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S. Steven Struble on Li'l Depressed Boy's comic world of rock 'n roll
Pitch Weekly (blog)
With Kepi, I'd met the guy a few times and he's a great guy. I approached him after he stopped through to play a show in my hometown. The artist on the Li'l Depressed Boy, Sina Grace, grew up with the ladies in the Like, so he called them up and asked ...
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Pitch Weekly (blog)
Junior World Championship: Wales 20-34 Fiji
WalesOnline
Team: R Jonesl; L Williams, D Ford, L Robling, E Walker; M Morgan, L Jones; R Jones, J Sollis, W John, M Cook (capt), C Hill, E Siggery, B Thomas, L Hamilton. Substitutes used: T Young, J Evans, S Shingler, W Taylor, R James.
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Phanatic Hit With Foul Ball, Could Trip to DL Be In His Future?
The 700 Level
Wednesday was "World Famous Phillie Phanatic appearance" night in the Valley, according to the IronPigs website. We assume the Phanatic was unavailable for comment following the game (because he can't speak), but he likely gestured a "Suck It" sign in ...
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Opinion: Thomas L. Friedman: A 100-day government won't solve nation's problems
San Jose Mercury News
By Thomas L. Friedman There is something crazy about what is going on in our country today. Our fiscal condition continues on an unsustainable path, the European currency is heading for a crackup, the Arab world is in the midst of a crackup, ...
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6/22/11: Beachy flummoxes Blue Jays in return from DL
AtlantaBraves.com
... Inc. or the relevant Major League Baseball entity: Major League, Major League Baseball, MLB, the silhouetted batter logo, World Series, National League, American League, Division Series, League Championship Series, All-Star Game, and the names,...
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Ben L'Oncle Soul, Montreal International Jazz Festival 2011
Montreal Gazette (blog)
Consider Ben L'Oncle Soul, the singer who will open the fest with a giant free show Saturday. This guy lives in a Motown bubble, eating and sleeping soul music around the clock. Listening to his stuff, you'd swear he just stepped out of a time capsule. ...
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Angling results amd fixtures
Norwich Evening News
River Yare Opening Day: D Botely (DAIWA AD) 76lb 12oz, T Boulton (DAIWA AD) 39-00,L Murawski (Anglers' World) 35-00, J Parnell (Anglers' World) 28-12, W Martin (Anglers'World) 27-04. Nisa Feeder League, River Yare: C Vandervliet (Maver VDE) 38-04, ...
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Abu Dhabi Education Council signs two cooperation agreements
AME Info
This came during the Press Conference held in ADEC Headquarters on the occasion of the signature of an Agreement of Cooperation with the "Fondation Nationale des Sciences Politiques et l'Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris" aiming at sending a group...
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Virginia-Highland Resident Don Lemon Talks About New Book, Coming Out
Patch.com
DL: Right now, I just want to enjoy this and evolve naturally. Someday, who knows, I might want to be independent. I might like to become a Junior Oprah. I mean, wouldn't that be great if the world could be accepting of a gay black male whose only ...
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READ v. SHINSEKI
Leagle.com
With her on the brief was RONALD L. SMITH. SHELLEY D. WEGER, Attorney, Commercial Litigation Branch, Civil Division, United States Department of Justice, of Washington, DC, argued for respondent-appellee. With her on the brief were TONY WEST, ...
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Thomas Friedman: 100 days not enough
Salt Lake Tribune
By thomas l. friedman There is something crazy about what is going on in our country today. Our fiscal condition continues on an unsustainable path, the European currency is heading for a crackup, the Arab world is in the midst of a crackup, ...
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Software speaks everybody's language
Victoria Times Colonist
Four world-class athletes, ready and willing to answer your questions — and it didn't matter in what language those questions would be posed. Ortsbo's technology is capable of translating 54 languages. So you could ask Nash a question in Afrikaan, he...
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Onstage & Onscreen
Napa Valley Register
(2H) The Family Film series selection at noon Saturday and Sunday, June 25 and 26, is “Cave of Forgotten Dreams: 3-D.” Rated G. (1H 30M) Next in the Art Film series at 8 pm Wednesday, June 29, is “L'Amour Fou.” Unrated. ...
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Ireland no match for the Baby Boks
Irish Times
IRELAND: T O'Halloran; A Conway, B Macken, L Marshall, A Boyle; P Jackson, K Marmion; J Tracy, N Annett (capt), T Furlong; M Kearney, I Henderson; E McKeon, D Doyle, J Murphy. Replacements: A Kelly for Marshall, F Bealham for Tracy, C Carey for Furlong ...
