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‘Macy’s Fourth of July Fireworks’: Air date, time, where to watch, how to stream, and know about the celebration

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Fourth of July spent in quarantine might not exactly be how you planned to celebrate the holiday this year, but given the Covid-19 lockdown, safe to say the only safe way to celebrate would be to stay indoors. America keeps encouraging social distancing protocols and on the great nation’s 244th birthday, Macy’s is tweaking things around with their signature fireworks display event held every year. Things won’t exactly be the same, but they aren’t all hopeless either. Here’s all you need to know about the 44th Macy’s Fourth of July Fireworks show event.

Air date and time

Given the current regulations in place, it’s understandable why a lot of fans of the display might be worried about whether they are getting a Macy’s fireworks display at all. Worry not, it’s very much happening. The televised Macy’s Fourth of July Fireworks special will air on Saturday, July 4 at 8 pm.

Where to watch

NBC will air the live event this Saturday. 

People watch the Macy's Fourth of July Fireworks from Brooklyn Bridge Park on July 4, 2016 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. The celebrations mark the nation's 240th Independence Day. (Getty Images)

How to stream

For those with no access to TV, the NBC website and NBC app will also stream the event. The special is also available for streaming on Apple, Android, Roku, Amazon, Google, Xbox, and Samsung devices, you just have to log in with your TV provider login. For those without cable, you can also tune into NBC via YouTube TV, Hulu + Live TV, FuboTV, and AT&T Now. Subscriptions start at $50 a month for access to all major networks.

Program

While the show is very much going on, things will be different. To dissuade people from gathering in large crowns, Macy’s fireworks display will see a series of small displays than usual, throughout the five boroughs of New York City. The locations of these smaller displays haven’t been announced as of yet. 

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Performers

The two-hour televised event is set to see “a mix of pop and patriotic anthems” who’ll be commemorating NYC’s resilience amidst the ongoing pandemic. The celebratory event will be headlined by EGOT musician John Legend, accompanied by performances from Country star Tim McGraw and The Black Eyed Peas.

Grammy-winning artists Alicia Keys is also set to perform, joined by Mayo Clinic surgeon Dr. Elvis as they together honor all front-line workers with salutes. Viewers are also in for a virtual treat of songs like ‘America the Beautiful’ and ‘Lean on Me’ by the Young People’s Chorus of NYC. Amanda Gorman and Staff Sergeant Jeremy Gaynor will also appear. 

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Bigg Boss 14: Kavita Kaushik’s Husband Ronnit Biswas Reveals His Relatives In Law-Enforcement Have Approached Him To File A Complaint Against Aly Goni For His Violent Behaviour

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A recent Bigg Boss 14 episode saw Aly Goni lose his s**t on captain Kavita Kaushik when she takes away his personal items as a punishment from stealing juice bottles meant only for the captain. Kavita said to Aly, “mai teri baap hun”, which irked him to no end and tempers flew. In a fit of rage, Aly kicked a trash bin which hurt Kavita, who was standing close to it and the houe erupted in chaos. Talking about his wife battling chaos almost daily in the house, Kavita’s hubby Ronnit Biswas said, “Physical violence was never a thing which we had signed up for whether it happened directly or indirectly it doesn’t matter.” Bigg Boss 14: Captain Kavita Kaushik Demands Aly Goni’s Eviction After He Gets Aggressive and Violent With Her (Watch Video).

“I had seen the promo first, day before yesterday and I was very disturbed. But once I saw the way Kavita was putting up to it and how she was behaving I felt extremely proud of her. My sadness disappeared and I got happy thinking that no matter how much you try to target this girl, she will not bow down to anyone. She will come out shining and strong,” said a proud Ronnit in a conversation with ETimes TV. Bigg Boss 14 November 24 Episode: Aly Goni Pays a Huge Prize for Getting Violent Towards Captain Kavita Kaushik – 6 Highlights of BB 14.

He also went on to say that what Kavita said to Aly was not a big deal. Stating that Aly also said the same line to Kavita thrice, Ronnit revealed, “He has also said this to her thrice after that. So, I think the topic should have ended then and there itself. But I understand most of the housemates know that Kavita is quite strong and if they fight with her or corner her, they will get some footage. It is very sad that in a country where we keep talking about women are equal to men, we worship Goddess, we celebrate women and talk about women empowerment, there is a man who is threatening a woman on national television that he will make her life a living hell or won’t let her sleep (main iska jeena haram kar doonga, main sune nahi doonga).”

 

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Ronnit also argued that Aly’s intentions were indeed violent and showed during the fight. “If he didn’t want to hurt anyone there was another trash bin lying behind he could have kicked it but he hit the one close to Kavita, this goes on to show his intention. We all saw how aggressive he was getting, if a man is so aggressive with a woman then we can understand that there is certainly something wrong with his mind. Because of people like him, other men who are good towards women also get bashed.”

Ronnit also took a dig at the other male contestants present in the house. “Hum itni badi badi baatein karte hain about respecting women, Beti Padhao Beti bachao, all of these goes into a drain we see such behaviour on national television. I am very proud of Kavita that she has stood up against so many people. All the other so called men in the house, who had problems when Jasmin had a breakdown and had an issue with Rahul which was again not an issue and was created, few ‘so called men’ stood by her. But surprisingly, in last night’s episode no one said that Aly you are doing wrong and if Kavita said it, you also repeated it, thrice. Ye joh baaki aadmi hai Bigg Boss ke ghar mein pata nahi inko kasie aadmi kahein.”

