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35 min ago | Monterey County Herald

Liza Minnelli recovering after surgery, sends love

In this March 2, 2014 file photo, Liza Minnelli arrives at the Oscars in Los Angeles. Minnelli is said to be resting comfortably in a California hospital after undergoing back surgery this week and she's thanking fans for their well wishes.


Related Topix: Drama Movies, Cabaret, Musical Movies, Pop/Rock, Liza Minnelli, Monterey County, CA

1 hr ago | WTOP-FM Washington

Q&A: Barbra Streisand, the feminist, sings on

Barbra Streisand's new album of duets only includes male singers, but it wasn't a conscious effort to exclude females. "She had her people try to do a track of one of the songs from my movie, 'A Star is Born,' and it just, we didn't have the time to finish it, to get it right," she said.


Related Topix: Barbra Streisand, Vocal

6 hrs ago | KURB-FM Little Rock

Leonardo DiCaprio Named UN Messenger of Peace

Academy Award-nominated actor Leonardo DiCaprio was designated a United Nations Messenger of Peace on Tuesday by U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon. "Mr. DiCaprio is a credible voice in the environmental movement, and has a considerable platform to amplify its message," Ban said.


Related Topix: Drama Movies, The Great Gatsby, Leonardo DiCaprio

10 hrs ago |

John Travolta tries to ignore media attention about his private life

The Hollywood star has faced rumours about his private life for years, including his former pilot claiming he had a romantic relationship with the Pulp Fiction and Saturday Night Fever star. "This is every celebrity's Achilles heel.


Related Topix: Crime Movies, Pulp Fiction, Drama Movies, Pop/Rock, John Travolta

Tue Sep 16, 2014

Cybercast News Service

APNewsBreak: 'Easy Rider' bike going to auction

In this Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014 photo, Michael Eisenberg, sits on the customized Captain America chopper Peter Fonda rode in "Easy Rider" at the Profiles in History auction house in Calabasas, Calif.


Related Topix: Peter Fonda, Calabasas, CA, Hollywood (Los Angeles, CA), Los Angeles, CA, Dennis Hopper

Lake Country Sun

Attorney: Patti LaBelle had bodyguard beat cadet

An attorney for an ex-West Point cadet told jurors Tuesday that veteran R&B singer Patti LaBelle ordered her bodyguard to beat up the cadet as he waited for a ride home outside a Houston airport terminal, resulting in a brain injury that forced him to drop out of the military academy. The lawsuit against LaBelle alleges the cadet, Richard King, was waiting for his family to pick him up outside one of the terminals at Bush Intercontinental Airport in March 2011, when LaBelle's bodyguard and two others attacked him.


Related Topix: Patti LaBelle, R-N-B

WGAL-TV Lancaster

Bill Murray drops in again

The actor popped up at a birthday party in Charleston, South Carolina, over the weekend, getting down with the crowd to DJ Snake and Lil Jon's hit "Turn Down for What." Murray is making as much of a name for dropping in on events as he has for some of his more more famous films like "Lost in Translation" and "Caddyshack."


Related Topix: Sport Movies, Comedy Movies, Caddyshack, Bill Murray, Charleston, SC, Autos, Entertainment

Northwich Guardian

Emma Thompson plays Mrs Lovett and Bryn Terfel is Sweeney Todd

Emma Thompson has told how she hopes to "manage the fear" and avoid nausea when she returns to the London stage in a musical production of Sweeney Todd. The Oscar-winning actress will star in the show at English National Opera's London Coliseum, alongside Welsh opera singer Bryn Terfel.


Related Topix: Bryn Terfel, Classical, Look Back in Anger, Drama Movies, Emma Thompson, Arts, Opera, Comedy Movies, Emma, New York Philharmonic

Las Cruces Sun-News

Matt Damon returning to play Jason Bourne? reports Damon and "Bourne Ultimatum" director Paul Greengrass will reunite for another action film about the CIA asset with memory issues, based on the Robert Ludlum books. The website says Universal would release the movie -- which would be Damon's third film with Greengrass, and the fifth Bourne movie overall -- on July 16, 2016, which was the date the studio previously held for Justin Lin's "Bourne Legacy" sequel with Jeremy Renner in the non-Bourne starring role.


Related Topix: Matt Damon

Monterey County Herald

Seinfeld says Rivers was to be in series

Jerry Seinfeld says that Joan Rivers was to join him for an episode of his digital series "Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee," until he got a call saying she had to postpone because she was undergoing a medical procedure. Seinfeld, in a post on his show's Facebook page on Monday, said Rivers had been thrilled to be included.


