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Shia LaBeouf charged with misdemeanor assault and petty theft – The Canadian News

LOS ANGELES - Shia LaBeouf has been charged with the misdemeanor assault and petty theft. Prosecutors allege the 34-year-old actor fought and took off his hat with a man named Tyler Murphy, according to a criminal complaint obtained by The Associated Press Thursday from the Los Angeles city attorney. Charges were filed on September 24 for the June 12 incident. A representative for LaBeouf did not immediately respond to an email seeking comment. LaBeouf, who rose to fame as a teenager on the Disney Channel show "Even Stevens," is known for his roles in 2007's "Transformers," 2008's "Indiana Jones and the Crystal Skull," and "Honey Boy." last year's movie. He also wrote about his relationship with his father. He has had several run-ins with the law during his career, including...
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New possible health care benefit rule shakes up theater world – The Canadian News

NEW YORK - The American union representing more than 51,000 theater actors and stage directors is criticizing a proposal that would raise the eligibility requirements for members to receive medical care during the pandemic. The Equity-League Pension Health Fund proposed increasing the number of weeks of employment required to qualify for six months of health care coverage from 11 to 16 weeks. The proposal would begin on January 1, 2021. People who work at least 12 weeks will qualify for low-level plans with higher copays and additional restrictions. The proposal has angered the Actors' Equity Association, which has been pushing for its members to have more access to healthcare, especially during the pandemic when members are out of work. Equity-League Benefit Funds is a sep...
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Nightmare On 13th Celebrates Its 30th Year

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Nightmare on 13th is celebrating its 30th years of scares. News specialist Jenne Anderson took a trip to the local haunt on Thursday to see how the frights are changing this year. For more information, go to nightmareon13th.com.  // Allow detecting when fb api is loaded. function Deferred() { this.promise = new Promise( ( resolve, reject ) => { this.reject = reject; this.resolve = resolve }) } window.fbLoaded = new Deferred();window.fbAsyncInit = function() { FB.init({ appId : '329559531287937', autoLogAppEvents : true, xfbml : true, version : 'v3.0' });window.fbLoaded.resolve(); };(function(d, s, id){...
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‘Beginning’ triumphs at the San Sebastián Film Festival in Spain – The Canadian News

SAN SEBASTIÁN, Spain - Georgian screenwriter and director Dea Kulumbegashvili's first feature film, “Beginning”, triumphed at the San Sebastián International Film Festival in Spain, and won four of its top awards, including best film and best director. The story about a community of Jehovah's Witnesses in an isolated town in Georgia in the aftermath of an extremist attack also won the award for best screenplay and best actress for Ia Sukhitashvili at the award ceremony on Saturday night. "Beginning," a Franco-Georgian co-production directed by Kulumbegashvili, 34, was originally scheduled to premiere at the Cannes Film Festival, which was canceled due to the pandemic. The San Sebastián festival in northern Spain took place, but under the distancing restrictions of the coronav...
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Reliving Jimi Hendrix’s last concert in Toronto, 50 years after his death – The Canadian News

Fifty years after Jimi Hendrix passed away, the guitarist's impression in Toronto is still fresh. Toronto musician Pete Faragher was just 13 when he got tickets to his first concert, watching the Jimi Hendrix experience in 1969. “When he announced the Maple Leaf Gardens show, I begged my parents for $ 4.50 to buy a ticket. So we came down from Scarborough, took the streetcar up Carlton Street to Maple Leaf Gardens. " As an eighth grade student, Faragher made the trip from the East End with his classmates. "Even being downtown like Scarborough was a big deal, but the fact that it was at Maple Leaf Gardens was a big deal, and then the fact that it was Jimi Hendrix was amazing." Faragher says he and his friends were intimidated by the crowd. "These were the coolest people and ...
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8 of 10 Premier League games broadcast this weekend in the United States – The Canadian News

NEW YORK - NBC moved eight of this weekend's 10 Premier League games to its Peacock online streaming service behind a paywall because it wanted to broadcast the US Open of golf and the Tour de France on its television networks. NBC took over the US Premier League broadcasts from Fox beginning in the 2013-14 season and on typical weekends of recent seasons had two Saturday games on NBCSN followed by a late game on NBC and several Sunday games on NBCSN. But there will only be two televised games this weekend, Manchester United vs. Crystal Palace on NBCSN at 3 p.m. EDT Saturday and Chelsea vs. Liverpool in the US at 11:30 am EDT on Sunday. Rick Cordella, executive vice president and chief revenue officer for Peacock, said the goal was for "people to download, register and use ...
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Jude Law and Carrie Coon on temperamental marital drama ‘The Nest’ – The Canadian News

