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'He's an inmate': Anguish mounts over virus-hit nursing home

'He's an inmate': Anguish mounts over virus-hit nursing home

KIRKLAND, Wash. — Desperate to talk to their dad, Scott Sedlacek and his brother, Steve, stood outside his open nursing home window and shouted. They could barely hear his weak replies, but one came through clearly.
TIFF Bell Lightbox closes for a month in response to COVID-19 pandemic

TIFF Bell Lightbox closes for a month in response to COVID-19 pandemic

The TIFF Bell Lightbox in downtown Toronto will be closed for a month starting Saturday evening until mid-April. All events and programming at the theatre and film centre have been cancelled in an effort to help limit the spread of COVID-19.
Mirvish Productions suspends performances to help limit spread of COVID-19

Mirvish Productions suspends performances to help limit spread of COVID-19

TORONTO — Mirvish Productions has suspended performances at all of its Toronto theatres in response to the COVID-19 outbreak. Cancellations take effect starting with Saturday's matinees and run until April 12.
Mirvish Productions suspends performances to help limit spread of COVID-19

Mirvish Productions suspends performances to help limit spread of COVID-19

TORONTO — Mirvish Productions has suspended performances at all of its theatres in response to the COVID-19 outbreak. Founder David Mirvish says the decision represents a first for the entertainment giant and was made out of an "abundance of caution.
RSVP 'maybe'? Coronavirus puts wedding industry on edge

RSVP 'maybe'? Coronavirus puts wedding industry on edge

NEW YORK — Guests are jittery, travel is tangled, and soon-to-be brides and grooms are facing tough choices because of the coronavirus outbreak: postpone, cancel or forge ahead with their weddings? Uncertainty as virus cases grow in the U.S.
'He's an inmate': Anguish mounts over virus-hit nursing home

'He's an inmate': Anguish mounts over virus-hit nursing home

KIRKLAND, Wash. — Desperate to talk to their dad, Scott Sedlacek and his brother, Steve, stood outside his open nursing home window and shouted. They could barely hear his weak replies, but one came through clearly.
A look at entertainers and entities on hold over coronavirus

A look at entertainers and entities on hold over coronavirus

Some of the few entertainment entities that remained open and fully functioning were shutting down like much of the rest of the world on Friday, a day after institutions from Broadway to Disneyland closed their doors, TV shows including “The Price Is
Cultural institutions cancel shows, empty seats amid COVID-19 concerns

Cultural institutions cancel shows, empty seats amid COVID-19 concerns

Cultural institutions across the country are shutting their doors and calling off events because of the COVID-19 pandemic, leaving some concerned for the health of Canada's arts scene.
US hospitals brace for 'tremendous strain' from new virus

US hospitals brace for 'tremendous strain' from new virus

U.S. hospitals are setting up circus-like triage tents, calling doctors out of retirement, guarding their supplies of face masks and making plans to cancel elective surgery as they brace for an expected onslaught of coronavirus patients.
How to clean the bundle of germs that is your phone

How to clean the bundle of germs that is your phone

NEW YORK — You're washing your hands countless times a day to try to ward off the coronavirus. You should also wash that extension of your hand and breeding ground for germs — your phone.