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Irish Times
Press X to Not Die: New group LulzSec hacking company websites 'for the lulz'
LSU The Reveille
I chose not to download the file with the 62000 passwords from fear my laptop would explode, but LulzSec bragged about how it received 200 downloads in 20 seconds and 2000 downloads just minutes later before MediaFire pulled the document. ...
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Movie Listings
Vancouver Sun
With James Marsden and Kaley Cuoco and the voice of Russell Brand. General. Hollywood Pitt Meadows. Hubble 3-D "" Leonardo DiCaprio narrates this film about the Hubble telescope. Omnimax at Telus World of Science. Jane Eyre "Rating: 4" A resilient ...
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Doug Casey on Bitcoin and Currencies
HoweStreet.com
It's not only the world's reserve currency for central banks, but it's become the world's de facto international currency. If you're Canadian or Asian or African or South American and travel abroad, you pretty much need US dollars as soon as you leave ...
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Facts that are actually fiction - new book blows 200 urban myths out of the water
Mirror.co.uk
Bats of the World author Dr Gary L Graham says: "All bats can see. Many have excellent vision." OWLS can't move their eyes in their sockets so they do turn their heads, but not all the way round. They do have a lot of flexibility but only to a maximum...
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Bushwick Art Scene
Artnet
D'Agostino lives across the street from Roberta's, a famed local eatery known for its attractive clientele and gourmet pizza, and his apartment is a curatorial masterpiece in and of itself: shelves crammed with a panoply of world literature and a long, ...
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Russell farmer happy to be alive after being rescued from bull attack
WatertownDailyTimes.com
By MARTHA ELLEN RUSSELL — Rickie L. Moore thought his life was over last week when a bull mauled him, but he was rescued by his neighbors who heard his cries for help. "The bull just kept coming down on me with his head and feet. ...
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Vive le Kébèk ivre
Montreal Mirror
by SHAWN THOMPSON “Ô Kébèk, la vie allélouille, l'hirondelle gazouille…” Oui, folks, you'd better get prepared to sing along to the new Quebec national anthem because it's la St-Jean tabarnak, the day we translate our well-known joie de vivre into ...
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“Having a partner takes a lot of work, but it's worth it”
Art Newspaper
DL: We're incredibly complementary. I'ma European woman, Bob's an American man from the world of finance. Together we cover much of the 20th century. Robert's expertise in American abstract expressionism is unrivalled, and my knowledge in post-war ...
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Midday Express of 2011-06-22
IEWY News
La Commission européenne a ouvert une enquête formelle afin d'examiner si le plan derecapitalisation à hauteur de 223 millions d'euros de la société SeaFrance par la SNCF est compatible avec les règles de l'Union européenne en matière d'aides d'État. ...
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News from Bell
Helicopter Association International
“Both companies agree it is the best business decision for AgustaWestland to take ownership of the program with Bell Helicopter serving as the key engineering and component supplier,” said John L. Garrison, president and CEO of Bell Helicopter. ...
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UTT: Mica's idea to privatize Amtrak a good first step
Washington Times
By Ronald D. Utt If Rep. John L. Mica of Florida gets his way, passenger rail in America will no longer be in the death grip of the Federal Railroad Administration, Congress, rail unions and Amtrak management. The Transportation Committee chairman has ...
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Washington Times
Black Leaders Call For War On The 'War On Drugs'
Seattle Medium
Jesse L. Jackson Sr., keynote speaker at a forum commemorating the 40th anniversary of the “War on Drugs.” “This is government-sponsored terrorism,” Jackson said to applause in the packed room at the National Press Club. “It raised the price on Black ...
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News from FlightSafety
Helicopter Association International
They include the Bell B-412/212/222, B-430, CH-146, OH-58D, TH-67, TH-1H, CH-47F, AH-1Z, UH-1Y, UH-1N, and CV-22/MV-22; Eurocopter EC-135 and the Sikorsky UH-60 A/L/M models, HH-60G, S-92, S-70 and S-76 aircraft. FlightSafety International has recently ...
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Will Adrian Gonzalez win the Triple Crown?
Worcester Telegram
The Dodgers franchise itself is essentially indestructible, so somebody with real money and a sold marriage will buy it Q: Crawford seemed to be hitting his stride recently, how much will this trip to the DL cost him in terms of getting back into his ...
