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D.J. Bonebrake from X discusses band’s 40th anniversary tour

When it comes to punk, no other band has the rock-steady reliability of X. Forty years in, the California quartet comprising Exene Cervenka, John Doe, Billy Zoom and D.J. Bonebrake has a touring schedule packed to the gills — including a stop at The State Theater in Church Falls, Virginia, Saturday.

This image released by Fox Searchlight Pictures shows Emma Stone, left, and Steve Carell in a scene from "Battle of the Sexes." (Melinda Sue Gordon/Fox Searchlight Pictures via AP)

‘Battle of the Sexes’ actors discuss iconic matchup between King and Riggs

- The Washington Times

Some 90 million people worldwide tuned in May 13, 1973, to watch 29-year-old Billie Jean King accept a challenge from 55-year-old Bobby Riggs, the loudmouth former men’s champ who claimed he could beat any woman in a tennis match — even the best one. The story of that fateful contest is recreated in the new film “Battle of the Sexes,” starring Oscar-winner Emma Stone as Ms. King and Steve Carell as the conceited, self-aggrandizing Riggs.

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Cast members and makers of the film "Sheikh Jackson" pose for a photograph on the red carpet during the first International El Gouna Film Festival, in the Red Sea resort of el-Gouna, Egypt, Friday, Sept. 22, 2017. The film which is to be released in Egyptian cinemas later this month and which Egypt has put forward as a candidate for a best foreign film Oscar nomination, goes into delicate territory. The film risks a backlash from the public, either by viewers who see as it as too sympathetic to Islamists or, from the other side, as mocking religious beliefs. (AP Photo/Nariman El-Mofty)

Worlds of Islam, Michael Jackson collide in Egyptian film

- Associated Press

An Egyptian ultraconservative Muslim preacher hears on his car radio news of the death of Michael Jackson, the pop singer he idolized in his teens, and he becomes so distraught he crashes his car.

In this Monday, Sept. 11, 2017, photo, New Target Studio Weisman Art Museum curator Boris Oicherman poses for a portrait outside of the museum in Minneapolis. (Easton Green/The Minnesota Daily via AP)

At Weisman, a new take on curation and collaboration

- Associated Press

As a practicing artist with a Ph.D. in color science and an extensive background in printing technologies, computer programming and digital color imaging, Boris Oicherman can now add "Cindy and Jay Ihlenfeld Curator for Creative Collaborations," to his long list of credentials. Hired earlier in the summer by the Weisman Art Museum, he has a big project ahead of him.

Daddy Yankee's fans fill 4 trucks with donations in NY

- Associated Press

When Daddy Yankee calls, people answer. So when the reggaeton star went on social media to ask fans to help victims of Hurricane Maria in his native Puerto Rico and the earthquake in Mexico, his fans delivered with an avalanche of donations.

FILE - In this Aug. 10, 2005, file photo, tourist Chris Farthing from Suffolks County, England, takes a picture of the Chaco Canyon ruins while visiting the park in Chaco Canyon, N.M. A group of archaeologists and professors is expected Friday, Sept. 22, 2017, to release a report on the potential effects of increased oil and gas development in an expansive region surrounding Chaco Culture National Historical Park. The UNESCO World Heritage Site has become a flash point as environmentalists and tribal leaders look to curb drilling in the San Juan Basin. (AP Photo/Jeff Geissler, File)

Archaeologists: More protections needed for Chaco region

- Associated Press

Archaeologists, professors and other researchers on Friday called for more protections of an expansive area surrounding Chaco Culture National Historical Park, saying increased oil and gas development has the potential to destroy parts of the landscape that could provide a better understanding of the ancient civilization that once inhabited the region.