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Netflix reduces video quality in Canada to lower internet bandwidth use

Netflix reduces video quality in Canada to lower internet bandwidth use

TORONTO — Netflix is lowering video quality for its subscribers in Canada as it attempts to reduce soaring demands on internet bandwidth in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Cirque du Soleil considering options after closing shows, laying off most staff

Cirque du Soleil considering options after closing shows, laying off most staff

MONTREAL — Cirque du Soleil says it hasn't made a decision on steps it will take to stay afloat after cancelling all of its shows and laying off almost all of its employees due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Political historian-commentator Richard Reeves dies at 83

Political historian-commentator Richard Reeves dies at 83

NEW YORK — Richard Reeves, an author and syndicated columnist who wrote about politics for more than 50 years and published books on Richard Nixon, John F. Kennedy and other American presidents, has died at age 83.
None of the 'Big Five' publishers will attend BookExpo

None of the 'Big Five' publishers will attend BookExpo

NEW YORK — All of the so-called “Big Five” publishers have dropped out of BookExpo, the industry's annual national convention.

Toronto's Luminato Festival, launched in wake of SARS, cancelled because of COVID-19

TORONTO — The Luminato Festival, which draws artists from around the world to Toronto, has been cancelled this summer because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Toronto's Luminato Festival, launched in wake of SARS, cancelled because of COVID-19

TORONTO — The Luminato Festival, which draws artists from around the world to Toronto, has been cancelled this summer because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Review: Eef Barzelay leads Clem Snide to serene devastation

Review: Eef Barzelay leads Clem Snide to serene devastation

Clem Snide, “Forever Just Beyond” (Ramseur/Thirty Tigers) There have been many iterations of Clem Snide over the years but by now it's turned into a personal alias for Eef Barzelay.
Englund ready to see someone up the ante with Freddy Krueger

Englund ready to see someone up the ante with Freddy Krueger

NEW YORK — Robert Englund, the actor who turned Freddy Krueger into a fearsome household name, say he’s looking forward to someone else taking a stab at reviving the “Nightmare on Elm Street” franchise.
Meghan to narrate Disney nature film in first post-royal job

Meghan to narrate Disney nature film in first post-royal job

LONDON — Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, has her first post-royal job: narrating a Disney documentary about elephants.
Golden Globes amend eligibility rules due to virus

Golden Globes amend eligibility rules due to virus

NEW YORK — The Golden Globes will accept movies submissions without a theatrical release for the first time due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association announced Thursday.
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