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Grammy-Winning Producer Detail Accused of Sexual Assault

Grammy-Winning Producer Detail Accused of Sexual Assault

Grammy Award-winning music producer Detail was arrested Wednesday on more than a dozen charges of sexual assault, authorities said. The 41-year-old producer was held on nearly $6.3 million bail, according to a statement from the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department. Detail, whose real name is Noel Christopher Fisher, was charged […]

What It’s Like to Encounter a ‘Karen’

What It’s Like to Encounter a ‘Karen’

When two strangers walking by stopped to accuse James “Jamie” Juanillo of defacing private property, the San Francisco man immediately took a defensive posture. He started recording the encounter, which eventually went viral, garnering more than 23 million views. “I came up recording not because I thought there was a potential for a viral […]

Modi Lays Temple Foundation Stone Marking Victory for Hindu Nationalist Party 

Modi Lays Temple Foundation Stone Marking Victory for Hindu Nationalist Party 

In a ceremony watched by millions of Indians on television, Prime Minister Narendra Modi offered prayers and laid the foundation stone for a grand Hindu temple to be built in the northern town of Ayodhya on the site of a mosque demolished by Hindu radicals.    The ceremony marks a […]

In Heartland of French Impressionism, Locals Miss Americans

In Heartland of French Impressionism, Locals Miss Americans

The roses, dahlias and daisies are in full bloom at the home of 19th-century artist Claude Monet. So are colorfully clad tourists, posing for pictures in front of Monet’s iconic lily pond.But one popular perennial is absent: the Americans.The coronavirus pandemic has put on indefinite pause a century-plus pilgrimage here […]

Notre Dame Cathedral’s Organ Getting 4-Year-Long Cleaning

Notre Dame Cathedral’s Organ Getting 4-Year-Long Cleaning

Pipe by precious pipe, the organ that once thundered through Notre Dame Cathedral is being taken apart after last year’s devastating fire.The mammoth task of dismantling, cleaning and re-assembling France’s largest musical instrument started Monday and is expected to last nearly four years. It will take six months just to […]

Musk: Aliens Built Pyramids, Egypt: He’s Hallucinating

Musk: Aliens Built Pyramids, Egypt: He’s Hallucinating

Egypt’s minister of international cooperation has extended an invitation to SpaceX CEO Elon Musk after a Musk post on Twitter that the pyramids were built by extraterrestrial beings.  Musk tweeted Saturday: “Aliens built the pyramids obv.” Aliens built the pyramids obv— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) July 31, 2020Musk’s posting prompted Rania Al Mashat, the international cooperation minister, […]

Arts Students Lament COVID Shutting Down Practices, Performances

Arts Students Lament COVID Shutting Down Practices, Performances

A typical school day for Elon University junior Skyler Sajewski began at 7 a.m., starting with ballet, history, economics and tap classes, then rehersal for the upcoming musical. She would get back to her apartment around 11 p.m.     Then, the COVID pandemic hit.     The musical theater […]

Wilford Brimley, ‘Cocoon’ and ‘Natural’ Actor, Dies at 85 

Wilford Brimley, ‘Cocoon’ and ‘Natural’ Actor, Dies at 85 

Wilford Brimley, who worked his way up from movie stunt rider to an indelible character actor who brought gruff charm, and sometimes menace, to a range of films that included “Cocoon,” “The Natural” and “The Firm,” has died. He was 85.Brimley’s manager Lynda Bensky said the actor died Saturday morning […]

Remembering the VOA Broadcaster Who Sparked Worldwide Interest in Jazz

Remembering the VOA Broadcaster Who Sparked Worldwide Interest in Jazz

One of the most famous American broadcasters of the 20th century was largely unknown at home, but Willis Conover, host of the VOA Jazz Hour, was a celebrity from Warsaw to Moscow during the Cold War.  Mike O’Sullivan recalls Conover’s influence on the 100th anniversary of his birth. …

How Musicians Are Changing Their Tune During Pandemic

How Musicians Are Changing Their Tune During Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a huge impact on professional musicians. With concerts, festivals, tours and award shows all around the world canceled or put on indefinite hold, many professional musicians and composers who had relied on performances for their income found themselves in a difficult situation. But some say […]

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