Related Topix: Seinfeld, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Jerry Seinfeld, Stamford, CT

WALK 97.5

Usher Does 'American Ninja Warrior' On 'Ellen'

Usher is known for his amazing moves on stage, but how well do those moves translate to the "American Ninja Warrior" challenge? Well wonder no more, because the singer took on the obstacle course which was set up outside "The Ellen Degeneres Show" studio this week. Usher is set to take his moves to Las Vegas this weekend at the iHeartRadio Music Festival .


Related Topix: Ellen DeGeneres

Daily Mail

Florentijn Hofman's moon rabbit sculpture destroyed by fire in Taiwan

Make-up-free Sarah Palin steps out without her wedding ring for first time since family fight at husband Todd's birthday celebration 'Be still and take ya whooping': NFL star Adrian Peterson 'accused of injuring ANOTHER toddler son while disciplining him in incident that left boy with head wound' Socialite who helped expose David Petraeus' career-ending affair is told she can move forward with lawsuit claiming government invaded her privacy by leaking name to the media U.S. to send 3,000 troops to Ebola danger zone as Obama administration shuffles military's mission in Africa EXCLUSIVE: It's a new View, but Rosie O'Donnell is up to her old tricks as shoeless star rubs co-hosts Whoopi, Rosie Perez and Nicolle Wallace the wrong way Rosie O'Donnell kicks off new The View BAREFOOT: Controversial comedienne rubs her tootsies as Whoopi introduced new co-hosts Rosie Perez and Nicolle Wallace ... (more)


Related Topix: Wedding, Rosie O'Donnell, Steve Jobs, Apple, Startups, Tornado, Natural Disasters

Bridgwater Mercury

George Clooney will receive a special award at the Golden Globes

George Clooney has been chosen to get a special award at the Golden Globes to recognise his outstanding contribution to film. The Gravity star will receive the prestigious Cecil B DeMille Award at next year's TV and film ceremony, according to E!.


Related Topix: Gravity, George Clooney, Golden Globe Awards, Family

Mon Sep 15, 2014

Lamar Daily News

Eminem publishers sue New Zealand political party

The music publishers for American rapper Eminem filed a lawsuit Tuesday against New Zealand's ruling political party over the music it used in a campaign commercial. Detroit-based Eight Mile Style and Martin Affiliated both claim the National Party breached copyright laws by using Eminem's song "Lose Yourself."


Related Topix: Eminem, Hip-Hop, Rap

Albany Times Union

Review: Streisand's timeless 'Partners' soars

Barbra Streisand's "Partners" isn't just about star-powered duets, but partnerships of love and family. It's a love album for the ages, as fit for your anniversary as your parents' or your child's wedding.


Related Topix: Vocal, Barbra Streisand, Andrea Bocelli, Classical, Love Me Tender, Western, Musical Movies, Pop/Rock, Elvis Presley, Entertainment

Berkshire Eagle

1965 'Cinderella' star to attend Broadway version

Warren, who starred in the 1965 television version of "Cinderella," is slated to attend the Sept. 23 production of "Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella" and join the cast during the curtain call to sing "Ten Minutes Ago."


Related Topix: Animation Movies, Comedy Movies, Music!, Family, Drama Movies, Musical Movies, Recreational Vehicle, Award, Easy-Listening, Julie Andrews, Stuart Damon, Walter Pidgeon


Revamped 'View' begins its daytime run

Daytime's "The View" is beginning its post-Barbara Walters era with a new set, new direction and mostly new team. Whoopi Goldberg is the only holdover on the daytime chatfest, which has faded in recent years as competitors sought to improve on its ensemble format.


Related Topix: Rosie O'Donnell, Entertainment, Television

Washington Times

Bill Cosby to loan art collection to Smithsonian

After amassing a private collection of African-American Art over four decades, Bill Cosby and his wife Camille plan to showcase their holdings for the first time in an exhibition planned at the Smithsonian Institution. The Smithsonian's National Museum of African Art announced Monday that the entire Cosby collection will go on view in November in a unique exhibit juxtaposing African-American art with African art.


Related Topix: Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Cosby, African-American, The Cosby Show, Drama, Bill Cosby

Romsey Advertiser

Simon Cowell is back on The X Factor this year

Simon Cowell appears to have lost his pulling power, with new figures showing almost four million viewers departing the X Factor since he was previously on the show four years ago. The show boss bowed out after the 2010 series to launch a US version, but returned this year with hopes that his comeback would give viewing figures a boost.


Related Topix: Entertainment, Television, The X Factor, Simon Cowell

York Press

Tom Hardy starred with Reese Witherspoon and Chris Pine in rom-com This Means War

Tom Hardy has revealed making his one and only rom-com had been a "miserable" experience for him, and he wouldn't want to do it again. The British actor appeared with Chris Pine and Reese Witherspoon in McG's This Means War in 2012, about two CIA operatives battling to win the heart of the same woman.


Related Topix: This Means War, The Dark Knight Rises, Reese Witherspoon, Tom Hardy, Chris Pine, Inception


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