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1 hr ago | National Ledger

Ashley Tisdale French - Actress Newly Married to Christopher French, Takes Surname

Ashley Tisdale has taken on her husband's surname. The 29-year-old actress married her rocker beau Christopher French last Monday in Santa Barbara, California, and wasted no time changing her name to Ashley Tisdale French on her Twitter account.

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6 hrs ago | Star-Telegram.com

Clooney to receive HFPA's Cecil B. DeMille Award

The Hollywood Foreign Press Association announced Monday that the 53-year-old entertainer and activist will receive the Cecil B. DeMille Award at the ceremony on Jan. 11, 2015. Association president Theo Kingma cited Clooney's achievements on both sides of the camera and his humanitarian efforts around the world.

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Related Topix: Gravity, Golden Globe Awards, Cameras

9 hrs ago | Lake County Record-Bee

1965 'Cinderella' star to attend Broadway version

Warren starred in the 1965 television version of "Cinderella." She is slated to attend the Sept.

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9 hrs ago | The York Daily Record

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."

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9 hrs ago | Albany Times Union

In this May 31, 2013 file photo, actress Lesley Ann Warren arrives at the 10th Annual Inspiration Awards in Los Angeles. Warren, who starred in the 1965 television version of "Cinderella" is slated to attend the Broadway production of "Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella" and join the cast during the curtain call for an encore performance of "Ten Minutes Ago."

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10 hrs ago | WGBH

Kids, Pants, Booze, Music: Trouble In River City And Always

Perhaps the most static conversation in American culture is the one about its constant decline. Today's music, today's actors, today's movies, today's media, today's food, today's habits, today's language - it's all going to hell, all of it, and it's taking us with it, no matter when today is.

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Related Topix: Comedy Movies, The Music Man, Drama Movies, Musical Movies, John Lennon, Pop/Rock, Celebrities, Shirley Jones, Robert Preston

11 hrs ago | Steuben Courier

The many talents of Jane Fonda

Ask different people of different ages what first comes to mind when the name of Jane Fonda comes up, and you'll get many different answers. When I went around asking, I got: member of Hollywood royalty ; political activist ; former wife of Ted Turner; star of 'Klute'; star of 'Barbarella' ; star of those workout videos; longtime advocate for women's rights; recurring character on 'The Newsroom.'

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13 hrs ago | Daily Herald

Music on Stage Presents Meet Me In St. Louis

John and Esther in Meet Me In St. LouisRick Johnson Currently in its 57th year, Music on Stage is pleased to present a season of family-friendly musicals at the Cutting Hall Performing Arts Center, located at 150 East Wood Street in Palatine, IL. Meet Me In St. Louis, the heart-warming family-friendly musical runs through September 21st .

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17 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Jason Bateman is a prodigal son in 'This is Where I Leave You'

Jason Bateman stars in "This is Where I Leave You" as one of four siblings who return to their family homestead to attend their father's funeral. During their unplanned week together under the same roof, the adult children hash out lingering issues with each other and help each other cope with current problems in their life.

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Related Topix: The Hogan Family, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Hogan Family, This is Where I Leave You, Books, Celebrities, Jason Bateman, Cheaper by the Dozen, Comedy Movies, Drama Movies

Sun Sep 14, 2014

Canada.com

Around Town: An Alice in Wonderland party for the artists

Ottawa Senators player Chris Neil with his wife, Caitlin, on Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014, in Kanata at the grand opening of Central Bierhaus, a new Bavarian inspired gastro'sports pub that he's part-owner of.

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Related Topix: Alice in Wonderland, Animation Movies, Comedy Movies, Musical Movies, Canada,

Star Tribune

Presnell sang in 'Molly Brown'

Q: My wife and I recently saw the old movie "The Unsinkable Molly Brown" and were highly impressed with Harve Presnell's singing. Was this really his voice, or was it dubbed? A: That was Presnell, a trained singer who worked from time to time in musicals.

