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Hours of Culture: Five things you should check out this week

Monday, August 18 to Sunday, August 24

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Mortdecai- Johnny Depp plays a bumbling, eccentric British art dealer in the first trailer for the film adaptation of Kyril Bonfiglioli’s novel. (imdb.com)

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Wizard Wars- This new reality show has a snazzy title. Penn and Teller judge magicians who must compete to outperform each other in creating amazing illusions. Premiers Tuesday. (syfy.com)

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Bahamas is Alfie- Toronto based singer-songwriter Bahamas (born Afie Jurvanen) looks to be trying to clear up some identity issues on his third album, out Tuesday. (bahamasmusic.net)

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A Night At The Met- There are infinite ways to remember and celebrate Robin Williams. Here’s one of them: Listen to his 1986 album that won him a Grammy and revel one more time in the man’s giant heart and massive talent. (youtube.com)

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Humans Need Not Apply- The latest video essay by CGP Grey is a sobering look at the future of automation and how bots are capable of taking over just about every job you can name. (youtube.com)

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