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L.A. Dodgers: 5 Things We Love About the Dodgers' 'Youth Movement'
Bleacher Report
Although De La Rosa didn't make his major league debut until four weeks ago, he has quickly become the Dodgers No. 5 starter. Meanwhile, with Jonathan Broxton, Hong-Chi Kuo, Vicente Padilla and Kenley Jansen having all been placed on the DL, ...
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Bleacher Report
Jamie Foxx in talks for Quentin Tarantino's 'Django Unchained'
Entertainment Weekly
I'd like to see him go from supporting (8 Mile, The Hurt Locker) to lead actor in one movie flat. Jamie Foxx is quite the talent and a solid choice, but really, if Tarrantino wants the magic he made with Samuel L. Jackson, he'd be smart and cast ...
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Tribe News: Chisenhall Activated from DL | WaitingForNextYear
By DP
3 Responses to “Tribe News: Chisenhall Activated from DL”. Andrew. 1. June 22, 2011. He's no Super Mannahan in the field, that's for sure. Maybe we'll give him a look soon. His batting stats, no matter how bad, cannot be worse than ...
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Artsy fun for everyone | The Huntington News
By The Huntington News
The gallery is an Art Nouveau lover's dream, featuring many intricate posters from around the world, reminiscent of the famous “Moulin Rouge” and “Absinthe Robette” lithographs. The current exhibition is a summer ... Si – Stephen St. Francis Decky exhibit: ”Les Animaux de l'Avenir”. News staff photo/Anna Marden. Yes.Oui.Si is a multimedia art space located just past the Museum of Fine Arts (MFA) on Vancouver St., off Huntington Avenue. The current exhibit showcases the ...
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Banky W and Wizkid like 'D'banj and Wande Coal'? Hell No ...
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Banky W and Wizkid like 'D'banj and Wande Coal'? Hell No! Banky W sings: 'See baby girl, me and Weezy [Wizkid] be like D'Banj and Wande [Coal]' on the track 'Slow whine' off Wizkid's Superstar album. Fair enough, the Superstar was a total auto tuned compilation, hiding his great voice. TooXclusive's reviews that album ... 2011 Question Mark Magazine l Celebrity Gossip, Politics, Showbiz, Music And Every Other ThingNews Worthy. All rights reserved. Design:. ennovateNIGERIA.
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Yankees put RH Marquez on DL « Artesia News
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Yankees put RH Marquez on DL. CINCINNATI (AP) — The Yankees put right-handed reliever Jeff Marquez on the 15-day disabled list between games of their doubleheader Wednesday against the Cincinnati Reds. Marquez has a sore shoulder. ...
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White Sox activate Jake Peavy from DL - WREX.com – Rockford's News ...
Peavy went on the DL for the second time this season on June 8 with a strained groin. Peavy is 2-1 with a 4.66 ERA in five starts this season. He left his last start on June 5 vs. Detroit after pitching four innings. ...
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La guerre d'Algérie se déroule de 1954 à 1962 et elle aboutit à l'indépendance de l'Algérie. L'origine de cette guerre se retrouve dans de nombreuses ...
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L'Oreal Heiress Liliane Bettencourt Brands Her Daughter 'Disturbed ...
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Chicago Cubs reliever Kerry Wood goes on DL - MLB - Sporting News
Sporting News Magazine is the ONLY sports title with year-round coverage of EVERY major sport. ... This makes the 15th trip to the DL in 13 years for Wood, the third time for a blister on the same finger. .... World of difference ...
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Yankees Put Jeter on DL With Strained Right Calf - ABC News
Yankees Put Jeter on DL With Strained Right Calf. ... "I guess the timing wasn't very good," Jeter said before the DL move was announced. ...
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Nationals activate LHP Tom Gorzelanny from DL, place OF Rick ...
WASHINGTON - The Washington Nationals have activated left-hander Tom Gorzelanny from the 15-day disabled list, and he's scheduled to start Sunday's game ...
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Rapport sur les violations des droits de l ... - Humanitarian News
Source: UN Operation in Cote d'Ivoire Country: Cote d'Ivoire Resume executif Ce rapport presente les conclusions des enquêtes realisees par l'ONUCI sur les ...
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Yankees weighing whether to put Jeter on DL | World News - Russian ...
By Sports Network The New York Yankees could be without Derek Jeter this evening when they open up a three-game series against the remarkable Alexi Ogando ...
