‘Escape From L.A.’ Shows Why John Carpenter Shouldn’t Do Sequels

In the summer of 1996, fans of genre-movie director John Carpenter were thrilled to learn he was readying a sequel to his classic 1981 film Escape From New York. They were hoping for a gem by a filmmaker whose career had become increasingly uneven. What they got instead, on Aug. 9, 1986, was Escape From L.A., …

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Sex Education Xplorers (SEX) Review – A Biology Lesson for the 21st Century | Theater

I imagine that the curriculum has changed since my time but, despite everything, I am almost sure that few biology lessons resemble that of Mamoru Iriguchi. With a disguise-box aesthetic and naive enthusiasm, the Edinburgh performer casts the audience as 14-year-old students from ‘Summerhall High School’. With help from Afton …

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How to watch Samsung’s Galaxy Unpacked event on August 11

Samsung is expected to host its Galaxy Unpacked event this week on August 11. Unlike the Samsung events held at this time of year, there won’t be a new Galaxy Note phone. Instead, we’ll likely see two foldable phones, a watch, and a pair of wireless headphones. The event will …

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Not just Paris: How did the “celebrity who can’t cook” become food TV’s fastest growing genre?

Paris Hilton can’t really cook. This was evident during her pandemic-born YouTube series “Cooking with Paris,” during which she made her “infamous” Sliving Lasagna. “Sliving,” it should be noted, is Hilton’s new catchphrase; it’s a portmanteau of “slaying” and “living.” (Though Hilton appears fixated on getting “sliving” to be a thing, it …

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California grants $ 2.4 million to renovate former Logan Heights library

SAN DIEGO – More than $ 2 million in public funds have been allocated to renovate the 94-year-old Logan Heights Library building, officials said on Friday. State Senator Ben Hueso and San Diego Mayor Todd Gloria were joined by longtime residents outside the building on Friday to brief the community …

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Newsom presents $ 123 billion educational program to reopen schools

Governor Newsom addresses $ 123 billion education program to reopen school Governor Newsom presented the $ 123 billion educational program to reopen schools on Friday, KTVU’s James Torrez reports. SAN BERNARDINO, California – Gov. Gavin Newsom on Friday introduced a $ 123 billion education program that would address mental health …

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Your opinion: which Olympic events should stay and which should disappear?

Honor the past as we embrace the future We marvel at any performance at the Olympic Games, a showcase for the best athletes in the world. Whether it’s an individual or team competition, execution requires a level of mental and physical fitness that duffers only dream of. Everyone has favorite …

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The blue-collar, genre-melding rootsiness of Grand Rapids’ Paradise Outlaw

On the heels of releasing two new singles, the band was this week’s guest for Local Spins on WYCE, which also featured new tracks by Phabies, Mannhattan, Superfluiid,Michigan Rattlers and more. Inspired by Seger and So Many Others: Paradise Outlaw on stage in Lowell. (Courtesy Photo)   Kevin Langeland fondly …

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Belmont Library News – Library Lines

Find the Belmont Public Library Call: 617-489-2000 Place: 336 Concord Avenue, PO Box 125 Website: https://belmontpubliclibrary.net/ Hours: 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday to Wednesday, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday and closed on Sunday. No appointment or …

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Pennsylvania Senate Education Committee to Hold Hearing on COVID-19 School Policies and Procedures

Senator Scott Martin, chairman of the committee, said schools should be in person with optional masks this school year. HARRISBURG, Pa .– The state Senate Education Committee will hold a hearing with the departments of Health and Education to discuss COVID-19 policies and guidance for schools on August 6. Essentially, …

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