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Review: Drag queen dreams in ‘Talking About Jamie’

Sep. 15, 2021 18:26 PM EDT

“Everybody’s Talking About Jamie,” a predictable and glossy “Billy Elliot”-like musical of British working-class aspiration that’s nevertheless a joy, is the kind of movie that might have once been made about the trials of coming out as a young gay man. ...

Care home for people living with HIV, AIDS marks 30 years

Jul. 25, 2021 00:15 AM EDT

BELMONT, N.C. (AP) — Brenda Williams remembers moving into the House of Mercy in Belmont nearly nine years ago and immediately wanting to leave. She had lived in her own apartment in Gastonia for 11 years and was used to the life she had there. But Williams, now 69,...

Brandi Carlile inspired by isolation for new record

Jul. 21, 2021 20:09 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Americana singer-songwriter Brandi Carlile's new blonde locks are an homage to David Bowie, a hint at what her new music will sound like. The six-time Grammy-winner sports a Bowie-inspired look in the first music video from her upcoming sixth...