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Kanye West living in Atlanta stadium to work on new album

Kanye West has been living inside an Atlanta stadium while working on his new album
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FILE - In this Feb. 8, 2006, file photo, Kanye West and his mother, Donda, hold his three awards backstage at the 48th Annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles. West won for best rap album, solo and song. Kanye West unveiled his 10th studio album, “Donda,” in front of a packed crowd in Atlanta. His album was named after his mother, who died at the age of 58 following plastic surgery complications in 2007. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon, File)
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Tucker Carlson called 'worst human' at Montana fishing shop

A video showing a Montana man confronting Tucker Carlson is circulating widely on social media after the man called the Fox News host “the worst human being known to mankind.”
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FILE - In this Thursday, March 2, 2107 file photo, Tucker Carlson, host of "Tucker Carlson Tonight," poses for a photo in a Fox News Channel studio in New York. A video showing a Montana man confronting Carlson is circulating widely on social media after the man called the Fox News host "the worst human being known to mankind." The video posted Friday, July 23, 2021, shows Dan Bailey talking to Carlson in close proximity inside a Montana fly fishing shop. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
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NBC mum on Chinese complaints about map during ceremony

NBC is not responding to complaints from China over how the network depicted the country's map when its athletes marched in the opening ceremony at the Tokyo Olympics
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'Days of our Lives' gets Peacock limited series spinoff

The NBC soap opera “Days of our Lives” is getting its own spinoff for Peacock
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In this combination photo, Deidre Hall, from left, arrives at the 45th annual Daytime Emmy Awards on April 29, 2018, in Pasadena, Calif., Jackee Harry attends Lupus LA's Hollywood Bag Ladies Luncheon on Nov. 1, 2012, in Beverly Hills, Calif. and Lisa Rinna attends An Unforgettable Evening on Feb. 27, 2020, in Beverly Hills, Calif.. The NBC soap opera "Days of our Lives" is getting its own spinoff for Peacock. The streaming service announced Monday, July 26, 2021, it has ordered five episodes of "Days of our Lives: Beyond Salem." The series will feature both past and present characters of the series, including Hall as Dr. Marlena Evans, Rinna as Billie Reed and Harry as Paulina Price. (AP Photo)
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R. Kelly lawyers: We'll fight bid to add claims to trial

R. Kelly’s lawyers say they'll fight prosecutors’ bid to tell jurors about allegations beyond the actual charges at his upcoming federal sex trafficking trial
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FILE - In this Sept. 17, 2019, file photo, R. Kelly appears during a hearing at the Leighton Criminal Courthouse in Chicago. Federal prosecutors in New York on Friday, July 23, 2021, asked a judge for permission to admit what they said was evidence for which Kelly has not been charged, at his upcoming sex-trafficking trial in Brooklyn. (Antonio Perez/Chicago Tribune via AP, Pool, File)
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Reid Miller brings Jadin Bell's story to the big screen

Actor Reid Miller was around 13 years old when he first heard about the death of Jadin Bell
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This image provided by Roadside Attractions shows Reid Miller, left, portraying Jadin Bell, and Mark Wahlberg, portraying Bell's father in a scene from the film "Joe Bell." (Quantrell D. Colbert/ Roadside Attractions via AP)
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New this week: 'Jungle Cruise' and music from Prince, Eilish

This week’s new entertainment releases include new music from producer and multiinstrumentalist Jack Antonoff and Billie Eilish, whose upcoming “Happier Than Ever” is the second studio album from the 19-year-old superstar
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From left, Edgar Ramirez, Emily Blunt and Dwayne Johnson, cast members in "Jungle Cruise," pose together at the world premiere of the film, Saturday, July 24, 2021, at Disneyland in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello)
July 26

Olympic broadcasters curb sexual images of female athletes

“Sport appeal, not sex appeal” is one mantra Olympic officials push.
July 26
Madelein Meppelink, left, of the Netherlands, takes a shot as Liliana Fernandez Steiner, second from left, of Spain, defends during a women's beach volleyball match at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Sunday, July 25, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)
July 26

