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Yesterday | Bendigo Advertiser

Saints steamroll Bulls in first semi-final

ST Arnaud breezed its way into the North Central Football League preliminary final after crushing Birchip-Watchem by 99 points on Saturday.


Related Topix: Australia, World News

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

Denys wins, others head to runoffs Deb Denys, the Volusia County...

Deb Denys, the Volusia County Council incumbent who raised more money than any other local candidate this year, recaptured her Southeast Volusia seat Tuesday in a primary election that sent three other council races - including Joyce Cusack and Pat Northey in a down-to-the-wire at-large race - to a November runoff.


Related Topix: Volusia County, FL, New Smyrna Beach, FL, Deltona, FL, Deland, FL

Sat Aug 23, 2014

20 years after the General: Those who took on his mantle

The murder 20 years ago of the notorious criminal Martin Cahill signalled the emergence of the new generation of drugs gangs, writes Jim Cusack A retired senior detective who knew Martin Cahill passingly observed last week on the anniversary of Cahill's death that he had "worked hard" for the money he had made from crime.


Related Topix: Drugs

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Hampshire Chronicle

Delevingne surfing towards musical

Details of the plot are under wraps, but it is described as a 1960s California-set story inspired by the band's hits, and Cara would play lead female character Caroline.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Beach Boys, Drama Movies, Anna Karenina

The Newberg Graphic

Fewer blacks own keys to a home - Thursday, 21 August 2014 01:00

The latest U.S. Census data show only 29.5 percent of black households in Portland owned their homes in 2012, down from 32.4 percent in 2010 and 38.2 percent in 2000.


Related Topix: Portland, OR, Lents (Portland, OR), East Portland (Portland, OR), African-American, Mortgage, Personal Finance

Mon Aug 18, 2014


On The Rise 2014: 12(3) Actors To Watch

If you end up winning a role that John Boyega, now the lead in "Star Wars: Episode VII," and the hotly-tipped Jack O'Connell were both in contention for, you can be sure that people are gonna sit up and pay attention to you.


Related Topix: Theater, Arts, The Dark Knight Rises, Kill List

Sun Aug 17, 2014

The Winnipeg Free Press

Gritty sequel brings graphic novels to life

"You don't need a weatherman to know which way the wind blows," but these days, a guide through the seemingly endless flurry of pop culture offerings is just what we need.


Related Topix: Peter Capaldi, Matt Smith, Thriller, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Celebrities, Bruce Willis, Blues, Powers Boothe

Sat Aug 16, 2014

The Bluegrass Ireland Blog

Old-time music at the Glenside, 20 Aug. 2014

The 'Three Rock Mountain String Ensemble' on the open mic stage at Omagh, Sat. 1 Sept.


Thu Aug 14, 2014

The New York Observer

Emmys Observed: Our Picks for Comedy's Outstanding Guest Actors and Actresses

Tina Fey, Saturday Night Live Uzo Aduba, Orange is the New Black Melissa McCarthy, Saturday Night Live Joan Cusack, Shameless Laverne Cox, Orange is the New Black Natasha Lyonne, Orange is the New Black Drew: I f this was a just world, it would go to Buscemi for his Willy Loman-style sadsack celery guy.


Related Topix: Emmy Awards, Entertainment, Television, 30 Rock, Comedy, Celebrities, Tina Fey, Joan Cusack

Tue Aug 12, 2014

Los Angeles Times

Film entrepreneur draws mixed reviews

Wade Bradley, chief executive of Media Society, is shown in the film company's office in the barn at the historic moviemaking facility built by Charlie Chaplin in Los Angeles.


Related Topix: Los Angeles, CA, Movies, Entertainment

Mon Aug 11, 2014


Watch Robert Pattinson and Julianne Moore in trailer for 'Maps to the Stars'

A new trailer has been released for David Cronenberg's dark celebrity satire Maps to the Stars starring Robert Pattinson and Julianne Moore Pattinson plays a LA limo driver and wannabe actor who collides with the mysterious Mia Wasikowska when she arrives in Hollywood and takes a job as personal assistant to Moore's prima donna film star.


Related Topix: Cosmopolis, The Fly, Horror Movies, Drama Movies, Thriller, Mystery Movies, Science Fiction Movies, David Cronenberg

The Salinas Californian

Few roles go to Hispanics in top moviesFew roles go to Hispanics in...

Hispanics, who are 17 percent of the nation but had 4.9 percent of film roles, were the most underrepresented group on screen.


Related Topix: Chiwetel Ejiofor, Hollywood (Los Angeles, CA), Los Angeles, CA, University of Southern California

Wed Aug 06, 2014

Stephen Lee Anderson, Stephen Bogardus, Patti Cohenour and More to...

The Old Globe today announced the full cast and creative team for the World Premiere of Bright Star, a new American musical featuring music by Edie Brickell and Steve Martin , lyrics by Brickell, and book by Martin, based on an original story by Martin and Brickell.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Edie Brickell, Celebrities, Steve Martin, Vocal, San Diego, CA


The Most Unforgettable Disaster Films Of All Time

From erratic and deadly cyclones, to global climate catastrophes, disaster films have been thrilling audiences for years.


Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Drama Movies, Deep Impact, Thriller, Science Fiction Movies, Celebrities, Morgan Freeman, Tsunami, Action Movies, Short, Independence Day, Movies, Entertainment

Photo Flash: First Look at Robert J. Townsend, Jennifer Hope Wills...

The musical theatre classic Brigadoon, with music by Frederick Loewe and book/lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner , is the fourth show in the 2014 Music Circus season at the Wells Fargo Pavilion, the 64th season for the venerable Sacramento institution.


Related Topix: Sacramento, CA, Arts, Opera, The Producers, Comedy Movies, Musical Movies, Ballet, Theater

Tue Aug 05, 2014

National Post

Calgary man who stabbed friend to death will be freed despite...

A Calgary man who stabbed his friend to death will this week be released from jail early, despite concerns from the Parole Board of Canada he poses a significant risk of committing more violent crimes.


Related Topix: Prison, Drugs

Mon Aug 04, 2014

Lerner and Loewe's BRIGADOON Comes to Music Circus, Now thru 8/10

The musical theatre classic Brigadoon, with music by Frederick Loewe and book/lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner , is the fourth show in the 2014 Music Circus season at the Wells Fargo Pavilion, the 64th season for the venerable Sacramento institution.


Related Topix: Sacramento, CA, Arts, Ballet, Theater

New York Daily News

Hispanics net few roles in major Hollywood movies: study

Zoe Saldana, pictured in 'Out of the Furnace,' was one of the few Latina actresses to land major parts in Hollywood films last year.


Related Topix: Hollywood (Los Angeles, CA), Los Angeles, CA, University of Southern California, The Butler, Movies, Entertainment

Sun Aug 03, 2014


Few roles for Hispanics in top Hollywood movies

This undated file image released by Fox Searchlight, Chiwetel Ejiofor portrays Solomon Northup in a scene from "12 Years A Slave."


Related Topix: The Butler, Hollywood (Los Angeles, CA), Los Angeles, CA, Fruitvale Station, Chiwetel Ejiofor

Village Life

Love conquers in 'Brigadoon'

Tommy Albright and Fiona MacLaren Jennifer Hope Wills fall in love in 'Brigadoon," produced by Music Circus at the Wells Fargo Pavilion.


Related Topix: Sacramento, CA, Arts, Ballet, Theater, Entertainment