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Here’s a collection curated by The Associated Press’ entertainment journalists of what’s arriving on TV, streaming services and music and video game platforms this week.

NICE — French writer Dominique Lapierre, who was celebrated for his novels about the World War II struggle to liberate Paris and depicting a life of hardship in a Kolkata slum, has died.

NICE — French writer Dominique Lapierre, who was celebrated for his novels about the World War II struggle to liberate Paris and depicting a life of hardship in a Kolkata slum, has died.

Bob McGrath, an actor, musician and children’s author widely known for his portrayal of one of the first regular characters on the children’s show “Sesame Street” has died at the age of 90.

Bob McGrath, an actor, musician and children’s author widely known for his portrayal of one of the first regular characters on the children’s show “Sesame Street” has died at the age of 90.

WASHINGTON — Performers such as Gladys Knight or the Irish band U2 usually would be headlining a concert for thousands but at Sunday's Kennedy Center Honors the tables will be turned as they and other artists will be the ones feted for their lifetime of artistic contributions.

WASHINGTON — Performers such as Gladys Knight or the Irish band U2 usually would be headlining a concert for thousands but at Sunday's Kennedy Center Honors the tables will be turned as they and other artists will be the ones feted for their lifetime of artistic contributions.

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Antisemitic Celebrities Stoke Fears of Normalizing Hate

A surge of anti-Jewish vitriol, spread by a world-famous rapper, an NBA star and other prominent people, is stoking fears that public figures are normalizing hate and ramping up the risk of violence in a country already experiencing a sharp increase in antisemitism.

A surge of anti-Jewish vitriol, spread by a world-famous rapper, an NBA star and other prominent people, is stoking fears that public figures are normalizing hate and ramping up the risk of violence in a country already experiencing a sharp increase in antisemitism.

Jamie Lee Curtis to Receive AARP Career Achievement Award

LOS ANGELES — "Scream Queen" Jamie Lee Curtis will be this year's recipient of AARP The Magazine's Movies for Grownups Awards career achievement honor.

LOS ANGELES — "Scream Queen" Jamie Lee Curtis will be this year's recipient of AARP The Magazine's Movies for Grownups Awards career achievement honor.

‘The Phantom of the Opera’ Extends Its Long Broadway Goodbye

NEW YORK — The masked man of Broadway is going out strong.

NEW YORK — The masked man of Broadway is going out strong.

Eclipses Group Theater NY Presents Raving Reason at LPAC Dec. 2-4

LONG ISLAND CITY, NY – Eclipses Group Theater NY (EGTNY) presents Raving Reason, a new play written by Penny Fylaktaki in collaboration with Ioanna Katsarou, part of LaGuardia Performing Arts Center’s (LPAC) Rough Draft Festival, December 2-4 at LPAC’s Mainstage Theater, 31-10 Thomson Avenue in Long Island City, held under the auspices of the Consulate General of Greece in New York.

LONG ISLAND CITY, NY – Eclipses Group Theater NY (EGTNY) presents Raving Reason, a new play written by Penny Fylaktaki in collaboration with Ioanna Katsarou, part of LaGuardia Performing Arts Center’s (LPAC) Rough Draft Festival, December 2-4 at LPAC’s Mainstage Theater, 31-10 Thomson Avenue in Long Island City, held under the auspices of the Consulate General of Greece in New York.

Asian Faiths Try to Save Swastika Symbol Corrupted by Hitler

Sheetal Deo was shocked when she got a letter from her Queens apartment building's co-op board calling her Diwali decoration "offensive" and demanding she take it down.

Sheetal Deo was shocked when she got a letter from her Queens apartment building's co-op board calling her Diwali decoration "offensive" and demanding she take it down.

“Fame” and “Flashdance” Singer-Actor Irene Cara Dies at 63

NEW YORK — Oscar, Golden Globe and two-time Grammy winning singer-actress Irene Cara, who starred and sang the title cut from the 1980 hit movie "Fame" and then belted out the era-defining hit "Flashdance .

NEW YORK — Oscar, Golden Globe and two-time Grammy winning singer-actress Irene Cara, who starred and sang the title cut from the 1980 hit movie "Fame" and then belted out the era-defining hit "Flashdance .

New This Week: “Riches,” Robert Downey Sr. and BTS’ RM

Here's a collection curated by The Associated Press' entertainment journalists of what's arriving on TV, streaming services and music and video game platforms this week.

Here's a collection curated by The Associated Press' entertainment journalists of what's arriving on TV, streaming services and music and video game platforms this week.

HEPTAPOLIS – TRILOGY: The Vision of Delphi

ATHENS - With a dynamic and rapid pace, with strong commitment and a deep scientific approach  to every aspect of the Delphic Development Vision “HEPTAPOLIS - TRILOGY”, the scientific and technical team of the Association “OLYMPOS - Universal Intellectual Center” and the Company “Heptapolis - Special Purpose Development - Investment - Tourism - Education Company” continue to organize the ambitious project “Heptapolis - Trilogy, The Vision of Delphi”.

ATHENS - With a dynamic and rapid pace, with strong commitment and a deep scientific approach  to every aspect of the Delphic Development Vision “HEPTAPOLIS - TRILOGY”, the scientific and technical team of the Association “OLYMPOS - Universal Intellectual Center” and the Company “Heptapolis - Special Purpose Development - Investment - Tourism - Education Company” continue to organize the ambitious project “Heptapolis - Trilogy, The Vision of Delphi”.

Fill Your Stocking with Alicia Keys, Louis Armstrong, More

Holiday music might not be everyone's cup of tea, but with new records from Alicia Keys, Backstreet Boys and Debbie Gibson, there's something that might appeal to everyone at the table.

Holiday music might not be everyone's cup of tea, but with new records from Alicia Keys, Backstreet Boys and Debbie Gibson, there's something that might appeal to everyone at the table.

Between 18 and 25 and Interested in Culture? Join the SNFCC Youth Council!

ATHENS - The Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center (SNFCC) is calling young people ages 18-25 who are interested in cultural programming and production to join a team that will design and implement a series of events opening dialogue with their generation.

ATHENS - The Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center (SNFCC) is calling young people ages 18-25 who are interested in cultural programming and production to join a team that will design and implement a series of events opening dialogue with their generation.

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