Carrie Coon wanted the slow-burning family drama "The Nest" so much that she told its director that she would step aside so he could cast "someone more famous" in his role. Now showing in select theaters across the country, "The Nest" is the first from writer / director Sean Durkin in nearly 10 years. Her debut, "Martha Marcy May Marlene," was a critical favorite and featured prominently for Elizabeth Olsen, but in the years since the "mid-budget" movies she wanted to make became even more rare in an ecosystem. obsessed with franchises. "It just shows how you can be successful and make a very fine, compelling, critically-received movie and still not be able to do something," Coon said. Coon had signed on early to play Allison, one half of a married couple who left their happ...
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With Cake, NL artist Barbara Pratt celebrates late mother Mary Pratt – The Canadian News

S T. JOHN'S, NL - The pans are empty except for the carefully placed parchment paper lining the bottom, and both cast long shadows on the edge of the wooden table. Barbara Pratt first took photos of them a decade ago, when she was baking a wedding cake for her brother. “They looked so beautiful, empty like that, and I thought, 'God, mom should see this,'” she said in an interview this week. Her mother was the celebrated Newfoundland and Labrador painter Mary Pratt, who died in 2018. She was known for accurate and realistic paintings of everyday household objects (jars of jam, fruit bowls, a jug of water) that were almost like photos, except by the light. His objects are radiant, they emit light from within, in a way that makes them look magical in some way, shining on the kit...
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Utah Symphony And Opera Resumes Live Performances

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – The Utah Symphony and Opera is beginning performances again for the first time in months. However, the concerts will look a little different than those in the past. The symphony will hold its first live concert Thursday evening at Abravanel Hall – the first since the pandemic began. The audience is limited capacity, and that means tickets are not on sale for individual concerts at this time. Currently, the concerts are open to season ticket holders.   // Allow detecting when fb api is loaded. function Deferred() { this.promise = new Promise( ( resolve, reject ) => { this.reject = reject; this.resolve = resolve }) } window.fbLoaded = new Deferred();window.fbAsyncInit = function() { ...
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Review: brutality on the back roads in ‘The Devil All the Time’ – The Canadian News

Say what you want, "The Devil All the Time" by Antonio Campos lives up to its title. Set in a bleak, bloodstained Appalachian landscape, Campos' adaptation of Donald Ray Pollock's novel, spanning generations, weaves together narrative threads of suicide, sexual assault, cancer, crucifixion, and screwdriver murder. Cruelty works 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The devil is working overtime. Taking place in the foothills of West Virginia and southeastern Ohio, "The Devil All the Time" resides during an era that could be called, historically, a time of peace. It is quite the opposite. Written by Campos (“Christine”) and her brother Paulo Campos, with Pollock as the narrator, the film begins with a soldier, Willard (Bill Skarsgard, fantastic), who has just returned from World...
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Mural highlights Dolly Parton’s quote on Black Lives Matter – The Canadian News

NASHVILLE - Tourists flock to Nashville to see a new Dolly Parton mural celebrating her position on Black Lives Matter. Mural artist Kim Radford had already decided to paint the mural of the country music icon on the side of a local music club called The 5 Spot, which became famous as one of the many filming locations for the TV show. " Nashville ". But as he was finishing the mural, Radford saw a Billboard article in which Parton said he supported the Black Lives Matter movement, saying “Of course black lives matter. Do we think our little whites (expletives) are the only ones that matter? " So Radford quickly added the quote to the top of the mural, replacing part of the curse with butterflies, and soon, the images began to spread on social media. The mural features casc...
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Tabernacle Choir Cancels 2020 Christmas Concert

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square announced it is canceling its 2020 Christmas Concert and auditions amid the coronavirus pandemic. The choir made the announcement Friday.  The cancelation is consistent with an earlier direction from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to postpone large gatherings in areas that have been affected by COVID-19. The Orchestra at Temple Square’s fall concert and the Bells at Temple Square in November have also been canceled. In addition, the remainder of the choir’s 2020 audition cycle will be postponed until next year. “This is disappointing for all of us, but we have found a silver lining in these unique times by discovering innovative ways to share our vast repository of music with more people g...