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Lagerfeld does not appear at Chanel show due to being tired

PARIS (AP) — Chanel’s octogenarian designer Karl Lagerfeld, who has looked increasingly frail in recent seasons, did not come out to take a bow at the house’s couture show in Paris, something the company attributed to him being tired. It is the first time in recent memory that Lagerfeld, who has designed for the house […]
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Maxine Brown Russell of country trio The Browns dead at 87

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Maxine Brown Russell, who together with her brother Jim Ed Brown and sister Bonnie Brown formed the country trio The Browns, has died. She was 87. Martha Moore, a publicist working with the family, said Russell died surrounded by her family on Monday in hospice care in Little Rock, Arkansas. A […]
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Oscars 2019: Who got snubbed for Academy Award nominations? Who surprised?

What? No best picture nomination for Barry Jenkins' "If Beale Street Could Talk"? Or best director nod for Bradley Cooper for "A Star Is Born"? Here's who else got snubbed, and who surprised, in Oscar nominations 2019.
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‘Roma,’ ‘Cold War’ among foreign-language Oscar nominees

LONDON (AP) — Films from Mexico, Poland, Lebanon, Japan and Germany are competing in the Academy Awards race for best foreign-language film. Five nominees announced Tuesday include Alfonso Cuaron’s Mexican memory masterpiece, “Roma,” Polish director Pawel Pawlikowski’s black-and-white period drama “Cold War” and Lebanese filmmaker Nadine Labaki’s child-poverty drama “Capernaum.” Also in the running are […]
Tags: London, Movies, News, Entertainment, Germany, Ap, Nation, Alfonso Cuarón, Roma, Pawel Pawlikowski, Nadine Labaki, Mexico Poland Lebanon Japan


Sydney to the Max #Giveaway

I happen to adore Caroline Rhea. She has played so many various roles. I loved her on Sabrina and continued to love her in Christmas with the Kranks. Caroline Rhea is back in Sydney to the Max on Disney Channel and I can’t wait to see more! Looking for a new show for your pre-teens […] The post Sydney to the Max #Giveaway appeared first on I Like It Frantic.
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Fox News host Bret Baier, family survive motor vehicle crash

Fox News host Bret Baier and his family have survived a motor vehicle crash in Montana. In a statement released Tuesday, the anchor and executive editor of Fox News Channel’s “Special Report” says that after a weekend of skiing he was driving to the airport on icy roads with his wife and their two sons […]
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The list of nominees for the 91st Academy Awards

The list of the nominees for the 91st Academy Awards: Best picture: Black Panther,” ”BlacKkKlansman,” ”Bohemian Rhapsody,” ”The Favourite,” ”Green Book,” ”Roma,” ”A Star Is Born,” ”Vice.” Best director: Alfonso Cuaron, “Roma”; Spike Lee, “BlacKkKlansman”; Pawel Pawlikowski, “Cold War”; Yorgos Lanthimos, “The Favourite”; Adam McKay, “Vice.” Best actor: Christian Bale, “Vice”; Bradley Cooper, “A Star […]
Tags: Movies, News, Entertainment, Bradley Cooper, Pawel Pawlikowski, Adam Mckay, Yorgos Lanthimos, Spike Lee BlacKkKlansman, Alfonso Cuaron Roma


Jon Bon Jovi’s restaurant feeds furloughed workers

RED BANK, N.J. (AP) — A restaurant owned by musician and New Jersey native Jon Bon Jovi served 71 free meals to furloughed federal employees and their families. JBJ Soul Kitchen in Red Bank served up soups and entrees Monday. The meals are a result of a partnership with Gov. Phil Murphy’s organization the Phil […]
Tags: Music, News, Entertainment, Nation, New Jersey, N J AP, Jon Bon Jovi, Red Bank, Phil Murphy, Nation & World Politics, JBJ Soul Kitchen in Red Bank


Rachel Kushner among finalists for book critics prizes

Rachel Kushner’s prison novel “The Mars Room,” poetry and criticism by Terrance Hayes and essays by Zadie Smith were among the finalists announced Tuesday for the National Book Critics Circle prize. Judges chose an eclectic range of 31 books in six competitive categories, from fiction to criticism to autobiography, for which six finalists were picked. […]
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US singer Chris Brown detained in Paris after rape complaint

PARIS (AP) — Two police officials say U.S. singer Chris Brown and two other people are in custody in Paris after a woman filed a rape complaint. One police official said the complaint was filed with police in the 17th arrondissement of northwest Paris. The official said one of the others detained is Brown’s bodyguard. […]
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Original Content podcast: We conquer clutter with Marie Kondo’s new show

