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  • Gun Control Groups Urge Cancellation of Hollywood Fundraiser for Mark Begich and Mark Pryor

    Almost a year ago, in the aftermath of the shootings in Newtown, Conn., a number of entertainment industry activists decried a vote that prevented the Senate from moving forward background check legislation. Some vowed to withhold support from Democrats...
  • Top 5 Concerts of the Coming Week

     
    Here are the Top 5 Concerts of the Coming Week: 1. ELLIE GOULDING Three years ago this month, British singer-songwriter Ellie Goulding played at Philadelphia’s World Cafe Live, and introduced herself to the United States after her debut album &#...
  • REVIEW: Nitty Gritty Dirt Band's John McEuen gives McCoole's audience a lesson in music

     
    Even when The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band first started in 1967, it seemed to have an old soul and an educational heart. John McEuen at McCoole's Arts & Events Place So it should have been no surprise that band multi-instrumentalist......
  • How Kermit the Frog and the Muppets Got Their Mojo Back

    It's hard to make a comeback in Hollywood -- unless you're swine. In which case, the industry may embrace you. Just ask Miss Piggy. Nearly 40 years after she made her showbiz debut, the diva has never been more in demand. She recently appeared on the...
  • William Petersen among friends at Geffen Playhouse's 'Slowgirl'

     William Petersen among friends at Geffen Playhouse's 'Slowgirl'
    From David Mamet's first expletive-laced success in the 1970s to the advent of Tracy Letts' "August: Osage County" as one of the most acclaimed 21st century American dramas to date, drawing blood — and not always just figuratively — has been...
  • Madonna's Oscar Night bash draws Hollywood A-listers

    "HEAR NO evil, speak no evil -- and you'll never be invited to a party!" said Oscar Wilde. SO, YESTERDAY we read all about the "fabulous" Oscar after-parties, and some did sound pretty good. Vanity Fair's fete is still, apparently, the place to go. But...
  • Oscar 2014. Hooray for Hollywood. Hooray for Ellen (for sure!)

    "ELOQUENCE is a painting of the thoughts," said Blaise Pascal. WELL, many of Sunday night's Oscar winners dipped brushes into their palette and came up with some of the most exquisitely touching and meaningful speeches of any Oscar telecast. I don't...
  • Jim Lange dies at 81; best-known as host of 'The Dating Game'

    Jim Lange dies at 81; best-known as host of 'The Dating Game'
    Jim Lange was the original and best-known host of a television show that has come to be identified with the swinging late 1960s and 1970s: "The Dating Game." "We were really the first reality show," he said in a 2002 Times interview, "paving the way for...
  • Hollywood 'Devastated': Industry Reacts to Philip Seymour Hoffman's Death

    Philip Seymour Hoffman was found dead in his New York apartment Sunday morning, according to the New York Police Department. The 46-year-old Hoffman, an Oscar winning actor, is survived by three children. Hollywood has been rocked by the news of his...
  • Dickie Smothers: 'I'm Not Dead Yet,' Shopping TV Spots

    It's a small booth on the far corner of the NATPE exhibition floor, but baby boomers and TV connoisseurs are beating a path to space No. 108 this year to shake hands with a Smothers brother. Dickie Smothers aims to launch the next chapter of his long...
  • From empty nest to new tests

    From empty nest to new tests
    Beginning today, Chris Erskine returns to the home front, with musings on love, life and the bittersweet joys of children moving back home. Remember dropping your first kid off at college? It was like a knife wound, right? Never thought you'd recover,...
  • Philip Seymour Hoffman found dead at age 46: police

    Philip Seymour Hoffman found dead at age 46: police
    NEW YORK -- Philip Seymour Hoffman, one of the leading actors of his generation and winner of an Academy Award for his title role in the film "Capote," was found dead in his Manhattan apartment on Sunday in what a New York police source described as an...