Those yearning for popcorn and the luxury of watching the latest blockbuster on the big screen, take heart.

Movie theatres across B.C. are gearing up to reopen Tuesday, June 15 when Step 2 of the B.C. restart plan is set to come into effect.

Theatres were closed last November due to COVID-19 public health orders.

The loosening of restrictions means indoor organized gatherings of 50 people will be allowed with a COVID-19 safety plan in place.

The criteria for moving to Step 2, as set out by the government, include at least 65 per cent of the population above the

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Music rights societies, Jamaica Affiliation of Composers Authors and Publishers (JACAP) and Jamaica Audio Modern society (JAMMS) are strongly advocating a reopening of the leisure sector. This comes amid the much more than 15 months long lockdown, which has seen an just about overall wipe-out of the income of a huge selection of players in the cultural and artistic industries.

Put together, both equally selection societies account for about 6,000 tunes market practitioners, the biggest organised grouping of songs and leisure field players in Jamaica. JACAP signifies composers, authors and audio publishers, although JAMMS represents file producers and performers.

The

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  • R&B-soul musician Zahyia Rolle.

Within weeks of Rochester musician Zahyia releasing the music video for her new single “Foul SoulChild” this spring, it had hit almost 50,000 views. The slow-burning, catchy R&B song features stripped-down production — a haunting keyboard riff, an addictive drum beat, and Zahyia’s voice echoing overtop, as if traveling from another world.

Wearing shimmering, bandage lace-up, knee-high boots and a matching corset, Zahyia moves alone in a

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The Greenwood District, a flourishing company group in Tulsa, Oklahoma, built by Black People, was recognized as Black Wall Avenue.

But the accomplishment tale turned a horror story when mobs of white inhabitants attacked the district and killed many of its employees and inhabitants. The terror, which spanned two days in 1921, was captured many years later by Rochester playwright Debra Washington.

“Come on AJ, you know as properly as I do white people ain’t pleased with what they see likely on in Greenwood. A ton of them white folk occur again from the war and they bad, and when

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Prue Leith and Arlene Phillips have both been made dames in the Queen’s Birthday Honours listing.

Wonderful British Bake Off decide Prue is currently being recognised for expert services to foods, broadcasting and charity.

Former Strictly Arrive Dancing judge and choreographer Arlene Phillips is remaining specified her new title for companies to dance and charity.

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Mat Franco has a few new methods up his sleeve.

Las Vegas Strip headlining illusionist Mat Franco was more than ready to return to the stage when his show “Magic Reinvented Nightly” reopened at the Linq in late April. The excessive downtime of 2020 enabled him to re-imagine his demonstrate, develop tons of new substance and get a diverse creative technique.

“I had a large amount of new materials I was working on and I was nervous to get that into the clearly show,

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