On the surface, “Tidying Up With Marie Kondo” sounds like a simple show: Over the course of eight episodes, organizing guru Marie Kondo helps a variety Los Angeles residents sort through their belongings and clean up their homes. But for some, following Kondo’s KonMari method can be a surprisingly difficult or emotional experience — after all, it’s really about looking at what we own and where we live. And the show has led to broader discussions around things like the value of books and how gend...
Tags: Apple, Media, Podcasts, Entertainment, Los Angeles, Tech, Netflix, Hulu, Marie Kondo, Kondo, Sarah Perez, Original Content Podcast, Catherine Shu


NAACP wants newscaster fired after Martin Luther King slur

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The NAACP wants a St. Louis-area TV station to fire a newscaster for what he called an unintentional racial slur while talking about Martin Luther King Jr. KTVI newscaster Kevin Steincross was discussing a tribute to the black civil rights leader on Jan. 17, when he referred to King as “Martin […]
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Entertainment Book Sale – All 2019 Books $18 + Free Shipping!

Entertainment Book Sale – $18 + Free Shipping If you have been thinking about getting the Entertainment book, there is a big sale on the Entertainment Book Sale right now in honor of the snow alot of the country is experiencing! They are offering all 2019 books for $18 and free shipping!  Plus, if you order 2 or more books, you can get an extra 15% off with the code: BLIZZARD at checkout. This makes each book just $15.13/ea after the 15% off. This sale is valid from today, Monday January 21...
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Seattle Chamber Music Society’s Winter Festival brightens these traffic-ridden, post-holiday weeks

James Ehnes, violinist and Seattle Chamber Music Society artistic director, and pianist Andrew Armstrong provided some of Sunday’s most exciting music in a program of Beethoven, Debussy and Shostakovich. The festival continues through Jan. 27.
Tags: News, Entertainment, Classical Music, Shostakovich, James Ehnes, Seattle Chamber Music Society, Andrew Armstrong, Beethoven Debussy


At Sundance, powerhouse documentaries will be everywhere

LOS ANGELES (AP) — For documentary filmmakers, there’s no place like the Sundance Film Festival. The mountainside festival which kicks off Thursday in Park City, Utah, has become known for launching nonfiction films to box office successes and awards, and this year is shaping up to be no different. The slate boasts a wide array […]
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Valentina on honoring the past of her role as the saintly Angel in ‘Rent: Live’

She talked about her fears, her hopes and her reinvention as an actor in one of the biggest television events of the year.
Tags: Feature, Entertainment, Lifestyle, Drag Queens & Entertainers, Dragaholic, Valentina, Rent Live


Valentina on honoring the past of her role as the saintly Angel in ‘Rent’

She talked about her fears, her hopes and her reinvention as an actor in one of the biggest television events of the year.
Tags: Feature, Entertainment, Lifestyle, Drag Queens & Entertainers, Dragaholic, Valentina, Rent Live


Fabio Bartolomei’s zanily inventive ‘We Are Family’ makes for delightful reading cover to cover

This deeply eccentric comedy belongs in the company of the best novels about wildly precocious kids.
Tags: Books, News, Entertainment, Fabio Bartolomei


What keeps a valuable sports team competitive?

There is a correlation between winning and revenue in Major League Baseball, the NBA, and the NHL — but not in the NFL.A wealthy team doesn't automatically make for a successful team.Your favorite sports team might not be experiencing a 'real' championship drought. None Do sports teams with evergreen sales have longer championship slumps than teams who depend on winning to sell the brand? From a purely business standpoint, why invest when demand for your product is seemingly so inelastic? There...
Tags: Entertainment, Sports, NFL, Play, Innovation, Dallas Cowboys, Nba, Mlb, NHL, Chicago Bulls, Oakland, Leicester City, Houston Rockets, New York Yankees, Oklahoma City, Paul George


Mezzo J’Nai Bridges rising fast in opera world

NEW YORK (AP) — J’Nai Bridges was just 24 and still in school when she sang her first “Carmen” as a young artist at the Glimmerglass Festival in 2011. “I was, oh, way too young,” she recalls with a laugh. “It felt good back then, but it just fits like a glove now.” Bridges will […]
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Vocalist Sara Gazarek returns to Seattle, debuting new material at Jazz Alley

