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Producing duo win rights to Joe Louis" life story

NEW YORK (AP) — Watch out, "Rocky" — the producing team behind some recent sport-related Broadway shows have just gotten the rights to tell the story of boxing great Joe Louis......»»

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The Limited teams up with "Scandal" for collection

NEW YORK (AP) — Do you want to look like Olivia Pope? It's handled......»»

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Chef Dan Barber urges a reboot of our food system

NEW YORK (AP) — At Blue Hill, his intimate, understated restaurant in Greenwich Village famous for its locally sourced ingredients — not to mention having hosted Barack and Michelle Obama on a much-publicized date night — chef and co-owner Dan Barbe.....»»

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Raider of the lost art: George Lucas to set up museum in Chicago

Hollywood legend George Lucas's museum will be setting up home in Chicago, it has been announced. The Lucas Museum of Narrative Art (LMNA) will be constructed on a 17-acre site on the city's museum campus. "We are honored to be partnering w.....»»

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Plea deal talks fall apart in Chris Brown case

WASHINGTON (AP) — Singer Chris Brown was close to a plea deal in his assault case that would have kept him out of jail, but the talks fell apart when prosecutors and defense attorneys couldn't agree on what he would acknowledge happened last year......»»

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Kyra Sedgwick to star in Powerhouse Theater play

NEW YORK (AP) — Kyra Sedgwick is going back to school......»»

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Celebrities mourn the death of actor Eli Wallach

"Eli: 98 years old. WWII vet. Married 66 years.3 kids 50+ movies. Danced with Marilyn. Raised hell with Clint Eastwood. That's how it's done." — A. O. Scott, New York Times film critic and Wallach's nephew......»»

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Jackson fans mark 5th anniversary of icon"s death

Dozens of Michael Jackson fans laid heaps of flowers Wednesday at the mausoleum where the pop icon is interred, to mark the 5th anniversary of his death. Around 100 fans, some dressed as the self-proclaimed King of Pop, gathered at the Forest Lawn cemeter.....»»

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Seth Meyers starts Paris fashion week with giggles

PARIS (AP) — As the seriously style-minded switch their focus from Milan to Paris, the first day of menswear collections showed that even the haughty world of fashion can have a giggle......»»

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Oscar organizers outline new regulations for music categories

The organizers of the Academy Awards are putting rules in place for next year to prevent any missteps in the film campaign process, targeting the music categories. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, hosts of the annual Oscar ceremony, said o.....»»

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Chicago mayor: George Lucas museum boon for city

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel says "Star Wars" creator George Lucas' decision to build his museum of art and movie memorabilia will give the city a museum campus as impressive as the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C......»»

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Sales drop in second week for "Hard Choices"

NEW YORK (AP) — Sales for Hillary Rodham Clinton's "Hard Choices" dropped sharply in its second week of publication, but her memoir remains the country's most popular adult nonfiction book......»»

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N. Korea slams Kim assassination comedy as "act of terror"

North Korea on Wednesday denounced a new Hollywood comedy about an assassination bid on leader Kim Jong-Un as a "wanton act of terror" and warned of a "merciless response" unless the US authorities banned the film. "The Interview&.....»»

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NY"s Whitney Museum celebrates Jeff Koons with retrospective

By Patricia Reaney NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. pop artist Jeff Koons' retrospective at the Whitney Museum of American Art brings his work full-circle because an exhibit at the New York landmark 40 years ago set him off on his groundbreaking career. Koo.....»»

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"Transformers" tries for delicate US-China balance

BEIJING (AP) — Dazzling special effects, Optimus Prime ... and Beijing. The latest "Transformers" movie has all three, mixing Texas-based action with scenes in China's capital and a heavy dose of Hong Kong in an attempt to straddle the wo.....»»

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A man, a plan, a log, a chainsaw: bear sculptures

SALISBURY, N.Y. (AP) — Rembrandt worked in oils. Michelangelo carved marble. Mark Tyoe chainsaws big tree trunks......»»

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Philippine film star-turned-senator pleads not guilty to graft

A popular Philippine action movie hero-turned senator pleaded not guilty to plunder on Thursday in a case seen as landmark test of the government's ability to tackle entrenched corruption in the poor Southeast Asian nation. The opposition senator fac.....»»

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Channing Tatum & Jenna Dewan"s "Mortifying" Couple"s Massage

Jenna Dewan-Tatum and husband Channing Tatum thought they were in for deserved bit of R&R when they scheduled a spa couple's massage during a trip to Canada. "In Vancouver, there's an Indian spa--and they don't tell you this--they .....»»

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"Mockingjay Part 1": Peeta Goes Dark In New Teaser Trailer!

"Mockingjay Part 1": Peeta Goes Dark In New Teaser Trailer!.....»»

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"The Martian" will be Ridley Scott"s next film

Last May, it was announced that the "Prometheus" director was in talks with 20th Century Fox to direct "The Martian" starring Matt Damon. Simon Kinberg (who wrote the script for "X-Men: Days of future Past" and "Mr &.....»»

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