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Actor Michael K. Williams, Omar on ‘The Wire,’ dead at 54

NEW YORK (AP) – Actor Michael K. Williams, who as the rogue robber of drug dealers Omar Little on “The Wire” created one of the most beloved and enduring characters in a prime era of television, died Monday. Williams was found dead Monday afternoon by family members in his Brooklyn ...

Disney backs theatrical releases for remaining 2021 films

NEW YORK (AP) — After endless disruption due to the pandemic and the super-charged growth of streaming services, moviegoing may be going back to something a little like normal. The Walt Disney Co. on Friday announced that all of its remaining films this year will open exclusively in ...

Currier announces new installation in Memory of 9/11

MANCHESTER – In memory of 9/11, the Currier Museum of Art has installed a focused exhibition of images of the day and its aftermath. The celebrated war photographer Jim Nachtwey happened to be at home near the World Trade Center and took remarkable photographs of the scenes of destruction and ...

With a new album Barbra Streisand is still the gold standard

With the release of her new album, Release Me 2, at 79 years old legendary and iconic, Barbra Streisand, still has that lush Fifth Avenue penthouse suite vocal quality that, by comparison, leaves all other singers sounding a bit like a one-bedroom, cold water studio walk-up in a bad part of ...

Film review: In ‘Worth,’ weighing the personal losses of 9/11

“What is life worth?” asks Washington lawyer Kenneth J. Feinberg (Michael Keaton) in the opening scenes of the based-on-a-true-story drama “Worth,” while writing the question on a blackboard for a room full of law school students. To Feinberg, it’s not a trick question or a moral ...

Peterborough Players premieres ‘Where You Are’

PETERBOROUGH – The Peterborough Players will round out its three-show “Grand Restart” with the U.S. premiere of “Where You Are,” a new play written by Canadian playwright Kristen Da Silva. Directed by Tom Frey and performed on the new outdoor Elsewhere Stage at the Players, the ...