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

Monday June 23 to Sunday June 29

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The Knick- The first trailer for Steven Soderbergh’s upcoming TV show, which stars Clive Owen as a doctor at the Knickerbocker Hospital in turn-of-the-century New York, shows the director at the top of his game. The show debuts on HBO Canada Aug. 8. (youtube.com)

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English musician Ed Sheeran poses in Los Angeles May 8, 2012. X, the second studio album by the English singer-songwriter (pronounced “multiply”), contains a break-up song, called Don’t, that is so harsh that Taylor Swift even thought it might be too damning. Album drops Monday. (edsheeran.com)

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The Expendables 3- Will it be “one last ride,” as the new trailer promises? Who knows? All we can say for sure is that Sylvester Stallone and his band of aging action stars will blow up a lot of stuff. That’s all we want anyway, isn’t it? (youtube.com)

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Comedy Actress Roundtable- The Hollywood Reporter sat down with six women who are vying for an Emmy in August, including Mindy Kaling, Zooey Deschanel and Taylor Schilling, for a wide-ranging discussion. It’s an essential read for fans of television comedy. (hollywoodreporter.com)

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Marina Abramovic at home in New York City. The renowned performance artist discusses her exhibit, which is running all summer at London’s Serpentine Gallery, in this video diary. The daily entries are hypnotically soothing. If you don’t like performance art, or don’t understand it, these diaries are your way in. (thespace.org)

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