Singer Pink backs beach handball team on 'sexist' clothing

U.S. pop singer Pink has offered to pay a fine given to the Norwegian female beach handball team for wearing shorts instead of the required bikini bottoms
July 26
FILE - In Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2019 file photo, singer Pink poses for photographers upon arrival at the Brit Awards in London. U.S. pop singer Pink has offered to pay a fine given to the Norwegian female beach handball team for wearing shorts instead of the required bikini bottoms. Pink said she was “very proud” of the team for protesting against the rule that prevented them from wearing shorts like their male counterparts. At the European Beach Handball Championships in Bulgaria last week, Norway’s female team was fined 1,500 euros ($1,770) for what the European federation called improper clothing and “a breach of clothing regulations.” (Photo by Vianney Le Caer/Invision/AP, File)
July 26

‘The View’ co-hosts’ summer 2021 reading list

Each of "The View" co-hosts will share their must-read books this week.
July 26
"The View" co-hosts share their favorite summer reads of 2021 as part of the show's Ladies Get Lit series.
July 26

Dee Snider moves way beyond Twisted Sister on heaviest disc

Dee Snider has moved way beyond Twisted Sister on his latest solo album, “Leave A Scar.”
July 26
This cover image released by Napalm Records shows "Leave a Scar" by Dee Snider. (Napalm Records via AP)
July 26

Review: Suspenseful Brad Parks thriller has a crazy premise

In “Unthinkable,” the new thriller by Brad Parks, house-husband Nate Lovejoy is presented with an impossible choice
July 26
This cover image released by Thomas & Mercer shows "Unthinkable" by Brad Parks. (Thomas & Mercer via AP)
July 26

Celebrity birthdays for the week of Aug. 1-7

Celebrities having birthdays during the week of Aug. 1-7 include actor Jason Momoa, director and actor Kevin Smith and legendary singer Tony Bennett
July 26
This combination photo of celebrities with birthdays from Aug. 1-7 shows Jason Momoa, from left, Kevin Smith, Tony Bennett, Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, James Gunn, Michelle Yeoh and Charlize Theron. (AP Photo)
July 26

Singer Keating accepts damages in tabloid phone hacking case

Irish singer Ronan Keating has accepted “substantial damages” from a British tabloid newspaper publisher over phone hacking
July 26
FILE - In this Monday, Feb. 7, 2011 file photo, Irish singer Ronan Keating arrives for the Laureus Awards in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Keating has accepted “substantial damages” from a British tabloid newspaper publisher over phone hacking it was reported on Monday, July 26, 2021. The former member of boyband Boyzone is the latest in a long list of celebrities whose voicemail messages were intercepted by the News of the World more than a decade ago. Keating’s lawyer told a High Court hearing that the singer had identified a number of “suspicious” articles published between 1996 and 2011 which contained his private information. (AP Photo/Nousha Salimi, File)
July 26

Slam dunk: NBC brings back iconic NBA theme for Olympics

The soundtrack of the NBA a generation ago has made its way to the Tokyo Olympics
July 26
United States' Kevin Durant (7) walks off the court with teammates after a men's basketball preliminary round game against France at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Sunday, July 25, 2021, in Saitama, Japan. France won 83-76. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
July 26

Bayreuth's Wagner festival opens with 1st female conductor

The annual Bayreuth opera festival has returned after a one-year break forced by the coronavirus pandemic, with a woman conducting for the first time in the 145-year history of the event
July 26
German Chancellor Angela Merkel and her husband Joachim Sauer arrives at Festival Hall in Bayreuth, Germany, Sunday July 25, 2021, at the start of the Richard Wagner Festival with a new production of the opera "The Flying Dutchman". (Daniel Karmann/dpa via AP)
July 25

NBC estimates 17 million in US saw opening of Tokyo Olympics

NBC says an estimated 17 million people in the United States saw the opening of the Tokyo Olympics on Friday
July 25
July 25