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Yankees Place Derek Jeter On 15-day DL With ... - world news headlines
By Paul White , USA TODAY Updated UPDATE (6:03 p.m. ET): The Yankees have placed Jeter on the disabled list.
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Yankees weighing DL stint for Jeter | 2011 News Media Stories
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News: Test de l'Evolution Series World Percussion
World Percussion est le résultat de plusieurs collaborations: d'abord entre Best Service et Yellow Tools pour le moteur logiciel, Engine, et ensuite entre ...
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Pujols on DL with fractured left forearm :More World News
Albert Pujols, diagnosed Monday with a small fracture in his left forearm, will now join seven other teammates currently on the DL (including Adam ...
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Red Sox place Carl Crawford on DL - MLB - Sporting News
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China artist Ai Weiwei stays quiet after freed on bail
Wed,22 Jun 2011 10:54 PM PDT
Reuters -
photoBEIJING (Reuters) - The dissident Chinese artist Ai Weiwei, whose detention in April ignited an international uproar, was released on bail Wednesday under conditions likely to keep the outspoken critic of Communist Party controls silent for now.

Judge orders Lindsay Lohan back to court
Wed,22 Jun 2011 07:04 PM PDT
Reuters -
photoLOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Actress Lindsay Lohan, currently serving a home detention sentence, was ordered on Wednesday back to court on an allegation she violated her probation in a drunken driving case, a court official said.
Galliano faces fine for drunk anti-Semitic insults
Wed,22 Jun 2011 06:26 PM PDT
Reuters -
photoPARIS (Reuters) - A French prosecutor wants the fashion designer John Galliano to pay 10,000 euros ($14,350) in damages to people at whom he allegedly hurled anti-Semitic abuse in a drunken outburst that has wrecked a towering career.
Outrage propelled Galliano's rise and fall
Wed,22 Jun 2011 06:25 PM PDT
Reuters -
photoPARIS (Reuters) - John Galliano brought flair, vision and a touch of outrage to Dior when he joined the Parisian brand over a decade ago, keeping it in the spotlight as some other legacy fashion houses faded into quaintness.
French prosecutor seeks $14,000 fine for Galliano
Wed,22 Jun 2011 06:24 PM PDT
Reuters -
photoPARIS (Reuters) - A French prosecutor told a court on Wednesday she is seeking 10,000 euros ($14,350) in damages from British designer John Galliano to compensate people he allegedly hurled anti-Semitic abuse at.
Tobey Maguire sued over poker winnings
Wed,22 Jun 2011 04:43 PM PDT
Reuters -
photoLOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A group of investors has sued "Spider-Man" star Tobey Maguire to recoup more than $300,000 they say a hedge fund manager embezzled from them and lost to the actor in high-stakes poker games.
Gores, Blavatnik weigh EMI bids: report
Wed,22 Jun 2011 04:34 PM PDT
Reuters -
photoNEW YORK (Reuters) - Billionaire media investor Alec Gores is weighing an offer for British music company EMI, owned by Citigroup, Bloomberg reported on Wednesday.
Jamie Foxx frontrunner for Quentin Tarantino film
Wed,22 Jun 2011 04:27 PM PDT
Reuters -
photoLOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - Jamie Foxx has emerged as the frontrunner for the title role in Quentin Tarantino's spaghetti Western "Django Unchained."
Hugh Hefner's aborted wedding becomes a TV special
Wed,22 Jun 2011 03:41 PM PDT
Reuters -
photoLOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A week after being jilted by his 25 year-old fiancee, Playboy founder Hugh Hefner is making the most of his new "runaway bride" theme.
"Expendables" lawsuit goes to trial
Wed,22 Jun 2011 03:39 PM PDT
Reuters -
photoNEW YORK (Hollywood Reporter) - Here's the scenario: A film's lead actor is revealed to have a growth in his throat shortly before production begins on an $80 million movie.
Galliano faces fine for drunk anti-Semitic insults
Wed,22 Jun 2011 02:33 PM PDT
Reuters -
photoPARIS (Reuters) - A French prosecutor wants the fashion designer John Galliano to pay 10,000 euros ($14,350) in damages to people at whom he allegedly hurled anti-Semitic abuse in a drunken outburst that has wrecked a towering career.
Gospel music documentary a spiritual awakening
Wed,22 Jun 2011 02:14 PM PDT
Reuters -
photoLOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A white American expatriate living in Denmark has become the first filmmaker to direct a documentary feature about black gospel music.
