AP PHOTOS: Malaysian cemeteries face coronavirus surge
Nowhere is Malaysia's worsening coronavirus surge more apparent than in the cemeteries around the capital. The toll is visible at cemeteries such as Nirvana Memorial Park, a Buddhist, Taoist and Christian cemetery in Semenyih on the outskirts of Kuala Lumpur. Health director-general Noor Hisham Abdullah warned that the country has to “prepare for the worst.”news.yahoo.com
17 Pink Wines That Prove Rosé Is for Everyone
“Superbloom is named after the wildflowers that erupt in the desert after a wetter-than-normal rainy season,” according to winery Las Jaras. The vineyard enlisted designer Hubert de Malherbe, best known for his iconic work en orange for Veuve Clicquot, to devise a striking container: He came up with an elegantly shaped bottle draped with a swoop of blue—a nod to the colors of the Mediterranean. Get it now! This is the rosé for red wine drinkers who turn their nose up at rosé’s gentle flavor.news.yahoo.com
New this week: 'Enola Holmes,' Public Enemy and Bonnaroo
Here’s a collection curated by The Associated Press’ entertainment journalists of what’s arriving on TV, streaming services and music platforms this week. MOVIES— “Enola Holmes”: It’s somewhat fitting that “Stranger Things” breakout Millie Bobby Brown gets her first starring role in a Netflix film, “Enola Holmes,” coming to the streamer Wednesday. — The Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival was supposed to take place in June in Tennessee but was canceled because of the coronavirus pandemic. This week, though, the festival is launching Virtual ROO-ALITY, a three-night live broadcast featuring new performances as well as content from the Bonnaroo archive. The two-hour film will be available at 7 p.m. EDT Tuesday at pbs.org/frontline and on YouTube at 9 p.m. EDT.
Harry Connick Jr. honors workers during pandemic road trip
FILE - This May 28, 2019 file photo shows Singer Harry Connick Jr. with his daughter Georgia at a special screening of "Pavarotti" in New York. The special will air June 21 and will follow host Connick Jr. and his filmmaker-daughter Georgia on road trip celebrating and thanking essential workers during the coronavirus pandemic. With the help of his daughter, Georgia Connick, who is a filmmaker, and a bunch of GoPro cameras, he embarked on a pandemic road trip to meet essential workers around the country who were risking their lives during the pandemic. I just want to reach out and meet some of these folks, sanitation workers or elementary school teachers or people that are working at food banks, said Harry Connick. It was highly emotional, said Harry Connick.
Winfrey, Pitt part of Grammys special for essential workers
FILE - This May 28, 2019 file photo shows Singer Harry Connick Jr. with his daughter Georgia at a special screening of "Pavarotti" in New York. The Grammys is putting together an event featuring Brad Pitt, Oprah Winfrey, Herbie Hancock and Harry Connick, Jr. to honor essential workers across America. It will follow host Connick Jr. and his filmmaker-daughter Georgia on road trip celebrating and thanking essential workers during the coronavirus pandemic. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)NEW YORK The Grammys is putting together an event featuring Brad Pitt, Oprah Winfrey, Herbie Hancock and Harry Connick, Jr. to honor essential workers across America. Winfrey, Pitt, Sandra Bullock, Queen Latifah, Rene Zellweger and Drew Brees will also deliver special messages to workers.
Willie Nelson brings Farm Aid 2019 to Wisconsin's dairy land
EAST TROY, Wis. - Willie Nelson, John Mellencamp, Neil Young and Dave Matthews will headline Farm Aid 2019 when the music and food festival visits Wisconsins struggling dairy country in September. Farm Aid said in Tuesdays announcement that the U.S. farming economy this year resembles how things were when Nelson founded Farm Aid in 1985. Farm Aid spokeswoman Jennifer Fahey told the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel that the choice of Wisconsin was partly a response to the states dairy crisis. The state lost almost 700 dairy farms last year and more than 300 so far this year. Farm Aid has raised $57 million to support family farms since 1985.