On a quiet weekend, ‘Old’ tops, ‘Snake Eyes’ sinks

M. Night Shyamalan’s "Old" won a slower weekend at the North American box office
July 25
This image released by Universal Pictures shows, from left, Vicky Krieps, Thomasin McKenzie, Gael García Bernal and Luca Faustino Rodriguez in a scene from "Old." (Universal Pictures via AP)
July 25

Madrid's Retiro park, Prado avenue join World Heritage list

Madrid’s tree-lined Paseo del Prado boulevard and the adjoining Retiro park have been added to UNESCO’s World Heritage list
July 25
The Glass Palace stands shaded by trees in the Retiro park in Madrid, Spain, Thursday, July 22, 2021. Madrid's tree-lined Paseo del Prado boulevard and the adjoining Retiro park have been added to UNESCO's World Heritage list. The UNESCO World Heritage Committee backed the candidacy that highlighted the green area's introduction of nature into Spain's capital. (AP Photo/Paul White)
July 25

Jackie Mason, comic who perfected amused outrage, dies at 93

Rabbi-turned-comic got laughs from Catskill nightclubs to West Coast talk shows
July 25
FILE - In this Wednesday, Aug 28, 2002, file photo, comic Jackie Mason addresses the media at Zanie's comedy club in Chicago about the club's decision to cancel comic Ray Hanania's appearance. Mason, a rabbi-turned-jokester whose feisty brand of standup comedy got laughs from nightclubs in the Catskills to West Coast talk shows and Broadway stages, has died. He was 93. Mason died Saturday, July 24, 2021, in Manhattan, the celebrity lawyer Raul Felder told The New York Times. (AP Photo/Stephen J. Carrera, File)
July 24

Comedian Jackie Mason, the former rabbi who got laughs from the Catskills to California, has died. He was 93.

Comedian Jackie Mason, the former rabbi who got laughs from the Catskills to California, has died. He was 93.
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July 24

Leon Bridges shares his evolution to 'Gold-Diggers Sound'

Grammy-winning artist Leon Bridges discusses his musical and personal evolution as he releases his third studio album, the “Gold-Diggers Sound.”
July 24
Grammy-winning artist Leon Bridges discusses his musical and personal evolution as he releases his third studio album, the R&B-forward “Gold-Diggers Sound.” in Fort Worth, Texas, Wednesday, July 21, 2021. (AP Photo/LM Otero)
July 24

Prosecutors air more claims in R. Kelly case; 1 involves boy

Federal prosecutors say R. Kelly had sexual contact with an underage boy.
July 24
FILE - In this Sept. 17, 2019, file photo, R. Kelly appears during a hearing at the Leighton Criminal Courthouse in Chicago. Federal prosecutors in New York on Friday, July 23, 2021, asked a judge for permission to admit what they said was evidence for which Kelly has not been charged, at his upcoming sex-trafficking trial in Brooklyn. (Antonio Perez/Chicago Tribune via AP, Pool, File)
July 24

At Tokyo Olympics, a debt to 'Back to the Future' and 'E.T.'

Skateboarding and freestyle BMX are making their Olympic debuts.
July 24
Alana Smith of the United States trains during a street skateboarding practice session at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Friday, July 23, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
July 23

Family of James Brown settles 15-year battle over his estate

The family of James Brown settles the 15-year battle over his estate.
July 23
FILE - In this July 6, 2005 file photo, James Brown performs on stage during the Live 8 concert at Murrayfield Stadium in Edinburgh, Scotland. The family of entertainer James Brown has reached a settlement ending a 15-year battle over late singer’s estate. David Black, an attorney representing Brown’s estate, confirmed to The Associated Press on Friday, July 23, 2021 that the agreement was reached July 9. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham, File)
July 23

