Entertainment

R. Kelly ha sido acusado con 10 cargos de abuso sexual agravado

Por Sara Sidner (CNN) — La fiscalía estatal del condado de Cook ha emitido una acusación de 10 cargos de abuso sexual agravado. contra el músico R. Kelly, según confirmó la fiscal Kim Foxx. Un jurado investigador fue convocado en el condado de Cook, Illinois, a principios de este mes en relación con las nuevas acusaciones contra Kelly, dijeron a CNN dos fuentes cercanas al caso. Eso sucedió inmediatamente después de que el abogado Michael Avenatti anunció que había entregado a fiscalía del estado un video que, según dijo, mostraba a Kelly teniendo relaciones sexuales con una menor de edad. Steve Greenberg, un abogado…
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“Myriam Hernández USA Tour 2019” volvió con gran éxito y sorprende a fans con respuesta a Bad Bunny

Definitivamente si hablamos de amor no podemos dejar de hablar de la cantautora chilena Myriam Hernández conocida como ‘La baladista de América’. Además la artista, cumple tres de décadas de trayectoria sobre los escenario. Por encima de todo EEG Live NYC Ofrecerá cinco conciertos consecutivos en diferentes ciudades de los Estados Unidos a la Diva de Chile Myriam Hernández. Cabe destacar “Myriam Hernández USA Tour 2019” volvió a petición popular en el mes de los enamorados. Como resultado en este día de San Valentin brindo a su público una increíble puesta de escena que incluyo en su repertorio temas como ‘El hombre que…
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Entertainment

For Americans, It’s ‘Super Bowl’ Sunday

VOA News/Mark Young Today is 'Super Bowl' Sunday, the day of the national championship for American football. This year the New England Patriots will play the Los Angeles Rams in Atlanta for the National Football League's (NFL) Vince Lombardi Trophy. This will be the 11th time the Patriots compete in the Super Bowl, and the third straight year they've contended for the title. They lost last year's game to the Philadelphia Eagles. It's the fourth appearance for the Rams, who last played in the Super Bowl in 2002 when they were defeated by the Patriots. At that time the Rams…
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TRINITY REP BREAKS ALL-TIME BOX OFFICE RECORD

Production of A Christmas Carol featured over 1,000 Community Performers and raised over $57k for RI Community Food Bank PROVIDENCE, RI: Trinity Repertory Company broke its all-time box office sales and attendance records with its 2018 production of A Christmas Carol, surpassing the record set last year by the same show. This season’s incarnation of the holiday tradition, which ran November 9-December 30, 2018, was the 41st consecutive mounting of the Dickens classic. Completely re-invented each season with a new director, cast, and designers, the 2018 production was directed by Mark Valdez, who also directed Fuente Ovejuna, or Like Sheep to…
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Art & Life

Smithsonian Museum’s Latest Acquisitions Reflect a Diverse America

VOA News/Julie Taboh WASHINGTON — For the past 50 years, the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery in Washington has been telling America’s story with images of people who helped shape the history and culture of the United States. Telling America’s story Each November, the Gallery selects a number of portraits to add to its collection. This year, it added 28 more pictures in an effort to tell a more diverse and complete story of American society. While the display features well-known personalities such as former first lady Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, it also sheds light on some lesser-known “hidden figures.” Ann Shumard, senior…
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Entertainment

Facebook Unable to Identify Who Was Behind Network of Fake Accounts

VOA News Facebook said Tuesday it had been unable to determine who was behind dozens of fake accounts it took down shortly before the 2018 midterm elections. “Combined with our takedown last Monday, in total we have removed 36 Facebook accounts, 6 Pages, and 99 Instagram accounts for coordinated inauthentic behavior,” Nathaniel Gleicher, head of cybersecurity policy, wrote on the company’s blog. At least one of the Instagram accounts had well over a million followers, according to Facebook. A website that said it represented the Russian state-sponsored Internet Research Agency claimed responsibility for the accounts last week, but Facebook said…
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Entertainment

TRINITY REP CELEBRATES THE HOLIDAYS WITH A CHRISTMAS CAROL

Annual family tradition runs Nov. 8 – Dec. 30 PROVIDENCE, RI: Trinity Rep is proud to present its annual holiday tradition, A Christmas Carol. Noted for being a new production each year, the 2018 production has been inspired by a traditional telling of the famed Dickens classic. This year the production will be directed Mark Valdez, who directed Fuente Ovejuna, or Like Sheep to Water at Trinity Rep in 2017. Beloved acting company member and one of last year’s co-directors, Stephen Thorne, will be playing the role of Ebenezer Scrooge. The production will also feature community choirs in each performance. All shows will feature…
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Community

Pawtucket, Slater Mill, and TEN31 to Host a Haunting New Festival

PAWTUCKET – Pawtucket, Slater Mill, and TEN31 will be hosting a brand new festival this October which promises to be frightfully fun for all ages. Mill City Haunts, which will be held on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday nights for the last two weeks of October, will be a collection of 39 events ranging from movies and plays to haunted houses and paranormal investigations, hosted in Pawtucket’s Historic Downtown and historic Daggett Farm in Slater Park. “We are very excited here at City Hall for our first ever Mill City Haunts,” said Pawtucket Mayor Donald R. Grebien. “This is going to…
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Entertainment

‘Game of Thrones’ Takes Top Prize at Surprising Emmys

VOA/Agence France-Presse LOS ANGELES — HBO's record-breaking fantasy epic "Game of Thrones" stormed back onto the Emmys stage on Monday, winning the coveted best drama series prize on a night full of surprises, including an on-air marriage proposal that stunned the audience. The other big story of the Hollywood gala, television's answer to the Oscars, was the huge success of "The Marvelous Mrs Maisel," Amazon's story of a 1950s housewife-turned-stand up comic, which took home eight Emmys overall, including the best comedy award. "The Handmaid's Tale" — last year's best drama and an early favorite for more hardware in 2018 —…
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Entertainment

Actor Burt Reynolds, 1970’s Hollywood Icon, Dies at 82

VOA News Actor Burt Reynolds, the charismatic star whose career lasted for more than half a century, died Thursday at 82. His agent announced the actor's death in Jupiter, Florida, but did not give a cause. The rugged, mustached, handsome Reynolds was an icon of 1970s America and its fixation on Hollywood celebrities. Michigan-born Reynolds was a college football star in Florida and appeared headed for a professional sports career before he was injured in a car crash. FILE - Actors Burt Reynolds and Darren McGavin are seen on the set of the TV program "Riverboat" on NBC, Aug. 18,…
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