"Jackass" co-star was drunk when he died in car crash
Wed,22 Jun 2011 01:31 PM PDT
Reuters -
photoPHILADELPHIA (Reuters) - Ryan Dunn, a co-star of the hit "Jackass" movies, had a blood-alcohol level more than twice the legal limit when his speeding Porsche careened off a highway, killing him and a passenger, police said Wednesday.
Country star Glen Campbell says he has Alzheimer's
Wed,22 Jun 2011 01:26 PM PDT
Reuters -
photoLOS ANGELES (Reuters) - "Rhinestone Cowboy" singer Glen Campbell says he is in the early stages of Alzheimer's disease, and has recorded one last album as a farewell to his fans.
French prosecutor seeks $14,000 fine for Galliano
Wed,22 Jun 2011 01:18 PM PDT
Reuters -
photoPARIS (Reuters) - A French prosecutor told a court on Wednesday she is seeking 10,000 euros ($14,350) in damages from British designer John Galliano to compensate people he allegedly hurled anti-Semitic abuse at.
Al Capone revolver sells for $110,000 at auction
Wed,22 Jun 2011 10:43 AM PDT
Reuters -
photoLONDON (Reuters) - A revolver belonging to notorious American gangster Al Capone fetched 67,250 pounds ($110,000) at a London auction at Christie's on Wednesday. It had been expected to sell for 50-70,000 pounds.
Outrage propelled Galliano's rise and fall
Wed,22 Jun 2011 10:26 AM PDT
Reuters -
photoPARIS (Reuters) - John Galliano brought flair, vision and a touch of outrage to Dior when he joined the Parisian brand over a decade ago, keeping it in the spotlight as some other legacy fashion houses faded into quaintness.
George Clooney is single again, rep says
Wed,22 Jun 2011 10:05 AM PDT
Reuters -
photoNEW YORK (Reuters) - One of the world's most eligible bachelors is single again.
UK spares BBC Arabic Service from spending cuts
Wed,22 Jun 2011 06:18 AM PDT
Reuters -
photoLONDON (Reuters) - Britain has reversed plans to cut investment in the BBC's Arabic Service in response to the Arab Spring uprisings in a number of countries, Foreign Secretary William Hague said Wednesday.
Indian film star Aishwarya Rai Bachchan pregnant
Wed,22 Jun 2011 04:39 AM PDT
Reuters -
photoMUMBAI (Reuters) - Bollywood actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan is pregnant with her first child, her father-in-law Amitabh Bachchan announced on Twitter on Tuesday.
U2, Coldplay, Beyonce lead line-up at Glastonbury
Wed,22 Jun 2011 04:33 AM PDT
Reuters -
photoLONDON (Reuters) - The Glastonbury festival opened its gates on Wednesday to 150,000 fans ignoring forecasts for rain and muddy fields to hear U2 and Beyonce alongside a bewildering choice of smaller acts from Spliff Richard to punk poet Attila the Stockbroker.
Just A Minute With: Woody Allen on nostalgia, scandal
Wed,22 Jun 2011 03:06 AM PDT
Reuters -
photoNEW YORK (Reuters) - Woody Allen examines nostalgia among other topics in "Midnight in Paris," the latest in his string of films set in Europe.
Britney Spears wows L.A. crowd in lip-synced show
Tue,21 Jun 2011 06:26 PM PDT
Reuters -
photoLOS ANGELES (Billboard) - Britney Spears brought her Femme Fatale tour to Los Angeles' Staples Center Monday, where the packed crowd heard a plethora of hits from the singer's decade-plus career.
