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Multiple Tony-winning playwright Terrence McNally Dies at 81

Multiple Tony-winning playwright Terrence McNally Dies at 81

Terrence McNally, one of America’s great playwrights whose prolific career included winning Tony Awards for the plays “Love! Valour! Compassion!” and “Master Class” and the musicals “Ragtime” and “Kiss of the Spider Woman,” has died of complications from the coronavirus. He was 81.McNally died Tuesday at Sarasota Memorial Hospital in […]

Jackson Estate Gives to Broadway, Vegas Needy Amid Outbreak

Jackson Estate Gives to Broadway, Vegas Needy Amid Outbreak

The Michael Jackson estate is donating $300,000 to help entertainment industry workers on Broadway, the music business and in Las Vegas who have been hurt by the coronavirus pandemic. The estate announced Wednesday that it will give $100,000 apiece to Broadway Cares, the food bank Three Square in Nevada and […]

Coronavirus Forces Delay of 2020 Olympics

Coronavirus Forces Delay of 2020 Olympics

The 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo will be postponed until next year because of the coronavirus pandemic, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe announced Tuesday. Although the International Olympic Committee had said it would spend up to a month debating the matter, the decision to postpone became inevitable after several countries said […]

2020 Summer Olympics Officially Moved to 2021

2020 Summer Olympics Officially Moved to 2021

The global coronavirus outbreak keeps many of us at home and away from the things we enjoy. Sporting leagues around the world have postponed or canceled live competitions, and on Tuesday, the biggest event of them all, the summer Olympics, announced the Tokyo Games will be postponed to 2021. VOA’s […]

Olympics-Reaction to Postponement of The Tokyo 2020 Olympics

Olympics-Reaction to Postponement of The Tokyo 2020 Olympics

Athletes, national associations and sporting federations from around the world reacted with a mixture of sadness, relief and goodwill to the postponement of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games on Tuesday because of the coronavirus pandemic.After weeks of speculation and mounting criticism at the delay in announcing a postponement, Japan’s Prime […]

Africa’s Jazz Great Manu Dibango Dies in France of Virus 

Africa’s Jazz Great Manu Dibango Dies in France of Virus 

Renowned jazz man Manu Dibango, to many the beloved “Papy Groove” who served as an inspiration and pioneer in his art, died on Tuesday with the coronavirus, his official Facebook page announced. He was 86. The saxophonist who inspired what is known as “world music” was recently hospitalized with an illness […]

Aussie’s Message to Olympians: Don’t be Discouraged, Adjust

Aussie’s Message to Olympians: Don’t be Discouraged, Adjust

Patty Mills for Prime Minister. In a statesman’s-style address, the San Antonio Spurs guard delivered a message to Olympians and to his fellow Australians who are dealing with the fallout from the coronavirus pandemic.With the NBA season suspended, and serious travel restrictions in play, Mills posted a video on social […]

Plague as art: Over the Centuries, Many Kinds of Stories

Plague as art: Over the Centuries, Many Kinds of Stories

Lauren Beukes, a script and fiction writer, is drawn to narratives that allow her to probe themes of gender and power. For her upcoming novel, “Afterland,” she imagined a plot twist in which a disease wipes out virtually the entire male population.”I wanted to explore what a world without men […]

Phone call between Kanye West, Taylor Swift again roils internet

Phone call between Kanye West, Taylor Swift again roils internet

Taylor Swift may have ended her feud with Katy Perry but the one with Kanye West seems simply not to want to die.New leaked video clip of the entire four-year-old phone call between the rapper and pop superstar about his controversial song “Famous” have been posted online and further complicate […]

Actress Debi Mazar Has Coronavirus

Actress Debi Mazar Has Coronavirus

Actress Debi Mazar has joined the growing number of celebrities who have tested positive for coronavirus. The actress, best-known for roles in the movie “Goodfellas” and TV shows “Entourage” and “Younger,” announced the news on  social media.bShe says she is healing at home and her family is under quarantine for […]