Jolie-Pitt divorce judge disqualified by appeals court

A California appeals court on Friday disqualified a private judge being used by Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt in their divorce case, handing Jolie a major victory
July 23
In this combination photo, Angelina Jolie, left, arrives at the European Premiere of "Maleficent Mistress of Evil" in central London on Oct. 9, 2019, and Brad Pitt poses in the press room at the Oscars on April 25, 2021, in Los Angeles. A California appeals court on Friday, July 23, 2021, disqualified a private judge being used by Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt in their divorce case, handing Jolie a major victory. The 2nd District Court of Appeal agreed with Jolie that Judge John Ouderkirk didn't sufficiently disclose business relationships with Pitt's attorneys. The decision means that the custody fight over the couple's five minor children, which was nearing an end, could be starting over. (AP Photo)
July 23

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows
July 23
July 23

LeVar Burton: 'Jeopardy!' host gig began 'scary,' ended fun

LeVar Burton’s quest to become the new host of “Jeopardy!”
July 23
This image provided by Jeopardy Productions, Inc. shows "Jeopardy!" guest host LeVar Burton on the set of the game show. (Carol Kaelson/Jeopardy Productions, Inc. via AP)
July 23

Sanz: The Olympics are magic that the world was missing

Alejandro Sanz just earned another accolade to go with his 29 Grammys: Olympic performer
July 23
FILE - Alejandro Sanz performs "Mala Gente" at the Latin Recording Academy Person of the Year gala honoring Juanes on Nov. 13, 2019, in Las Vegas. Sanz performed "Imagine" by John Lennon and Yoko Ono, with John Legend, Keith Urban and Angelique Kidjo via pre-recorded video at the opening ceremony of the Tokyo Olympics on July 23, 2021. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)
July 23

Leon Bridges shares his evolution to 'Gold-Digger Sounds'

Grammy-winning artist Leon Bridges discusses his musical and personal evolution as he releases his third studio album, the “Gold-Diggers Sound.”
July 23
Grammy-winning artist Leon Bridges discusses his musical and personal evolution as he releases his third studio album, the R&B-forward “Gold-Diggers Sound.” in Fort Worth, Texas, Wednesday, July 21, 2021. (AP Photo/LM Otero)
July 23

Top 20 Global Concert Tours from Pollstar

Top 20 Global Concert Tours from Pollstar week of 7/23/21
July 23
July 23

Private judge hearing Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt’s divorce case should be disqualified, court rules

Private judge hearing Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt’s divorce case should be disqualified, court rules
July 23
July 23

Kanye West unveils new album, Jay-Z track at listening event

Kanye West barely said a word during his album listening session Thursday night, but the mercurial rapper still had most attendees standing on their feet while hanging on every word of his new project
July 23
FILE - In this Feb. 8, 2006, file photo, Kanye West and his mother, Donda, hold his three awards backstage at the 48th Annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles. West won for best rap album, solo and song. Kanye West unveiled his 10th studio album, “Donda,” in front of a packed crowd in Atlanta. His album was named after his mother, who died at the age of 58 following plastic surgery complications in 2007. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon, File)
July 23

Singer Luke Combs pays for funerals of 3 who died after show

Country singer Luke Combs is paying the funeral expenses of three young men who saw him perform at a Michigan music festival before they died from accidental carbon monoxide poisoning
July 23
Amy Satterthwaite, the mother of Richie Mays Jr., gets a hug as family and friends gather to remember Kole Sova, Dawson Brown and Mays at the home of Jerry and Meeka Sova near Jackson, Mich., Sunday, July 18, 2021. The three young men, all recent Michigan Center High School graduates, were found dead likely from carbon monoxide exposure in a camper on July 17 at the Faster Horses Festival at Michigan International Speedway. (J. Scott Park/MLive.com/Jackson Citizen Patriot via AP)
July 23