A faulty documentary on transsexual tennis star
Tue,21 Jun 2011 06:16 PM PDT
Reuters - LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - "Renee," Eric Drath's documentary about transsexual tennis star Renee Richards and her battle to play as a woman in the 1977 U.S. Open, is as fascinating as it is frustrating. Full Story1
"Self Made" a self-indulgent acting exercise
Tue,21 Jun 2011 06:08 PM PDT
Reuters - LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - The first feature by British conceptual artist Gillian Wearing, "Self Made" is an experiment in creativity that has far more resonance for its participants than it will for most audiences. Full Story1
Talented performers make a low-budget musical sing
Tue,21 Jun 2011 06:07 PM PDT
Reuters - LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - Hollywood has lost interest in big-budget movie musicals in the wake of "Nine," "Burlesque" and other misfires. Full Story1
Southern documentary an exalted endeavor
Tue,21 Jun 2011 06:07 PM PDT
Reuters - NEW YORK (Hollywood Reporter) - First-time writer-director Robert Persons establishes himself as a maverick personality with his lyrical collage documentary, "General Orders No. 9," which opens Friday in limited release. Full Story1
Civil war documentary told with power and grace
Tue,21 Jun 2011 06:06 PM PDT
Reuters - LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - At once impressionistic and precise, "The Tiniest Place" (El Lugar mas pequeno) is a beautifully rendered memory piece that insists on the necessity of memory. The focus is a remote village in the mountains of El Salvador, decimated in the country's civil war of the 1980s and rebuilt by its surviving residents. When they first returned, one woman notes, the frogs sang. She also recalls the bones and body parts they had to gather and cart away -- the remains of guerrillas and national guard soldiers, enemies intermingled. Full Story1
Roger Ebert defends Tweet about "Jackass" star
Tue,21 Jun 2011 03:24 PM PDT
Reuters -
photoLOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Film critic Roger Ebert on Tuesday defended an admonition against drunk driving he posted on Twitter in response to the death of "Jackass" star Ryan Dunn, who was photographed drinking before his car crash.
Producer linked to Tupac attack faces drug charges
Tue,21 Jun 2011 02:30 PM PDT
Reuters -
photoNEW YORK (Reuters) - A record executive accused of paying someone to rob the late rapper Tupac Shakur in 1994 was charged on Tuesday with trafficking cocaine between Los Angeles and New York City.
Aretha Franklin fractures toe but continues tour
Tue,21 Jun 2011 02:12 PM PDT
Reuters -
photoLOS ANGELES (Reuters) - "Queen of Soul" Aretha Franklin has added a new kind of sole to her performances.
Judge approves $1.375 billion minimum bid for TerreStar
Tue,21 Jun 2011 12:47 PM PDT
Reuters -
photoNEW YORK (Reuters) - A $1.375 billion offer by Dish Network Corp for the assets of TerreStar Networks Inc won court approval as the minimum bid for the bankrupt satellite telecommunications company in an upcoming auction.
Michelle Obama meets Nelson Mandela in South Africa
Tue,21 Jun 2011 12:14 PM PDT
Reuters -
photoJOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - First Lady Michelle Obama paid a visit to former South African President Nelson Mandela Tuesday, kicking off a trip to Africa laden with symbolism by meeting the continent's most revered leader.
Grammy Awards ceremony set for February 12
Tue,21 Jun 2011 09:23 AM PDT
Reuters -
photoLOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The 54th annual Grammy Awards will take place in Los Angeles on February 12 and nominations will be announced on November 30, organizers said on Tuesday. The dates are in line with past years' events.
Rock guitarist Leslie West's lower leg amputated
Tue,21 Jun 2011 06:49 AM PDT
Reuters - LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Rock guitarist Leslie West, who rose to fame in the '70s power trio Mountain, has had his lower right leg amputated in a life-saving operation related to his diabetes, his wife said on Monday. Full Story1
No regrets for resurgent musician Leon Russell
Tue,21 Jun 2011 06:04 AM PDT
Reuters -
photoNEW YORK (Reuters) - Leon Russell toiled in obscurity for decades, until recording with Elton John brought him an unlikely hit, but says he was never bitter his fame disappeared because that's just what happens to aging rockers.
Amy Winehouse cancels entire tour
Tue,21 Jun 2011 04:00 AM PDT
Reuters -
photoLONDON (Reuters) - British singer Amy Winehouse, whose career has been blighted by alcohol and drug abuse, has canceled all her scheduled concerts after she was jeered by fans in Serbia recently for a shambolic performance.
John Galliano to attend anti-Semitic trial
Tue,21 Jun 2011 03:40 AM PDT
Reuters -
photoPARIS (Reuters) - Fashion designer John Galliano will attend in person his trial on Wednesday over charges he hurled anti-Semitic insults at customers in a cafe in a series of outbursts that have wrecked a towering career.
"Mad Men," "Modern Family" honored by TV critics
Mon,20 Jun 2011 11:53 PM PDT
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photoBEVERLY HILLS, California (Reuters) - In what amounts to a reflection of last year's Emmys and a bold prediction of this year's ceremony. "Mad Men" and "Modern Family" won the top prizes at a new event organized by television critics.
"Hangover" tattoo lawsuit settled
Mon,20 Jun 2011 07:48 PM PDT
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photoLOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - Fans of "The Hangover: Part II" can rest easy: the tattoo on Ed Helms' face is staying in the film.

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