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Related Topix: Comedy Movies, The Unsinkable Molly Brown, Western, Musical Movies, Thriller, Fargo, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Harve Presnell, Debbie Reynolds, William H. Macy, My Fair Lady, Entertainment

Examiner.com

Cartoons: not just for kids -- 5 awesome animated easter eggs

Cartoons are typically associated with Saturday mornings spent as a kid, munching on an enormous bowl of Captain Crunch. However animated media isn't relegated to childish humor.

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Examiner.com

Moonlight hooks big one with "Catch Me If You Can"

At 66 Frank Abagnale is the successful owner of Abagnale Associates. He has been working for the FBI for over 35 years.

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Detroit News

'The Beatles' mono catalog returns to vinyl LP

In one sense, Tuesday's release of the complete mono catalog of the Beatles on vinyl LPs is the most technologically ambitious attempt yet to take what is arguably the most significant body of recorded music in the pop era and do ... absolutely nothing. 'This is a lot different than many other projects,' said Steve Berkowitz, the lead producing engineer on the 14-LP 'The Beatles in Mono' set.

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The Star Online

Willy Wonka vs Charlie for the better Chocolate Factory movie

Peter Ostrum's Charlie in the 1971 film comes off as a bit of a whiner while Freddie Highmore's take in 2005 better captures the innocence Dahl originally wrote. -File photos Roald Dahl's books have entertained and entranced kids and their imaginations for decades.

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Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Adventure, Musical Movies, Freddie Highmore, Vocal, Roald Dahl, Family, Kids

Sat Sep 13, 2014

TheCelebrityCafe

Actor Sam Worthington and girlfriend being sued for $10 million

Sam Worthington, best known for his roles in Avatar and Clash of the Titans , and his model girlfriend Lara Bingle are reportedly being sued for over $10 million for attacking a paparazzo. Reported by TMZ , the 38-year-old Australian actor and his girlfriend attacked a paparazzi outside of a bar in New York City in February.

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Related Topix: Action Movies, Clash of the Titans, Adventure, Avatar, Sam Worthington

Silver Bullet Comics

Superhero Films - Batman

In 1966 Batmania was sweeping the country. In January Batman debuted on ABC and audiences were tuning in to see Adam West and Burt Ward defeat the colorful rogues gallery of villains that threatened Gotham City each week.

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Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Thriller, Crime Movies, Batman, Action Movies, Adventure, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Pop/Rock, Adam West, Burt Ward

KRON 4

Judge Fired After Leaking Details of an Adoption by Actress Charlize Theron

The top court in Arkansas has ordered the immediate dismissal of a judge who leaked confidential details about an adoption involving Oscar-winning actress Charlize Theron, according to court documents. Faulkner County Circuit Judge Michael Maggio admitted posting details from Theron's closed-record adoption of a child in 2012 on "tigerdroppings.com," a Louisiana State University fan site, using the online name "geauxjudge," according to documents that a judicial commission submitted to the state Supreme Court.

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Related Topix: Snow White & the Huntsman, Mighty Joe Young, North Country, Thriller, Drama Movies, Adventure, Celebrities, Charlize Theron, Faulkner County, AR, State University, AR

USA Today

'The Wire' reunion in 'Finding Dory'?

Nothing can replace the gritty Baltimore drama in our hearts, but this will have to do. In the long-awaited sequel to Finding Nemo , we'll be getting our long-awaited semi-reunion of The Wire cast members Idris Elba and Dominic West.

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Related Topix: Animation Movies, Comedy Movies, Finding Nemo, Drama Movies, Adventure, Idris Elba, Dominic West

Star Tribune

Wispy 'Hello, Dolly!' is showing its old age

It is an apt coincidence that "Hello, Dolly!" hit Broadway on Jan. 16, 1964 - three weeks before the Beatles landed a few blocks away and blew away the generations with a statement of youth. "Dolly" built its flimsy entertainment on values that even in 1964 cast back over the decades to the days of corsets and ribboned hats, bumbling men and subservient women.

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Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Musical Movies, Hello, Dolly!, Pop/Rock, The Beatles, Inventions, Science / Technology, Entertainment

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