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Musician Sly Stone is featured in ???Summer of Soul (...Or, When the Revolution Could Not Be Televised),??? the directorial debut of Ahmir ???Questlove??? Thompson.

Talking to ‘Summer of Soul’ movie maestro Questlove: How do we tell the concert history without being Captain Obvious?

Musician Sly Stone is featured in ???Summer of Soul (...Or, When the Revolution Could Not Be Televised),??? the directorial debut of Ahmir ???Questlove??? Thompson.

July 19, 2021, 6:00am Entertainment

Now in theaters and on Hulu, “Summer of Soul” is two hours of amazing. It’s the feature debut of a 50-year-old musician, working from rarely seen videotapes of six different 52-year-old concerts. And it’s 55 times better than the average music documentary or concert movie. Read story

Paris Hilton to star on Netflix cooking show

July 19, 2021, 6:00am Life

Paris Hilton and Netflix are serving up a new cooking show. Read story

Jamil Boykin, center, camp educator at the Mass Audubon's Boston Nature Center and Wildlife Sanctuary, examines wild sorrel with students Nesha Moskowitz, left, and Lyla Mendoza, right, during a hike at the sanctuary, in the Mattapan neighborhood of Boston, Wednesday, June 23, 2021. Audubon Society chapters are grappling with how to address their namesake's legacy as the nation continues to reckon with its racist past. John James Audubon was a celebrated 19th century naturalist but also a slaveholder publicly opposed to abolition.

Watching for birds, diversity: Audubon groups pledge change

Jamil Boykin, center, camp educator at the Mass Audubon's Boston Nature Center and Wildlife Sanctuary, examines wild sorrel with students Nesha Moskowitz, left, and Lyla Mendoza, right, during a hike at the sanctuary, in the Mattapan neighborhood of Boston, Wednesday, June 23, 2021. Audubon Society chapters are grappling with how to address their namesake's legacy as the nation continues to reckon with its racist past. John James Audubon was a celebrated 19th century naturalist but also a slaveholder publicly opposed to abolition.

July 19, 2021, 6:00am Life

BOSTON — When Boston socialites Minna Hall and Harriet Hemenway sought to end the slaughter of birds in the name of 19th century high fashion, they picked a logical namesake for their cause: John James Audubon, a naturalist celebrated for his stunning watercolors of American birds. Read story

Check it out: Beat summer’s heat with cool blue picture books

July 18, 2021, 6:05am Clark County Life

Even though we haven’t seen much moisture in the weather department, I’ve been thinking a lot about water. Cool, blue water to be specific. Perhaps I need to go spend a weekend at the beach — or buy a wading pool and park myself under a tree. In any case,… Read story

O’Connell replaces Osbourne as first male co-host of ‘The Talk’

July 18, 2021, 6:03am Entertainment

“The Talk” has officially replaced Sharon Osbourne — with Jerry O’Connell. Read story

FILE - Former U.S. President Barack Obama gesture as he attends the "values-based leadership" during a plenary session of the Gathering of Rising Leaders in the Asia Pacific, organized by the Obama Foundation in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, on Dec. 13, 2019. Obama's memoir "Dreams from My Father" will be released in a young adult edition on October 5. Obama had yet to hold any political office when "Dreams from My Father" was released in 1995.

Obama adapts ‘Dreams from My Father’ for kids

FILE - Former U.S. President Barack Obama gesture as he attends the "values-based leadership" during a plenary session of the Gathering of Rising Leaders in the Asia Pacific, organized by the Obama Foundation in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, on Dec. 13, 2019. Obama's memoir "Dreams from My Father" will be released in a young adult edition on October 5. Obama had yet to hold any political office when "Dreams from My Father" was released in 1995.

July 18, 2021, 6:03am Entertainment

NEW YORK — More than 25 years after its original publication, former President Barack Obama’s memoir “Dreams from My Father” will be released in a young adult edition. Read story

U.S. jazz and blues singer Nina Simone in concert at the Olympia music hall in Paris on Oct. 22, 1991. Simone is the subject of the 2015 documentary film "What Happened, Miss Simone?" directed by Liz Garbus.

Rock out to the 7 best music documentaries of all time

U.S. jazz and blues singer Nina Simone in concert at the Olympia music hall in Paris on Oct. 22, 1991. Simone is the subject of the 2015 documentary film "What Happened, Miss Simone?" directed by Liz Garbus.

July 18, 2021, 6:03am Entertainment

There may be as many kinds of music documentaries as there are genres of music. Read story

Clark County Historical Museum Executive Director Bradley Richardson points to the ink well on a desk from the Columbian School, which closed in 1941.

How does an object end up in the Clark County Historical Museum?

Clark County Historical Museum Executive Director Bradley Richardson points to the ink well on a desk from the Columbian School, which closed in 1941.

July 18, 2021, 6:02am Clark County Life

The Clark County Historical Museum has so many items in its collection that it has trouble counting them all. Inventories over the years have come up with different numbers. The tally probably lands between 70,000 and 90,000 items, said Bradley Richardson, the museum’s executive director. Read story

Everybody Has a Story: Even after his death, Dad saved my life

July 18, 2021, 6:02am Clark County Life

I was a Coast Guard marine safety officer. One night in 1984, I was driving home to Astoria, Ore., on Highway 101 and thinking about the marine investigation I was working on — and the recent loss of my dad, Deward Thomas. Read story

This cover image released by G. P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers shows "The Ice Cream Machine," a collection of six humorous stories raging from science fiction to adventure narratives by Adam Rubin. (G. P.

‘Dragon Loves Tacos’ author writing for tweens

This cover image released by G. P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers shows "The Ice Cream Machine," a collection of six humorous stories raging from science fiction to adventure narratives by Adam Rubin. (G. P.

July 18, 2021, 6:02am Entertainment

NEW YORK — One of the country’s most popular picture book authors is ready to add a few more words. Read story