Lithuania restaurants using mannequins at empty tables to model local designers’ fashions

Paging Mr. Mannequin, party of two. Mannequins are the latest must-have customer as the coronavirus pandemic has forced restaurants to institute social distancing practices and limit capacity. One of these creative solutions utilizes mannequins to make restaurants seem fuller. Most … Read more…

Op-Ed: Local bars and restaurants face extinction because of coronavirus – and government needs to step up

Independent bars and restaurants found some relief in the Paycheck Protection Program, which offers low interest, short-term loans with the potential of forgiveness. That is not nearly enough, writes author and bar owner Derek Brown. Commentary BEST DEAL UPDATE: Best … Read more…

Newt Gingrich: Coronavirus shouldn’t keep America closed for months – Let’s reopen based on local conditions

Even though there is real risk involved in beginning to reopen America, we have no choice. We cannot be frozen for months by the threat of the virus. Our society and economy will collapse, our people will grow ungovernable, and … Read more…

India’s Disney+ Hotstar Commissions 234 Episodes Of Local Animated Series ‘Selfie With Bajrangi’

Disney+ Hostar is making a serious commitment to Cosmos-Maya’s hit Hindi animated series Selfie With Bajrangi, upping its commission to a 234 episode run across three seasons. The VOD service formed this month when Disney+ entered the Indian market and … Read more…

Coping With COVID-19 Crisis: The Perspective From India; Local Producer Vikram Malhotra On How Nation’s “Lifeblood” Cinema Is Being Impacted

Editors’ Note: With full acknowledgment of the big-picture implications of a pandemic that has already claimed thousands of lives, cratered global economies and closed international borders, Deadline’s Coping With COVID-19 Crisis series is a forum for those in the entertainment space grappling with … Read more…

Testing Shortages Force Extreme Shift In Strategy By Local Health Officials

Public health officials in California’s state capital region announced this week they have stopped tracing the contacts of patients diagnosed with the novel coronavirus. They’ve also ceased recommending quarantines for residents exposed to people confirmed to have the virus. It … Read more…

Oscar-Shortlisted ‘Truth And Justice’ Producer Allfilm On Making History With Ambitious Estonian Feature & How Nolan’s ‘Tenet’ Helped Local Industry

Estonia’s film industry was provided a major boost in 2019 when Christopher Nolan’s big budget thriller Tenet opted to shoot in the former Soviet Union territory, injecting capital and prominence into the local film scene. Allfilm, one of the country’s … Read more…

Hong Kong Democrats Score Landslide Victory In Local Elections Amid Political Crisis

Democratic candidates secured more than half of the 452 district council seats for the first time, against a strongly resourced and mobilized pro-establishment opposition. World News – Breaking News, Top Stories SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free … Read more…

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TED SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to 80% off of your medicine! SPECIAL DONATION REQUEST UPDATE: Please help American Consultants Rx achieve it’s biggest goal yet of donating over … Read more…

Trump to visit a Texas-based Louis Vuitton facility, partly financed by local government incentives

President Donald Trump will this week visit a new Louis Vuitton facility in Texas, which is being bolstered by local government financing, underlining his close relationship with Bernard Arnault, Europe’s richest man. News – FashionNetwork.com USA BEST DEAL UPDATE:

Mipcom: Dutch Features Acquires Local Thriller Series ‘Rogue Justice,’ ‘The Columnist’ (EXCLUSIVE)

The Netherlands-based company Dutch Features has acquired a pair of action-packed series, “Rogue Justice” and “The Columnist,” in the run up to Mipcom. “Rogue Justice,” produced by leading Dutch company Pupkin Film, is mainly set on the tropical island of … Read more…

Ole Miss Basketball Players Kneel During National Anthem To Protest Local Pro-Confederate Rallies

Source: Logan Riely / Getty The Ole Miss basketball team is woke (well, some of them). Players on the squad knelt during the national anthem in protest of pro-Confederate rallies happening near their university’s campus. Deadspin reports that K.J. Buffen, … Read more…