, the show must go on … at home.

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Polls: Majority of Americans disapprove of Trump's handling of the coronavirus outbreak, trust Fauci (Yahoo! Books)

Playbill NewsApr 08, 2020
Celebrate #SociallyDistancedShakespeare With These 9 Reinventions of the Bard
Ahead of its upcoming production of Hamlet, the Young Vic Theatre gives theatre audiences a laugh with timely reinventions of Shakespeare's classics.

Yahoo! ArtsApr 08, 2020
The Marine Corps Wants to Transform JLTVs into Aircraft-Killing Trucks
Marine Corps Systems Command recently invited defense firms to submit ideas for creating the Direct Fire Defeat System.


Yahoo! TVApr 08, 2020
Ty Burrell describes the moving final moments of filming 'Modern Family': 'It was wet, because we were all crying so much'
"Modern Family" may be one of the most popular comedies of the past decade, but the last day on set was nothing but tears.


NYTimes ArtsApr 08, 2020
Matt Reeves on ‘The Batman,' ‘Tales From the Loop' and Other Surreal Worlds
The filmmaker and producer talks about the personal stamp he tries to put on his work and what the comic-book vigilante has in common with "Klute."

Playbill NewsApr 08, 2020
Playbill Viewing: Wesley Taylor and Mitchell Jarvis' 2013 Streaming Series It Could Be Worse
Relive the delicious behind-the-scenes comedy as struggling actor Jacob encounters a theatrical diva played to a fare thee well by Alison Fraser.

Yahoo! TVApr 08, 2020
Kelly Ripa tears up as she talks about impact of social distancing: 'My kids won't hug me'
"I miss hugging my parents and my kids," an emotional Kelly Ripa says amid coronavirus concerns.


NYTimes ArtsApr 08, 2020
Angry Fans Say First the Concerts Were Canceled, Then the Refunds
Ticket vendors are being criticized for treating the thousands of live events that were called off as postponements, on which some do not offer refunds.

VultureApr 08, 2020
Mulaney on SNL: ‘Once You Work Here, You Always Work Here'
Want a sneak peek of Mulaney's SNL audition? Here you go.

Yahoo! BooksApr 08, 2020
Dr. Birx warns of 'very acute second wave' of coronavirus infections if social distancing measures are relaxed
The US experienced its deadliest day due to COVID-19 so far on Tuesday, with nearly 2,000 reported deaths in a 24-hour period.


Yahoo! BooksApr 08, 2020
U.S. reports 1,200 coronavirus deaths in one day as China lifts lockdown
Nation's top infectious diseases expert said he is "cautiously optimistic" that worst projections may be avoided "if we keep our foot on the accelerator."


Yahoo! BooksApr 08, 2020
China's Wuhan couples were so eager to marry after lockdown ended that they crashed the marriage application system
Traffic to the marriage application app on the Alipay platform surged 300%.


BBC Entertainment & ArtsApr 08, 2020
John Prine: Bruce Springsteen leads tributes to late singer
The Grammy-winning country-folk singer died aged 73, due to coronavirus complications.

NYTimes ArtsApr 08, 2020
In the Movies, A.I. Wants to Help … Until It Doesn't
Five films that creatively show the good and the not-so-good of the relationship between smart machines and humans.

AV Club FilmsApr 08, 2020
Furloughed and essential workers: We're giving away codes to see Never Rarely Sometimes Always for free
With movie theaters shuttered around the world, studios are putting films that otherwise would be playing on the big screen onto VOD early—like Never Rarely Sometimes Always, an early contender for one of The A.V. Club's best films of the year. Understated and affecting, the film "digs into the truth of abortion…

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Billboard Music NewsApr 08, 2020
In Honor of Joan Sebastian's Birthday, Listen to the Late Mexican Music Star's Top 5 Hits
In celebration of Joan Sebastian's birthday, fellow Mexican star Alejandro Fernandez, who counted Sebastian as a mentor, on April 8 released a cover version of "Esto y más." It inspired us to look back at Sebastian's top 5 hits on Billboard's Hot Latin Songs chart.

AV Club FilmsApr 08, 2020
Cartoonist imagines what horror movies will inevitably look like when Disney owns all of them
In the year 2052, when Disney has finally completed its task of acquiring every production company on the face of the earth, the monolith will at last be able to enact its master plan of creating cinematic remakes of every well-known movie that already exists, regardless of genre. Swedish cartoonist Daniel Björk has…

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Yahoo! TVApr 08, 2020
Jimmy Fallon opens show with a somber tone while honoring 'SNL' music producer who died of coronavirus
The late-night host, who was an "SNL" cast member for six years, was red-eyed and emotional.


AV Club FilmsApr 07, 2020
Quibi only had 300,000 live downloads on its first day
On the sixth day of April, which is now the fourth year of 2020, Quibi—short for "quick bites," which is just painful to type—finally opened its digital doors. After months of threatening to introduce our social media-addled brains to its short-form content, Quibi delivered on that promise, launching a slate of…

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Mobile-only Quibi sees more than 300,000 downloads on launch day: Sensor Tower (Reuters Entertainment)

VultureApr 07, 2020
Schitt's Creek Series-Finale Recap: Simply the Best
David and Patrick's dream wedding may not be what they planned, but it's the happy ending they (and we) deserve.

NYTimes ArtsApr 07, 2020
National Endowment for the Humanities Announces New Grants
The agency, which recently received $75 million as part of the coronavirus stimulus package, announces new funding for 224 projects across the country.

AV Club FilmsApr 07, 2020
Here's a story about the time Prince auditioned Alicia Keys to cover his song
Never one to hold his tongue, Prince was always precious about his incredible music (and musicianship, in general). Hearing that he once had Grammy-winning R&B tentpole Alicia Keys essentially audition in order to include a cover of one of his songs on her album doesn't exactly ring as the biggest shock, but it still…

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Playbill NewsApr 07, 2020
Feinstein's/54 Below Streaming Series Adds The Jonathan Larson Project, Mauricio Martinez, Joe Iconis & Family, and More
The midtown hotspot's #54BelowatHome series kicked off March 25.

NYTimes ArtsApr 07, 2020
Are Your Children Stuck Inside? So Are These Kids
Books about quarantined, confined and adrift young people, from "The Cat in the Hat" to "Life of Pi," for the cooped-up young people in your home.

Billboard Music NewsApr 07, 2020
Mariah Carey, Sam Smith & More Honor Healthcare Heroes for World Health Day
Tuesday (April 7) is World Health Day, and music stars from Mariah Carey to Meek Mill gave healthcare workers a virtual round of applause for working to combat coronavirus.

New York Times MoviesMar 12, 2020
Disney Parks and Cruise Line Will Close in Response to Coronavirus
It is the first time Disney will close both Disneyland in California and Disney World in Florida since the Sept. 11 attacks.
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