PHOTOS: AP photographer turns the lens on herself at Cannes

As an Atlanta-based photographer who’s covered major sports, breaking news, national politics throughout the United States, Brynn Anderson says she thought all her previous experience prepared her for the Cannes Film Festival
July 23
AP photographer Brynn Anderson, bottom row second left, photographs Jury president Spike Lee as he poses at the photo call for the jury at the 74th international film festival, Cannes, southern France, Tuesday, July 6, 2021. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)
July 23

Odd couple: Mayfield, rocker Alice Cooper team for TV spot

They are an odd couple, all right — Baker Mayfield and Alice Cooper
July 23
Cleveland Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield, right, stands with actresses during a Progressive Insurance commercial shoot at FirstEnergy Stadium, Thursday, July 22, 2021, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/David Dermer)
July 23

Country star Morgan Wallen addresses his use of racial slur

Disgraced country star Morgan Wallen said it was ignorant of him to use a racial slur
July 23
FILE - Morgan Wallen arrives at the 53rd annual CMA Awards on Nov. 13, 2019, in Nashville, Tenn. Wallen said it was ignorant of him to use a racial slur. In his first interview in six months, Wallen talked to Michael Strahan on ABC's “Good Morning America." on Friday, July 23, 2021. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)
July 23

Olympics ceremony uses music from Japanese video games

The athletes of the Tokyo Olympics were greeted by a few familiar notes at the opening ceremony
July 23
Athletes are introduced during the opening ceremony at the Olympic Stadium at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Friday, July 23, 2021, in Tokyo. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)
July 23

Kanye West unveils new album, Jay-Z track at listening event

Kanye West barely said a word during his album listening session Thursday night, but the mercurial rapper still had most attendees standing on their feet while hanging on every word of his new project
July 23
FILE - In this Nov. 17, 2019, file photo, Kanye West appears on stage during a service at Lakewood Church in Houston. West is scheduled to unveil his 10th studio album, “Donda,” named after his late mother, at a listening party Thursday, July 22, 2021, at Mercedes Benz Stadium in Atlanta. (AP Photo/Michael Wyke, File)
July 23

Police: Man defrauded Chinese pop singer in sex scandal

Police in Beijing say a man has confessed to defrauding Chinese-Canadian pop singer Kris Wu over a teenager's accusation he had sex with her when she was drunk
July 23
Singer Kris Wu, center, performs in the 2017 Tmall 11.11 Global Shopping Festival gala, in Shanghai, China on Nov. 10, 2017. The popular Chinese-Canadian singer, Kris Wu, has lost endorsement deals with at least 10 brands including Porsche and Louis Vuitton after a teen-ager accused him of having sex with her while she was drunk. (Chinatopix via AP)
July 22

Giant screen collapses ahead of Rolling Loud music festival

Organizers say a giant video screen has collapsed at a South Florida stadium, one day before the Rolling Loud hip-hop music festival was set to open
July 22
VIDEO: Giant video wall collapses at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami
July 22

Hemingway Look-Alike Contest returns to the Florida Keys

The 40th edition of an Ernest Hemingway look-alike contest has begun at an iconic Key West bar formerly frequented by the author
July 22
In this photo provided by the Florida Keys News Bureau, David "Bat" Masterson toots a conch shell during the Hemingway Look-Alike Contest Thursday, July 22, 2021, at Sloppy Joe's Bar in Key West, Fla. The 2020 competition, part of the subtropical island's Hemingway Days festival, was canceled last year due to COVID-19. Thursday night's contest attracted 72 entrants and a second preliminary round is set for Friday, July 23, with the finals scheduled for Saturday, July 24. Ernest Hemingway lived in Key West throughout most of the 1930s. (Andy Newman/Florida Keys News Bureau via AP)
July 22
This image released by Universal Pictures shows, from left, Vicky Krieps, Thomasin McKenzie, Gael García Bernal and Luca Faustino Rodriguez in a scene from "Old." (Universal Pictures via AP)
July 22

Édgar Ramírez: 'I have family members dying of COVID'

