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Christian artists at home

Media | Musicians find ways to connect with audiences outside of concert halls
by Myrna Brown
Posted 5/12/20, 06:54 pm

After nearly 30 years as a solo artist, Matthew West is experiencing a first: sharing the stage with Emily West, his wife of 18 years. Sitting next to her in his home studio, the singer-songwriter croons softly and playfully, “Ladies and gentlemen, the love of my life. My beautiful girl, my beautiful wife.”

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Topsy-turvy Trolls

Arts | Universal released the movie to living rooms before theaters—and it worked
by Collin Garbarino
Posted 5/05/20, 05:39 pm

Colorful and crammed with catchy pop tunes, Trolls World Tour sends a message about getting along with others—ironic, given the film industry infighting it has sparked. The problem stems from the movie’s financial success, which is challenging old ideas about how Hollywood operates.

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Pro sports wait for big comeback

Entertainment | Leagues ponder what post-COVID-19 play will look like
by Sharon Dierberger
Posted 4/28/20, 05:48 pm

Before COVID-19, only two days a year had no scheduled professional sports activity—the day before and the day after the Major League Baseball All-Star Game in July. Now, sports fans might have to wait a year before they can see another Stanley Cup or NBA playoffs or a rematch between the Houston Astros and the Los Angeles Dodgers, who are out for revenge after learning in the off-season that the Astros’ 2017 World Series title is tainted by a cheating scandal.

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