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43 min ago | WTOP-FM Washington

Beautifying D.C. one wall at a time

The alley next to Ben's Chili Bowl in Northwest D.C. is awash in yellow, green and red paint.


Related Topix: Comedy, Cosby, Documentary Movies, Malcolm X, Drama Movies, Entertainment, Television, Celebrities, Bill Cosby

4 hrs ago | Myrtle Beach Online

'Lena Finkle's Magic Barrel' conjures a new literary form

It's tempting to frame Anya Ulinich's "Lena Finkle's Magic Barrel" in terms of its antecedents: Bernard Malamud and Anton Chekhov, on the one hand, both of whom are referenced in the narrative, and on the other, graphic novelists such as Marjane Satrapi and Harvey Pekar, whose work is rich, allusive and alive with words.


Related Topix: American Splendor, Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, Entertainment

4 hrs ago | The Fresno Bee

The bishop and Abe Lincoln: an example of religion's positive influence on politics

The Founding Fathers had good reasons for explicitly barring government from inserting itself into matters of religion.


Related Topix: Documentary Movies, Drama Movies, Lincoln, Religion, Episcopal Church, Agriculture, Science

4 hrs ago | The Logan County Herald

Mt. Pulaski Honors one of its long-time volunteer citizens

The Mt. Pulaski Courthouse register signature book showed ninety-nine visitors that stopped by today to wish Wally Kautz a "Happy Birthday" and to thank him for all his years of service as Mt.


Related Topix: Mount Pulaski, IL, Documentary Movies, Drama Movies, Lincoln, Illinois, Logan County, IL, Pulaski, IL, Lincoln, IL

6 hrs ago |

Washington to receive Lifetime Achievement award

Denzel Washington will be honoured with the Donostia Lifetime Achievement Award at the San Sebastian Film Festival in Spain this September.


Related Topix: Flight, Glory, Short, Comedy Movies, Thriller, Philadelphia, History Movies, Crime Movies, Documentary Movies, Malcolm X, War Movies, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Inside Man, Celebrities, Denzel Washington

10 hrs ago | Colorado Springs Independent

Philip Seymour Hoffman's about the only redeeming element of A Most Wanted Man

When Philip Seymour Hoffman died from a drug overdose last February at the age of 46, we lost not only an immensely talented and diverse actor, but also the cinema's preeminent portrayer of sweaty men in dirty white T-shirts.


Related Topix: Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Capote, Celebrities, Philip Seymour Hoffman, The American

Tue Jul 22, 2014

The Auto Channel

1951 Cadillac Limousine Owned By Evita Peron to be Auctioned

July 22, 2014: Silverstone Auctions is offering the opportunity to own a unique and very special car, with connections to one of the most famous women of the 20th Century, in its sale at Salon Prive on 4thSeptember.


Related Topix: Cadillac Limousine, Cadillac, Drama Movies, Musical Movies, Evita, Theater, Celebrities, Dance, Madonna, Antonio Banderas, Pop/Rock

International Business Times

Gary Oldman Covers Iggy Azalea's 'Fancy' [VIDEO]

English screen and stage actor Gary Oldman is the latest celebrity to perform a cover of Iggy Azalea's hit song "Fancy."


Related Topix: Sid and Nancy, Music!, Drama Movies, Celebrities, Gary Oldman, Pop/Rock, Hip-Hop, Recreational Vehicle, Award

The Doors appearance on American Bandstand pushes Light My Fire to number 1

July 22, 1967 The Doors appeared on Dick Clark 's American Bandstand for a final push to put " Light My Fire " over the top to hit the #1 position on Billboard Magazine's Hot 100 list.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Doors, Drama Movies, Music!, Dick Clark

Today in history: The death of Public Enemy No. 1

On July 22, 1934, one of America's most notorious bank robbers was gunned down outside Chicago's Biograph Theater.


Related Topix: Crime Movies, Dillinger, Drama Movies, Action Movies, J. Edgar Hoover, Indianapolis, IN


Hoffman didn't want 'trust fund kids'

Philip Seymour Hoffman appears in 2013's "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire." Hoffman played the role of Plutarch Heavensbee, the head gamemaker in the film.


Related Topix: Moneyball, The Master, Doubt, Drama Movies, Boogie Nights, Almost Famous, Crime Movies, Comedy Movies, Capote, Music!, Adventure

Stroudnewsand Journal

Poet Adam Horovitz pens fitting tribute to Laurie Lee

AS STROUD celebrates the centenary of writer and poet Laurie Lee , a thoughtful book by another Slad poet forms a worthy tribute.


Related Topix: Drama Movies, Cider with Rosie

Lawmakers approve pair of new license plates

Members of the Legislature's transportation study committee submitted their recommendations to the Bureau of Motor Vehicles Tuesday afternoon.


Related Topix: Documentary Movies, Lincoln, Drama Movies, Indiana, Indiana Government

Stroudnewsand Journal

Bitter sweet twist after Slad Valley is saved

LAURIE LEE'S Slad Valley has been saved a day after the same developers had been given the green light to build 150 homes in Leonard Stanley - three miles away.


Related Topix: Cider with Rosie, Drama Movies

Cinema Blend News

Foxcatcher, Rosewater And Whiplash Lead Early List Of Toronto Film Festival Titles

Bennett Miller's Foxcatcher is coming to the 2014 Toronto International Film Festival.


Related Topix: Moneyball, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Capote, Movies, Entertainment, Wild, Books

My Mother Lode

GOP Address: Obama Should Pick Up The Phone

In this week's Republican Address, Rep. Steve Scalise, R-Louisiana, discussed the importance of bipartisan jobs bills, blaming Congressional Democrats for blocking "bill after bill."


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Scalise, Documentary Movies, Drama Movies, Lincoln

Happy 50th to the Inimitable John Leguizamo

Spot on. My first reaction after I finished watching it, was checking IMDB to see when the next one is coming.


Related Topix: Comedy Movies, To Wong Foo Thanks for Everything, Julie Newmar, Drama Movies, Moulin Rouge, Musical Movies, John Leguizamo

'Deliverance' Hillbilly -- Ready to Show Hillbilly Mema a Goood Time

Love is in the air, or maybe that's just the backwoods -- but Herbert "Cowboy" Coward from "Hillbilly Blood" is about to hook up with Mema from "Hollywood Hillbillies."


Related Topix: Deliverance, Thriller, Adventure, Drama Movies

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Amy Ryan & Alan Alda Joining Steven Spielberg's Cold War Thriller

By the time the next film from Steven Spielberg hits theaters, it will have been nearly three years since Lincoln hit theaters.


Related Topix: Documentary Movies, Drama Movies, Lincoln, Win Win, Amy Ryan

Cambridge Evening News

Dev Patel

Slumdog Millionaire star Dev Patel is to play a founding father of the digital age in a Hollywood movie to be filmed in Cambridge.


Related Topix: Slumdog Millionaire, The Last Airbender, Dev Patel, Casanova, Comedy Movies, Music!, Drama Movies, Adventure, Celebrities, Jeremy Irons