Ronnit is also of the opinion that Aly’s bestie Jasmin Bhasin, who in the past few episodes, has been targeting Kavita, is now shing her rel side. “After watching the recent episodes I have started to feel that in the show a woman is another woman’s biggest enemy. What we saw of Jasmin Bhasin in the first few weeks was absolutely fake and we are getting to see her real side now. Now, she is coming into her element and can only mock and imitate Kavita and she thinks she is funny. I can’t believe an actor can do something like this to a senior. She uses the same insulting behaviour with Eijaz Khan also. Eijaz and Kavita are still closer in age wise. Eijaz is 45, Kavita is 39 and Jasmin must be in 30s and despite having such a huge age difference she mocks Eijaz. We have got to see how much she respects her seniors. Even the audience and fans are seeing it.”

Few of Ronnit’s relatives, who are in law-enforcement, have approached him asking him if he wants to file a complaint against Aly Goni. “I have been getting a lot of calls from our well-wishers and relatives who are into the Police force, Government officials and they are asking me If I want to take action against Aly Goni or register a complaint. Although, I have told them that it is not needed, but I was expecting from the channel and the production house a stricter punishment. One week’s nomination doesn’t make any sense,” concluded Ronnit.

(The above story first appeared on Onhike on Nov 26, 2020 09:07 AM IST. For more news and updates on politics, world, sports, entertainment and lifestyle, log on to our website onhike.com).





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Diego Maradona Dies: Shah Rukh Khan Pays Tribute on Twitter, Says ‘You Made Football Even More Beautiful’

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Diego Maradona Dies: Shah Rukh Khan Pays Tribute on Twitter, Says 'You Made Football Even More Beautiful'




Football icon Diego Maradona passed away due to a heart attack on Wednesday. He was 60. He was a man so divinely known in football, that even if one was not a fan of the sport, Maradona’s name had rung in conversations enough number of times to learn that a legend is being referenced. The world is heartbroken, including Bollywood star Shah Rukh Khan. The actor, who has a penchant for sports as well, took to his social media pages to pay a tribute to the departed soul. Diego Maradona Dead: From God to Devil at Napoli.

“Diego Maradona….you made football even more beautiful. You will be sorely missed and may you entertain and enthral heaven as you did this world. RIP,” wrote Shah Rukh. The actor is a self-admitted football fanatic.

In an interview, he has said, “I love football. My son plays football. My daughter is the captain of her school’s football team. On the fourth floor of my house, we have constructed a football field. I am very attached to football, FIFA.” Diego Maradona Passes Away: 10 Facts About the Argentinian Legendary Footballer Who Died Following Heart Attack Aged 60.

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Diego passed away at his home. He was released from the hospital two weeks ago, where he was treated for a bleed on his brain. Reportedly, the Argentinian’s footballer’s last words were, “I feel sick.”

(The above story first appeared on Onhike on Nov 26, 2020 09:05 AM IST. For more news and updates on politics, world, sports, entertainment and lifestyle, log on to our website onhike.com).





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Jallikattu Screenwriter S Hareesh Elated as Film Becomes India’s Official Entry to Oscars

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Kottayam (Kerala) [India], November 25: Screenwriter S Hareesh of Malayalam film ‘Jallikattu,’ which has been selected as India’s official entry into Oscars 2021, expressed his happiness over the development and dedicated the honour to the director of the film Lijo Jose Pellissery. “Very happy to hear the news. The whole credit goes to Director Lijo Jose Pellissery. Congratulations to the whole Jallikutti team,” Hareesh told ANIOscars 2021: Jallikattu Is India’s Official Entry in International Feature Film Category at 93rd Academy Awards; Here’s Where You Can Watch The Malayalam Film Online.

“Especially producer O Thomas Panicker, actor Chemban Vinod Jose, my co-writer R Jayakumar, actor Antony Varghese, cinematographer Girish Gangadharan, editor Deepu Joseph, and the whole team,” he added.

Hareesh along with R Jayakumar had adapted the screenplay of the film from one of his short stories ‘Maoist’.

The movie revolves around a bull that escapes from a slaughterhouse in a remote village leading to the entire village gathering and hunting the animal together. Jallikattu for Oscars 2021: Twitter Celebrates the Official Entry of Lijo Jose Pellissery’s Film at the 93rd Academy Awards.

The film that has Antony Varghese, Chemban Vinod Jose, Sabumon Abdusamad and Santhy Balachandran in key roles had also won two awards, best director and best sound mixing, at the 50th Kerala State Film Awards earlier this year.

‘Jallikattu,’ will be taking part in Oscar’s race for the ‘Best International Feature Film,’ category. Earlier last year, Zoya Akhtar directorial ‘Gully Boy,’ had been selected as India’s official entry into the prestigious award ceremony.

The 93rd Oscar Award ceremony was postponed to April 25, 2021, earlier this year due to the growing coronavirus pandemic concerns.

This is the first time in the last 40 years that the award ceremony was rescheduled. It was earlier scheduled to be held on February 28, 2021.

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