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‘Rifkin’s Festival’ Review: Woody Allen Travels to Movie Memory Lane

‘Rifkin’s Festival’ Review: Woody Allen Travels to Movie Memory Lane

‘Rifkin’s Festival’ Review: Woody Allen Travels to Movie Memory Lane ‘Rifkin’s Festival’ Review: Woody Allen Travels to Movie Memory Lane DONOSTIA-SAN SEBASTIÁN, Spain — In Luis Buñuel’s “The Exterminating Angel,” one of the canonical European classics that is directly referenced in Woody Allen’s “Rifkin’s Festival,” guests at a bourgeois dinner in a lavish mansion find themselves unable to leave. Supplies …

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Frances Allen, Who Helped Hardware Understand Software, Dies at 88

Frances Allen, Who Helped Hardware Understand Software, Dies at 88

Frances Allen, Who Helped Hardware Understand Software, Dies at 88 Frances Allen, Who Helped Hardware Understand Software, Dies at 88 One of the few women in the computer industry in its early days, she paved the way for the efficient, lightning-fast apps of today. Source link

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Coldcut + Tony Allen and African Artists = Studio Electricity

Coldcut + Tony Allen and African Artists = Studio Electricity

Coldcut + Tony Allen and African Artists = Studio Electricity Coldcut + Tony Allen and African Artists = Studio Electricity Keleketla! isn’t a group. It’s a studio assemblage of British, South African, Nigerian, American and more musicians that recorded mostly in South Africa and England, produced by the English electronic-music duo Coldcut. From its beginnings in the 1980s, Coldcut — …

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Woody Allen calls Dylan Farrow assault accusation ‘a great tabloid drama’

Woody Allen calls Dylan Farrow assault accusation ‘a great tabloid drama’

Woody Allen calls Dylan Farrow assault accusation ‘a great tabloid drama’ Woody Allen calls Dylan Farrow assault accusation ‘a great tabloid drama’ Woody Allen has claimed Dylan Farrow’s allegation that he sexually abused her when she was seven years old was “false [but] a great tabloid drama”. After the MeToo movement emerged, renewed focus was brought to allegations that the …

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Remembering Tony Allen and Florian Schneider, Two Pillars of Rhythm

Remembering Tony Allen and Florian Schneider, Two Pillars of Rhythm

Remembering Tony Allen and Florian Schneider, Two Pillars of Rhythm Remembering Tony Allen and Florian Schneider, Two Pillars of Rhythm We’re only in the fifth month of 2020, but it has already been an uncommonly painful one in the world of music — the list of greats who have died has been long and wide-ranging. Two of these artists — …

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Tony Allen death: Afrobeat legend dies aged 79

Tony Allen death: Afrobeat legend dies aged 79

Tony Allen death: Afrobeat legend dies aged 79 Tony Allen death: Afrobeat legend dies aged 79 Afrobeat pioneer Tony Allen has died at the age of 79. The Nigerian-born drummer, who is credited with creating the musical genre along with bandmate Fela Kuti, died suddenly in Paris on Thursday. Download the new Independent Premium app Sharing the full story, not …

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Tony Allen, Drummer Who Created the Beat of Afrobeat, Dies at 79

Tony Allen, Drummer Who Created the Beat of Afrobeat, Dies at 79

Tony Allen, Drummer Who Created the Beat of Afrobeat, Dies at 79 Tony Allen, Drummer Who Created the Beat of Afrobeat, Dies at 79 Tony Allen, the drummer who created the steadfast, subtle beat of the Nigerian protest funk known as Afrobeat, died on Thursday in Paris. He was 79. His manager, Eric Trosset, said the cause was an abdominal …

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Rams’ Brian Allen Is Latest Athlete With Coronavirus

Rams’ Brian Allen Is Latest Athlete With Coronavirus

Brian Allen, a center for the Los Angeles Rams, is the first active N.F.L. player to publicly acknowledge he tested positive for the coronavirus, the team confirmed late Wednesday night. Through the team, Allen said he was feeling well and was not in the hospital. Allen, 24, is entering his third year in the league, and is the Rams’ starting …

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Larry David defends Woody Allen, calling his controversial memoir ‘a fantastic book’

Larry David defends Woody Allen, calling his controversial memoir ‘a fantastic book’

Seinfeld creator and Curb Your Enthusiasm star Larry David has spoken out in defence of Woody Allen after reading his controversial memoir. “It’s just a great book,” said David, who revealed he had been reading it in an interview with The New York Times. “It’s hard to walk away after reading that book thinking that this guy did anything wrong.” “It’s pretty great, it’s …

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Beverly Hills Cop II star Allen Garfield dies from coronavirus

Beverly Hills Cop II star Allen Garfield dies from coronavirus

Veteran character actor Allen Garfield has died at the age of 80 following coronavirus complications. The actor, who was best known for appearances in Beverly Hills Cop II and Nashville, passed away at a care home in Los Angeles on 7 April. The death was confirmed by Garfield’s sister Lois Goorwitz to Associated Press, who said that the actor’s death …

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