Édgar Ramírez wants people to understand that the fight against COVID-19 is not over
July 22
FILE - Edgar Ramirez arrives at the Los Angeles premiere of "The Irishman" on Thursday, Oct. 24, 2019, at the TCL Chinese Theatre. Ramirez wants people to understand that the fight against COVID-19 is not over. The Venezuelan actor told the Associated Press that his own family is suffering gravely. He tells the AP that he has family members who are dying of COVID-19, and that people must remain vigilant and people should “trust science and follow the recommendations” and be wary of misinformation.” (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)
July 22

Eilish concert film coming; Rockettes return for holiday

The Billie Eilish concert film “Happier than Ever: A Love Letter to Los Angeles” will premiere on the Apple TV+ streaming service globally Sept. 3
July 22
In this combination photo, Billie Eilish, from left, performs at Spotify Best New Artist Party on Jan. 23, 2020, in West Hollywood, Calif., the Rockettes perform during the Christmas Spectacular on Nov. 25, 2019, in New York and James Blake performs at the 61st annual Grammy Awards on Feb. 10, 2019, in Los Angeles. Eilish's concert film "Happier Than Ever: A Love Letter to Los Angeles" will premiere on the Apple TV+ streaming service globally Sept. 3, 2021. Madison Square Garden Entertainment Corp. said Thursday, July 22, 2021, the "The Christmas Spectacular" — starring the Rockettes precision-dance team, will be back this holiday season with performances at Radio City Music Hall from Nov. 5, 2021 to Jan. 2, 2022. And Blake has announced his first new full-length album in three years, "Friends That Break Your Heart", due Sept. 10, 2021, and a tour this fall. (AP Photo)
July 22

AP editor, Times columnist among new Pulitzer Board chairs

New York Times opinion columnist Gail Collins, Associated Press Editor at Large John Daniszewski and journalist Katherine Boo have been elected as co-chairs of the Pulitzer Prize Board
July 22
FILE - John Daniszewski sits for a portrait, Thursday, June 7, 2018, in New York. Daniszewski, editor at large for the Associated Press, along with New York Times opinion columnist Gail Collins, and journalist Katherine Boo have been elected as co-chairs of the Pulitzer Prize Board, the organization announced Thursday. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, FILE)
July 22

PUBLISHERS WEEKLY BEST-SELLERS FOR WEEK ENDING 7/17/2021

PUBLISHERS WEEKLY BEST-SELLERS FOR WEEK ENDING 7/17/2021
July 22
July 22

Indie Spirit Awards move away from Oscars weekend

In a break from tradition, the Film Independent Spirit Awards are moving away from Oscars weekend
July 22
July 22

Toronto Film Festival to honor Villeneuve and Obomsawin

Filmmakers Denis Villeneuve and Alanis Obomsawin are among those being honored at the Toronto International Film Festival in September
July 22
FILE - In this Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018, file photo, a view of a festival sign appears on Day 1 of the Toronto International Film Festival in Toronto. Organizers announced Tuesday, July 20, 2021, that among the films that premiere at this year’s TIFF will be the adaptation of the Tony-winner “Dear Evan Hansen,” which will open the festival, Edgar Wright’s ’60s London themed “Last Night in Soho,” and “The Eyes of Tammy Faye.” TIFF runs Sept. 9-18. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)
July 22

NYFF to open with Joel Coen’s ‘The Tragedy of Macbeth’

Joel Coen’s “The Tragedy of Macbeth” starring Frances McDormand and Denzel Washington will have its world premiere on opening night of the New York Film Festival, organizers said Thursday
July 22
In this combination photo, Frances McDormand, left, poses in the press room at the Oscars on April 25, 2021, at Union Station in Los Angeles and Denzel Washington arrives at the 47th AFI Life Achievement Award on June 6, 2019 in Los Angeles. Joel Coen's "The Tragedy of Macbeth" starring McDormand and Washington will have its world premiere on opening night of the New York Film Festival, organizers said Thursday, July 22, 2021. The 59th edition of the festival kicks off Sept. 24. (AP Photo)