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Edward Burtynsky, Director X among artists in Luminato Festival Toronto lineup

Edward Burtynsky, Director X among artists in Luminato Festival Toronto lineup

TORONTO — Canadian photographer Edward Burtynsky, filmmaker Director X and theatre artist Christine Brubaker are among the artists set to present original works at the Luminato Festival Toronto this fall.
More evidence suggests COVID-19 was in US by Christmas 2019

More evidence suggests COVID-19 was in US by Christmas 2019

NEW YORK (AP) — A new analysis of blood samples from 24,000 Americans taken early last year is the latest and largest study to suggest that the new coronavirus popped up in the U.S.
Daniel Lanois, Savannah Ré, Charlotte Cardin, make long list of Polaris Music Prize

Daniel Lanois, Savannah Ré, Charlotte Cardin, make long list of Polaris Music Prize

TORONTO — Illustrious U2 producer Daniel Lanois, indie vocal powerhouse Charlotte Cardin and recent Juno Award winner Savannah Ré have made the Polaris Music Prize long list.

Candy Straight, who led push to get GOP women elected, dies

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Candace “Candy” Straight, an investment banker and film producer who worked for decades to help get women elected to office in New Jersey, has died. She was 73.

The top 10 books on the Apple Store

Book Title by Author Name - ISBN - (Publisher) 1. The President’s Daughter by Bill Clinton & James Patterson - 9780316540735 - (Little, Brown and Company and Knopf) 2.

The top 10 movies on the Apple Store

Movies US charts: 1. Nobody 2. The Courier (2021) 3. Wrath of Man 4. A Quiet Place 5. The Hitman’s Bodyguard 6. The Marksman (2021) 7. The Dry 8. Tom & Jerry 9. Mortal Kombat (2021) 10. The Guardian Movies US charts - Independent: 1.

New York Philharmonic to resume performances Sept. 17

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Philharmonic will resume subscription performances in September following a historic 18-month gap caused by the coronavirus pandemic, presenting a shortened schedule of 78 concerts in a season shifted from Lincoln Center’

The top 10 audiobooks on Audible.com

Nonfiction 1. Greenlights by Matthew McConaughey, narrated by the author (Random House Audio) 2. Atomic Habits by James Clear, narrated by the author (Penguin Audio) 3. What Happened to You? by Oprah Winfrey and Bruce D.
Winfrey, Hearst have Black journalists tell elders' stories

Winfrey, Hearst have Black journalists tell elders' stories

NEW YORK (AP) — Oprah Winfrey and Hearst Magazines are teaming up for interviews that pair young Black journalists with elders who include civil rights activists, celebrities and others sharing some lessons learned in life.
May retail sales fell 1.3% as Americans spend less on goods

May retail sales fell 1.3% as Americans spend less on goods

NEW YORK (AP) — Retail sales fell in May, dragged down by a decline in auto sales and a shift by Americans to spend more on vacations and other services instead of goods. Total sales dropped a seasonally adjusted 1.