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PBS to air five-part series '#MeToo, Now What?' in February

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PBS will air a five-part series about the sexual misconduct crisis. PBS chief executive Paula Kerger said Tuesday will address the burst of attention to the issue and how it … Click to Continue »

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Kunis named woman of the year by Harvard's Hasty Pudding

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Mila Kunis, who made her mark on two long-running television comedies and earned a Golden Globe nomination for her work on the big screen, was named Woman of the Year … Click to Continue »

DuVernay, 'black-ish,' 'Power' win at NAACP Image Awards

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A jubilant Ava DuVernay was named entertainer of the year at the NAACP Image Awards ceremony that focused on the black community's power to create change. DuVernay lauded other black … Click to Continue »

Prince photographer Afshin Shahidi shares his intimate trove

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No assistants. No wardrobe or make up people. No lighting technicians. That's how Afshin Shahidi spent his most cherished moments with Prince over nearly a decade as his go-to photographer, … Click to Continue »

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Lebanon bans 'The Post' over Spielberg's support for Israel

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Lebanon's censorship authorities have effectively banned Steven Spielberg's newspaper drama, "The Post," because the American director is on a regional blacklist for supporting Israel. The directive by the country's General … Click to…

Kim Kardashian West and husband Kanye welcome baby girl

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It's a girl for Kim Kardashian West and her husband, Kanye West, via surrogate. Kardashian West announced Tuesday on her app under the headline "We're so in Love" that their … Click to Continue »

How ‘The Rock’s’ daughter Simone played an important role in history of Golden Globes

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What a night for South Florida’s Ata Maivia Johnson as her son and grand-daughter appeared on the recent Golden Globes awards show. Her son is Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, and … Click to Continue »

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Chalamet says he will donate salary from Woody Allen film

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Timothee Chalamet said he will donate his salary for an upcoming Woody Allen film to charities fighting sexual harassment and abuse, becoming the latest actor to publicly distance himself from … Click to Continue »

The 'Boogie Oogie Oogie' band wins? Grammy's big shocks

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There was little doubt who should take home the album of the year Grammy in 1984. That was Michael Jackson with a little record called "Thriller." He won, of course, … Click to Continue »

Review: Author creates equivalent of 'Cheers' bar

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"The Music Shop: A Novel" (Random House), by Rachel Joyce Author Rachel Joyce has created the equivalent of the "Cheers" bar in a record store: "The Music Shop" is a … Click to Continue »

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Celeb birthdays for the week of Jan. 21-27

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Jan. 21: Opera singer Placido Domingo is 77. Singer Mac Davis is 76. Actress Jill Eikenberry is 71. Guitarist Jim Ibbotson (The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band) is 71. Singer-songwriter Billy … Click to Continue »

UK police say death of Dolores O'Riordan is not suspicious

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The death of The Cranberries lead singer Dolores O'Riordan is not being treated as suspicious, British police said Tuesday. A friend said the singer sounded excited and "full of life" … Click to Continue »

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Nanny-to-the-stars Connie Simpson has a book deal

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Nanny-to-the-stars Connie Simpson wants to share some everyday advice. The caretaker known as Nanny Connie has a book coming out in April, Gallery Books told The Associated Press on Tuesday. … Click to Continue »

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2 newly confirmed van Gogh drawings on show in Netherlands

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Two drawings of a hill in Paris have been confirmed as works by Vincent van Gogh and are going on display at a Dutch museum. The Van Gogh Museum in … Click to Continue »

Prize winner Matt de la Pena has new book coming in October

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Prize-winning children's author Matt de la Pena has a new picture book planned for the fall that his publisher is calling "poignant and timely." G.P. Putnam's Books for Young Readers … Click to Continue »

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Shop displays movie costumes from 'Hunger Games,' 'Beautiful Creatures' and more

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John Klisavage started collecting costumes from the sets of famous movies in the early 2000s as a way to better connect with films, which he's been in love with most … Click to Continue »

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DuVernay, 'black-ish,' 'Power' win at NAACP Image Awards

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A jubilant Ava DuVernay was named entertainer of the year at an NAACP Image Awards ceremony that focused on the black community's power to create change. DuVernay lauded other black … Click to Continue »

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Cult movie 'Heathers' gets TV makeover, Doherty cameos

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The 1988 cult movie "Heathers" and the title characters get makeovers in a new TV series. In the big-screen dark comedy, the queen bees who shared the name Heather were … Click to Continue »

Winners of the 49th NAACP Image Awards

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Winners of the 49th NAACP Image Awards, announced Monday night in Pasadena, California: Entertainer of the year: Ava DuVernay FILM Motion picture: "Girls Trip" Actor, motion picture: Daniel Kaluuya, "Get … Click to Continue »

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The Latest: Film 'Heathers' gets makeover in TV version

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The Latest on upcoming programming from the TV Critics meeting in Pasadena, California (all times local): 3 p.m. The 1988 cult movie "Heathers" and the title characters get makeovers in … Click to Continue »

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Gospel star Edwin Hawkins, known for 'Oh Happy Day,' dies

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Edwin Hawkins, the gospel star best known for the crossover hit "Oh Happy Day" and as a major force for contemporary inspirational music, died Monday at age 74. Hawkins died … Click to Continue »

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Dolores O'Riordan, voice of The Cranberries, dies at 46

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Dolores O'Riordan, whose urgent, powerful voice helped make Irish rock band The Cranberries a global success in the 1990s, died suddenly on Monday at a London hotel. She was 46. … Click to Continue »

The Cranberries' singer Dolores O’Riordan dies at 46

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Dolores O'Riordan, lead singer of Irish band The Cranberries, died suddenly on Monday in London. She was 46. The cause of death wasn't immediately available. … Click to Continue »

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Costner says he's no fan of sequels as writing often suffers

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Kevin Costner isn't a big believer in doing film sequels for a simple reason. Costner told TV critics Monday that the writing often isn't as good as in the original … Click to Continue »

SpongeBob-inspired comedy filmed in Hawaii hits Amazon Prime

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A comedy film shot entirely on the Big Island made its way to Amazon Prime's video streaming website. The film, titled, "Spit: The Story of a Caveman and a Chicken," … Click to Continue »

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Adventurous Armani, fanciful Fendi close Milan Fashion Week

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And in a flash, it was over. The Milan Fashion Week devoted to fall and winter menswear for 2018-19 was abbreviated this year into a super-slim long weekend that ended … Click to Continue »

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Aziz Ansari responds: Sexual encounter ‘completely consensual’

Comedian Aziz Ansari has publicly responded to allegations of sexual impropriety detailed in a story published over the weekend, saying in a statement that his encounter with a woman “by … Click to Continue »

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Zeta-Jones says Michael Douglas is a 'Me Too' supporter

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Catherine Zeta-Jones says that husband Michael Douglas, who has denied allegations of sexual harassment, is a strong supporter of the #MeToo movement. "Michael is 110 percent behind this movement," says … Click to Continue »

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New book details lives of NY authors' foremothers

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Authors from around New York state are relating the lives of their foremothers in a new book. Editor Patricia Nugent, of Hadley, tells The Post-Star in Glens Falls that women's … Click to Continue »

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Detroit Institute of Arts displays works by Aaron Douglas

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The Detroit Institute of Arts is displaying four works by painter, illustrator, muralist and arts educator Aaron Douglas. Douglas was a significant figure of the Harlem Renaissance and the paintings … Click to Continue »