Author: Lucas Cohen-D'Arbeloff

Live theatre takes a toll during pandemic

As many people sit at home during the coronavirus pandemic taking up new hobbies and watching streaming services, one form of entertainment is lacking: live theatre. Theatres nationwide have been forced to shut their doors, with nearly all productions canceled or postponed. All Broadway theatres closed March 12, initially slated to reopen April 12. However,

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Disney+ becomes video streaming staple among students

The Walt Disney Company recently launched a new subscription video-on-demand streaming service entitled Disney+ (pronounced Disney Plus). Similar to other streaming services such as Netflix, Hulu and Amazon Prime Video, Disney+ both releases original content and offers older Disney content for its subscribers. This highly-awaited service, announced by Disney CEO Bob Iger in November 2018

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2020 Olympics organizers in Tokyo face new challenges as games approach

Similar to games in years past, Tokyo’s 2020 Summer Olympics will feature sports such as swimming and gymnastics. Baseball, karate, skateboarding, sport climbing and surfing will also make their debut as Olympic events this summer. Though the decade-long planning process in Tokyo has gone more smoothly than in previous games, the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak

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“Cats” proves to be a star-studded, feline disaster of an adaptation

When the trailer for “Cats” debuted in July, alarm bells were already ringing for audiences nationwide. The CGI plastering of actors’ faces on cat bodies and the absurd dramatic style immediately put off all who caught a glimpse online or in movie theaters. Based on the Andrew Lloyd Webber musical of the same name, “Cats”

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