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The Weeknd’s Super Bowl Halftime Show Breaks With Tradition

The Weeknd’s Super Bowl Halftime Show Breaks With Tradition

The Weeknd’s Super Bowl Halftime Show Breaks With Tradition The Weeknd’s Super Bowl Halftime Show Breaks With Tradition Whether it stars Al Hirt, Michael Jackson or Beyoncé, the Super Bowl halftime show has always taken center stage on the field. But for the first time in the 55-year history of the game, the Weeknd, who is headlining this Sunday in …

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A Choir Tries to Keep Its Christmas Tradition Alive

A Choir Tries to Keep Its Christmas Tradition Alive

A Choir Tries to Keep Its Christmas Tradition Alive A Choir Tries to Keep Its Christmas Tradition Alive CAMBRIDGE, England — On a recent evening, the 16 boys and 14 men of the Choir of King’s College, Cambridge, stood in the gothic chapel where they perform, spread out in the flickering candlelight. A few of the choristers gazed at the …

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In Buenos Aires, Shops Where Sophistication and Tradition Meet

In Buenos Aires, Shops Where Sophistication and Tradition Meet

In Buenos Aires, Shops Where Sophistication and Tradition Meet In Buenos Aires, Shops Where Sophistication and Tradition Meet Buenos Aires is a capital fashionable enough to rival Paris or Tokyo. But what makes it a real draw for shoppers is its blend of sophistication, tradition and innovative design. “We’re a mix of European and Indigenous cultures, and this fusion is …

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To Wear Their Masks, the Beards (and a Tradition) Had to Go

To Wear Their Masks, the Beards (and a Tradition) Had to Go

To Wear Their Masks, the Beards (and a Tradition) Had to Go To Wear Their Masks, the Beards (and a Tradition) Had to Go Members of ski patrols nationwide are known for their beards, but many have shaved them to wear masks in the pandemic, causing good-natured angst. Tony Cammarata dreaded the news he had to deliver to his employees. …

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Stanley Cup Revelry Has Mostly Proceeded as Normal. One Tradition May Not.

Stanley Cup Revelry Has Mostly Proceeded as Normal. One Tradition May Not.

Stanley Cup Revelry Has Mostly Proceeded as Normal. One Tradition May Not. Stanley Cup Revelry Has Mostly Proceeded as Normal. One Tradition May Not. They hoisted, they hugged and they kissed the Stanley Cup — then they filled it with Champagne and gulped it empty again. Soon, the Tampa Bay Lightning’s players will see their names stamped for posterity in …

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Mothers’ Power in U.S. Protests Echoes a Global Tradition

Mothers’ Power in U.S. Protests Echoes a Global Tradition

Mothers’ Power in U.S. Protests Echoes a Global Tradition Mothers’ Power in U.S. Protests Echoes a Global Tradition Wearing matching shades of white or yellow, the women of the “Wall of Moms” in Portland, Ore., have become instant icons of the city’s protests, though the mothers nightly gatherings only began last Saturday and the city’s protests have been going on …

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With Plexiglass and Piles of Hot Dogs, a Fourth of July Tradition Lives On

With Plexiglass and Piles of Hot Dogs, a Fourth of July Tradition Lives On

With Plexiglass and Piles of Hot Dogs, a Fourth of July Tradition Lives On With Plexiglass and Piles of Hot Dogs, a Fourth of July Tradition Lives On With Independence Day celebrations canceled around the country, one distinctly American tradition continued on Saturday despite the pandemic: the annual pilgrimage of competitive eaters to Coney Island for the Nathan’s Famous Hot …

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Shearing Sheep, and Hewing to Tradition, on an Island in Maine

Shearing Sheep, and Hewing to Tradition, on an Island in Maine

Shearing Sheep, and Hewing to Tradition, on an Island in Maine Shearing Sheep, and Hewing to Tradition, on an Island in Maine With travel restrictions in place worldwide, we’ve launched a new series, The World Through a Lens, in which photojournalists help transport you, virtually, to some of our planet’s most beautiful and intriguing places. This week, Greta Rybus shares …

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In Rural Japan, a 370-Year-Old Tradition Falls to One Child

In Rural Japan, a 370-Year-Old Tradition Falls to One Child

SHITARA, Japan — More than three centuries of tradition rest on Mao Takeshita’s narrow shoulders. Mao is 6 years old and swaddled in a heavy kimono, her face covered in the thick white greasepaint of a Kabuki actor. Before her, an audience of hundreds sits on tatami mats. She steps forward, toward the footlights, and performs a dance, then introduces …

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The Masters on Halloween? Golf Weighs Tradition Against the Calendar

The Masters on Halloween? Golf Weighs Tradition Against the Calendar

On Wednesday night in the United States, Golf Digest reported that the British Open was expected to be canceled for 2020. Roughly nine hours later, the R&A chief executive, Martin Slumbers, in a statement, maintained that the organization was still considering its options, “including postponement.” In a telephone interview, Tim Checketts, the secretary of Royal St. George’s, the tournament site, …

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