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

Monday April 27 to Sunday May 3

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Don’t Take Yourself Away (Instant Nostalgia)- There’s a very 1980s vibe to Hawksley Workman’s newest video, complete with bandana and double exposures. Check it out for yourself before his upcoming album, Old Cheetah, arrives on June 2. (youtube.com)

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The Overnight- We’re all going to need a sense of humour as we enter blockbuster season. Thankfully, this movie starring Adam Scott, Jason Schwartzman, Taylor Schilling and Judith Godrèche looks like it could be the funniest, most interesting comedy of the summer. (imdb.com)

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The Casual Vacancy- Parts one and two of the adaption of the bestselling novel by J.K. Rowling air Wednesday night, with the third and final part airing on Thursday. (hbocanada.com)

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Surely you can’t be serious- Name the most influential comedy of the last 35 years. If you didn’t say Airplane! you are wrong. Directors Jim Abrahams, David Zucker and Jerry Zucker as well as several other people sat down with the A.V. Club for this fantastic oral history. (avclub.com)

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