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Historic Houston movie theater closes due to pandemic

Apr. 03, 2021 09:42 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — A historic Houston theater that director Richard Linklater called his “film school” and that for decades was the place to catch hard-to-find independent and foreign films has closed for good — like many theaters and other businesses, a victim of the coronavirus...

Visiting Uganda, rap star Akon seeks business opportunities

Apr. 02, 2021 08:32 AM EDT

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — American rap artist and singer Akon is visiting Uganda Friday in search of investment opportunities that would extend his business footprint in Africa, where his efforts include a planned futuristic city. Akon's arrival in the East African...

Big music festival announces lineup for return to Las Vegas

Mar. 10, 2021 13:41 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Life is Beautiful arts and music festival announced its performer lineup on Wednesday, making a return of large annual events to Las Vegas after they were canceled last year because of the coronavirus pandemic. Singer-songwriter Billie Eilish, Rock...