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Jan 09 2021 - 12:37 PM
Daily News From Around the World: 1/9/21

Happy Saturday! As we close out on the first ten days of the New Year, a lot has happened to put it mildly. Although, still important to be made knowledgeable on the happenings of the world I think we all could use a mental break from the political stories circulating our media. Today’s Daily News will look a bit different, here are some things to look forward to in 2021. Find comfort this weekend in some light and fun reads. 

The Best Books of 2021 by CNN

CNN has curated a list of what they believe to be the most exciting books being released this month. The list has a variety of genres including nonfiction, fiction, and memoirs.

Films to watch in 2021 by BBC

BBC’s list of twenty films to watch in 2021 is a beautifully crafted list containing traditional big blockbuster style movies and smaller indie films from independent networks. 

2021 Artist To Watch by NPR

Oftentimes it is easier to persuade someone to watch a movie or read a book outside their preferred genre than it is to get someone to listen to music in a genre they don’t often listen to. NPR does its best in its list of Artists to Watch in 2021 to bring in a variety of different artists and bands. 

48 TV Must Sees by Vulture

With streaming services storming the world many of Vulture’s must see tv shows can only be found on subscription based sites such as Netflix, Hulu, and DisneyPlus. Despite the cost, these shows are definitely worth checking out based on buzz alone.

Places to Visit in 2021 by NYT

Traveling is strongly not recommended at the moment, however The New York Times have produced a must see list once restrictions are lifted and it is safe to travel. A “non-traditional” list for those seeking to experience something out of the ordinary.


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