Sandra Jaffe, Who Helped Preserve Jazz at the Preservation Hall, Dies

[ad_1] In 1961, Sandra and Allan Jaffe stopped in New Orleans on their way back to Philadelphia from a long honeymoon in Mexico. They heard the music playing around them in the French Quarter, and St. They entered an art gallery on Peter Street, where a combo was playing traditional jazz. The Jaffes, who were …

The Best Movies and TV Shows Coming to HBO, Hulu, Apple TV+, and More

[ad_1] (Note: Streaming services change schedules from time to time without notice. For more suggestions on what to stream, see Newsletter being watched here.) New on HBO Max ‘True Gems’ Season 2 Starts the stream: January 9 With “Succession” and “Yellowstone,” both on hiatus, fans of stories about larger-than-life businessmen and their deeply damaged children …

Under the Radar Theater Festival Canceled As Omicron Ripples

[ad_1] As the rise in coronavirus cases, driven by the Omicron variant, takes a growing toll on live performance, the Public Theater said Friday. announced It would cancel the Under the Radar festival, which was scheduled to begin on January 12. The theater cited “multiple disruptions related to the rapid community spread of the Omicron …

Alzheimer’s Drug Aduhelm Faces Crucial Medicare Decision

[ad_1] Federal officials are grappling with a decision that could go a long way in determining the future of the controversial new Alzheimer’s drug, Aduhelm, and whether a significant number of patients are using it. In January, Medicare, the federal health insurance program for people 65 and older, plans to issue a preliminary ruling on …

Omicron Doesn’t Affect the Lungs So Well, Animal Studies Find

[ad_1] A series of recent studies in laboratory animals and human tissues provide the first clues as to why the Omicron variant causes milder illness than previous versions of the coronavirus. In studies on mice and hamsters, Omicron produced less harmful infections that are usually largely confined to the upper respiratory tract: the nose, throat, …

Clifton Collins Jr. Hopes ‘Jockey’ Makes Himself a Familiar Name

[ad_1] While filming “Nightmare Road” one evening in Toronto, del Toro encouraged Collins to write a screenplay about Gonzalez-Gonzalez. Collins began writing that night. Gonzalez-Gonzalez received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2011, five years after her death and decades after her first search. Collins recalled that she instinctively switched to Spanish …

‘Around the World in 80 Days’ Gets More Worldly in a New Series

[ad_1] Tennant added, “We’ve been working hard on the hype and the leaks.” Pharoah, who has traveled east from Europe to Yemen, India, Hong Kong, the Pacific and the West and East coasts of the United States before returning to London, said the show’s narrative arc was shaped by the traveler’s route. (Except for the …