New Zealand has long been associated with The Lord of the Rings, but with the filming of a major new television series suddenly snatched away, the country has become more like Mordor than the Shire for hundreds of workers.

In a major blow to the country’s small but vibrant screen industry, Amazon Studios announced Friday it would move filming of the second season of its original series, inspired by the books of J.R.R. Tolkien, to Britain.

“The shift from New Zealand to the U.K. aligns with the studio’s strategy of expanding its production footprint and investing in studio space

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Just one of the neatest experiences in Vegas, Van Gogh: The Immersive Working experience at Spot15, not too long ago announced that it was extending its exhibition by means of the fall. This hybrid of museum display and digital animation can take one particular by way of a truncated version of Van Gogh’s lifestyle utilizing his well known artwork. And exclusive this month is Sunflowers & Rosé: A Guided Portray Knowledge that goes hand-in-hand with the display. From 11 a.m-12:30 p.m. on Aug. 12 and 26, delight in a portray class and create your own masterpiece although making the most

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Wade Vandervort

An exterior see of the Smith Middle from Symphony Park, downtown, Monday, Jan. 6, 2020.

Concertgoers attending Las Vegas reveals from promoter AEG Provides will be required to present proof of COVID-19 vaccination or a destructive coronavirus test outcome, the enterprise mentioned in a news release.

The plan goes into influence Oct. 1, officers reported.

AEG, a major tour and pageant promoter, is placing on Day N Vegas Nov. 12-14 at the Las Vegas Festival Grounds on the Strip. It also operates The Theatre at

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With a thin metallic click on, Charles Jaffe flips open a lighter and ignites a cigarette.

How prolonged have you been cigarette smoking?

“Since I was 11. Kicked out of Boy Scouts for using tobacco. At a jamboree.”

A rebel from an early age. What do you feel about the e book?

“Looks terrific. I can die now. Y’know?

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Stand-up comedy is a peculiar business. One generation’s chopping-edge comic is another generation’s quaint curio, or even a prospect for cancellation. At a time when 50 percent a dozen new comedy specials are cranked out each individual thirty day period, and the business is making an attempt to turn out to be extra equitable, is there this sort of a issue as a universally beloved comic? Or is comedy, by its pretty character, tied to its era?

In this new sequence, I’m heading to appear at some of the most revered and/or notorious comedy specials of all time to see

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NEW YORK – Robert Plant and Alison Krauss have reunited for another album a lot more than a dozen several years following their collaboration “Raising Sand” grew to become a significant and industrial hit, earning six Grammy Awards.

The 12-keep track of “Raise the Roof” will be out Nov. 19 from Rounder Data and is a assortment of covers like its predecessor. It was accomplished in Nashville just weeks before the 2020 lockdown and is when yet again generated by T-Bone Burnett.

The new album has Plant and Krauss singing songs by Merle Haggard, Allen Toussaint, The Everly Brothers, Anne

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