Sara Gazarek, who snagged a vocal jazz award as a Roosevelt High School senior at New York’s Essentially Ellington competition in 2000 and who has since released six albums and toured around the world, plays Jazz Alley Jan. 31-Feb. 3.
Tags: Music, New York, News, Entertainment, Seattle, Jazz Alley, Sara Gazarek, Roosevelt High School


‘Selma,’ ‘Milk,’ and 7 movies to celebrate the legacy of Martin Luther King

Nine films that honor Dr. King and his legacy of civil rights activism, peaceful protest, and hope for the human spirit.
Tags: Feature, Entertainment, Lifestyle, Selma, Milk, Martin Luther King, King, Ad Friendly, Malcolm X, Boycott, When We Rise, Iron Jawed Angels, The Rosa Parks Story


Unclothed Emperor? Costumes for opera stolen in Germany

BERLIN (AP) — The emperor has no clothes in this production of Puccini’s “Turandot” by the Lithuanian National Opera, but then again neither does any other character. Guetersloh police said Monday the costumes coming from Spain for the upcoming production of Giacomo Puccini’s three-act opera were stolen from a truck near the western German city […]
Tags: News, Entertainment, Germany, Berlin, Spain, Ap, Nation, Puccini, Giacomo Puccini, Guetersloh


Bon Jovi’s restaurant gives free meal to furloughed workers

RED BANK, N.J. (AP) — A restaurant owned by musician and New Jersey native Jon Bon Jovi is providing free meals to local government workers and their families during the federal government shutdown. JBJ Soul Kitchen in Red Bank announced on Facebook it will provide the free meals to furloughed workers Monday between 12 p.m. […]
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‘Gotti’ leads Razzie nominations, Trump up for worst actor

NEW YORK (AP) — John Travolta’s John Gotti biopic “Gotti” has topped the 39th annual Razzie Awards with a co-leading six nominations, while President Donald Trump also earned a nod for worst actor. In nominations announced Monday, “Gotti,” the Will Ferrell comedy “Holmes & Watson,” conservative provocateur Dinesh D’Souza’s “Death of a Nation” and the […]
Tags: New York, Movies, News, Entertainment, Ap, Nation, Donald Trump, Will Ferrell, John Travolta, Trump, Gotti, John Gotti, Dinesh D Souza, Holmes Watson


Singapore actor Aloysius Pang injured in military exercise

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Singapore’s defense ministry says actor Aloysius Pang has been seriously injured during a military training exercise in New Zealand. The ministry said the 28-year-old actor was injured on Saturday while he was repairing a Singapore Self-Propelled Howitzer, a motorized piece of artillery that looks similar to a small tank. The […]
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Best new shows and movies to stream: ‘American Crime Story’ and more

Need something to watch this weekend? Check out our list of the best new shows and movies to stream right now. On the list this week: The Assassination of Gianni Versace, Terry Gilliam's Brazil, and more. The post Best new shows and movies to stream: ‘American Crime Story’ and more appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Entertainment, Trends, Home Theater, Brazil, Streaming, Movies & TV, Gianni Versace Terry Gilliam


Thanks to Hulu, Disney lost $580 million last fiscal year

The streaming media business is tough. Disney, which has a 30 percent stake Hulu, saw losses of $580 million last fiscal year, according to an SEC filing. This was, the SEC filing states, “primarily due to a higher loss from our investment in Hulu, partially offset by a favorable comparison to a loss from BAMTech in the prior year.” BAMTech is the streaming technology that powers ESPN+ and other services. In total, streaming accounted for more than $1 billion in losses for Disney last fiscal ...
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Mendez, former CIA officer portrayed in ‘Argo’ dead at 78

FREDERICK, Md. (AP) — A former CIA technical operations officer who helped rescue six U.S. diplomats from Iran in 1980 and was portrayed by Ben Affleck in the film “Argo,” has died. He was 78. A family statement and his literary agent confirmed that Antonio “Tony” Mendez died Saturday at an assisted-living center in Frederick, […]
Tags: Movies, News, Entertainment, Ben Affleck, Iran, Nation, Cia, Mendez, FREDERICK Md AP, Antonio Tony Mendez


Former CIA officer portrayed in ‘Argo’ film dead at 78

FREDERICK, Md. (AP) — A former CIA technical operations officer who helped rescue six U.S. diplomats from Iran in 1980 and was portrayed by Ben Affleck in the film “Argo,” has died. He was 78. A family statement and his literary agent confirmed that Antonio “Tony” Mendez died Saturday at an assisted-living center in Frederick, […]
Tags: Movies, News, Entertainment, Ben Affleck, Iran, Nation, Cia, FREDERICK Md AP, Antonio Tony Mendez