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  • Anti-Obamacare Crusade Risks Economic Disaster

    Anti-Obamacare Crusade Risks Economic Disaster
    The crazy wing of the Republican Party finally got what it wanted. The federal government has been shut down for the first time in nearly 18 years because the GOP refused to approve further government funding unless the Patient Protection and Affordable...
  • Irish voters reject plan to abolish nation's Senate

    LONDON -- In a referendum many Americans would drool over, voters in Ireland have narrowly rejected a proposal to abolish their Senate, despite a vigorous campaign in favor of eliminating the upper house of parliament in order to save money. Results...
  • Busan: Irish Helmers Discuss Hollywood Dominance at Korea Fest

    Five Irish directors invited by Korea's Busan Intl. Film Festival to discuss their country's industry ended up talking about the dominance of the U.S. over the international biz. The quintet - John Butler ("The Stag"), Lance Daly ("Kisses"), Neil...
  • The Pogues' longtime guitarist Phil Chevron dies

    The Pogues' longtime guitarist Phil Chevron dies
    When the topic of the Pogues comes up in casual conversation, the first thought isn’t necessarily the sound of their guitars. More likely it has something to do with singer Shane MacGowan’s sneering voice, the driving accordion, the whistle...
  • Music Box Films Buys Kurosawa's 'Penance' for U.S., Canada, U.K. and Ireland

    Music Box Films, the Chicago-based arthouse distributor, has nabbed rights to "Penance" ("Shokuzai"), Japanese genre master Kiyoshi Kurosawa's eerie psychological thriller, for the U.S., Canada, the U.K. and Ireland. Deal was announced at Mipcom, the...
  • Frank Lloyd Wright apprentice cast his influence over Chicago suburbs

    Frank Lloyd Wright apprentice cast his influence over Chicago suburbs
    Chicago loves to call itself the cradle of modern architecture, but what exactly is modern architecture? The steel and glass skyscrapers of Ludwig Mies van der Rohe? The Prairie School houses of Frank Lloyd Wright? Maybe those are the wrong questions....
  • George Clooney Named As Potential Witness In SAG-AFTRA Suit

    George Clooney, Natalie Portman and Justin Timberlake are among the potential witnesses listed by Ed Asner and the 15 other plaintiffs in the lawsuit against SAG-AFTRA over $130 million in unpaid funds. Thursday's filing of the witness list comes a...
  • Connecticut Museums That Are Accessible To All Budgets

    Connecticut Museums That Are Accessible To All Budgets
    For a tiny state, Connecticut is big on culture. We're home to hundreds of museums featuring fabulous art and artifacts. But in many cases, admissions aren't cheap — which can make them inaccessible to individuals and families on tight budgets....
  • Our Picks: Ireland's Great Hunger Museum's One-Year Anniversary

    Our Picks: Ireland's Great Hunger Museum's One-Year Anniversary
    It's been one year since Quinnipiac University's Ireland's Great Hunger Museum opened its doors. In that time, more than 10,000 visitors have set foot in the museum. Some hailed from Ireland, fittingly, but others came from Iceland and Japan. The museum...
  • Walking the walk at Live the Look

    Walking the walk at Live the Look
    South Coast Plaza shoppers stepped into their wildest couture, décor and cosmetic dreams last weekend at the center's first Live the Look event, held in partnership with the Hollywood Reporter. Presenting the best in fashion, beauty and home, the...
  • A sweet toast to St. Patrick's Day - and springtime

    A sweet toast to St. Patrick's Day - and springtime
    Top o' the mornin' to you! -- or whatever time of day it is you happening to be reading this. Saint Patrick's Day is coming this weekend. And its day of arrival this year, being a Sunday, offers a particular challenge to those of us who love to...
  • Secret Princes Season 2: Four dashing new princes go undercover for lovers on TLC

     
    A word of advice, ladies: If you have to work on your birthday, a leisurely Beverly Hills lunch date with four handsome princes is decidedly the way to go. OK, so two were princes, one a baron and one a lord, but when the company — the Season 2 cast...