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Trumpet, a bloodhound, wins the Westminster dog show in the United States
A bloodhound named Trumpet won best of the show on Wednesday at the 146th annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, beating out more than 3,000 dogs from 200 breeds and varieties to win the most prestigious prize in the United States. A 4.5-year-old male, Trumpet was handled by Heather Buehner, one of four owner-breeders of the dog from Saint Joseph, Illinois.
Does Beyonce’s New Summer Song Channel ‘Great Resignation’?
US pop star Beyonce Knowles-Carter has surprised fans with the early release of her single ‘Break My Soul’ from her upcoming album ‘Renaissance’, setting social media ablaze with song lyrics that some say tap into anger growing number of workers in the face of conditions. “I’ll find a new record/Damn they make me work so much/Working at nine, then at five/And they tire me out, that’s why I can’t sleep at night,” the artist sings, adding “I come to resign.”
Elvis lives again with an acclaimed rendition by Austin Butler
Although critics seem to love or hate director Baz Luhrmann’s biopic “Elvis,” they all agree on one thing: Austin Butler excels in his portrayal of the “king of rock ‘n’ roll.” After beginning her career playing background characters in Hollywood productions, Butler went on to land roles in teen shows “Hannah Montana,” “iCarly” and “Switched at Birth,” before landing a small role in ” Once Upon a Time in Hollywood”. “
Harbor and Pullman explore mental illness with humor in new London play
‘Stranger Things’ star David Harbor says his own experiences with mental illness inspired parts of his new London play ‘Mad House,’ a black comedy written by acclaimed author Theresa Rebeck. The 47-year-old actor, who recently told Britain’s Big Issue magazine he was institutionalized and diagnosed with bipolar disorder aged 26, said his conversations with the American playwright helped shape the script.
Kit Harington involved in Jon Snow spin-off – ‘Game of Thrones’ co-star
Kit Harington is involved in a ‘Game of Thrones’ spin-off about his character Jon Snow, the actor’s co-star in the hit fantasy TV series has claimed. In an interview with Britain’s BBC, actress Emilia Clarke was asked last week about a report in industry publication The Hollywood Reporter that said US network HBO was in early development of a spin-off show with character Jon Snow at the helm.
Delighted music fans return to Glastonbury and Paul McCartney
Tens of thousands of music fans joined Worthy Farm on Wednesday for the three-year return of Glastonbury, the beloved music festival which will feature hundreds of artists from Billie Eilish to Paul McCartney. The jubilant scenes come as relief to a live music industry that has been battling for survival after COVID-19 wiped out the entire 2020 season and much of 2021, forcing venues to refund tickets and go without. revenue.
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