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  • Martin Short: 'I get top billing'

    Martin Short: 'I get top billing'
    At some point during his firecrackerlike comedy routine with Steve Martin on Saturday night, Martin Short expects to recall the time he performed in the 1972 tribal-rock musical titled "The Second-Greatest Story Ever Told: Stepbrother to Jesus," a role...
  • Robin Williams dies in apparent suicide; actor, comic was 63

    Robin Williams dies in apparent suicide; actor, comic was 63
    Robin Williams, a comic and sitcom star in the 1970s who became an Oscar-winning dramatic actor, died Monday at 63 in Marin County. The Marin County Sheriff's Office said he appears to have committed suicide. The news of the beloved actor’s...
  • Oscars 2015: Academy names Governors Awards recipients

    Oscars 2015: Academy names Governors Awards recipients
    The Board of Governors of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences said Thursday that it would present Harry Belafonte with the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award and give honorary Oscars to Jean-Claude Carriere, Hayao Miyazaki and Maureen O'Hara....
  • Belafonte, Miyazaki to receive Academy's Governors Awards

    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - American singer and actor Harry Belafonte, French screenwriter Jean-Claude Carriere, Japanese animated film director Hayao Miyazaki and Irish actress Maureen O'Hara will be honored with Governors Awards, the Academy of Motion...
  • Academy Unveils 2014 Governors Awards Recipients

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Harry Belafonte, Jean-Claude Carriere, Hayao Miyazaki, and Maureen O'Hara will receive Governors Awards at the Academy's sixth annual ceremony, Nov. 8 at Hollywood & Highland. Belafonte will receive the Jean Hersholt...
  • Philadelphia Folk Festival is both contemporary and classic

     
    At a time when artists such as Mumford and Sons and The Avett Brothers are leading a resurgence in interest in folk music, it seems like the perfect time for the Philadelphia Folk Festival to tap in. And it does......
  • CNN's amusing advice on how to fake being an L.A. local

    CNN's amusing advice on how to fake being an L.A. local
    Here's a teeny-tiny idea, courtesy a slideshow on CNN.com attached to a summertime desperation slideshow story entitled “How to be an L.A. Local – 8 Tips for Faking It.” I suppose it's a compliment that in the city with an unmerited...
  • Robin Williams: A comic actor with classical training

    Robin Williams: A comic actor with classical training
    Robin Williams, who died of an apparent suicide on Monday at the age of 63, was an actor of prodigious comic gifts both on stage as a stand-up comedian and on-screen as an actor. What many of his fans may not know or remember is that behind his hyper...
  • Robin Williams: We needed him

    Robin Williams: We needed him
    UPDATED: In a world filled with bad news, the death of Robin Williams was a shocker. His brand of zany merriment and his loopy delivery invigorated the planet. We need more of that, especially now. "Such shocking news," CNN's Wolf Blitzer said in...
  • Hollywood 'Stunned,' 'Heartbroken' Over Robin Williams' Death

    The shock of Robin Williams' death spread far and wide and well on Monday, a reflection of the actor's long career in movies, television, stage and standup comedy. Tributes came in from friends and colleagues, studios and executives, the directors of his...
  • Philly Folk Festival taps into resurgence, but keeps classic flavor

    Philly Folk Festival taps into resurgence, but keeps classic flavor
    At a time when artists such as Mumford and Sons and The Avett Brothers are leading a resurgence in interest in folk music, it seems like the perfect time for the Philadelphia Folk Festival to tap in. And it does for its 53rd annual run Aug. 14-17 at Old...
  • Encuentran muerto a actor Robin Williams en aparente suicidio

    TIBURON EEUU (Reuters) - Robin Williams, el versátil actor cuyo alocado estilo de comedia lo llevo a convertirse en una de las más grandes estrellas del cine y la televisión en las últimas décadas, fue hallado muerto el lunes en su hogar en el norte de...